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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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Arcade Fire Evolve On 'Reflektor' But Is It An Advancement Or A Step In The Same Direction Still?

Arcade Fire are a band used to receiving widespread praise for their albums and when they released new album Reflektor earlier this week it was more of the same as the critics came out in...

'Reflektor' Reviews: Are Arcade Fire The Best Band In The World?

Following the seminal Funeral, Arcade Fire destroyed the idea of the difficult second album with Neon Bible and furthered its campaign to be considered one of the world's greatest bands with The Suburbs - a...

White Stripes Score 'Most Significant Album'

The White Stripes' 'Elephant' has been voted the most significant album of the past 20 years.The blues rock duo's 2003 record - featuring their huge hit 'Seven Nation Army', which propelled them to global stardom...

Arcade Fire Made Record For Mothers

Arcade Fire wanted 'Reflektor' to be a record their mothers can dance to.The 'Ready to Start' band's new album was heavily inspired by Haiti - where band member Regine Chassagne has roots - and she...

Arcade Fire's Thrilling Risk 'Reflecktor' Is Finally Here. Rejoice

Following an online leak earlier this week, Reflektor, the fourth album from Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire is available to stream online.Husband-and-wife team Win Butler and Regine Chassagne teamed up for an ambitious collaboration with...

Arcade Fire Put New Album 'Reflektors' Up To Stream For Free

Arcade Fire have returned with their fourth album, Reflektors, after three years of working on the project since releasing their universally acclaimed third album The Suburbs. When the album leaked online earlier this month, prompting...

Arcade Fire Play Secret Show At Brooklyn Warehouse On Desolate Street

Arcade Fire emerged from behind a black curtain at a full moon masquerade in Brooklyn on Friday night (October 18, 2013) to play to around a thousand 'golden ticket' holders at a re-purposed warehouse in...

Arcade Fire Replace The Killers At Bridge School Benefit

Arcade Fire have stepped in to replace The Killers at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit concert next week (26Oct13).The Human hitmakers pulled out of their performance at the charity gig amid unconfirmed reports suggesting...

Lady Gaga To Headline Youtube Music Awards

Lady Gaga will headline the first ever YouTube Music Awards.The 'Bad Romance' hitmaker will join Arcade Fire and Eminem on November 3 at the inaugural event which will honour artists who have shared their work...

Youtube's First Ever Music Award Show Headlined By Lady Gaga, Eminem And Arcade Fire

The video sharing website has finally go itself a music award show as the YouTube Music Awards will showcase this November between the BET Hip-op awards and the 47th annual Country Music Association Awards.Lady Gaga...

Lady Gaga And Eminem To Headline First Youtube Music Awards

Lady Gaga, Eminem and rockers Arcade Fire are set to headline the first ever YouTube Music Awards in November (13).The video-sharing website is due to host a live-streamed ceremony in New York on 3 November...

The Inaugural Youtube Awards: What Could The Voting Categories Be?

Online video hosting site YouTube have announced plans for their first ever awards, celebrating the people and videos that make the site so popular and dominant in today's web world. Both categories and nominees are...

Youtube Snags Stars For First Music Awards Ceremony

YouTube will be hosting its own music awards show next month and it's snagged Lady Gaga, Eminem and Arcade Fire as its headliners.Lady Gaga, as conventional as usual, will be headlining the YouTube award show....

Veterans And Newbies Collide As Tina Fey Hosts Snl And Welcomes New Cast Members

Last night saw the season premiere of SNL and with Tina Fey hosting, Arcade Fire as the musical guest, six new castmembers and even a cameo from Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul, it couldn’t have...

Arcade Fire Make Dance Album

Arcade Fire claims 'Reflektor' is a dance album that belongs in a ''really clear little world of its own''.The 'Ready to Start' band's latest record is a huge double album, and the band believe they...

David Bowie Wanted To Steal Arcade Fire Song

David Bowie was so impressed with a song by rockers Arcade Fire he threatened to "steal" it from them unless they finished recording it immediately.The Canadian band was working on tracks in a New York...

Win Butler Sorry Over Store Owner's Graffiti Woes

Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler has apologised to a store owner over the band's graffiti campaign to promote new album Reflektor.The Canadian rockers are set to release their fourth record next month (Oct13) and the...

Arcade Fire Play Secret Show In Canada

Rockers Arcade Fire took over a tiny club in Canada on Monday (09Sep13) for a last-minute secret show.Billed as The Reflektors, after their new single Reflektor, the Grammy winners played an intimate concert for a...

Tina Fey To Be 'Snl' Guest Host, With Arcade Fire Performance In Season Premiere

Tina Fey will host the Saturday Night Live season premiere episode on 28th September, it has been announced by NBC, via the NY Times. She will be joined by Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire who...

David Bowie Appears On Arcade Fire Track

David Bowie makes a rare guest appearance on Arcade Fire's new song 'Reflektor'. The Canadian rockers - led by Win Butler and Régine Chassagne - unveiled their comeback track last night (09.09.13), featuring backing vocals...

Arcade Fire Release New Single, Video And Artwork For New Album 'Reflektors'

Arcade Fire are back with a whole heap of new material and album details to share with the ever-loving fans, with the band beginning to slowly leak more and more information about Reflektor over the...

Will Miley Cyrus Bring Twerking To Snl? Singer Announced As Guest Host For New Season

Miley Cyrus will have a chance to redeem herself in the eyes of her peers, to an extent at least, when she takes on hosting duties on the second week of Saturday Night Live's next...

David Bowie Collaborates With Arcade Fire

David Bowie is preparing another surprise for his fans after collaborating with Canadian rockers Arcade Fire on a new track.The legendary singer made a surprise return to the music industry earlier this year (13), releasing...

Arcade Fire Plan New Music For September Release

It has emerged that Arcade Fire are planning to release the follow-up to 2010's The Suburbs this September, with a source close to the band confirming the update to the news blog of Revolt TV....

James Murphy Joins Arcade Fire

Former Lcd Soundsystem star James Murphy has found a new role with Arcade Fire as the Canadian rockers work on their next album.The star has agreed to help the band produce the follow-up to 2010...

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