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Black Deer Festival announce Desertscene...

You already know that Supajam’s students are curating a stage at the Black Deer Festival of Americana, but now we can...

These are the highest grossing tours of 2018

Billboard have released a list of the highest grossing tours of 2018, aka the ones that took most money not necessarily made...

Sleeper’s comeback single is here

Sleeper were an indie Britpop band who released some good songs, became surprisingly famous and then split before the...

The new Flaming Lips album has Mick Jones...

So, April 13th will see a new Flaming Lips LP called King’s Mouth, because of course it is. Details are emerging, and...

Bruce Springsteen: nope no UK tour...

British fans of Bruce Springsteen were very excited this week when the Times published an interview with him that not only...

Doves announce first comeback gigs

Last week Doves posted a picture of some tour luggage and today’s date, so a lot of hope was placed on a gig announcement...

Doves are back: maybe

Doves have been on ‘hiatus’ since 2010. While their old albums haven’t lost any of their beauty (indeed, your...

Announcing the first Supajam headliner...

As regular readers will know, Supajam run an educational program for young people starting a career in the music industry, and...

Black Deer Festival Announce Huge First...

Black Deer is the award-winning Americana festival which is already a haven for the sounds, sights and smells of the South....

Get Out’s Peele to helm Candyman sequel

Candyman is an average horror film derived from the mind of never average genius Clive Barker, but there’s not only going...

Congress want to name a Post Office after...

Given the increasing evidence that the US President colluded with Russia to get elected, it might come as some surprise to...

90s Kids: Richard Ashcroft is still livid...

The Verve’s Bitter Sweet Symphony was a massive hit in the 90s, but an ensuing lawsuit over a sample led to other writers...

This band’s break up message is pure cringe

The band break up is often a car crash, both for people in the band and those driving by slowly to watch. So step forward...

Grimes announces new music coming...

Grimes has never just been about the music, so despite it being three years since her last album it doesn’t feel like...

Pair thrown out of Machine Head gig for...

Machine Head are currently on their final two with two of their key members, and it’s going out with a bang in more ways...

Dave Navarro speaks about Chris Cornell’s...

Chris Cornell committed suicide last year, and the wounds are still healing. Dave Navarro has been speaking in an interview...

The new Aphex Twin merch is right out of...

That image up there isn’t some photoshop nightmare, it is genuinely the Donkey Rhubarb merch that Aphex Twin will be...

Satanists versus Sabrina closure post

As you know, we’ve been covering the hilarious story of The Satanic Temple suing The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina for...

Save Us: Billy Corgan wants to do a...

If you think there’s a lot of rubbish Christmas songs, prepare to be afraid: Billy ‘Chuckles’ Corgan wants to...

Mumford and Sons have cancelled gigs:...

Mumford and Sons have had to cancel four forthcoming shows, those in Liverpool, Cardiff, Sheffield and Manchester. This...

Chemical Brothers: new stuff

We bring you the full Chemical Brothers triple bill today: a new single, a new LP announcement and a new tour. Although the...

Trainspotting writer Irvine Welsh to...

Irvine Welsh has been a major figure in the UK’s cultural scene since before Trainspotting was turned into a hit movie,...

The Karen O and Danger Mouse collab is 9...

Karen O of Yeah Yeah Yeahs fame has teamed with Danger Mouse (of working with just about everyone fame) for a new album....

Fake Tour Band Threatin Replies...

Do you remember our report on Threatin, the fake band which created a fake social media audience and conned a series of UK...

Stormzy confirmed as Glastonbury 2019...

The rumour was true: Stormzy is going to be the Friday headliner of Glastonbury 2019. It’s not really been announced, but...

Bradley Cooper wanted Jack White in A...

Some Hollywood scuttlebutt for you today. So, A Star is Born has done very well with Bradley Cooper as the male lead, yet it...

Stan Lee will live on: no really he’s...

It would be fair to say that one of Stan Lee’s greatest creations was himself, as his ‘king of cameos’...

The Deadpool Pikachu Trailer is Absurdly...

Obviously, a Pokemon movie which features real human actors and heavy CGI Pokemon is going to attract a certain interest, but...

RIP Stan Lee

Stan Lee had an immeasurable effect on the formation of the modern comic book industry, and saw that have a vast effect on...

Satanists suing Sabrina follow up

You might remember that the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina have made some interesting enemies, because they’re being sued...

