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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...

Arctics Go Cold Over Global Warming

Musicians have long been voicing their opinions on world events; once upon a time it was a plimsoll-wearing long-haired hippy called JOHN LENNON trying to save the world by lying in a bed.But today's struggles...

By on 11 December 2006

Arctic Monkeys Fumes Over Charity Video

English rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS have reportedly banned a charity video remix of one of their songs, after they saw it 'advertised' on television. The band, who are notoriously anti-advertising, gave climate change charity Artist Project...

Arctic Monkeys Top 2006 Album Poll

Sheffield group Arctic Monkeys have triumphed in a poll choosing the best album of 2006.Their debut effort, Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not, was a number one hit earlier in the year.The...

By on 10 December 2006

Arctic Monkeys Top Nme Album Of The Year Poll

British rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS have topped the NME's Album Of 2006 poll voted for by staff at the weekly music magazine. The band's WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM, THAT'S WHAT I'M NOT debut beat out...

Pink And Arctic Monkeys To Team Up?

Pop star PINK is such a big fan of British rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS, she has vowed to team up with the guitar band. The NOBODY KNOWS singer was smitten by the Sheffield, north England fans...

Arctic Monkey Eyes Up Coyle

ARCTIC MONKEYS guitarist JAMIE COOK is harbouring a secret crush on GIRLS ALOUD beauty NADINE COYLE. The I BET YOU LOOK GOOD ON THE DANCE FLOOR rocker refuses to let the fact Coyle is dating...

Arctic Monkeys: 'New Band Rumours Are False'

English rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS have squashed rumours frontman ALEX TURNER is starting a new band called THE RASCALS, insisting all stories of the side-project are "false". The Rascals were reported to be playing their first...

Gallagher: 'British Bands Steal Our Sound'

Rocker NOEL GALLAGHER has slammed the current crop of British guitar bands for their lack of original talent - and claims they're simply riding on the success of OASIS' critically acclaimed 1994 debut album, DEFINITELY...

Gallagher: 'Arctic Monkeys Are Grumpy Old Men'

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER has dismissed rising British band ARCTIC MONKEYS as "a bunch of grumpy old men". In a scathing attack on the young four-piece, Gallagher slammed their trademark 'real-life' lyrics and fears their...

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