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Music News: Monday 6th January 2014

Lisa Bentley



Phil Everly: 1940 – 2014

Phil Everly, one half of the fraternal 60s group The Everly Brothers has died. He was 74. The singer had not been well for some time; he died of chronic obstruction pulmonary disease.

Ben Curtis: 1978 – 2013

School of Seven Bells guitarist Ben Curtis has lost his battle with T Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma. He was 35.

Album News

Rhiannon is currently working on her eighth studio album. The album does not have a title as yet but it is rumoured that DJMustard will be featured on the album in a production capacity.

Jack White has nearly finished his new album. The self produced album should be completely finished in two months time.

Oscar Nod for Pussy Riot

The Mike Lerner directed documentary ‘Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer’ has, according to rumour, received a nomination from the Oscar Committee. Te awards will take place on March 2nd 2013.

Ke$ha and Matt Cardle Head to Rehab

It’s been a bad week for Ke$ha who has admitted herself into rehab to tackle her eating disorder. The month long treatment will take place in a facility treatment will take place in a facility located in Chicago.

Meanwhile, X Factor winner Matt Cardle has also sought medical treatment for his dependency on temazepam and valium.

MBE for Pete Tong

DJ Pete Tong has made it to this years New Years Honours list. Congratulations!

Live Announcements

The Feeling

11th March – Liquid Room, Edinburgh
12th March – The Leadmill, Sheffield
13th March – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
15th March – Waterfront, Norwich
16th March – Picturedome, Holmfirth
17th March – The Stables, Milton Keynes
19th March – Phoenix, Exeter
20th March – Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth
21st March – Koko, London
23rd March – Academy 2, Liverpool
24th March – Concorde 2, Brighton

Jessie J

13th June – Sherwood Pines Forest, near Edwinstowe, Notts
20th June -Bedgebury Pinerum, near Tunbridge Wells, Kent
27th June – Cannock Chase Forest, near Rugeley, Staffs
5th July – Delamere Forest, near Northwich, Cheshire

The Rifles

28th April – The Globe, Cardiff
29th April – The Phoenix, Exeter
30th April – The Brook, Southampton
1st May – Waterfront, Norwich
2nd May – Shepherds Bush Empire, London
3rd May – Brighton Racecourse, Modfest, Brighton
4th May – The Ritz, Manchester
6th May – Oran Mor, Glasgow
8th May – Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton
9th May – Junction 2, Cambridge
10th May – The Assembly 2, Leamington

Released This Week

Wig Out at Jagbags – Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks
Plagues of Babylon – Iced Earth
Don’t Prey for Me – Little Angels
Austerity Dogs – Sleaford Mods
Hikagyaku Ziprock – An Cafe