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Michael Fassbender’s new Snowman movie is...

We see a trailer headed up with The Snowman, and we think, they’re not doing another one are they? Then we realise...

Flea would like you to know the Chili...

The world’s last remaining Red Hot Chili Peppers fans got worried last week when their drummer hinted the band might stop...

One of the Stranger Things kids has...

California rockers Spendtime Palace have a great idea for generating buzz: get one of the Stranger Things kids to direct their...

District 9 will get a sequel: but not yet

District 9 is nearly nine years old, but the acclaimed and increasingly loved sci-fi movie has plenty of people who want more...

The new Horrors video is one for you...

We’re not sure what drugs you’re meant to be on to enjoy the new Horrors video, but clearly something because these...

A Supajam Tribute to George A Romero

Horror legend George A Romero has died, and twitter is awash with jokes about him coming back because he was the director who...

Why you need to buy a kid’s TV soundtrack

You probably need to buy the soundtrack to a kid’s TV show called Yo Gabba Gabba.    No, we’ve not gone...

Your first look at a new woman in an...

The BBC seem incapable of not spoilering Dr Who, so let’s turn to a medium that decided to spoiler literally everything...

Quite simply the best and most important...

You’ve probably noticed that we like Glastonbury Festival on this web site, based on our own experiences there. But our...

Garbage unveil surprise new single for...

Yesterday we had a great new song from Nine Inch Nails, and today we have a brand new Garbage track that builds and builds and...

Dizzee Rascal opens fire on the Grime for...

There were few things more jarring during the recent General Election than the dying corpse of the NME rising up like a phoenix...

Here’s when you can find out who the new...

Peter Capaldi is leaving his role as the twelfth Dr Who, a statement which ignores the fact there have been more than twelve,...

Get a Plan B ready now: Soundcloud...

Well I think we can report this without getting sued as it’s appeared in a serious place, so here goes: reports are...

Here’s a new Nine Inch Nail song

As we’re Nine Inch Nails fans normally we’d start this news story by being excited by the music, but we’re...

Ben Affleck’s Batman script has been...

At one point, Ben Affleck was going to direct, star in and write the new Batman movie. However, he’d already dropped out...

Ariana Grande made honorary Manchester...

Ariana Grande has been unanimously declared an honorary citizen of Manchester, to thank her for the fund raiding she led in the...

Fyre Festival: Matt Skiba claims he...

We still don’t know whether Fyre Festival was a deliberate fraud, an event organised by idiots that went wrong, or as...

Hear Supajam Alumnus Lucy Kitt play...

This year Supajam alumnus Lucy Kitt played the acoustic stage at Glastonbury. A semi-finalist in both the Young Folk Awards and...

Someone keeps hacking a local radio...

If you think you’ve had a bad day, at least you’re not the boss of Mansfield 103.2, because someone keeps hacking...

Gangnam Style isn’t the most watch...

Join us for a moment in 2012, or maybe even 2013 if you weren’t sick of it, and remember the success of Gangnam Style,...

The Walking Dead Voiceover Man Killed in...

You know at the beginning of the Walking Dead tv show, when a man does a voiceover about what’s happened before?...

Here are some new Ed Sheeran dates if...

If you didn’t get tickets to Ed Sheeran’s new tour, you’re faced with paying ten times face value on reseller...

Christopher Nolan would do a Bond film:...

Christopher Nolan, one of the few people who knows how to make a good Batman film, the man behind Inception, and the person who...

Ex Foos drummer takes issue with your...

For a long time now Dave Grohl has earned all sorts of ‘nicest man in rock’ plaudits, and no one has really taken...

Jet return with Bloody Beetroots...

We first heard of the Bloody Beetroots about nine or ten years ago with a song called Bluto Fucks Popeye, and that is still a...

Blink 182: 'we’re more than dick jokes'

Blink 182 are going still strong into a twenty five year career, which isn’t something we anticipated when we first heard...

Socks on Fire: How Kings of Leon explain...

So, you’re in the band Kings of Leon, and you haven’t actually killed yourself over this nightmare, so your kids...

Is Eminem throwing shade at 50 Cent?

Having not had to talk about 50 Cent for several years, now it’s two stories in two days. Oops. Anyway. Eminem sent a...

Sundown Festival announces DJ competition...

Norfolk’s Sundown Festival has some great acts on this year’s bill, including Pendulum, Wiley, Craig ‘yes my...

Soundcloud sacks 40 of its staff

Let us begin with a quote from Alex Ljung, Chief Executive and Co-Founder of music streaming service Soundcloud: “By...

