Southport Weekender 52 - Butlins, Minehead - 8th-10th May 2015 Preview

Southport Weekender 52 - Butlins, Minehead - 8th-10th May 2015 Preview

Southport Weekender 52 follows one the best ever event in its prolific 28 year history. Everything about last year's SPW 50, the amazing artists like Chaka Khan with Incognito, the fantastic DJs like Carl Cox and Derrick Carter and the...

Mew - Water Slides

Mew - Water Slides

'Water Slides' is the new song from Danish rockers Mew, who will be releasing their sixth album '+ -', co-produced by Michael Beinhorn, on April 24th 2015 through Evil Office, A:larm and Universal. 'Water Slides' follows first single 'Satellites'.

Mad Max: Fury Road  - Extended Trailer

Mad Max: Fury Road - Extended Trailer

Mad Max just keeps on running. With nothing else to lose in his life, his only instinct is to survive the ever more savage climate the world has become. Trapped in the Australian desert where water and oil run low...

Laura Marling - Gurdjieff's Daughter Video

Laura Marling - Gurdjieff's Daughter Video

Laura Marling unveils a video for her new song 'Gurdjieff's Daughter' taken from her fifth studio album 'Short Movie', which was released in March 2015 through Virgin records. The album was co-produced Matt Ingram and Dan Cox.

Spectre - Teaser Trailer

Spectre - Teaser Trailer

Picking up after the climactic battle at his childhood home of Skyfall Lodge and the villainous attacks on MI6 headquarters, James Bond (Daniel Craig) is ready to face his greatest adversary. With MI6 discovering that he has a secret from...

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Avril Lavigne Reveals Battle With Lyme Disease, "I Was Bedridden For Five Months"

Singer Avril Lavigne has said she now feels 80% better after been diagnosed with Lyme disease shortly after her 30th birthday in October. The singer revealed she’s been battling the disease to People magazine, after keeping quiet about her health problems...

by Stephanie Chase | 01 April 2015

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They Might Be Geniuses! They Might Be Giants Re-Launch Music Service With New Album 'Glean'

They Might Be Giants are continuing their legacy of innovation and originality by re-launching the Dial-A-Song streaming service. To celebrate, they unveil a new album entitled 'Glean' featuring songs recently featured on the music website.They Might Be Giants to release...

by Holly Williams | 01 April 2015

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Artist Cynthia Lennon, Former Wife Of John Lennon Dies Aged 75

Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of late Beatle John Lennon, has died aged 75 at her home in Mallorca. According to a statement released by her family, Cynthia’s only child Julian was at her beside when she passed away, following...

by Stephanie Chase | 01 April 2015

Tags: Cynthia - John Lennon - Julian Lennon - Yoko Ono

Teresa Giudice Pictured In Prison As 'The Real Housewives' Star Gives Her First Interview From Behind Bars

To say that ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ cast member Teresa Giudice’s life has changed drastically in the past three months would be a massive understatement. The reality star has gone from leading a life of luxury to serving time...

by Stephanie Chase | 01 April 2015

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Olivia Wilde Talks The Truth About Post-Baby Body: "I'm Softer Than I've Ever Been"

While many Hollywood stars seem to bounce back into shape within weeks of giving birth, actress Olivia Wilde has chosen to speak candidly about her post-baby body in a refreshing and (in some places hilarious) manner. Wilde penned the essay...

by Stephanie Chase | 01 April 2015

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Mad Max: Fury Road - Extended Trailer

Mad Max just keeps on running. With nothing else to lose in his life, his only instinct is to survive the ever more savage climate the world has become. Trapped in the Australian desert where water and oil run low...

01 April 2015

Tags: Tom Hardy - Charlize Theron - Rosie Huntington-Whiteley - Zoe Kravitz - Nicholas Hoult - Riley Keough

Early Reviews Show Blur's Comeback Album 'The Magic Whip' Is A Tasty Treat For Fans

The countdown until the release of Blur’s much anticipated comeback album is on and the early reviews are showing this one will be well worth the wait for fans. The Magic Whip is the band’s first release in 12 years...

by Stephanie Chase | 01 April 2015

Tags: Blur - Damon Albarn - Graham Coxon

Mew - Water Slides

'Water Slides' is the new song from Danish rockers Mew, who will be releasing their sixth album '+ -', co-produced by Michael Beinhorn, on April 24th 2015 through Evil Office, A:larm and Universal. 'Water Slides' follows first single 'Satellites'.

