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The Killers Attack The Bravery In New Rock War

Rockers THE KILLERS have launched a furious war of words with THE BRAVERY after accusing them of stealing their look, style and sound. The Killers frontman BRANDON FLOWERS insists The Bravery were a totally...

Kaiser Chiefs Rocker Slams Franz Ferdinand

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICHARD WILSON has bitterly labelled Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND a "pop" act. Wilson claims the acclaimed TAKE ME OUT hitmakers - who have swept the board at various music awards this...

Kapranos Attacks Old Label

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has attacked his former record company ROADRUNNER RECORDS, and encouraged fans to illegally download an album he recorded on the label. Kapranos is angry Roadrunner are trying to cash...

Kapranos Met Franz Guitarist When He Stole Booze

Rocker ALEX KAPRANOS met his future FRANZ FERDINAND bandmate NICHOLAS McCARTHY when the guitarist stole his vodka - and the pair ended up in a brawl. TAKE ME OUT star Kapranos became enraged when...

Daltrey Album Finally Gets European Release

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has finally bowed to pressure from his fans and agreed to release his seventh solo album in Europe - 13 years after it came out in America. ROGER DALTREY...

Franz Ferdinand Consider Scottish Parliament Gig

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are considering performing a gig at the Scottish Parliament this June (05) to help publicise a political debate about Scotland's need for high-profile music award ceremonies. Member of Scottish Parliament PAULINE...

Kapranos And Bedingfield Kiss And Make-up

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has reconciled with singer NATASHA BEDINGFIELD after he reportedly slammed the pop beauty last year (04). The TAKE ME OUT Scots star hit the headlines in 2004, when he...

Franz Ferdinand Scoop Danish Awards

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND picked up two gongs at the DANISH MUSIC AWARDS in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Saturday (05MAR05). The TAKE ME OUT stars won the International Breakthrough Act Of The Year title and...

Moss Rejected By Yet Another Rocker

Supermodel KATE MOSS was snubbed by THE BRAVERY frontman SAM ENDICOTT - just weeks after her split with troubled rockstar PETE DOHERTY. The waifish beauty hung around after the band's show in London last...

Mel C's Studio Magic With Franz Ferdinand

Former SPICE GIRL MELANIE CHISHOLM has enlisted the help of Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND ahead of her comeback album. The NORTHERN STAR singer struck up a friendship with the multi-BRIT AWARD winning band when...

Franz Ferdinand And Snow Patrol Dominate Meteors

FRANZ FERDINAND and SNOW PATROL shared top honours at Ireland's METEOR MUSIC AWARDS in Dublin on Thursday (24FEB05) with two prizes apiece. Northern Ireland rockers Snow Patrol were crowned Best Irish Band and won...

Mccartney's Favourites

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is still interested in modern music - his favourite bands are FRANZ FERDINAND and KAISER CHIEFS. The former BEATLE praises the up-and-coming rockers for wowing audiences with their searing...

Manson's Jealous Rages

MARILYN MANSON bans his sexy girlfriend DITA VON TEESE from sitting near anyone she admires at celebrity events - because he's terrified she'll strike up close relationships with other men. The burlesque dancer refuses...

Ferdinand To Rush Out Second Album

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are planning to fast-track the release of their second album, to cash in on their success at the BRIT and NME music awards. The TAKE ME OUT hitmakers scooped the...

Travis Singer Praises Other Scot Acts At Tsunami Concert

TRAVIS singer FRAN HEALY has praised rockers FRANZ FERDINAND for their performance at Scotland's Indian Ocean tsunami benefit concert at the weekend (19FEB05). The WHY DOES IT ALWAYS RAIN frontman was amazed by the...

Franz Ferdinand Retreat To Countryside

Multi-award winning rockers FRANZ FERDINAND plan to retreat to the peace and quiet of their native Scottish countryside to record their hugely-anticipated second album. Frontman ALEX KAPRANOS recently splashed out $760,000 (GBP400,000) on a...

Scottish Stars Raise Money For Tsunami Relief

A host of Scottish music stars including FRANZ FERDINAND have made $570,000 (GBP300,000) at a charity concert to raise funds for survivors of last year's (26DEC04) Indian Ocean tsunami - with additional money yet to...

Ferdinand Top Winners At Nme Awards

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND emerged victorious at last night's (17FEB05) NME AWARDS in London, where they picked up the Best Album and Best Track honours. The Scottish band's eponymous debut record was the most popular...

Interpol + Franz Ferdinand Lead Spin Readers Poll

INTERPOL and FRANZ FERDINAND have topped the newly-released 2004 readers poll in top US rock magazine SPIN, while ASHLEE SIMPSON hit rock bottom. Cult New Yorkers Interpol, who won the magazine's Best New Band...

Ferdinand's Singer Shocked To Be Playing Albert Hall

FRANZ FERDINAND's ALEX KAPRANOS fears he has no more musical ambitions left - after fulfilling his childhood dream of booking a performance at London's Royal Albert Hall for the forthcoming TEENAGE CANCER TRUST concerts....

Scissor Sisters Are A Cut Above At The Brits

New York pop-rockers SCISSOR SISTERS were the big winners at Wednesday's (09FEB05) BRIT AWARDS - taking home three accolades including Best International Group and Best Album. The LAURA fivesome open the 25th annual ceremony...

Williams, Keane, Ferdinand And Scissors Pick Up Early Brits

ROBBIE WILLIAMS, KEANE, FRANZ FERDINAND, MUSE and the SCISSOR SISTERS are among the first winners at tonight's (09FEB05) 25th annual BRIT AWARDS in London. The star-studded ceremony, hosted by broadcasting millionaire CHRIS EVANS, started...

Kapranos Blames Cowell For Cr*p Music

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has blasted AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL for filling the music industry with cr*p manufactured pop stars. The TAKE ME OUT star is furious that Cowell encourages bland, over-managed...

Skinner To Shun Awards Speeches

THE STREETS rapper MIKE SKINNER has threatened to send a representative to the stage to collect his award if he's honoured at tonight's (09FEB05) BRIT AWARDS - because he hates "pretentious" ceremonies. The DRY...

Kapranos Turned Down Moss

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS refused to let KATE MOSS into his dressing room, when the supermodel "desperately" tried to spend time with the Scottish singer. The TAKE ME OUT star, 32, met the...

Franz Ferdinand Waiting For Royalties

Scots rockers FRANZ FERDINAND may be the toast of the British music industry, but the group are still waiting to become millionaires. Their eponymous-named album has spent most of the past 12 months in...

Big Bang For The Grammys

Sunday's (13FEB05) 47th GRAMMY AWARDS ceremony will kick off in spectacular style with back-to-back performances from five of the top nominees. GWEN STEFANI, MAROON 5, BLACK EYED PEAS, LOS LONELY BOYS and Scottish rockers...

Kapranos Calls For Government Help For Musicians

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS called for the British government to financially support struggling musicians, during a lecture at Scotland's Edinburgh University last night (02FEB05). The TAKE ME OUT star believes struggling artists would...

Franz Ferdinand Top Nme Nominations

Scots rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are leading the nominations at this year's (05) NME AWARDS. The TAKE ME OUT stars are up for Best British Band, Best Live Act, Best Single, Best Video and Best...

Franz To Headline Scottish Tsunami Concert

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have agreed to headline a gig in their native Glasgow next month (19FEB05) to raise funds for victims of December's (04) Indian Ocean tsunami. The TAKE ME OUT stars will...

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