Mark Ronson performed a tribute to Amy Winehouse, performing her track 'Back to Black' during his set at Camp Bestival yesterday (30.07.11).
A young boy has being told that he can't play drums between the hours of 10pm and 9am after residents complained about the noise.
Rihanna has praised ''unique'' Calvin Harris after it was announced he will support her on her UK tour later this year.
Kasabian have paid tribute to Amy Winehouse by leaving flowers outside the London home where she was found dead last Saturday (23.07.11).
The controversial Lord Brocket is suing Brocket Hall International (BHI) for £20,000 damage to a vintage 1929 Steinway piano.
The former frontman of The Smiths has compared the atrocities in Norway to the killing of animals by fast food chains.
Three songs recorded by Amy Winehouse before her death on Saturday (23.07.11) could be used on the soundtrack of the next James Bond movie.
Queen guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor are set to dress as Freddie Mercury in tribute to the late frontman.
The legendary Stones band member will be presenting the modestly titled Ronnie Wood Show on Sky Arts.
'Computers and Blues' group The Streets will headline Britain's Relentless Energy Drink Freeze Festival.
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea admits he wanted to leave the American funk group when guitarist John Frusciante quit the band for the second time.
Arctic Monkeys singer Alex Turner is planning another album Last Shadow Puppets with Miles Kane.
Metallica are set to play four exclusive gigs in San Francisco in December to commemorate their 30th anniversary.
Amy Winehouse did not complete a third album before her death, according to producer Salaam Remi.
The original Bad Girl of rock as she was known has expressed her sadness at the passing of Amy Winehouse.
Pete Best, The Beatle's original drummer, is having two roads in Liverpool named in his honour.
The Kiss rocker Gene Simmons proposed to his girlfriend of 28 years on his hit reality TV show.
Musicians are being urged to pick up their music instruments for a mammoth busk for charity.
Mark Ronson paid tribute to Amy Winehouse playing her hits 'Rehab', 'Back to Black' and 'Valerie' at his Greenwich Summer Sessions show last night (27.07.11).
Sir Paul McCartney is set to headline the opening ceremony of London 2012 Olympic Games alongside other British music stars.
Carl Cox has been named the world's most influential DJ by festival GlobalGathering.
Professor Green is planning to have his tonsils removed to eliminate his continuing problems with tonsillitis.
More girls are buying acoustic guitars after being inspired by female musicians.
Robbie Williams is trying to bury the hatchet with the Gallagher brothers.
Lily Allen may try her hand at a country album.
Snow Patrol feel very fortunate to have been taken under the ''wings'' of U2 when they supported them on their recent '360 Degree' tour.
Cee-Lo Green was planning to record with Amy Winehouse shortly before she died, after being introduced by producer Salaam Remi.
CF Martin is looking at using hi-tech DNA security tags to tackle illegal counterfeiting of its music instruments.
A blind piano tuner has made his way to the final of the BBC music quiz Counterpoint.
Jay-Z and Kanye West have the blessing of the late Otis Redding's family to sample his track 'Try a Little Tenderness' on their new song, 'Otis' for their upcoming album 'Watch the Throne'.
50 Cent has pulled the release of his new album and vowed not to release any more records with Interscope records.
Tom Araya wants Slayer's music to become immortal and be passed on from generation to generation.
Robbie Williams has claimed The Pretenders singer Chrissie Hynde despises him because he joked around when she asked him to work on a song with her.
Demi Lovato is working with Timbaland, six months after he said he wanting to collaborate with her.
Beyonce Knowles thinks Lady Gaga is the ''most talented'' and ''inspiring'' pop star in the world.
Multi-instrumentalist Pops Mohamed will be showing off his amazing talent at a music show celebrating South African sounds.
The Led Zeppelin superstar turned up at the gig in memory of his friend.
Adele opens up her heart about how Amy Winehouse paved the way for singers like herself.
