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Noel Gallagher: I'm Not Having Hip-hop At Glastonbury

Noel Gallagher has attacked Glastonbury Festival organisers for picking Jay-Z as a headline act for this year's event.The New York rapper's planned appearance has received a lukewarm reception from festival fans, with many blaming the...

By on 14 April 2008

Glastonbury Provides £73m Boost For Local Community

Glastonbury Festival injected more than 73 million into the surrounding community last year, a new report has shown.While the festival can prove disruptive for residents in and around the village of Pilton, a report by...

Glastonbury Provides £73m Boost For Local Community

Glastonbury Festival injected more than 73 million into the surrounding community last year, a new report has shown.While the festival can prove disruptive for residents in and around the village of Pilton, a report by...

By on 11 April 2008

Glastonbury Boss Eavis Hits Back At Jay-z Rumours

Glastonbury Festival organiser Michael Eavis has denied rumours in the tabloid press that headliner Jay-Z is to pull out of this year's event.The Sun newspaper's Bizarre gossip column had claimed the New York rap star...

By on 09 April 2008

Glasto Ticket Registration Reopened After Tickets Remain

The registration deadline to buy tickets for this year's Glastonbury festival is to be reopened after the event failed to sell out in the first two days of sales. Thousands of fans flooded phone lines...

By on 08 April 2008

Jay-z To Pull Out Of Glastonbury?

Rapper JAY-Z is reportedly thinking of pulling out of his headline slot at this year's Glastonbury festival, due to the disappointing reaction to news of his appearance.A source told the Sun that the rapper, who...

By on 07 April 2008

Glastonbury Tickets Still On Sale As 100,000 Go On Day One

Tickets for this year's Glastonbury Festival are still available after the event failed to sell out on the first day of sales.Thousands of fans flooded phone lines and a ticketing website at 09:00 BST on...

By on 07 April 2008

Choreographer Wayne Mcgregor To Be Youth Dance Champion

Award-winning choreographer Wayne McGregor will be the country's first youth dance champion, it was announced today.His appointment follows a review which found that cross government work could increase access to dance for more young people...

By on 04 April 2008

Emily Eavis: Weather Not Jay-z To Blame For Fall In Glastonbury Registrations

Glastonbury Festival organiser EMILY EAVIS has attributed the declining number of people registering for tickets to the bad weather – rather than the announcement that JAY-Z will have a headlining slot.Eavis told NME magazine that...

By on 26 March 2008

Goldfrapp, Editors And The Enemy 'Confirmed' For Glastonbury

Goldfrapp, the Editors and the Enemy have signed up to play this year's Glastonbury festival, reports claim.The Guardian has claimed that Scottish band the Fratellis and veteran singer Jimmy Cliff have also been confirmed for...

By on 13 March 2008

Glastonbury 'Not Green Enough' For Radiohead's Thom Yorke

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has ruled his band out of this year's Glastonbury festival because of concerns over the event's carbon footprint. Yorke, who fronts Friends of the Earth's Big Ask climate change campaign, said...

By on 28 February 2008

Glastonbury Organisers Deny 2008 Festival Will Be The Last

The founder of the Glastonbury festival has denied rumours that this year's event could be the last.Michael Eavis, the Somerset farmer who started the legendary festival in 1970, has moved to deny speculation about its...

By on 15 February 2008

Glasto Headliners Confirmed

The headline acts for this year's Glastonbury festival have been confirmed.Rap star Jay-Z was announced as one of the headliners earlier this week and now the two acts to join him in topping the bill...

By on 08 February 2008

Jay-z Confirmed To Play Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has confirmed that US rapper Jay-Z will play at this year's festival.Mr Eavis told the BBC that he wanted to: "break from tradition and put on something totally different.""He will appeal...

By on 02 February 2008

Festival-hopefuls Clamour To Register For Glastonbury

Festival-goers keen to don their wellies and get muddy were logging on to register for tickets for GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL 2008 this morning.To be in with a chance of gaining one of the coveted tickets, festival...

