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Could Prince Still Play Glastonbury?

Festival goers could still party like its 1999 this weekend, as rumours that Prince could still appear at Glastonbury continue to surface. As we previously reported, it was revealed this week that negotiations to book...

Glastonbury Festival Goers Told To "Prepare For Rape" By Bbc

Glastonbury Festival goers were warned to "prepare for rape" by a subtitle blunder during the weather report on BBC News at Ten. The weatherman told the audience to "prepare for rain" but the caption instead...

Festivalgoers Should Embrace The Rain As Glastonbury Weather Forecast Is Grim

With the Glastonbury 2014 weather forecast predicating a rain-soaked festival, ticketholders should stock up on towels, pack those wellys and embrace what is sure to be a muddy ol’ time. It probably won't be this...

Glastonbury Weather 2014: It's Going To Rain. Loads.

Glastonbury festivalgoers are famously robust whatever the weather, packing willies, umbrellas and waterproof ponchos to ensure their heads don’t drop should the heaven decide to open. It Could Be A Muddy Glastonbury Festival. Photo: Getty...

10 Acts You Had No Idea Were Playing Glastonbury

Part of Glastonbury’s enduring reputation is its propensity for composing a line-up that is extensive that a wealth of acts will pass by unnoticed. We’ve sieved through the thousands of acts who will be making...

Michael Eavis Reveals Reason Why Prince Pulled Out Of Glastonbury 2014

Glastonbury festival organiser Michael Eavis has revealed that Prince pulled out of playing this year’s event because of “social media chit-chat”. Prince had agreed to play the historic festival but became angered when the planned...

5 Things You Can Do With Free Wifi At Glastonbury 2014

Glastonbury revellers will be able to enjoy free wifi this year thanks to a heard of special cows dotted around the festival. The EE cattle won’t be hard to spot. Artist Hank Kruger decorated them...

Billy Bragg Likens Kasabian's Swagger To Spinal Tap's Satire

Kasabian were the subject of derision when they chose to divulge the lyrics, "Horsemeat in the burgers, people commit murders, everyone’s on bugle, we’re being watched by Google" early. They eventually revised those lyrics for...

Should Metallica Be Removed From Glastonbury Headline Slot?

Over 14,000 people have signed an online petition to have Metallica removed from this year’s Glastonbury line up. But why? Is the idea of ‘Enter Sandman’ ringing out across the festival fields really just too...

Glastonbury Festival: Just Give Us The Wellies And "We're There" - Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac is not making their long-awaited Glastonbury debut this year – the full line up has been announced, the posters have been made. Forget about it. But that doesn’t mean the legendary band won’t...

Say Your Prayers! Enter Metallica For Glastonbury Festival

Pack up your hemp baskets and herbal healing tents and swap 'em for some New Rock boots and a devil's horns salute: Metallica have been announced to headline Glastonbury Festival 2014. The US heavy metal...

Metallica To Headline Glastonbury

Metallica are to headline Glastonbury festival.The 'Enter Sandman' hitmakers are set to be announced as topping the bill at Worthy Farm, Somerset, South West England on the second night of the iconic music event this...

Prince Live: Three More Shows In U.k, Is He A Glastonbury 2014 Headliner?

When Prince played a set of guerrilla gigs in the U.K last February hysteria ensued. The legendary rocker has a novel approach the way he announces – and plays – his live shows. And we...

Oasis Tipped To Play Glastonbury 2014, After Liam's Cryptic Tweets

An Oasis reunion could be on the horizon after frontman Liam Gallagher tweeted the letters of the band's name over the course of a few hours on Thursday evening (April 24, 2014). Bookmakers Paddy Power...

A Week In News: 'Noah' Conjures A Box Office Miracle, Glastonbury Line-up Revealed, And 'How I Met Your Mother' Bids Farewell

Nice Work, 'Noah': Darren Aronofsky's latest epic, Noah, was released last weekend and managed to triumph at its debut box office with $44 million, despite all the negative publicity regarding religious condemnation and middling reviews....

