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Lorde To Judge International Songwriting Competition

Lorde, Tom Waits and Kesha are set to judge the International Songwriting Competition.The 18-year-old 'Royals' hitmaker along with the iconic singer/songwriter and 'Tik Tok' singer are among some of the many high profile artists who...

Bastille Play Surprise Set At Glastonbury

The rockers gave fans just an hour's notice to their show in the the William Green tent, posting the news on Twitter.com. Frontman Dan Smith wrote, "So happy to be back at...

Bastille Played 'Amazing' Secret Gig At Glastonbury

Bastille played a secret set at Glastonbury.The band announced the gig via Twitter and Instagram just an hour before they came onstage in the William Green tent.They posted: ''So happy to be back at Glastonbury!...

Azealia Banks Cancels Glastonbury Set

Azealia Banks has pulled out of performing at Glastonbury.The 24-year-old New York rapper was due to appear on The Other stage at 9pm tomorrow night (27.06.15) but news of her late cancellation broke on Twitter...

Lowlands 2015! We Have Good News And Bad News...

The 23rd edition of the Netherlands' Lowlands Festival sees yet another wave of incredible artists hit the bill ahead of the date this summer. Hot Chip and Kendrick Lamar are among the major new additions,...

Bastille Play Intimate Gig Inside London Home

British rockers Bastille performed a special charity gig in the living room of a London apartment on Monday night (23Feb15).The Pompeii hitmakers played to one hundred lucky fans who had been selected through a lottery...

Grammy Newcommers Bastille Preparing For A Surreal Night

So um, the Grammys are about to get really interesting this year – mostly because there are so many fresh faces on the nominees list. From Bastille to Sam Smith, you could call this the...

Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-up Add Further Names To Line-up

Reading & Leeds Festival goers will be happy to hear the line up for this year has been released, and it is already looking like an incredible weekend for music enthusiasts. The bank holiday weekend...

First Acts Announced For Fib BenicàSsim Festival 2015

The first acts have been announced for the FIB Benicàssim Festival 2015.The Prodigy, Florence and the Machine, Portishead and Los Planetas are to headline the festival, which takes place in the Spanish town from the...

Duran Duran And Bastille To Perform Series Of Pub Gigs

Duran Duran, Bastille and newly reunited band Ride will perform at charity concerts held inside U.K. pubs next year (15).The musicians will take part in the series of intimate Passport Back to the Bars gigs...

Ellie Goulding Wants To Turn Buckingham Palace Into Homeless Shelter

Ellie Goulding wants to turn Buckingham Palace into a ''homeless shelter''.The 27-year-old pop star says if she could buy any property in London she'd purchase the royal residence - the London home of Queen Elizabeth...

One Direction Give Up Day Off For Band Aid

One Direction gave up their only day off to record Band Aid 30.Harry Styles convinced his band mates Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson to come into the recording studio to help...

One Direction Take Band Aid First Line

One Direction have been given the opening lines of Band Aid 30's 'Do They Know It's Christmas Time?'.The star-studded charity single - which will raise money for the fight against the Ebola virus - was...

Sam Smith To Perform At Vevo Halloween Party

Sam Smith and Ella Eyre are to perform at the Vevo Halloween Party.The 'Stay With Me' hitmaker and 'Waiting All Night' singer have both signed on to play at the upcoming concert organised by the...

Justin Timberlake Poses With Fan During Gig

Justin Timberlake posed for selfies with a fan during his headline show at the Virgin Media V Festival last night (16.08.14).The 'Mirrors' hitmaker was stunned here were ''so f***ing many'' people gathered at the main...

Music Festival Called Off As Storms Hit U.k.

The final day of a music festival featuring Snoop Dogg, Bastille and Chase And Status was abandoned on Sunday (10Aug14) after heavy storms hit the U.K.The third day of the Boardmasters event in Newquay, England...

Katy B And Foxes To Perform Acoustic Sets At V Festival

Katy B and Foxes are to perform acoustic sets at V Festival next week.The 25-year-old singer and the 'Holding on to Heaven' hitmaker are to take to the stage in the Carling tent at the...

Ella Eyre: Rudimental Needed Me For No1

Ella Eyre insists Rudimental wouldn't have reached No1 without her.The 20-year-old star features on the foursome's UK No1 hit single 'Waiting All Night' and claims that although she wasn't their first choice to provide vocals,...

Bastille Invite Ella Eyre On Stage At The Parklife Weekender

Bastille were joined on stage by Ella Eyre at the Parklife Weekender in Manchester on Sunday (08.06.14).Frontman Dan Smith and his bandmates - Kyle Simmons, Chris ''Woody'' Wood and William Farquarson - welcomed the 20-year-old...

Robin Thicke And Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Land Apra Nods

Robin Thicke's massive international hit track Blurred Lines is to go head-to-head with songs by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Passenger and Bastille at Australia's top songwriting awards ceremony.The International Work of the Year prize at...

Bastille Won't Be Enlisting Any "Big Producers", Opting To Go It Alone

Bastille’s breakout success entitles them to their pick of the bunch. With such a stellar rep, they can attract some of the world’s top producers to their next project. But, as they did with their...

Experience Sun, Sand And Sensational Sounds At Hangout Festival 2014

Alabama's sun-soaked, sold-out Hangout Music Fest begins officially today (May 16th 2014) following yesterday's kick-off party - and there's almost too much fun to take in.Set against the glorious backdrop of Gulf Shores' pure white...

Bastille Love Damon Albarn's Solo Material

Bastille are big fans of Damon Albarn.The 'Pompeii' hitmakers were impressed with the Blur and Gorillaz musician's long-awaited first solo effort, 'Bad Robots', and think his comeback was a stroke of genius.In an interview discussing...

Lana Del Rey And Foster The People Headline Sweetlife 2014 This Weekend!

Billed as 'a music and food festival', Sweetlife 2014 is set to offer the best of both with their single day event this weekend (May 10th 2014) at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland.With...

Bastille Are Most-streamed Band In U.k.

British rockers Bastille have been named the most-streamed band in the U.K., according to a new poll.Data compiled by officials at music app Spotify reveals the Pompeii hitmakers are the top choice of users in...

Moby & Bastille Help David Lynch Celebrate 2014 Record Store Day

Filmmaker-turned-hitmaker David Lynch has invited Moby and Bastille to remix two of his Crazy Clown Time songs for a new Record Store Day release.The Twin Peaks director is planning to release a remix Ep for...

Bastille Drummer Turns Soccer Commentator For The Day

Bastille drummer Chris Wood turned sports commentator on Saturday (22Feb14) after sitting in with U.K. soccer pundit Gordon Sparks to cover his beloved Plymouth Argyle's win at Dagenham & Redbridge.The rocker made his debut as...

The Act That Should Have Won A Brit Award, London Grammar

Bastille may have walked away with the BRIT Award for Best British Breakthrough Act, but were they the most deserving winners of the gong? Their 2013 debut album ‘Bad Blood’ did reach number one in...

Coachella Festival 2014: Your Guide To This Year's Lineup

The Coachella festival always manages to bring out the big names for its annual two weekend spectacular in April. This year, organizers have outdone themselves with a feast of big name acts that will take...

Tonight's Brit Awards Preview: Who's Performing, Who's Up For A Prize?

All set for the BRIT Awards this evening? Indeed, Britain's biggest night of music awards will take place today and we're feeling pretty excited for the ceremony, which is set to be as spectacular as...

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