By on 01 February 2008

Neil Diamond Confirmed To Play Glastonbury This Year

Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has confirmed that Neil Diamond will play at this year's festival.The 67-year-old US singer, famous for hits such as Sweet Caroline and America, will play on Sunday 29th June.Diamond is the...

By on 31 January 2008

Glastonbury Deadline Confirmed

The deadline for fans to register for tickets to this year's Glastonbury festival has now been confirmed by organiser Michael Eavis.Hopefuls must submit their contact details and a passport picture during February if they are...

By on 09 January 2008

Kylie Leaves Glasto Gap

Kylie Minogue has announced the dates of her 2008 European tour - and has added to rumours that she will perform at next year's Glastonbury festival.The 39-year-old, whose new album X was released on Monday,...

By on 28 November 2007

Glasto Seeking New Talent

Organisers of the Glastonbury festival are launching a regular gig night allowing up-and-coming bands a shot at playing the famed music event.The Holy Cow night will give new, unsigned acts a chance to show off...

By on 24 October 2007

Lily Allen 'Sacks' Management

Lily Allen has sacked her music management company after a problematic attempt to break the US market, according to reports.The Daily Mirror reports that the LDN singer has fired Empire Management after her efforts to...

By on 10 October 2007

Kylie To Headline Glasto?

Kylie Minogue is reportedly being lined up as one of the headliners for next year's Glastonbury Festival.The Aussie popstar was forced to cancel an appearance three years ago after being diagnosed with breast cancer.But after...

By on 25 September 2007

Arctics Take Live Award

Sheffield's Arctic Monkeys have been named the best live band in the country at the Vodafone Live Music Awards.Their award comes after a year in which they have released a second album, Favourite Worst Nightmare,...

By on 20 September 2007

Lily Allen Works On New Songs In Ny

Lily Allen has been busy laying down tracks for her new album in recording sessions taking place in New York.The cheeky popstar noted that her new song Steve From Accounts was "amazing" and that she...

By on 03 August 2007

Benicassim To Get Underway

Benicassim festival will get underway tonight as four days of live music in the Spanish sunshine begins.Iggy and the Stooges lead tonight's headliners along with fellow US act Bright Eyes and Swedish band Mando Diao.The...

By on 19 July 2007

Kasabian Ready Surprise Ep

Kasabian will be releasing a surprise EP this summer of new songs written and produced by guitarist and singer Serge Pizzorno.The Leicester band, who have performed at a host of major festivals this year, will...

By on 18 July 2007

Glastonbury Organiser Wants To Attract More Kids

The organiser of Glastonbury festival has unveiled plans to attract more teenagers to next year's event.Michael Eavis claims that too high a proportion of the 180,000 people who attended last month's festival were in their...

By on 13 July 2007

Editors Add Third London Date

Editors have announced they will play a third night at London's Brixton Academy as part of their forthcoming tour in October.The band will be bringing their number one album An End Has a Start to...

By on 09 July 2007

Doherty To Appear In Court

Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty has arrived at west London magistrates court for a hearing after reports suggested a warrant had been issued for his arrest.The singer is due in court to face drugs charges after...

By on 03 July 2007

Hard-fi Announce Series Of Low-key Gigs

Hard-Fi have followed on from their surprise show at Glastonbury festival with the announcement of a number of low-key lives shows.The Staines band will play five dates in July at small venues and promise to...

By on 02 July 2007

Killers 'Win Glastonbury'

The Killers have enjoyed a bigger boost to sales of their latest album after performing at Glastonbury than any other artist, a retailer said today.HMV claims that in direct comparisons between the Las Vegas band's...

By on 02 July 2007

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The Chemical Brothers Announce New Album With Lead Track 'Sometimes I Feel So Deserted' [Listen]

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