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Mumford and Sons Star Ted Dwane Home After Brain Surgery

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Artist News, Folk, Rock,

Mumford & Sons star Ted Dwane is at home recovering after having brain surgery. The 28-year-old bassist had emergency surgery last week after a scan revealed a blood clot on the surface of his brain, but he is now convalescing and has thanked fans for their messages of support. In a posting on the band's website - accompanied by a picture of him sporting a shaved head - he revealed, "Bear with a sore head! …

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Mumford & Sons Bassist Rushed to Hospital

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Posted by Robin Paulson
Categories: Artist News, Concerts / Tours, Folk, Rock,

Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has undergone emergency brain surgery. According to a statement released on the band's official website, the English rocker had a blood cot in his head: "Ted has been feeling unwell for a few days, and yesterday he was taken to a hospital to receive emergency treatment... The scans revealed a blood clot on the surface of his brain that requires an operation. Ted is receiving excellent care and we …

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Mumford and Sons: Glastonbury Is a Risk

Mumford and Sons aren't sure they can compete with The Rolling Stones at Glastonbury and admit the festival appearance is a big "risk." The "I Will Wait" band see headlining the world renowned event as the biggest "gamble" they've ever taken, and aren't sure if they can live up to the legacy of their co-headliners - who have been touring for 50 years. "It's a really huge deal to headline Glastonbury; we're a young band …

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Ed Sheeran Hints at More Taylor Swift Collaborations

Ed Sheeran has hinted at more collaborations with Taylor Swift. The Lego House singer is currently on tour with his close pal in the US and after having teamed up previously for their track "Everything Has Changed," featured on her album Red, Ed has indicated there may be more teamwork on his upcoming album. "My second album has taken shape recently. I don't know if there will be any collaborations on it. You never know. …

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Bob Dylan’s Rare Album

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Artist News, Folk, Rock, New Releases,

Bob Dylan has produced just 100 copies of his new album. The 71-year-old singer's record label, Sony, decided to create the super-limited edition four-CD album, entitled The 50th Anniversary Collection, to avoid losing control of the songs under European Union copyright rules. The album features 86 live tracks and studio outtakes recorded by Dylan in 1962-63, including a previously unheard version of his classic "Blowin' In The Wind." According to sources at Sony, the compilation …

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Rihanna, Taylor Swift to Perform at Grammys

Mumford & Sons, Rihanna and Taylor Swift are among the first performers confirmed for the 2013 Grammy Awards. Fun. and The Black Keys will also hit the stage at the biggest night in American music, which takes place on February 10. All of the performers are nominated at the 55th annual music industry awards, with Mumford & Sons, The Black Keys and Fun. leading the pack with six nods apiece, along with Jay-Z, Kanye West …

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The Lumineers Humbled by Grammy Nods

The Lumineers are humbled by their two Grammy nominations. The "Ho Hey" group received a nod for Best New Artist and their self titled debut was named in the Best Americana Album category when the awards shortlist was announced on Wednesday, and they are over the moon to be recognized after all their hard work. "We're humbled by all of this. And if these nominations bring more people to our music, and to this record, …

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2013 Grammy Nominations Announced

Kanye West, Mumford & Sons and Jay-Z have landed six nominations each for the Grammy Awards 2013. The hip-hop artists and folk-rockers were joined by Frank Ocean and The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach in gaining the most nods when the shortlist was announced in Nashville, Tennessee, last night. Indie group fun. also boasted an impressive haul, scoring nominations in the four major categories; Record of the Year and Song of the Year for their single …

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Mumford and Sons Start Third Album

Mumford and Sons have got the "bones" of their next album written. The "I Will Wait" group only released their second record, Babel, in September, but are busy starting work on new songs and hope to follow up with their third album quickly. Banjo player "Country" Winston Marshall said, "Will we wait years for the next album? F**k no! We've just started working on new songs, got a rehearsal studio. They're the bones of songs, …

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Blink-182 Go Folk?

Blink-182 are heading in a "very folky" direction with their new EP. The "What's My Age Again" rockers may be best known for their pop punk tracks, but have written one song with a surprising new sound for their next release, which will come out over Christmas. Speaking about their "folky" track, drummer Travis Barker explained, "It's way out. We all had some ideas. I went in the studio and I was just playing around. …

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