John Lennon Victorious In NME ‘Ultimate Icon’ Poll

John Lennon

Former Beatles co-frontman John Lennon has triumphed in a readers poll to find the ‘Ultimate Icon’ across British music magazine NME‘s sixty year history. Overcoming a raft of iconic artists such as David Bowie, Morrissey, Kurt Cobain and protegé Paul McCartney, Lennon’s placing stands as testament to, not only his seminal work with The Beatles, but [...]

Amy, My Daughter: A Father’s Story

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It has been nearly a year since the death of Amy Winehouse and the absence of headlines relating the Grammy Award winner’s allegedly drug-induced, scandalous rants feels like an eerie silence, a white noise in the cacophonous world of entertainment news.  We came to love that iconic figure called Amy Winehouse, a  vulnerable and charismatic [...]

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How to Destroy Angels

Mark Nosiri Contributor Artist: How to Destroy Angels Album: How to Destroy Angels EP Comments: I’ve been diving into the mind of Trent Reznor for the past few weeks and wasn’t aware of his latest project, How to Destroy Angels, until very recently. Everything about this band grabs me; the name How to Destroy Angels [...]

Mitch Winehouse Upset Over Gaultier’s Winehouse Inspired Fashion Show


It appears that everyone didn’t care for Jean Paul Gaultier’s Amy Winehouse inspired fashions show. Amy’s father, Mitch Winehouse, is lashing out at the designer over last night’s (January 27) tribute show, saying that the event was “purely about Gaultier making money”, and that her image was being used ‘to sell clothes’. Mitch told Sun [...]

Winehouse Inspires Jean Paul Gaultier’s Couture Collection


Amy Winehouse’s legacy lives on, not only in music but also in the spirit of fashion. Jean Paul Gaultier honored the late singer in her most recent Spring/Summer Haute Couture collection in Paris, with models wearing Winehouse’s trademark beehive, dark eyeliner, hoop earrings and even her famous mole. Gaultier represented the Grammy winner’s style to [...]

Patti Smith Writes Tribute to Amy Winehouse


Icon of punk Patti Smith has revealed that she has written a song about the late singer, Amy Winehouse. Based on a poem about Winehouse written after her death last July, Smith has confirmed that the song will appear on her forthcoming album – due for release this year. Speaking to Uncut, Smith stated: “We [...]

Own History: George Harrison’s Amp On Sale


You can now own a piece of history; George Harrison’s amp, which he used during sessions for Revolver and Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (you know, the two best ones). And for only around £70,000!  According to The Metro, The Vox UL730 was accidentally discovered after it was borrowed by former New Order Bassist [...]

New Album Releases for December


Some of your favorite artist, and possibly some you’ve never heard of, have U.S. album releases schedule for December. Listed below are a few you might want to check out. December 6. 2011 Amy Winehouse – Lioness: Hidden Treasures Chevelle – Hats Off To The Bull Gary Numan – Dead Son Rising Korn – The Path Of Totality [...]