First Great Western Workers will strike over the bank holiday weekend.
Tours, Festivals & Gigs News
Tuesday, 4th August 2015
Tuesday, 7th July 2015
Brandon Flowers and Iggy Pop are to appear on the new LP, Music Complete, and the band head out across Europe in November...
Tuesday, 30th June 2015
The line-up for the Reykjavík festival grows and grows, with today's addition of XFM favourites Lucy Rose and SOAK joining headliners Bjork and John Grant.
Wednesday, 24th June 2015
The returning rapper will make a European festival exclusive appearance at Robin Hill, with organisers saying they're "mighty proud" to host her.
Friday, 19th June 2015
The best signatures will be printed up on a real cast and given to the fallen frontman.
Tuesday, 16th June 2015
The band reveal that the forthcoming record will feature a more mature band… and synthesisers!
The shoegaze legends continue their reunion with some more dates.
Monday, 8th June 2015
With Isle of Wight just around the corner, the organisers have announced they'll be chasing a world record - and it involves the guitar legend and a lot of masks.
A number of people have been taken ill after reportedly drinking poppers at the Manchester festival.
Thursday, 4th June 2015
Soak, Ratboy and The Bohicas are amongst the acts included in the line-up for Bestival's Invaders Of The Future stage.
The 5 Best Songs Of The Week (3rd August 2015)
2015 has nothing left to prove. It's been such a strong year for music already, and this week is the icing on the cake. Florence & The Machine, George Ezra, Pretty Vicious and more all have fantastic tracks out.
The best new songs of the week (27 July 2015)
Watch, listen and download some fine tracks from the likes of Mumford And Sons, Wolf Alice, The Bohicas, Muse and more...
XFM's new album releases schedule 2015
2015 is shaping up to be a big year for albums from some of XFM's favourite artists. Who's releasing what... and when? Find out here.
The best new songs of the week (20 July 2015)
Lots more lovely tuneage this week, featuring, the return of The Strypes, plus tracks from All We Are and more.
The 5 Best Songs Of The Week (13 July 2015)
Some HUGE new music this week in our best songs of the week feature. Load up your iPods and get downloading now, you're going to want these in your pocket.
The Greatest Manchester Songs.... Ever
The very best tunes to come out of the fair city of Madchester.
15 Genuinely Useful Festival Tips
Toilet roll? Check. Sun cream? Check. But what are the REALLY useful things you need to know about festivals? Find out here.
The Beatles to The Wombats: the best songs by Scousers
Merseyside... home of some great music and some great musicians. XFM celebrates the greatest songs by Scousers (and the odd woollyback).
Gateway Tracks: 10 Songs To Make You Love The Maccabees
As their fourth, and some would say most accomplished, album drops, XFM takes a look at the tracks that define The Maccabees. If you're not a fan, you will be after this.