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Pete Doherty Refused To Listen To Arctic Monkeys

Pete Doherty refused to listen to Arctic Monkeys when they started out because he feared they would be much better than his band The Libertines.The 40-year-old rocker avoided Alex Turner's songs for a ''long, long...

Arctic Monkeys Won't Wait Five Years For Next Album

Arctic Monkeys don't want to wait five years until they release their next album.The 'I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor' hitmakers released their sixth studio LP 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino' last year...

Matt Helders 'Files For Divorce'

Matt Helders has filed for divorce. The Arctic Monkeys drummer is said to have filed documents on Wednesday (16.01.19) requesting the termination of his marriage to Breana McDow Helders, just two-and-a-half years after they tied...

Matt Helders From Arctic Monkeys Is Planning To Go Solo

The latest member of Arctic Monkeys to decide to embark on a solo venture is drummer and vocalist Matt Helders. He's currently working on a new album, but he plans to make a name for...

Arcitic Monkeys Keen To Follow Up Am6

Arctic Monkeys are keen to make a follow-up to 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino'.Frontman Alex Turner is loving touring their latest record so much that it could lead to him and his bandmates - Matt...

Arctic Monkeys' Long Rehearsal Sessions

Arctic Monkeys rehearsed for longer than they ever have before their comeback shows last month.The band hadn't performed live since November 2014 so wanted to ensure they had their ''act together'' by spending over a...

Alex Turner Enjoys The 'Company' Of Band Mates

Alex Turner wouldn't go solo because he enjoys the ''company'' of his Arctic Monkeys band mates.The 32-year-old musician has been a member of the Sheffield rock band since they formed in 2002, and whilst it...

Alex Turner Is More Confident

Alex Turner feels more ''confident'' about giving his opinions through song now.The Arctic Monkeys frontman addresses subjects such as the US presidency and Leonard Cohen's death on the group's latest album, 'Tranquility Base Hotel &...

Alex Turner Never Planned On Going Solo

Alex Turner insists he was ''never interested'' in making a solo album.The 32-year-old Arctic Monkeys frontman was thought to be considering taking the tracks he penned for the band's upcoming sixth studio album 'Tranquility Base...

Arctic Monkeys Announce UK And Ireland Arena Tour

Arctic Monkeys have announced a UK and Ireland arena tour for September.Alex Turner and co will kick off their run with two consecutive dates at Manchester Arena on September 6 and September 7, before hitting...

Arctic Monkeys To Drop New Album Next Month

Arctic Monkeys have announced their long-awaited new album will be released in May.The Sheffield band - which consists of Alex Turner, Matt Helders, Jamie Cook and Nick O'Malley - took to Twitter to reveal that...

Arctic Monkeys Announce Vinyl Album Release

Arctic Monkeys are reissuing their debut album 'Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not' on vinyl.Fans of the 'Do I Wanna Know' rockers are eager to get their hands on their new record...

Arctic Monkeys 2018 Tour Date Confirmed

Arctic Monkeys have announced their first tour date of 2018.The 'Do I Wanna Know' rockers - who took a break in 2014 - have been busy working on their sixth album and have now been...

Arctic Monkeys Working On 6th Album

Arctic Monkeys will start recording their next album shortly ahead of a 2018 release. The British rockers will hit the studio soon to get to work on their sixth album, a follow up to 2013's...

Alex Turner: No Rush For Arctic Monkeys Album

Alex Turner says there is ''no rush'' for the Arctic Monkeys to start recording their next album.The band - Alex, Matt Helders, Jamie Cook and Nick O'Malley - have not released an LP since their...

Arctic Monkeys Star Matt Helders' Iggy Pop Pictures On Display

The drummer was recruited to Iggy's band as the former Stooges frontman recorded his acclaimed new album Post Pop Depression with Queens of the Stone Age leader Josh Homme, and he came armed...

Iggy Pop And Josh Homme Announce Collaboration Album 'Post Pop Depression'

Punk veteran Iggy Pop and Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme have revealed that they’ve recorded an album together, and are planning to release it in the next few months.Recorded in secrecy in...

Arctic Monkeys Star Snaps Up Zooey Deschanel's Los Angeles Home

The Arctic Monkeys drummer, who recently announced he's set to become a first-time parent with his fiancee Breana MCDow, reportedly paid $135,000 (GBP90,000) over the asking price after falling in love with the...

Arctic Monkeys Star To Be A Dad

The drummer broke the news by tweeting a link to a photo of Breana MCDow holding up a infant's knitted sweater. Her caption read: So I went back and forth quite a...

David Beckham And Sir Michael Caine In Tax Avoidance Scheme

David Beckham, George Michael and Sir Michael Caine are believed to have hidden money in tax avoidance schemes.The former England soccer player is said to have been sheltering his cash in Ingenious Media - a...

Alex Turner: I'm In No Hurry To Make A New Album

Alex Turner insists he's in ''no hurry'' to start writing a new Arctic Monkeys album. The frontman, who has had huge success with the band's 2013 record 'AM', claims he still has ''a lot of...

Why Have Arctic Monkey's Scrapped Plans For A New Album?

Arctic Monkeys continue to ascend toward superstardom. Their status as bona fide rockstars capable of disseminating universally lauded records means their prestige can only continue to expand. 2013’s AM saw the band make a total...

Alex Turner: I Know I Can Sound Ungrateful

Alex Turner admits he can comes across as ''ungrateful''. The Arctic Monkeys frontman, who was slammed by critics for his acceptance speech at the BRIT Awards earlier this year, claims he doesn't care how he...

Alex Turner: Metallica For Glastonbury Doesn't Add Up

Alex Turner thinks Metallica headlining Glastonbury ''doesn't add up''. The Arctic Monkeys frontman, who has been top of the bill twice with his band mates Matt Helders, Jamie Cook and Nick O'Malley, aren't impressed by...

Matt Helders Loves Miley Cyrus' Arctic Monkeys Song

Arctic Monkeys rocker Matt Helders loves Miley Cyrus' cover of the band's track Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?, insisting her version is better than the original.The controversial pop star performed the song...

Arctic Monkeys: Our Shows Are Not A Routine

Arctic Monkeys have defended claims all of their shows are a ''routine''. The 'Snap Out Of It' band were slammed by American act The Orwells - who supported them on their US tour and claim...

Alex Turner: Success Doesn't Come From Awards

Alex Turner insists success in the music industry does not come from winning awards. The Arctic Monkeys frontman, who admitted the band's BRIT Awards this year for Best Group and Best Album for 'AM' didn't...

Arctic Monkeys To Headline Reading And Leeds Festivals

Arctic Monkeys will headline this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals.The band - which includes frontman Alex Turner, guitarist Jamie Cook, drummer Matt Helders and bassist Nick O'Malley - are returning to the event after they...

Arctic Monkeys: It's Good Guitars Aren't Popular

Arctic Monkeys think it's a good thing guitar bands aren't as popular as they used to be. The 'R U Mine?' hitmakers are nominated for Best British Group and Album of the Year at this...

Arctic Monkeys To Open Brit Awards 2014

Arctic Monkeys have agreed to headline The Brit Awards 2014.The 'Do I Wanna Know' singers have ended their mockery of the iconic music awards show by agreeing to open the proceedings with a live performance...

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