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All Quiet Now: Big Bank Hank. Sugar Hill.

Big Bank Hank, the New York rapper who, as part of the Sugarhill Gang, released what is generally regarded as the first rap record, has died at the age of 57. The performer, real name Henry Jackson, died from kidney complications due to cancer, according to reports. Jackson formed the Sugarhill Gang with Master Gee and Wonder Mic, having a big hit in 1979 with Rapper’s Delight. The record sold several million copies worldwide and helped establish rap as the genre it is today. The full version of Rapper’s Delight ran nearly 16 minutes long and was recorded in...

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Live: All Time Low @ Academy Bristol
Live: All Time Low @ Academy Bristol
Published On: March 27, 2017
All Time Low, a band who keep getting bigger, keep growing and maturing musically, a band at the top of their game and who have lasted over ten years is hard to come by. With that in mind, it’s a good thing that All Time Low are in Bristol this evening, prepared to show the city that the hype Continue Reading
Live: Simple Plan @ Bristol Academy
Live: Simple Plan @ Bristol Academy
Published On: March 27, 2016

 When people think about the pioneers and major influencers of pop punk, they think Blink 182, New Found Glory, Good Charlotte and rightly so. But there is another inclusion and more often than not the Canadian 5 piece Simple Plan are missed off that list. They have been around for fifteen years and have released their fifth and most Continue Reading

All Quiet Now:  John Renbourn.
All Quiet Now: John Renbourn.
Published On: March 27, 2015
The musician was found at his home in Hawick in the Scottish Borders on Thursday after a suspected heart attack. He was due to play a gig at The Ferry in Glasgow with fellow guitarist and inspiration Wizz Jones but sadly he did not show. John Renborn In the mid-1960's he met Continue Reading

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