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So, Who's Playing ‘Secret Sets’ At Reading And Leeds 2014?

By Dan Greaves | 12th August 2014

Every year, festival campsites buzz with rumours of ‘favourite bands playing secret slots’ and unlikely artists playing impromptu performances. As an event with a rich history of putting on secret shows, this month’s Reading and...

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Bottled Off: 10 Bands Who Suffered Worse Fate Than Macaulay Culkin's Pizza Underground

By George Percival | 3rd June 2014

Macaulay Culkin and his pizza-themed Velvet Underground cover band, the imaginatively named The Pizza Underground, suffered the chagrin of a disgruntled crown in Nottingham during the city’s annual Dot To Dot festival. Culkin, who was...

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Kerrang! Releasing 'American Idiot' Tribute Album

By Joe DeAndrea | 27th May 2014

Popular UK rock magazine Kerrang! has been known for the occasional covermount CD packaged with one of their issues, and they’ll be adding to that list next month. On June 11, Kerrang! will be releasing...

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Radiohead, The Smiths, Pixies: Your Favorite Bands As Lego!

By Stephanie Chase | 20th March 2014

Is there no end to what can be achieved with Lego? It doesn't seem so, as the latest ingenious Lego creation is, well all of our favorite bands!Foo Fighters as Lego!Adly Syairi Ramly loves Lego...

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Alanis Morissette Adapting 'Jagged Little Pill' Into Broadway Show

By Joe Wilde | 9th November 2013

Alanis Morissette is looking to bring her hit 1995 album Jagged Little Pill to the world of musical theatre, with the singer apparently working on the script for a musical adaption of the hit album....

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Robbie Williams Gutted After Being Branded Irrelevant By Nick Grimshaw

By Lauren James | 12th October 2013

Singer Robbie Williams has been left reeling after BBC Radio 1 personality Nick Grimshaw said that he and his music were "not relevant" to the stations target audience and failed to put the pop star's...

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Leeds Festival 2013 Flooding Fails To Bring The Rapturous Crowd Down

By Holly Williams | 28th August 2013

Leeds Festival 2013 may not have brought with it the best weather of the year, with torrential downpours and heavy flooding putting a damper (pardon the pun) on everyone's camping weekend, but the line-up was...

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Weather-worries Are Looking Few For Leeds And Reading Festival 2013

By Holly Williams | 20th August 2013

It may be nearing the end of the summer but Leeds and Reading Festival 2013 goers don't have much to worry about in terms of the unpredictable English weather this weekend (August 23rd - 25th).The...

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Green Day Win Court Case Over Street Artist's 'Scream Icon' Image Use At Concert

By Lauren James | 8th August 2013

A US court has ruled that rock band Green Day are not liable for using a street artist's work in the concerts visuals for their song 'East Jesus Nowhere' during 2009. Dereck Seltzer tried to...

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Iheartradio Festival To Welcome Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars And Err, Queen

By Michael West | 16th July 2013

Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars and Katy Perry are among the names confirmed for the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas in September. The two-day festival, set to be held on...

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Green Day At Sxsw – Good To Have You Back, Boys

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th March 2013

The return of Green Day was stunted by the very public breakdown of Billie Joe Armstrong, after the punk legend was admitted to rehab following his onstage rant at the iHeartRadio Music Festival last September.So...

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Want To See Prince Perform With 21-Piece Band At Sxsw?

By Michael West | 14th March 2013

250 lucky competition winners will get the chance to see Prince perform with a 21-piece band at the SXSW closing party this week. The legendary singer has been confirmed as a performer for one of...

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Green Day To Make Sxsw Debut After 25 Years In The Business

By Michael West | 1st March 2013

Punk rockers Green Day will make their debut at Austin festival SXSW on March 15, 2013, some twenty-five years after first forming in Vallejo, California. The group - who released three albums last year -...

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"It's Pretty Bad": Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Recalls Rehab Drama In New Interview

By Hayley Avron | 27th February 2013

“It’s pretty bad.” These were the words spoken to Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, by his wife, the morning after he fell off the wagon in a bad way and smashed his guitar up...

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Uno, Dos, Tres, Go! Green Day Back On The Road, Billie Joe Armstrong Thanks Fans For Support

By Hayley Avron | 2nd January 2013

Things are finally starting to look up in the Green Day camp, with news of a 2013 tour suggesting that singer Billie Joe Armstrong is on the road to recovery. Armstrong suffered a highly-publicised onstage...

