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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...

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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,...

Three Festival Fans Die In Car Crash

Three music fans on their way home from the V Festival in Chelmsford, England, were killed in a car crash early this morning (21AUG06). According to police, the vehicle was carrying six people in their...

Os Mutantes Launch First Us Tour

Brazilian psychedelic rock band OS MUTANTES launched their first American tour on Friday (21JUL06), nearly 30 years after they split. With high profile fans including BECK, DAVID BYRNE and late NIRVANA frontman KURT COBAIN, the...

Os Mutantes Launch First Us Tour

Brazilian psychedelic rock band OS MUTANTES launched their first American tour on Friday (21JUL06), nearly 30 years after they split. With high profile fans including BECK, DAVID BYRNE and late NIRVANA frontman KURT COBAIN, the...

New Beck Album Cover To Be Created By Each Listener

BECK is placing the image of his forthcoming release into the hands of his fans - who will be able to create their own cover for the disc. The currently untitled follow-up to last year's...

Stars Help Gainsbourg Prepare First Album In 20 Years

A host of stars including PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER and AIR are helping CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG record her first album in two decades. Gainsbourg, the daughter of legendary French singer SERGE GAINSBOURG and actress JANE BIRKIN,...

V Festival Sells Out In Three Hours

Britain's V Festival has sold out in record time with all 130,000 tickets going in under three hours. Tickets for the annual weekend summer (06) music event went on sale on Saturday morning (04MAR06) and...

Kanye, Blunt And Kaisers Among Early Brit Winners

English rockers KAISER CHIEFS are leading the winners at tonight's (15FEB06) Brit Awards, picking up two trophies at the London bash. Kaiser Chiefs opened the star-studded ceremony in the British capital's Earls Court venue...

Radiohead To Join Petty At Bonnaroo

British rockers RADIOHEAD will join TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS at this summer's (06) annual Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival. BECK, ELVIS COSTELLO, DAMIAN MARLEY and THE NEVILLE BROTHERS are also signed up to...

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Joni Mitchell IS Able To Speak, Says Official Statement By Conservator

New reports indicate that Joni Mitchell is on the slow road to recovery after her hospitalisation...

Dornik - Drive Video

London-based Dornik may be new on the scene, but his latest single 'Drive' is set to become an instant-classic and to provoke interest from fans of...

Caitlyn Jenner Greeted With Cheers At NYC Pride Event

Jenner attended the Pride parade in New York over the weekend and was said to be filming for her new series ‘I Am Cait’.