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Coldplay Debut New Album Material At Lauded Sxsw Comeback Show

Last night, Coldplay took to the stage at Texas' South by Southwest Festival where they debuted new material from forthcoming album Ghost Stories alongside well-worn favourites. Support acts London Grammar and Imagine Dragons were big...

Enforcement Teams Keep Sxsw 2014 Partygoers Safe And Sound

The Public Assembly Code Enforcement - or PACE team - is patrolling the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas to make sure parties and events don't get out of hand. The team is on the lookout...

Shaun White Fools Fans With Car Crash Photo

Olympic snowboarder-turned-rocker Shaun White tricked fans into thinking he and his bandmates had been involved in a traffic accident on Monday (10Mar14) after sharing a photo of a car in a ditch online.The sportsman and...

Torres Talks Earning Her Stripes As She Returns To Sxsw

With SXSW in full swing, Brooklyn via Nashville singer Torres gears up to perform her festival showcases in a move that she describes as both 'exciting' and 'hard work'.Today (March 11th 2014) marks Torres' return...

Justin Bieber And Selena Gomez Choreograph Sexy Dance

Justin Bieber has released footage of a steamy dance session with his on/off girlfriend Selena Gomez, further fuelling speculation they have rekindled their relationship.The pair was spotted together in Texas last week (ends09Mar14) and Bieber...

What To Expect From Jon Favreau's New Movie 'Chef'

Jon Favreau has gone back to his comedy roots with new movie ‘Chef’ which premiered at SXSW this weekend. Mixing the world’s growing obsession with food and rockstar chefs with an all-star cast, Favreau has...

Jay Z And Kanye West Reunite To Kickoff Samsung Sxsw Concert Series

Jay Z and Kanye West are hitting the stage together again to kick off tech company Samsung's four-day concert series at the South by Southwest festival in Texas.The Watch the Throne collaborators are heading to...

Zac Efron Confirms He Is Eager For 'High School Musical' Reunion Movie

It has been a long time since Zac Efron entertained Disney audiences in the 'High School Musical' trilogy, 6 years ago in fact.But that doesn't mean the 26 year-old has forgotten what made him into...

Justin Bieber Dedicates Song To Selena Gomez

Pop superstar Justin Bieber dedicated a song to his on/off girlfriend Selena Gomez during a surprise performance at the South by Southwest (Sxsw) festival in Austin, Texas.The Baby hitmaker shocked fans when he showed up...

Edward Snowden Talks Surveillance And Disclosure At Sxsw

SXSW isn’t just about music; it’s a cultural hub for forward-minded individuals, giving them the chance to converge and share ideas and experiences. Today (moments ago, in fact, depending on when you’re reading this) the...

Introducing: Ny Band Skaters, Who Bring 'Manhattan' To Texas For Sxsw

2014 looks to be a big year for New York quartet Skaters who released their debut album 'Manhattan' last month and are performing as part of several showcase events at SXSW this week.SXSW festival brings...

Sxsw Highlights: "Chef", "Neighbors" And "Veronica Mars" Bring The Laughs (And The Diehard Fan Emotions)

For those who care about films in the slightest, South by Southwest is the place to be this week. The conference, which runs March 7th through March 16th in Austin, Texas, is the place for...

Jimmy Kimmel Takes A Road Trip To Sxsw 2014

It's testament to SXSW's growth that probably the biggest talk show host in America is heading to Austin, Texas, for a week of shows from the festival. Jimmy Kimmel will broadcast his 'Live' show from...

Doritos' "Bold Action" For Sxsw Is A Giant Vending Machine, With Lady Gaga In It

The world famous SXSW festival kicks off tomorrow, March 7 with a veritable mixed bag of cultural highlights, including a giant vending machine designed and implemented by Doritos, which Lady Gaga is now allowed to...

