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Prodigy to take break after Bestival

The Prodigy, the long running hard dance act, have been announced as the headliners for the final night of the Isle of...

North East Band Spark Police Man-Hunt

ESPIONAGE OF THE LOC As the Sun Rises WATCH THE VIDEO NOW http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDrTB2wXTj8 *The filming of the video...

Volcanoes Erupt

Our way of saying thank you to the venues hat have supported us over the years.

Queens of Leon (Spoof Video)

At least one news site has been reporting on a Kings of Leon video which shows the band messing about during a festival gig. Of...

Take That Star 'Did a Tiger'

Not eating posh white people hunting them from the back of an elephant, but everyone’s favorite new euphemism for having...

Pumpkins hold more Open Auditions

Last year Billy Corgan held open auditions to find a new drummer for the Smashing Pumpkins, and managed to find Mike Byrne, now...

MGMT offer Free Download

We’ve all learnt by now that there won’t be any singles off the new MGMT album…well, that’s the...

Atari Teenage Riot come back for one show

Atari Teenage Riot have always been an acquired taste, drowning their pop abilities in ear shredding noise and hardcore sounds,...

Tom Morello aiding Iron Man 2 Soundtrack

The Iron Man 2 soundtrack cd is going to feature no less than fifteen AC/DC songs (and how many cannons?), but now we’ve...

Shush announce UK tour dates for March 2010

After nearly 7 months of snatching studio time at every possible free turn Shush are now putting the finishing touches to our...

Dragonforce Looking for New Singer

Dragonforce are known for their extreme guitar shredding, but they do have a vocalist. At least, they did have a vocalist,...

When campaigning, don’t mention the Nazis.

There are two basic rules when it comes to campaigns involving the internet. One: the first person to mention the Nazis loses....

Zitek and Zinner in Bieber Spoof

Normally, there’s no way we’d ever mention singing foetus Justin Bieber on Supajam, unless he managed to get his...

Radiohead Album Hoax

We’d love to tell you that Radiohead have picked the not-at-all politically suspicious name ‘Tehrangeles’ for...

Poison star in trouble for corrupting Cyrus

At what stage did a collaboration between forty-six year old Poison singer Bret Michaels and seventeen year old tween idol...

Gang Gang Dance speak out over Florence

Gang Gang Dance are going to be getting a tidy sum after Florence Welch and her record company admitted to lifting part of the...

I Kissed a Smurf?

We know this story is about Katy Perry, but we couldn’t resist. Basically, there’s a set of children’s...

THE RISING SUN EXPERIENCE officially...

We're thrilled to annouce that we're officially endorsed by HIWATT! Both Nuno Cardinho (guitar) and Tiago Jónatas (5 string...

Kasabian Plan to Resurrect Footy Song

Kasabian were the band chosen by England’s Football Association to promote their new shirts, and there’s a World...

U2 make more cash than a small country

Yes, despite confessing that sales of their last album were disappointing, and despite going on one of the world’s most...

The Portland Authority

The Portland Authority are an alternative/indie pop band from Hertford, UK, formed by songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Luke...

Sparklehorse commits Suicide

Mark Linkous, the singer-songwriter behind the name Sparklehorse, has committed suicide. His family have released a statement...

Ozzy gets the Bomb Squad

Where Ozzy Osbourne, the drug addled self styled Prince of Darkness, goes, so the crazy follows. And Florida didn’t...

Now Sugababes get Sued

The Sugababes, for those who have managed to avoid pop music for the last decade (and, on balance, we can’t really blame...

BLACK STEEL ROSE ON BREAKS OF TEN HOT NEW...

& VIDEO https://rcpt.yousendit.com/828163499/f570e04a34742ffbfc45784e9782aee1

'Best Live Album' Winner is more than Ten...

The music industry is obsessed with youth and rock hasn’t escaped. Doing a ‘best album ever’ poll? Chances...

Ungrateful Liam Slates Noel

Liam Gallagher further underlined he has no accurate understanding of why his old band Oasis were successful by naming brother...

Oh God, Glee to Gig Live

If you don’t watch US comedy-drama series Glee, you know someone who does (unless you live in a cave, in which case you...

Dark Night of the Soul gets Official Release

‘Dark Night of the Soul’, the Superhero team up between Danger Mouse, David Lynch and Sparklehorse, is finally...

Portishead and Goldfrapp unite for Film...

