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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...

Kaiser Chiefs Give Up Bouncy Songs

Kaiser Chiefs didn't want to write "bouncy songs" for their latest album. The group's new album, 'The Future is Medieval', is "darker" than previous material as the band both feel they have matured and recordings...

Kaiser Chiefs Proud Of New Lp

Kaiser Chiefs felt like they were "really sticking it to the man" with their new album. The 'Little Shocks' group have released 'The Future is Mediaeval' on a basis where fans can choose 10 out...

Kate Moss Set For Hen Party Dares

Kate Moss will have to perform a series of dares on her hen weekend. The 37-year-old supermodel - who will tie the knot with The Kills frontman Jamie Hince on July 1 - is going...

Kaiser Chiefs Feared Radiohead Had Same Idea For Album

Kaiser Chiefs feared they would have to scrap their groundbreaking plans for the release of their new album because their fellow British rockers Radiohead had beaten them to the idea.The I Predict a Riot hitmakers...

Kaiser Chiefs Let Fans Design Their Own Album

British rockers Kaiser Chiefs are letting fans design their own unique version of the band's new album by picking the songs and creating the cover art.The I Predict A Riot hitmakers launched their latest record...

Kaiser Chiefs Release Customisable Album

Kaiser Chiefs have shock released new album 'The Future is Medieval' today (03.06.11).The 'I Predict a Riot' group have ended their hiatus - which began in 2008 after third album 'Off With Their Heads' and...

Graham Coxon' Likes 'Loud, Sweaty' Shows

Graham Coxon's favourite gigs are "small, loud and sweaty".The Blur guitarist - who has also recorded seven solo albums - explained while he headlined stadiums with the 'Song 2' group, he enjoys performing in more...

Ricky Wilson Vows To Complete Marathon

Kaiser Chiefs rocker Ricky Wilson has vowed to complete the London Marathon after collapsing during the race on Sunday (17Apr11).The British singer suffered a blackout just over two miles (three kilometres) from the finish line...

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