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The Script album sneak peek - the full lowdown

Danny O'Donoghue gave Hot Press a preview of tracks from No Sound Without Silence The temperature in Sun Studios in Temple Bar was probably not far off that on the surface of the celestial body itself. There, ... READ MORE

HOZIER'S NEW single 'In A Week' available for free download...
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KNOCKANSTOCKAN 2014 Kicks Off!...
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DAVID BOWIE tribute tomorrow night...
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ISRAEL NASH to play Upstairs @ Whelan's...
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THE MIGHTY Stef announce Sugar Club gig...
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GOGOL BORDELLO announce Academy date...
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GARTH BROOKS refunds reach 330,000...
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ARCTIC MONKEYS hold top spot on Indie Album Charts...
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GARTH BROOKS continues remarkable chart run...
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SILENT DISCO comes to The Set Theatre...
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WATCH: SHARON Van Etten plays Letterman...
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FREE MUSIC Friday...
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SUGAR BEAT festival is coming to Galway...
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GASLIGHT ANTHEM unveil video for 'Get Hurt'...
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SPOTIFY SILENCE pays big for Vulfpeck...
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SINéAD O’CONNOR: 'I won’t play in Israel'...
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THE DELTA Bombers Return To Thomas House...
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SLEEP THIEVES and Other Creatures announced as supporting acts for SPIES...
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NICKY WIRE on 'admiration' for Russell Brand...
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EAGULLS ANNOUNCE Dublin and Belfast dates...
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WATCH: LILY Allen Video for 'As Long As I Got You'...
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LISTEN: GIRL Band's new single 'De Bom Bom'...
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PAUL HEATON & Jacqui Abbott – Irish tour dates...
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THE SCRIPT album sneak peek - the full lowdown...
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DARKLANDS CLUBNIGHT comes to Thomas House...
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SNOOP DOGG reveals he smoked marijuana in the White House...
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KIM JONG Un upset with viral video...
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INSIDE THE new Hot Press...
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KELE FROM Bloc Party announces new album Trick...
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AMAZING SNAKEHEADS headed for the Grand Social...
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SBTRKT RELEASES album details for Wonder Where We Land...
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DIRTY BEACHES announces instrumental LP Stateless...
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STREET ARTISTS Unite For Street Children launches tonight...
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JJ ABRAMS to produce Westworld remake for HBO...
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WATCH: EARLY performance by Slint as Squirrel Bait...
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LOSTPROPHETS' IAN Watkins submits jail sentence appeal...
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TWO IRISH authors make Man Booker Prize longlist...
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WATCH: MAVERICK Sabre's Live Lounge Special...
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LISTEN: EXCLUSIVE premiere of live Swords track...
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FORMER MEMBERS of Labradford form Anjou, announce debut album...
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SARAH SILVERMAN to release new album...
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JAMES MURPHY to score upcoming film While We're Young...
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FORMER QOTSA bassist Nick Oliveri announces solo album...
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WATCH: TRAILER for the sci-fi spoof Space Station 76...
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MINERAL TO reissue two albums...
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U2 RUMOURED to be eyeing 2014 album release date...
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EDGAR WRIGHT announces next film: Baby Driver...
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PEACHES GELDOF was 'addicted to heroin'...
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WATCH: JOAN Jett and Slash cover The Rolling Stones...
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THE RAVEONETTES release new album Pe'Ahi...
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RYAN ADAMS announces latest 10-song 7" 1984...
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WATCH: NEW Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trailer...
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JACK WHITE establishes Third Man Books...
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WATCH: ALT-J scored short film Wander With Me...
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FLYING LOTUS announces upcoming album, You're Dead!...
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KASABIAN EXPLAIN cryptic messages during Glastonbury performance...
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LISTEN: 'SHELL Shocked' from new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles soundtrack...
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GEORGE HARRISON memorial tree killed by beetle infestation...
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CHUCK PROPHET announces Dublin date...
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LISTEN: NEW BANKS single...
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WHELAN'S WEEKEND going back to their roots...
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AVICII ANNOUNCES rock album...
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OVER HALF of Garth Brooks tickets have been refunded...
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ONE DIRECTION announce new concert film...
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JAKE BUGG adds second Olympia date...
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GEORGE EZRA to headline The Academy...
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JOHNNY MARR announces new album...
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WATCH: JOHNNY Depp makes guest appearance at Aerosmith concert...
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Children of the Son

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FREE MUSIC FRIDAY

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Free Music Friday

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Cheryl Cole tops the Irish Singles Chart

Former Girls Aloud star grabs her fourth number one with 'Crazy Stupid Love'. She may be dropping the surname soon, but Cheryl Cole's name sits at the top of the Irish Singles Chart this ... READ MORE

Arcade Fire discuss their LGBT anthem

"It's about feeling free to be who you are and not having to hide it for some stupid, hateful reasons," Tim Kingsbury says of 'We Exist'. In the new Hot Press, Arcade Fire's bassist ... READ MORE

Caught in the Fish Net

It has its critics – but the growing burlesque scene is allowing many women to combat body negativity and improve their self-image. A dancer is pacing the floor in Nike high tops, ... READ MORE

Sinéad O’Connor: 'I won’t play in Israel'

Sinéad O’Connor has spoken exclusively to Hot Press about a show she was reportedly due to have played on September 11 in Caesarea, a town located half-way between Tel Aviv and Haifa. ... READ MORE

The Message: Slaughter Of The Innocents

Israel’s indiscriminate massacring of Palestinian men, women and children is an outrage, and they appear to have total impunity to carry on doing it. So how do we go about putting ... READ MORE

Nicky Wire on 'admiration' for Russell Brand

"...Even though he's random and fucking nonsensical." The Manic Street Preachers bassist and mouthpiece tells Craig Fitzpatrick that there aren't enough pop culture voices in ... READ MORE

Dolly Parton on Glastonbury & lip-syncing

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Live Review: Rowdy Roddy Piper in Empire Music Hall

Wrestling villain turned pop culture icon treats Belfast to plenty of rib-tickling tales. In the weird and wonderful, spandex-clad world of professional wrestling, the word “legend” ... READ MORE

Foul Play: Home Is Where The Heart Is

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Luis Suarez: not the first gifted bad-boy at Barcelona

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THE 25th EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS: WINNERS

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