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Dick Dale, 'King of Surf Guitar,' dies at 81

Entertainment News Mar 18, 2019

Dick Dale, 'King of Surf Guitar,' dies at 81

Dick Dale, whose pounding, blaringly loud power-chord instrumentals on songs like "Miserlou" and "Let's Go Trippin' " earned him the title "King of the Surf Guitar," has died at age 81. His former bassist Sam Bolle says Dick Dale passed away Saturday night. No other ...

'Brain orgasms'? ASMR relaxation trend joins the pop culture mainstream

World Mar 14, 2019

'Brain orgasms'? ASMR relaxation trend joins the pop culture mainstream

Tapping fingernails that trigger goose bumps, whispers that send shivers down the spine: The brain-tingling world of ASMR has people clamoring for sounds that feel good. The auditory-sensory phenomenon, in which people experience waves of calm and pleasurable mental quivers that are often referred to ...

Third K-pop star embroiled in sex video scandal

Entertainment News Mar 14, 2019

Third K-pop star embroiled in sex video scandal

A K-pop star has quit after admitting he watched illicit sex videos received from another artist, his agency said Thursday, the third singer to be engulfed in a scandal sweeping South Korea's music industry. Yong Jun-hyung, 29, who is a member of boy band Highlight ...

Pakistan — the other great home of the bagpipes

Asia Pacific Mar 10, 2019

Pakistan — the other great home of the bagpipes

Umer Farooq's grandfather and father made bagpipes. Now he is the third generation to take up the tradition in Pakistan, which is thousands of kilometers from Scotland yet sells thousands of bagpipes each year. The fresh smell of wood floats through the Mid East factory ...

The Prodigy icon Keith Flint dead at 49

Entertainment News Mar 5, 2019

The Prodigy icon Keith Flint dead at 49

by London

Keith Flint, frontman of British rave icons The Prodigy, has died at the age of 49, the electronic pop group said Monday. Flint took his own life, his band mate Liam Howlett wrote in a post on The Prodigy's official Instagram account. "I can't believe I'm ...

Bombshell film reignites Michael Jackson abuse firestorm

Entertainment News Mar 2, 2019

Bombshell film reignites Michael Jackson abuse firestorm

A new documentary on pedophilia accusations against the late Michael Jackson presents in lurid detail the stories of two men who say Jackson sexually abused them for years as minors. "Leaving Neverland," a four-hour film by British director Dan Reed, is considered so potentially devastating ...