Who cares about Blur or Snoop The only singer we want to see headlining BDO Auckland is Lorde.
A lot will happen in the tiny Australian tablelands town of Wee Waa next weekend when Daft Punk ”launch” their new album, Random Access Memories, at the Wee Waa Show. But, for now, we can confirm that Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, the French disco-meets-philosophy brains behind Daft Punk, are nowhere near country New South Wales as we speak
Guitarist Jeff Hanneman of the seminal heavy metal band Slayer died of alcohol-related cirrhosis of the liver, and not as a result of a flesh-eating bacteria, the remaining members of the US band said.
Hundreds of Cantabrians are reliving their earthquake experience as extras in a six-part television drama set in Christchurch. Scenes for the fictional Hope and Wire series were last night being shot on scaffolding erected on the side on a Worcester St building, near Cathedral Square.
It’s a clear, chilly winter day in Portland, Ore., and Colin Meloy, leader of the Decemberists, is expounding on folk chanteuse Gillian Welch’s guest vocals on their new album, The King Is Dead. “No country-rock record would be complete without some backing vocalist with a clear and distinct voice,” he says, citing Nicolette Larson’s singing on Neil Young’s Comes a Time and Emmylou Harris’ work with Gram Parsons.
Jenny has not returned my calls in roughly a year. She has, however, sent me a poinsettia, poked me and placed a gift beneath my Christmas tree.
For weeks, Bahrain’s Shi’ite-dominated opposition movement felt it had been suffering in a bubble.
Lech Walesa, the fly, feisty, mustachioed electrician from Gdansk, shaped the 20th century as the leader of the Solidarity movement that led the Poles out of communism. It is one of history’s great ironies that the nearest thing we have ever seen to a genuine workers’ revolution was directed against a so-called workers’ state.
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For months, the Washington press corps has referred to the House Republican freshman class as a monolithic entity. Depending on whom you ask, all 87 newbies are either heroes or extremists, holding Republican Speaker John Boehner’s feet to the fire over conservative causes.