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Artic Monkeys announce new LP

It’s been long awaited, and now it’s here: The Arctic Monkeys have announced a new album. It’s going to be...

Horrors stream bonus tracks

Two Horrors bonus tracks (Fire Escape and Water Drop) have been on their Japanese edition of V for a while now, but today the...

Beano accuses Jacob Rees Mogg of copying...

Jacob Rees Mogg is the latest British politician to hide their right wing views behind an aura of mild eccentricity, and some...

Friendly Fires to release comeback on...

The good news is that Friendly Fires are still alive, they’ve just been away for a while. The better news is that...

Morrissey says he’s not a Brexiteer and...

This article isn’t about whether being pro or anti Brexit is a good idea, it’s about how Morrissey is so incoherent...

The Weeknd is locking down the rights to...

The Weeknd, aka  Abel Tesfaye, called his third LP Starboy, and a single with Daft Punk also bears the same name. In...

Linkin Park don’t know about the future yet

If you’re a Linkin Park fan wondering what’s going to happen to the band following Chester’s suicide, the...

Black Deer Festival Holds Launch Night

Last night we attended the launch night for what is set to be this years DO NOT MISS festival.   Black Deer is a brand new...

Mike Shinoda announces new LP and...

Mike Shinoda is following up January’s ‘Post Traumatic’ EP with a full length album of the same name, due out...

There’s going to be a Sharknado 6 with Nazis

Let’s face it, most of our readers will have seen Sharknado in the headline and browsed elsewhere, so if you’re...

Spotify's influence is changing song titles

More ‘science’ now, with a report from Michael Tauberg, who studies how words affect society. We assume this...

Garbage announce reissue of sophomore album

Garbage’s Version 2.0 is one of their classic albums, and as it’s 20th anniversary time that means a reissue. Yep,...

Gigs help you feel better: science fact

Okay, we know the study we’re about to talk to you about is partly run by 02, and they’re bound to want the news...

Radio 1 literally ordered to play more...

A few years ago Radio 1 went heavy on the image of it being a trailblazer for new music, but now it’s literally been...

Jack White explains why he banned mobile...

Jack White seemed to be moving in two directions recently. Having spent a career looking back, including trying to make vinyl...

Two million people are cheating their way...

The Supajam staff use Spotify a lot in their daily lives, so much so music streaming has become as essential a budgetary item...

Jack White has a video for Over and Over...

Jack White’s single Over and Over and Over sounds like a collection of sounds which shouldn’t go together but just...

It’s time for the new Marilyn Manson video

If you weren’t sold on the idea of Courtney Love appearing in a new Marilyn Manson video we have good news: that’s...

The new Deadpool trailer is awesome

Deadpool 2 is coming May 18th, which means it’s firmly in the shadow of Infinity War… but the first full length...

Is YouTube declaring war on music fans?

Controversy in the world of streaming today, as Bloomberg has reported on statements by YouTube’s Global Head Of Music,...

Panic at the Disco’s new video is a pulp...

It’s 2018 and Panic! At the Disco are still going strong, with a new LP due June 22nd. Called Pray for the Wicked,...

Marilyn Manson teases Courtney Love...

The good news: there’s a Marilyn Manson video with someone other than Johnny Depp in it. Better news: it’s got...

The dating app for Kanye West fans is...

There can’t really be a dating app devoted to helping Kanye West fans, and only Kanye West fans, find love, can there?...

Placebo raise thousands for CALM

CALM is a leading charity in the war against depression, and Placebo have raised thousands for this very good course. The band...

Flight of the Conchords postpone rest of...

Sadly, Flight of the Conchords have cancelled the rest of the UK and Ireland tour because of a broken hand, effective...

The new Infinity War trailer is rather good

There’s a new trailer for Avengers: Infinity War, and it’s ramping things up nicely. Characters get snarky with...

Danny Boyle will direct the next Bond

After Bond fans endured the ‘will he, won’t he’ of Daniel Craig deciding whether he wanted to be the star...

QOTSA and more for Elton John covers LP

Elton John is curating a covers LP of his considerable back catalogue, and there are some interesting choices.   ...

Play At Black Deer Festival This June

We’re giving some of the UK’s freshest Americana & Country talent a chance to shine, on stage, under the bright...

Laura Dern is the Star Wars fangirl we...

Laura Dern has a role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and the rest of this piece is spoiler free. In the film Dern’s...

