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Haim Bassist Gets Ill During Glastonbury Festival Set

One of the three Haim sisters fell ill whilst on the Pyramid Stage today at Glastonbury Festival (28th June) - Este Haim began falling ill in the middle of the first of the band's two...

Schoolboy Blues: Mick Jagger Wanted To Be A Teacher!

Mick Jagger considered being a teacher, a politician and a journalist. 'Start Me Up' singer revealed his early career plans during a televised interview. Speaking on the Today programme, The Rolling Stones singer said a...

Liam Gallagher Opens Glastonbury Festival With Oasis Songs [Pictures]

Liam Gallagher and his band Beady Eye played an unbilled set at the Glastonbury Festival on Friday morning (June 28, 2013), officially opening three days of music set to be headlined by Arctic Monkeys, The...

Liam Gallagher's Beady Eye Open Glastonbury Festival With Morning Set

Liam Gallagher was given the enviable job of opening the 2013 Glastonbury Festival with a surprise set on The Other Stage on Friday morning (June 28, 2013). The singer, who aired his dismay for the...

Get Lucky? Odds In Favour Of Daft Punk Playing Surprise Gig At Glastonbury

Daft Punk might have the most successful single of the year, having recently hit the billion mark on sales for Get Lucky, but the band remains as mysterious as ever. Case in point: Glastonbury. Thomas...

Glastonbury Weather Dries Up Ready For The Big Acts

Many Glasto goers woke up to the pitter patter of rain on canvas this morning as Wednesday's warm, humid weather well and truly dissolved into rain. By the Thursday evening, the site was drenched -...

Alt-j Kick Off Glastonbury Festival With Surprise Set

Mercury Music Prize winners Alt-J kicked off Britain's legendary Glastonbury festival on Thursday night (27Jun13) by playing a surprise set for revellers.The Something Good hitmakers staged a secret show at the William's Green stage, and...

Glastonbury Festival Weather 2013: Get Your Wellies On

The weather forecast for the Glastonbury Festival this weekend does not look brilliant: expect a lot of cloud. However, those visiting the Glastonbury Festival this year may be pleased (or rather not depending on your...

The Forecast Looks Good For A Sunny Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival will be returning after a year off this weekend (June 28 - 30) and after a year away it looks as though at least one classic Glasto tradition will be void from this...

Arctic Monkeys Return With New Single 'Do I Wanna Know' [Listen]

Arctic Monkeys have returned with 'Do I Wanna Know,' the first single to be taken from their fifth studio album.The new track, first played at a concert in California last month and subsequently used as...

Dalai Lama's Monks To Play Glastonbury

Festival goers may turn to hallucinogenic drugs or alcohol for mind altering experiences this summer but a peaceful group of Buddhist monks will help you seek enlightenment through meditation.To coincide with the 100th anniversary of...

Here's The Catch: Rolling Stones Ban Bbc From Broadcasting Glastonbury Set

Ah, there had to be a catch didn't there? Surely the Rolling Stones weren't going to accept a relatively paltry fee for headlining the Glastonbury Festival when they could be selling out Wembley Stadium or...

Glastonbury Hopefuls Left Disappointed As Last Tickets Sell Out In An Hour

If you’re still after a ticket for this year’s Glastonbury festival, think again. The final batch of tickets went on sale today at 9am and sold out in just over an hour, The Guardian reports....

Got That Festival Spirit? Charlie Watts Doesn’T - He Really Doesn’T

For everyone shelling out £200+ for a Glastonbury ticket, you can pretty much be sure that their dreams include winning the lottery or playing the Pyramid Stage. But it turns out, not even all rock...

A Week In Music - James Blake Still Seeking His Niche, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Triumph With Lily Cole Video, Eels Stage A Love-in In Bournemouth

Albums of Note... It’s been a long two years since James Blake released his debut eponymous album and now, the pioneering producer returns with Overgrown, album number two. Peppered with quality collaborations, with hip-hop legend...

Glastonbury 2013 Line-up Revealed, But Is It A Let Down?

“Boo, the Glastonbury line-up’s rubbish … Yaaay, the Glastonbury’s line-up’s amazing.” It happens every year, but so it goes when you’re a festival the size of a large town with about 100 hundred stages which...

The Rolling Stones Are Finally Set To Rock Glastonbury

The line up for this year's Glastonbury Festival was announced yesterday and it didn't disappoint one bit, with veteran rockers the Rolling Stones named the headline act - making the upcoming show, quite unbelievably so,...

Michael Eavis Has His Sights On Rolling Stones To Headline Glastonbury 2013

It looks like Glastonbury 2013 may already have its first big name already sorted, with festival organiser Michael Eavis admitting that he is on the verge of signing The Rolling Stones as the closing act...

Pet Shop Boys: Music Has Too Much Ego

Pet Shop Boys think modern pop music has too much ''ego''.The 'It's a Sin' hitmakers - who formed in 1981 - believe artists used to write ''poetry set to music'' but current chart acts use...

The Xx 'Dream' Of Writing For Beyonce

The xx ''dream'' of writing a song for Beyonce. The 'Crystalised' band were honoured to meet their Pop Idol earlier this year, and would love to contribute a track to one of her future albums.Bass...

Alice Temperley 'Overwhelmed' By Ceremony

Alice Temperley felt ''overwhelmed'' by the London Olympics opening ceremony.The designer says she was very impressed with the spectacle at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford, east London, on Friday (27.07.12), especially because the centrepiece of...

Emily Eavis Still Hoping Adele Will Headline Glastonbury

Emily Eavis still hopes to persuade Adele to headline Glastonbury next year.The 'Set Fire to the Rain' singer has said she is too afraid of performing in front of thousands of people to headline the...

Mumford & Sons' Glastonbury Dream

Mumford & Sons want to headline Glastonbury.'The Cave' group insist they don't yet have enough material to take the top slot at the legendary festival, but dream of one day topping the bill.Keyboard and accordion...

Ed Sheeran's Lunch Ruined By The A Team

Ed Sheeran's biggest hit once ruined his lunch. The singer's breakthrough single, 'The A Team', reached number three in the UK in 2011, but he admits it is not to everyone's taste and once left...

Ana Matronic Wishes She'd Kissed Kylie For Longer

Ana Matronic wishes she had ''slipped in the tongue'' while kissing Kylie Minogue. The Scissor Sisters singer and the Australian beauty embraced on stage at Glastonbury in 2010, and Ana regrets not making more of...

Adele Too Afraid To Sing At Glastonbury

Adele is too afraid to headline Glastonbury festival.The 'Someone Like You' singer has been hotly tipped to appear at the event in 2013, but organiser Michael Eavis says he can't convince her because she gets...

King Charles To Perform On Moon?

King Charles wants to be the first artist to perform on the moon.The London born musician, real name Charles Costa, wants to be the first artist to perform on the moon despite admitting ''it will...

Metallica Want To Headline Glastonbury

Metallica want to headline Glastonbury. The 'Enter Sandman' heavy metal group would love to headline the British festival - one of the biggest in Europe - but have never been invited by organisers Michael and...

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