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Kings Of Leon 'Were Not Planning Fourth Album'

11th July 2008

KINGS OF LEON have said they only decided to record a new album this year after they were offered a headline slot at Glastonbury.The band's fourth album, ONLY BY THE NIGHT is scheduled for release...

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Five-fold Sales Increase For Jay-z After Glasto Success

4th July 2008

Jay-Z's album sales have experienced a near five-fold boost after his triumphant Glastonbury performance, it has been confirmed.The rapper's appearance on the Pyramid Stage at the legendary Somerset festival had provoked much controversy, with many...

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Jay-z Set For Chart Boost After Glastonbury Success

2nd July 2008

Jay-Z is set to continue to prove the doubters wrong by following his Glastonbury success with chart triumph this weekend.The rapper's appearance on the Pyramid Stage at the legendary Somerset festival had provoked much controversy...

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The Things They Say 8731

28th June 2008

"I have to say this truly is one of the greatest moments of my life." KINGS OF LEON frontman CALEB FOLLOWILL is overcome after headlining the first night of this year's Glastonbury Festival in England...

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No Mud At Glastonbury As Festivalgoers Arrive

26th June 2008

The sky is grey over Glastonbury, but it is smoke rather than cloud which is blighting festivalgoers' view of the sun.A blaze at a nearby scrapyard has sent a large plume of smoke into the...

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Festivalgoers Urged To Go Green This Summer

20th June 2008

Music fans attending this summer's festivals have been reminded to keep climate change in mind as they enjoy their favourite bands.While watching the likes of Jay-Z and Kings of Leon on the main stage could...

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Glastonbury Festival Heading For Sell Out

11th June 2008

With the sun shining and the prospect of good weather ahead peoples attentions are turning towards what is probably the most talked about music festival in the world, GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL. When asked by Contactmusic.com in...

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Full Glastonbury Festival Lineup Revealed

29th April 2008

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

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Full Glastonbury Festival Lineup 'Revealed' Early

29th April 2008

The full lineup for this year's Glastonbury Festival was 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 be...

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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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Foo Fighters Claim Best Album At Nme Awards USA

24th April 2008

The Foo Fighters have won the inaugural album of the year gong at the NME awards USA.Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace beat off stiff competition from Because of the Times by Kings of Leon, the...

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Cribs, Jamie T And Biffy Clyro Added To Glastonbury Bill

18th April 2008

The Cribs and Biffy Clyro are among a number of bands confirmed as new additions to the bill for this year's Glastonbury Festival.Wakefield trio the Cribs, comprised of twins Gary and Ryan Jarman and their...

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T In The Park Signs Promotion Deal With Live Nation

10th April 2008

The T in the Park festival has followed in the footsteps of Madonna and U2 by signing a deal with concert promoter Live Nation.The Material Girl agreed a groundbreaking contract with Live Nation in October...

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Glasto Ticket Registration Reopened After Tickets Remain

8th April 2008

The registration deadline to buy tickets for this year's Glastonbury festival is to be reopened after the event failed to sell out in the first two days of sales. Thousands of fans flooded phone lines...

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Jay-z To Pull Out Of Glastonbury?

7th April 2008

Rapper JAY-Z is reportedly thinking of pulling out of his headline slot at this year's Glastonbury festival, due to the disappointing reaction to news of his appearance.A source told the Sun that the rapper, who...

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Glastonbury Tickets Still On Sale As 100,000 Go On Day One

7th April 2008

Tickets for this year's Glastonbury Festival are still available after the event failed to sell out on the first day of sales.Thousands of fans flooded phone lines and a ticketing website at 09:00 BST on...

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Thousands Scramble For Glastonbury Tickets On Sale Today

6th April 2008

Tickets for Glastonbury have gone on sale today with thousands of fans jamming phone lines in the rush.This year's festival, which takes place over 27-29 June, will be headlined by US rapper Jay-Z.Organiser Michael Eavis...

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Emily Eavis: Weather Not Jay-z To Blame For Fall In Glastonbury Registrations

26th March 2008

Glastonbury Festival organiser EMILY EAVIS has attributed the declining number of people registering for tickets to the bad weather – rather than the announcement that JAY-Z will have a headlining slot.Eavis told NME magazine that...

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Goldfrapp, Editors And The Enemy 'Confirmed' For Glastonbury

13th March 2008

Goldfrapp, the Editors and the Enemy have signed up to play this year's Glastonbury festival, reports claim.The Guardian has claimed that Scottish band the Fratellis and veteran singer Jimmy Cliff have also been confirmed for...

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V Festival Tickets All Snapped Up Within 90 Minutes

7th March 2008

Tickets for this summer's V Festival have sold out – just 90 minutes after being made available for sale.Festival organisers said all 80,000 tickets for the August event had been snapped up within an hour...

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Fascinating Fact 4953

4th March 2008

British singer AMY WINEHOUSE is to perform at this summer's (08) V Festival in Britain - alongside the KAISER CHIEFS, KINGS OF LEON and previously announced headliners MUSE. THE VERVE are the other headline act...

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Winehouse To Play At V Festival

4th March 2008

AMY WINEHOUSE is set to be one of the major acts performing at this year's V Festival.Last night organisers announced that the BACK TO BLACK songstress will play at the August event following successful performances...

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Glastonbury 'Not Green Enough' For Radiohead's Thom Yorke

28th February 2008

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has ruled his band out of this year's Glastonbury festival because of concerns over the event's carbon footprint. Yorke, who fronts Friends of the Earth's Big Ask climate change campaign, said...

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Glastonbury Organisers Deny 2008 Festival Will Be The Last

15th February 2008

The founder of the Glastonbury festival has denied rumours that this year's event could be the last.Michael Eavis, the Somerset farmer who started the legendary festival in 1970, has moved to deny speculation about its...

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Glasto Headliners Confirmed

8th February 2008

The headline acts for this year's Glastonbury festival have been confirmed.Rap star Jay-Z was announced as one of the headliners earlier this week and now the two acts to join him in topping the bill...

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Arcade Fire And Lcd Soundsystem Named In Shortlist Ten

29th January 2008

Arcade Fire, Feist and LCD Soundsystem have been named among the final ten acts for this year's Shortlist Prize.The award, thought of as a US equivalent to the Mercury Music Prize, has previously been given...

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Long List Of Stars Nominated For Shortlist Music Prize

3rd January 2008

Albums by rockers KINGS OF LEON, ARCADE FIRE and SERJ TANKIAN have all been nominated for the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize. Kings of Leon's Because of the Times, Arcade Fire's Neon Bible and Tankian's Elect...

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Shortlist Nominees Announced

3rd January 2008

Klaxons, Kings of Leon and Feist have been named among the nominees for the 2007 Shortlist Prize.The award, thought of as a US equivalent to the Mercury Music Prize, has previously been given to Damien...

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Kings Of Leon Bring The Ceiling Crashing Down

29th November 2007

Tennessee rockers KINGS OF LEON were forced to cut short a gig this week (begs26Nov07) - after a ceiling caved in on them. The band narrowly escaped serious injury during a hazardous concert in Dublin,...

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In Rainbows Secrets Revealed

20th November 2007

Radiohead's Thom Yorke has revealed that like thousands of fans, he paid nothing for the band's download-only seventh album.In Rainbows was released as a download on October 10th, with fans able to name their own...

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