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Alex Turner Defends Image Overhaul

24th October 2013

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner has hit back at critics of his smart new look.Following the band's headline slot at Britain's Glastonbury festival this year (13), some critics accused the band of betraying their working...

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Alex Turner Continues To Channel Elvis As Arctic Monkeys Play Newcastle

By Michael West | 23rd October 2013

Arctic Monkeys kicked off the first night of their UK tour at Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena on Tuesday evening (October 22, 2013), reports NME.com.Supported by buzz band The Strypes, the band played to a sell-out...

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Robbie Williams Triumphs At Q Awards

21st October 2013

Arctic Monkeys, Robbie Williams and Ellie Goulding all scooped prizes at the Q Awards this afternoon (21.10.13). A host of rockers, indie artists and music industry figures appeared at the Grosvenor Hotel in central London...

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Lars Ulrich Makes His Kids Rock

19th October 2013

Lars Ulrich introduced his children to rock music at a young age.The Metallica drummer is tired of his kids - Miles, 15, Layne, 12, and five-year-old Bryce - fighting over the same favourite band, but...

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Retro Rocks: Vinyl Sales Highest Since 2003 Thanks To Daft Punk & Arctic Monkeys

By Lauren James | 17th October 2013

Annual sales of vinyl LPs has benefitted from a surge in sales in the past year, pushing the sales of records over the half million mark for the first time since 2003, reports The Independent....

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Arctic Monkeys Planning Sequel Album

12th October 2013

Arctic Monkeys are planning a ''part two'' to their new album 'AM'.The 'Do I Wanna Know' group say during recording sessions for the album they came up with ideas which could form the basis of...

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Arctic Monkeys Not Hiding Under Josh Homme's Wing

9th October 2013

Arctic Monkeys ''don't want to hide under the wing'' of Josh Homme. The Queens of the Stone Age frontman has helped guide the 'R U Mine' band since he worked as producer on their 2009...

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Elbow Explore Turning 40

1st October 2013

Elbow's new album is inspired by Guy Garvey's impending 40th birthday.The group will release the follow-up to 2011's 'Build A Rocket Boys!' next March, the same month the frontman reaches the milestone age, and the...

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Q Awards Odds: Bowie, Arctic Monkeys & Daft Punk Set To Dominate

By Lauren James | 30th September 2013

It's that time of year when music magazine Q's awards are rolling round again and the bookies begin to speculate on which acts have best defined the year in music. With a quick glance at...

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David Bowie To Release 5 New Songs

30th September 2013

David Bowie is to release five new songs.The 66-year-old musician's new three-disc album 'The Next Day Extra' - the collectors issue of his acclaimed LP 'The Next Day', which was released in March - will...

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Arctic Monkeys Become Biker Gang

29th September 2013

Arctic Monkeys rode motorbikes to get into the ''headspace'' to make 'AM'. Three of the four band members have been motoring around Los Angeles on bikes while making their fifth album, and their new hobby...

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Arctic Monkeys Want To Take Over The World

28th September 2013

Arctic Monkeys want to be the ''biggest band in the world''.The 'Do I Wanna Know' group have grown into one of the largest bands in the UK with their fifth album 'AM' and are daunted...

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The Things They Say: 3882330

26th September 2013

"The headspace you get on a motorcycle prepares you for making a rock and roll record. Obviously. 'Cos you're concentrating so much on manipulating the machine and not killing yourself. You get as far away...

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Matt Helders Blames Wall For Broken Hand

26th September 2013

Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders has opened up about breaking his hand, insisting he suffered the painful injury by drunkenly punching a wall.The rocker split a bone in his right hand during recording sessions for...

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Alexa Chung Learned Life Skills From Alex Turner Split

24th September 2013

Tv presenter/socialite Alexa Chung is glad she took time away from dating after splitting from Arctic Monkeys rocker Alex Turner as she had no idea how to cope without a man in her life.The former...

