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Ariana Grande, Social House - Boyfriend Video

Ariana Grande teams up with Pennsylvania duo Social House for a new single and video entitled 'Boyfriend' from their brand new debut EP 'Everything Changed...'

Yacht - Chain Tripping Album Review

In terms of approach, 'Chain Tripping' takes some beating. To call Yacht's latest release conceptual would be underplaying its inspiration wildly.

By Andrew Lockwood on 13 August 2019

Feeder - Tallulah Album Review

On 'Tallulah', Grant Nicholas and Taka Hirose seem to have that burning connection again.

By Mark Moore on 13 August 2019


The Fureys Speak To ContactMusic About Their Love Of Touring, A Scary Heart Surgery And Their Special Friendship With Billy Connolly [EXCLUSIVE]

More than half a century has passed since The Fureys began making footprints on Irish music folklore - and the popularity of this pioneering duo is refusing to wane. While many of the mystical names of Irish folk music have...

By Staff Writer on 13 August 2019

Album Of The Week: Machine Head Released Debut Burn My Eyes 25 Years Ago

It doesn't feel like 25 years since Machine Head began, but that's when they unveiled their epic debut album Burn My Eyes via Roadrunner records; becoming the label's best-selling debut until Slipknot's self-titled album five years later.Machine Head - Burn My...

By Holly Mosley on 09 August 2019

Machine Head

Twenty One Pilots - The Hype Video

The newest single to be released following 2018's 'Trench' album is 'The Hype', for which Twenty One Pilots have now launch a new video.

Posted 09 August 2019

Twenty One Pilots

HAIM - Summer Girl Video

Haim collaborate with director Paul Thomas Anderson once again for their video of their latest single 'Summer Girl'; a vibrant funk-pop anthem with hometown vibes.

Posted 09 August 2019


Slipknot - Birth Of The Cruel Video

With the release of their sixth studio album 'We Are Not Your Kind', Slipknot unveil a lo-fi video for their song 'Birth of the Cruel'.

Posted 09 August 2019


Foster The People - Imagination Video

Foster the People have released yet another new single entitled 'Imagination', alongside a trippy music video. It follows previous singles 'Style' and 'Worst Nites'.

Posted 09 August 2019

Foster The People

Razorlight - Cops and Robbers Video

It's been nearly ten months since they released their last album 'Olympus Sleeping' and now Razorlight are back again with a new single, 'Cops and Robbers'.

Posted 09 August 2019


Starcrawler - Bet My Brains Video

More than a year and a half after they released their self-titled debut studio album, Starcrawler are set to unveil a brand new release called 'Devour You' this October.

Posted 09 August 2019

Will Smith - Friend Like Me (From "Aladdin") Video

The live action adaptation of Disney's 'Aladdin' has received mixed reviews, but Will Smith's rendition of 'Friend Like Me' as the Genie is a worthy reimagining.

Posted 09 August 2019

Will Smith

Ariana Grande, Social House - Boyfriend Video

Ariana Grande teams up with Pennsylvania duo Social House for a new single and video entitled 'Boyfriend' from their brand new debut EP 'Everything Changed...'

Posted 09 August 2019

Ariana Grande

How Games, Not Records, Immortalise Musical Legends

The world may have lost some incredible musicians in recent years but the likes of David Bowie, Prince and Lemmy will always live on through their work. However, with the aforementioned artists selling more than 250 million records between them,...

Posted 08 August 2019

Bubbatrees Talk Image Vs. Output, Their Love Of Grimes And Their First Ever Band [Exclusive]

We spoke to frontman Andy Gibb of Glaswegian experimental four-piece Bubbatrees as they prepare to take to the road on tour in the not too distant future. The group released an epic new single entitled 'Alchemy' earlier this year.For those...

By Holly Mosley on 08 August 2019

Galileo's Fan Open Up About The Importance Of Musical Quality And Their Challenges So Far [Exclusive]

With their new album release 'I Won't Be Found' coming this Autumn, Scottish siblings Galileo's Fan talk to us about their successes so far. Their next single 'Arranging Time' is set to be released this week.For those who may be...

By Holly Mosley on 08 August 2019

Bridges Discuss What It's Like To Be A DIY Band And Their Album Plans [Exclusive]

Currently doing the summer festival rounds, indie-rock five-piece Bridges are set to hit the road for a string of UK-wide dates in October and November. They're are hoping to release their debut album next year, and here they talk to...

By Holly Mosley on 08 August 2019

Neverworld 2019 Review

With an eclectic mix of established acts, up and coming talent and resurgent household names, Neverworld once again offered up some superb musical entertainment.

By Andrew Lockwood on 08 August 2019

Craig David

Gallery 47 Talks The Importance Of Self-worth And His Nostalgic Love Of Controversial Rockstars [Exclusive]

This month we're excited to hear the debut album from alternative folk soloist Gallery 47 (aka Jack Peachey). Chaos Ensued is set to be released on 23rd August 2019 through Bad Production Records, but ahead of that the singer-songwriter tells...

By Holly Mosley on 02 August 2019

Have Heart - The Stylus, Leeds 21.07.2019 Live Review

You couldn't have asked for a better performance from Have Heart.

By Max Cussons on 02 August 2019

Upcoming Releases: Taylor Swift, Sleater-Kinney And More Albums To Look Forward To In August 2019

So far August is looking a lot better for music than July has been, and there really is a lot to look forward to whether you're a pop junkie or a die hard rocker. Taylor Swift, Sleater-Kinney and Tool are...

