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Status Quo's Rick Parfitt's funeral today

Following his untimely death, Status Quo Rick Parfitt's funeral is today. The singer passed away at the end of 2016 on...

Ed Sheeran has built an underground pub...

The charming gremlin himself Ed Sheeran has built an underground pub in his house. In a new interview with Apple Music’s...

Icon and master William Onyeabor has...

William Onyeabor has passed away at the age of 70. The influential Nigerian musician, synonymous with synth-funk, released nine...

Reports suggest Michael Buble pulls out...

Michael Buble has pulled out of hosting this year's Brit Awards' due to his son's cancer battle with cancer,...

Michael Eavis says Glasto is going to...

Michael Eavis has just admitted that Glastonbury Festival will change its name when it changes location in 2019. He says that...

Martin Shkreli has dog poo thrown in...

If you could get music fans to list a few things they really hoped to see before the end of their days, somewhere - alongside...

Here's the new photo Elvis conspiracy...

As long as there has been culture and idiots, there has been conspiracy theorists. And the 'Elvis lives' guys are just...

Small US punk band accuse Skrillex of...

US punk band Culture Abuse have today accused Skrillex of stealing their for artwork for his birthday single, 'Make...

Icon confirms themselves for Glastonbury...

Country and folk music legend Kris Kristofferson has today self-confirmed an appearance on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury...

Paul Weller makes Sherlock cameo last...

Did you watch the new Sherlock last night? Recognise anybody familiar? No, not Cumberbatch and neither Freeman but the man...

Legendary Manchester venue closes with...

In unfortunate news, Manchester nightclub Sankeys has announced it has closed with immediate effect. The venue opened in 1994,...

R Kelly answers whether he'll be playing...

R Kelly has become the latest in a long line of artists to knock back Donald Trump, after today releasing a statement saying...

Video of the day: Guy who sings Green Day...

Remember when the internet used to have all those great, funny videos? Well, this is one of those. Absolutely sublime. Have the...

Watch: David Bowie fans take to Brixton...

It's strange to think that it's been a year since we lost David Bowie. A year since people took to the streets of...

Paris Jackson hits out at Joseph Fiennes...

Paris Jackson, daughter of the late-Michael Jackson, has hit out at Joseph Fiennes for his portrayal of her father in new...

Fat White Family hit out at major label...

Brixton's phenomenal Fat White Family have today called out punk duo Slaves for their recent reception of a grant from the...

Allegations that Trump paid women for...

Donald Trump's complicated relationship with Russia got, well, more complicated today after it emerged that they may have...

Exciting update on the new Queens of the...

Are you a Queens of the Stone Age, more eager than ever for material and a tour? Well, Mastodon's Troy Sanders has today...

Donald Trump has asked Charlotte Church...

The latest in a line of refusals for singing at Donald Trump's inauguration comes as the most ridiculous. Trump's...

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds causes...

The causes of deaths for late-mother and daughter pairing Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds have today been released. Fisher...

Moby offered Trump inauguration slot,...

Moby has become the latest in a long line of artists to reject the chance to play at Donald Trump's Inauguration Ball....

Martin Shkreli currently banned from...

Pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli has been banned from Twitter after allegedly harassing a female journalist over the platform....

U2 announce UK and European Joshua Tree...

U2 have today confirmed that they will be taking their iconic record The Joshua Tree on tour around the UK and Europe for its...

David Bowie often lurked on his own...

A year on to the day from Bowie's death, fans are still missing him. We still mourn him as a culture, and we always will....

Gary Oldman, Bowie's old band, La Roux,...

David Bowie was commemorated in his hometown last night with a show at Brixton Academy featuring friends, fans and peers alike....

Star Wars bosses meeting to discuss...

Following the tragic death of star Carrie Fisher, Star Wars bosses are meeting to discuss the future of her character, Princess...

Woman has been praying to a Lord of the...

Ever wave to somebody in a supermarket then have your heart suddenly drop as you realise it's not exactly who you think it...

Coachella organiser receives serious...

Coachella organiser and owner of AEG, Philip Anschutz has today been accused of funding anti-LGBT and climate change denying...

Obama confirms incredible lineup for...

Barack Obama's departing White House party will be one that will appear to most music fans. The likes of Beyonce, Jay Z,...

Danny Dyer launches into Kasabian on lip...

Danny Dyer has become reality TV's sweetheart following his appearance on the show 'Who Do You Think You Are?' Now,...

2016's Best selling debut British artist...

