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Primal Scream Named 'Godlike Geniuses'

Rockers PRIMAL SCREAM will be handed the Godlike Genius Award at next month's NME Music Awards. Previous recipients of the prize include THE CLASH, OZZY OSBOURNE, NEW ORDER and IAN BROWN - and Primal...

Morrison Song Used In New Eco Campaign

Rock legend JIM MORRISON is helping the fight against global warming from beyond the grave, with the release of a song he wrote. Environmental campaigners have taken a poem, WOMAN IN THE WINDOW, written by...

Wilson Has Life Saving Surgery

British music mogul ANTHONY WILSON is recovering in hospital after undergoing life-saving surgery to remove a kidney. The 56-year-old, who launched the careers of HAPPY MONDAYS and NEW ORDER, had been complaining of pain in...

New Order U-turn Over Split

Veteran British rockers NEW ORDER have hit out at claims they have split, despite drummer STEPHEN MORRIS' confession last year (05). Morris shocked fans when he said the band - he, BERNARD SUMNER, PETER HOOK...

Corbijn Denies New Order Bust-up Reports

LATEST: Filmmaker ANTON CORBIJN is baffled by claims he had a bust up with members of the band NEW ORDER over his forthcoming film CONTROL - insisting he's their biggest fan and "wouldn't dare". Control...

Thailand Junta Orders Tv To Halt Covering Former P.m.

A high-ranking member of Thailand's ruling military junta has ordered broadcasters in the country to cease quoting former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who has been traveling abroad since his government was overthrown on Sept. 19....

Wilson Fury At Morrissey

Music mogul TONY WILSON has launched a blistering attack on pop star MORRISSEY, calling him a nasty human being. Wilson, who managed NEW ORDER and HAPPY MONDAYS, is not happy at the former THE...

New Order Slam Director

English rockers NEW ORDER are threatening to pull out of soundtrack commitments to JOY DIVISION film CONTROL, because the director is too domineering. Bandmembers claim they are being "disrespected" on set and their creativity thwarted...

New Order's Future In Doubt

English rockers NEW ORDER have cast new doubts on the band's future- with fears their Argentinain concert last week (18NOV06) could have been their last. Drummer Stephen Morris feels they are becoming appreciated less and...

Doherty To Launch Clothing Line

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY is creating his own line of clothing which will be launched next month (DEC06). The high-end range, which Doherty has produced in collaboration with cult British designers Gio-Goi, will be showcased...

Bow Wow Wow Give Marie Antoinette A Punk Vibe

British punk icons BOW WOW WOW are set for a major comeback thanks to celebrity fan SOFIA COPPOLA and her new movie MARIE ANTOINETTE. Coppola asked ANNABELLA L'WIN's recently reunited group, who were former proteges...

Billie Jean Voted Top Eighties Song

MICHAEL JACKSON's classic dancefloor anthem BILLIE JEAN has been named the greatest song of the eighties by a music magazine. Experts for British music bible Q named the 1983 track from the 1982 THRILLER album...

Farrell Plans Comeback With Hook And Rhcp Stars

JANE'S ADDICTION and PORNO FOR PYROS frontman PERRY FARRELL has recruited NEW ORDER bass player PETER HOOK and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS stars FLEA and JOHN FRUSCIANTE to his new group SATELLITE PARTY. The eccentric...

Coldplay Endorse World Cup Song

Rock supergroup COLDPLAY have leaped to the defence of pals EMBRACE, insisting their World Cup soccer anthem for the England team is brilliant. WORLD AT YOUR FEET has attracted a barrage of criticism from other...

Beckham's Pop Dreams Quashed

England soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM's dreams of pop superstardom were quashed during the sport's last World Cup in 2002, after the country's Football Association (FA) refused to support the single. The Real Madrid player hoped...

Mcculloch Devastated At Studio Closure

British rock star IAN MCCULLOCH is distraught at the announced closure of England's iconic Liverpool Parr Street studios. The infamous studio, part-owned by veteran rock singer PHIL COLLINS, has been a creative source for some...

Coldplay Out In The Cold At Novellos

COLDPLAY are in shock after failing to pick up one honour at last night's (24MAY06) prestigious Ivor Novello Awards, despite being hotly-tipped to win in three categories. The CHRIS MARTIN-fronted band had been nominated for...

Hook Slams Embrace Over World Cup Soccer Song

NEW ORDER bassist PETER HOOK has slammed the English Football Association (FA) for choosing EMBRACE to sing this summer's soccer World Cup anthem over newcomers the ARCTIC MONKEYS. Hook, whose band sang WORLD IN MOTION...

Hook Ailing

NEW ORDER bassist PETER HOOK has been confined to bed after suffering severe heatstroke while DJing in Miami, Florida. The former JOY DIVISION star was sunburnt while spinning on the turntables at the dance music...

Embrace To Record England World Cup Theme

British rockers EMBRACE will record the official England World Cup song ahead of this summer's (06) soccer tournament in Germany. The band follows in the footsteps of acts including NEW ORDER and has written WORLD...

Kaiser Chiefs Rule Out Soccer Anthem

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS have rubbished reports they are to support their national soccer team at the Football World Cup this summer (06) by recording a rousing anthem. The I PREDICT A RIOT hitmakers were...

Barnes To Write World Cup Tune

Former British soccer star JOHN BARNES will record a new signature rap song for this summer's (06) World Cup. The ex-England and Liverpool star, who rapped on the 1990 final's track WORLD IN MOTION by...

Smiths Stars Marr And Rourke Reunite After 19 Years

THE SMITHS rockers JOHNNY MARR and ANDY ROURKE performed onstage together on Saturday night (28JAN06) for the first time in 19 years. Guitarist Marr and bassist Rourke teamed up at a charity fundraiser for...

Hook Looks Forward To A Sober Christmas

Former NEW ORDER bass player PETER HOOK can't wait to help his kids build their toys this Christmas, with alcohol free steady hands. The recovering alcoholic, 49, recalls other alcoholics in his rehab group...

Joy Division To Record New Music

JOY DIVISION are to record new material for the biopic of their late bandmate IAN CURTIS, over 25 years after the British band's demise. The LOVE WILL TEAR UP APART group split after frontman...

Smiths Stars Marr And Rourke To Reunite

THE SMITHS rockers JOHNNY MARR and ANDY ROURKE will perform onstage together next month (JAN06) for the first time in 19 years. Guitarist Marr and bassist Rourke will star together at the 28 January...

Osbourne Slams Hall Of Fame Stars

OZZY OSBOURNE has hit out at the other music greats inducted into Britain's Rock 'n' Roll Hall Of Fame last month (NOV05) - for turning the event into an ego-fest. Osbourne's BLACK SABBATH joined...

Bass Rock Supergroup Seeks Unknown Singer

A new rock supergroup starring the bassists of NEW ORDER, PRIMAL SCREAM and THE SMITHS is searching for an unknown singer. FREEBASS features New Order's PETER HOOK, former STONE ROSES star MANI, and The...

Dylan Snubs UK Music Hall Of Fame

Rock legend BOB DYLAN infuriated organisers of Wednesday's (16NOV05) UK Music Hall Of Fame by snubbing the prestigious honour by refusing to turn up or make a video acceptance speech. The LIKE A ROLLING...

Eurythmics Hailed By Blair

British prime minister TONY BLAIR hailed pop legends EURYTHMICS at the second annual UK Music Hall Of Fame ceremony in London last night (16NOV05). Blair recorded a video message honouring duo ANNIE LENNOX and...

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