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12th November 2014

Punk icons Gang Of Four have recruited The Kills and The Dead Weather singer Alison Mosshart for their upcoming 2015 album. Mosshart will join group founder Andy Gill and his bandmates for the follow-up to...

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Gerard Way's British Album

11th July 2014

Gerard Way's solo album feels ''British''.The former My Chemical Romance frontman has promised fans his forthcoming LP will be very different to his work with the band because he has been influenced by a host...

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Gang Of Four Sell Blood To Fund Album

7th April 2010

British rockers GANG OF FOUR are selling vials of their blood in a bid to raise money to fund the recording of their new album.The post-punk band, who found fame in the late 1970s, are...

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Gang Of Four Recording New Material

25th October 2006

Punk icons GANG OF FOUR's original line-up is working on a new album - the first since 1981's SOLID GOLD The group reformed in 2004 and released a collection of rerecorded songs last year...

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Storms Wash Out Inxs Performance

18th October 2005

INXS lost out on an opportunity to show off their new frontman JD FORTUNE to fans in Hollywood last night (17OCT05), when rain washed out their rooftop show. The rockers were set to perform...

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New-look Inxs Go Live With Rooftop Show

4th October 2005

The reformed INXS will perform their first major concert high above Hollywood later this month (17OCT05), when they launch the new Virgin Megastore with a rooftop gig. The Aussie rockers will debut new singer...

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Waits + Kronos Quartet Offer Exclusive Track To Relief Album

24th September 2005

An unreleased collaboration between reclusive rocker TOM WAITS and the KRONOS QUARTET is to head up an upcoming compilation to aid the Hurricane Katrina relief effort. Only 10,000 copies of the double album, also...

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Siouxsie Sioux Wins Mojo Icon Award At Star-studded Bash

17th June 2005

Punk star SIOUXSIE SIOUX took the top award at the MOJO HONOURS LIST in London last night (16JUN05) - beating out competition from legends including DAVID BOWIE, MARC BOLAN and THE RAMONES. The SIOUXSIE...

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Kanal Gets Busy

18th May 2005

NO DOUBT star TONY KANAL is making the most of the group's hiatus by signing up to remix tracks by his childhood heroes GANG OF FOUR. The bass player, a former boyfriend of singer...

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Coochie Coo, Coachella Baby

2nd May 2005

California's COACHELLA FESTIVAL became a mum on Saturday (30APR05) when the annual two-day desert music event staged its first pregnancy. One young rock fan went into labour early in the sweltering 88 degree heat...

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Beck Slams Sudden Eighties Obsession

23rd March 2005

BECK fails to comprehend the sudden surge of 1980s-sounding bands in the charts - because the bygone musical era is regularly labelled the worst in history. The maverick American singer admits he's always been...

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Reunions Rule Coachella Festival

31st January 2005

NINE INCH NAILS, GANG OF FOUR, COCTEAU TWINS and BAUHAUS are among the reunited acts staging comebacks at the sixth COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC + ARTS FESTIVAL in Indio, California, in April (30APR05-01MAY05). TRENT...

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Gang Of Four Reform

15th November 2004

The original line-up of legendary post-punk act GANG OF FOUR are reuniting for the first time since 1982. The British group, who have been cited as an influence by bands including NIRVANA, FRANZ FERDINAND,...

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