Def Leppard postpone Las Vegas residency

In the beautiful surroundings of Upcote Farm in Cheltenham, 2000 Trees festival is a gem of a find if you’ve been lucky enough…I found this festival in 2008 when ‘Reuben’ were due to headline, but even though they disbanded a few weeks prior to the festival, us fans still decided to turn up, and boy am I glad I did… Being a small sized 5000 capacity festival, theres enough people to fill tents/stages, but not enough to have 20 minute waits at the bars and toilets. The balance between atmosphere and accessibility is second to none. The food stalls are all hand picked, the same with the local ciders/ales and beers, the organisers have really nailed it on the head, you can tell they themselves are passionate about underground and emerging talent, as well as bringing in some big names, it really does cater for every type music fan.

Arriving late on the Thursday I caught ‘The Cave’ tent headliner ‘Dan le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip’, merging Hip-Hop and electronic overlaid with Spoken word vocals, this duo really know how to put on a show, merging beautifully clever lyrics over various genre bending instrumentals, one minute your dancing, the next your in awe of this intense musical duo, spine tinglingly truthful lyrics backed up by brilliantly arranged tracks.

“Lonely The Brave have a huge sound, mind-blowing vocals and an instant quality of musicianship that engulfs the crowd in a state of admiring concentration. After a new favourite band? you’ve found them.

Second from top on ‘The Cave’, ‘Jamie Lenman’, the man behind one of the UK’s much loved cult bands ‘Reuben’, now solo, he mixes monstrous hardcore with bluesy folk with his new heavy-mellow band. Jamie’s set concentrated more on the heavy side of his recently released double album ‘Muscle Memory’, with some classic ‘Reuben’ songs thrown in. A true hero of most at the festival, its such a treat to see this underground icon grace the stage at the festival he helped shape, for me at least!

Where We Are Movie Trailer Released!

Boyband One Direction have released a teaser trailer for their new film, Where We Are, much to the delight of dedicated Directioners worldwide.

The former X Factor contestants are returning to the big screen on 11 and 12 October after the huge success of Morgan Spurlock-directed documentary, This Is Us, which remains the fourth highest-grossing concert movie ever after taking £48.6m at the global box office in 2013.

Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson will bring their live performance to cinemas after their 69 date global tour of the same name.

"In 2014, the world's biggest band set out on their biggest tour ever," text presented over concert footage reads. "This October, they're coming to you Get closer than ever before, be part of the phenomenon."

The sold-out gig featured in the movie was recorded at Milan’s San Siro stadium and includes hits such as “Best Song Ever” and “What Makes You Beautiful”.

Exclusive backstage footage and a 15-minute unseen interview will also be shown in the film, along with the screams from arenas packed with teenagers.


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One Direction Partner With Kodaline

One Direction have teamed up with Kodaline to work on new music.

The boyband's Harry Styles is currently in Los Angeles working on tracks with the Irish band, which are expected to be on the forthcoming 1D album.

One Direction started working on new songs for their fourth studio album earlier this year, due out in late 2014.

It will serve as the follow-up to their 2013 album Midnight Memories, which reached number one in over 19 countries worldwide.

The album has gone on to sell over a million copies in the US alone, while being certified double platinum in the UK with sales of 700,000 plus.

Meanwhile, Kodaline reached number three in the UK with their debut album In A Perfect World last summer, which spawned the hits 'Love Like This', 'High Hopes' and 'All I Want'.

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One Direction Promise Rockier Edgier Album

One Direction have teased details about their upcoming album.

The group described their third studio record - which is due later this year - as "edgier" than their previous efforts.

"There will be a new album this year with a rockier and edgier tone to it," Louis Tomlinson said at a press conference about their new world stadium tour.

Liam Payne added: "We've written a lot of the songs on it. It's a bit more edgy. It's grown as we've grown."

Singer Ed Sheeran recently claimed that the band's new album is finished after confirming that he hasn't submitted any songs for it.

He said: "I've actually kind of cut myself from giving any people songs at the moment, because I want to make my album."

NRJ Music Awards 2013 - Red Carpet Arrivals