Music News 16. September 2014

Kim Kardashian wants another child with her husband Kanye West, according to the Contact Music Website. At last some news to distract from her husbands antics on his tour of Australia, where he ordered everyone to stand up, even the lame and infirm… Quote of the Week It’s so fascinating to see him up on…Read More

Yusuf Islam US Tour

Yusuf Islam will tour North America in December to present his new album Tell ‘Em I’m Gone due for release on October 27th, it has been announced. Venues will include Toronto, Boston, New York City, Chicago, San Francisco & Los Angeles. Yusuf, better known as Cat Stevens, has not toured the US for more than…Read More

Pop Legends amongst GQ Award Winners

Trash Pop singer Iggy Pop, Ringo Starr and “Van The Man” Van Morrison were amongst the winners at the British GQ Men Of The Year Awards in London yesterday evening. Iggy Pop won the award in the category “Icon”, Ringo in “Humanitarian” whereas Van Morrison was awarded the prize as “Legend”. Other prize winners include…Read More

Survivor Frontman Dies

Jimi Jamison, frontman with Survivor, has passed away at the age of 63 after apparently suffering a heart attack. Survivor, who rose to fame in the 80s with hits such as “Eye Of The Tiger”, (released before Jimi joined the band), Burning Heart, and the Baywatch theme tune, was set to tour Germany. The future…Read More

Kate’s Triumphant Return

Kate Bush celebrates a triumphant return to the stage at Hammersmith in her first live appearance in 35 years, as fans go wild! Her series of 22 Shows at the London venue were sold out within minutes… Since starting her career in 1975 she has a low profile as far as live performances are concerned.…Read More

Richard Attenborough dies

British film legend Lord Richard Attenborough – famed as both an actor and director – has passed away at the age of 90. As an actor he was most famed for his roles in The Great Escape and Brighton Rock, as well as making an appearance in Jurassic Park. Probably his most notable film as…Read More

Cliff Richard under Pressure

Gary Glitter, Jimmy Saville and Rolf Harris (amongt others) have all been in the limelight lately for their taste for young boys and girls. And now Sir Cliff Richard is under scrutiny, as allegations surface that he may have sexually assaulted a young boy in 1985. The BBC is currently under heavy crisicism for covering…Read More

Remembering Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall has passed away at the age of 89, apparently after suffering a stroke. Lauren was most famous for her roles in four movies with Humphrey Bogart, who she later married. In 2009 she received an Oscar for lifetime achievement. Below the social media reaction as featured on MercuryNews and published on Storify. photo…Read More