How did Chris Martin levitate? Where did Ziyi Zhang learn to throw knives like that? Go behind the scenes with Coldplay in this exclusive video by Pete Ohs
Simone Felice won over his audience with his intense stare, careworn voice and knack for talk-singing, writes Graeme Virtue
Courtney Love reckons the saxophone 'doesn't belong in rock'n'roll'. She's wrong: it's an instrument that brings the music to life
Randall Miller is reportedly hoping to restart production of his film in June, following the death of a camera assistant in February
A new study shows that 15% of people who purchase music don't plan to play it. It sounds crazy, but you might have done it yourself …
After a tumultuous two years for Banks, the Bloc Party frontman has urged her to start a new album from scratch, writing in an open letter 'don't lose heart, you still have it in you'
It's the return of the BBC's flagship music show, featuring a diverse array of stellar guests, from Elbow to Engelbert
The Dutch gothic metal band are complete hokum – and make splendidly overwrought music with razor-sharp, infectious melodies, writes Ian Gittins
Ray Davies's brother is the man who once slashed his guitar amp with a razor and this gig showed his harder, metal edge, writes Mark Beaumont
With stories swirling that AC/DC are to call it a day, our unofficial Akker-Dakker correspondent picks his highlights from their catalogue
Europe's largest indoor pop venue attracts artists who know how to fill a vast space, from the Rolling Stones to Kylie Minogue
With the release of the solo album Homo Erraticus, Jethro Tull frontman calls prog-rock band's catalogue 'historical'
The Swedish singer and the Norwegian DJs's five-song collection, Do It Again, was inspired by sculpture, rave music and 'big thumping house'
The 'rockney' duo's familiar knees-up blend of rock'n'roll, music hall and boogie-woogie have 'em dancing in the aisles, writes Dave Simpson
Produced by the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, the singer unveils her first single from the forthcoming album Ultraviolence