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BBC Radio 1’s Nick Grimshaw comes out as gay

It’s always illuminating when a famous personality comes out as gay, and really proves that we are one step closer to our culture becoming more comfortable with the variety of sexualities that exist in reality. The next to add to the list is the new host of Radio 1’s breakfast show, Nick Grimshaw, known as … Continue reading

Ellie Goulding debuts new single ‘Anything Could Happen’

Ellie Goulding’s debut album, Lights, came out in 2010 with successful singles including ‘Under The Sheets’, ‘Starry Eyed’ and (from the re-release) ‘Lights’, which is currently standing at number two in the Billboard 100 in the USA – finally getting noticed. Amongst all this excitement with her new found American success, and posting pictures of her … Continue reading

Biffy Clyro return with Stingin’ Belle

Scottish rockers, Biffy Clyro returned earlier today with their latest single, ‘Stingin’ Bell’. The song is to come off their latest album, Opposites, which is due out later this year. I have to say, it’s nice to hear Biffy break out the bagpipes – it’s about time! Loving this return, think I may need to give … Continue reading

Machete Kills to star Lady Gaga!

It has been revealed that Lady GaGa will make her movie debut in Robert Rodriguez’s forthcoming, Machete Kills. Rodriguez revealed the news in a Twitter posting on Thursday (July 26). “I just finished working with @LadyGaga on @MacheteKills , she kicked SO MUCH ASS! Holy Smokes. Blown away!” he wrote. He also revealed a promotional poster for the action movie … Continue reading

First ‘Cloud Atlas’ stills released

The upcoming Cloud Atlas is co-written and directed by The Matrix’s Andy and Lana Wachowski and Run Lola Run’s Tom Tykwer. It is adapted from David Mitchell’s 2004 novel of the same name, and features the main actors playing multiple roles. The film follows several plots including a sci-fi chapter of a man (Hanks) who … Continue reading

The Killers Reveal ‘Battle Born’ album cover!

Today The Killers revealed the new artwork for their forthcoming LP, Battle Born, due for release on September 18th. I have to say, I was blown away- it’s stunning! Check out the video for their first official single from the album, ‘Runaways’

Drive director, Refn to direct Denzel Washington?

It has been announced that Drive director, Nicolas Winding Refn, may direct Denzel Washington in the forthcoming remake, The Equalizer. Sony Pictures is officially moving ahead with the remake of the 1985 TV series with Washington, according to Deadline. Refn is reportedly on a shortlist of the studio’s top director choices, with Pierre Morel (Taken), Gavin O’Connor (Warrior) and Gareth Evans (The … Continue reading

‘Gangster Squad’ to forgo 2012 release for January 2013 instead?

Following the news the other day, that Warner Bros. had pulled the trailers for Gangster Squad after the tragedy, which took place in Aurora, Colorado last week because the film is deemed too gun heavy and features a scene where they shoot from behind a cinema screen into the cinema, it has now been reported that they have … Continue reading

Who Are The Madoc Vanguard?

There really is music everywhere, but sometimes when you unexpectedly come across something really special, you want to make sure that everyone else hears it as well. This is exactly what happened when I chanced upon a performance of Shropshire band, The Madoc Vanguard, whilst I was at university earlier this year. I met the … Continue reading

The Muppets pull out of Chick-Fil-A deal

During the past week, American chicken fast food chain, Chick-Fil-A announced they were “guilty as charged” on opposition to equal marriage rights. The chain has reportedly given millions of dollars to groups including the Family Research Council, Exodus International and Focus on the Family.  Since this revelation, Kermit, Miss Piggy and co have called off any future … Continue reading