50 Cent thinks Jay Z’s new album is too...

Jay Z’s new LP 4:44 has certainly got people talking, or at least people who have Tidal, because Jay Z is trying to...

Grotbags had died

This news story is unashamedly for anyone who was young in the 80s and early 90s, because we have to bring you sad, sad news:...

Kent’s Wheels and Fins Music Festival...

Glastonbury has quite a hold on the festival imagination, given that they don’t just have great bands, they have acres of...

Marcus Mumford is helping pick the...

There are twelve judges for this year’s Mercury Music Prize, and there’s some interesting names. Mistajam of Radio...

Thanks to Love Island we have to talk...

Love Island is an ITV reality show where lots of vapid, horrible people we’re encouraged to think are attractive act like...

Peace to headline Grenfell Tower benefit gig

A little while ago we had to report on a benefit night for Grenfell Tower which was cancelled after some very dubious behaviour...

Futurama is returning: but the mystery is...

Futurama was the second great project of Simpons’ creator Matt Groening and David Cohen, a science fiction animated...

US Impressionist Stevie Ryan has taken...

Stevie Ryan was only thirty three, and was a rising talent and actress. She had a big audience on YouTube, had her own show on...

Festival King Explains Why Drug Testing...

This news story could have been called ‘Reading and Leeds haven’t got government clearance for drug testing...

Rag N Bone Man Announces Tour

The best joke about Rag N Bone Man came from Popjustice, who christened him Raging Binman, and we can’t beat that, but we...

Adele’s London cancellation cost a DVD...

This weekend was building to a climax for Adele fans. It wasn’t just the last two nights of a world tour, it might have...

Kanye quits Tidal

The news headline ‘Kanye has hissy fit and quits something’ isn’t exactly groundbreaking, and this...

Fyre Festival’s clusterfuckathon...

You may remember Fyre Festival, the event aimed at up the upper end of the market, with top glamping, top bands, top food and...

Jay-Z’s mother comes out on his new album

So you put on Jay Z’s new album 4.44 (or rather you don’t if you just have Spotify), and you get to Smile,...

Kings of Leon threatened MTV over bad review

Thanks to streaming, reviews are now pointless. Sorry Pitchfork, but your postmodern essays aren’t needed, as anyone can...

Dodgy music plugger sends Annie Lennox...

Annie Lennox, realty very famous. So famous, there’s a legend the Brit Awards had a complete revamp because she was...

The new XX video has some famous people...

There’s a new video from the XX, and wouldn’t you know it, there’s some famous people inside. So,...

R2D2 just sold for over two million quid

Alright, not the real R2 unit, because that would be too busy saving the world, but a model dating from the original Star Wars...

Adele doesn’t know if she’ll tour again...

There’s been a lot of chatter that Adele hates touring and might give it up now she’s set for life, and plenty of...

Well now we might now why the Han Solo...

It’s been obvious something is wrong with the forthcoming Han Solo movie because the two directors, Phil Lord and Chris...

The XX have to cancel their Night and Day...

The XX were due to curate a festival, and with the setting of a beautiful waterfall in Iceland, three days of quality acts like...

Ed Sheeran announces stadium tour

Ed Sheeran has a chart record, some bestselling albums and the exposure of a massive Glastonbury headline gig, so what better...

Father John Misty skewers Glasto's Corbyn...

You can rely on John Tillman, aka Father John Mystery, to be stood behind the Roman emperor whispering in his ear you’re...

Did Ian Brown reveal the Stone Roses have...

At a Stone Roses gig in Hampden Park this weekend, Ian Brown said to the masses “Don’t be sad it’s over, be...

Nintendo are going full Nostalgia: a new...

This story on the new Classic Edition SNES would have been sooner, but we were too busy trying to order it. So, full...

Grenfell Tower fundraiser axed because of...

#CXLTURE was a fundraiser due to take place at the Trapeze Bar in Shoreditch this Thursday, aiming to raise a grand for...

Ed Sheeran will hold a singles chart...

Ah, the Official Singles Chart, once a must read for the pop fan wanting to know what’s hot and what’s not, now...

Netflix continues to swing the axe

It’s not all champagne, chocolate and changing the way visual media is consumed at Netflix, because they have their axe...

The Killers are strongly rumoured for...

When is a rumour not a rumour? This entire news story is based on slightly more on a whisper we heard in a field, because the...

Katy Perry just pissed off Scotland while...

