Glastonbury 2014 wrapped up on Sunday after showcasing some of the world’s greatest musical talents. Courageous punters braved the rain and mud to catch their favourite performers, but now the rest of us can relive each and every moment from the comfort of our computer chairs. Below, and arranged for your viewing pleasure, are some
Perennial rocker Jack White has performed a cover of Enter Sandman, the massive 1991 track from metal icons Metallica, during his solo set at this year’s Glastonbury festival. Footage of White’s set from the night of Saturday, 28th June (below) has now surfaced online, and shows the former White Stripes frontman working Enter Sandman in
Three fourths of Mumford & Sons reunited to join Californian pop rock trio Haim on stage at Glastonbury over the weekend. Marcus Mumford, Ben Lovett, and Ted Dwane took to the stage with the Haim sisters for a pair of Rolling Stones covers – Dead Flowers and Honky Tonk Woman. Back in September, the UK
Metallica opened their headlining set at Glastonbury 2014 by poking fun at the controversy that has surrounded their place on the lineup. Before taking the stage, the thrash veterans screened an eight-minute satirical short film directed by The Filth And The Fury filmmaker Julien Temple. In addition to some fans feeling that a metal group
The love/hate relationship between the internet and American singer-songwriter Prince has become even more complicated. The Little Red Corvette singer has been accused of pulling out of Glastonbury Festival negotiations after rumours of his appearance hit social media. Despite that, it appears that a song on Prince’s next album will be about an internet meme.
It seems Glastonbury fans will take any excuse to remove thrash metal legends Metallica from the festival’s 2014 lineup. Conscientious fans Chris Jenaya and Aaron Dale have banded together to launch a petition to ban Metallica from Glastonbury for their alleged support of bear hunting. The source of the controversy is Metallica frontman James Hetfield‘s
Post-rock mainstays Mogwai, whose set at the 2014 instalment of Glastonbury Festival later this month coincides with the appearance of headliners Metallica, say that while they understand the motivations behind booking the metal icons, they sympathise with the mixed reactions of punters. When put to the band that the thrash veterans’ booking had proven controversial
After weeks of speculation it was confirmed overnight that Metallica will this year become the first metal band to headline Glastonbury in its 44-year history. While fans’ reaction has been mixed about the metal legend’s place on the set, drummer Lars Ulrich has said the band’s decision to accept the headlining slot was “a no-brainer”.
Thrash metal legends Metallica are reportedly set to be announced as the final headliner for Glastonbury 2014, following recent comments by Michael Eavis that the festival’s previously unnamed Saturday headliner “will be one of the biggest-selling bands in the world at the moment.” According to The List, UK newspaper The Sun is reporting the band,
Following the confirmation of Arcade Fire and the official announcement of Kasabian as two of the three headliners set for Glastonbury 2014, festival founder Michael Eavis has dropped a hint as to who the remaining headliner might be, describing them as one of the world’s biggest-selling bands. “We are expecting to announce the full line-up
While a cryptic — and according to some, promising — tweet sent out by former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher last week may have lead some UK bookies to suspend betting on the Britpop giants as Glastonbury headliners, the hopes of fans have now been dashed by co-organiser Emily Eavis. Last Thursday, the younger Gallagher tweeted
After taking to his Twitter page to post the name of his former band, the famed brit-pop act Oasis, Liam Gallagher has helped the group become odds-on favourites for Glastonbury 2014 headliners, leading some betting agencies to suspend all betting. Fellow English rockers The Libertines now also have strong odds, following an announcement that they
Kasabian will be headline another massive feature capped Glastonbury.
Montreal indie sweethearts Arcade Fire have self-confirmed that they’ll be headlining Glastonbury next June, with the Reflektor stars breaking the good news via Twitter that they’ll be playing on the Friday night. Win Butler and company posted an image to Twitter (below), with the band’s name spelled out in scrabble letters and the dates of
With the dust barely settled since having been kicked up by The Rolling Stones‘ incredible performance, speculation about the Glastonbury 2014 headliners is already sluicing through the rumour mill, with festival founder Michael Eavis already dropping hints. Dairy farmer and Glastonbury founder Eavis was presenting an award to singer-songwriter Billy Bragg at the AIM Independent