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Pete Doherty's 'Guilt' Over Robyn Whitehead Tragedy

4th April 2012

Rocker Pete Doherty has admitted he feels "guilty" about the death of close friend Robyn Whitehead for dragging her into his murky world of drug addiction.Filmmaker Whitehead died from heroin poisoning in 2010 at a...

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Pete Doherty Inspired By Amy's Death

4th April 2012

Pete Doherty found the wake of Amy Winehouse's death an ''inspiring time''. The singer and songwriter was living in squalor in London when his friend died of accidental alcohol poisoning last year, and found her...

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Pete Doherty 'Ashamed' Over Blanco Death

4th April 2012

Cult rocker Pete Doherty has confessed he's "completely ashamed" he fled after a man plunged to his death following a bust-up with the star but insists he's not to blame for the tragedy.Actor Mark Blanco...

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Kai Fish Leaves Mystery Jets

3rd April 2012

Mystery Jets bass player Kai Fish has quit the band to front a new project.The young rocker released a solo album last year (11) and recently told the Nme that he had considered leaving the...

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Viva Brother Disband

2nd April 2012

British rockers Viva Brother have disbanded.The trio announced its decision to break up on Sunday (01Apr12) and a representative has since confirmed the news to Nme.com, following suggestions from fans the report was an April...

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Mumford And Sons Evolving On Second Album

1st April 2012

Mumford and Sons second album will be an ''evolution not a revolution.'''The Cave' group spent most of the last year in the US touring their debut album, 'Sigh No More' but have moved back to...

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Plan B Wants To Destroy Music Industry 'Machine'

28th March 2012

Plan B is in a ''great position to destroy'' the music industry ''machine''. The 'iLL Manors' rapper upset his record company with plans to follow up his million selling 'The Defamation of Strickland Banks' album...

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The Cribs And The Horrors To Play Hometown Gigs For Small Venue Contest

27th March 2012

Rockers The Cribs and The Horrors are doing their part to celebrate Britain's small venues by playing intimate gigs in their hometowns.The bands are set to get up close and personal with fans in May...

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The White Stripes Would Only Reform If They Were Bankrupt

23rd March 2012

Jack White says the only way he would reform The White Stripes is if he were bankrupt.The musician officially ended his group with drummer Meg White official last February, and although there has been a...

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Does Katy Perry Diss Russell Brand In 'Part Of Me' Video?

22nd March 2012

Katy Perry 's latest video has been released on YouTube. Whilst she may well have written the track 'Part of Me' long before she split with her former husband Russell Brand, the pop singer is...

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Paul Weller Calls For Musical Revolution

22nd March 2012

Paul Weller thinks pop needs a ''musical revolution.''The 'That Dangerous Age' singer has been an active musician since 1976, and just released his 11th solo album 'Sonik Kicks', but feels the industry is at rock...

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White Rules Out White Stripes Reunion

21st March 2012

Rocker Jack White has ruled out ever reforming The White Stripes.The duo split in February last year (11) and White will be releasing his debut solo album, Blunderbuss, next month (Apr12). And he's emphatically ruled...

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The Stone Roses' Mammoth Rehearsals

21st March 2012

The Stone Roses are rehearsing eight hours a day for their comeback. The 'Waterfall' band are in the studio working on new material and practicing for their live return in June - when they will...

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The Shins 'Port Of Morrow' Receives Cautious Praise From Critics

21st March 2012

The Shins have made their major label debut on Columbia with fourth album 'Port Of Morrow,' after making a huge breakthrough with their third 'Wincing The Night Away' on Sub-Pop almost five years ago. That...

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Jarman's Brothers Helped Him Through Dark Times

20th March 2012

The Cribs rocker Ryan Jarman has relied on his bandmate brothers to help him through illness and "self-loathing issues" over the last few years.Jarman admits he has been through a tough time and recently moved...

