Zac Hanson has revealed that he and his wife Katy are expecting their third child. The couple already have two children, Shepherd and Junia Rosa Ruth.
Marvin Junior, the singer with doo-wop group Dells has passed away aged 77. The cause of death has been announced as heart and kidney problems.
Claims have been made against Rihanna that her new make-up product has given one of its users an STI. Starkeema Greenidge claims to have tried a free sample of RiRi, the lipstick product sold through Mac, at Rihanna’s concert in May.
Members of the Rolling Stones are causing trouble ahead of their Glastonbury headliner set. The whole festival is due to be televised this year however the Rolling Stones have said no to having their set shown. They have reportedly compromised by allowing four songs to be shown by the BBC coverage.
Tim Lambesis has been released from jail after posting $20 million bail. The singer is currently being accused of hiring a hit man to kill his wife.
A museum dedicated to the life and times of Johnny Cash has opened in Nashville. The museum is filled with artefacts surrounding the country music stars career.
No Age have announced details of their new album. An Object will be released 19th August 2013 and is the follow up to their debut, Everything In Between which was released in 2010.
RHCP have plans to go to the recording studio in September. It has been two years since the band last released an album, the 2011 record I’m With You.
Billy Idol is set to record a new album. He will be releasing a biography also.
The Horrors have confirmed that they have nearly finished their new album. As of yet no release date has been given.
Manic Street Preachers have two new albums ready for the off, one of which is an acoustic album.
Miles Kane has revealed that he thinks that The Last Shadow Puppets will make another album.
Damon Albarn has announced details to release a solo album; it has also been revealed that Blur will release a new album.
Bon Jovi held a free gig in Spain this week. Reports have said that they played the free concert to help Spain’s failing economy.
Barry Gibb was honoured with a lifetime achievement award this week by Silver Clefs.
300 people created a world record this week by re-enacting the iconic 70s music video for Wuthering Heights.
Clarence Burke Jr has passed away. The Five Stairsteps singer died at his home in Marietta. The cause of his death has yet to be released.
Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey have both left their position as American Idol judges.
Beans on Toast will embark on their biggest UK tour in September.
23rd September – The Tunnels, Aberdeen
24th September – Nice N Sleazy, Glasgow
25th September – Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh
26th September – Think Tank, Newcastle
27th September – The Brickyard, Carlisle
28th September – The Wardrobe, Leeds
29th September – Fibbers, York
30th September – Fruit, Hull
2nd October – The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge
3rd October – Night and Day Café, Manchester
4th October – Compass, Chester
5th October – Mello Mello, Liverpool
6th October – The Hop, Wakefield
10th October – Taylor John’s Music & Arts Centre, Coventry
11th October – The Rainbow, Birmingham
12th October – The Victoria Inn, Derby
14th October – Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff
15th October – Louisiana, Bristol
17th October – The Music Box, Salisbury
18th October – The White Rabbit, Plymouth
19th October – Phoenix, Exeter
20th October – Mr Kyps, Poole
23rd October – Joiners, Southampton
24th October – The Railway, Winchester
25th October – Sticky Mikes Frog Bar, Brighton
27th October – Extra Shot @ Cookie Jar, Leicester
28th October – Bodega, Nottingham
29th October – The Portland Arms, Cambridge
30th October – Bullingdon, Oxford
31st October – The Horn, St Albans
1st November – The Victoria, Swindon
2nd November – The Lighthouse, Deal
5th November – The 100 Club, London
Billy Joel will be touring the UK for the first time in seven years. Tickets are available via www.gigsandtours.com.
29th October – Manchester Arena, Manchester
5th November – Hammersmith Apollo, London
8th November – LG Arena, Birmingham
Imagine Dragons have added an extra date to their tour,. Tickets are available via www.livenation.co.uk.
14th November – o2 Apollo, Manchester
16th November – o2 Academy, Leeds
18th November – o2 Academy, Newcastle
19th November – Oasis, Swindon
21st November – Rock City, Nottingham
22nd November – o2 Academy, Birmingham
23rd November – BIC (Solent Hall), Bournemouth
25th November – o2 Academy Brixton, London
36th November – o2 Academy Brixton, London
Leonard Cohen will be touring in August and September.
26th August – BIC, Bournemouth
28th August – Centre, Brighton
31st August – Arena, Manchester
3rd September – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
5th September – Arena, Leeds
8th September – LG Arena, Birmingham
14th September – The o2, London
London Grammar will be performing a headlining tour in October.
15th October – Open, Norwich
16th October – Haunt, Brighton
18th October – Electric, Brixton
19th October – Gathering, Oxford
20th October – The Fleece, Bristol
22nd October – Rescue Room, Nottingham
23rd October – Academy 3, Birmingham
24th October – Cockpit, Leeds
26th October – Soundcontrol, Manchester
27th October – Broadcast, Glasgow
28th October – Cluny, Newcastle
Miles Kane will be touring in September and October.
26th September – Pyramids, Portsmouth
27th September – Academy, Leeds
28th September – Academy, Manchester
1st October – Academy, Newcastle
3rd October – Rock City, Nottingham
4th October – Institute, Birmingham
5th October – o2, Sheffield
7th October – UEA, Norwich
8th October – University, Hull
9th October – Academy, Bristol
11th October – Brixton Academy, London
Tickets for Motorhead’s November tour are available via www.livenation.co.uk.
13th November – Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
14th November – City Hall, Newcastle
16th November – o2 Academy, Brixton
17th November – o2 Academy, Brixton
19th November – Civic Hall, Wolverhampton
20th November – o2 Apollo, Manchester
22nd November – o2 Academy, Glasgow
The Naked and Famous will be touring Europe later this year. Tickets are available via www.gigsandtours.com.
21st November – Ritz, Manchester
22nd November – Institute, Birmingham
23rd November – UEA, Norwich
25th November – Olympia, Dublin
26th November – Limelight, Belfast
27th November – o2 ABC, Glasgow
29th November – o2 Academy, Bristol
30th November – o2 Academy, Oxford
2nd December – o2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London
Tickets for Tim Burgess’s September tour are available via www.gigsandtours.com.
17th September – Esquires, Bedford
18th September – Pavilion, Falmouth
19th September – Phoenix, Exeter
21st September – Sugarmill, Stoke
22nd September – Queen Social, Sheffield
25th September – Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh
26th September – Ironworks, Inverness
27th September – Mareel Centre, Shetland
29th September – Sage Hall, Gateshead
30th September – Brudenell Social, Leeds
Like Clockwork – Queens of the Stone Age
Settle – Disclosure
Don’t Forget Who You Are – Miles Kane
Desire Lines – Camera Obscura
Feel – Sleeping With Sirens
Life As We Know It – Lonestar
Steal The Light – The Cat Empire
Wayward Daughter – Eliza Carthy
Love Undercover – James Skelly & the Intenders
Good Together – Chapel Club