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Arctic Monkeys To Return At Leeds/reading 2009

Sheffield four-piece Arctic Monkeys are to play their first set in the UK for two years as headliners at Leeds/Reading Festival 2009, it has been announced.Alex Turner's band are expected to showcase material from their...

By on 30 March 2009

Arctic Monkeys Premiere New Music On Youtube

Arctic Monkeys have published a video on YouTube showing them rehearsing new material during a recording session for their latest album.The band are seen playing a previously unheard track at the London studio plus a...

By on 20 March 2009

Mongrel To Give Away Debut Album Free With Newspaper

Indie supergroup Mongrel are to give away copies of their debut album Better Than Heavy free with this Saturday's edition of the Independent.The indie/hip-hop collective, comprised of Reverend and the Makers frontman Jon McClure as...

By on 04 March 2009

Arctic Monkeys' Turner Loves To Tidy

ARCTIC MONKEYS singer ALEX TURNER has been transformed from a rock star into a cleaning machine by his messy girlfriend - because the frontman is forced to pick up after her. Turner's rocker reputation has been...

Josh Homme Talks Arctic Production

JOSH HOMME has been discussing producing new songs for the forthcoming ARCTIC MONKEYS album.The QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman took on production duties for some of the band's tracks when they joined him in...

By on 21 January 2009

Arctic Monkeys To Play New Album For New Zealand Fans

Rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS are set to stun fans by debuting their new album at a small gig in a New Zealand town hall. The British band has yet to finish their third as-yet-untitled LP but...

Arctic Monkeys To Showcase New Material

THE ARCTIC MONKEYS are planning to debut new material from their forthcoming album at secret gig in New Zealand, it has been reported.Scheduled for a venue in Wellington on January 13th, the gig will come...

By on 10 December 2008

Helders: New Arctics Album Could Be Finished This Month

Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders claimed the band's third album could be completed this month (November).The Sheffield quartet have been working on the follow-up to Favourite Worst Nightmare with Queens of the Stone Age lead...

By on 07 November 2008

Crystal Castles Frontwoman Tops Nme Cool List

Alice Glass, the frontwoman of Canadian electro duo Crystal Castles, has topped the NME Cool List 2008.The diminutive singer, famed for her crazed onstage antics, was a new entry into the influential list, headed last...

By on 04 November 2008

Mongrel To Hit The Road

REVEREND AND THE MAKERS frontman John McClure has announced his side project MONGREL will be touring next year.The new band comprises of McClure, plus Drew McConnell from BABYSHAMBLES, former ARCTIC MONKEYS bassist Andy Nicholson, Joe...

By on 04 November 2008

Christie Talks Monkeys

TONY CHRISTIE has been talking about his cover version of the ARCTIC MONKEYS track Only The Ones Who Know.The veteran singer recently recorded a new album entitled Made In Sheffield which consists solely of music...

By on 24 October 2008

Monkeys Talk Homme

ARCTIC MONKEYS drummer Matt Helders has been talking about the experience of working with Josh Homme on their forthcoming record.The band recently revealed they had enlisted the QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman to produce...

By on 16 October 2008

Arctic Monkeys In Studio With Homme For Third Album

Arctic Monkeys have confirmed they are back in the studio working on their eagerly-anticipated third album.According to frontman Alex Turner, the four-piece are recording the follow-up to Favourite Worst Nightmare with Queens of the Stone...

By on 08 October 2008

Jarvis To Lecture On Lyrics

JARVIS COCKER has been added to the bill of forthcoming Manchester event In The City on October 7th.The former PULP frontman will deliver a lecture entitled Saying The Unsayable, which will focus on the function...

By on 25 September 2008

Acrtic Monkeys Open New Store And Music Bar

Drummer Matt Helder and ex ARCTIC MONKEYS bassist Andy Nicholson are set to launch a new acoustic music bar in Sheffield called The Bowery, not only will the boys be setting up the venue, its...

