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R Kelly Spotify streams have increased...

After a raft of allegations about R Kelly’s sex life, all of them currently unproven, Spotify decided to remove the...

Pussycat Dolls suing Daily Mail over...

The Pussycat Dolls had been around for eight years when they signed a record deal, and musical fame followed. They had a...

Years and Years’ new PR stunt is a cryto...

In a perfect synergy of historical reference and modern day commentary, Bitcoin was once called “Tulips for...

Dave Grohl judged a BBQ Contest because...

Dave Grohl: one of the few music stars who has a genuine sense of humour. Not content with bringing people onstage and being...

If you only watch one trailer this week:...

The HappyTown Murders stars Melissa McCarthy, (m)puppets and a lot of Not Safe For Fucking Anywhere scenes and humour....

Alex Turner made the LP cover himself

The new Arctic Monkeys LP is out, featuring a cover that doesn’t immediately match the title of Tranquillity Base Hotel...

Science: pop music has become sadder

We live in a world where more and more people are affected by mental illness, debt, online bullying and more. Has this been...

Labour’s music festival is selling as...

When NME and Glastonbury went all out on promoting Jeremy Corbyn there was a rare moment of music and professional politics...

Courtney Love wins battle to seal Cobain...

Conspiracy theorist Richard Lee has long claimed that Kurt Cobain was murdered, and he’s gone to the courts to get four...

Dave Grohl can’t clone himself so he’s...

Dave Grohl can drum, he can shred, he can sing, he can come across as a very nice man. But he can’t do everything at...

Oh nothing just Ryan Reynolds dressed as...

Ryan Reynolds is going the extra mile to promote Deadpool 2, and by mile we mean dressing as a unicorn and singing.   Yes,...

Sam Smith allegedly suing to prevent...

Most creative people go through a period of development as they hone their style, and this can be affected greatly by the...

Andre 3000 releases artful mother’s day...

There hasn’t been an Andrew 3000 solo song for quite a while, and today saw a whole two of them… but given one is...

Scott Hutchinson confirmed dead

Police have confirmed that the body found is that of Scott Hutchinson, the frontman of Frightened Rabbit. He was eloquent on...

Body found in search for Scott Hutchinson

This is the news I’ve been hoping not to write, but here we go: police searching for missing Frightened Rabbit frontman...

Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott...

We’re sad to report that, as of this lunchtime, the frontman of Frightened Rabbit is still missing. Scott Hutchinson...

There might be a new Austin Powers sequel

Mike Myers has been promoting his new movie ‘Terminal’, and the inevitable question was asked: will there ever be a...

Frightened Rabbit’s frontman is missing

Police are appealing for information about the location of Frightened Rabbit’s frontman Scott Hutchinson, who has been...

Guns n Roses axe racist and homophobic...

Guns N Roses fans are being invited to repurchase their classic LP Appetite for Destruction, with a choice of flavours in a...

The Archbishop of Canterbury is listening...

We’re sorry for a ‘royal wedding’ post, but this is too fascinating to let past. The context is that Prince...

Today’s viral hit

The video below might be set up, it might be perfectly fake, but if so it’s a superb piece of film making that repays...

The new Alice in Chains song is not...

While the title of Alice In Chains album The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here was great, it was five years ago and we need new music....

Paramore: there’s no shame in being unhappy

Paramore have been tweeting about the meaning behind their tune Rose Coloured Boy, and it’s a plea to connect with...

Deadpool is in the Celine Dion video and...

Celine Dion has done a movie sonundtrack song: meh. Celine Dion has done a soundtrack song for Deadpool 2: wait a moment....

Festivals ban plastic glitter sales

Most glitter isn’t just made from unicorn shit, it contains tiny pieces of plastic which are harmful to the environment....

Gibson apply for bankruptcy but this is...

Gibson, makers of globally loved guitars, are in a spot of trouble and have filed for bankruptcy protection. This has been...

Father John Misty: Big Tour News

Sorry, that’s news of a big tour, not something earth shattering like he’s playing the moon. Anyway, after a slew...

Babymetal found record label

Babymetal are the Japanese mixture of pure pop and hard metal that’s so bizarrely wonderful, and recently they started...

Reports claim Avicii comitted suicide

The tragic death of DJ and Producer Avicii was followed up by a statement from his family which raised some uncomfortable...

Novelist complains his explicit album was...

Novelist’s LP ‘Novelist Guy’ is on the major streaming services, and has been since mid April, which is...

