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Kaiser Chiefs To Play Double Gigs At Glastonbury Festival

British rockers Kaiser Chiefs will pull double duty at Britain's iconic Glastonbury Festival by playing two sets on the same day.The I Predict A Riot hitmakers are scheduled to headline the John Peel Stage at...

Mumford And Sons For Secret Glasto Set

Mumford and Sons will play a secret set at Glastonbury festival this week. The folk rock group - made up of Marcus Mumford, Winston Marshall, Ben Lovett and Ted Dwane - headlined the event at...

Kaiser Chiefs To Play For England's Soccer World Cup Team

British rockers Kaiser Chiefs are to play a private gig for England's soccer team before they fly out to Brazil for this summer's (14) World Cup tournament.The band, fronted by Ricky Wilson, will perform for...

The Great Escape Festival 2014: Which Bands Shone Brightest?

Brighton's Great Escape Festival took place over the weekend and, as the UK's largest street festival, gave music fans a very enjoyable weekend as it does every year. Over 400 acts played, giving the punters...

Ricky Wilson Escapes Surgery On Injured Eye

Ricky Wilson doesn't need surgery on his injured eye.The Kaiser Chiefs frontman arrived at The 2014 Radio Academy Awards in London on Monday night (12.05.14) wearing an eye patch over his left eye.Ricky suffered the...

Ricky Wilson Wearing Eye Patch After Video Shoot Accident

Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson has been left sporting an eye patch after he was injured during a video shoot.The rocker baffled fans when he left the Bbc studios in London on Monday (12May14) as...

Florence Welch And Arcade Fire Donate Goods To Celebrity Yard Sale

British singer Florence Welch, Canadian rockers Arcade Fire, and Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson are among the stars who have donated clothing to a yard sale to raise money for Oxfam.The Florence + The MAChine...

Ricky Wilson: 'I Opened Door For Rockers On Talent Shows'

Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson is convinced he has opened the door for rock stars to become judges on Tv talent contests.The musician joined the panel of coaches on The Voice U.K. earlier this year...

Ricky Wilson Baffled By Nick Hodgson's Career Swap

Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson was baffled when he found out his former bandmate Nick Hodgson has swapped life in a rock group for writing pop songs for British singer Olly Murs.Hodgson, the group's drummer...

Olly Murs Collaborates With Former Kaiser Chief Nick Hodgson

Olly Murs has collaborated with former Kaiser Chiefs star Nick Hodgson.The 'Trouble' hitmaker paired up with the the former drummer, backing vocalist and lyricist for the 'I Predict A Riot' rockers - who now works...

Despite Nick Hodgson's Exit, The Kaiser Chiefs Score No.1 Album

The Kaiser Chiefs have successfully bounced back after the departure of drummer and primary songwriter Nick Hodgson, by taking the No.1 album spot with their latest effort Education, Education, Education & War. Kaiser Chiefs are...

Kaiser Chiefs Turned Down World Cup Anthem Offer

British rockers Kaiser Chiefs turned down the chance to record an official song for the 2006 soccer World Cup.The group's singer, Ricky Wilson, has revealed they were asked to write and record a special song...

Is Ricky Wilson Really Getting His Own Tv Quiz Show?

Ricky Wilson - the lead singer with the Kaiser Chiefs and current coach on The Voice UK - is in talks for his own quiz show. According to The Sun newspaper, Wall to Wall producers...

Dexters Getting Tips From Liam Gallagher

Dexters have been getting advice from Liam Gallagher on how to survive in the music business.The new band - made up of Tom Rowlett, Chris Heggie, Ben Debo and Vincent Dignan - have been given...

Chris Martin, Graham Coxon And Ricky Wilson Donate Art Pieces For Charity

Coldplay star Chris Martin, Blur's Graham Coxon and Kaiser Chiefs singer Ricky Wilson have donated art pieces to a charity auction.They are among the 15 celebrities, also including Madness frontman Graham 'Suggs' MCPherson and Elton...

