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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...

Trio Of Ivor Novello Nominations For Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse is in the running for three Ivor Novello awards after the nominations were published today.The 24-year-old has been named in the best song musically and lyrically category twice for Love is a Losing...

By on 21 April 2008

Ivor Novello Nominations Announced

AMY WINEHOUSE, KATE NASH and RADIOHEAD are all nominated for Ivor Novello songwriting awards.Brit School graduate KATE NASH will be hoping to take home the 'best song' gong for her debut single FOUNDATIONS, while AMY...

By on 21 April 2008

Leona Lewis Set For Historic Us Album Chart Success

Leona Lewis is to set make history this week by becoming the first British female artist ever to debut at number one in the US album charts.The X-Factor winner topped the singles chart Stateside with...

By on 16 April 2008

Glastonbury Provides £73m Boost For Local Community

Glastonbury Festival injected more than £73 million into the surrounding community last year, a new report has shown.While the festival can prove disruptive for residents in and around the village of Pilton, a report by...

By on 11 April 2008

Glastonbury Provides £73m Boost For Local Community

Glastonbury Festival injected more than £73 million into the surrounding community last year, a new report has shown.While the festival can prove disruptive for residents in and around the village of Pilton, a report by...

Turner's Side Project Feels Like Cheating

ARCTIC MONKEYS star ALEX TURNER is riddled with guilt as he works on his solo music project - because he feels like he is cheating his bandmates. The British rocker has stepped away from the...

The Enemy's Tom Clarke Reignites Arctic Monkeys Feud

Enemy singer Tom Clarke has laid into the Arctic Monkeys after they swept up at the NME awards last week.Clarke claims the Arctics' domination of awards ceremonies had reached a tipping point.His comments in the...

By on 07 March 2008

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