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Star Wars fans will be late to bed...

While your scribe isn’t keen on spoilers and trailers which show the whole film or anything like that, he’s unable...

McDonalds is trialling a vegan burger: in...

Previously, the only vegans you’d find in McDonalds were very liberal ones, and the burger err, king had little to offer....

Young People are going to gigs alone

The good news: UK Music’s ‘Wish You Were Here’ survey found that more people are going to gigs this year than...

The Icarus Line announce passing of...

Guitarist Alvin Deguzman was a founding member of post-hardcore legends The Icarus Line, who birthed eight albums before...

Tove Lo goes Disco Tits with a puppet

Tove Lo’s new single is a triumph, and not just because it’s called Disco Tits. Now it’s got a video...

Vegas Terrorist had booked rooms...

Police are tearing apart the life of Las Vegas terrorist Stephen Paddock, to try and discover why he fired modified and now...

Radiohead are up for the Rock N Roll Hall...

The Rock N Roll Hall of Fame doesn’t attract that much interest in the UK, but it’s still a surprise when you find...

Promiseland has a video for his...

You might have heard of Promiseland, as he’s signed to Julian Casablancas’ Cult Records and his song ‘Take...

Sharon Van Etten's debut to be remastered...

Another day, another album being re-released. But what’s odd about Sharon van Etten putting out a remastered and extended...

The Walking Dead's Andrea calls her exit...

In the Walking Dead comic, the character of Andrea survives much longer than she did in the TV show, and has a much greater...

Rock legend Tom Petty has died

Tom Petty, rock n roll hall of famer and a man who had just completed a 40th anniversary tour of his band the Heartbreakers,...

Terrorist kills dozens at Vegas music...

There have been tragoc events in Las Vegas overnight, as a lone terrorist opened fire at a music festival crowd. As of writing...

Morrissey appears to back anti-Muslim...

Last week, UKIP voted itself a new leader, who will no doubt appear on question time a lot despite having no political mandate...

Marilyn Manson injured by falling stage prop

Yesterday Marilyn Manson was performing at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York when a stage prop fell on him, He is reported...

Radio 1 launch Vintage celebration station

To celebrate their 50th anniversary, Radio 1 are taking a look to the past. Given that they’ve been relentlessly youth...

There’s two new Tim Buckley live albums...

Tim Buckley was only 28 when he died, but his music has proved enduring and endlessly inspiring. Now two live albums are...

Josh Homme’s bedtime story looks so good...

It looks like Tom Hardy has started something by reading out a series of bedtime stories on CBeebies, because Josh Homme has...

Miley Cyrus explains why she didn’t...

Before most elections someone sort of famous usually says they’ll leave the country if their desired winner...

Two great actors have joined the Freddie...

The Freddy Mercury biopic looks better and better with every piece of news, when once it looked doomed. So, we already have...

50 Cent: Trump offered me half a million...

Donald Trump had a great deal of difficulty attracting black votes during his election campaign thanks to the fact he was a...

V Festival might drop a site for a year

V Festival has long been held in two parts, one in Weston Park, Staffordshire and the other in Hylands Park, Chelmsford. Now...

Russian Burger King wants to ban IT for...

If you’ve seen Stephen King’s IT, did Pennywise at any point at all remind you of Ronald McDonald, the clown who...

Damon Albarn wants Gorillaz holograms...

Gorillaz mainman Damon Albarn has been taking to Q about the band, and dropped some clues. Firstly, he’s thinking of...

Yeah Yeah Yeahs to do obligatory album...

Fever To Tell by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs introduced the world to some very good music sung by one of the worst dressed people in...

The time David Bowie hid from Roger Moore

Dylan Jones has written a book about much missed musical legend David Bowie, and the stories he’s dug up are beginning to...

Game of Thrones concerts are coming to...

Ramin Djawadi is the man behind the Game of Thrones soundtrack, and he’s bringing his concert experience to Europe,...

Noel Gallagher announces new album

Noel Gallagher and his High Flying Birds are coming back, with new LP Who Built The Moon? It’ll be out November 24th, and...

Paolo Nutini will play his local record...

Paolo Nutini has done some awful songs, but he’s done some amazing ones too, and now he’s putting on his own...

X Factor don’t deny that all successful...

It’s long been known that X Factor scouts and producers invite acts to appear on the show, and recently some figures...

Wu Tang Clan miss chance in Martin...

