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Keith Flint in pictures: Remembering the one and only twisted Firestarter

Keith Flint in pictures: Remembering the one and only twisted Firestarter

It was with an enormous amount of shock that we discovered today that we had lost another music legend to suicide. Keith Flint of The Prodigy was found dead at his home in Essex this...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 4th March 2019

Upcoming releases: What we're looking out for in March 2019

Upcoming releases: What we're looking out for in March 2019

For the first of our monthly previews, it looks like we're in for another stellar month for music as we go into the start of Spring. We'll see a number of eagerly anticipated debut albums,...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 28th February 2019

February Favourites: This month brought us Ariana Grande, Ladytron, Sleaford Mods and more

February Favourites: This month brought us Ariana Grande, Ladytron, Sleaford Mods and more

It's been an excellent month for music, which is just what we needed to start our end-of-the-month series of album favourites. We'll be exploring the best albums of every month, with no genre left unturned....

News posted in Music / Festivals on 27th February 2019

We need to talk about Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga at the Oscars

We need to talk about Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga at the Oscars

The internet is going wild over Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga's performance at the 91st Academy Awards. They sang Shallow from their 8-times nominated movie A Star Is Born and it was an incredible duet...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 25th February 2019

Album of the Week: Pablo Honey and the birth of Radiohead

Album of the Week: Pablo Honey and the birth of Radiohead

It's difficult to believe that it's been 26 years since Radiohead dropped their debut studio album, but Pablo Honey was the start of something great - even if it made people sceptical at first.Produced by...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 22nd February 2019

Seven most spectacular moments from the 2019 BRIT Awards

Seven most spectacular moments from the 2019 BRIT Awards

The BRITS are over for another year and what a memorable show it was. Some well-deserved winners, performances of epic proportions and some hilarious moments made the 2019 BRIT Awards one of the best events...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 21st February 2019

Keelie Walker unveils video for new song This Is What It's Like [Exclusive Premiere]

Keelie Walker unveils video for new song This Is What It's Like [Exclusive Premiere]

Most people's dreams are still well out of reach when they reach 15-years-old, but for Keelie Walker, hers are already starting to become a reality. Last year she supported Jason Derulo on the UK leg...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 21st February 2019

Rae Stewart drops new video for Making Love [Exclusive Premiere]

Rae Stewart drops new video for Making Love [Exclusive Premiere]

Today's premiere on ContactMusic is from this vibrant urban artist from Manchester. Rae Stewart has just dropped her video for Making Love; a track produced by Birmingham sound-man Triple B (of 2000&Triple ENT); and we're...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 19th February 2019

Album of the Week: The 20th anniversary of The Creatures' Anima Animus

Album of the Week: The 20th anniversary of The Creatures' Anima Animus

Siouxsie Sioux might be well known as an 80s goth icon thanks to her work with Siouxsie and the Banshees, but few remember the work she did afterwards with her side-project The Creatures. Anima Animus...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 15th February 2019

Ultimate bedroom anthems for Valentine's Day [Playlist]

Ultimate bedroom anthems for Valentine's Day [Playlist]

Happy Valentine's Day! Lots of couples will celebrating this cheesy AF but lovely day, and will most likely celebrate well into the night too. To help you get your evening off to a good start,...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 14th February 2019

Gypsy Circus on influences, fencing and their dream collaboration [Exclusive]

Gypsy Circus on influences, fencing and their dream collaboration [Exclusive]

Edinburgh four-piece Gypsy Circus have recently dropped their new EP Holy Lights And Shadows; a sensational blend of blues, indie and rock sounds. They recently embarked on a short tour of Scotland, performing in Glasgow...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 14th February 2019

10 weirdly romantic songs for Valentine's Day [Playlist]

10 weirdly romantic songs for Valentine's Day [Playlist]

As it's almost Valentine's Day, you'll be looking for that perfect romantic playlist to set a dinner date to, right? Well, instead of all the corny classics, why not opt for some of the most...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 13th February 2019

Grammy Awards 2019: The big winners and the big surprises of the night

Grammy Awards 2019: The big winners and the big surprises of the night

What an incredible night at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards! With mind-blowing performances, impassioned acceptance speeches and a surprise appearance from Michelle Obama, we're excited to see many of our predictions come true, as well...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 11th February 2019

Album of the Week: 3 Doors Down debut The Better Life was the soundtrack to our millenium

Album of the Week: 3 Doors Down debut The Better Life was the soundtrack to our millenium

It doesn't feel like we're delving too deep into the past with this alt-rock gem, but it has been 19 years since Mississippi's 3 Doors Down dropped their debut album The Better Life on Republic...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 8th February 2019

Grammy Awards 2019: Our predictions for the big winners

Grammy Awards 2019: Our predictions for the big winners

With the 61st Grammy Awards fast approaching, we have revised the long list of nominees once again and think we've made up our mind about who will be taking home the big prizes this year....

