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Arcade Fire Worried For Audience

1st September 2010

Arcade Fire are worried about being able to "connect" with fans when they perform at arenas on their present tour. The Canadian alternative group said they are conscious of losing the intimate atmosphere of their...

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Rose: 'Festival War Isn't Over'

30th August 2010

AXL ROSE declared "war" on the organisers of Britain's Reading and Leeds Festivals during GUNS N' ROSES' headlining slot on Sunday (29Aug10) amid claims their set was shortened for a second time.Festival bosses were under...

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Klaxons Initially Unprepared

27th August 2010

Klaxons wasted "a lot of time and money" by going into the studio unprepared. The psychedelic rock band famously had their initial attempt at recording second album 'Surfing The Void' scrapped by their record company,...

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Limp Bizkit Finally Make Friends

25th August 2010

Fred Durst says Limp Bizkit have become friends for the first time since reforming.The lead singer of the 'Break Stuff' nu-metal band admits that the group haven't always seen eye to eye, and he has...

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Libertines Ponder Permanent Reunion

25th August 2010

The Libertines will decide after Reading and Leeds whether they will reunite full time. Carl Barat - who fronts the indie rockers alongside Pete Doherty - said everything rests on how the UK band's first...

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Burn Injured In Music Video Shoot

25th August 2010

DETROIT SOCIAL CLUB frontman DAVID BURN was left hobbling around on a music video set after falling through a creaky floorboard during filming.The British rockers were shooting a promo clip for their upcoming single, Northern...

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Libertines Eyeing Permanent Reunion

25th August 2010

Rockers THE LIBERTINES might be back for good - the cult band is considering making its reunion permanent.The British group split in 2004 after a series of bust-ups between frontmen Pete Doherty and Carl Barat...

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Guns N' Roses Warned Over U.k. Festivals

24th August 2010

GUNS N' ROSES have been warned not to turn up late for their gigs at Britain's Reading and Leeds music festivals at the weekend (28-29Aug10) - event organisers, police and local government officials are adamant...

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Buy A Blu-ray Disc, Get Free Vod

20th August 2010

Borrowing a strategy from newspapers who allow paying subscribers free access to their websites that are otherwise blocked by a pay wall and cable systems that give customers video-on-demand access to certain content, NBC will...

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Kings Of Leon Say No To Glee

19th August 2010

KINGS OF LEON have turned down the chance to showcase their hits on hit TV series GLEE.Frontman Caleb Followill reveals the band often turns down lucrative offers to feature their music on TV - they...

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Cameron Expects Avatar Sequel To Reflect News

19th August 2010

James Cameron, who contributed his expertise on deep-sea diving to government and BP officials during the recent oil-spill crisis, and who has made several trips to the Brazilian rain forest, says that he will incorporate...

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Deal Could Restore Leo's Roar

19th August 2010

MGM's lenders are now seemingly faced with a kind of Hobson's choice allow the studio to fall into bankruptcy and get little if anything from its liquidation or allow their $4 billion in notes to...

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Bt Digital Music Awards Nominations Announced

19th August 2010

Dizzee Rascal, Cheryl Cole and Gorillaz have been shortlisted for this year's BT Digital Music Awards. Nominations for the awards - which celebrates the rising importance of the internet in music - were opened to...

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Kings Of Leon Scared Of Pigeon Backlash

19th August 2010

Kings Of Leon are worried about getting showered with human excrement when they go on tour. The rock group caused uproar earlier this summer when they were forced to abandon a show in the US...

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50-Year Old Tv Drama Starring Pre-bond Connery Discovered

18th August 2010

A 1961 BBC dramatization of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, starring Sean Connery and Claire Bloom, that was long believed to have been lost has turned up in the BBC's archives and will soon be issued on...

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Aerosmith's Biggest Hit Perry Bumps Tyler Into Crowd

18th August 2010

Although officially Fox is saying that the new judging panel for American Idol won't be announced until mid-September, E! Entertainment's Ted Casablanca reported today (Wednesday) that at least one judge has been signed -- Aerosmith...

