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Manic Street Preachers - 'Futurology'

On their 12th studio album, the Manics prove they are still the enemies of greed, conformity and corruption.

Judas Priest's Rob Halford: I've become the stately homo of heavy metal'

He may still look the part but the metal singer once vilified by the terrified parents of middle America says these days he's a huge fan of Michael Buble The most striking thing about meeting Rob Halford is the sheer disparity between the way he looks and

Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival is the largest greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world and a template for all the festivals that have come after it. The difference is that Glastonbury has all the best aspects of being at a festival in one astonish

Manic Street Preachers - 'Futurology'

On their 12th studio album, the Manics prove they are still the enemies of greed, conformity and corruption

Mastodon - 'Once More 'Round The Sun'

Atlanta’s Mastodon have been very loudly getting on with the business of being the world’s most inspired alternative metal outfit for a long time now.

Forgetting the Present - Remember Remember

Brand new studio album from Remember Remember, following on from their Scottish Album Of The Year shortlisted 'The Quickening' (2011). Recorded in Glasgow at Castle Of Doom Studios by Tony Doogan (Belle & Sebastian, Mogwai, The Pastels, The Delgados, S

Coldplay, Royal Albert Hall, review: 'a treat'

Coldplay's sold-out show mixed electronic flourishes with anthemic singalongs, says Adam Sweeting

The Antlers – 'Familiars' album review

Subtle, atmospheric melodies make for an unexpectedly uplifting record by the subdued Brooklyn trio.

High Life - Brian Eno & Karl Hyde

This second release comes just months after the release of their first collaboration 'Someday World'. The Guardian said: "this second helping is a match for its predecessor".

Manic Street Preachers: Futurology album review - Escaping the shadows

After the Manics took stock with 2012's singles collection National Treasures, Nicky Wire teased that the band were going to release a double album called 70 Songs of Hatred and Failure.