The flags at Glastonbury are a combination of national pride, references to in jokes only a few people will get, and outright...

Corbyn trumps Parton: biggest Glastonbury...

Jeremy took to the stage at Glastonbury this afternoon as an introduction for Run the Jewels. The band were not mentioned, but...

One big superstar appearance at...

Some secret appearances are so secret that no one is around for the reveal. This was the case at the post-midnight premiere of...

The secret Glastonbury set was Elbow

Picture the scene: you know the Park stage at Glastonbury is having a special guest who hasn’t been announced,...

Strong rumours of Elbow or Arcade Fire...

The Park stage at Glastonbury has a large hole in its schedule, with 7.30pm tonight labelled ‘To Be Announced’....

Someone has done a survey about sex and...

Lovehoney are a purveyor of your finest kinky toys, so who better than to cash in on the biggest festival weekend of the year...

The Arcade Fire and Everything Now Co...

We’ve already brought you a video for Arcade Fire’s new song Creature Comfort, and we don’t really like...

Glastonbury weather news and advice

Britain needs to have been at a certain temperature for five days for it to be a heatwave, and that happened yesterday....

George Clooney just sold his Tequila firm...

This isn’t a bitter story. This is a story going George Clooney: great actor, good director, great businessman. If...

BBC’s News At Ten shows up what the...

On Tuesday night, BBC’s flagship news programme gave us a look into a version of the apocalypse, a perfect BBC version of...

There are long queues at Glastonbury so...

The gates of this year’s Glastonbury Festival opened at 8am this morning, but so keen are people to escape the reality of...

Legoland have built a model Glastonbury

We love Glastonbury, but we also love Lego, and we never expected the two to mix because we weren’t going to take a...

TV Nirvana? The team behind Sherlock are...

Benedict Cumberbatch’s incarnation as Sherlock might be coming to an end. Sherlock showrunner Steven Moffat is coming to...

Nickleback think they’re a guilty pleasure

Nickleback have been striking back after years of jokes about how rubbish they’re meant to be. Singer Chad Kroeger took a...

Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood to perform...

People are raising money for Le Marche, a region in Italy suffering from natural disasters, and Thom Yorke and Johnny Greenwood...

Hear a new Haim studio recording

Haim are ramping up to their second album, and it feels weird to say that given how hyped they are because it feels like...

UNKLE return with first new LP for seven...

It’s been seven years since James Lavelle and his rotating band of associates released an UNKLE album, and quite frankly...

Grenfell Tower charity single details

Simon Cowell is organising a charity single to raise money for those left devastated by the Grenfell Tower fire, an event whose...

It’s Father’s Day so fuck it here’s a...

It turns out Dave Grohl is a fantastically fun father. Who knew. So what makes him fun? His daughter started to learn the...

Josh Homme avoided guests on new LP to...

You’re Josh Homme, and you’re a pretty big deal. You can call on just about anyone to guest on your LP, and...

Lorde’s new album was going to be about...

Lorde may have written the break up classic LP of the year, but the creative process is a strange thing and in the early stages...

Glastonbury talk Johnny Depp and how you...

This Thursday Johnny Depp will be appearing at Glastonbury to introduce a choice of films at the new Cineramageddon part of the...

Here’s the new Arcade Fire song: it might...

It’s time for the cereal advert teaser to go away, because the new Arcade Fire single is here and… wow. It’s...

Jake Bugg to sponsor a football team

Notts County is a modestly performing football club, located in League 2 of the British football system, although it’s...

Here’s the new Killers single: it’s...

The Killers debuted a new song last night on BBC Radio 1, but we couldn’t find a stream of it to bring you until the...

Adele visits Grenfell Tower families

On Wednesday night and morning, a fire consumed a London tower block at unprecedented speed. Grenfell Tower was home to up to...

Glastonbury explain how they’re dealing...

Glastonbury is happening in a few weeks, and obviously as a concentrated gathering of people involved in a western cultural...

Radiohead announce much expanded...

Your only chance to see Radiohead in the UK outside a festival was meant to be at the Manchester Arena on July 4th and 5th....

Arcade Fire tease us with spoof cereals...

Can you imagine living in Arcade Fire land? Thinking, we’ve got an album to release, what random stuff can we do now that...

Here’s a new PVRIS song and video

August 4th see’s PVRIS unleash their sophomore effort, and the title is superb: All We Know Of Heaven, All We Need Of...

Frightened Rabbit have a new song...

Theresa May still hasn’t stopped saying Strong and Stable, which suggests she doesn’t actually grasp what’s...