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Depeche Mode Scrap Tel Aviv Show

DEPECHE MODE have scrapped their upcoming Tel Aviv, Israel concert due to the spiralling problems in the Middle East. The British trio was billed to perform at Hayarkon Park in the city on Thursday night...

Depeche Mode Cancel Portuguese Concert

British band DEPECHE MODE have cancelled their concert in Lisbon, Portugal on Friday after claiming local promoter, Brand New Day did not pay suppliers' bills. Band spokeswoman BARBARA CHARONE denied the cancellation was due to...

Depeche Mode Shocked At 'Bible' Gift

DEPECHE MODE rocker MARTIN GORE was once left speechless after a fan presented each member of the group with a specially made band 'Bible'. The PERSONAL JESUS musician cites the religious piece of art as...

Bellamy Gets The Dj Vibe

MUSE frontman MATT BELLAMY is considering ditching rock to become a DJ after discovering it's just about taking the credit for other people's work. The PLUG IN BABY rocker admits he has a bit to...

Depeche Mode Tour In Danger?

DEPECHE MODE's US tour is under threat of cancellation after lead singer DAVE GAHAN came down with laryngitis. The band had to ditch their Thursday (11MAY06) gig in Chicago after a doctor warned the frontman...

Coachella Rocks As 60,000 Hit The Desert

California's Coachella Valley Music + Arts Festival smashed attendance records over the weekend (29-30APR06) as more than 60,000 music fans basked in the sun at the Indio event. Temperatures hit surpassed 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32...

West A Surprise Addition To Coachella

Superstar rapper KANYE WEST is a last minute addition to the Coachella Valley Arts and Music Festival line-up - just two days before the Californian event takes place. The GOLD DIGGER star joins the likes...

Depeche Mode Sing For The Sims

Rockers DEPECHE MODE have recorded a song for the latest in the best-selling computer game series THE SIMS - in a made-up language. The three-piece hope their 'Simlish' recording of SUFFER WELL, taken from their...

Depeche Mode's Milan Concert Set For Dvd Release

DEPECHE MODE's two shows last weekend (18-19FEB06) at Milan, Italy's Filaforum were recorded for a live DVD, scheduled to be released in September (06). The band is currently enjoying its most successful tour ever...

Massive Attack And Daft Punk Prepare For Coachella

MASSIVE ATTACK and DAFT PUNK have been added to the impressive line-up of this year's (06) Coachella Music And Arts Festival in the California desert. Massive Attack's appearance will be their first US show...

Tool And Franz Ferdinand To Join Depeche Mode At Coachella

Rockers TOOL and FRANZ FERDINAND will join DEPECHE MODE and the YEAH YEAH YEAHS at this year's (06) Coachella Festival in the California desert. SIGUR ROS, COMMON, CAT POWER, DANGER MOUSE, MATISYAHU and DJ...

Depeche Mode Linked To Coachella 2006

DEPECHE MODE have been signed up to headline the seventh Coachella Valley Music + Arts Festival in California next April (06). The dates for the Indio weekend festival were announced yesterday (12DEC05) as 29-30...

Hurricane Forces Depeche Mode To Scrap Tour Opener

Rockers DEPECHE MODE have scrapped the first date of their US comeback tour due to power problems created by Hurricane Wilma. The British trio was planning to launch the tour in Fort Lauderdale, Florida...

Ashlee Simpson Debuts At Number One

ASHLEE SIMPSON has stormed to the top of the US album charts, beating crooner ROD STEWART to number one. The punk pop singer's new album I AM ME sold 220,000 in its opening week...

Lewis Goes Topless For Provocative Lindeberg Ad

Actress-turned-punk rocker JULIETTE LEWIS is set to shock fans in a new ad for designer JOHAN LINDEBERG ad, by posing topless. The NATURAL BORN KILLERS star teamed up with the punk fashion king when...

Gahan: 'I Was Susceptible To The Lure Of Drugs'

DEPECHE MODE frontman DAVE GAHAN believes he was especially prone to becoming a drug addict because he has always liked to separate himself from reality. Gahan, who was addicted to heroin in the mid-1990s...

Sugababes Still Number One In The British Singles Chart

Girl trio SUGABABES have kept ROBBIE WILLIAMS at bay to secure a second week at the top of the British singles chart with PUSH THE BUTTON. Williams' latest single TRIPPING is a new entry...

Depeche Mode Star Sued For Stalker Assault

DEPECHE MODE frontman DAVE GAHAN was forced to pay $40,000 (GBP22,000) to a male stalker who drove him to violence. The stalker, known only as ROY, insisted upon holding all night vigils outside Gahan's...

Depeche Mode Make Concert History

British rockers DEPECHE MODE are set to make concert ticket history when they become the first band to offer fans the chance to download new tunes via the Internet and buy tickets at the same...

Mccartney + Morissette Use Aliases To Fool Pirates + Thieves

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, FAITH HILL, ALANIS MORISSETTE and DEPECHE MODE are among the huge acts using aliases in a bid to make sure their new albums get to critics at newspapers and magazines. Music...

Eighties Chart Star Charged With Rape

Eighties pop star TIM SIMENON has been charged with raping a woman after a night of heavy drinking. The British BOMB THE BASS frontman, who has since produced hits for DEPECHE MODE, BJORK and...

Depeche Mode Shelve Band Tensions

British rockers DEPECHE MODE are thrilled to be working together again - and insist they are getting on better than ever before. Frontman DAVE GAHAN admits they were not at their best on 2001...

Depeche Mode Return

DEPECHE MODE are dismissing claims they've split for good by reuniting in California to record a new album. The trio are planning to release their first album since 2001's EXCITER this autumn (05) and...

Biopic To Be Made Of Joy Division Star

The life of tragic JOY DIVISION singer IAN CURTIS will finally be brought to the big screen in a film called TOUCHING FROM A DISTANCE, after family members refused to give their permission to a...

Depeche Mode To Bury Feud

Fans fearing DEPECHE MODE had been irreparably torn apart by a feud between members DAVE GAHAN and MARTIN GORE are celebrating - the iconic 80s outfit are to record a new album. Last year...

Manson Ditches Manson Duet Because It Wasn't Good Enough

MARILYN MANSON has re-recorded a cover of DEPECHE MODE's PERSONAL JESUS for his new greatest hits album after a duet of the song he recorded with namesake SHIRLEY MANSON failed to meet his standards....

Marilyn Manson Drummer In Freak Fall

American rocker MARILYN MANSON's drummer snapped his wrist and suffered concussion after falling from the stage at an award ceremony in Germany on Friday night (23SEP04). THE GOLDEN AGE OF GROTESQUE...

Williams Kills Himself Off

Pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS will end his pop career - to make menacing electronic tracks under the name of PURE FRANCIS. The SHE'S THE ONE singer wants to "kill off Robbie Williams" because he...

Manson Reworks Depeche Mode's Jesus

MARILYN MANSON has recorded a version of DEPECHE MODE's PERSONAL JESUS to launch his first greatest hits compilation. Manson's new album, titled LEST WE FORGET, will be released at the end of next month...

Guitarist Quits Manson

MARILYN MANSON has parted company with his guitarist JOHN LOWERY as he begins work on a new greatest hits album and DVD package. No reason has been given for Lowery's decision to leave the...

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