They epitomise everything that a rock n' roll band should be, Guns n Roses will always be up there in history as one of the greatest acts ever. This classic documentary goes behind the scenes to chart their rise to worldwide acclaim. Watch the whole feature exclusively on this channel for free.
I have said it before and I am proudly saying it again, with regards to the artist forever known as Prince,
N.W.A (an abbreviation of Niggaz Wit Attitudes) was an American hip hop group from Compton, California, widely considered one of the seminal acts of the gangsta rap and west coast hip hop subgenres, sometimes credited as the most important group in the history of rap music
Ron Mael was born 1949 and his brother Russell in 1951. They grew up in LA and their parents put them to stage school. Later the teenagers went to UCLA to study film, graphics and English. By 1968 the Mael brothers along with John Mendelson (drummer) and Earle Mankey (guitar) formed the band Halfnelson.
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“Why not just live in the moment, especially if it has a good beat?” Goldie Hawn,
Inspiring words from a beautiful woman who achieved international stardom and iconic status in the late sixties, as a regular in the US hit cult comedy show Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, a wacky and satirical sketch show which ran from January 1968 to March 1973. A comedy show that seemed to be part of the counter culture revolution
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Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains (directed by Lou Adler, Up in Smoke and ex owner of Dunhill and Ode record labels) is a marvellous film that captures the trappings of fame, life on the road and general chaos experienced in rock ‘n’ roll. Released in 1982 although made in 1980, with additional footage shot two years later to offer a more positive ending to same. It tells the story of an all female punk/new wave band The Fabulous Stains from Pennsylvania. Looking like sixties group The Shaggs, led by the arrogant and distrustful Corinne “third degree” Burns played by Diane Lane
Many believe his larger than life stage performances were related to Sammy’s secret desire to be liked and to overcome prejudice. He finished his army days in the entertainment section traveling across the US, gorging himself on the joy of being liked. He looked for haters in his audience and gave his performances an extra burst of strength and energy to make them acknowledge him as an entertainer. Back in Civy Street he perfected his performances
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Oren Moverman’s follow-up to the Oscar-nominated The Messenger sees the writer/director again not shying away from challenging subjects and the downright bleak.
Dave “Date Rape” Brown (Woody Harrelson) is an unapologetic misanthrope who is happy to dish out merciless beatings. Sometimes he even shoots people. He’s also a member of the Rampart Division of LAPD, which serves the mostly-Hispanic communities of Downtown Los Angeles. The “Date Rape” '