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Babyshambles: 'beat the fuck' out of...

Thankfully bottle throwing isn’t the all pervasive festival experience it once was when, about fifteen years ago, it...

Futureheads to do entire a capella album

With their angular hooks and slightly metallic sound, the Futureheads have dug themselves a deep niche in alt music, despite...

Police appeal to T goers over Violence

Did you witness an attempted double murder at T in the Park and then forget to tell the Police? No, we didn’t think so,...

Queens for five night, every album bonanza?

Queens of the Stone Age have been talking about putting on one hell of a show: each of their five studio albums played in full,...

Kurt Cobain's Hero UK Tour

Calvin Johnson is the indie rock legend from Olympia, Washington (near Seattle) whose band Beat Happening and the record label...

Tricky's Ninth Album has Primal Scream Man

It’s been a while since Tricky and the Bristol scene threatened to take Britain by storm, and it honestly surprised us to...

6 Music Saved (Well, for a bit)

Consider us staggered, it looks like a public campaign has had some effect. The BBC Trust, who are currently running like a fox...

Conor Oberst tackles Arizona critics,...

If you’re getting bored of us mentioning the stand a group of moral musicians have taken about Arizona’s recent...

Tesco Launch Digital Music Service Once...

One in every eight pounds spent in Britain is spent in a Tesco store, so it’s no surprise the supermarket behemoth should...

Kasabian want a new Bukowski

The creative heart of emerging Brit rockers Kasabian is guitarist and songwriter Serge Pizzorno. In a recent magazine interview...

This is about P Diddy’s Pants.

Part time rapper, full time business mogul P Diddy has started a new group with a pair of female singers. It’s called...

Harry Hill gets Music Deal

British comedian Harry Hill is known chiefly for his rather large suit collars, bald head, and a taste in total surrealism (he...

Korn still alive, gig in Crop Circle

We had hoped that sludgy nu-metal leaders Korn were dead and buried, but they’ve recently risen like a zombie that...

Supajam radio arrives next week

Supajam radio arrives next week Yes it's true - from next Tuesday you will be able to listen in to the very best in new...

T in the Park Quash Eminem Quit Rumours

If you’re going to T in the Park, Scotland’s excellent festival, I hope you’ve taken a brolly and some...

Unsigned BIPOLAR EMPIRE who recently...

Dublin unsigned band Bipolar Empire get a very 'hot' slot (for an unsigned act!) at the biggest Irish Music Festival OXEGEN on...

Wilco's New Label? Plus Single Ladies

Albums like ‘Yankee Hotel Foxtrot’ established Wilco as top flight indie stars, and for the past few years...

Alt Stars lead Polaris Music Prize

The Polaris Music Prize is one of Canada’s leading awards, delivered to whoever its panel decides put out the finest full...

James Murphy passed on Arcade Fire twice

There are few people who have managed the level of critical success over the last few years as James Murphy and his LCD...

Arcade Fire Wind Up Londoners

Win Butler from Arcade Fire practiced his on stage banter in the first concerts his band has given in 3 years. The band were...

The Paris Riots: Manchester - Benicassim...

Cast your minds back to July 2009... new Manchester band The Paris Riots had just won Supajam's “Fast Track To...

Don’t Panic: The Darkness aren’t Reforming

You’d think that the return of comedy metal warblers the Darkness would be as welcome as Mel Gibson at a Martin Luther...

Rumours False: Tiesto isn't Dead

There’s a story going round the internet that isn’t true. We know, shocking, but we’ll sure politicians will...

Prince: 'The Internet’s Over'

Prince may be a funky sex-dwarf who can play twenty seven instruments, but he’s also a luddite. Speaking to the Daily...

Nomos 4000 and Ouzo the band Live

This Saturday 10-7-10 at Kipotheatro Nikaias, Live Begins 21:30 at night, Free Entrance.

LCD Soundsystem Threaten Bottle Throwers

LCD Soundsystem halted their set at the Wireless Festival after people in the audience threw bottles onstage. Mainman James...

JKLMNO play T In the Park

Wrexham band JKLMNO are celebrating after being picked to play at a major music festival, T in the Park, (9-11 July) whose...

The Doups - New Video Now Im Going Out Now

The video for The Doups first single from their debut album is out now. Entitled "Now I´m Going" the video was exclusively...

Pirate Bay to abuse Swedish Law

We at Supajam don’t condone music piracy, but we are impressed with a set of big brass balls. The Pirate Bay file sharing...

