Category Archives: Concerts

Jay-Z Says Their May Be A Watch The Throne Sequel

In an interview with MTV, Jay-Z has said that there may well be a sequel to his and Kanye West’s album ‘Watch The Throne.’ He also said that they both might be putting out solo albums too, as they are in “a great place creatively.” Hov said  “You might see a Jay, a Kanye, and a Throne album next year. We really found our zone.” He also announced two benefit shows for his foundation in Carneige Hall, New York City. You can watch the interview and the video for their track ‘Otis’ below:


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Watch Wild Beasts Play Other Voices in Dingle

Wild Beasts, Spiritualized, SBTRKT and Ben Howard were the stars of the annual ‘Other Voices’ gathering in Dingle, County Kerry. Among the Irish talent on show included James Vincent McMorrow and Lisa Hannigan. You can watch the performances via The Guardian by clicking Here…

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The xx To Make Live Return at Primavera in 2012

Mercury-Prize winning band ‘The xx’ will make their live return at the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona, which will take place  May 30 – June 3, 2012. The band, who are recording their second album, will be playing new tracks. Among the acts already announced include Bjork, Beach House and Death Cab For Cutie. Watch the video for Crystalised below:


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Bruce Springsteen Announces New Album & Tour

Bruce Springsteen has announced that the E-Street band will tour extensively in 2012 and there are also plans for the release of ‘the boss’ 18th studio album, as reported in the Washington Post. It will be Springsteen’s first record since 2009’s Working On A Dream’  and the E-Street band’s first tour since the death of legendary Sax player Clarence Clemons. “We want you to know that the music is almost done (but still untitled), we have almost settled on the release date (but not quite yet), and that we are all incredibly excited about everything that we’re planning for 2012,” as written on the official website. The first tour dates have been announced for the UK, with more to come. See the list below, along with the official video for ‘Working On A Dream’:

21-06-2012 Sunderland, England – Stadium of Light
22-06-2012 Manchester, England – Etihad Stadium
24-06-2012 Isle of Wight, England – Isle of Wight Festival
14-07-2012 London, England – Hard Rock Calling

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Listen to New Drake Track off Take Care

Drake’s new album Take Care drops on the 15th of November. After the first track Headlines, he has released a new track featuring Rick Ross called Lord Knows. Zane Lowe had it as his hottest record last night. Drake also announced a mixtape with Ross that is in the works. Watch the Video for Headlines Below:

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Fucked Up’s Future Uncertain

 The future of Fucked Up is uncertain, after rumors that lead vocalist Damien Abraham is considering quitting the band due to the rigors of touring. In an interview over at Spinner, the singer hasn’t stopped the rumours of his departure. “I don’t want to say I’ve been teasing it, in a way,”says Abraham. “But I’ve been talking about it a lot because I don’t want to take away these five other people’s livelihoods.”

“I can’t tour anymore,” Abraham continued. “I don’t want to take that away from them, so I would love to find a way to basically make it into a constantly evolving thing where sometimes Fucked Up can go on tour and other times, it’s another band involved with us.”

Watch The Video For ‘Queen Of Hearts’ Below:

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Damon Albarn Says Blur Have Been Recording

According to an interview done with NME and as reported on their website, Damon Albarn has said that Blur have made up recently and have been recording. The band recorded a spoken word piece with poet Michael Horovitz as a response to the threat of the Notting Hill Carnival being cancelled. “If they’d have cancelled the carnival – and thank God they didn’t – maybe we’d have put it out. It had its moment: it was a perfect plea to reinstate the carnival. So it wasn’t relevant – it was relevant for about 12 hours.”

Albarn said that there may be plans for a Blur tour in 2012, possibly outside the UK. The Gorillaz frontman has been very busy recently, with his new group Rocketjuice & The Moon playing their first shows over the weekend and also posting tracks online. Watch Blur playing Tender live at Glastonbury 2009 below:

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