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Dr Dre Scores First UK Number One Album With 'Compton'

Dr Dre’s comeback album Compton has topped this week’s album chart, giving the US rapper his first ever UK number one. The album, inspired by the upcoming NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton is Dre’s first...

Frank Turner: Butch Walker Is My Spirit Animal

Frank Turner thinks Butch Walker is his ''spirit animal''.The 'Get Better' hitmaker gushed about the American rock god and record producer who he worked with on his new LP 'Positive Songs for Negative People' and...

Frank Turner: I Recorded My New Album As If It Was My First

Frank Turner recorded his new album as if it was his debut.The 33-year-old rocker wanted to capture the excitement of his first record on forthcoming sixth offering 'Positive Songs For Negative People' so recorded...

Frank Turner Toured With Back Injury

The musician made the revelation while discussing Dave Grohl's onstage injury during a Foo Fighters gig in Sweden on Friday (12Jun15), when the rocker broke his leg in a fall but later returned...

Frank Turner To Brighten Our Year With 'Positive Songs For Negative People'

Frank Turner is set to return with a brand new studio album later this summer, enticingly entitled 'Positive Songs For Negative People'. Plus, you can catch the London singer on tour in the States this...

Libertines To Headline Reading And Leeds

The Libertines will headline the Reading and Leeds festivals this year.The 'Don't Look Back Into the Sun' hitmakers - who reunited to perform at the event in 2010 - have been unveiled as the final...

Metallica Promise To Return To The UK

Metallica have vowed to return to the UK ''very soon''.The heavy metal rockers closed the Sonisphere festival at Knebworth House, Hertfordshire, East England last night (06.07.14) and enjoyed that performance, and their headline slot at...

Frank Turner To Share Tour Memories In First Book

British singer/songwriter Frank Turner has struck a deal to publish his tour diaries.The musician will share his experiences on the road as an unsigned artist to performing at the 2012 London Olympic Games' opening ceremony....

Aaron Paul And Frank Turner Cameo In The Travis Waltons' Video

Actor Aaron Paul and singer Frank Turner are among the celebrities who have made cameo appearances in a new music video for rising British rockers The Travis Waltons.The Breaking Bad star and British songwriter Turner...

Russell Brand And Frank Turner To Speak At U.k. University

British funnyman Russell Brand and musician Frank Turner are among a star-studded line-up of speakers booked to appear at the U.K.'s prestigious Cambridge University this year (14).The stars will both give a talk for the...

Singer/songwriter Frank Turner Wins Britain's Mastermind

British singer/songwriter Frank Turner can add Iron Maiden superfan to his resume after winning Tv show Mastermind by answering questions about the heavy rock group.Turner picked Iron Maiden as his specialist subject as he took...

Billy Bragg To Busk With Frank Turner

British musicians Billy Bragg and Frank Turner are set to busk on the streets of London to raise money for the homeless.The A New England hitmaker and folk star Turner are teaming up for a...

Radiohead Voice Support For Independent Venue Week

Radiohead and rocker Frank Turner have voiced their support for new British live music initiative Independent Venue Week.The project, aimed at supporting small gig halls across Britain, will involve the bosses of 18 pubs and...

Frank Turner Copies Kurt Cobain's Wheelchair Entrance At Reading

Rocker Frank Turner honoured late Nirvana rocker Kurt Cobain at Reading Festival on Friday (23Aug13) by turning up onstage in a wheelchair, mimicking the star's iconic 1992 entrance.The singer/songwriter was one of the headlining acts...

Green Day Play Dookie In Full At Reading Festival

Green Day performed 'Dookie' in full at Reading Festival last night (23.08.13).The punk rock superstars were headlining the first night of the event and treated fans when they played their iconic 1995 album in its...

Frank Turner Cancels Festival Gigs

Singer/songwriter Frank Turner has scrapped a number of European festival gigs due to a back injury.The British star suffered a strain at the Bonnaroo Festival in Tennessee in June (12) and the problem has since...

Frank Turner Speaks On 'Unique' Olympics Experience

Frank Turner says playing the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony was a ''unique experience''.The folk singer played at the huge event in London last summer and revealed while some aspects of the process unsettled him, it...

Frank Turner And The Sleeping Souls Take To Glasgow On His Worldwide Tour [Photos]

Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls at Glasgow's O2 AcademyFrank Turner and the Sleeping Souls took to Glasgow's O2 Academy for his second UK date out of six on his major world tour.The folk guitarist...

Frank Turner: Punk Music Is My 'Tribe'

Frank Turner sees punk music as his ''tribe''.The singer-songwriter - who was thrust into the limelight after director Danny Boyle chose him to perform at the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony last July - admits...

Green Day To Headline Reading And Leeds Festival

Green Day will headline the UK's Reading and Leeds Festivals 2013.The 'American Idiot' rockers will be taking to the stage on Friday 23rd August in Reading and in Leeds on Saturday 24th August for their...

Frank Turner Launches New Wheat Beer

Singer/songwriter Frank Turner has launched his own beer.The enterprising Brit has teamed up with experts at Signature Brew to create new wheat beer Believe - named after his hit 2010 single I Still Believe....

Arctic Monkeys And Madness Up For Aim Awards

Adele, Arctic Monkeys and Madness are all nominated for Association of Independent Music (AIM) Awards.The annual awards show honours UK acts signed to independent labels, with this year's nominations led by heavy metal group Enter...

Strummer Of Love Single Day Tickets Now On Sale

The Strummer of Love festival organisers have now released the day tickets for this special event commemorating 10 years since the passing of legendary punk singer Joe Strummer.Standard weekend tickets for this family friendly event...

Alex Clare And Rebecca Ferguson Headline Bt London Live

Alex Clare and Rebecca Ferguson headlined BT London Live in Hyde Park yesterday (31.07.12).Singer-songwriter Alex performed songs including his number one single 'Too Close' as well as tracks from his album 'The Lateness of the...

Paul Mccartney Paid £1 For Olympics Perfomance

Sir Paul McCartney was paid just £1 to appear at the Olympics opening ceremony. The Beatles singer closed the spectacular event, which kicked off the games in London last Friday (27.07.12), but was given only...

Arctic Monkeys Beatles Cover Soars Up Itunes Singles Chart

Arctic Monkeys' cover of 'Come Together' by The Beatles is quickly climbing up the UK singles chart, according to Nme.com today (July 30, 2012). The band played the track as part of the Olympics opening...

Frank Turner Hits Out At Olympics Critics

Singer Frank Turner has hit back at critics who claim he sold out by performing at the Olympics opening ceremony.The songwriter performed at the Olympic stadium in London's Stratford on Friday (27Jul12) before the official...

Nicki Minaj Demanded Shorter Grass

Nicki Minaj demanded the grass outside her dressing room at T in the Park be cut shorter.The 'Starships' hitmaker refused to walk around her private area at the Scottish music festival last weekend because the...

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