Meat Loaf

With over 40 years service to the dying genre of rock opera, Meat Loaf has finally decided to call it a day after announcing his next tour will be his last. Whilst this in itself is not that bizarre, what he plans to do with his time next most certainly is. According to The Sun, Mr Loaf is teaming up with Robbie Williams in the hope of finding and channeling the ghost of Charlie Chapman. Weeeeeeeird.

Drunken Bass

One often hears people (usually of the sweaty, long haired and wide eyed variety) talk of the immersive qualities of drum 'n' bass (aka "losing yourself in the music man") but up until now, this hasn’t been tried in a court of law.

That was of course until Bristolian Aaron Cogley’s defence lawyer cited the genre as the cause of his reckless driving: "He was carried away because of the intoxicating effects of drum and bass music." To which the judge replied: "intoxicating for some. Very irritating for others." Here here.

Battle of the Saxs

Riding the subway (or tube) can often be somewhat mundane but every now and then something like this happens:

A Man's Game of Thrones

Last Sunday was a very exciting day for some, myself included, because it was the day that Game of Thrones once again graced our TV sets. Even James Brown was mightily chuffed and so, decided to record a special GOT remake of his hit song from beyond the grave to celebrate:


Not much to say really apart from sorry:

How Bizarre…

PS. Did you know…

The drum machine from the recording of New Order's Blue Monday - acknowledged as the best-selling 12-inch single of all time - had to be reprogrammed after the original beat was lost when the power lead was knocked out. The band have said on record that the first beat was better.