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Kings Of Leon Turn Down Glee And Ugly Betty

18th August 2010

Rockers KINGS OF LEON turned down guest appearances in UGLY BETTY and GLEE over fears they would be accused of "selling out".TV bosses behind Ugly Betty once approached the group and asked them to appear...

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Followill Sorry For Sex On Fire Comments

18th August 2010

KINGS OF LEON frontman CALEB FOLLOWILL regrets his scathing comments about the band's massive hit SEX ON FIRE - insisting he's "ashamed" of the incident.The rocker stunned fans in a recent interview when he described...

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What Halted Pilgrim's Progress?

17th August 2010

Entertainment writers and Hollywood moguls alike were busily conducting postmortems to determine the premature cause of death of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World , which opened over the weekend with just $10.6 million in ticket...

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Which Version Of Avatar Will You Choose?

17th August 2010

Digital technology may allow film directors to borrow a page from Broadway stage directors, who sometimes tweak scripts and alter staging after a play opens and critical judgments are rendered. That became apparent following the...

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Rambo ... Er ... Stallone Rescues Lionsgate

16th August 2010

While Lions Gate Entertainment reported last week that it spent $7.3 million to fight activist investor Carl Icahn's hostile takeover attempt, it may have received a far more valuable defense from Sylvester Stallone, whose Expendables...

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From Flight Attendant To Tv Star?

16th August 2010

Steven Slater, the much-celebrated flight attendant who reportedly ended his career dramatically after an encounter with an obstreperous passenger by releasing the emergency chute and sliding onto the tarmac, has been approached to host a...

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Ne-yo Splashes Cash On Hats

4th August 2010

NE-YO's hat habit is draining his cash - he once spent $5,000 (£3,333) on a single piece of headwear.The So Sick singer is rarely seen in public without wearing a trilby or cap, and he...

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Ellis 'Bored' By Genesis

4th August 2010

Famed writer BRET EASTON ELLIS has a deep dislike of prog-rockers GENESIS - he was bored rigid by their music when researching his iconic novel AMERICAN PSYCHO.Ellis' notorious 1991 book tells the story of crazed...

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Manic Street Preachers' Missing Guitarist Is Focus Of New Novel

4th August 2010

A fictional book based on the life of missing MANIC STREET PREACHERS guitarist RICHEY EDWARDS is set for release later this year (10).The troubled rocker vanished from the Embassy Hotel in London in 1995. His...

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Madina Lake Take To The Stage Without Bassist

2nd August 2010

MADINA LAKE took to the stage for a gig in Britain on Sunday (01Aug10) just weeks after their bassist was left critically injured in a street attack.Matthew Leone was hospitalised in his native Chicago, Illinois...

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Arcade Fire Album Inspired By Love Letters

30th July 2010

ARCADE FIRE star WIN BUTLER has based the band's new music on a series of love letters he wrote to his childhood sweetheart in high school.The Canadian rockers are set to release their fourth record,...

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Butler Praises Bono For 'Engaging' With Bush

29th July 2010

ARCADE FIRE frontman WIN BUTLER has praised U2 rocker BONO for "engaging" with GEORGE W. BUSH over the plight of AIDS sufferers in Africa - despite the former U.S. president's unpopularity.The Irish activist met with...

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Sheen To Star In Manics Video

28th July 2010

Welsh rockers MANIC STREET PREACHERS have recruited a Hollywood star for their next music video - MICHAEL SHEEN has agreed to play chess champion GARRY KASPAROV in the new promo.The Welsh actor, who has become...

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Foals Tricked Into Attending Mercury Ceremony

21st July 2010

British rockers FOALS were stunned by their nod for the Mercury Prize because they were tricked into attending the nomination ceremony by their managers.The band found out they are one of 12 acts competing for...

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