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Lady Gaga Rocks Singapore
Lady Gaga Rocks Singapore
08 Jul 2011
Lady Gaga came a step closer to World Domination, when the “New Queen of Pop” touched down in Singapore for a one-off show, her first in the country since 2009. Gaga-mania had taken to the nation and her show can only be described as a tour de force.

Coldplay Influence Citigroup Share Prices
Coldplay Influence Citigroup Share Prices
08 Jul 2011
Coldplay have become one of the biggest bands on the planet and now it appears the commercial success of each Coldplay album has a direct, if minuscule, influence on the share price of Citigroup, owner of EMI, home of Gwyneth Paltrow husband’s anthemic rock act.

Rick Rubin Tried To Talk Red Hot Chili Peppers Out of Album Title
Rick Rubin Tried To Talk Red Hot Chili Peppers Out of Album Title
08 Jul 2011
“I’m With You,” the title of the forthcoming, new Red Hot Chili Peppers album had been the band’s new recruit, Josh Klinghoffer’s idea, Chili Peppers frontman, Anthony Kiedis revealed.
Kiedis believes the title is “open, pretty apropos to where the band is, what the band is doing, how the record wants to be related to, or related with.” The “Californication” singer also admits, Chili Peppers producer, Rick Rubin tried to talk the band out of using a title for both, the album and a song appearing on it.

The Wanted need "SAS" protection
The Wanted need "SAS" protection
07 Jul 2011
The Wanted have announced that "over excited crowds" have led to them hiring ex- British Army SAS soldiers to protect them. The band's label have reportedly become concerned after fans were caught booking rooms next door to the band and sneaking around police protection

Music and Florence and the Machine "saved Florence's life"
Music and Florence and the Machine "saved Florence's life"
07 Jul 2011
Florence Welch has reportedly revealed in an intimate interview that listening to songs in her bedroom "saved" her. The Florence and the Machine star said that "It's funny because I'm not actually very good at saying how I feel in person, I think songwriting is a way for me to deal with my own emotional failings in life."

Mumford and Sons release free new track
Mumford and Sons release free new track
07 Jul 2011
Mumford & Sons have recorded a live performance of the band playing a new unnamed track online. Fans of the band have tentatively named it "Home". Mumford and Sons recorded the new song in Colorado during a radio show

Damien Hirst designs cover of new Red Hot Chili Peppers album
Damien Hirst designs cover of new Red Hot Chili Peppers album
07 Jul 2011
World famous British artist Damien Hirst has designed the new Red Hot Chili Peppers album cover. The album "I'm With You. Yes" is due to be released on August 30th. Critics have described it as a looking "like an amalgamation of the medicine cabinet sculptures from Hirst’s early career and the later dead fly paintings"

Robbie Williams to "solo tour"
Robbie Williams to "solo tour"
07 Jul 2011
Robbie Williams, apparently inspired by the success of the Take That tour, is reportedly planning a live tour of his own. Robbie hit out at critics saying ""And when the tickets go on sale for my next tour I think we'll see what 'dwindling' looks like."

Noel Gallagher will play Oasis songs on October 2011 tour
Noel Gallagher will play Oasis songs on October 2011 tour
07 Jul 2011
Noel Gallagher will play live shows in "Manchester, London, Glasgow and Dublin" in October 2011. Speaking at his press conference Gallagher said "We're going to go out on tour a week after the album is out. We're going to start off slow in small theatres. If it's [his solo album] good enough to get bigger than that then it’ll get bigger than that." He also confirmed he would be playing Oasis songs during his live set

Noel Gallagher Announces Album Release
Noel Gallagher Announces Album Release
06 Jul 2011
Noel Gallagher has announced his return to music with the release of his long overdue solo album “Stop The Clocks.”

The celebrated songwriter, who gave the world stadium terrace sing-a-longs, such as “Roll With It,” “Live Forever” and “Wonderwall” had just recently declared his intentions to give music a rest for a while.

But with his brother, Liam currently making wave with the post-Oasis band, Beady Eye and his fashion label, Noel Gallagher might have felt he had to level up and declare who’s boss.

“Stop The Clocks” boasts 10 tracks and will see the light of day finally this autumn. The album released through the guitarist’s own Sour Mash label, contains contributions by various guest musicians, including The Crouch End Festival Choir, Jeremy Stacey, Mikey Rowe and Mark Neary.

