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Linkin Park launch mysterious ‘Numb’-referencing countdown
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Linkin Park launch mysterious ‘Numb’-referencing countdown

Linkin Park have launched a mysterious countdown on their website, alongside some old-school throwbacks. READ MORE: “We wanted to make something different”: the impact of Linkin Park’s ‘Hybrid Theory’, 20 years on Linkin Park’s official website now invites fans to “download a free copy of LiNkiNgPaRk-nUmB.exe” by way of an online pop-up inspired by the Internet aesthetic of the early 2000s. If you decline, more pop-ups appear. Once you agree to download the file, you’ll be taken to a screen showing a countdown, which is due to hit zero at 8pm GMT on Wednesday February 1. The website also displays a message that says “DETECTED_MEMORY_CORRUPTION_LiNkiNgPaRk-nUmB.exe,” once again referencing Linkin Park’s 2003 hit ‘Numb’, which was lifted from second album ‘Meteora’. It also nods to a Simpson...
Harry Styles splits trousers in front of Jennifer Aniston at LA show
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Harry Styles splits trousers in front of Jennifer Aniston at LA show

Harry Styles has once again made waves accidentally during a show on his ‘Love On Tour’, splitting a pair of custom Gucci trousers mid-song in Los Angeles. READ MORE: Harry Styles – ‘Harry’s House’ review: grounded star finds home is where the heart is The moment happened during Styles’ show at the Kia Forum on Thursday (January 26), when during ‘Music For A Sushi Restaurant’, he knelt down at the edge of the stage and burst open the crotch on his brown leather pants. The singer promptly noticed his blunder, shooting up and shuffling off to cover himself with a towel. He continued the song, though, and moments later borrowed a pride flag from an audience member to wrap around his waist. Afterwards, Styles made a brief trip backstage to change into a new pair of trousers. Upon returning, he...
Listen to U2’s new ‘Songs Of Surrender’ version of ‘With Or Without You’
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Listen to U2’s new ‘Songs Of Surrender’ version of ‘With Or Without You’

U2 have shared the second preview of their upcoming ‘Songs Of Surrender’ compilation – an album of “reimagined and re-recorded” songs from across their catalogue – putting a modern spin on their classic hit ‘With Or Without You’. READ MORE: Bono live in London: U2 frontman brings his memoir to life with songs and fascinating stories The song was initially released in March of 1987 as the lead single from their fifth album, ‘The Joshua Tree’. It was immensely successful, topping charts in U2’s native Ireland, the US and Canada, and cracking the Top Five in the Netherlands, Belgium, the UK, Finland, New Zealand and Spain. While the new version of ‘With Or Without You’ retains the melancholic, balladesque atmosphere of the original, it feels much rawer, with crisper and more minimalistic prod...
Depeche Mode hint at imminent new music with cryptic countdown
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Depeche Mode hint at imminent new music with cryptic countdown

Depeche Mode have begun teasing the imminent release of new music – likely the first single from their upcoming 15th album, ‘Memento Mori’ – with a cryptic countdown published on their website. READ MORE: Depeche Mode tell us about emotional new album ‘Memento Mori’ and losing Andy Fletcher Plugged with a post on their official Instagram account (which, at the time of writing, is the only post they have live on the page), the ominous countdown – which you can view here – started at seven days, and is ticking down, second by second, until 10pm BST next Saturday (February 4).  So reads a caption shared with the Instagram post: “Time is fleeting, see what it brings.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Depeche Mode (@depechemode) Clicking through ...
Faithless share tribute to late singer Maxi Jazz following private funeral
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Faithless share tribute to late singer Maxi Jazz following private funeral

Faithless have shared their first online message since the death of Maxi Jazz, paying tribute to their late friend and former bandmate.  Real name Maxwell Fraser, the founding Faithless member – who sung, played guitar and produced in the band – died on December 24, 2022 at the age of 65. He fronted the band from its inception in 1995 until its breakup in 2011. The group then reunited in 2015, however Jazz left the fold again a year later.  The band themselves broke the news of Jazz’s passing, with surviving members Sister Bliss and Rollo describing him in a social media post as “a man who changed our lives in so many ways” and “a lovely human being with time for everyone and a wisdom that was both profound and accessible”. A second tribute was posted on New Year’s Eve, however the band ha...
Jane’s Addiction issue statement on Dave Navarro’s tour absence
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Jane’s Addiction issue statement on Dave Navarro’s tour absence

