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Idris Elba Pulls Out Of Dj Gig Over Film Scheduling Issues

The Wire star was booked to perform on the first night of the Forbidden Fruit festival in Dublin, but he has withdrawn his name. A spokesperson for the event says, "Idris had...

Fatboy Slim Blasts Fame-hungry Madonna

Norman Cook has blasted Madonna for being fame-hungry.The 51-year-old DJ shot to fame in the '90s as Fatboy Slim with huge hits like 'Praise You' and 'The Rockafellar Skank', but has been relatively quiet in...

Fatboy Slim Doesn't Want To Be Sobriety 'Poster Boy'

Norman Cook doesn't want to be the ''poster boy'' for sobriety in club culture.The 51-year-old DJ and his wife Zoe Ball were constantly out partying and drinking when they first started dating in the '90s,...

Steve Aoki First Judge Confirmed For Ultimate Dj

Steve Aoki is the first judge to be confirmed for 'Ultimate DJ'.The 'Boneless' DJ - who is famous for throwing cakes at people in the crowd at his gigs - has been hired by music...

Djs Pose For Tinnitus Campaign

The beatmakers all posed for photographer Jessica van der Weert as part of a drive to raise funds for the British Tinnitus Association (BTA) and help sufferers of the condition, which affects many...

T In The Park 2015 Announces Killer Line-up For Its New Venue

Amazing acts have been announced to perform at this year's T in the Park including Kasabian, Avicii and Fatboy Slim. Despite notorious festivals to match up to, it is looking very likely that this year...

Fatboy Slim Receives Alumnus Award

British Dj Fatboy Slim has received the Alumnus Award 2015 from the University of Brighton in England, where he studied 30 years ago.The disc-spinner, real name Norman Cook, was a student at the institution from...

Fatboy Slim Dreams In Portuguese

Fatboy Slim dreams in Portuguese.The 50-year-old DJ - whose real name is Norman Cook - spent so much time working on his Brazilian-influenced compilation album 'Fatboy Slim Presents Bem Brasil', it began affecting his subconscious...

Here Lies Love Musical To Close In New York

A musical written by rocker David Byrne and dance star Fatboy Slim about the former First Lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos, will close in New York in January (15).Here Lies Love, a stage show...

Chrissie Hynde And James Blunt To Perform At Elton John's Fundraiser

Chrissie Hynde, James Blunt and Fatboy Slim have signed up to perform at a fundraiser for Sir Elton John's Aids charity next month (Sep14).The star-studded line-up will also feature "pop-up" performances from Take That's Gary...

Fatboy Slim: Dance Music 'Too Commercial'

Fatboy Slim claims dance music has become ''too commercial'',The veteran DJ - whose real name is Norman Cook - has confessed he feels as though the current popularity of dance music has resulted in pop...

Fascinating Fact: 4262236

Fatboy Slim, Skrillex, Bauuer and Knife Party will hit the high seas in 2015 as part of two Holy Ship! festival voyages. Setting sail in January and February, the three-day big boat parties will head...

10 Acts You Had No Idea Were Playing Glastonbury

Part of Glastonbury’s enduring reputation is its propensity for composing a line-up that is extensive that a wealth of acts will pass by unnoticed. We’ve sieved through the thousands of acts who will be making...

The Housemartins Set Reunion Criteria

The Housemartins will reform if The Smiths get back together.The 'Caravan of Love' hitmakers - who split in 1988 after five years together - famously had a pact never to reunite, but have now...

Fatboy Slim Loses Control On Stage

Fatboy Slim still 'loses control' on stage and admits ''rave demons'' take over. The 'Eat Sleep Rave Repeat' hitmaker, who has been one of the biggest names in dance music for more than 20 years,...

David Byrne And Fatboy Slim Musical To Open In London

A musical written by British musicians David Byrne and Fatboy Slim about former Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos is set to open in London later this year (14).Here Lies Love, the stage show based on...

It's Almost Here! 25 Must See Acts For Coachella 2014

Coachella Festival is nearly here, bringing with it one hell of a weekend chock full of great food, exciting entertainment and, most importantly, amazing music.Arguably California's most eagerly anticipated event of the year, Coachella settles...

Angelina Jolie And Meatloaf? Celebrity Music Video Cameos

We all know that Lady Gaga loves to shock, so no one was actually that surprised to see the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills make a cameo appearance in her new ‘ARTPOP’ music video for...

Fatboy Slim's Partying Could've Killed Him

Fatboy Slim would be ''dead by now'' if he hadn't quit partying. The 50-year-old DJ - real name Norman Cook - who checked into a rehab facility for alcohol abuse in March 2009 - believes...

Eminem Beat One Direction In UK Singles Chart

Eminem and Rihanna have beaten One Direction to the number one spot on the UK singles chart.The British boy band were set to to climb their way to the top with their new single 'Story...

Rihanna Makes UK Chart History As Eminem Collaboration Storms To The No. 1 Spot

Rihanna made chart history this weekend when her latest collaborative effort with rapper Eminem entered the chart at number one, meaning she's hit the top spot for seven years running, at some point or another....

Fatboy Slim To Run Half Marathon For Charity

British Dj Fatboy Slim is to run a half marathon to raise money for an epilepsy charity.The disc-spinner, real name Norman Cook, will enter the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday (06Oct13) in aid of...

Stars Celebrate Bestival's 10th Birthday

The Flaming Lips and Fatboy Slim were among the acts who kicked off Britain's Bestival festival on Friday (06Sep13) with birthday celebrations to mark the event's 10th year.This week's (05-08Sep13) 10th anniversary festival got underway...

The Things They Say: 3830507

"I'm like a vampire. I prey on the testosterone and alcohol-drenched sweat that comes off the crowd. That keeps me forever young and enjoying it. Most importantly, just before I go on stage my manager...

Fatboy Slim Turned Down Simon Cowell's Dj Show

British dance star Fatboy Slim turned down the chance to act as a judge on Simon Cowell's planned reality Tv contest for aspiring Djs.The X Factor and America's Got Talent creator was planning to put...

Fatboy Slim Pays Tribute To Tragic Fan At Rockness Festival

British Dj Fatboy Slim used his appearance at this year's (13) RockNess music festival to pay tribute to a fan who died in a car crash before the event in 2010.Ian Buchanan died in a...

Chicago's Inaugural Electric Daisy Carnival Gives Festival Goers A Weekend To Remember

Despite already being a mainstay in the Las Vegas and Orlando music line-up, the Electric Daisy Festival has never ventured to the colder climates of up north, that is until this weekend when the EDM...

Fatboy Slim To Headline Bestival

Fatboy Slim is to headline Bestival.The 49-year-old dance music legend - who topped the bill at the festival when it first launched in 2004 - feels ''honoured'' to be closing the main stage on Friday...

Reliably Unusual: David Byrne's Imelda Marcos Musical A Hit With The Critics

David Byrne is a man known for pushing boundaries. Be it the stretching of the outer limits of art-pop, with Talking Heads, or, indeed, prodding at the concept of comfortable suit design (remember that over-sized...

David Byrne's "Here Lies Love" Offers Fresh Take On Imelda Marcos's Familiar Story

David Byrne’s Here Lies Love is loud, glamorous and exposes the sins of a culture – what more could you ask for?The musical, now playing on the stage of the New York Public theatre, focuses...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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