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Dalai Lama's Monks To Play Glastonbury

By Lauren James | 12th June 2013

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...

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

By Michael West | 31st May 2013

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...

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

By Hayley Avron | 22nd April 2013

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....

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th April 2013

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...

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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

By Hayley Avron | 2nd April 2013

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...

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

By Contributor | 28th March 2013

“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...

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The Rolling Stones Are Finally Set To Rock Glastonbury

By Joe Wilde | 28th March 2013

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,...

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

By Joe Wilde | 12th October 2012

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...

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Pet Shop Boys: Music Has Too Much Ego

7th September 2012

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...

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The Xx 'Dream' Of Writing For Beyonce

29th August 2012

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...

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Alice Temperley 'Overwhelmed' By Ceremony

31st July 2012

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...

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Emily Eavis Still Hoping Adele Will Headline Glastonbury

22nd June 2012

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...

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Mumford & Sons' Glastonbury Dream

17th June 2012

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...

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Ed Sheeran's Lunch Ruined By The A Team

26th May 2012

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...

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Ana Matronic Wishes She'd Kissed Kylie For Longer

19th May 2012

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...

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Adele Too Afraid To Sing At Glastonbury

18th May 2012

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...

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King Charles To Perform On Moon?

18th May 2012

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...

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Metallica Want To Headline Glastonbury

23rd April 2012

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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Blur To Close 2012 London Olympics With Hyde Park Concert

21st February 2012

Blur will close the 2012 London Olympics with a huge concert in the city's Hyde Park, headlining above other groups New Order and The Specials - reports Reuters - with many expecting more names to...

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Blur's Damon Albarn And Graham Coxon Preview New Track

20th February 2012

Ahead of their performance at the Brits tomorrow, Blur 's Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon debuted a new song last night at charity War Child's charity show in London's O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, reports the...

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Florence Welch 'Devastated' By Winehouse Death

25th January 2012

Florence Welch was "devastated" when Amy Winehouse died.The Florence + The Machine singer has been linked to perform at a tribute concert for the singer - who was found dead at her London home last...

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Coldplay Have Not Lost Passion

14th December 2011

Coldplay are still as "passionate" as when they started out.The 'Paradise' hitmakers - Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, Will Champion and Jonny Buckland - are now "more focused" on putting "intensity and power" into their tracks,...

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Coldplay's 'Xylobands' Created By Sex Toy Inventor

12th December 2011

Coldplay's flashing wristbands were created by a sex toy inventor.The band has introduced an innovative concept on their 'Mylo Xyloto Tour' whereby every audience member is given a wristband which flashes different colours at different...

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The O2 Putting On 20 Free Concerts

18th November 2011

London's The O2 venue is showcasing over 100 bands at 20 free concerts in December. A special stage has been constructed at the London Piazza at The O2, which will showcase acts from December 3...

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Paolo Nutini Named Headline Performance Of The Year

16th November 2011

Paolo Nutini was named Headline Performance of the Year at last night's (14.11.11) UK Festival Awards.The Scottish ' Pencil Full of Lead' singer scooped the prize for his Headlining slot at Latitude festival earlier this...

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Florence Welch Taught Dance Moves By Bono

15th November 2011

Florence Welch was taught how to dance in high heeled shoes by Bono from U2. The Florence + the Machine singer supported the Irish 'One' rockers on part of their North American tour earlier this...

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Rihanna To Headline Wireless Festival

8th November 2011

Rihanna is to headline next year's Barclaycard Wireless Festival.The 'Only Girl (In the World) hitmaker will make her only UK performance of 2012 at the London event, topping the bill on the final night of...

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Jls And Jessie J Scoop Bt Digital Music Awards

30th September 2011

JLS and Jessie J triumphed at the BT Digital Music Awards last night (28.09.11). The boy band scooped Best Group for the second year running and also took the Best Video trophy for their track...

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