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Chris Beardshaw, award-winning UK gardening expert and regular contributor to flagship BBC show Gardener’s World, has claimed that cranking Black Sabbath in a greenhouse full of plants sees them grow extremely healthily, while blasting a bit of Cliff Richard kills them all off. Presumably in waves of pure, abject horror.

“We set up four glasshouses with different sorts of music in to see what happened to the plants,” Chris tells the reliably rubbish Daily Mail. ”We had one that was silent — that was a control house — and we had one that was played classical music, we had one that was played Cliff Richard and we had one that was played Black Sabbath.

“It was alstroemerias we were growing and we bombarded these glasshouses with sound for the life of the plant.

“We were measuring incidence of pest and disease, we were measuring inter-nodal distance, we were measuring the floriferous nature of them and that sort of thing and so the one that was grown as a control house grew really well as you’d expect.

“The one that was grown with classical music — a soft, almost a caressing of the plant when it is hit with that sort of soundwave — those grew slightly shorter because of the soundwaves bombarding them and were slightly more floriferous and there was slightly less pest and disease.

“And the ones with Black Sabbath — great big, thumping noise, rowdy music — they were the shortest, but they had the best flowers and the best resistance to pest and disease.

“The alstroemerias in the Cliff Richard house all died. Sabotage was suspected, but we couldn’t prove it.”

Sabotage our arse. Cliff’s just rubbish. Black Sabbath released new single God Is Dead? earlier today, and you can listen to it right here. Maybe have your plants handy.

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According to the Daily Mail, funds raised by LED ZEPPELIN’s reunion concert at 02 Arena in London, England in December 2007 partially contributed to the £26 million ($41.6 million) donation, made by Mica Ertegun, widow of Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun, to Oxford University.

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The Daily Mail’s Diana Appleyard hates her daughter’s love of metal so much that she’s gone and written a very silly feature about it. Le sigh.

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According to the Daily Mail, a 20-year-old British man pretended to be BRING ME THE HORIZON frontman Oliver Sykes to lure an American woman he met on Facebook to a U.K.

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According to the Daily Mail, Paul Di'anno the former vocalist of such bands as Iron Maiden, Killers and Battlezone, has been jailed today after being found guilty of benefit fraud. Di'anno was sentenced to nine months for claiming over


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According to the Daily Mail, former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di’Anno (real name: Paul Andrews) was jailed today after he falsely collected U.K.

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According to the Daily Mail, former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di’Anno (real name: Paul Andrews) is facing jail time after he falsely collected U.K.

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According to a report by the Daily Mail, The Rolling Stones may be looking for a new guitarist.

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