Month: October 2016

Muse cover Cramps

Muse has got into the Halloween spirit by dropping a cover of the Cramps classic New Kind Of Kick. Matthew Bellamy, Dominic Howard and Chris Wolstenholme look to be having a ball in greasy rockabilly garb, while burlesque performer Miss Miranda provides an added dash of Halloween glamour as Elvira. For a band that is occasionally guilty of taking itself a little too seriously, this is an unexpected...

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Landmark telly: Planet Earth II

The makers of  Planet Earth II promise that the new BBC natural history series will offer a whole new perspective on the wonders of the natural world. Shot over three years in ultra high definition in 40 different countries, the six part sequel to the celebrated 2006 series Planet Earth premieres in the UK next week and promises to be another landmark event from the BBC Natural History Unit. Sir David Attenborough is back on board as narrator but producers Tom Hugh-Jones and Mike Gunton say Planet Earth II will offer a whole new take on the diversity of life...

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Blondie and Cyndi Lauper team up for Aussie tour

Girls just wanna have fun: Blondie and Cyndi Lauper have joined forces for a tour Down Under. The 80s icons will play arena shows in Melbourne and Sydney in April, along with a series of A Day on the Green winery concerts. As co-headliners, the bands will alternate in closing the shows, ticket details for which can be found here. Lauper says Blondie singer Debbie Harry remains a personal hero of hers. “Blondie were the true trailblazers of the New York City new wave and punk scenes,” she says. “As a young artist, they had such a big impact on...

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