Elbow's Seldom Seen Kid Wins 2008 Mercury Music Prize

Elbow's fourth album The Seldom Seen Kid has won the 2008 Mercury Music Prize.The northwest quintet had been second favourite to claim the prize behind the secretive dubstep producer Burial but took the prestigious award...

By on 09 September 2008

Arctic Monkeys To Become Pub Landlords?

British rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS are reportedly buying a pub in their English hometown. Drummer Matt Helders and former bassist Andy Nicholson will invest in The Bowery, in Sheffield. A source tells British newspaper the Daily...

Homme To Produce Arctic Monkeys Tracks

British rockers the ARCTIC MONKEYS have landed a big name to produce their third album - QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE star JOSH HOMME. Homme has told he will hit the studio with the...

Mcclure Announces Reverend And The Makers To Split

Reverend and the Makers frontman Jon McClure has announced the indie band will split after the release of their second album.The six-piece's single Heavyweight Champion of the World hit the top ten in 2007 and...

By on 19 August 2008

Arctic's Album 'Not Happening Yet'

The new ARCTIC MONKEYS album is still in its early stages and won't appear in the immediate future, their producer has claimed.It had been rumoured that the Sheffield band were in the studio, but producer...

By on 14 August 2008

Arctic Monkeys 'Going Heavy' On New Album

The ARCTIC MONKEYS forthcoming album will have a rockier feel than their previous efforts, drummer Matt Helders has said.Work on their third album is due to commence when frontman Alex Turner finished his tour with...

By on 01 August 2008

U.k. Bands Sue Online Radio For Royalties

British bands ARCTIC MONKEYS, EDITORS and BASEMENT JAXX are locked in a bitter legal row with a pioneering internet company over unpaid royalties. Talks between the band's record labels and music radio website have...

Cook: 'Winehouse Needs A Break'

ARCTIC MONKEYS guitarist JAMIE COOK has pleaded with troubled star AMY WINEHOUSE to take a career break - so that she can overcome her personal demons. The British rocker is a huge fan of the...

Turner To Join Glastonbury Line-up

ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER has hinted he will play a surprise show at Britain's Glastonbury Festival on Saturday night (28Jun08) with his side band THE LAST SHADOW PUPPETS. The British rocker revealed his new...

Eavises: This Will Be Glastonbury's Flagship Year

Michael and Emily Eavis have dismissed criticism of the 2008 Glastonbury Festival and said this year's event could be the best yet.Tickets sales for this year have been comparatively slow - though more than 126,000...

By on 06 June 2008

Alex Turner To Guest On Tony Christie Album

Alex Turner to guest on Tony Christie albumAlex Turner is set to make a special guest appearance on Tony Christie's forthcoming album.Christie, who had a recent hit with a re-release of Is This The Way...

By on 06 June 2008

Ex-arctic Monkey Leads New Band

Former ARCTIC MONKEYS bassist Andy Nicholson has revealed his new band, MONGREL, whose new album could feature guest appearances from Pete Doherty and MIA.The band is led by Nicholson, who left the Arctic Monkeys in...

By on 04 June 2008

Brit Bands Battle Over A Guitar

British groups THE ARCTIC MONKEYS and THE KOOKS are reportedly at war – over a guitar.According to the Mirror, the two indie outfits have been at each other's throats for the past year, since KOOKS...

By on 15 May 2008

The Kooks: 'Arctic Monkeys Are Arrogant'

THE KOOKS frontman LUCK PRITCHARD has hit out at the ARCTIC MONKEYS, branding them "arrogant". The two bands fell out last year (07), when Arctic Monkey's frontman Alex Turner allegedly attempted to sabotage the band's...

Arctic Monkeys' Turner Leads Mojo Nominations

ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER is leading the nominations at Britain's Mojo Magazine Awards - with his original band and his side project THE LAST SHADOW PUPPETS receiving nods in two categories apiece. Arctic Monkeys...

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