• Coldplay have a head full of dreams about two very different album releases within a year of each other.
  • Do Slayer have the Kardashians to thank for their massive merch sales hike and if so, why would the heavy metal kings want them dead?
  • Knee’s up for some time off as Madonna takes a hiatus from touring.
  • John Wick’s killer soundtracks set to get the deluxe vinyl treatment this November.
  • Given Arthur chance, The Kinks’ concept album will be turned into a radio drama for the BBC.
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