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Beth Ditto To Reveal Wild Past In Tell-all Tome

16th March 2011

Outrageous singer Beth Ditto is hoping to shock fans by revealing all about her wild past in her memoirs.The Gossip star shot to fame in 2006 thanks to the huge success of the band's breakthrough...

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Arctic Monkeys' Working On 'Poppy' Album

16th March 2011

Arctic Moneys' new album will be "more poppy" than their last.The group will release 'Suck It And See' on June 6 and drummer Matt Helders has promised the 12-track record will be more accessible than...

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Download Festival Snubbed 'Boring' Metallica

4th March 2011

The organisers of Britain's Download Festival decided against booking Metallica as this year's (11) headline act because they are convinced the rockers have become "boring" by touring too often.The band took centre stage at the...

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James Franco And Taylor-wood Set For R.e.m. Project

3rd March 2011

Michael Stipe has recruited James Franco and Sam Taylor-wood to create short films to accompany the highly-anticipated new R.E.M. album, Collapse Into Now.Franco and Taylor-Wood have signed up to direct clips inspired by different songs...

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Dave Grohl Framed Paul Mccartney's Baby Clothes

2nd March 2011

Dave Grohl won't let his daughter wear the baby clothes Sir Paul McCartney bought for her.The Foo Fighters frontman and wife Jordyn couldn't bring themselves to let daughter, Harper, 23 months, wear the garments after...

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John Lydon Blasts British Prime Minister

25th February 2011

John Lydon has called UK's Prime Minster and his deputy "****s".The controversial Sex Pistols frontman - who lives in the US - blasted the current coalition government made up between the Conservative and Liberal Democrat...

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Muse To Make Next Album In London

25th February 2011

Muse will make their next album in London.The 'Undisclosed Desires' rockers - Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme and Dominic Howard - are to regroup in the British capital where they will start work on their sixth...

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Kate Moss Given Oxygen At Nme Awards

25th February 2011

Kate Moss was given oxygen after "feeling faint" at the NME Awards on Wednesday (23.02.11).The supermodel was partying with fiance Jamie Hince and a group of friends at London's 02 Brixton Academy for the star-studded...

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Magnetic Man Plan Rock Collaborations

25th February 2011

Magnetic Man want to collaborate with Dave Grohl and John Lydon. The dubstep group's latest track 'Getting Nowhere', features soul singer John Legend, but they are keen to line up some rockers for their next...

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Dave Grohl Doesn't Listen To Foo Fighters

24th February 2011

Dave Grohl never listens to Foo Fighters' records.The singer and guitarist with the 'Rope' group is usually so tired of hearing the same songs over and over after recording he doesn't listen to them, although...

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Biffy Clyro Hope For Sweat And Tears From Audiences

24th February 2011

Biffy Clyro strive to bring out "lots of sweat" and "tears" from every audience.The Scottish 'Mountains' rockers won the Best Live Band trophy at last night's (23.02.11)Shockwaves NME Awards, and drummer Ben Johnston feels the...

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U2 Confirmed As Glastonbury Headliners

24th February 2011

U2 have confirmed they will headline this year's Glastonbury festival. Guitarist The Edge revealed the Irish group will top the main stage on the Friday night of the iconic event in June, a year after...

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My Chemical Romance Like Rock To Be Unfashionable

24th February 2011

My Chemical Romance think now is the best time to like rock music, because it isn't "cool".The 'Na Na Na' rockers reckon the fact guitar-based music isn't charting very highly at present makes it "dangerous",...

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American Idol Fan Dave Grohl

23rd February 2011

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has started watching 'American Idol' since Steven Tyler became a judge.The rocker has become a regular viewer of the pop star search show since the Aerosmith star joined the panel...

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My Chemical Romance Triumph At Nme Awards 2011

23rd February 2011

My Chemical Romance scooped two trophies at tonight's (23.02.11) NME Awards. The US rockers were the biggest winners, taking home Best International Band and `Best Video' for their track 'Na Na Na' at the British...

