Reading/Leeds organisers have confirmed the pretty much inevitable news that Arctic Monkeys will headline their festival this year.
With two shows booked at London’s Finsbury Park this coming May, the Arctic Monkeys have now unveiled the details of another massive outdoor gig at Dublin’s Marlay Park on July 12th this year.
Blast from the past: Arctic Monkeys perform on Jonathan Ross Show dressed up as clowns…
Arctic Monkeys look a decent bet to sweep the board at this year’s NME Awards after landing nominations in all the major categories.
Bastille enjoyed a boost in sales during the festive week while Arctic Monkeys have also climbed once more on a UK Record Store Chart which is dominated again at the business end by Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow.
Another year of essential listening draws to a close today with The Albums.
From the ‘rich arcane pleasures and secret thrills’ of veteran Richard Thompson, to the ‘near flawless, brazen, yet reflective dancefloor filling triumph’ of Arctic Monkeys’ ‘AM’ and the ‘explorations and celebrations of life and death’ which inform Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s ‘Specter At The Feast’, both high profile and under-the-radar album releases have fallen under the gaze of Live4ever’s talented writing staff as 2013 has progressed, and here a select 20 have been pulled out and revisited for you to take a look through. Maybe there’s some major releases you can share your thoughts on, and some hidden gems which can be given a spin for the first time. Clicking on each individual artwork will take you through to our reviews in full.
Live4ever’s Essential Listening series is here to share, not preach! An interactive celebration of rock and roll where your favourites can contribute. Make sure your stand-out albums of the year get a deserved mention by leaving a comment below.
The Arctic Monkeys have been confirmed as one of the main acts for the 2014 edition of Roskilde in Denmark.
Emeli Sande‘s ‘Our Version Of Events‘ is the UK’s biggest selling album of the year for the second time in a row.
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