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Q and A with Po Powell, the Hipgnosis photographer behind iconic album covers

When Aubrey “Po” Powell and Storm Thorgerson designed their first album cover back in 1968, they weren’t planning on redefining the industry—they just wanted to create a cover for their flatmates’ first album that wasn’t utterly boring. 4,616 more words

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Sir Christopher Lee releases heavy metal Christmas single

Sir Christopher Lee released his newest heavy metal Christmas singles for this year, adding to the canon of Christmas heavy metal that the 92-year old actor has been releasing yearly since 2012. 114 more words

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Reviewing Thom Yorke's 'Tomorrow's Modern Boxes': A surprise delivery -- and a pretty great one

On Friday, Radiohead frontman and dance enthusiast Thom Yorke snuck up on the Internet and delivered another sonic sucker punch. Not only did he announce that he had completed a new solo album called  698 more words

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Everything you need to know about 'Late Late Show' frontrunner James Corden

James Corden is the frontrunner to take over CBS’ The Late Late Show when current host Craig Ferguson steps down later this year, sources confirm to… 650 more words

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British council names garbage truck for David Sedaris

Earlier this week, the West Sussex County Times published a charming little article about a local hero “who devotes a great deal of time and energy to walking many miles clearing litter from near where he lives as well as surrounding areas.” The district’s government is so thankful for his tireless work that they’ve decided to give him the ultimate honor: They’re naming a garbage truck after him. 361 more words

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Coldplay's new 'A Sky Full of Stars' video -- watch it here

Hey there, busking millionaire! Chris Martin, playing the guy you really hope doesn’t get on your subway car, surprises the citizens of Sydney, Australia, with a wandering one-man-band act in the new clip for Coldplay’s “A Sky Full of Stars.” 59 more words

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