Metal world condemns Phil Anselmo’s Nazi salute

The world of metal music thrives on controversy, so when its leading stars cross the line of decency they often get a free pass, or at least offered a chance to redeem themselves. Last week, when video footage emerged of Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo giving a Nazi salute and shouting “white power”, it seemed like he was going to get off …

Agenda Music News February 1, 2016

Prodigy frontman responds to fox hunting reports

The Prodigy frontman Keith Flint has moved quickly to respond to reports that he was involved in fox hunting, stating that his “conscience is clear”. Last week, the Daily Mail’s Sebastian Shakespeare wrote: “I hear that Keith Flint, the self-proclaimed ‘twisted firestarter’ behind hugely successful dance band The Prodigy, has embarked on a new life …

Agenda Music News January 4, 2016

Can Hermione Granger be black? Of course she can

Recent news that a black actress, Noma Dumezweni, has been cast to play the adult Hermione Granger in the forthcoming stage version of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London has rekindled discussions about colour-blind casting. There have been several comments online from people who disagree wholeheartedly with Hermione being played by a black actress. And on …

Agenda Theatre December 22, 2015
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