Known as The Throne, Jay Z and Kanye West's collaborative hip hop album now has a tour attached to it.
Researchers at Stanford University in California have developed technology that effectively allows music instruments the capacity to play autonomously.
Despite being nominated for 28 previous MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), Britney Spears is still excited to receive two nods this year.
Amy Winehouse's attitude and refusal to compromise inspired Adele's career.
Amy Winehouse's ashes will be mixed with those of her beloved grandmother Cynthia after her funeral today (26.07.11).
The HipDisk is a music instrument that generates sounds through the twisting, bending, turning and stretching of the body.
DMC's new album will be like his group Run-DMC's 1985 record 'King of Rock' ''on steroids'' and be inspired by heavy metal bands.
The Duke Spirit's new album, 'Bruiser', is a ''powerful but lean monstrous pagan devotional album.''
Noah and the Whale gave a sensational performance at London's Roundhouse last night (24.07.11), as part of the iTunes festival.
Portishead don't play some of the songs from 2008 album 'Third' live because they think the audience ''would go to sleep.''
Olly Murs is secretly a rap fan and gives great karaoke performances of classic rap tracks by Eminem and Vanilla Ice.
Bob Dylan's grandson, an aspiring rapper, compares his granddad to Jay Z.
The Cincinnati Museum has discovered a long forgotten collection of music instruments.
Phil Collins has admitted that he doesn't like music anymore.
Amy Winehouse's goddaughter puts on a brave face at gig hours after the soul singer's death was announced.
Roger Daltrey beat a debilitating cold to perform his 'Tommy Reborn' show and a host of classic tracks by The Who at The Indig02 in London last night (25.07.11).
New Amy Winehouse tracks could be released posthumously, despite the singer's death on Saturday (23.07.11).
'Changes' singer Will Young doesn't think he will ever write an ''entirely happy'' record.
'Slow' singer Rumer has revealed she would ''love to'' collaborate with Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page.
The family of Amy Winehouse have released a statement revealing there is a ''gaping hole'' in their lives following her death from a suspected overdose yesterday (23.07.11).
Amy Winehouse reportedly died from a ''dodgy'' ecstasy tablet according to friends.
Amy Winehouse's mother Janice and father Mitch have spoken of their devastation over her sudden death.
Heaven 17 headlined the Nokia stage to close the first day of the Tramlines festival last night (22.07.11).
Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her North London home today (23.07.11) from a suspected drink and drugs overdose.
The ex Guns N Roses drum player has recruited an all-star cast for his new band's debut single and video.
A talented musician who plays a number of music instruments is on the lookout for people interested in forming a band with her.
Damon Albarn is recording a whole album in just seven days with an all star cast of musicians in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Snow Patrol have announced their new single, 'Called Out in the Dark', which will be released on September 4.
Photographs of The Beatles from a 1964 US gig have sold for £220,000 at an auction.
A survey has revealed that if Bruce Springsteen stood to be governor of New Jersey, he would win.
Cher will duet with Lady Gaga on the track 'The Greatest Thing' for her new album.
Justin Bieber's fame won't last, according to one-hit-wonder rapper Vanilla Ice.
PJ Harvey has revealed performing songs from her latest Barclaycard Mercury Prize-nominated album 'Let England Shake' is ''draining'' because she puts so much emotion into them.
Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash thinks the UK is ''one of the best rock and roll places in the world'' because the residents are so ''honest'' and ''down-to-earth''.
Simon Fuller has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against Fox over rights to the US X Factor show.
The R&B heavyweight star R Kelly has undergone emergency surgery after complaining of throat pains.
Katy Perry is absolutely thrilled to have received nine MTV Video Music Awards nominations, including Best Pop Video for 'Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)' and Best Female Video for 'Firework'.
Amy Winehouse made a shock appearance onstage as a guest of goddaughter Dionne Bromfield at London's Roundhouse venue last night (20.07.11).
The Strokes have announced that they're making music again but are in no rush to bring out a new album.
