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16th July 2012

"I was on his tour bus once before a gig. He went upstairs to get something so I took all his cocaine. When he came back he asked me what I'd done with it, so...

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We Are Scientists Back In The UK For Five 2012 Festivals

16th May 2012

We Are Scientists will be playing live in the UK this year for the first time since the release of their last album 'Barbara' in 2010 in five summer festivals plus a UK tour.After performing...

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Buzzcocks Reunite With Founder Howard Devoto

24th April 2012

British punk icons Buzzcocks are to reunite with founder member Howard Devoto onstage for the first time since he quit the band in 1977.Devoto formed the group with guitarist Pete Shelley in 1976 but left...

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Frank Black Donates 100,000 Pound To Keep Club Open

16th November 2010

Frank Black has reportedly donated £100,000 to a fund fighting to keep a London venue open. The Pixies frontman has backed a campaign to save the 100 Club, which is presently facing closure due to...

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Frank Black Donates £100,000 To Keep Club Open

16th November 2010

Frank Black has reportedly donated £100,000 to a fund fighting to keep a London venue open. The Pixies frontman has backed a campaign to save the 100 Club, which is presently facing closure due to...

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Shelley Stunned By Buzzcocks Bands

30th October 2007

BUZZCOCKS frontman PETE SHELLEY is constantly stunned when the rock stars of today tell him how important his punk upstarts were. The Orgasm Addict singer admits the likes of Radiohead's Thom Yorke and various members...

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Troubled World Of Twist Star Dies

2nd August 2006

WORLD OF TWIST frontman TONY OGDEN has died of as yet unknown causes. He was 44. The troubled singer-turned-drummer took the Manchester, England, music scene by storm during the 1990s, working with late BUZZCOCKS producer...

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Cash Up For Three Mojo Awards

24th May 2006

Late country legend JOHNNY CASH has been nominated for three posthumous Mojo Awards. The singer, who died two years ago, is nominated for the Icon Award and Inspiration Award, while a box-set of his recordings...

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Shelley And Diggle: The War Continues

17th February 2006

BUZZCOCKS frontmen PETE SHELLEY and STEVE DIGGLE still fight over who writes the better songs - and it always gets physical. Shelley insists he has the upper hand at verbally outwitting his guitar-slinging bandmate,...

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Elton Joins Peel Tribute Line-up

8th October 2005

SIR ELTON JOHN has confirmed he will be joining a bevy of rockers to re-record BUZZCOCKS hit EVER FALLEN IN LOVE? as a tribute to the late British radio DJ JOHN PEEL. ROCKET MAN...

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Sioux's Heartbreak Over Her 'Favourite Guitarist'

17th July 2005

Punk star SIOUXSIE SIOUX is still wracked with grief at the death of her favourite guitarist - fellow BANSHEE JOHN McGEOGH - who died just before she asked him to collaborate with her at her...

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Green Day Fail To Impress Punk Icon

23rd June 2005

Rock superstars GREEN DAY were left red-faced after meeting their hero, THE BUZZCOCKS guitarist STEVE DIGGLE - but he had no idea who they were. The AMERICAN IDIOT stars, who are hailed by their...

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Outkast's A Melting Pot For Andre

29th February 2004

OUTKAST rapper ANDRE 'DRE 3000' BENJAMIN refuses to limit his musical horizons to a specific genre - because he's influenced by all styles. The HEY YA! star listened to seventies punk bands when recording...

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Pistols Named Punk's Best

2nd September 2003

The SEX PISTOLS' NEVER MIND THE B******S HERE'S THE SEX PISTOLS has topped a new list of the best punk albums ever. The group's revered 1977 album, which featured punk classics ANARCHY IN THE...

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