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China’s largest newspaper doesn’t know...

We’re not here to bash furries, we love people having many different lifestyles. But there is something very sweetly...

Here’s Bury A Friend live for first time

As the media encourages us to speak about mental health, it seems strange that Billie Eilish’s new hit should be such an...

Sleaford Mods are the latest band to moan...

The backlash against the marvellous blending of cultures produced the appropriation movement, a chorus of self interested moans...

Black Deer Festival: New Acts Announced

Black Deer Festival’s sophomore season is June 21st to 23rd 2019, in Eridge Park in Kent. You’ve already seen some...

Will Smith as a blue genie is a bit odd...

Last night saw a premiere: the first trailer for Disney / Guy Ritchie’s live action version of Aladdin. But let’s...

Black Deer Focus: Worry Dolls

We’re not sure there’s a better name for a band than Worry Dolls if you want to soundtrack events in both the US...

Idlewild: new song and album info

We’re not sure how long a band have to exist to be veterans, but surely Idlewild count. After years of sterling service...

The Alan Partridge trailer looks maximum...

We’re not just excited for the new Alan Partridge series out of nostalgia, we’re excited because he’s bound...

Pet Sematary fans: don’t watch the...

There’s a trailer for the new adaption of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary, and it’s proving somewhat divisive....

Know a child who wants free lessons in...

The Foo Fighters have forged a connection with a music school called Rocksteady, and the result is a series of free workshops...

Stalker who slept in Taylor Swift’s home...

Taylor Swift has a problem with stalkers, and this is about the third we can think of without even googling. The chap in...

HMV: partially saved but some stores closing

One hundred of HMV’s stores have been purchased by Doug Putnam and will remain a going concern, while twenty seven stores...

Looks like Frank Ocean is releasing...

And so, dear reader, we return to the world of the cryptic hint, in which a musician decides to avoid expensive PR campaigns...

The new Twilight Zone starts perfectly

The rebooted Twilight Zone got a teaser trailer during the Super Bowl, and it started off perfectly: it didn’t appear as...

Russian Doll will make you hate this song

We don’t wish to spoiler Netflix’s new show Russian Doll, but let’s just say there’s a lot of dying in...

Black Deer Focus: Morganway

Having travelled the world in the first few episodes of Black Deer Focus, we’re now coming to East Anglia. This is both...

Jane Goodall claims Jacko’s Bubbles was...

Jane Goodall knows a thing or two about primates, being one of the world’s best known experts on them. Bubbles is one of...

The Fiji Water Woman is Suing Fiji Water

You might be wondering why this article has no photo, and that’s because it’s all about a woman suing for her image...

Karen O’s cover of Bullet With Butterfly...

Karen O has done some songs for the Amazon Prime series Hanna, and it’s nice of Amazon to remind us Prime has other uses...

Parklife announces great acts and...

It feels like every festival lineup we report on includes George Ezra, and today is no different. Parklife 2019 has gone down a...

Emily Eavis explains why Glastonbury can...

The 2017 version of the Glastonbury Festival gave over three million quid to charity, something that seems fantastic and...

Here’s new Interpol

Interpol are really strung out on new tune Fine Mess, which isn’t about Laurel and Hardy but a dubious pair doing...

Kendal Calling Announce Headliners

2019’s Kendal Calling is set in Lowther Deer Park, which is set in the Lake District, which is a wonderful place if you...

Black Deer Focus: William Crighton

The music and culture of Deep South America has spread all over the world, and if you’ve ever wondered what punky country...

Chris Brown is trying to troll his rape...

Chris Brown, the definite domestic abuser, has been accused of rape by a woman in Paris. He denies this, as is his right, but...

German Football League Adapts Mitchell...

We need to present an award to whoever runs the social media accounts of the Bundesliga, aka German’s top football...

Latitude Festival Headliners Revealed

Another day, another George Ezra headline appearance… The 2019 Latitude Festival is being held July 18th to 21st and the...

Weezer release surprise covers album

Weezer fans thought they were looking forward to March 1st for the release of the band’s Black album, but we’ve all...

Marilyn Manson joins Kris Kristofferson...

Country legend (and actor of such things as A Star Is Born) Kris Kristofferson had a surprise guest on stage with him recently:...

Biffy Clyro among confirmed Isle of Wight...

The Isle of Wight Festival will be returning for a fifty first year this 2019, and it’ll take place over the 13th to 16th...

Flight of the Conchords Announce Live Album

HBO turned Flight of the Conchord’s 2018 London shows into a special with the Ronseal name of Flight of the Conchords:...

Is Morrissey now too problematic for us...

We like Funko Pops, those oddly shaped novelty figures.   We used to like Morrissey, a man who has truly lived too long...

Foals are back back back

Foals have called their comeback single Exits, and that calm oddness is a perfect reflection of what you can stream below. A...

Ozzy Osbourne releases fluffy bat with...

Welcome to the world of band merchandise, when some coked up exec can go it’s been thirty seven years since Ozzy bit the...

Black Deer Focus: The Black Wizards

Nope, The Black Wizards aren’t characters from Dungeons and Dragons but a foursome who know that long, fuzzy songs are a...

New Vampire Weekend is coming: double...

Vampire Weekend are finally to release a new LP, and it’ll be coming later in the year. That’s a vague description...

