TRNSMT festival announces star-studded line-up for 2019

TRNSMT festival announces star-studded line-up for 2019

Stormzy, Snow Patrol, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Bastille and George Ezra are among the big names booked to perform at this summer’s TRNSMT festival. The three-day event will take place on Glasgow Green from Friday 12 to Sunday 14 July. “We’ve put together three great days of music for the best audience in the world,” festival boss Geoff Ellis said. London rapper Stormzy headlines the festival’s opening day with Years & Years and Example also…

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TRNSMT Festival, closing day round-up

TRNSMT Festival, closing day round-up

On the closing day of weekend 2, Hudson Taylor took to the Main Stage looking effortless as their set got the final day off to a flying start. Lewis Capaldi was up next, with the local boy putting on an amazing performance as he graduated from the King Tut’s Stage Powered by Utilita in 2017 to the Main Stage in 2018, where he delivered a set that proved why he was tipped to be a…

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The Killers to play intimate gig after TRNSMT festival

The Killers to play intimate gig after TRNSMT festival

Las Vegas indie rockers The Killers will play an intimate gig at Glasgow’s King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut after their headline show at TRNSMT festival tomorrow (July 8). Tickets to see Brandon Flowers and co sold out in just one minute, with a spokesperson for the venue saying this was “the fastest selling show ever at Tut’s.” Speaking to The Daily Record, drummer Ronnie Vannucci Jr said: “We plan to play TRNSMT then right afterwards…

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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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Queen + Adam Lambert confirmed as final headliners for TRNSMT Festival

Queen + Adam Lambert confirmed as final headliners for TRNSMT Festival

Rock legends Queen + Adam Lambert have been confirmed as the final headliners for this summer’s TRNSMT Festival, with Texas, The Darkness and The Temperance Movement also confirmed to join the bill. Queen + Adam Lambert’s appearance at TRNSMT is the only show the band are to perform in the UK this summer outside of their three earlier sold out London concerts. The announcement of Friday 6 July’s unmissable line-up confirms TRNSMT 2018’s headliners as…

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Chvrches reveal tracklist for new album Love Is Dead

Chvrches reveal tracklist for new album Love Is Dead

Scottish electro-pop three-piece Chvrches have shared the tracklist for their hotly-anticipated third album, Love Is Dead. The Lauren Mayberry-fronted group returned recently with comeback single Get Out, and the follow-up to 2015’s Every Open Eye is due later this year. Taking to Twitter, Chvrches confirmed that the title of their third record will be Love Is Dead, as well as sharing tracklist, which you can see below. A few days ago, a leak on streaming…

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Arctic Monkeys added to TRNSMT Festival line-up

Arctic Monkeys added to TRNSMT Festival line-up

Arctic Monkeys have been announced as the fourth headliners for the 2018 TRNSMT Festival. Alex Turner’s band will make a long-awaited return to Scottish soil on Sunday, 1 July. The Sheffield outfit join fellow headliners Stereophonics, Liam Gallagher and The Killers. Festival organisers have also announced the exciting acts that will be joining Arctic Monkeys on TRNSMT’s Main Stage: Interpol, Blossoms, Nothing But Thieves, Declan McKenna, Miles Kane and Tom Grennan with pre-sale beginning 9am…

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Watch three new Radiohead live videos

Watch three new Radiohead live videos

Fresh from a summer of storming headline sets around Europe – including Scotland’s TRNSMT festival – Radiohead have shared three new live videos via their radiohead.tv channel. You can watch them all here. The Oxford band recently relaunched radiohead.tv with a full recording of their headline set at Coachella. Now, Thom Yorke and co have shared three new clips from recent performances at the Netherlands’ Best Kept Secret Festival, Italy’s I-Days Festival, and Poland’s Open’er Festival. Watch…

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Radiohead tease “little tour” in 2018

Radiohead tease “little tour” in 2018

Following their triumphant headline set at TRNSMT festival in Glasgow on Friday night (watch footage below), Radiohead have said they are planning a “little tour” for 2018. That “little tour” aside, Thom Yorke and co will otherwise focus on their own solo projects next year. The Oxford band are due to wrap up their tour in support of A Moon Shaped Pool when they will play a controversial gig in Tel Aviv next week. Speaking to Edith Bowman for…

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Review: Radiohead, TRNSMT

Review: Radiohead, TRNSMT

Absolutely spellbinding. The world’s best band at this point in time – and arguably at any other – closed day one of Scotland’s newest music festival and, as is their wont, they did so in spectacular fashion. For much of their 25-year career, Radiohead have sailed through genre and form effortlessly, never afraid to separate themselves from the stereotypical and radio-friendly bands of today. It has won them admirers and critics in almost equal measure….

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