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Gossip's Biggest Hit A 'Fluke'

23rd February 2011

Beth Ditto thinks Gossip's biggest hit was a "complete fluke".The singer admits her fans seem disappointed her group has never written another song as successful as 2007 single 'Standing in the Way of Control', but...

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Doherty's Blood Portrait On Sale For $37,500

18th February 2011

A bloody self-portrait of British rocker PETE DOHERTY is up for sale at $37,500 (GBP25,000).The macabre sketch was created by The Libertines star in 2010 for a fan called Alistair - using his own blood....

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Thousands Flock To Radiohead 'Gig' Despite Warning

18th February 2011

Thousands of RADIOHEAD fans flocked to see the band in Tokyo, Japan on Friday (18Feb11), despite their publicist issuing a statement revealing they would not be there.The group sparked rumours they would be playing a...

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The Strokes Feared Hiatus Would Leave Them Forgotten

17th February 2011

The Strokes feared they would be "forgotten" during their hiatus.The band are preparing for the release of 'Angles', their first album since 2006's 'First Impressions of Earth' and the group admit they worried they would...

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Blur Recording Again

16th February 2011

Reformed British band BLUR are recording tracks for their first new album since 2003 - but fans face a six-year wait to hear the songs.The Parklife hitmakers revealed last year (10) they were planning to...

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Valensi Feared Strokes Were Forgotten

16th February 2011

THE STROKES star NICK VALENSI feared fans had long forgotten about the band when they announced a new album after a five-year hiatus.The New York rockers shot to fame in 2001 with their debut album...

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Nicki Minaj Tones Down Songs

12th February 2011

Nicki Minaj has "toned down" her music. The 26-year-old star - who includes the words "b***h" and "****" on her debut album 'Pink Friday' - says her demos were far racier than her current music...

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Hurts Intimidated By Opera Singer

10th February 2011

Hurts are "intimidated" by the opera singer they feature in their live performances.Theo Hutchcraft - vocalist in the British synthopop duo - explained he and bandmate Adam Anderson decided to have a tenor join them...

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Harvey Gets Outstanding Contribution Award

9th February 2011

Rocker P.J. HARVEY will be handed the Outstanding Contribution to Music honour at the upcoming Shockwaves NME Awards.The veteran British star, who won the prestigious Mercury Prize in 2001 for her acclaimed album Stories From...

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Minaj: 'I Was A Teenage Thief'

9th February 2011

Hip-hop star NICKI MINAJ has confessed her criminal past - she stole clothes from shops as a teenager.The Check It Out hitmaker admits she and a pal would take items from retailers in a local...

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Pj Harvey To Receive Top Nme Honour

8th February 2011

PJ Harvey will be presented with the Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution To Music prize at the NME Awards.The British singer-songwriter - who won the Mercury Prize in 2001 - will receive the evening's top...

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Kaiser Chiefs End Hiatus For Swiss Festival

3rd February 2011

British rockers the KAISER CHIEFS are to return to the live stage after a two-year hiatus with a performance at the 2011 Gurten Festival in Switzerland.The Ruby hitmakers took a break in 2009, a year...

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Lynch Has Three Albums In The Pipeline

2nd February 2011

Moviemaker DAVID LYNCH is putting his film career on hold to concentrate on music - he's working on three new records.The Twin Peaks director confirmed last year (10) that he had inked a deal with...

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Fascinating Fact 10779

2nd February 2011

FOO FIGHTERS star DAVE GROHL will be immortalised in a special edition of British rock magazine NME. The limited edition release, titled NME Icons: Dave Grohl, features interviews with the ex-Nirvana drummer and Queens of...

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U2 To Return In May?

1st February 2011

U2 will reportedly release their new album in May. The Irish group have been recording their 13th album - which has the working title 'Songs of Ascent' - with producer and musician Danger Mouse and...

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