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The Specials Get Nme Honour

The Specials are to receive the Outstanding Contribution prize at this year's NME Awards.The British ska band - whose career has spanned over 30 years and who are known for their political lyrics - will...

Noel Gallagher Returns

Noel Gallagher has announced his first concerts after quitting Oasis.The songwriter - who left the super-group last August after having a huge bust-up with his brother Liam - has agreed to perform at two of...

Rihanna Makes Resolutions

Rihanna has made several New Year's resolutions that she intends to keep.The 'Russian Roulette' singer - who had a difficult 2009 after being assaulted by then-boyfriend Chris Brown in February - plans to get rid...

Depeche Mode Headline Cancer Benefit Shows

Rockers DEPECHE MODE are helping to raise money for cancer with a one-off concert at London's Royal Albert Hall.The group will kick off the Teenage Cancer Trust's benefit concert series on 17 February (10), with...

Tony Hadley's Musical Bore

Tony Hadley claims there have been no musical movements since the 80s.The Spandau Ballet singer believes the New Romantic era - which his band were a prominent part of - was the last type of...

The Saturdays' Impulse Show

The Saturdays thrilled fans with an exclusive show at London's HMV Forum last night (07.12.09).The girl group - Frankie Sandford, Mollie King, Una Healy, Rochelle Wiseman and Vanessa White - looked stunning in sexy basques,...

Gahan Left Red-faced After Chile Shout-out

Rockers DEPECHE MODE faced the wrath of their Peruvian fans on Tuesday (13Oct09), after frontman DAVE GAHAN gave a shout-out to the wrong country.The trio is currently on the South American leg of its world...

Happy Rockers Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode insist their music isn't "all doom and gloom".The 'Personal Jesus' hitmakers claim they are misunderstood because they are actually lighthearted and funny in their songs.Frontman Dave Gahan said: "I've never quite understood that...

Depeche Mode Return To The Stage After Gahan Health Scare

DEPECHE MODE are back on tour a month after a tumour forced frontman DAVE GAHAN to pull out of shows.The trio's European tour resumed in Leipzig, Germany on Monday night (08Jun09). Speaking to fans during...

Dave Gahan Has Cancer Op

Depeche Mode singer Dave Gahan has had emergency cancer surgery.The 47-year-old frontman underwent an operation to remove a "low-grade" malignant tumour from his bladder after routine hospital tests revealed he had the illness.A statement from...

Gahan Undergoes Surgery To Remove Tumour

DEPECHE MODE frontman DAVE GAHAN has undergone an emergency operation to remove a cancerous tumour from his bladder.The band's European tour was thrown into turmoil after Gahan was struck down with a severe bout of...

Depeche Mode Win Europe Battle With Green Day

DEPECHE MODE have beaten GREEN DAY in the battle of the trios in Europe by claiming a fourth week at the top of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart. Despite frontman Dave Gahan's stomach illness, which...

Depeche Mode Scrap More Shows To Allow Gahan To Get Well For London

DEPECHE MODE frontman DAVE GAHAN's health continues to wreak havoc on the group's European tour - the trio has cancelled another three dates, taking their tally to nine axed shows. Gahan was struck down with gastroenteritis...

Depeche Mode Scrap More Shows

DEPECHE MODE have been forced to scrap four more shows on their Sounds of The Universe tour as frontman DAVE GAHAN battles gastroenteritis. The trio scrapped two shows in Greece and Turkey this week (beg11May09) after...

Depeche Mode Scrap Second Show As Gahan Recovers

DEPECHE MODE have been forced to cancel another concert to allow singer DAVE GAHAN to fully recover from a severe bout of gastroenteritis. The trio scrapped a gig in Athens, Greece on Tuesday (12May09) after the...

Depeche Mode Singer Hospitalised

Depeche Mode's lead singer, Dave Gahan, 47, has been hospitalised in Athens and forced to cancel a concert.Gahan is suspected of having gastroenteritis, after being taken ill just before the group's Greek concert was due...

By on 13 May 2009

Depeche Mode Scrap Gig After Gahan Falls Ill

British electro-pop pioneers DEPECHE MODE were forced to scrap a gig in Athens, Greece on Tuesday (12May09) after frontman DAVID GAHAN was taken ill just before showtime. Gahan was struck down with a bout of stomach...

Depeche Mode Rule Europe

DEPECHE MODE are the kings of Europe after storming to the top of the continent's album chart with SOUNDS OF THE UNIVERSE. The British electro-pop pioneers' 12th studio album jumped up the chart from 67 to...

Tinchy Stryder Tops UK Charts With Number One

Grime artist Tinchy Stryder has made history with his debut chart-topper Number One.The collaboration with N Dubz is the first song to top the UK singles charts with the words "number one" in the title.The...

By on 27 April 2009

Lollapalooza Line-up Announced

DEPECHE MODE, TOOL, KINGS OF LEON and BEASTIE BOYS will join Lollapalooza founder PERRY FARRELL's reunited JANE'S ADDICTION at this year's (09) festival. Announced on Tuesday morning (21Apr09), the line-up also features the Killers, Lou Reed,...

Gahan Suffers Sleepless Nights Over 'Death'

DEPECHE MODE singer DAVE GAHAN wakes up every night at 4.15am - the exact time he 'died' from a drug overdose 13 years ago. The Enjoy The Silence star, 46, was famed for his wild ways...

Lady Gaga Still Pulling Her Poker Face In Europe

Rockers DEPECHE MODE have failed to knock LADY GAGA from the top of the European singles chart - POKER FACE is still the continent's most popular song. Gaga continues her reign for the eighth consecutive week,...

Depeche Mode Scrapped Glastonbury Appearance

Electro rockers DEPECHE MODE pulled out of an appearance at legendary British music festival Glastonbury - because they disapproved of the other acts on the bill. The band was happy to perform at the upcoming 2009...

Saturdays' Frankie Ecstatic About V Performance

The Saturdays' Frankie Sandford 'screamed the house down' when the girl band learnt they were to play this year's V Festival, according to her bandmates.In the week in which the quintet announced their first UK...

By on 09 March 2009

Saturdays Miss Out On Comic Relief Gold

Just Can't Get Enough - the Comic Relief single by the Saturdays - has failed to make it to number one in the UK charts.The Depeche Mode cover from the girl band was beaten back...

By on 08 March 2009

The Saturdays: Help Us Get To Number One

Girlband the Saturdays have called on the British public to do their bit for Comic Relief by buying their new single.Just Can't Get Enough, a cover of the Depeche Mode classic, is likely to top...

By on 06 March 2009

Editors Promise 'Electronic' Album

EDITORS have been discussing their new album, claiming that it will have an "electronic" sound.The Birmingham indie band's last album AN END HAS A START went to number one when it was released in July...

By on 16 January 2009

Take That Break Ticket Sales Record For 2009 Stadium Shows

Take That's 2009 British stadium tour has become the fastest-selling in UK history.The Circus Live - Summer 2009 - so named after their upcoming album - sees the legendary boy band take to the stage...

By on 31 October 2008

Fans Rush For Depeche Mode Tickets

Tickets for the European leg of DEPECHE MODE'S forthcoming tour have sold out within minutes.It was announced last week that a record number of tickets were being sold for the band's Tour of the Universe.The...

By on 15 October 2008

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