Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro closed Reading Festival on Sunday with a set encompassing both hard, sweaty graft and moments of inspired invention, mainly from their current, first chart-topping album, Opposites.
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Tuesday 17 February 2009
Monday 09 February 2009
The members of punk rock trio Blink-182 announced during Sunday night's Grammy Awards that they are reuniting for a tour and new album. The group has been on hiatus for more than four years.
Monday 15 September 2008
Recording Morrissey is never straightforward. The former Smiths frontman is a gifted lyricist and tends to emphasise that aspect of his work. By the time the American producer Jerry Finn worked with him in 2003, the notoriously choosy Morrissey had used four different producers over half a dozen solo albums. He had also relocated to Los Angeles and not released any new music since 1997. For the recording of You Are The Quarry, Finn decided to shake Morrissey out of his comfort zone by changing the singer's modus operandi.
Friday 22 August 2008
Sunday 18 May 2008
Just in time for the release of their "debut" album, Foxboro Hot Tubs have stopped pretending to be anything other than a pseudonym for Green Day. Rather than deal with the problem of how to follow a record as massive as 'American Idiot', Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool have reinvented themselves and recorded an album of garage rock'n'roll.
Tuesday 30 August 2005
Hip-hop and commercial pop music have long dominated the MTV Music Video Awards, but this year it was guitar-led bands including The Killers who were celebrated at the glittering Miami bash.
Saturday 25 June 2005
Saturday 01 August 1998
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Friday 30 January 1998
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Tuesday 26 September 1995
Sunday 24 September 1995
Sunday 10 September 1995
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