The Hop Farm Festival Review

This weekend the sun certainly shone on Vince Power's Hop Farm festival in Kent and Supajam team was there to catch up on...

Enemies in Berlin

What do you get if you cross a Dublin DJ, writer/programmer/producer, and the man who helped The Cure become one of the biggest...

The Kanye art Taylor Swift dreams of

Kanye’s new single ‘Power’ made a real statement about coming back all guns blazing, only hitting one...

Mirror and Record to give away Prince album

The Daily Mirror and its Scottish stablemate, the Daily Record, are to give away the new Prince album, 20TEN.

Dizzee berates Talent Show Audience

Dizzee Rascal’s journey from underground rapper to mainstream goon is complete: he’s acting as the judge on a TV...

Busking All The Way From Ireland

Ryan Sheridan winner of the SupaJam Fast Track to FIB, talked to us during rehearsals before the final. With his drummer...

Roskilde hits Forty

In all the celebrations of Glastonbury Festival’s fortieth anniversary, it’s been slightly overlooked that one of...

John and Edward reach new low. Seriously.

Obviously news of someone getting injured is not funny, so we expect you to read the following story with a straight face. TV...

Pete Doherty - Live at The Hop Farm...

“Don’t I wish I’d never gone a-hopping down in Kent” sings Pete in a rockney impersonation of his...

Singer murdered after quashing rumours of...

El Shaka, a Mexican ‘grupero’ singer who specialised in songs about drugs and gangs, had to spend much of last...

Eminem wants to know if you’re a 'real fan'

Reviews of Eminem’s ‘Recovery’ album have ranged from the ‘not very good’, to four out of five...

'P Diddy no longer a rapper'

P Diddy was never that good at rapping, but he more than made up for that with his PR nous and business sense. But now someone...

Killers' 4th July Gig to be Streamed Live

Brandon Flowers might be about to launch his solo album, but the Killers are playing a gig tomorrow: at the White House. Yes,...

Jacko Mania Enthuses Auction

Since Michael Jackson managed to shake off those paedophile accusations by dying, fans have been growing crazy for a piece of...

Meat Loaf Loathes Name

Even though Meat Loaf appears to have quietened down over the past decade, with some film roles and an embarrassing turn on a...

Pete Wentz gets new Job

Pete Wentz was the good looking one in Fall Out Boy, which was lucky because their lead singer – the traditional totty...

Katy Perry's Vacuousness reaches new low

So you’ve just made a vast quantity of money from reinforcing the idea calling someone gay isn’t perpetuating a...

Portishead Writing over the Summer

Geoff Barrow of Portishead has revealed he’ll be writing music for the band’s fourth album over the rest of July...

Elijah Wood organizes Charity Album

Elijah Wood is best known for playing a hobbit, tempting us to describe him as ‘Little Elijah’ every time we see...

Reading Bans Booze and Nighttime Fires

Last year they came for your flags, this year they’ve come for your fires. Reading Festival has announced two major new...

N-Dubz had a Stylist?

The main thrust of this story should have been ‘N-Dubz sack their stylist’, but to be honest we were thinking...

Snoop Dogg tries to hire entire Country

When Snoop Dogg wanted somewhere to film his new video he decided to go to Europe, and his team tried to hire the entire...

T in the Park bans Vuvuzelas

If you’re not interested in football and have been trying your best to ignore the World Cup, then you might not be aware...

Marilyn Manson’s New Act: Bashful Artist

Marilyn Manson did a good job of turning his position as chief hate figure for Middle America into a solid music career until...

Faithless want Rocky on their Records

Good old Faithless, they still manage to make great dance music and say things in interviews which surprise. When questioned...

Arizona Sound Strike Expands

‘Sound Strike’ is a coalition of musicians who are refusing to play in the US state of Arizona until it repeals its...

National Member Bomb Scares Airport

The moment you start to argue that airport security has gone a little too far is the moment some religious nutter tries to mix...

New Crystal Castles Video

The new Crystal Castles single Celestica is much more low key than their usual electronic output, and there’s even a hint...

Bright Eyes Attacks Arizona

A recent anti-immigrant law passed in Arizona has left the state officially and institutionally racist (don’t complain to...

Vampire Weekend’s Iraq References

Vampire Weekend’s new track ‘Holiday’ looks set to become a summer anthem, as it’s light, airy, catchy...

Frank Sidebottom Dies

British readers of a certain age may have confused, maybe fond, memories of Frank Sidebottom, a sort of northern comedian /...