A former UK resident has returned to her small Welsh town to urge locals to donate music instruments to a charity back in Uganda.
A new fund will help music loving children get back to music making by restoring their damaged music instruments for free.
Katy Perry leads the nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards, scoring nine nods, closely followed by Adele and Kanye West, who are up for seven accolades each.
Mick Hucknall thinks The Faces reunion ''saved'' Ronnie Wood because it gave him a sense of purpose.
Noel Gallagher believes people had stopped ''listening'' to Oasis and no longer cared about their new music before they split in August 2009.
Joe Jonas thinks his forthcoming solo album will ''shock'' fans because it isn't the ''bubblegum pop'' they would expect.
The music mogul Simon Cowell has revealed that the reason he left the UK X Factor was out of boredom.
The rapper DMX has been released from prison and is looking to get back in the music game.
Katy B performed a medley of classic 1990s dance tracks during her iTunes festival show at London's Roundhouse last night (19.07.11).
Pixie Lott has been working ''hard'' on her second album, which she says will showcase a more mature sound than that of her 2009 debut 'Turn It Up'.
The drummer from Queen is re-releasing his 1994 song about Rupert Murdoch, with a few tweaks.
Noel Gallagher says seeing the poor chart performance of Beady Eye's singles has been a ''wake-up call'' for him.
Take That singer Robbie Williams is planning to go on a solo tour next summer after being ''humbled'' by fans' reactions to the group's latest performances.
Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee thinks it ''makes no sense'' to create albums and it would be more beneficial for bands to release four-track EPs with ''absolutely bangers on''.
British band JLS believe they have grown ''more mature'' as songwriters.
The former Eurythmics star has taken inspiration from music produced with Annie Lennox in his musical interpretation of Ghost.
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs vocalist is to produce an opera with Adam Rapp
Tinie Tempah has taken to his twitter page to express his gratitude after being nominated for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.
Westlife's Shane Filan has revealed he would welcome Brian McFadden back to the band ''some day'', despite previously saying he would not find it ''remotely interesting'' if he rejoined the Irish group.
The dance label Ninjatune has named a journalist who had leaked two of their albums ahead of release.
The Beatles legend gave fans a nice surprise by introducing and then jamming with the Piano Man Billy Joel.
Armagh Lions Club is to help Lisanally Special School raise money to continue delivering music therapy after funding was withdrawn.
Jay-Z and Kanye West have confirmed their 'Watch the Throne' album will be released digitally on August 1 and physically on August 5.
Nadine Coyle says Girls Aloud will ''definitely'' do something for their 10th anniversary next year.
Adele, Elbow and Tinie Tempah are among the 12 artists battling it out for the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Prize Album of the Year accolade.
Portishead find it ''hell'' to make music because they are not a ''traditional'' band.
Moby is obsessed with antique drum machines and used many of them on his new album 'Destroyed'.
Howarth of London is holding its annual music event to introduce people to its instruments and help raise money for charity.
Suede have said that they are happy to be back together but will let new material come together naturally.
Bruno Mars wants to launch a side-project to show his versatility and would love to collaborate with stars including Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Kings of Leon and Mumford & Sons.
Trent Reznor has slammed the ''bulls**t'' repackaging of Nine Inch Nails' 1989 album 'Pretty Hate Machine' and urged fans not to buy the record.
Lady Gaga's YouTube page, which was suspended over a copyright claim, is back up and running.
The ex Smiths electric guitar legend was spotted at a Wu Lyf gig in Manchester.
The Skoog is a music instrument that can mimic real instruments like a flute or xylophone.
Sir Elton John performed a selection of his classics and recent hits at Magic Summer Live in Hertfordshire yesterday (17.07.11).
Paolo Nutini is ''ready'' to collaborate with Jay-Z after learning the rap mogul is a fan, but is unsure how to go about making the duet happen.
Brett Anderson insists Suede need to make a great album if they are going to stay together.
