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Reading and Leeds announce first...

Reading and Leeds Festivals have got going with their first headliners for 2017 by announcing MUSE this morning. It will be...

Australian EDM festival has...

Well, in terms of things we've seen happen at gigs - this footage taken from Earthcore Festival in Australia over the...

Primavera Festival 2017 announces...

Primavera Festival 2017 has just blown up the game by announcing a hefty lineup. The likes of Arcade Fire, Frank Ocean, Bon...

Canadian police threatens to punish drink...

The Canadian police have come up with a punishment so severe, they're convinced nobody will ever drink drive again. A...

'Kate Bush is a Tory?!': Fans freak out...

People said after David Bowie passed, that the year couldn't get worse. It did. Brexit happened. 'Good grief, no...

Frank Ocean is headlining Lovebox...

Frank Ocean will headline Lovebox Festival 2017. In perhaps the most surprising festival announcement thus far - alright,...

Kanye West remaining in hospital

Following on a week since Kanye West was hospitalised for his own health and safety, he is set to remain there. Reports...

Field Day announces Aphex Twin as 2017...

Aphex Twin has just been confirmed as Field Day Festival's first 2017 headliner. June 3rd will mark Richard D. James'...

The only Christmas ad you need to watch:...

Switch of your TV, stop talking about bouncing dogs, for the only Christmas advert you need to watch has today come out. Yes,...

Isle of Wight Festival announces second...

Isle of Wight Festival has today confirmed that Rod Stewart will step in as the second headliner for their 2017 incarnation....

The 1975 talk headlining Reading, Leeds...

The 1975 are, evidently, ambitious boys. Today - in fact - they've outlined their plans to headline Reading, Leeds and...

Kanye West is going to remain in hospital...

Following reports that Kanye West had been admitted into hospital on account of his "own health and safety" on...

T In The Park Festival cancelled

T in the Park Festival has today been cancelled, according to organisers. The official statement from DF Concerts describes it...

Malcolm McClaren and Vivienne Westwood's...

Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren's son Joseph Corré has begun burning punk artefacts from a collection. He...

Beyonce trying to get Jay Z and Kanye to...

Following a rather public spat, Beyonce is supposedly urging Jay Z and Kanye West to make friends. According to a source,...

Shia LaBeouf kicked out of Warpaint gig...

Shia LaBeouf was kicked out of a Warpaint gig after fighting in the crowd, according to commentors on Reddit. Reports suggest...

New 5,000-sized venue opening in London

In this, the shitshow that is 2016, you have to whole-heartedly gobble every slice of good news, and here's some for you...

Justin Bieber punches fan who tries to...

Justin Bieber really, really doesn't like being touched. He'll even punch you if you try to touch him. Don't...

Inspiral Carpets drummer Craig Gill...

Inspiral Carpets have today announced that their drummer Craig Gill has passed away at the age of 44. The group made the...

Kanye West has been hospitalised 'for his...

Kanye West had been hospitalised for his own health and safety. West is said to be suffering from sleep deprivation, and it is...

Fabric saved! Iconic venue reopening...

Fabric nightclub is set to reopen after a last-minute appeal. Huzzah. Thank absolute goodness. Finally some good news in a...

Kanye West cancels show and uploads 99...

Kanye West is in a really weird mood. He has been for years, now. However, recently with the Trump support and the calling out...

The xx perform two new songs on SNL: Watch

The xx are back. Last week, they released their comeback single 'On Hold', and they will release their new album 'I...

Kanye West: 'I would've voted for Trump'

After disappointing and somewhat surprising fans with the news that he didn't vote in the 2016 presidential election, Kanye...

German police seize millions of...

'Boom,' said German authorities last night, 'boom.' Last night, between 1.5 and 2 million bootleg vinyl and CDs...

Mel C admits: 'I was bullied in the Spice...

Mel C has admitted that she was bullied when she was in the Spice Girls. In an interview with Attitude promoting her new record...

Pete Doherty leads French national anthem...

Pete Doherty played an emotional show at the Bataclan in Paris last night. It is the second since the re-opening of the venue...

Leonard Cohen's cause of death revealed...

Leonard Cohen's manager has today revealed a cause of death. Robert B. Kory released a statement confirming that the 82...

Bob Dylan won't attend Nobel Prize...

Despite the public celebration that occured when Bob Dylan was awarded with the Nobel Prize for Literature, the troubadour is...

Prince's family sue Jay Z for exploiting...

The surviving family of Prince have sued Jay Z for exploiting the late-star's death on the music platform Tidal. Jay Z is...

Of course! Carrie Fisher admits to...

