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Hunger Games Soundtrack Tops Billboard Chart In First Week

The box office success of the Hunger Games film has been widely reported on this week. Now, it's the turn of the movie's soundtrack to boast about its chart success. According to Nielsen Soundscan, who...

'The Hunger Games' Pulls In $155 Million To Land Third Biggest Opening Ever

Everyone was expecting it, but the opening weekend success of 'The Hunger Games' is still something to be lauded with the film taking a whopping $155 million dollars at the U.S. Box Office, making it...

Arcade Fire To Deliver Haiti Lecture

Members of Arcade Fire are heading back to school to give a lecture about Haiti.Win Butler, Regine Chassagne, Will Butler and Marika Anthony-Shaw will attend the University of Texas in Austin on 19 March (12)...

Anticipation Builds Ahead Of 'The Hunger Games' Opening Weekend

The news today that 'The Hunger Games' will feature a soundtrack including the likes of The Arcade Fire, Taylor Swift, The Decemberists, Kid Cudi and others has merely added credence to the notion that the...

Arcade Fire Return With New 'Hunger Games' Track

Arcade Fire have returned, sort of, by unveiling a new track that'll be on the soundtrack for the forthcoming film 'Hunger Games.' The track 'Abraham's Daughter' was unveiled today by Entertainment Weekly, although it has...

Florence Welch Tearful After Butler Meeting

Florence Welch was starstruck and speechless when she met her idol - Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler.The Florence and the MAChine singer is a big fan of the cult Canadian rockers and admits she was...

Bon Iver Beats Nicki Minaj At The Grammys, Cue Furious Protests

Bon Iver took home the award for the Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards last night and so kicked off the now seemingly traditional split of opinion between those who were already aware of...

Can Anyone Stop Adele Dominating The Grammys?

Adele looks poised to clean up at the Grammy Awards this coming weekend; the British singing sensation may have been nominated in less categories than Kanye West, but she's up for all the main ones...

Coachella Line-up Boasts Radiohead, Dr Dre, The Black Keys

The line up for the 2012 Coachella Festival has been announced. Radiohead, The Black Keys and Dr Dre & Snoop Dogg have been confirmed as the festival headliners. This year, for the first time, the...

Arcade Fire Plan Haiti Christmas Mission

Canadian rockers Arcade Fire are urging fans to give money to aid efforts in Haiti over the holidays as they will match all of the donations.The band has thrown its support behind the Kanpe Haiti...

Coldplay Inspired By Bruce Springsteen

Coldplay's lyrics for 'Mylo Xyloto' were inspired by listening to Bruce Springsteen.The band's singer, Chris Martin, wrote many of the tracks on their latest album from a third person perspective, which he admits comes from...

Brit Awards 2012 Announced

The BRIT Awards 2012 have been announced for February 21. The iconic awards show will take place at London's The O2 venue, and will be hosted for a third year by actor James Corden.The event's...

Coldplay Celebrate 'Best Act' Award As Mylo Xyloto Hits Shelves

Coldplay released their long awaited fifth album 'Mylo Xyloto' in the UK today (October 24th 2011) and were celebrating only a couple of hours after stores opened, having been crowned The Best Act In The...

Coldplay Named Best Act At The Q Awards

Coldplay have been named Best Act in the World Today.The 'Mylo Xyloto' band beat off competition from the likes of Muse, Arcade Fire, Kasabian, Arctic Monkeys and U2 to take the coveted honour at this...

Young Rocks Out At 25th Benefit Show

Veteran rocker Neil Young took to the stage with acts including Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons and Beck at his 25th annual Bridge School Benefit show in California over the weekend (22-23Oct11).The two-day bash at...

Arcade Fire Win Polaris Award

Canadian rockers Arcade Fire have scooped their native country's top music prize for their Grammy-winning album The Suburbs.The band's hit record was the favourite to take the Polaris Award and it was announced as the...

Arcade Fire Win Polaris Music Prize

Arcade Fire have won the 2011 Polaris Music Prize for their third album 'The Suburbs'.The group beat off stiff competition from the likes of Destroyer, Hey Rosetta! and Colin Stetson to bag the coveted award,...

Arcade Fire, Matthews & Vedder Confirmed For Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit

Rocker Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit concert will this year feature Arcade Fire, Dave Matthews and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder.Foo Fighters, Tony Bennett, Mumford & Sons, Beck, Diana Krall and Los Invisibles, featuring...

Arcade Fire To Host Charity Basketball Match

Rockers Arcade Fire are to host a celebrity basketball match to raise money for charity.The band's frontman Win Butler has organised the sporting event in his hometown of Montreal, Canada, for later this month (Sep11)...

Arcade Fire Lead Polaris Prize Shortlist

Arcade Fire's Grammy Awards-winning album The Suburbs is up for another major accolade - it has been shortlisted for Canada's coveted Polaris Prize.The group's hit album is the favourite to win the $30,000 (£19,000) prize...

Arcade Fire's Near Death Experience

Arcade Fire once nearly died on stage. The Canadian group - who played their biggest ever UK gig in Hyde Park last night (30.06.11) - had a terrifying experience when they performed during a Paris...

Arcade Fire Play Biggest Ever UK Show

Arcade Fire performed their biggest ever UK show in London's Hyde Park last night (30.06.11).The US group were the latest band to take to the stage at the outdoor venue - which has already seen...

Arctic Monkeys And Arcade Fire Lead Mojo Awards

British band Arctic Monkeys and rockers Arcade Fire are heading the nominations list for this year's (11) Mojo Awards.The Arctic Monkeys will battle for the Song of the Year prize for their track Don't Sit...

Rumer Nominated For Three Mojos

Rumer leads this year's MOJO Honours List 2011, with three nods.The 'Am I Forgiven' singer-songwriter - a newcomer on the Honours List - has amassed a hat-trick of nominations including MOJO Breakthrough, MOJO Best Album...

Regine Chassagne Locked Out Of Grammys After Win

Arcade Fire star Regine Chassagne was locked out of the Grammy Awards after the band's shock win earlier this year (11) when security staff failed to recognise her just seconds after she performed onstage.The cult...

Arcade Fire Find Music 'Hard'

Arcade Fire find making records "hard".The 'Suburbs' hitmakers always strive for perfection, and admit it can be taxing reaching their own expectations, but they always want to be true to themselves.Frontman Win Butler said: "Every...

Arcade Fire Star Enjoyed Haitian Return For Documentary Gig

Arcade Fire star Regine Chassagne has spoken out about her return to Haiti for the band's recent Port-au-Prince concert, revealing she was overcome with the support locals gave her and her bandmates.The Canadian rocker's parents...

Maroon 5 To Emulate Queen Live Shows

Maroon 5 promise " a mother*****r of a show" for their summer tour. Singer Adam Levigne promises the 'This Love' group will be pulling out all the stops for their US tour - starting at...

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