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Beck: 'Danger Mouse Collaboration Was An Accident'

Rocker BECK had no idea GNARLS BARKLEY star DJ DANGER MOUSE would end up producing his new album - as they were only supposed to record one track together. Danger Mouse - real name Brian...

Clapton To Feature On Buddy Guy Album

Eric Clapton is to lend his slowhand to one of his heroes by appearing on legendary bluesman Buddy Guy's latest album.Guy commands massive respect among his fellow blues and rock musicians, with performers such as...

By on 12 June 2008

Shirley Manson Lands Terminator Role

GARBAGE frontwoman Shirley Manson has landed a regular role on US television series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.The 41-year-old flame-haired singer is set to play Catherine Weaver, the CEO of the high tech company Cyberdyne...

By on 30 May 2008

Beck + Danger Mouse Cram For New Album

BECK and GNARLS BARKLEY star DANGER MOUSE worked around the clock on their new collaborative album, admitting they've never put in so much studio time. Beck calls the work on his new album, which was...

New Additions For Morrissey's O2 Wireless Gig

A host of top names have been added to the bill for Morrissey's O2 Wireless Festival gig in Hyde Park later this summer. Already confirmed for the former Smiths frontman's only UK festival appearance this...

By on 02 April 2008

Beck Album Released With Incorrect Lyrics

Rocker BECK has disappointed fans - after the deluxe re-release of his 1996 break-out album ODELAY was found to contain inaccurate lyrics in the accompanying booklet. The CD insert features Odelay lyrics taken from the...

Shortlist Nominees Announced

Klaxons, Kings of Leon and Feist have been named among the nominees for the 2007 Shortlist Prize.The award, thought of as a US equivalent to the Mercury Music Prize, has previously been given to Damien...

By on 03 January 2008

Beck Brings Odelay Back

Rocker BECK is to re-release his break-out 1996 album ODELAY with a handful of rare new tracks. The new tunes feature two never-before-released tracks from the original sessions, a soundtrack contribution, and 16 B-sides and...

The White Stripes May Never Tour Again

THE WHITE STRIPES may never tour again, according to JACK WHITE.In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, the guitarist and singer said that the decision lies with drummer MEG WHITE whose acute anxiety led...

By on 11 December 2007

White Stripes Taped Tracks In Beck's Living-room

Rock duo THE WHITE STRIPES' recent collaboration with BECK was a relaxed affair - the songs were recorded in his living-room. The stars teamed up to tape three new songs - We Can't Afford To...

Beck Accused Of Driving Wannabe Film Maker To Death

Rocker BECK has been accused of driving a New York artist to a drug-induced death after backing out of a movie project they had planned together. Theresa Duncan told friends she and Beck had discussed...

White Stripes Team Up With Beck For Christmas Singles

Rock duo THE WHITE STRIPES have added a third member in the shape of BECK for a special Christmas (07) release. Three coloured vinyl singles will hit stores on 18 December (07), each featuring the...

Beck Buys Los Angeles Mansion

Rocker BECK has purchased a $7 million (GBP3.5 million) mansion in west Los Angeles. The Loser singer and his actress wife Marissa Ribisi, with whom he has two children, have yet to move into the...

Stars Design Covers Of Inspirational Books

BECK, RAZORLIGHT's JOHNNY BORRELL and RYAN ADAMS are among the musicians chosen to design a book cover for a selection of six iconic literary works by publisher Penguin. The rockers have taken part in the...

Texas Officials Rip Dateline Sting

Texas prosecutors have dropped charges against all of the alleged pedophiles who were caught on hidden cameras in a sting by NBC's Dateline. The sting, conducted in a house wired with cameras and microphones in...

All-american Rejects Honoured With Songwriter Prize

Rockers the ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS are to be honoured with the Vanguard Award at the upcoming ASCAP Pop Music Awards after scoring the most-played tunes of 2006. The band's principal songwriters TYSON RITTER and NICK WHEELER...

Crowded House Hire New Drummer

A former drummer for BECK has been hired to join reformed Australian group CROWDED HOUSE. MATT SHERROD was selected for the coveted role after band members NEIL FINN and NICK SEYMOUR held dozens of auditions...

Muslim Groups Protest Abc's Hiring Of Glenn Beck

Three Arab and Muslim groups have called on ABC to reverse its decision to hire CNN Headline News personality Glenn Beck as a commentator on Good Morning America. In a joint letter to ABC News...

Romano And Garrett To Reunite

Fox is trying to breathe new life into the Brad Garrett series 'Til Death, which has languished in the ratings all season and has taken a drubbing from TV critics. Not only is it switching...

Stars Come Out To Help Producer Godrich Launch Show

THOM YORKE, THE WHITE STRIPES and BECK are helping producer NIGEL GODRICH launch a new downloadable TV music show in a bid to recreate the glory years of live performance television. Godrich, who has worked...

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,...

Cnn Co-founder Amazed By Growing Audience For Msnbc

CNN co-founder Reese Schonfeld has taken note of MSNBC's continued rise in the ratings -- particularly against Headline News. "Six months ago Headline and MSNBC were running neck and neck, now it isn't even a...

Beck Expecting Second Baby?

Indie rocker BECK and his wife MARISSA RIBISI are expecting their second child together according to media reports in the US. The devout Scientologist couple have been married for two years and were highly secretive...

Beck And Qotsa Headline Event Designed To Revitalise Downtown La

Local heroes BECK and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE brought Los Angeles' inaugural LA Weekly Detour music festival to a close on Saturday night (07OCT06), as organisers celebrated a successful debut. The one-day festival was...

New Beck Album Barred From UK Chart

BECK's upcoming new album THE INFORMATION has been barred from inclusion in the British album chart because its bonus features contravene the Official Chart Company's (OCC) rules. The CD comes with a DVD of homemade...

Beck Starred In Early Stone Roses Video

The mystery bearded man panning for gold in the STONE ROSES 1989 video for their classic track FOOLS GOLD has finally been revealed as BECK. The LOSER singer was roped into the British band's...

Beck Puppets Trash Radiohead Hotel Room

Cult rocker BECK was forced to apologise to British band RADIOHEAD after his stage marionettes allegedly trashed the OK COMPUTER stars' hotel room. The LOSER star and his band have been joined onstage at recent...

Petty Adds More Miles To The Final Highway

TOM PETTY + THE HEARTBREAKERS have extended dates on what is being touted as the group's last tour. Petty announced earlier this year (06) that he was considering turning his back on touring after completing...

14 Festival-goers Hospitalised

Cold and wet conditions at England's V Festival rock event left 14 fans hospitalised over the weekend (19-20AUG06). More than 130,000 music lovers expecting beautiful sunshine as they watched a host of acts including RADIOHEAD,...

Festival Crackdown Prompts 80 Arrests

A huge police crackdown on drug offences has seen more than 80 UK festival-goers arrested in Stafford this weekend (19-20AUG06). In all, 1,350 officers were deployed at the Weston Park leg of the V Festival,...

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