Carrie Fisher has today confirmed what we were all thinking: of course they were. OF COURSE she and Harrison Ford were sleeping...

Gig crowd does BEST mannekin challenge...

Unless you've been hibernating for a fortnight, then you've heard of the mannekin challenge. This latest internet craze...

Dates suggest Foo Fighters will headline...

Following his dramatic leg break and subsequent sitting out of Glastonbury Festival 2015, Dave Grohl probably thought he'd...

Robbie Williams accuses neighbour Jimmy...

This spat between Robbie Williams and Jimmy Page has gone on for a long, long time and today, it got even funnier. Williams...

World's first floating turntable up to...

The world's first floating turntable has completed and exceeded its goal on Kickstarter. This project originally set a...

Danny Dyer finds out he actually descends...

Remember that forgettable lad sympathiser you unfollowed on Twitter a few years back because they tweeted 'Daniel Dyer is...

The Last Shadow Puppets unleash new video...

The Last Shadow Puppets have today released their new video, 'Les Cactus'. This Miles Kane and Alex Turner-fronted...

Sting holds a minute of silence reopening...

Over the weekend, Paris' iconic Bataclan venue re-opened after the awful attacks that saw 89 people murdered there on the...

Bataclan reopening this weekend in Paris

The Batacalan Theatre will open for the first time this weekend since the tragic attacks there a year ago. Sting will be the...

Music legend Leonard Cohen passes away at...

Leonard Cohen passed away in the early hours of this morning. A statement on the legend's Facebook page was released first:...

System of a Down announce first album in...

The deeply political and ferociously fucking wonderful System of a Down have awaken from their 11 year slumber, and are making...

Game of Thrones author George RR Martin...

Game of Thrones' iconic author George RR Martin has today penned an angry blog post reacting to the election of Donald...

The new John Lewis advert and theme has...

If you're like us, you could do with some god damn cheer in your life at the moment. Well, good news: The John Lewis 2016...

Martin Shkreli leaks 2 million dollar Wu...

Martin Shkreli, the Lex Luthor of music, has today released the $2 million unreleased Wu Tang Album he purchased. Being a rich...

Reposts suggest first headliner for...

Ever-reliable and rarely wrong festival rumours site eFestivals has suggested that Kasabian are the first headliners booked for...

Lady Gaga currently protesting at Trump...

Are you a little anxious? On the precipice of a deep depression? Struggling to articulate how you feel about the world right...

David Bowie fans crowdfunding to build...

Fans of David Bowie are trying to crowdfund the erecting of a statue of the icon. This coming January will make it one year...

Stevie Wonder: 'Voting for Trump is like...

We are living the final days of one of the most harrowing, depressing and shocking political contests in generations. Yes, on...

Phil Collins confirmed for British...

Holy Phil Collins, this is a good morning, as he's just been confirmed as a headliner for British Summertime 2017. The bald...

Isle of Wight Festival confirms first...

Isle of Wight Festival has today confirmed that Arcade Fire are their first headliners for 2017. This signals the Canadian...

John Lewis Christmas advert 2016 theme...

The cover and artist for the John Lewis Christmas advert 2016 has just been confirmed as Vaults. It's part of the Christmas...

Synth and electronic music innovator...

Synthesiser and electronic music innovator Jean-Jacques Perrey has passed away at the age of 87. The French composer was a...

The Kinks to reunite for Glastonbury...

Rumours are suggesting that the Kinks may reunite to headline Glastonbury Festival 2017. The 60s icons have been broken up...

Sadiq Khan appoints comedian and activist...

Comedian, writer, broadcaster, activist and DJ Amy Lamé was unveiled by Sadiq Khan as London’s first Night Czar...

Ewan McGregor posts emotional reaction to...

With Ewan McGregor and everybody's minds romanticising about 1996 watching the trailer of the Trainspotting sequel, he has...

Zayn Malik admits his reason for leaving...

Zayn Malik has today admitted that the reason given for his high profile departure from One Direction in 2015 was fabricated....

Study finds musicians more likely to...

Do you find great solace in music when suffering in darker, more anxious moments? I certainly do. Well, the fact that music...

Emma Watson spend last night hiding books...

Are you tired of your depressed, stressed commute? Well, Harry Potter star Emma Watson spent last night hiding books on the...

President Obama sings 'Purple Rain' to...

It's official: this little boy's Halloween was better than yours. Not only did he get to dress up as Prince, looking...

Johnny Marr hits back at Morrissey over...

Johnny Marr has responded to his former Smiths bandmate Morrissey's comments about Nigel Farage and Brexit. Big mouth well...

