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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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Kings Of Leon Drop Hypnotism Plans

27th August 2007

Tennessee rockers KINGS OF LEON refused to be hypnotised in the video for their upcoming single CHARMER. British director Robert Hales, who created the promo for Gnarls Barkley's mega-hit Crazy, suggested the four-piece undergo hypnotism...

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Followill Hooks Up With Monkey's Ex

27th August 2007

KINGS OF LEON guitarist MATTHEW FOLLOWILL has found love - with the ex girlfriend of ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER. Just six months after splitting from the British rocker, Johanna Bennett - the frontwoman of...

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Razorlight Conclude Day One Of Reading

25th August 2007

Razorlight have concluded the first day of action at this year's Reading festival, with sunny weather this weekend offering a reprieve from the mud.At the festival's sister site in Leeds, Smashing Pumpkins headlined the main...

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Carling Weekend Gets Underway

24th August 2007

The Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds festivals is now underway with weather forecasts predicting a warm and sunny weekend.Bands performing at the Reading site today include Razorlight, Kings of Leon, Interpol, Maximo Park and Albert...

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Reading Festival Overcomes Weather

21st August 2007

Some camping areas at this year's Reading festival have been closed after the event organisers described the land as "unusable".However, extra camping in the car park areas has been made available to compensate for sites...

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Alternative Stage Announced For Reading And Leeds

7th August 2007

The line up for this year's Alternative stage at the Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds festivals has been announced.Transgressive records will be taking over the stage at both sites, with the likes of Jeremy Warmsley...

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Pearl Jam And Iggy Conclude Lollapalooza

6th August 2007

Legendary surf rockers Pearl Jam concluded Chicago's Lollapalooza festival yesterday with a two-hour set.The band played a huge number of tracks from their extensive back catalogue to a tired and somewhat groggy crowd.Chicago's mix of...

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Benicassim Concludes With Muse

23rd July 2007

Muse closed this year's Benicassim festival with a raucous set into the early hours after a weekend jam-packed with UK acts.In a show which included tracks from their expansive back catalogue, the band followed on...

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Benicassim To Get Underway

19th July 2007

Benicassim festival will get underway tonight as four days of live music in the Spanish sunshine begins.Iggy and the Stooges lead tonight's headliners along with fellow US act Bright Eyes and Swedish band Mando Diao.The...

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Followill Defends Upcoming Marriage

10th July 2007

LATEST: KINGS OF LEON rocker NATHAN FOLLOWILL has promised fans his upcoming marriage will not affect his music, after concerns from his brother and bandmate CALEB. The drummer proposed to girlfriend Jessie Baylin in June...

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Kings Of Leon Marriage Row

10th July 2007

LATEST: KINGS OF LEON rocker NATHAN FOLLOWILL has sparked fears for the band's future after confirming he's to wed his girlfriend. The drummer announced his engagement to Jessie Baylin in June (07) but the news...

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T In The Park Revellers To 'Cut The Carbon'

6th July 2007

Revellers at this year's T in the Park festival are being encouraged to sign up to Christian Aid's Cut the Carbon campaign.In a similar vein to the I Count movement at Glastonbury, Christian Aid hopes...

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Followill Needs Drugs To Perform On Stage

2nd July 2007

KINGS OF LEON frontman CALEB FOLLOWILL has ditched cocaine - but he still relies on other drugs to get through his live performances. The singer stopped taking cocaine after seeing a photograph of himself looking...

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Acts Added To Carling Weekend

12th June 2007

A number of new acts have been added to the Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds festivals including Brakes and Devendra Banhart.Brakes will play the Radio 1/NME Stage on August 25th in Reading and the following...

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Kings Of Leon Ditch Rock Wear At Home

8th June 2007

KINGS OF LEON are forced to dress differently when at home in Nashville, because if they wore their trademark tight jeans and leather jackets the locals would mock them. The California Waiting band adopt a...

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Drummer Followill Engaged

6th June 2007

KINGS OF LEON rocker NATHAN FOLLOWILL is engaged after proposing to his girlfriend at her parents' restaurant, in front of all her family and friends. The drummer has bet his brother and bandmate Caleb Followill...

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More T In The Park Tickets Available

6th June 2007

An extra allocation of tickets will be available for T in the Park, with 1,000 released for July 7th and a further 1,000 for July 8th.Cancellations due to the festival's anti-touting policy against multiple bookings...

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Editors Added To Monolith Line-up

30th May 2007

Editors have been added to the line-up for Monolith festival in the Rocky Mountains along with fellow British rockers Art Brut.Turbonegro will also play the festival as well as Matt and Kim, Tim Barry of...

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Kings Of Leon Announce Arena Tour

29th May 2007

Kings of Leon have announced a huge UK tour for the end of the year culminating in their biggest ever UK headline show at Wembley arena.The US band released their third album Because of the...

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Fascinating Fact 3319

29th May 2007

The SCISSOR SISTERS, KINGS OF LEON and DIRTY PRETTY THINGS are among the stars who have signed up to front a new British campaign to highlight the Everyman Male Cancer Awareness Month in June (07)....

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Carling Stage Line-ups Announced

22nd May 2007

The full line-ups for the Carling stage at the Reading and Leeds festivals have been announced, with some surprising additions.Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr will be headlining the stage, bringing his solo offering Yours to...

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Carling Weekend Expands Further

1st May 2007

A number of new acts have been added to the Carling Weekend bill, including a few old favourites alongside newer bands.Jimmy Eat World and Eagles of Death Metal will play the main stage, along with...

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Chilli Peppers Finish Second Night At Coachella

29th April 2007

Red Hot Chilli Peppers finished off the second night of the Californian Coachella festival with typical swagger.Performing on home turf, the legendary rockers swept through their greatest hits as well as tracks from their new...

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Crowded House Album To Feature Marr

25th April 2007

Crowded House will be releasing their first studio album since 1993's Together Alone this summer, which includes two tracks featuring Smiths legend Johnny Marr.Time On Earth will be released on July 2nd and will be...

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Beyonce And Shakira's Beautiful Number One

23rd April 2007

Beyonce and Shakira stormed the UK singles chart this week with their duet Beautiful Liar.The pop duo overcame the Arctic Monkeys' Brianstorm and last weeks' chart-topper from Justin Timberlake, Give It To Me.Avril Lavigne's Girlfriend...

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Timbaland Spoils Proclaimers' Party

16th April 2007

R&B artist Timbaland has ended the Proclaimers' three-week reign at the top of the UK singles chart.Give it to Me, featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake, moves up seven places to the number one spot,...

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Stewart Ideal For Followill

13th April 2007

KINGS OF LEON frontman CALEB FOLLOWILL believes KIMBERLY STEWART is his ideal type of woman - because she loves getting drunk. The rocker was spotted out with Stewart earlier this week (begs09Apr07), when the socialite...

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