CMU Beef Of The Week #240: Blink 182 v Blink 182
CMU Beef Of The Week #240: Blink 182 v Blink 182

30 January 2015

Prior to this week, if you had any interest in Blink 182 (which I realise is possibly an oxymoron), you would have been...

Kenny G invented the Frappucino
Kenny G invented the Frappucino

29 January 2015

Kenny G is responsible for a lot of things. All of them bad. This apparently now includes the Frappucino, which he reckons Starbucks...

Brian Harvey Radio 1 remarks
Brian Harvey Radio 1 remarks "absurd and offensive", say BBC

28 January 2015

To be fair, they'd probably rather not have been asked to comment at all, but comment they have at the NME's request, and...

Meow The Jewels is not only happening, but will feature Lil Bub
Meow The Jewels is not only happening, but will feature Lil Bub

27 January 2015

Back in the mists of time (aka last October), CMU Artists Of The Year Run The Jewels bowed to the demands of a...

Brian Harvey releases song about the time he ran himself over with his own car
Brian Harvey releases song about the time he ran himself over with his own car

26 January 2015

Brian Harvey's new YouTube channel has been a veritable treasure trove of intriguing videos so far, with the smashing of his platinum discs,...

CMU Beef Of The Week #239: James Blunt v Chris Bryant
CMU Beef Of The Week #239: James Blunt v Chris Bryant

23 January 2015

Chris Bryant MP is a "classist gimp", while singer-songwriter James Blunt is a bit "precious" about his position in the music industry. These...

Race to find record producer Kim Fowley's body for Girls & Corpses photoshoot
Race to find record producer Kim Fowley's body for Girls & Corpses photoshoot

22 January 2015

I think if there's any argument to be had for not allowing the government to further snoop on our online activity, it's my...

Taylor Swift not dating 1975 man, says he
Taylor Swift not dating 1975 man, says he

21 January 2015

Matt Healy off of The 1975 would like you all to know that rumours he is dating Taylor Swift are "all fake". Not...

"Precious" James Blunt and "classist gimp" Chris Bryant MP 'debate' diversity in the arts

20 January 2015

James Blunt yesterday extended his popular Twitter jabs at detractors to a full letter length in a response to comments made by shadow...

Bez's Reality Party has name delisted from ballot by Electoral Commission
Bez's Reality Party has name delisted from ballot by Electoral Commission

19 January 2015

Bez's attempt to become MP for Salford has hit a snag, after the Electoral Commission deregistered the name of his party, Reality, for...

CMU Beef Of The Week #238: Jimmy Page v Robbie Williams
CMU Beef Of The Week #238: Jimmy Page v Robbie Williams

16 January 2015

There's nothing more rock n roll than a planning dispute. Nothing. So it doesn't get much more rock and/or roll than Jimmy Page...

Katy Perry insists she did not pay to play the Super Bowl
Katy Perry insists she did not pay to play the Super Bowl

15 January 2015

Katy Perry paid a lot of money to get her slot at the Super Bowl half time show. Is a thing that some...

Bez begins election campaign
Bez begins election campaign

14 January 2015

Bez has kicked off his campaign to become Salford's new MP, with a billboard advert and some free beer. As previously reported, the former...

No Oasis musical thanks to Gallagher's spewed drink
No Oasis musical thanks to Gallagher's spewed drink

13 January 2015

You probably think to yourself several times a day that the catalogue of Oasis is ripe for being turned into a musical. They...

Coder conference shifts to accommodate One Direction fans
Coder conference shifts to accommodate One Direction fans

12 January 2015

Web developer conference DjangoCon Europe has been forced to reschedule its upcoming Cardiff dates after One Direction fans snapped up all the hotel...

CMU Beef Of The Week #237: Alcopop! Records v UKIP
CMU Beef Of The Week #237: Alcopop! Records v UKIP

9 January 2015

Earlier this week, for some reason, the UK Independence Party's official website went down and the domain it uses became available to buy...

One Show viewers not impressed by Rita Ora's breasts
One Show viewers not impressed by Rita Ora's breasts

8 January 2015

Rita Ora has breasts. Two of them. Something viewers of 'The One Show' have just learned. And they are not happy about it. The...

Nick Cave collaborates on skateboard design
Nick Cave collaborates on skateboard design

7 January 2015

What do you get for the man who has everything? A skateboard, apparently. Nick Cave has a skateboard now. And everything else, if...

Alex James and David Cameron 'hung out' on New Year's Eve
Alex James and David Cameron 'hung out' on New Year's Eve

6 January 2015

It's almost an entire year since Alex James last bothered us with one of his forays into ridiculousness - may we remind you...

Madonna comments on Photoshopped Rebel Hearts
Madonna comments on Photoshopped Rebel Hearts

5 January 2015

Madonna has apologised - sort of - for promoting her upcoming new album 'Rebel Heart' by posting a load of photos on social...

CMU Beef Of The Week #236: The Year In Beefs
CMU Beef Of The Week #236: The Year In Beefs

19 December 2014

Can it really be that another year is over? Another eleven and a half months of disputes, arguments and fallings out has come...

Slayer's ugly Xmas jumpers are still a thing
Slayer's ugly Xmas jumpers are still a thing

18 December 2014

As is now an age-old Christmas tradition of, oh, three entire years, Slayer have made available their highly unattractive 'pentagram and skills' Xmassy(ish)...

50 Cent inks pants deal
50 Cent inks pants deal

17 December 2014

50 Cent claims to have done "a deal for $78 million for underwear" with the brand Frigo, of which, it's stated on the...

More people in Norwich than expected are willing to watch The Maccabees play live if it's free
More people in Norwich than expected are willing to watch The Maccabees play live if it's free

16 December 2014

Around 100 people were apparently turned away from a Maccabees-headlined gig at Norwich Arts Centre on Sunday. The show was put on by...

Ed Sheeran too wet to record a Bond theme, says Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran too wet to record a Bond theme, says Ed Sheeran

15 December 2014

Given that Ed Sheeran is seemingly the biggest British popstar of the moment, I guess we ought to start being unnecessarily rude about...

CMU Beef Of The Week #235: Tom Binns v Simon Bates
CMU Beef Of The Week #235: Tom Binns v Simon Bates

12 December 2014

It just occurred to me that some of our readers might not know who Simon Bates is. And that seems like a terrible...

Dolly Parton joins the Cleethorpes Rotary Club
Dolly Parton joins the Cleethorpes Rotary Club

11 December 2014

Dolly Parton has accepted an invitation to join the Cleethorpes wing of the Rotary Club, so isn't that nice? This country star's improbable twinning...

Kanye West raps new album at Seth Rogen in the back of a van
Kanye West raps new album at Seth Rogen in the back of a van

10 December 2014

It's hard to tell if Kanye West has any sense of humour at all (calling his daughter North West would suggest not). So...

Slayer rescue cold little kitten
Slayer rescue cold little kitten

9 December 2014

I think this story is only really of note if you happen to automatically think of everyone involved in metal as being loud,...

Bono was - so The Edge says - dressed
Bono was - so The Edge says - dressed "as a Hasidic Jew" when he crashed his bike

8 December 2014

So, Bono is still resting up after his recent cycling accident, which means U2 have had to cancel some more engagements, including KROQ's...

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