Kate Bush Features At Olympic Closing Ceremony (Sort Of)


In what was a definite mixed bag of musical – ahem – talent, it can be said (in terms of generated sales) that Kate Bush’s featured remix of her 1985 top 3 hit, ‘Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God), was the highlight of the 30th Olympiad’s closing ceremony. Despite not actually making a [...]

New Muse Single Announced as Official Track of 2012 Olympics


Alternative rock giants Muse have today announced both the name of their new single, and that the single itself will act as the official track for the 2012 London Olympics commencing on the 27th July. The news that Muse’s new single would be play on BBC Radio 1, was reported just yesterday, and after a [...]

Blur Announce ‘Warm Up’ Dates for August


In preparation for their massive Hyde Park show on Sunday 12th August, Britpop stalwarts Blur have announced four intimate U.K. dates as a “warm up”. The show at London’s Hyde Park will also feature two-tone legends The Specials and Manchester’s own New Order – this will coincide with the closing ceremony of the 2012 Olympic [...]

Keith Moon Asked to Perform at London 2012

Drummer Keith Moon Petting Cat

Organisers of the London 2012 Olympics have approached The Who’s management to ask if Keith Moon was available to perform at the opening ceremony. Normally this sort of thing wouldn’t be news, but the Olympic committee seem to have forgotten that the tragic drummer died of an overdose in 1978. The Who’s manager Bill Curbishley [...]