Manic Street Preachers, you’ve officially killed Rock. Once you were the agitprop band of the 80s and 90s, now you’re on X Factor New Zealand, playing to a crowd that really doesn’t know who you are.
What: A$AP Rocky When: Tuesday, June 25 Where: Logan Campbell Center, Auckland This being the first international “hip hop” artist I’ve seen live, I went in not knowing what to expect. A crowd of surprisingly diverse Asap Rocky fans poured into the venue in their shiny garb and baggy pants and seemed oddly content with the DJ opening the act
More than 20,000 people are expected to stream through the doors of the Armageddon Expo, held at Westpac Stadium this weekend.
THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS Bar Bodega, Wellington 17 May They Might Be Giants are not like any other band. The core duo has been together for more than 30 years, have released 16 albums – the most commercially successful, 1990’s Flood, which featured the stupidly catchy Birdhouse In Your Soul – and are known to the masses for the theme song for Malcolm In The Middle, Boss of Me.
The actors who play Pam, Jim, Dwight and other beloved characters from the popular NBC show The Office have bade farewell to the northeastern Pennsylvania city of Scranton that served as the TV setting for their fictional paper company. The NBC mockumentary about a clan of quirky cubicle-dwellers at the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Co.
GRAFFITI ON THE TRAIN Stereophonics
The last time Jayson Norris was back home he met Tiki Taane for the first time at Wellington’s Homegrown festival. When he returns next month, he and Jess Harlen, another high-flying Kiwi abroad, will be sharing the stage with Taane on a nationwide acoustic tour, which kicks off in Tauranga on April 11
Veronica Mars is kicking it on Kickstarter. The TV show about a crime-solving California teen looks like it is destined to be made into a movie after fans contributed US$1.3 million (NZ$1.5 million) and counting on the crowd-funding site today
The members of the band Insane Clown Posse are non-to-happy about law enforcement requesting they change their Halloween concert venue at this late of a date, due to issues of security and safety. Forced to Relocate The Insane Clown Posse says they’ve been forced to relocate their Halloween concert … after police in Royal […]
“Songs start in strange, quirky ways” Swift on be a songwriter. Taylor Swift was recently the feature guest of VH1’s “Storytellers” where she shared, among other things, her song writing process. Swift Going to be Featured on VH1’s “Storytellers” When the news broke that Taylor Swift would be featured on an upcoming episode […]