Arctic Monkeys

The 50 Most Memorable Reading Festival Moments

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Over the years, there have been a number of memorable moments at Reading Festival, from Kurt Cobain’s now famous stage entrance in 2002, to The Libe...

Reading and Leeds 2014: A Modern Flavour to the Veteran Festival

Olly Hunter | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Olly Hunter

It's the pinnacle of summer. The final bank holiday hurrah for the U.K. A chance for many to bid farewell to their barbeques, paddling pools and take their tops off in public one last time. For over 150,000 people though it's the annual celebration of getting rowdy in a field to one of the biggest bills of music in the world at Reading and Leeds Festivals. What is often forgotten is that it's been this way for over 30 years.

Rachel McGrath

Review: Arctic Monkeys Showcase 'AM' At Finsbury Park

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel McGrath | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Arctic Monkeys have come a long way since storming the charts with ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’ in 2006 and that’s never ...

Is Subculture Dead?

Charlotte Mallory | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Mallory

At this year's Brit Awards, Alex Turner from the Arctic Monkeys, used his acceptance speech for Best Album of the Year to announce that "rock n roll will never die." He then threw the mic he was using down on the floor and mumbled "invoice me for the mic if you wanna."

Remeber When Arctic Monkeys Looked Like This...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Since their formation in 2002, the Arctic Monkeys have come a long way, going from playing in Sheffield pubs to headlining festivals including Glaston...

Ivor Novello Awards 2014 Nominations Announced

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

The nominees for the 2014 Ivor Novello Awards have been announced, revealing that Arctic Monkeys, London Grammar and Emeli Sandé are all in the runni...

Welcome to the Motherland: My Trip to Ghana's Ghetto to Find the Future Stars of Tomorrow

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Tetteh

My mission was to raise awareness of the extraordinary story of the street kids of Accra, how they are surviving and I am determined some of them will become the future stars of tomorrow. Inspired by a video my dad showed me of a visit to the Universal Wonderful Street Academy last year, their talent was out of this world as they put on a showcase for him.

Arctic Monkeys Are Big Winners At NME Awards 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

The NME Awards 2014 winners have been announced, with the Arctic Monkeys picking up a raft of awards, along with Sir Paul McCartney (Songwriters' Song...

If You Love British Music, Give It a Future!

Crispin Hunt | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Crispin Hunt

Last Wednesday's Brit Awards saw the great and the good pay tribute to the UK's finest musical talent. From David Bowie to Laura Mvula, the Arctic Monkeys to One Direction, the 2014 nominees demonstrate the incredible diversity that exists across the British music scene today...

Who Won The BRITS Battle On Twitter?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

One Direction may not have taken home all of the gongs at the Brit Awards on Wednesday but they were the winners on social media - by a mile. The b...

Alex Turner's Brit Awards Acceptance Speech: A Translation

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Thank you. Thank you. One two… One two… I might be a bit drunk. That rock 'n' roll, eh? That rock 'n' roll, it just won’t go away. No, re...

12 Live Gigs To Be Excited About In 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kylie Minogue has sent fans into a spin after announcing a one-off gig in March, when she will debut some of her highly-anticipated new music. The ...

The Current State of the Great British Festival 2014

Olly Hunter | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Olly Hunter

Glastonbury has, to the surprise of two cows on Worthy Farm, announced Arcade Fire as the first headliner for 2014. As much as I love Arcade Fire, they've already proven themselves at this level. The meat and veg of this set, therefore, will be the performance of new album Reflektor.

Best Albums of 2013 - One to Five

Joel Durston | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Joel Durston

It's been a great year for music, and here's my selection of the best of it. I've chosen one 'if you only listen to one...' track for each album, which I think is the best/one you might not have heard of. Feel free to praise or abuse as you want.

Katy Perry Takes On The Brits

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

Putting her racism controversy after performing at the American Music Awards in a "geisha-inspired" outfit behind her, US chart topper Katy Perry is n...

Arctic Monkeys Open UK Tour As Most Successful Indie Band Of All Time

Freya Bromley | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Freya Bromley

While the band's appearance on Later With Jools Holland was being televised, The Arctic Monkeys were delighting their fans in the North East with a career-spanning 20-song set. There can be little doubt that the 2012/13 season has proved to be their best yet in a career which has been meteoric to say the least.

Austin City Limits Festival Gears Up For 2013

Todd Cochran | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Todd Cochran

The 2013 edition of the Austin City Limits Festival finds the event shifting direction in a way that makes it one of the most compelling of the fall festivals in America. The three-day, eight stage music extravaganza will feature over 130 bands including bill-toppers Depeche Mode, The Cure, Muse, Kings of Leon, Atoms for Peace, Lionel Richie and Phoenix.

Five Is the Magic Number for Rock Stars

David Atkinson | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
David Atkinson

Both GTA and the Arctic Monkeys have cleverly grown with their fans, knowing that standing still is the biggest mistake you can make. Helen Lewis, deputy editor of the New Statesman quite rightly reminded us on the Today Programme that the average age of a gamer is now 30.

'It Was A Fuss About Nothing'

Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Strictly Come Dancing' contestant Susanna Reid has insisted the reaction to her 'flirty' BBC Breakfast interview with Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Tu...

Arctic Monkeys - AM Reviewed

David Spencer | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
David Spencer

As the Mercury nomination proves, this is still a classic Arctic Monkeys album. No one can touch them for modern rock music - and even though some of the early sparkle has been lost, the fire is very much still raging - and they are a band we Brits should be very proud of.

How Have The Arctic Monkeys Made History?

PA | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Arctic Monkeys have scored their fifth consecutive number one album with AM - and made chart history in doing so. The band, fronted by Alex Turner,...

'I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor'

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

'BBC Breakfast' host Susanna Reid has sparked a Twitter frenzy, after a flirty interview with Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner. The 42-year-old...

Change My Mind: Which Was A Better Year For Music, 1995 or 2005?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Channel 4 debuts That Music Show this Friday night, which will see two teams comprising of mouthy musicians and cocky comedians competing to find out ...

Confessions of a First Year Student - Moving In

Eve Betts | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Eve Betts

The house was chilly, but light and exciting and all ours for nine days. I left Maria and Lloyd to cook dinner whilst I went back to my flat to collect the rest of my belongings. I was trying unsuccessfully to stuff seven towels into a Tesco carrier bag when Lloyd rang me...

GLASTONBURY: Arctic Monkeys, Rita Ora, Dizzee Rascal Delight Crowds

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Glastonbury weekend's Friday headliners The Arctic Monkeys have set the performing bar high with their evening set on the Pyramid Stage. The Sheff...