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The Smiths set to release deluxe edition of ‘The Queen Is Dead’ this October!

Jul 20, 2017 No Comments by Musicscene

Originally released back in June 1986 – ‘The Queen Is Dead‘; the 3rd studio album from The Smiths, is set to get a deluxe edition re-release this coming October 20th 2017. Set to hit the shelves as a double-disc set as well as a CD / DVD boxset, the first disc of the release features [...]

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Spotify reveals their Top 20 rock bands based on streaming figures…

Jul 17, 2017 No Comments by Musicscene

So, maybe some will come as a surprise and maybe some will absolutely shock you… but from our perspective, we kind of expected the #1 slot to be filled by Coldplay in all fairness, but where’s U2 and Oasis eh? Quite baffling! We’re happy to see Arctic Monkeys in the Top 10 though! To celebrate [...]

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Ed Sheeran totals x9 Irish tour dates for May 2018!

Jul 11, 2017 No Comments by Musicscene

As if selling 300,000 tickets wasn’t enough… even making it the largest number of tickets sold by an artist in Ireland in one day!!! Yes, Ed Sheeran has decided to up the ante and add two more dates to his forthcoming May 2018 visit! Yes, the fiery ginger has added another Cork date to his [...]

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The Verve set to release 20th Anniversary edition of ‘Urban Hymns’ studio album!

Jul 07, 2017 No Comments

Epic news! ‘Urban Hymns‘ by The Verve; one of the greatest albums of the ’90′s – is set to be released as a deluxe box set to celebrate its 20 year anniversary! The release will hit the shelves in four different formats including the standard remastered CD, a deluxe two-disc CD version, a super deluxe [...]

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The greatest frontman of our generation returns…

Jun 01, 2017 No Comments

We’ve witnessed Noel Gallagher continue his reign of lyrical genius since the split of Oasis back in 2009 (and long may that continue), rumours of a Gallagher reunion, the demise of Beady Eye etc. However, do we really want an Oasis reunion or is it more of a yearning for the ’90′s when the brothers [...]

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Electric Picnic 2017 – starting line up revealed!

Mar 23, 2017 No Comments

Stradbally in Co. Laois is set for one hell of a weekend when Electric Picnic returns from September 1st – 3rd 2017 for what is easily one of the most highly anticipated gatherings of the year! Bearing in mind that it is already COMPLETELY SOLD OUT – this year’s extravaganza features acts such as The xx, [...]

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Gorillaz return with ‘Hallelujah Money’ (feat. Benjamin Clementine): Watch!

Jan 19, 2017 No Comments

Gorillaz are back! Featuring Mercury Music Prize winner, Benjamin Clementine, singing from Trump Towers nonetheless; ‘Hallelujah Money‘ is the first taste of music from the new Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett record which is suspected to land later this year. Gorillaz issued this song purposely ahead of the Inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump, to serve [...]

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The Killers are making some mighty progress with album #5…

Jan 18, 2017 No Comments

Keeping their heads down since September 2016, good news for Killers fans is that Brandon Flowers & Co. are well into the recording process for their highly anticipated 5th studio album. Although a title is yet to be revealed etc, we can report that progression is ongoing and that it “feels heavier” than anything they’ve [...]

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Jamiroquai are back! #Automaton

Jan 17, 2017 No Comments

Remember Jamiroquai? Well, celebrating 25 years as a collective, Jay Kay & Co. look like they’re set to release their 8th studio album later this year… under the title ‘Automaton‘. Following up on their 2010 effort ‘Rock Dust Light Star‘, today Jamiroquai unveiled a teaser video which promotes their new music, all while a new [...]

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Liam Gallagher… a solo update!

Jan 17, 2017 No Comments

Having previously announced that he will “probably fuck off forever” if his first solo record fails, ex-Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher is due to return to the limelight sooner rather than later and here at Music Scene, we sincerely welcome his return. So, what we know to date is that Liam Gallagher has signed the dotted [...]

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