‘Medicine’ Is Really Floating In The Pop Sphere – BMTH Review

‘Medicine’ Is Really Floating In The Pop Sphere – BMTH Review

Bring Me The Horizon, from Sheffield, often known by the acronym BMTH, are one of the most successful rock bands in the UK.  Consequently, the group have sold over 2 Million albums and played sell-out shows in over 40 countries. ‘Medicine’ is the band’s third single release.  The group has their imminently dropping album Amo, out on January 25th through RCA.  The band have shifted the release date back by two weeks. The group seem to have…

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Vladimir Putin Doesn’t Want To Ban Rap In Russia, But Control It

Vladimir Putin Doesn’t Want To Ban Rap In Russia, But Control It

President Vladimir Putin has stated that he is becoming alarmed by the growing popularity of rap amongst Russian youth.   He now wants cultural leaders to find a way of controlling this phenomenon.  He wants to do that rather than banning it. Putin says, “if it is impossible to stop, then we must lead it and direct it”.  Putin admits he worries that rap might cause “the degradation of the nation” in the future. Recently,…

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Paul McCartney Performs ‘Get Back’ With Ringo Starr And Ronnie Wood At Epic London Show

Paul McCartney Performs ‘Get Back’ With Ringo Starr And Ronnie Wood At Epic London Show

Last night Sir Paul McCartney, 76, performed to a sold out crowd at the O2 Arena, London and formed an impromptu super group as he invited his former bandmate Ringo Starr and Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood to join him on stage. During the encore of the career spanning show, the three music legends played together ‘Get Back’. The trio flashed grins at one another and they really enjoyed their jamming session in front of…

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Fender Boss Speaks Out On The Rise Of Female Players

Fender Boss Speaks Out On The Rise Of Female Players

The CEO of American guitar maker Fender, Andy Mooney, speaks about the rise of female guitar players and states that ‘thediversity of the guitar is beyond the advent of punk’. According to a survey carried out in October, these days females make up for 50% of beginner guitar players in the UK and US –although with “a different cultural context and popular music landscape”, along with an increase in the number of young guitarists, hence…

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Music Researchers Have Found The Formula To The Perfect Christmas No.1

Music Researchers Have Found The Formula To The Perfect Christmas No.1

Music experts have conducted research on Christmas No. 1s to find formula for ‘perfect’ festive hit. They analysed every Christmas No.1 song from the past 50 yearsin order to see what they have in common and based on the research, it seems that a track is more likely to rank No.1 in the Christmas chart if it is three minutes and 57 seconds in length, in the key of G major, played at 114 beats-per-minute,…

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Buzzcocks Lead Singer, Pete Shelley, Dies At 63

Buzzcocks Lead Singer, Pete Shelley, Dies At 63

Pete Shelley, 63, co-founder and lead singer of the 70s seminal punk band Buzzcocks, dies at 63 of a suspected heart attack. Buzzcocks issued a statement yesterday saying that Shelley died on Thursday in Estonia where he was living. “It’s with great sadness that we confirm the death of Pete Shelley, one of the UK’s most influential and prolific songwriters and co-founder of the seminal original punk band Buzzcocks,” the band announced. “Pete’s music has…

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Bring Me the Horizon Fan Dies During Gig At London’s Alexandra Palace

Bring Me the Horizon Fan Dies During Gig At London’s Alexandra Palace

Bring Me The Horizon, the five-piece rock band from Sheffield, have said they were “horrified” to learn a young man had died at their gig in London. BMTH played at London’s Alexandra Palace on Friday night and eyewitnesses claim a man named “Ali” was carried out of the crowd at the 10,000-capacity venue by security and wasimmediately treated by paramedics, but the attendee was pronounced dead at the scene. The venue wrote on Twitter the…

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Damon Albarn Played A 200-Capacity Geordie Social Club

Damon Albarn Played A 200-Capacity Geordie Social Club

Damon Albarn, the lead singer of the British rock band Blur as well as the co-founder of the virtual band Gorillaz, has been recently playing low-key gigs in small social clubs in England’s North East with his side-project The Good, The Bad and The Queen. This tour is very peculiar if one considers that last year Albarn played the world’s enormodromes with Gorillaz. The singer explains his decision to play in small working men’sclubs by…

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Mumford & Sons Reschedule Cancelled UK Tour Dates

Mumford & Sons Reschedule Cancelled UK Tour Dates

Mumford & Sons have announced the rescheduled dates for the four UK shows they had to postpone due to “unforeseen logistical and technical challenges”. Last week the band made a statement where they described the Delta Tour as “by far the most ambitious show we’ve put together” and explained that they were forced to reschedule because of technical difficulties. M&S started their tour in Dublin on November 16 to launch new album ‘Delta‘ and debuted a…

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Coldplay To Return Next Year To Work On A ‘Surprising’ New Album

Coldplay To Return Next Year To Work On A ‘Surprising’ New Album

Coldplay are set to return in 2019 to work on a ‘surprising’ new album. Mat Whitecross, Supersonic director and Coldplay collaborator and friend since university, revealed the British band is getting ready to return next year. Coldplay have been quiet for much of the year, having only recently released ‘A Head Full Of Dreams‘ – a documentary film about the 20 year history of the band based on personal and unseen footage. The movie shows…

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