Veteran psychobilly icon The Reverend Horton Heat (aka Jim Heath) and his band were involved in a lucky escape on a US interstate in California after their tour bus burst into flames on the road.No members of the touring party were hurt, but Heath said in a post on Facebook that, although the fire spread swiftly, the situation was prevented from spinning out of hand thanks to quick action by firefighters from nearby Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base.
In support of their forthcoming single, Life Is Long: Slow Down!, Aussie hip hop duo The Meeting Tree are embarking on a national tour this April and May.
FRIDAY 8TH APRIL
The Meeting Tree
Rocket Bar, Adelaide
US rapper and member of seminal hip hop act A Tribe Called Quest, Phife Dawg has reportedly passed away aged 45.As The Source reports, the legend, aka Malik Isaac Taylor, had been battling health issues for years, including diabetes, and the news of his passing was spread by veterans of the genre Aesop Rock, Chuck D, El-P and more.