Pop and rock

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Rihanna mobbed in Paris: Dennis Leupold’s best photograph

A huge crowd surrounded the car. It was quite eerie, almost scary. Even for her that moment was crazy Rihannas French fans are wild. They love her so much and they run for several blocks behind her car when shes travelling through the city. This shot was taken at Diamonds world tour in 2013 she […]

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Diana Ross to play ‘legends’ slot at Glastonbury 2020

Former Supreme will make first appearance at the festival in Sunday teatime slot Diana Ross will play the Sunday afternoon legends slot at Glastonbury 2020, her first performance at the festival. To all my fans across the world, this is my tribute to you, Ross said. Every concert feels like a private party, I can […]

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Nick Cave on PJ Harvey break-up: ‘I was so surprised I almost dropped my syringe’

Cave tells fan on on his website The Red Hand Files, I suspected that drugs might have been a problem between us The Boatmans Call has long been considered one of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds most confessional records, written around the time of Caves break-up with English musician PJ Harvey. But while its […]

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Sigur Rs drummer quits band following rape allegations

Orri Pll Drason accused of sexually assaulting fan while she was asleep Orri Pll Drason, drummer with Icelandic post-rock band in an Instagram post, and said it involved being penetrated without my consent during a deep slumber after falling asleep in the same bed; the pair had met at a club in Los Angeles. It […]

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Colin Lane’s best photograph: the cover of the Strokes’ Is This It

The day the album came out, theres a photo of me grinning in front of a rack of them in Virgin Records. I think my ex-girlfriend was pleased too. Ive never revealed her identity It was late 1999 or 2000. I had spent the day on a fashion shoot, and my apartment was littered with […]

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The Cure’s Robert Smith: ‘I was very optimistic when I was young now I’m the opposite’

The singer and songwriter has been curating the Meltdown festival, and is planning to record the first Cure album in 10 years. But will it be fuelled by magic mushroom tea? The first thing Robert Smith does is apologise for the makeup. He hasnt worn it since his last concert with the Cure, in December […]

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Abba announce first new songs for 35 years

Swedish four-piece take to Instagram to announce two releases that will form part of an avatar tour project Abba have announced that they have written and recorded their first new songs since they split in 1983. The Swedish four-piece, who had nine No 1 hits in the UK between 1974 and 1980, and who have […]

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Who are EXO the boyband about to thrill the Winter Olympics?

Sundays closing ceremony will feature one of K-Pops biggest acts, who fans say will deliver The worlds eyes will be on Pyeongchang on Sunday for the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics and they are about to be introduced to South Koreas boyband sensation EXO. Fans say the EXO Official Instagram (@weareone.exo) on Feb 21, […]

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Mark E Smith, founder and lead singer with the Fall, dies aged 60

Famously fractious singer had been suffering from ill health throughout 2017 Mark E Smith, founder and lead singer with the Fall, dies aged 60 Famously fractious frontman had been suffering from ill health throughout 2017 The final interview: I can clear a pub when I want to Ben Beaumont-Thomas First published on Wed 24 Jan […]

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Motrhead guitarist ‘Fast’ Eddie Clarke dies

The last surviving member of the British rock bands best-known lineup died after contracting pneumonia Motrhead guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke has died at the age of 67. His death was announced on Motrheads Facebook page. According to the post, Clarke died peacefully in hospital after suffering from pneumonia. The musician, born Edward Allan Clarke in […]

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