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Brandon Flowers' family prompt

Brandon Flowers' family prompt

Brandon Flowers' brother has been encouraging him to record 'Run For Cover' for years.The Killers frontman first penned the track - which is about the story of a senator who mistreats his wife - in...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 1st November 2017

LeBron James humbled by namechecks

LeBron James humbled by namechecks

LeBron James finds it ''humbling'' to be referenced in so many songs.The basketball legend insists artists never ask his permission to use his name in their tracks, but he is always flattered whenever he suddenly...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 1st November 2017

Colin Farrell never let his kids watch his movies

Colin Farrell never let his kids watch his movies

Colin Farrell only allowed his children to watch him in 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'. The 41-year-old actor has admitted he didn't let his sons Henry, eight, and James, 14, tune into any...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 31st October 2017

Sir Richard Branson will no longer back V Festival

Sir Richard Branson will no longer back V Festival

Sir Richard Branson has revealed he will no longer be sponsoring V Festival. The 67-year-old businessman has backed the annual summer festival for 22 years, but the star has revealed Virgin have pulled out and...

News posted in on 31st October 2017

Beck's Kanye West regret

Beck's Kanye West regret

Beck wishes he'd had ''more fun'' when Kanye West invaded the stage in protest at his 2015 Grammy Awards win.The 'Sex Laws' singer was an unexpected winner of the Best Album accolade when his record...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 30th October 2017

Metallica's Manchester tribute

Metallica's Manchester tribute

Metallica performed Oasis 'Don't Look Back in Anger' in Manchester at the weekend.The song has become an unofficial anthem for the North West England city since Manchester Arena was rocked by a terrorist attack after...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 30th October 2017

Katherine Jenkins raps Jay Z at karaoke

Katherine Jenkins raps Jay Z at karaoke

Katherine Jenkins loves to rap 'Empire State of Mind' when she does karaoke.The Welsh soprano - who was a choir girl when she was younger - has admitted she likes to shock friends with her...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 27th October 2017

Kelly Jones remembers Stuart Cable on new Stereophonics track

Kelly Jones remembers Stuart Cable on new Stereophonics track

Stereophonics singer Kelly Jones has paid tribute to Stuart Cable after reflecting on his late friend in a new song.The Welsh group's drummer tragically died seven years ago at the age of 40, after he...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 27th October 2017

Queens of the Stone Age break up fight during show

Queens of the Stone Age break up fight during show

Queens of the Stone Age front man Josh Homme stopped a fight between fans during the band's Madison Square Garden concert this week.The 'No One Knows' rockers were playing at the New York City venue...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 26th October 2017

Noel Gallagher says Oasis reunion would be the 'death' of him

Noel Gallagher says Oasis reunion would be the 'death' of him

Noel Gallagher has silenced rumours Oasis will reunite. The 'Don't Look Back In Anger' hitmaker has been embroiled in a bitter row with brother Liam since the iconinc Britpop group's breakup in 2009, and he...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 25th October 2017

Arcade Fire split from manager

Arcade Fire split from manager

Arcade Fire have split from Maverick Management's Scott Rodger after more than a decade working together.The 'Reflektor' rockers' 13-year partnership with Rodger has come to an end, and he has praised the innovative multi-instrumentalists for...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 25th October 2017

Foo Fighters suffer 'family emergency'

Foo Fighters suffer 'family emergency'

Foo Fighters were forced to cancel a handful of shows due to a ''family emergency''.The 'All My Life' rockers - comprised of Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel, Pat Smear, Taylor Hawkins, Chris Shiflett, and Rami Jaffee...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 24th October 2017

Tame Impala to release deluxe Currents album next month

Tame Impala to release deluxe Currents album next month

Tame Impala will release a deluxe edition of 'Currents' next month.The Australian psychedelic rock band received critical acclaim for the third studio album in 2015, and they have now announced the record will be getting...

