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Blur forced to leave the stage during Blackpool gig after security barrier collapses

Damon Albarn said delay was "worst thing that could have happened."

Liverpool Sound City

Wayne Coyne dressed as a frog surfing the crowd in a giant bubble, Fucked Up’s blood-spattered frontman Damian Abraham brawling with an audience member,...

New Band Of The Week – How Hooton Tennis Club Got A Helping Hand From Robbie Williams

Wirral newcomers Hooton Tennis Club are carving out a niche all of their own – with a little help from an unlikely source, finds...

Reunited Black Grape perform hits for Bez’s election campaign in Manchester

Shaun Ryder urges fans not to vote for the Tories in the upcoming election

Morrissey, Leeds, First Direct Arena

Before a swooning version of ‘I’m Throwing My Arms Around Paris’, Morrissey arches an eyebrow so high it practically nudges the Gods. “I can’t...

Spector finish Topman 24 events with raucous Manchester gig

Band were joined on bill for Soup Kitchen gig by Superfood

Everything Everything debut new music on final night of Manchester Central Library residency

Group were accompanied by interpretive dancing from Company Chameleon

Iggy Pop’s John Peel Lecture: 5 Things We Learned

Last night, Iggy Pop took to the stage at Salford’s Lowry to reveal a lust for lecterns. Delivering the fourth annual John Peel address,...

Fresh Meat – 5 Things To Expect From The New Series

Fresh Meat, the acclaimed Channel 4 uni sitcom, has returned for a new series. As the friends begin their second year at Manchester Medlock,...