Archive for July, 2012

Weird Rock Riders!

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

As we all know, musicians at best can be a pretty weird and wonderful bunch, combine that with unparalleled fame and wealth and you’ve got a recipe for some eccentric and all out weird goings on! One things that has become almost a rivalry within rock bands and artists alike is the hugely essential riders which is basically a big list of random things they want or think they can get away with waking for.

Check out some of the weirdest and wildest gig riders from plenty of big names you’ll recognise. Enjoy.

Guns n Roses‘ Axl Rose – Asked for there to be a Square melon to hand. Maybe he just wanted to actually see one!

Van Halen – famously asked that M&M’s with all the brown ones removed, this was to test to see if the venue had actually read to the bottom of their long list. They also asked that all back-stage celery is trimmed and not peeled.

Motley Crue – to name just a few; a submachine gun, a detailed schedule of local AA meetings and even a 12-foot boa constrictor!

Rolling Stones – these guys were just happy with some shepherd’s pie, a bottle of HP and a snooker table. Not really that rock n roll huh.

Paul McCartney from The Beatles – has asked for there to be 19 leafy 6ft plants and four leafy 4ft plants. Pretty cool I guess creating your very own rainforest.

Foo Fighters – Being adventurous with six Cup O Noodles (vegetable, original beef flavour) pretty normal really, oh yeah and this is ONLY on Wednesdays! Of course!

AC/DC – these guys go all out with three oxygen tanks with three masks and five large ashtrays. Riiiight!

Madonna – she actually once demanded – and got – her hotel room painted in a different colour.

Red Hot Chili Peppers – they went a little softer with a separate meditation room and a selection of aromatherapy candles, as well as having fresh underwear and socks available.

Fancy checking out even more riders from some of your favourite bands? Take a look at the huge collection on TheSmokingGun.com. So what would you ask for? Something useful or just something extravagant to get your own way!? Leave a comment below.

Get behind the Games with SugarBullets!

Monday, July 30th, 2012

With the Olympic games officially getting into the swing of things all weekend and this week, what better time to show your support for the home team and get behind team GB with a collection of our Union Jack inspired designs! Take a look at some of our top picks to get you through the games in real rock style!

Up first is one of the real stars of the show, featuring one of the world’s most iconic bands, this patriotic Rolling Stones Tee in one of our faves and rocks the Union Jack tongue design with pride.

Next to that is one for any hell-raising, anti-establishment, anarchists out there! This wicked Sex Pistols T-Shirt is the perfect way to express your controversial side with attitude! With ‘God Save the Queen’ album artwork set against the British Union Jack flag, this tee has been given a distressed finish for an aged, years of moshing, vintage look!

Rolling Stones T-Shirt

Ladies Rolling Stones UK Tongue T-Shirt £25

Ladies Sex Pistols Union Jack T-Shirt £22.99

Thought to be one of their best songs ever, this classic Iron Maiden Trooper T-Shirt features the deathly trooper carrying the British flag in battle. Such a favourite for all music fans and with its true vintage finish will look like it was made back in the day when the sing was first released.

Up next  is this awesome Marshall Hoodie features a Union Jack 1962 (year they launched), distressed print on the front. Marshall Amps have always been the amps of choice for the world greatest musicians, and the brand is synonymous with real quality, just like this hoodie!

Iron Maiden T-Shirt

Men's Iron Maiden Trooper T-Shirt £25

Men's Marshall Amp 1962 Hoodie £29.99

Compete your look with our pair of Union Jack Wayfarers!

Union Jack Wayfarer Sunglasses

Union Jack Wayfarer Sunglasses £14.99

What’s Hot!? A Look At Our Top Selling Tees

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

With soooo many awesome band T-Shirts hitting our store each week, it’s always good to take a step back and pick out some of the real stars of the show. We’re doing just that with this top of the tops style feature to show you guys what everyone’s loving right now and help you rock the trends this Summer!

