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Robbie Williams says he was the target of...

Real life stories of hitmen are never as fantastical as the hitmen of games and movies… except when they involve Robbie...

Michael Eavis pays tribute after death of...

Sad news from the Glastonbury family: Robert Richards has died after a short illness. He was 65. Michael Eavis has posted a...

CS:GO lawsuit dismissed because accusers...

This is a pivot from our usual content, but we’re covering it because of the universal feeling: ‘you’re...

Betty Boo is releasing a comeback single

It’s been 30 years since Betty Boo released a solo single (she’s been busy writing for other people), but the woman...

Grange Hill is to be made into a movie...

Incredibly, kids school drama Grange Hill ran for thirty years on British telly, from 1978 to 2008. As such, most of our...

Glastonbury Festival suffered 3 million...

During the pandemic, when the issue of Government funding for the Arts was being discussed, Glastonbury Festival tweeted out...

G2 Esports launch record label and it’s...

You know when you’re reading an article about something and it becomes apparent the author has little idea what’s...

Irish Government launch basic income for...

The world is pondering how best to move forward as we overcome Covid, and Ireland has announced a scheme that links up with one...

Skream and Benga reunite for new music

The collaboration of Skream and Benga helped pioneer dubstep way, way back in the early noughties and, despite a couple of...

Henry Rollins cancels European tour with...

Henry Rollins had been due to start a European leg of his one man show in Europe on the 9th January, but the whole thing has...

Half a million people sign up for...

At the height of the Tory party party scandal, (that’s a lot of parties because it was a lot of parties), one internet...

Study: Drake slows your running while...

Runners, do you like listening to music while you’re out pounding the streets? (Or using your treadmill, something...

40 per cent of ticket buyers are deciding...

Even if a show sells out of its tickets, a venue and a band still need everyone to turn up and at least buy some refreshments,...

Track of the Weekend: Orbital

Venerable electronic stars Orbital have started releasing mixes of their classic tracks, which both makes us feel very old and...

The Kunts unveil Christmas Number One...

The one man band that was Kunt and the Gang toiled away for many years at the coalface of ‘impossible to play on the...

Steve Bronski of Bronski Beat has Passed...

Steve Bronski, co founder of the act which bore his name, has passed away aged just 61. No cause of death has been given....

Supajam's Top Ten Tracks of the Year: But...

It’s always a good year for music, but Covid didn’t slow down the production of top quality tunes. Here’s our...

The Dead South reveal more of twin Eps

On March 4th The Dead South will not be releasing an album, they’ll be releasing two six track EPs. The goal of Easy...

Edinburgh’s Big Top announces start of...

The Big Top is a pop up stage in Edinburgh, and they’re planning a busy summer 2022: yes, these early nights will end,...

ABBA sue tribute act for being "parasitic"

For many years there was no Abba, there was just tribute acts… but now we have the real ABBA back and they’ve...

Black Deer Festival announce new acts:...

Black Deer hope it’s third time lucky when they return after a Covid enforced delay in 2022, and the lineup is filling up...

Netflix are making a Gorillaz movie

Damon Albarn has dropped hints about a Gorillaz movie before, some over a year ago, but it’s always been very vague. Well...

So we’ve been thinking about Lorde

On November 2nd Lorde dropped a video for a track called Fallen Fruit. It was regarded as a comment on the environmental issues...

Jay Z was once warned by the FBI to...

Bit of a strange case this one. Jay Z is currently being sued by Parlux Fragrances for, as they believe, failing to properly...

John Lydon revealed as a Masked Singer

If you’ve not seen it, the Masked Singer basically gets a load of celebs to dress up in elaborate costumes which...

Diana Ross confirmed for Glastonbury 2022

Emily Eavis has just this hour taken to her social media to confirm the legend that is Diana Ross will be playing Glastonbury...

Lady Gaga’s presidential inauguration...

Ever since the death of JKF, the US has put keeping its president safe at the top of its agenda. Tensions were high for the...

Leonardo DiCaprio will play Jim Jones

Leonardo DiCaprio is going to play Jim Jones the leader of the People’s Temple cult. He founded it in 1955, but in 1978...

Alanis Morissette developing sitcom based...

Alanis Morissette is working hard on new music, but it’s not for a conventional album. Instead it’s to soundtrack...

8 people dead and 100s injured at...

This is a developing situation, but here’s what we know so far:   Day 2 of Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival...

ABBA would write a Eurovision song for...

