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Bez Won't Be Part Of Happy Mondays Reunion Tour

29th February 2012

The Happy Mondays reunion tour won't feature dancer and percussionist Bez - because he's too old to hit the road.The fun-loving star, who became a cult icon in the U.K.'s 'Madchester' scene of the early...

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Bruce Springsteen's Wrecking Ball Reviews: Great Politics, But How's The Songwriting?

29th February 2012

Bruce Springsteen 's 17th studio album, Wrecking Ball is scheduled for release on Monday March 6, 2012, ahead of a four and a half month world tour, starting March 18th in Atlanta, Georgia. Largely positive...

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John Lydon Turned Cops On Branson During Boat Raid

29th February 2012

Punk icon John Lydon escaped arrest during the Sex Pistols' infamous gig on a boat in 1977 - by telling cops music mogul Richard Branson was the band's frontman.The controversial group performed a show on...

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Bow Wow Wow To Tour Again

28th February 2012

Quirky punk act Bow Wow Wow have announced their first British tour in almost 30 years.Vocalist Annabella Lwin and bass player Lee Gorman reunited last year (11) for a concert in California, and it seems...

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The Vaccines 'Excited' To Work With Ethan Johns

28th February 2012

The Vaccines are ''really excited'' about working with Ethan Johns on their second album. The 'Wreckin' Bar (Ra Ra Ra)' group have teamed up with the Kings of Leon producer - who took home the...

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Sex Pistols Sign Record Deal To Re-release 'Never Mind The B*llocks'

27th February 2012

Sex Pistols have signed a deal with Universal to release an expanded and repackaged version of 'Never Mind The B*llocks;' punk of course has now sold out many times since its initial youthful burst onto...

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Paul Heaton Plans Cycling Tour For 50th Birthday

24th February 2012

Former Beautiful South frontman Paul Heaton will celebrate his upcoming 50th birthday by cycling around the U.K. and Ireland.The A Little Time singer will pedal from gig to gig throughout May and June (12), clocking...

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The Things They Tweet 2358

24th February 2012

"Oh the irony of winning 'Most Pretentious Album Ever' from none other than Nme. *eyeroll* I might laugh forever (and) then return to narcissism." Lady Gaga hits back after Britain's Nme magazine gave her album...

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Blur Refused To Accept Brit Award In 2010

23rd February 2012

Blur refused to accept a BRIT Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music in 2010. The 'Parklife' group - who have been largely defunct since 2003, apart from a series of one-off shows in 2009 -...

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Tim Burgess Launching His Own Breakfast Cereal

23rd February 2012

Rocker Tim Burgess has launched his own brand of music festival-friendly breakfast cereal.The Charlatans frontman teamed up with bosses at Kellogg's to create Totes Amazeballs, a new marshmallow-and-chocolate-based snack. Burgess tells Nme.com, "We were thinking...

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The Futureheads Staging Food Festival

22nd February 2012

British rockers The Futureheads are staging a food festival in Sunderland, England to celebrate the 2012 Olympics.London is hosting the summer sporting extravaganza, and the Hounds of Love stars are marking the event by creating...

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Rihanna Warned By Violence Experts: Chris Brown Hasn't Changed

22nd February 2012

Experts from domestic violence charities have warned Rihanna not to become too trusting of her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown. Rita Smith of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence referred to Brown's recent posts on Twitter, in...

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Blur Turned Down Brits Honour In 2010

22nd February 2012

Pop band Blur were offered the prestigious Outstanding Contribution to Music honour at the Brit Awards several years ago - but they turned it down.The Parklife hitmakers sealed their legendary status on Tuesday (21Feb12) when...

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Birthday Cake: The Rihanna Remix That Shocked The Music Industry

21st February 2012

Rihanna 's 'Birthday Cake' was set to "shock us", it was claimed, and though the actual track itself has been reviewed as fairly standard R&B fare, the remix has gone and done just that. In...

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Blur To Headline Olympics Closing Ceremony Concert

21st February 2012

Blur will headline an Olympics Closing Celebration concert in August. The Britpop band have joined a line up including The Specials and New Order for the BT London Live concert in Hyde Park, which will...

