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Month August 2011

Beastie Boys TDK Performance competition

Following the release of their latest single ‘Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win’ feat. Santigold this month, The Beastie Boys and TKD Performance have teamed up to create a competition with some seriously great prizes. To be in with a chance of winning a TDK 3 Speaker Boombox, TDK ST800 High Fidelity Headphones, [...]

Katy Perry scoops three VMAs

Congratulations to Katy Perry who bagged three trophies at the MTV Video Music Awards which took place in Los Angeles on Sunday. Katy took home the coveted Video of the Year award for her massive hit ‘Firework’ as well as Best Collaboration (with Kanye West) and the Best Special Effects award for her ‘E.T.’ video. [...]

The incredible Dark Side Of The Moon Immersion edition

Check out the amazing contents of the new remastered ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ Immersion Box, the seminal album by Pink Floyd, available to pre-order now and released September 26. Celebrating Pink Floyd’s music, the band’s entire back catalogue has been remastered this year. Three of the albums have been selected for release in expanded [...]

Thirty Seconds To Mars release 4-track MTV Unplugged digital EP today

Thirty Seconds To Mars’ Unplugged performance for MTV was such a success, the band have released a 4-tack digital EP of the set. The digital EP goes on sale today and contains tracks ‘Hurricane’, ‘Kings & Queens’, ‘Night Of The Hunter’ and their inspiring rendition of the U2 classic ‘Where The Streets Have No Name’. [...]

Luke Bryan hits number one with latest album ‘tailgates & tanlines’

Congratulations to Capitol Records Nashville artist Luke Bryan whose third studio album ‘tailgates & tanlines’ today debuted at the top of the Billboard Country Album chart and at number two in the overall Billboard Top 200 chart in the US. With first week sales of nearly 150,000 ‘tailgates & tanlines’ is the second highest selling [...]

Katy Perry makes chart history – ties Michael Jackson’s record

Amazing news for Katy Perry – the incredible Ms Perry’s current single ‘Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)’ today hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the US making her only the second artist in the 53-year hitory of the Hot 100 to have five number one singles off the same album. The only [...]

The Beatles Make Music Matter and show their support for Music Matters campaign

The Beatles today have joined grassroots campaign Music Matters. Alongside artists such as Elbow, Bernard Butler Paloma Faith, Kate Bush and many more, The Beatles are showing their support to a campaign that seeks to engage music fans directly, highlighting the value of music and raising awareness of legitimate online music services. Find out more [...]

Lady A’s Country Club Anthem Lady Haze

Courtesy of Lady Antebellum, check out the great new video of Lady Haze featuring Cold Ford with their brilliant take on Jason Aldean’s ‘Dirt Road Anthem’ – ‘Country Club Anthem’:

Coldplay confirm new album Mylo Xyloto for October

Coldplay have confirmed that their fifth studio album, ‘Mylo Xyloto’ (pronounced my-lo zy-letoe) will be released by EMI/Parlophone Records on October 24 (October 25 in the US by EMI’s Capitol Records). Produced by Markus Dravs, Daniel Green, Rik Simpson with enoxification and additional composition by Brian Eno, the album follows 2008′s ‘Viva La Vida’ which [...]

Ryan Adams signs with EMI/Capitol Records

New album ‘Ashes & Fire’ released October 11 on PAX-AM/Capitol New York, 11 August 2011 — EMI’s Capitol Records is the new recording home of multi-Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Ryan Adams in North America it was announced today by Dan McCarroll, President of the Capitol & Virgin Labels Group. Adams’ new album ‘Ashes & Fire’ will [...]