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Bastille Finish Writing Third Album

Bastille have finished writing their third album. The 'Pompeii' hitmakers - made up of Dan Smith, Kyle Simmons, Will Farquarson, Charlie Barnes and Chris Wood - recently completed promoting their latest record, 'Wild World', and...

Our Guide To Record Store Day 2017

Much has been made of the ‘vinyl revival’ in albums sales over the last five years or so, with old-fashioned records going ever upwards while CD sales and download sales plateau or tumble. The upsurge...

Bastille's Chris Wood Believes Music Is 'Important' In Everyone's Lives

Bastille's Chris Wood believes music is an ''important'' in everyone's lives. The band's 31-year-old drummer has urged schools to put more emphasis on teaching music in schools because he thinks it plays a vital...

Dan Smith Opens Up About Mental Health

Bastille's Dan Smith doesn't want to have a ''false rock star image''. The 30-year-old British singer and songwriter - who makes up one quarter of the band alongside Kyle Simmons, Will Farquarson, and Chris Wood...

Bastille's Dan Smith's 'Awkward' Chat With Katy Perry

Bastille's Dan Smith had an ''awkward'' encounter with Katy Perry at the BRIT Awards last night (22.02.17).The 'Good Grief' singer didn't want to miss out on the chance to speak with the 32-year-old pop superstar...

Bastille Want To Rock The Moon

Bastille want to perform on the moon.The 'Pompeii' hitmakers - comprised of Dan Smith, Chris 'Woody' Wood, Kyle Simmons and Will Farquarson - are interesting in being a part of tycoon Sir Richard Branson's Virgin...

Laura Mvula Dropped By Record Label

The Green Garden singer released her 2013 debut album Sing to the Moon and its follow-up The Dreaming Room last year (16) with RCA Victor, a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment, but on...

Wiley Gets Outstanding Contribution To Music Nme Award

Wiley is to receive the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award at the 2017 NME Awards.The 38-year-old Grime superstar - who released his critically-acclaimed 10th studio LP 'Godfather' on January 13 - has been honoured with...

Kasabian To Headline Reading And Leeds Festival 2017

Kasabian will headline Reading and Leeds Festival 2017.The 'Shoot the Runner' rockers have been announced to perform at the annual event, which takes place on the weekend of August 25 - 27 at Richfield Avenue,...

Beyoncé Leads Nme Award Nominations With Five Nods

Beyoncé leads the nominations for The VO5 NME Awards 2017 with five nods.The 35-year-old R&B superstar has stormed the shortlist for the British ceremony and is up for Best Album for 'Lemonade', Hero of the...

Kelly Lebrock's Annual Cowboy Party

Kelly LeBrock throws a party for ''s**t-faced elderly cowboys'' every year.The 56-year-old actress stepped out of the limelight to move to a ranch in Santa Barbara with ''wild horses'', and is happy to open her...

Muse To Headline Reading And Leeds Festivals 2017

Muse are to headline Reading & Leeds in 2017.The British rock titans - comprised of Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme and Dominic Howard - will return top the bill at the legendary music festivals, which take...

Coldplay And The 1975 Lead Q Award Nominations

Coldplay and The 1975 lead the nominations for the 2016 StubHub Q Awards with four nods between them.The 'Hymn For The Weekend' hitmakers and British indie group - fronted by Matt Healy - dominate the...

Bastille Cancel New York Gig

Bastille were forced to cancel their New York show last night (04.10.16). The 'Pompeii' hitmakers had to postpone their concert at The Bowery Ballroom hours before they were due to play after frontman Dan Smith...

Bastille Don't Want Fame

Bastille don't want to be famous.The 'Good Grief' hitmakers - comprised of Dan Smith, Chris 'Woody' Wood, Will Farquarson and Kyle Simmons - have no interested in being in the limelight and would rather people...

Bastille Scrap New York Show As Singer Battles Vocal Problems

The band were billed to perform at The Bowery Ballroom on Tuesday (04Oct16), but singer Smith had to axe the gig hours before his band was scheduled to hit the stage. In...

Bastille Top U.k. Albums Chart

The British musicians have scored their second number one with Wild World, three years after their Bad Blood debut also topped the countdown. They beat Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds to...

Britney Spears And Alicia Keys Among Apple Music Festival Headliners

The legendary festival will be returning to the Roundhouse venue in London, England, next month (Sep16), and will mark its 10th anniversary with a huge celebrate of live music. The line-up was announced on Thursday...

Justin Bieber To Be Soaked At V Festival

Justin Bieber will be soaked with 800 gallons of perfectly purified water when he headlines V Festival 2016. The 'Never Say Never' hitmaker will take to the stage on Saturday August 20 at the music...

Bastille's Worries About Filling The O2

Bastille's Dan Smith was ''genuinely'' worried people wouldn't come to their forthcoming shows at London's The O2.The frontman - who is joined by Chris 'Woody' Wood, Will Farquarson and Kyle Simmons in the group -...

"The Pound Kept Tumbling Down" Bastille Change Lyrics After Referendum Result

British group Bastille have expressed their dismay over Britain choosing to leave the EU following yesterday’s referendum. The five piece even changed the lyrics to their hit ‘Pompeii’ this morning, during an appearance on BBC...

James Dedicate Glastonbury Set To Eu Voters

The Sit Down hitmakers took to the festival stage on Friday (24Jun16), hours after the shock result and the subsequent resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron was announced. James frontman Tim Booth...

Justin Bieber And Rihanna Confirmed For V Festival

Those performing at the annual event in August were confirmed on Monday (22Feb16), with the two pop superstars taking to the main stage on different days. Supporting Bieber is Sia, with David Guetta performing before...

Bastille Struggle To Name Album

Bastille are stuck on what to name their second LP.The indie rock band gained commercial acclaim with their 2013 debut record 'Bad Blood' and have since released EPs 'Laura Palmer' and 'Haunt' but they are...

Sam Smith On Fifa 16

Sam Smith is featured on this year's 'FIFA 16' soundtrack.The British solo star's collaboration with Disclosure 'Omen' is among the tracks chosen for the annual football game's latest incarnation.Sam - who this week was announced...

Bastille 'Don't Want To Repeat' First Lp

Bastille ''don't want to repeat'' their first album.The band gained commercial acclaim with their debut record 'Bad Blood' but are conscious they want their second offering to be different, which they admit might not please...

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...

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