Manic Street Preachers to Re-issue Debut ‘Generation Terrorists’

Generation Terrorists cover

Welsh heroes, the Manic Street Preachers have today announced full details of the re-release of their debut album, Generation Terrorists. The 1992 LP sees it’s twentieth anniversary this year, and will be re-released on 5th November. The 18-track long album will be released in five, yes, five different guises, ranging from a set containing a [...]

Richard Hawley, Alt-J and Sweet Billy Pilgrim Favourites for Mercury Music Prize Nomination


The time at which the Mercury Music Prize is announced is a time for British music fans to rejoice. Well, on the most part. Each year since the award’s inception, the mercury Music committee has acted as an alternative to accolades such at the BRIT’s, offering the British audience with an alternative, seeking out more [...]

Watch: Kitten Release New Video for New Track ‘G#’


Hotly tipped new Los Angeles act Kitten today released the video and first listen to new single G#. The band is led by seventeen year old Chloe Chaidez (doesn’t that make you feel like you’ve under-achieved), who’s voice sounds mature and so well-honed it’s almost hard to believe she’s only seventeen. You can watch the [...]

Watch: The National Open for President Obama in Des Moines


It’s not for the first time that Cincinnati quintet, the National have opened for Barack Obama, but footage has today emerged of the band’s opening slot at a rally this past weekend for the current President in Des Moines, Iowa. You can watch fan footage of the band playing High Violet cut, Bloodbuzz Ohio, complete [...]

Neil Halstead Hints that Slowdive Could Reunite?


For those of you who aren’t aware of Slowdive, i’m sorry. They were pioneers of the early 90′s Shoegaze movement, a term coined by a journalist who described band’s guitarists as being intensely focused on the introspection of the music (or perhaps just their extensive and sprawling pedal boards), they looked only at their shoes. [...]

Melody’s Echo Chamber Announce Album Release Date and New Video


Parisian psych-dream pop singer Melody Prochet, aka Melody’s Echo Chamber today announced that her first full length album will be released on September 25th in the States and November 5th in the UK/Europe, as well as dropping the new video to lead-off single, I Follow You. The multi-instrumentalist’s self titled debut is set to be [...]

LA Weekly Name Bon Iver as the ‘Worst Hipster Act’


In an article published on LA Weekly earlier today, Bon Iver was named ‘Worst Hipster Act’ amongst a list of twenty other bands, including Arcade Fire, Death Cab for Cutie and the Black Keys. The article has stirred a great deal of annoyance, not only by the general viewing public via Twitter, but also by [...]

Cher Lloyd Bottled Off Stage at V Festival


Embittered xFactor reject Cher Lloyd yesterday found herself on the end of a literal display of public opinion. During her set at the Chelmsford site of V Festival, the singer was pelted with bottles, some of which are said to have contained urine and eventually booed off the stage. The singer featured on the seventh [...]