"Are you guys still with us?" asked Jon Bon Jovi, one-and-a-half hours into his band's Sunday night Isle of Wight festival headline set. "Because we are just getting started!"
5 June 2013, 9:01am
He is the best-connected man in indie rock. Miles Kane has recorded with Alex Turner as The Last Shadow Puppets; Noel Gallagher sang on his debut solo album; Paul Weller is on his new one; and he is even bezzy mates with Everton and England left-back Leighton Baines. But away from the superstar collaborations, what is he all about? As he releases new album Don’t Forget Who You Are, he tells us why rock & roll will never die – and why he is no longer wearing eyeliner.
30 May 2013, 9:06am
“Does anybody even know who won the first series of The Voice?” asked the reliably waspish Louis Walsh recently, defending his beloved X Factor against its rival TV talent show. Well, yes, Louis, a few million people know that it was Leanne Mitchell.
28 May 2013, 9:33am
Six months ago, they were virtually unknown. Since then they have enjoyed two massive top ten singles, including a number two with White Noise, and recorded a killer debut album, and now people are talking about them as the breath of fresh air that the moribund British dance music scene so desperately needs.
22 April 2013, 9:08am
Depending on what you read and whom you believe, he is a man of the people, an over-privileged Old Etonian, a punk rocker, a folky protest singer, a firebrand revolutionary and a secret Tory.
So which is the real Frank Turner, and how has a nation come to love him?
15 April 2013, 9:40am
Veteran boy band Blue were by far the best thing about The Big Reunion, the recent fly-on-the-wall TV reality series that invited pop groups of yesteryear to reform and look back on just where it all went right and wrong.