News posted in Music / Festivals on 6th February 2019

Album of the Week: How Green Day's Dookie saved punk rock

Album of the Week: How Green Day's Dookie saved punk rock

Today (February 1st) marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Green Day's third album and major label debut Dookie. The legendary Diamond-certified release was the band's first ever record on Reprise Records; a label...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 1st February 2019

Emma Watson Hits Mexico With Her Wealthy New Flame

Emma Watson Hits Mexico With Her Wealthy New Flame

It seems the ever private Emma Watson has found herself a new flame in data tech businessman Brendan Wallace. The pair were seen canoodling over dinner at a restaurant in Mexico over the weekend, though...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 17th October 2018

Machine Gun Kelly Becomes The Subject of 'Ligma' Death Hoax

Machine Gun Kelly Becomes The Subject of 'Ligma' Death Hoax

The latest death hoax to hit the media is that of Machine Gun Kelly, when he got tangled up in a meme that only gamers will be familiar with. He has definitely not died of...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 16th October 2018

Pink Hits The UK In June 2019 Sparking Glastonbury Rumours

Pink Hits The UK In June 2019 Sparking Glastonbury Rumours

Weeks after Pink got back on the road after having to cancel the remainder of her summer dates due to illness, she has now announced a 6-date UK and Ireland stadium run on her 'Beautiful...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 16th October 2018

'Dracula' Series Headed By 'Sherlock' Writers Greenlit By BBC

'Dracula' Series Headed By 'Sherlock' Writers Greenlit By BBC

This summer saw the announcement of a new 'Dracula' series by 'Sherlock' showrunners Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, and it's now been confirmed that the show has been given the greenlight by BBC One and...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 16th October 2018

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to Welcome First Baby in Spring

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to Welcome First Baby in Spring

Exciting news from Kensington Palace as it's announced that Meghan Markle, aka the Duchess of Sussex, is pregnant with her and husband Prince Harry's first child. The baby is expected to arrive in the Spring,...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 15th October 2018

Mel B and Victoria Beckham in Heated Exchange Over Reunion Tour

Mel B and Victoria Beckham in Heated Exchange Over Reunion Tour

It looks like there's another spanner in the works for the Spice Girls as they face further delay on their forthcoming reunion tour thanks to Victoria Beckham's refusal to participate. Apparently, things got rather heated...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 15th October 2018

Ariana Grande And Pete Davidson Call Time On Their Relationship

Ariana Grande And Pete Davidson Call Time On Their Relationship

What seemed like the cutest romance in showbiz appears to have come to an end as Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson allegedly call off their engagement after five months. Ariana has had a difficult last...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 15th October 2018

Album of the Week: Twenty Years of Placebo's 'Without You I'm Nothing'

Album of the Week: Twenty Years of Placebo's 'Without You I'm Nothing'

This week marks the 20th anniversary of 'Without You I'm Nothing'; the epic second album of alternative rockers Placebo, released through Hut and Virgin Records in the nineties. It features one of their most famous...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th October 2018

From Amy Schumer to Danny Glover: 7 Celebrities Who Have Been Arrested For Protesting

From Amy Schumer to Danny Glover: 7 Celebrities Who Have Been Arrested For Protesting

Arguably the most honourable reason you can be arrested in this day and age is forceful activism; that is, peaceful protest that involves trespassing and generally being an inconvenience to the people you're campaigning against....

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 11th October 2018

Yoko Ono Remembers John Lennon With 'Imagine' Re-imagining

Yoko Ono Remembers John Lennon With 'Imagine' Re-imagining

In honour of her late husband and a universal music legend, Yoko Ono has unveiled a stripped down cover of John Lennon's 'Imagine' ahead of the release of her new covers album 'Warzone', and to...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 10th October 2018

Matt Helders From Arctic Monkeys Is Planning To Go Solo

Matt Helders From Arctic Monkeys Is Planning To Go Solo

The latest member of Arctic Monkeys to decide to embark on a solo venture is drummer and vocalist Matt Helders. He's currently working on a new album, but he plans to make a name for...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 9th October 2018

Radiohead Nominated For The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame For The Second Time

Radiohead Nominated For The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame For The Second Time

Introducing the nominees for induction into the 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame! This year sees a number of deserving artists in consideration, though none of them have only just become eligible this year....

News posted in Music / Festivals on 9th October 2018

Voting Spike Proves Taylor Swift Is An Important Political Voice

Voting Spike Proves Taylor Swift Is An Important Political Voice

Those who thought that it wasn't important celebrities got involved in politics are being proven wrong now that Taylor Swift has opened up about her own values. It seems her pro-Democrat statement recently has caused...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 9th October 2018

Views On This Green Day Video Skyrocket This Time Of Year

Views On This Green Day Video Skyrocket This Time Of Year

People are getting well into the spirit of Fall right now, but there's one band out there who find this time of year particularly lucrative. Green Day's 'Wake Me Up When September Ends' video viewing...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 8th October 2018

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