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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...

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...

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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...

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