A countrywide survey in December 2014 showed that just 4% of Norwegians under 30 years still used illegal file-sharing platforms to get hold of music.
Giant physical entertainment distributor Arvato has made the decision to close its UK site and exit the UK music business by spring this year.
Wu-Tang Clan members Raekwon and Ghostface Killah confirmed they would oversee “The Purple Tape Files” documentary of their album “Only Built 4 Cuban Linx”.
Howard Marks, the notorious former drug smuggler known as “Mr Nice”, has told the Observer he has been diagnosed with inoperable bowel cancer.
Edgar Froese of the innovative and prolific German electronic group Tangerine Dream passed away this week.
He was 70 years old.
The first 45 bands playing at this year’s Camden Rocks Festival in London on May 30th have been announced, including 3 sets by Funeral For A Friend.
Dates & info for the 2015 Impericon Festivals, featuring The Ghost Inside, Suicide Silence, Deez Nuts, Comeback Kik, Malevolence, Madball, Adept + more.
Laibach’s Spectre World Tour begins next month in Germany and includes 4 UK dates & a performance at the Kampnagel / Krass Festival in Hamburg on Feb 14.
Feb 13-14: Sónar Stockholm will take place on 3 stages at Stockholm Waterfront, with headliners such as SBTRKT, Paul Kalkbrenner, Jamie XX and Nina Kraviz.