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ArrDee has announced his own lingerie line, ‘ArrdoubleDee’s’. The Brighton rapper has shared the news of his latest business venture on social media, where he posted a picture of himself surrounded by four models. “Been working on something different for a minute now,” he wrote. “Glad to announce ArrDoubleDee’s Lingerie is COMING SOON.” No official
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The Black Keys have hired new management, just a few weeks after it was revealed they’d split with managers Irving Azoff and Steve Moir of Full Stop Management, plus a North American tour cancelation. According to Rolling Stone, the duo has signed a deal with Red Light Management, one of the largest management companies in
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Born of Eddie Holland’s conviction that he, his brother Brian and their fellow songwriter and producer Lamont Dozier were not getting a fair share of the proceeds from the global success of Berry Gordy Jr’s Motown company in the 1960s, the Invictus and Hot Wax labels made some glorious music as that decade shaded into
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If the first six months of 2024 have proven anything, it’s that rock ‘n’ roll isn’t just alive and well — it’s taken on plenty of different forms. The first half of the year has seen triumphant releases from stalwart headbangers like Judas Priest, Bruce Dickinson and Sebastian Bach, along with confident new albums from ’90s rock giants
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It’s been a full six years since Kaia Kater’s last album, the exquisite Grenades, but she appears to have spent the time judiciously. Having undertaken a residency at the Canadian Film Centre, she’s broadened an already impressive skill set by composing TV and movie scores, which, in turn, now feed into the soundscapes of Strange
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Bon Jovi’s record label has been accused of selling copies of new album Forever as signed editions when the signatures are fake. Some fans have said that the Jon Bon Jovi autographs on the sleeves were created using an autopen technique, meaning they were produced using a mechanical template and weren’t physically signed by the
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Bring Me The Horizon have spoken about their surprise collaboration with AURORA on ‘Limousine’, revealing it was very nearly another popstar. Frontman Oli Sykes sat down with NME to talk through the Sheffield band’s new record ‘Post Human: Nex Gen‘. There, he explained the choices behind some of his collaborators on the rexord, including AURORA’s surprise appearance
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The past three months’ best reissues and archival releases focus on artists’ key albums and the stories behind their creations. This is especially true of new releases by David Bowie, Deep Purple and Billy Idol, whose respective best records are expanded for their anniversaries with demos, alternated versions, outtakes and live tracks. But other great records
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Mark James, the songwriter known for penning such timeless tracks as “Suspicious Minds,” “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Always on My Mind”, has died at the age of 83. James’ passing was first reported by the Houston Chronicle, who noted he died in his Nashville home on Saturday, June 8. James’ career got started in
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System Of A Down‘s Shavo Odadjian has launched his brand new project Seven Hours After Violet with the gnarly new single ‘Paradise’. The bassist has unveiled the new five-piece band, which consists of Odjajian, Taylor Barber from Left To Suffer on vocals, Alejandro Aranda from Scarypoolparty on guitar/backing vocals, with Morgoth and Josh Johnson from
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Every time it seems like rock music is (again) down for the count, it bounces back up with new life and renewed force to prove that, yep, it’s still here. And as the below list of the Top 15 Rock Albums of 2024 (So Far) shows, it’s been a pretty great six months for the genre. Among
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Mike Campbell has been making records since the ’70s, most famously as a member of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.  “I’m grateful that I was part of that whole experience,” Campbell recently told UCR, speaking to his Heartbreaker days. It’s been a full decade since the band released their last album, 2014’s Hypnotic Eye, and
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