The band who conned a tour using fake...

LA band Threatin are currently on a tour of the UK, with venues booking them because of their thousands of followers on social...

Black Deer Festival Win Award and here’s...

2018 was the first year for the UK’s Americana hued Black Deer Festival, and we can safely say things went very well...

Piroshka is the post Lush group you need...

We think the term Supergroup is now over-used, so with the best will in the world we’re not going to use it to describe...

Fyre Festival’s convicted fraudster cries...

Fyre Festival is the absolute poster child of several things, including how not to run a festival and working class people...

The Chainsmokers are turning Paris into a...

The Chainsmokers want to be more than just a dance duo, and they founded Kick the Habit Productions to forward other media, or...

Here are Lynyrd Skynyrds final ever UK dates

Lynyrd Skynyrd are in the middle of a global goodbye tour, and they’ve announced their last ever UK dates, four of them...

Muse are touring and there’s lots of...

The good news: Muse’s forthcoming new LP has shaped up to be awesome, and they’re taking it on tour.   The bad...

Some of the Spice Girls are touring again

The Spice Girls are touring again cried the headline we saw just now, and we thought wow, they’ve managed to drag Posh...

Sub Pop Singles Club to Return

During it’s three different eras, the Sub Pop Singles Club was a great way to find new music, and bands who would go on...

New Night Club video

If you’re one of those people who worry about mental health cliché and trivialisation, surf onto a different...

Party For One is your winter break up anthem

It’s been a year since Carly Rae Jepson released the titanic Cut to the Feeling, and now she’s back with Party For...

Corey Taylor speaks about addiction and...

Slipknot dropped a new song yesterday that didn’t lack in fury, but was that a slightly more positive outlook we...

Slipknot just released new music on...

Take your musty Halloween playlists and fire them down a well, because Slipknot have produced a new song and video that...

Oscar nominee to create Prince series

Ava Duvernay directed Selma, which was nominated for an Oscar. They’re also now in charge of a multi part Netflix...

Satanists are suing Netflix over Sabrina

We’ve not seen the new version of Sabrina yet, aka Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, but we have seen some...

Essex police found a real Lucille

Lucille is the barbed wire covered baseball bat from the Walking Dead series that has both a fan triggering pointlessness and a...

Here’s Thomas Bangalter’s 14 min techno...

A few weeks ago the world was teased with a clip from Thomas Bangalter, aka half of Daft Punk, a man who’d soundtracked a...

The new AFI single is both here and great

As far as commands for Halloween go, “Get Dark” is one of the best… and also useful for the rest of the...

Gerard Way’s Halloween single is here

After a period away from music where he was busy launching his TV career (his comic Umbrella Academy is coming to the screen)...

The new Prodigy single is hot fire

What, a new Prodigy single? Well that’s be honest the last few in the build up to the No Tourists EP haven’t been...

Richard Linklater to make Bill Hicks movie

Bill Hicks, aka the greatest comedian of all time, died aged just 32. He’s a legend. Now Richard Linklater, aka the...

Wireless told it can stay at Finsbury...

Wireless Festival faced a battle to stay at Finsbury Park, London, because a ‘Friends of Finsbury’ group complained...

Former MP blames his homophobia on Eminem

You know how politicians say rap and other music they don’t understand is corrupting people? Well one of them has tried...

The Good The Bad and The Queen Return

For a while spotters have noticed a rumbling in the tomb of Damon Albarn’s supergroup The Good, The Bad and the Queen,...

Kate Voegele at Supajam

Kate with some of the SupaJam students   Kate Voegele talks new music and the entertainment industry during her visit to...

It’s nearly Halloween so here’s an...

A movie called The Curse of La Llorna is coming soon, and the trailer is making web users seek therapy, which is great. Now, we...

Swedish House Mafia promise new music

Swedish House Mafia had a great five year run from 2008 to 2013, bringing the world many great tunes and quitting before they...

Charlie Sloth is a thug at awards...

Radio DJ Charlie Sloth acted like a total twat at an awards ceremony when he didn’t win. He’d been nominated for...

Review: Beat goes on for Hollie Cook by...

Hollie Cook’s penultimate UK 2018 show, in Oxford on Friday night, finished on a massive Milk & Honey, from her...

There is a Spice Girl presenting US Bake Off

In America, the Great British Bake Off is known as The Great American Baking Show, but it still features Paul Hollywood...