01 April 2015

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Laura Marling - Gurdjieff's Daughter Video

Laura Marling unveils a video for her new song 'Gurdjieff's Daughter' taken from her fifth studio album 'Short Movie', which was released in March 2015 through Virgin records. The album was co-produced Matt Ingram and Dan Cox.

01 April 2015

Tags: Laura Marling

Life of Dillon - Overload Video

London trio Life Of Dillon launch their debut single 'Overload', alongside their first ever music video. The band are set for some major touring this Summer with dates across North America including Columbia's Sweetlife Festival.

01 April 2015

David Duchovny to Release First Album 'Hell of Highwater'

Forget the return of the X-Files, because David Duchovny has just blown the David Duchovny comeback out the water by announcing that David Duchovny is to release his debut album, titled, wait for it, Hell or Highwater. David Duchovny promoting his...

by Michael West | 01 April 2015

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Tove Styrke - Borderline (Vanic Remix) [Audio]

Vanic has remixed 22-year-old Swedish singer Tove Styrke's 2014 single 'Borderline', taken from her EP of the same name released via Sony Music and RCA Records. The electropop songstress is set to release her second album 'Kiddo'.

01 April 2015

Craig T. Nelson To Return as 'Coach' in NBC Revival

Craig T. Nelson will reprise his role as Coach Hayden Fox in a sequel series for NBC, which has been given a 13-episode straight to series order. The show will pick up 18 years after the original comedy went off...

by Michael West | 01 April 2015

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Former Footballer Matt Le Tissier to Appear as Contestant on Countdown

The former Southampton and England footballer Matt Le Tissier has announced he will compete in the TV quiz show Countdown after passing his contestant audition. The 46-year-old will become the fourth professional footballer to appear on the Channel 4 show.Matt...

by Michael West | 01 April 2015

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Joni Mitchell in Intensive Care after Being Hospitalized in Los Angeles

The legendary singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was hospitalized on Tuesday and is being treated in intensive care. A Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman said that about 2.30pm, a person from Funchal Road was taken to a hospital in "fair condition."Joni Mitchell...

by Michael West | 01 April 2015

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Jon Hamm Was Upset After Being Forced to Turn Down 'Gone Girl'

Jon Hamm was the first choice to play Nick Dunne in David Fincher's box-office smash Gone Girl though was reportedly forced to down the role by Mad Men creator Matt Weiner, who refused to relax the terms of his contract...

by Michael West | 01 April 2015

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Mark Walhberg to Play Police Commissioner in Boston Bombings Movie

Mark Wahlberg is to produce and star in Patriots' Day, a feature film about the Boston Marathon bombing and the city wide manhunt that followed. Wahlberg is in talks to play Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, who led to manhunt...

by Michael West | 01 April 2015

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Lawson - Roads Video

Lawson will be releasing their second album later this year and with it comes the first single 'Roads', out May 10th 2015. The new record follows their UK number 4 charting debut 'Chapman Square'. The band are currently on tour.

01 April 2015

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Justin Bieber Touts "Different" Album with Rick Rubin, Kanye West

Justin Bieber has almost finished recording his new album with Kanye West and Rick Rubin. The pop-star curiously noted to USA Today, "I don't want to say 'it's different', because that's what everyone says. But it is different."Justin Bieber is recording...

by Michael West | 01 April 2015

Tags: Justin Bieber - Rick Rubin - Kanye West

Scarlet Pleasure - Heat Video

Danish R&B three-piece Scarlet Pleasure unleash a dance-fuelled black and white video for their newest track 'Heat'. The band are currently touring around Denmark.

01 April 2015

Graham Parker & The Rumour - Railroad SpikesGraham Parker and the Rumour - Railroad Spikes [Lyric Video]

Pup-rock pioneers Graham Parker and the Rumour have unleashed a lyric video for their new single 'Railroad Spikes', taken from their forthcoming album 'Mystery Glue'. The record is scheduled to be released on May 18th 2015.

01 April 2015

Anna Bergendahl - For You Video

Former Eurovision entrant Ann Bergendahl releases a lyric video for her new song 'For You', which has been released as an EP featuring three remixes. It follows her previously released single 'Business', out earlier this year.