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Peta Bosses Take Aim At Gallagher Over Cow Terrorism

20th March 2012

Animal activists have taken aim at Noel Gallagher after the former Oasis star joked about teaching his sons to "throw stuff at cows".The Wonderwall singer recently told reporters he's looking forward to taking his sons...

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Adele Overtakes Pink Floyd On U.k.'S All-time Album Sales List

19th March 2012

Adele's 2012 just keeps getting better - the singer has overtaken rock legends Pink Floyd on the U.K.'s all-time album sales list.Just weeks after her 21 album beat out Michael Jackson's Bad for eighth place...

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Beyonce Announces First Dates Since Birth Of Blue Ivy

19th March 2012

Beyonce is all set to return to the live stage, with the recent announcement of three live dates at a casino resort in Atlantic City, Usa. The former Destiny's Child singer, turned solo artist gave...

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The Cure Won't Release New Songs

18th March 2012

The Cure don't want to ''capitalise'' on their success by a releasing a new album. The 'Love Cats' band are headlining a number of major festivals over the summer, but have resisted requests to accompany...

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The Libertines Movie Screenings Postponed

16th March 2012

The U.K. tour of a new film documenting the 2010 reunion of rocker Pete Doherty's band The Libertines has been postponed because the director has tonsillitis.Roger Sargent was scheduled to chat with fans about the...

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Justin Hawkins And The Darkness Bandmates Still At Odds

16th March 2012

Rock band The Darkness' reunion isn't exactly a harmonious one - frontman Justin Hawkins reveals the bandmates still "hate each other".The I Believe in a Thing Called Love hitmakers reformed last year (11) to perform...

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The Hives Back After Suffering Band Problems

15th March 2012

The Hives frontman HOWLIN' PELLE ALMQVIST insists they are ready for a return to the stage after spending five years in "the dark ages".The Swedish rockers haven't released an album since 2007's Black and White...

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Reading And Leeds Festival 2012: Foo Fighters To Perform In Their Only UK Appearance Of 2012

13th March 2012

LEEDS & Reading Festival have announced the first wave of acts at this year's festivals. Playling the opening day at Leeds and closing at Reading on the Main Stage will be the Foo Fighters, playing...

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Leeds Reading Festival Line Up 2012: The Cure, Kasabian, Foo Fighters

12th March 2012

The line-up for the Leeds and Reading Festival 2012 has been announced, with The Cure, Foo Fighters and Kasabian set to headline the three-day event over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Tickets also go on...

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Noel Gallagher Upset By Daughter

11th March 2012

Noel Gallagher was upset by his daughter using her mobile rather than watching him play live.'The Death of You and Me' singer's 11-year-old daughter, Anais, with ex-wife Meg Matthews came to see him play in...

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The Killers Learning To Be In A Band Again

10th March 2012

The Killers have ''taken time to figure out'' how to be in a band again.The 'Somebody Told Me' rockers are working on their fourth album after taking a break through much of 2010 and 2011...

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Fiona Apple Returns With 26 Word Album Title

8th March 2012

Fiona Apple, who hasn't exactly been too active of late, has chosen one sure fire way to get her comeback some much-needed publicity by naming her latest album after a 23 word-long poem. Apple's fourth...

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Gallagher Rues Taking Daughter To Gig

7th March 2012

Rocker Noel Gallagher was left disappointed when he took his young daughter to one of his solo gigs - she spent the show texting pals.The former Oasis star crowned his triumphant comeback as a solo...

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Jason Derulo Changed By Accident

4th March 2012

Jason Derulo has a new perspective on life since fracturing his neck.The 'What If' singer feels ''lucky'' to be alive following the accident, which occurred when he was rehearsing dance moves, and also appreciates the...

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Johnny Marr Says Smiths Reunion Hinges On David Cameron

2nd March 2012

Following Johnny Marr 's proclamation at the recent Nme Awards that his old group The Smiths would only reform if the current UK government stepped down from power, that great commentator of cultural society and...

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