So it’s been revealed one of the biggest bands in Britain over the last 30 years, Depeche Mode, were meant to win the lifetime achievement award at this years Brits, but rejected the offer after finding out they wouldn’t be given the same treatment as other bands, and the footage of them accepting the award would not be shown. Continue reading
Aimlessly scrolling through twitter, a post comes up for a free download of a mini album from the post hardcore / punk outfit ‘Bloody Mammals’, who admittedly I hadn’t heard of before, but who doesn’t love discovering new bands, and after one listen to ‘Eventually Your House Will Burn Down’ I was grateful for my curiosity. Continue reading
After spending hours watching old videos of Pink Floyd performing live, it made me realise what a sorry state of affairs modern music is in, it’s hard to see how any modern bands, all be it there are a fair few impressive ones around, the likes of Muse, Foo Fighters, Kasabian, are all bands I’ve seen and been blown away by, but none quite possess the special something that bands like Pink Floyd and Zeppelin had. Continue reading
With festival season finally approaching, and with other rivals already showing their hands on the line up front, Download probably the most impressive so far, Reading & Leeds needed to pull something special out of the bag.