If you are one of the millions of Game of Thrones fans waiting patiently for the new series to start, then this is set to get your heart racing.
The surviving members of the rap group Run-DMC have filed a 50-million dollar lawsuit accusing major retailers of selling products trading on its name without…
Tributes have poured in from across the world for British pop singer George Michael who has died at the age of 53 from suspected heart failure.
A year after militants gunned down 90 people at the Bataclan in Paris, the music venue has reopened.
While the value of the British pound sterling has been on the decline over the last few weeks, some music-loving Brits have found an alternative use
Not even the threat of twin typhoons (because one isn’t enough) could stop Shanghai’s 2016 Concrete and Grass music festival from going ahead over
Born in 2005, the Reworks festival in the Greek city of Thessaloniki has grown into one of Europe’s best-known platforms for acclaimed and emerging electronic music artists…
It’s a high-risk labour of love that pays off according to some critics. ‘Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets’ is the latest studio album by
Congolese singer Papa Wemba, who became a global icon for African music, has died after collapsing on stage during a concert. The event in Abijan
Tallinn Music Week has made a name for itself as a crossroads between different styles and genres. If you’re lucky, you might even spot Estonia’s
Lonely Is a Lifetime sees Tennessee rock band The Wild Feathers come into their own.
Acclaimed keyboardist and leader in the progressive rock movement, Keith Emerson has died, aged 71. The Yorkshire-born musician was perhaps best
The French President said Boulez had been a beacon for French music around the world
Istanbul in Morocco. The band that is – “Istanbul Sessions”. They were in the city of Rabat to present their work at the “Visa for Music” fair. And
I confess that I have long cherished an image of Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice as a gentle poet of romance and struggle. A night with Rice at
The 15-year-old son of Australian musician and songwriter Nick Cave has died after a fall from a cliff in Brighton on the south coast of England. The
Seeing Florence + The Machine on stage at Nuits de Fourvière in Lyon on Sunday night was like meeting an old friend refreshed and inspired after
Soaring sales of the drastic plastic, or vinyl records, has led to the introduction of a weekly vinyl chart in the UK. Former Oasis guitarist Noel
Narrowly squeezing past Disney’s ‘Frozen’ soundtrack, Taylor Swift came out top of 2014’s best-selling album chart with ‘1989’. This is the second
The much awaited EuroMusic Contest final event will be held at Divan du Monde (Paris) on June 30th. Over 4,000 artists entered this innovative
Chris Stein and Debbie Harry, the founder members of band Blondie, have been making music for forty years. Two of their biggest hits were Call Me and
A colour-blind artist claims to have successfully implanted an electronic chip into his skull that allows him to "hear" colours. Neil Harbisson
American guitarist Bob Casale has died suddenly of heart failure aged 61. Casale along with his brother Gerald was one of the original members of
George Michael has released the video for the first single from his new album. Originally performed by Terence Trent D’Arby in 1993, ‘Let Her Down
Sunday night’s Grammy Awards in Los Angeles rewarded robots and newcomers, and recognised marriage equality. French dance robot duo Daft Punk
The late celebrated American culture icon Lou Reed, who died on Sunday, liked to keep language short and simple. That meant song lyrics, melodies and