What is it with the recent trend of bands providing modern soundtracks to pre-Second World War films? Now Adrian Utley of...

My Chemical Romance lose Drummer

The drummer for emo superstars My Chemical Romance has left the band, although a reason hasn’t been given yet. Instead,...

The Paris Riots Sign Co-Management...

The Paris Riots Sign Co-Management Deal... The Paris Riots are pleased to announce they have signed a co-management deal with...

Sean Lennon tries to justify Dad’s Advert

When your famous, but deceased, husband was well known for his strong anti-authoritarian stance, can you ever allow his image...

Sweet Thursday's debut EP HIDDEN WORLD...

London band Sweet Thursday are releasing their debut CD HIDDEN WORLD at the fabulous Cobden Club in West London on 17th March...

New Tracks from The Superkings

The Superkings are soon to anounce the release of there debut 4 track EP, new tracks to include Life's a Playground and Save Me.

Will Lil Wayne ever get to Prison?

Lil Waybe is supposed to be starting a year in prison for gun crime, but not since OJ Simpson has a man managed to escape his...

Keane do Rap Collaboration?

If we were to tell you that Keane, one of the sappiest, soppiest bunch of effete whiners of recent years, were doing a rap...

Save 6 Music Campaign picks up speed

The BBC has now confirmed the leak, and eclectic alternative radio station BBC 6 Music (available globally online) is facing...

Carly Simon almost reveals who's So Vain

If you’ve never heard Carly Simon’s classic song ‘You’re So Vain’, ask your parents. Or possibly...

Bonnaroo Live Album aims for Change

The Bonnaroo Festival is releasing what is essentially a best of album, with a list of top alternative acts recorded live at...

New OK Go Video is Amazing (Song, less so)

OK Go are better known for their YouTube hit videos than for their songs, so it’s no surprise that their latest film is...

Muse use Concert Footage for new Vid (Video)

Ever wanted to see what Muse are like live, but couldn’t afford to go? Ever wanted to see the band walk in slo-mo and...

Mark Ronson told 'have Singing Lessons'

Yes, you may be a leading producer, but somebody has to follow behind you and whisper in your ear that you’re still...

Glastonbury Extent Early Payment Deadline

The organisers of the Glastonbury hippy love in and occasional music festival offered punters the chance to pay a £50...

Man Evicted over Cheryl Cole Noise Torture

Imagine living next to somebody with an unhealthy love of Cheryl Cole, a love so manic they play her music REALLY FUCKING LOUD...

Daft Punk share ad time with Darth Vader

Somebody inside Adidas has realised that even geeks have to wear shoes, and has put together a team up with Star Wars. The...

Obama, Dalai Lama, Dylan?

There is a certain category of celebrity which means you get news coverage when you die; just look at Michael Jackson. But in...

Abbey Road Saved

Public uproar over the potential sale of Abbey Road has caused EMI, the struggling music giant, to announce it won’t sell...

The Upper Fifth in Scootering Magazine

The Midlands finest, The Upper Fifth, are the subject of a two-page interview spread within the March 2010 edition of...

Coldplay for Winter Album, Massive Security

There’s a certain class of musician who only ever release their albums at Christmas, just in time for all the kids who...

Beware this Double Festival Scam

If you’re buying tickets for a festival this year, you don’t just have to avoid one scam, but a two-parter. For...

Blues Brothers come back to TV

Okay, the Blues Brothers are only a fictional band from films and stage, but their songs had a great crossover impact and most...

MacGowan’s All-Star Haiti Single (Video)

Shane MacGowan may give the impression he lives in a permanent alcoholic stupor, but the crisis in Haiti has pierced it and...

Cancel 6 Music? We wants our Licence Fee...

Thanks to the BBC website providing all its radio programmes online, for a week, for free, this isn’t the parochial story...

The iTunes Winner is Credible

When we reported not too long ago that Apple were offering a $10,000 gift certificate to the purchaser of the ten billionth...

Exile on Main Streets gets 10 Extra Songs

The Rolling Stones’ ‘Exile on Main Street’ album is the classic blues-rock record, and it’s had a...

Kasabian’s Drummer Breaks Hand

Kasabian had a mixed night at the NME awards, a ceremony which found time to give ‘worst band’ to the Jonas...

Florence Ripped off Gang Gang Dance

This story’s been reported in a few places with people pussyfooting around the subject, using phrases like...

We feel obliged to talk about a Fake...

