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Arcade Fire confirmed for Primavera 2014

Arcade Fire have been confirmed for Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona next year. The news was announced in their usual quirky style, via a huge poster on the main street of Barcelona, Portal de l’Angel. The news spread quickly on…

Morrissey hospitalised with whiplash and concussion

Morrissey has been discharged from an LA hospital after reportedly being treated for injuries sustained in a car crash. According to US website true-to-you.net, Morrissey was admitted for treatment of “concussion, whiplash and an arm injury”. Although the cause of…

Arctic Monkeys Postpone Remaining Dates Of Their Tour.

The Arctic Monkeys gig at Glasgow Hydro on Friday and their homecoming show in Sheffield last night were cancelled due to “illness”. Thursdays Birmingham show was postponed at the last minute as Alex Turner has reportedly been diagnosed with laryngitis….

James Blake Wins Mercury Music Prize

James Blake was the surprising winner of the 2013 Mercury Music Prize for his ‘Overgrown’ album. He beat off competition from bookies favourite Laura Mvula and other big names such as David Bowie, Jake Bugg and Arctic Monkeys. Apart from…

Arcade Fire Stream ‘Reflektor’ Ahead Of Release

Arcade Fire’s fourth album ‘Reflektor’ has been received by a whole spectrum of opinions. Some hold it up as a masterpiece, some believe it’s been completely overhyped while others remain underwhelmed. You can read the Gigslutz verdict this coming week…

Lou Reed Dies, Aged 71

Legendary Velvet Underground front man Lou Reed has died, aged 71 According to the Associated Press news agency, Reed’s agent has stated he died of a liver-related ailment. Reed had still been playing live this year, although as recently as…