From London & across The Globe
Lisa Booth
The UK Just Had The Brit Awards... Arcade Fire, Tinie Tempah, Mumford & Sons were biggest winners at the Brits Plan B, Take That and Laura Marling also scoop gongs at London O2 Arena check out the winners here..
Royal News.. Kate Middleton & Prince William have sent out 2000 wedding invitations for their wedding on April 29th 2011, & The Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson will Not Be Invited to The Royal Wedding. US Magazine gets first look at the invite, go here if this interests you.
Former Iron Maiden frontman Paul Di'Anno pleaded guilty to eight counts of benefit fraud on February 10 ,The singer told authorities that he'd suffered severe nerve damage to his back and was unable to work, Then fraudulently claimed £45,479 benefits between 2002-2008 while he continued to perform.
Anna Nicole. The Opera?
The controversial life of model Anna Nicole Smith takes to the stage in the form of an opera at The Royal Opera House in Londons Covent Garden. It Surprises me how some one can make a Opera about this.. But they did! This is What The Independent had to say: The true story of a small-town girl who married rich and died young makes for an entertaining, if rather inflated,night out.
It seems that U2 will release a new album in Europe on 27 May, after Germany's Amazon store listed the record as out in May.
Terrorvision are ready to release a new album. It will be released to coincide with a tour The album is titled Super Delux and is said to be their most raw recording to date.
Rod Stewart's eighth child is born A new son named Aidan.
Bieber fever hits London.. - his new movie was Launched at the O2 Arena in London,
Rise Against have posted their new track 'Architects' to stream.on their myspace. The song is from their forthcoming new album 'Endgame', which is due for release on March 14th
The Kaiser Chiefs have been working on guitar heavy new tracks for their comeback album Drummer Nick Hodgson told the Daily Star newspaper: "It's all going in the right direction. We're busy. The writing started a long time ago, like a year-and-a-half ago. It's just been on a nice steady pace because we've had a lot of time off. I like the fact that guitars are beginning to creep back in and it's exciting." No release date is yet set for the Kaiser Chiefs' new album.
Glassjaw have announced that they will be giving away their new six-track EP, 'Coloring Book EP', at their upcoming London show. on March 30th.
Patrick Stump has unveiled details of a new digital EP, titled 'Truant Wave', on digital release.
Scottish band "Twin Atlantic" have announced dates, The tour will coincide with their debut full-length, 'Free', released on May 2nd
Social Distortion head over for a rare UK show. At London's Shepherd's Bush Empire on July 7th. Have you listened to Social Distortion: Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes? Why not?! it is absolutely awesome!!! I recommend you go and buy it right now!
Amy Winehouse has confirmed her first European festival slot of 2011 at Spain's BBK Live, The event takes place on July 7-9
Soundgarden fans will be happy They re rumoured to make new record 'very soon' The Reunited grunge band ready to hit the studio!!
Citizen Fish has posted a new track. "Wake Up" will appear on the band's upcoming LP Goods, due out March 1, 2011 via Alternative Tentacles. Check it out at their MySpace page.
UK's Crazy Arm recently entered the studio to begin work on the follow-up to 2009's Born to Ruin. The band has wrapped up recording the music and are about half done recording vocals
Alex Turner has written songs for New Movie Soundtrack Submarinea, A Richard Ayoade-directed British film . He will release a six-track EP featuring his songs from the film on March 14.The songs featured are 'Stuck On The Puzzle (Intro)', 'Hiding Tonight', 'Glass In The Park', 'It’s Hard To Get Around The Wind', 'Stuck On The Puzzle' and 'Piledriver Waltz'.
Festival fever is hitting the news.!! The UK music fans are waiting patiently for The summers festivals to arrive - A lot of the festivals are now announcing headliners and its looking pretty damn good so far..!
Joining the Download Festival on June 10-12th so far with System Of A Down, Avenged Sevenfold, Linkin Park, Bullet For My Valentine, Gaslight Anthem, Alter Bridge, Thin Lizzy, Pendulum & much more Knebworths sonisphere festival (originally knows as 'Monsters of Rock') on 8-10 July this carry's on around Europe and one not to miss!! headliners so far with Metallica Slayer Megadeath Anthrax Slipknot, Weezer, Motorhead...
Judas Priest will play their farewell festival performance as High Voltage headliners at London's Victoria Park.. & Reading & Leeds Festivals at the end of August are yet to announce... while The Arctic Monkeys are rumored to be headlining 'V' Festival so more on that maybe next month!
The Foo Fighters, Pulp, Kings of Leon, IGGY AND THE STOOGES, Kasabian, Manic Street Preachers, and many more have announced the isle of wight festival..which is now sold out!! The UK this summer is gonna be a rockin' - & I cannot wait!
