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Insert Coin To Continue: Ready Player One?

Spielberg is back… and he’s delivered another classic for the big screen. Ready Player One is a film based on a 2011 novel by Ernest Cline (who also had a hand in writing for the film adaptation). It’s set in Columbus, OH in the year 2045, where the real world has become so dire that the world escapes reality by using Virtual Reality to engage with others, as well as work and play. The creator of the VR system (OASIS) is James Halliday, who recently passed away. Before he did,... Read More


Long Live The King

Incredibly, today marks 40 years since the passing of one of music’s biggest icons – if not THE biggest of them all. Everyone knows Elvis Presley. The Mississippi-born star is responsible for the evolution of the popular music scene we all know and love today – the leading figure in the rock ‘n’ roll world, his chart successes and media appearances across TV & film speak for themselves. His 1956 debut “Heartbreak Hotel” was a #1 hit in his home country of America, and a #2 single here in the... Read More


Go Chucky Go! Berry’s 90th Birthday

Happy Birthday to a music icon. Sometimes, that word “icon” gets thrown around way too much. It absolutely applies here 100% – a man who revolutionised Rock and Roll, and one of the main people we can thank for how music in the modern world has been shaped. From iconic tracks such as “Roll Over Beethoven” and the instantly recognisable “Johnny B. Goode”, Berry has provided many hits that not only have been covered plenty of times over the decades, but have been so instrumental in influencing all our favourite... Read More


Sniffin’ Glue: One Year Publishing, 39 Years of Iconic Status

Are we really celebrating the 40th anniversary of a magazine that lasted just one single year? Yes, yes we are, because it was still influential. Sniffin’ Glue and Other Rock ‘n’ Roll Habits…, to give it its full name, made its debut in the world on this week 40 years ago. Initially the punk music fanzine only sold about 50 copies each month, but as more got to know about it, the numbers would grow to about 15,000. As a fanzine, Sniffin’ Glue was much different to your average published content:... Read More

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Oh Say Can You Tee(Shirt)?

Just own the night, like the 4th of July – it’s America’s Independence Day! As Americans enjoy their Monday off (as written by an Englishman who’s totally not bitter about being in the office…), let’s look at some of our US-themed favourites in store…   The Only Boss I Listen To – Bruce Springsteen The man Born In The USA, and the man behind many a Presidential candidates’ poor choice of theme song. While the chorus may be come across as full of patriotic pride, the verses are telling the... Read More

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New design perfect for Steve Irwin fans

“Crocodiles are easy. They try to kill and eat you. People are harder. Sometimes they pretend to be your friend first.” – Steve Irwin Courtesy of our friends at AnimalsYeahYeah, our latest design in store is perfect for any fans of the legendary Steve Irwin – a man who gave us some of the greatest insights in to the animal kingdom until his untimely passing in 2006. This white t-shirt is available in a mens t-shirt and womens slim fit – you can find it by clicking here. Ashley Redman Crickey... Read More


Spin Cycle: On Your Bike for The Tour de France 2016!

If France already wasn’t busy enough with sports this year (Hello football…), next week sees the beginning of the Tour de France! These athletes have trained for ages and ages ready for this, with one thing in mind: Eat, Sleep, Cycle, Repeat. If you’re of the same mentality, then we’ve got something perfect for you! This design is great for anyone who believes in peddle power – and there’s a style to flaunt off at any time of the year when you’re cycling around: T-Shirt, Slim Fit, and a hoodie... Read More

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Summer’s Necessities: Festival Essentials Returns!

With the great weather and Summer here, it can only mean one thing – time for festivals! Pump up your summer with the sounds of great music from thousands of artists who’ll be taking to the stage across the UK (and the world!) over the next few months – and do it with a range of great hats, bags & more from Festival Essentials for your perfect experience! Here’s the list of the main festivals to look out for in the UK this summer: Isle of Wight Festival (Today) Download Festival... Read More


Happy Birthday John Bonham – On His 68th

Today marks what would’ve been John Bonham‘s 68th birthday. Considered one of the greatest drummers in the rock industry, his fast paced and powerful drumming served to create the iconic sound we all know and love from Led Zeppelin, but Bonham never actually had any professional drumming lessons. Instead, he learned by himself with tips and help from other drummers from his local Redditch region. During his school years, John’s headmaster from his secondary school wrote in his report that he would either “become a dustman or a millionaire”. Good... Read More

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As Worn By… The Stars of Music!

It’s always one of our favourite sections of the website: As Worn By. Those great designs you’ve seen your favourite celebs wear, available in store for you to sport as well! Of course, we’re always updating the collection too – so it’s always worth keeping an eye out to see if anything new catches your eye. Here’s some of our most recent entries to our website…   Humble Pie (as worn by Steve Marriott, of… err… Humble Pie!) When Steve left The Small Faces, he would go on to create... Read More