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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...

David Bowie's Widow Iman Shares Tribute On First Anniversary Of His Death

David Bowie’s widow Iman has shared a tribute to her late husband via social media to mark the first anniversary of his passing.The pop icon, beloved by different generations of music fans for a lengthy,...

David Bowie's Hunky Dory Named Best Record By Bbc 6 Music

David Bowie's 'Hunky Dory' album has been named the best record.The 'Starman' hitmaker - who tragically passed away in January last year aged 69 after his battle with cancer - has had his 1971 LP...

Iman Remembers David Bowie On His 70th Birthday

Iman has paid tribute to her husband David Bowie, on what would have been his 70th birthday.Bowie passed away on January 10 last year, after a private 18-month battle with cancer. His death came just...

David Bowie Didn't Know Of Cancer

David Bowie only learnt his cancer was terminal three months before his death. The late legendary singer sadly passed away at the age of 69 from liver cancer just two days after he released his...

David Bowie Was Given Final Diagnosis During 'Lazarus' Video

While many have speculated that David Bowie's 'Lazarus' song and video was about his struggle with terminal cancer, it turns out that the singer didn't actually know he was dying until the video shoot itself...

The Last Shadow Puppets Beat David Bowie To Take Vinyl Artwork Prize

The Last Shadow Puppets have edged out David Bowie to have their second album Everything You’ve Come To Expect crowned as the best vinyl album artwork of 2016.The annual list, compiled by website Art Vinyl,...

David Bowie Helps Vinyl Sales Reach A 25 Year High In The UK

Vinyl sales in the UK reached a 25-year high in 2016, with more than three million LPs sold over the past 12 months.The death of music icon David Bowie in January was a key driver...

Top 10 Music Videos Of 2016

2016 has been a strange year. Starting off with the death of David Bowie (pictured below) and ending with nobody in the world quite sure what is going it has been a constant journey of...

Jim Pusey's Top Ten Albums Of 2016

Yet the shifting social landscape and loss of musical icons doesn't seem to have galvanised any one artistic movement in response, surely that's on the horizon for 2017. But while this annus horribilis may not...

Andrew Lockwood's Top Ten Albums Of 2016

There is no way to aptly mark the passing of some of the very best artists of any generation but in amongst the untimely deaths has come some inspirational and ground breaking music.My albums are...

Max Cussons’ Top Ten Albums Of 2016

A number of historic moments happened with Brexit, the US election and the absurd amount of tragic deaths of some of the most significant figures in the arts. However, what 2016 will also one day...

Iris North's Top Rock Albums Of 2016

Rock royalty deaths easily earned the "least favorite musical moments of 2016" award. Despite the loss of talented artists, the music that came into being in 2016 had quite a few highlights. Here are ten...

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