Shakira set to replace Jennifer Lopez on American Idol
Shakira set to replace Jennifer Lopez on American Idol
05 Jul 2011
With Jennifer Lopez stalling over contract negations, show execs are reportedly lining up Shakira as a replacement. Show insiders say it is virtually certain that either Shakira or country star Shania Twain will replace her.

Red Hot Chili Peppers gig cancelled?
Red Hot Chili Peppers gig cancelled?
05 Jul 2011
Authorities and stadium owners have reportedly cancelled a planned Red Hot Chili Peppers show in Costa Rica. Stadium chief Luis Peraza said "We have three back-to-back concerts and decided that was enough. From the beginning we talked about six a year and so far we have had three". The planned Red Hot Chili Peppers date was scheduled for September 12th 2011

Biffy Clyro make tracks free to fans
Biffy Clyro make tracks free to fans
30 Jun 2011
Biffy Clyro have released a free live EP, featuring tracks from their gig at Wembley Arena last year. The EP is available to download of the band’s website and features songs including “The Captain” and “Boooom, Blast & Ruin”.

Coldplay enjoy surge in sales after Glasto gig
Coldplay enjoy surge in sales after Glasto gig
30 Jun 2011
Coldplay have reportedly seen a huge 411% rise in album sales following their performance at Glastonbury. Experts are predicting that the surge will continue when the new Coldplay album is released later this year.

Jessie J plans acoustic album.
Jessie J plans acoustic album.
30 Jun 2011
Jessie J is reportedly planning to change the style of her music. In an interview the “Who You Are” star said "I don't want it to sound the same, I'd like to record an acoustic album. I write about life. So the next album will be about the life I've led in the last six months." It is believed the new Jessie J album will be released in early 2012

Lady Gaga Hints At New World Tour In 2012
Lady Gaga Hints At New World Tour In 2012
29 Jun 2011
Lady Gaga has slipped her plans for a World Tour while being interviewed on Japanese talkshow “Sukkiri.”

Hinting at a 2012 tour start, the “Pokerface” star revealed she would take her tour once again "(…) all over the world.” Lady Gaga continued, “I'm already planning. I'm so excited I can't even go to sleep at night."

Lady Gaga’s last tour, the record-breaking “Monster Tour” took the eccentric performer with a pendant for unusual dresses 18 months around the world, performing in front of sold-out audiences wherever she performed.

Beyonce Plays Star-Studded Album Release Show
Beyonce Plays Star-Studded Album Release Show
29 Jun 2011
Following her triumphant Glastonbury headline set, Beyonce performed an exclusive show at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire on Monday evening to launch her new album “4.”

The VIP balcony at the West London venue played to host to a list of celebrities, including Beyonce’s husband Jay-Z, Gwyneth Paltrow, Adele and Jessie J amongst many more.

Coldplay Release New Video
Coldplay Release New Video
29 Jun 2011
T in the Park Festival headliner, Coldplay have released the video to their current single “Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall.” The band have yet to confirm whether the single, or another new song, “Major Minus” will be included on the band’s anticipated forthcoming album.

Following Coldplay’s appearance at Glastonbury over the weekend, the band’s record sales have exploded with a whopping 1290% rise.

In addition to Coldplay’s T in the Park headline appearance, the band is also set to play London Roundhouse as part of the iTunes festival on 22nd July.

Morrissey Slams Current State Of The Music Industry
Morrissey Slams Current State Of The Music Industry
28 Jun 2011
Fresh from his triumphant live appearance at last week’s Glastonbury Festival, ex-Smiths frontman, Morrissey has spoken out about the current state of the music industry and that he refuses to follow bands like Radiohead and self-release his forthcoming new album.

Morrissey, who is currently without a record deal, said his new album, the follow-up to 2009’s “Swords” will not see the light of day until he found a record label that would sign him.

Indie Legends The Las Make Live Return
Indie Legends The Las Make Live Return
28 Jun 2011
Indie legends, The La’s have announced their first festival appearance in 6 years! The band with eccentric frontman Lee Mavers will perform at the French Rock En Seine festival this summer.

Earlier this month’s Lee Mavers’ cult band performed in Manchester under an alias. The last ‘official’ appearance was back in 2005 at V Festival on special request by the Gallagher brothers of Oasis fame.
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