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Paranoid Android Tops Best Song List

14th October 2011

Radiohead's Paranoid Android has topped a new list of the best songs of the past 15 years.The 1997 track beat out Arcade Fire's Rebellion (Lies) and Hey Ya! by Outkast in the Nme.com countdown. The...

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Beady Eye Cancels Second Show

13th October 2011

Liam Gallagher's new band Beady Eye have been forced to cancel their second concert in a week (begs10Oct11) so the frontman can take more time to recover from a throat infection.The group axed its performance...

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Arctic Monkeys Frontman Falls Out With Dancefloor

13th October 2011

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner once "fell out" with the group's biggest hit 'I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor'.The singer now enjoys performing the track - which was released in 2005 and became...

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Radiohead's Vodka Fuelled Paranoid Android

13th October 2011

Radiohead drunk vodka and lit candles to get them in the mood to write 'Paranoid Android'. The British group started to write the 1997 single one night when they were jamming together, which bassist Colin...

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Rocker Dan Treacy In Intensive Care After Surgery

12th October 2011

Cult British rocker Dan Treacy is fighting for his life after undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain.The Television Personalities frontman was placed in an induced coma on Monday (10Oct11), reports Nme.com....

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Florence Welch Is Obsessed With Drowning

12th October 2011

British singer Florence Welch has a morbid obsession with drowning after immersing herself in water as a lovesick teenager.The Florence and the MAChine frontwoman first fell in love when she was aged 17, but was...

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Florence Welch 'Obsessed With Drowning'

12th October 2011

Florence Welch was "obsessed with drowning" when she made her new album.The Florence + the Machine singer became captivated by the symbolism of immersion in water when writing 'Ceremonials', which she says stems from the...

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Welch Shocked By Message From Beyond The Grave

12th October 2011

Florence And The Machine star Florence Welch is convinced she was visited by the ghost of her dead grandmother while on tour - and the spooky spectre shocked her by handing out some domestic advice.The...

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Simon To Take Graceland On Tour To Celebrate 25th Anniversary

12th October 2011

Paul Simon is to perform the tracks from his hit album Graceland next year (12) as part of a tour to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the album's first live outing.The singer/songwriter hit the road...

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Noel Gallagher Baffled By New Chart System

10th October 2011

British rocker Noel Gallagher is convinced the music industry has become more complicated in recent years as he now struggles to understand the modern chart system.The former Oasis star can't work out why digital singles...

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Winehouse's Dad To Write Amy's Memoir

10th October 2011

Amy Winehouse's father has signed a new deal with publishers Harper Collins to pen a memoir about his late daughter.Mitch Winehouse's tome will be titled Amy, My Daughter. All proceeds from the book will be...

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The Academy Is Split

10th October 2011

Rock band The Academy Is have split after eight years together.The punk group, which was once signed to Fall Out Boy rocker Pete Wentz's record label Decaydance, released three albums, beginning in 2005 with Almost...

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Gerard Way's Rebellious Hair

6th October 2011

Gerard Way dyed his hair red because he "didn't want to conform"The My Chemical Romance singer decided having his hair styled into a long bright red streak was the best way to rebel against what...

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Aloe Blacc's Aero Inspiration

6th October 2011

Aloe Blacc writes most of his lyrics on airplanes. The 'I Need A Dollar' hitmaker is at his most relaxed when in the air, away from distractions, and likes to put all the time he...

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Snoop Dogg Claims Dr. Dre's Detox Is Almost Ready

5th October 2011

Snoop Dogg claims Dr. Dre's 'Detox' album is "almost" ready for release. The rapper - who was discovered by the record producer in 1992, and is a close friend and collaborator - "feels good" about...

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Bring Me The Horizon Star Attacked Onstage

5th October 2011

Bring Me The Horizon rocker Oliver Sykes became embroiled in an onstage brawl on Monday night (03Oct11) after he scolded unruly fans for throwing drinks at him.The singer was performing with the British band in...

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Gallagher Fears Further Legal Action For Talking About Liam

30th September 2011

British rocker Noel Gallagher is now overly cautious when he speaks publicly about his estranged brother Liam, because he fears he will be sued again.The former Oasis siblings have been feuding with each other since...

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Fascinating Fact 12160

30th September 2011

The Pogues star Spider Stacy has landed a role in cult TV drama series Treme. The folk rocker will appear on the New Orleans-based show in November (11) and play a tin whistle player from...

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Russell Brand Shoots Cameo In Noel Gallagher Promo

28th September 2011

Funnyman Russell Brand has filmed a bizarre cameo appearance in his pal Noel Gallagher's new promo video.The former Oasis rocker released his second solo single, Aka... What A Life!, earlier this month (Sep11) and he...

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Wretch 32 Eyes Gig For Riot-hit London

28th September 2011

British rapper Wretch 32 is planning to stage a special concert to help rebuild a London community devastated by days of rioting in the summer (11).The Don't Go hitmaker, real name Jermaine Scott, grew up...

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Arctic Monkeys Make 'Sex Tape' Promo

28th September 2011

British rockers Arctic Monkeys are set to shock fans with their latest promo - they have shot a sex tape-style film featuring drummer Matt Helders.The Fluorescent Adolescent hitmakers will release the title track from their...

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The Bluetones End Career With Farewell Show

28th September 2011

British rockers The Bluetones concluded their 18-year career by playing a final gig in their native London on Tuesday night (27Sep11).The Slight Return hitmakers, who formed in 1993 and found fame with their 1996 debut...

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Bloc Party Auditioning New Singers

28th September 2011

Bloc Party are auditioning new singers.The group have decided they want to make a new record and aren't prepared to wait for original frontman Kele Okereke - who spotted his bandmates going into a New...

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Bloc Party To Audition Singers To Replace Kele Okereke

28th September 2011

British singer Kele Okereke has been dropped as the frontman of Bloc Party and his bandmates are making plans to audition for a new singer, according to guitarist Russell Lissack.The group announced a hiatus in...

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Noel Gallagher To Include More Oasis In Solo Sets

28th September 2011

Noel Gallagher will play "seven or eight" Oasis songs at his solo gigs.The 'AKA... What A Life!' singer is currently rehearsing for his debut concerts with his High Flying Birds project and as well as...

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Kelly Clarkson Owns 50 Pets

23rd September 2011

Kelly Clarkson owns 50 animals.The 'Because of You' hitmaker admits her home has become like a "rescue ranch" as she is so willing to take in sick and abandoned creatures.She said: "It's like a rescue...

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Tom Meighan's Emotional Album

22nd September 2011

Tom Meighan gets emotional singing the new Kasabian album because the songs are so personal.The frontman admitted he was surprised by some of the tracks guitarist Serge Pizzorno wrote for their fourth record 'Velociraptor!' because...

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Kele Okereke Uncertain About Bloc Party Future

21st September 2011

Kele Okereke doesn't know if he has been thrown out of Bloc Party.The New York-based singer was astonished recently when he saw his bandmates entering a rehearsal studio without him, and has no idea whether...

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Kele Okereke Fears He's Been Fired From Bloc Party

20th September 2011

British singer Kele Okereke fears he has been dropped as the frontman of Bloc Party after his bandmates held a recording session without him.The Helicopter hitmakers announced a hiatus in 2009, while Okereke worked on...

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Inspiring Collaborator Eminem

18th September 2011

Eminem is an "inspiring and intimidating" collaborator.Skylar Grey - who penned the rapper's duet with Rihanna, 'Love the Way You Lie', as well as 'I Need A Doctor' for Dr. Dre - enjoys working with...

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