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Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses exploded onto the rock scene in the 1980s and went on to dominate the music world for the rest of the decade and on into the 90’s. The band was formed in LA and was fronted by one of the wild men of rock – Axl Rose, backed up by the mysterious Slash on lead guitar, additional ...

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Craziest Tour Riders in Rock

Top Ten Craziest Tour Riders in Rock

While recent studies have suggested that there are a number of health benefits associated with rock music, some of the tour riders on this list are about as far away from healthy as you can imagine. From bald, toothless hookers to boa constrictors – not to mention copious amounts of alcohol – some of these tour riders have doubtless driven ...

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The trailer for ‘The Festival’ looks like funniest film for UK fest fans ever.

Of all the ridiculous set-ups in today’s movies, why has no one ever tackled the subject of the Great British music festival? Well now they have in brand new comedy movie ‘The Festival’. Who’s ‘They’? Writer of The Inbetweeners, Iain Morris along with a stellar cast of Joe Thomas, Noel Fielding, Jermaine Clemet, and Nick Frost. Joe Thomas stars as ...

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10 Times Rock and Metal Met Wrestling

If you watched Wrestlemania, NXT Takeover, ROH Supercard of Hour, or any other wrestling event over the weekend you may have picked up a ‘rock n roll’ or party vibe to it, this is nothing new. Rock and wrestlling have went hand-in-hand for decades. Records of the world of professional wrestling mixing with the music industry goes as far back ...

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Fred Durst casts John Travolta as a stalker in biographical movie ‘Moose’

No, April Fool’s Day hasn’t come early. What you just read is true. Fred Durst (yes as in Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst) has cast Hollywood legend John Travolta as a creepy stalker in his new feature film ‘Moose’ which is based on the Limp Bizkit man’s own experiences. Durst is directing the movie as we speak, which is centured ...

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#CutTheCrap

#CutTheCrap Sexual Harassment on Social Media Needs to Stop!

Today, something happened to me on Facebook that is a far too common an occurrence for women on social media. Being a music publicist, having unsolicited messages sent to me is quite a common thing. I don’t mind at all and think nothing of it. So when I was approached by a musician and asked for advice, I replied that ...

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record deal

So you want a Record Deal?

As a publicist, I am constantly facing the same scenario over and over again with regards to record labels. So I wanted to throw in my two cents and actively invite people to share their opinions. Because I specialise in Rock and Metal, I will be using these genres for my examples. So you want a record deal? There’s a ...

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MetalDays

Are you really living if you are not attending MetalDays this week?

You may well be, but certainly not to your full rock and metal potential. MetalDays is the festival of festivals, it’s a week long, it’s Monday to Friday of music, it’s five headliners and hundreds of bands. And well, just look at it…. This years event will see ‘The Pale Emperor’ himself, Marilyn Manson headline the first night, followed by viking ...

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The Beggars Banquet

The Beggars Banquet: Michael Joseph Photos 

This week we were given a unique opportunity to see a series of photographs by one of the world’s  most talented photographers. He captured the mood of the ‘Sympathy for the Devil’ year — 1968. Michael Joseph, from South Africa, was born in 1941 and studied at the London College of Printing and Graphic Arts when he arrived in Great Britain ...

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vaping

How rock musicians are switching from smoking to vaping

Sponsored  The world’s rock scene has long had a hard-living, hard-partying image, with plenty of wild nights, booze and cigarettes. Smoking was, until recently, a more or less essential part of the rock star look, and legends like Keith Richards, Lemmy and Siouxsie Sioux have all, over the years, been pictured smoking, and have made no secret of their habit. ...

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