Des O’Driscoll rounds up some of the latest news from the entertainment world.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2020
In advance of his visit to Kinsale, author Donal Ryan tells Des O’Driscoll about some of his favourite music, books and TV shows through the decades.
Sun, 29 Sep, 2019
Cardboard tents, anyone?
Mon, 24 Sep, 2018
The festival, officially known as the Féile, was Ireland’s first ever multi-day music festival and took place at Semple Stadium from 1990 to 1994.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
Jim Fitzpatrick, the artist who designed the classic Che Guevara image, has created a new print of an imprisoned Palestinian teenager, writes Richard Fitzpatrick
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018
The road of the newly-acquitted Paul Murphy from his privileged past to the criminal courts has included its fair share of ups and downs.
Sat, 01 Jul, 2017
Just a few weeks before their big day, Emily Spaven and her now-new husband David Sharkey decided to spring a surprise on their guests.
Thu, 05 May, 2016
MUSIC NEWS: Quote of the week goes to Tim Commerford, bassist with Rage Against the Machine, who told Rolling Stone: “I do apologise for Limp Bizkit. I really do. I feel really bad that we inspired such bullshit.”
Fri, 02 Oct, 2015
Ten new songs have been added to Guitar Hero Live’s setlist. While the initial 24 songs were quite diverse, these new songs have a heavier vibe to them.
Wed, 20 May, 2015
We already knew a handful of songs thanks to a released screenshot, including Ed Sheeran’s Sing, but here are the first 24 songs to be revealed.
Wed, 13 May, 2015
The Prodigy’s Liam Howlett tells Ed Power of his rage against the commercial makeover of their genre
Mon, 06 Apr, 2015
As Metallica prepare to headline Glastonbury tonight, festival-goers were divided as to whether they would watch them although most seemed to have an opinion on whether they deserved the top billing.
Sat, 28 Jun, 2014
Thousands of music fans are expected to descend on a Somerset farm in England today as Glastonbury throws open its gates to revellers.
Wed, 25 Jun, 2014
Musicians and campaigners are among those who have paid tribute to the folk music giant and activist Pete Seeger who has died at the age of 94.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2014
Thu, 16 Jan, 2014
Bruce Springsteen's new album leaked on Amazon at the weekend.
Mon, 30 Dec, 2013
Fri, 22 Nov, 2013
Tributes poured in from the world of showbusiness for Lou Reed, the US musician and frontman of rock band Velvet Underground, who died aged 71 on Sunday.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013
THE irony is not lost on Biffy Clyro’s Ben Johnston.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2013
Rock legends Black Sabbath have announced the title of their new album: 13.
Sun, 13 Jan, 2013
Dave Grohl will debut a new supergroup later this month.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2013
X Factor winner James Arthur is set to be denied top spot at Christmas by a charity single featuring the talents of Paul McCartney, Robbie Williams and dozens of other stars.
Sun, 16 Dec, 2012
Slash and a host of other stars have paid tribute to the late Deep Purple rocker Jon Lord.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2012
Rock stars Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney were silenced after defying the sound curfew at Hard Rock Calling.
Sun, 15 Jul, 2012
A series of events in Cork this weekend marks the centenary of innovative composer John Cage, Don O’Mahony reports
Thu, 26 Jan, 2012
Tom Morello doesn't think Rage Against the Machine would get signed if they started today.
Sun, 11 Dec, 2011
The 'X Factor' winner will face challenges from The Wombles, Nirvana and 'The Only Way Is Essex' stars for the Christmas number one, according to bookies.
Mon, 14 Nov, 2011
Rage Against the Machine want to establish their own festival.
Fri, 24 Jun, 2011
PINK FLOYD’s sleeve for the classic Dark Side Of The Moon has been named the best ever album cover.
Mon, 16 May, 2011
Limerick comedy hip-hop duo The Rubberbandits are to return to Dublin on Saturday February 19, 2011 to play at the Tripod venue in Dublin, it was announced today.
Mon, 20 Dec, 2010
Matt Cardle has vowed to be "sensible" with his 'X Factor' winnings.
Tue, 14 Dec, 2010
Simon Cowell relishes in the controversy surrounding 'The X Factor'.
Fri, 10 Dec, 2010
'X Factor' wannabe Wagner has seen his odds tumble as online campaigners step up their efforts to make him win.
Tue, 23 Nov, 2010
Gamu Nhengu is to release a Christmas single to go head to head with the 'X Factor' winner.
Mon, 22 Nov, 2010
'X Factor' detractors are hoping to scupper the hit ITV show with a campaign to get eccentric singer Wagner Carrilho to win.
Tue, 26 Oct, 2010
AC/DC, Rage Against The Machine, KISS and Slash are all up for two awards at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour.
Fri, 13 Aug, 2010
Dizzee Rascal wants to do a heavy metal album.
Tue, 08 Jun, 2010
Chart stars Florence And The Machine lead the field for music awards bash the Mojo Hall Of Fame this year after being shortlisted for four gongs, it was announced today.
Tue, 04 May, 2010
Rage Against The Machine want to perform with Susan Boyle.
Tue, 30 Mar, 2010
Muse and Kasabian were the kings of the Shockwaves NME Awards tonight, while Oasis failed to pick up a single gong despite receiving three nominations.
Wed, 24 Feb, 2010
Joe McElderry's single 'The Climb' is now outselling Rage Against The Machine's UK Christmas number one song by a margin of two to one, a music retailer has said.
Tue, 22 Dec, 2009
Simon Cowell will be "seething with rage" at Rage Against The Machine's victory in the race to be UK Christmas number one, according to pal Piers Morgan.
Mon, 21 Dec, 2009
The people who stopped ‘X Factor’ singer Joe McElderry reaching number one have been offered jobs by his manager, Simon Cowell.
RAP metal act Rage Against The Machine has snatched the Christmas number one from X Factor winner Joe McElderry.
Pop mogul Simon Cowell said he was “gutted” at losing the battle for Christmas number one today as Rage Against The Machine beat X Factor winner Joe McElderry in the fight for the top spot.
Sun, 20 Dec, 2009
Rap metal act Rage Against The Machine snatched the Christmas number one from X Factor winner Joe McElderry today.
'X Factor' winner Joe McElderry will today find out if he has come out on top in the battle for the UK Christmas number one single.
Paul McCartney has told how he beat chart contenders Rage Against The Machine in getting the first f-word to number one – by “mistake”.
Fri, 18 Dec, 2009
Simon Cowell has blasted the BBC, claiming it is biased against ‘X Factor’ winner Joe McElderry.
Rage Against The Machine have retained their lead in the race to the Christmas number one ahead of 'X Factor' star Joe McElderry in the biggest seasonal chart battle for a decade, new figures showed today.
Thu, 17 Dec, 2009
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