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Belle & Sebastian announce summer UK shows

Dates come ahead of their Boaty Weekender Belle & Sebastian have announced plans for three live UK dates in the summer. The Scottish indie band will play Sheffield’s Leadmill, Manchester’s Albert Hall and the O2 Academy Oxford in July before crossing the Atlantic for a short summer North American tour....

UB40’s Brian Travers diagnosed with brain tumour

He’ll miss the band’s upcoming 40th anniversary tour to undergo treatment UB40 saxophonist Brian Travers has been diagnosed with a brain tumour. Travers, who co-founded the long-running Birmingham band back in 1978, will now miss the group’s upcoming 40th anniversary tour to undergo treatment. The musician suffered a seizure at...

The Beat’s Ranking Roger has died

“He fought & fought & fought, Roger was a fighter,” the band wrote in tribute to their vocalist The Beat vocalist Ranking Roger has died, aged 56. The musician, real name Roger Charlery, passed away earlier today (March 26). A post on The Beat’s Facebook page confirmed his passing,...

The first reviews for ‘Dumbo’ are in

The live-action remake of the beloved 1941 animated film hasn’t gone down particularly well with the critics Film critics have been having their say on Disney’s remake of Dumbo, with the movie receiving a large amount of criticism in the first raft of reviews. Tim Burton’s new live-action/CGI version...