2016 is a year that we'll all remember for one unexpected, strange and somewhat disturbing fact. And no, I'm not...

The little kid from Lost is now a rapper

It's been a long old time since you freaked out about Lost. 13 long old years. A lot can happen in that amount of time....

Bon Iver cancels UK and European tour...

Bon Iver have today cancelled their UK and European tour dates due to 'personal reasons'. Vernon, along with his band...

Rita Ora loses hundreds of thousands...

Rita Ora has revealed that she lost hundreds of thousands investing in a female urination device. She is said to be an investor...

Watch: Finland timed the exact first...

If you thought that arm-in-arm with your friends and family for a round of 'Auld Lang Syne' or slurping back a sambuca...

UK vinyl sales up to 25-year high in 2016

UK Vinyl sales rose to its highest sales number since 1991 over the calendar year of 2016. The BPI reported in its annual UK...

Hello 2017! Robbie Williams caught...

Happy 2017, dearest reader. Just in case you thought this was going to be a straightforward or more normal one that the one...

Sean Lennon is 'completely drained of...

Sean Lennon, son of Beatle John Lennon and Yoko Ono, has admitted that he feels "completely drained of blood"...

Watch: Deleted scene of Carrie Fisher in...

The latest tribute in the outpouring of love shown for the late Carrie Fisher comes in the form of an unreleased scene from...

Chris Martin plays at homeless shelter,...

Coldplay's Chris Martin has played a show at a homeless shelter, dedicating the performance to George Michael. He played at...

Watch: Taylor Swift surprises 96 year old...

Merry Christmas. Love Taylor Swift x

Actor Debbie Reynolds passes just one day...

Actress Debbie Reynolds has died just days after her daughter Carrie. It is said that Reynolds was making funeral arrangements...

2016 Sgt Pepper's creator updates iconic...

Following the deaths of the likes of Carrie Fisher, George Michael, Watership Down author Richard Adams and Liz Adams over the...

Band self confirms for Glastonbury...

Another band has joined Radiohead on the bill for Glastonbury Festival 2017 but rather unconventionally... By self-confirming....

Arctic Monkeys surprise reuniting for...

After a period of relative silence from Arctic Monkeys, it appears that the group are now in the same circles again. The group...

UK air date for new Bowie documentary...

It has today been confirmed that the new David Bowie documentary about the last five years of his life will be aired in the new...

One Direction's Niall Horan making...

Niall Horan has today become the latest One Direction star to be tipped for new music. However, you won't be hearing a pop...

Yoko Ono to be in new Wes Anderson film

In a meeting of two weird, wonderful worlds, Yoko Ono will appear in Wes Anderson's new film. The film is named 'Isle...

What the: War breaks out between Little...

A battle between fans of the female pop group Little Mix and Glasgow Rangers has broken out. And before you start guessing why:...

Former Pearl Jam drummer vents about snub...

Pearl Jam's former drummer Dave Abbruzzese has hit out at the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame after they failed to invite him to...

Thom Yorke's former long term partner Dr...

Dr Rachel Owen, Thom Yorke's former long term partner has passed away aged 48 after a battle with cancer. Owen was both an...

Dick Van Dyke confirmed for Mary Poppins...

It has just been confirmed that Dick Van Dyke will appear in the forthcoming sequel to Mary Poppins. The 91-year-old actor has...

Chic releasing first new album in 25 years

It has just been announced that Chic will release their first album in 25 years next year and - aptly - the record will be...

Sylvester Stallone turns down role in...

No, before you ask, 'Trump's Government' isn't a forthcoming motion picture. Sylvester Stallone has actually...

David Bowie to be celebrated at London...

London Short Film Festival has announced its exciting 2017 programme. It is one which will feature 500 UK and international...

Glastonbury Festival set for 2019 site move

Glastonbury Festival is set for a temporary site move in 2019. The festival will take place as normal in 2017, will take a...

CJ from Eggheads says manslaughter...

One of the most bizarre pieces of news to come out of 2016 was the arrest of CJ from Eggheads at Heathrow Airport for a...

Malcolm in the Middle film on the cards,...

In this, the great, shite year of 2016, you have to take any positive news and run with it. So get out the bubbly, baby, as it...

Donald Trump said to be appointing...

According to reports, Donald Trump's latest peculiar administration appointment comes in the form of Slyvester Stallone....

Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran 'confirmed'...

Reports surfacing today suggest that Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran will headline Glastonbury Festival 2017 alongside Radiohead. A...

Performers from Trump's inauguration...

