Kodaline, Le Galaxie, Rubywork Sessions and more will appear at a newly announced New Year’s festival which will take place over three days in Dublin. The Festival, or NYF, will run from 30th December until 1st January.
Michael Fassbender is reportedly in talks to take over the role of Steve Jobs in Aaron Sorkin’s forthcoming biopic of the Apple co-founder. Christian Bale and Leonardo Di Caprio have already dropped out of filming after deciding that the role was not suitable.
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was arrested on suspicion of hiring a hitman to murder two people. The charges have since been dropped but charges for drugs and threatening to kill remain.
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events is to be adapted into a Netflix series, following the failed attempt to launch a franchise in 2004.
Canadian duo Death From Above 1979 have announced dates in the Academy on the 20th of February and the Limelight in Belfast on the 21st.
Rapper Freddie Gibbs was reportedly the target of a shooting that took place following his concert in New York City.
The title of of the newest Star Wars film has been announced. Stars Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens will be released in 2015.
Bryan Grogan, Ryan Foynes, Stephen Keengan and Odrán de Bhaldraithe
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