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Foals To Make A Grand Return With 'Madman' Summer Album 'What Went Down'

Much loved in the UK since their debut in 2008, Foals finally broke through internationally in 2013, and now they're back again with their hugely exciting fourth album 'What Went Down' this summer. Get your...

Foals Not Involved In Band Aid 30

British rockers Foals have been forced to back out of plans to appear on Bob Geldof's new Band Aid 30 charity single.Geldof's longtime collaborator Midge Ure included the band's name on a list of contributors...

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...

Reading And Leeds Festivals Offer Free Tickets

The Reading and Leeds Festivals are offering free tickets to charity volunteers.The annual music festivals, along with a number of other popular summer events, are offering fans the chance to see hundreds of acts for...

Parklife Festival Apologises For Worst Marketing Campaign Of 2014

The organisers of Manchester's Parklife festival have apologised after sending out marketing SMS messages to festivalgoers, claiming to be from the recipients' mothers. "Some of the Parklife after parties have already sold out. If your...

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...

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...

Snoop Dogg To Headline Parklife Weekender

Snoop Dogg, Bastille and Rudimental are set to perform at this year's Parklife Weekender.The 'Drop It Like It's Hot' hitmaker tops the billing for the annual music festival, which takes place in Manchester's Heaton Park...

Arctic Monkeys Lead Nme Award Nominations

Arctic Monkeys lead the nominations for this year's NME Awards. The rock band are up for eight gongs including - Best British Band, Best Live Band, Best Album, Best Track and Best Music Video -...

Dom Gourlay's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

After an immense year for music, here's reviewer Dom Gourlay's favourites for 2013 - and possibly for a long while after!Arcade Fire 'Reflektor' - Early reviews were ridiculously negative, probably because journos were invited to...

Hayley Fox's Top Albums Of 2013

Darkside 'Psychic' - After an EP in 2011, Darkside released their debut album this year. The duo - the project of Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington - gave as good as they got on 'Psychic',...

Yannis Philippakis Upset Hotel Staff With Filthy Room

Foals frontman Yannis Philippakis reduced a hotel cleaner to tears when she was tasked with tidying up his disgustingly dirty room.The rocker admits he lived in a "pigsty" while on tour with the band in...

Foals Planning To Go Nuts On Next Album

Foals want to record their next album on a pecan nut farm. The 'Inhaler' group recorded their first three albums in New York, Gothenburg in Sweden and London respectively, and for their fourth record would...

Is Laura Mvula The Winner Of The Mercury Music Prize 2013?

Laura Mvula's debut albumSing To The Moon, one of the contenders for the BBC Sound of 2013 title, could claim a far more lucrative and career-defining prize at London's Roundhouse tonight.Laura Mvula Is The Favourite...

Yannis Philippakis Felt Mother's Wrath Over Balcony Dive

Foals frontman Yannis Philippakis has been bombarded with worried text messages from his mother since he jumped into a crowd from a balcony during a gig in Australia.The rocker dived from an 18-feet (5.4-metre) gallery...

Foals Are 'Party Animals'

Hurts say Foals are ''party animals''.Singer Theo Hutchcraft said they had seen a lot of English indie band - winners at the Q Awards - over the summer and that they are a ''magical group...

Foals Yannis Philippakis Says Rock Needs Liam Spirit

Foals frontman Yannis Philippakis says rock 'n' roll needs more people like Liam Gallagher.The 'Inhaler' singer insists there aren't enough hellraisers like the former Oasis man anymore and he wishes his peers would start partying...

Robbie Williams Triumphs At Q Awards

Arctic Monkeys, Robbie Williams and Ellie Goulding all scooped prizes at the Q Awards this afternoon (21.10.13). A host of rockers, indie artists and music industry figures appeared at the Grosvenor Hotel in central London...

Foals Drummer Jack Bevan's Lobster Worries

Foals drummer Jack Bevan is worried eating lobster on holiday will ruin his rocker image.The sticksman recently went on vacation to Sardinia where he decided to sample the shellfish delicacy, but he is fully aware...

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...

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...

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...

Lollapalooza 2013: The Best New Bands Worth Checking Out

You, being a seasoned festival-goer, will know that it’s Lollapalooza 2013 in Chicago’s Grant Park this weekend (August 2 – 4, 2013), which promises to play host to some of the biggest acts in the...

Lollapalooza 2013 To Be Equipped For All Weathers For Another Memorable Weekend

Get ready for a magnificent time as Chicago brings you another rollicking year of Lollapalooza with a legendary line-up of mixed genre music from The Cure to Mumford & Sons.Since it's revival in 2003, Lollapalooza...

Latitude Festival 2013 In Pictures - Suffolk's Finest Gathering Of The Arts Ends In Triumph Again [Photos]

Within it's scenic woodland surroundings, Henham Park in Southwold, Suffolk, was once again the place to be this past weekend (19 - 21 July) as the worlds of music, arts, comedy, cabaret and more all...

Latitude Festival Closes It's Gates After Another Successful Year In Southwold [Pictures]

Henham Park in Southwold, Suffolk once again held the coming together of music, comedy, arts and more in it's scenic woodland surroundings to a rapturous reception from the many revellers who travelled to see the...

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