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Damien Rice Teams Up With Rick Rubin On His Long-awaited Third Album [Listen To My Favourite Faded Fantasy]

By Holly Williams | 9th September 2014

Eight years after the release of his acclaimed number one second album '9', Damien Rice is returning with a new record entitled 'My Favourite Faded Fantasy' - and from what we've heard, the result looks...

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Metallica To Cover 'Wonderwall' At Glastonbury, But What Are The Best Oasis Covers?

By George Percival | 4th June 2014

In a similar fashion to the announcement of Jay Z in 2008, metal titans Metallica’s headline slot at the iconic Glastonbury Festival has been met with a wave of criticism and derision from commentators who...

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Placebo, Outkast, Bombay Bicycle Club Lead Record Store Day 2014: Race You There!

By Lauren James | 20th March 2014

The vinyl list has been released for this year's Record Store Day, which will be celebrated by 240 independent music shops throughout the UK with over 600 exclusive releases available. More big-name acts than ever...

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James Corden's Brit Stunt: Going Out With A Bang Needs More Practice

By Jack de Aguilar | 19th February 2014

James Corden has become synonymous with the Brits of late, but he’ll have to let go of that tonight when he hosts the show for the last time. He’s planning on going out with a...

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Blink 182 Will Headline Reading & Leeds Festival 2014 For A Second Time

By Nick Hill | 4th December 2013

The pop punk trio, Blink 182, from America will once again be taking the main stage for the Reading & Leeds festival in 2014.Zane Lowe made the announcement on his Radio 1 show on Tuesday...

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First Reading & Leeds Festival Acts: Blink 182, Disclosure And Jake Bugg Amongst First Official Announcement

By Lauren James | 3rd December 2013

US rockers Blink 182 have become the first headliners announced for the Reading and Leeds Festivals in 2014, according to an official announcement from the festival organisers.Blink 182 Are The First Announced Reading & Leeds...

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So Robbie Williams Has The 1000th UK No.1 Album, But Who Did It First?

By Holly Williams | 25th November 2013

While one charismatic, sweet-talking solo singer has marked a landmark for British music by recording the country’s 1000th number one, the man who make the mould for such a singer kicked the whole thing off...

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Jake Bugg On James Blake, "I Didn't Much Enjoy His Mercury Performance"

By Michael West | 14th November 2013

Just 13 months after his smash-hit debut album, Jake Bugg is back with a new record - the Rick Rubin produced Shangri-La.Recorded in the Malibu studio from which it takes its name - a place...

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David Bowie Leads The Pack In Mercury Prize Nominations

By Joe Wilde | 12th September 2013

David Bowie came back from his retirement/hiatus completely unannounced this January, when he released the video for the single 'Where Are We Now,' and managed to catch everyone off guard with his birthday announcement of...

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Cara Delevingne Stars In Karl Lagerfeld "Horror" Film & Explains Why Social Media Is An Issue

By Lauren James | 11th September 2013

Model Cara Delevingne may have not made it on to the Fifty Shades of Grey cast but she has marked another step into acting in Karl Lagerfeld's new short film for fashion house Fendi.The 21...

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Austin City Limits 2013 Set To Return With A Stunningly Diverse New Line-up

By Holly Williams | 30th August 2013

Austin City Limits Music Festival is set to hit Texas for its twelfth year, bringing with it two weekends of fabulous live music and family fun.The festival organisers first decided to spread the fun out...

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Leeds Festival 2013 Flooding Fails To Bring The Rapturous Crowd Down

By Holly Williams | 28th August 2013

Leeds Festival 2013 may not have brought with it the best weather of the year, with torrential downpours and heavy flooding putting a damper (pardon the pun) on everyone's camping weekend, but the line-up was...

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Jake Bugg Talks Album Number Two And Partnering With Rick Rubin [Interview]

By Holly Williams | 27th August 2013

We managed to grab Jake Bugg for a quick chat at Leeds Festival 2013 over the weekend (August 23rd - 25th) where, among other things, he opened up about what to expect from his sophomore...

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“This Is Something Different” - Phoenix Close Lollapalooza 2013 In Style

By Jack de Aguilar | 5th August 2013

As Thomas Mars – the lead singer of Phoenix – explained, "Usually on Sunday night people are really tired.” He was talking about festivals, and he was right, bit he and his band had something...