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Keith Urban Tops Billboard Album Charts With 'Fuse'

By Nick Hill | 19th September 2013

Country star Keith Urban reaches top spot in Billboard 200 album chart race as the Australian born singer narrowly beat The Weeknd'S 'Kiss Land' for that No.1 position. Billboard reported that 'Fuse' sold 98,000 copies...

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Independent Arctic Monkeys Set Record With Five Straight #1 Albums

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th September 2013

The Arctic Monkeys are riding a wave of high praise. Their fifth album, AM, was met with critical acclaim from far and wide, which, judging by their artistic prowess, is all they really wanted from...

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Arctic Monkeys Make History With Their Fifth Consecutive Number One

By Joe Wilde | 16th September 2013

The Arctic Monkeys have done it again! Their fifth album to date has entered the chart at number one after a strong week of sales since last week's release, with AM racking up more than...

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Arctic Monkeys Make History With 5th No.1 Album, Am

By Nick Hill | 16th September 2013

British band 'Arctic Monkeys' have reached No.1 in the album charts for the 5th time with their new album, AM.The Sheffield boys will be celebrating their latest album success as AM sold 157,000 copies last...

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Arctic Monkeys Make History With Fifth U.k. Number One Album

16th September 2013

British rockers Arctic Monkeys have scored their fifth number one in the U.K. with the second-fastest selling album of the year (13).Am debuted at the top with more than 157,000 units sold, second only to...

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Mercury Prize Shortlist Announced, But Does It Even Matter Anymore?

By Joe Wilde | 14th September 2013

The Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize this week announce the shortlist for it's 12 favourite albums of the last 12 months, albums that it claims are "urgent" and are "reflective" of the evolving sound of contemporary...

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Mercury Music Prize List Has "More Good Albums...Than For A Very Long Time"

By Lauren James | 12th September 2013

This year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize could be one of the greatest lists of nominees in the awards history. 2013's nominees shortlist includes talent old and new, rock, pop, and dance with one thing to unite...

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Alex Turner Has The Arctic Mum-keys On Lockdown - 'No Mums At Festivals, Thanks'

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th September 2013

Some people actually go to festivals with their parents; the bond is that strong they can either forgo the temptation to get really drunk and act like an idiot in front of those who raised...

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Can Those Arctic Monkeys Strip Daft Punk Of Their 'Fastest Selling' Crown?

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th September 2013

Seemingly from nowhere, Daft Punk were the biggest band in the world. Stagnant for nearly a decade, they managed to concoct the catchiest song of all time, and suddenly their album was the soundtrack for...

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The Things They Say: 3862845

12th September 2013

"She had a lot of fun - maybe more than me. She was there with all her gang. I didn't even get the tickets for them, she went and organised it for herself. There's something...

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David Bowie Leads The Pack In Mercury Prize Nominations

By Joe Wilde | 12th September 2013

David Bowie came back from his retirement/hiatus completely unannounced this January, when he released the video for the single 'Where Are We Now,' and managed to catch everyone off guard with his birthday announcement of...

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David Bowie Among Nominees For Mercury Prize

11th September 2013

David Bowie's 'The Next Day' and the Arctic Monkey's fifth album 'AM' are among the 12 albums nominated for the 2013 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The 66-year-old legendary singer, whose latest offering was praised for its ''panache...

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David Bowie Leads Mercury Prize Nominees

11th September 2013

David Bowie's comeback album and acclaimed releases by Jake Bugg, Arctic Monkeys and Foals will compete for the 2013 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.Laura Mvula, Laura Marling, Rudimental, James Blake, Disclosure, Jon Hopkins, Savages and Villagers complete...

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Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2013: This Year’S Nominees For Album Of The Year

By Lauren James | 11th September 2013

The Barclaycard Mercury Prize nominations have come round again, designed to celebrate this year's best British musical offerings. Last year we saw Alt-J with An Awesome Wave take home the coveted music industry prize and...

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Get Ready For The Second Half Of London's 2013 Star-filled Itunes Festival

By Holly Williams | 11th September 2013

We're almost halfway through an incredible 30-day iTunes Festival with some legendary shows still to come from the likes of Elton John, Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry.One of London's most fabulous concert venues, The Roundhouse,...

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