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Ed Sheeran dominates Spotify’s most...

Spotify have released details of the most streams artist, track and album of 2017, and we might as well just stick a huge...

Mental health service launched to help...

A string of high profile suicides have made it clear how much mental health can suffer in the music industry, even if people...

Bryan Singer fired from Freddie Mercury...

With three weeks of main filming to go, Bryan Singer has been fired from directing the Freddie Mercury biopic. Officially,...

Saturday Night Live roast Theresa May

Saturday Night Live have been mining the comic potential of Donald Trump for months now, but this weekend they turned to...

John Lydon has applied to be Ireland’s...

There’s a bizarre music story going round today, claiming that ex-Sex Pistols man John Lydon has submitted a song to be...

Franz Ferdinand have an ace new single...

This is going to sound odd, but the early section of Franz Ferdinand’s new single reminds us of the Doors… before...

When her plane was cancelled Sia drove 13...

Imagine you’re Sia. You’re in Melbourne, you have to get to Sydney because you have a gig there very soon, and your...

Eminem once gave Elton John diamond...

Elton John likes a big of bling, and nothing says plenty of spare cash like diamond encrusted cock rings. Wait, did we just...

Here’s the new Spector song

Below you can hear the new Spector tune, ‘Untitled in D’, and it’s rawer than we’re used to.  ...

Pearl Jam announce Euro tour

Grunge survivors Pearl Jam will be touring Europe this summer, with a mixture of festivals and their own massive headline gigs....

Ricky and Morty creator gives great...

When @chojuroh tweeted Rick and Morty creator Dan Harmon they weren’t expecting a reply, but they wanted advice from...

Def Jam co-founder to step back after...

Def Jam’s co-founder Russell Simmons has been hit with a series of sexual harassment and rape allegations over the past...

Kelloggs just axed Ricicles and our...

We haven’t eaten Kelloggs rice and sugar cereal Ricicles for a long time, because we’re adults now, but our...

Josh Homme narrates the time he was...

Soon to be legendary Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme has appeared on Adam Buxton’s show, and in between the...

Here’s the Avengers Infinity War Trailer

Marvel’s Avenger’s Infinity War: the most expensive film ever made, designed to end a ground-breaking movie...

Tom Hardy and the man behind Peaky...

One of the triumphs of the 2017 small screen was Taboo, a show Ton Hardy co-wrote as well as produced and starred in....

Frank Ocean might have finished an album...

Good news optimistic Frank Ocean fans: he’s finished a new album! But if you’re not optimistic, the situation is...

Nick Cave announces huge UK festival date

All Points East already had a mammoth line up for its UK festival, but now they’ve got an exclusive from Nick Cave and a...

Prince Harry Stag Do joke goes massively...

Shortly after it was announced Prince Harry and Meghan were getting married, some wag started a Facebook event for...

SupaJam lifer and ex-writer Oobah has a...

SupaJam lifer, friend, writer and prospective mate Oobah Butler has a new series on VICE. It's something that we're...

Morrissey has the awareness of a pea

Recently Morrissey made some comments about Kevin Spacey which polite people might call ill advised and which we’re going...

Ex soldier on benefits engaged to migrant...

The Prince of Wales has announced the engagement of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle. pic.twitter.com/rtlAnFCWTf—...

If you’re wondering what Willow Smith’s...

You might remember Willow Smith. She’s Will Smith’s daughter, she released a single when she was ten called Whip My...

The latest Sesame Street parody is...

Medals to whoever decided that Sesame Street should take their puppets and do parodies of popular culture. We’ve already...

New Glassjaw? Ooh Yes

When Glassjaw released an EP in 2011 they said they wouldn’t be doing a new LP as the world had moved past them, but it...

Dua Lipa makes 80s fan remix official

Dua Lipa is now a hero of the pop scene. A few weeks ago a fan made version of her song New Rules hit the web, and this 80s...

Jarvis Cocker is narrating a new ABBA...

You know how you can just wander round an exhibition at your own pace, or you can take a narrative with you provided by the...

Brian Harvey arrested over malicious tweets

It might come as a surprise given the sewer of abuse that runs through Twitter, but you can get in trouble for what you post on...

Vaccines release album and tour info

The Vaccines are finally coming back for their fourth LP, and have announced that ‘Combat Sports’ will be out March...

Wu Tang Clan sue Woof Tang Clan and that...

Normally, hip hop legends and dog walkers don’t come into a beef, but all that changed now that RZA of the Wu Tang Clan...

