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The Evil Has Landed: aka the new QOTSA SONG

If the idea of Queens of the Stone Age being produced by Mark Ronson still worries you, check out the new cut The Evil Has...

Saudi Arabia banned dabbing and is...

Okay, so Dabbing, the popular arm and body movement started in US hip hop culture and now employed by every tosser near a video...

The Coen Brothers are doing a TV for Netflix

This is not a drill, the Coen Brothers, i.e. the best brothers in all of visual media, are going to make a TV show for Netflix....

David Bowie like Metallica and Lou Reed’s...

When Metallica and Lou Reed announced their collaboration on ‘Lulu’, we were excited. Who wouldn’t want an...

Maccabees to release vinyl career box set

Call us suckers for rebuying material, but we love a stupidly priced career boxset because we are basically idiots, so...

The Killers want to make a 'grown up'...

As we ride through to the end of September and the arrival of a new Killers LP, all signs have pointed to good. The preview...

Sinead O’Connor makes bold and...

This news story could have had a number of attention grabbing headlines, and has in other places on the web by other people....

This is why you don’t post a rap video...

We have to admit, we didn’t know who Jake Paul was until this morning, and presumably that means he’s won. But he...

Last few tickets for LeeFest’s Neverland

The end of this week see’s The Neverland, run by LeeFest. An award winning festival it seems to have an uncanny knack at...

Guardians of the Galaxy’s spoof music...

To promote the ‘home’ release of Guardians of the Galaxy 2, the cast have reunited with a certain old pop star to...

Well Josh Brolin has nailed Cable while...

Can the Deadpool sequel really live up to the titanic original? We sure hope so, because they have both the original writers...

Slayer man speaks out against Trump

Slayer have had a, well, let’s just say ambivalent response to Donald Trump’s ongoing horror show, even appearing...

Martin Shkreli found guilty of fraud

There are three ways you might know of Martin Shkreli. You may know him as the very wealthy arsehole who bought the Wu-Tang...

Thanks to Robert Pattinson we now have to...

Okay, let’s just check to see what the music and movie news is today and… oh. Oh god. Oh good god. We don’t...

LeeFest presents The Neverland: August 10...

At the end of next week LeeFest are holding an event called The Neverland, running from August 10 to 12. The headliners are...

Alan Partridge to return as pro Brexit

Steve Coogan has been looking for the new angle for Alan Partridge, because that’s the role everyone wants him to do, but...

JK Rowling returns to top spot as highest...

Over the two decades of Harry Potter fame, author JK Rowling has made some serious wedge, and she has now returned to the top...

Linkin Park break US chart record

Following the death of Chester Bennington, his band Linkin Park have seen twenty three of their songs enter Billboard’s...

Norwegian racists confuse empty bus seats...

Fedrelandet viktigst is Norwegian for Fatherland First, and they’re a group of right wingers on Facebook, or as...

See Arcade Fire’s spoof rider from The...

Arcade Fire’s new album Everything Now has some good songs on it, some bad songs on it, but is overall a stronger record...

Apple are worth a staggering amount of money

You know the phrase ‘licence to print money’? Well Apple have that licence, and printing they are, because...

Sarah Harding’s career is in trouble: she...

We decided we should watch the start of Channel 5’s 2017 Celebrity Big Brother in case anyone who was once musical...

Netflix arguing over debt levels

Netflix looks like an all conquering juggernaut who found the change in media consumption at the perfect time, because they...

Greggs’ drive throughs are a success and...

Ah, Greggs, the shop that somehow caught the nation’s heart by selling sausage rolls and other bakery delights. Recently...

Hackers threaten to leak Game of Thrones:...

HBO have been hacked. Well they actually said they’d experienced “a cyber-incident, which resulted in the...

Anarbor drummer takes own life aged just 17

America’s Anarbor have announced that their drummer, Tyler Hedstrom, has taken his own life. He had joined them this year...

This is the fire pit you have been...

Do you have nearly two thousand Canadian dollars to spend on a fire pit? If yes, you probably shouldn’t be reading this...

Albert Hammond Jr has to shoot his dad...

For a glorious moment we thought The Strokes were recording new music, because Albert Hammond Jr’s Dad told The West...

Mike Shinoda writes to Linkin Park fans

A week after the suicide of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington, the other famous face from the band has written a letter to...

Apple have retired the iPod Nano and...

Technology and time do not mix well, and when you add Apple in the mix you have more than a tsunami of planned obsolescence,...

When the Westboro Baptist Church picketed...

