Eighties boy band Bros announce big reunion gig

Eighties boy band Bros are getting back together - more than 20 years after they called it a day.

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The Cheeky Girls scooped the number two spot - their highest chart appearance for some time. Shutterstock

Revealed - Top 50 worst albums EVER

Mr Blobby has beaten Justin Bieber to the unwanted title of ‘worst album of all time’.

Firestarter by The Prodigy was one of the top 10 funeral songs. Pic: Katy Blackwood

Revealed: The Top 10 most unusual funeral music requests

A Top 10 with a difference has been revealed - of the most unusual music requests made for funerals.

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Dave Wakelings The English Beat. Pic credit: Eugenio Iglesias

Dave Wakeling’s The English Beat skanking their way to 53 Degrees

The English Beat - starring original songwriter and lead-singer of The Beat, Dave Wakeling - have announced their UK tour heading to 53 Degrees in Preston on Thursday September 22nd.

Metallica, from left, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo. Picture credit: AP Photo/Jeff Christensen/PA Photos.

Re-Enter sandman - Metallica return with new album

Heavy metal group Metallica have announced they are releasing their first album in eight years.

Tim Burton flicks the switch for this years illuminations. 4th September 2015

Can you match these stars to the year they switched on the Blackpool Illuminations?

Showbiz royalty Dame Barbara Windsor has been announced as this year’s guest of honour at the Illuminations Switch-On ceremony.

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Lewis and Leigh - Ghost

Music review: Lewis and Leigh - Ghost

A Welsh American combination, who would have thought it? But one which works and provides sweet harmonious music.

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Starbucks lovers and farting carrots - the UK’s 40 most misheard song lyrics

Millions of Brits are mishearing some of the world’s best known song lyrics and replacing them with baffling alternatives, according to new research.

Heading for a festival?

Brits willing to accept festival rip-offs

Anyone who has attended a music festival recently will be probably be familiar with handing over extortionate sums for a flavourless burger and a plastic pint of lukewarm, overly-fizzy booze.

Don't fall victim to fesival scams this year

Top tips for festival-goers to avoid ticket scams

Summer is on its way and that means one thing to music lovers: festival time.

Which is your favourite Prince song?

REVEALED: The 10 most played Prince tracks of the 21st century

The music world is still in mourning over the loss of Prince, who died last week at the age of 57.

Prince was found dead aged 57

Video: 2016 takes its toll

2016 has been a tough year for, well, anyone who’s a fan of music, TV, or sport. It seems the Grim Reaper has been particularly merciless over the past months. Since Lemmy from Motorhead died at the tail end of 2015, cultural icons seem to have been passing away at an almost daily rate.

Hawkwind supremo Dave Brock

Hawkwind take concept show on tour

Hawkwind are heading to Preston for a live concept show based on an E.M. Forster sci-fi novella. And as self-styled ‘Captain of the Mothership’ Dave Brock told MALCOLM WYATT, you can expect a spectacular array of music, lights, dance and visual effects
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Mumford & Sons

Radio One announces Big Weekend line-up

Mumford and Sons, Bastille, Meghan Trainor and Biffy Clyro are among the acts confirmed for Radio One’s Big Weekend, which takes place in May in Exeter.

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Reality TV star and music producer David Gest has died aged 62

TV star and music producer David Gest found dead

Reality TV star David Gest, the former husband of Liza Minnelli, has died in a London hotel aged 62.

David Essex

David Essex 'final concert tour' coming to Sheffield City Hall

Rock On singing star David Essex has announced what may be his final concert tour and he's coming to Sheffield City Hall on Sunday, November 6

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Coldplay are playing at Glastonbury

From Art Garfunkel to ZZ Top - Glastonbury line-up latest

The organisers of this year’s Glastonbury Festival today released their first line-up poster, with lots of new names added to the line-up.

The Last Shadow Puppets

The Last Shadow Puppets - Everything You've Come To Expect: Duo's second outing together

The problem with The Last Shadow Puppets is largely Miles Kane.

Underworld - Barbara Barbara, We Face A Shining Future

Underworld - Barbara Barbara, We Face A Shining Future: A grown-up, multi-layered and beautifully crafted album

Electronic duo Underworld's ninth album, their first in six years, sees the now firmly middle-aged Karl Hyde and Rick Smith mostly slip away from the dance floor in search of more eclectic, atmospheric offerings.

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