The great pop rumour of last year was that post-modern art project masquerading as songwriter Lady Gaga actually had a penis....

Kiss to play tiny London Venue

If you’re a big band playing a small venue, it isn’t small, it’s ‘intimate’, whereas if...

Ministry Launches 'Save our Club' Petition

If you’ve got an interest in dance music, you’ve probably heard of Ministry of Sound, both a world famous London...

Ready for the Wu-Massacre?

If we told you to get ready for the Wu-Massacre, you might think we were about to go postal on members of America’s...

Eminem goes to Scotland

Has it really been five years since Eminem played a show in Europe? Doesn’t time fly when you’re off your face on...

Elton John Offends Third of World's...

When Elton John isn’t being a Veruca Salt level tantrum thrower, or an all in one drug counselling service for troubled...

Lil Wayne avoids Prison for Dental Torture

Lil Wayne is due to serve a year in prison for firearms offenses, but avoided going in just yet to have emergency dental work....

Have you heard Broken Bells yet? (Video)

And now, less of a news story and more of a friendly recommendation. The Shins might have been overshadowed recently by Animal...

Kasabian: The Web Killed Rockstars

Kasabian’s lead singer Tom Meighan has attacked the internet for “killing” rock stars by stripping them of...

ZAPPATiKA's newest assets

Since the end of 2009, ZAPPATiKA live shows have regularly featured the talents of Dutch violin-lady KE, who also has appeared...

Peter Gabriel spies on Collaborators

Peter Gabriel is something of a rock legend, and few people could get away with his latest project: an album of doom laden...

Abbey Road up for Sale

In the unlikely event that you’re a multi-millionaire (those Euro millions tickets might come through for you one day),...

Black Francis Film Score Coming Soon

Pop down to Black Francis’ website and you’ll see a lovely new box set on offer. It’s not the Pixies...

Pubs win Legal Battle for Music

Bad news for old sods who complain that pubs play music too loudly, as the battle in Britain between workplaces, shops and pubs...

Calvin Harris Launches Label

DJ, remixer, and chart topping dance star Calvin Harris is to launch his own label later this year. Called ‘Fly...

EMI lose Two Billion

Do you remember when, just a few years ago, the economy was booming and a British politician said we’d seen the end of...

The EMPIRE battle on.

The EMPIRE battle on in the Unsigned and Live contest. Watch their rockumentary and get ready for the Revolution.

Jay-Z 'record labels need to release less'

If there’s one thing Jay-Z knows, it’s how to compensate for an average flow and become a rap king-pin. If...

10 Billionth iTunes Download Contest

iTunes, the software which really helped turn internet music from flat out piracy to a new model for music purchasing, are...

Stiff Liquid. Are you ready?

Stiff Liquid have just recorded their first EP 'Goosenecks and Cameltoes' check out some of the tracks from this totally fresh...

No Doubt inspired by 'Bad 80s Music'

At what point in writing songs is listening to what you admit is bad music going to help you? This is what No Doubt are doing....

Inevitable Evelyn Evelyn Shitstorm blows in

A few weeks ago, we pondered aloud how Amanda Palmer and company had got away with pretending to be a pair of conjoined twins...

Peaches’ Jesus Musical Turned Down

Peaches, the electro-shock legend, planned to do a one woman version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s early musical Jesus Christ...

Liam Gallagher a 'Knobhead'

Not our words, but those of comedian Peter Kay; we’d have called Liam a twat. Kay came up with the off the cuff remarks...

Screamadelica to be Played Live

Despite once being called a Rolling Stones rip-off, Primal Scream’s ‘Screamadelica’ is one of the all time...

Rufus Wainwright sings about Sister?

Rufus Wainwright, the thrusting young star of the theatrical pop crossover, is releasing a new album this April. Unlike his...

Sound and Fury is Coming To London

& Fury in a way like never before. Sound

Indie Acts Win a few Brits

The Brits awards are Britain’s answer to the Grammys, only without the worldwide impact. They were once such a terrible...

People are getting killed over Karaoke

Karaoke is usually just drunk people who can’t even sing sober belting out songs you’ve heard a million times...

Jesus says 'give up for your iPod for Lent'

Lent, for our non-Christian readers, is a period of fasting and reflection before the celebration/ commemoration of Easter,...

Blink 182 Drummer teams with Slipknot Singer

We’re not going to joke too much about Blink 182’s drummer Travis Barker and his solo work, because he did survive...