You know the Westboro Baptist Church, the American extremist group who protect the funerals of dead squaddies and think every...

It turns out Wet Wet Wet were still a...

As I read the headline ‘Marti Pellow has left Wet Wet Wet to pursue a solo career’, I naturally imagine it was ten...

Wolf Alice don’t try anything clever in...

Wolf Alice have released a video for Yuk Foo, and it’s basically just them playing in a basement… however, it...

Lana Del Rey is considering a new album:...

We’ve just had a new Lana Del Rey album, aka Lana gets a bit happier, but things are moving quickly because there could...

Here are the Mercury Prize nominations

The Mercury Music prize still manages to fascinate and upset, and is the perfect way to start a Twitter argument with someone...

Rick Ross is really quite arrogant

I suppose the headline ‘Rick Ross is awfully arrogant’ isn’t a surprise to anyone who’s ever seen any...

Trent Reznor: 'Trump is everything I hate...

Anyone who’s followed the career of Trent Reznor and his Nine Inch Nails knows he’s got a lot of anger inside, so...

Jason Manford is releasing an album: Yes...

Do you remember Jason Manford, the comedian who was sacked from the One Show for, well, texting issues? He’s been doing...

The Simpsons’ Creator Signs to Netflix...

Given that Matt Groening created both The Simpsons and Futurama, we don’t need anything besides the news he’s got a...

BBC to replace Glastonbury shaped hole in...

If you’re old enough to remember the Radio 1 Roadshow, don’t worry, the pain was a long time ago and you can move...

Daniel Craig will be Bond again

Daniel ‘I’d rather slash my wrists than be Bond again’ Craig is going to be Bond again, presumably because he...

'Expert': Kid Rock will win a Senate seat...

So Kid Rock has been tweeting that, yes, he really does want to enter politics and run for a Senate seat. This might sound...

Linkin Park publish open letter to lost...

Today the Los Angeles Coroner’s Office announced the official cause of death for Chester Bennington: he had hanged...

The Alien sequels are in jeopardy

Long-time fans of the Alien franchise weren’t thrilled with Prometheus, but it looked to have breathed new life into the...

The Thor Ragnarok trailer is fun

Our interest in Thor Ragnarok was not peaked by the way the Marvel CU has managed to keep its whole cast together and deliver...

Here’s a sparse and beautiful EP from...

We don’t normally repeat whole emails in these posts, but Luke De-Sciscio has explained his new project very well, so...

Linkin Park’s new video was uploaded the...

Yesterday saw the tragic death of Chester Bennington, singer of Linkin Park. But such was the surprise and disconnect of events...

Tower Hamlets fine 5 year old girl...

You know how in every American comic and show from our childhood there would be someone selling lemonade from a home made...

Alice Cooper: rock stars shouldn’t tell...

In the recent UK and US elections, musicians of all stripes got involved by telling their fans who they should vote for, and...

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington...

The Los Angeles County coroner has announced today that Chester Bennington has died, he was just 41. Chester is best known as...

Arcade Fire Announce 'In The Round’ tour

We still don’t know whether the new Arcade Fire LP is any good, and while some signs are promising so was the Reflektor...

BBC Promise Jodie Whittaker will get same...

Yesterday the rivals of the BBC continued their attack on the excellent broadcaster by trying to show how over paid and poorly...

The KLF are back: tickets on Sunday

The KLF are back! Err, don’t start thinking of gigs and singles and stuff, because this is the KLF, it’s more...

The internet is discussing OJ Simpson's...

You can understand where the click bait demand for a made up rumour about Donald Trump or Jay-Z comes from. That’s low...

Lana Del Rey not happy with leakers:...

We’ve all seen them, posts where people get very excited about catching an illegal first look of an album, and post...

Michael Fassbender’s new Snowman movie is...

We see a trailer headed up with The Snowman, and we think, they’re not doing another one are they? Then we realise...

Flea would like you to know the Chili...

The world’s last remaining Red Hot Chili Peppers fans got worried last week when their drummer hinted the band might stop...

One of the Stranger Things kids has...

California rockers Spendtime Palace have a great idea for generating buzz: get one of the Stranger Things kids to direct their...

District 9 will get a sequel: but not yet

District 9 is nearly nine years old, but the acclaimed and increasingly loved sci-fi movie has plenty of people who want more...

The new Horrors video is one for you...

We’re not sure what drugs you’re meant to be on to enjoy the new Horrors video, but clearly something because these...

A Supajam Tribute to George A Romero

Horror legend George A Romero has died, and twitter is awash with jokes about him coming back because he was the director who...

