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He's worked with some of the biggest bands in the world. But now, percussionist Steve Forman is being deported from the UK because he doesn't make enough money.

As Classic Rock reports, the American born Forman, who is employed as a lecturer at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow falls short of the £31,000 that the government requires foreign nationals to earn. However, when royalties for his musical work are taken into consideration, he earns double that figure. 

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This Wednesday will mark Sir Ian McKellen’s sixth time playing the role of Gandalf with the release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. He’s been playing the most powerful wizard in all of Middle Earth so long (13 years) that it’s difficult to picture anybody else slipping into Gandalf’s hat and beard.

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2014
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Disclaimer: I am 46 years old and I very rarely listen to new music and I avoid leaving my home as much as possible. This means that much of what I’m aware of comes through my Facebook feed, which everyone knows is designed to make you keep scrolling, so I’m becoming less intelligent and my world is shrinking. If the reader feels my top ten things reflect myopia, tunnel vision, or the ramblings of an old man with his head up his ass, I’m sure you’re right. So here goes:

Dec 16
2014
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During a video segment at last week’s BBC Music Awards, Chris Martin revealed that David Bowie turned down a guest spot on a Coldplay song, according to a report from

Dec 16
2014
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During David Bowie's long hiatus prior to releasing The Next Day

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2014
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Tis the season for tidings and joy and we here at TVDLA are thrilled to exclusively share a rock ‘n’roll Holiday treat, “The Anti Social Young American Christmas Lover’s Brigade” by

Dec 16
2014
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If there is one artist who has created an almost cultlike fascination around every dimension of his life, it would be Jean-Michel Basquiat. Most of us have seen how his meteoric rise as an artist was turned into a film by Julian Schnabel, starring Jeffrey Wright as Basquiat and David Bowie as Andy Warhol. But we rarely get a more intimate glimpse into his more private domestic life. In Jennifer Clement’s book 

Dec 16
2014
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W♥M Book Club

The Jesus and Mary Chain: Barbed Wire Kisses by Zoë Howe (St Martin's Press)
The Scottish shoegazing / alternative band The Jesus and Mary Chain has a new book written by Zoë Howe called The Jesus and Mary Chain: Barbed Wire Kisses (named after their 1999 album) out today on St Martin's Press.

Dec 16
2014
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It happens every year. You spend weeks looking for personal, thoughtful gifts for everyone on your list and, overwhelmed by options and price tags, you accept defeat and buy Starbucks gift cards — or, worse, socks. The shame! If you’re ready to break out of this holiday tradition, fear not, we have you covered.

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