Music

Shinedown prepped for album, Amy Lee’s haunting single and Dierks Bentley releases stunning video – #NorthernRock Newsflash

​#NorthernRock Newsflash is a written alternative to the news segment featured on the #NorthernRock music show on Maghull Radio – aired Monday 8-10pm. Shinedown News Brent Smith has spoke about material created by bass player Eric Bass becoming a potential first-ever concept album for the veteran rockers. “When we were [on tour] with Five Finger Death Punch in 2016… Continue reading Shinedown prepped for album, Amy Lee’s haunting single and Dierks Bentley releases stunning video – #NorthernRock Newsflash

Football

England players better represented at Liverpool than any other “big six” club

According to Unibet’s Big Six Premier League Squad Study, Liverpool currently have the most English players out of Chelsea, Arsenal, Man City, Man United, Spurs and themselves.  The aforementioned teams will now be referred to as the Big Six from this point onward. As the graph above shows, the Premier League heavyweight’s reliance on British… Continue reading England players better represented at Liverpool than any other “big six” club

Football

Ex-footballer Johnny Heitinga moans about being unable to use private jets

Former Everton footballer Johnny Heitinga has been speaking to Dutch media about adjusting to life after professional football. Heitinga, known for being brought on by David Moyes when Everton were already 1-0 down, earned around £50,000 per week while at The Blues.  Johnny doesn’t earn anything near that now he’s retired, it actually appears he… Continue reading Ex-footballer Johnny Heitinga moans about being unable to use private jets

Music

Paramore as strong as ever, Nickelback announcement and Foo Fighter going solo – #NorthernRock Newsflash

#NorthernRock Newsflash is a written alternative to the news segment featured on the #NorthernRock music show on Maghull Radio – aired Monday 8-10pm. Paramore News Paramore fans, of recent, have been waiting to hear news on the band’s latest music but will be forgiving of the band as they even announced Zac Farro has officially rejoined Paramore.  Farro’s return… Continue reading Paramore as strong as ever, Nickelback announcement and Foo Fighter going solo – #NorthernRock Newsflash

Contemporary issues

The new £5 note has animal fat in it – here’s what else isn’t vegetarian

​ There has been an interesting issue in the UK over the last month or so. The Bank of England admitted that the new £5 note contains animal fat.  Well, vegetarians and vegans were up in arms over it all. Absolute outrage from some people – if absolute outrage is posting an angry tweet. I’m… Continue reading The new £5 note has animal fat in it – here’s what else isn’t vegetarian

Music

Album Review: James Arthur – “Back from the Edge”

An album clearly born out of his struggles prior, James Arthur’s “Back from the Edge” is a truly emotional musical account of his thoughts and feelings. Simply, if you liked his debut album, you’re going to love his latest offers and if you hated him before, there’s a slither of a chance that this release will change your… Continue reading Album Review: James Arthur – “Back from the Edge”