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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

Chisholm: 'Kaiser Chiefs Love The Spice Girls'

Former SPICE GIRL MELANIE CHISHOLM has praised British rockers the KAISER CHIEFS for their extensive knowledge of the now-defunct girl band. The singer revealed earlier this month (Jun07) the I Predict A Riot stars had...

Wilson Blasts Albarn For Album Rant

LATEST: KAISER CHIEFS' frontman RICKY WILSON has hit back at DAMON ALBARN after the BLUR frontman called their new album "empty". Albarn compared the Kaiser Chiefs new album Yours Truly Angry Mob to Blur's much...

Kaiser Chiefs Persuaded Mel C To Consider Spice Girls Reunion

Former SPICE GIRL MELANIE CHISHOLM's U-turn over a possible reforming of the girl band has been credited to British group the KAISER CHIEFS. The singer has always denied the group would reunite, and last month...

Kaisers Cancel Ferrell Tribute

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS have cancelled plans to release a joke album in tribute to comedy actor WILL FERRELL. Earlier this year (07), frontman Ricky Wilson revealed the band had put aside a full LP...

Glastonbury Lineup Unveiled

Arctic Monkeys, the Killers and the Who have all been confirmed as the headline acts at this year's Glastonbury festival.Festival organisers have revealed the lineup for the summer's premier festival, with Kaiser Chiefs, Paul Weller,...

By on 01 June 2007

Sgt Pepper Turns 40

It was actually 40 years ago today that Sgt Pepper taught the band to play and a special re-recording of the Beatles' iconic album has been made to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its release.A...

By on 01 June 2007

Kaiser Chiefs Deny Third Album Reports

British rockers the KAISER CHIEFS have denied reports they are to release a mini-album later this year, insisting the comments about putting out the impromptu recording were in jest. The I Predict A Riot hitmakers...

Modest Mouse Added To O2 Wireless

Modest Mouse and the Thrills have been added to the ever-expanding line-up at the O2 Wireless Festival.Johnny Marr's new band scored a number one album in the US with We Were Dead Before The Ship...

By on 25 May 2007

Kaiser Chiefs In Allen Music Video

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS are set to star in one of LILY ALLEN's music videos. The I Predict A Riot hitmakers have joined forces with the Smile singer in a video shoot for her next...

Wilson Defends Allen

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON is baffled by English pop star CHERYL COLE's criticism of LILY ALLEN's weight, declaring the Smile singer "perfect as she is." The British rocker slammed Girls Aloud star Cole after...

Big Weekend Line-up Announced

The line-up for Radio One's Big Weekend has been announced with Mika, the Fratellis and Razorlight set to play.Coming to Preston on May 19th and 20th, 7,500 pairs of tickets for each day of the...

By on 30 April 2007

Arctic Monkeys Set Sales Record

The Artic Monkeys look set to claim the record for the year's fastest-selling release after fans snapped up 85,000 copies of their new album on its debut in the shops.Favourite Worst Nightmare outsold the rest...

By on 25 April 2007

Mogwai Criticises Bands For Beatles Cover Album

Scottish band MOGWAI have attacked artists THE FRATELLIS, KAISER CHIEFS and JAMES MORRISON for making a Beatles cover album, insisting they cannot "pull it off". A host of bands will record versions of famous Beatles...

More Bands Added To O2 Wireless

The line-up for the O2 Wireless festival in London has expanded even further with the addition of number of new bands.Klaxons, the Bees, the Sounds, Ghosts and a host of other new acts have been...

By on 19 April 2007

Arctic Monkeys Confirmed For Aussie Festival

Arctic Monkeys have been confirmed as one of the headliners at the Splendour in the Grass festival in Australia.The New South Wales festival boasts an impressive line-up this year including Bloc Party, Kaiser Chiefs, the...

By on 18 April 2007

Timbaland Spoils Proclaimers' Party

R&B artist Timbaland has ended the Proclaimers' three-week reign at the top of the UK singles chart.Give it to Me, featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake, moves up seven places to the number one spot,...

By on 16 April 2007

Kaiser Chiefs Pocket Fraction Of Earnings

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS have laughed off speculation they are millionaires, insisting their manager earns more than they do. The I Predict A Riot hitmakers have to give 20 per cent of everything they earn...

Kaiser Chiefs Partied Harder Pre-fame

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS lived a 'more rock 'n' roll' lifestyle before they began storming the charts. Frontman Ricky Wilson, 29, admits he was more badly behaved before the five-piece leaped to fame in 2004...

Unknown Bedroom Singer Tops Itunes

An amateur acoustic guitarist has beaten TAKE THAT and ELTON JOHN in the download charts from digital music provider iTunes.Songs from the homemade album of 23-year-old KATE WALSH have become an unexpected hit with people...

By on 10 April 2007

Groups Plan Sgt Pepper Tribute

Some of Britain's biggest bands are set to record a tribute version of the Beatles' classic Sgt Pepper album.Acts including Oasis, Kaiser Chiefs, The Killers and The Fratellis will record songs off the groundbreaking 1967...

By on 06 April 2007

Kaiser Chief Attacks Diana Concert Bands

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS have attacked modern bands booked to appear at the memorial concert for DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES this summer - accusing them of hypocrisy. SIR ELTON JOHN, DURAN DURAN, JAMES MORRISON, KANYE...

Wheels Still On Proclaimers Chart Run

The reworked Comic Relief version of the Proclaimers' 1988 hit (I'm Gonna Be) 500 miles is the top-selling single in the UK for a second-week running.Also featuring Peter Kay as Brian Potter of Phoenix Nights...

By on 02 April 2007

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