Rock band arrested after illegal immigrants hijack European tour

June 7, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A British punk rock band were arrested for human trafficking after illegal immigrants stowed away in their van as they returned from a European tour. Ben Waldock, Josh Reed and Ben Dowling, all 18, who play in the band Criminal Mind, were stopped by officials as they drove through Dover. Customs officers discovered four Vietnamese…

First photograph of U2 set to fetch £15,000 at auction

June 3, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

The first ever photographs taken of the newly-formed band U2 more than 30 years ago are set to fetch up to £15,000 at auction. The series of black and white pictures were shot on March 17, 1978, shortly after the group won a battle of the bands competition. They had previously been called ‘The Hype’…

Real Boomtown Rats play miniature instruments

June 2, 2010 | by | 3 Comments

These incredible pictures show two pet rats who have been trained by their owner to hold tiny instruments in their paws. Photographer Ellen van Deelen, 51, used food treats to teach Moppy and Witje to pose up with a variety of musical instruments. The ”very intelligent” creatures eventually learned to hold everything from panpipes to…