01 April 2015

Justin Bieber's Comedy Central Roast The Third Most Watched Ever

The much-anticipated Comedy Central roast of Justin Bieber, as expected, drew strong viewing figures when it was broadcast on Monday evening. With ratings of 4.4 million from 10pm to midnight, it was the night’s top-rated program in most male demographics...

by Ed Biggs | 01 April 2015

Tags: Justin Bieber - Kevin Hart - Snoop Dogg - Ludacris - Will Ferrell - Charlie Sheen

2015 Daytime Emmy Awards Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 42nd Daytime Emmy Awards were announced on Tuesday (March 31st). They were unveiled live on CBS’s ‘The Talk’, a show which ended up receiving seven nominations including Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show and Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show...

by Ed Biggs | 01 April 2015

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One Direction's Niall Horan Announces They're Getting Ready To Start Work On Their Fifth Album

Though the departure of Zayn Malik has broken the hearts of millions of their fans around the world and dominated the headlines, One Direction are seemingly already preparing for life as a four-piece with the suggestion that they’re already planning...

by Ed Biggs | 01 April 2015

Tags: Niall Horan - One Direction - Zayn Malik

Russell Crowe Recalls When Michael Jackson Used To Prank Call Him

In one of the more random celebrity stories, Russell Crowe claims that for a long time he used to be on the receiving end of pranks pulled by the late pop legend Michael Jackson. In an interview with British newspaper The Guardian, 50 year old...

by Ed Biggs | 01 April 2015

Tags: Russell Crowe - Michael Jackson

Disney Announces 'Mulan' Live Action Remake

Following the runaway success of Disney’s live action remake of Cinderella, classic animation revivals are all the rage at the minute, and the studio is banking on repeating those successes with the announcement that they are to revive Mulan on...

by Ed Biggs | 01 April 2015

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'New Zayn Malik' Song Is In Fact Old One Direction Song

Contrary to reports doing the rounds, the ‘new’ Zayn Malik track ‘I Won’t Mind’ that emerged online following his departure from pop stars One Direction is actually no such thing. Fans might have been understandably misled when, earlier on Tuesday,...

by Ed Biggs | 01 April 2015

Tags: Zayn Malik - Naughty Boy - One Direction - Louis Tomlinson

Fox Picks Up 'New Girl' For A Fifth Season

Fox’s successful comedy ‘New Girl’ has been given the green light for a fifth season, the network announced on Tuesday. The renewal was reported by the LA Times, and the news means that the Zooey Deschanel-fronted comedy will register its one hundredth episode during...

by Ed Biggs | 31 March 2015

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Lily Allen And Madonna Offer Their Opinions On Jay Z's Tidal Streaming Service

The biggest music news of the last few days has been the launch of the subscription-only streaming service Tidal, and the stars have been lining up to give their differing opinions on the controversial business model. Jay-Z re-launched the service...

by Ed Biggs | 31 March 2015

Tags: Lily Allen - Madonna - Jay Z - Rihanna - Kanye West - Daft Punk

Helen Mirren Tells Jimmy Fallon To Suck

During a fun interview with American talk show host, Jimmy Fallon, Dame Helen Mirren has once again proved that age is nothing but a number.The Oscar-winning actress had fun with Jimmy FallonThe 69-year-old actress, who won an Oscar for her...

by Charlotte Court | 31 March 2015

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David Lee Roth Doesn't Let An Injury To The Nose Stop Him During Van Halen's Historic Jimmy Kimmel Concert [Pictures]

David Lee Roth suffered a nasty cut to the nose on Monday evening, as Van Halen staged a gig live on Hollywood Boulevard in a performance taped for Jimmy Kimmel's talk show. The singer sustained the injury when he hit...

by Stephanie Chase | 31 March 2015

Tags: Van Halen - David Lee Roth

Rebel Wilson's Fashion Responsibility: "There Aren't Any Women In Hollywood My Size And Age"

Actress Rebel Wilson has said she feels a fashion responsibility to her fans because of the lack of women in Hollywood her size and age. The 29 year old was speaking in this month's issue of Elle magazine about her new...

by Stephanie Chase | 31 March 2015

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The Smashing Pumpkins And Marilyn Manson Team Up For 'The End Of Times' Tour

The Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson are set to unite on a co-headline tour of North America this Summer. Dubbed 'The End Of Times Tour', the series will span all major cities including Las Vegas, Dallas, New Orleans, Atlanta, Chicago...

by Holly Williams | 31 March 2015

Tags: Smashing Pumpkins - Marilyn Manson

Trevor Noah's Twitter History Means He's Causing Controversy Even Before Taking Over 'The Daily Show'

Trevor Noah became an instant name to know on Monday after he was announced as the replacement for departing ‘Daily Show’ host Jon Stewart. But it seems the comedian is already getting a crash course on the levels of scrutiny...

by Stephanie Chase | 31 March 2015

Tags: Jon Stewart - The Daily Show

Stan Lee Is Writing 'Lucky Man' Superhero Series For Sky With James Nesbitt Set To Star

Stan Lee is set to bring his creative talents to the British small screen for the first time, as the legendary comic book writer is penning a new drama for UK television. ‘Lucky Man’, which will star James Nesbitt, has...