Bill Nighy Reads Ricky Wilson's War Poem For Kaiser Chiefs' Album

Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson enlisted veteran actor Bill Nighy to record a war poem for the band's new album.The Love Actually star features on the new record, titled Education, Education, Education & War, reading...

Stars Back Campaign To Save London Music Venue

Music stars including Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson, singer Lianne La Havas, and rapper Plan B have backed a campaign to save a historic London gig venue from closure.The George Tavern in Stepney, east London...

Bike Parts Manufacturer Angry At Kaiser Chiefs For Alleged Logo Theft

The Kaiser Chiefs have managed to annoy a company who manufacture bike parts by ‘stealing’ their logo, the NME report. The band has responded to Sturmy Archer, whose logo bears stark similarities to the cover...

Kaiser Chiefs Respond To Logo Image Theft Claims

British rockers Kaiser Chiefs have responded to accusations they stole a bicycle parts manufacturer's logo for the cover of their new album Education, Education, Education AND WAR.Bosses at Sturmey-Archer claim the band has ripped off...

Ricky Wilson Was Lily Allen's First Fan

Ricky Wilson claims he's one of Lily Allen's very first fans.The Kaiser Chiefs frontman was impressed with Lily's cover of the band's song 'Oh My God', with Mark Ronson in 2007, and joked that he...

Ricky Wilson 'Lost Interest' In Band

Ricky Wilson lost interest in Kaiser Chiefs because he thought he had achieved everything.The 'Oh My God' hitmaker admits he only realised he didn't want to lose the group when drummer Nick Hodgson quit in...

Ricky Wilson Feared Kaiser Chiefs Were Over

British rocker Ricky Wilson feared his band Kaiser Chiefs would be forced to split when drummer Nick Hodgson quit.Hodgson, a founder member of the band and co-writer of some of its biggest hits, announced his...

Kaiser Chiefs Set To Release New Album

Kaiser Chiefs are set to release a new album after frontman Ricky Wilson appears on 'The Voice'. The 'I Predict A Riot' hitmaker is making the most of his upcoming stint as a judge on...

Ricky Wilson Completes U.k. The Voice's Line-up

Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson is heading to Tv after signing up as a coach on the U.K. version of The Voice.The rocker is reportedly set to replace The Script's Danny O'Donoghue, who quit the...

Kaiser Chiefs Frontman Ricky Wilson Completes 'The Voice' Judging Panel

Ricky Wilson, the frontman of The Kaiser Chiefs, has been chosen to fill the remaining seat on The Voice judging panel for the next season of the BBC talent contest. Wilson has been brought in...

Kaiser Chiefs To Support Bon Jovi At British Summer Time Show

Kaiser Chiefs are to support Bon Jovi at their Barclaycard British Summer Time concert.The 'Ruby' rockers - fronted by Ricky Wilson - will be joined by Bush on a rock heavy bill on Great Oak...

Kaiser Chiefs Singer Upset With Leeds Arena Bosses Over Springsteen Gig

Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson has blasted the bosses of his hometown's new venue after they replaced the British group as the Leeds Arena's opening act for concerts headlined by Sir Elton John and Bruce...

Kaiser Chief's Ricky Wilson "F*cked Off" As Leeds Arena Books Bruce Springsteen

Kaiser Chief frontman Ricky Wilson has had his indie-heart broken by the evil executives at the new Leeds Arena, who have booked Bruce Springsteen and Elton John for shows at the new 13,500 seater venue...

Nick Hodgson Explains Departure From Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs co-founder Nick Hodgson has opened up about his decision to leave the band after 15 years, insisting he simply just wants to take his career in another direction.The drummer, who formed the group...

Kaiser Chiefs Drummer Nick Hodgson Quits Band

The Kaiser Chiefs' drummer has quit the band.Nick Hodgson announced his departure from the Leeds collective via twitter yesterday (04.12.12) and insisted he had no hard feeling towards his former band mates.The rocker posted: ''I...

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