No artist wants to do Donald Trump's inauguration. So how do you get a musician to do something that's wrong and, also,...

Bestival moves from iconic Isle of Wight...

Rob Da Bank announced this morning that Bestival will be moving from its iconic Isle of Wight location. The festival will now...

BBC trying to make Planet Earth 3 before...

With the second series of Planet Earth having just aired its final episode, it's fair to say that it's been a soaring...

Kanye West defends Donald Trump meeting

Kanye West has defended his controversial visit to President-Elect Donald Trump. West said that “I feel it is important...

Actor and composer Alan Thicke dies aged 69

Actor and composer Alan Thicke has passed away at the age of 69. Thicke is best known in the acting realm for playing Jason...

What happened to Kanye? West pays visit...

In 2005, Kanye West went on live TV during the Hurricane Katrina Relief show and - when Mike Myers finished his segment and he...

Pete Doherty on Trump being elected

Pete Doherty has become the latest artist to weigh in on Donald Trump winning the American election. “Because I’m a...

Fans can't believe Coldplay just beat...

Following Coldplay pipping David Bowie to BBC Music Awards' British Artist of the year last night, fans are in a state of...

James Blunt wins 2016 with great warning...

James Blunt - or as we now know him - Blunt James, is good on Twitter, isn't he? Better than music, really. He now spends...

Kanye West makes first public appearance...

Kanye West has made his first public appearance since he was hospitalised for his own health and safety. According to reports,...

Bob Dylan 'truly beyond words' over Nobel...

Following his riveting win of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Bob Dylan didn't open his mouth on the subject for two weeks....

How much musicians' are making from the...

When you're thumping your own leg and cussing out loud to the 50th time you've heard 'Last Christmas' on an...

Guns N Roses add more dates as UK tour...

Following tickets going on sale this morning, Guns N Roses' have been forced to add more dates to their reunion tour. The...

King Crimson and Emerson, Lake and...

Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake and Palmer and King Crimson has today passed away at the age of 69. An iconic figure in the 70s prog...

David Bowie's 70th birthday party plans...

If you thought you'd spend what would've been David Bowie's 70th birthday and our first commemoration of his death...

Madonna discusses her relationship with...

James Cordon's latest scalp in his 'Carpool Karaoke' bit is none other than the Madge herself, Madonna. Within the...

BRIT Awards announce surprising Critics'...

The BRIT Awards have today confirmed that Rag'n'Bone Man has won the Critics' Choice award this year. The big man,...

Reports suggest Kim Kardashian and Kanye...

New reports suggest Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are set to divorce. The rapper has been hospitalised due for his own health...

James Arthur: 'I was probably high all...

Following his somewhat surprising comeback, once disgraced X Factor star James Arthur has gone beyond the heights he reached...

Game of Thrones star Peter Vaughan dies...

Actor Peter Vaughan has died aged 93. Vaughan is best known by millennials for his role as Maester Aemon in Game of Thrones,...

Kendrick Lamar and President Obama having...

President Obama was thinking that, when his presidency finished, he'd be able to sit back and put his feet up. However,...

More incredible artists confirmed for...

Field Day 2017 is shaping up to be quite the wonderful weekend. Today the likes of Flying Lotus, Slowdive, Silver Apples, Death...

One Direction's Liam Payne Facebook...

One Direction's Liam Payne had his official Facebook page hacked over the weekend. And the opportunist who hacked...

Liam Gallagher and Bonehead engage in...

If there's one word non-synonymous with Oasis, it is harmony. However, over the weekend, Liam Gallagher and ex-guitarist...

Nine die in Oakland warehouse party fire,...

Nine lives have been claimed by a warehouse fire in Oakland, California and more are missing. The converted warehouse, named...

Guns n Roses smash up Donald Trump Pinata...

Axl Rose, Slash and co. seemingly pledged support to their Mexican friends south of the border by smashing up a pinata of...

Andrew Sachs from 'Fawlty Towers' passes...

British TV Legend Andrew Sachs has passed away at the age of 86. Sachs is best known for his portrayal of Spanish waiter Manuel...

More young people watching Planet Earth 2...

2016 has been the year of a lot of things, one of which, is an apparent division in principles between young and old widening....

New York becomes first city to...

Whether you love them, hate them or simply utilise them, ticket touts are a part of our live music culture. Approaching a venue...

Spotify's most streamed song and artist...

It has been revealed that - surprise, surprise - Drake's 'One Dance' is the most streamed song of 2017. He is also...