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Thriller Voted Mtv's Top Album

9th April 2009

Michael Jackson's classic album Thriller has been voted top of MTV's greatest album ever poll.With all albums prior to 1981 dispensed with the field was open for the biggest selling album of all time to...

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Fascinating Fact 7083

31st March 2009

KINGS OF LEON, ARCTIC MONKEYS and RADIOHEAD will headline this year's (09) U.K. Reading and Leeds festivals. The KAISER CHIEFS, BLOC PARTY and THE PRODIGY will also appear at the legendary British music event, which...

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Arctic Monkeys To Return At Leeds/reading 2009

30th March 2009

Sheffield four-piece Arctic Monkeys are to play their first set in the UK for two years as headliners at Leeds/Reading Festival 2009, it has been announced.Alex Turner's band are expected to showcase material from their...

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Arctic Monkeys Premiere New Music On Youtube

20th March 2009

Arctic Monkeys have published a video on YouTube showing them rehearsing new material during a recording session for their latest album.The band are seen playing a previously unheard track at the London studio plus a...

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Fascinating Fact 6963

6th March 2009

A rock supergroup consisting of members of the ARCTIC MONKEYS, BABYSHAMBLES and REVEREND AND THE MAKERS are to give away their debut album for free before the disc hits the shops. MONGREL's first CD, BETTER...

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Mongrel To Give Away Debut Album Free With Newspaper

4th March 2009

Indie supergroup Mongrel are to give away copies of their debut album Better Than Heavy free with this Saturday's edition of the Independent.The indie/hip-hop collective, comprised of Reverend and the Makers frontman Jon McClure as...

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Arctic Monkeys' Turner Loves To Tidy

6th February 2009

ARCTIC MONKEYS singer ALEX TURNER has been transformed from a rock star into a cleaning machine by his messy girlfriend - because the frontman is forced to pick up after her. Turner's rocker reputation has been...

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Josh Homme Talks Arctic Production

21st January 2009

JOSH HOMME has been discussing producing new songs for the forthcoming ARCTIC MONKEYS album.The QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman took on production duties for some of the band's tracks when they joined him in...

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The Things They Say 10551

13th December 2008

"I've never got ARCTIC MONKEYS - they seem too much like a British thing to me. They're like OASIS whereby Americans can't really relate to them." FLAMING LIPS front man WAYNE COYNE isn't a fan...

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Arctic Monkeys To Play New Album For New Zealand Fans

10th December 2008

Rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS are set to stun fans by debuting their new album at a small gig in a New Zealand town hall. The British band has yet to finish their third as-yet-untitled LP but...

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Arctic Monkeys To Showcase New Material

10th December 2008

THE ARCTIC MONKEYS are planning to debut new material from their forthcoming album at secret gig in New Zealand, it has been reported.Scheduled for a venue in Wellington on January 13th, the gig will come...

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Helders: New Arctics Album Could Be Finished This Month

7th November 2008

Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders claimed the band's third album could be completed this month (November).The Sheffield quartet have been working on the follow-up to Favourite Worst Nightmare with Queens of the Stone Age lead...

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Crystal Castles Frontwoman Tops Nme Cool List

4th November 2008

Alice Glass, the frontwoman of Canadian electro duo Crystal Castles, has topped the NME Cool List 2008.The diminutive singer, famed for her crazed onstage antics, was a new entry into the influential list, headed last...

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Mongrel To Hit The Road

4th November 2008

REVEREND AND THE MAKERS frontman John McClure has announced his side project MONGREL will be touring next year.The new band comprises of McClure, plus Drew McConnell from BABYSHAMBLES, former ARCTIC MONKEYS bassist Andy Nicholson, Joe...

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Christie Talks Monkeys

24th October 2008

TONY CHRISTIE has been talking about his cover version of the ARCTIC MONKEYS track Only The Ones Who Know.The veteran singer recently recorded a new album entitled Made In Sheffield which consists solely of music...

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Monkeys Talk Homme

16th October 2008

ARCTIC MONKEYS drummer Matt Helders has been talking about the experience of working with Josh Homme on their forthcoming record.The band recently revealed they had enlisted the QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman to produce...

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Arctic Monkeys In Studio With Homme For Third Album

8th October 2008

Arctic Monkeys have confirmed they are back in the studio working on their eagerly-anticipated third album.According to frontman Alex Turner, the four-piece are recording the follow-up to Favourite Worst Nightmare with Queens of the Stone...

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Jarvis To Lecture On Lyrics

25th September 2008

JARVIS COCKER has been added to the bill of forthcoming Manchester event In The City on October 7th.The former PULP frontman will deliver a lecture entitled Saying The Unsayable, which will focus on the function...

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Acrtic Monkeys Open New Store And Music Bar

18th September 2008

Drummer Matt Helder and ex ARCTIC MONKEYS bassist Andy Nicholson are set to launch a new acoustic music bar in Sheffield called The Bowery, not only will the boys be setting up the venue, its...

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Elbow's Seldom Seen Kid Wins 2008 Mercury Music Prize

9th September 2008

Elbow's fourth album The Seldom Seen Kid has won the 2008 Mercury Music Prize.The northwest quintet had been second favourite to claim the prize behind the secretive dubstep producer Burial but took the prestigious award...

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Arctic Monkeys To Become Pub Landlords?

28th August 2008

British rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS are reportedly buying a pub in their English hometown. Drummer Matt Helders and former bassist Andy Nicholson will invest in The Bowery, in Sheffield. A source tells British newspaper the Daily...

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Homme To Produce Arctic Monkeys Tracks

26th August 2008

British rockers the ARCTIC MONKEYS have landed a big name to produce their third album - QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE star JOSH HOMME. Homme has told NME.com he will hit the studio with the...

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Mcclure Announces Reverend And The Makers To Split

19th August 2008

Reverend and the Makers frontman Jon McClure has announced the indie band will split after the release of their second album.The six-piece's single Heavyweight Champion of the World hit the top ten in 2007 and...

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Arctic's Album 'Not Happening Yet'

14th August 2008

The new ARCTIC MONKEYS album is still in its early stages and won't appear in the immediate future, their producer has claimed.It had been rumoured that the Sheffield band were in the studio, but producer...

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Arctic Monkeys 'Going Heavy' On New Album

1st August 2008

The ARCTIC MONKEYS forthcoming album will have a rockier feel than their previous efforts, drummer Matt Helders has said.Work on their third album is due to commence when frontman Alex Turner finished his tour with...

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The Things They Say 9019

29th July 2008

"We're all into QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE. When we got to play with them and see them live it gave us a kick up the arse. They are an inspiration, they show you can...

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U.k. Bands Sue Online Radio For Royalties

11th July 2008

British bands ARCTIC MONKEYS, EDITORS and BASEMENT JAXX are locked in a bitter legal row with a pioneering internet company over unpaid royalties. Talks between the band's record labels and music radio website Last.fm have...

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Fascinating Fact 5583

4th July 2008

ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER made a surprise appearance at London's O2 Wireless Festival on Friday afternoon (04Jul08), when he joined fellow British rockers THE RASCALS on stage and performed the song IS IT TOO...

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Cook: 'Winehouse Needs A Break'

30th June 2008

ARCTIC MONKEYS guitarist JAMIE COOK has pleaded with troubled star AMY WINEHOUSE to take a career break - so that she can overcome her personal demons. The British rocker is a huge fan of the...

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Turner To Join Glastonbury Line-up

28th June 2008

ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER has hinted he will play a surprise show at Britain's Glastonbury Festival on Saturday night (28Jun08) with his side band THE LAST SHADOW PUPPETS. The British rocker revealed his new...

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