Scene and Heard

The BRITs 2011’s Winners

Posted in Entertainment by sceneandheardblog on February 24, 2011

  British Male Solo Artist

British Female Solo Artist

British Breakthrough Act

British Group

British Single

MasterCard British Album of the Year

International Male Solo Artist

International Female Solo Artist

International Breakthrough Act

International Group

International Album

Critics’ Choice

British Producer

New Bob Marley Website

Posted in Entertainment by sceneandheardblog on February 24, 2011

This week has relaunched with a completely redesigned look and feel, created in part by the suggestions offered by its readers under the guiding hand of Ziggy Marley. The website features a wealth of information on Bob Marley, from biographical insights to music and video clips, along with all the latest news. In a statement on the site Ziggy thanks everyone for their help and promises even more surprises in the future.

‘This is a special place for Bob and his fans, someplace where they can get to know Bob like no where else. Not just Bob the legend, but Bob the spirit, Bob the man, Bob as you would have known him if you had time to visit him.’ – Ziggy Marley

Kate Simon’s iconic photography of Bob Marley is featured in the Genesis signed limited edition REBEL MUSIC. Which also includes specially-commissioned text from 24 contributors including ex-Wailers Junior Marvin, Family Man Barrett, and Neville Garrick plus Island Records’ founder Chris Blackwell.

Bonhams – The Eric Clapton Guitar & Amp Sale

Posted in Entertainment by sceneandheardblog on February 24, 2011

Bonhams – The Eric Clapton Guitar & Amp Sale

Bonhams will be hosting a landmark auction on March 9, 2011 featuring over 150 of Eric Clapton’s guitars and amps from his personal collection. The proceeds will be going to the Crossroads Centre, Eric’s not-for-profit International Centre of Excellence for the treatment of alcohol and other drug addictions. The simulcast auction in New York and Los Angeles features a wealth of unique items, including a custom 2005 Zematis S22BP 3S favoured by guitarists such as Ronnie Wood and similar to models he played whilst in the Faces. It is the first time Clapton has donated his astounding collection of amps for auction. To see the full catalogue click here…


Posted in Entertainment by sceneandheardblog on February 24, 2011

Fans Now Have More Opportunities to Hear, Interact and Engage with Nikki Sixx On-Air and Online–

 LOS ANGELES, February 23, 2011 – On the heels of the one-year anniversary of Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx and The Side Show Countdown with Nikki Sixx, Premiere Radio Networks announced today it launched the Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx channel on SiriusXM Satellite Radio.  Airing 24/7 on XM Channel 161, Sixx fans now have more opportunities than ever to tune in to Sixx’s nationally syndicated radio programs, which air on more than 70 rock/alternative radio stations across the country, as well as the Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx channel on Clear Channel Radio’s digital platform iheartradio, in addition to streaming live on

            Fans online can’t seem to get enough of Sixx as he continues to interact, and sometimes debate, with them on Twitter ( and Facebook (, keeping them up to speed on all things Sixx.  Last week, experienced record page views as Sixx:A.M. (Sixx, Dj Ashba and James Michael) world premiered the video of the new single “Lies of the Beautiful People,” which became the most-added track this week at both Active and Mainstream Rock and is the debut track on the companion album, of the same name, to Sixx’s highly-anticipated new book This Is Gonna Hurt: Music, Photography and Life Through the Distorted Lens of Nikki Sixx.  This Is Gonna Hurt will be released April 12, and the full soundtrack CD will be released May 3. 


About Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx and The Side Show Countdown with Nikki Sixx

Each night on Sixx Sense, international rock icon, founder/bassist/songwriter of the world-renowned band Mötley Crüe and chart-topping band Sixx:A.M., New York Times best-selling author, clothing designer, philanthropist and photographer Nikki Sixx discusses music and lifestyle topics as he gives listeners a backstage look at the world and mind of a rock star.  Joined by co-host Kerri Kasem, Sixx provides his unique perspective and attitude as the duo welcomes celebrity guests, recording artists and fascinating characters from all walks of life.  All this and more are coupled with the radio station’s playlist.  Nationally syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks, Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx broadcasts Monday through Friday from 7 p.m. to midnight local time on Rock/Alternative music stations in the U.S. and Canada.  The show is complemented by The Side Show Countdown with Nikki Sixx, which is available for air Saturday or Sunday between 6 a.m. and midnight local time.  Each weekend, the radio host and tastemaker introduces his personal new music picks, as well as plays an array of what’s happening on the rock charts, and shares his own special brand of talk radio with celebrities and other guests.  For more information, please visit