New Guernsey festival?? - Bands are signing up for a New festival to be held in Guernsey. The two-day event takes place on July 2-3 on farmland on the island, which known locally as ‘The Rabbit Warren’. Tickets go on sale Saturday 19th March at 9am (GMT) For more details see
For you COACHELLA Fans The Californian summer festival have also announced their line up

Friday, April 15th
12th Planet Afrojack Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti A-Trak Beardyman Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears, Boys Noize, Brandon Flowers Brandt Brauer Frick Breakage,Caifanes Cee Lo Green Clare Maguire Cold Cave Cold War Kids Crystal Castles Cut Copy Emicid Erick Morillo Excision Flogging Molly Glasser G.Q. Gypsy and the Cat Here We Go Magic Hurts Interpol Jakes kele Kings of Leon Klaxons Kyle Hall Magnetic Man Marina and The Diamonds Monarchy Mount Kimbie Moving Units Ms. Lauryn Hill Nosaj Thing OFWGKTA Omar Rodriguez Lopez Ozomatli Robyn Sander Kleinenberg Sasha Scala & Kolacny Bros. Skrillex Sleigh Bells Tame Impala The Aquabats The Black Keys The Chemical Brothers The Drums The Morning Benders The Pains of Being Pure at Heart The Rural Alberta Advantage Titus Andronicus Warpaint

Saturday, April 16th
Alf Alpha Andy C Animal Collective Arcade Fire Big Audio Dymamite Bomba Estereo Bright Eyes Broken Social Scene Cage the Elephant Chuckie Cults Daedelus Delta Sprirt DJ Hype DJ Kentaro DJ Marky EE Elbow Electric Touch Empire Of The Sun Erykah Badu Fat Freddy's Drop Fedde Le Grand Foals Francis and the Lights Freelance Whales Gayngs Gogol Bordello Goth Trad Jimmy Eat World Joachim Garraud Laidback Luke Lil B’ and the Based Gods Mariachi El Bronx Mary Anne Hobbs Mumford & Sons One Day as a Lion Paul van Dyk Phosphorescent Raphael Saadiq Ras G SBTRKT Scissor Sisters Shpongle Steve Angello Thao and the Get Down Stay Down The Felice Brothers The Henry Clay People The Joy Formidable The London Suede The Kills The Love Language The New Pornographers The Radio Dept. The Swell Season The Tallest Man on Earth The Twelves Trampled by Turtles Two Door Cinema Club wire Yacht

Sunday, April 17th
Angus and Julia Stone Axwell Best Coast Caspa Chromeo City and Colour CSS Death From Above 1979 Delorean DJ Zinc Duck Sauce Duran Duran Eliza Doolittle Ellie Goulding Fistful of Mercy Foster the People Fun. Good Old War Gord Downie Green Velvet HEALTH High Contrast Jack Beats Jack's Mannequin Jenny and Johnny Joy Orbison Kanye West Kode9 Leftfield Lightning Bolt Lorn Los Bunkers Mala MEN Menomena Nas & Damian Marley Neon Trees New Pants OFF! Phantogram PJ Harvey Plan B Ramadanman Ratatat Riva Starr Roska Rye Rye She Wants Revenge Sven Vath Take Terror Danjah The Bloody Beetroots The National The Presets The Strokes Thunderball Trentemoller Tinie Tempah Tokimonsta Twin Shadow Wiz Khalifa Yelle
The Foo Fighters have revealed that their next studio album will be called Wasting Light and release date is april 11th.
The Old Firm Casuals, the new oi! band featuring Rancid's Lars Frederiksen, have posted their first song. The track is called 'Casual'. Listen to it on their facebook
Previously reported last month that Green Day's Mike Dirnt, & his side band "The Frustrators" returned after 9 years with their ep - "Griller" = which this is now available please check out my review in the menu for All details...
"THE FRUSTRATORS "GRILLER" - its like a drug leaving you wanting more and more.. check it out! There are one off gigs in California going as far as LA's The Troubador. on Feb 27 for the last show if you attended tell me your news!
AWESOME AS FUCK - GREEN DAY'S live Album & DVD to be Premiered in London and released on March 18th!! This will also be premiered in cinemas over Germany the day before release.
Billie Joe Armstrong finishes his role on NYC Broadway as 'St Jimmy' for American Idiot The musical.. AFI vocalist Davey Havok is set to make his Broadway debut as the new St Jimmy and is told to be looking forward to it, Billie Tweeted "I'm so stoked that Davey Havok will be the next St Jimmy for A.I.!!! He's fucking perfect!" check out his twitter @BJAOfficial The Musical also recently won a Grammy Award for Best Musical. Well Done Green Day & The Musical Crew very well deserved.
Apparently Beavis & Butthead are to return to MTV.
Bon Jovi have announced they will take a two-year break when they finish their 2011 world tour.
