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White: 'Internet Is A Nuisance'

8th April 2010

JACK WHITE dreams of a world with no internet - because the web is "a nuisance" that trivialises music.The White Stripes rocker - who famously records most of his songs using old-fashioned analogue equipment -...

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Babyshambles Dismiss Split Rumours

8th April 2010

British rockers BABYSHAMBLES have assured fans the band will not split now frontman PETE DOHERTY has rejoined THE LIBERTINES.The troubled rocker was kicked out of The Libertines in 2004 after his spiralling drug habit lead...

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M.i.a.: 'Gaga Isn't Progressive'

8th April 2010

Rapper/singer M.I.A. has blasted critics who compare her to LADY GAGA - because she doesn't think the pop star is very original.The Paper Planes hitmaker is impressed by the singer's ability to "mimic" her heroes...

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Doves Deny Split Rumours

6th April 2010

British rockers DOVES have dismissed speculation the band will split this year (10).The future of the group was thrown into doubt after guitarist Jez Williams recently announced their upcoming U.K. tour would "probably" be their...

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Rihanna Disgusted By Product Placement

6th April 2010

RIHANNA is fed up with music executives placing products into her music videos, because it transforms her work into "ad campaigns".The Umbrella hitmaker claims too many singers agree to show off gadgets or designer goods...

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Rockers Sued By Drinks Company

2nd April 2010

Punk band F**KED UP are at the centre of legal action from an American drinks company over allegations the group slammed the organisation in their online blog.The Canadian rockers are being sued by bosses at...

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Metallica & Black Sabbath Team Up For Record Store Day

1st April 2010

METALLICA and BLACK SABBATH have teamed up to give April's (10) Record Store Day a big boost.The heavy rock supergroups will feature on a limited edition double-A-side, which will be released to coincide with the...

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Brawl Led To Libertines Reunion

31st March 2010

Cult British rock band THE LIBERTINES' reunion was sealed after frontman PETE DOHERTY got into a brawl in Denmark.The controversial singer/guitarist was strolling through a street in the country last year (09) when a group...

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Mckay Quits Glasvegas

30th March 2010

GLASVEGAS star CAROLINE MCKAY has quit the group.The drummer's bandmates have confirmed the news in a statement, admitting they're "really sad" about her departure. Frontman James Allan tells NME.com, "We are really sad that Caroline...

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Doherty: 'Libertines Reunion Could Be A Disaster'

30th March 2010

PETE DOHERTY is worried about THE LIBERTINES' upcoming sets at a U.K. music festival, admitting the reunion is "potentially a disaster" waiting to happen.The cult band, fronted by Doherty and Carl Barat, was announced as...

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Hendrix 'Sex Tape' To Be Released

26th March 2010

A sex tape allegedly featuring late music legend JIMI HENDRIX is set to be released on DVD.The film is titled Jimi Hendrix: The Story Of The Lost Sex Tape and purportedly features the Purple Haze...

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Editors Gig Halted After Crowd Fight

24th March 2010

British rockers EDITORS stopped a gig in Folkestone, England on Tuesday night (23Mar10) after police were called to break up a fight in the audience.The band was playing at the Leas Cliff Hall as part...

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Tv Presenter Suspended Over Ke$ha Outburst

18th March 2010

A British TV presenter has been suspended from her hosting duties after she swore at U.S. pop sensation KESHA backstage at an awards show in London.MIQUITA OLIVER - who fronts teen favourite T4 on U.K....

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Bloc Party Star Joins Ash

16th March 2010

BLOC PARTY guitarist RUSSELL LISSACK is making the most of the band's hiatus - he's joining 1990s rockers ASH for their upcoming tour.The Helicopter hitmakers stepped away from the spotlight at the end of last...

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Grant Angry Over Gorillaz 'Plagiarism'

16th March 2010

Reggae star EDDY GRANT has accused British band GORILLAZ of copying parts of his 1983 song TIME WARP in their new track STYLO.The veteran hitmaker alleges the group - created by Blur's Damon Albarn -...

