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The Killers Star Groped Michelle Obama At White House

15th August 2012

The Killers rocker Ronnie Vannucci, JR. accidentally groped U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama when the band was invited to the White House.The Mr. Brightside hitmakers performed for U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife at...

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The Killers Shaky Start To New Album

15th August 2012

The Killers spent a week ''eyeballing each other'' at the start of recording 'Battle Born'. The 'Mr Brightside' band were on hiatus until October 2011 when they started sessions for their new album, and admit...

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Noel Gallagher Pokes Fun At Brother Liam For Performing Oasis Track At Olympics Show

15th August 2012

Noel Gallagher has taken aim at his brother Liam and his new group Beady Eye for performing Oasis classic Wonderwall at the Olympics Closing Ceremony on Sunday (12Aug12), branding them a "tribute band".Beady Eye were...

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Next Stop For The Stone Roses: Glastonbury 2013

14th August 2012

After a triumphant return after more than a decade in limbo, The Stone Roses look as though they may stamp their mark on one of the biggest musical stages of all - Glastonbury.Festival boss Michael...

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The Stone Roses On Glastonbury 2013 Wish List

13th August 2012

The reformed The Stone Roses are on the top of Glastonbury festival boss Michael Eavis' wish list for the return of the summer event in 2013.The Somerset farmer-turned-promoter has revealed he is pursuing The Stone...

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To The End: Was Olympic Concert Blur's Final Gig?

13th August 2012

As the last few notes of an emotional 'The Universal' faded into the night air, what was going through the minds of Blur ? The group played a storming set at Hyde Park in London...

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Razorlight Thrilled With Fourth Album

11th August 2012

Razorlight are thrilled with their forthcoming fourth album.The 'Golden Touch' hitmakers have almost completed work on the record and frontman Johnny Borrell says the process has made him fall ''in love with making music'' again.He...

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Muse Will Play Olympics Anthem At Closing Ceremony

9th August 2012

Rockers Muse have confirmed they will be performing live at the star-studded Olympics finale in London on Sunday (12Aug12).The trio will perform new tune Survival, which was composed specifically for the London 2012 Games. Drummer...

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Blur Argue Over Set List

8th August 2012

Blur have been arguing over the set list ahead of their Hyde Park show.The reformed group perform at the outdoor London venue on Sunday (12.08.12) as part of an Olympic closing ceremony concert - their...

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Paul Weller's Praise For Bradley Wiggins

2nd August 2012

Paul Weller praised Gold medal-winning cyclist Bradley Wiggins at a London gig last night (01.08.12).The rocker performed an intimate show at London's 100 Club as part of the Converse Represent series of concerts and told...

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Animal Collective Launches Single On New Radio Show

30th July 2012

Animal Collective release the first single 'Today's Supernatural' from their forthcoming tenth studio album debuting last night live on the radio.The Baltimore psychedelia 4-piece will release the track tomorrow (July 31st 2012) ahead of the...

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Arctic Monkeys Beatles Cover Soars Up Itunes Singles Chart

30th July 2012

Arctic Monkeys' cover of 'Come Together' by The Beatles is quickly climbing up the UK singles chart, according to Nme.com today (July 30, 2012). The band played the track as part of the Olympics opening...

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Skrillex Inspires New Muse Song

30th July 2012

Rockers Muse have hailed Skrillex as their new inspiration, citing the DJ as the influence behind one of their latest tracks.The Hysteria hitmakers were so impressed by the 24-year-old dubstep star after watching him live...

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Frank Turner Hits Out At Olympics Critics

29th July 2012

Singer Frank Turner has hit back at critics who claim he sold out by performing at the Olympics opening ceremony.The songwriter performed at the Olympic stadium in London's Stratford on Friday (27Jul12) before the official...

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Mumford & Sons Lose Innocence

29th July 2012

Mumford & Sons' new album shows they have lost their ''innocence''.The folk-rock group will release 'Babel' in September - the follow-up to the huge album 'Sigh No More' - and think the record is an...

