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Alex Turner: No Rush For Arctic Monkeys Album

Alex Turner says there is ''no rush'' for the Arctic Monkeys to start recording their next album.The band - Alex, Matt Helders, Jamie Cook and Nick O'Malley - have not released an LP since their...

Arctic Monkeys In No Rush To Release A New Album

The British rock band from Sheffield released successful album AM in 2013, and Alex admitted the group hasn't even started work on follow up material. Instead, the rocker has been busy playing shows with his...

The Last Shadow Puppets Score Second U.k. Number One

Everything You've Come to Expect marks the band's second number one debut, after 2008's The Age of the Understatement also shot to the top of the countdown. It also takes frontman Turner's...

Music Stars Help Dave Rowntree Raise $97,500 For Refugees

The percussionist created the Star Boot Sale in aid of humanitarian charity the International Rescue Committee (IRC) after he was moved by the plight of those fleeing Syria's ongoing civil war....

Music Stars Donate To Dave Rowntree's Auction

The percussionist has created the Star Boot Sale in response to gun and bombs attacks by the ISIS terror organisation in Paris, France on Friday (13Nov15), which killed more 130 people, and the...

Alex Turner's The Last Shadow Puppets Will Release New Album In 2016

It’s been seven years since The Last Shadow Puppets released their debut album, The Age Of The Understatement and fans have been eagerly awaiting the follow-up ever since. But after a long hiatus it appears...

Arctic Monkeys Named Top Live Act Ahead Of 2015 Silver Clef Awards

Alex Turner and his bandmates beat out Foo Fighters, Taylor Swift and Arcade Fire to land the coveted title. A joint statement from the band reads: "Thanks to everyone who voted for...

The Strokes Kick Off British Summer Time

The Strokes kicked off Barclaycard British Summer Time with a greatest hits set last night (18.06.15).The US rockers thrilled the 60,000-strong crowd - which included the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Alexa Chung, Foo Fighters drummer...

Alexa Chung Is A 'Nightmare To Date'

Alexa Chung is a ''nightmare to date''.The 31-year-old model, who is rumoured to be in a relationship with Alexander Skarsgard, has confessed she is a difficult girlfriend because she is fiercely independent and gets bored...

Alexa Chung And Alexander Skarsgard Are 'Serious'

Alexa Chung and Alexander Skarsgard are dating.The 31-year-old model and 38-year-old actor are getting ''serious'' about each other, but are taking it slow and having ''fun'', due to the two being so busy with their...

Noel Gallagher Would 'Rather Drink Petrol' Than Listen To Alex Turner

Noel Gallagher would ''rather drink petrol'' than listen to Alex Turner.The former Oasis star has slammed the Arctic Monkeys frontman and claims he would rather drink fuel ''straight from the nozzle at a garage'' than...

Eddie Redmayne Tops Gq's Best-dressed Men List

Eddie Redmayne has topped GQ's best-dressed men list.The 'The Theory of Everything' star took the number one spot in the annual rankings ahead of fellow actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Jamie Dornan, who came in second...

David Beckham And Sir Michael Caine In Tax Avoidance Scheme

David Beckham, George Michael and Sir Michael Caine are believed to have hidden money in tax avoidance schemes.The former England soccer player is said to have been sheltering his cash in Ingenious Media - a...

Alex Turner And Miles Kane Writing Film Script

Alex Turner and Miles Kane are writing a film script together. The Arctic Monkeys frontman and the 'Come Closer' singer, who also formed side-project The Last Shadow Puppets, have revealed they are working on an...

Alex Turner And Miles Kane Writing Superhero Film

Musicians Alex Turner and Miles Kane have halted work on their act The Last Shadow Puppets to concentrate on writing a superhero film.The Arctic Monkeys frontman teamed up with The Rascals rocker for the side...

Alex Turner To "Dust Off Tunic" For The Libertines Reunion Shows

Alex Turner said he would ‘relish’ the opportunity to see the newly-reformed Libertines perform live - suggesting he might even ‘knock the dust off his old tunic’ in support of the indie icons. Both Turner...

Chris Martin Helping Alexa Chung With Pop Career

Chris Martin is helping Alexa Chung launch a music career. The Coldplay star is believed to have met up with the 30-year-old model in New York last month, where she played him songs she had...

Alex Turner: I'm In No Hurry To Make A New Album

Alex Turner insists he's in ''no hurry'' to start writing a new Arctic Monkeys album. The frontman, who has had huge success with the band's 2013 record 'AM', claims he still has ''a lot of...

Why Have Arctic Monkey's Scrapped Plans For A New Album?

Arctic Monkeys continue to ascend toward superstardom. Their status as bona fide rockstars capable of disseminating universally lauded records means their prestige can only continue to expand. 2013’s AM saw the band make a total...

Alex Turner & Miles Kane Reunite As The Last Shadow Puppets At Arctic Monkeys Park Gig

Rockers Alex Turner and Miles Kane staged an unannounced The Last Shadow Puppets reunion during Arctic Monkeys' concert in London on Saturday night (24May14).Turner and his band were playing the second of two sold-out gigs...

Arctic Monkeys Have Scrapped New Album Plans

Arctic Monkeys have scrapped plans for a new album this year.The 'Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High' rockers had initially intended to make a quick follow-up to 2013's critically-acclaimed LP 'AM', but now...

Alex Turner: I Know I Can Sound Ungrateful

Alex Turner admits he can comes across as ''ungrateful''. The Arctic Monkeys frontman, who was slammed by critics for his acceptance speech at the BRIT Awards earlier this year, claims he doesn't care how he...

Arctic Monkeys Want Prince At Hyde Park

Arctic Monkeys wanted Prince to join them at their London gigs this weekend.The 'Do I Wanna Know?' hitmakers want some special guests at their massive shows in Hyde Park, and though the 'Purple Rain'...

Alex Turner: Metallica For Glastonbury Doesn't Add Up

Alex Turner thinks Metallica headlining Glastonbury ''doesn't add up''. The Arctic Monkeys frontman, who has been top of the bill twice with his band mates Matt Helders, Jamie Cook and Nick O'Malley, aren't impressed by...

Alex Turner Defends Arctic Monkeys Over Concert Criticism

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner has spoken out after the band's former touring partners, The Orwells, criticised the rockers for performing the same "synchronised" show at every concert.The Orwells served as the support act for...

Arctic Monkeys: Our Shows Are Not A Routine

Arctic Monkeys have defended claims all of their shows are a ''routine''. The 'Snap Out Of It' band were slammed by American act The Orwells - who supported them on their US tour and claim...

Alex Turner: Success Doesn't Come From Awards

Alex Turner insists success in the music industry does not come from winning awards. The Arctic Monkeys frontman, who admitted the band's BRIT Awards this year for Best Group and Best Album for 'AM' didn't...

Emeli Sandé And Arctic Monkeys Up For Ivor Novello Awards

Emeli Sandé and the Arctic Monkeys have each been nominated for a prestigious prize at this year's Ivor Novello Awards.Emeli is up for the PRS for Music Most Performed Work award for her song 'Clown'...

Alex Turner: I Can't Help But Write About Women

Alex Turner can't help but write songs about women. The Arctic Monkeys frontman, who previously dated model-and-presenter Alexa Chung, admits most of his band's tracks are about the ladies in his life but claims they...

Alex Turner Wants To Educate People On Rock'n'roll

Alex Turner isn't sure young people know what rock 'n' roll is.The Arctic Monkeys frontman insists his much-talked about BRIT Awards acceptance speech - in which he declared rock music will ''never die'' and issued...

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