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Say Award Nominations: Scotland's Answer To The Mercury Prize Have Longlisted Franz Ferdinand And Young Fathers

The Mercury Prize might be the main indie music accolade everyone's talking about, but if you're in Scotland you'll be more interested to hear this year's nominations for the Scottish Album of the Year. The...

Libertines Set For Meltdown Festival's 25th Anniversary

Meltdown Festival have announced the likes of Nine Inch Nails, The Libertines and Placebo as part of their huge 25th anniversary event.For the milestone year, the line-up - which has been curated by a different...

Mogwai Star Quits Band

The guitarist, who has spent two decades with the popular Scottish indie rock act, has left to "pursue his own musical projects", according to a post on the band's website. The group,...

Mogwai And Slowdive Members Form Indie Rock Supergroup

Mogwai guitarist Stuart Braithwaite, Slowdive vocalist Rachel Goswell, Editors' guitarist Justin Lockey, and his brother James Lockey announced on Tuesday (14Jul15) they are working together on a debut album for their newly formed...

Savages, Perfume Genius And The Twilight Sad Among Plissken Festival 2015 Latest Additions

The famous Plissken Festival is celebrating its fifth birthday this June with a phenomenal line-up. Hard-hitting, electric, and the best quality: this summer is looking amazing for Greece, with some of the best alternative artists...

Mogwai Laugh Off "Sh*te" Metallica, Call Lars Ulrich "Terrible" Drummer

Of course, anyone who's remotely interested in music would choose to see Scottish post-punk heroes Mogwai over Metallica at the Glastonbury Festival 2014 and the Glaswegian band have been doing their best to pull the...

Biffy Clyro, Edwyn Collins And Mogwai To Compete For Scottish Music Prize

Biffy Clyro, Edwyn Collins and Mogwai are among the Scottish artists who will compete for the country's top music prize.Biffy Clyro's record Opposites is in the running for the prestigious Scottish Album of the Year...

Scottish Bands Compete For Inaugural Say Prize

Rockers Mogwai and King Creosote & Jon Hopkins are among the acts competing to have their records named Scottish Album of the Year (Say).Bill Wells and Aidan Moffat, Twin Atlantic, Found and Mungo's Hi-Fi are...

Mogwai Auction Tour Piano For Haiti Appeal

Scottish rockers MOGWAI are selling off a piano to help raise funds for earthquake-devastated Haiti.The band has put the piano, played by Barry Burns during a 2006/07 world tour on the auction block at,...

Mogwai Drummer Hospitalised In New York After Heart Scare

Scottish rockers MOGWAI have cancelled the remainder of their North American tour, after drummer MARTIN BULLOCH was hospitalised in New York at the weekend (20-21Sep08) suffering from heart problems. The 34-year-old drummer has suffered from...

Mogwai Cancel Us Dates

Scottish rockers MOGWAI have been forced to cancel a set of American tour dates. MARTIN BULLOCH the bands drummer was rushed to hospital after a recent performance at ATP. Bulloch has suffered with heart problems...

Mogwai To Auction Drummer's Old Pacemaker

MOGWAI drummer MARTIN BULLOCH is offering one lucky fan an unusual collectors item - he is selling his old pacemaker The drummer of the cult band is recovering after having a new heart pacemaker fitted...

Mogwai Criticises Bands For Beatles Cover Album

Scottish band MOGWAI have attacked artists THE FRATELLIS, KAISER CHIEFS and JAMES MORRISON for making a Beatles cover album, insisting they cannot "pull it off". A host of bands will record versions of famous Beatles...

Braithwaite Mocks Test Iciciles Split

MOGWAI rocker STUART BRAITHWAITE has rubbished recent reports rock band TEST ICICLES are splitting up - because they've only been together for two years. The guitarist finds it ridiculous the cult English musicians are giving...

Mogwai Slam Coldplay And Blunt

Scottish rock band MOGWAI have launched a scathing attack on Brit award winners JAMES BLUNT and COLDPLAY - because they attended the London music ceremony in person. Despite his vitriol for Blunt and Coldplay...

Scottish Stars Raise Money For Tsunami Relief

A host of Scottish music stars including FRANZ FERDINAND have made $570,000 (GBP300,000) at a charity concert to raise funds for survivors of last year's (26DEC04) Indian Ocean tsunami - with additional money yet to...

Franz To Headline Scottish Tsunami Concert

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have agreed to headline a gig in their native Glasgow next month (19FEB05) to raise funds for victims of December's (04) Indian Ocean tsunami. The TAKE ME OUT stars will...

Mogwai Blast England Soccer Team In Croatia

Soccer-mad Scottish band MOGWAI have angered their English fanbase after slamming the country's soccer team, calling them "b**tards". The DIAL: REVENGE rockers, who are upset the Scotland team was knocked out of EURO 2004...

Mogwai Ditch 'Bush Is A C***' T-shirts

Cult rock band MOGWAI have decided not to sell their controversial 'Bush: is a c**t' T-shirts on their American tour - because it's too "dangerous". The Scottish group made their decision after deciding many...

Top seven Megadeth albums

Top seven Megadeth albums

We pick our favourite records from this legendary thrash metal band.

Helena Deans is wearing her heart on her sleeve for her upcoming live album

Helena Deans is wearing her heart on her sleeve for her upcoming live album

Listen to her new song 'I'll See This As A Blessing'.

Songs to play when you feel like there's no way out [Playlist]

Songs to play when you feel like there's no way out [Playlist]

This article is dedicated to Caroline Flack.

Hattie Webb - The Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury 12.02.2020 Live Review

Hattie Webb - The Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury 12.02.2020 Live Review

Hattie Webb not only brought a couple of harps but also Andrea Resce, her brother and a collection of cold remedies to the cathedral city of...

Ten underrated rock albums by iconic artists

Ten underrated rock albums by iconic artists

These albums are not nearly as appreciated as they should be.

Every Papa Roach Album Ranked

Every Papa Roach Album Ranked

We list all the nu metal titans' albums from worst to best.

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