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THE 1975 frontman Matt Healy...
July 31, 2013

The skinny 24-year-old singer -son of TV star Denise Welch and actor Tim Healy -admits he can be confrontational in the face of antagonism when performing live. Speaking before their Biz Session, he said: "This guy was at the front of the stage about a year ago in Hull. "He was touching all of my equipment onstage and pushing my microphone stand so it hit me in the face. Video: Biz Session: The 1975 perform Chocolate Biz Sessions Manchester band play their second single, which peaked at No19 i

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The 1975: 'Fans have kicked off about 'Sex'...
July 30, 2013
  The 1975 last week premiered the video for their new single 'Sex' and caused quite a stir - not least with their fans, who weren't sold on the band's controversial release. Click here to watch 'Sex' by The 1975. But fans of The 1975 didn't take issue with the nudity or drug use shown in the 'Sex' video, instead, they were disappointed the band had...
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The 1975: 'We think Matt Bellamy is a robot
May 30, 2013
Rising UK guitar band The 1975 have discussed their recent support slot with Muse at London's Emirates stadium, and reveal how they spent time with the West Country band before the huge show. The Manchester band, who are currently in the UK Top 30 with their single 'The City', performed the biggest show of their career on Sunday 26 May, 2013 alongside fellow support bands,...
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Watch: The 1975 unveil new black and white video for 'The...
April 25, 2013
The 1975, one of the most hyped new bands of 2013, have unveiled a new video for their most recent single 'The City'. Check it out below. Shot in the band's typical monochrome, the video sees the band members hammering away at their instruments surrounded by darkness, accompanied by various other figures. Two men find themselves in confrontation and break into a fist fight, two...
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How my schoolboy dream of...
May 07, 2013

A decade ago he was just a schoolboy hopeful, dreaming of making it big in the world of music. But now Matthew Healy -son of Auf Wiedersehen, Pet star Tim Healy and former Coronation Street actress Denise Welch -is on the verge of stardom with his band The 1975. The Manchester -based group have just enjoyed a top 20 hit single with their catchy song Chocolate -and are set for a busy summer, supporting the Rolling Stones and rockers Muse, as well as embarking on an American tour. And they were

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The 1975 premiere NSFW video for new single 'Sex'
July 28, 2013
  Manchester guitar band The 1975 have premiered the video for their new single 'Sex' - and unsurprisingly it's a bit of a rude one. Check it out below. The video mixes shots of the band performing in harshly-lit lightboxes with party scenes packed featuring attractive teens. It includes scenes of drug taking, sex, nudity and violence, making the 'Sex' video a difficult...
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The 1975 reveal album artwork and tracklist
June 24, 2013
Manchester indie-pop stars The 1975 have revealed the album art and tracklisting for their hugely anticipated self-titled debut album. Full details below. The guitar four piece are one of the big success stories of 2013, having scored two Top 40 hits with their singles 'Chocolate' and 'The City'. Both appear on their debut album, as does previous single 'Sex'. Fan...
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The 1975 confirm September release of debut album and new live...
May 02, 2013
Manchester newcomers The 1975 have confirmed the release of their debut album, which will drop in September of this year. The four-piece, who have already tasted chart success with breakthrough hit 'Chocolate', have teamed up with Arctic Monkeys' collaborator Mike Crossley, who co-produced the album. The band release new single 'The City' on 20 May, 2013 and, confident...
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Listen: The 1975 announce re-release of fan-favourite,...
July 09, 2013
  Manchester guitar band The 1975 have announced the release of new single 'Sex', which was originally released as part of their Sex EP in 2012. Listen to the track below. The band have scored Top 40 success in 2013 with their singles 'Chocolate' and 'The City', and are sex for further success with the new release, which was made Zane Lowe's Hottest Record In...
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Listen: The 1975 debut new track 'Milk' for US EP...
June 05, 2013
Manchester band The 1975 have premiered new track 'Milk', taken from a special EP set for release in America on their upcoming tour. Listen to the track below. The band will join The Neighbourhood as support on their stateside tour this summer, and turned down support slots with the likes of Rihanna, Arctic Monkeys, Kasabian and more to do so. 'Milk' will be available on a...
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New music: The 1975 debut new track, 'fallingforyou'
May 15, 2013
Proving themselves one of the most prolific bands on the UK scene, The 1975 have today premiered new track 'fallingforyou'. Listen below. Taken from the Manchester band's new EP IV, which is released on Monday, 20 May 2013, 'fallingforyou' is a laid back track, with traces of eighties power ballads and with hints of US high school movies that dominated the decade. The...
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The 1975 turn down tour offers from Rihanna, 30 Seconds To Mars
May 31, 2013
The 1975 have revealed that they were forced to turn down support slots with some of the biggest artists on the planet, in order to focus on their own plans. Speaking to Gigwise, frontman Matt Healy confessed that they had been forced to reject offers from Rihanna, Arctic Monkeys, Fall Out Boy, Kasabian, Paramore and 30 Seconds To Mars, due to having pre-planned their own shows and a US tour...
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Unison slams north Devon blood donor session axe
May 20, 2013
NHSBT will be making changes to when and where it collects blood in the region this autumn. Unison area organiser Michael Auguste said it was a "slap in the face" for workers and the donors. "This seems ludicrous when there is a national shortage of donors and is an insult to their dedication," he said. "Unison members who work in the North Devon blood collection team were dismayed when this...
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