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Speech Debelles Sales Soar 4000 Per Cent

No, that isn’t a typo, sales of relatively unknown rapper Speech Debelle soared by four thousand per cent on Amazon following...

NEW NOBILITY BAND new album Blue...

New Nobility new CD Blue Butterfly(revolution)world-wide. (Pseudo Psalm Rec/Amazon.com)

Dizzee Rascal Wants Prodigy Collaboration

Dizzee Rascal, arguably the UK’s best rapper, has had great crossover success when teaming up with dance acts, gaining two...

Are Gigs Unsafe?

In 1989 poor crowd control at a football match at Hillsborough led to a crush which killed 96 people. Now acclaimed writer...

Radio Hits Vol.2 on CDBABY

Radio Hits Vol.2 live on MUSIC NEWS and CDBABY!!! This CD compilation with music artists and their great hits is a platform for...

Speech Debelle Wins Mercury Prize

South London hip-hop fusion artist Speech Debelle has won the 2009 Mercury Music Prize for best British album. Why is this...

Spotify iPhone App Launches

Spotify is an online music streaming service which gives free access to millions of tracks, albeit not the more obscure...

Jet Claim Clairvoyance Just Look Silly

Australian rock band Jet has passed comment on the demise of Oasis, saying that it wasn’t a surprise, and they could see the...

Underline the Sky at V Festival 2009

Article on BBC Suffolk website by Richard Haugh following Underline The Sky's RoadtoV victory and performance at this year's V...

Become T-Pain with Autotune App

Autotune not dead yet then...

TV on the Radio to take Year Off

TV on the Radio are one of those bands who haven’t exactly achieved the highest levels of popular success, but who are adored...

80s Classic Makes Comeback

If there was any doubt that the 80s has been fully rehabilitated and is now contributing to culture once more, you only have to...

New Rammstein Album

German metallers Rammstein, one of the more homoerotic bands in the world – and don’t make me crack out the Mann Gegen Mann...

Has Someone Punched Johnny Borrell?

I can’t imagine how he’d annoy anyone...

Florence's Mum Would Rather She's a Student

So, you’re Florence of Florence + the Machine, and you’re a highly regarded indie act beginning to crossover....

New Luke Haines Album

One of the great lost albums of the 1990s was Baader Meinhof’s self titled release, a concept album all about a European...

Gorillaz Invite Horrors on Board

The Horrors, who reinvented themselves from black glad doom merchants into black clad psychedelic critic’s favourites, have...

Parochial MTV Fans Vote Robbie Best Ever

When MTV UK listeners were polled for the “Greatest Superstar” ever, they failed to look very far outside their own back yards...

THE RECESSIONS HITS BIG.

ARTISTS UNITED. Your chance to watch the video and read the reviews on the BIGGEST topic since SWINE FLU !...

YouTube and UK Deal Music Videos are Back

A long running dispute between Youtube and the British Performing Rights Society for Music, the body which collects royalties...

Thom Yorke Jokingly Seeks New Band Name

Thom Yorke, Radiohead vocalist and solo artist of some repute, often has his personality lost behind the music. And when the...

Patrick Wolf Wants Cape Back

There aren’t many acts which can get away with wearing a cape these days, but Patrick Wolf’s flamboyant wardrobe means it’s...

Kurt Rolls in Grave over Guitar Hero

Okay, so putting grunge icon Kurt Cobain in guitar hero as an unlockable character sounds like something approaching an honour...

Madonna Collapses Onstage

Pop survivor Madonna collapsed twice during a concert in Bulgaria, but carried on and finished the show. Reports say she first...

"Wentz's Underwear Embarrassment"

I'm not convinced this is actually true. I mean, the Kings of Emo wearing blue undercrackers?

Jay-Z: Indie Rock Should Push Rap

If you’ve logged online this week, you’ve probably seen a reference to Jay-Z attending a Grizzly Bear gig with Beyoncé and...

Radiohead Approve of Covers Album

Radiohead have sparked several great covers, perhaps chief among them being Easy Star All Stars ‘Radiodread’, the entirety of...

The Doups - 6 Free Fnac Instores for...

The Doups New EP "Six O´clock Shadow" will be released Sept 28th. To see The Doups live for free you have 6 chances in...

US Readers Can Listen to Blueprint 3,...

Jay-Z’s heavily awaited Blueprint 3 leaked online yesterday, so if you’re into filesharing you’ve probably already heard it....

The Fray’s Heartless Earns Re-Record

The Fray, boring middle of the road pap your aunt would like, or a band who hit upon the magic formula? Either way, they’re...

