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The Things They Say 4818

3rd June 2007

"I hate being called nü-metal. Even the word is stupid, with the little umlauts." LINKIN PARK rocker MIKE SHINODA dislikes being categorised....

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Maroon 5 Lead Debuts On New U.s. Album Chart

30th May 2007

MAROON 5 have scored their bestselling week on the Billboard 200 album chart in America, stealing the top spot from LINKIN PARK with 429,000 sales of their new album It Won't Be Soon Before Long....

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Live Earth Japan Unveiled

29th May 2007

US rockers Linkin Park will spearhead the line-up at the Tokyo event as part of this summer's Live Earth series.Also announced as one of the acts playing at Makuhari Messe in Tokyo is Rihanna along...

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Maroon 5 Are Number One

28th May 2007

American pop-rock group Maroon 5 are top of the British album charts for the second time with It Won't be Soon Before Long.Five years after debut studio album Songs About Jane hit the number one...

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Linkin Park To Headline Live Earth Tokyo

26th May 2007

LINKIN PARK are to headline Tokyo, Japan's Live Earth concert, according to Internet reports. The rockers will reportedly join the ranks of Madonna, Crowded House, Robert Plant, Sarah Brightman and The Police as the headliners...

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Linkin Park Take Back The U.s. Album Charts

23rd May 2007

LINKIN PARK have scored the year's biggest album debut after taking MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT to the top of the U.S. charts with sales of 623,000. The album is the biggest debut since the group's on-off...

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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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Mcfly End Divas' Reign

14th May 2007

Pop band McFly have scored their seventh number one single after beating Beyonce and Shakira's Beautiful Liar to the top of the UK chart.Double A-side Baby's Coming Back/Transylvania pushes the divas' joint effort into second,...

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Linkin Park + My Chemical Romance Head Out On Joint Tour

7th May 2007

LINKIN PARK and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE are teaming up for a summer US tour to start in July (07). My Chemical Romance, who are currently on tour with British group Muse, will co-headline the Projekt...

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Heavy Rock Heavyweights Form Group For Dimebag Tribute

4th May 2007

LINKIN PARK frontman CHESTER BENNINGTON, DAVE NAVARRO, AARON LEWIS and DISTURBED star DAVID DRAIMAN are to pay homage to late rocker 'DIMEBAG' DARRELL ABBOTT as part of an all-star tribute concert in Los Angeles. The...

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Bennington Distances Linkin Park From Rap-rock

24th April 2007

LINKIN PARK frontman CHESTER BENNINGTON finds it frustrating being held up as a pioneer of rap-rock, because he dislikes the vast majority of the bands who have followed in his footsteps. Bennington claims Linkin Park...

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Shinoda Eyes Criminal Record

6th April 2007

LINKIN PARK frontman MIKE SHINODA harbours a bizarre secret urge - to get arrested by police. The musician and record producer insists there's no faster way to earn respect from pals than an encounter with...

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Fascinating Fact 2788

31st January 2007

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, LINKIN PARK and IRON MAIDEN are headline acts at England's Download Festival in June (07)....

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Brown's Widow Rocks On At Metal Skool Show

27th January 2007

JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE stunned fans of rock act METAL SKOOL at the tribute group's weekly Los Angeles showcase last week (22JAN07) when she joined them onstage for a song. Hynie, who is...

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Fascinating Fact 2662

8th January 2007


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Bennington's High Hopes For Album Three

4th January 2007

CHESTER BENNINGTON has set high expectations for LINKIN PARK's third studio album - he'll be devastated if it sells fewer than two million copies. The band's last release, 2003's METEORA, achieved sales of more than...

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Bennington Left Poor By Divorce

3rd January 2007

LINKIN PARK frontman CHESTER BENNINGTON was forced to make a new album with the band because his divorce from his first wife SAMANTHA left him broke. The couple split in 2005 and Bennington claims he...

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Kilmer No Show At Doors Celebration

10th November 2006

LATEST: VAL KILMER missed out on a chance to recreate JIM MORRISON onstage with the real DOORS in Hollywood on Wednesday night (08NOV06) when he got "stuck in traffic." Kilmer rehearsed with Doors founders ROBBY...

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Kilmer Lights Up The Whisky A Go Go As Jim Morrison

9th November 2006

VAL KILMER returned to the stage as rock legend JIM MORRISON last night (08NOV06) when he joined THE DOORS for a 40th anniversary show in Hollywood. Group members JOHN DENSMORE, ROBBY KRIEGER and RAY MANZAREK...

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Shinoda Sells Off His Art To Benefit Former School

6th November 2006

LINKIN PARK and FORT MINOR star MIKE SHINODA will be showing off his artwork for the first time later this month (NOV06) when an exhibition of his paintings and graffiti designs opens at Hollywood's Gallery...

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Linkin Park Album Delay

8th September 2006

Rockers LINKIN PARK are delaying the release of their new album, because the band can't decide which songs should appear on it. The METEORA stars hoped to have the album in shops by the end...

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Linkin Park Join Download Revolution

30th August 2006

LINKIN PARK have finally bowed to fan pressure and made their music available on Apple's iTunes Music Store yesterday (29AUG06). The IN THE END rockers initially refused to join the download revolution, but changed their...

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Linkin Park Star Attends Metal Skool

29th August 2006

LINKIN PARK star CHESTER BENNINGTON rocked on at Los Angeles' trendy METAL SKOOL show last night (28AUG06) when he joined the resident heavy rock tribute act onstage at the Key Club. With PARIS HILTON briefly...

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Rubin To Produce Metallica Album

22nd February 2006

Heavy metal rockers METALLICA have enlisted RICK RUBIN to produce their next album. Rubin, who has worked with the BEASTIE BOYS, PUBLIC ENEMY and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, is also producing the new disc...

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Mccartney Bridges The Generation Gap With Jay-z + Benington

9th February 2006

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY brought the house down at the Grammy Awards last night (08FEB06) when he bridged the generation gap by performing BEATLES anthem YESTERDAY with LINKIN PARK's CHESTER BENINGTON and JAY-Z. Wearing a...

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Grammy Bosses Pay Tribute To New Orleans

8th February 2006

Organisers of tonight's (08FEB06) Grammy Awards are planning a tribute to devastated New Orleans by inviting locals ALLEN TOUSSAINT and DR JOHN to jam with ELVIS COSTELLO and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN. BONNIE RAITT, U2's THE...

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Linkin Park And Warner Kiss And Make Up

11th January 2006

LATEST: Rockers LINKIN PARK have finally resolved their long-running battle with record company Warner Bros and secured a $15 million (GBP8.5 million) advance to make their next album with the label. The two have...

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Linkin Park Resolving Spat With Label

8th December 2005

The members of LINKIN PARK are close to settling their contract renegotiation dispute with their record label, months after making the wrangle public. In May (05), the rockers issued a statement announcing they were...

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