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World Ufo Day: The Alien Soundtrack To Your Life

The truth is out there... and what better way to get your nerd on than by getting in the alien mood with our World UFO Day playlist? Artists have been singing about space and other...

Kylie Minogue's 2019 Glastonbury Debut Set For Bbc Iplayer

Kylie Minogue's dazzling 2019 Glastonbury Pyramid Stage debut will be re-broadcast on the festival's dedicated BBC iPlayer channel.The 'Love At First Sight' hitmaker's full Worthy Farm Sunday afternoon Legends slot will be shown, whilst the...

Scott Derrickson To Direct Labyrinth Sequel

Scott Derrickson is to direct a 'Labyrinth' sequel.The 53-year-old filmmaker has been tapped to helm a follow-up to the 1986 movie, which starred Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie, Deadline reports.The fantasy film disappointed at the...

Foo Fighters' New Album Is Their 'David Bowie Let's Dance Record'

Foo Fighters' new album is ''like their David Bowie 'Let's Dance' record''.Dave Grohl has teased that the heavy rock band's follow-up to 2017's 'Concrete and Gold' features a lot of old school dance sounds just...

David Bowie Once Saved Peter Frampton From Smoke-filled Plane

David Bowie once saved Peter Frampton from a smoke-filled plane.The 70-year-old rocker revealed that on Bowie's 1987 'Glass Spider' world tour - for which Frampton played guitar - David noticed smoke coming out of a...

Bob Geldof Slams Snowflakes Who Slam Band Aid Single As Culturally Inappropriate

Bob Geldof has blasted the snowflakes who moan about his Band Aid hit 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' making celebrities out to be ''white saviours''.The Boomtown Rats frontman brought together the biggest names in music...

The Legend Of David Bowie: The Birthday Playlist

This Friday marks four years since the death of a legend, and the music world is still feeling the terrible loss. Today (January 8th 2020) though, we celebrate what would have been David Bowie's 73rd...

Album Of The Week: The 45th Anniversary Of David Bowie's Diamond Dogs

We celebrate 45 years since the release of the late David Bowie's masterpiece eighth studio album Diamond Dogs through RCA Records; a record that may be old, but it's artistically and thematically timeless, particularly amid...

Music News Round-up: Janelle Monae To Play Glastonbury; New Foals And James Blake Albums; David Bowie Box Set

JANELLE MONAE CONFIRMED FOR GLASTONBURY Excitement ahead of Glastonbury 2019 later this summer has increased with the announcement that R&B star Janelle Monáe has been added to the line-up.Speaking on BBC Radio 6 Music’s breakfast...

New Box Set Of David Bowie Rarities Announced

To mark what would have been the late pop music icon’s 72nd birthday, Parlophone has revealed details of a new box-set of David Bowie’s rare early recordings, dating from the late Sixties, that have never...

Music News Round-up: Coachella 2019 Line-up Announced, Gary Oldman To Voice Bowie App, UK's Best-selling Vinyl Revealed

COACHELLA 2019 LINE-UP REVEALED The line-up for the 2019 edition of Coachella Festival has been revealed, with the headliners named as Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande.Coachella is held annually in the grounds of...

David Bowie Statue Vandalised For Second Time In Six Months

A controversial statue in the town of Aylesbury of the late pop icon David Bowie has been vandalised for the second time in six months.A 29 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of...

Music News Round-up: Westlife Reunite, David Bowie's Glastonbury, Grammys Voting Overhaul

WESTLIFE REUNION ANNOUNCED Irish boyband Westlife have called an end to their six-year hiatus and decided to reunite to mark the 20th anniversary of the band’s foundation in 1998.The quartet will be getting back together...

David Bowie's 2000 Glastonbury Set Being Released As Live Album

David Bowie’s iconic headline set from 2000’s Glastonbury Festival is to be released in full for the first time later this year, as both a live album and DVD.It’s a performance that went down in...

First Ever David Bowie Recording Sells At Auction For Nearly £40k

The first known studio recording of the late David Bowie has fetched nearly four times what was estimated at auction this week, selling for nearly £40,000.The 1963 demo tape of what is believed to be...

