Fans worldwide were delighted last week when, on March 7th, Skrillex delivered to them a mysterious app featuring a countdown clock and a retro alien game. Beginning on the eve of March 10th, tracks began to mysteriously unlock every thirty minutes to reveal a new full-length album by the six-time Grammy winning artist. The full album is streaming via the app and through various media partners around the globe on March 11th. ...

The dawn brings a ray of gold and another confirmation for Rock Werchter 2014. Placebo will perform on Thursday 3 July. Definitely there on the first day of the festival are Skrillex and Metallica. Arctic Monkeys and Major Lazer perform on Friday 4 July. On Saturday 5 July Werchter welcomes Pixies and Triggerfinger. And Franz Ferdinand are already confirmed for Sunday 6 July.

Placebo have made seven albums and come...