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Morrissey Snubs Nme Apology

18th May 2012

Singer Morrissey is heading to court in his legal battle with Nme magazine after turning down the offer of an apology from its editors.The former The Smiths frontman is suing the British publication, alleging comments...

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Facebook To Go Public: Bono Set To Make $1 Billion

18th May 2012

Today is the day that Facebook will get floated on the stock exchange. Today is also the day that Bono looks set to become the world's richest musician, as result of this historic business move...

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Richard Hawley Announces Full UK Tour

17th May 2012

Following the announcement of his first Brixton Academy performance in October, Sheffield-born rock 'n' roller Richard Hawley has announced his full UK autumn tour.He is also set to play a sold out gig at London...

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Alabama Shakes Want To Sing Like Pink Floyd

13th May 2012

Alabama Shakes singer Brittany Howard based her singing on Pink Floyd. The 'Hold On' band's singer discovered the British psychedelic rockers when she was a teenager, and decided she wanted to sing like the band's...

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The Enemy Disappointed With Albums

12th May 2012

The Enemy were ''disappointed with both'' of their first two albums. The group's debut, 'We'll Live and Die in These Towns', was a huge hit, but its follow up, 'Music for the People', failed to...

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Vampire Weekend Ready Third Album

12th May 2012

Vampire Weekend have ''many songs'' ready for their third album. The 'Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa' group are working on their next album and plotting to take their sound into uncharted territory. Bassist Chris Baio -...

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James Buckley: 'The Inbetweeners Is Over'

10th May 2012

The Inbetweeners star James Buckley has shocked fans by insisting the hit franchise is over.The British TV series ran for three seasons before being made into a film last summer (11), and was a huge...

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Blink 182 Cancel Tour As Travis Barker Undergoes Emergency Surgery

10th May 2012

Blink 182's Travis Barker has had to undergo emergency surgery, forcing the band to cancel a number of North American tour dates. According to a report from Nme, the band has been forced to pull...

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Mumford & Sons Complete Album

5th May 2012

Mumford & Sons have finished recording their new album - but may not release it.The group have been working hard on the follow-up to 2009's 'Sigh No More' and admits they will scrap the record...

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Noel Gallagher: Male Fan Alleges 'Noel. I Am Pregnant By You!!!!!'

4th May 2012

Noel Gallagher, former lead guitarist of chart topping rock band Oasis, talks about his Sao Paulo show in his new blog written for the Huffington Post UK. He mentions a few of the banners that...

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Slipknot To Return To The Studio In 2013

3rd May 2012

Heavy rockers Slipknot's DJ has revealed the band will return to the studio early next year (13) to record their first album since the death of bassist Paul Gray.Several band members feared there would be...

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Tinie Tempah Inspired By Chris Martin

3rd May 2012

Tinie Tempah's next album is inspired by Chris Martin.The 'Pass Out' hitmaker is a huge Coldplay fan and says his forthcoming second record 'Demonstration' is much more ''progressive'' and ''anthemic'' than his 2010 debut 'Disc-Overy'.He...

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Eric Erlandson Plays Down New Kurt Cobain Songs Report

2nd May 2012

Hole rocker Eric Erlandson has played down reports his pal Kurt Cobain recorded an album of unheard songs before he died.Fans of the late Nirvana frontman were sent into a frenzy last month (Apr12) when...

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Avengers Assemble Takes In Massive £2.5 Million On First Day

29th April 2012

Marvel's epic superhero super-group movie The Avengers Assemble, starring Scarlett Johansson, recorded the third largest opening of all time in the UK when it opened on Thursday (April 26th) according to The Nme. The comic...

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John Lydon Slams Simon Cowell

28th April 2012

John Lydon thinks Simon Cowell is ''really bad news'' for music. The Sex Pistols frontman finds the music mogul ''hilarious to watch'' while judging on TV talent shows, but he believes the 'X Factor' boss...

