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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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Matt Helders Regrets Arctic Monkeys Album Title

1st February 2012

Arctic Monkeys rocker Matt Helders regrets naming their 2011 album Suck It And See after fans and critics in the U.S. mistook the title for a reference to a sex act.The Fluorescent Adolescent hitmakers used...

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Florence And The Machine To Perform At Nme Awards But 'Ceremonials' Is Snubbed

31st January 2012

Florence And The Machine (aka Florence Welch) has been announced as one of the live performers at this year's Nme Awards shows. And, whilst the Best British Band category is dominated by men, Florence faces...

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Arctic Monkeys Lead Nme Awards Nominations

31st January 2012

British rockers the Arctic Monkeys look set to lead this year's (12) Nme Awards in Britain after landing seven nominations on Monday (30Jan12).The Fluorescent Adolescent hitmakers are in the running for the coveted Best British...

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Friendless Singer Lana Del Rey

29th January 2012

Lana Del Rey became a singer to make friends.The 'Born to Die' hitmaker admits part of her inspiration in launching a music career was to become part of a "high-class scene".She said: "I wanted to...

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Beth Ditto Wants Madonna Collaboration

28th January 2012

Beth Ditto wants to write for Madonna.The Gossip singer was thrilled when the 'Hung Up' hitmaker cited her solo material as an influence on her forthcoming album 'M.D.N.A' and now wants to collaborate further.She said:...

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Peter Hook Writing Joy Division Book

26th January 2012

British rocker Peter Hook is writing a book about his time in Joy Division to help him come to terms with frontman Ian Curtis' death.Inside Joy Division will chronicle Hook's career and relationship with troubled...

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