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David Bowie To Get Official Glastonbury Tribute

Fans heading to Worthy Farm, England for the event had already made plans to celebrate the late musician informally with singalongs of his hits, and Glastonbury boss Emily Eavis says organisers are making...

Pj Harvey Announced As Sunday Night Other Stage Headliners At Glastonbury

The eagerly anticipated Glastonbury 2016 line-up continues to unfold as PJ Harvey is announced as the Other Stage headliner on Sunday evening - facing Coldplay on the Pyramid Stage and complimenting Jeff Lynne’s ELO, performing...

Joke Petition Launched To Stop Coldplay From Headlining Glastonbury

A petition has been launched on change.org in reaction to Coldplay’s headlining slot at this year’s Glastonbury festival. But the British rock band need not worry about it yet, as the petition is actually a...

Coldplay Are First Confirmed Glastonbury Headliners

The Paradise singers, who were hot favourites for a headline slot, have announced their set by posting a picture on Twitter.com of the metal structure of the iconic Pyramid stage in a field...

Coldplay Finally Confirmed As First Glastonbury 2016 Headliners!

The rumours are true! Coldplay have just been confirmed as the very first headliners for Glastonbury 2016 after months of speculation. Further line-up additions are yet to be announced but are expected to feed into...

Michael Eavis Apologises After Glastonbury Sewage Pollutes River

Bosses of the festival admitted at a court hearing in Yeovil, England on Thursday (14Jan16) that the 2014 event had breached British environmental regulations. Prosecutors acting for the U.K. Environment Agency told...

Venue Website Sparks Zz Top Glastonbury Speculation

In December (15), the trio announced they were going on tour, and the European leg of the trek kicks off in France on 26 June (16), the day Britain's iconic music festival ends....

Lionel Richie Embroiled In Fire Alarm Drama On Tv

The veteran crooner was being interviewed for British morning show Lorraine at a London hotel, but the pre-recorded segment descended into chaos when alarm bells began ringing. Lionel was discussing his appearance...

Michael Eavis Organises Glastonbury Venue Back-up Over Gas Pipe Fears

The music festival has been held at Worthy Farm in Somerset, England since 1970, but the 80-year-old organiser has now earmarked a location 20 miles (32 kilometres) "up the road" as a back-up...

Is Glastonbury At Risk From The Gas Main At Worthy Farm?

Glastonbury Festival could turn into Gas-tonbury according to new reports suggesting the event may have to be moved away from its usual venue of Worthy Farm due to increasing fears over a gas main running...

Glastonbury Line-up '80 Per Cent Confirmed'

In an interview with the BBC, Emily reveals the headliners for 2017 are already pencilled in, two of the three 2016 headliners are confirmed in writing, and a third verbally agreed. "We...

Emily Eavis Says '80%' Of Glastonbury 2016 Line Up Is Sorted

Glastonbury co-organiser Emily Eavis has revealed that next year’s line-up is already ’80%’ sorted. Eavis was giving a winter update on the annual festival to the BBC, where she also revealed some exciting new developments...

Azealia Banks Cancels Tour Dates

The 212 artist was scheduled to bring her live show to five cities across America throughout the month of November (15), but on Monday (09Nov15) she shared the disappointing news she will be...

Chris Martin Wants Downton Abbey Role

In an interview with British radio station Magic FM on Friday (06nov15), the rocker confessed he's a big fan of the show and would love to have landed a part in it....

Coldplay Announce Release Date Of 'A Head Full Of Dreams'

Coldplay have revealed the release date of their seventh, and possibly final, studio album, and it’ll be out before the end of 2015.The band’s lead singer Chris Martin appeared on Nick Grimshaw’s BBC Radio 1...

Glastonbury 2016 Tickets Sell Out In Just 30 Minutes

Tickets for next year's Glastonbury festival have sold out in just 30 minutes. The 118,200 standard tickets went on sale at 9am on Sunday morning (October 4th), at a price of £228 plus £5 booking...

Kanye West’S Vma 2015 Speech & Four Other Of His Most Bizarre Speeches

In case you missed it, earlier this week, Kanye West announced he plans to run for President of the United States in 2020. This isn’t the first time West has shocked audiences with his outlandish...

Dave Grohl Gave Up On Glastonbury Dream Over Leg Agony

The rocker broke his right leg in a tumble off a stage in Gothenburg, Sweden during a concert last month (Jun15) and he had to undergo surgery for a cracked bone. He...

Dave Grohl Dismisses Glastonbury 2016 Rumour

The Foo Fighters frontman axed a prestigious headline set at the iconic event last month (Jun15) after falling offstage in Gothenburg, Sweden and breaking his right leg. The band was replaced on...

Grohl: 'Breaking My Leg Was A Blessing In Disguise'

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Grohl insists the band has improved its performances since his infamous stage slip in Gothenburg, Sweden, on 12 June (15). Grohl, whose leg is still...

The Who Reveal They Replaced Prince At Glastonbury As They Claim Headlining Set Was 'Sabotaged'

A blog post on the official website of legendary rockers The Who has claimed the band’s Glastonbury set was ‘sabotaged’ and that they were drafted in to headline the festival as a last minute replacement...

Festival-goers Burn A Huge Amount Of Calories By Dancing And Walking

Music festivals: weekends of massive over-indulgence that take a serious toll on your body, most of us believe. Wrongly, as it transpires, as a new study indicates that the average festival attendee ends up burning...

Lily Allen Required Medical Attention After Collapsing At Glastonbury

Lily Allen was reportedly treated by paramedics at Glastonbury after partying a bit too hard over the weekend. The 30 year pop star, who is a regular attendee at the annual music spectacular, received medical...

Foo Fighters Take To The Stage For The First Time Since Dave Grohl's Accident

The rock band played a 20th anniversary concert at the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium in Washington, D.C. on Saturday (04July15), and Grohl spent the show seated in a giant throne, surrounded by...

Anti-kanye West Flag Owner Upset By Lily Allen's Actions

Allen took offence to the 'F**k off Kanye' flag she saw hours before Kanye West hit the main stage for his controversial headlining spot and decided to burn it, documenting her actions on...

Kim Kardashian On Her Sex Tape, Caitlyn Jenner’S Secret & Briefly Living With O.j. Simpson

Kim Kardashian has revealed some pretty juicy details about her life, including discovering Caitlyn Jenner’s secret, her father’s relationship with O.J. Simpson and how Paris Hilton responded when Kardashian’s sex tape was leaked. Kardashian discussed...

Lionel Richie On Course For Number One Album After Glastonbury Show

Soul legend Lionel Richie could be headed back to the top of the charts, with the news that one of his compilation albums has received a massive sales boost on the back of his Glastonbury...

Lily Allen Burned Anti-kanye West Flag At Glastonbury

The Smile singer spotted the 'F**k Off Kanye' banner during a walk around the festival site in Somerset, England on Saturday afternoon and, after reprimanding the owner, she took it back to her...

Kanye West: 'Glastonbury Petition Was Not About Race'

The Gold Digger hitmaker headlined at the traditionally rock-orientated event over the weekend (27-28Jun15) but his inclusion on the bill met with controversy in the run-up to the festival. A petition calling...

Glastonbury Reveller Criticised For Trying To Shame Kim Kardashian With Sex Tape Flag During Kanye West's Set

A Glastonbury audience member has been criticised online for flying a flag showing a still from Kim Kardashian’s sex tape during Kanye West’s headlining set. Kardashian, who is four months pregnant, attended her husband’s Pyramid...

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