ABBA were launched to international stardom by the Eurovision Song Contest. The UK absolutely fucking sucks at the Eurovision...

Here's a beautiful new song

Pour out whatever you drink while relaxing and prepare for a totally beautiful three minutes courtesy of Endatafl, the new song...

Starsailor announce anniversary release...

We’ve now reached twenty years since Starsailor released ‘Love is Here’, and quite frankly that’s a...

Jay Z has been fucking about with Instagram

Jay Z found the perfect way to advertise the movie he’s just produced ‘The Harder They Fall.   How?   He...

Placebo give info on new album and tour

A few weeks ago Placebo released comeback single Beautiful James, and it was very much up to their usual standards. Fans then...

Lord of the Lost clap back at haters with...

Lord of the Lost are a brilliant, innovating German band, and it saddens us that creative mainman Chris Harms has to post...

The Book of Boba Fett has an official...

Disney have a new Star Wars trailer out, and it’s for sarlacc survivor and otherwise general legend Boba Fett’s new...

Have you heard Datasette’s take on The Rip?

Portishead’s The Rip is a great song, but we’ve always found you need to be really in the mood: it’s a cold...

Will Ferrell turned down 29 million...

It’s widely known that during the early stages of filming for Elf, star Will Ferrell wondered if he’d made a huge...

Kyla La Grange is in Neverland

After several brilliant albums, Kyla La Grange took a break to deal with health. We waited, patiently, for our troubled queen...

Decades later Spice Girls release a lyric...

Imagine the look on our faces when the fluff for the Spice Girls 25 anniversary reissues said they’d done a new video for...

Muse’s Hysteria transformed

There’s a lot of covers on YouTube, many of them good. Indeed, there’s a whole scene of talented acts teaming up...

Someone posted Joywave’s drummer a box of...

Joywave drummer Paul Brenner has been telling WROC all about a scary incident that’s sure to spook anyone who loves...

Eyrkah Badu announces exclusive UK...

Erykah Badu will be playing precisely one UK date in 2022, and that exclusive has gone to… the Love Supreme Jazz...

This forthcoming album is sublime

SYML has a lot of music available for streaming, but today we’re here to talk about what’s arguably his greatest...

Coldplay’s 2022 world tour has already...

After all the hype of Coldplay’s environmentally conscious world tour, the public had no hesitation in snapping up...

The new Gamesmaster is perfect

The team recreating Gamesmaster have faced a tricky problem: who to cast as the new Gamesmaster? Who will bring that air of...

RIP Gunther: James Michael Tyler

The main six actors in Friends are almost universally known, but if there was to be a seventh among them it would have been...

Paul McCartney is no longer doing...

Paul McCartney has been speaking to Reader’s Digest, and the topics included interacting with his fans. Turns out...

Alec Baldwin accidentally kills his DP...

Terrible news from the film set of Rust today, where a misfire with a prop gun has killed Director of Photography Halyna...

Doves cancel all dates because of mental...

Doves have today cancelled all their published tour dates, including the 2022 UK and Ireland haunt, because of singer Jimi...

The first Uncharted movie trailer is here

When it comes to pop culture figures who steal ancient artefacts from mysterious historical sites, Indiana Jones and Lara Croft...

The Festival of Brexit gets a rebrand

Ah yes, the ‘Festival of Brexit’, which was supposed to show off Britain’s strengths after it decided to...

The UK’s Eurovision entry is being...

In 2021, Britain Eurovision entry came completely last, scoring 0 points. We could put his name here, but it’s best it...

Ride to tour UK in 2022 to celebrate Nowhere

Ride have been wanting to tour the UK to celebrate thirty years since their album Nowhere was released… however it came...

UK Competition Watchdog to study music...

The glacially moving eye of the UK’s ‘Competition Watchdog’is turning to music streaming services. Given that...

Harry Styles is part of a massive spoiler

The Eternals premiered last night, a new MCU movie which promises to do more than find the thing, kill the baddie. Part of the...

Nick Cave calls his current tour pure...

Now, not to stereotype, but ‘happiness’ isn’t the first emotion we’d expect to hear about from a Nick...

During development Squid Game had a...

Squid Game has been a huge international hit, and is Netflix’s biggest ever show. Surely, by now, most people in the...

This Tom Morello song sounds like an 80s...

Tom Morello’s song ‘The War Inside’ has a guest vocal from Chris Stapleton, but when you listen you’ll...

Daniel Craig’s advice to the next Bond is...