Here's the new Pearl Jam in full

When Pearl Jam dropped their comeback tune recently it was a fan club exclusive and everyone else was left with thirty seconds....

Follow up: French murderer cancels...

Recently we reported how a French festival has come under pressure to drop Bertrand Cantat, because he’s a convicted...

Florence Welch is releasing a record...

It’s been over a year since the last new music from Florence and the Machine, and everyone is wondering when the new LP...

Johnny Marr names new solo LP

Johnny Marr has named his forthcoming album ‘Call the Comet’, but sadly that isn’t a reference to a Final...

A new Pearl Jam song is sort of streaming...

Are you a member of Pearl Jam’s Ten Club? Then good news: log in to hear the band’s first new song in five years...

Martin Shkreli gets 7 years for fraud and...

Martin Shkreli has haunted the drugs and music industries for the last few years, ramping up the prices of important...

People are threatening to kill Flo and...

We know the internet is full of arseholes, but we can’t see how Flo and Joan, the comedy duo known as the singing sisters...

Amazon is modifying Alexa because it...

At first, the idea that Amazon’s smart speaker was laughing out loud at people for no good reason seemed like internet...

Stranglers spell it out for SupaJam

With just three weeks between the last show in Perth and the first Definitive Tour UK date, at the O2 Academy Liverpool last...

Warpaint singer Theresa Wayman releases...

Warpaint are a great band, but they never broke through in the way we were expecting. Now their singer Theresa Wayman has...

Print edition of NME to close after 66 years

After 66 years of weekly issues, the NME is closing it’s print edition to become almost entirely digital. Almost, because...

Fyre Festival founder pleads guilty to fraud

You might remember Fyre Festival, the event that promised a luxury party on an island in exchange for extortionate ticket...

Travis announce nostalgia tour

Travis are going back on tour, and it’s great news for people who still want to hear Why Does It Always Rain On Me. The...

Tame Impala and Zhu collaborate

Tame Impala: a leading psych rock act of the new millennium. ZHU: purveyor of quality beats like the instant classic Faded....

The Crow remake has a release date and...

Let’s face it, remaking The Crow is an almost impossible job. The first one is a gothic classic infused with the tragedy...

The Voidz new video is an 80s brain ache

On the plus side, the new Voidz song ‘All Wordz Are Made Up’ is a great knockabout single, totally loose and on the...

Here’s the new George Ezra single

We’re supposed to be talking about how George Ezra has released a new song from his forthcoming ‘Staying at...

Lou Reed poems to be published for first...

April will see the publication of Do Angels Need Haircuts?, a collection of twelve poems and short stories by the great Lou...

French festival are sticking with the...

It can be difficult to get the line up of a festival right, as Reading and Leeds are once more finding out, but the people...

Introducing Nightstop: a help for the...

The weather is terrible at the moment, and people without homes are struggling for their lives. One organisation helping the...

The Chvrches vs Matt Berninger single has...

After eagle eyed Spotify users saw a glimpse of it, we’ve been waiting for a new Chvrches single which features The...

A rare early Amy Winehouse demo has been...

When Amy Winehouse died her record label made a conscious decision never to release her demos, but some of the recordings are...

Grimes calls her label shit

It’s been a tough day for music’s own Grumpy Cat, aka Grimes, as her habit of being truly open on social media has...

Everything Everything unleash surprise EP

To kick off a new tour, Everything Everything have launched a surprise EP onto the world. Called ‘A Deeper Sea’, it...

Janelle Monae’s single sounds like Prince...

When Janelle Monae dropped comeback single Make Me Feel the other day everyone was immediately reminded of Prince, because it...

The boss of Reading and Leeds appears to...

It’s fair to say that the 2018 Reading and Leeds festival lineup has come in for some stick, featuring – as it does...

New Music: Oliver Han with Snake Ballet

We’re in the middle of what we’re told is a vinyl resurgence, so what better than an EP designed especially for...

Kylie is touring the UK

Are you ready for an evening of pop hits and probably glitter? Good, because Kylie has a new album and that means it’s...

Empire of the Sun are at odds again

It would be fair to say Empire of the Sun’s career is as famous for titanic disagreements as it is for music, and the...

Editors release striking new song

With the release of their new LP Violence coming closer, Editors have unleashed a new song. ‘Hallelujah (So Low)’...

Stormzy calls out Theresa May at Brits...

