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Franz Ferdinand Bury Farting Feud

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS refuses to allow his recent fight with NICK McCARTHY over his incessant flatulence jeopardise their relationship, as he treasures the bond they share. The TAKE ME OUT singer lost...

Franz Ferdinand Decide To Name Album After All

LATEST: Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have gone back on their plan to colour-code their albums rather than name them, after announcing a title for their second disc. The TAKE ME OUT rockers have decided...

Franz's Thomson Becomes Third Guitarist

FRANZ FERDINAND rocker PAUL THOMSON has stepped down from his drumming duties to become the Scots band's third guitarist. The talented musician, who plays both instruments, originally agreed to become the TAKE ME OUT...

Franz Ferdinand Frontman's Raunchy Lyrical Inspiration

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS credits a host of raunchy offers he received at a recent party with inspiring the Scottish band's forthcoming single DO YOU WANT TO? Kapranos recently went to a bash...

Franz Ferdinand Make Ideal Album

Scots rockers FRANZ FERDINAND were given a confidence boost for their forthcoming second album, after seeing a friend madly dancing to the disc. After initial doubts, frontman ALEX KAPRANOS is confident their new album...

Franz Ferdinand Colour-code Albums

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have chosen to colour-code all their albums rather than naming them - because colour communicates the mood of their music more effectively than a title. The album cover for...

Kapranos Detained As Suspect Spy

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS was detained in Russia last month (MAY05) after being mistaken for a renegade British spy. The Scottish rockers - who had earlier performed to a sell-out crowds in St...

Franz Frontman Escapes Nut Allergy Death

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS dodged death after eating a dessert containing traces of peanut - which he has a fatal allergy to. The Scottish rocker, 29, who is currently on tour in Russia,...

Ferdinand Fans Petition For The Return Of Kapranos' Fringe

FRANZ FERDINAND fans are so unimpressed with singer ALEX KAPRANOS' new-look spiky hair, they are petitioning online for the return of his trademark fringe. Kapranos shaved his floppy locks off in February (05), but...

Franz Ferdinand To Upset Female Fans

FRANZ FERDINAND are ditching their euphoric dance tunes in favour of writing heart-breaking songs destined to make girls cry. The Scottish band are currently in the midst of recording the eagerly awaited follow-up to...

Ferdinand Eager To Team Up With Dogg

FRANZ FERDINAND singer ALEX KAPRANOS has accepted rapper SNOOP DOGG's invitation to join him in the studio. Simply referring to the band as "the people that sang TAKE ME OUT", the hip-hop veteran last...

Ferdinand's Creative Issues Solved

FRANZ FERDINAND star ALEX KAPRANOS is relieved the band have settled back into studio life, because he was struggling to write tunes on the road. The innovative songwriter is currently working hard on Franz...

Franz Ferdinand Making Dance Music With A Human Touch

FRANZ FERDINAND want to surprise fans with their second album by contrasting their trademark rock sound with dance music. The TAKE ME OUT hitmakers, who are currently holed up in a Scottish countryside retreat...

Kapranos Attacks Old Label

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has attacked his former record company ROADRUNNER RECORDS, and encouraged fans to illegally download an album he recorded on the label. Kapranos is angry Roadrunner are trying to cash...

Kapranos Met Franz Guitarist When He Stole Booze

Rocker ALEX KAPRANOS met his future FRANZ FERDINAND bandmate NICHOLAS McCARTHY when the guitarist stole his vodka - and the pair ended up in a brawl. TAKE ME OUT star Kapranos became enraged when...

Kapranos And Bedingfield Kiss And Make-up

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has reconciled with singer NATASHA BEDINGFIELD after he reportedly slammed the pop beauty last year (04). The TAKE ME OUT Scots star hit the headlines in 2004, when he...

Franz Ferdinand Retreat To Countryside

Multi-award winning rockers FRANZ FERDINAND plan to retreat to the peace and quiet of their native Scottish countryside to record their hugely-anticipated second album. Frontman ALEX KAPRANOS recently splashed out $760,000 (GBP400,000) on a...

Ferdinand's Singer Shocked To Be Playing Albert Hall

FRANZ FERDINAND's ALEX KAPRANOS fears he has no more musical ambitions left - after fulfilling his childhood dream of booking a performance at London's Royal Albert Hall for the forthcoming TEENAGE CANCER TRUST concerts....

