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Ronson: 'Morrissey Approves Of Stop Me Remix'

Producer MARK RONSON has responded to criticism of his cover of THE SMITHS' song STOP ME IF THINK YOU'VE HEARD THIS ONE BEFORE, claiming MORRISSEY himself approved of the remix. Ronson was forced to defend...

Arctic Monkeys Dismiss Ronson Cover

English rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS has slammed producer MARK RONSON's new single STOP ME, labelling the track a "f**king R+B cover version". Ronson, who has produced for LILY ALLEN and AMY WINEHOUSE, has mish-mashed THE SMITHS'...

Arctic Monkeys: 'Radio 1 Is Crap'

ARCTIC MONKEYS guitarist JAMIE COOK has blasted BBC Radio 1 for playing "crap music". The rocker slammed the British radio station despite its major role in launching the band's career. Cook says, "English radio is...

Richards Blasts Modern Bands

Rock legend KEITH RICHARDS has attacked the current crop of British guitar bands, dubbing them a "load of crap". The ROLLING STONE insists his band of sixty-somethings face no threat from modern rock groups. He...

Gallagher Desperate To Play Glastonbury

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER desperately wants a solo slot at this year's (07) iconic Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, England. The LIVE FOREVER star has made a direct appeal to Glastonbury organiser MICHAEL EAVIS. The 39-year-old...

Arctic Monkeys' Bassist Sacked For Being Homesick

British rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS fired bass player ANDY NICHOLSON last year (06) because he refused to go on tour, fearing he would suffer from homesickness. The 21-year-old mysteriously left the band days before last summer's...

Glastonbury Organisers 'Beat Touts'

Organisers of the Glastonbury festival believe they have successfully beaten attempts by touts to sell tickets for more than their original price.A new system was implemented this year which required people to register their details...

By on 02 April 2007

Fans Wait For Glastonbury Ticket Sale

Festivalgoers will be dribbling with anticipation as they wait for the Glastonbury ticket sale balloon to go up.From 09:00 BST tomorrow those who wish to attend the 2007 edition of one of the world's most...

By on 01 April 2007

Shirley Bassey Set To Play Glasto

Dame Shirley Bassey will perform to thousands of revellers at this year's Glastonbury festival.The Welsh singer, famed for hits such as Goldfinger and Diamonds are Forever, will take to the stage on the Sunday of...

By on 28 March 2007

Harding Laughs Off Arctic Monkeys Collaboration Reports

LATEST: GIRLS ALOUD singer SARAH HARDING has laughed off reports she is collaborating with rockers the ARCTIC MONKEYS on the band's third album. Last week (ends23MAR07) frontman ALEX TURNER suggested bringing Harding into the four-piece's...

Arctic Monkeys Lose Annual Album Challenge

British rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS challenged themselves to release their second album exactly one year after their debut - in a bid to create a national holiday. The group's first release WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM,...

Turner's Glastonbury Fears

ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER is wracked with nerves about the band's forthcoming performance at the iconic Glastonbury Festival. The British rock sensations will perform to more than 100,000 music fans at the event in...

Turner In Awe Of Harding

ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER is so impressed with GIRLS ALOUD star SARAH HARDING's songwriting ability, he's considering asking her to replace him. The pair are currently collaborating on a track, and while Turner is...

Interpol: 'Struggling Is Good'

Cult American rockers INTERPOL insist struggling for success in the music industry is "healthy" and "character building". Frontman DANIEL KESSLER isn't jealous of bands who achieve overnight success - but admits he was "saddened" after...

Interpol: 'Struggling Is Good'

Cult American rockers INTERPOL insist struggling for success in the music industry is "healthy" and "character building". Frontman DANIEL KESSLER isn't jealous of bands who achieve overnight success - but admits he was "saddened" after...

Arctic Monkeys Target Ticket Touts

Arctic Monkeys are attempting to crack down on touts by only offering tickets for their UK tour to fans on their mailing list.The indie rock group said that they are "trying hard to fight against...

By on 14 March 2007

Osbourne Slams 'Wimpy' British Boys

KELLY OSBOURNE's love life is suffering while she's living in London because she insists there are no decent men to date. The 22-year-old last boyfriend was the FIELDS' bassist MATTY DERHAM, who she dated for...

Ziggy Stardust Costume Up For Sale

The stage costume worn by DAVID BOWIE during his last performance as ZIGGY STARDUST in 1973 to set to go under the hammer at London auction house Christie's. The flamboyant outfit is expected to fetch...

Arctic Monkeys Team Up With Girls Aloud

English rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS are teaming up with GIRLS ALOUD for an unlikely collaboration, following the female group's duet with SUGABABES. The manufactured girl group's collaboration with Sugababes, a cover of WALK THIS WAY to...

Arctic Monkeys Drummer Launches Fashion Line

ARCTIC MONKEYS drummer MATT HELDERS is launching his own fashion collection for designer label Supremebeing. The British rocker's exclusive clothing range consists of a jacket, a zipped hoodie and three T-shirts, all of which are...

Glastonbury Attracts Almost 400,000 Ticket Registrations

As the new ticket system for this year's Glastonbury festival closed last night more than 395,000 applications had been made.But just 144,000 tickets are expected to be distributed for what is arguably the world's most...

By on 06 March 2007

Arctics Release Clothing Range

In a move reminiscent of the cheesier end of pop music, ARCTIC MONKEYS drummer MATT HELDERS has released his own clothing line.The limited edition collection, which consists of a jacket, zip hood and three t-shirt...

By on 06 March 2007

Glastonbury Touts "Finally" Defeated

Glastonbury festival organiser Michael Eavis has said that he believes a new ticket system will "finally stop the [ticket] touting" as the deadline for registration looms.New technology including pictures being printed on the tickets and...

By on 05 March 2007

Bassey Confirms Glastonbury Rumours

Welsh singing legend DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY has confirmed rumours she is in talks to appear at English music festival Glastonbury. The BIG SPENDER diva, 70, has been offered a set at the annual Somerset event...

Rivalries Abound At Nme Awards

Last night's NME Awards went off in typically rock 'n' roll style, with the KAISER CHIEFS and ARCTIC MONKEYS hurling abuse and various objects at each other.Continuing some kind of inter-band rivalry, the two indie...

By on 02 March 2007

Arctic Monkeys Win Two Nme Awards

Rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS emerged triumphant at last night's (01MAR07) NME Awards in London, winning two trophies including Best Album. The British band's WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM, THAT'S WHAT I'M NOT debut disc was honoured,...

Bands Gear Up For Nme Awards

Arctic Monkeys could continue their recent run of success at tonight's NME awards.The indie rockers are nominated in four categories: best British band; best live band; best music DVD; and best album for Whatever People...

By on 01 March 2007

Rascals Confirm Monkey Collaboration

LATEST: British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL has confirmed reports of a unusual collaboration with ARCTIC MONKEYS, declaring their joint effort is called TEMPTATION. The London-based rapper/producer was impressed with the foursome, who hail from Sheffield, northern...

Glastonbury Registration Extended

People wishing to register for Glastonbury festival tickets have been given more time to do so.The deadline for registration had been set for midnight tonight but a rush in tickets has led to the time...

By on 28 February 2007

Arctic Monkeys Play Another Secret Show

Arctic Monkeys are to play yet another secret surprise show tomorrow.The low key gig will take place at Middlesbrough town hall at 19:00 GMT and follows in the footsteps of similar concerts in Sheffield, Morecombe...

By on 26 February 2007

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