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Manic Street Preachers Think Singles Are Over

4th September 2011

Manic Street Preachers think releasing singles is a thing of the past. The Welsh rockers believe the music industry has changed massively since their inception in the late 1980s and they no longer think bands...

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Nicky Wire's Despair Over U.k. Riots

1st September 2011

Welsh rocker Nicky Wire has lost "complete faith in humanity" following the sickening riots in the U.K. last month (Aug11).The Manic Street Preachers star looked on in despair as looters and arsonists ran amuck in...

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Manic Street Preachers Worried About Musical Return

1st September 2011

Manic Street Preachers are worried there will be no music industry left when they return from their hiatus.The 'Motorcycle Emptiness' group are to take a break for at least two years from 2012 after playing...

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Wire Casts Doubt On Future Of Manic Street Preachers

31st August 2011

Manic Street Preachers rocker Nicky Wire has cast doubt on the future of the band, revealing its latest album was a "wave goodbye".The Welsh group has announced it will be releasing a greatest hits package...

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Way Befriended Queen Star May Over Bad Gig Stories

30th August 2011

Queen star Brian May agreed to join My Chemical Romance onstage at the Reading Festival on Friday night (26Aug11) after learning his classic rock group had inspired frontman Gerard Way to return to the event...

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Ed Macfarlane Recalls 'Dark' Pukkelpop Stage Collapse

29th August 2011

Friendly Fires star Ed Macfarlane witnessed first-hand the terrible injuries sustained by revellers as a storm hit Belgium's Pukkelpop Festival earlier this month (Aug11) - because the band was sheltering next to the first-aid tent.The...

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Jane's Jane's Addiction Cancel U.k. Festival Slot

28th August 2011

Jane's Addiction axed their headline set at Britain's Reading Festival on Saturday night (27Aug11) after frontman Perry Farrell lost his voice.The veteran rockers were due to top the bill on the event's Nme/Radio 1 Stage...

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Florence And The Machine's Hangover Cure

24th August 2011

Florence Welch wanted to find the "ultimate hangover cure" in song.The Florence and the Machine singer has been working on her as-yet-untitled second album - the follow-up to 2008's 'Lungs' - and is proud of...

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The Vaccines Team Up With Hammond Jr.

24th August 2011

British rockers The Vaccines are adding some star power to their next album - they recruited The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. to play a song.The Post Break-Up Sex hitmakers teamed up with Hammond Jr....

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Muse Performances Could 'Go Either Way'

24th August 2011

Muse are nervous about performing 'Origin of Symmetry' at the Reading and Leeds festivals as it could "go either way".The 'Knights of Cydonia' group are playing their second album in full to celebrate 10 years...

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Glasvegas Vow To Carry On After Label Split

23rd August 2011

Scottish rockers Glasvegas have promised fans they will remain a group despite no longer having a record label.The band has revealed that they were dropped by Columbia earlier this year (11) after originally signing to...

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Carl Barat Silences The Libertines Reunion Rumour

17th August 2011

Carl Barat has spoken out to quash rumours he's set to reunite with his former The Libertines bandmate Pete Doherty, insisting they recently met up only for a "hug and a coffee".The cult British band...

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Gallows Name Macneil New Frontman

10th August 2011

Celebrated British punk group Gallows have a new frontman - former Alexisonfire star Wade Macneil has replaced Frank Carter, who quit the band earlier this summer (11).Carter has since formed a new group, called Pure...

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Pj Harvey Finds Modern Pop Unoriginal

8th August 2011

PJ Harvey finds contemporary music "largely unoriginal". The 'Words That Maketh Murder' hitmaker - who is joint favourite to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize this year for her album 'Let England Shake' - does not...

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'Etta James Is Dead' Rumor Exposed As Hoax

4th August 2011

The legendary soul singer Etta James is not dead - despite being the subject of an online hoax on Thursday (4th July 2011) that suggested she had passed away in Southern California, reports Nme.com.The hoax...

