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Metallica Want To Headline Glastonbury

Metallica want to headline Glastonbury. The 'Enter Sandman' heavy metal group would love to headline the British festival - one of the biggest in Europe - but have never been invited by organisers Michael and...

Blur To Close 2012 London Olympics With Hyde Park Concert

Blur will close the 2012 London Olympics with a huge concert in the city's Hyde Park, headlining above other groups New Order and The Specials - reports Reuters - with many expecting more names to...

Blur's Damon Albarn And Graham Coxon Preview New Track

Ahead of their performance at the Brits tomorrow, Blur 's Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon debuted a new song last night at charity War Child's charity show in London's O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, reports the...

Florence Welch 'Devastated' By Winehouse Death

Florence Welch was "devastated" when Amy Winehouse died.The Florence + The Machine singer has been linked to perform at a tribute concert for the singer - who was found dead at her London home last...

Coldplay Have Not Lost Passion

Coldplay are still as "passionate" as when they started out.The 'Paradise' hitmakers - Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, Will Champion and Jonny Buckland - are now "more focused" on putting "intensity and power" into their tracks,...

Coldplay's 'Xylobands' Created By Sex Toy Inventor

Coldplay's flashing wristbands were created by a sex toy inventor.The band has introduced an innovative concept on their 'Mylo Xyloto Tour' whereby every audience member is given a wristband which flashes different colours at different...

The O2 Putting On 20 Free Concerts

London's The O2 venue is showcasing over 100 bands at 20 free concerts in December. A special stage has been constructed at the London Piazza at The O2, which will showcase acts from December 3...

Paolo Nutini Named Headline Performance Of The Year

Paolo Nutini was named Headline Performance of the Year at last night's (14.11.11) UK Festival Awards.The Scottish ' Pencil Full of Lead' singer scooped the prize for his Headlining slot at Latitude festival earlier this...

Florence Welch Taught Dance Moves By Bono

Florence Welch was taught how to dance in high heeled shoes by Bono from U2. The Florence + the Machine singer supported the Irish 'One' rockers on part of their North American tour earlier this...

Rihanna To Headline Wireless Festival

Rihanna is to headline next year's Barclaycard Wireless Festival.The 'Only Girl (In the World) hitmaker will make her only UK performance of 2012 at the London event, topping the bill on the final night of...

Radiohead Never Planned The King Of Limbs

Radiohead never expected to make an album from 'The King of Limbs' tracks.The group released the eight-track record earlier this year but frontman Thom Yorke admitted they were astonished by the finished record, which he...

Jls And Jessie J Scoop Bt Digital Music Awards

JLS and Jessie J triumphed at the BT Digital Music Awards last night (28.09.11). The boy band scooped Best Group for the second year running and also took the Best Video trophy for their track...

Radiohead Pay Tribute To R.e.m.

Radiohead paid tribute to R.E.M. in New York last night (28.09.11).The 'Reckoner' group's frontman, Thom Yorke, played the first verse of 'The One I Love' by the US indie group - who announced their split...

Gwyneth Paltrow Enjoys Birthday With Beyonce

Gwyneth Paltrow celebrated her 39th birthday with Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z. The 'Contagion' actress was joined by her husband, Coldplay singer Chris Martin, and the superstar couple, who are currently expecting their first child together,...

Kasabian Want To Headline Glastonbury

Kasabian want to headline Glastonbury in 2013. The 'Days are Forgotten' rockers' ultimate goal would be to headline the festival - one of the biggest in Europe, held in Southern England - when it returns...

Radiohead To Tour Next Year

Thom Yorke has confirmed Radiohead will tour next year.The group have played few dates in support of their latest album 'The King of Limbs', but now the frontman has revealed the band will go on...

Jessie J Recorded Single With Broken Foot

Jessie J recorded her single 'Domino' with a broken foot. The 'Price Tag' singer hurt herself during rehearsals in London this June, but before it was diagnosed - forcing her to pull out of a...

Jessie J Feels Like A 'Cow' Since Breaking Foot

Jessie J can predict the weather through her broken foot - like a nervous "cow".The 'Price Tag' hitmaker injured her foot earlier this year and says the injury has given her some special powers such...

Jessie J Needed Bone Transplant For Foot

Jessie J had to have a bone transplant after breaking her foot.The 'Price Tag' singer injured herself when she jumped off stage during a concert rehearsal in June and she has revealed the break was...

Bono Denies Being Hospitalized With Heart Problems

A story reporting that Bono was rushed to hospital in Monaco after suffering from heart problems is completely fabricated, according to a spokesperson for the singer. Initial speculation suggested the U2 frontman was hospitalized at...

Elbow Fan Jay-z

Jay-Z is a fan of Elbow. The '99 Problems' rapper is a fan of the 'Neat Little Rows' indie group after seeing them from the side of the stage at this year's Glastonbury festival. Radio...

Paolo Nutini Ready For Jay-z Record

Paolo Nutini is "ready" to record with Jay-Z.The US rapper is reportedly keen to collaborate with the Scottish singer, but the 'Candy' hitmaker is unsure on what to do next to make the duet happen.He...

Calvin Harris 'No Longer A Frontman'

Calvin Harris insists he is no longer a frontman.The 'Ready For The Weekend' hitmaker - who has replaced Duran Duran as a headline act at the 2011 Virgin Media V Festival - admits he prefers...

Michael Eavis Predicts End To Glastonbury

Glastonbury festival organiser Michael Eavis thinks the event could end in "three or four years".The 75-year-old has been running the festival on his Worthy Farm site in Somerset, Southern England since 1981, but feels financial...

Glastonbury Facing 2015 Axe

Glastonbury boss Michael Eavis fears the iconic British music festival could be axed by 2015 because the growing number of outdoor summer rock events is saturating the market.The three-day festival in south west England, which...

U2 To Sell Off Tour Claws

U2 are to sell off the stage 'claws' used on their '360 Tour'.The Irish rock band created incredible 29,000-square-foot steel 'claws' which formed the structure of the set and allowed for 360 degree views for...

Rihanna Takes A Tumble

Rihanna took an embarrassing tumble on stage last week.The 'California King Bed' singer was performing in Edmonton, Canada, on Wednesday (22.06.11) as part of her 'Loud' world tour and during a rendition of hit single...

Jay-z Wants Adele Interview

Jay-Z is "keen" to work with Adele.The hip-hop star met the 'Rolling in the Deep' hitmaker for lunch in London to discuss a possible collaboration and the rapper thinks the pair can make a "massive...

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