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Ricky Wilson Feared Kaiser Chiefs Were Over

8th January 2014

British rocker Ricky Wilson feared his band Kaiser Chiefs would be forced to split when drummer Nick Hodgson quit.Hodgson, a founder member of the band and co-writer of some of its biggest hits, announced his...

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Kaiser Chiefs Set To Release New Album

3rd December 2013

Kaiser Chiefs are set to release a new album after frontman Ricky Wilson appears on 'The Voice'. The 'I Predict A Riot' hitmaker is making the most of his upcoming stint as a judge on...

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Ricky Wilson Completes U.k. The Voice's Line-up

19th September 2013

Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson is heading to Tv after signing up as a coach on the U.K. version of The Voice.The rocker is reportedly set to replace The Script's Danny O'Donoghue, who quit the...

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Kaiser Chiefs Frontman Ricky Wilson Completes 'The Voice' Judging Panel

By Joe Wilde | 19th September 2013

Ricky Wilson, the frontman of The Kaiser Chiefs, has been chosen to fill the remaining seat on The Voice judging panel for the next season of the BBC talent contest. Wilson has been brought in...

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Kaiser Chiefs To Support Bon Jovi At British Summer Time Show

28th March 2013

Kaiser Chiefs are to support Bon Jovi at their Barclaycard British Summer Time concert.The 'Ruby' rockers - fronted by Ricky Wilson - will be joined by Bush on a rock heavy bill on Great Oak...

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Kaiser Chiefs Singer Upset With Leeds Arena Bosses Over Springsteen Gig

20th February 2013

Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson has blasted the bosses of his hometown's new venue after they replaced the British group as the Leeds Arena's opening act for concerts headlined by Sir Elton John and Bruce...

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Kaiser Chief's Ricky Wilson "F*cked Off" As Leeds Arena Books Bruce Springsteen

By Michael West | 19th February 2013

Kaiser Chief frontman Ricky Wilson has had his indie-heart broken by the evil executives at the new Leeds Arena, who have booked Bruce Springsteen and Elton John for shows at the new 13,500 seater venue...

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Nick Hodgson Explains Departure From Kaiser Chiefs

25th January 2013

Kaiser Chiefs co-founder Nick Hodgson has opened up about his decision to leave the band after 15 years, insisting he simply just wants to take his career in another direction.The drummer, who formed the group...

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The Things They Tweet: 3456234

17th January 2013

"Heya (sic) Lady Gaga! It's my birthday today! Can I get a message, a retweet or even a follow back? That would be great!" Kaiser Chiefs star Ricky Wilson wants a personal message from Lady...

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Kaiser Chiefs Drummer Nick Hodgson Quits Band

5th December 2012

The Kaiser Chiefs' drummer has quit the band.Nick Hodgson announced his departure from the Leeds collective via twitter yesterday (04.12.12) and insisted he had no hard feeling towards his former band mates.The rocker posted: ''I...

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Kaiser Chiefs Founder Nick Hodgson Quits Band After 15 Years

By Michael West | 4th December 2012

Oh My God: Nick Hodgson Has Announced His Departure From The Kaiser ChiefsKaiser Chiefs drummer Nick Hodgson has quit the band after 15 years. The drummer, backing vocalist and primary songwriting announced the news on...

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Nick Hodgson Quits Kaiser Chiefs

4th December 2012

Kaiser Chiefs co-founder Nick Hodgson has quit the band after 15 years.The drummer, who formed the group with singer Ricky Wilson and guitarist Andrew White, announced his decision on his page on Tuesday (04Dec12)....

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Kaiser Chiefs Launching Hometown Arena

27th November 2012

The Kaiser Chiefs are set to launch a new arena in their hometown of Leeds, England with a headlining concert next year (13).The I Predict a Riot hitmakers will take to the stage at Leeds...

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Noel Gallagher Made Olympics Wait For Wonderwall

16th August 2012

Noel Gallagher made Olympic organisers wait until the last minute before allowing 'Wonderwall' to be performed at the closing ceremony.The former Oasis musician was asked to sing his band's iconic track but turned the opportunity...