We Are Scientists brilliantly zing back...

In their interviews, We Are Scientists usually demonstrate they’re brilliant natural comedians, some of the funniest...

Here’s the new Young Father’s video

Young Fathers’ song Lord is an interesting one as at times it sounds like two different songs being played at once, and...

System of a Down’s Daron Malakian just...

Charles Manson was a cult leader who prompted his followers to kill seven people, and he died this week. Normally the award for...

Sasha Baron Cohen to pay fines of...

In Borat, Sasha Baron Cohen pretended to be a pillock from Kazakhstan in order to explore prejudice in America / run around...

Having brought you Morrissey’s bullshit...

Yesterday’s ‘Morrissey saying Kevin Spacey is being unfairly blamed’ stories was one of those that, yes...

Charles Manson has died

Cult Leader Charles Manson has died, aged 83. When already a criminal he invented himself as a messianic figure and attracted a...

Morrissey is talking about Kevin Spacey...

‘Morrissey has said something outrageous / stupid’ really shouldn’t be news anymore because that’s all...

AC DC’s Malcolm Young has died

As the powerhouse behind AC/DC, Malcolm Young is a rock legend, but sadly this guitar hero has died. He was 64, and had retired...

New Music Friday: Adam Barnes with Electron

There are two ways to approach the new song from Adam Barnes. You could ignore the name that’s mentioned early on and...

Ja Rule is looking for Banksy and no one...

Welcome internet to your latest mystery. Not Russian influence in the breakdown of western liberalism, but the more basic why...

2018 will be the last Warped Tour

The Warped Tour has been a staple of the US alternative scene for many years, but it’s going to end in 2018, one year...

Lil Peep has died

Rapper Lil Peep has died, aged just twenty one. It’s been confirmed that he was taken to hospital after an overdose, but...

Cards Against Humanity buy Mexican border...

Cards Against Humanity is a divisive card game, much loved by many, but their PR tricks have been excellent. Buying an island...

Linkin Park announce live album in memory...

It’s still difficult to think of Linkin Park and know their singer Chester Bennington killed himself, but the band have...

The Deadpool meets Bob Ross trailer is...

Deadpool. Bob Ross. Two people who you can’t imagine meeting online that often, given that one is a hilarious, sweary...

Florence and the Machine have a festival...

Florence and the Machine have been announced as headliners of the 2018 Melt Festival in Germany.   This is interesting for...

People are still employing Jonny Deep:...

The music of Marilyn Manson isn’t meant to be comfortable, but somehow given all the news flying around Hollywood...

Science: psychopaths prefer Justin Bieber

Not to kill, no, but to listen to. A scientific study has decided that people who like the music of Justin Bieber are more...

Billy Corgan thinks Nickelback is porn

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has done another quote worthy interview, and this one is even more bizarre than...

Mark Hamill is trolling porg haters

Celebrities have a lot of trolls after them, so it’s great when they troll back. Mark Hamill is riding high with the new...

One for the grans: Michael Buble...

Our headline is a bit unfair, as we know Michael Buble isn’t only for grans.   Just mostly.   He’s...

Twitter’s extra characters mean people...

Twitter has done an excellent job of allowing us to see what people are thinking deep inside, and then reminding us that...

Drake collects handbags for the day he...

How about a story of charming eccentricity in this world of shit. Drake, million selling musical star, collects expensive...

Sigrid’s Strangers is the next Green Light

Actually, it’s not us saying that but Sigrid herself. The Norwegian up and comer was interviewed by NME, and when it came...

The pitchforks are out for tax avoiding...

Admittedly, Julien Lavalee wasn’t a popular person to start with. He’s established a reputation for buying...

The new Ed Sheeran video has seasonal snow

You could watch the new Ed Sheeran video now. You could see the story of love playing out in a festive, snow filled landscape,...

The 1975 delay EP but promise 'something'

Current winners of the most overhyped band award, The 1975 had fans waiting patiently for more music, as singer Matt Healy kept...

Steve Aoki and Celine Dion’s live team up...

Steve Aoki has regularly played a remix of Celine Dion’s classic My Heart Will Go On, taking the Titanic theme tune into...

The new Kurt Cobain Funko is interesting

Funko Pops are a line of stylised vinyl figures, and full disclosure: we’re big fans and have quite a few. Now...

Madame Tussauds wax Theresa May looks...

