Swindon council apologises for error-strewn Covid key worker tribute

Swindon borough council has been criticised for botching a tribute to key workers during the Covid pandemic with a plaque littered with mistakes. Images of the plaque have been widely shared on social media, showing random capitalisation, punctuation errors and spelling mistakes. It also crucially dates the pandemic as “March 2019” – a year before … Read more

Little Simz, Jorja Smith and more to deliver performance in tribute to Jamal Edwards

Little Simz, Jorja Smith, Mahalia and Max Cyrus are set to take part in a special performance in honour of the late Jamal Edwards. READ MORE: RIP Jamal Edwards, an inspiration who turned SBTV into a Black British cultural dynasty On November 7 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, the all-star cast will pay tribute … Read more

The Black Dahlia Murder and Brian Eschbach Absolutely Killed It at Last Night’s Trevor Strnad Tribute Show

For those lucky enough to be in attendance last night, Detroit’s Saint Andrew’s Hall was a place of healing. Friends and fans of the late, irreplaceable Trevor Strnad, who passed away earlier this year at 41 years old, gathered to both pay tribute to the man and usher in a new era for The Black … Read more

You didn’t have to know country music to know that Loretta Lynn (1932-2022) was an American icon: tribute

(October 7, 2022).  There are certain names in music that are just transcendental.   A kid born in 2002, for instance, knows that Elvis or the Beatles or Michael Jackson were legendary artists, once-in-a-lifetime figures whose work and accomplishments often precede them, even if that millennial didn’t grow up listening to those acts and doesn’t have the … Read more

Pumpkin Time Comes Around Again, with a special tribute to Queen Elizabeth

A farmer from Eye, Suffolk recently gave an early warning that pumpkins won’t be as big as usual this Halloween, due to the hot weather and lack of rainfall. Pumpkins stop growing in temperatures over 28 degrees, so this year’s hot UK summer means they haven’t had as much time to grow, resulting in smaller … Read more


A handful of new musicians have been added to the Taylor Hawkins tribute show happening on September 27 at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles, CA. They are: Sebastian Bach Travis Barker (Blink-182) Tommy Brenneck (Menahan Street Band, Budos Band) Geezer Butler (ex-Black Sabbath) Matt Cameron (Soundgarden, Pearl Jam) Danny Carey (Tool) Phil Collen (Def … Read more

FnA Records unveils new album ‘Let’s Get Rocked – A Tribute To Def Leppard’ – Sleaze Roxx

FnA Records unveils new album ‘Let’s Get Rocked – A Tribute To Def Leppard’ A new tribute record is upon us as the FnA Records has unveiled the album Let’s Get Rocked – A Tribute To Def Leppard featuring Roxy Blue, Jim Crean and Rob Wylde (Tigertailz, Midnite City). Track List for Let’s Get Rocked – A … Read more

Beck Pays Warm Tribute To Taylor Hawkins At Intimate London Acoustic Show

Beck paid a warm tribute to Taylor Hawkins at an intimate London show last night, while delivering a masterclass, digging out deep cuts from his three-decade-long career. In the U.K. to watch the Taylor Hawkins tribute show at Wembley, Beck appeared relaxed having decided to play a last minute acoustic show. Playing on rented guitars … Read more

Tribute: Serena Williams’ 23 Grand Slam wins – and the songs that topped the Billboard charts during each one!

Serena tosses up for a serve during the 2015 French Open championship match on June 6, 2015. (Update:  This article was updated on September 5, 2022.  It originally appeared July 11, 2015.) In 2015, when tennis icon Serena Williams completed “Serena Slam 2.0” by defeating Garbiñe Muguruza Blanco in the Wimbledon Finals, it marked the … Read more