“Art, bravery, a new kind of sound, fragility and aggression. It’s different to anything I’ll ever hear again.”
Amy Lee, the frontwoman of soon-to-be-out-of-hiatus US rock band Evanescence, has released a cover of the Portishead classic It’s A Fire, and it’s actually god damn stunning. Lee’s It’s A Fire cover (below) sees the singer laying her suitably silky vocals over layers of piano and strings, before rising to belt out the song’s most
Adrian Utley of critically adored Bristol experimental trio Portishead has revealed that that the group’s members are “clearing our schedules” in order to record a fourth album. The band’s last release was 2008’s Third, which came eleven years after the group’s self-titled sophomore LP. “We’re clearing our schedules so we can get on with it,
Canadian one-man outfit The Weeknd has denied sampling Portishead, saying he was merely “inspired” by the trip hop group after accusations from Portishead member Geoff Barrow. Barrow, instrumentalist from the massively influential trip hop group, recently took to Twitter to accuse The Weeknd of using their song Machine Gun in his track Belong To The
The Weeknd has been accused of ripping off Portishead, with the trip hop outfit’s instrumentalist Geoff Barrow accusing the Canadian artist of sampling their track Machine Gun against their wishes in his new single Belong To The World. Barrow took to his Twitter account to make the claim, saying that The Weeknd, real name Abel
Good god almighty! Glastonbury has announced its full line-up for 2013 and, as foretold by Serge Pizzorno of Kasabian, The Rolling Stones are indeed one of the headliners at this year’s festival. Of course even a name as big as The Rolling Stones can get lost in the sea of quality acts on the bill.
Portishead will ‘definitely’ be starting on the follow-up to their 2009 album Third soon, according to founder and producer Geoff Barrow.
Portishead will release a 12″ single version of 2009 charity single Chase The Tear on 14 November worldwide.
Work on the follow-up to the UK trio’s 2009 album Third is likely to start next year according to founder and producer Geoff Barrow.
Portishead have announced some Australian Tour dates to go along with their Harvest Festival appearance. After a 14-year absence, the legendary Bristol band will return to captivate and transport Australian fans once again. While on the highly-anticipated Harvest music and art festivals taking place in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane in November, these Portishead sideshows take
The rumours about Harvest Festival appear to be true, and what an epic line-up!
Considering it took them 11 years between their self titled sophomore effort and their latest offering, the absolutely amazing Third, the fact Portishead have announced they’ll be working on their fourth album in early 2011 comes as a bit of a shock. Speaking to BBC 6Music, band member Adrian Utley had this to say. “We’re