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Boardmasters To Return In 2020

Boardmasters is to return in 2020 after this year's event was cancelled. The music festival was scheduled to be on from August 7th to the 11th with Florence + the Machine, Foals, and Wu-Tang Clan...

Murph: The Wombats Here To Stay Despite Early Love Fame Tragedy Success

Matthew 'Murph' Murphy says The Wombats are here to stay.The 'Let's Dance To Joy Division' hitmaker's frontman may be excited to push forward with his new Love Fame Tragedy project, but he has hinted at...

Love Fame Tragedy Started As Outlet For Unused Wombats Songs

Matthew 'Murph' Murphy started Love Fame Tragedy as an outlet for unused Wombats songs.The 'Let's Dance To Joy Division' hitmaker will be back in the UK for a sold out tour next week with his...

The Wombats' Murph Drops Two New Collaborative Tracks As Love Fame Tragedy

The Wombats' Matthew 'Murph' Murphy's supergroup Love Fame Tragedy have released two new tracks.Following his duet with Suki Waterhouse's sister Maddi Waterhouse on his debut solo single, 'My Cheating Heart', Murph has released 'Backflip' with...

Boardmasters 2019 Cancelled

Boardmasters 2019 has been cancelled due to ''severe weather conditions''. The music festival was due to get underway on Wednesday (07.08.19) but organisers have stopped this year's event - which was to be headlined by...

The Wombats' Murph Releases Solo Single With Maddi Waterhouse

The Wombats' Matthew 'Murph' Murphy has duetted with Suki Waterhouse's sister Maddi Waterhouse on his debut solo single 'My Cheating Heart'.The 'Moving to New York' hitmaker has unveiled his new project Love Fame Tragedy, which...

Wu-tang Clan Confirmed As Headliners For Boardmasters

Wu-Tang Clan have been announced as the Friday night headliner at Boardmasters.The legendary hip-hop collective - which features the likes of RZA, GZA and Method Man - will mark the 25th anniversary of their seminal...

The Wombats Announce Biggest Headline UK Tour

The Wombats have announced their biggest UK headline tour to date, including a stop at The SSE Arena, Wembley.The 'Lemon to a Knife Fight' hitmakers - Matthew Murphy, Dan Haggis and Tord Øverland Knudsen -...

The Wombats Frontman Has A New Band - Here's What We Know

The Wombats are currently on tour supporting their latest album 'Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life', but after fourteen years in the trio, lead singer and guitarist Matthew Murphy is searching for other ventures to...

The Wombats' Matthew Murphy Starting New Band

The Wombats frontman Matthew Murphy is starting a new band. The 33-year-old musician has written 20 songs for his new project, which is as-yet untitled, and has hinted he might use some of the unpublished...

Matthew Murphy: Spice Girls Need A New Banger

The Wombats' Matthew Murphy has confessed he's a Spice Girls fan and wants them to release new music.The 'Lemon to a Knife Fight' hitmaker - who is joined by Dan Haggis and Tord Øverland Knudsen...

The Wombats Pause Set To Ensure Crowd's Safety

The Wombats had to interrupt their sold-out gig in London on Tuesday night (27.03.18) to ensure their fans' safety.The indie rockers didn't even get the chance to introduce themselves before things kicked off.During the third...

The Wombats, Travis And Rak-su For The Isle Of Wight Festival

The Wombats, Travis and Rak-Su are just three of the acts added to the line up for the Isle of Wight Festival.The 'Let's Dance to Joy Division' singers and the 'Why Does It Always Rain...

Newton Faulkner Announces Give A Gig Week Gig

Newton Faulkner will play London's Omeara on March 24 as part of Give a Gig Week 2018.The 'Dream Catch Me' hitmaker is the latest performer attached to the initiative which helps to raise money for...

The Wombats' Matthew Murphy Pulls Intercostal Muscles Ahead Of Tour

The Wombats' Matthew Murphy is in pain after pulling his intercostal muscles ahead of the band's UK tour.The 'Lemon to a Knife Fight' hitmaker - who is joined by Dan Haggis and Tord Øverland Knudsen...

Craig David Taking Give A Gig Week To America

Craig David is launching Give A Gig Week 2018.The initiative helps to raise money for Youth Music, which helps children and young people in difficult circumstances by supplying them with the resources to make and...

The Wombats' 'Positive' Comeback Album

The Wombats' frontman Matthew Murphy was less ''anxious'' making the band's comeback album.The 'Moving To New York' hitmakers are set to release their first album in three years on February 9, 'Beautiful People Will Ruin...

Libertines To Headline Reading And Leeds

The Libertines will headline the Reading and Leeds festivals this year.The 'Don't Look Back Into the Sun' hitmakers - who reunited to perform at the event in 2010 - have been unveiled as the final...

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Greatest Hits Wow 80,000 At Knebworth

Red Hot Chili Peppers wowed an 80,000-strong UK crowd with a greatest hits set on Saturday night (23.06.12).The 'Under the Bridge' hitmakers stunned revellers at Knebworth Park, Hertfordshire - the group's first of only two...

The Wombats Have A 'Higher Love' For Steve Winwood

Scouse indie rockers, The Wombats, appear to be having a busy year what with being fresh from their April/May US tour including appearing on the CONAN O BRIEN Show, preparing to headline the Red Hot...

We Are Scientists Back In The UK For Five 2012 Festivals

We Are Scientists will be playing live in the UK this year for the first time since the release of their last album 'Barbara' in 2010 in five summer festivals plus a UK tour.After performing...

Beach Break Live Announce Huge Initial Line-up

Beach Break Live have announced their biggest ever line up of acts for 2012. Chase And Status, Dizzee Rascal and Friendly Fires will be playing the Dell Main Stage, as will Nero, LABRINTH, Wretch 32...

Blake Lively Celebrates Birthday With Leo Down Under

Blake Lively flew to Australia at the weekend to celebrate her birthday with boyfriend Leonardo DiCaprio.The 'Gossip Girl' star turned 24 last Thursday (25.08.11) and decided to jet Down Under to see her Hollywood heartthrob...

George Michael Had A Crush On Debbie Harry

George Michael has revealed his first crush was Debbie Harry.The 'Careless Whisper' singer admits he fantasised about Blondie singer when he was a teenager and before he realised he was gay.And the 48-year-old musician told...

N-dubz Blast 'Cheating' Artists

N-Dubz' Dappy thinks artists who don't write their own hits should not be in the charts.The 'Best Behaviour' hitmaker - who stars in the group with singer Tulisa Contostavlos and producer Fazer - thinks singers...

The Wombats Proudly Present 'This Modern Glitch' In London

The Wombats launched their second album 'The Wombats Proudly Present... This Modern Glitch' in London last night (14.04.11).The indie rock trio played an exclusive concert for fans at the Supperclub venue in Notting Hill, West...

Matthew Murphy's Pill Struggle

The Wombats frontman Matthew Murphy struggled with a secret addiction to prescription medication while recording the band's new album.The British rocker became hooked on anti-depressants in 2007, and reveals he was reliant on the drugs...

Snoop Dogg Made Katy Perry's 'California Gurls' A Hit

Snoop Dogg appeared on Katy Perry's 'California Gurls' because she is a "bad bitch".The 'Sensual Seduction' rapper worked with the risque pop star because he likes her attitude, and insists his input to the track...

Wombats Drummer's Stripper Shame - And Pain

THE WOMBATS star DAN HAGGIS has been left emotionally and physically scarred by a depraved stripper - who "spanked" him raw in front of his mum, dad and gran. The British bandmember cites the evening...

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