What could be better after a hard day’s sightseeing? Visitors to Liverpool, birthplace of the Beatles, can rest their heads in the Lennon or McCartney suites at the Fab Four-themed Hard Days Night Hotel that opened Friday. More than 45 years after John, Paul, George and Ringo emerged from Liverpool’s tiny, sweaty clubs to conquer the world, the Beatles industry is key to this battered-but-proud city’s attempt to transform itself from fading commercial hub to thriving cultural hotbed. The 110-room Hard Days Night Hotel hopes to be its newest attraction. “It’s stunning, spectacular,” said Julia Baird, John Lennon’s half-sister, after… Read more »
Liverpool plans a tribute concert this month for George Harrison, who died of cancer on Nov. 29 at age 58. Organizers, who include Liverpool City Council and the British Broadcasting Corp., did not announce the performers but promised “a host of big names.” Money raised from the Feb. 24 show at the Liverpool Empire will be donated to cancer charities. Mike Storey, leader of Liverpool City Council said Monday that the former Beatle was “a true Scouser” – the slang term for a Liverpudlian – “who never forgot his roots.” “He was a great ambassador for the city and popular… Read more »
The birthplace of the world’s most famous band the Beatles remembered George Harrison on Saturday as an inspirational musician, a spiritual man of conviction and a reluctant celebrity. Outside the Liverpool house where Harrison was born 58 years ago, fans from as far afield the United States and Australia braved the northern English cold to pay tribute to the man known as the “Quiet Beatle.” “George: a man of conviction along with John. Rest in peace,” said a note written by a fan placed with a bunch of flowers on the windowsill of the tiny house in Arnold Grove. Eddie… Read more »
Believe it or not, Paramore‘s self-titled album celebrated its 10th anniversary in April of this year. What better way to celebrate an entire decade of “Ain’t It Fun” and “Still Into You” than getting the record on vinyl? Today, the band reissued 2013’s Paramore with a double vinyl. The orange and pink variant is currently available for pre-order for $36.98. Orders will be officially released on January 5, 2024. Consider this an early Christmas gift to yourself or a way to celebrate the new year with your favorite fellow Paramore fan. Of course, it’s so worth it to be able… Read more »
Get your headphones ready, Paramore fans! Our favorite trio is back with their remix album, Re: This Is Why. Putting a fresh spin on each song from their latest studio record, This Is Why, the world-dominating band invited some of their favorite artists and collaborators to participate in the release. From the opening acts of their headlining tour (The Linda Lindas, Foals, and Remi Wolf) to long-term friends in the industry (Zane Lowe, Panda Bear, Romy), each remix shows a different side of Paramore and their musical versatility. Powerhouse frontwoman Hayley Williams shares the inspiration behind the reimagined record. “We’ve… Read more »
After a whirlwind international tour and a new album cycle, Paramore is back with a new remix album of sorts, Re: This Is Why, and they announced each artist taking part in the release. The LP is set to arrive on October 6. According to a social media post, the band says, “We’ve long wanted to recognize the connection we have with some of the artists who’ve influenced us as a band and/or who have cited our band as an influence. Re: This Is Why is almost a remix album. Some of the songs have been remixed sort of classically,… Read more »
Paramore is back at it again. Known for teasing their fans with cryptic social media posts, the world-dominating trio is sending fans into a frenzy with their latest X and Facebook posts. The post, which includes an iPhone screen recording of the Notes app, lists three dates: September 28, October 2, and October 6. Alongside each date is a rearrangement of the words in This Is Why. Titled “Re: This Is Why,” fans wonder if Paramore is teasing a deluxe edition of their sixth studio album, which dropped earlier this year, a remix of the title track, or something completely… Read more »
Poppy is just a few weeks out from unveiling her fifth full-length album, Zig, which will drop via Sumerian Records on October 27. In anticipation of the release, the enigmatic singer-songwriter, known for her genre-blurring sound and unique artistic approach, has revealed that she will join her fellow labelmates Bad Omens as direct support on the metalcore unit’s forthcoming 2024 UK and European headline tour. In an Instagram post announcing the news, Poppy shares, “I’ve got some new dates for you. I’m joining @badomensofficial in the EU and headlining the UK! Tickets and VIP for all UK shows are available… Read more »
CRAWLERS are back with a new heartbroken track, ‘Would You Come To My Funeral?’, pondering who would be there to say their final goodbye.
Busted have been looking to the past, but with their brand new track “Good One” they are living in the here and now.