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A Week In Music - Eels Back On Form With 'Wonderful, Glorious, Frightened Rabbit Album Uncomfortable Listening, Depeche Mode's Broody New Video

By Hayley Avron | 6th February 2013

Albums of Note... Mark Oliver Everett (better known as ‘E’) returns as Eels, with new album Wonderful, Glorious. It’s a return to the form that we saw from Eels in the ‘90s. In recent years,...

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Funeral For A Friend's Drummer Quits

22nd May 2012

Welsh rockers Funeral For A Friend have stunned fans by announcing the departure of their longtime drummer.Ryan Richards decided to leave the Walk Away hitmakers to focus on his family life, and the band has...

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Manic Street Preachers Nominated For New Welsh Music Prize

2nd September 2011

British rockers the Manic Street Preachers will compete against the likes of The Joy Formidable and Funeral For A Friend for the newly-established Welsh Music Prize.The award is designed as the equivalent to the U.K.'s...

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British Music Festival Cancelled

5th July 2011

A British music festival headlined by rockers Funeral For A Friend has been cancelled due to low ticket sales.The Welsh band was due to perform at the Devonrox Festival in Devon, England next month (Aug11)...

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Funeral For A Friend Want Fan Input

5th May 2010

Funeral For A Friend are giving fans the opportunity to be involved in making their next EP. The Welsh metal band have given fans the chance to buy a number of 'pledges' associated with the...

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Funeral For A Friend Rocker Learned Music Playing Wham!

30th September 2008

FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND drummer RYAN RICHARDS is amazed he turned into a hard rocker - because he learned music playing WHAM! songs. The admits the George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley combo helped shape his...

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Kerrang! Confirm Tracklisting For 2008 Compilation

10th September 2008

Kerrang! magazine has revealed the roster of bands earmarked for its 2008 compilation CD.Kerrang! The Album 2008 hits the shelves on September 29th and features chart successes such as Kid Rock, Nickelback and Weezer alongside...

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Funeral For A Friend Bassist Quits

5th September 2008

FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND bassist GARETH DAVIES has quit the band after moving to the U.S. and becoming a married man. Davies made the decision to walk away from the British rockers rather than make...

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Funeral For A Friend Announce Free Single Download

9th July 2008

Funeral For A Friend have revealed that their new double A-side single will be available as a free download.Waterfront Dance Club/Beneath The Burning Tree is released on Monday July 14th and can be downloaded for...

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Tuck Envied Funeral For A Friend's Success

9th January 2008

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE's lead singer MATT TUCK sunk into a severe depression - after fellow Welsh band FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND rose to fame. The 26-year-old was working as a temp in his native...

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Funeral For A Friend Star Denies Break-up Rumours

5th December 2007

FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND frontman MATT DAVIES has quashed rumours he plans to leave the rock band, insisting recent comments about a split were made "on a bad day". The Welsh singer sparked speculation the...

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Bedingfield Wins At Digital Music Awards

4th October 2007

Natasha Bedingfield has been awarded the best pop artist prize at the BT Digital Music Awards in north London.The Unwritten star picked up the gong at the ceremony in Camden's hallowed Roundhouse venue, before performing...

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Funeral For A Friend Scoop Top Gong At Bt Digital Music Awards

4th October 2007

Rockers FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND have scooped the top prize at the BT Digital Music Awards - fending off fierce competition from RIHANNA, RAZORLIGHT and BLOC PARTY. The Welsh band were honoured for their contribution...

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Linkin Park Send Arctic Monkeys Packing

21st May 2007

US nu-metal outfit Linkin Park have earned their second UK number one album with Minutes to Midnight, ending Arctic Monkeys four-week reign at the top of the charts.The six-strong Californian group got their first number...

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Davies Swaps Punk For Country Music

22nd September 2006

FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND frontman MATT DAVIES is set to shock fans of the Welsh punk/hardcore band - by releasing a country music album next year (07). Davies has thrown himself into the project he...

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Muse Lead Kerrang! Nominations

10th August 2006

British rockers MUSE are hoping to triumph at this year's (06) Kerrang! Awards, as they have been nominated in an impressive five categories. The SUPERMASSIVE BLACK HOLE stars, who have also been nominated for the...

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Funeral For A Friend Reschedule Tour

23rd February 2006

FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND frontman MATT DAVIES has beaten laryngitis and the rockers have rescheduled dates for their UK tour. The STREETCAR stars pulled the tour earlier this month after Davies was ordered to...

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Funeral For A Friend Cancel Tour

8th February 2006

Rockers FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND have been forced to cancel their British tour because singer MATT DAVIES has developed laryngitis. The STREETCAR stars have promised to reschedule the sold out UK dates when Davies...

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Osbourne's Ex Pays Tribute To Lennon

17th December 2005

US rocker BERT McCRACKEN marked the 25th anniversary of his hero JOHN LENNON's death earlier this month (08DEC05) by recording a new version of the former BEATLE's HAPPY CHRISTMAS (WAR IS OVER) anthem for a...

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Hardcore Rockers Say Happy Christmas

26th October 2005

Hardcore rock acts like THE USED and MY AMERICAN HEART are offering their fans a quirky Christmas (05) treat - a new heavy reworking of classic festive tunes and modern Yule songs. The groups...

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Green Day And Chemical Romance Triumph At Kerrang! Awards

26th August 2005

American rockers GREEN DAY and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE were the big winners at this year's (05) Kerrang! Rock Awards in London last night (25AUG05). The AMERICAN IDIOT trio were named Best Band On The...

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Green Day Lead 2005 Kerrang! Music Awards Nominations

10th August 2005

American punk group GREEN DAY dominate the nominations at Britain's Kerrang! awards this year (05), with a triumphant five nods. The chart-topping trio are the most popular choice for Best Single and Best Album...

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The Darkness Enjoy Metal Awards Victory

8th June 2004

British rockers THE DARKNESS have added to their extraordinary awards collection by winning the best video gong at London's METAL HAMMER AWARDS yesterday (07JUN04). The flamboyant group won the award for their hit...

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Radiohead Lead Nme Nominations

28th January 2004

RADIOHEAD look set to retain their rock royalty crown at this year's (04) NME AWARDS, after receiving five nominations including BEST SINGLE and BEST ALBUM. But the PARANOID ANDROID band face tough competition from...

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The Darkness Triumph At Kerrang! Awards

22nd August 2003

Hot British band THE DARKNESS scored two awards at last night's KERRANG! awards, which honour the best in rock and metal music. The GROWING ON ME group scooped the Best Live Act and Best...

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The Darkness Triumph In Kerrang! Nominations

6th August 2003

Jumpsuited rockers THE DARKNESS have received three nominations in Britain's KERRANG! magazine's annual awards. The eccentric band have been put up for Best British Newcomer, Best Album and Best Live Act. ELECTRIC 6...

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