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Arctic Monkeys Win Two Nme Awards

2nd March 2007

Rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS emerged triumphant at last night's (01MAR07) NME Awards in London, winning two trophies including Best Album. The British band's WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM, THAT'S WHAT I'M NOT debut disc was honoured,...

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Green Day's George Bush Opera

25th August 2004

Punk rockers GREEN DAY have lashed out at American President GEORGE W BUSH in their controversial new album, AMERICAN IDIOT. The outspoken BASKET CASE stars are furious at Bush for ordering the war in...

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New York Dolls Release New Album

24th August 2004

Legendary rock band the NEW YORK DOLLS will be releasing a live album of their reunion shows in London earlier this year (04). The TOO MUCH TOO SOON group, who disbanded 20 years...

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White Says Sorry To Brits With Festival Shows

4th February 2004

Rocker JACK WHITE is planning to apologise to British fans for cancelling summer dates last year (03) by living up WHITE STRIPES appearances this August. White was forced to pull out of scheduled shows...

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Fans Made To Wait Longer For Love

25th September 2003

Rock hell-raiser COURTNEY LOVE has delayed the release of her upcoming solo album, until 2004. AMERICA'S SWEETHEART was originally due to hit shops in October (03), after the former HOLE frontwoman signed a new...

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Jack Osbourne Lashes Out At Festival Drinkers

25th August 2003

Reality TV star JACK OSBOURNE has been letting rip at British festival partygoers with anti-alcohol rants. THE OSBOURNES teenager went into rehab earlier this year (03) to battle drink and drug addictions. Now...

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Primal Scream Insult Festival Crowd

25th August 2003

PRIMAL SCREAM singer BOBBY GILLESPIE launched into a tirade against the audience at Sunday (24AUG03)'s CARLING WEEKEND festival in Reading, England - branding them "slaves" and "f***ing spectators". The HIGHER THAN THE SUN band...

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Leeds Festival Will Go Ahead

20th August 2003

LATEST: Britain's CARLING WEEKEND: LEEDS FESTIVAL will go ahead as planned this weekend (22/24AUG03) - despite a last minute attempt to pull the plug on the event. An emergency meeting of LEEDS CITY COUNCIL...

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Planning Issue Threatens UK Music Festival

19th August 2003

LATEST: This year's CARLING WEEKEND: LEEDS FESTIVAL in England could be stopped from going ahead on a planning technicality. Leeds City Council is holding an emergency meeting tonight (19AUG03) after festival organisers failed...

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Courtney Love Cancels Festival Dates

5th June 2003

Rocker COURTNEY LOVE has cancelled her plans to perform at this year's CARLING WEEKEND festival in England to concentrate on her new album. The former HOLE frontwoman was scheduled to play at the popular...

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