#1

Mens Primal Scream Screamadelica T-Shirt from Amplified Vintage £19.99

Primal Scream, Primal Scream T-shirt

Mens Primal Scream Screamadelica T-Shirt

#2

Ladies Charcoal Rolling Stones UK Tongue T-Shirt from Amplified Vintage £25

Rolling Stones T-Shirt

Ladies Charcoal Rolling Stones UK Tongue T-Shirt from Amplified Vintage

#3

Kids Ramones Logo T-Shirt £18

Ramones T-Shirt

Kids Ramones Logo T-Shirt £18

#4

Ladies Pink Floyd Empty Spaces Tank Vest from Chaser LA £45

Pink Floyd T-Shirt

Ladies Pink Floyd Empty Spaces Tank Vest from Chaser LA

#5

Ladies Guns n Roses Drum Logo T-Shirt from Amplified Vintage £25

Guns n Roses T-Shirt

Ladies Guns n Roses Drum Logo T-Shirt

Spotted! Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards Rocks Some Led Zepp!

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Throwing some extra rock style into the mix lately, Perrie from UK four-piece Little Mix with her customized for extra style points Led Zeppelin T-Shirt from their 1977 US Tour.

Making it her own, Perrie customised this vintage classic by removing the sleeves and cutting the waist line to create this cropped top masterpiece for their 103 live gig at the Manchester Arena.

Fancy a piece of the action? Get the look for only £17.99. Couple with some funky accessories and some denim shorts we’re all loving this season to really complete the look.

Official Led Zeppelin USA '77 T-Shirt

For more inspiration, check out the full range of band T-Shirts available at SugarBullets.co.uk.

So What’s New?! Our Latest Designs Just for you!

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Keeping things nice and simple, check out the latest band t-shirts to hit the SugarBullets line-up!

Featuring some of the coolest bands around, these new designs are a perfect mix of some old and some new bands that rock our world week in and week out. Enjoy!

Guns N Roses Bullets & Blood T-Shirt

Men's Black Sabbath Tour T-Shirt

what a meeting of greats!! This Guns N Roses T-Shirt is a classic with a twist featuring some blood splatter effects is a rock fans must have packed full of attitude. Introducing for the first time to our playlist, This wicked Black Sabbath tee ’78 Tour design has the real look of an original, vintage tee. This tee was also worn by Robert Downey Jr in the recent Avengers movie, in which he spends most of the film wearing it, paying homage to the group who recorded the classic song that bears his superhero character’s name, Iron Man.

Men's 30 Seconds To Mars T-Shirt

Men's Primal Scream Screamadelica T-Shirt

Another newbie into the mix here with this stunning men’s 30 Seconds To Mars Wolf T-Shirt which uses great imagry which we’re all loving. Yet another true classic with this fab Primal Scream Screamadelica T-Shirt which has always been a hit with music fans alike.

Men's Bruce Springsteen Riff T-Shirt

Men's Pearl Jam Stickman T-Shirt

Paying homage to The Boss in style, this amazing Men’s Bruce Springsteen Riff T-Shirt features a classic shot of the man himself and will be sure to get everyone talking. Up last but by no means least is this wicked Pearl Jam Stickman T-Shirt featuring the classic stickman image with ‘Alive’ at the bottom with a list of songs on the back for extra style points. Such a winner.

That’s a wrap! check out the complete range of Men’s T-Shirts and Women’s T-Shirts over at our home, SugarBullets.co.uk and find your perfect look today.

Come Rain or Shine, we’ll keep you looking fine…

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Classic Albums are still outselling New Releases!

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

You heard it right guys!

Sales of “old albums” have overtaken sales of “new albums” over the last six months in the US for the first time ever. Older albums now classified as LP’s that have been out for at least a hear and a half are still outselling new releases by a whopping 2.7 million in the last 6 months according to OC Weekly!

Top classic sellers include Whitney Houston and Gun’s ‘N’ Roses with their greatest hits compilations. Plenty of life in the old dogs huh! Still rocking strong.

So what does this mean?
A few have said that this could be as a result of the falling prices in slightly older records which has introduced more customers into the market who may not have purchased before, really we just like to think that people are just loving the classics as much a we are! Not that we’re biased at all!

Sadly UK albums sales are generally on the decline with an ever-growing amount of music lovers choosing to digitally download instead of a physical purchase. It can’t be just us who loves getting their hands on their very own piece of hardware be it CD or vinyl?!

So what do you think? Why do you think oldies are outselling new releases? Can you explain the decline in overall sales of music?

Let us know with a comment below of visit us on Facebook or Twitter.

New In! Official Blink-182 T-Shirts!