News posted in on 24th October 2017

Grace Jones thinks she'd be dead if she was modelling

Grace Jones thinks she'd be dead if she was modelling

Grace Jones is glad she's left modelling behind for a career as a musician.The 'Slave to the Rhythm' hitmaker started her career as a model in the 1970s before she embarked on a career in...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 23rd October 2017

Sam Smith is a huge fan of Khalid

Sam Smith is a huge fan of Khalid

Sam Smith was overjoyed to meet Khalid, and has hailed him as a ''special guy''.The 'Writing's On The Wall' singer is a huge fan of the 'Location' hitmaker, and revealed he has become an even...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 23rd October 2017

Fall Out Boy will play new material on tour

Fall Out Boy will play new material on tour

Fall Out Boy will still perform songs from new album 'Mania' on tour - despite delaying the record's release until 2018.The 'Centuries' rock band - made up of Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, Joe Trohman and...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 20th October 2017

Noel Gallagher's phone free gig

Noel Gallagher's phone free gig

Noel Gallagher has banned mobile phones from his forthcoming show in London. The former Oasis rocker has announced a gig at York Hall in Bethnal Green on November 1, and any fans hoping to...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 20th October 2017

Brian Molko and Marilyn Manson were 'badly behaved'

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'...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 19th October 2017

Khalid's friend wept over song

Khalid's friend wept over song

Khalid's friend cried over a box of doughnuts when he played him 'Shot Down'.The 19-year-old singer/songwriter wanted the track to be something that allowed listeners to let out all of their emotions and was delighted...

News posted in on 19th October 2017

Frank Turner's new album will include re-worked hits

Frank Turner's new album will include re-worked hits

Frank Turner's new album will include re-worked version of some of his old songs.The 35-year-old singer-songwriter will drop his forthcoming LP 'Songbook' on November 24 and, although he wants to build the suspense for his...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 17th October 2017

Beyonce's daughter Blue encouraged Mi Gente remix

Beyonce's daughter Blue encouraged Mi Gente remix

Beyonce's daughter Blue Ivy encouraged her to jump on the remix of 'Mi Gente'. J Balvin - who recorded the original with Willy Wiliam - has revealed it was actually the pop megastar's five-year-old daughter...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 17th October 2017

Brandon Flowers hates food in music

Brandon Flowers hates food in music

Brandon Flowers has joked that food references don't ''belong'' in rock music.The Killers front man teased lyrics from The Cure's 'Friday I'm in Love' and 'Drops of Jupiter' by Train, and suggested hearing someone sing...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 16th October 2017

Mick Fleetwood doesn't rate his own drumming

Mick Fleetwood doesn't rate his own drumming

Mick Fleetwood had criticised his own drumming, and insisted his playing style lacks ''discipline''.The 70-year-old Fleetwood Mac rocker - who has delighted fans of the band over the years with memorable and tight beats on...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 16th October 2017

Green Day to release greatest hits album

Green Day to release greatest hits album

Green Day are set to release a greatest hits album.The rock trio last released a 'best of' record in 2002 when 'International Superhits' hit the shelves, and as they've released a further six studio albums...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 13th October 2017

Foo Fighters: Wolf Alice are 'scared' of us

Foo Fighters: Wolf Alice are 'scared' of us

Foo Fighters think Wolf Alice are ''scared'' of them.The 'All My Life' rockers recorded their new album 'Concrete and Gold' in Los Angles' EastWest studios, and whilst there they bumped into the London band, who...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 13th October 2017

Roger Daltrey finally feels ready for his memoir

Roger Daltrey finally feels ready for his memoir

Roger Daltrey will release his memoir in 2018, after finally having enough ''perspective'' to justify publishing the book.The 73-year-old legendary rocker has been a member of The Who for more than 50 years, and while...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th October 2017

Beck: Kanye West liked my album

Beck: Kanye West liked my album

Beck says Kanye West has admitted he likes his record 'Morning Phase', despite interrupting his big moment at the Grammy Awards in 2015.The 'Loser' singer was accepting the prize for Best Album when the superstar...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th October 2017

Bruno Mars' school disco inspiration

Bruno Mars' school disco inspiration

Bruno Mars wanted to capture the ''emotion'' of school dances on his latest album.The 'That's What I Like' hitmaker's '24k Magic' LP was inspired by his childhood heroes, such as Mariah Carey, New Edition, Jimmy...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 11th October 2017

Foo Fighters collect fan art

Foo Fighters collect fan art

Foo Fighters collect ''weird'' fan art.The 'Run' hitmakers are particularly fond of the pieces they are sent which are a ''little off'' and put them on display in the studio/Frontman Dave Grohl said: ''We like...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 11th October 2017

Eminem is reportedly set to release new music this year

Eminem is reportedly set to release new music this year

Eminem is reportedly set to release new music this year.The 44-year-old rapper is believed to be working on new tracks, and is believed to be releasing his ninth studio album in November this year, MTV...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 10th October 2017

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