Fyre Festival fraudster sentenced to six years in prison

Fyre Festival fraudster sentenced to six years in prison

Anyone who keeps up with the latest upcoming festivals will be familiar with the Fyre festival disaster of April last year. Promoted as “the culture experience of the decade” by its founder Billy McFarland, since labelled “the consummate con artist”, attendees were sorely disappointed (to say the least) when they turned up to the Bahamas site and were met by flailing tents, a lack of drinking water and (not so gourmet) cheese sandwiches. Not quite…

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Mumford and Sons announce stellar 60 date world tour

Mumford and Sons announce stellar 60 date world tour

Mumford and Sons have announced a whopping 60 date world tour for their upcoming fourth album Delta. The beloved folk rockers will release 800,000 tickets for what is set to be their biggest global arena tour to date and we can barely contain our excitement. Support in the UK and US comes from emerging American artist Maggie Rogers, whilst English soul singer Michael Kiwanuka will join them for the Australia dates.  Starting in Dublin on…

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Banfi announce EP ‘Marlow’ and release single ‘If Not For You’

Banfi announce EP ‘Marlow’ and release single ‘If Not For You’

Alt-pop trio Banfi, made up of Joe Banfi (vocals), Aaron Graham (drums) and Chris McCuaig(bass), have announced the release of their second EP Marlow, due to be released October 28th via Communion Records. The EP’s first track If Not For You dropped last month and promises good things to come from the upcoming East London band after managing to gain recognition on Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist.  Filled with toe-tapping rhythms and feel-good sunshine beats,…

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Bristol venue to play Toto’s ‘Africa’ on loop for charity

Bristol venue to play Toto’s ‘Africa’ on loop for charity

Ever gotten drunk and vowed to do something but it never materialised? Well that’s not the case for DJ Michael Savage, who will play US rock band Toto’s classic hit Africa on loop all night at a music venue in Bristol. That’s right, all night long. “I drunkenly suggested I’d run a night playing just that track two years ago. I kept talking about it and now I’ve got to do it,” Mr. Savage admitted….

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Metallica announce European tour for summer 2019

Metallica announce European tour for summer 2019

Heavy metal superstars Metallica have announced details of a huge European tour on its way in summer 2019. The “WorldWired” stadium tour will see the band continuing to celebrate their 2016 knockout album Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. Taking to their website back in May the band wrote: “WOW! As another amazing run of European shows comes to an end, we are a little speechless (when does that happen?) and stunned by the overwhelming response and outpouring of…

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Bristol venue to play Toto’s ‘Africa’ on loop for charity

Bristol venue to play Toto’s ‘Africa’ on loop for charity

Ever gotten drunk and vowed to do something but it never materialised? Well that’s not the case for DJ Michael Savage, who will play US rock band Toto’s classic hit Africa on loop all night at a music venue in Bristol. That’s right, all night long. “I drunkenly suggested I’d run a night playing just that track two years ago. I kept talking about it and now I’ve got to do it,” Mr. Savage admitted….

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Mumford & Sons Release New Single and Announce Upcoming Fourth Album

Mumford & Sons Release New Single and Announce Upcoming Fourth Album

    Mumford & Sons have announced there’s new material heading our way November 16. Album number 4 from the folk-rock quartet will be titled Delta and we’ve already had the pleasure of listening to their latest single Guiding Light, taken from the upcoming album in question. Written in a converted church (Church Studios) and produced by legendary Paul Epworth (Adele, Coldplay, Rihanna) Delta is set to be Mumford & Sons most definitive album yet….

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Elton John tipped to star in John Lewis christmas advert

Elton John tipped to star in John Lewis christmas advert

Whilst the season of festivals, beach holidays and barbecues may be over, September marks the start of fluffy jumpers, log fires and red wine. PLUS, we get to start wildly speculating about the infamous John Lewis advert. The rumours have already begun, as Sir Elton John has reportedly been paid £5 million to star in the country’s most loved advert for Christmas 2018. We can’t think of anyone more suited. John Lewis has created a…

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Paramore axe track ‘Misery Business’ following controversy

Paramore axe track ‘Misery Business’ following controversy

Punk-pop superstars Paramore have announced they will no longer perform their breakthrough track Misery Business at live shows. Over a decade after the song’s original release, Paramore revealed to a concert crowd in Nashville that the one-off show in their hometown would be the last for Miz Biz. The track has been a topic of controversy due to lyrics which may be considered ‘anti-feminist’, written by lead vocalist Hayley Williams when she was 17 years…

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L Devine Releases New Video for Single ‘Peer Pressure’

L Devine Releases New Video for Single ‘Peer Pressure’

Rising British singer songwriter L Devine has unveiled a new video for her latest track Peer Pressure, which offers a highly relatable dose of bubblegum pop. The track which was reportedly influenced by the iconic 1980s film ‘Heathers’ starring Winona Rider was first aired as Zane Lowe’s Hottest Record on Beats 1 and now we have a fresh new vid to match.  Peer Pressure is the second collaboration between L and video director Emil Nava…

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