Alkaline Trio frontman Matt Skiba has formed a new band along with current Angels And Airwaves and former Rocket From The Crypt and The Offspring drummer Atom Willard formed The Hell. reported via his Twitter page,
The Living End are set to head into the studio later this month to begin working on their sixth studio album
Aretha Franklin announces She'll perform in May
The Kinks are to reissue seven of their albums later this year. The albums being re-issued first are 1964’s self-titled effort, 'Kinda Kinks' and 'The Kink Kontroversy' out on March 28. Following this 1969’s 'Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire)' and 1971’s ’Muswell Hillbillies' out in May. 1966’s 'Face To Face' and 1967’s 'Something Else' will follow in July. Each album will re-released as double Cd's with added outtakes, demos, session tracks and in-depth liner notes.
Slash has admitted he would consider reuniting with Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose - but only if the singer apologised to him. Speaking ahead of his forthcoming tour slot with Ozzy Osbourne, the guitarist said he would talk to Rose about playing together if a "sorry" was forthcoming, but he didn't expect that to happen.
Florence And The Machine are set to begin recording their second album in London's legendary Abbey Road studios.
Deftones fans riot after Bangkok gig gets cancelled The Thailand gig was called off at the last minute The band were due to perform at the city's 25,000-capacity Thunderdome Arena, but were unable to do so, citing “electrical problems” as the reason for the call-off.
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The Horrors will release their new album in July, it has been revealed. Frontman Faris Badwan responded to a post made on the band's website which asked when the new album would be released.
Following the tragic death of Avenged Sevenfolds drummer Avenged Sevenfold recently announced Arin Ilejay as their new drummer complete with new tour details with. bullet for my valentine & will headline this springs Welcome To The Family Tour,

Tour details:
4/22 Bossier City, LA Century Tel Center
4/23 Little Rock, AR Edgefest @ Arkansas State Fairgrounds
4/25 Cape Girardeau, MO Show Me Center
4/26 Peoria, IL Peoria Civic Center
4/27 Rockford, IL MetroCentre
4/29 Wilkes-Barre, PA Mohegan Sun Arena
4/30 Newark, NJ Prudential Center
5/03 Springfield, MA Mass Mutual Center
5/07 Charlotte, NC Carolina Rebellion @ Metrolina Expo
5/09 Orlando, FL UCF Arena
5/10 Pensacola, FL Pensacola Civic Center
5/11 Lafayette, LA Cajundome
5/14 Wichita, KS InTrust Bank Center
5/15 Des Moines, IA Lazerfest @ Ntnl Balloon Classic Launch Field
5/17 Lubbock, TX Lonestar Amphitheatre
5/18 San Antonio, TX Alamodome
5/21 Columbus, OH Rock on the Range @ Crew Stadium
Owl City,- Adam Young, has announced the new record, All Things Bright And Beautiful, will be coming out on May 24th. This will be Owl City's third LP and second on Universal Republic.
Blink-182's Travis Barker speaks about Their new album with a possible summer release.. First it was scheduled for late-2011/early-2012, then summer, now the album is more definitively set for June/July. Travis Barker spoke to the media about difficulties in terms of scheduling to complete the record, but that the songs are coming along great and the band has at least five songs complete so far!
Paramore to release a series of new singles over the summer..
The White Stripes would like to announce that today, February 2nd, 2011, their band has officially ended and will make no further new recordings or perform live. Please visit for full info from the band.
John Barry, composer of James Bond classics, dies at 77
Composer and music editor John Strauss, who worked on film Amadeus, dies at the age of 90
A long list of artists will be at the Tuscon Convention Centre on Thursday, March 10 to participate in a fundraiser for the Community Foundation.
Cable thieves jeopardise U2's South Africa gig - U2 are due to play to 98,000 fans at Johannesburg's FNB Stadium on February 13.
Moby wakes to acid intruder..The Artist has blogged about waking up to an acid-taking intruder in his house..
Eminem has refused to perform at this year's Brit awards ceremony unless he was assured that he'd go home with at least one gong. ...!
UK RECORD STORE CHAIN HMV STILL STRUGGLING.. Major UK and indie record companies have come out in support of struggling retail chain HMV, saying it is business as usual despite concerns over its future. ...
Arctic Monkeys look like they could be hit with a hefty bill after wreaking havoc in the house they rented in Hollywood while recording their fourth album recently.
Liam Gallagher has described his brother and former Oasis bandmate Noel as a “f*cking fake” over the way he left the group The guitarist walked out of the band two years ago, saying at the time he could not continue and complaining about "the lack of support and understanding" from his bandmates Liam Gallagher: 'Oasis will never reform' - Does anyone care either way?
from Alt Press : Pete Wentz to divorce? According to reports, Ashlee Simpson has filed for divorce from Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy and Black Cards. Documents filed in L.A. County Superior Court show that Simpson cites "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split, and she's asking for joint legal custody and primary physical custody of the couple's son, Bronx. Ashlee Simpson is also filing for spousal and child support. The pair married in May 2008.
