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The Things They Say 11862

10th April 2009

"Before I ever thought of myself as a musician, I was personally affected by DEPECHE MODE." THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS reveals his musical inspiration....

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Depeche Mode Scrapped Glastonbury Appearance

6th April 2009

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...

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The Things They Say 11678

24th March 2009

"I don't know if it's cool to say this anymore, but I grew up listening to GARY GLITTER." DEPECHE MODE star MARTIN GORE on his childhood obsession with convicted paedophile Glitter....

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The Things They Say 11673

23rd March 2009

"My 13 year old is heavily into MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE and the emo scene, dying her hair and putting thick make-up on... It's not easy for me to say, 'I don't think you should be...

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Fascinating Fact 6994

12th March 2009

DEPECHE MODE have landed a two-night stint at one of the world's most famous venues, the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. The British trio will perform there on 16 & 17 August (09)....

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Saturdays' Frankie Ecstatic About V Performance

9th March 2009

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...

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Saturdays Miss Out On Comic Relief Gold

8th March 2009

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...

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The Saturdays: Help Us Get To Number One

6th March 2009

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...

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Editors Promise 'Electronic' Album

16th January 2009

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...

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Take That Break Ticket Sales Record For 2009 Stadium Shows

31st October 2008

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...

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Fans Rush For Depeche Mode Tickets

15th October 2008

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...

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Glen Campbell 'Goes Rock'

31st July 2008

Glen Campbell has announced he is to release an album of cover versions, with some choices perhaps not readily associated with the country legend.Meet Glen Campbell is to hit stores in the US on August...

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The Things They Say 8845

8th July 2008

"I feel very old wave these days. I'm old and wavering." New wave pioneer VINCE CLARKE, of YAZOO and DEPECHE MODE, is feeling his age....

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Gahan Is Sick Of Suicide Rumours

29th March 2008

DEPECHE MODE rocker DAVE GAHAN is angry about rumours his heroin and cocaine drug overdose in 1996 was a suicide attempt - because he didn't want to die. The former hellraiser was pronounced clinically dead...

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Gahan Not Desperate Enough For Reality Tv

14th November 2007

DEPECHE MODE rocker DAVE GAHAN has turned down handfuls of requests to take part in reality TV shows - because he's "not that desperate". The 45-year-old fails to understand why stars like Poison singer Bret...

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Gore Supports Gahan's Solo Career

22nd October 2007

Rocker DAVE GAHAN has the full backing of his DEPECHE MODE bandmate MARTIN GORE - he has hailed HOURGLASS as the "CD of the year". Hourglass is Gahan's second solo album, but the 45-year-old star...

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Snoop Gets Mtv Awards Gig

30th August 2007

US rap star Snoop Dogg has been named as this year's host for the MTV Europe Music Awards.MTV revealed today that the 36-year-old, whose real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr, will MC the event...

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Gahan Returns To Solo Career

28th June 2007

DEPECHE MODE frontman DAVE GAHAN is returning to his solo career, following the British group's world tour last year (06). The singer released his first solo album Paper Monsters in 2003, which received a mixed...

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Bono, New Order + Mode To Play At Curtis Biopic Premiere?

26th April 2007

NEW ORDER, BONO and DEPECHE MODE are tipped to give next month's (May07) Cannes Film Festival in France a musical boost by performing at a party following the premiere of Ian Curtis biopic Control. The...

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Cornell Honoured For Helping Addicts

22nd March 2007

Former SOUNDGARDEN star CHRIS CORNELL is to be honoured for his work helping recovering addicts at a Hollywood ceremony. The rocker and former alcoholic will be presented with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award at the...

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Leto Slates The Killers

16th February 2007

Hollywood hunk-turned-rocker JARED LETO has slated pop rivals THE KILLERS - insisting they are just a pale copy of DEPECHE MODE. The PANIC ROOM actor is having the time of his life with his band...

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Depeche Mode, Marsalis And Chili Peppers Claim Playboy Prizes

7th February 2007

DEPECHE MODE have been inducted to Playboy's Hall of Fame in the magazine's annual Music Poll, while jazz great BRANFORD MARSALIS and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS won the readers' votes. Marsalis claimed the Jazz Artist...

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Muse Lead Download Sales

4th January 2007

English rockers MUSE's disc BLACK HOLES AND REVELATIONS was the best-selling album download in the UK last year (06). The trio beat ARCTIC MONKEYS' WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM THAT'S WHAT I'M NOT, SNOW PATROL's...

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Take That Top Euro Singles Chart

6th December 2006

Reunited boy band TAKE THAT have topped the European singles chart with PATIENCE, their first new release in 10 years. The British group has knocked AKON's collaboration with EMINEM, SMACK THAT, off the number one...

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Akon Tops European Singles Chart

27th November 2006

AKON is celebrating after his collaboration with EMINEM, SMACK THAT, jumped straight to the top of the European singles chart. The track has kept big name competition off the number one spot - JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE...

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Depeche Mode Hurt By UK Reception

19th November 2006

British group DEPECHE MODE have slammed the UK music industry for not giving them the recognition they deserve. Singer DAVID GAHAN is "hurt" the band has escaped largely unnoticed at the annual awards ceremonies after...

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Muse Disappointed By American Domination Of Mtv Emas

3rd November 2006

English rockers MUSE were stunned by the dominance of US acts at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) last night (02NOV06), after they were only one of three non-American acts to win. The SUPERMASSIVE BLACK...

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American Acts Top Mtv Europe Winners

3rd November 2006

Pop hunk JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and duo GNARLS BARKLEY were the big winners at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) in Copenhagen, Denmark last night (02NOV06), taking home two gongs each. American acts dominated the awards,...

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Jamelia: 'Unadventurous Beyonce Should Go Crazy'

26th September 2006

BEYONCE KNOWLES has been criticised by British pop star JAMELIA for being too dull on her latest album. Jamelia, whose comeback album WALK WITH ME features DEPECHE MODE samples, is disappointed the former DESTINY'S CHILD...

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Chili Peppers Lead Mtv Ema Nominations

19th September 2006

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS lead the nominations for the MTV Europe Music Awards after being named in four categories. The DANI CALIFORNIA hitmakers are nominated for Best Group, Best Rock Act, Best Song and Best...

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