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Calvin Harris announces huge Hampden Park stadium show in Glasgow
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Calvin Harris announces huge Hampden Park stadium show in Glasgow

Calvin Harris has announced details of a huge Glasgow stadium show at Hampden Park this summer. The Scottish producer and DJ, whose last studio album ‘Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1’ was released in June 2017, is set to play in his home country for the first time since he headlined T In The Park in 2016. READ MORE: 20 festivals to look forward to in 2022 Harris will perform at Hampden Park, the 52,000-capacity Glasgow stadium which usually hosts football games involving the Scottish national team, on July 2. Tickets for the show are set to go on sale on Friday (March 4) at 10am, and you’ll be able to find them here when they go on sale. One of Scotland’s most celebrated artists of all time returns to play at the national stadium! @calvinharris ticket info: https://t.co/K3fKA8YmHb #CalvinHarris ...
Sunmi faces backlash over newly launched NFTs
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Sunmi faces backlash over newly launched NFTs

Sunmi and her label Abyss Company have come under fire for their new non-fungible token (NFT) project ‘Sunmiya Club’. READ MORE: NMIXX try to transcend genres on their debut single ‘O.O’, but the effort doesn’t quite land In February, the singer and her agency took to social media to announce the ‘Sunmiya Club’ project, which was created in collaboration with Fingerlabs. The project revolves around an online community where membership holders are issued digital assets featuring the star such, which can then be traded and sold. 드디어 내일 2월 23일 #선미야클럽 느프트 많관부가보자고@SunmiyaClub#sunmiyaclub #NFT pic.twitter.com/FFI4QvuDFr — Miyayeah (@miyaohyeah) February 22, 2022 However, fans of the idol (known as Miyane) have since criticised both Sunmi and her agency’s decision to release NFTs, with many of t...
Most members of LOONA diagnosed with COVID-19
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Most members of LOONA diagnosed with COVID-19

Eleven members of the K-pop girl group LOONA have tested positive for COVID-19.  READ MORE: STAYC – ‘YOUNG-LUV.COM’ review: a mature, ambitious return that ups the ante On February 28, Blockberry Creative announced via LOONA’s fan cafe that three of the girl group’s members, Haseul, Yeojin and Vivi had been diagnosed with the virus two days prior. As a result, the group will not be participating in the filming for episode of the upcoming second season of Mnet’s TV competition Queendom. Earlier today (March 1), the agency shared that other eight members – Heejin, Kim Lip, Jinsoul, Choerry, Yves, Chuu, Go Won and Olivia Hye – have also been diagnosed with COVID-19 since their previous announcement. This makes Hyunjin the only LOONA member that remains COVID negative. “All of the members exce...
London’s KOKO to reopen in April with gigs by Pete Doherty, Jorja Smith and many more
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London’s KOKO to reopen in April with gigs by Pete Doherty, Jorja Smith and many more

The north London music venue KOKO is set to officially reopen in April following a £70million restoration and redevelopment. The venue, which is located on 1A Camden High Street, initially shut in 2019 for a planned one-year refurbishment, though those plans were scuppered after a fire broke out at the venue in January 2020 before the coronavirus pandemic and “colossal water damage” then further held up progress. READ MORE: Independent Venue Week 2022: “Now more than ever, small venues need to be shouted about” KOKO’s restoration and redevelopment has now been completed, and it intends to relaunch next month as a “50,000-square foot state-of-the-art live music venue and broadcasting house”. The new rooftop of KOKO in London (Picture: Press) New additions to KOKO include its 200-capacity Fl...
Previously unreleased clip shows Kanye West arguing on set of ‘Slow Jamz’ video
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Previously unreleased clip shows Kanye West arguing on set of ‘Slow Jamz’ video

A previously unreleased clip shows Kanye West arguing about the creative direction of the music video for his Twista and Jamie Foxx collaboration ‘Slow Jamz’. READ MORE: First look: ‘jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy’ review – the awakening of Mr West The footage – cut from the final version of Netflix‘s jeen-yuhs documentary but shared by TIME earlier today – shows West struggling to maintain control during the shoot, which TIME said was “plagued by creative differences, logistical problems, and financial limitations”. “The whole point is, Jamie Foxx comes up and puts the record on this record player that I begged for yesterday,” Ye explains. “I’m going to keep repeating myself over and over. Y’all are forcing me to be the asshole.” Tension continues on set, with West at one point declaring he w...
Rise Against share synth-heavy IDLES remix of ‘Talking To Ourselves’
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Rise Against share synth-heavy IDLES remix of ‘Talking To Ourselves’

