Kiwi singing sensation Lorde continues to rule the charts, clocking up another number one hit.
Lorde has asked fans to wear “rainbow clothing” to her upcoming show in Kansas after extremist Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) published plans to protest the concert. The American church, known for its radical ideologies, especially against homosexuality, plans to picket the show at Midland Theatre on March 21
A decade after chronicling the birth of skateboarding in Dogtown and Z-Boys , documentarian Stacy Peralta is back to look at one of the greatest periods of skateboarding popularity – the 1980s – in Bones Brigade: An Autobiography . James Croot quizzed him about the making of the film and where he sees skateboarding today
A Cirque Du Soleil acrobat has died after plunging 15 metres from a safety wire in front of a packed audience at the MGM Grand casino in Las Vegas.
Tomorrow, thousands of people, celebrities to average fans, are expected at the public funeral for James Gandolfini at The Cathedral Church of St John the Divine in Manhattan.
THE DEVIL PUT DINOSAURS HERE Alice In Chains (Universal) Twenty five plus years on and, in musical terms, Alice In Chains are getting to be dinosaurs. That they’ve survived this long, even after the death of core members Layne Staley and Mike Starr is partly because they are great riff merchants and are a lot closer to being a heavy metal band than their grunge roots might suggest.
Scott Weiland has countersued his former Stone Temple Pilots band mates, saying they had no right to expel him and shouldn’t be allowed to perform with a new lead singer. Weiland’s suit was filed on Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, one week after his former collaborators sued to get him to stop using the band’s music in solo performances
Fat Freddy’s Drop have turned themselves into marionettes for the video to their latest single Clean The House.
A Fair Go television item featuring women trying to get out of contracts at temporarily closing gyms in Christchurch has been found to be misleading by the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA). In the Television New Zealand (TVNZ) show’s item, nine “furious” women were interviewed who wanted to cancel their contracts because two gyms were closing or relocating following the February 2011 earthquake