Jane’s Addiction have shared an update on their touring plans without guitarist Dave Navarro, who was sidelined last year due to his continued struggles with long COVID (the sustained illnesses one can suffer after recovering from COVID-19). READ MORE: Jane’s Addiction and Smashing Pumpkins live in New York City: ’90s legends stage a hit-filled fiery rock show Last September, Navarro told fans he would be sitting out on Jane’s Addiction’s co-headlining tour with The Smashing Pumpkins, admitting he was “still [feeling] very fatigued” in the lead-up to the first shows, and would be taking a leave of absence to “[focus] on making a full recovery and re-joining the guys when I am able”. He was replaced on the tour by Queens Of The Stone Age guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen. In a new statement shared...
Sam Kim’s father shot and killed in robbery in Seattle
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Sam Kim’s father shot and killed in robbery in Seattle

Korean-American singer Sam Kim’s father was killed in a robbery in Seattle. Antenna Music, Kim’s management agency, confirmed the news in a statement released January 26. “We would be grateful if you could convey your condolences to Sam Kim who lost his father and pray for the deceased,” the agency’s statement reads, as translated by Soompi. “May he rest in peace.” According to a report by Korea JoongAng Daily, Kim’s father Hansoo Kim was killed after a robber broke into the restaurant he was running in Seattle, Washington. He was 58 years old. A funeral was held on January 24, where Kim dedicated his 2016 single ‘Mama Don’t Worry’ to his father during the service. The Seattle Times adds that no arrests have been made in relation to the fatal shooting and that investigations are currently ...
The Reytons land first Number One album with ‘What’s Rock And Roll?’
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The Reytons land first Number One album with ‘What’s Rock And Roll?’

The Reytons have landed their first Number One album with ‘What’s Rock And Roll?’. The group, from South Yorkshire, is made up of Jonny Yerrell, Lee Holland, Joe O’Brien and Jamie Todd. They’ve reached the Number One slot today (January 27) with their third, independently released album. Previously, the band had Top 40 success with 2021 releases ‘May Seriously Harm You And Others Around’, which reached Number 27, and ‘Kids Off The Estate’, which peaked at Number 11. Speaking to OfficialCharts.com, The Reytons said of their achievement: “We’ve got no words for it. We’ve been dreaming of this moment for as long as we can remember. We’ve absolutely grafted all week. We’ve had it in us heads, we’ve been using the law of attraction, we’ve had the trophy on us phones for the last two or three ye...
Brixton Academy crowd crush: inquest into deaths has “strong possibility of criminal charges”
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Brixton Academy crowd crush: inquest into deaths has “strong possibility of criminal charges”

An investigation into the recent crowd crush at O2 Academy Brixton – where two women died as a result of overcrowding – has a “strong possibility of [leading to] criminal charges”, according to the case’s senior investigating officer, Metropolitan Police detective chief inspector (DCI) Nigel Penney. On December 15, 2022, Brixton Academy was swarmed by concertgoers who did not have tickets to that night’s Asake concert; an announcement made inside the venue claimed that some 3,000 people had “breached the door”, leading to a crush that sent eight people to hospital (with four of them in a critical condition). Two people later died from their injuries – 33-year-old Rebecca Ikumelo and 23-year-old Gaby Hutchinson – while third attendee, aged 21, remains hospitalised in a critical condition. T...
Jeff Goldblum unveils details of new EP ‘Plays With Others’ featuring Kelly Clarkson and Mattiel
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Jeff Goldblum unveils details of new EP ‘Plays With Others’ featuring Kelly Clarkson and Mattiel

Jeff Goldblum has today (January 27) unveiled details of a new EP called ‘Plays With Others’. READ MORE: The Big Read – Jeff Goldblum: sex and drugs and jazz piano The actor and musician’s next EP will be released on March 24 via Decca Records and features a host of collaborations including Kelly Clarkson and Mattiel. The first single from the project is Goldblum’s collaboration with Mattiel Brown of rock band Mattiel, ‘Moon River’. Speaking about the collaboration, Brown said: “I’m thrilled to be working with a like-minded artist of Jeff Goldblum’s incomparable calibre. I couldn’t have imagined this outcome from penning some lyrics about an old boyfriend, but the stars seem to have aligned themselves.” You can listen to the track here: A statement about the new EP reads: “Goldblum togeth...
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