The Black Keys break silence after cancelling whole North American tour
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by Andrew Trendell
14h ago
The Black Keys have broken their silence after cancelling the entirety of their upcoming North American tour, explaining to fans a more “exciting, intimate experience” than the arenas that were scheduled. READ MORE: The Black Keys – ‘Ohio Players’ review: familiar rock bangers with help from Noel Gallagher and Beck Fans were dismayed to learn online that the run of dates that were due to kick off in September had been pulled. Many on Twitter/X were speculating that this was due to low ticket sales. Now, the rock duo of Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney have taken to social media to tell ..read more
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Coldplay ends Big Weekend headline set with ‘Orange’, written in honour of Luton Town FC
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by Alex Rigotti
16h ago
Coldplay have ended their BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend headline set with a song they’ve written in honour of Luton Town FC, ‘Orange’ – watch it below. READ MORE: Coldplay: “This is our period of having no fear” Addressing the crowd, frontman Chris Martin noted the amount of press Coldplay had received pleading them to change the lyrics for their hit ‘Yellow’ to ‘Orange’, the home colours of the city’s local football team, Luton Town FC. The Big Weekend was held in Luton this year. Though Coldplay did go on to play ‘Yellow’ unchanged, Martin unveiled a special song he wrote in honour of the Hatte ..read more
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Watch Coldplay bring out Sabrina Carpenter to sing ‘Magic’ at their Radio 1 Big Weekend headline slot
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by Alex Rigotti
16h ago
Coldplay have brought out Sabrina Carpenter to sing ‘Magic’ at their BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend headline set – watch the moment below. READ MORE: Why is Sabrina Carpenter’s ‘Espresso’ taking over Spotify algorithms? Earlier today, Sabrina Carpenter performed her own slot at the festival held in Luton – but it turned out that wasn’t the end of her apperance. Seemingly prefacing his future guest, fans were quick to spot frontman Chris Martin singing “that’s that me espresso” at the end of Coldplay’s hit ‘Fix You’, from Carpenter’s recent hit ‘Espresso‘. But Martin went on to surprise fans by bri ..read more
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Listen to The Chameleons’ first new music in 23 years on ‘Where Are You’ EP
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by Alex Rigotti
16h ago
The Chameleons have released their first new music in 23 years, an EP called ‘Where Are You’ – listen to it below. The Manchester post-punk band reunited back in 2021 for a 2022 live album ‘Edge Sessions (Live From The Edge)’. It saw lead singer/bassist Mark Burgess team up with guitarist Reg Smithies, along with guitarist Chris Oliver and drummer Stephen Rice. The Chameleons would go on to tour, including an opening slot with LA goth band She Wants Revenge. Now, The Chameleons have released their newest EP, titled ‘Where Are You’. Frontman Burgess said of the EP: “It’s exciting to ..read more
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Iron Butterfly’s Doug Ingle has died aged 78
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by Alex Rigotti
17h ago
Doug Ingle, founder, lead vocalist and organist of classic psych rock band Iron Butterfly, has died aged 78. He was the last surviving member of the band’s classic lineup. In a Facebook post shared online, Ingle’s son Doug Ingle Jr shared: “It’s with a heavy heart & great sadness to announce the passing of my Father Doug Ingle. Dad passed away peacefully this evening [May 24] in the presence of family. “Thank You Dad for being a father, teacher and friend. Cherished loving memories I will carry the rest of my days moving forward in this journey of life. Love you Dad.” No cause of death wa ..read more
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Bruce Springsteen will postpone Prague and Milan shows due to “vocal issues”
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by Alex Rigotti
19h ago
Bruce Springsteen has announced he will postpone his Prague and Milan shows due to “vocal issues”. READ MORE: Bruce Springsteen live in London: the heartland hero remains firmly at his majestic peak Springsteen, who is currently embarking on his UK/EU tour, recently postponed his show in Marseille citing “vocal issues and under doctor’s direction”. Now, the musician has announced via social media that he will reschedule his upcoming shows at Airport Letnany in Prague (May 28) and San Siro Stadium in Milan (June 1 and 3), with new dates to be announced shortly. “Following yesterday’s po ..read more
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Spotify make “disappointing” decision to abandon ‘Car Thing’ devices
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by Alex Rigotti
21h ago
Spotify have announced their decision to abandon making its ‘Car Thing’ devices just three years after release. READ MORE: Why is Sabrina Carpenter’s ‘Espresso’ taking over Spotify algorithms? The Car Thing is an accessory released by Spotify back in 2021 that “allows users to control Spotify through car speakers when connected to a phone by using both voice recognition and preset buttons.” Originally, the company revealed in a 2022 earnings report that it had stopped manufacturing the product. Now, Spotify will axe the Car Thing in its entirety, announcing it will “no longer be operational ..read more
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Tony Iommi responds to Ozzy Osbourne’s plea to play one final Black Sabbath show
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by Alex Rigotti
21h ago
Tony Iommi has responded to Ozzy Osbourne‘s recent plea to play one final Black Sabbath show. READ MORE: Ozzy Osbourne: a rock’n’roll showman like no other Earlier this month, the frontman admitted he would “jump at the chance” to play a final Black Sabbath show with drummer Bill Ward. He dropped out of their planned reunion in 2012 citing an “unreasonable contract”. So far, Ward has not responded to Osbourne’s plea. However, Iommi has weighed in on the potential reunion, speaking on SiriusXM radio programme Trunk Nation with Eddie Trunk. The guitarist said although “everybody” would s ..read more
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Lizzo responds to ‘South Park’ Ozempic jibe: “I’m really that bitch”
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by Max Pilley
1d ago
Lizzo has posted her live video reaction to a recent South Park skit in which they mocked her as part of an episode about the celebrity use of Ozempic. READ MORE: The 20 best South Park songs On Friday, an episode of the adult animated show titled ‘The End of Obesity’ aired on Paramount+, containing parodies around the so-called weight loss drug Ozempic. It includes a spoof sketch where Eric Cartman can’t afford the drug, so his doctor prescribes him ‘Lizzo’, to train him in body positivity so he can stop worrying about his weight. “I want you to listen to Lizzo five times a ..read more
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Slam Dunk Festival issues emergency weather update ahead of Leeds event
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by Max Pilley
1d ago
Slam Dunk Festival has released an emergency weather update ahead of their Northern leg in Leeds today (May 26), after heavy rainfall at the Temple Newsam site. The northern leg of this year’s event is due to take place today (May 26) at Temple Newsam near Leeds, with feature performances from the likes of You Me At Six, All-American Rejects and I Prevail. The southern leg went down at Hatfield Park yesterday (May 25). The rock, pop-punk and emo festival took to social media this morning to give an update on the current status of today’s event. Shortly before 10am, they wrote ..read more
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