Glastonbury Line-up Confirmed: Elbow, Kasabian, Arcade Fire, Jack White...And Who Else?

After months of speculation, the official line-up has been confirmed for the 2014 Glastonbury Festival, which will be held from the 27th to the 29th June this year. The festival tweeted this year's snazzy line-up...

Michael Eavis: Led Zeppelin Will Reform

Glastonbury boss Michael Eavis thinks Led Zeppelin will reform again one day. The music festival chief would like to see the classic rock band headline the event at Worthy Farm and is adamant they will...

Elbow Score No.1 Album, But Are They Headlining Glastonbury 2014?

Elbow have topped the UK albums chart with their sixth effort, The Take Off And Landing of Everything. The record, described as a love letter to both New York and Manchester, fended off competition from...

Tyler, The Creator Posts Bail After Being Charged With Riot Misdemeanour

The L.A. based rapper, Tyler, the Creator, was arrested on Saturday (15th March) in Austin, Texas on suspicion of inciting a riot. The 23-year-old was apprehended by police at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and charged with...

Ten More Years! Glastonbury Festival Gets License For Another Decade

The well-trodden fields of Worthy Farm will be privy to live music, stabbed by tent pegs and defecated on for another decade thanks to Glastonbury festival’s new 10-year license, ensuring the world-famous annual weekend get-together...

Could This Be The Lineup For Glastonbury Festival 2014?

Some acts may still be rumours and others are yet to be confirmed, but we have a strong suspicion that this is what the Glastonbury Festival Lineup for 2014 will end up looking like! Eek,...

Dolly Parton: 10 Facts About The Glastonbury Performer

With the news that Dolly Parton will be playing at this year’s Glastonbury festival, we’ve decided to brush up on our knowledge about the legendary country singer.Dolly Parton will be performing at this year's 'Glastonbury'...

Dolly Parton, Blondie, Confirmed For Glastonbury 2014, But Who's Headlining?

After we speculated back in October, Emily Eavis has confirmed that Dolly Parton will be playing Glastonbury 2014 - most likely in the 'legends slot' on Sunday - while Blondie's Debbie Harry has also stated...

Prince Refuses To Rule Out Headlining Glastonbury 2014

Speculation that Prince will headline the Glastonbury 2014 line-up reached fever pitch on Tuesday, when the Purple Rain singer refused to deny the rumours at a special press conference held in the living room of...

Arcade Fire Wear Big Papier-mache Heads At Big Day Out Festival [Pictures]

Arcade Fire have never been afraid to approach their live shows with unpredictability and finesse. Their latest jaunt – over in Australia for the Big Day Out festival – saw the band sporting oversized papier-mâché...

Dolly Parton To Be Announced For Glastonbury 2014

As we speculated back in October, Dolly Parton is to be confirmed to perform at Glastonbury 2014. The "9 to 5" singer is likely to appear in the Sunday Legends slot on the Pyramid Stage,...

Arcade Fire Confirmed As First Headlining Act For Glastonbury 2014

Arcade Fire are officially headliners at Glastonbury 2014! After much speculation and finger crossing, the Canadian alt-rockers have been confirmed as the first headline act for 2014's outing at Worth Farm in Somerset next June.Arcade...

Lily Allen Confirms Herself For Glastonbury 2014, But Who Will Headline?

Lily Allen is the first major act to confirm an appearance at Glastonbury Festival 2014.The singer, who made her comeback with new single 'Hard Out Here,' confirmed the news on Nick Grimshaw's Radio 1 Breakfast...

Dolly Parton For Glastonbury Festival 2014?

Is legendary country star Dolly Parton in line for Glastonbury 2014? A suspicious gap in her UK June touring schedule suggests it could be a possibility.The 'Jolene' singer would make a wonderful addition to next...

Glastonbury Festival Sold Out, But Eavis Maintains Headliners Will Be Debutants

Tickets for next year's Glastonbury Festival sold out in record time on Sunday (October 6, 2013), with 120,000 tickets - costing £210 each - being snapped up in around one and a half hours. Over...

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