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Kasabian 'Honoured' To Play Reading And Leeds Festivals

Kasabian say headlining the Reading and Leeds festivals will be the ''biggest honour'' of their career so far.The 'Days are Forgotten' band are looking forward to appearing at the rock festivals this weekend, as they...

Example The New Maxi Jazz?

Sister Bliss thinks Example could follow in the footsteps of Faithless vocalist Maxi Jazz.Now defunct 'We Come 1' group Faithless were one of the first to mix rapping and dance music, and DJ Sister Bliss...

The Vaccines Explain Success

The Vaccines think they are successful because they make "simplistic" but uncompromising music.The 'Wreckin Bar (Ra Ra Ra)' band have seen huge success in the last year with their debut album 'What Did You Expect...

Pulp Close Wireless Festival

Pulp performed a triumphant set to close London's Wireless festival last night (03.07.11).The legendary Britpop group - who are playing their first shows since originally splitting in 2002 - closed the three day festival in...

Beady Eye Close Japan Disaster Benefit Concert

Beady Eye closed London's Japan Disaster Benefit concert with The Beatles' 'Across the Universe' last night (03.04.11).The group were one of three acts to pay homage to the Liverpool pop legends over the evening, joining...

Kate Moss Given Oxygen At Nme Awards

Kate Moss was given oxygen after "feeling faint" at the NME Awards on Wednesday (23.02.11).The supermodel was partying with fiance Jamie Hince and a group of friends at London's 02 Brixton Academy for the star-studded...

My Chemical Romance Triumph At Nme Awards 2011

My Chemical Romance scooped two trophies at tonight's (23.02.11) NME Awards. The US rockers were the biggest winners, taking home Best International Band and `Best Video' for their track 'Na Na Na' at the British...

Brett Anderson's 'A New Morning' Reflection

Suede singer Brett Anderson admits having "some regrets" about the reaction to band's last album in 2002.The UK Indie group released 'A New Morning' in 2002 to a poor critical and commercial reaction, before splitting...

Brandon Flowers No Egomaniac

Brandon Flowers denies he is an "egomaniac" and would be fine with other members of The Killers going solo.The 'Crossfire' singer - who has recently embarked on a solo career - said it is a...

Beta Band Call Off London Gig

THE BETA BAND have disappointed fans by cancelling their gig at London's BRIXTON ACADEMY tonight (02JUL04) following vocalist and guitarist STEVE MASON's sprained wrist. Doctors have advised the HEROES TO ZEROS musician to...

Fred Durst Romances Model

LIMP BIZKIT frontman FRED DURST has found love in London, in the form of a stunning 18-year-old Russian model MARINA SELIVANOVA. The ROLLIN' singer, 32, whose band are performing in the British capital, is...

Disturbed Slam Darkness

Heavy metallers DISTURBED have branded flamboyant rockers THE DARKNESS "a joke" - who should stop calling themselves a metal band. The American stars are annoyed The Darkness, who have divided opinion with their playful...

Pixies Comeback Sellout

Reformed rockers the PIXIES have sold out a pair of London gigs within minutes of going on sale - proving they're more popular than ever. The WHERE IS MY MIND? band are playing two...

Tyler Chooses Kings Over Rings

Movie star LIV TYLER left last night (11DEC03)'s London premiere of LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING as soon as she could - so she could see rock band KINGS OF LEON play....

Justin Makes Surprise N.e.r.d. Appearance

Pop star JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE caused mayhem when he made an unannounced appearance with pals N.E.R.D. at their BRIXTON ACADEMY gig in London last night (09NOV03). The ROCK YOUR BODY singer came onstage after friend...

The Darkness Headline Mtv2 Birthday Bash

British rockers THE DARKNESS have cemented their mass appeal after being awarded a headline slot at London's BRIXTON ACADEMY to mark MTV2's fifth birthday. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE band are...

Rem To Play Low-key London Shows

REM are to play two 'club' shows at London's BRIXTON ACADEMY. The band will play the 4,500 capacity venue on 24 June and 25 June (03) as a warm-up for their headlining slot at...

Massive Attack Star Will Forever Be Haunted

MASSIVE ATTACK rapper ROBERT DEL NAJA is angry that people's perceptions of him will be forever tainted - even though he's been cleared of child pornography allegations. The British dance music guru -...

Marilyn Manson Heads To London

Shock rocker MARILYN MANSON is heading to Britain to promote his new album. The scary singer is to perform a one-off show at the BRIXTON ACADEMY on 4 June 2003. He had already announced...

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'Lost' BBC Session By Led Zeppelin Recovered And Restored

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Bjork Digital comes to London's Somerset House in September, along with a single live show at the Royal Albert Hall.

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Kim Kardashian released an audio excerpt from a phone call between Kanye and Taylor Swift over the lyrics of 'Famous' - but if it was recorded...

DJ Shadow - The Mountain Will Fall Album Review

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There's very much a strength of conviction in remaining what you were, but arguably more so in becoming what you want to be.

'Poldark' And 'X Factor' Set For TV Clash In September

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Guns N' Roses detained for gun possession

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