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Kasabian 'Honoured' To Play Reading And Leeds Festivals

22nd August 2012

Kasabian say headlining the Reading and Leeds festivals will be the ''biggest honour'' of their career so far.The 'Days are Forgotten' band are looking forward to appearing at the rock festivals this weekend, as they...

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Example The New Maxi Jazz?

16th March 2012

Sister Bliss thinks Example could follow in the footsteps of Faithless vocalist Maxi Jazz.Now defunct 'We Come 1' group Faithless were one of the first to mix rapping and dance music, and DJ Sister Bliss...

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The Vaccines Explain Success

5th February 2012

The Vaccines think they are successful because they make "simplistic" but uncompromising music.The 'Wreckin Bar (Ra Ra Ra)' band have seen huge success in the last year with their debut album 'What Did You Expect...

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Pulp Close Wireless Festival

4th July 2011

Pulp performed a triumphant set to close London's Wireless festival last night (03.07.11).The legendary Britpop group - who are playing their first shows since originally splitting in 2002 - closed the three day festival in...

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Beady Eye Close Japan Disaster Benefit Concert

4th April 2011

Beady Eye closed London's Japan Disaster Benefit concert with The Beatles' 'Across the Universe' last night (03.04.11).The group were one of three acts to pay homage to the Liverpool pop legends over the evening, joining...

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Kate Moss Given Oxygen At Nme Awards

25th February 2011

Kate Moss was given oxygen after "feeling faint" at the NME Awards on Wednesday (23.02.11).The supermodel was partying with fiance Jamie Hince and a group of friends at London's 02 Brixton Academy for the star-studded...

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My Chemical Romance Triumph At Nme Awards 2011

23rd February 2011

My Chemical Romance scooped two trophies at tonight's (23.02.11) NME Awards. The US rockers were the biggest winners, taking home Best International Band and `Best Video' for their track 'Na Na Na' at the British...

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Brett Anderson's 'A New Morning' Reflection

25th January 2011

Suede singer Brett Anderson admits having "some regrets" about the reaction to band's last album in 2002.The UK Indie group released 'A New Morning' in 2002 to a poor critical and commercial reaction, before splitting...

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Brandon Flowers No Egomaniac

20th October 2010

Brandon Flowers denies he is an "egomaniac" and would be fine with other members of The Killers going solo.The 'Crossfire' singer - who has recently embarked on a solo career - said it is a...

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Beta Band Call Off London Gig

2nd July 2004

THE BETA BAND have disappointed fans by cancelling their gig at London's BRIXTON ACADEMY tonight (02JUL04) following vocalist and guitarist STEVE MASON's sprained wrist. Doctors have advised the HEROES TO ZEROS musician to...

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Fred Durst Romances Model

5th April 2004

LIMP BIZKIT frontman FRED DURST has found love in London, in the form of a stunning 18-year-old Russian model MARINA SELIVANOVA. The ROLLIN' singer, 32, whose band are performing in the British capital, is...

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Disturbed Slam Darkness

15th March 2004

Heavy metallers DISTURBED have branded flamboyant rockers THE DARKNESS "a joke" - who should stop calling themselves a metal band. The American stars are annoyed The Darkness, who have divided opinion with their playful...

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Pixies Comeback Sellout

9th February 2004

Reformed rockers the PIXIES have sold out a pair of London gigs within minutes of going on sale - proving they're more popular than ever. The WHERE IS MY MIND? band are playing two...

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Tyler Chooses Kings Over Rings

12th December 2003

Movie star LIV TYLER left last night (11DEC03)'s London premiere of LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING as soon as she could - so she could see rock band KINGS OF LEON play....

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Justin Makes Surprise N.e.r.d. Appearance

10th November 2003

Pop star JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE caused mayhem when he made an unannounced appearance with pals N.E.R.D. at their BRIXTON ACADEMY gig in London last night (09NOV03). The ROCK YOUR BODY singer came onstage after friend...

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The Darkness Headline Mtv2 Birthday Bash

2nd September 2003

British rockers THE DARKNESS have cemented their mass appeal after being awarded a headline slot at London's BRIXTON ACADEMY to mark MTV2's fifth birthday. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE band are...

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Rem To Play Low-key London Shows

1st May 2003

REM are to play two 'club' shows at London's BRIXTON ACADEMY. The band will play the 4,500 capacity venue on 24 June and 25 June (03) as a warm-up for their headlining slot at...

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Massive Attack Star Will Forever Be Haunted

14th April 2003

MASSIVE ATTACK rapper ROBERT DEL NAJA is angry that people's perceptions of him will be forever tainted - even though he's been cleared of child pornography allegations. The British dance music guru -...

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Marilyn Manson Heads To London

4th April 2003

Shock rocker MARILYN MANSON is heading to Britain to promote his new album. The scary singer is to perform a one-off show at the BRIXTON ACADEMY on 4 June 2003. He had already announced...

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