'I think Suede should be unpleasant':...

Suede are continuing their revival with a third LP, named The Blue Hour, and the band have made some interesting comments....

ABBA have reunited and recorded new music

Stop the presses! According to Swedish news outlets, none other than ABBA have reunited and recorded new music.   ...

Alan Sugar thought Taylor Swift had...

When America’s finest source of online satire (they used to be in print too) posted a story in which Taylor Swift got a...

Games of Thrones fans should beat their...

George RR Martin has announced a new book set in the Game of Thrones / Song of Fire and Ice universe is coming this year. But...

Father John Misty’s new video is an...

Father John Misty has a video out for ‘Mr Tillman’, and it’s an awesome head fuck. We’re not going to...

Arcade Fire: half of Daft Punk doesn’t...

We always imagined that Daft Punk would be big fans of modern technology and electronic music, given that they dress up as...

Extreme Cake Makers recommissioned: hear...

Channel 4 show Extreme Cake Makers has been recommissioned for 62 new episodes. Now, you might be thinking what the fuck are...

There are now Summer and Winter dates for...

Not only is there a new A Perfect Circle album, after a fourteen year wait, but there are now tour dates for the UK. The band...

Foo Fighters invite fan on stage and he...

It’s the moment every guitar player dreams of: being invited on stage by your idols at a huge gig, taking a guitar and...

James Cameron hopes people get bored of...

James Cameron has four movies planned for the next few years, so what better time to slag off the competition, in this case...

Lennon’s sketch of himself as Hitler...

One of the problems of fame is that all the stupid little things you did when you were bored get exposed to the air. Case in...

RIP Avicii

DJ and Producer Avicii has died, at only 28 years old. According to his agent, and via Variety, he died while in Oman, but no...

Scarlett Johansson and Pete Yorn returns...

The sun is out, and so is the matching pop music. Scarlett Johansson has reunited with Pete Yorn to produce the...

Pixies announce London residency and anti...

To celebrate the thirty year anniversaries of Come On Pilgrim and Surfer Rosa the Pixies are hosting a five night residency in...

There’s a new Arctic Monkeys album so...

If Miles Kane wanted to prove he was more than Alex Turner’s sidekick he could have picked a better time to release new...

Deadpool throws shade at DC in new trailer

This isn’t one of those serious ‘throw shade’ pieces which tries to take an argument between two non entities...

Labyrinth is coming to the stage

Labyrinth is often remembered for David Bowie’s performance as Jareth, the Goblin King who looked nothing like a goblin...

New Father John Misty

While the world has been busy putting together the release date for the next Father John Misty LP (God’s Favourite...

Prince’s memoir predicted for Christmas 2018

Prince was writing a memoir before he died, and reports claim he’d only got 50 pages finished. On the one hand,...

Morrissey just cleared a few things up by...

Like many people, the Smiths occupied such a central part of our lives that we have struggled to try and separate these all...

Is Father John Misty’s new album coming...

Redditors are a very investigative bunch, which is a polite way of saying the mass of poorly thought out conspiracy theories...

Someone made a techno track out of Tesco...

Ben Suffield appears to be a talented musician, and he’s found a way to tap into our nightmares. He’s released a...

Biffy Clyro announced Unplugged LP and...

Biffy Clyro’s MTV Unplugged show is screening in May, and when you’ve seen it you’ll be able to buy a CD of...

Here’s the new Florence and the Machine song

The whispers that Florence Welch would drop a new song are true: you can find an officially released Florence and the Machine...

Last chance to enter our Play at Black...

Black Deer Festival is a brand new music and Americana event, and they’ve partnered with Supajam to  find bands for...

Peter Buck and Joseph Arthur to release...

Joseph Arthur is a very good singer / songwriter, and REM’s Peter Buck doesn’t need any plaudits given his past....

Police mistakenly try to rescue heavy...

Picture the scene: you and your friends, plus your two kids and a dog are camping on an island in Loch Leven, Perthshire. You...

Despacito hacked and removed after 5...

Despacito was a global hit last year and it racked up over five billion plays on YouTube, which is a strange number as...

Shark movies meet Jason Statham

This summer, shark movies are going to get even odder. The Meg is about, well, no prizes for guessing a Megalodon, but the fan...

This is how Corey Taylor plays public...

Slipknot bassist Paul Grey died in 2010, and yesterday would have been his 46th birthday. Not an easy time for family and...

