Ministry guitarist passes: Mike Scaccia dies at 47

December 28, 2012

Mike Scaccia, guitarist of heavy metal bands including Ministry and Rigor Mortis, passed away this week aged 47. Popular American music magazine Rolling Stone reported how Scaccia had been playing at a birthday party for Rigor Mortis vocalist Bruce Corbitt on stage in Texas when he collapsed. After being rushed to ...

Lostprophets release statement; rest of band comments on lead singer charges

December 20, 2012

Ian Watkins' Lostprophets bandmates today released a statement that said they are currently in a "state of shock" over the frontman's arrest on Wednesday. Watkins faces a string of charges including four offences for possessing and distributing indecent images of minors and conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a child ...

Mick Jagger love letters sold; collection to Marsha Hunt flogged at auction

December 14, 2012

A series of intimate love letters written by Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger to American soul singer and novelist Marsha Hunt was sold at auction this week for £187,000. The letters, described as "beautifully-written and lyrical", were penned in 1969 as Jagger stayed in the Australian outback. The collection, which contains ...

Max Clifford arrested; Operation Yewtree bags PR in sex offences investigation

December 6, 2012

Max Clifford, arguably Britain's leading public relations expert, was this week arrested by detectives currently investigating historic sex offences. It is understood that Mr Clifford was apprehended by Metropolitan Police officers associated with Operation Yewtree. It was confirmed by Scotland Yard that a man has been arrested "on suspicion of sexual ...