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Bbc Introducing Stage Line-up Announced

Festival Republic have confirmed their line-up for the Bbc Introducing Stage at the LEEDS & Reading Festival this August.It's an army of diverse upcoming talent from acts such as heavy rockers Hawk Eyes, LA alternative...

Liam Gallagher To Perform Wonderwall At Olympics

Liam Gallagher will sing 'Wonderwall' at the Olympics closing ceremony. The singer and his Beady Eye bandmates: Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock will perform a new arrangement of the hit, written by his...

Kaiser Chiefs Star Aims To Set Online Running World Record

Kaiser Chiefs star Ricky Wilson is donning his running shoes for an unusual record attempt - he is taking part in the world's biggest online race.The I Predict A Riot hitmakers have been announced as...

England Vs Sweden Sparks Excitement In Footie Fans The Kaiser Chiefs

Prior to the highly anticipated England vs. Sweden European Championship match Kyiv Olympic Stadium, Leeds, UK based indie band and footie fanatics the Kaiser Chiefs express their confidence for England's victory. The Leeds United supporting...

Kaiser Chiefs Excited For Homecoming Gig

Kaiser Chiefs can't wait for their homecoming gig at this year's Leeds Festival.The 'I Predict A Riot' rockers - who hail from the northern UK city - are excited about playing the famous festival at...

Festival Republic Confirm Exciting Leeds And Reading Line-up

Festival Republic's 2012 LEEDS & Reading Festival confirm their mind-blowing line-up for Friday 24th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August 2012.From rock to pop to electro and everything in between, these diverse festivals bring together...

Kaiser Chiefs Are Not Splitting, Says Simon Rix

Kaiser Chiefs rocker Simon Rix has denied the British band plans to split after the release of a retrospective singles album, insisting the record does not mark "the end" of the group.The I Predict a...

Jason Donovan's War Of The Worlds Role

Jason Donovan will return to 'The War Of The World...The New Generation!' musical in a new role.The 43-year-old singer and actor - who previously starred as The Artilleryman - will return as Parson Nathaniel, the...

Ricky Wilson Rejected The Voice Role

Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson turned down a coaching role on Britain's The Voice, despite admitting the TV job would have boosted his record sales.The rocker was tempted by the offer to join the U.K....

Leeds Reading Festival Line Up 2012: The Cure, Kasabian, Foo Fighters

The line-up for the Leeds and Reading Festival 2012 has been announced, with The Cure, Foo Fighters and Kasabian set to headline the three-day event over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Tickets also go on...

Foo Fighters Headline Reading And Leeds

Foo Fighters will headline Reading and Leeds Festivals this year. The 'Best of You' hitmakers will appear at Reading on Sunday August 26 and Leeds on Friday August 24, making it the third time the...

Ibiza And Mallorca Rocks Line Ups Revealed

Tinie Tempah, Kasabian, Bloc Party and New Order have been confirmed for Ibiza and Mallorca Rocks. An eclectic line-up for the events - which see different acts perform weekly between June until September on the...

Ricky Wilson Joins War Of The Worlds Stage Show

Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson has joined the cast of a new stage production of The War of the Worlds musical.The rocker will take on his first stage role playing The Artilleryman in the The...

Kaiser Chiefs Axe Mexico Gig Over Safety Fears

British rockers Kaiser Chiefs have cancelled a gig in Mexico over safety concerns.The I Predict A Riot stars were due to play in a baseball stadium in San Pedro, near Monterrey, on 18 March (12)...

Florence Welch Parties Hard After Nme Awards

Florence Welch celebrated her double win at the NME Awards by partying with Kasabian and Kate Moss last night (29.02.12).The Florence + the Machine singer was presented with the prizes for Best Solo Artist and...

Ricky Wilson Joins War Of The Worlds Tour

Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson will star in Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of 'The War of the Worlds - The New Generation'.The singer will take on the role of The Artilleryman originally played by David Essex...

Ricky Wilson Takes To The Stage In War Of The Worlds Revamp

Ricky Wilson will make his stage debut in a new production of Jeff Wayne's The War of the Worlds, which is set to tour the UK and Europe towards the end of 2012 and into...

Ronnie Wood: I Helped Raise Mark Ronson

Ronnie Wood ''helped raise'' Mark Ronson. The Rolling Stones star was close friends with the record producer's father Laurence - a real estate entrepreneur in his younger years - and he reveals he used to...

Kaiser Chiefs Want Guitars In The Charts

Kaiser Chiefs want a new band to "rejuvenate British guitar music."The 'I Predict a Riot' group are hoping a new group can get people listening to traditional bands again.Guitarist Andrew White told the Gainsborough Standard...

Coachella Line Up 2012: At The Drive-in Make Their Return

Coachella announced its line-up for 2012 on Monday (January 9, 2012), naming the likes of The Kaiser Chiefs, Noel Gallagher and The Hives among its three-day bill to take place firstly between April 13th to...

Nick Hodgson Joins The Vaccines Onstage

Kaiser Chiefs star Nick Hodgson became a temporary member of The Vaccines on Tuesday night (03Jan12) when he stepped in to guest as their drummer.The band was performing a show at Amsterdam Paradiso in the...

Kaiser Chiefs Record In Tiny Studio

Kaiser Chiefs record their albums in a studio which is only big enough to fit one person in at a time. The 'Little Shocks' group's drummer, Nick Hodgson produced and recorded most of their last...

Coldplay Named Best Act At The Q Awards

Coldplay have been named Best Act in the World Today.The 'Mylo Xyloto' band beat off competition from the likes of Muse, Arcade Fire, Kasabian, Arctic Monkeys and U2 to take the coveted honour at this...

Kaiser Chiefs' Innovative Album Release 'Overshadowed' Material

British rockers Kaiser Chiefs admit the band's latest album struggled to make an impact because the pioneering way of releasing the record "overshadowed" the songs.The I Predict A Riot hitmakers launched their latest record, The...

Kaiser Chiefs Worried About Future Of Guitar Bands

Kaiser Chiefs don't know if music is a "viable career for five guys with guitars" in 2011. The 'Ruby' rockers say the music industry has changed "totally" since they went on official hiatus at the...

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...

Ricky Wilson's Performing Frustration

Ricky Wilson was getting "frustrated" b y Kaiser Chiefs' lack of live performances. The singer was desperate for his band to end their official 'hiatus' - which started in 2008 - and release their latest...

Kaiser Chiefs 'Respectful' Japanese Fans

Kaiser Chiefs find their Japanese fans the most "respectful" in the world. The 'Little Shocks' band have recently returned from touring in the Asian country, and admit they are always surprised by way their fans...

British Musicians Band Together To Help Riot Clean-up Efforts

British rockers Kaiser Chiefs and singer Kate Nash are among the stars who have stepped up to help the clean-up effort in London following a third night of violent riots.Thugs have been running wild across...

The Killers Open Hard Rock Calling

The Killers opened this year's Hard Rock Calling festival in London last night (24.06.11).The four-piece band played to a capacity crowd in Hyde Park and, despite the incessant rain, thrilled the crowd with tracks spanning...

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Blur's Latest Album, Magic Whip, Shoots Up To UK Number 1

Remember Blur? The British rockers are back this week and topping the...