Stormzy won some key awards at the Brits last night, but the news is rightfully all about his performance. Not only was it a...

Soft Cell reunite for farewell gig

To celebrate their 40th anniversary, the duo behind Soft Cell are reuniting for a farewell show.   Yep, Marc Almond and...

Steve from Stranger Things sings on a...

If it feels like half the cast of Stranger Things have musical careers, that’s because they have. Today we bring news of...

Chris Evans just confirmed the Black...

There is no good reason why there hasn’t been a movie dedicated to Marvel’s leading woman, Black Widow, and...

The connection between Muse and Argos

Younger readers, let us tell you of a time before Amazon, when many happy moments could be spent browsing the Argos catalogue...

Damned at Koko: Review

Organised chaos…    “Tony Visconti’s here somewhere,” Captain Sensible, the perennial Dennis...

Tsar B brings out Rattlesnake

Rattlesnake’s aren’t normally welcome, but Tsar B’s one certainly is. It’s a slinky new electro track...

The Killers’ Mark Stoermer releases new...

Mark Stoermer is onto his third solo album, and new single The Perennial Legend of Dr Mabuse is best described as theatrical....

Warped Tour release transparent and sad...

2018 is the last outing for the Vans Warped Tour, with rumours swirling as to why it’s really ending. However, that means...

Glastonbury will stick with Oxfam after...

The charity Oxfam have recently been dragged down in scandal, after it emerged that aid workers in Haiti abused the local women...

Muse release Thought Contagion

Good news Muse fans, they’ve dropped a new single and video.   Called Thought Contagion, the song has all the things...

Peace announce new album and tour

Peace are putting out a new album on May 4th, and it’s called Kindness is the New Rock And Roll. It was written in a...

TV Presenter thinks the Gallagher...

Does anyone remember Richard Madeley? He was the TV presenter who was accused of shop lifting, and now he’s accusing a...

Music for a happy Valentine’s from Ryan...

Ryan Adams has a new song, for all the lovers out there. It’s called Baby, I Love You, and it’s darker than your...

Music for a down Valentine’s from Death...

Death From Above are releasing ‘Caught Up’ as the latest single from their ‘Outrage Is Now’ LP, and...

Mallory Knox lose lead singer

Mikey Chapman has been in Mallory Knox since they began, but now the singer has announced he is parting ways with the band....

Reading and Leeds announce first set of...

Reading and Leeds is on the August Bank Holiday weekend, and the first set of bands have been revealed. The big talking point...

Slipknot speak about fans and not gigging...

Let’s be clear: there is no beef between Slipknot and the Foo Fighters. In fact what we’re quoting below is...

Alan Partridge is going to spoof the One...

BBC 1’s The One Show is pretty awful, with an imbecilic Matt Baker presenting snapshot recorded pieces about literally...

Camp Wildfire announce the activities side

Camp Wildfire is the festival that promises great DJs and bands during the evening, but adventure activities during the day.....

The Mars Volta are coming back

Born from the death of At The Drive In, The Mars Volta released six studio LPs of complicated riffing and utter beauty, before...

Google acts against touts

The battle against ticket touts isn’t just about stopping them getting tickets instead of fans, it’s also about...

New Richey Edwards news

The Manic Street Preachers never really recovered from the loss of Richey Edwards, who went missing in 1995. Their spiritual...

Ash return with some self-professed fun

Ash are returning to the public eye with a new album called Islands, that’ll be out May 18th. The first single from it is...

Sorry haters: Nick Grimshaw adds 800,000...

It’s become fashionable to bash Nick Grimshaw, a man who had to contend with the rise of ‘that song whenever you...

Erm: there’s a Daphne and Celeste...

If you’re old enough to remember the 90s, you might remember Daphne and Celeste, an all girl pop duo famous for a series...

The new Deadpool trailer doesn’t let us down

The new Deadpool trailer introduces us to Cable, and it does so through the medium of action figures.   Any other film and...

Robert Smith is this year’s Meltdown curator

For it’s 25th year, the Meltdown Festival has turned to The Cure’s Robert Smith to curate the ten nights of shows....

Billy Corgan talks bassists and shades...

D’Arcy Wretsky isn’t taking any part in the current Smashing Pumpkins reunion, and Billy Corgan is throwing shade...

The Solo: A Star Wars Story teaser is here

Strap in for one minute and forty three seconds of trailer for the forthcoming Solo Star Wars’ movie, aka the one...