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Beck Unveils New Album Online A Week Before Release Date

Rocker Beck surprised fans on Monday (17Feb14) by allowing his long-awaited new album to stream online for free, a week before its official release date.Devotees of the Loser hitmaker have waited six years for the...

Busta Rhymes To Perform At Bestival 2014

Busta Rhymes is set to perform at Bestival this year. The hip-hop star will mark his first appearance at a UK festival this September when he joins the main stage line-up at the event, which...

Beck Shocked By Flaming Lips Snub

Beck spent a year thinking people hated him. The 'Loser' singer hired The Flaming Lips to support him on tour in 2002 but frontman Wayne Coye criticised him after the gigs, describing him as a...

Beck Wrote Album Using A Toy Guitar

Beck wrote his album using a toy guitar.The 43-year-old rock singer says he was forced to use a plastic instrument when writing his 2008 album ' Modern Guilt' after suffering a serious spinal injury, which...

Bestival Line-up Just Keeps On Getting Better As Beck And Foals Join Outkast

Beck and Foals have been added to the line-up of this year’s Bestival festival, joining fellow headliners Outkast. Beck will headline the main stage on Thursday night, with Outkast on Friday and Foals on the...

Outkast, Muse And Arcade Fire Headline Coachella

OutKast, Muse and Arcade Fire will headline this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Hip-hop act OutKast, featuring Andre 3000 and Big Boi, are reuniting for the event at the Empire Polo Fields...

Outkast, Muse And Arcade Fire To Headline Coachella 2014

Coachella 2014 will be returning to Indio, California, this spring for a two-weekend spectacular that will see some of the world's biggest performers gather in one polo field in the middle of the desert. This...

Beck And Til Schweiger In Legal Battle Over Malibu Mansion

Musician Beck and actor Til Schweiger are embroiled in a legal battle over the state of a rented property.Beck paid $11,000 (£7,333)-a-month to live in a Malibu, California mansion owned by the Inglourious Basterds star...

Beck To Release Two Albums In 2014 Comeback

Rocker Beck is sealing his 2014 comeback by releasing two new albums.The Loser hitmaker announced in October (13) that he was preparing to release his first album in six years, and he later revealed his...

Beck Teams Up With Dad At Star-studded Los Angeles Show

Cult singer/songwriter Beck turned his star-studded Los Angeles show on Sunday (24Nov13) into a family affair when his father stepped up to conduct the orchestra backing him at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.David Campbell conducted...

Beck Secretly Recovering From Severe Spinal Injury

Rocker Beck has blamed a "severe" spinal injury for forcing him to scale back his music output in recent years.The Loser hitmaker, 43, went public his health issues in an interview with Argentina's Pagina/12 newspaper,...

Beck To Release First Album In Six Years

Rocker Beck is set to kick off 2014 with the release of his first album in six years.The Loser hitmaker has announced his 12th album, Morning Phase, will go on sale in February 2014.His his...

Life Is Beautiful Festival Debuts In Vegas - With An Understatement Of A Name

Life Is Beautiful Festival 2013 brings top artists of all walks of life to Downtown Las Vegas this weekend for two days of cracking music, scrumptious gourmet food and breath-taking art.This brand new festival opens...

Treasure Island Music Festival 2013 To Arrive With Another Weekend Of Uninterrupted Musical Fun

Treasure Island Music Festival returns to San Francisco, California this October for two days with an impressive selection of live music and other entertainment at a stunning location on this popular man-made island.Headlining Saturday, October...

Federal Judges Vs. Talent Show Judges: The Pay Gap

If you add up the total salaries of all the approximately 180 top federal judges sitting on the U.S. Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court, the combined amount would come to about $32...

Beck Performs Sheet Music Album With Star Guests

Singer/songwriter Beck brought his innovative sheet music album to life on stage in London last week (ends07Jul13) with help from stars including Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker and rockers Franz Ferdinand.The Loser hitmaker released his latest...

Song Reader: Beck Plays Album Of Sheet Music At London's Barbican

It is perhaps Beck's strangest album. Song Reader - the record made up entirely of sheet music - was played in full at London's Barbican Theatre on Sunday (July 7, 2013), with a huge cast...

Beck Summons An Army To Help Him Turn 'Song Reader' Into Music

Depending on the way you look at it, Beck's decision to release his last album in the form of sheet music was either incredibly innovative or unforgivably pretentious. Released in December 2012, Song Reader comprised...

Beck Planning Two New Albums

Beck is planning to release two new albums this year.The 'Devil's Haircut' musician is working on a follow up to 2008's 'Modern Guilt' as well as an acoustic album, according to Rolling Stone magazine.One completely...

Frank Ocean And Beck Lead O Music Awards Nominations

Singers Frank Ocean and Beck have been tipped for success at the 2013 O Music Awards after landing two nominations each.The 25 year old picked up a nod in the Too Much A** for Tv...

Glenn Beck Slammed By Fox News

Former Fox News host Glenn Beck got a particularly swift back-of-the-hand on Monday from the cable network that made him a household name among conservatives. During an appearance at New York University's Stern School of...

Marilyn Manson To Front Yves Saint Laurent Menswear Line

Marilyn Manson is fronting Yves Saint Laurent's new menswear line.The gothic rocker was chosen by the French fashion house's creative director Hedi Slimane to take the spotlight for their upcoming range, with the campaign already...

Beck Launches Sheet Music Exhibition

Singer/songwriter Beck launched a special exhibition of his sheet music on Thursday (21Feb13) in honour of his innovative paper-only album.The Loser hitmaker released his latest record, 2012's Song Reader, only in sheet format, with the...

Glenn Beck Expanding News Coverage

Talk-show host Glenn Beck announced on Tuesday that he plans to relaunch his Internet and cable-TV network, now called The Blaze, as a global libertarian news network that will include a half-hour nightly news program...

Beck Wants Jack White Cover

Beck wants to hear Jack White perform one of the tracks from his 'Song Reader'. The 'Devil's Haircut' musician's latest album is only available as sheet music, as he wants to hear other people's interpretations...

Twc Dumps Current Tv After Sale To Al-jazeera

Within hours of learning that Al Jazeera had acquired Current TV, Time Warner Cable pulled the plug on the channel, replacing it with a message reading This channel is no longer available. The cable company...

Muse Can't Be Defined

Muse ''can't be defined''.The 'Survival' group are proud of the eclectic nature of their forthcoming new album, 'The 2nd Law', and say the tracks could easily be mistaken for three different bands.Frontman Matt Bellamy said:...

Beck Plays Sold Out Secret Show In San Francisco

Reclusive rocker Beck thrilled fans in San Francisco, California on Thursday night (09Aug12) when he performed a semi-secret show at the city's fabled Bimbo's club.News of the Outside Lands festival warm-up gig broke just before...

Beck Releasing Album As Sheet Music

Singer/songwriter Beck is giving his forthcoming album a twist by releasing the songs only as sheet music.The Loser hitmaker has created 20 tracks for the record, but rather than heading into the studio to lay...

Reverend And The Makers Open Tramlines

Reverend and the Makers opened Tramlines festival in Sheffield last night (20.07.12).The 'Heavyweight Champion of the World' band took part in the Nokia Lumia Live showcase at the three-day free event, with a homecoming show...

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