Listen to brand new Arctic Monkeys song

Listen to brand new Arctic Monkeys song

Arctic Monkeys have unveiled a brand new track titled Anyways – and you can listen to it right here. The Sheffield band’s newbie is a previously unreleased effort, lifted from the B-side of their Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino 7″, which arrives today. Anyways was first announced last month as Arctic Monkeys unveiled Warp Speed Chic, a mini documentary directed by filmmaker Ben Chappell, which documents the recording of ‘Tranquility Base…’. Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt…

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Rare pre-fame interview with Arctic Monkeys unearthed

Rare pre-fame interview with Arctic Monkeys unearthed

A never-before-heard interview with a pre-fame Arctic Monkeys has been unearthed by music podcast Demo Tapes. The interview with frontman Alex Turner and drummer Matt Helders was recorded in April 2015, when the Sheffield band were still unsigned and six months away from exploding into the national consciousness with their chart-topping debut single I Bet You Look Good On the Dancefloor. Music journalist Rick Martin recorded the interview for a legendary feature in NME, which touted…

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Noel Gallagher gives his opinion on new Arctic Monkeys album

Noel Gallagher gives his opinion on new Arctic Monkeys album

Noel Gallagher has given his opinion Arctic Monkeys’ divisive new album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino – and he seems less than impressed. Appearing on Radio X, the rent-a-quote former Oasis man was asked for his thoughts on the new album. “Do you know what? I’ve just been listening to it in the car today on the way here… And I don’t know what to make of it,” he replied. Host Gordon Smart then brought…

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Alex Turner discusses Arctic Monkeys new album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino

Alex Turner discusses Arctic Monkeys new album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino

Despite reports to the contrary, Alex Turner has said that he was “never interested” in the new Arctic Monkeys‘ album being released as a solo effort. Last month, bandmate Jamie Cook revealed that the Sheffield indie band’s soon-to-be-released sixth album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, was at one point going to be a Turner solo record, because the music was primarily “quite basic”. But now, in an interview with German website Intro, Turner has said…

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Arctic Monkeys announce UK arena tour

Arctic Monkeys announce UK arena tour

Hot on the heels of the announcement of forthcoming new album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, Arctic Monkeys have announced details of a UK and Ireland tour, taking place in September this year. Sadly, the Sheffield indie icons haven’t announced any Scottish gigs, but they will play a series of huge arena shows in Manchester, London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Dublin and Newcastle. Available for pre-order on their official store now, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino is…

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Arctic Monkeys reveal release date for new album

Arctic Monkeys reveal release date for new album

Arctic Monkeys have finally started recording their long-awaited new album – and we now know when it is likely to be released. The band’s bassist, Nick O’Malley, has confirmed that the Sheffield band started recording their new album this month, while also revealing when fans should expect it to be ready. Arctic Monkeys have been relatively quiet over the last few years, but singer Alex Turner and his bandmates have been spotted together by fans in…

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Arctic Monkeys working on new album

Arctic Monkeys working on new album

After weeks of speculation, indie darlings Arctic Monkeys have confirmed they’re back in Sheffield to work on a new album. Alex Turner and his bandmates have been spotted together by fans in bars, restaurants and shops in their hometown on several occasions over the past few weeks, leading to speculation they were about to head back into the recording studio. After rumour spread that the Mercury Prize-winning band were working on a new album, the…

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Review: The Last Shadow Puppets, Usher Hall

Review: The Last Shadow Puppets, Usher Hall

Just a bus stop away on Lothian Road, caped crusaders Batman and Superman were doing battle on the big screen at the Odeon – but enough about those lightweights. The real dynamic duo, it turned out, were to be found on the stage of the Usher Hall. Granted, it was tight trousers not latex-tight costumes the pairing of Alex Turner and Miles Kane were sporting on Saturday night, but they displayed super powers aplenty during their…

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Alex Turner: ‘The Last Shadow Puppets might release two more albums’

Alex Turner: ‘The Last Shadow Puppets might release two more albums’

Speaking ahead of their eagerly-awaited gig at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh this Saturday (March 26), Alex Turner has said The Last Shadow Puppets might release two more albums – but they haven’t decided yet. Previously, Turner said they were intent on releasing a trilogy of albums, but now he’s hinted that they may end up extending it to a fourth release. In an interview with Chris Evans on his BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show this morning…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week

Talk about timing. The Last Shadow Puppets kick off their tour at The Usher Hall in Edinburgh this Saturday (March 26) – and the dynamic duo’s brand new track, Aviation, just happens to be AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week. The collaborative side project of Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner and Miles Kane are big favourites here at AAA Towers, and we can’t wait to get a sneak peak of their forthcoming new album, Everything You’ve Come To…

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