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Arctic Monkeys Make History With 5th No.1 Album, Am

British band 'Arctic Monkeys' have reached No.1 in the album charts for the 5th time with their new album, AM.The Sheffield boys will be celebrating their latest album success as AM sold 157,000 copies last...

Arctic Monkeys Make History With Fifth U.k. Number One Album

British rockers Arctic Monkeys have scored their fifth number one in the U.K. with the second-fastest selling album of the year (13).Am debuted at the top with more than 157,000 units sold, second only to...

Mercury Prize Shortlist Announced, But Does It Even Matter Anymore?

The Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize this week announce the shortlist for it's 12 favourite albums of the last 12 months, albums that it claims are "urgent" and are "reflective" of the evolving sound of contemporary...

Mercury Music Prize List Has "More Good Albums...Than For A Very Long Time"

This year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize could be one of the greatest lists of nominees in the awards history. 2013's nominees shortlist includes talent old and new, rock, pop, and dance with one thing to unite...

Alex Turner Has The Arctic Mum-keys On Lockdown - 'No Mums At Festivals, Thanks'

Some people actually go to festivals with their parents; the bond is that strong they can either forgo the temptation to get really drunk and act like an idiot in front of those who raised...

Can Those Arctic Monkeys Strip Daft Punk Of Their 'Fastest Selling' Crown?

Seemingly from nowhere, Daft Punk were the biggest band in the world. Stagnant for nearly a decade, they managed to concoct the catchiest song of all time, and suddenly their album was the soundtrack for...

David Bowie Leads The Pack In Mercury Prize Nominations

David Bowie came back from his retirement/hiatus completely unannounced this January, when he released the video for the single 'Where Are We Now,' and managed to catch everyone off guard with his birthday announcement of...

David Bowie Among Nominees For Mercury Prize

David Bowie's 'The Next Day' and the Arctic Monkey's fifth album 'AM' are among the 12 albums nominated for the 2013 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The 66-year-old legendary singer, whose latest offering was praised for its ''panache...

David Bowie Leads Mercury Prize Nominees

David Bowie's comeback album and acclaimed releases by Jake Bugg, Arctic Monkeys and Foals will compete for the 2013 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.Laura Mvula, Laura Marling, Rudimental, James Blake, Disclosure, Jon Hopkins, Savages and Villagers complete...

Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2013: This Year’S Nominees For Album Of The Year

The Barclaycard Mercury Prize nominations have come round again, designed to celebrate this year's best British musical offerings. Last year we saw Alt-J with An Awesome Wave take home the coveted music industry prize and...

Get Ready For The Second Half Of London's 2013 Star-filled Itunes Festival

We're almost halfway through an incredible 30-day iTunes Festival with some legendary shows still to come from the likes of Elton John, Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry.One of London's most fabulous concert venues, The Roundhouse,...

The Arctic Monkeys Are Modern Heroes Of Indie Rock With 'Am'

When a band gets to five albums, they’ve usually done something awful along the way. Since 2006, when the Sheffield outfit took the Internet by storm with their album Whatever People Say I Am, That’s...

Arctic Monkey's Set The Stage Ablaze With Itunes Festival Performance

When Arctic Moneky's frontman Alex Turner told the crowd to "wake up" during their performance at the Roundhouse in Camden, London on Monday, 9 September. This wasn't a reflection on the performance of the band...

Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner Asks London Crowd To 'Wake Up' At Itunes Gig

London gig crowds are notorious for their, shall we say, subdued reaction to the music being played on-stage, though one plucky northerner tried to change all that at the iTunes Festival at Camden's Roundhouse last...

Alex Turner Inspired By Batman

Alex Turner says Batman is his hero.The Arctic Monkeys frontman is a closet comic book geek and likes to pretend to be the cape-wearing superhero on his jaunts around Los Angeles, where the original 60s...

Alex Turner Praises The Rolling Stones' Glastonbury Debut

Alex Turner praised The Rolling Stones for their ''amazing'' Glastonbury debut.Arctic Monkeys were headlining the festival on the same weekend the legendary rockers performed there for the time earlier this year, and their front-man loved...

Alex Turner To Take Up Gardening?

Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner would take up gardening if he ever lost his songwriting ability. The 'Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?' singer has no fears his skills as a songwriter are running...

Arctic Monkeys Want Private Jet

Arctic Monkeys wish they had their own private jet. The 'Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?' band pine for the 70s when bands could get away with more outrageous behaviour and didn't have...

Music Midtown Festival Continues To Grow After Successful Rebirth

It looks like Atlanta's Music Midtown festival is on its way back up as 2013 brings us the biggest line-up since its return from a six year hiatus.We are back to where we started with...

David Bowie Leads Q Awards 2013 Nominations

David Bowie leads nominations for the 2013 Q Awards, with six nods. The iconic singer made a surprise comeback in January when he released single 'Where Are We Now', followed it with his first album...

David Bowie Leads Q Awards 2013 Nominations

David Bowie leads nominations for the 2013 Q Awards, with six nods. The iconic singer made a surprise comeback in January when he released single 'Where Are We Now', followed it with his first album...

Arctic Monkeys Put New Album Online To Stream For Free [Listen]

The Arctic Monkeys have a new album coming out. What's more, they're making their fifth release, titled AM, available to stream in it's entirety, for free, on the iTunes store almost a full week before...

Haim Threaten To Leak Album

Haim have threatened to leak their album. The 'Forever' band - sisters Este, Danielle and Alana Haim - are eagerly awaiting the release of 'Days Are Gone' at the end of the month and are...

Arctic Monkeys' Am Desert Sessions

Arctic Monkeys went to the desert to perfect the songs for 'AM'. The 'Do I Wanna Know' band worked on their latest album in Los Angeles and Joshua Tree, California and spent a long time...

Irish Music Festival Marred By Fan's Death

An Irish festival featuring performances by Bjork and the Arctic Monkeys has been marred by the death of a 20-year-old music fanThe 10th Electric Picnic festival took place in Stradbally, County Laois over the weekend...

Lady Gaga Debuts Seven New Songs During Itunes Festival Headlining Slot

Lady Gaga made an emotional and surprise-filled return to the stage as she opened the month-long iTunes Festival at London's Roundhouse Theatre. Having been away from a live audience since she was forced to end...

Haim's Arctic Day

Haim had the ''worst day of their lives'' turning down a guest spot on the new Arctic Monkeys album. The 'Don't Save Me' band were rushing to complete their debut album, 'Days Are Gone', when...

Haim Snub Arctic Monkeys Offer

Rock siblings Haim were invited to provide guest vocals on a song by their heroes Arctic Monkeys but were heartbroken when they had to turn down the offer in order to finish recording their debut...

Iron Maiden And Arctic Monkeys Back New Ticketing Law

Rockers Iron Maiden and Arctic Monkeys are backing fresh calls for a new law to ban ticket touting in the U.K.Several Members of Parliament (Mps) are banding together to force a review of the law...

Arctic Monkeys: New Album Is 'Most Original Yet'

The Arctic Monkeys' fifth album is their ''most original yet.''The band have just added the finishing touches to their next studio album, 'AM', and singer Alex Turner believes its R&B inspired tunes and '70s rock...

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