Has Noel Gallagher blinked over his...

Say what you want about Noel Gallagher (his brother does), but he’s not been afraid to push his sound. 2017 saw his third...

Another summer banger: Calvin Harris and...

Listened to Friendly Fires and want more new summer music? Calvin Harris has gone back to the 90s for his new tune, and Dua...

Friendly Fires unveil new serotonin...

Friendly Fires teased a new single a few days ago, and that was pointless. However the whole tune is here now and it’s...

Artic Monkeys announce new LP

It’s been long awaited, and now it’s here: The Arctic Monkeys have announced a new album. It’s going to be...

Horrors stream bonus tracks

Two Horrors bonus tracks (Fire Escape and Water Drop) have been on their Japanese edition of V for a while now, but today the...

Beano accuses Jacob Rees Mogg of copying...

Jacob Rees Mogg is the latest British politician to hide their right wing views behind an aura of mild eccentricity, and some...

Friendly Fires to release comeback on...

The good news is that Friendly Fires are still alive, they’ve just been away for a while. The better news is that...

Morrissey says he’s not a Brexiteer and...

This article isn’t about whether being pro or anti Brexit is a good idea, it’s about how Morrissey is so incoherent...

The Weeknd is locking down the rights to...

The Weeknd, aka  Abel Tesfaye, called his third LP Starboy, and a single with Daft Punk also bears the same name. In...

Linkin Park don’t know about the future yet

If you’re a Linkin Park fan wondering what’s going to happen to the band following Chester’s suicide, the...

Black Deer Festival Holds Launch Night

Last night we attended the launch night for what is set to be this years DO NOT MISS festival.   Black Deer is a brand new...

Mike Shinoda announces new LP and...

Mike Shinoda is following up January’s ‘Post Traumatic’ EP with a full length album of the same name, due out...

There’s going to be a Sharknado 6 with Nazis

Let’s face it, most of our readers will have seen Sharknado in the headline and browsed elsewhere, so if you’re...

Spotify's influence is changing song titles

More ‘science’ now, with a report from Michael Tauberg, who studies how words affect society. We assume this...

Garbage announce reissue of sophomore album

Garbage’s Version 2.0 is one of their classic albums, and as it’s 20th anniversary time that means a reissue. Yep,...

Gigs help you feel better: science fact

Okay, we know the study we’re about to talk to you about is partly run by 02, and they’re bound to want the news...

Radio 1 literally ordered to play more...

A few years ago Radio 1 went heavy on the image of it being a trailblazer for new music, but now it’s literally been...

Jack White explains why he banned mobile...

Jack White seemed to be moving in two directions recently. Having spent a career looking back, including trying to make vinyl...

Two million people are cheating their way...

The Supajam staff use Spotify a lot in their daily lives, so much so music streaming has become as essential a budgetary item...

Jack White has a video for Over and Over...

Jack White’s single Over and Over and Over sounds like a collection of sounds which shouldn’t go together but just...

It’s time for the new Marilyn Manson video

If you weren’t sold on the idea of Courtney Love appearing in a new Marilyn Manson video we have good news: that’s...

The new Deadpool trailer is awesome

Deadpool 2 is coming May 18th, which means it’s firmly in the shadow of Infinity War… but the first full length...

Is YouTube declaring war on music fans?

Controversy in the world of streaming today, as Bloomberg has reported on statements by YouTube’s Global Head Of Music,...

Panic at the Disco’s new video is a pulp...

It’s 2018 and Panic! At the Disco are still going strong, with a new LP due June 22nd. Called Pray for the Wicked,...

Marilyn Manson teases Courtney Love...

The good news: there’s a Marilyn Manson video with someone other than Johnny Depp in it. Better news: it’s got...

The dating app for Kanye West fans is...

There can’t really be a dating app devoted to helping Kanye West fans, and only Kanye West fans, find love, can there?...

Placebo raise thousands for CALM

CALM is a leading charity in the war against depression, and Placebo have raised thousands for this very good course. The band...

Flight of the Conchords postpone rest of...

Sadly, Flight of the Conchords have cancelled the rest of the UK and Ireland tour because of a broken hand, effective...

The new Infinity War trailer is rather good

There’s a new trailer for Avengers: Infinity War, and it’s ramping things up nicely. Characters get snarky with...

Danny Boyle will direct the next Bond

After Bond fans endured the ‘will he, won’t he’ of Daniel Craig deciding whether he wanted to be the star...