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T In The Park Sells Out In 1 Hour After Acts Announced

The line-up for this year's T In The Park festival has been announced.The Verve, Rage Against the Machine and REM will headline the event, due to take place between July 11th and 13th at Balado...

By on 16 February 2008

Take That Lead Brit Noms

Take That have sealed their impressive comeback with four nominations for this year's Brit awards, it has been announced.The reformed 'man-band' hold the joint first place for the most number of nominations with solo artists...

By on 15 January 2008

Back To Black Named Top Seller

Amy Winehouse's album Back to Black has been confirmed as the biggest selling album of the year.Though X Factor winner Leona Lewis sold an amazing 1.59 million copies of her debut album Spirit in just...

By on 31 December 2007

Ronson Bribed Kaiser Chiefs To Stay For Video Shoot

Producer MARK RONSON had to bribe British rockers KAISER CHIEFS to appear in his music video for OH MY GOD - by promising to DJ at the group's private functions for the rest of their...

Manics Want To Perform With Kylie

The MANIC STREET PREACHERS would like KYLIE MINOGUE to join them on stage when they perform at the Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig in February.Speaking to NME, NICKY WIRE, the band's bassist and lyricist, said:...

By on 20 December 2007

Mika Tops Itunes Chart

Grace Kelly by Mika has been named as the top-selling download single of the year by iTunes.The Lebanese-born singer's second single outsold Rihanna's Umbrella – which went to number one in physical release charts across...

By on 12 December 2007

Maximo Park Launch Personalised Beer

MAXIMO PARK have chosen an original way to mark their homecoming gig on December 15th.They have designed their own re-branded version of Newcastle Brown Ale, to be sold to fans at the Newcastle Metro Radio...

By on 03 December 2007

Kaiser Chiefs Star 'Too Tired' For Sex

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON refuses to bed any of his groupies - because touring leaves him too exhausted to have sex. The 29-year-old is inundated with offers from amorous fans but has blamed his...

Kaiser Chiefs: 'We Hate Bond'

British rockers THE KAISER CHIEFS have vowed never to record the iconic JAMES BOND theme - because they find the superspy 'boring'. The band insist their dislike of the infamous secret agent would hamper their...

Ronson Enlists Wilson To Replace Allen

LILY ALLEN reportedly snubbed MARK RONSON by not appearing at his Roundhouse concert on Tuesday (October 24th) night.The 22-year-old singer, who is dating the CHEMICAL BROTHERS' ED SIMON, failed to perform her rendition of the...

By on 26 October 2007

Arctic Monkeys Named World's Best Act

The Arctic Monkeys have been named the best act in the world today at the 2007 Q Music awards.The Sheffield band beat some heavyweight competition for the prize, scooping the gong ahead of the Killers,...

By on 08 October 2007

Arctics Take Live Award

Sheffield's Arctic Monkeys have been named the best live band in the country at the Vodafone Live Music Awards.Their award comes after a year in which they have released a second album, Favourite Worst Nightmare,...

By on 20 September 2007

Iggy Pop To Receive Live Music Award

Decades of crowd-pleasing around the world have landed Iggy Pop with official recognition from a panel of music industry insiders.The American punk rocker is to be handed the Freddie Mercury lifetime achievement gong at this...

By on 19 September 2007

Kaiser Chiefs Snub Us Tour

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS have turned down the chance to tour America, insisting performing for U.K fans is more important. Frontman Ricky Wilson admits the band has snubbed the chance to break the American market,...

Winehouse Up Against Monkeys And Kaisers At Qs

Amy Winehouse's Back to Black has again been nominated for a best record of the year award.The troubled singer's album has been put up for a gong at this year's Q Awards, for which nominations...

By on 13 September 2007

Kaiser Chiefs Sign Up For Electric Proms

Kaiser Chiefs have signed up to perform at this year's Electric Proms in London, the BBC has announced.The group are one of 80 acts appearing at the five-day festival from October 24th to 28th.They are...

By on 04 September 2007

Rix Slams 'Crap' Pink

KAISER CHIEFS bassist SIMON RIX has blasted pop star PINK for her "crap" music and dismissed her songwriting skills as "idiotic". Rix singled out the Stupid Girls hitmaker's song Dear Mr President - an open...

Davina Flops On Radio 2

BIG BROTHER presenter Davina McCall has been urged to stick to her day job after standing in as a DJ on BBC Radio 2.The popular TV host reportedly received more than 150 complaints after her...

By on 28 August 2007

Kaiser Chiefs Are No Angry Mob

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS are frauds - their latest single claims they're an ANGRY MOB, but in reality they're too polite. Frontman Ricky Wilson confesses he and bandmates have never indulged in rock and roll...

Robbie And Winehouse Set For Radio 1 Album

Robbie Williams, Amy Winehouse and Kylie Minogue are among the stars who feature on a new Radio 1 cover album.To celebrate the radio station's 40th anniversary, 40 songs from 1967 to 2007 have been collated...

By on 16 August 2007

Homesick Kaiser Chiefs Hate Touring

British rockers the KAISER CHIEFS hate touring and are desperate to end their current stint on the road. The I Predict A Riot hitmakers are currently promoting their album Your's Truly, Angry Mob - but...

Kaiser Chiefs 'Spicy' Career Advice

Rock band KAISER CHIEFS are seeking career advice from an unlikely source - pop stars THE SPICE GIRLS. The Ruby stars met up with Spice Girl Mel Chisholm recently, and were surprised when she...

Killers 'Win Glastonbury'

The Killers have enjoyed a bigger boost to sales of their latest album after performing at Glastonbury than any other artist, a retailer said today.HMV claims that in direct comparisons between the Las Vegas band's...

By on 02 July 2007

Glastonbury Ends On A High

Rock legends The Who closed out this year's Glastonbury festival which has seen about 180,000 people brave regular downpours and muddy conditions to witness the world's largest greenfield music and arts festival. Glastonbury founder Michael...

By on 25 June 2007

Glasto Founder Hails "Fantastic Weekend"

The founder of the Glastonbury festival has said this year's three-day event has been a "fantastic weekend".Speaking to journalists, Michael Eavis praised the spirit of festival-goers who have once again had to endure the rain...

By on 24 June 2007

Death At Glastonbury

A festival-goer has died at Glastonbury after being found unconscious in the early hours yesterday, police have confirmed.The 26-year-old man from the Midlands died at Yeovil District Hospital on Saturday evening from a suspected drug-related...

By on 24 June 2007

Sun Cream And Wellies At Glasto

Glastonbury festival-goers look set to require a mix of "sun cream and wellie boots" according to the Met Office.A heavy bout of rainfall is not expected to descend upon the event, as it did in...

By on 18 June 2007

Noel Gallagher Slams Bands' Beatles Efforts

Oasis star NOEL GALLAGHER cringed after hearing RAZORLIGHT and the KAISER CHIEFS' songs on a new SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND tribute record - because they are so terrible. A host of bands are...

Kaiser Chiefs And Hard-fi Added To Ibiza Rocks

Kaiser Chiefs have been added to the bill for Ibiza Rocks this summer along with Hard-Fi and Mark Ronson.The Kaisers have played Ibiza before and will return with support from London band Good Shoes at...

By on 15 June 2007

Wireless Festival Kicks Off

The Whites Stripes pulled the curtain down on the first night of the O2 Wireless Festival at Hyde Park last night.Jack and Meg White performed with screens set up behind them showing themselves and the...

By on 15 June 2007

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