Imagine our excitement when we learned that both a new Wu Tang Clan song was out, and it mentioned Martin Shkreli, the drug...

Former Mercury winner with album out soon...

Benjamin Clementine won the Mercury Music Prize in 2015, and you might be forgiven for asking ‘who?’ Well,...

Let’s put aside our interest in good...

One of this year’s surprising news stories was how Taylor Swift’s comeback single Look What You Made Me Do gave a...

This Wes Anderson trailer is the anti...

Wes Anderson.   Stop motion dogs.   New trailer.   No more words are necessary, except release date of March...

Here’s who writing for the first Black...

It’s weird to think that Black Mirror was once a weird little sci-fi drama on Channel 4 written by a clever critic, and...

We’ve woken up twenty years ago: there’s...

I was sure when I went to sleep last night that it was 2017, but perhaps Trump as president and Britain leaving the EU were all...

Live Review: The Psychedelic Furs

Singles night at the Forum by Nic Howden   It's sick the price of medicine Stand up, we'll put you on your...

Netflix and Narcos have pissed off people...

A man scouting locations for the Netflix hit Narcos was murdered and left in a bullet riddled mess, and if anyone was in any...

Linda Hamilton to rejoin Terminator...

Recently James Cameron announced he was taking back control of the Terminator franchise, and he would be travelling back in...

Don’t panic: Morrissey’s new t shirt is...

Earlier today we heard a new Morrissey single and it was… a bit normal really. But if you’ve been wanting the king...

Paramount defend Mother and jab at Netflix

Mother, the new movie starring Jennifer Lawrence and directed by Darren Aronofsky has received some glowing reviews as a...

Well I guess we’d better stop and listen...

Morrissey’s possible new Twitter account spat out the phrase “Spent The Day In Bed”, and low and behold...

Linkin Park announce tribute concert and...

Well that didn’t take long: having promised announcements, Linkin Park are making them. Firstly, the band will perform at...

Rolling Stone is for sale

Does everyone with even a passing interest in media know about Rolling Stone, a magazine that has been at the heart of cultural...

Linkin Park promise announcements this week

In the aftermath of the tragic suicide of singer Chester Bennington, there was a question fans guiltily asked themselves: what...

Morrissey might have a twitter account:...

Something has appeared on Twitter, something which might bring much mirth: a Morrissey account.    Now, we know what...

Banksy donates 200k to anti arms trade...

The Defence and Security Equipment International conference has been held in the Docklands, and this is basically where the UK...

The new Marilyn Manson video is...

We brought you the audio for Marilyn Manson’s song ‘We Know Where You Live’ earlier in the week, and now we...

Brandon Flowers talks honestly about...

We are encouraged to talk about mental health issues more than ever before, but that’s easy to say and hard to do when,...

Deadpool director lands Terminator gig

James Cameron will be back in charge of the Terminator franchise in 2019 thanks to rights issues, and he’s going to be...

Automatic for the People gets inevitable...

To make a lot of money and to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its release, REM’s Automatic for the People is coming out...

Grant Hart of Husker Du has died

Singer, songwriter and drummer Grant Hart, best known for his work in punks Husker Du, has passed away. He was 56 and had been...

Uptown Funk gets sued again

They say ‘Where there’s a hit, there’s a writ’, but it’s getting silly with Mark Ronson’s...

Trent Reznor talks about impact of drugs...

Trent Reznor has famously had two periods in his creative life: the drug fuelled creative tornado, and a sober output that...

Bestival death follow up

It doesn’t matter who the young woman who died at Bestival was, it was a tragic loss. That Louella Michie was the...

ABBA are going on a virtual reality tour

There’s an awful lot of people who’d pay an awful lot of money for ABBA to reunite. After conquering the world in...

Chainsmokers attacked over China dog meat...

The Chainsmokers were in Beijing recently being interviewed about their music, when conversation got onto the topic of the dog...

A new Marilyn Manson song? Yes please

It’s not been a cheerful day for news… okay, it’s not been a cheerful year for news, but today brings a...

Bestival issue statement over Bestival...

It appears that this weekend a woman was murdered at the Bestival festival, but we are waiting for more information (see our...

Man arrested over possible Bestival murder

Bestival took place in Dorset this weekend, and had issues with terrible weather which are nothing compared to this...

Bestival sees short evacuation over high...

Bestival has been having some weather problems, and earlier today suspended performances on the main stage before evacuating...

Radiohead speak out angrily over decision...

