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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...

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...