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The Strokes Blown Away By Arctic Monkeys

American rockers THE STROKES were blown away by indie sensations ARCTIC MONKEYS when the bands shared the bill at this weekend's (08-09JUL06) Oxegen festival in Ireland. LAST NITE frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS saw the I BET...

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"This is cool, playing a show staring into a dinosaur's ass." THE STOKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS enjoyed his band's gig at London's Natural History Museum on Thursday (06JUL06).

Casablancas: 'We Didn't Care'

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS "didn't give a s**t" during his days of drunken debauchery - but he can't understand why producers became exasperated by him. The LAST NITE rocker may have once punched a...

Casablancas Replaces Drinking With 'Getting Stoned'

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS recently quit drinking to straighten himself out, and now gets "stoned" instead. The LAST NITE singer finds he communicates better with his bandmates since quitting booze. He says, "I've just...

The Strokes Miss The Old Days

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS is desperate to scale down and play tiny venues in his native New York City - but his management won't allow it. The JUICE BOX rockers miss their underground...

The Strokes Celebrate Sober Casablancas

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS' decision to reduce his alcohol intake has saved the group, according to his bandmates. The LATE NITE hitmakers were recently interviewed by cult writer JAY McINERNEY for an article...

Casablancas Blasted For Lateness

STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS has been blasted as an "egomaniac" and "tyrant" by a music journalist for showing up a staggering five hours late for an interview. The singer, who recently turned tee-total, was...

Casablancas Taking New Professional Approach

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS has had to change the way he prepares for live gigs, because he can't sing the band's new songs under the influence of drink and drugs. The LAST NITE...

Strokes Pre-christmas Gathering

US rockers THE STROKES have such a blast at their pre-christmas get-together they believe it should be broadcast on television. The JUICEBOX hitmakers, who have made a tradition of meeting up for their own...

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"When I saw the promo I said, 'That's a lot of homosexuality!' But it was too late." Rocker JULIAN CASABLANCAS was surprised at how sexually explicit the video to the new STROKES single JUICEBOX was...

Casablancas Slams Un-rock Criticism

JULIAN CASABLANCAS has dismissed criticism THE STROKES are not genuine rockers and only found fame because of their privileged backgrounds. The singer/songwriter, who attended a Swiss boarding school and whose father is the founder...

The Strokes: 'We Were A Joke'

THE STROKES insist they were so exhausted during their 2004 ROOM ON FIRE tour, their lacklustre performances became "comical". The New York rockers spiralled into self-destruction after rocketing to fame, with frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS...

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"Sure, I remember T In The Park. I was drunk but not mean drunk. Just the two pints of beer and still in a good mood." THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS defends his onstage drinking,...

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...

Casablancas Weds Girlfriend

THE STROKES singer JULIAN CASABLANCAS married his girlfriend JULIET JOSLIN at a private ceremony in New York last weekend (12/13FEB05). The LAST NITE star and his long-term love tied the knot in front of...

Stokes Third Album Will Be 'Different'

STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS is determined the band's next album will sound different to their previous efforts - even if it takes months to record. The ROOM ON FIRE rockers have recently started work...

Strokes Upset By Live Album's Quality

American rockers THE STROKES have put back the release date of their planned live album, because they were unhappy with its quality. The REPTILIA singers immortalised their 2003 Christmas shows at London's Alexandra Palace on...

Strokes Nearly Died Before Gig

American rockers THE STROKES nearly died in a harrowing tour bus disaster hours before their performance at Scottish concert T IN THE PARK earlier this month (11JUL04). The LAST NITE group were rushing to...

The Strokes' Drunk Performance

The STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS bravely performed at Scottish music festival T IN THE PARK on Sunday (11JUL04) after drinking "a gallon of alcohol". The rockers - Casablancas, NICK VALENSI, ALBERT HAMMOND JR, FABRIZIO...

Strokes Frontman Engaged

THE STROKES rocker JULIAN CASABLANCAS has proposed to his manager's assistant JULIETTE LEWIS. The LAST NITE singer, 25, fell in love with pretty Lewis - who is not to be confused with the KALIFORNIA...

Strokes Singer Goes Missing

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS got lost in the crowd during the group's Friday night (02APR04) show in Los Angeles when he insisted on watching his group from the audience. The seemingly inebriated singer...

Strokes Score A Double In Spin Poll

Rockers THE STROKES have swept the board in the annual readers' poll in American rock magazine SPIN for the second year running. The cult New York group picked up the Best Band and Best...

Casablancas Drops The Attitude

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS is determined not to get caught up in his own hype. The ROOM ON FIRE singer finds it depressing when other musicians become obsessed with their own celebrity, and...

Jet Hit Back At Strokes

JET rocker CHRIS CHESTER has slammed THE STROKES for not having any "credibility". The Australian drummer is furious after Strokes singer JULIAN CASABLANCAS made disparaging comments about his band. Casablancas told ROLLING STONE...

Casablancas' Drunken Performance

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS was so inebriated during a recent gig, he caused his guitarist to storm off in a rage. According to the NEW YORK DAILY NEWS website, Casablancas was already drunk...

Casablancas Gives Up Booze For Studio Sessions

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS quit drinking for five months while the group were recording their new album ROOM ON FIRE - because he didn't want to be hungover for studio sessions. The heavy-drinking...

Julian Casablancas' Worry Over New Strokes Songs

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS is worried the new tracks his band have recorded for their upcoming second album will disappoint fans. The American rockers have been working flat-out to deliver the goods on...

Strokes Rocker Gives Up Alcohol

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS has quit drinking alcohol, after heavy booze sessions left him fearing for his health. The IS THIS IT? rocker has been fully embracing the rock'n'roll lifestyle ever since the...

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Martin Freeman Joins Cast Of Marvel's 'Captain America: Civil War'

Having already comprehensively nailed the art of portraying literary characters...

U2 Surprise New Yorkers By Busking In Grand Central Station

U2 caused a bit of a stir in New York this week by performing a secret gig...

ITV Escapes Investigation Over Kanye West's Brits Performance

Kanye West’s performance at the Brit Awards will not be the subject of an...

Tangerine Trailer Offers A Tasty Treat

Take two transgender prostitutes, one busy Christmas Eve and a tale of betrayal and you have the basic premise to...

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Rihanna, Sarah Jessica Parker, FKA Twigs: The Weird And The Wonderful Met Ball Looks

Last night the world’s most famous and fashionable descended upon...

Idris Elba Breaks British Land Speed Record

As if it wasn’t enough being one of the downright coolest actors and musicians on Earth, Idris Elba has given...

First Pics Of 'Suicide Squad' Cast Revealed

DC Comics fans, stop what you’re doing and pay attention! Suicide Squad director David Ayers has shared the first...

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Will Feature In Disney's Next 'Infinity' Game

Major video game news today, as Disney released some details about...

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