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A Week In Music - Yeah Yeah Yeahs Progress From Punky Roots With Mosquito, 30 Seconds To Mars' 'Up In The Air' Comes With A Warning And Daft Punk Break Records With 'Get Lucky'

By Hayley Avron | 29th April 2013

Albums of Note... Yeah Yeah Yeahs have returned after a lengthy break, with Mosquito. It’s a marked step in the band’s evolution and a further step away from their punky roots. Mosquito has opened up...

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British Sea Power Play Protest Gig On Boat

31st March 2011

Cult rockers British Sea Power have channelled the spirit of punk legends the Sex Pistols by playing a gig on board a boat sailing along London's Thames River to protest against social change in the...

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British Sea Power Record England Soccer Anthem

18th June 2010

Cult rockers BRITISH SEA POWER have become the latest act to catch World Cup fever and record a soccer anthem.The group has recorded Football (Kick it in the Goal) under the name The Bench Warmers,...

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Fascinating Fact 6038

25th September 2008

THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN are to play a gig in tribute to their former drummer NICK SANDERSON, who died of lung cancer earlier this year (08). The band will stage a one-off date with...

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British Sea Power Help Fund Arctic Expedition

8th March 2008

Rockers BRITISH SEA POWER are donating proceeds from a new band T-shirt and sew-on badge to help finance a charitable arctic expedition. The group has lent its name to geologist Gareth Ellis' team, which is...

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British Sea Power Star Knocked Out Mid-gig

24th January 2008

BRITISH SEA POWER rocker PHIL SUMNER was taken to hospital on Wednesday (23Jan08) night after knocking himself out mid-concert. The cornet player decided to jump off a 12-foot-high stack of amplifiers during the band's encore...

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Hamilton Quits British Sea Power

16th January 2006

BRITISH SEA POWER keyboardist EAMON HAMILTON has quit the group to pursue his frontman dreams with rival group BRAKES. Hamilton started the band as a side project in 2002, and despite British Sea Power's...

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