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Brits Snubbed At Grammys

Brit Award nominee JAMES BLUNT turned the other cheek as the US music industry decided to overlook the poshest man in pop at the Grammys.British stars were snubbed in the American music awards in favour...

By on 13 February 2007

Arctics 'Snub' Brits For Second Year

Sheffield youngsters ARCTIC MONKEYS have snubbed the Brits for the second year running, claiming they are too busy to attend the awards show next week.Despite being nominated for Best Album and Best Group, the northern...

By on 09 February 2007

Kaiser Chief: 'Music Is So Average Nowadays'

KAISER CHIEFS drummer NICK HODGSON insists the contemporary music scene is "average" compared to punk in the late 1970s, and is fed up with bands jumping on the ARCTIC MONKEYS "bandwagon". The I PREDICT A...

Snow Patrol Dominate Irish Music Awards

Rockers SNOW PATROL swept the boards at the Meteor Ireland Music Awards in Dublin last night (1FEB07), taking home four prizes. The Northern Irish band won the Best Irish Band, Best Live Performance, Best Irish...

Glastonbury Opens Online Doors

Those hoping to get a ticket for the 2007 Glastonbury Festival this year will get their chance to register when a new website for the festival goes online this morning.The website, which will go online...

By on 01 February 2007

Oasis Tipped For Top Gong In Confused Nme Awards

OASIS have been named among the top bands in the country by the NME, which has nominated the ageing Manchester rockers for its Best British Band title.But the Madchester lads have a fair bit of...

By on 30 January 2007

Arctic Monkeys And The Killers Up For Nme Gongs

The Killers have been nominated for both Best Track and Best Video at the NME Awards.The Las Vegas-based band have been put forward for their song When You Were Young and for the video Bones,...

By on 30 January 2007

Britain Vs America At Nme Awards

ARCTIC MONKEYS, KASABIAN, THE KILLERS, MUSE and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE will lead the way at this year's (07) NME Awards, after scoring four nominations each. After winning three awards at last year's ceremony, Arctic Monkeys...

Arctic Monkeys' Toilet Stolen During Photo Shoot

British rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS kept their cool when a toilet was stolen from a house they hired for a photo shoot. The I BET YOU LOOK GOOD ON THE DANCE FLOOR band set up an...

Arctic Monkeys To Headline Glastonbury

The Arctic Monkeys will headline this year's Glastonbury festival, organiser Michael Eavis has said.Icelandic star Bjork and The Who will also appear.Mr Eavis confirmed that the legendary rockers would be performing after guitarist Pete Townshend...

By on 25 January 2007

The Who Honoured For Lifetime Achievement

Legendary rockers The Who have received an award for lifetime achievement at London's South Bank Show awards.Band members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were presented with the prize last night by ITV's new chairman Michael...

By on 24 January 2007

The Who Stars Honoured

THE WHO stars ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND received an Outstanding Achievement award after wowing rock fans for 40 years. The British TV arts programme South Bank Show award ceremony honoured the MY GENERATION pair...

Morrison, Arctics Struggle For Cash

Despite most people believing fame instantly guarantees wealth, many of today's young pop stars are having to wait a very long time before they see the fruits of their labour, if JAMES MORRISON is anything...

By on 22 January 2007

Oasis: 'Glamour Isn't Our Style'

UK rockers OASIS have ignored calls from Brit Award bosses to glamorise their finale performance at next month's (FEB07) ceremony, insisting it's not their style. The Manchester, England, based group will receive the Outstanding Contribution...

Cocker 'Allowed Back In' After Brits Ban

JARVIS COCKER, once a geeky sex symbol of 90s Britpop and MICHAEL JACKSON antagoniser, is due to return to the BRIT AWARDS after being banned for over ten years.The stringy former PULP lead singer has...

By on 17 January 2007

Muse, Lily Allen And Gnarls Barkley Lead Brit Awards Nominations

Rockers MUSE, pop star LILY ALLEN and GNARLS BARKLEY lead the nominations for next month's (FEB07) Brit Awards with three apiece. Muse will contest the Best British Group, Best Live Act and Best British Album,...

Arctic Monkeys Spooked By Studio Ghost

Listen out for ghostly backing vocals on the new ARCTIC MONKEYS album - frontman ALEX TURNER insists the studio the group recorded in was haunted. The British singer and his bandmates have been recording the...

My Chemical Romance, Timberlake + Gnarls Triumph In Blender Poll

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and GNARLS BARKLEY have picked up the leading awards in US men's magazine Blender's 2006 Readers' Poll. My Chemical Romance's THE BLACK PARADE was named the year's best album, ahead...

Tourette Blasts British Music Stars

Rocker DONNY TOURETTE used the opportunity to take over today's (09JAN07) showbiz column in British newspaper the Daily Mirror to slam ARCTIC MONKEYS, KEANE, LILY ALLEN and CHARLOTTE CHURCH. The TOWERS OF LONDON frontman, who...

Arctic Monkeys Drummer Bulks Up For New Album

ARCTIC MONKEYS drummer MATT HELDERS is starting a new fitness regime so he can play the band's "harder and faster" new songs. The British rocker found it exhausting touring with the I BET YOU LOOK...

Borat Nominated For Best Comedy

Borat has been nominated for the best comedy at the South Bank Awards.Sacha Baron Cohen's fictional Kazakh journalist goes head to head with Ricky Gervais' drama Extras and the Royle Family's one-off special The Queen...

By on 05 January 2007

Muse Lead Download Sales

English rockers MUSE's disc BLACK HOLES AND REVELATIONS was the best-selling album download in the UK last year (06). The trio beat ARCTIC MONKEYS' WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM THAT'S WHAT I'M NOT, SNOW PATROL's...

Arctic Monkeys Move Into Dance Music

British rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS are ditching their trademark sound for more dance-inspired tunes - but insist the move is just "a return to their musical roots". The band are currently working on their second album,...

Arctic Monkeys Top 2006 Poll

British newcomers ARCTIC MONKEYS have been voted the Band of 2006 by more than 3,000 users of music website ContactMusic.Com. The UK-based site's music poll of the year awarded the group two top prizes -...

Allen Hits Out At Hilton

British singer LILY ALLEN has hit out at PARIS HILTON and her debut album, saying anyone who buys it should be killed. The SMILE singer is disgusted Hilton's record label has encouraged her singing career...

Arctic Monkeys To Team Up With Dizzee Rascal?

Rock sensations ARCTIC MONKEYS are reportedly teaming up with British hip-hop star DIZZEE RASCAL to give their second album a whole new sound. Arctic Monkeys scored the fastest-selling album in British chart history earlier this...

Kooks Thank Arctic Monkeys For Success

THE KOOKS frontman LUKE PRITCHARD has thanked fellow British rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS for taking the brunt of the media attention when both bands released their debut albums this year (06). The Kooks unveiled their INSIDE...

Dylan Claims Billboard Critics' Top Accolade

BOB DYLAN's acclaimed new album MODERN TIMES has won another accolade 2006 prize from music industry magazine Billboard's critics. Almost 50 of the publication's staff and writers were asked to name their favourite album of...

Tv On The Radio Top Spin Albums Poll

Cult US rockers TV ON THE RADIO have claimed the year's top album in Spin magazine's 2006 poll. The release, RETURN TO COOKIE MOUNTAIN, beat GNARLS BARKLEY's ST ELSEWHERE and WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM,...

Arctic Monkeys Plan Festival

British rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS are to launch their own festival, because their smaller gigs always sell out so fast. The I BET YOU LOOK GOOD ON THE DANCEFLOOR four-piece are set to entertain a 50,000...

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