The Vaccines close first night at Liverpool Sound City 2015

The Vaccines closed the Friday night Main Stage at Liverpool Sound City 2015. Following Main Stage – or ‘Atlantic Stage’ – sets from the likes of Spector and Everything Everything, The Vaccines stepped up for a set packed full of…

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Queen would have headlined Glastonbury if Adam Lambert was free

Queen would have considered playing Glastonbury Festival this year had frontman Adam Lambert been available. Iconic rockers Queen had been rumoured to top the bill at Worthy Farm. Whilst the other members may have been available their frontman Adam Lambert…

Music festival to be held at B.B. King’s memorial site

Following his death last week, the music of B.B. King will live on, with a gospel and blues music festival being planned at his memorial site. B.B. King died last week at the age of 89 following a stroke related to his…

Gary Numan to play three classic albums during London residency

Gary Numan has outlined plans to perform his three classic albums ‘Replicas’, ‘The Pleasure Principle’ and ‘Telekon’ during his three night London residency. Earlier this week synthpop singer Gary Numan confirmed three shows at The Forum in London, before a one-off Manchester show to…

Final acts confirmed for Visions Festival 2015

The final acts have been confirmed for Visions Festival 2015 which will take place around London Fields this August. The Visions Festival 2015 line-up already includes Scottish indie-pop faves Camera Obscura, London’s own Fat White Family, dance-pop hot shot Shamir, indie-popper…

Nathan Sykes to perform at the Capital FM Summertime Ball

Nathan Sykes is the latest name to join the pop-tastic line-up for this year’s Capital FM Summertime Ball. Pop / R&B singer Nathan Sykes, formerly of The Wanted, has now announced that he will feature on the star-studded line-up at Wembley…

Adam Lambert shares two new songs from ‘The Original High’

Adam Lambert has shared two new tracks from his upcoming album ‘The Original High’. After surprising fans with the release of ‘Underground’ last week, American Idol winner turned Queen frontman Adam Lambert has outdone himself by sharing two new tracks…

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Tame Impala drop the mesmerising video for ‘Cause I’m A Man’

Tame Impala has unveiled the mesmerising new music video for ‘Cause I’m A Man’. Inspired by the artwork for the upcoming and hotly anticipated album ‘Currents’, which is set for release on the 17th July 2015, the video is as mind-altering…

Taylor Swift smashes VEVO 24-hour record with ‘Bad Blood’ music video

Taylor Swift has broken VEVO’s 24-hour record for views with her star-studded music video for ‘Bad Blood’. The video streaming service confirmed that pop superstar Taylor Swift racked up 20.1 million views in just one day following the release of the video…

Ed Sheeran, Black Sabbath and Clean Bandit win big at the 2015 Ivor Novello Awards

The 2015 Ivor Novello Awards ceremony took place this afternoon with Ed Sheeran, Black Sabbath and Clean Bandit all collecting major awards. Taking place at Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Mayfair, the 2015 Ivor Novello Awards also honoured Hozier, Bombay Bicycle Club, Manic…

Gengahr announce free hometown album launch show

Gengahr have announced a show at the Rio Cinema in Dalston to mark the launch of their debut album ‘A Dream Outside’. Hotly-tipped London indie-rockers Gengahr will play the free show on the 12th June 2015 before the release of…

Isle Of Wight Festival is Number 1 for Number 1 albums

Isle Of Wight Festival has come out on top as the festival with the biggest number of chart-topping albums from acts on its line-up for this summer. Blur and The Prodigy will both headline the Isle Of Wight Festival 2015 with…

Nathan Sykes reveals ‘Kiss Me Quick’ music video

Nathan Sykes has premiered the music video for his debut single ‘Kiss Me Quick’. R&B / pop singer Nathan Sykes takes all the big band sound of ‘Kiss Me Quick’ and puts it into the stylish new video for the track.…

Madonna postpones the start of her ‘Rebel Heart Tour’

Madonna has postponed the first five dates of her ‘Rebel Heart Tour’, which was due to start in August. The pop icon – who has already fallen off stage at the Brit Awards and smooched Drake at Coachella during rare…

The Cribs share retro video for new single ‘Different Angle’

The Cribs have dug out the VHS camcorders for their new but retro style music video for ‘Different Angle’. It’s a stark contrast for Wakefield indie trio The Cribs, who were chillin’ with wild pigs in the Bahamas in their…

Little Mix reveal new single ‘Black Magic’

Little Mix are back with their brand new single ‘Black Magic’. X Factor winners and pop sensations Little Mix have given the first insight to their eagerly anticipated third album, with the catchy new track. Despite being called ‘Black Magic’,…

Black Grape to celebrate debut album at Festival No. 6 2015

Legendary alt-dance / rock misfits Black Grape will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their seminal debut album ‘It’s Great When You’re Straight… Yeah’ at Festival No.6. Black Grape – which features Shaun Ryder of the Happy Mondays and Ruthless Rap Assassins’…

FFS unveil trippy new video for ‘Johnny Delusional’

FFS – the unlikely union between Franz Ferdinand and Sparks – have unveiled the music video for their first single ‘Johnny Delusional’. The stunning if not slightly trippy and nauseating video was directed by acclaimed French directors AB/CD/CD, who previous work includes videos…

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Ibiza Rocks House announce DJ Harvey Residency

Ibiza Rocks House has awarded DJ Harvey his very own weekly residency on the White Isle this summer. Dubbed ‘DJ Harvey Is Mercury Rising’ – in reference to the late Freddy Mercury’s time at the establishment – the highly anticipated residency at Ibiza…

Brandon Flowers announces HMV in-store appearance

Brandon Flowers has confirmed a special one-off HMV in-store appearance to celebrate the release of his outstanding new solo album ‘The Desired Effect’. The Killers frontman – Brandon Flowers – will be in-store at HMV Oxford Street, London, on Friday…

The Common line-up announced for Glastonbury Festival 2015

Glastonbury Festival 2015 has announced an impressive, mind-bending and face-melting DJ line-up for The Common. The Common will play host to The Temple, The Cave and The Rum Shack from the 24th – 28th June for Glastonbury Festival 2015. Rum fuelled and more than a bit…

Florence + The Machine premiere new track ‘Delilah’ ahead of new album’s release

Florence + The Machine have shared the new track ‘Delilah’ from their upcoming album ‘How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful’, which is set for release on the 1st June 2015. Annie Mac revealed the new Florence + The Machine track on BBC…

James Bay and Jake Bugg join O2 Silver Clef 2015 Award Winners

James Bay and Jake Bugg have been crowned O2 Silver Clef 2015 Award Winners by musical charity Nordoff Robbins. ‘Hold Back The River’ sensation James Bay and indie-rocker Jake Bugg will pick up their awards at the annual star-studded O2 Silver…

Latitude Festival 2015 announces huge arts line-up

Latitude Festival 2015 is shaping up nicely with a host of new acts and activities announced for it’s theatre, arts, comedy, cabaret, poetry, politics, dance and literature line-up. Celebrating its 10th birthday over the 16th – 19th July 2015, Latitude Festival…