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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,...

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...

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,...

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...

Cult Acts Fight For Pantheon Prize

FIONA APPLE, KINGS OF LEON, SUFJAN STEVENS, MIA and ANTONY AND THE JOHNSONS are among the acts who will fight it out for the 2006 New Pantheon Music Prize next month (FEB06). The honour,...

Mccartney: 'Martin's Hearing Loss Is Partly The Beatles' Fault'

According to (US) Rolling Stone SIR PAUL McCARTNEY holds himself and his fellow BEATLES partly responsible for music legend GEORGE MARTIN's hearing loss. The revered producer has been forced to retire because he no...

Waits + Kronos Quartet Offer Exclusive Track To Relief Album

An unreleased collaboration between reclusive rocker TOM WAITS and the KRONOS QUARTET is to head up an upcoming compilation to aid the Hurricane Katrina relief effort. Only 10,000 copies of the double album, also...

Kanye And Patti Join U2

KANYE WEST and punk icon PATTI SMITH have been added to U2's expanded Vertigo world tour. The acts join the likes of KEANE, PEARL JAM, BECK and JOHN MAYER, who have already signed up...

Punks Fight For Cbgb Club As Deadline Looms

Members of GOOD CHARLOTTE, AUDIOSLAVE and BLINK-182 are among the stars calling for politicians to help save famous New York punk venue CBGB from closure as the club's deadline looms. Punk acts have been...

Keane Back On The Road With U2

English rockers KEANE impressed U2 so much when they supported them in Europe, the EVERYTHING CHANGES hitmakers have been invited to join the Irish supergroup on the road in America. The trio will support...

Stones Make An Even Bigger Bang With New Us Dates

The ROLLING STONES are so thrilled with their fledgling A BIGGER BANG tour they've added another 15 dates. The rock supergroup kicked off their latest North American tour on Sunday night (21AUG05) in Boston,...

Stars Line Up For Halloween Benefit Single

SUM 41, the YEAH YEAH YEAHS, BECK, the ARCADE FIRE and SONIC YOUTH are among the acts teaming up to record upcoming charity single DO THEY KNOW IT'S HALLOWE'EN? The BAND AID-like supergroup will...

Beck Performs Impromptu White Stripes Encore

Cult rockers THE WHITE STRIPES delighted fans at a Los Angeles gig last week (begs14AUG05) after rocker pal BECK joined the duo onstage for a surprise encore. The MY DOORBELL hitmakers, who are...

Beck: 'Scientology Brings Joy'

Rocker BECK credits controversial faith system Scientology with fuelling his blossoming career and helping him achieve elusive happiness. The contentious religion is often eyed with suspicion, but the GUERO singer insists the Scientologist...

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