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Could This Be The Lineup For Glastonbury Festival 2014?

Some acts may still be rumours and others are yet to be confirmed, but we have a strong suspicion that this is what the Glastonbury Festival Lineup for 2014 will end up looking like! Eek,...

By Sophie Miskiw | 27th February 2014

Blondie To Play Glastonbury

Blondie have confirmed they will perform at Glastonbury festival.The 'Hanging on the Telephone' group were named Godlike Geniuses at the NME Awards tonight (26.02.14) and also took the opportunity to confirm they will be playing...

27th February 2014

Arcade Fire Earn Triple Nods For Mtv's Woodie Awards

Canadian rockers Arcade Fire are in for a big night at the mtvU Woodie Awards after landing a trio of nominations.The Wake Up hitmakers will battle for the Performing title against Jay Z, the Xx,...

12th February 2014

Damon Albarn To Receive Nme Award For Innovation

Damon Albarn is to receive the NME Award For Innovation.The Blur frontman - who is also a songwriter, producer and composer - has been honoured the accolade after being recognised as one of the...

11th February 2014

Arcade Fire Wear Big Papier-mache Heads At Big Day Out Festival [Pictures]

Arcade Fire have never been afraid to approach their live shows with unpredictability and finesse. Their latest jaunt – over in Australia for the Big Day Out festival – saw the band sporting oversized papier-mâché...

By Jack de Aguilar | 29th January 2014

Outkast To Headline Bestival

OutKast have been named as the first headliners of Bestival 2014.The hip-hop duo, made up of Andre 3000 and Big Boi, have reunited and will be one of four acts topping the bill at the...

28th January 2014

Arctic Monkeys Lead Nme Award Nominations

Arctic Monkeys lead the nominations for this year's NME Awards. The rock band are up for eight gongs including - Best British Band, Best Live Band, Best Album, Best Track and Best Music Video -...

15th January 2014

Outkast, Muse And Arcade Fire Headline Coachella

OutKast, Muse and Arcade Fire will headline this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Hip-hop act OutKast, featuring Andre 3000 and Big Boi, are reuniting for the event at the Empire Polo Fields...

9th January 2014

Outkast, Muse And Arcade Fire To Headline Coachella 2014

Coachella 2014 will be returning to Indio, California, this spring for a two-weekend spectacular that will see some of the world's biggest performers gather in one polo field in the middle of the desert. This...

By Joe Wilde | 9th January 2014

Dom Gourlay's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

After an immense year for music, here's reviewer Dom Gourlay's favourites for 2013 - and possibly for a long while after!Arcade Fire 'Reflektor' - Early reviews were ridiculously negative, probably because journos were invited to...

By Staff Writer | 23rd December 2013

Contactmusic.com's Top Albums Of 2013

Vampire Weekend 'Modern Vampire in the City' - 'Modern Vampires in the City' makes it three for three for the New Yorkers and their latest release could very well be their best yet. It shows...

By Joe Wilde | 23rd December 2013

Dolly Parton To Be Announced For Glastonbury 2014

As we speculated back in October, Dolly Parton is to be confirmed to perform at Glastonbury 2014. The "9 to 5" singer is likely to appear in the Sunday Legends slot on the Pyramid Stage,...

By Michael West | 23rd December 2013

Dolly Parton To Headline Glastonbury 2014?

Dolly Parton is reportedly set to headline Glastonbury 2014.The country music icon has been secretly booked to fill the Glastonbury Legends slot on the Sunday of the UK festival, according to The Sun newspaper.A source...

23rd December 2013

Arcade Fire Confirmed As First Headlining Act For Glastonbury 2014

Arcade Fire are officially headliners at Glastonbury 2014! After much speculation and finger crossing, the Canadian alt-rockers have been confirmed as the first headline act for 2014's outing at Worth Farm in Somerset next June.Arcade...

By Joe Wilde | 22nd December 2013

Fascinating Fact: 4003713

Canadian rockers Arcade Fire have given fans an early Christmas treat after announcing they will headline the first night of Britain's legendary Glastonbury Festival next year (27Jun14). The stars broke the news to devotees on...

19th December 2013

Grammy Awards 2014 Nominations: Who Are The Notable Absentees On The Nominee's List

The 2014 Grammy Awards will take place in January 2014, with the full list of nominees being revealed over the weekend. Jay-Z was the most capped nominee, with nine nods in total, whilst Macklemore &...

By Joe Wilde | 9th December 2013

Noel Gallagher Goes On The Rampage. Arcade Fire, Look Away Now

Nobody escaped unscathed from Noel Gallagher's summary of music in 2013, apart from maybe Kanye West and David Bowie. The former Oasis man agreed to phone interview with Rolling Stone magazine to chat about his...

