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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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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