Kanye West

Can you tell which of these crazy music stories is true or false?

A lot of musicians are that rare mix of reckless and weird, combining bizarre behaviour with a penchant for drugs, alcohol and other vices. As such, there are thousands of stories circulating about our favourite stars and often the truth is stranger than fiction. So, with that in mind, we’ve …

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July’s New Releases

It’s officially summer, which means everyone’s gone outside, gone on holiday or gone to a festival. As such, there isn’t much in the way of new games or music releases this month – although there are plenty of summer blockbusters. Music   Trouble in Paradise – La Roux You remember …

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Playlist: musicMagpie’s official sounds of the summer

It’s summer, which means more or less everyone has packed away their moody music for the year (or sold it to us) and replaced it with lovely happy summer music. So, we thought we’d have a bash at predicting the big summer hits of 2014. We can almost guarantee that …

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5 Famously Terrible Albums That Are Actually Brilliant

Musicians have produced a lot of rubbish over the years. Although no scientist has ever wasted their time on such a study, we reckon that for every great album made, there are at least 20 terrible albums produced. For most part, a terrible album can be spotted a mile off: …

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Limp Bizkit

Rock Bands of the 2000s: Where Are They Now?

Back in the early 2000s, you couldn’t move for rock bands. Everyone was listening to Linkin Park, Limp Bizkit and Korn. What happened to those bands? Well, Linkin Park actually released a new album yesterday, The Hunting Party, and recently headlined Download Festival. It’s fair to say they’re still pretty …

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