Why you need to buy a kid’s TV soundtrack

You probably need to buy the soundtrack to a kid’s TV show called Yo Gabba Gabba.    No, we’ve not gone...

Your first look at a new woman in an...

The BBC seem incapable of not spoilering Dr Who, so let’s turn to a medium that decided to spoiler literally everything...

Quite simply the best and most important...

You’ve probably noticed that we like Glastonbury Festival on this web site, based on our own experiences there. But our...

Garbage unveil surprise new single for...

Yesterday we had a great new song from Nine Inch Nails, and today we have a brand new Garbage track that builds and builds and...

Dizzee Rascal opens fire on the Grime for...

There were few things more jarring during the recent General Election than the dying corpse of the NME rising up like a phoenix...

Here’s when you can find out who the new...

Peter Capaldi is leaving his role as the twelfth Dr Who, a statement which ignores the fact there have been more than twelve,...

Get a Plan B ready now: Soundcloud...

Well I think we can report this without getting sued as it’s appeared in a serious place, so here goes: reports are...

Here’s a new Nine Inch Nail song

As we’re Nine Inch Nails fans normally we’d start this news story by being excited by the music, but we’re...

Ben Affleck’s Batman script has been...

At one point, Ben Affleck was going to direct, star in and write the new Batman movie. However, he’d already dropped out...

Ariana Grande made honorary Manchester...

Ariana Grande has been unanimously declared an honorary citizen of Manchester, to thank her for the fund raiding she led in the...

Fyre Festival: Matt Skiba claims he...

We still don’t know whether Fyre Festival was a deliberate fraud, an event organised by idiots that went wrong, or as...

Hear Supajam Alumnus Lucy Kitt play...

This year Supajam alumnus Lucy Kitt played the acoustic stage at Glastonbury. A semi-finalist in both the Young Folk Awards and...

Someone keeps hacking a local radio...

If you think you’ve had a bad day, at least you’re not the boss of Mansfield 103.2, because someone keeps hacking...

Gangnam Style isn’t the most watch...

Join us for a moment in 2012, or maybe even 2013 if you weren’t sick of it, and remember the success of Gangnam Style,...

The Walking Dead Voiceover Man Killed in...

You know at the beginning of the Walking Dead tv show, when a man does a voiceover about what’s happened before?...

Here are some new Ed Sheeran dates if...

If you didn’t get tickets to Ed Sheeran’s new tour, you’re faced with paying ten times face value on reseller...

Christopher Nolan would do a Bond film:...

Christopher Nolan, one of the few people who knows how to make a good Batman film, the man behind Inception, and the person who...

Ex Foos drummer takes issue with your...

For a long time now Dave Grohl has earned all sorts of ‘nicest man in rock’ plaudits, and no one has really taken...

Jet return with Bloody Beetroots...

We first heard of the Bloody Beetroots about nine or ten years ago with a song called Bluto Fucks Popeye, and that is still a...

Blink 182: 'we’re more than dick jokes'

Blink 182 are going still strong into a twenty five year career, which isn’t something we anticipated when we first heard...

Socks on Fire: How Kings of Leon explain...

So, you’re in the band Kings of Leon, and you haven’t actually killed yourself over this nightmare, so your kids...

Is Eminem throwing shade at 50 Cent?

Having not had to talk about 50 Cent for several years, now it’s two stories in two days. Oops. Anyway. Eminem sent a...

Sundown Festival announces DJ competition...

Norfolk’s Sundown Festival has some great acts on this year’s bill, including Pendulum, Wiley, Craig ‘yes my...

Soundcloud sacks 40 of its staff

Let us begin with a quote from Alex Ljung, Chief Executive and Co-Founder of music streaming service Soundcloud: “By...

50 Cent thinks Jay Z’s new album is too...

Jay Z’s new LP 4:44 has certainly got people talking, or at least people who have Tidal, because Jay Z is trying to...

Grotbags had died

This news story is unashamedly for anyone who was young in the 80s and early 90s, because we have to bring you sad, sad news:...

Kent’s Wheels and Fins Music Festival...

Glastonbury has quite a hold on the festival imagination, given that they don’t just have great bands, they have acres of...

Marcus Mumford is helping pick the...

There are twelve judges for this year’s Mercury Music Prize, and there’s some interesting names. Mistajam of Radio...

Thanks to Love Island we have to talk...

Love Island is an ITV reality show where lots of vapid, horrible people we’re encouraged to think are attractive act like...