Just when you thought it was safe to go to Leeds Festival, the Council decide to go and try to cancel it...
Today's meeting recommended that councillors should not take "urgent enforcement action" to stop the festival, deciding to take no action »
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Friday 22nd August 2003 AKA Reading Festival Day 1/Leeds Festival Day 2 sees over 40 bands playin»
OK, it's been a few months since we announced the first lot of the Carling Weekender AKA Reading/Leeds Festival lineup saga, and if you're heading in that direction this weekend you'll be wanting all the most up to date facts won't you?
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Saturday 23rd August 2003 AKA Reading Festival Day 2/Leeds Festival Day 3 sees over 50 bands play»
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Sunday 24th August 2003 AKA Reading Festival Day 3/Leeds Festival Day 1 sees over 40 bands play»
Bass-lead genre eluders South take to the roof of Camden's Lock Tavern to end their single & album promoting mini tour of Britain for a free gig.
First up is the single 'Loosen Your Hold' (the band's first release since their debut album, »
New Jersey leftfield hip-hoppers Dälek are taking on the might of old skool legend Ice T as part of their UK tour next month.
Dälek, signed to ex-Faith No More screamer Mike Patton's Ipecac label, are supporting the man known to his mother as Tracy Marrow (huh-huh)»
THE HARDCORE FESTIVAL GUIDE PART TWO
You are Hardcore aren't you? Dammit, get with the program before someone kicks you ass. Part 2 of the Hardcore festival guide awaits.
What did we have in Part 1 eh? Which Festivals to A»
Having "dumped" his old band Mclusky and "negotiating a record breaking transfer fee" drummer Mat Harding has decided to take up the stool for Cardiff based sci-fi indie heads Transposer.
First off, Transposer sound nothing at all like Mclusky, but since their first gig »
Two female suicide bombers have blown themselves up at a rock festival just outside Moscow, killing at least 16 people and injuring more than 40.
The BBC have reported that earlier today at the Krylya festival on Tushi»
Yes, it's in London, where else? But still, tickets are very limited so book early and book fast
With their new album 'Good Mourning' ("the record TopShop will be playing the day the planes crash into their flagship shop") out last mon»
THE HARDCORE FESTIVAL GUIDE PART ONE
What is Hardcore?
Hardcore: it isn't just a kind of porn, music or gravel, it's more than that. It's a way of life, a philosophy if you will, the Zen of an all or nothing, clinically bipolar, will-driven daily fight to be nothing less than Hardcor»
The soon to be well known (if a certain weekly mailing list get a hold of them) Scandinavian boy band Bobby release what is being hailed as 'the world's first bi-sexual song' as a free download...
No, despite mounting evidence to the contary, we haven't turned into Popbitch, although we just had to pass»
The Super Furry Animals are to play a warm up show before their Glastonbury appearance on Friday 27th June at Cardiff's MS1.
The gig is set to follow the band’s first big headlining show of the year in Bethesda, Gwynedd (North Wales) on June 21st. The concert, still subject to license, will occur in a 6500»
As some of you might have noticed, the old onsite chat room hasn't been working for a while. Well, that just wouldn't do, so we've finally got around to fixing it...
And fix it we have. Now, all new and improved, it's ready to go, not in one, not in two, but in three wholesome fruity flavours: Java,»
Ticket priority for next year's Glastonbury Festival is to be given to people who missed out on tickets for the this year. Also Eavis wants to make the Pyramid stage a permanent structure.
In an interview with BBC Radio Bristol, Glastonbury Festival founder and organiser Michael Eavis rev»
Gun loving music producer Phil Spector has finally spoken publicly about the death-by-shooting of actress Lana Clarkson, found dead in his home in February, saying she killed herself and that it was all a "frame up".
Following up on the media flurry over the »
Metallica are biggest band in the world, at least when it comes to giving fans what they want with one hand and taking it away with the other...
Following on from the weekend's Download Festival fun and games that gave a few l»
A few Jacko covers and a bus crash later, Alien Ant Farm are back with their follow up album to 2001's 'ANThology' (scoring a coveted DiS 5/5 review)
The album, to be titled 'truANT' (notice a theme there?) had it's»
Newly founded Essex indie label Bacon Eating Veggie are due to release their debut compilation within the next month or so.
The compilation entitled 'No Cohesion' is 'a collaboration of some of the most under-rated, signed & best unsigned bands from around the world' says label founder Nicol »
Y'know, back in my day we had this band called Rage Against the Machine. They made me want to open a new crate of ammo, load up my AK47 and kill the army (and I love the army).What do you kids have today?
Audioslave, you know the drill, ¾ of R.A.T.M. and that guy from old hippy wuss-rock band»
Elbow have finished making their new album.
The long-awaited follow up to 'Asleep In The Back', promises a silly amount of guests, including: Doves' Jimi Goodwin, I Am Kloot, Alfie, The London Communit»
Headliners have been announced for the August bank holiday weekend festival known unofficially as Reading & Leeds, officially as The Carling Weekender.
Headliners are as follows:
Friday 22nd Reading, Saturday 23rd Leeds:
"Only joking" hisses the baby, and everything falls apart...
Not that in the world of anything Chris Morris tainted, there is much that isn't either teetering on the edge of the abyss or falling with faster than gravity acceleration off its edge, but there is always that one single point wher»
A music cluster bomb is coming our way with California's Grandaddy releasing their first new material for
almost a full 2 years.
First up is the single 'Now It's On' out on May 26th, followed a week later by a 7" version of the single, followed then by its parent album 'Sumday'»
Latest up for the Download Festival is the Kerrang!/Radio1 stage, with most of its bands confirmed for the over the last month we've got the info...
As previously reported the first confirmed were Limp Bizkit and Iron »
Former Rage Against The Machine frontman Zach de la Rocha and DJ Shadow have got together to produce 'March of Death' available only as a free to download from www.marchofdeath.com
With lyrics like "Who let the cowboy on the saddle, he don»
Radiohead, you know the guys, they sold out some of their recent tiny tiny tour dates in hours, well here's details of their latest album's tracklisting, title and next single...
The title of their sixth album, out on June the 9th via Parlophone has been announced as 'Hail To The Thief'»
No, not that dodgy porn-a-like picture of little Justin that's been doing the rounds lately, this is real stuff, as provided by Playboy and, um... MTV
You should have got it by now, the Justin & Nelly video to 'Work It'»
With the summer festival season getting closer, more bands are confirming their attendance with almost two weeks left before tickets go on sale on March the 31st.
All around the now usual official veto on the festival, followed by»