And now, a Public Service Announcement

Britain’s National Health Service is the sort of social healthcare system that Sarah Palin wakes up in cold, ignorant...

Talent Show Audience Weeded for the Ugly

This is one to chalk up in the ‘we all guessed they did this, but now we know for sure’ category. Some sad, deluded...

Bands get arty on Drums for Charity

Members of Grizzly Bear, The Knife, TV on the Radio and Gang Gang Dance are going to ‘modify’ old steel drums into...

Depeche Mode Musical aims to push Buttons

The music of Depeche Mode is to be used in a new, controversy courting, musical. You’ll have to travel to Malta to see...

Lennon Lyrics sell for a million

A sheet of lyrics handwritten by John Lennon has sold for $1.2 million. The single sheet of paper has a rough version of the...

Eight Covers for Arcade Fire’s New Album?

If you’re some sort of anally retentive Arcade Fire collector, you’re going to have to start saving now for their...

Blues Brothers get Papal Approval

In the hit movie-musical The Blues Brothers, a pair of singing brothers go on a ‘mission from God’ to stop the...

Festival Season Begins with Glastonbury's...

Today, at Worthing Farm in Somserset, Glastonbury Festival officially starts 3 days of live music, performing arts, and...

Gorillaz Glasto Set to Feature Everybody...

Damon Albarn has been speaking ahead of Gorillaz potentially era defining gig at Glastonbury, and it appears there’s a...

Interpol Video, Album Boost, Dates

Interpol were due to tour with U2, but Bono’s back problems have given them some free time. Don’t despair fans,...

Bjork and Dirty Projectors release...

Well over a year ago Bjork collaborated with Dirty Projectors on a set of tracks called ‘Mount Wittenberg Orca’;...

Gentlemen, Cross your Legs

Kurt Cobain’s problems with hard drugs are well documented, and his wife and widow Courtney Love has given an insight to...

John Power brings back Cast

John Power was the bassist in the Las, and to be honest that remains his musical highpoint. But after that band split he formed...

Lady Gaga to use Corpses?

Let’s see, what’s controversial and hasn’t been done yet? I know, putting real corpses on stage… We...

You Say Party Change Name after Death

Back in April, drummer Devon Clifford of ‘You Say Party! We Say Die!’ collapsed onstage and died. After only a few...

Elephant 6 Film Finally Coming

If you already love the Elephant 6 collective, this is going to excite you. If you’ve never heard of them, prepare for...

The View Ring in the Changes

Cheeky scamps The View are coming back with a third album, but alongside the indie pop singalongs is something new. When their...

We’re Jinxing your Glastonbury

Glastonbury, the best festival in the world, takes place next weekend, and weather agencies are turning to their predictions....

Glasvegas Mature?

If there’s one accusation you couldn’t level at Glasvegas and their debut album, it’s that it was immature....

Blasted Mechanism - 2 London Shows After...

Nominated for three MTV Awards and a Golden Globe to add Blasted Mechanism are a collective of thinkers, scientists and...

Eminem in favour of Gay Marriage

Rapper Eminem has managed to upset gay rights groups on numerous occasions, but now he’s come out (yes, sorry), in favour...

New Radiohead by Year’s End?

In a radio interview aired this past weekend, Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien has revealed the band are in the last few...

Edwyn Collins' All Star Solo Album

If you only know Edwyn Collins from ‘A Girl Like You’, you really need to check out the music of his former band...

Ozzy gets his Genes Mapped

If you’re one of those people whose job is to go round schools and attempt to put the children off drugs, you’re...

Stop Crowd Surfers being Molested

We know that 99.99% of Supajam readers are decent people, but just for that 0.01% of you that’s out there, please stop...

Columbian Musicians Inspired by Politics

The popular protest song is dead in the western world, and there are few musicians who want to hitch their bandwagon to any...

Underworld: Soon to be Cult Records

If you’ve got a decent record player, neither CD nor MP3 can come close to the warm sound of vinyl, the format which...

Internet helps English Speaking French Acts

The powers that be in France are paranoid about foreign languages eating into their own, and to help enforce a cultural diktat...

Bono’s Back cost a Hundred Million?

Earlier this year U2 singer Bono had to undergo emergency back surgery, and a slew of gigs were cancelled as a result....

ZAPPATiKA -Saturday night top-spot at...

With a 4 day programme of the most bizarre to the most sublime rock music ever composed...and a whole lot more,this 21st...