Limited Thom Yorke 12” On Way

First Radiohead released a couple of new tunes, and now reports are coming in that Thom Yorke is to release more solo material:...

Frankmusik: Making Music Like Making Love

Shakespeare once wrote “If music be the food of love”, and from then on music/love phrases have gone downhill. Is there...

Kings of Leon Remix Album

That’s not Kings of Leon remixing an album, but a host of other artists remixing Kings of Leon for a new album. The project...

Noel Explains Why He Left Oasis

There’s been no ‘morning after the night before’ calming down in the case of Noel Gallagher quitting his band Oasis, and he’s...

Charles and Eddie’s Eddie is Back as...

Good lord, Eddie, of nineties chart slaying smoocher’s Charles and Eddie (Would I lie to you baby, would I lie to you?) is...

ILLI BROMAN SYMPHONYORCHESTRA - CLASSIC...

To get any information of IBSO is a hard jop, to get any reasonable information of Illi Broman himself is inpossible mission,...

Gold Medallists Listen to Foo Fighters....

At the last Olympics, Chris Hoy won three gold medals in cycling, which makes him officially very good. (He also won BBC...

Yellow Submarine 3D Remake

It’s perhaps too easy to mention drugs and the 1968 Beatle’s themed film Yellow Submarine in the same sentence…but we’re going...

Has Noel Quit Oasis?

Following the last minute cancellation of an Oasis gig – the reason given was simply that there’d been an ‘altercation’ – Noel...

Slipknot’s Drummer Isn’t Dead or Dying

When Slipknot had to cancel some of their shows for ‘personal reasons’, unconfirmed reports that drummer Joey Jordison had been...

Keane: Oasis Should Produce US

Indie sops Keane and surly rockers Oasis haven’t previously got on, with the former branding the band “c****”, and Noel...

Dylan Christmas Album

So what’s missing from your Christmas? How about seasonal classics covered by a legend of modern music who doesn’t exactly have...

Bat for Lashes Gouges Fans Over CD Rerelease

Bat for Lashes’ excellent second album ‘Two Suns’ is being rereleased with a second CD of live tracks, cover songs and a...

Massive Attack are back, with friends.

Massive Attack, Bristolian purveyors of moody and emotive tunes, have announced release details for their first new material in...

Ellie Greenwich Dies (River Deep etc.)

You might not have heard of Ellie Greenwich, but anyone with a passing acquaintance with the 60s has heard the songs she...

Daniel Johnston to go Hi-FI?

Daniel Johnston is one of the strangest musical cults going, a man who records in conditions so low-fi it’s a wonder candles...

Those Bizarre Lady Gaga Penis Rumours

Normally we don’t report totally random rumours in the news section, but sometimes those rumours cross over, become big and...

Gallagher Apologises / Oasis not Splitting

Liam Gallagher doesn’t apologise often, so when he does it’s worth reporting. After playing the Staffordshire part of the two...

Jackson Killed by Overdose of Drugs

Last night a previously confidential search warrant was made public, revealing that the coroner dealing with Michael Jackson’s...

Aerosmith Face Court Over Cancelled Tour?

Ageing rockers Aerosmith recently had to cancel the rest of their summer tour after singer Steven Tyler fell off a stage and...

A Story For Katy Perry Fanciers

We know that a certain proportion of our audience would be interested in a story about Katy Perry’s boobs, if only for the...

Slipknot’s Mental Health Advice

If you only have a passing acquaintance with Slipknot, you might not be expecting them to issue advice about mental health. But...

Noel Gallagher Goes Psychedelic; More Please

Noel Gallagher, the main songwriter in UK rock stalwarts Oasis, recently professed his love of the compilation work by...

Sugababes: Fred Tribute an "Accident"

When those of a certain age heard the new Sugababes single ‘Get Sexy’ it bought us out in a cold sweat and reminded us of a...

Glastonbury Goers Reported UFO

The British ‘Ministry of Defence’, the department responsible for the armed forces, has been releasing a number of its UFO...

Hendrix: Greatest Electric Guitarist Ever

A poll by Time magazine has voted Jimmy Hendrix as the greatest electric guitar player of all time. Now, Time isn’t exactly the...

Kraftwerk Reissues and Boxset Due

It’s impossible to overstate the importance of Kraftwerk on the development of electronic music. They are legends, and if you...

New OutKast Album on the Way. Really.

It’s been six years since the last OutKast album, and their fans could be forgiven for wondering if there’d ever be another...

Wolf Finally Apologizes for Hissy Fit

When Patrick Wolf’s performance at the C/O Pop festival in Cologne was stopped early last week, Wolf reacted by spitting,...

