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Lil' Jon And Mike Shinoda Provide Vma Score

LIL' JON has teamed up with LINKIN PARK's MIKE SHINODA to provide the soundtrack for the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday (28AUG05). The musicians are providing the "score" for the show, which...

Mtv + Vh1 Rebroadcast Live 8 After Criticism

US cable networks MTV and VH1 are to rebroadcast their Live 8 coverage uninterrupted tomorrow (09JUL05) after critics blasted bosses for featuring too many ad breaks and mindless chit-chat during the day of concerts a...

Grohl Hits Out At Backing Tape Bands

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has derided bands including LINKIN PARK and MOTLEY CRUE for using backing tracks when they perform live. The BEST OF YOU rocker would rather his band sounded terrible than...

Diddy Drops The 'Bling' For Live 8

Hip-hop mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS will be leaving his 'bling' jewellery at home when he performs at Saturday's (02JUL05) Live 8 concert - because he believes it would be inappropriate to flash the expensive...

Kaiser Chiefs Want 50 Cent Duet

British rockers the KAISER CHIEFS want 50 CENT to rap with them onstage when they perform at the American LIVE 8 concert in July (05). The band have their hearts set on the bizarre...

Shalit Warns Linkin Park: 'You'll End Up With Nothing'

Music mogul JONATHAN SHALIT has warned American rockers LINKIN PARK they may lose everything by attempting to end their contract with record company WARNER MUSIC GROUP. The metal stars announced their shock decision on...

Warner Music Bosses Hit Back At Linkin Park

LATEST: Executives at WARNER MUSIC GROUP have lashed back at LINKIN PARK's bid to free themselves from their contract, insisting their managers have stirred up the stand-off by concocting "fictitious numbers." The rockers announced...

Linkin Park Opt Out

Rockers LINKIN PARK have become the latest group to fight for freedom from their record label after launching a legal battle to scrap their contract with Warner Music Group. The group, who have sold...

Bennington Prepares For Solo Night

LINKIN PARK frontman CHESTER BENNINGTON is going solo - at least for one show. On 21 May (05), the rocker will headline the 10-year anniversary celebration of Tempe, Arizona's Club Tattoo, a venue founded...

Metal Acts Collaborate For Tsunami Survivors

Heavy rockers THE USED and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE have teamed up to cover the 1981 QUEEN/DAVID BOWIE hit UNDER PRESSURE to raise funds for tsunami survivors. The bands - who are currently enjoying each...

Shinoda's Anxiety About Solo Album

LINKIN PARK frontman MIKE SHINODA took great care with his new solo album - because he wanted to expand his music without alienating fans of the rock band. The HYBRID THERAPY hitmaker wanted to...

Judge Rejects Linkin Park Trademark Case

A British judge has rejected a bid by American rockers LINKIN PARK to trademark its name for use on posters - leaving shopkeepers free to sell unofficial pin-ups of the stars. In a landmark...

Osbourne Pulls Out Of Tsunami Show

British rocker OZZY OSBOURNE pulled out of Friday night's (18FEB05) MUSIC FOR RELIEF: REBUILDING SOUTH ASIA concert, citing a family emergency. Osbourne, husband of outspoken TV star SHARON OSBOURNE, was supposed to join Los...

Bennington's Tourism Plea

LINKIN PARK frontman CHESTER BENNINGTON has urged holiday-makers to travel to Thailand after witnessing the devastating affect the 26 December (04) tsunami has had on the tourism trade. The gravel-voiced rocker - who set...

Stars Team Up For California Tsunami Relief Concert

Rap star JAY-Z, NO DOUBT and OZZY OSBOURNE are among the eclectic line-up of acts set to play at a California tsunami relief benefit later this month (FEB05). The acts will join LINKIN PARK,...

Keys Leads The Way At Tsunami Fundraiser

Pop star ALICIA KEYS joined forces with chart-topping Asian singers to host a charity MTV extravaganza in Bangkok, Thailand, yesterday (03FEB05) to raise cash for tsunami survivors. The R+B beauty compered the MTV ASIA...

Eminem, 50 + Linkin Park To Tour?

EMINEM, 50 CENT and LINKIN PARK are in negotiations to hit the road together for what is being billed as the biggest tour of the new century. Sources tell Billboard.com that pals Eminem...

Linkin Park Set Up Tsunami Charity

American rockers LINKIN PARK have launched their own charity to raise funds for survivors of the Asian tsunami. The IN THE END band have set up MUSIC FOR RELIEF in conjunction with the AMERICAN...

Stars Create Christmas Cards

Handmade holiday cards created by such stars as JAY-Z, JESSICA SIMPSON and shock jock HOWARD STERN are being auctioned off on website eBAY. Proceeds from the CARDS FOR CHARITY project benefit the LUSTGARTEN FOUNDATION...

Jay-z + Linkin Park Climb To The Top

Rapper JAY-Z's collaboration with rockers LINKIN PARK has stormed to the top of the American album charts. The two acts created a 'mash-up' of their hits for new release MTV ULTIMATE MASH-UPS PRESENTS JAY-Z/LINKIN...

Outkast Crowned Awards Victors Again

OUTKAST are continuing to dominate prize-giving ceremonies across the world, scooping three honours at the MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS in Rome last night (18NOV04). The hip-hop outfit walked away with Best Group, and Best...

Usher Is King Of The Amas

R+B and country ruled last night's (14NOV04) AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS (AMAs) as USHER carried on his award winning year by picking up four accolades. The YEAH! hear-throb was named Favourite Male Soul-R+B Artist and...

Linkin Park Were Terrified Of Jay-z

Rockers LINKIN PARK were terrified about working with JAY-Z on the single NUMB/ENCORE. Linkin Park had previously admired the rapper from afar and were worried that meeting him would shatter their illusions. Band...

Madonna Wins Top Tour Gong

Superstar MADONNA is the big winner at the first ever BACKSTAGE PASS AWARDS tonight (09NOV04) after she picked up two gongs for her RE-INVENTION tour. The MATERIAL GIRL wins Top Tour for her gig...

Usher And Linkin Park Win Radio Music Awards

American music acts USHER and LINKIN PARK were the big winners at the RADIO MUSIC AWARDS in Las Vegas last night (25OCT04). The CONFESSIONS singer took home awards for Hip-Hop Artist of the Year...

Lucky Seven Stars Get Videogame Club Honour

Actor WILMER VALDERRAMA, former FRIENDS star AISHA TYLER and members of rock groups HOOBASTANK, LINKIN PARK and INCUBUS have become the first members of a new celebrity videogame club. As well as their other...

'Miming' Madonna Lands Top Tour Nominations

Superstar MADONNA's latest award nomination is set to upset her old pal SIR ELTON JOHN - she's up for four tour gongs at BILLBOARD's first ever BACKSTAGE PASS AWARDS. The bespectacled rocker lambasted the...

Jay-z And Outkast Rule Mtv Video Music Awards

Rap superstars JAY-Z and OUTKAST made the biggest splash at last night's (29AUG04) MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS in Miami, Florida - picking up four awards each. Jay-Z's promo 99 PROBLEMS won him the Best...

Britney And Shakira Join Efforts To Aid Storm Victims

BRITNEY SPEARS, SHAKIRA, the STROKES and LINKIN PARK are among more than 100 artists who have autographed guitars for auction to aid survivors of Hurricane Charley. The online auction, called STORM AID and taking...

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