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Shirley Bassey Sings Chiefs Song

Dame Shirley Bassey has recorded a song by Kaiser Chiefs on her comeback album.The legendary Welsh vocalist, whose career has spanned 50 years, performs a collection of tracks written by modern songwriters for 'The Performance',...

Kaiser Chiefs Not Splitting

Kaiser Chiefs have laughed off rumours they are set to split.The group dismissed speculation that their performances at last weekend's Reading and Leeds festivals would be their last, insisting their diary is empty because they...

Kaiser Chiefs Slam Leeds Split Rumours

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS have hit back at rumours their performance at the U.K.'s Leeds music festival was to be their last - insisting they are not splitting up.The band played at the legendary event...

Green Day's Pranks For Kaiser Chiefs

GREEN DAY marked the departure of the KAISER CHIEFS from their ongoing U.S. tour by playing a series of pranks on the British rockers - including hiring a brass band to invade the stage during...

Kaiser Chiefs Star Breaks Rib, Continues Tour

British rockers the KAISER CHIEFS have vowed to continue their U.S. tour after frontman RICKY WILSON suffered a broken rib during a show in New York.The band was performing at the city's Madison Square Garden...

Duran Duran's Kaiser Hope

Duran Duran expect big things from their Kaiser Chiefs collaboration.The group are currently in the studio with producer Mark Ronson and are delighted with their recent writing session with the 'I Predict A Riot' hitmakers'...

Gallagher's Delight At Blur Comeback

OASIS rocker LIAM GALLAGHER is happy the band's arch rivals BLUR have reformed - because it will spell the end of the KAISER CHIEFS.The outspoken singer has been locked in a bitter war-of-words with Blur...

Green Day Teach Kaiser Chiefs To Behave

KAISER CHIEFS have toned down their rock 'n' roll ways while on tour - after GREEN DAY taught them a lesson in music manners. The British rockers were convinced they would take part in backstage mayhem...

Kaiser Chiefs Dismiss Record Label Drama

British rockers the KAISER CHIEFS have dismissed reports they've been dropped by their record company. The group, who will share supporting duties with Franz Ferdinand on Green Day's summer (09) tour, insist U.K. tabloid reports have...

Arctic Monkeys To Return At Leeds/reading 2009

Sheffield four-piece Arctic Monkeys are to play their first set in the UK for two years as headliners at Leeds/Reading Festival 2009, it has been announced.Alex Turner's band are expected to showcase material from their...

By on 30 March 2009

Ronson Teams Duran Duran With Kaiser Chief

MARK RONSON has enlisted extra help while recording with pop stars DURAN DURAN - he has brought one of the KAISER CHIEFS on board. The superproducer called on Kaiser Chiefs drummer and songwriter Nick Hodgson to...

Ronson To Produce Duran Duran

MARK RONSON is reported to be working with DURAN DURAN on their forthcoming album.The Birmingham band have been enjoying renewed success since releasing RED CARPRET MASSACRE in 2007.Ronson – who has produced an array of...

By on 23 March 2009

Ricky To Launch Tv Career?

KAISER CHIEFS frontman Ricky Wilson is reportedly keen to launch a career in television.Recent reports have claimed that the Leeds band are taking a hiatus after underwhelming reviews for their third album OFF WITH THEIR...

By on 23 March 2009

Kaiser Chiefs Get Dressing Down At Strip Club

British rockers the KAISER CHIEFS fell foul of bosses at a lap dancing club - when they breached strict "no-touching" rules. The I Predict a Riot hitmakers were enjoying watching the exotic dancers at Secrets bar...

Kaiser Chiefs Slam Hiatus Reports

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS have blasted rumours they are planning a hiatus.Recent reports suggested the band were unhappy their most recent single Good Days Bad Days failed to make the top 10 in Britain, and...

Kaiser Chiefs 'Taking Hiatus'

THE KAISER CHIEFS are planning to take time to reflect after the underwhelming performance of their last single, it has been claimed.Good Days Bad Days was the latest single from their Mark Ronson-produced album, OFF...

By on 05 February 2009

Kaiser Chiefs To Take A Break

Rockers THE KAISER CHIEFS are reportedly planning to take a break from music after the devastating commercial failure of their last single. The British band were upset after their track Good Days Bad Days, produced by...

Allen Shocks Wilson With Saucy Message

LILY ALLEN was forced to make an embarrassing apology to fellow singer RICKY WILSON - after mistakenly sending the KAISER CHIEFS frontman a nude photograph of herself. The Smile hitmaker intended to send a saucy...

Crystal Castles And White Lies Confirmed For Nme Big Gig

Rising stars Crystal Castles and White Lies have been added to the lineup for the Shockwaves NME awards Big Gig, it has been announced.Having been announced as the next recipients of the Godlike Geniuses prize...

By on 15 December 2008

Bbc Music Chief Hints At Top Of The Pops Return

Top of the Pops could make a return to the screen, according to the BBC's head of music entertainment.Bands such as the Ting Tings and Kaiser Chiefs, as well as culture secretary Andy Burnham have...

By on 17 November 2008

Kaiser Chiefs Star Undergoes Emergency Surgery

KAISER CHIEFS keyboardist NICK BAINES has been forced to pull out of a concert after he was hospitalised in Brazil with a bout of appendicitis. Baines, known to fans of the Brit band as Peanut,...

The Cure To Headline Nme Awards Big Gig At O2

Robert Smith will take to the stage at London's O2 Arena as the Cure headline the Shockwaves NME awards Big Gig, it has been announced.Having been announced as the next recipients of the Godlike Geniuses...

By on 05 November 2008

Kaiser Chiefs Deny Ronson Publicity Stunt

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS have denied using superproducer MARK RONSON in a bid to boost their profile. The I Predict A Riot hitmakers made the unusual choice of hiring the Grammy-winner to work on their...

Simon Cowell Offers To Save Totp Christmas Special

There could still be a Top of the Pops Christmas Special after Simon Cowell said he may buy the rights to the show from the BBC.It was announced on Tuesday that the programme - a...

By on 30 October 2008

Girls Aloud Gatecrash Pink Party

Girls Aloud are tonight sitting pretty atop the UK singles chart for the first time in four years.The fivesome's latest single – The Promise – pushed Pink's So What into second place to give the...

By on 26 October 2008

Kaiser Chiefs Hurt By Album Leak

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS feel like they've been "robbed" after their new album OFF WITH THEIR HEADS leaked online days before the disc was due to hit stores. The band released the LP in the...

Jay-z Loves Kaiser Chiefs

Hip-hop mogul JAY-Z is a big fan of British rock band KAISER CHIEFS - and loves their upcoming album OFF WITH THEIR HEADS. The 99 Problems hitmaker heard the record when he was joined on...

Pink Holds On To UK Number One With So What

US pop singer Pink has retained the UK number one spot for the second week in a row.Her latest single So What hit number one last week - her first chart-topped in six years -...

By on 12 October 2008

Kaiser Chiefs Call For End To 'Feud' With Oasis

Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson has expressed his frustration at reports of a feud between his band and Oasis.Speaking in August, Noel Gallagher had compared the I Predict A Riot stars to 60s group the...

By on 09 October 2008

Kaiser Chiefs Tempt Adam Ant To Make Comeback

Eighties star ADAM ANT has hinted he may be tempted back onto the music scene - to collaborate with British rockers the KAISER CHIEFS. The Stand + Deliver singer, who won the Icon Award at...

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