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  • Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, has died
    by Karen Gwee on 16th September 2019 at 1:37 am

    He was 75Ric Ocasek of the Cars performing at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in 2018. Ric Ocasek, singer and guitarist of The Cars, has died. He was 75 years old. After receiving a call around 4pm on Sunday (September 15), police found the musician unconscious in a townhouse on East 19th Street in New York, NBC 5 reported. He was found in his bed and pronounced dead on the scene, according […] The post Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, has died appeared first on NME.

  • Billie Eilish to donate proceeds from Atlanta festival performance to Planned Parenthood
    by Will Lavin on 15th September 2019 at 7:22 pm

    "We need the organisation more than ever"Billie Eilish is donating part of her performance fee to Planned Parenthood with a donation. Billie Eilish has revealed that she’s donating proceeds from her Music Midtown performance this weekend to Planned Parenthood. Read more: Artists versus Alabama – the musicians who’ve spoken out on the abortion ban The annual two-day festival has been taking place this weekend (September 14-15) at Piedmont Park in Atlanta. Names on the lineup include: Travis Scott, […] The post Billie Eilish to donate proceeds from Atlanta festival performance to Planned Parenthood appeared first on NME.

  • John Legend hits out at 14-day prison sentence handed to Felicity Huffman: “Prisons and jails are not the answer”
    by Will Lavin on 15th September 2019 at 6:37 pm

    The 'Desperate Housewives' actress was sentenced for her part in a recent college admissions bribery scandalJohn Legend doesn't think prison is the answer in the case of Felicity Huffman's recent sentence. John Legend has criticised a 14-day prison sentence that was handed down to actress Felicity Huffman over the weekend. Read more: The 20 most heart-warming father/daughter songs On Friday (September 13) a federal judge sentenced the Desperate Housewives actress for her part in a recent college admissions bribery scandal, and ordered her to pay a fine of $30,000 […] The post John Legend hits out at 14-day prison sentence handed to Felicity Huffman: “Prisons and jails are not the answer” appeared first on NME.

  • Liam Gallagher says he'll invite Noel to his wedding: "He’ll go to the opening of anything”
    by Will Lavin on 15th September 2019 at 5:23 pm

    The former Oasis frontman is due to be married next yearLiam and Noel Gallagher Liam Gallagher has revealed that he will invite his estranged brother and former Oasis bandmate Noel to his upcoming wedding. Read more: Liam Gallagher – ‘Why Me? Why Not.’ review Set to marry Debbie Gwyther next year after proposing to her during a holiday on Italy’s Amalfi coast, the former Oasis frontman says he’s “buzzing” to tie the knot […] The post Liam Gallagher says he'll invite Noel to his wedding: "He’ll go to the opening of anything” appeared first on NME.

  • AC/DC commemorative coins released to honour two of the band's classic albums
    by Will Lavin on 15th September 2019 at 10:38 am

    The coins pay homage to 'For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)' and 'The Razors Edge'Angus Young of AC/DC. A pair of commemorative coins have been released to honour two classic AC/DC albums – see an unveiling below. Read more: 10 things you might not know about AC/DC’s ‘Back In Black’ The Cook Islands, a nation in the South Pacific, has released the silver coins paying homage to ‘For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)’ and […] The post AC/DC commemorative coins released to honour two of the band's classic albums appeared first on NME.

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