Roger Daltrey has admitted he isn't sure if he will ever tour with his The Who bandmate Pete Townshend again because of the guitarist's hearing difficulties.
Hurts' Theo Hutchcraft revealed the duo used to write all their tracks ''on a doormat'' when they were aspiring musicians.
Alicia Keys has revealed she and Jay-Z were shocked when their single 'Empire State of Mind' became a worldwide hit because they thought it was too much about New York City.
The US rock band have hired a street artist to promote their album across LA.
A violin player and a fiddle player are hoping to attract a newfound curiosity when they give a varied performance at a concert.
At 19, Benjamin Grosvenor will be the youngest solo pianist to have played at the Proms.
Morrissey cancelled a concert in Helsingborg, Sweden, last night (14.07.11) due to safety concerns because of rain.
Leona Lewis has revealed her upcoming new album is her ''most personal'' yet and more experimental than her previous releases.
N-Dubz' Dappy would ''love'' to collaborate with Genesis singer Phil Collins because ''he is what 80s music was all about''.
Cher has revealed Lady Gaga has given her a song called 'The Greatest Things' to use on her next album.
The guitarist hit back at claims that the Irish rock band U2 were tax-dodgers.
Money raised from sales of the album will go towards the filmmaker's foundation.
Kesha's outrageous London gig last night (13.07.11) included simulating drinking from a heart and inviting a giant penis to beat a male audience member.
Adele's '21' album has overtaken Eminem's 'Recovery' as the biggest selling digital album of all time in the US.
An extended break has turned permanent as Rilo Kiley pursue solo projects.
Following details of the new Ironheart Amplifiers at NAMM 2011 from renowned manufacturer Laney, Laney has published a new video teaser.
Kai Fish's Life In Monochrome is described as an introspective piece of work.
Music instruments native to the British Isles will be explored musically and through discussion.
Blondie covered the Beastie Boys during their performance at Somerset House in London last night (13.07.11).
Florence Welch wants her bandmates to wear shaman's robes when recording the next Florence and the Machine album.
Joe Jonas likes the internet because opinions on his music are available so quickly.
Johnny Borrell insists there was no bad feeling when the Razorlight line-up changes as their musical bond had ''run its course''.
The boyband said that as singers who could sing perfectly well live, there was no problem in using auto-tune in recorded music.
The technology company revealed that it was only adding voice search functions to help users find media content on the console.
Calvin Harris insists he is no longer a frontman, and prefers producing and DJ-ing on his tracks to singing iconic tunes.
The Script's Danny O'Donoghue was overcome with tears after the audience joined in to sing 'The Man Who Can't Be Moved' with the Irish band at the iTunes festival in London last night (12.07.11).
The rock band is to sail from Miami to Mexico and play music aboard a ship.
The popstar also revealed collaboration with John Legend on her new album.
The popstar revealed that she loves the Indian film industry but failed to name a film or actor.
Liam Gallagher hit out at brother Noel Gallagher at Beady Eye's concert at Somerset House in London last night (12.07.11) mocking the guitarist's recent claims about why Oasis ended.
Former Motorhead guitarist Wurzel has died of a heart attack aged 61 while ''pouring a Guinness and cracking a joke''.
Lou Reed and Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello have recorded songs for a new album paying tribute to Woody Guthrie.
Paloma Faith feels frustrated that her new album is not yet finished, and says she would realise it ''tomorrow'' if she could.
The band has two new members after Pulsford and Parsons decided not to rejoin.
James Morrison is to release his third studio album, 'The Awakening', on September 26.
Stevie Wonder and John Legend both appear on Pixie Lott's second album.
The Gamaleste is a hybrid of a gamelan and a celeste.
The newest hit US punk rock band have applauded the quality of Peavey amps on stage and in the studio.
The rapper talks about how Tupac inspired the song How to Love.
A software developer has allegedly come across details that reveal Facebook is planning on launching a music service.
