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Andrew Lockwood’S Top Albums Of 2014

10) Luke Sital-Singh - 'The Fire Inside'A mixture of previous EP releases and new material 'The Fire Inside' is a fully loaded debut album from the short listed 'Sound Of 2014' artist. Luke wears his...

The Libertines' Highly Praised Hyde Park Gig Interrupted By Surging Fans

The Libertines' first reunion gig on English soil got off to a rocky start when overzealous fans surged towards the stage whilst the band performed at the British Summer Time gig in Hyde Park, London....

The Libertines To Headline British Summer Time

The Libertines will headline Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.The indie band have confirmed they will reunite for the London concert on July 5, supported by Pogues, Spiritualized, Maximo Park and The Enemy. The...

Maximo Park Star Undergoes Emergency Eye Surgery

British rockers Maximo Park have delayed the start of their U.K. tour after frontman Paul Smith underwent emergency eye surgery.The band was due to kick off the tour in Portsmouth, England on Thursday night (06Mar14),...

British Music Festival Axed

A British music festival featuring performances from Maximo Park and the Mystery Jets has been axed.The Ringmaster event was scheduled to take place in Shropshire, England on 27 and 28 September (13) but has now...

Tinchy Stryder 'Not Rushing' Album

Tinchy Stryder isn't rushing the release of his new album. The rapper is thought to be working on two records simultaneously, 'Full Tank', and 'End of Life on Earth', and taking his time to perfect...

Maximo Park Plan One-day Gig Marathon

British rockers Maximo Park will play five gigs in a single day to celebrate the release of their new album.The Apply Some Pressure hitmakers will perform a string of shows in independent music stores across...

Athlete And Nitin Sawhney Added To Hop Farm Line Up

Athlete and Nitin Sawhney have been added to the bill for the Hop Farm music festival.The artists have joined the line-up alongside headliners Bob Dylan, Suede and Peter Gabriel at the three day festival held...

We Are Scientists Back In The UK For Five 2012 Festivals

We Are Scientists will be playing live in the UK this year for the first time since the release of their last album 'Barbara' in 2010 in five summer festivals plus a UK tour.After performing...

Bob Dylan To Headline Hop Farm Festival

Bob Dylan, Suede and Peter Gabriel will headline this year's Hop Farm festival. 'Blowin' in the Wind' folk legend Bob will be making his only UK appearance of the year at the event, while Suede...

Fascinating Fact 10023

MAXIMO PARK star PAUL SMITH is set to release a book of photography, titled Thinking In Pictures, which he has compiled from thousands of Polaroids he shot while on tour with the band.

Doves Prepare For Hiatus

Doves are preparing for their last show before going on hiatus. The 'Black And White Town' band will be playing a final homecoming show at Manchester's Warehouse project on October 16th, after which they have...

Paul Smith Going Solo From Maximo Park

Maximo Park singer Paul Smith is to release his debut solo album on October 11.The British rocker has revealed the album accidentally came about after he recorded a number of songs with a friend over...

Arctic Monkeys Avoid Bands

Arctic Monkeys have been blasted for their unfriendly attitude at the Reading Festival.The 'Crying Lightning' rockers - who headlined the music event on Saturday (29.08.09) - have come under fire for their insistence on a...

Maximo Park Cancel U.s. Dates Due To Illness

British band MAXIMO PARK are the latest rockers to fall victim to illness - the group has scrapped its entire U.S. tour for "personal reasons".Maximo Park were scheduled to jet to America for a series...

Kings Of Leon And Maximo Park Axe Benicassim Shows

KINGS OF LEON and MAXIMO PARK cancelled their slots at Benicassim Festival in Spain after the area was hit by heavy thunderstorms.Both bands were due to play the outdoor event on Friday (17Jul09) but their...

Maximo Park Defend Veterans

Maximo Park have defended Glastonbury's decision to feature older headline acts.Frontman Paul Smith - who will open the festival on Thursday (25.06.09) afternoon with his bandmates - can't wait for this weekend because he loves...

Maximo Park's Customised Crotch

Maximo Park's Paul Smith has to have his suits altered at the crotch.The singer is so scared his energetic stage movements will split his trousers, he has hired a tailor to reinforce the fabric between...

Prodigy And Cave Confirmed As Glastonbury Line-up Leaked

The Prodigy and Nick Cave have been confirmed for Glastonbury 2009, as the festival lineup was leaked early.Blur, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young are headlining this year's festival, which takes place between Wednesday June 24th...

By on 25 May 2009

Glastonbury 2009 Line-up To Be Announced

The full line-up for next month's Glastonbury festival will be announced later today.Blur, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young are headlining this year's festival, which takes place between Wednesday June 24th and Sunday June 28th.A host...

By on 25 May 2009

Maximo Park Offer Reward For Stolen Strummer Guitar

British rockers MAXIMO PARK have called on their fans to help locate bassist DUNCAN LLOYD's beloved guitar, after the instrument was stolen just hours before a homecoming gig in Newcastle, England. The Apply Some Pressure musicians...

Arctic Monkeys To Return At Leeds/reading 2009

Sheffield four-piece Arctic Monkeys are to play their first set in the UK for two years as headliners at Leeds/Reading Festival 2009, it has been announced.Alex Turner's band are expected to showcase material from their...

By on 30 March 2009

Maximo Park Free Gig Swamped By Fans

Rockers MAXIMO PARK were forced to turn away fans from a charity gig in Newcastle, England - when over 2,500 people turned up to claim 400 free tickets. Organisers of the concert at Newcastle College Performance...

Maximo Park Recording Third Album

It's been confirmed MAXIMO PARK are recording their third album! The band have flown over to LA to work with Nick Launay (YEAH YEAH YEAHS, NICK CAVE and TALKING HEADS). Singer Paul Smith recently said that...

Thousands Of Music Fans Flock To V Festival

The V Festival kicked off yesterday with artists ranging from electronic pioneers The Chemical Brothers to Pop Idol winner Will Young at the event's two sites at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex, and Weston Park,...

By on 17 August 2008

Maximo Park Urge Fans To Avoid Ticket 'Rip-off'

British rockers MAXIMO PARK are urging their fans not to buy tickets for their forthcoming benefit concert from secondary sellers - insisting many websites are looking make a profit out of their charity appearance. The...

Astoria "Can't Be Saved"

One of London's most popular live music venues is to be destroyed.The Astoria Theatre looks set to finally close after months of campaigning to save it.Some 35,000 people reportedly signed a petition in an attempt...

By on 12 March 2008

V Festival Tickets All Snapped Up Within 90 Minutes

Tickets for this summer's V Festival have sold out – just 90 minutes after being made available for sale.Festival organisers said all 80,000 tickets for the August event had been snapped up within an hour...

By on 07 March 2008

Maximo Park Launch Own Beer Label

British rockers MAXIMO PARK are celebrating their forthcoming gig in their hometown of Newcastle, England, by launching their own brand of beer. The band will see their image printed on bottles of the new Maximo...

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