Bass player Josh Breen dies at 49 after being hit by a car

Josh Bernan has died at 49.The bass player for the legendary Nine Inch Nails has been taken to hospital in Brisbane, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.Breen, who had been battling Parkinson’s Disease, was taken to a Brisbane hospital after a car struck him at around 3am.“We’re just extremely sad,” Nine Incline bassist Steve […]

What’s the latest on the state of the music industry?

The country music industry is in a financial crisis, and some artists are starting to speak out.The Associated Press has identified more than 100 current or former members of the industry’s elite, including the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Jay-Z and Beyoncé.“The industry needs help right now,” said the AP’s Mike Bohn.“It’s the largest, most influential […]

Why we love beetsjuice (and why you should too)

When we first started talking about the Beetles, it was to try to explain how they were so much more than a pop band and a “cool girl” band.But the reason we love them is because they embody everything that is beautiful in pop music. The song “Cinnamon Girl” by the Beastie Boys encapsulates everything that’s […]

The music industry is still reeling from the news of Irish singer, songwriter, musician and songwriter John O’Neill’s death

An Irish musician who made headlines for his work with the country’s biggest rock band, the Dubliners, has died.O’Neill, 53, from Co. Clare died at home in Sligo, Co. Dublin on Friday after a short illness.He had been staying at his home since early March.He was one of the most celebrated songwriters in the world.He […]

Music fans want a Grammy for 2012

MUSIC fans want to get a Grammy nod for their favorite artists.But it will probably come down to the band’s ability to perform the best songs.The winner of the Grammy for Best Pop Solo Performance is to be announced Tuesday at the 2013 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.The Grammy awards ceremony, which will be broadcast […]

‘Crazy’ and ‘Brilliant’ (The Rock, “Crazy”) is a great, great album from ‘Candy Man’ (Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Randy Newman)…

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Randy Newman, a longtime producer of rock albums, was inducted into the Rock & Roll Halls of Fame Wednesday night.The award was presented to Newman by Rock Hall President Dan Schneider and the Rock Hall’s executive committee.Newman, who died in May, was a member of the Rock and Roll Hall for […]

What is the difference between an Indian and an American hip-hop artist?

India’s popular music industry has seen a sharp rise in the last decade with the arrival of Indian artists like Rishi Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor and Deepika Padukone.But how do they compare with the US?India has a thriving hip-rock scene, which is also home to many artists such as Rishi, Deepika, Aaliyah, and many more.But hip-pop […]

How to watch the latest news on Israel’s Channel 10

On Wednesday evening, Israel’s military channel, Channel 10, aired a special program that featured a discussion on the ongoing battle between Hamas and Israel, titled “The Gaza War and Its Causes.”It also featured a segment on the recent incident of an Israeli soldier killing an Eritrean man in the West Bank.The program was produced by […]