By Holly Mosley on 02 August 2019

Taylor Swift Sleater-Kinney Slipknot

Splendour In Nottingham 2019 - Live Review

No-one expected that we were in for a day of the four seasons weather-wise, but that is what we got.

By Mark Moore on 30 July 2019

July Favourites: Sum 41 And Purple Mountains Are The Saving Grace Of A Poor Month For Music

Whenever we say "it's been a great month for music" we truly mean it. We mean it as much as we mean it when we say that THIS month has been pretty poor. Reviews across the board for July albums...

By Holly Mosley on 30 July 2019

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Seven Artists That Made Me: Bilal Hassani

He represented France at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Israel where he sang his epic single Roi, from debut album Kingdom. Now the fabulous Bilal Hassani is opening up to us about the artists who mose inspired him in...

By Staff Writer on 25 July 2019

Taylor Swift - The Archer Lyric Video

Returning with her latest album 'Lover' this summer, Taylor Swift releases a lyric video for her newest single 'The Archer'.

Posted 25 July 2019

Taylor Swift

Beyonce - SPIRIT from Disney's The Lion King Video

Beyonce embraces her inner lioness in her video for 'Spirit'; the lead single from her soundtrack album 'The Lion King: The Gift'.

Posted 25 July 2019

Beyonce Knowles

Sam Smith - How Do You Sleep? Video

Sam Smith shows off some seriously fabulous moves alongside a dance troupe in the video for his new song 'How Do You Sleep?'.

Posted 25 July 2019

Sam Smith

Ellie Goulding, Juice WRLD - Hate Me Video

Four months after rapper Juice WRLD released his album 'Death Race for Love', he teams up with Ellie Goulding for a collaborative new single entitled 'Hate Me'.

Posted 25 July 2019

Ellie Goulding

Catfish and the Bottlemen - Conversation Video

'Conversation' is the newest video from Catfish and the Bottlemen, who released their third studio album 'The Balance' this Spring.

Posted 25 July 2019

Catfish And The Bottlemen

Avril Lavigne - I Fell In Love With The Devil Video

Having released her sixth album 'Head Above Water' earlier this year, Avril Lavigne now shares a rather morbid video for her single 'I Fell in Love with the Devil'.

Posted 25 July 2019

Avril Lavigne

How Has Music Helped The Casino Industry?

If you think about it, music has been associated with gambling for a number of years. Some of your favourite singers often enjoy a trip to the casino to unwind, but that's not the only reason music is closely associated...

By Lenny Barksdale on 24 July 2019

Celebrities Who Adore Good Old Skull Jewelry

Naturally, rock musicians gravitate to rock-themed jewelry including skull rings, cross pendants, and showstopper leather bracelets. However, the items radiating the rocker and biker vibe are sought after not only among the rock n roll enthusiasts but also pop stars....

Posted 23 July 2019

Album Of The Week: The 25th Anniversary Of Marilyn Manson Debut Portrait Of An American Family

It's hard to believe it's been 25 years since Marilyn Manson, alongside his band of the same name, released the debut album Portrait of an American Family through John Malm Jr. and Trent Reznor's Nothing label and Interscope Records. It...

By Holly Mosley on 19 July 2019

Marilyn Manson

Gomez - Liquid Skin (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

To celebrate twenty years since it was released, Southport's finest Indie band Gomez are re-releasing their second album, 'Liquid Skin'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 17 July 2019


Happy Mondays - Dreamland, Margate 13.07.2019 Live Review

Shaun Ryder and Bez took time out from their hilarious stint on Celebrity Gogglebox to join the rest of Happy Mondays as they brought their 'Pills 'N' Thrills And Bellyaches' tour to Dreamland in Margate.

By Andrew Lockwood on 17 July 2019

Happy Mondays

BANKS - Contaminated Video

Californian songstress BANKS shares a visualizer for her infectious new single 'Contamination', which is all about the dangers of staying in a toxic relationship.

Posted 17 July 2019

Freya Ridings - Castles Video

London singer-songwriter Freya Ridings is set to unveil her self-titled debut album on July 19th 2019 through indie label Good Soldier.

Posted 17 July 2019

Mark Ronson - Find U Again ft. Camila Cabello Video

Mark Ronson unveils a Western/Film Noir style video for his synth-pop single 'Find U Again' featuring Camila Cabello.

Posted 17 July 2019

Mark Ronson

Melissa Bel Talks Industry Challenges, Avril Lavigne And Her Least Favourite Word [Exclusive]

Toronto native Melissa Bel recently dropped her new single 'Cotton Candy', and now this vibrant budding popstar is here to talk to us about her journey into the music industry so far. Melissa Bel - Cotton CandyFor those who may be...

By Holly Mosley on 16 July 2019

Tom Walker - Now You're Gone ft. Zara Larsson (Acoustic) Video

Tom Walker and Zara Larsson reunite for a sensational acoustic rendition of their single 'Now You're Gone', taken from Walker's debut album 'What a Time to Be Alive'.

Posted 15 July 2019

Ed Sheeran - Antisocial ft. Travis Scott Video

Ed Sheeran and Travis Scott don a variety of unusual and hilarious guises in the video for their collaborative new single 'Antisocial'.

Posted 15 July 2019

Ed Sheeran

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