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Hozier & U2 fend off new albums chart competition

High entries for Slipknot and Ben Howard, but they haven't outsold the Irish. A familiar sight at the top of the Irish Albums Chart this week, as Hozier sits at No. 1 for the fifth week running. U2's Songs Of Innocence is ... READ MORE

TUPELO RELEASE deluxe edition of Push On...
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SUSTAINED AUDIO'S debut release set for November...
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TOMMY FLEMING remains at Indie Chart summit...
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MEGHAN TRAINOR immovable at Number One...
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SOUND OF Belfast takes place this November...
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THE RIPTIDE Movement visit Hot Press HQ ahead of deluxe album release!...
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THE STRYPES plot their biggest Irish tour...
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WATCH: NEW Jet Setter video...
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WATCH: NEW Noel Gallagher video...
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ALVIN STARDUST RIP...
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LISTEN: NEW Mmoths track...
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LITTLE HOURS to play the Sugar Club...
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EAGULLS CANCEL Dublin and Belfast dates...
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ORIGINAL RUDEBOYS going back to school...
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WATCH: NEW video from The Coronas...
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LISTEN: RYSHON Jones - 'Bottomless Pit'...
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POWER OF Dreams man has German chart success...
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YASIIN BEY, AKA Mos Def, plays special Black On Both Sides show...
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LISTEN: SMASHING Pumpkins stream new song...
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WATCH: NEW GANGS video...
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WATCH: U2 on Jools Holland...
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LISTEN: NEW Walking On Cars single...
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THE SCRIPT, Ed Sheeran, Kylie & the Manics star on 80s covers album...
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U2 LEAD The Way On Later With Jools Holland...
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ALEXANDRA MCGUINNESS lines Joe Jonas up for indie flick...
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DOWNLOAD: LINKIN Park score new movie...
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NICK KELLY among Irish Film Board grant recipients...
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ROCSTRONG SET for Whelan's headliner...
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WATCH: FIRST video taster from John Blek solo album...
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WATCH: FUTURE Islands session...
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WATCH: ALT-J live session & Temples concert performance...
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U2 APPEAR tonight on Later... With Jools Holland...
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LOUTH SONGWRITER scores No. 1 in Vietnam...
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WATCH: MORE Stateside good news for Hozier + vote for him in European awards...
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CALVIN HARRIS and Ellie Goulding team up: listen here...
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WATCH: INTERPOL share new video...
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WATCH: SWORDS release live EP...
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DOWNLOAD: PAUL Hartnoll gives away Cillian Murphy-assisted tune as Orbital split...
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FUND IT passes €3m in pledges...
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LARRY MULLEN of U2 in €11m Court Battle...
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ANNIE MAC announces Twisted Pepper gig...
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RYAN ADAMS confirms Irish dates...
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LISTEN: NICOLE Maguire's new single...
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FLYING LOTUS on his way to Vicar Street...
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LISTEN: NEW Sleater-Kinney tune + Dublin date...
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THE WHO forced to reschedule Irish dates...
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DOWNLOAD: ÁSGEIR acoustic session...
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THE KOOKS add dates to Irish jaunt...
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GLASS ANIMALS plan Dublin return...
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STARS SCHEDULE Workmans date...
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WATCH: TEMPER-MENTAL MissElayneous' WholeWorldBand collab...
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LINGO FESTIVAL kicks off today...
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MARY BLACK announces two Vicar Street shows...
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HOZIER HOLDS U2 off Irish Albums Chart top spot...
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TOMMY FLEMING debuts at the Indie Chart summit...
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MEGHAN TRAINOR still rules the singles chart...
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LISTEN: FOO Fighters' 'Something From Nothing'...
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ROYAL BLOOD add second Olympia date...
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RADIOHEAD DRUMMER says U2 had 'best of intentions'...
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TOM BAXTER announces four Irish dates...
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POSTPONED: MICK Flannery...
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WATCH: NEW Damien Rice video...
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WATCH: TRAILER for the next instalment of Love/Hate...
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WATCH: Whiplash Trailer...
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PIXIES TO reissue Doolittle ...
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LISTEN: 'RHYTHM of Auld'...
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NEIL YOUNG calls for impeachment of Obama...
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WATCH: Mockingjay Trailer...
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MCGARGLE CLAN on the hunt for lost relatives...
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WATCH: Horns Clip...
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HOZIER STORMS US charts; enters at No. 2...
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YO! SCRUM Rush The Show: Dave Kearney's playlist...
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JOE ELLIOTT calls U2's Apple hook-up "a fantastic business decision."...
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RTÉ DEFERS closure of Radio 1 long wave service...
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LISTEN: BONOBO Streams New Song...
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JOBJUNCTION JOBS fair takes place this Saturday...
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LISTEN: JET Setter Release New Single...
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WATCH: NEW Calvin Harris music video...
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LEONARD COHEN to release Dublin show CD and DVD...
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ARTIST'S TAX Exemption set to increase...
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BELLE & Sebastian share LP artwork and track list...
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BRIAN KENNEDY schedules unique Dublin date...
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CHUCK RAGAN to Play Workmans Club...
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GEORGE EZRA at the Academy - Live Review...
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HOZIER WINS European Border Breakers Award...
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EUROSONIC NOMINATION for The Riptide Movement...
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LISTEN: JAPE shares new track...
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THE HOT Press Storeroom Sessions: KRB...
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PAUL BYRNE to play Grand Social...
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WATCH: FOO Fighters Cover Black Sabbath...
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LISTEN: ONE Direction Go Acoustic...
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LEO & Anto confirm Whelan's date...
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WATCH: RACHAEL McCormack releases new video...
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GEMMA HAYES plots new album release...
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CAOIMHíN O'RAGHALLAIGH hitting the touring trail...
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THE CORONAS confirm 3Arena date...
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LITTLE GREEN Cars To Play Vicar Street...
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WATCH: CARIBOU shares Irish-made video for 'Our Love'...
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STIFF LITTLE Fingers for The Academy...
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WATCH: TRAILER for A Merry Friggin' Christmas with Robin Williams...
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HOZIER DEBUTS at number 5 on UK Album Charts...
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LISTEN: NEW Chvrches Track...
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LISA O'NEILL announces two Christmas dates...
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WATCH: 5SOS Release New Video...
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SPANDAU BALLET confirm Irish shows...
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LISTEN: NEIL Diamond announces Irish shows + streams new LP...
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SLIPKNOT ANNOUNCE Irish date...
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MIKE LEIGH to visit the IFI...
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Free Music Friday

Forget a measly 48 hours! This is a uniquely delightful 73-hour Bank Holiday blowout of a weekend, and Free Music Friday is celebrating with another avalanche of tunes, trailers and ... READ MORE

Foul Play: What's The Problem With Islam?

All religions are fundamentally insane. There is no reason to believe Islam per se is any better or worse than the others... Everywhere, well-educated folk of (usually) liberal views ... READ MORE

Foul Play: Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now

The route to the finals of Euro 2016 is hazardous. But the Long Road Ahead may yet end with an All-Ireland European Championshp Final in Paris in 20 months. Well, it is possible... By ... READ MORE

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Ghouls, ghosts, vampires and zombies abound as Hot Press presents its spooktacular guide to this year's Hallowe'en celebrations. As the birthplace of one of the world’s most prestigious ... READ MORE

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Storeroom Sessions: The Frank And Walters

A trio of classic tunes plus a chat with the Cork heroes. Ready to get all nostalgic in the Cork Opera House this Saturday (October 25) as they celebrate 25 years together, The Frank And ... READ MORE

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