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The Flaming Lips And Fwends Rework Sgt. Pepper's

Rock oddballs The Flaming Lips have released more details about their upcoming charity album. It's a track-by-track tribute album to The Beatles' 1967 classic Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, regarded by many to be...

Twin Atlantic Ditched Holiday Plans For Glastonbury

Scottish rockers Twin Atlantic were so desperate to achieve their dream of performing at Britain's iconic Glastonbury Festival that they ditched their holiday plans to play a last-minute set.The band was drafted in as an...

10 Acts You Had No Idea Were Playing Glastonbury

Part of Glastonbury’s enduring reputation is its propensity for composing a line-up that is extensive that a wealth of acts will pass by unnoticed. We’ve sieved through the thousands of acts who will be making...

Avicii To Sell Unusual Merchandise At Ultra Music Festival Concept Store

Swedish producer and DJ Avicii is trying something different at next weekend's Ultra Music Festival - which promises to turn Miami into a three day rave in the sunshine. Avicii, whose song 'Wake Me Up'...

Miley Cyrus Teams Up With Wayne Coyne For Beatles Cover

Miley Cyrus is collaborating with Wayne Coyne on a cover of Beatles classic Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds.The Wrecking Ball singer has performed with the Flaming Lips frontman several times during her Bangerz tour,...

Ultra Music Festival 2014: Here's Why You Should Head To Miami

Ultra Music Festival 2014 will once again be bringing together the biggest names in EDM in Miami. Alongside big-name DJ's there's also a fantastically diverse range of live acts that are ready to set the...

Death Grips Cancel U.s. Festival Gig

Punk-rap band Death Grips have pulled out a U.S. festival appearance.The band was due to perform at Fun Fun Fun Fest, held in Austin, Texas, in November (13) where M.I.A., Snoop Dogg, and Mgmt will...

Fyf Fest 2013 Announces More Live Acts For August!

FYF Fest 2013 presents yet more new acts for its 10th annual weekend this August including comedians Doug Benson, Brett Gelman and Karen Kilgariff.FYF is an alternative music festival spread over two days - this...

Kanrocksas Music Festival Cancelled Due To Low Ticket Sales

An upcoming Kansas music festival set to feature Fun., hip-hop star Kendrick Lamar and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs has been cancelled because of low ticket sales.The Kanrocksas Music Festival, which was also slated to include...

Mgmt's Alien Song

MGMT have a song about a ''parasitic alien'' on their new album.The 'Kids' band - Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser - are working on their third record in New York state and promise it will...

Bon Iver Named Worst Hipster Act

Acclaimed folk rockers Bon Iver have been named and shamed in a new magazine poll to find the Worst Hipster Act.Singer/songwriter Justin Vernon's group top the new LA Weekly list - ahead of Tune-Yards and...

Yoko Ono And Sean Lennon Launch Artists Against Fracking

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and their son Sean have launched a celebrity coalition campaigning against drilling techniques in the natural gas industry which could cause the contamination of water sources across America.The mother and...

Mgmt, Marianne Faithfull & Billy Gibbons Pay Tribute To Fleetwood Mac

Mgmt, Marianne Faithfull and Zz Top star Billy Gibbons are among the acts who have revamped classic Fleetwood Mac songs for a new tribute album.Mgmt have tackled Future Games, Faithfull reworked Angel and Gibbons covered...

Jack White And Bennett Pen Love Letter To Public Radio Stations

Jack White, Pearl Jam, Tony Bennett and John Mayer have written an open love letter to U.S. independent radio stations, praising them for "taking chances" in their bold music choices.The music stars joined other big...

Mick Jagger Has Dance-off With Dave Stewart

Sir Mick Jagger enjoyed a dance off with ex-Eurhythmics star Dave Stewart on Wednesday night (07.03.12). The Rolling Stones rocker showed off his dancing prowess while on a night out at the Double Seven nightclub...

Foo Fighters & Bjork To Headline First Lollapalooza Brazil

The Foo Fighters, Bjork and the Arctic Monkeys will headline the first ever Lollapalooza Brazil festival in April (12).The three acts will join festival boss Perry Farrell's Jane's Addiction, Mgmt, TV on The Radio, Joan...

Rocker Dan Treacy In Intensive Care After Surgery

Cult British rocker Dan Treacy is fighting for his life after undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain.The Television Personalities frontman was placed in an induced coma on Monday (10Oct11), reports Nme.com....

Foo Fighters And Pearl Jam Join Pink Floyd Tributes

Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam are among the bands who will pay tribute to legendary rockers Pink Floyd as part of a U.S. TV event.The two acts, along with Mgmt, The Shins and Dierks Bentley,...

Mgmt Pray For Good Sound

MGMT sometimes "pray" that they sound good to their audiences. The 'Siberian Breaks' band acknowledge the sound they hear onstage is different to that which can be heard by fans in the venues they play,...

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Given The Go Ahead At Cypress Hill Festival

Rappers CYPRESS HILL have scored a coup at their upcoming SmokeOut festival in California - the owners of a medical marijuana dispensary will be in business on site.The group will take the stage alongside MGMT,...

Mgmt's Pop Return?

MGMT may return to making "super-satirical pop music". The US band received mixed reviews for their second album, 'Congratulations', because it dropped the band's established electro-pop sound to focus on more experimental material, but the...

Mgmt Drummer Quits Gig After Urine Attack

Rockers MGMT have become the latest act to end a gig early because of a missile attack - drummer WILL BERMAN stormed offstage at the band's Manchester, England show on Sunday night (26Sep10) after he...

Mgmt Forced To Change Style After Album Flop

Electro-pop stars MGMT are under pressure from their record label to change their musical style following the release of their last album, Congratulations.The band shot to fame upon the release of their 2007 offering Oracular...

Devo Land First Moog Award

Reunited WHIP IT hitmakers DEVO are to receive the inaugural Moog Innovation Award for their work with synthesizers.The band will win a one-of-a-kind Moog synthesizer as part of their triumph in October (10). The ceremony...

Mgmt Want Mccartney Collaboration

New York rockers MGMT are urging BEATLES legend PAUL MCCARTNEY to get in touch - after he namechecked them as the band he'd most like to collaborate with.MCCartney admitted last year (09) that he would...

Mgmt's Mccartney Wish

MGMT wish Sir Paul McCartney would get in touch to arrange a collaboration.The former Beatles star has previously expressed a desire to work with the psychedelic pop duo, but the pair have admitted he hasn't...

Solange: 'Modern R&b Is Boring'

Singer SOLANGE KNOWLES turns to electro and indie rock music for inspiration when she is in the studio - because she's "so bored" with contemporary R&B.Beyonce's younger sister admits she grew up hooked on soulful...

Ozzy To Headline Halloween Festival

New Orleans, Louisiana's annual Voodoo Experience festival just got scarier - bat-chomping OZZY OSBOURNE has signed up to headline the Halloween party.Osbourne will join Muse and Weezer as the headliners at the three-day festival, which...

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