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Australian Music Festival Fails: 5 Events Suffering Bad Luck and Bad Organization in Memory of Sunbury

Australia is one of the toughest places to stage a music festival due to its relative isolation from the rest of the world. There's plenty of fans to provide funding for a limited number of events but it's still tough to draw (and pay) huge acts for ...

The Prodigy Want to Be as 'Important as Blur or Oasis,' Think 'Dance Music Is Dead'

The Prodigy are prepping for the release of their upcoming studio "The Day Is My Enemy" and are back to making headlines with their sometimes abrasive statements to match their in-your-face sound. In an interview with "The Guardian" packed full of ...

Ranking The Royal Mail's 10 Rock 'n' Roll Inspired Stamps: Led Zeppelin 'IV', Pink Floyd's 'The Division Bell', The Rolling Stones 'Let It Bleed' and More

Just five years ago the UK Postal system introduced a series of ten stamps featuring album art from classic records by British rock bands. Are we behind the times? Yes. Were we around to weigh in on the list when it dropped? No. Now Music Times ...

8 Artists Who Are Taking Too Long To Release New Albums: Dr. Dre, Lauryn Hill And More

This has been a pretty exciting couple of days for fans of both Modest Mouse and D'Angelo, with both artists announcing their first new albums in quite some time (Modest Mouse's last album came out in 2007, while D'Angelo's was 2000). Now that these ...

Sinead O'Connor Defends 'Do They Know It's Christmas?," Tells Critics to 'Shut the F--k Up'

Last week, on Nov. 17, the latest version of Band Aid's classic charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas?" was released online to raise money for the Ebola crisis in West Africa, and though it went straight to the top of the U.K. charts and is ...

Russell Brand is in on the Joke, Releases Blur "Parklife" Parody to Promote his Political Agenda [WATCH]

Russell Brand has heard your "Parklife" jokes and memes, and now the comedian, actor and political activist has taken the '90s Blur hit and remade it himself to bring attention to some of the major problems in England. Today (Nov. 10), Brand teamed ...

8 Classic Artists Whose Debut Albums Were False Starts: Bob Dylan, Neil Young, And More

There are some legendary artists, such as Led Zeppelin, R.E.M., or Pink Floyd, who burst into the mainstream with fully formed, excellent debut albums. Other legendary artists, however, stumbled a bit on their full-length debuts, and didn't truly ...

Blur's "Parklife" Is Being Used To Mock Russell Brand On The Internet

One of the defining traits of comedian Russell Brand is his heavy Cockney accent, and when coupled with his tendency towards rambling wordiness, it can often make for some incomprehensible sound bites, and least for American audiences. According to ...

5 UK Musicians Who've Entered Politics, Celebrating 50 Years of Screaming Lord Sutch and 40 Elections Lost

Some celebrities have gone on to have wildly successful careers in politics. Just look at Ronald Reagan and Sonny Bono. Some, like British rocker and cult icon Screaming Lord Sutch, were less successful. Despite running for more than 40 positions and ...

12 Self-Titled Albums That Aren't Debuts: Beyoncé, The Beatles And More

Self-titled albums are pretty standard for musicians, but they're almost always an artist's debut album, establishing a brand and a presence. There are some artists, however, who decide for whatever reason to release self-titled albums later on in ...

10 Songs With Spoken Word Guest Spots: Michael Jackson, Daft Punk, And More

When someone performs a guest spot on another artist's song, you can usually expect him or her to sing, or play an instrument, or even contribute a rap verse. However, these 10 songs feature guests performing spoken word contributions.

8 Great Albums With Intermissions: Radiohead, The Who, And More

Just like plays or even particularly long movies have intermissions somewhere in the middle, some albums include songs that could be seen as intermissions, or dramatic breaks between the album's two halves. These album intermissions are usually ...

14 Album Covers With An Illustration Of The Artist: The Beatles, OutKast, And More

Sure, a photograph of the artist is probably the simplest route to take when designing an album cover, but a painting or a drawing can sometimes proves to be far stranger. Here are 14 album covers with an illustration of the artist.

Damon Albarn: Blur's New Album May Never Come Out

Being one of the busiest people working in music, Damon Albarn was bound to drop the ball on at least one of his projects. Unfortunately, he seems to have dropped the ball on his most anticipated project of all. In a new interview with NME, Albarn ...

Ranking Albums Recorded at Nippon Budokan, from Bob Dylan to Cheap Trick, Blur, Ozzy Osbourne and More

Music Times looks at six albums from huge performers that have recorded live records at the historic Tokyo music venue.

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