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Madness Honoured To Play Olympics

14th August 2012

Madness were honoured to be play at the Olympic Games closing ceremony.The ska group performed their 1982 track 'Our House' at the concert celebrating the end of the games on Sunday (12.08.12) and were impressed...

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Spice Girls Reunite At London Closing Ceremony

12th August 2012

The Spice Girls reunited to perform at the Closing Ceremony of the London Olympics tonight (12.08.12).The 90s girl band - made up of Victoria Beckham, Geri Halliwell, Mel B, Emma Bunton and Mel C -...

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Dance To The Radio Line-up Announced For Leeds Festival

25th July 2012

The Leeds half of the LEEDS & Reading Festival is getting going a day early with live music provided by Leeds label Dance To The Radio on 23rd August 2012 from around 5pm. Appearing on...

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Bbc Introducing Stage Line-up Announced

23rd July 2012

Festival Republic have confirmed their line-up for the Bbc Introducing Stage at the LEEDS & Reading Festival this August.It's an army of diverse upcoming talent from acts such as heavy rockers Hawk Eyes, LA alternative...

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Liam Gallagher To Perform Wonderwall At Olympics

20th July 2012

Liam Gallagher will sing 'Wonderwall' at the Olympics closing ceremony. The singer and his Beady Eye bandmates: Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock will perform a new arrangement of the hit, written by his...

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Kaiser Chiefs Star Aims To Set Online Running World Record

15th June 2012

Kaiser Chiefs star Ricky Wilson is donning his running shoes for an unusual record attempt - he is taking part in the world's biggest online race.The I Predict A Riot hitmakers have been announced as...

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England Vs Sweden Sparks Excitement In Footie Fans The Kaiser Chiefs

15th June 2012

Prior to the highly anticipated England vs. Sweden European Championship match Kyiv Olympic Stadium, Leeds, UK based indie band and footie fanatics the Kaiser Chiefs express their confidence for England's victory. The Leeds United supporting...

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Kaiser Chiefs Excited For Homecoming Gig

15th June 2012

Kaiser Chiefs can't wait for their homecoming gig at this year's Leeds Festival.The 'I Predict A Riot' rockers - who hail from the northern UK city - are excited about playing the famous festival at...

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Festival Republic Confirm Exciting Leeds And Reading Line-up

12th June 2012

Festival Republic's 2012 LEEDS & Reading Festival confirm their mind-blowing line-up for Friday 24th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August 2012.From rock to pop to electro and everything in between, these diverse festivals bring together...

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Kaiser Chiefs Are Not Splitting, Says Simon Rix

6th June 2012

Kaiser Chiefs rocker Simon Rix has denied the British band plans to split after the release of a retrospective singles album, insisting the record does not mark "the end" of the group.The I Predict a...

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Jason Donovan's War Of The Worlds Role

3rd May 2012

Jason Donovan will return to 'The War Of The World...The New Generation!' musical in a new role.The 43-year-old singer and actor - who previously starred as The Artilleryman - will return as Parson Nathaniel, the...

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Ricky Wilson Rejected The Voice Role

3rd April 2012

Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson turned down a coaching role on Britain's The Voice, despite admitting the TV job would have boosted his record sales.The rocker was tempted by the offer to join the U.K....

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Leeds Reading Festival Line Up 2012: The Cure, Kasabian, Foo Fighters

12th March 2012

The line-up for the Leeds and Reading Festival 2012 has been announced, with The Cure, Foo Fighters and Kasabian set to headline the three-day event over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Tickets also go on...

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Foo Fighters Headline Reading And Leeds

12th March 2012

Foo Fighters will headline Reading and Leeds Festivals this year. The 'Best of You' hitmakers will appear at Reading on Sunday August 26 and Leeds on Friday August 24, making it the third time the...

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Ibiza And Mallorca Rocks Line Ups Revealed

12th March 2012

Tinie Tempah, Kasabian, Bloc Party and New Order have been confirmed for Ibiza and Mallorca Rocks. An eclectic line-up for the events - which see different acts perform weekly between June until September on the...

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Ricky Wilson Joins War Of The Worlds Stage Show

1st March 2012

Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson has joined the cast of a new stage production of The War of the Worlds musical.The rocker will take on his first stage role playing The Artilleryman in the The...

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