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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...

RIP Fats Domino

Fats Domino, one of the modern musical greats, has died. He was 89, and went peacefully with his family around him.   Fats...

Noel Gallagher: No Oasis reunion and no...

As Liam Gallagher promotes a solo album and verges on begging for Oasis to come back, Noel Gallagher has taken a different...

Kid Rock isn’t running for Senate

Stand easy, the world isn’t as utterly appalling as it could be: Kid Rock isn’t running for Senate. When speaking...

Glastonbury reveal 2019 dates if your...

We’re still planning Christmas this year, let alone 2019, but the Eavis family have one eye on the future. They have to,...

DJ Mag names the year’s top DJ

Every year DJ Mag present a list of the Top 100 DJs in the World, and last year Martin Garrix became the youngest ever winner....

R Kelly accused of pretty much everything

Do you remember that Buzzfeed report where they accused R Kelly of running a “controlling cult” of sex victims?...

Stop everything: Flight of the Conchords...

The world’s best comedy folk duo, Flight of the Conchords, are coming to the UK for a tour. If you haven’t heard...

RIP Daisy Berkowitz

Scott Putesky was a founding member of Marilyn Manson and the Spooky Kids, where he took the name Daisy Berkowitz. Now, sadly,...

Chris Hemsworth thought about turning...

Thor has done very well in his cinematic guise, so it’s hard to imagine that his actor Chris Hemsworth ever considered...

Fever Ray’s comeback is amazing in all...

As a music writer I’m supposed to introduce and describe the songs and videos I’m bringing to you, but sometimes I...

Make this happen: Nicolas Cage’s...

There was a time when Tim Burton looked like moving from the Batman franchise to Superman, because a Superman Lives project was...

Gerard Butler basically can’t be trusted...

Gerard Butler was on ITV this morning, specifically the good bit with Lorraine and not the shit bit with Piers Morgan, when he...

Radiohead get passive aggressive over Fox

The Greg Gutfeld Show on Fox had a discussion about the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame, where Kat Timpf took aim at Radiohead. They...

Yes you do want to hear Bruce...

What’s more bizarre, the fact that Bruce Springsteen was such a massive Harry Potter fan (after reading it to his kids)...

Brian Molko talks cross dressing and...

Brian Molko has always been famous for his gender crossing appearance, but it turns out there was more to it than just...

Oasis: Liam defends Be Here Now and...

Oasis’ Be Here Now LP shifted so many copies it was the fastest selling in UK history, but many years later it...

Weezer: Foo Fighters our are friendly...

If you’re not into muso beefing don’t panic at that headline, it’s a jest. Basically, Weezer’s Rivers...

Frank Ocean beats father in lawsuit

It’s safe to say Frank Ocean doesn’t get on with his father, and the latter sued the former for over $14 million...

This Billy Corgan clip is legendary

Billy Corgan, the Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan, was talking to Howard Stern and… look it’s hard to convey...

Morrissey: pop up shops and Joey Barton

To promote the release of his new LP ‘Low In High School’, Morrissey is opening two pop up shops, one in London and...

Bon Iver adds more dates to epic London...

Bon Iver, aka Justin Vernon, already has a strong of dates booked in London, on February 21st, 22nd, 25th, 26th, 27th and March...

Reading Festival founder Harold Pendleton...

The founder of Reading Festival, Harold Pendleton, has sadly died, but in a year filled with terribly young deaths it’s...

Ed Sheeran knocked down by car

We know it’s trendy in indie circles to knock Ed Sheeran, but we really like his work. Unfortunately he’s suffered...

Sean Hughes has died

Comedian Sean Hughes has sadly died aged just 51. He reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest after struggling with cirrhosis of...

Scandroid’s Thriller cover is here for...

If you’d like to hear a version of Thriller straight from the greatest eighties movie never made, or just want one not...

Craig David replies perfectly to...

Let’s leave it to The Sun to still be asking people about their sexuality in 2017, but they’ve always been slow to...