The Offspring’s Dexter Holland earns Ph.D

Front man for veteran punk rock band The Offspring, Dexter Holland, has taken his activities when not on tour to a whole new level. According to Rolling Stone magazine, Holland finally completed his Ph.D in molecular biology and graduated at University of Southern California 11th May 2017. The completion and publication of his dissertation titled, “Discovery of … Continue reading “The Offspring’s Dexter Holland earns Ph.D”

MP3’s patent’s expire; internet cries, MP3 is dead

Engadget went for the dramatic with a title of MP3 is dead, long live AAC. The opening sentence reading, “its creators have abandoned licenses to the format, signing its death sentence.” Many others covered the story in a similar way; CNBC – The MP3 is dead, say creators after terminating licensing Fact Mag – The MP3 is … Continue reading “MP3’s patent’s expire; internet cries, MP3 is dead”

Unsurprisingly, “illegal substances” are banned at Guns N Roses gig

On the 27th May 2017 next Saturday, Guns N’ Roses will perform at Slane Castle in Dublin, Ireland. Poking a bit of fun at standard procedures, Joe.co.uk – a website aimed at young men – has published a list of things concert goers are prohibited to bring to the concert. It contains the usual suspects such … Continue reading “Unsurprisingly, “illegal substances” are banned at Guns N Roses gig”

Tobias Forge / Papa Emeritus performs guitars on most Ghost songs

Further unraveling and living the face off the band Ghost, a Reddit user has translated some of the court documents (**SPOILERS) which detail which band members performed on which songs. Tobias Forge, more commonly referred to as Papa Emeritus, appears to perform guitars on an extensive number songs covering the band’s three studio albums Opus Eponymous, Infestissumam, and Meliora. He is also … Continue reading “Tobias Forge / Papa Emeritus performs guitars on most Ghost songs”

Check out Star Trek The Next Generation done in metal!

News is spreading about a Youtube channel called, Captain Meatshield. The user has posted an excellent lengthy cover of Star Trek’s legendary theme song. The track features some very well played metal guitar and multiple very well known Star Trek motifs that fans of the sci-fi series will recognise. You can find the theme from the … Continue reading “Check out Star Trek The Next Generation done in metal!”

Johnny Marr says The Smiths almost reunited in 2008

According to Johnny Marr‘s forthcoming autobiography Set the Boy Free (available on Amazon here), The Smiths could have reformed in 2008. The guitarist had met with Morrissey in a pub in Manchester, England that year for the first time since an acrimonious court battle over royalties with drummer Mike Joyce. The revelation comes as part … Continue reading “Johnny Marr says The Smiths almost reunited in 2008”

Play David Lee Roth asteroids like it’s 2009!

In a summation of why “the internet is beautiful”, someone has created a game called David Lee Roth asteroids. Dubbed Diamond Dave Edition Assteroidz, the famous video game has been retrofitted with the former Van Halen front man’s high jumping character. To complete the game, it the sound effects come courtesy of a David Lee Roth … Continue reading “Play David Lee Roth asteroids like it’s 2009!”

Watch a 5-year-old hammer out Van Halen’s Jump!

Five-year-old Brazilian girl Eduarda Henklein has been creating quite a stir in her native Brazil for her amazing drum talents at such a young age. A video of the youngster performing the drums to Van Halen‘s hit single Jump is the latest to do the rounds on the internet. You can watch her hammering out Van Halen‘s … Continue reading “Watch a 5-year-old hammer out Van Halen’s Jump!”

Could be worst; songs less or not much longer than UFC194

The fight between José Aldo and Conor MacGregor lasted an impressive thirteen seconds. That is 13; we spelt out the word to get an extra second in there! But it could be worst… here are a selection of songs which are not much longer than the UFC194 main event! We are using this video from Facebook as … Continue reading “Could be worst; songs less or not much longer than UFC194”

A Fender Stratocaster… made of cardboard?!

Cardboard Chaos is a series of videos which sees Signal Snowboards and Los Angeles based company Ernest Packaging teaming up to recreate objects which you would not expected to be possibly to make out of paper. Starting with of course (of course!) the Fender Stratocaster. As the video description reads; “A master builder can make just about … Continue reading “A Fender Stratocaster… made of cardboard?!”