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Muse To Headline Reading And Leeds Festivals 2017

Muse are to headline Reading & Leeds in 2017.The British rock titans - comprised of Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme and Dominic Howard - will return top the bill at the legendary music festivals, which take...

Coldplay And The 1975 Lead Q Award Nominations

Coldplay and The 1975 lead the nominations for the 2016 StubHub Q Awards with four nods between them.The 'Hymn For The Weekend' hitmakers and British indie group - fronted by Matt Healy - dominate the...

Bastille Cancel New York Gig

Bastille were forced to cancel their New York show last night (04.10.16). The 'Pompeii' hitmakers had to postpone their concert at The Bowery Ballroom hours before they were due to play after frontman Dan Smith...

Bastille Don't Want Fame

Bastille don't want to be famous.The 'Good Grief' hitmakers - comprised of Dan Smith, Chris 'Woody' Wood, Will Farquarson and Kyle Simmons - have no interested in being in the limelight and would rather people...

Bastille Scrap New York Show As Singer Battles Vocal Problems

The band were billed to perform at The Bowery Ballroom on Tuesday (04Oct16), but singer Smith had to axe the gig hours before his band was scheduled to hit the stage. In...

Bastille Top U.k. Albums Chart

The British musicians have scored their second number one with Wild World, three years after their Bad Blood debut also topped the countdown. They beat Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds to...

Britney Spears And Alicia Keys Among Apple Music Festival Headliners

The legendary festival will be returning to the Roundhouse venue in London, England, next month (Sep16), and will mark its 10th anniversary with a huge celebrate of live music. The line-up was announced on Thursday...

Justin Bieber To Be Soaked At V Festival

Justin Bieber will be soaked with 800 gallons of perfectly purified water when he headlines V Festival 2016. The 'Never Say Never' hitmaker will take to the stage on Saturday August 20 at the music...

Bastille's Worries About Filling The O2

Bastille's Dan Smith was ''genuinely'' worried people wouldn't come to their forthcoming shows at London's The O2.The frontman - who is joined by Chris 'Woody' Wood, Will Farquarson and Kyle Simmons in the group -...

"The Pound Kept Tumbling Down" Bastille Change Lyrics After Referendum Result

British group Bastille have expressed their dismay over Britain choosing to leave the EU following yesterday’s referendum. The five piece even changed the lyrics to their hit ‘Pompeii’ this morning, during an appearance on BBC...

James Dedicate Glastonbury Set To Eu Voters

The Sit Down hitmakers took to the festival stage on Friday (24Jun16), hours after the shock result and the subsequent resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron was announced. James frontman Tim Booth...

Justin Bieber And Rihanna Confirmed For V Festival

Those performing at the annual event in August were confirmed on Monday (22Feb16), with the two pop superstars taking to the main stage on different days. Supporting Bieber is Sia, with David Guetta performing before...

Bastille Struggle To Name Album

Bastille are stuck on what to name their second LP.The indie rock band gained commercial acclaim with their 2013 debut record 'Bad Blood' and have since released EPs 'Laura Palmer' and 'Haunt' but they are...

Sam Smith On Fifa 16

Sam Smith is featured on this year's 'FIFA 16' soundtrack.The British solo star's collaboration with Disclosure 'Omen' is among the tracks chosen for the annual football game's latest incarnation.Sam - who this week was announced...

Bastille 'Don't Want To Repeat' First Lp

Bastille ''don't want to repeat'' their first album.The band gained commercial acclaim with their debut record 'Bad Blood' but are conscious they want their second offering to be different, which they admit might not please...

Lorde To Judge International Songwriting Competition

Lorde, Tom Waits and Kesha are set to judge the International Songwriting Competition.The 18-year-old 'Royals' hitmaker along with the iconic singer/songwriter and 'Tik Tok' singer are among some of the many high profile artists who...

Bastille Play Surprise Set At Glastonbury

The rockers gave fans just an hour's notice to their show in the the William Green tent, posting the news on Twitter.com. Frontman Dan Smith wrote, "So happy to be back at...

Bastille Played 'Amazing' Secret Gig At Glastonbury

Bastille played a secret set at Glastonbury.The band announced the gig via Twitter and Instagram just an hour before they came onstage in the William Green tent.They posted: ''So happy to be back at Glastonbury!...

Azealia Banks Cancels Glastonbury Set

Azealia Banks has pulled out of performing at Glastonbury.The 24-year-old New York rapper was due to appear on The Other stage at 9pm tomorrow night (27.06.15) but news of her late cancellation broke on Twitter...

Lowlands 2015! We Have Good News And Bad News...

The 23rd edition of the Netherlands' Lowlands Festival sees yet another wave of incredible artists hit the bill ahead of the date this summer. Hot Chip and Kendrick Lamar are among the major new additions,...

Bastille Play Intimate Gig Inside London Home

British rockers Bastille performed a special charity gig in the living room of a London apartment on Monday night (23Feb15).The Pompeii hitmakers played to one hundred lucky fans who had been selected through a lottery...

Grammy Newcommers Bastille Preparing For A Surreal Night

So um, the Grammys are about to get really interesting this year – mostly because there are so many fresh faces on the nominees list. From Bastille to Sam Smith, you could call this the...

Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-up Add Further Names To Line-up

Reading & Leeds Festival goers will be happy to hear the line up for this year has been released, and it is already looking like an incredible weekend for music enthusiasts. The bank holiday weekend...

First Acts Announced For Fib BenicàSsim Festival 2015

The first acts have been announced for the FIB Benicàssim Festival 2015.The Prodigy, Florence and the Machine, Portishead and Los Planetas are to headline the festival, which takes place in the Spanish town from the...

Duran Duran And Bastille To Perform Series Of Pub Gigs

Duran Duran, Bastille and newly reunited band Ride will perform at charity concerts held inside U.K. pubs next year (15).The musicians will take part in the series of intimate Passport Back to the Bars gigs...

Ellie Goulding Wants To Turn Buckingham Palace Into Homeless Shelter

Ellie Goulding wants to turn Buckingham Palace into a ''homeless shelter''.The 27-year-old pop star says if she could buy any property in London she'd purchase the royal residence - the London home of Queen Elizabeth...

One Direction Give Up Day Off For Band Aid

One Direction gave up their only day off to record Band Aid 30.Harry Styles convinced his band mates Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson to come into the recording studio to help...

One Direction Take Band Aid First Line

One Direction have been given the opening lines of Band Aid 30's 'Do They Know It's Christmas Time?'.The star-studded charity single - which will raise money for the fight against the Ebola virus - was...

Sam Smith To Perform At Vevo Halloween Party

Sam Smith and Ella Eyre are to perform at the Vevo Halloween Party.The 'Stay With Me' hitmaker and 'Waiting All Night' singer have both signed on to play at the upcoming concert organised by the...

Justin Timberlake Poses With Fan During Gig

Justin Timberlake posed for selfies with a fan during his headline show at the Virgin Media V Festival last night (16.08.14).The 'Mirrors' hitmaker was stunned here were ''so f***ing many'' people gathered at the main...

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