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Marcus Mumford: Marriage matured me

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Ozzy Osbourne tells Bill Ward: You knew you were f**ked

Ozzy Osbourne has responded to a public statement by former Black Sabbath drummer saying he needs to fix the division in Black Sabbath. Read more...


Calvin and Taylor's 'cat chaos'

Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift are said to have disagreed about her beloved cats. Read more...


David Bowie turns down knighthood

David Bowie was offered a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II and turned it down. Read more...


Green Day play first gig for a year

Green Day are back together for the first time in over a year and played a gig in Cleveland this week with some very rare and old songs and their mate Read more...


Mel B on Spice Girls 20th anniversary

Melanie 'Mel B' Brown says there is a slight chance the Spice Girls will reunite in celebration of the band's 20-year anniversary in 2016. Read more...


Niall Horan 'really serious with girlfriend'

Niall Horan's rumoured new lover Melissa Whitelaw is said to be 'a real hit' with his friends. Read more...


M.I.A. 'holed up in studio

M.I.A. shared a snap online of herself working hard in a music studio, much to the delight of her millions of fans. Read more...


Buble says sorry for Instagram post

Michael Buble has apologised to fans after causing controversy by commenting on a woman's bottom in a picture posted on his Instagram page. Read more...


Groove Armada join Boardmasters 2015

Some of the biggest names in dance and electro music have just been confirmed to perform at Boardmasters 2015. Read more...


Catfish & The Bottlemen reveal Homesick video

Following a string of huge Radio 1, 6 Music and XFM playlisted singles, band of the moment Catfish and the Bottlemen are set to release Read more...


Wolf Alice reveal new single 'Bros'

Following on from their sold-out UK tour, London's Wolf Alice are sharing new single 'Bros' - the second track to be revealed from their debut album Read more...


SiCo: One D's new album is amazing

Simon Cowell has heard some of One Direction's new music and says it's better than ever. Read more...


Jamie Foxx: Madonna loves my little girl

Jamie Foxx has joked his daughter Annalise has trademarked the pose she pulls for photos in the spotlight. Read more...


Chris Brown debuts Royalty

Chris Brown has posted an adorable photo of him and his daughter Royalty. Read more...


Charli XCX: I want to be a legend

Charli XCX has plans to build a whole empire. Read more...


King: Taylor's new man is beautiful

Jaime King has given her bestie Taylor Swift's new boyfriend, Calvin Harris, the thumbs up, calling the Scottish DJ 'a wonderful man'. Read more...


Lethal Bizzle announces 'Denchchat Tour'

Grime stalwart Lethal Bizzle will be returning to the UK this year with his highly anticipated 'Denchchat Tour' in October 2015. Read more...


Lady Antebellum's tour bus catches fire

Lady Antebellum experienced a surprise calamity on the road, as one of their vehicles went up in flames. Read more...


Kanye West: I speak truth

Kanye West has shared his life's mission after being named one of TIME magazine's most influential people. Read more...


Cyrus and Schwarzenegger 'in trouble'

Miley Cyrus and Patrick Schwarzenegger are said to be attending couples therapy in an attempt to salvage their troubled romance. Read more...


Knight ordered to stand trial for murder

A judge determined in a court hearing on Thursday there is indeed enough evidence for Suge Knight to stand trial on the charges of murder and attempted murder. Read more...


Jason Derulo: I'm more mature now

Jason Derulo says he has grown up more in the past eight months than in the whole of the rest of his life. Read more...


Of Monsters and Men on 'personal' second album

Of Monsters and Men sat down with Billboard and opened up about a "much more personal" second album, Beneath The Skin, set for release on June 9, 2015. Read more...


Bryan Ferry announces double A side single

Taken from the critically acclaimed new album 'Avonmore', Bryan Ferry's new double A-side single 'Midnight Train/Johnny and Mary' will be released on 25th May 2... Read more...


The Polyphonic Spree 15th anniversary tour

The world's foremost exponents of 'choral symphonic rock', The Polyphonic Spree, will return to the UK this September to celebrate their 15th anniversary Read more...


Bill Wyman announces first solo album in 33 years

Most artists put out a record every couple of years. Occasionally they leave it a decade or so or, at a push, even two. But 33 years..that's going some. Read more...


Tinie Tempah offers advice to teens

To celebrate he's shared a short piece of advice on what helped him get to where he is, including what inspired him and how Read more...


Future Islands record direct to vinyl for RSD

To celebrate Record Store Day 2015 on April 18th, Abbey Road invited Future Islands to the studios to record a brand new exclusive track called The Chase, direc... Read more...

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There was a real sense of the old guard and the new and the naturality of Ms Shaw Taylor was positively infectious but, purely in terms of his playing, Robin Trower is still the king. Read more...



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