Thomas Alan Waits was born on the 7th of December 1949, making the American actor, composer, musician, singer and songwriter an open, assertive, sometimes restless Sagittarius. His music is characterised by lyrics focusing on society’s underbelly and delivered in his distinctively guttural, gravelly voice.
Imagine heading off to see your favourite music artist, feeling on top of the world, only for things to go horribly wrong. Enormous effort is put into keeping musicians, and their fans safe, but tragedy can be unavoidable. No one likes to think about it, but large crowds are hotspots for potential disaster, and it …
It seems that despite himself and his abrasive personality, Kanye West is bigger than ever before. The controversial rapper who is also Kim Kardashian’s other half is currently the most commercially successful he’s ever been and he shows no n of slowing down.
Dolly Parton’s fans include famous faces like Reese Witherspoon, Rebecca Romijn, Billy Ray Cyrus and his daughter Miley, who is also Parton’s goddaughter. Born into extreme poverty on the 19th of January 1946 in Locust Ridge Tennessee, she’s gone on to become a country music institution. Her music is easy to love, and she’s lived …
It turns out that just because an artist is dead, it doesn’t mean you won’t get to see them on tour again. Hologram tours are becoming increasingly popular, and so far stars like Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Amy Winehouse and Frank Zappa have “appeared” on stage again doing what they do best.
Missy Elliott made good on her April new music tease and surprised fans with the release of Iconology. The 5-track EP, which was co-produced by Elliott, Wili Hendrix, and Timbaland, is the rapper’s first collection of new music since 2005’s Cookbook.
World famous South African singer and activist Johnny Clegg has passed away at the age of 66 from pancreatic cancer. He had been diagnosed in 2015 and fought bravely, but unfortunately he succumbed to the disease.
As confirmed by Rolling Stone, rock icon and The Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is undergoing an unexpected surgery in order to replace a valve in his heart. As a result of the procedure and its long recovery period, The Stones have postponed the North American leg of their highly anticipated No Filter Tour, which …
Alternative is a very popular music genre and it actually encompasses everything from hard rock to Britpop and country, so it’s not hard to imagine that there is a lot of trivia that you could test your friends on. Take look at these fun alternative music facts and learn something new:
Guitarists often play second fiddle to a band’s singer, but in some cases they become just as famous, or more so than a bands front man. We’ve rounded up the most recognisable guitarists over the years, and you may be surprised who makes the list.