September 1st, 2010

The Maccabees Begin Work On New Album

Posted on 01 Sep 2010 at 1:56pm

London band The Maccabees have revealed they have started work on the follow-up to 2009’s ‘Wall Of Arms‘ after performing an as-yet-unnamed new track at last weekend’s Reading/Leeds festivals.

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Soundbites: Axl Rose, Katy Perry On X Factor, Dead Confederate, Amy Winehouse & more!

Posted on 01 Sep 2010 at 10:28am

In today’s Soundbites, our quick take on news, reviews and tabloid gossip, Axl Rose continues his one-man battle against Reading/Leeds, Amy Winehouse offers Pete Doherty her flat, there’s a track from Dead Confederate’s recently released album, Sex Pistols move into smellies, and Katy Perry could be in the money.

Arcade Fire Fear Losing Touch With Fans At Bigger Shows

Posted on 01 Sep 2010 at 6:30am

After their first two albums ‘Funeral‘ and ‘Neon Bible‘ made them one of the most critically-acclaimed bands in the world, Arcade Fire are now moving into rock’s big league following the cross-Atlantic success of their recent third record ‘The Suburbs‘. However, the band are now fearing the new momentum will bring it’s own problems.

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Lady Gaga, Iggy Pop To Join Yoko Ono In Star-Studded Plastic Ono Band

Posted on 01 Sep 2010 at 6:02am

After re-starting the Plastic Ono Band in New York earlier this year for a show that included the likes of Eric Clapton, Paul Simon and Bette Midler, Yoko Ono is now set to play two new dates in Los Angeles in October which will feature a new collection of special guests.