Hello! Happy Friday. So much has happened this week we figured it was easiest to tell you about everything all at once. So without further ado, feast your eyes on our first weekly news round-up below...
THE BIG STORIES
In case you hadn't noticed us BANGING ON ABOUT IT(!), Busted's #PigsCanFly tour officially kicked off at the SSE Arena, Wembley on Wednesday. We hunkered down in the Pigsty for the show. Oink, oink.
AC/DC have played their first live shows with Guns N' Roses man Axl Rose at the helm. And LOOK! We've got a whole bunch of photos up from their first show together in Lisbon.
Always going the extra mile for her fans, Rihanna has set up a global scholarship fund to help students from the US, Brazil, Cuba, Guyana, Jamaica on the path to higher education. This girl can do no wrong. Don't miss her in the UK next month on the ANTI World Tour!
Slipknot's Corey Taylor has filmed an episode of TV panel show QI. It's based around all things noisy (obviously!)
Speaking of the 'Knot, Corey Taylor have revealed alongside Ozzy Osbourne that they will combine Knotfest and OzzFest in the States to form.... Ozzfest Meets Knotfest!
V Festival have announced a string of new additions to this year's line-up, including Rick Astley, The Lightning Seeds, Jonas Blue, JoJo and others. Here's the full billing so far.
Wireless has a bunch of newly-confirmed names, too. Fergie, Big Sean, KStewart and more will join the bill at Finsbury Park this summer.
We joined Snapchat this week, too! Come find us (username: livenationuk), won't you?
TWO WEEKS TO GO! Bruce Springsteen lands in the UK in less than a fortnight now. are you coming out to a show on The River Tour? You really should be.
South coast goth punx Creeper have released their new video for 'Astral Projection'. It looks a little like this...
Don't miss 'em on tour this week with Andy Black!
Arkells have released their new vid for 'Private School' which features cameos from Lights, Sum 41's Steve Jocz and Tokyo Police Club's Dave Monks.
PLUS! There's now a video for that Draper & Prides tune.
NEW TOURS! NEW TOURS! NEW TOURS!
Motion City Soundtrack will bring their So Long, Farewell tour to the UK this August. Tickets are on #LNpresale right now, and on general sale tomorrow from 9am.
Jake Bugg's hitting the road again later this year, and we've got him playing at London's O2 Academy Brixton. It's on sale now if you want in!
We've also got YouTube star / Glee alumni Noah Guthrie over in the UK this September. Grab your tickets heeeeere.
PLUS 2016's hottest pop sensation Dua Lipa is out again on her Hotter Than Hell tour in October. Expect massive club bangers like this one...
That should be enough to digest over the weekend. Heading out to a show this weekend? Tell us about it on Twitter so we can see how much fun you're having and we'll be back to business on Monday!