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Threat of Dolly Parton and Metallica fails to put off mud enthusiasts

Plimsoll Act headlining this yearFans of unsanitary fields of muck descended on Worthy Farm in their thousands today for the annual Glastonbury Festival, uninhibited by gloomy forecasts of performances by Dolly Parton, Lily Allen, Arcade Fire and Metallica. The Glastonbury Festival has long been the premier destination for aficionados of mud, and those who just want to ‘open their minds’ to new and challenging types of flooding.

This year’s festival promises a stellar line-up of waterlogged fields, fetid toilets and poor amenities. However, forecasters have predicted spates of shoegazing indie rock, unmitigating showers of experimental electronica, and a deluge of country & western scheduled for Sunday night. Revellers have also been warned to come prepared for outbursts of circus skills, poetry, theatre and comedy.

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Posted: Jun 26th, 2014
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Coldplay announce new album of Death Metal Classics

In an unexpected move, rock band Coldplay have announced that their next album, due for release in the spring, will consist entirely of death metal covers.

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Posted: Feb 25th, 2013
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Sarcastic Heavy Metal tribute band ‘delighted’ to be touring tiny venues

Ironic Maiden, the UK’s premier sarcastic metal tribute band, have reassured their ‘fragrant’ fans that the ‘Ironics’ have no plans to split.
The rumour is believed to have started when lead singer Brusque Dickinson told a crowd ‘We’ll see you next year, Daventry!’ in a more sardonic than usual tone.

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Posted: Nov 1st, 2012
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