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Field Day 2016 Preview

There are some genuinely huge and historic festivals cemented in the June festival calendar and London's Field Day continues to prove that it's worthy of cement-status. There's a lot to be praised when it comes...

Metronomy Round Off Their Album Tour As Festival No. 6 Headliners

All headliners for Wales' Festival No. 6 have now been announced, with Metronomy now heading the bill with Grace Jones and Belle & Sebastian. Further new acts have also been added to the line-up, while...

The 1975 Stop Surprise Glastonbury Performance Due To Fight

The 1975 stopped their secret Glastonbury performance after a crowd member threw a can on stage.The indie rock band halted their set as the music festival got under way on Thursday (26.06.14) when a fight...

British Bands Handed Government Grants For Overseas Tours

A group of rising British music acts including Metronomy, Band Of Skulls and Smoke Fairies will receive U.K. government funding to help them perform overseas.Britain's Trade Minister Lord Livingstone has selected 14 acts to receive...

Blink 182 To Headline Reading And Leeds

Blink 182 are to headline Reading and Leeds Festival 2014. BBC Radio 1 presenter Zane Lowe revealed on his show last night (03.12.13) the 'What's My Age Again' hitmakers - Mark Hoppus, Tom DeLonge and...

Festival Republic Confirm Exciting Leeds And Reading Line-up

Festival Republic's 2012 LEEDS & Reading Festival confirm their mind-blowing line-up for Friday 24th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August 2012.From rock to pop to electro and everything in between, these diverse festivals bring together...

Latitude Festival 2012: Lana Del Rey And Ben Howard Join The Line-up

Latitude Festival has announced the addition of Lana Del Rey and Ben Howard to their line-up. They will be joining the likes of Paul Weller; Metronomy; Bat For Lashes and Laura Marling at the event,...

Elbow, Paul Weller And Bon Iver To Headline Latitude

Elbow, Paul Weller and Bon Iver will headline Latitude Festival 2012.The Grammy award-winning folk band will take to the stage for their only UK festival appearance this year on Friday July 13, with the 'One...

The Stone Roses To Headline Optimus Alive As Part Of Reunion Tour

Optimus Alive Festival have announced the first acts and headliners at their upcoming festival. Stone Roses; Radiohead and The Cure are all set to headline; other first acts include Florence And The Machine; Snow Patrol;...

Biffy Clyro To Headline Rock Ness

Biffy Clyro are set to headline this year's Rock Ness festival. The 'Many of Horror' rockers are "thrilled" at the prospect of performing at the spectacle - which is set to take place at Dores,...

Nicola Roberts Aimed For 'Crazy' Electro Album

Nicola Roberts makes "the craziest" sounds on her solo album.The Girls Aloud beauty teamed up with a number of her favourite producers - including Diplo and Metronomy's Joseph Mount - for debut album 'Cinderella's Eyes',...

Katy B's Friends Spoiled Mercury Surprise

Katy B's friends knew she was nominated for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize before she did.The 'Easy Please Me' singer is one of 12 artists nominated for the coveted award in 2011, and wasn't expecting to...

Adele Doesn't Need To Win Mercury Prize.

Adele "doesn't need" to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The Grammy award-winning singer's latest album '21' is up for the coveted honour next month, but Fun Lovin' Criminals frontman Huey Morgan thinks it would be better...

Kanye West's Onstage Rant At The Big Chill Festival

Kanye West claimed people treat him "like Hitler" during his headline show at The Big Chill festival on Saturday (06.08.11).The 'Monster' hitmaker started his set - his only UK date of the summer - late...

Adele Bookies Favourite To Take Mercury Prize

Adele has been made the bookies favourite to land the Mercury Prize.The 'Someone Like You' singer is joint 4/1 favourite along with PJ Harvey to take home the accolade from the London-based ceremony in September after...

Tinie Tempah Grateful For Mercury Nomination

Tinie Tempah has his "fingers crossed" following his nomination for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The rapper is overjoyed that his debut LP 'Disc-Overy' is one of the 12 records shortlisted for the coveted awards and thanked...

Adele And Elbow Head Mercury Nominations

The nominations for the 2011 Mercury Music Prize have been announced, with British songstress Adele and former winners Elbow among the contenders. The shortlist, chosen from over 240 albums, was announced by Lauren Laverne during...

Adele And Elbow Make Mercury Shortlist

Adele, Elbow and Tinie Tempah are among the artists battling it out for the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.Chosen from more than 240 different records, Adele's '21' - which has already become the biggest selling digital...

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