by Stephanie Chase | 31 March 2015

Tags: Stan Lee - James Nesbitt - Eve Best - Sienna Guillory

Modest Mouse - Strangers To Ourselves Album Review

Reviews of Modest Mouse's sixth studio album 'Strangers To Ourselves' have seemed keen to label frontman Isaac Brock as an eccentric. You'd imagine, then, that the eight-year gap between albums has seen him fall down a Tom Waits-sized rabbit hole,...

by Jim Pusey | 31 March 2015

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Video - Snoop Dogg Arrives Topless For 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

A topless Snoop Dogg (aka Snoop Lion) was seen getting out of a black truck outside the ABC studios in Los Angeles as photographers look on. He was arriving for an appearance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live', where he was a...

31 March 2015

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The Shires - Rather Be (Clean Bandit Cover) Live Video

The Shires have released their acoustic cover video for the single 'Rather Be', originally performed by Clean Bandit. The original single featured vocals from Jess Glynne, and was released on 17th January 2014.

31 March 2015

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Southport Weekender 52 - Butlins, Minehead - 8th-10th May 2015 Preview

Southport Weekender 52 follows one the best ever event in its prolific 28 year history. Everything about last year's SPW 50, the amazing artists like Chaka Khan with Incognito, the fantastic DJs like Carl Cox and Derrick Carter and the...

by Tareck Ghoneim | 31 March 2015

Tags: Southport Weekender

M+A - Habes (feat. Dena) Audio

M+A (Michele Ducci and Alessandro Degli Angioli have released the official audio track for their song, 'Habes', featuring DENA. The song follows the releases of 'Bouncy' in March and 'Do the Shout' in February of 2015.

31 March 2015

Machine Gun Kelly - A Little More [Lyric] Video

Machine Gun Kelly has released the official lyric video for his single, 'A Little More', featuring Victoria Monet. The single was originally officially released online for purchase and download on 31st March 2015.

31 March 2015

NBC Announces 'The Wiz' Will Be Network's Next Live Musical Special!

After taking us to Salzburg in 2013, then flying us off to Neverland last year, NBC will next be taking us on a trip down the yellow brick road for a live television production of musical ‘The Wiz’. Working with...

by Stephanie Chase | 31 March 2015

Tags: The Wiz - NBC - Cirque Du Soleil - Diana Ross - Michael Jackson

Magnolia Memoir - No One Like You Video

Magnolia Memoir have released the official music video for their song, 'No One Like You'. The song serves as the third track to appear on their album 'Pale Fire', which was released on 16th September 2014.

31 March 2015

The Rolling Stones Hit North America For The First Time In Nine Years With 2015 Zip Code Tour

The Rolling Stones are set to hit the road yet again, this time re-visiting the States for the first time in nine years on their 15-date Zip Code tour. The veteran rockers will be performing everywhere from San Diego to...

by Holly Williams | 31 March 2015

Tags: Rolling Stones - Mick Jagger - Keith Richards - Charlie Watts - Ronnie Wood

Video - 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' Shoot Police Car Chase In London

A police chase scene for Tom Cruise's last movie 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' is filmed outside St. Paul's Cathedral in London. As well as a string of speeding police cars, a series of other police vehicles are seen meandering...

31 March 2015

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The Rolling Stones - Wild Horses (Acoustic / Lyric Video)

'Wild Horses' is a song which featured on The Rolling Stones' legendary multi-Platinum 1971 album 'Sticky Fingers'. The song was re-released with an acoustic version along with a new edition of the album set for release in 2015.

31 March 2015

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BBC's Ben Stephenson Joins J.J Abrams' Bad Robot Productions

Ben Stephenson, the BBC chief of drama responsible for the corporation's major hits Sherlock, Call the Midwife, Poldark and Wolf Hall, is joining J.J Abrams' company Bad Robot Productions.Ben Stephenson was responsible for a string of hits including Luther, with...

by Michael West | 31 March 2015

James Bond Film Crew Went On "Drunken Rampage on Flight to Mexico

Members of the crew working on the new James Bond movie Spectre triggered an international air alert after going on a drunken rampage during a flight to Mexico, according to the Mail on Sunday.Daniel Craig stars in Sam Mendes' second...

by Michael West | 31 March 2015

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Turtle - Colours EP Review

Possibly the greatest thrill of writing about music is the joy of discovery: if you hear something underwhelming for the first time, your thoughts are already turning towards how to filter mood, but when the opposite applies, the feeling never...

by Andy Peterson | 31 March 2015

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