Biffy Clyro

  1. A Look at Britain's Festivals, Where It Actually All Began

    June 23, 2014 4:53 PM EDT Decades before the festival boom changed the touring landscape in America, music fairs already were an industry mainstay in the United Kingdom, providing prime plays for acts and immersive experiences for fans. The 10 largest jamborees in the coun ...

  2. Chart Alert: 'Les Mis' Soundtrack Takes Top Album Spot in the U.K., Jake Bugg Upends Biffy Clyro

    February 11, 2013 10:25 AM EST As the “Les Miserables” score album (Polydor/Universal) moved back to the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday,  Macklemore’s current Hot 100 No. 1 “Thrift Shop” (Macklemore), featuring Ryan Lewis and Wanz, mirrored that feat across the Atlantic ...

  3. Metallica's India Concert Cancelled After Fans Damage Equipment, Promoters Arrested

    October 31, 2011 1:49 PM EDT If anyone doubts there are challenges doing business in emerging economies, they should examine Metallica's experience during the heavy-metal band's much anticipated first gig in India this weekend. The Oct. 28 show, part of the F1 Rocks ...

  4. Timbaland, David Gray, Shaggy Join Global Guinness Event

    August 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Timbaland is to headline an outdoor concert in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, as part of the global "Arthur's Day" Guinness brewery celebrations, set to take place Sept. 23 to 24 across the world. Timbaland will be joined by Th ...

  5. Arctic Monkeys, Kasabian Head NME Noms

    January 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.K. rock bands Arctic Monkeys and Kasabian head the list of nominees for the Shockwaves NME Awards, due to be held Feb. 24 at London venue the O2 Academy Brixton. Both acts picked up six nominations apiece for the weekly U.K. music magazine' ...

  6. Robbie Williams Loses Out To JLS On U.K. Chart

    November 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST In a close-run battle between U.K. chart heavyweights, "X Factor" graduates JLS just pipped Robbie Williams to the top spot on the new album survey. On the new singles chart, Black Eyed Peas scored their third No. 1 inside six months, an ...

  7. Global Briefs: Arctic Monkeys, Machine Management, Warner/Biffy Clyro

    November 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST -- U.K. rock act Arctic Monkeys and their label Domino are again teaming with second-hand charity retailer Oxfam for the band's new vinyl single in the U.K. Oxfam said the first exclusive Arctic Monkeys release, the seven-inch single "Cr ...

  8. London Paper Fest Set To Go Ahead

    August 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. venue operator Mama Group still intends to stage a new two-day festival with the London Paper, after News Corp announced that the free daily was closing. News Corp's News International division publishes the title, which launched three y ...

  9. 30 Seconds To Mars Land 4 Kerrang! Noms

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Actor Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds To Mars are battling with U.K. rock act Bullet For My Valentine in the Kerrang! Awards, with both groups securing four nominations. The two bands will go head to head in two categories including best single, ...