Buzzing: Kong: Skull Island site opens to tourists

Kong: Skull Island site opens to tourists

Movie fans can soon visit a site in the northern province of Ninh Binh, Vietnam, where some scenes in Kong: Skull Island were shot. It will be opened to tourists on Saturday, Vietnam News Agency reported. Entry is free.

South Korean boyband to watch

Bangtan Boys, or BTS, are on a hot streak. They have been ranked as the boyband with the highest brand value for the fifth consecutive month.

The Korea Reputation Centre came to this conclusion after studying more than 39 million pieces of data on 43 South Korean boybands between March 7 and last Saturday.

BTS have also received a nomination for the Billboard Music Awards in the United States. They will vie for Top Social Artist alongside Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande and Shawn Mendes.

Metallica bassist's son, 12, to play for Korn

Tye Trujillo, the 12-year-old son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, is joining metal band Korn on tour for their Latin American shows this month. Korn's usual bassist Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu could not travel due to "unforeseen circumstances", but would return for shows in the United States next month.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 12, 2017, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe