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Five Sets From Glastonbury Festival Well Worth Re-watching

There aren't many weekends of the year that most of the country pray for rain, all except the fortuitous 250,000 people that descend on a farm in Glastonbury as most of the country sit at...

No, Ed Sheeran Was Not Using A Backing Track At Glastonbury

Despite the fact that he has just completed an excellent closing set at Glastonbury Festival, Ed Sheeran has still found himself the victim of a whole load of criticism for it. Whether he's been accused...

Glastonbury 2017: Foo Fighters, Johnny Depp And The Killers Among The Highlights

Another Glastonbury extravaganza has come and gone, and this time we won't see the UK's most renowned music event again for two years. It was certainly a week to remember, however, with top sets from...

The Very Best Set Numbers From Glastonbury Headliner Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran headlined the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival this weekend and you'd be hard-pushed to find a more rocking acoustic set anywhere. To a 200,000 strong crowd, he played a mixture of his biggest...

Johnny Depp Talks About Donald Trump Assassination At Glastonbury

Johnny Depp seemed to threaten the American president Donald Trump with assassination during a brief appearance at Glastonbury Festival.The 54 year old actor appeared in person to introduce a screening of his 2004 film The...

15,000 Glastonbury-goers Attempt World Record For Human Peace Symbol

Up to 15,000 festival-goers are believed to have converged on the Stone Circle at Glastonbury this week to create the world’s largest human peace sign.Organisers of the massive annual festival estimate that 15,000 punters and...

Katy Perry And Biffy Clyro Among First Tranche Of Acts Confirmed For Glastonbury 2017

Glastonbury Festival has announced the first tranche of artists to be playing at Worthy Farm this year, confirming 83 acts in addition to the three main headliners of Ed Sheeran, Radiohead and Foo Fighters.Among the...

Ed Sheeran Confirmed As Final Glastonbury 2017 Headliner

Arguably the worst-kept secret in the music industry has been confirmed: Ed Sheeran will indeed be playing this year’s Glastonbury Festival as the third and final headliner.The 26 year old megastar, whose newly-released third album...

Ed Sheeran Confirmed As Final Glastonbury Headliner

Emily, who runs the festival with its founder, her father Michael, took to Twitter to dismiss the line-up as false, but now she has confirmed Sheeran will join Radiohead and the Foo Fighters...

Ed Sheeran Announces 48-Date North American Divide Tour

The British singer’s 48-date trek around the States ends in October, in the home of country music, Nashville. "It starts in June. I know we're going for four months, so it's within a fair few...

Emily Eavis Slams Glastonbury Line-up 'Leak'

On Sunday (05Mar17), the publicly-edited festival listings website Clashfinder published a comprehensive list of acts performing at the festival from 23 to 25 June (17). Their list included many performers who are...

Emily Eavis Says 'Leaked' Glastonbury 2017 Line-up Is "Fake News"

Glastonbury Festival organiser Emily Eavis has denied that the ‘leaked’ line-up for the 2017 edition of the event is real, slamming it as “fake news” and assuring fans that the real line-up will be announced...

Foo Fighters Request Extra Long Glastonbury Set

The band announced they will headline the Saturday night Pyramid stage line-up on 24 June (17) when they performed for fans at a secret show in Somerset, England on Friday night (24Feb17).Now further details from...

Foo Fighters Confirmed As Second Glastonbury Headliners

Foo Fighters have been confirmed as this year’s Glastonbury headliners, two years after being forced to pull out of the festival when singer Dave Grohl broke his leg.The band will headline the festival’s Saturday night,...

Roger Waters And Nick Mason Open To Reuniting Pink Floyd For Glastonbury

The British rockers appeared at a press conference together on Thursday (16Feb17) announcing a new exhibition remembering the band at London's Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum. According to editors at Britain's Daily...

David Crosby: 'Kanye West Is Pompous And Can't Sing'

The music veteran caused a storm when he responded to Kanye's claim at Britain's Glastonbury music festival in 2015 that he's the "greatest rock star of all time". Crosby didn't pull any punches with his...

Glastonbury Festival To Temporarily Move Site For 2019

Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis has announced that the festival will temporarily re-locate to another site nearly 100 miles away in 2019, in order to allow the land at its longstanding home at Worthy Farm a...

Ed Sheeran Hotly Tipped To Headline Glastonbury 2017

Having made a tentative return to social media earlier this week after the best part of a year off, Ed Sheeran is reportedly on the verge of landing the biggest gig in music – a...

Ray Davies Wants The Kinks To Headline Glastonbury

The 72-year-old frontman told Britain's The Sun newspaper he had ended his bitter feud with fellow band member and younger brother Dave, and The Kinks are now planning to go on tour....

Radiohead Confirmed As 2017 Glastonbury Headliners

The beloved British band, who released their first album since 2011 in May (16), were strongly rumoured to be lined-up to play Glastonbury's iconic Pyramid Stage after an 'angry bear' symbol, previously used...

Radiohead Confirmed As First Headliners For Glastonbury Festival 2017

Radiohead have been officially confirmed as the first headliners at the 2017 Glastonbury Festival, after a number of rumours strongly suggested that they would be one of the three bill-topping acts.Glastonbury’s organiser Emily Eavis confirmed...

Radiohead Tipped To Headline Glastonbury 2017

Festival site eFestivals, who have a history of correctly predicting Glastonbury headliners, released a statement on Friday (14Oct16) citing "well-sourced information" as telling them the rock band are one of three groups to perform at...

Radiohead Guitarist Ed O'brien To Release Debut Solo Album

The 48-year-old has been a mainstay of the group since they formed in the 1980s, but unlike bandmates Thom Yorke, Phil Selway and Jonny Greenwood hasn't released any solo material. However the...

Glastonbury Festival Sells Out Despite Website Difficulties

Next year’s Glastonbury Festival has already sold out, with tickets being snapped up within an hour of going on sale.But it wasn't smooth sailing for fans trying to purchase tickets, as website SeeTickets crashed shortly...

First Tickets For Glastonbury 2017 Sell Out In 23 Minutes

Pre-released coach and ticket packages for next year’s Glastonbury Festival sold out in just 23 minutes when they went on sale last night.Up to 15,000 tickets were bought up when the travel packages, which include...

First 2017 Glastonbury Tickets Sell Out In 23 Minutes

Music fans snapped up 15,000 tickets in record time after they went on sale at 6 pm in the U.K. on Thursday (06Oct16). Ticket-only deposits for general admission go on sale on...

No Glastonbury Festival For 2018

Event bosses have announced plans to take "a year off" after next summer's (17) celebrations. Announcing the release of 2017 tickets next month (Oct16) on the official Glastonbury website, organisers state: "We...

Glastonbury Festival Site Move Breaks Down

It may the biggest and most prestigious music festival in the world, beloved by millions of revellers, but the long-term future of Glastonbury is reportedly under threat, with its founder Michael Eavis quoted as saying...

David Guetta 'Would Love To Play' Glastonbury

The French DJ recently ranked third in a Forbes list of highest paid DJs, behind Calvin Harris and Tiesto, but knows exactly how he can boost his $28 million (£21 million) fortune - by appearing...

Wilko Johnson Slams Glastonbury Bosses For Snubbing Him Until Cancer Battle

The Dr. Feelgood founder, who is revered as one of the founding influences of Britain's punk movement, announced in 2013 he had late stage pancreatic cancer and doctors had given him less than...

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