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Lollapalooza Packs Up For Another Year: What Did Day 3 Bring?

By Lauren James | 5th August 2013

"If they pull the plug on this song, you'll have to keep on singing," ordered The Cure's Robert Smith, preparing to play 'Boys Don't Cry' at the end of an ecstatically-received, hit-filled set. The British...

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Mumford & Sons Are Kings Of The Charts After Glasto Success

By Lauren James | 8th July 2013

It's been a rollercoaster of a few months for West London's folk rockers, Mumford & Sons. They've headlined Glastonbury in June but had to deal with bassist Ted Dwane's terrifying blood clot health scare that...

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A Mighty Itunes Festival Line-up

By Lauren James | 20th June 2013

Since yesterday's (19 June) mega announcement that superstar 'Sex on Fire' rockers Kings of Leon,had been added to the bill, along with 'A-Punk' New Yorkers Vampire Weekend, there's a palpable excitement in the air as...

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Vampire Weekend And Kings Of Leon Added To Itunes Festival Bill That Keeps Getting Better

By Lauren James | 19th June 2013

Vampire Weekend and Kings of Leon will join a rapidly growing list, already peppered with fellow rock royalty, including Queens of the Stone Age, Sigur Rós, 30 Seconds To Mars and Primal Scream.It won't be...

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Justin Vs. Justin! Timberlake And Bieber Both Announced For Itunes Festival 2013

By Contributor | 30th May 2013

The iTunes Festival is back! Which is great news for those of you who like going to something with the word ‘festival’ in the title, but don’t actually like the realities of what a British...

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Emeli Sande To Add An Ivor Novello To Her Brit Collection?

By Holly Williams | 18th April 2013

Emeli Sande may be adding to her growing list of accolades as she is newly nominated for two different awards at the 58th Ivor Novello awards.Her UK number 2 hit 'Next To Me' is nominated...

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Will Alt J Add An Ivor Novello Award To Their Mercury Gong?

By Hayley Avron | 17th April 2013

Mercury Music Prize winners Alt-J could well be adding an Ivor Novello award to their collection of gongs, NME announced today (April 17, 2013). The band have been nominated in the Best Contemporary Song category...

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Jake Bugg And One Direction's War Of Words Escalates At The Nme Awards

By Contributor | 28th February 2013

Even though Jake Bugg is given huge backing by the Mercury Record label – a subsidiary of Universal – and had money flung at his marketing campaign in order to get his debut album to...

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The Blandest Brits In Years? Ben Howard Provides Only Real Surprise With Double Win (Pictures)

By Hayley Avron | 21st February 2013

Last night’s Brits ceremony could well have been the blandest Brits in years. Aside from a frisson of post-breakup tension between Harry Styles and Taylor Swift (who took to the stage wearing a sexy black...

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Jake Bugg And Cara Delevingne Reportedly Dating Now

By Joe Wilde | 2nd February 2013

Teenage wunderkind Jake Bugg might have another thing to be happy about if the rumours surrounding his love life prove to be true, as the singer/songwriter is reportedly dating model Cara Delevingne.The 'Lightning Bolt' singer...

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Alt-j Taken By Surprise By Brit Nominations

By Joe Wilde | 12th January 2013

Mercury Music Prize winners Alt-J have been given their first BRIT Award nods, after being nominated for three awards: Best British Group, Best British Album and British Breakthrough.. Still, despite earlier success the band have...

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Big Players For Balado: T In The Park Announces Rihanna And Mumford And Sons

By Hayley Avron | 4th December 2012

T in the Park have announced their 2013 headliners and they’ve got some of the biggest players in the world of rock and pop at the top of their bill next year. Both Rihanna and...

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Love Spreads: The Stone Roses Announce UK Tour, Fuel Glastonbury Speculation

By Michael West | 30th October 2012

The Stone Roses have announced three UK shows for 2013, including two major concerts at London's Finsbury Park on June 7 and 8. Another gig will take place at Glasgow Green on June 15.Tickets for...

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UK Album Releases, October 22, 2012: Taylor Swift, Swedish House Mafia, Dappy, Kate Rusby

By Hayley Avron | 22nd October 2012

It’s a mixed bag for UK albums, as the release schedule starts to slow in preparation for the big race for the Christmas sales market. This week, Jake Bugg toppled Mumford & Sons from what...

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