Disturbed announce UK dates

Do you like Disturbed?   Do you like seeing people who only heard Sound of Silence get very confused when a concert goes...

Here’s the Spotify advert banned for...

There was supposed to be a new advert promoting Spotify, but it’s only gone and got itself banned for being too scary for...

Video: Courtney Love sings with Rockin1000

You might remember Rockin1000, an Italian group of musicians who persuaded the Foo Fighters to come play with them via the...

The new Smashing Pumpkins video is here...

On the one hand, the idea of Billy Corgan and the current Smashing Pumpkins line up trying to spend a night in a haunted house...

Thomas Bangalter solo clip: glorious

The Ed Banger Instagram has shared a clip from a Daft Punk solo project, and it’s very good indeed. As it explains,...

Black Deer Festival Release More Tickets

Sometimes here at SupaJam we get involved in something that really takes our breath away. Well, this summer it was of course...

Review: The Sonics by Nic Howden

Formed in 1960 the Sonics pre-date the Stones, but while the Londoners headed upstairs as fast as their feet/their finances/the...

We’re all gonna die in 22 years so here’s...

Oh boy, a UN report just said the world is going to be permanently fucked in twenty two years unless we stop fucking idiots...

Taylor Swift nails her political colours...

Taylor Swift’s refusal to use her considerable cultural clout to back any political parties always raised the slight...

Jose Gonzalez Review: Brighton Dome 21st...

Let’s be honest - most of us discovered José González from Sony’s award-winning ‘Balls’...

Gorillaz hint at long break

Gorillaz fans have had a good few years, given there were albums in both 2017 and 2018. But that comes at a price, and...

Mark Radcliffe to take a break for cancer...

Mixed news for Mark Radcliffe and fans today. On the one hand, he’s been forced to take a break after a diagnosis of...

Netflix has the rights to all the Narnia...

There are many people in this world who’ve heard of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and don’t realise...

The new Hellboy poster is awesome and the...

That, up there, is the first poster for the David Harbour incarnation of Hellboy and it looks almost perfect. Yep,...

There might a new Abba album

Abba have retained a cross generational appeal even as new generations have come along, and the Mamma Mia movies upped the...

Details of Stormzy’s first Merky Books...

Stormzy’s team up with Penguin has delivered exactly the sort of insightful, genre pushing material we’d hoped for....

Here’s the trailer for Rocketman aka the...

Okay, we think, a trailer for a movie about the crazy life of Elton John. No one can possibly fuck that up, it pretty much...

See Bez cheating at a BBC game show

Bargain Hunt is a game where teams but antiques from markets or boot fairs and then sell them at auction hoping to make a...

Muse and their 80s Tribute

  We knew a new Muse song was coming, as they described it as being more straight rock than their recent singles. Fair...

Slipknot unveil mystery casting call

The Slipknot mailing list has been asked to appear in a video, but details are all rather murky.   So: the email was...

Moonpig are begging you to stop uploading...

This isn’t anything to do with music, movies or entertainment, but it is very funny. So:   Moonpig, the online card...

Gary Numan cancels show after tour bus...

Sad news from Cleveland today, because Gary Numan’s tour bus struck and killed an elderly man as they were both...

Dr Dre’s life too extreme for Apple as it...

You’d think the tie up between Apple and Beats would guarantee a drama based on the life of Dr Dre would get pushed to...

Richard Ashcroft would like you to know...

When Richard Ashcroft appeared on Soccer AM, something white appeared to fall out of his pocket. Most people didn’t...

Chris Cornell: box set and unreleased track

Below you’ll be able to hear a previously unreleased Chris Cornell track, and bloody hell doesn’t it sound funerary...

Mumford and Sons: New Song

Mumford and Sons have raised a few awkward questions recently, but they’ve never been as alienating as the jokes about...

So there’s a new Avril Lavigne song

Avril Lavigne has grown up. No, not a dodgy Daily Mail headline, but a reaction to her new song Head Above Water. You could say...

Here’s Florence singing Cornflake Girl

Florence and the Machine have covered Tori Amos’ classic Cornflake Girl for a Spotify session and excuse us if we need a...

Stranger Things star to gig in UK

How would you like to see the star of Stranger Things, in person, gigging before you? Okay, not her, but Finn Wolfhard, he...

Wolf Alice explain their Israel Boycott

Wolf Alice are part of an increasing number of artists taking part in the cultural boycott of Israel, and they explained to the...