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Blur's Damon Albarn And Graham Coxon Preview New Track

20th February 2012

Ahead of their performance at the Brits tomorrow, Blur 's Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon debuted a new song last night at charity War Child's charity show in London's O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, reports the...

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Noel Gallagher's Beady Eye Jealousy

18th February 2012

Noel Gallagher is "jealous" of Beady Eye.The 'If I Had a Gun' singer is envious that his brother Liam managed to convince all of the other final members of Oasis - bassist Andy Bell, guitarist...

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Pete Doherty's New Girlfriend Motivated Him To Stop Heroin Use

17th February 2012

Pete Doherty has revealed that he has stopped injecting heroin in the wake of him becoming a father for the second time.The Libertines frontman, in an interview with The Independent, has said that it is...

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Katy B And Mark Ronson Olympic Theme Video Released

16th February 2012

A commercial for Katy B and Mark Ronson's Olympic theme 'Move to the Beat' is now released and posted on Nme's website. The corporate sponsors, Coca Cola are heavily prominent; the video starts with a...

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Noel Gallagher Shocked By Burglar

16th February 2012

Rocker Noel Gallagher was left unnerved after a crazed fan broke into his home just weeks after George Harrison was stabbed by a schizophrenic.The former Oasis star moved to the British countryside in the late...

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Noel Gallagher Wants To Work With Albarn

16th February 2012

Noel Gallagher wants to make a record with Damon Albarn.The 'If I had a Gun' hitmaker - whose former band Oasis had a huge rivalry with Damon's group Blur during the 1990s - thinks they...

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Noel Gallagher Doesn't Like Male Celebrity Fashion Lines

16th February 2012

Noel Gallagher feels "uncomfortable" with male celebrities releasing their own clothing lines.The 'If I Had A Gun' hitmaker - whose estranged brother Liam Gallagher has the Pretty Green label - believes it is an acceptable...

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Noel Gallagher Eyes Quentin Tarantino Soundtrack

15th February 2012

British rocker Noel Gallagher has his sights set on becoming a movie composer and he wants to record a score for Quentin Tarantino.The former Oasis rocker is currently on tour promoting his debut solo album...

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Noel Gallagher Rules Out Of Stone Roses Gigs

15th February 2012

Noel Gallagher has ruled out supporting cult British band the Stone Roses at their hotly-anticipated comeback shows this year (12).The Fools Gold hitmakers announced last year (11) they are reforming after 15 years apart for...

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Noel Gallagher Delays New Album Until 2013

15th February 2012

Rock star Noel Gallagher has postponed the release of his experimental new album until 2013 because work on the project has ground to a halt.The former Oasis guitarist announced last year (11) he was launching...

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Jack White Announces Solo-tour In Support Of 'Blunderbuss'

14th February 2012

Jack White fully revealed his comeback, this time in solo form, today with a premiering new video on Vimeo and a host of US tour dates to announce. If this is what it's come to...

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Nicky Wire Loves God Save The Queen

11th February 2012

Nicky Wire is a huge fan of John Lydon's lyrics. The Manic Street Preachers bass player counts the lyrics of the Sex Pistols 'God Save the Queen' as his favourite, and loves the venom and...

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Pulp To Be Honoured For Music Career

7th February 2012

Rockers Pulp will be honoured with the top prize at this year's (12) Nme Awards in Britain for their outstanding contribution to music.The Common People hitmakers reunited last year (11) for a series of concerts,...

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The Vaccines Explain Success

5th February 2012

The Vaccines think they are successful because they make "simplistic" but uncompromising music.The 'Wreckin Bar (Ra Ra Ra)' band have seen huge success in the last year with their debut album 'What Did You Expect...

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Lana Del Rey's Label Boss Denies Her Father Bankrolled Her Career

2nd February 2012

Lana Del Rey 's former label boss has quashed many of the claims that have been made about her early career and the album that was released under her real name, Lizzie Grant. According to...

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