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Such a buzz in the land of SugarBullets today! We’ve just revealed our latest additions to our ever-growing range with these fantastic Blink-182 T-Shirts!!

We’ve always loved the Blink boys style and attitude with their ‘who cares’ lyrics over energetic rock riffs that never fail to get the party going. Show some love for one of the coolest punk rockers around with one of these beauties of you very own.

Men's Blink-182 Champ T-Shirt £19.99

This men’s Blink-182 Champ T-Shirt is one of our new faves with classic red rabbit print that everyone will know and love. From only £19.99, what better way to show the love and celebrate their mighty comeback!

Ladies Blink-182 Good Girls Like To Sin T-Shirt

This is the perfect buy for indie chicks who like to rock out! This ladies Blink-182 tee featuring a good girls like to sin print taken from the lyrics of their hit, Snake Charmer, this awesome tee with white and pink lettering not only looks good but come one this stunning fitting tee that will rock your world!

Get you fill of punk buy clicking on the images for a closer look at these wicked tees or check out the full range of rock t-shirts available at SugarBullets.co.uk. Enjoy!

In the Mood for some Junk Food?

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Introducing yet even more tees from one of our favorite fashion brands Junk Food!

This time, not only do we have some fantastic new prints from some of the coolest names around, but we’ve also got some great new ladies cropped slouch and raglan shapes to really set your style apart.

Check out some of our top picks from the latest range….

Up first for the lads we have possibly one of the most simple but amazing Dark side of the Moon designs ever. This limited edition tee comes complete with a front pocket for that extra detail and is in one of our favorite colours, gun metal. Perfect for anyone looking to rock the trend but in their own special way.

Men's Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon T-Shirt £34.99

What a beauty! We just  had to show you guys this fantastic new Ladies Jimi Hendrix raglan pullover with its stunning vintage style Purple Rain print and flattering fit. We think this will make the perfect addition to all you rock fans come rain or shine. We love the pint and love the shape….what more could you ask for!?

Ladies Grey Jimi Hendrix Pullover £32.99

Bursting with attitude and style, this wicked new KISS Slouch T-Shirt isn’t for the faint hearted. definitely not one to wear to your grans house, this fab new top pays homage to the classic rockers KISS and truly reflects everything they stand for. Want to make a statement this summer?? Look no further.

Ladies KISS My Ass Cropped Slouch T-Shirt £26.99

Last of our top picks but by no means least, this awesome new men’s Blondie Photo T-Shirts is bang on trend (see previous post) and has to be one of the coolest Blondie tees we’ve seen around. Featuring the foxy front-woman Debbie Harry and the rest of the gang, this is a real retro wonder all finished with that special vintage Junk Food wash we all know and love.

Men's Blondie Photo T-Shirt £34.99

But wait that not all! Take a look at the rest of our latest items from Junk Food by visiting us at SugarBullets.co.uk and find your perfect look today. Remember, you can buy now and wear tomorrow with our next day UK delivery service!

Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Crowned ‘UK’s Favourite Number One single’

Monday, July 16th, 2012

You heard it folks!

Last night (15th July) saw the results of the nationwide poll conducted by the Official Charts Company which took place to find out just which number one charting singles over the last 60 years us Brits this is the best of the best!

Hitting the top spot with no real surprise from us the infamous Bohemian Rhapsody from one of the biggest and best bands ever, Queen. Pretty impressive huh?!

The 1975 hit single, which sold over one million copies during its five-week stint at number one, fought off some serious competition from Michael Jackson‘s much loved ‘Billie Jean’, which was narrowly in second place – both fully deserving of the title in our eyes.

Surprisingly high up was Adele’s ‘Someone Like You, which, despite only being released in 2011, came in an impressive third. Oasis were fourth with ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’, while The Beatles only managed to snatch up fifth spot with ‘Hey Jude’.

Check out the full top ten results from last nights event:
1. Queen – ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
2. Michael Jackson – ‘Billie Jean’
3. Adele – ‘Someone Like You’
4. Oasis – ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’
5. The Beatles – ‘Hey Jude’
6. John Lennon – ‘Imagine’
7. Britney Spears – ‘…Baby One More Time’
8. Abba – ‘Dancing Queen’
9. Whitney Houston – ‘I Will Always Love You’
10. Kylie Minogue – ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head’

So what do you think? Do you agree with the results or what other songs do you think should have made the top ten spot?