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Green Day Will Return For New Tour In March 2013

By Lorna Greville  | 31st December 2012

Whatever happened to the standard press release, or even just a notice left on the website of a band? That is not cool anymore, now Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have taken over, and Billie Joe...

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Out Now: Us Album Releases - The Game Enlists Some Big Competitors; Can They Stop Bruno Mars From Going Stratospheric Again?

By Contributor | 11th December 2012

Last week saw the mighty talents of Alicia Keys displace Rihanna’s Unapologetic from the top of the Billboard 200 in a big way, with the former holder of the number one spot falling down to...

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Out Now: Us Album Releases – One Direction, Green Day, Christina Aguilera, Soundgarden

By Hayley Avron | 13th November 2012

Still riding high at the top of the US Billboard chart, is Taylor Swift – everybody’s favourite country music princess turned pop star. Her album, Red, is currently enjoying its third week at the top...

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Out Now - UK Album Releases, November 12, 2012 - One Direction, Rolling Stones, Christina Aguilera, Twilight Breaking Bad - Part 2

By Contributor | 12th November 2012

Robbie Williams might be sitting pretty at the top of the UK Album Charts after the weekend, but if said charts have taught us anything, it’s that time makes fools of us all, and we...

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Green Day Launches New 'Twilight' Video For 'The Forgotten' (Video)

By Holly Williams | 31st October 2012

Green Day has released the official video for their 'Twilight' soundtrack song 'The Forgotten' which features on final instalment of the book-to-film franchise 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn'.It's a romantic piano tune that speaks straight...

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It's A Dark Day For Green Day As Tour Is Cancelled

By Lorna Greville  | 30th October 2012

In a cruel twist of fate, and somewhat tragic irony, Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong has been forced to cancel the band's tour, in favour of spending time in rehab - a place...

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Tour Dates Cancelled: But It's Not All Bad News For Green Day

By Hayley Avron | 29th October 2012

Green Day have been forced to cancel tour dates and reschedule an album release, owing to singer Billie Joe Armstrong’s stint in rehab.2012 simply isn’t shaping up as the punk rockers had...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Video Provides Few Clues Of Rocker's Problems

By Michael West | 19th October 2012

With Billie Joe Armstrong in rehab for still unspecified reasons Green Day are holding back their planned tour for the time being, but have given fans a taste of what they can get when they...

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Brothers In Arms: Green Day Await Billie Joe Armstrong's Return

By Hayley Avron | 19th October 2012

Billie Joe Armstrong’s stint in rehab is “killing everyone,” according to his fellow Green Day comrade Mike Dirnt.Armstrong was admitted to rehab for substance abuse after he fell off the wagon during the band’s recent...

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Green Day Cancel Voodoo Fest Gig And Open Up On Billie Joe Rehab

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th October 2012

Green Day have announced that they have to pull out of a headline slot at the October 27 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience festival in New Orleans, with lead singer, Billie Joe Armstrong in rehab...

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Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2. Soundtrack Listing Finally Announced

By Hayley Avron | 5th October 2012

The tracklisting for Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 has finally been announced, via Yahoo and amongst the highlights of this latest instalment are Green Day, Passion Pit and Ellie Goulding. Green Day, obviously are...

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Jack White Exits Stage After Just 45 Minutes

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st October 2012

The Jack White Blunderbuss gig was brought to an untimely halt last night after White left the stage 45 minutes into the set, reports Reuters.Critically acclaimed as one of the most accomplished artists of a...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Rehab Update: Green Day Singer Had Been Sober For A Year

By Hayley Avron | 26th September 2012

Before Billie Joe Armstrong entered rehab for substance abuse, he had been sober for a year before falling off the wagon last weekend. The Green Day singer has entered rehab after he lost the plot...

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Can Billie Joe Armstrong Work On ‘The Voice’ While In Rehab?

By Michael West | 25th September 2012

Will Billie Joe Armstrong’s rehab keep him from appearing as a mentor for Christina Aguilera’s team on ‘The Voice’? This is one of many questions being asked by confused fans of the Green Day singer,...

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Billie Joe Armstrong 'The Voice' Appearance Still On Despite Weekend Breakdown

By Contributor | 25th September 2012

Billie Joe Armstrong's on-stage meltdown won't affect his scheduled appearance on NBC reality singing contest The Voice according to show bosses. Deadline reports that Armstrong filmed his appearance some weeks ago and, according to a...

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