Lady Gaga's Fans To Complete Missions For Access To Sxsw Show

Lady Gaga will set challenges for her fans so they can win tickets to her debut performance at the South By Southwest Festival (Sxsw) in Texas.The Poker Face singer was denied a performing permit for...

Soundgarden To Perform Seattle Grunge Classic 'Superunknown' At Sxsw

Soundgarden will perform their classic album 'Superunknown' in its entirety at the iTunes Festival at South By Southwest next week. To celebrate the record's 20th anniversary, the band will take to the stage at the...

Coldplay Are Back With Sixth Album: 'Ghost Stories'. The First Single Is 'Magic'

Perennial British rockers Coldplay have announced their sixth album; it’ll be called Ghost Stories, the first single will be called Magic and it will be released on 19 May via Parlophone/Atlantic Records.The Coldplay boys pick...

10 Upcoming International Acts You Should Watch At Sxsw 2014

South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW) is widely known as THE festival for emerging musical talent with artists both established and up-and-coming flocking from around the globe to Austin, Texas to offer the musical experience...

Soundgarden Performing Superunknown In Full At Sxsw Festival

Reunited rockers Soundgarden will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their album Superunknown by performing the landmark release in its entirety at the upcoming South by Southwest (Sxsw) festival in Texas.The grunge stars, who made a...

Lady Gaga Denied Permit To Play At South By Southwest

Lady Gaga has been denied a permit from the City of Austin Music & Entertainment division to play an upcoming gig at the popular South By Southwest music festival in Texas next month (Mar14).The Applause...

Sxsw 2014: 10 Acts You Cannot Afford To Miss

Every year, hundreds of bands descend upon Austin, Texas to make the South by Southwest Festival one of the most anticipated of the year. Featuring musical acts from all over the world, the music section...

Sxsw Announces First Performers For 2014 Festival

The South by Southwest Music Festival has released its first list of artists for the 2014 festival, notably the New Orleans rapper Vockah Redu, indie-trio London Grammar, Drenge, the Texas country singer Rodney Crowell and...

Come And Learn About 'The Great Hip Hop Hoax' [Trailer]

When Sony signed up the ‘hot talent’ that was Silibil n Brains, they thought they’d struck a veritable goldmine. Little did they know that Silibil n Brains weren’t tour buddies with Eminem; they weren’t best...

The Critics Fall For 'Our Nixon' - Review Roundup

Three of Richard Nixon’s White House aides – H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman and Dwight Chapin – documented the 37th Presidents tenure with Super 8 home movie cameras. The result: a unique archive of footage, seized...

Lindsay Lohan's The Canyons Savaged By Critics

Lindsay Lohan has been dealt a fresh blow as she prepares to end her rehab stint after her new movie The Canyons was branded "lame" and "dreary" by critics following its premiere in New York...

Lindsay Lohan Film To Premiere In New York At The End Of July

Lindsay Lohan's controversial new film The Canyons will finally see the light of day when director Paul Schrader premieres it at The Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York at the end of the...

Lindsay Lohan's The Canyons To Screen At Venice Film Festival - Report

Lindsay Lohan's big screen comeback has been given a much-needed boost - her movie The Canyons has reportedly been added to the line-up for the 2013 Venice Film Festival.The erotic thriller, written by American Psycho...

Diiv Cancel European Tour

Rockers Diiv have axed their upcoming European tour because frontman Zachary Cole Smith has grown tired of life on the road.The group, which recently performed at the South by Southwest (Sxsw) music festival in Texas,...

Actress Besedka Johnson Dies

Actress Besedka Johnson has died at the age of 87.She passed away in Los Angeles on Thursday (04Apr13). Johnson spent much of her life as an aspiring actress, and her first and only film...

The View Star Collapses During Sxsw Festival Set

The View star Kieren Webster collapsed during the band's set at the South by Southwest (Sxsw) festival earlier this month (Mar13) after suffering heatstroke.The Scottish rockers took to the stage at the event in Austin,...

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