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Azealia Banks Cancels UK Summer Appearances

27th April 2012

The controversial rapper AZEALIA BANKS has cancelled most of her UK appearances this summer. A statement from her representatives read "Azealia Banks will be performing at the Radio 1 Hackney Weekender and LEEDS & Reading...

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Tom Jones On Britain's Got Talent: I'd Rather Judge Singers Than Dogs

27th April 2012

Tom Jones says he'd "rather judge singers than dancing dogs." The veteran Welsh singer made the comments during an interview with Nme Magazine, who were quizzing him about the feud between The Voice (Tom is...

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Tlc Set To Tour With Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes

26th April 2012

TLC are set to reunite for a North America tour, 10 years after the death of Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes. The 'No Scrubs' group's surviving members, Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins and Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas - who...

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John Lydon Slams Olympics

26th April 2012

John Lydon has slammed the London Olympics organizers for trying to ''involve'' the Sex Pistols in the Games ''without any respect''. The group's frontman is refusing to support the sporting event - which is due...

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John Lydon Calls For Smoking Ban Review

25th April 2012

Rocker John Lydon is urging British Prime Minister David Cameron to overturn the U.K.'s smoking ban, insisting it's a "ludicrous" law.Legislation prohibiting tobacco smoking in public buildings was introduced in 2007, but the punk icon...

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Butch Vig Plays Down New Kurt Cobain Songs Rumour

25th April 2012

Rock producer Butch Vig has played down rumours Kurt Cobain recorded several unheard solo tracks before his death, insisting the songs were only "in his head".Hole star Eric Erlandson sparked rumours earlier this month (Apr12)...

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John Lydon Snubs Olympics

25th April 2012

Punk icon John Lydon turned down an offer for his band Sex Pistols to take part in the London Olympics celebrations, branding the event a waste of money and accusing organisers of trying to hijack...

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Keanu Reeves Helped Dandy Warhols Star Develop Graphic Novel

25th April 2012

The Dandy Warhols rocker Courtney Taylor-taylor had an unlikely adviser to help him with his graphic novel One Model Nation - actor Keanu Reeves.The musician was pleasantly surprised to discover Reeves was a big fan...

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Sick Courtney Taylor-taylor Almost Axed London Show

25th April 2012

Rockers The Dandy Warhols were almost forced to scrap a London concert at the weekend (21Apr12) after singer Courtney Taylor-taylor was diagnosed with an ear infection.The frontman admits he began to feel ill during the...

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Hard-fi To Provide Fa Cup Pre-match "Entertainment"

23rd April 2012

For most, reading news about Hard-FI comes with a quick double-check to make sure that they are in fact reading about the band in the present tense. Yet whilst the London-based indie group may have...

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Metallica Want To Headline Glastonbury

23rd April 2012

Metallica want to headline Glastonbury. The 'Enter Sandman' heavy metal group would love to headline the British festival - one of the biggest in Europe - but have never been invited by organisers Michael and...

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Fascinating Fact 13287

23rd April 2012

Noel Gallagher ensured fans at California's Coachella festival didn't forget he'd won the Godlike Genius honour at this year's (12) Nme Awards - he proudly displayed the trophy atop his guitar amp during his performance...

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Drake Blasts David Guetta

23rd April 2012

Drake has no interest in making dance music.The 25-year-old rapper insists he would rather make a club track with ''integrity and soul'' than collaborate with artists such as French producer David Guetta.He told NME magazine:...

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Alex Turner Wants To Cover Bassey Song

22nd April 2012

Alex Turner is desperate to cover a little-known Dame Shirley Bassey song.The Arctic Monkeys frontman - whose group have previously performed the singing legend's hit 'Diamonds Are Forever' - is a huge fan of the...

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Drake's Life Isn't Perfect

22nd April 2012

Drake admits his life is ''never all good''.The 25-year-old rapper doesn't want people to think he is miserable because of his introspective lyrics but insists he is painting a real picture of his existence.He said:...

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