Liam Gallagher says his brother Noel's ''lies'' about the breakup of Oasis are breaking his heart.
Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys and The Black Eyed Peas form part of a ''once in a generation gathering of artists'' set to play at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas in September.
Hanson are touring the world in support of new album 'Shout It Out' this Autumn.
Hard-Fi lead singer Richard Archer says the band are ''enjoying music'' again four years after their last album release.
Scouting For Girls hate road testing their new material, because it initially always goes down so badly.
The band will pursue solo projects during the break as they assure fans this isn't the end.
Glastonbury festival founder Michael Eavis thinks the annual music event could end in ''three or four years'' due to increasing costs and competition.
Nicola Roberts is superstitious and has to be colour co-ordinated with the stage before she performs.
The band are unsure whether to work with the saxophone player after he appeared in Katy Perry's new music video.
Affectionately known as Würzel, Michael Burston spent over a decade with the band.
The founder of Glastonbury Festival has revealed that there may only be a handful of years left for the legendary music event.
Slipknot closed Sonisphere festival in the UK with a ''f***ing celebration'' of late bass player Paul Grey last night (10.07.11).
N-Dubz' Dappy thinks artists who don't write their own lyrics or can't perform their whole songs live should not be in the charts.
The AirPiano is an instrument that works through the manipulation of sensors.
Jessie J says having a stroke made her more focused and determined to handle her career in the way she wanted.
JLS don't understand why people criticise them for using vocal effects and auto-tune on their tracks because they are capable of performing live.
Pixie Lott, Ash, and The Futureheads will appear at Tramlines Festival in Sheffield from July 22 to 24.
The 'Big 4' of heavy metal - Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax - joined forces onstage in England last night (08.07.11).
The British rock band want to be the first to make music among the stars.
The violinist was known for warm interpretations of great works by Mozart, Debussy and Beethoven.
Eels kicked off the Somerset House Summer Series in London last night (07.07.11) with a career-spanning set.
Adele wowed the crowd at London's iTunes festival last night (07.07.11) with her first performance since cancelling a string of shows through illness.
Andre 3000 has been lined up to play guitar hero Jimi Hendrix in a biopic of the star's life
Mumford and Sons were among the stars performing on the Strummerville stage at the 2011 Glastonbury Festival, with an array of audio equipment provided by Peavey.
Noel Gallagher has revealed why Oasis split in 2009
Cher Lloyd's second single has been leaked online just days after Swagger Jagger was released
British singers are having unprecedented success abroad
Jay-Z has started working on two songs for his as yet untitled solo album before the rapper's joint collaboration with Kanye West has been released.
Blondie singer Debbie Harry joked she ''can't stand'' her band mate Chris Stein because of their differing views on songwriting.
Noel Gallagher has promised his second solo album, which he has recorded with Amorphous Androgynous, is very experimental and ''far out''.
Scouting for Girls are planning a loose concept to run through their next record.
The band hired Damien Hirst to give their latest album the contemporary art treatment.
The two talented musicians were full of creative ideas, including making a cucumber into a fully workable music instrument.
Called Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, it will be released in the autumn.
The object, which looks like a football, has numerous musical pads that are touch-sensitive.
Take That have announced the last single to be released from their 'Progressed' album, 'When We Were Young'.
The deal will allow Spotify to stream music through Virgin.
Leading musical instrument retailer and manufacturer Gear4music, has announced the launch of the Minster GDP-500 Digital Grand Piano.
Arctic Monkeys played a storming set at the iTunes festival at London's Roundhouse venue last night (06.07.11).
Aerosmith went into the studio yesterday (06.07.11) to begin work on their long-awaited 14th studio album.
The band are working on their 14th studio album.
LMFAO see themselves as the ''rebels'' of the Motown family.
JLS say it is coincidence Jennifer Lopez's track 'On the Floor' and their latest single 'She Makes me Wanna' share some of the same lyrics.
The New Yorkers said that during the recording of their second studio album they faced many trials.
