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Damon Albarn to play Royal Albert Hall

Damon Albarn will play The Royal Albert Hall for the first time on 15th November 2014. Read more...

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J Mascis shares new track 'Wide Awake' feat. Cat Power

'Wide Awake' is the new offering from Dinosaur Jr frontman J Mascis' forthcoming solo album, Tied to a Star and features guest vocals Read more...


Kimye 'enjoy staying in'

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West enjoy doing simple things together at home, it is claimed. Read more...


Duff: It's scary to be recording again

Hilary Duff admits it was 'scary' to find her voice again. Read more...


Aguilera's 'beautiful baby shower'

Christina Aguilera hosted a Midsummer Night's Dream themed baby shower over the weekend. Read more...


Perry: I don't need a dude

Katy Perry doesn't want children until she can focus on it 100 percent. Read more...


Chase & Status chat to Zane Lowe

An absolute must for music fans of all genres, Relentless Ultra Presents Soundchain celebrates today's most influential acts through Read more...


Howling Bells announce London show and new single

Howling Bells have announced a special London club show, at Madame JoJo's on 19th August. The show follows the band's V Festival Read more...


Rich Robinson announces UK tour

Rich Robinson has just released his third full-length studio album The Ceaseless Sight via The End Records/Circle Sound and is now Read more...


Megan Fox's self-conscious hotel romps

Megan Fox is paranoid someone will see her and Brian Austin Green having sex. Read more...


Reading & Leeds announce BBC Introducing Stage For 2014

With less than a month to go until the gates open, the countdown is now well and truly on for Reading & Leeds 2014. Read more...


Bloom 'throws punch at Bieber'

Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber were reportedly captured arguing in each other's faces while at a celebrity-filled restaurant in Ibiza Wednesday. Read more...


Rita: 50 Shades is difficult

Rita Ora found talking with an American accent hard, and often forgot her lines on the set of Fifty Shades of Grey. Read more...


Jessie J: I live for helping people

Jessie J makes music to help others through difficult situations. Read more...


Don Henley to present Robert Redford with environmental award

Robert Redford is the recipient of the Walden Woods Project's 2014 Global Environmental Leadership Award in recognition of his enduring commitment Read more...


Macy Gray announces new album & single

Internationally acclaimed artist Macy Gray has today announced that her new studio album The Way will be released on October 6th, 2014. Read more...


Beck reveals 'Heart Is A Drum' video

Beck is doing double duty today with the releases of his Song Reader album which sees his compositions interpreted by other artists and the video Read more...


Beyoncé silences gossips

Beyoncé Knowles appears to have addressed split rumours on Instagram. Read more...


Festival deaths on the rise in the EDM world

According to Billboard, festival deaths are on the rise in the EDM world: drug-related deaths spike along with casualties of overheating Read more...


Katy Perry tops YouTube most popular video list

We may only be a little more than half way through 2014, but YouTube has released a list of the most popular music videos for 2014 (so far). Read more...


Maksim quits DWTS

Dancing With The Stars pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy is "done dancing". Read more...


Led Zeppelin deluxe campaign continues

The Led Zeppelin reissue campaign got off to a remarkable start in June as deluxe editions of Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin II Read more...


Dolly Parton: I'm a nomad

Dolly Parton feels like she's at home on a tour bus, and opts to use them rather than hotels. Read more...


Hale's creepy Hanson love

Lucy Hale used to act really "creepy" about her crush on the youngest Hanson brother. Read more...


Louis 'upset with Zayn's no-show'

Louis Tomlinson was reportedly left upset when Zayn Malik snubbed his mother's wedding in favour of time with Perrie Edwards. Read more...


Paolo Nutini announces new single 'Iron Sky'

Without doubt 2014 is the year of Paolo Nutini. With the announcement of his first UK arena tour and his third album 'Caustic Love' Read more...


Elvis Costello taking solo show to Europe

Elvis Costello will take his acclaimed solo show to Europe this fall. Read more...


50 Keith Urban fans arrested in drunken mob

Keith Urban fans behaved like soccer fans in Mansfield, MA on Monday night. Read more...


Blur to release 1995 Japanese concert

Blur fans will soon be treated to a 1995 concert by the band filmed in Japan. Read more...

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Secret Garden Party

Abbots Ripton, Cambridge
Last weekend we headed to Abbots Ripton for the festival full of bohemian free-loving, where glitter (and lots of it) is a must on entry... we are of course talking about Secret Garden Party! Read more...



HP Connected, Scala

On what had been one of, if not the hottest week of the year so far, Dan Smith and co played an epic set in Scala, Kings Cross' intimate multi story club. Read more...



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Lovebox Festival

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Win 2 tickets to V Festival with Virgin Media and Xperia Access from Sony

ends: 11 Aug 2014
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Win 1 of 5 PictureHouse 'Evolution' CDs

ends: 30 Aug 2014
Evolution, the new album from Irish stars PictureHouse will receive a UK release on 4th August ... Read more...


Win 1 of 3 Live At Wacken DVDs

ends: 30 Aug 2014
Wild and hot - that was the Wacken Open Air 2013! The 24th Wacken Open Air included over 120 bands on seven stages, 75.000 fans and most of all sun Read more...


Win 1 of 3 Chelsea Grin 'Ashes to Ashes' CDs

ends: 29 Aug 2014
Chelsea Grin will release their new studio album, Ashes to Ashes, on August 4th 2014 via Artery... Read more...


Win 1 of 3 Chelsea Grin 'Ashes To Ashes' CDs

ends: 29 Aug 2014
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Win 1 of 5 Tender Games CDs

ends: 28 Aug 2014
Tender Games is the brand new project between BBC Radio 1 Future Star Marlon Hoffstadt and HRRSN, head of the Berlin-based Well Done! imprint. Read more...


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ends: 27 Aug 2014
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