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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...

Kasabian To Headline Glastonbury

Kasabian will headline this year's Glastonbury festival with Arcade Fire. The 'Fire' hitmakers will close the event at Worthy Farm on Sunday, June 29, joining headliners Arcade Fire on Friday, June 27, while the Saturday...

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...

Julian Casablancas Gatecrashes Arcade Fire's Festival Gig

The Strokes star Julian Casablancas stunned fans at Arcade Fire's gig in Argentina on Tuesday night (01Apr14) by donning one of the band's trademark masks and taking the place of the frontman Win Butler.The rockers...

Arcade Fire And Drake Among Pre-show Juno Awards Winners

Arcade Fire, Drake, Bruno Mars and Tegan And Sara were among the early winners at Canada's 2014 Juno Awards on Sunday (30Mar14) after each picking up pre-show honours.Reflecktor won rockers Arcade Fire the Alternative Album...

Arcade Fire's Stage Prop Stolen From Show

Rockers Arcade Fire are on the hunt for a bobblehead mask stage prop which was stolen following a recent show in Connecticut.A giant papier-mache model of bandmate Richard Parry's head went missing last week (begs10Mar14)...

Katy Perry Backs Global Citizen Campaign

Katy Perry, One Direction and Ed Sheeran are among 100 artists offering free concert tickets to UK fans in a bid to help global poverty.The pop stars have signed up to the Global Poverty Project...

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,...

Blondie To Play Glastonbury

Blondie have confirmed they will perform at Glastonbury festival.The 'Hanging on the Telephone' group were named Godlike Geniuses at the NME Awards tonight (26.02.14) and also took the opportunity to confirm they will be playing...

Arcade Fire Earn Triple Nods For Mtv's Woodie Awards

Canadian rockers Arcade Fire are in for a big night at the mtvU Woodie Awards after landing a trio of nominations.The Wake Up hitmakers will battle for the Performing title against Jay Z, the Xx,...

Damon Albarn To Receive Nme Award For Innovation

Damon Albarn is to receive the NME Award For Innovation.The Blur frontman - who is also a songwriter, producer and composer - has been honoured the accolade after being recognised as one of the...

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...

Outkast To Headline Bestival

OutKast have been named as the first headliners of Bestival 2014.The hip-hop duo, made up of Andre 3000 and Big Boi, have reunited and will be one of four acts topping the bill at the...

Arctic Monkeys Lead Nme Award Nominations

Arctic Monkeys lead the nominations for this year's NME Awards. The rock band are up for eight gongs including - Best British Band, Best Live Band, Best Album, Best Track and Best Music Video -...

Outkast, Muse And Arcade Fire Headline Coachella

OutKast, Muse and Arcade Fire will headline this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Hip-hop act OutKast, featuring Andre 3000 and Big Boi, are reuniting for the event at the Empire Polo Fields...

Outkast, Muse And Arcade Fire To Headline Coachella 2014

Coachella 2014 will be returning to Indio, California, this spring for a two-weekend spectacular that will see some of the world's biggest performers gather in one polo field in the middle of the desert. This...

Dom Gourlay's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

After an immense year for music, here's reviewer Dom Gourlay's favourites for 2013 - and possibly for a long while after!Arcade Fire 'Reflektor' - Early reviews were ridiculously negative, probably because journos were invited to...

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,...

Dolly Parton To Headline Glastonbury 2014?

Dolly Parton is reportedly set to headline Glastonbury 2014.The country music icon has been secretly booked to fill the Glastonbury Legends slot on the Sunday of the UK festival, according to The Sun newspaper.A source...

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...

Grammy Awards 2014 Nominations: Who Are The Notable Absentees On The Nominee's List

The 2014 Grammy Awards will take place in January 2014, with the full list of nominees being revealed over the weekend. Jay-Z was the most capped nominee, with nine nods in total, whilst Macklemore &...

Noel Gallagher Goes On The Rampage. Arcade Fire, Look Away Now

Nobody escaped unscathed from Noel Gallagher's summary of music in 2013, apart from maybe Kanye West and David Bowie. The former Oasis man agreed to phone interview with Rolling Stone magazine to chat about his...

Noel Gallagher Slams Arcade Fire

Noel Gallagher thinks Arcade Fire are ''arrogant'' for releasing a double album. The 'Everybody's On The Run' singer says he hasn't heard the band's new record 'Reflektor' and he doesn't have time to listen to...

Arcade Fire's Castle Studio

Arcade Fire rented a castle to write and record music for their latest album. The 'Ready to Start' band spent time at Trident Castle - which was built in 1979 and is to be...

Arcade Fire Arrived At Gig On A Tram

Arcade Fire arrived at their Blackpool gig on a tram - wearing giant papier-mâché heads.The 'Ready to Start' hitmakers played on Wednesday (27.11.13) at the British seaside resort's Empress Ballroom under the guise of The...

Arcade Fire Drop Huge Glastonbury 2014 Hint: Will They Headline?

Arcade Fire's lead singer Win Butler has hinted that his band are gearing up to play at UK festivals in 2014. Speaking to BBC Radio 2's Jo Whiley, Butler cryptically advised that Arcade Fire's fans...

Chris Martin Served As Undercover Dj For Arcade Fire

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin tricked fans at a recent Arcade Fire show by going undercover as a skeleton-masked Dj.The Yellow hitmaker didn't have to travel far for the Canadian rockers' show in London, England, earlier...

Arcade Fire Extend Gigs Dress Code

Arcade Fire fans must follow a strict dress code when they attend any shows on the band's upcoming U.S. arena tour.Fans were asked to wear fancy dress to the string of intimate shows the band...

Arcade Fire Jump Straight To No. 1 On Billboard 200 With 'Reflektor'

Arcade Fire are at the top of the musical spectrum right now, enjoying critical and now commercial success with their fourth album, Reflektor. Whilst their origins are humble and their rise to international acclaim and...

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