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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...

We love this awesome music Instagram

Do you do it for the gram? I mean, we don’t, but we’ve been introduced to an account that combines music, deep...

William Fitzsimmons has a new heartache...

William Fitzimmons has been making quiet, achingly beautiful songs for a long time, and he’s now released one with the...

Secret Garden Party’s 2022 return sells...

Who knew that after a year and a half of having to shelter away from a virus, people were hungry to get back to festivals? Who...

Duran Duran release team up with Giorgio...

Duran Duran have a new album out soon: Future Past, out October 22nd. Now they’ve dropped a fourth cut from it for the...

Russell T Davies is back as Doctor Who...

As the BBC asks itself, what’s it going to take to get people watching Dr Who and buying merch again, they settled on the...

An animated Super Mario movie is...

People of a certain age will associate Super Mario Brothers’ movies with an ill fated episode in their childhood when...

Black Deer Festival Announce More Great Acts

Black Deer is the UK’s premier event for Americana. Not just the bands, although they are great, but the food, the...

This band have Slipknot’s kids in it: and...

Many kids growing up want to try what their parents do. There’s lots of kids who inherit farms, who take up a pen (Joe...

Introducing the Simba Cam

Your scribe has never been to a major US sporting event, even though they watch plenty of them on TV (well, the internet), but...

Fugees reunite for World Tour

Hip hop fans rejoice, for it is finally happening: after years of rumours and a false start in the 00s, The Fugees are...

Pixies are End of the Road 2022’s first...

The End of the Road Festival 2022 will happen the weekend of September 1st to 4th, and the first headliner has been announced:...

Noel Gallagher got to duet with Paul...

Noel Gallagher has been talking to Matt Morgan’s Funny How? Podcast (all quotes from The Sun), and he revealed he’d...

Premier League footy club Wolves start a...

There hasn’t been a premier league football club with their own record label before, and quite honestly we never ever...

Bob Harris: Nixon wanted Elvis to spy on...

And now a story that has everything. Whispering Bob Harris, the legendary DJ, has been speaking to the Rockonteurs podcast...

St Vincent’s mockumentary is out: here’s...

Carrie Brownstein has proven comedy skills, and now the world will discover St. Vincent has too, as the pair combined to create...

Placebo wrote their new album 'backwards'

Placebo are back, and finally releasing a new album. We’ve got the single Beautiful James below, but what we want to zoom...

BBC Three gets Ofcom approval: will be a...

Six years ago, the BBC streamlined it’s offering by axing BBC 3. Given that this was the channel for new ideas, youth...

Bring Me The Horizon go full Blade in new...

If you haven’t seen proto Marvel movie Blade, look away now. For everyone else, do you remember the famous nightclub...

Twins sequel with original cast being...

Twins cast Arnie and Danny DeVito as a pair of mismatched brothers, and we remember it being a hit… but it’s taken...

Chvrches produce another vampire themed...

Chvrches always nail their cover versions, and they’ve been asked to do so for another soundtrack. This time it’s...