David Bowie's First Band Demo To Fetch Thousands At Music Auction

What is thought to be the first ever documented recording by David Bowie, created during his time with a band called the Konrads, is going up for auction this Fall and it's expected to go...

New David Bowie Box Set 'Loving The Alien' Announced, Featuring Unreleased Music

The fourth in a series of career-spanning David Bowie box sets has been revealed by Parlophone, this time taking in the years 1983 to 1988 and titled Loving The Alien, which will include previously unreleased...

Album Of The Week: The Birth Of 'David Bowie'

It's been 41 years exactly since the release of David Bowie's self-titled debut album; an album that no-one realised at the time would be the start of an important evolution in music. It bore no...

Billy Corgan Working On 26 New Songs

Billy Corgan is working on 26 new songs as he rediscovers his love for guitar-based music.The Smashing Pumpkins rocker - whose 2017 solo album 'Ogilala' heavily feature piano, strings and a more acoustic sound -...

Brian Molko And Marilyn Manson Were 'Badly Behaved'

Brian Molko and Marilyn Manson used to be ''very badly behaved''.The Placebo frontman may be ''clean and happy'' these days but he admits he used to enjoy wild nights out with the 'Rock is Dead'...

David Bowie Named As The Most Popular Recording Artist Of 2016 In Britain

David Bowie has been named as the most popular recording artist of 2016, beating the multi-million selling likes of Adele and Drake, according to the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).Following the shocking news of the music...

Our Guide To Record Store Day 2017

Much has been made of the ‘vinyl revival’ in albums sales over the last five years or so, with old-fashioned records going ever upwards while CD sales and download sales plateau or tumble. The upsurge...

'Don't Breathe' Director Fede Alvarez Confirmed For 'Labyrinth' Sequel

Directed by Jim Henson with George Lucas serving as executive producer, 1986 movie 'Labyrinth' featured David Bowie as The Goblin King and told a hugely mysterious, yet addictive and compelling story that has worked its...

'Ziggyzagg' Memorial To David Bowie In Brixton Falls Through After Fundraising Campaign Falls Short

Plans to construct a huge ‘ZiggyZag’ thunderbolt memorial to the late David Bowie in his hometown of Brixton have had to be abandoned after the fundraising campaign fell short of its target.Design team This Ain’t...

Two Rare David Bowie Albums To Be Released On Record Store Day

More than a year after his death, the David Bowie vaults are being opened, with two albums’ worth of unreleased material set to be released next month in time for this year’s Record Store Day.For...

David Bowie Wins Big, But Grime Artists Go Home Empty-handed At The 2017 Brit Awards

The late David Bowie was the big winner at last night’s BRIT Awards, winning two of the biggest categories in Best British Male artist and Best British Album for his final record, Blackstar.The iconic and...

Campaign For David Bowie 'Thunderbolt' Memorial In Brixton Launched

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched with the aim of installing a permanent memorial to the late music icon David Bowie in his native Brixton, just streets away from where he was born.The planned memorial...

David Bowie Is The Posthumous King Of The 2017 Grammys

After releasing his last album 'Blackstar' in January 2016, and therefore too late to make an impact on the subsequent Grammy Awards, David Bowie is revisited more than a year after his death to smash...

David Bowie To Be Commemorated By Royal Mail In Limited Edition Stamp Collection

The late David Bowie is to be commemorated by the Royal Mail with a full set of 10 postage stamps that will be released later this year.The limited edition collection, which features six album covers...

David Bowie Contemplated A Tour For 'Blackstar', Says Artwork Designer

David Bowie was at one point contemplating a short tour to support his final album Blackstar before his death, according to the man who designed the artwork for the record.Designer Jonathan Barnbrook, speaking at an...

As one of the most prestigious and influential musicians in recent history, David Bowie still appears in the news a lot for one reason or another. Often it is for news of his continuing success and recognition, although often it is for the news of his continuing career or personal life.

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