Avenged Sevenfold Confirm Death Of Drummer Jimmy Sullivan

Avenged Sevenfold drummer Jimmy Sullivan died yesterday (28th Dec) at his home in Huntington Beach, southern California

The King Blues To Headline 2010 Bearded Theory Festival

Bearded Theory Festival have announced that The King Blues will be headlining the main stage on Friday May 14th 2010. Other acts already announced for the festival include; New Model Army and Dreadzone, plus Pama International, Neville Staple, Banco De Gaia, Little Johnny England, Kangaroo Moon, and Hobo Jones & The Junkyard Dogs. The festival [...]

Radiohead Recording New Album In January

Radiohead have announced on their website they are to start work on a new album in January.

Rage Against The Machine Beat X Factor To Christmas #1

Radio 1 presenter Scott Mills has just announced to the nation that Rage Against The Machine have beaten X Factor winner Joe McElderry to the Christmas number one spot . The 1992 song ‘Killing In The Name’ was downloaded 502,000 compared to McElderry’s ‘The Climb’ which shifted 450,000 copies, made-up of a combination of physical sales [...]

Addict Music’s Best 20 Albums Of 2009

As 2009 draws to an end, we take a look back at what we believe were the best albums released this year. With such a diverse year in music, which saw atrocious albums and brilliant albums being released in equal abundance, let us guide you through what should be on your Christmas wish list. Below [...]

Interview | The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart

One of the success stories of 2009, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart have gone from playing South London pubs, in front of 50 people, to selling out the Scala, all within the space of a year. Add to this the release of their incredibably received début album, which made our top 20 of [...]

4AD Release 2009 Streaming Music Sampler

The label that seen success with acts such as The Big Pink and Camera Obscura this year have put together a free digital sampler featuring all the best bits that 4AD had to offer this year. The sampler features songs from Atals Sound, The Big Pink, Deer Hunter and Future Of The Left. Click http://4ad.com/features/2009/ [...]

Editors Assemble Cast Of Renowned Film Makers For New Video

Following the release of their third album, ‘In This Light and On This Evening’, Editors have assembled a cast of internationally renowned film makers to unleash the video for new single ‘You Don’t Know Love’. ‘YDKL’ was directed by Arni & Kinski – the Icelanders behind Editors ‘Smokers Outside the Hospital Door’ video, who’ve also [...]

X Factor Battle Is A ‘wonderful dose of anarchy”

Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello believes the chart battle between his band and X Factor is a ‘wonderful dose of anarchy”.

Pavement Announced To Headline Øya festival 2010

Øya Festival has announced its first big act for 2010. None other than the recently reformed Pavement will be heading to Oslo in August to headline the festival. Joining Pavement next year will be Outkast member Big Boi who will be making his solo debut in 2010, and will be paying Øya a visit alongside [...]