By Michael West | 6th December 2013

Noel Gallagher Slams Arcade Fire

Noel Gallagher thinks Arcade Fire are ''arrogant'' for releasing a double album. The 'Everybody's On The Run' singer says he hasn't heard the band's new record 'Reflektor' and he doesn't have time to listen to...

6th December 2013

Arcade Fire's Castle Studio

Arcade Fire rented a castle to write and record music for their latest album. The 'Ready to Start' band spent time at Trident Castle - which was built in 1979 and is to be...

30th November 2013

Arcade Fire Arrived At Gig On A Tram

Arcade Fire arrived at their Blackpool gig on a tram - wearing giant papier-mâché heads.The 'Ready to Start' hitmakers played on Wednesday (27.11.13) at the British seaside resort's Empress Ballroom under the guise of The...

29th November 2013

Arcade Fire Drop Huge Glastonbury 2014 Hint: Will They Headline?

Arcade Fire's lead singer Win Butler has hinted that his band are gearing up to play at UK festivals in 2014. Speaking to BBC Radio 2's Jo Whiley, Butler cryptically advised that Arcade Fire's fans...

By Lauren James | 20th November 2013

Chris Martin Served As Undercover Dj For Arcade Fire

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin tricked fans at a recent Arcade Fire show by going undercover as a skeleton-masked Dj.The Yellow hitmaker didn't have to travel far for the Canadian rockers' show in London, England, earlier...

20th November 2013

Arcade Fire Extend Gigs Dress Code

Arcade Fire fans must follow a strict dress code when they attend any shows on the band's upcoming U.S. arena tour.Fans were asked to wear fancy dress to the string of intimate shows the band...

19th November 2013

Arcade Fire Jump Straight To No. 1 On Billboard 200 With 'Reflektor'

Arcade Fire are at the top of the musical spectrum right now, enjoying critical and now commercial success with their fourth album, Reflektor. Whilst their origins are humble and their rise to international acclaim and...

By Joe Wilde | 7th November 2013

James Murphy: Arcade Fire Work Was Like 'Marriage'

James Murphy says working with Arcade Fire was ''like a marriage''.The former LCD Soundsystem star has co-produced the group's new album 'Reflektor' and though he and singer Win Butler had wanted to work together for...

7th November 2013

Arcade Fire Earn No.1 On Billboard 200 With 'Reflektor'

Canadian rock band 'Arcade Fire' reach the top spot the Billboard 200 album chart after debuting their latest studio album, 'Reflektor'.According to Nielsen SoundScan, in its first week's sales, 'Reflektor' sold 140,000 copies.This is the...

By Nick Hill | 7th November 2013

Arcade Fire Debut Reflektor At The Top Of The U.s. Charts

Canadian rockers Arcade Fire have rocketed to the top of the U.S. album chart with their new release Reflektor.The band became the only act to sell more than 100,000 copies of an album last week...

7th November 2013

The First Ever Youtube Music Awards Get Underway This Weekend - What Can You Expect From It?

The YouTube Music Awards will celebrate the achievements made online by both well-known and some more obscure (outside the world of viral videos) musicians for the first time this Sunday (3 Oct.) and the organisers...

By Joe Wilde | 2nd November 2013

Arcade Fire Play Gig On The Roof Of Capitol Records Building

Canadian rockers Arcade Fire lit up the night above Hollywood on Tuesday night (29Oct13) when they performed on the roof of Capitol Records building.Win Butler and his band performed 12 songs on the roof of...

31st October 2013

Quite Simply, Arcade Fire's 'Reflektor' Is Brilliant, Say The Critics

2013 has been the year of the comeback. The Rolling Stones did it, triumphantly. Bowie did it too, shocking everyone with an unannounced renaissance, one that lead to a Mercury nomination. But more contemporary artists,...

By Jack de Aguilar | 30th October 2013

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First Taste Of 'Batman V Superman': Someone's Going To Bleed [Trailer + Pictures]

The first trailer for the DC crossover movie 'Batman v Superman...

Music-focused ACM Ceremony Remind Us What Award Shows Should Be Like

In some senses, Sunday night’s ACM awards were just the latest in a...

True Story - Featurette

The cast and crew of upcoming drama 'True Story', including Jonah Hill, James Franco, Felicity Jones and director Rupert...

Morgan Spurlock Claims Harry Styles Will Leave One Direction

Morgan Spurlock, the documentary filmmaker who directed One Direction's...

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Hot Chip To Round Off Busy Year With Full UK Tour In October

Hot Chip have announced a full run of UK tour dates for October 2015...

Mumford & Sons - Snake Eyes (Live) Video

With the album 'Wilder Mind' on the horizon, Mumford and Sons have released a live...

Results - Trailer

Many people would love to be rich and still have plenty of free time, but for Danny (Kevin Corrigan), it is a living hell. He may...

Timothy Spall to Play Bogeyman in Raymond Briggs Adaptation

Timothy Spall is to play Fungus the Bogeyman in Sky1's adaptation of...

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