August 13, 1994

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On this day in 1994, members from Oasis and The Verve were arrested after smashing up a hotel bar and breaking into a church to steal communion wine. Both bands had been [...]

August 8, 2002

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On this day in 2002, the UK’s biggest undertakers Co-Op funeral services reported that bereaved families preferred pop songs to hymns at funerals. At the top of the [...]

September 13, 1960

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On this day in 1960, a movement to ban Ray Peterson’s new single “Tell Laura I Love Her” began in the UK when it was feared that the song’s powerful [...]

July 23, 2014

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On this day in 2014, former Alaska governor Sarah Palin was caught speeding and received a ticket in her hometown of Wasilla. She blamed her excessive speed (63mph in a 45) [...]

March 9, 2005

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On this day in 2005, The Dave Matthews Band’s tour bus driver Stefan Wohl plead guilty to unloading the bus’s sewage tank into the Chicago River, which ended up hitting a [...]

The List of Overused Band Motifs

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Wolf / Bear / Animal Pageantry  Someone should have told Wolfmother that Minus The Bear already had the furry vote. Offenders – Fleet Foxes, Wolf Parade, AIDS WOLF, [...]

Smash Hit: An Improvised Musical

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If you’re looking for something fun, affordable and different to do on a Saturday night, check out SmAsH Hit: An Improvised MuSiCaL. The show takes place at the dodgy end [...]