Chicago punks Rise Against have shared a synth-heavy new remix of their 2021 track ‘Talking To Ourselves’ featuring IDLES. READ MORE: IDLES: “I wanted to be more than what we were becoming” Issued on Monday (February 28), the remix titled ‘Talking To Ourselves (IDLES Inner Monologue Remix) trades in Rise Against’s usual guitar-driven flair for a glitchy, synth-focused sound, with Tim McIlrath’s vocals reduced to hushed whispers. The track comes with a glitchy visualiser, comprising of flashing black and white images. Viewer’s discretion is advised. Watch the video below. The remix comes more than two months after Rise Against released the Nowhere Sessions EP, a collection of live tracks from their recent album ‘Nowhere Generation’, with the inclusion of their fan-favourite 2008 track ‘Sav...
(G)I-DLE’s Soyeon addresses allegations that she plagiarised ATEEZ’s ‘Wave’
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(G)I-DLE’s Soyeon addresses allegations that she plagiarised ATEEZ’s ‘Wave’

(G)I-DLE leader Soyeon has responded to the controversy surrounding ‘Sun’, a track she produced for the finale of My Teenage Girl. READ MORE: NMIXX try to transcend genres on their debut single ‘O.O’, but the effort doesn’t quite land On February 27, MBC aired the finale of K-pop idol audition show My Teenage Girl, which saw its final contestants performing a number of original songs. The (G)I-DLE member, who was also a mentor on the show, had gifted the contestants a track titled ‘Sun’, which she composed and wrote alongside producer Poptime. After the episode aired, some viewers took to social media to call out alleged similarities between parts of ‘Sun’ and the single ‘Wave’ by the boyband ATEEZ, which was released in 2019. The latter was produced by Eden, Leez and Buddy, who are member...
NU’EST confirm disbandment, address fans with handwritten letters
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NU’EST confirm disbandment, address fans with handwritten letters

The members of NU’EST have confirmed their disbandment through handwritten letters addressed to fans. READ MORE: NU’EST: “We hope when others think of us they’ll think of artists who never settle for the status quo” Yesterday (February 28), Pledis Entertainment announced that NU’EST members JR, Aron and Ren had decided not to renew their contracts with the agency after almost 10 years, ahead of expiration on March 14. Meanwhile, fellow members Baekho and Minhyun have opted to renew their contracts. At the time, the agency also noted that the boyband will “cap off their official activities as NU’EST of Pledis Entertainment” following the release of an album in March. The five members of NU’EST have since confirmed their impending disbandment through letters on fan community site Weverse. “I...
Eddie Vedder discusses contracting COVID-19: “It felt pretty serious”
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Eddie Vedder discusses contracting COVID-19: “It felt pretty serious”

At one of his recent shows in support of new solo album ‘Earthling’, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder opened up to the crowd about his experience contracting COVID-19. READ MORE: Eddie Vedder – ‘Earthling’ review: formerly angsty Pearl Jam frontman goes full circle “I got the COVID right before we were supposed to start practicing, probably five, six weeks ago, and literally saw my life flash in front of my eyes,” Vedder said while addressing the audience at Los Angeles’ YouTube Theater on February 25, after his daughter Olivia performed her Flag Day track ‘My Father’s Daughter’. “I’ve done some very good things for my body and I’ve also had a lot of fun and I’ve done some things that would be termed some kind of abuse,” he joked. “I won’t get into the details. Just use your imagination. Bu...
Watch members of Mastodon, Anthrax and more cover Judas Priest’s ‘Screaming For Vengeance’
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Watch members of Mastodon, Anthrax and more cover Judas Priest’s ‘Screaming For Vengeance’

Members of metal bands Mastodon, Anthrax, Dethklok and Municipal Waste have joined forces for a cover of British heavy metal legends Judas Priest’s ‘Screaming For Vengeance’. READ MORE: Mastodon: “We don’t talk about our feelings with each other, we just put them in the lyrics” The cover, released via Two Minutes To Late Night on YouTube on Monday (February 28), sees Mastodon drummer Brann Dailor take on vocal duties as he puts on his best Rob Halford impression, complete with studded leather pieces and aviator sunglasses. Gene Hoglan (ex-Testamanent, Dark Angel) takes on the drums, while Anthrax’s Jonathan Donais and Dethklok’s Nili Brosh play the guitars. Municipal Waste and Cannibal Corpse member Phil “LandPhill” Hall takes on bass, while Gwarsenio Hall provides support on guitar and vo...
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