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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...

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

Glen Campbell 'Goes Rock'

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...

By on 31 July 2008

Gahan Is Sick Of Suicide Rumours

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...

Gahan Not Desperate Enough For Reality Tv

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...

Gore Supports Gahan's Solo Career

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...

Snoop Gets Mtv Awards Gig

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...

By on 30 August 2007

Gahan Returns To Solo Career

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...

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

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...

Cornell Honoured For Helping Addicts

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...

Leto Slates The Killers

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...

Depeche Mode, Marsalis And Chili Peppers Claim Playboy Prizes

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...

Muse Lead Download Sales

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...

Take That Top Euro Singles Chart

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...

Akon Tops European Singles Chart

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...

Depeche Mode Hurt By UK Reception

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...

Muse Disappointed By American Domination Of Mtv Emas

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...

American Acts Top Mtv Europe Winners

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,...

Jamelia: 'Unadventurous Beyonce Should Go Crazy'

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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