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2008-09-16 18:00:22

Critically-acclaimed Birmingham band Guillemots are set to perform at this year's Gigbeth music festival next month. The quirky indie band, who were nominated at the Brits Awards last year, will be one of the headline bands playing at the event focused around the Digbeth area of the city.

2006-09-05 17:42:15

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - The Arctic Monkeys, who shot to fame on the Internet and broke all records with their debut, won the coveted Mercury Prize on Tuesday for the Best British album of the year.

2006-07-18 18:06:35

By Ray Bennett LONDON (Hollywood Reporter) - Indie rock band Arctic Monkeys, whose recent debut album was the fastest selling in U.K. chart history, made the shortlist for the Mercury Award, one of Britain's top music honors, organizers said Tuesday.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.