A co-producer Perry Moore of "The Chronicles of Narnia" films and author has died in New York City. He was 39. Police say Perry Moore was found unconscious in the bathroom of his Manhattan apartment on Thursday morning. Doctors couldn't save him. Police say the cause of death will be determined by the city's medical examiner, but no foul play was suspected. reported by
Happy Mondays Shaun Ryder postpones UK tour after falling ill from thyroid condition
Ex-Alice In Chains bassist jailed for drug possession - Mike Starr was arrested in Utah on Thursday (Feb 17)
Bryan Adams New Delhi show cancelled by authorities? Bryan Adams five-city tour of India was suddenly cut to only four cities after authorities denied him and his promoters the permission
A Few new releases that may interest you from Feb.. & Whats coming in March. NEW RELEASES SCHEDULE (from Punk News)

Date Artist/Title
February 01 Ride Nowhere [20th Anniversary Edition]
February 01 Me First and The Gimme Gimmes Go Down Under
February 01 Most Precious Blood Do Not Resuscitate
February 01 Lazarus A.D. Black Rivers Flow
February 07 Ssssnakes Kissss Thissss
February 08 Motörhead The Wörld Is Yours
February 08 Various Love is Hopeless
February 08 We're Not Afraid Adventures in Poverty
February 08 Tina Sparkle Welcome To The No Fun House
February 08 And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead Tao of the Dead
February 08 The Boxer Rebellion The Cold Still
February 11 Slingshot Dakota Their Dreams Are Dead, But Ours Is the Golden Ghost! [vinyl]
February 12 These Branches This One's On You
February 13 Tidal Arms The Sun Exploding
February 14 Tim Hecker Ravedeath, 1972
February 14 Mogwai Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will
February 15 The Reaganomics Lower The Bar
February 15 The Heat Tape Raccoon Valley Recordings
February 15 Runner Runner Runner Runner
February 15 Chixdiggit! Safeways Here We Come
February 15 Mogwai Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will
February 15 Absinthe Rose Consistency Through Skepticism and Awareness
February 15 White Wives Situationist
February 15 The Frustrators Griller
February 15 Lifeguards Waving At The Astronauts
February 15 Bright Eyes The People’s Key
February 19 Radiohead The King of Limbs
February 22 Bayside Killing Time
February 22 Man Overboard The Absolute Worst
February 22 Red City Radio The Dangers of Standing Still
February 22 Civet Love & War
February 22 Mountain Man Grief
February 22 Darkest Hour The Human Romance
February 22 Handguns Don't Bite Your Tongue
February 22 Transit Something Left Behind
February 22 The Swan King Eyes Like Knives
February 22 The Felix Culpa Sever Your Roots / Bury the Axe
February 28 Cat's Eyes Broken Glass [EP]

March 01 Dropkick Murphys Days of Going Out in Style
March 01 American Heritage Sedentary
March 01 One Win Choice Conveyor
March 01 Less Than Jake Losing Streak [Reissue]
March 01 Less Than Jake Hello Rockview [Reissue]
March 01 Citizen Fish Goods
March 08 Agnostic Front That's Life [7-inch]
March 08 The Human Abstract Digital Veil
March 08 Defeater Empty Days & Sleepless Nights
March 08 Children of Bodom Relentless Reckless Forever
March 08 Rival Schools Pedals
March 15 Rise Against Endgame
March 15 Screeching Weasel First World Manifesto
March 15 Ken Mode Venerable
March 15 New York Dolls Dancing Backwards in High Heels
March 15 Green Day Awesome As Fuck
March 15 Smoking Popes This Is Only A Test
March 15 Funeral for a Friend Welcome Home Armageddon
March 15 Teenage Bottlerocket Another Way [reissue]
March 22 Emery We Do What We Want
March 22 Agnostic Front My Life My Way
March 22 By A Thread By A Thread
March 22 Protest The Hero Scurrilous
March 22 The Strokes Angles
March 22 Yellowcard When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes
March 22 Green Day Awesome as Fuck
March 28 The Sounds Something to Die For
March 29 Unwritten Law Swan
March 29 Sum 41 Screaming Bloody Murder
March 29 Panic at the Disco Vices & Virtues
March 29 Mountain Goats All Eternals Deck
March 29 True Widow As High as the Highest Heavens
March 29 Obits Moody, Standard and Poor
To end the March news i will leave it on a environmental note..
DON'T FORGET EARTH HOUR 26TH MARCH 2011... What's WWF's Earth Hour all about? What makes one billion people around the world stop what they’re doing and switch off their lights for an hour? All on the same night? THINK ABOUT IT.
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