Mick Jagger's SuperHeavy project will release their debut single 'Miracle Worker' tomorrow (07.07.11).
Troubled rocker Pete Doherty has been released from prison after serving just over a month of a six-month charge for cocaine possession.
Noel Gallagher has announced he is going on tour in October and has revealed he will play Oasis songs as well as his new solo material.
The pop queen's manager announced the news on Twitter.
Running Blind is the second EP from Philip Selway.
Leading bass amplifier manufacturer Ashdown has been blazing a trail across summer music stages, helping Foo Fighters, U2, System of a Down and many more get killer tone.
The rapper has become the first musician to sell one million digital records in the US.
Mark Hoppus is ''stoked beyond words'' about the new Blink 182 album, after receiving the first mix of one of the completed tracks.
Duran Duran have been forced to postpone their European tour this summer due to frontman Simon LeBon's ongoing voice problems.
Liam Gallagher is prepared for his brother Noel's ''party political broadcast'' - where he is expected to announce his debut solo album - today (06.07.11).
Noel Gallagher is releasing two albums, his debut solo record and a collaboration with Amorphous Androgynous.
The Who singer Roger Daltrey says TV coverage of festivals makes him ''want to puke,'' and takes away from the ''mystery'' which surrounds the performers.
Bjork thinks of her songs as ''folk'' music, rather than pop records.
The music stars show why they're one of the best rocks band bands ever with an electric show.
Slipknot are looking forward to the two-minute silence in honour of their late bandmate Paul Gray at the Sonisphere festival on Sunday (10.07.11), though they know it will be tough.
Adele claims the BRIT Awards 2011 - where she performed 'Someone Like You' - was the ''most life changing night'' of her life.
The singer-songwriter has announced a different direction for her third album.
The popstar will appear on So You Think You Can Dance.
The popstar aims to follow up debut album Animal with something altogether more rock and roll.
Linkin Park covered Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep' as part of a greatest hits set at the iTunes Festival last night (05.07.11).
Plan B's third album, 'The Ballad of Belmarsh', will make parents tell their children to ''turn that s**t off''.
Linkin Park covered Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep' as part of a greatest hits set at the iTunes Festival last night (05.07.11).
N-Dubz' Tulisa plans to launch her solo career, and would like to sing on a track with Swedish House Mafia.
Kesha has written ''about 200'' songs in preparation for her second album, inspired by touring around the world.
A garden shed filled with music instruments now gardening tools has gained national recognition.
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Backstreet Boys' Howie Dorough is urging more guys to come to see the band on their NKOTBSB tour, because there are so many eligible girls in the crowd.
Manic Street Preachers will play a concert as an alternative to celebrations for Britain's Diamond Royal Jubilee next year.
Prince made a number of backstage demands including a limousine to drive him 25 metres from his dressing room to the stage at the Hop Farm Festival yesterday (03.07.11).
Pulp closed the Wireless festival in London's Hyde Park last night (03.07.11) with a greatest hits set.
The rock star showed no sign of modesty in praising his work with the heavy metal titans.
The Beatles superstar has revealed that his ex manager advised him to quit.
Musicians like Eddie Vedder and Julian Casablancas
Mark Owen has admitted he doesn't know if Take That will have a future after their current tour.
Arcade Fire have revealed they once nearly died while playing a concert in Paris during a thunderstorm.
Flea was full of praise for his former bandmate John Frusciante, who left to pursue solo projects.
The Icelandic musician is back with a whole host of treats for loyal fans.
Arcade Fire performed their biggest ever UK show in London's Hyde Park last night (30.06.11).
Take That kicked off their Wembley Stadium concerts with a stunning show last night (30.06.11), the first of a record-breaking eight gigs.
Rumer and John Grant have each amassed a hat-trick of nominations for the MOJO Honours List 2011.
Soul II Soul star Jazzie B has praised soul legend James Brown for treating him like a ''little brother''.