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Musicians Succeed in Reversing Prison Guitar String Ban

30th July 2014 -

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Musical campaigners have successfully reversed a ban that had prevented inmates of British prisons from being able to use steel strings on guitars.Billy Bragg had led the campaign to reverse the steel guitar string ban...

Musicians Hit Out At Ban On Guitars In British Prisons

30th April 2014 -

 Press

Billy Bragg has written to justice Minister Chris Grayling - urging him to overturn the blanket ban on guitars in prisons, which they believe undermines the important role music has to play in "engaging...

Bigmouth Strikes Again: Morrissey To Publish Memoirs as 'Penguin Classic'

4th October 2013 -

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Morrissey appears to have ended his dispute with publisher Penguin and will finally release his memoir, titled Autobiography, as part of the Penguin Classics range on October 17, 2013.According to a statement from the publisher,...

Bestival 2013: Snoop Dogg, Franz Ferdinand, Johnny Marr & The Knife Rock The Boat

9th September 2013 -

 News

Bestival drew to a close last night (8th Sep) as thousands of revellers - dressed in their finest ocean-themed gear - celebrated the ten year anniversary of the annual fancy dress and performing arts event....

Multi-Award winning Live From Jodrell Bank series announce Science Arena activity for its 2013 Transmissions

14th June 2013 -

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The Live From Jodrell Bank series is acclaimed as much for the otherworldly dimensions of its Science Arena activity as it is for the transcendent sounds of the artists that perform at these unique events...

Isle Of Man Festival 2013 - Primal Scream, Paloma Faith, Wretch 32, Johnny Marr Plus Many More Announced

31st May 2013 -

 Press

The Isle of Man Festival in association with MTV, a brand new festival for 2013! An exciting line up of artists will travel North to invade the little Island floating in The North Sea, between...

Benicassim 2013 Line-Up - More Names Announced Beady Eye, Johnny Marr, Knife Party Plus Many More

23rd April 2013 -

 Press

Liam Gallagher's Beady Eye and Johnny Marr head the list of a further 19 artists added to the FIB 2013 line-up. The former will be the headliners for Friday, July 19 along with Primal Scream....

Parklife Weekender 2013 Held At Heaton Park, Manchester Announces The Biggest Line-Up Of The Summer

22nd February 2013 -

 Press

Headliners Plan B and Example will be joined by recent NME God Like Genius recipient Johnny Marr, BRIT's nominee Jessie Ware and the legendary Jurassic 5 who are among over 100 artists revealed today. Taking...

A Week In Music - Classic Blues From Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite, Raunchy Videos From The Weeknd, Jay Z And Justin Timberlake, Get Up Close And Personal With Rihanna In 'Stay'

18th February 2013 -

 News

Albums Of Note... Get Up! pairs modern blues idol and expert slide guitarist Ben Harper with harmonica legend Charlie Musselwhite. Aiming for blues authenticity, that’s exactly what Ben and Charlie achieve here. The pair of...

Still Brill! NME God Like Genius Award For The Smiths Johnny Marr

12th February 2013 -

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Good news for former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr! He’s a God-like genius! That must be reassuring to know.The axe-wielder, who also has an exhaustive list of other bands and collaborations, including working with The Cribs,...

NME Awards Johnny Marr 'Godlike Genius' Title, 2013

11th February 2013 -

 News

Johnny Marr will be crowned Godlike Genius of the Year at this year’s NME Awards. Marr, whose distinctive guitar licks were combined with Morrissey’s song-writing skills to make The Smiths the legendary band that they...

Bestival Line Up And Ticket Information - 5-8th September 2013

31st January 2013 -

 Press

Bestival, 5-8th September 2013Robin Hill Country Park, Isle Of WightHMS Bestival is now boarding! That's right, preparations for our four day 10th Birthday spectacular are well underway and we have mega-exciting news as we can...

Meat-Free Festival Promised If The Smiths Reform For Coachella Festival

27th September 2012 -

 News

Coachella Music Festival are still a while away from announcing their headliners for their 2013 event, but if reports are to believed there is one act they're absolutely desperate to get back together for the...

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