This isn’t us just making a cheap joke about Theresa May, it’s us genuinely going bloody hell the new Madame...

Taylor Swift sends lawyers after blog...

There’s a lot of things Taylor Swift doesn’t like, and free speech is one of them. When politically aware blog...

See Lana Del Rey and Leonard Cohen’s son...

Lana Del Rey is a big Leonard Cohen fan, covering his work and tweeting a tribute on his death: “I love you as a real fan...

Liam Gallagher criticises Alex Turner for...

Musicians often reinvent themselves, and you might have noticed how Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner seems to want to be a...

Puff Daddy changes his name again: to Love

Puff Daddy has some very important news for us. We know it’s important because he begins his latest statement with...

Edenbridge Bonfire Society burn huge...

Ah, bonfire night, an occasion for people around Britain to drink, eat and nearly kill themselves with fireworks. It’s...

Ridley Scott throws in towel on Alien...

Look, I’m one of the only two people who liked Alien: Covenant and would like to see the next in the series, but that...

It looks like Arcade Fire’s two bad...

Arcade Fire are currently on tour in support of their new LP, but if reports are to be believed they’re either playing in...

Ethan Kath is suing Alice Glass over rape...

Alice Glass recently published a bold, brave letter in which she details years worth of abuse and rape by former Crystal...

Korn’s Jonathan Davis speaks about...

When Korn’s Head spoke about the suicide of Chester Bennington he let grief override his compassion, but now Korn’s...

David Walliams shoots down critics of his...

David Walliams went to a Halloween party dressed as North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, but some people don’t agree with...

On his last day of work this Twitter...

There are some great ‘last day of work’ stories, but we now have a new winner. Step forward the unnamed Twitter...

The new 24 might involve lawyers and...

Plans are afoot to majorly reboot the 24 concept, with people seemingly growing bored of terrorism. Deadline have reported the...

Never give up: stupidly young Stranger...

The idea of never giving up and fighting for your dreams is a great one, but it’s very worrying when you’re having...

Noel Gallagher trolls the world with live...

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds played a Jools Holland show and left some big questions in their wake, all relating to...

Flight of the Conchords announce extra...

Tickets for Flight of the Conchords UK tour sold out in seconds, and were being scalped at a similar speed. But the boys have...

Mark Chapman believes Jesus forgives him...

Mark Chapman has long been in prison for murdering John Lennon, and everyone thinks he’s crazy so this news story...

Here’s a brand new Gorillaz tune

Yes, we’re not lying. There’s a brand new Gorillaz tune out, with Damon Albarn and company meeting Little Simz....

Carrie Fisher’s advice to Adam Driver is...

Carrie Fisher was a naturally funny person, and the great stories about her will keep on coming. Today’s is from Kylo...

You’ve not had a worse day than Prue Leith

Channel 4 have been building their first attempt at Bake Off to a crescendo, with the final tonight. We were promised tension,...

Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park announce...

Germany’s Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park twin festivals are taking place June 1st to 3rd, and the lineup is looking very...

Small Town Jones and son sing for...

Small Town Jones has been working with a new collaborator… a much smaller town Jones: his nine year old son Reuben....

Fox news wants to ban public playing of...

As the process of investigating links between Trump and Russia moves into indicting people and starting their attack upwards,...

Wiley refutes Dizzee’s paedo accusation

You may remember that recently Dizzee Rascal took aim at Wiley and accused him of… now… what can we say without...

An Interview with Crosstown Concerts

Independent thinking by Steve Slack   “The first time Elbow played arenas it was an entry-level ticket,...

Taylor Swift’s new video is Ghost in the...

The Ghost in the Shell remake was a great, great film infairly maligned. Tayor Swift obviously thinks so because in her new...

Flight of the Conchords tickets sell out...

A lot of people were excited for Flight of the Conchords playing their first gigs in the UK in a long time, and they, like us,...

Roskilde announced first acts for 2018

Roskilde Festival 2018 is happening from June 30th to July 7th, and we’ve been promised over 170 acts over the course of...

Fever Ray announces new album: for tomorrow

After an eight year gap between studio recordings, Fever Ray is now rushing us into things. She surprised us with her come back...

Royal Blood bring us a war for bunnies

In their new LP Royal Blood asked the question ‘How Did We Get So Dark?’, and now the song of the same name has a...

Alice Glass accuses former bandmate Ethan...

Crystal Castles were a confrontational band built around a close knit pair who fought the world. At least, that was what was...