SEASICK STEVE - HOBO HOME

BRAND NEW SEASICK STEVE SITE .. with previously unseen videos and pictures. Reviews and much more !

ELEPHANTS ON A BUS 3

ELEPHANTS ON ACID GET READY TO RELEASE THEIR DEBUT ALBUM OCTOBER 2009. See the movie now ... it is totally insane ... just the...

CHANCE in management row

CHANCE are in a dispute with their management just weeks before the release of their debut CD. Stay tuned to find out more....

The Rascals Split Up / Miles Kane Solo

I wonder if he'll be able to gain recognition from his Shadow Puppets fame solo?

YouTube - WHO .... KEITH MOON STILL ALIVE

WHO .... KEITH MOON STILL ALIVE ... and as crazy as ever ... living proof videos here !...

British Festival Bans Flags: Start of New...

If you’re at a music festival and aren’t lucky enough to be at the front suffering from crushed ribs and damp from bottles of...

Manics Bassist Defends…Take That?

There was a time when the Manic Street Preachers were the angry young men of alternative music, playing dark, provocative tunes...

Smashing Pumpkins Reveal 19 Year Old Drummer

The worst kept secret in rock is out (well, apart from that one about ****** and the *******): Billy Corgan has recruited a...

Laura Marlin: Not Going Medieval After All

Laura Marlin’s low key debut got rather lost amidst a flood of female talent (and some not so talented females), despite a...

Andrew WK Records New Album… In 2 Hours?!

Some bands work hard on their new albums, slaving away to get everything just right (and if you’re Lee Mavers, you never get...

New album ZAPPATiKA -first track coming...

Coming soon ...the first and title track from the new ZAPPATiKA album NATURAL BORN KILLERS available next week to YOUR ears !

Mobile Phone Free Asus Laptops

These days it has proved easy to find mobiles including a free laptop. The easiest way to do this is by visiting a mobile phone...

Patrick Wolf hurls equipment at staff at...

Yes Patrick Wolf is seen here acting like a stroppy queen. Who Knew?

Peter Andre Only #4; UK Music Scene Saved

In the mid part of last week, sales figures suggested that Peter Andre, a man whose reborn pop career was entirely dependent on...

Radiohead Update: Free New Tune

No sign of the rumoured EP, but Radiohead have confirmed that the track which leaked last week - ‘These Are My Twisted Words’ –...

Liam Loses Rock Credentials... Over A Puppy

Ah, Liam Gallagher, frontman of Oasis. He of the quick temper, grumpy performances and blunt comment; in short, the perfect...

New Radiohead EP?

Only a few days after a possible new Radiohead track was leaked, the internet is awash with rumours that a new EP is to be...

Preston Goes For Doherty Chic

The Ordinary Boys had some minor success thanks to their lead singer Preston appearing on Big Brother and dating another...

Majority of Young Brits Still Download...

There have been a few pieces of press recently suggesting the record industry is winning their “war” against illegal...

Monkeys Hide Tickets in 7 Inch Singles

Not content with helping charity by putting out the 7” of their new single through Oxfam shops across Britain (this monday),...

Kasabian Get Swine Flu

Ah yes, the inevitable swine flu story. You know it had to come, and here it is. Tom Meighan, Kasabian’s lead singer, has been...

Is This A New Radiohead Song?

The web has been aflame today with speculation that a new Radiohead song has leaked. The original upload appears to have been...

Les Paul, Guitar Legend, Dies

Inventor and musician Les Paul, who produced some of the most famous rock n roll guitars ever, has died aged 94. He was...

The Verve Split Up…Again

Indie titans The Verve once bestrode the music British music scene and made a number of anthemic hits. Unfortunately for them,...

Them Crooked Eagles Release Clip…All 14...

‘Them Crooked Eagles’ are surely the must hear supergroup of the year, a combination of Nirvana/Foo Fighter’s man Dave Grohl on...

Morrissey Says: Don’t Buy New Boxset

If you’re a Morrissey fan, the new boxsets of his singles and b-sides on fresh, clean seven inch vinyl might have you...

Murphy Confesses GaGa Stole Her Style

You might think Lady GaGa is a vacuous, half blind, underdressed example of everything wrong with modern fame, but there’s no...

C-Murder Update: Guilty

Just to let you know, as a follow up to an earlier story, rapper C-Murder was found guilty of second degree murder and faces...

Prince Harry Nearly Punched by Dizzee

That’s not another of Michael Jackson’s children called ‘Prince’, but the British Harry who’s third in line to the throne....

Rock Star Musical News – Don’t Run Away!

Mixed news on two rock star penned musicals. The Spiderman project, written by Bono and The Edge from U2, has run into funding...