In 2012, the roof over a stage where Radiohead where due to perform collapsed, killing their drum tech Scott Johnson, and...

The Horrors new track is here and you’re...

The Horrors are going minimal on the name of their fifth record, calling it V, and it’s out September 22nd. We’ve...

Rag N Bone Man to headline Hogmanay in...

Hogmanay, aka New Year, is big in Scotland and Edinburgh’s show is legendary. London may try and look global with a big...

The new South Park game's difficulty...

South Park is still going strong, and they’ve got a new game coming out called The Fractured but Whole. But it’s...

Tove Lo just dropped a song called Disco...

Disco Tits sounds like it should be someone in the seventies being sexist, but it’s actually the latest slice of quality...

Video Exclusive: The Moods and POP:...

This year has seen politics return to the music scene in a way forward thinking people have long dreamed off, and such is the...

Oh go on then: there’s a new U2 single

The Supajam office is divided over U2, with some absolutely adoring them, and some not sure their recent stuff is that good....

Martin Shkreli has put that one of a kind...

Martin Shkreli has been in a lot of trouble recently, but even a conviction for fraud can’t stop him using his money to...

First shot of Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury

For a while, the biopic of Freddie Mercury looked cursed, but now Bryan Singer is directing and Rami Malek of Mr Robot fame is...

FedEx don’t believe Madonna is Madonna

Madonna is spending time in Portugal, and judging from her social media she’s having a mostly great time… mostly,...

If you get goosebumps when listening to...

When you play a song you love, do you get goosebumps? Then you might be interested in an academic study called ‘Brain...

A dodgy third party are selling a Lego...

Welcome to the world of ‘Lego compatible’ products, in which third party companies skirt the law and taste to...

Apple drops London Apple Music Festival...

The iTunes Festival morphed into the Apple Music Festival in 2015, so there’s basically a ten year history of Apple...

London Grammar have a striking new video

The visuals are brilliant, but London Grammar’s new video does get rather silly. Director Jodeb gets you interested at...

Man dies after throwing himself into a...

The burning of huge effigies is a central part of the Burning Man festival, America’s legendary ‘get lost in the...

Sony sign on to a Crow reboot

Does anyone want a Crow reboot? The first movie is such a perfect product it will be very hard to better and, oh yes, of...

James Murphy is the absolute king of...

James Murphy, aka LCD Soundsystem, just took Arcade Fire’s entire comedy promotional campaign round the back of the barn...

La La Land director gets a musical...

Damien Chazelle directed critical hit Whiplash and Oscar storming La La Land, so he’s in very high demand… but...

Walking Dead looking for contortionists

Normally, when there’s a call on the internet for people who can bend into odd angles, it’s pervy, but this time...

The biggest Lego set ever is a new...

This is a news story about Lego, motivated by our belief that you’ll want to learn about it, not the fact we’ve...

Liam Gallagher announces tour of big venues

Are you of a certain age? A music listener in the 90s? Then you might be interested in Liam Gallagher’s new tour....

The 1975 reveal bizarre track title

The 1975 singer Matt Healy has been musically flirting with fans on Instagram, and he’s revealed both the amount of music...

Terry Pratchett’s unfinished works...

When humourist Terry Pratchett died in 2015, he didn’t want anyone to finish what he’d left unfinished, and Neil...

Hyping the Joker movie: just say dark a lot?

This entire news story might be bollocks, because it’s about actor and fighter Brendan Schaub gossiping on the Joe Rogan...

Paris Jackson posts birthday tribute to...

It would have been Michael Jackson’s 59th birthday today, and no doubt the star would have been just as divisive now if...

Katy Perry sued by stagehand who lost toe

A pop star is being sued? Yeah, yeah, happens all the time. Oh, wait, she’s suing why?   As far as lawsuits go,...

Ofcom tell Russell Brand off for Elvis...

Russell Brand didn’t have his own live radio show for a good few years after he and Jonathan Ross got in trouble for...

Texas Chainsaw director Tobe Hooper has died

Legendary horror director Tobe Hooper has sadly passed away, aged 74. Hooper made the low budget but incredibly effective Texas...

Orlando Bloom to star in fantasy noir TV...

Orlando Bloom is coming to TV, and we mean Amazon Prime in particular. He’s been drawn into the streaming world by the...

Phoebe Waller-Bridge explains how Fleabag...

So, you’ve written a critically acclaimed and popular show, and there’s demand for season2. But what do you do when...