Rock

  • Narendra Modi speaks at New York's Central Park rock concert, reaches out to youngsters -1737360182 minutes ago

    New York: After giving a powerful speech at the United Nations General Assembly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed to the famous Central Park in New York where he addressed a packed audience of youngsters and called for world peace. Using an unusual platform of a rock concert, Modi on Saturday invoked...
  • 'Rock On!!' team gets nostalgic as the film completes six years August 31, 2014

    Mumbai: The team of 'Rock On!!' turned nostalgic as the hit Bollywood film clocked six years since its release. The movie released Aug 29, 2008. Its writerdirector Abhishek Kapoor tweeted Friday: "HBD #rockon!! 6 yrs ago, u made a diff and changed lives.. @rampalarjun @FarOutAkhtar @Purab_Kohli and a shout out 2 all...
  • Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved August 29, 2014

    Death Valley (US): For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks some weighing hundreds of pounds zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth. Now two researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, have photographed...
  • Watch: A tribute to all those who lost their lives in the Mumbai terror attack August 15, 2014

    CNNIBN pays a tribute to all those who lost their lives in the Mumbai terror attack. AK Tiwari, Assistant Chief Ticket Inspector at CST lost his friend in the 26/11 attack in Mumbai and Vaishali lost her father Constable Tukaram Ombale. The song 'Arre Rukja Re bande' from the film...
  • 'Lucy,' 'Hercules' beat expectations at U.S. weekend box offices July 28, 2014

    Los Angeles/ New York: 'Lucy,' starring Scarlett Johansson as a woman with a superpowered brain, collected $44 million to win the domestic box office race, outmuscling 'Hercules' which took in $29 million for second place. Both new films exceeded expectations, pumping some muchneeded life into a lackluster summer at U.S. and...
  • Beyonce outfits to grace Rock and Roll Hall of Fame July 19, 2014

    (Reuters) Pop singer Beyonce may not be a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but six of her outfits go on display next week, making her the first artist not inducted to be featured in a part of the Cleveland museum usually reserved for hall of...
  • Elaine Stritch, salty star of Broadway, dies at 89 July 18, 2014

    (Reuters) Elaine Stritch, a huskyvoiced actress whose performances over six decades lit up New York's Broadway and London's West End and brought a touch of the profane to the stage with her brassy personality, died on Thursday at age 89. Stritch, who also had Emmywinning roles on the television shows...
  • Photos: Mother Nature's World Cup trophy: there's a rock in Thailand that looks exactly like the 2014 FIFA World Cup trophy! July 14, 2014

    Germany may have carried the FIFA World Cup 2014 trophy home, but there are not the only ones who've won. Nature had already handed the 2014 World Cup trophy to Thailand! The Pa Hin Ngam national park in Thailand is famous for weird shaped rocks and it was recently noticed...
  • Elvis Presley's jumpsuit to be auctioned June 23, 2014

    New York: A sweatstained jumpsuit worn by Elvis Presley while performing in Las Vegas is going up for auction. Presley's white costume, which is decorated with a large green and blue peacock across the front, is part of a music memorabilia sale titled 'A Rock & Roll History: Presley to Punk',...
  • Facebook blocks Pakistan rock band at official request June 7, 2014

    Islamabad: Facebook has blocked the page of a popular Pakistani rock band and others antiTaliban accounts at the request of the government. The Facebook page of rock band "Laal" (Red), which was set up by a group of progressive musicians in 2007, has been blocked. Laal Facebook page has more than...
  • Snapshot: Farhan Akhtar tweets photos of his first ever performance in Guwahati April 21, 2014

    Actor-director Farhan Akhtar tweeted photos of his band's first ever performance in Guwahati today. With his band Farhan Live, Akhtar has been touring various college festivals across the country, connecting with his fans. His band include members Shannon Donald, Sarosh Izedyar, Anurag Rao, Darshan Doshi, Umang doshi and Anupam...
  • CJ Youngistan: How significant is youth vote in Lok Sabha Polls ? April 13, 2014

    Is youth vote a hype or a real game changer? We chat with young voters and Aam Admi Party candidate from Mumbai south Meera Sanyal to find out how political parties are trying to reach the young electorate in the city. ...
  • KISS rockers Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens inducted by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame April 11, 2014

    New York: Flamboyant rockers KISS and British singer-songwriters Peter Gabriel and Cat Stevens were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday, but, as they had vowed, the four original members of KISS did not perform. The 1970s shock-rockers known for their outrageous costumes and makeup and hits...
  • MTV Rock The Vote: 'Main Tera Hero' star cast appeal citizens to vote April 11, 2014

