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Foo Fighters, Eminem and Coldplay will headline the Lollapalooza festival this summer. Cee Lo Green, Muse and Deftones will also play at the alternative music event – which takes place in Chicago from August 5 to 7 this year – and what a sublime line-up there is to celebrate the festival’s 20th anniversary. Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell, who organised the attraction, said it’s “astounding” how the festival – which features a welcome mix of heavy metal, dance, punk and hip-hop acts – has evolved over the years

Rihanna has made chart history with her Britney Spears ‘S&M’ remix. The ‘Umbrella’ singer – who is set to team up with Beyonce for a track on the ‘Single Ladies’ crooner’s forthcoming album – has achieved her 10th number one hit in the US after she topped the Billboard Hot 100 charts with the rehashed song. Quite remarkably the Bajan beauty now holds the record for the shortest time between an artist’s first and 10th single, outdoing previous record-holder Mariah Carey

A thick smoke engulfed the Ogden Theatre Tuesday night as Cypress Hill made their way onto the stage; not from smoke machines behind the scenes, but rather from the crowd of seven hundred bobbing heads as the rap group began their fourth 4/20 concert at the venue in Denver, CO.

You may not have heard of Kimberly Caldwell – Without Regret, released today, is her debut full-length – but you may get the sense that the singer sounds a bit familiar. That may be because Caldwell has released music before, but it may also be because the slick production and pop-smart songwriting has a lot […]

The Sheffield guys are back with a fresh-cut new album and are still very much rock steady and roll ready with their prestigious new material. They spoke to NME Magazine about the process and journey to completing their forth coming album “Suck It And See” and Alex Turner explained “After touring we pretty much started […]

Yes you heard it Estelle is back and she’s sounding as hot as ever with her new single ‘Break my Heart’. Its great to hear she’s back on our radios and fresh out of the studio from taken a whopping three years out of the industry to concentrate firmly on some new material. Since Estelle […]

MTV News reports that the Game has given some news about his long-awaited R.E.D. Album. The Game said that he’s about 95% done and is looking to drop the project this summer. According to the rapper, he was waiting on Dr Dre to finish recording his Detox so that he can then mix and master […]

Kelli has proven that she truly is New York’s new “it” girl as she hits the #4 spot on Billboard’s Breakout Hot Dance Club chart this week! Her new single, “Gave Up On Love”, skyrocketed up the charts a mere 10 days after it’s April 5th release. Kelli just wrapped shooting her music video to […]

As you can imagine we get a lot of emails every morning, and it’s rare that something stumbles us. But this morning something felt different and we decided to open the YouTube link, and thank god we did because this is the exact tune we were missing this morning. Bright Spark Destroyer’s story is similar […]

Get ready for The Strokes new album, “Angles,” released March 22nd. The title marks a slightly new direction for the band, as they take on new approaches and different “angles” to their practiced indie sound. The lyrics are still catchy, the guitar still rings feedback, and lead singer Julian Casablancas still has girl problems – […]

Arctic Monkeys recorded their new album in California because they wanted to capture Nirvana’s drum sound. The ‘Cornerstone’ band wanted to recreate the towering percussion featured on the grunge band’s 1991 breakthrough record ‘Nevermind’, so they made their LP in the same studio, Sound City Studios in Van Nuys.

JLS have written 16 tracks for their third album. The ‘Eyes Wide Shut’ hitmakers are currently in Los Angeles working on a new record and say initial sessions have proved particularly fruitful.

U2 are set to have the highest grossing tour ever. The ‘With or Without You’ rockers – who will return to North America in May – will surpass the Rolling Stones’ total of $558 million when they rock out at their gig in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Sunday (10.04.11). It is a remarkable feat, and Paul McGuinness, manager of the band – which features singer Bono, guitarist The Edge, bass player Adam Clayton and drummer Larry Mullen – said the group are very proud of the record, and rightly so.

U2’s next album will be a “futuristic” one. Whether that means it will come in some sort of spaceship-shaped sleeve, who knows, but this is how lead singer Bono has described it to Lady Gaga producer RedOne, who worked on one of the ‘Vertigo’ group’s tracks for their forthcoming release. He told Billboard.com: “Bono described the album as ‘futuristic’.

Newly acclaimed lifestyle blogger Jay-Z has reportedly expanded his Roc Nation empire by acquiring overseas label, Block Starz Music LLc. This new deal will allow him the opportunity to recruit potential acts in Europe. So all you fellas out in Europe now is the time to make some noise. As we wrote above, Jay-Z is […]

Motley Crue singer Vince Neil has been charged with battery domestic violence and disorderly conduct. The musician – who was released from jail in February for driving under the influence (DUI) – has been accused of poking his finger into the chest of ex-girlfriend Alicia Jacobs in Las Vegas Hilton’s Shimmer Lounge showroom on March 24, as well as cursing and pointing or poking at Jacobs and her friends, John Katsilometes and Patricia McCrone.

Bill Wyman has reunited with his former Rolling Stones bandmates for a new tribute album. The bassist – who left the ‘Satisfaction’ group in 1992 – has teamed up with Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood to record a version of Bob Dylan’s ‘Watching The River Flow’ on new charity record ‘Boogie 4 Stu’, a compilation in tribute to the band’s co-founder Ian Stewart.

Iron EP on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/​fr/​album/​iron-ep/​id423849905 First EP “Iron” available on iTunes. Woodkid – Iron – Video directed by Yoann Lemoine Featuring Agyness Deyn Produced by Mourad Belkeddar Styling by Ellen Af Geijerstam

Ladytron have begun to reveal information about their upcoming 5th studio album. Gravity The Seducer, the follow up to 2008’s Velocifero, will be released on September 12th in the UK (September 13th in the US). “The title is a lyric from the track “90 Degrees,” which comes towards the end of the album, and is […]