Rammstein have an interesting way to...

Rammstein members Richard Kruspe and Paul Landers have been talking to Guitar World about their forthcoming album, and...

See Dave Grohl perform with Audioslave at...

Last night was ‘I Am The Highway’, a tribute concert to the late, great Chris Cornell whose proceeds went to...

Red Hot Chilli Peppers to Play the Great...

No, that’s not some new Casino in Vegas or something odd in the Mojave, we mean the actual Great Pyramids at Giza.  ...

The Son of the Ghostbusters director is...

The Bill Murray era Ghostbusters was directed by a chap called Ivan Reitman, and we awoke to the news that his son Jason is...

Fat White Family go to war in new video

Fat White Family’s Feet is a brilliant comeback single, and their new video is set during a fictional war… but...

Here’s the new Karen O and Danger Mouse...

The collaborative album between Karen O (sometimes of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs) and Danger Mouse is definitely coming March 15th....

Cranberries release first song from final...

Following the death of Dolores O’Riordan, her band The Cranberries took the decision to finish the album they were...

Tidal accused of faking streaming figures

Obviously, when reporting allegations you have to be very careful, but the actual Norwegian police have launched a criminal...

Florence and the Machine debut rock song

Florence and the Machine’s music has become increasingly pastoral and floaty over the years, a far cry from the stark...

The Velvet Buzzsaw Trailer is Immense

You know how Netflix hit Stranger Things didn’t do anything original, but instead took a load of old ideas and did them...

The Gesaffelstein and Weeknd collab is here

Gesaffelstein and the Weeknd have collaborated again, and if you’re a fan of the former you might be worried it’s...

Here’s the new Fat White Family tune

Fat White Family are back! April 19th will see the new LP Serf’s Up and… wait a minute, are you sure?   Are...

An official Woodstock 50th Anniversary...

Woodstock is the most famous festival of all time, and 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary. Obviously, the world and his wife...

A new Chemical Brothers banger

Spring sees the release of a new Chemical Brothers album, titled ‘No Geography’ and that is, in itself, exciting...

Stormzy replies to critics of his...

Stormzy is headlining Glastonbury 2019, and while the festival has been moving with the times over the years some of potential...

Steve Coogan Speaks Partridge and When...

We have been excited for months now about the new series of Alan Partridge, which promised to take the berk into the world of...

Glastonbury announce Janelle Monae

Glastonbury can’t add Prince to the lineup for obvious reasons, but they have announced the closest thing we have to an...

Christian Bale and the Church of Satan:...

Christian Bale won an award last night at the Golden Globes for portraying former Vice-President and 100% war criminal Dick...

Tool album update: sort of getting closer

There is an update on the very long awaited new Tool album and… well it’s progress, but not actually release date...

A new James Blake album may be just weeks...

Reddit detectives have been at work again, and they may have discovered evidence of a new James Blake LP and a very close...

The Coachella Headliners are Looking Good

California’s Coachella Festival is taking place during two weekends in April this year, and boy do the headliners look...

Carrie Fisher is a Major Part of Star...

With the new Star Wars trilogy having given substantial time to returning stars Han Solo and Luke Skywalker, episode 9 seemed...

Fans berate Netflix into being nicer to...

Now how non-spoilery can we be in a discussion of Avengers: Infinity War? I think we can say the ‘bad guy’ is...

HMV reportedly on verge of administration...

Once a mainstay of the high street and the place where many people bought their music, HMV went into administration in 2013 as...

Shaun Ryder was on Mastermind and it was...

We didn’t think the day could get anymore surreal after we’d seen Basil Brush on The Chase, and for those of you...

Azealia Bank’s Christmas cover is...

We didn’t know what to expect from the news of a Christmas cover for Azealia Banks, so our first spin of Have Yourself A...

Sony released a Lemmings app and that’s...

Need a way to fill some downtown between family events? Want to unwind from the stresses of life in a way that doesn’t...

Gesaffelstein has dropped one of the...

Gesaffelstein’s career is one of dark soundscapes and beats that sound like doom is coming. Of course with Brexit and...

Kylie to complete her Glastonbury destiny

Fourteen years ago Kylie Minogue was going to headline Glastonbury, before a cancer diagnosis forced her to cancel. Now this...

Guns N Roses fans can get cautiously...

Okay, we know that news of a new Guns N Roses album usually isn’t worth reading as things never appear, but maybe you can...

Carlton sues Fortnite over dance theft

Are you a Fortnite player? Then you’ve probably noticed one of the buyable emotes is a dance called ‘Fresh’,...

To be honest Pitbull’s cover of Africa is...

While the Aquaman movie has a lot going for it, the Pitbull powered theme song isn’t one of them. Mr Worldwide phones in...

Here are the most Googled musicians of 2018

Google has released details on their most googled things, and we assume that porn was numbers 1 through 1,003, but today...

Cannibal Corpse guitarist in a shitload...

You can only really describe the trouble Pat O’Brien – aka the guitarist of Cannibal Corpse – is in by...

Here’s Grimes performing We Appreciate...

It’s been a curious few weeks for Grimes, having been exposed as a hypocritical bully by Poppy but released an instant...

Tara Reid sues better than she acts

It’s a damning sign of Tara Reid’s career that appearing in all six Sharknado films was a renaissance. Sadly, now...

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...