CMU Beef Of The Week #256: Neil Young v Coffee (Round 2)
CMU Beef Of The Week #256: Neil Young v Coffee (Round 2)

29 May 2015

I think if Pono has taught us anything, it's that Neil Young is not a man to back down, regardless of how impossible...

Young Thug threatens to use Lil Wayne's delayed album title
Young Thug threatens to use Lil Wayne's delayed album title

28 May 2015

Rapper Young Thug got into trouble with Lil Wayne earlier this year when he announced that he planned to call a new mixtape...

Snoop doesn't regret sexist lyrics, but now recognises that women are people
Snoop doesn't regret sexist lyrics, but now recognises that women are people

27 May 2015

Snoop Dogg has decided, in his maturing years, that referring to women as "bitches" and "whores" in his lyrics is not something he...

Paul Simon is a short monster, says Art Garfunkel
Paul Simon is a short monster, says Art Garfunkel

26 May 2015

Art Garfunkel has called Paul Simon a "jerk" with a Napoleon complex, but added that he'd still go out on another reunion tour...

CMU Beef Of The Week #255: Rihanna v The Boy Wonder
CMU Beef Of The Week #255: Rihanna v The Boy Wonder

22 May 2015

I think trademark is probably my favourite area of the law. No, seriously. Yeah, I know I have a bit of a reputation...

Madonna postpones start of tour over perfection concerns
Madonna postpones start of tour over perfection concerns

21 May 2015

Madonna has rescheduled the first five shows on her 'Rebel Heart' tour, which was due to begin at the end of August, because...

Kanye West argues against
Kanye West argues against "unwarranted censorship" on Billboard performance

20 May 2015

Reps for Kanye West have issued a statement expressing disappointment at the previously reported censorship of his performance of 'All Day' at Sunday's...

Lee Ryan files for bankruptcy
Lee Ryan files for bankruptcy

19 May 2015

For a while it seemed like Lee Ryan might escape the curse of Blue (well, one of the curses of Blue, anyway). It...

Kanye West muted once again at Billboard awards
Kanye West muted once again at Billboard awards

18 May 2015

For anyone who missed not being able to hear Kanye West perform his track 'All Day' during his BRITs stint earlier this year,...

CMU Beef Of The Week #254: Iran v Thom Yorke
CMU Beef Of The Week #254: Iran v Thom Yorke

15 May 2015

Who do you think about when you think about sexual problems? Thom Yorke, right? I know, every time. It's like, you're sitting there...

50 Cent denies jewellery heist
50 Cent denies jewellery heist

14 May 2015

50 Cent has denied stealing jewellery worth a quarter of a million dollars in Las Vegas earlier this month. According to TMZ, jewellery...

Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber "ashamed" of his old, shitty ways

13 May 2015

These days it's hard to remember a time when Justin Bieber wasn't like some kind of messianic deity, but I can assure you...

Danae Stratou could be subject of Pulp's 'Common People', says Greek finance minister
Danae Stratou could be subject of Pulp's 'Common People', says Greek finance minister

12 May 2015

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has said that it is possible, maybe even likely, that his wife, Danae Stratou, is the subject of...

Sugar? No thanks. Maroon 5's Adam Levine changes his tune
Sugar? No thanks. Maroon 5's Adam Levine changes his tune

11 May 2015

"Your sugar. Yes please", sang Adam Levine on 'Sugar' by Maroon 5. "Won't you come and put it down on me?" And yet,...

CMU Beef Of The Week #253: Zayn Malik v Louis Tomlinson (via Naughty Boy)
CMU Beef Of The Week #253: Zayn Malik v Louis Tomlinson (via Naughty Boy)

8 May 2015

I was recently reading an article about Zayn Malik’s exit from One Direction, which basically said that a solo career could end up...

Adele puts Faith in fancy dress for her birthday
Adele puts Faith in fancy dress for her birthday

7 May 2015

So Adele marked her 27th birthday this week by dressing up as George Michael because... Well, erm, yeah, errrrrrrm, so, hmmmmmmm, right, and, well,...

Oasis reunion rumours? Not true and Liam's fault
Oasis reunion rumours? Not true and Liam's fault

6 May 2015

Rumours about an Oasis reunion? Liam Gallagher's fault. Or so says Noel Gallagher. Asked about the most recent Oasis-to-reform chatter, cited by The Mirror...

Britney's Cabs: Singer premiers new single in Uber cars
Britney's Cabs: Singer premiers new single in Uber cars

5 May 2015

Now, I'm not one of these people who's getting Ubers left right and centre, but I'm yet to see one with the option...

CMU Beef Of The Week #252: The Music Industry v Grooveshark
CMU Beef Of The Week #252: The Music Industry v Grooveshark

1 May 2015

And so, it came to pass, that on the 30th of April in the year two thousand and fifteen (Eastern Daylight Time), the...

Justin Bieber crashes school prom
Justin Bieber crashes school prom

30 April 2015

All-round great guy Justin Bieber showed what a totally brilliant bloke he is at the weekend by making an impromptu appearance at a...

Andrew WK given show on Glenn Beck's radio network
Andrew WK given show on Glenn Beck's radio network

29 April 2015

Well, here's a thing. Party advocate and self-help guru Andrew WK has been given a show on ring wing commentator Glenn Beck's radio...

Morrissey: Crowdfunding is
Morrissey: Crowdfunding is "desperate and insulting"

28 April 2015

Last year Morrissey put out a new album, 'World Peace Is None Of Your Business'. But then he fell out with Universal/Capitol's Harvest...

Stephen Hawking consoles One Direction fans
Stephen Hawking consoles One Direction fans

27 April 2015

If you're still upset about Zayn Malik leaving One Direction, you shouldn't be. Partly because the whole group will split soon, so it's...

CMU Beef Of The Week #251: Leona Lewis v Syco
CMU Beef Of The Week #251: Leona Lewis v Syco

24 April 2015

Whenever Leona Lewis does anything these days, people keep rushing around to point out how it sounds like she's saying her split from...

Coldchip to headline Glastonbury, Michael Eavis might have said
Coldchip to headline Glastonbury, Michael Eavis might have said

23 April 2015

There's still no word on who exactly the Sunday night headliner of this year's Glastonbury Festival will be, but at an event held...

Tractors: The next step in the evolution of music piracy
Tractors: The next step in the evolution of music piracy

22 April 2015

Online music piracy is probably not the torment to the music industry it once was, but that does not mean it's gone away...

Alex James is definitely not friends with David Cameron
Alex James is definitely not friends with David Cameron

21 April 2015

Alex James is not mates with David Cameron, so you should probably stop telling everyone that he is. Just because they're neighbours and...

Slipknot stole debut album master tapes so they could mix it themselves, says Corey Taylor
Slipknot stole debut album master tapes so they could mix it themselves, says Corey Taylor

20 April 2015

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor was asked last week to rank all of the band's albums in order of quality. Top of his list...

CMU Beef Of The Week #250: Fifteen tips for a better beef
CMU Beef Of The Week #250: Fifteen tips for a better beef

17 April 2015

Quite staggeringly, this column has now been running for over five years, and over the space of 250 of these things (or thereabouts,...

Morrissey says Glasto not animal friendly
Morrissey says Glasto not animal friendly

16 April 2015

Morrissey has had a little gripe at Michael Eavis. Possibly because we once referred to Eavis as King Of Glastonbury and now Morrissey...

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