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All-american Rejects Honoured With Songwriter Prize

27th March 2007

Rockers the ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS are to be honoured with the Vanguard Award at the upcoming ASCAP Pop Music Awards after scoring the most-played tunes of 2006. The band's principal songwriters TYSON RITTER and NICK WHEELER...

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Crowded House Hire New Drummer

7th March 2007

A former drummer for BECK has been hired to join reformed Australian group CROWDED HOUSE. MATT SHERROD was selected for the coveted role after band members NEIL FINN and NICK SEYMOUR held dozens of auditions...

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Muslim Groups Protest Abc's Hiring Of Glenn Beck

26th January 2007

Three Arab and Muslim groups have called on ABC to reverse its decision to hire CNN Headline News personality Glenn Beck as a commentator on Good Morning America. In a joint letter to ABC News...

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Romano And Garrett To Reunite

23rd January 2007

Fox is trying to breathe new life into the Brad Garrett series 'Til Death, which has languished in the ratings all season and has taken a drubbing from TV critics. Not only is it switching...

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Stars Come Out To Help Producer Godrich Launch Show

20th December 2006

THOM YORKE, THE WHITE STRIPES and BECK are helping producer NIGEL GODRICH launch a new downloadable TV music show in a bid to recreate the glory years of live performance television. Godrich, who has worked...

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Tv On The Radio Top Spin Albums Poll

14th December 2006

Cult US rockers TV ON THE RADIO have claimed the year's top album in Spin magazine's 2006 poll. The release, RETURN TO COOKIE MOUNTAIN, beat GNARLS BARKLEY's ST ELSEWHERE and WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM,...

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Cnn Co-founder Amazed By Growing Audience For Msnbc

6th December 2006

CNN co-founder Reese Schonfeld has taken note of MSNBC's continued rise in the ratings -- particularly against Headline News. "Six months ago Headline and MSNBC were running neck and neck, now it isn't even a...

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Beck Expecting Second Baby?

17th October 2006

Indie rocker BECK and his wife MARISSA RIBISI are expecting their second child together according to media reports in the US. The devout Scientologist couple have been married for two years and were highly secretive...

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Beck And Qotsa Headline Event Designed To Revitalise Downtown La

9th October 2006

Local heroes BECK and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE brought Los Angeles' inaugural LA Weekly Detour music festival to a close on Saturday night (07OCT06), as organisers celebrated a successful debut. The one-day festival was...

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Fascinating Fact 2219

6th October 2006

BECK is letting fans customise their own concert T-shirts at his upcoming shows. Fans will be able to choose from four different colours of blank tees, along with iron-on decals, and the shirts can be...

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New Beck Album Barred From UK Chart

5th October 2006

BECK's upcoming new album THE INFORMATION has been barred from inclusion in the British album chart because its bonus features contravene the Official Chart Company's (OCC) rules. The CD comes with a DVD of homemade...

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Beck Starred In Early Stone Roses Video

4th October 2006

The mystery bearded man panning for gold in the STONE ROSES 1989 video for their classic track FOOLS GOLD has finally been revealed as BECK. The LOSER singer was roped into the British band's...

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Fascinating Fact 2155

25th September 2006

Rocker BECK is hoping his Los Angeles fans have no plans for this week - he's giving them just one day's notice of one of his most intimate shows. The LOSER hitmaker will perform at...

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Beck Puppets Trash Radiohead Hotel Room

21st September 2006

Cult rocker BECK was forced to apologise to British band RADIOHEAD after his stage marionettes allegedly trashed the OK COMPUTER stars' hotel room. The LOSER star and his band have been joined onstage at recent...

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Petty Adds More Miles To The Final Highway

6th September 2006

TOM PETTY + THE HEARTBREAKERS have extended dates on what is being touted as the group's last tour. Petty announced earlier this year (06) that he was considering turning his back on touring after completing...

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Three Festival Fans Die In Car Crash

21st August 2006

Three music fans on their way home from the V Festival in Chelmsford, England, were killed in a car crash early this morning (21AUG06). According to police, the vehicle was carrying six people in their...

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Festival Crackdown Prompts 80 Arrests

21st August 2006

A huge police crackdown on drug offences has seen more than 80 UK festival-goers arrested in Stafford this weekend (19-20AUG06). In all, 1,350 officers were deployed at the Weston Park leg of the V Festival,...

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14 Festival-goers Hospitalised

21st August 2006

Cold and wet conditions at England's V Festival rock event left 14 fans hospitalised over the weekend (19-20AUG06). More than 130,000 music lovers expecting beautiful sunshine as they watched a host of acts including RADIOHEAD,...

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Os Mutantes Launch First Us Tour

24th July 2006

Brazilian psychedelic rock band OS MUTANTES launched their first American tour on Friday (21JUL06), nearly 30 years after they split. With high profile fans including BECK, DAVID BYRNE and late NIRVANA frontman KURT COBAIN, the...

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Os Mutantes Launch First Us Tour

24th July 2006

Brazilian psychedelic rock band OS MUTANTES launched their first American tour on Friday (21JUL06), nearly 30 years after they split. With high profile fans including BECK, DAVID BYRNE and late NIRVANA frontman KURT COBAIN, the...

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New Beck Album Cover To Be Created By Each Listener

2nd July 2006

BECK is placing the image of his forthcoming release into the hands of his fans - who will be able to create their own cover for the disc. The currently untitled follow-up to last year's...

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Stars Help Gainsbourg Prepare First Album In 20 Years

6th June 2006

A host of stars including PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER and AIR are helping CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG record her first album in two decades. Gainsbourg, the daughter of legendary French singer SERGE GAINSBOURG and actress JANE BIRKIN,...

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Fascinating Fact 1453

1st May 2006

An exclusive BECK remix of hit song GO IT ALONE is being promoted in a forthcoming Manga comic, out in June (06). The SUPERTHRILLER track will be free to download in the fourth volume of...

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V Festival Sells Out In Three Hours

6th March 2006

Britain's V Festival has sold out in record time with all 130,000 tickets going in under three hours. Tickets for the annual weekend summer (06) music event went on sale on Saturday morning (04MAR06) and...

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Fascinating Fact 1063

23rd February 2006

BECK has signed up to score NAPOLEON DYNAMITE director JARED HESS' new film project NACHO LIBRE, which stars JACK BLACK as a priest-turned-Mexican wrestler....

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Kanye, Blunt And Kaisers Among Early Brit Winners

15th February 2006

English rockers KAISER CHIEFS are leading the winners at tonight's (15FEB06) Brit Awards, picking up two trophies at the London bash. Kaiser Chiefs opened the star-studded ceremony in the British capital's Earls Court venue...

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Radiohead To Join Petty At Bonnaroo

1st February 2006

British rockers RADIOHEAD will join TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS at this summer's (06) annual Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival. BECK, ELVIS COSTELLO, DAMIAN MARLEY and THE NEVILLE BROTHERS are also signed up to...

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Cult Acts Fight For Pantheon Prize

14th January 2006

FIONA APPLE, KINGS OF LEON, SUFJAN STEVENS, MIA and ANTONY AND THE JOHNSONS are among the acts who will fight it out for the 2006 New Pantheon Music Prize next month (FEB06). The honour,...

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Mccartney: 'Martin's Hearing Loss Is Partly The Beatles' Fault'

6th October 2005

According to (US) Rolling Stone SIR PAUL McCARTNEY holds himself and his fellow BEATLES partly responsible for music legend GEORGE MARTIN's hearing loss. The revered producer has been forced to retire because he no...

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