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Rag'n'Bone Man picks up sales record for debut album, Human

Rag'n'Bone Man's debut album has gone straight to the top of the official charts with record-breaking sales from a male artist this decade.

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NEW ROSE: This week's CD releases includes The Damned.

Hot new releases

We take a peak at the latest CD releases, including remastered work from punk band The Damned.

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ON THE ROAD: Busted will be playing at the 02 Academy in Leeds next week.

All grown up

Former boy band Busted are back together, have a new album out and are on a UK tour. Duncan Seaman reports.

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TOP CLASS: The Schubert Ensemble who appeared at Music in the Round.

Classical review: Music of the First World War

Music in the Round

Upper Chapel, Sheffield

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Strawberry Field in Liverpool

It was 50 years ago today... Saving Strawberry Field forever

IT IS one of the most enduring songs in the history of popular music, and the one John Lennon considered his greatest achievement.

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WATCH: The Cribs’ drummer unveils new exhibition on the band’s history

Its contents range from self-described “gawky” high school photographs to a guitar used on stage at some of the biggest music festivals in the country.

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Green Day bringing Revolution Radio Tour to the Sheffield Arena on Monday, July 3, 2017. Photo: Frank Maddocks

BREAKING: American punk rock icons Green Day to play Sheffield Arena

American punk rock icons Green Day will play Sheffield Arena this summer, it has been announced today.

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Adele poses in the press room with her five Grammy Awards.

Adele left feeling so 'devastated' despite walking away with five Grammys

Adele has won five Grammys on a record-breaking night for the British star, but she was left "devastated" after fluffing her musical tribute to George Michael.
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Tony Wright is best known as the frontman for Terrorvision.

Typefaces, teacups and Terrovision

Tony Wright points to the black and white pressed street sign fixed to the wall on the corner of the building. “The name was already there in front of us,” he says of Otley’s newest cafe. “Bloomfield Square. It’s up there, bold as brass, well aluminium actually.” Tony came to the skinny latte trade a little late. He is a printer by trade, but is perhaps better known to many as the frontman of the Bradford-based band Terrorvision, who had a string of hits back in the 90s.

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Drake at First Direct Arena, Leeds. Picture: Anthony Longstaff

Gig review: Drake at First Direct Arena, Leeds

“I just wanna let you know my name is Drake,” proclaims the man born Aubrey Graham, to screams and general delirium. “And I’m with the most turned up people I could be with right now!”

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Mosborough Music Festival co-headliners The Lightning Seeds - who topped the charts with Three Lions featuring David Baddiel and Frank Skinner

BREAKING: Three Lions stars The Lightning Seeds 'coming home' to headline Sheffield's Mosborough Music Festival

Three Lions chart toppers The Lightning Seeds are 'coming home' to the birthplace of football - they will headline Sheffield's Mosborough Music Festival, it was announced today.
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Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds. Picture: Anthony Longstaff

Review: Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

THEY ARE undoubtedly a band that divides opinion over whether their often throw-away punk rock embodies the true spirit of the genre.

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HOTLY ANTICIPATED: Album reviews including the debut album from Rag n Bone Man. PICTURE:  PA Photo/Handout.

Rag ‘n’ Bone Man’s is waiting to be tested

We take a look at some of the new Cd releases this week including, the hugely anticipated debut album from Rag ‘n’ Bone Man.

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Composer Basil Kirchin, whose work is to be celebrated at Hull City of Culture.

Music interview: Will Gregory on Hull City of Culture’s Basil Kirchin weekend

The work of musician Basil Kirchin is being celebrated as part of Hull City of Culture next weekend. Duncan Seaman reports.

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ABC superstar Martin Fry will headline this year's Eroica Britannia cycling festival - then join family and fans on their bikes in the Peak District.

Eroica Britannia cycling festival steps up a gear with ABC's Martin Fry and DJ Norman Jay

Poison Arrow hitmaker Martin Fry is on target to join thousands of fans on a bike ride after he headlines a retro cycling festival weekend in the Peak District.

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Menace Beach end their UK tour at the Brudenell Social Club.

Music preview: Menace Beach at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

“We got this book called Mysterious Cults that we picked up second hand,” begins Liza Violet, of Menace Beach, explaining the intriguing title of the Leeds-based noise pop outfit’s second album Lemon Memory.

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The Libertines to headline Sheffield's Tramlines Festival 2017

The Libertines, All Saints, Toots and The Maytals and The Coral to play revamped Tramlines Festival 2017

Indie legends The Libertines, girl band chart-toppers All Saints, ska icons Toots and Maytals and rockers The Coral are amongst the big names announced today to play Sheffield's revamped Tramlines Festival.
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Julian Cope

Gig review: Julian Cope at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

“Congratulations on surviving 2016!”

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Orchestra Baobab at Howard Assembly Room, Leeds. Picture: Amy Charles

Gig review: Orchestra Baobab at Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

Orchestra Baobab must be a nightmare for anyone who doesn’t like solos.

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The Tramlines teaser poster

Libertines, All Saints, Toots and The Maytals and The Coral to play revamped Sheffield Tramlines festival 2017

Indie legends The Libertines, girl band chart-toppers All Saints, ska icons Toots and Maytals and rockers The Coral are amongst the big names announced today to play Sheffield's revamped Tramlines Festival.

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