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Depeche Mode Snubbed By Brits?

Depeche Mode feel snubbed by the BRIT Awards.The electronic music pioneers believe they deserve the Outstanding Contribution award for conquering America and selling over 100 million records in their 30 year career, but are upset...

Depeche Mode Want Brit Awards Recognition

Depeche Mode are appealing to Brit Awards bosses to recognise them in the lifetime achievement category after years of going home empty-handed.The electronic act formed in 1980, but has only received one honour at the...

New Album From Depeche Mode Confirmed For March 2013

Depeche Mode have confirmed that they will be releasing a new album in 2013. It’s confirmed what we all suspected; the band have hardly been secretive about the fact that they’ve been busy writing and...

Simon Cowell Brands Martin Gore A 'Weirdo'

Simon Cowell has called Depeche Mode's Martin Gore a ''weirdo'' for suggesting he should be shot. The 51-year-old guitarist made a flippant comment during an interview last week, in which he voiced his opinion that...

Simon Cowell Takes Aim At Martin Gore Over Shooting Comments

Simon Cowell has blasted Martin Gore and branded him "weird and stupid" after the Depeche Mode star declared he wanted to "shoot" the music mogul.Gore told Music Week he was no fan of Cowell for...

Coldplay, Pink Floyd And Kylie Minogue To Be Dropped

Coldplay, Pink Floyd and Kylie Minogue are to be dropped by their label.Troubled British record company EMI is undergoing a £1.2  billion takeover by Universal Music Group, and the European Commission ruled today (24.09.12) it can...

Jls' Aston Merrygold Finds Saturdays Song Annoying

Aston Merrygold finds some of The Saturdays' music ''annoying''.The JLS singer - whose bandmate Marvin Humes is engaged to Rochelle Wiseman, a member of the girl group - insists he would tell the quintet if...

The Prodigy Voted Best Dance Act Of All Time

The Prodigy have been voted the best dance act of all time. The 'Firestarter' group beat Daft Punk to claim the top spot in the poll, by dance music publication Mixmag, although they only won...

Depeche Mode Founders Reunite

Depeche Mode founders Martin Gore and Vince Clarke have reunited for new project VCMG.The pair were original members of the electronic pop group when they formed in 1980, but Vince left after debut album 'Speak...

Depeche Mode Founders Regroup For Techno Album Project

Depeche Mode founders Martin Gore and Vince Clarke have reunited to record a new album as Vcmg.The project marks the first time the former bandmates have worked together since 1981. Gore reveals Clarke came up...

Susan Boyle Now A Music Master

Susan Boyle feels like she was just "learning her trade" when she recorded her first two albums. The 'I Dreamed a Dream' singer finds it "overwhelming" she has sold 14 million albums in her short...

Kat Von D Record An Album

Kat Von D is recording an album.The 'LA Ink' star - who recently split from her fiance Jesse James - has decided to make a career change and has begun laying down tracks in the...

Depeche Mode, Patti Smith & White Re-record U2'S Achtung Baby Tracks

Depeche Mode and Patti Smith are among the acts who will feature on a new U2 tribute album commemorating the 20th anniversary of the group's Achtung Baby album.Jack White and singer/songwriter Damien Rice will also...

Vince Clarke Eyes Royalties From Soccer Club

Former Depeche Mode star Vince Clarke is shaping up for a royalties battle with soccer bosses in his native U.K. over their use of the band's hit track Just Can'T Get Enough.Fans of Scottish team...

Locomotives' Bloody Concert

Locomotives weirdest show had "fake blood coming out the walls". The 'Carnival' band have played all over the country, but their strangest experience came when they played at a festival in Manchester, northern England. Bass...

Drum Machine Fan Moby

Moby used old drum machines throughout his new album because of his "weird" love of old technology.The 'Play' hitmaker doesn't think many people are as obsessed with the electronic instrument as he is, but he...

Nick Cave, Depeche Mode And Pet Shop Boys Back Library Campaign

Stars of the music world including Nick Cave, Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys and Goldfrapp are backing a campaign to save a local London library.The musicians have thrown their weight behind the drive to save...

Dave Gahan Honoured At Sobriety Gala

Depeche Mode rocker Dave Gahan was the guest of honour at a charity gala in Los Angeles on Friday (06May11), when he was celebrated for his work with recovering addicts.The singer, who cheated death after...

Pete Townshend Wishes He Didn't Join The Who

Pete Townshend wishes he had never joined The Who.Despite the band being considered one of the greatest rock groups of all-time, the guitarist believes he could have been just as successful as a solo performer.'My...

Jon Fratelli's Broken Sounding Record

Jon Fratelli's friends thought their speakers were broken when they heard his new record. The 'Santo Domingo' singer tried to get away from the sound of modern rock records when recording his solo debut 'Psycho...

Dave Gahan To Receive Musicares Charity Honour

Depeche Mode rocker Dave Gahan will be honoured at an upcoming charity concert for his work with recovering addicts.The singer will receive MusiCare's Stevie Ray Vaughan Award at the organisation's Map concert in Los Angeles...

Pj Harvey To Let England Shake

PJ Harvey has announced a new album, 'Let England Shake', to be released in February. The 'Good Fortune' singer - full name Polly Jean Harvey - will release her eighth album on Valentine's Day (14.02.11)...

The Ting Tings Turn Goth Pop

The Ting Tings sound like both Depeche Mode and TLC on their new album. The 'Be The One' group say every track on their as yet-untitled second album has a completely different sound to it,...

Deftones Inspired By Depeche Mode

Chino Moreno says seeing Depeche Mode play live made him "want to make music".The Deftones lead singer - who is well known for his distinctive on-stage scream - revealed he first decided he wanted to...

Depeche Mode's Music To Be Used In Dark New Play

DEPECHE MODE's back catalogue will feature in a controversial new musical, which tells the tale of two abused boys.The British trio's most famous tracks will provide the musical backdrop for a new production, entitled Playing...

Diane Kruger Won't Marry

Diane Kruger won't marry Joshua Jackson.The 'Troy' actress - who divorced French actor Guillaume Canet in 2006 after five years of marriage - is "committed" to Joshua but doesn't think their relationship would be made...

Wilder Hints At Depeche Mode Reunion

Former DEPECHE MODE keyboardist ALAN WILDER is eyeing a full time reunion with the group after the success of a one-off show earlier this year (10).The musician performed with the band at the Teenage Cancer...

Vince Clarke Never Writes With Synths

Vince Clarke never writes songs with synthesisers. The multi-instrumentalist - a pioneer of electronic pop music, who was a founding member of Depeche Mode and has since enjoyed huge success with bands Yazoo and Erasure...

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