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14th January 2015

The Horrors frontman Faris Badwan has teamed up with his brother, fellow singer Tarik, to launch their own record label called Raft Records. The company's first Ep is due for release next month (Feb15) and...

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The Horrors Cancel European Tour

20th November 2014

British rockers The Horrors have axed all their upcoming European tour dates.The band was due to play in Paris, France on Thursday night (20Nov14), but they called off the show at the Cabaret Sauvage venue...

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The Horrors Scrap U.s. And European Tours

26th July 2014

British rockers The Horrors have scrapped a series of U.S. and European dates due to circumstances beyond their control.The She is the New Thing band, led by Faris Badwan, has promised to reschedule the gigs...

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The Horrors: Beyonce Is More Interesting Than Rock Bands

8th May 2014

The Horrors think Beyoncé is more interesting than most rock bands. The band - made up of Faris Badwan, Rhys Webb, Tom Cowan, Joshua Hayward and Joe Spurgeo - claim the 'Drunk in Love' hitmaker...

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Does Austin Psych Fest 2014 Have The Best Line-up Yet?

By Holly Williams | 25th April 2014

Shield your eyes as Austin's most vibrant music festival marks its seventh year from May 2nd-4th 2014. With The Zombies, The Horrors and Temples on this unique bill, are we looking at Austin Psych Fest's...

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The Horrors Push Back Release Of New Album

31st July 2013

British rockers The Horrors have delayed the release of their forthcoming album until next year (14) after failing to meet studio deadlines.The Who Can Say hitmakers' fourth project, rumoured to be called Tbc, was expected...

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David Bowie To Release On Record Store Day

21st March 2013

David Bowie will release limited-edition vinyl for Record Store Day next month.The 'Ziggy Stardust' hitmaker - who made a surprising return to music earlier this year - is one of hundreds of artists who will...

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Plan B And Example Join Parklife Weekender

14th February 2013

Plan B, Example and Rita Ora have all been confirmed to perform at the Parklife Weekender.The acts will join Jessie Ware, Disclosure, The Horrors, Marc Ronson and DJ Fresh - among a host of other...

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Foo Fighters Close Reading

28th August 2012

Foo Fighters' played their ''last show for as long time'' at Reading Festival on Sunday (26.08.12).The US rockers closed the three-day event with a 26-song set and frontman Dave Grohl advised fans to make the...

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The Vaccines Confused By Their Own Song

27th August 2012

The Vaccines don't recognise their own songs.The British rockers were in a club recently when they heard a track they thought was by one of their favourite groups, The Strokes, which they dismissed as not...

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Jodie Foster: Kristen Stewart Will Survive

15th August 2012

Jodie Foster has advised Kristen Stewart that she will ''survive'' her cheating scandal.The 'Beaver' actress - who worked with the 'Twilight Saga' star on 'Panic Room' in 2001 - thinks it is important for her...

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The Horrors' Frontman Staging Art Exhibition

31st July 2012

The Horrors frontman Faris Badwan is preparing to put his art on display in a new exhibition in London.The British rocker, a former student of the U.K.'s prestigious St. Martin's College of Art, will stage...

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Festival Republic Confirm Exciting Leeds And Reading Line-up

12th June 2012

Festival Republic's 2012 LEEDS & Reading Festival confirm their mind-blowing line-up for Friday 24th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August 2012.From rock to pop to electro and everything in between, these diverse festivals bring together...

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Joseph Gordon-levitt Developing Little Shop Of Horrors

4th May 2012

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is set to star in a remake of 1960s movie 'Little Shop of Horrors'. The 'Inception' actor is in line to portray Seymour, a nerdy florist who has to feed a giant, human-eating...

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Paul Weller: Drugs Can Be Creative

28th March 2012

Paul Weller thinks taking drugs can be creative. The 'That Dangerous Age' rocker points out there are a number of musicians who managed to keep up great work rates while simultaneously having drug habits.He said:...

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The Cribs And The Horrors To Play Hometown Gigs For Small Venue Contest

27th March 2012

Rockers The Cribs and The Horrors are doing their part to celebrate Britain's small venues by playing intimate gigs in their hometowns.The bands are set to get up close and personal with fans in May...

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The Horrors And The Cribs Announce Jd Roots Shows

27th March 2012

The Horrors, The Cribs and Twin Atlantic are playing exclusive sets in their hometowns for Jack Daniel's.The bands are part of the JD Roots shows, which see them perform small gigs in the places where...

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Florence + The Machine Thrill Alexandra Palace

11th March 2012

Florence + the Machine thrilled a crowd including Kate Moss at London's Alexandra Palace this week.Singer Florence Welch and her backing band - boosted by a choir and string section - performed three sold-out dates...

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Latitude Festival 2012: Bon Iver To Play Only UK Festival Date At Latitude

8th March 2012

Latitude Festival has announced its initial line-up for 2012. Due to headline will be Bon Iver; Elbow and Paul Weller. This year, the seventh Latitude Festival will take place from 12-15th July, at Henham Park...

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Elbow, Paul Weller And Bon Iver To Headline Latitude

6th March 2012

Elbow, Paul Weller and Bon Iver will headline Latitude Festival 2012.The Grammy award-winning folk band will take to the stage for their only UK festival appearance this year on Friday July 13, with the 'One...

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The Horrors Wanted Harvey To Win Nme Award

2nd March 2012

The Horrors rocker Tom Cowan was baffled when his band won a top prize at the Nme Awards - because he was rooting for Pj Harvey to take the trophy.The British group scooped Best Album...

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Florence And The Machine To Join Stone Roses At T In The Park 2012

22nd February 2012

Following the announcement that The Stone Roses were set to headline T IN THE PARK Festival this year, the organisers have revealed a number of acts set to play at the three day event in...

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Bestival Announces Line-up Additions For 2012

8th February 2012

BESTIVAL 2012 - curated by Dj Rob Da Bank - is set to take place from September 6th-9th 2012. The Xx are set to return to the festival, following a triumphant set in the Big...

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Florence And The Machine To Perform At Nme Awards But 'Ceremonials' Is Snubbed

31st January 2012

Florence And The Machine (aka Florence Welch) has been announced as one of the live performers at this year's Nme Awards shows. And, whilst the Best British Band category is dominated by men, Florence faces...

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Arctic Monkeys Lead The Field With Seven Nominations At Nme Awards

31st January 2012

Arctic Monkeys have repeated their 2010 feat of being nominated in seven categories at the NME Awards. They will, no doubt, be hoping to take home more than one statuette, though, which was the end...

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Coachella Line Up 2012: At The Drive-in Make Their Return

10th January 2012

Coachella announced its line-up for 2012 on Monday (January 9, 2012), naming the likes of The Kaiser Chiefs, Noel Gallagher and The Hives among its three-day bill to take place firstly between April 13th to...

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Peaches Geldof Expecting First Child With Thomas Cohen

5th January 2012

Peaches Geldof has seemed happy with fiancee and musician Thomas Cohen in recent months following the pair's engagement last year, and things look set to get a whole lot rosier in the couple's camp with...

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Movie Reviews War Horse

23rd December 2011

Most film critics take a cold, analytical approach to what they see on the screen, and if the movie stirs deep emotions, they are likely to ascribe that reaction to "manipulation" by the director. Such...

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