• What do Jerry Garcia, Trey Anastasio, Dave Matthews, Willie Nelson, and Freddie Mercury all have in common? The answer: sugar, cream, and assorted sweet-toothed toppings. Ben and Jerry's
has released its latest ice cream flavor inspired by a rock band: Bohemian Raspberry (a tribute, of course, to Queen). Band member Brian May apparently enjoys the blend of vanilla, fudge brownies, and raspberry swirls, stating: "It's Queentastic! Rhapsolicious! So cool it's not funny! But only if the next one is 'We Will Chock You'!" Sounds like the guitarist thinks the flavor is magnificoooooooo
Some other possibilities for Queen-inspired desserts :
- "Another One Bites The Crust" applie pie
- "(Eat this and you will become a) Fat Bottomed Girl" poundcake
- Killer Cream (this dish would consist of whipped cream with lots of trans fat
Ryan Adams' upcoming gig at Stonehenge has been cancelled
due to its overwhelming popularity. "We are very sorry that Ryan Adams will not be able to perform at Stonehenge," explained Stonehenge diretor Peter Carson, "but the demand for tickets was both unprecedented and unforeseen, and we have to put public safety first." First of all, being the director of Stonehenge is not your everyday job, and we applaud Carson for even entertaining the idea that Ryan Adams should rock those ancient Druidic rocks. And second - bummer. Just... just bummer.
• On this day in music
The Notorious B.I.G. hits the top of the U.S. charts with Life After Death
The musical Grease
closed after nearly 4,000 performances on Broadway, having grossed over $8 million in the process.
: The Rolling Stones launched their own label, Rolling Stones Records, with the release of Brown Sugar
. This also launched the now-famous tongue-and-lips logo.
: The Beatles recorded the single "Help" at Abbey Road in London.