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Krist Novoselic Puts Dave Grohl In Nirvana

4th August 2011

Krist Novoselic makes Dave Grohl feel like he's in Nirvana again. The Foo Fighters frontman feels his former bandmate still carries the "soul" of their previous group - which was brought to an end by...

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The Killers Broke Into University To Rehearse

28th July 2011

Rockers The Killers broke into a university to work on songs for their bestselling debut album, 2004's Hot Fuss.The Human hitmakers first began rehearsing in drummer Ronnie Vannucci's garage but their complicated work schedule meant...

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Noel Gallagher's Roller Prediction

24th July 2011

Noel Gallagher thought Beady Eye song 'The Roller' would be a "mega" hit for Oasis.The 44-year-old rocker believed the track - which reached number 31 in the UK singles chart after being released by his...

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Noel Gallagher Not Confident Of Stadium Show

23rd July 2011

Noel Gallagher doesn't think he will "ever play in stadiums" as a solo artist.The former Oasis guitarist - who has recorded two albums, one with dance collective Amorphous Androgynous, and his first release entitled 'Noel...

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Noel Gallagher Friends With Beady Eye

22nd July 2011

Noel Gallagher is still friends with his ex-Oasis bandmates Gem Archer and Chris Sharrock.The musician insists he is still on good terms with the guitarist and drummer, despite his acrimonious exit from the group and...

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Noel Gallagher Thinks People Ignored Oasis

21st July 2011

Noel Gallagher believes people had stopped "listening" to Oasis before they split.The guitarist - who quit the group following a row with his brother, frontman Liam Gallagher, in August 2009, triggering their split - knows...

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Gallagher Blasts Bell Over Oasis Bust-up

20th July 2011

Noel Gallagher has taken aim at his former Oasis bandmate Andy Bell, accusing him of failing to intervene in the backstage bust-up that ended the group.The Wonderwall hitmakers split in 2009 after Gallagher and his...

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Noel Gallagher Fears Solo Album Will Bomb

20th July 2011

Noel Gallagher fears his solo career will be a washout after Beady Eye's latest single flopped.The British rock band was formed from the remnants of Oasis but their much-hyped launch fell flat when their first...

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Noel Gallagher Blocks Free Downloads

20th July 2011

Rocker Noel Gallagher is adamant he won't be giving fans a taster of his new solo album by offering up free downloads, because his music is too valuable to give away.A number of artists have...

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Gallagher: 'Liam Is A Born Liar'

20th July 2011

Noel Gallagher has branded his brother Liam a "born liar" in an explosive new interview.The warring brothers reignited their war-of-words earlier this month (Jul11) when Noel accused Liam of sparking the break up of Oasis...

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Noel Gallagher Surprised By Beady Eye Sales

20th July 2011

Noel Gallagher was "shocked" by the chart performance of Beady Eye's singles.The 44-year-old musician insists he took no pleasure from the fact the group - made up of his former bandmates, brother Liam Gallagher, Gem...

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Razorlight Change 'Like Break-up'

14th July 2011

Johnny Borrell admits changing the Razorlight line-up was like a "relationship ending".The frontman is now joined in the band by Freddie Stitz, Gus Robertson and David 'Skully' Sullivan Kaplan following the departures of Bjorn Agren...

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Angry Dave Grohl Throws Unruly Fan Out Of Concert

12th July 2011

Foo Fighters rocker Dave Grohl publicly threw an unruly fan out of the band's London gig on Monday (11Jul11) after he started a fight with a fellow concertgoer.The hitmakers were performing at the iTunes Festival...

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Limp Bizkit Play Fan Request Festival Set

11th July 2011

Rockers Limp Bizkit thrilled fans at Britain's Sonisphere festival on Sunday (10Jul11) by only playing songs requested by the crowd.The band took to the stage in Knebworth, England for an hour-long set, but rather than...

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Rockers Bright Eyes Not Splitting

10th July 2011

Rocker Conor Oberst has brushed off rumours Bright Eyes are set to split.Fans of the American indie rockers were left aghast when Oberst told Rolling Stone, "It does feel like it needs to stop at...

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