    'Main Tera Hero' stars Nargis Fakhri, Elleana D' Cruz and Varun Dhawan appeal voters to exercise their franchise as part of MTV's Rock The Vote campaign. ...
  • Fans honour Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain 2 decades after his death April 6, 2014

    Seattle: Two decades after Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain killed himself in Seattle, fans flocked to the home where he died to pay homage to the influential rocker. Fans came from nearby cities like Portland, Ore., or faraway towns in Georgia - some sporting '90s-era "grunge" attire like plaid shirts - to...
  • Queen musical 'We Will Rock You' to close after 12-year run March 13, 2014

    London: Hit musical 'We Will Rock You', based on the tracks of legendary band Queen will be coming to a close after a 12-year run. Written by Ben Elton, the musical that opened twelve years ago at the London's Dominion theatre, will have its last performance on May 31, reported BBC. It...
  • It's not just another Thursday, it's Kurt Cobain day! February 20, 2014

    It might be a sunny winter Thursday for you and a mere date February 20 but it's not the same for residents of Aberdeen, Washington. It's "Kurt Cobain day". Yes, the home town of rock legend Aberdeen will honour its most famous son with its first annual Kurt Cobain day on...
  • It is frustrating: Abhay Deol on 'Rock The Shaadi' being shelved February 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Abhay Deol is disheartened that his film 'Rock the Shaadi' is not getting released, but hopes it hits the silver screen someday. 'Rock the Shaadi', which was touted to be India's first zombie comedy film, is directed by Navdeep Singh and stars Abhay Deol and Genelia in...
  • 200910 was most frustrating period in my career: Purab Kohli February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Purab Kohli says he could not bank on the success of 'Rock On' as many of his crucial films got shelved due to recession in 2009 and 2010. The 34yearold actor, however, is looking forward to the release of his upcoming film 'Jal', in which he plays...
  • Music roundup: 'The Beatles' are back to soothe your nerves December 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Music is driven by stories, something I witnessed this week. A song never gets old and music is never forgotten. All Sunday to Saturday were surrounded with acoustic, rock, pop, a little bit of jazz, folk and of course the country music. The happenings were such. This is our second...
  • Farhan Akhtar sweeps fans off their feet in Dubai November 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Actorfilmmakersinger Farhan Akhtar returned to Dubai over the weekend with his band Farhan Live to perform again. In September, Farhan and his band performed as part of the Dubai Music Week, and on Saturday, he returned to perform at the Hard Rock Cafe. A lot of Indians and NRIs flocked...
  • Icon rock musician Lou Reed of Velvet Underground dies at 71 October 28, 2013

    Lou Reed, whose band the Velvet Underground became one of the most influential in rock by fusing art and music in 1960s' New York through its collaboration with artist Andy Warhol, died on Sunday at age 71, Rolling Stone reported. The magazine gave scant details about the death, and Reed's representatives...
  • 5 worst TV series finale ever October 19, 2013

    New Delhi: "Now that i've let it sit for a week, the ending of Dexter was a bummer... Perfect example of a show that started off great and fell apart," tweeted 'Dexter' fan Mike Ferri. Agreed, it has been over a week since the finale of popular series 'Dexter' was...
  • 'Grown Ups 2' review: It feels like a bunch of tasteless jokes strung together September 14, 2013

    Cast: Dennis Dugan Director: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock 'Grown Ups 2' wastes no time in setting up its tone. In the very opening scene, Adam Sandler's character Lenny wakes up to see that a deer has wandered into his bedroom. The animal then proceeds to urinate in his face. This...
  • IndianEnglish Rock music merge in 'Freedom' Rockotsab August 18, 2013

    In the first ever 'Freedom' Rocktosab in the postIndependence day with popular Indian bands, different genres of IndianEnglish Rock music merged on Sunday as the city grooved. From the Lightyears, Digital Suicide, The Incredible Mindfunk to the Circus, the Gen Y swayed to the tunes of chart busters 170, Collarme, Table...
  • Would love to be a part of 'Rock On' sequel: Prachi Desai July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Prachi Desai is grateful to have shared the screen space with Sanjay Dutt while filming 'Policegiri'. "It was very nice working with Sanjay Dutt. He is a humble man and a very good person," says 24yearold Desai who was seen romancing Dutt in the film. Dutt is currently...
  • Watch: 'Mystery grandma' rocks it on the drums in US July 20, 2013

    The elderly woman makes an appearance every couple of months in the Coalition Drum Shop in Wisconsin, plays the drums for few minutes, then makes her exit. ...