New iPhone update includes Bowie emoji

Just when you thought that Apple had completely lost the plot with regards to music fans - ridiculously getting rid of the...

David Bowie's Spiders From Mars drummer...

Woody Woodmansey - David Bowie's drummer from his iconic group, The Spiders From Mars - has today spoken out about the last...

Touring America JUST got 42 percent more...

With the US election on the horizon next week, the world is eagerly waiting to see whether America is just going to become a...

Reports suggest Oasis talking to support...

It seems like every week, a different source emerges claiming that they're lifting the lid on an Oasis reunion. However,...

Taylor Swift dresses as Deadpool and...

What did you go to your Halloween party as? Zombie Kurt Cobain? Buzzed-out Joni Mitchell? Sgt Peppers era Beatles? Don't be...

The ping pong that plays music at the...

Beautiful old ping pong has today been improved with the power of technology; the power of Steve Jobs. Step aside, renewable...

Taxi driver yells 'stupid tart' at Lily...

Lily Allen was left shocked over the weekend when a London cabbie refused to pick her up following her support of refugees....

Robbie Williams on how people reacted to...

Robbie Williams has spoken out about the infamous moment that he was pictured walking around Glastonbury with the members of...

Tom Cruise responds to Louis Theroux's...

During the promotion of his new film Jack Reacher 2, Tom Cruise has reacted to Louis Theroux's recently-released...

Roger Daltry: 'Rock music is dead and...

The Who are recognised as one of the most important rock group's of all time. So it may come as some concern to rock fans...

Music evil man Martin Shkreli says: 'I'll...

Martin Shkreli, both music's most despised man and the sole owner of the one of a king Wu Tang Clan album has today tried...

Palma Violets fans think the band have...

Palma Violets fans are theorising that the group have broken up. Following the group having not posted on any social media...

The Park Stage could all be about to...

Love or hate shlepping forty minutes to get over to it, The Park Stage has provided Glastonbury with some of its most memorable...

Hillary Clinton admits Death Row Records...

After a hilarious meme that insinuated Hillary Clinton got her fashion inspiration from Death Row Records emerged online...

Iconic Simpsons writer Kevin Curran dies...

Simpsons writer Kevin Curran has died at the age of 59. Curran was part of the show's golden age from 1998, and continued...

Justin Timberlake facing legal action...

People should be crying a river for Justin Timberlake today, after the pop star uploaded a photo of himself in a polling booth,...

Tom Hanks perfecly recites Big film rap...

If you don't love the film BIG, then what is that thing flapping around in your dark, cold, cavernous chest? Yes, it's...

Lady Gaga responds to Glastonbury...

Lady Gaga has responded to rumours that she will headline Glastonbury this summer. NME asked her this week whether there was...

President Obama reads Donald Trump's...

The fact that the worlds of President of the United States, Barack Obama, and reality TV star Donald Trump have collided smacks...

John Cale announces full UK performance...

John Cale has today confirmed that he'll be performing the Velvet Underground and Nico in full next May. The unique shows...

Dead or Alive singer Pete Burns found dead

Pete Burns has been found dead after suffering an unexpected heart attack. The Dead or Alive singer died suddently at the age...

Jay Z 'misses the old Kanye'

Do you miss the music-focused, chilled out, College dropout-era Kanye West? Well, Jay Z does too, apparently. Kanye lashed out...

Kings of Leon top US charts for first...

Kings of Leon have marked their return to form today by topping both the US and UK charts. Their new album WALLS is Kings Of...

DJ Khaled Snapchats fiance giving birth...

The 21st Century has well and truly arrived today along with DJ Khaled's newborn son. The producer is known for his frankly...

Justin Bieber orders Manchester crowd to...

Justin Bieber, polite reinvented Bieber - sorry - broke character last night after telling a Manchester crowd to 'shut...

Emily Eavis dashes Stone Roses and Daft...

So, music fan, if yesterday's announcement that Radiohead would be headlining Glastonbury had you excited, then...

Glastonbury confirms first 2017 headliner!

Glastonbury has just confirmed that, following earthshatteringly loud speculation, RADIOHEAD ARE HEADLINING GLASTONBURY! The...

Bets off Radiohead headlining Glastonbury...

Bets are OFF Radiohead headlining Glastonbury Festival 2017. Following an image that appeared to show the group's logo in...

Music world weighs in on last Trump vs...

The whole world was watching last night's final US presidential debate, and all have their opinions. And while CNN leads...

Has this symbol in the Glasto grass given...

FUCK! Radiohead... In the grass!