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Radiohead New Album Reports 'A Hoax'

8th March 2010

British rockers RADIOHEAD have blasted rumours they recently wrapped recording a new album - insisting they have no new music.Online gossips claimed the Grammy winners were adding finishing touches to a new release called Tehrangeles,...

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Reverend Star Cautioned For Pot Possession

4th March 2010

The frontman of cult British rock act REVEREND & THE MAKERS has been cautioned by police in Scotland following an arrest on drug possession charges.Jon MCClure was found in possession of marijuana at the Inverness...

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Larry Cassidy Dies

1st March 2010

SECTION 25 frontman LARRY CASSIDY has died at the age of 56.The singer passed away on Saturday (27Feb10) in his hometown of Blackpool, England. A cause of death had not been released as WENN went...

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Allen Brands Love 'A Drug-addled Lunatic'

26th February 2010

LILY ALLEN has hit back in her ongoing war of words with COURTNEY LOVE - branding the HOLE rocker "crazy" and "a paranoid, drug-addled lunatic".The Smile hitmaker clashed with Love at the NME Awards in...

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Allen And Love Feud At Awards Show

25th February 2010

COURTNEY LOVE continued her feud with LILY ALLEN at an awards show in London on Wednesday (24Feb10) - the British pop star reportedly left the ceremony in tears after a vicious bust-up with the rocker.The...

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Hook Refusing To Record Lost Joy Division Song

24th February 2010

Former JOY DIVISION star PETER HOOK recently completed one of the band's lost songs 30 years after the group dissolved - but he's refusing to record the track because he won't "make any money" from...

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Coldplay Boost Security Over Album Leak Fears

23rd February 2010

British rockers COLDPLAY are determined to keep their new album under wraps until its release date - they've set up strict security procedures to make sure it doesn't leak.The Clocks hitmakers are currently working on...

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The Xx Cancel Gigs After Guitarist's Father Dies

19th February 2010

British rockers THE XX have cancelled a string of gigs in Europe after the death of guitarist ROMY MADLEY CROFT's father.Croft's dad passed away on Friday (19Feb10) - no further details are available. Concerts...

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Ex-oasis Rocker's Charity Run

16th February 2010

Former OASIS rocker ALAN WHITE is to compete in this year's (10) London Marathon to raise money for charity.The drummer, who quit the band in 2004, is getting fit to help sufferers of Alzheimer's Disease....

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Harris Sets Up Record Label

15th February 2010

Scottish DJ CALVIN HARRIS is to launch his own record label this summer (10).The Acceptable in the '80s hitmaker has named his new venture Fly Eye and is set to unveil the label in May...

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Kasabian Star Debuts England Soccer Shirt

10th February 2010

KASABIAN star TOM MEIGHAN landed the honour of showing off England's away soccer strip at a concert in Paris, France on Monday night (08Feb10).The frontman bounded onto the stage at the Olympia Theatre, wearing the...

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Enter Shikari Cancels Gig Over Safety Fears

8th February 2010

Rockers ENTER SHIKARI scrapped a gig in Blackpool, England on Saturday (06Feb10) after officials deemed the venue "unsafe."The band was due to play at the Empress Ballroom, but the show was called off just hours...

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Mccartney's Son Takes Beatles-influenced Album On Tour

3rd February 2010

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's son JAMES is heading out on the road on his first ever U.K. tour - to perform tracks influenced by the Fab Four.James MCCartney will set out on a 14-date trek across...

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Ryder Reforms Black Grape

2nd February 2010

British rocker SHAUN RYDER has reformed BLACK GRAPE and the group will play its first concert in 12 years this April (10).Ryder last hit the stage with Danny Saber and rapper Kermit in 1998 but...

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Ronson Ropes In Top Talent For New Album

2nd February 2010

Superproducer MARK RONSON is working with the SCISSOR SISTERS and acclaimed songwriter CATHY DENNIS on his next album - and has promised not to record any covers.The musician made his name as one of the...

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