The official soundtrack to Game Of Thrones season six is to be released as a triple-vinyl set on September 30, with pre-orders available now. The triple LP contains over 90 minutes of music created by German-Iranian composer Ramin Djawadi, who has scored every episode of Game Of Thrones, as well as writing the hit Sky Atlantic show’s theme tune. The album’s trifold jacket will also include an etching of the
The official theme song for the 2016 Rio Olympics has been released. The song, ’Alma e Coração’ (Soul and Heart), performed by samba star Thiaquinho and rapper Projota, was unveiled on Sunday (July 3). In keeping with the Olympic spirit, the song is a motivational anthem with lines like “Make it happen, fight and win / I keep the faith to walk, and so I go,” according to a translation
Band Of Horses have announced a number of new tour dates. The Seattle group are about to embark on a tour of the UK and Ireland this week but have already lined up further dates for next year. The five-piece are due to play London’s O2 Shepherds Bush Empire tomorrow and Wednesday (5 & 6th July) and Manchester’s Albert Hall on Thursday (7 July). Next year, the band will return
Earlier today (July 4), Chris Evans announced on Twitter that he has resigned from Top Gear, admitting that his “best shot” at the show wasn’t good enough. Overnight viewing figures revealed Top Gear had attracted a record low of 1.9 million viewers to BBC2 for the final episode last night (July 3). It was up against the France v Iceland Euro 2016 game on ITV and Antiques Roadshow on BBC1.
Robert De Niro has paid tribute to director Michael Cimino, who died aged 77 this weekend. The two worked together on the 1978 Academy Award-winning film The Deer Hunter, one of De Niro’s defining roles. Camino won two Oscars for his work as a director and producer on the film. The actor said in a statement: “Our work together is something I will always remember. He will be missed.” Press
Bastille have announced a huge UK arena tour for October and November. The Dan Smith-fronted band will play 10 arena shows up and down the country in support of their forthcoming second album ‘Wild World’, which will be released on September 9. “I think we’ve really pushed our sound,” Smith told NME recently. “The whole album weaves through these different moods and scenes, going from massive to tiny and intimate
Novelist has announced on social media that he has joined the Labour Party. The Lewisham MC tweeted a screenshot confirming his membership, writing: “Been supporting but now it’s official.” Been supporting but now it’s official. pic.twitter.com/rTHT71wXbp— Novelist (@Novelist) June 30, 2016 He also threw his support behind Jeremy Corbyn, who has faced calls to resign over the past week. “Do not resign. The mandem need you,” he tweeted directly at
An online archive of Prince’s official websites that spans over two decades has launched today. The Prince Online Museum has resurrected 12 of Prince’s websites, beginning with an early CD-ROM version called “Prince Interactive” in 1994 right through to the last site the star created, 3rdEyeGirl.com. “We launch with 12 of Prince’s most popular sites, but over 20 years online, Prince launched nearly 20 different websites, maintained a dozen different
Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill supergroup Prophets Of Rage say that RATM singer Zack De La Rocha can join the band “any time”. When Prophets Of Rage played their first show in May, bassist Tim Commerford said that De La Rocha had given his blessing to Prophets Of Rage but that the singer had no intention of joining. But Public Enemy’s Chuck D – the vocalist
Madonna is continuing to raise awareness for various causes in Africa on Independence Day (04Jul16).