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Green Day Have No Idea Of Their Future

28th July 2012

Green Day ''don't have a f**king clue'' what the future holds.The group are preparing to release three albums, '¡Uno!', '¡Dos!' and '¡Tre!' and they think the move could either be the ''greatest'' or ''dumbest'' thing...

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The Killers Inspired By Elton

27th July 2012

The Killers' new album is inspired by Sir Elton John's hits.The group's frontman Brandon Flowers recently met the 'Crocodile Rock' star's songwriting partner Bernie Taupin and took some tips from him on creating ''epic'' tracks.Speaking...

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Chris Wolstenholme Records Tracks About Alcoholism

26th July 2012

Rockers Muse took inspiration from bassist Chris Wolstenholme's alcoholism battle for two tracks on their new album.Wolstenholme came clean about his drink demons in 2010, revealing he decided to sober up after turning 30 and...

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Chris Wolstenholme Feared Death From Drinking

26th July 2012

Muse's Chris Wolstenholme feared he would die if he didn't quit drinking.The 33-year-old bassist has been sober for some time because, after undergoing cognitive behavioural therapy, he realised his alcohol consumption was getting out of...

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Lady Gaga Lends Support To Kristen Stewart And Robert Pattinson

26th July 2012

Lady Gaga has shown her support for Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson and called for the press to leave the couple alone, whilst they work through their relationship problems. Mother Monster was so moved by...

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Matt Bellamy Samples Baby's Heartbeat For Album

25th July 2012

Matt Bellamy sampled his baby's heartbeat for his new album.The Muse frontman's fiancee Kate Hudson gave birth to their son Bingham in July 2011 and the rocker decided to record the tot's heart rhythm for...

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Green Day's Amy Winehouse Tribute A Warning

25th July 2012

Green Day's Amy Winehouse tribute is a reminder of ''the consequences of the party.''The second of the group's forthcoming three albums, '¡Dos!', ends with a song called 'Amy' - written for the late singer following...

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Paul Mccartney Planning New Album

25th July 2012

Sir Paul McCartney is recording a new album before the end of the year.The 'Yesterday' hitmaker has a number of songs ready, and is hoping to get into the studio after his appearance at the...

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Muse's New Album Is Inspired By Skrillex

25th July 2012

Muse are challenging electronic musicians on 'The 2nd Law'.The 'Supermassive Black Hole' rockers claim sixth studio album is their most far-out to date, with first single 'Unsustainable' written after seeing a show by dubstep star...

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Amy Winehouse Foundation To Help Launch Kids' Hospice

24th July 2012

Bosses at The Amy Winehouse Foundation have announced plans to open a children's hospice in the tragic star's hometown.The charity will help staff at the Noah's Ark Children's Hospice build a medical centre in north...

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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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'Old Bluesman' Nas

19th July 2012

Nas wanted to create an ''old bluesman vibe'' on his new album. The 'Cherry Wine' rapper poses with the wedding dress of his ex-wife, Kelis - who divorced him in 2009 - draped over his...

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Amy Winehouse's Charity Funds New Orleans Music Lessons

18th July 2012

Amy Winehouse is helping to set up music classes for disadvantaged children in New Orleans from beyond the grave.The Back to Black hitmaker, who died a year ago on Monday (23Jul12), was heartbroken by the...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Jon Lord, Deep Purple's Pioneering Organist

16th July 2012

Jon Lord has passed away at the age of 71, prompting a number of high profile rock musicians to pay tribute to the man who helped to make Deep Purple one of the most successful...

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Nas' Tenth Album 'Illmatic' Shows A Pleasing, Mature Edge

16th July 2012

The anticipation has been high for the return of Nas, the 38 year-old breaking out as one of the finest MCs in the game during hip-hops golden age of the early 90s with his 1994...

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