Williams, Keane, Ferdinand And Scissors Pick Up Early Brits

ROBBIE WILLIAMS, KEANE, FRANZ FERDINAND, MUSE and the SCISSOR SISTERS are among the first winners at tonight's (09FEB05) 25th annual BRIT AWARDS in London. The star-studded ceremony, hosted by broadcasting millionaire CHRIS EVANS, started...

Kapranos Blames Cowell For Cr*p Music

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has blasted AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL for filling the music industry with cr*p manufactured pop stars. The TAKE ME OUT star is furious that Cowell encourages bland, over-managed...

Kapranos Turned Down Moss

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS refused to let KATE MOSS into his dressing room, when the supermodel "desperately" tried to spend time with the Scottish singer. The TAKE ME OUT star, 32, met the...

Franz Ferdinand Waiting For Royalties

Scots rockers FRANZ FERDINAND may be the toast of the British music industry, but the group are still waiting to become millionaires. Their eponymous-named album has spent most of the past 12 months in...

Kapranos Slams Musical Stereotyping

FRANZ FERDINAND singer ALEX KAPRANOS has urged music fans to embrace a diverse range of musical styles. The TAKE ME OUT star, who took part in a Scottish debate on the future of music...

Kapranos Calls For Government Help For Musicians

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS called for the British government to financially support struggling musicians, during a lecture at Scotland's Edinburgh University last night (02FEB05). The TAKE ME OUT star believes struggling artists would...

Franz Frontman To Lecture At Edinburgh

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS will lecture Edinburgh University students about the power of Scottish music next month (02FEB05). The Scots TAKE ME OUT star will discuss the country's part in 21st Century music...

Franz Ferdinand Argue About Potter Track

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have fallen out with each other over a decision about contributing a song to the soundtrack of the next HARRY POTTER movie. The TAKE ME OUT quartet - ALEX KAPRANOS,...

Franz Ferdinand Hate Their Own Song

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND cringe when they hear their song COME ON HOME - because it features a keyboard sound they all hate. The Scottish band blame the presence of the offensive sound on their...

Kapranos Indebted To Record Label

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS is eternally grateful to independent record label GUIDED MISSILE, because he believes his band would have folded without its help. The TAKE ME OUT musicians had trouble raising money...

Elton's Cheeky Query For Franz Ferdinand

Flamboyant rocker SIR ELTON JOHN shocked FRANZ FERDINAND when he asked the Scots foursome which bandmember has the largest penis. British music weekly NME asked celebrities to send in questions for the MERCURY MUSIC...

Franz Ferdinand Frontman Disillusioned With Politics

FRANZ FERDINAND's ALEX KAPRANOS is frustrated with British politics because he disagrees with the policies of the country's two major parties. The TAKE ME OUT singer has left-wing sympathies, but he believes the governing...

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Valar Morghulis - But Who Do We Think Will Die In This Season Of 'Game Of Thrones'? [Speculative Spoilers]

'Game of Thrones' is infamous for killing off its characters, so without paying attention to the books (as the show seems to be doing) we looked at...

How Bruce Jenner Became Our Favourite 'Kardashian'

Bruce Jenner might be one of the greatest Olympic athletes in living history, but in recent years he's...

George Clooney to Run London Marathon 2015 after Losing Bet

George Clooney will run the 2016 London Marathon after losing a bet...

Mariah Carey - Infinity [Lyric] Video

Released on 27th April 2015, Mariah Carey's new single 'Infinity' has been given its own official lyric video. The lyric...

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Circa Waves - Stuck In My Teeth Video

Circa Waves have released their single 'Stuck In My Teeth' on 1st January 2015, and have followed it up with the release...

German Cinemas to Boycott "Avengers: Age of Ultron" Due to Disney's High Rental Fees

While Avengers: Age of Ultron is expected to be an easy success for...

Skepta - Shutdown

Skepta has released the official music video for his single 'Shutdown', which was released for purchase and download on...

Kate Winslet Sacrifices Personal Hygiene In The Name Of Film

Kate Winslet might be an actress of the most esteemed calibre, but...

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