Daniel Craig was speaking to Kevin Hart recently, and he’s still getting questions about Bond. These, in particular, were...

The Horrors release new song and continue...

The Horrors have always been a band prepared to change, moving from cartoony goth theatrics into a mode that brought them big...

Johnny Greenwood releases new soundtrack...

Radiohead’ s Johnny Greenwood is scoring the movie Spencer, and we have our first taste in the release of...

The Adele comeback single is here

It’s here! Adele’s comeback tune is streaming now… although it’s really not a comeback is it,...

The new Scream movie gets a trailer:...

The producers of the new Scream movie have simply gone with ‘Scream’ as the title, even though with key cast...

The Home Alone remake has made Aisling...

There are many, many issued with the Home Alone trailer, but the main one is seeing Aisling Bea, comedian of great ability,...

Rare Blondie track reissued for Christmas

In 1981, a UK music mag called Flexipop gave away a flexi-disc containing a Christmas song created by Blondie and Fab Five...

Eric Clapton reportedly bankrolled anti...

There’s an interesting new article from Rolling Stone this weekend, focusing on Eric Clapton’s support for an...

Chris Pratt spoofs himself in Mario

The news that Chris Pratt would voice Mario in the forthcoming Super Mario Movie did not go down too well, but he’s...

The Dead South have done a version of You...

The Dead South are a brilliant, humorous and touching band, and now they’ve turned their modern Americana to a version of...

A note about Pinhead for the moaners: why...

Yesterday, it was announced that the new version of Hellraiser (produced by original creator Clive Barker), had cast it’s...

Coldplay announce 'immersive event' in...

Coldplay fans in the vicinity of London, Berlin, Tokyo and New York: get ready. The band have announced a two day immersive...

We Are Scientists try to 'keep summer alive'

  Huffy, the new album from We Are Scientists, is out tomorrow, so it’s an odd time to drop a new single… but...

Cassetteboy turn their satirical magic to...

Ahead of Boris’ Johnson speech to the Tory Party Conference, in which he’s expected to blither on and ignore his...

Elton John and Ed Sheeran to release...

Now, this isn’t even remotely a trendy or cool piece of news, and we imagine there’ll be a lot of jokes made....

Deap Vally announce 3rd album and new single

Ah, Deap Vally, the band whose name hurts your brain to type correctly… and yeah I think we got it. The pair will...

The Lord of the Rings movies contained an...

Harvey Weinstein is currently in prison serving a well deserved sentence for abusing women, and in comparison to that this...

Games of Thrones spin off House of the...

Hey, Game of Thrones fans, are you ready to put aside any lingering disappointment and watch a new series set in the Thrones...

Coldplay announce residency week on The...

The good news: Coldplay have announced a week long residency on a popular US tv show, to promote new album ‘Music of the...

Glastonbury confirm Billie Eilish as...

Over the weekend, Billie Eilish appeared to confirm a slot at Glastonbury for 2022, Instagramming a shot of her on a hoodie...

Festival Republic will be starting new...

Festival fans, you’ve had a miserable couple of years, but we’ve made it and the world is going to rebound strong:...

Dave Grohl to read CBeebies bedtime story

Whoever started the trend of internationally famous people reading he CBeebies Bedtime Stories: we salute you, it’s a...

Dave Gahan and Soulsavers announce new album

The previous team ups between Dave Gahan and Soulsavers have been excellent, with the Depeche Mode frontman bringing his...

Trainspotting’s Begbie is getting a TV...

Everyone who saw Trainspotting in the 90s still remembers Begbie, the psycho played so well by Robert Carlyle (and reprised for...

Dave Grohl wants to play drums for ABBA

Dave Grohl is a big Abba fan.   ABBA are holding some ‘live’ comeback performances.   Ergo, Dave Grohl...

Shakira attacked by wild boars

We see so much male violence against women that it’s almost a relief to see the headline ‘Shakira attacked’...

Gamesmaster announces new presenters

Children of the 90s rejoice, Gamesmaster is back. Actually maybe not rejoice, but prepare to be shocked at the sheer level of...

Josh Homme’s daughter extends restraining...

Josh Homme’s familial and legal issues continue to entangle, as his fifteen year old daughter Camille has gained an...

Assuming anyone still cares: Secrets of...

Does anyone still want to watch the next Fantastic Beasts film, given that it’s creator is a raging transphobe and one of...

Report: Glastonbury goers are pissing...

In 2019, Glastonbury Festival tried to get attendees to use the toilets with the slogan ‘Don’t Pee On the...