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Constant Writer Tinie Tempah

28th December 2013

Tinie Tempah can't stop writing.The 'Pass Out' hitmaker is inspired by his everyday life, and even when he is having fun with his friends, he is always using his phone to make notes for new...

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Hard Summer 2013 Hits La State Historic Park With Sets From Duck Sauce, Dog Blood And Knife Party

By Holly Williams | 19th July 2013

Due to hit the LA State Historic Park in a couple of weeks is the 2013 Hard Summer Music Festival featuring headline sets from several electro-house artists including Duck Sauce, Knife Party and Justice.The festival...

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Alice Glass Breaks Swedish Smoking Ban

5th March 2013

Crystal Castles frontwoman Alice Glass has risked a fine from officials in Sweden by smoking onstage during a concert in the country.The rockers were performing at the Tradgarn venue in Gothenburg on Monday night (04Mar13)...

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Jessica Chastain's Mama Muse Was Crystal Castles Star

22nd January 2013

Jessica Chastain took inspiration from Crystal Castles rocker Alice Glass for her role in new horror movie Mama.The actress listened to punk icons Lou Reed and the Misfits and even took bass lessons in preparation...

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Crystal Castles Accuse Katy Perry Of Sexualising Children

31st October 2012

Rockers Crystal Castles have launched a furious tirade against Katy Perry, branding the pop star "evil" and accusing her of "selling sex" to children.The dance duo is astonished at some of Perry's risque concert routines...

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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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Crystal Castles Star Hospitalised

21st January 2011

CRYSTAL CASTLES frontwoman ALICE GLASS was hospitalised in Japan this week (beg17Jan11) with a suspected broken ankle.The singer underwent treatment at a medical facility in Tokyo after aggravating a previous injury sustained on tour. Glass'...

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Coachella 2011 Announce Lineup Featuring Kanye And The Strokes

19th January 2011

COACHELLA 2011 will be headlined by KANYE WEST, THE STROKES, ARCADE FIRE and KINGS OF LEON after the festival announced its official line-up last night (19th January 2011). Guitar bands will dominate the stages at...

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Coachella 2011 Line Up Revealed

19th January 2011

Kanye West, Arcade fire, The Strokes and Kings Of Leon have been announced as headliners for Coachella 2011. The Californian festival has released its official line up today (19.01.11) and leans toward a guitar heavy...

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Franz Ferdinand Rumoured For All Tomorrow's Parties

24th November 2010

Franz Ferdinand are rumoured to be preparing for a live return to the UK in December.Fans are hoping the band will be surprise guests at the All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) Bowlie 2 Weekender - curated...

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Crystal Castles Find The Cure

26th October 2010

Crystal Castles have recorded a track with The Cure singer Robert Smith. The song, a reworking of 'Not In Love' from the group's second album - which was released earlier this year - will be...

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Fascinating Fact 10197

25th October 2010

THE CURE star ROBERT SMITH has teamed up with the CRYSTAL CASTLES for the band's new single. The singer has lent his vocals to a re-recorded version of Not In Love, a track which featured...

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Crystal Castles In New Groping Scandal

19th July 2010

CRYSTAL CASTLES frontwoman ALICE GLASS stormed off stage at a festival in Britain on Saturday night (17Jul10) after accusing an audience member of grabbing her breasts during a stage dive.The Canadian rockers were performing at...

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Castles Faced Legal Tussle With Groping Fan

30th April 2010

Canadian rockers CRYSTAL CASTLES were threatened with legal action from a man who was left battered and bruised after he tried to grope frontwoman ALICE GLASS.The duo was playing a show when an unnamed audience...

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Fascinating Fact 9163

21st April 2010

Canadian duo CRYSTAL CASTLES has brought forward the release of its new album after the songs leaked online. The self-titled record was due for release on 7 June (10) but will now be available from...

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Fascinating Fact 9144

19th April 2010

Canadian rockers CRYSTAL CASTLES have postponed their planned London show on Tuesday (20Apr10) - their flight to the U.K. from America has been cancelled because of the ash cloud from Iceland's volcanic eruption.

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L.a. Concert Shut Down Over Safety Concerns

10th August 2009

Canadian electro rockers CRYSTAL CASTLES were at the centre of an emergency at a recent Los Angeles concert after riot police shut down the event over safety concerns.The duo, comprised of Ethan Kath and Alice...

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Little-known Rocker Glass Tops Nme 'Cool List'

5th November 2008

CRYSTAL CASTLES singer ALICE GLASS has been honoured as the coolest person in the music industry by NME magazine. The little-known Canadian rocker beat rap superstar Jay-Z and MGMT's Andrew VanWyngarden into second and third...

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Crystal Castles Anger Glastonbury Staff

30th June 2008

CRYSTAL CASTLES almost had their Glastonbury performance cut short following the extreme behaviour of singer Alice Glass.During their slot in the John Peel tent, Glass climbed to the top of a speaker stack after diving...

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Full Glastonbury Lineup 'Revealed' One Day Early

28th April 2008

The full lineup for this year's Glastonbury Festival has been leaked a day before the official announcement was expected.The roster for the Somerset festival, which takes place at Worthy Farm in Pilton, was due to...

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Crystal Castles Singer Struck By Car

4th March 2008

Canadian electronic rockers CRYSTAL CASTLES have cancelled eight concerts after singer ALICE GLASS was left with two broken two ribs after a car accident. Glass received hospital treatment for her injuries after she was struck...

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