R.E.M. – 25th Anniversary Edition of ‘Automatic For The People’

Rock band R.E.M. has reissued their landmark album, Automatic For The People to commemorate the title’s 25th Anniversary. Released on November 10 via Craft Recordings, the album features a two-disc deluxe edition that contains the re-mastered songs accompanied by a disc of live performances of R.E.M.’s penultimate show of 130-date Green World Tour. The album includes bonus track “Photograph”, featuring Natalie Merchant, and was remixed in Dolby Atmos. It’s the technology that delivers a leap f … [Read more...]

Danish PM surprises Jokowi with Metallica box set

Originally published in The Jakarta Post on Nov. 28, 2017. Aware that President Joko "Jokowi is an ardent fan of heavy metal, visiting Denmark Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen gave him a box-set of Metallica's seminal record Master of Puppets during a bilateral meeting at the Bogor Palace on Tuesday afternoon. The gift surprised Jokowi, who considered it an unusual souvenir. In return, Jokowi, gave Rasmussen a rencong (traditional dagger from Aceh). "Prime Minister Rasmussen … [Read more...]

Happy Death Day

Director/Sutradara: Christopher Landon Pemeran: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine Tanggal dirilis: 18 Oktober 2017 Perusahaan produksi: Blumhouse Productions Layar bioskop Indonesia tengah diramaikan sebuah film Hollywood berjudul Happy Death Day. Mengusung genre thriller dan fantasi, Happy Death Day menyajikan konsep yang benar-benar unik bagi para pecinta film horor. Film ini mengisahkan seorang mahasiswi bernama Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe), terbangun dan terus … [Read more...]

7 Most Bizarre Wedding Traditions

As the wedding season culminates in the last quarter of the year, these facts will show you how love comes in multitude of expressions. Germany During the wedding, the bride and groom have to saw a log in half in front of the guests to prove that they can work together and face future obstacles come what may. Scotland Before the bride and groom don their finest grabs, they will be sloshed with alcohol and covered in flour, ash or feathers by family and friends the day before … [Read more...]

News of the World 40th Anniversary Release

By Gandi Faisal Not many bands can boast to have such a big influence on the modern music. Take, for examples, the Rolling Stones or Queen. Theirs are some of the most well-known tunes in the world, still getting healthy airplay the world over. And Queen is the king (pun intended) when it comes to providing us with the some of the most remarkable basslines as in their songs “Under Pressure” and “Another One Bites the Dust”; one of the world’s most recognized intro to a song of any genre … [Read more...]

‘England Lost’: Mick Jagger sings Brexit blues

Agence France-Presse Rock legend Mick Jagger has released a new track called "England Lost" that reflects the soul-searching in Britain since the Brexit vote in what he said was "a difficult moment in our history". The song released on Thursday, a collaboration with grime artist Skepta, starts out as a reflection on seeing England's beleaguered football team lose. "But when I wrote the title I knew it would be about more than just that. It's about a feeling that we are in a … [Read more...]

Rolling Stones Exhibitionism to offer fans satisfaction

After more than 50 years of rock 'n' roll, the Rolling Stones are still pushing boundaries, with their first exhibition showcasing hundreds of items from their long-running career, from Mick Jagger's jumpsuits to Keith Richards' guitars. Billed as the "first ever major exhibition by (the group) and the largest touring exhibition of its kind ever to be staged", Exhibitionism opens up the Stones world to fans - from their early, impoverished days sharing a rundown London flat in 1962 to … [Read more...]

Hearts of Romance

Behind his romantic lyrics is a beautiful life that David Foster told PMR he found after meeting Yolanda Hadid, the former Dutch model whom he married on the auspicious day of 11.11.11. At 11:11 p.m. precisely, David and Yolanda cut their five-foot pearl wedding cake wrapped with music notes. Attended by dozens of celebrity guests, the private wedding party was held at an estate of media mogul Haim and Cheryl Saban in Beverly Hills, California. A wonderful rendition of “All You Need is L … [Read more...]