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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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Love Turned To Coach To Fix 'Terrible' Singing

29th January 2010

COURTNEY LOVE was so embarrassed by her "terrible singing" on a leaked HOLE recording, she hired a vocal coach.The rocker was left red-faced after an early version of Nobody's Daughter, the title track from the...

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Love Idolises Grohl

29th January 2010

COURTNEY LOVE models her career on her late husband KURT COBAIN's former NIRVANA bandmate DAVE GROHL.Love is preparing to make a comeback in February (10) as she embarks on a European tour with Hole, after...

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Serkis Wants To Play Bono

29th January 2010

LORD OF THE RINGS star ANDY SERKIS has one acting ambition left to fulfil - he wants to play U2 frontman BONO in a biopic of the Irish rocker's life.Serkis recently delved into the music...

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Charlotte Gainsbourg Struggles With Dad's Legacy

29th January 2010

French actress/singer CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG is terrified of playing music on-stage - because she's convinced she'll never live up to her late father SERGE.Charlotte made her singing debut when she was just 13, duetting with her...

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Love: 'Cobain Would Have Enjoyed Guitar Hero'

29th January 2010

COURTNEY LOVE feels conflicted over her legal battle against the makers of Guitar Hero - because she's convinced her husband KURT COBAIN would have adored the video game.Gaming giant Activision included the late rocker as...

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White Stripes Revisit Canadian Tour For First Ever Live Album

23rd January 2010

Rockers THE WHITE STRIPES are revisiting their 2007 Canadian tour, by releasing a live album of recordings taken on the road.The band's Under Great White Northern Lights tour was filmed for forthcoming release on DVD....

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Lcd Soundsystem To Split?

14th January 2010

LCD SOUNDSYSTEM frontman JAMES MURPHY has hinted the band's upcoming album will be their last.The group previously announced a hiatus in 2008, so Murphy could concentrate on working with his DFA record label. The rockers...

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Love Settles Hole Dispute

13th January 2010

COURTNEY LOVE has reportedly resolved the dispute over her decision to resurrect HOLE - hinting she's come to a financial arrangement which will allow her to use the rock band's name.Last year (09) Love announced...

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A-trak Dismisses Link To Madonna

11th January 2010

Rap producer A-TRAK has laughed off reports he's set to help MADONNA channel a hip-hop vibe for her new album, calling the speculation "fiction".The superstar was said to have lined up A-Trak, a DJ/producer best...

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Stones 'Not Touring In 2010'

5th January 2010

Rock legends THE ROLLING STONES have blasted rumours they're planning to tour this year without guitarist RONNIE WOOD - insisting they have no gigs scheduled for 2010.The band was rumoured to have met behind Woods'...

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Hammer & Sovereign To Front U.k.'S New Celebrity Big Brother

30th December 2009

Rappers MC HAMMER and LADY SOVEREIGN will reportedly spend the New Year locked in a house together - as the stars of Britain's new CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER show.Website NME.com reports the U Can't Touch This...

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Weller Wants To Collaborate With Oasis Brothers

23rd December 2009

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER was secretly delighted by the break-up of British band OASIS - because he might now be able to work with the warring GALLAGHER brothers.The Live Forever hitmakers split over the summer...

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The Stranglers Put Cowell Off Rock Music

18th December 2009

SIMON COWELL was put off rock music for life after seeing THE STRANGLERS perform when he was a teenager - because he was disgusted when the bandmembers "spat" at the audience.The music mogul made his...

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Elton John The Dance Star

15th December 2009

Rocker SIR ELTON JOHN is relaunching himself as a dance music star, after teaming up with Australian house prodigies PNAU.The Rocket Man discovered Pnau - Empire of the Sun rocker Nick Littlemore's side project -...

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Fascinating Fact 8492

10th December 2009

The YEAH YEAH YEAHS' track ZERO has been named the best song of 2009 by British music magazine NME. Rockers THE HORRORS claimed the honour for the year's best album with PRIMARY COLOURS.

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The Strokes To Headline Isle Of Wight Festival For Comeback Show

30th November 2009

Cult rockers THE STROKES will make their live comeback at next summer's (10) Isle of Wight festival in Britain.The New York band took a hiatus in 2006 and a planned reunion for 2009 was scrapped...

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Mccartney Almost Quit Over Stagefright

26th November 2009

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's crippling stagefright almost cost him his place in THE BEATLES in the mid-1960s.The Hey Jude hitmaker admits he would feel sick because he was wracked with nerves before shows and big events...

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Beyonce's Crazy In Love Is Top Track

25th November 2009

BEYONCE's hit 2003 song CRAZY IN LOVE has been named the greatest track of the last 10 years.The R&B superstar's anthem, which features her husband Jay-Z, has topped the coveted list complied by British music...

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Doherty In 'Heart Failure' Health Scare

24th November 2009

British rocker PETE DOHERTY was hooked up to a life support machine last month (Oct09) after his heart stopped beating in a poisoning scare.The former Libertines frontman was forced to cancel a string of dates...

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Mccoy Joined Aids Charity In Honour Of Late Pal

24th November 2009

GYM CLASS HEROES frontman TRAVIS MCCOY was inspired to become an ambassador for an AIDS charity after losing a loved one to the disease.MCCoy is currently serving as a spokesperson for the Staying Alive foundation,...

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The Strokes Awarded Best Album Of The Decade

17th November 2009

THE STROKES' hit record IS THIS IT has been named the best album of the last decade in a new magazine poll.A panel of musicians, producers, writers and record label bosses voted the New York...

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Rapper Derek B Dies

17th November 2009

British rapper DEREK B has died of a heart attack, aged 44.The Bad Young Brother hitmaker, real name Derek Boland, passed away in London's Charing Cross Hospital on Sunday morning (15Nov09). Boland was a pioneering...

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The Xx Is A Trio After Guitarist Quits

13th November 2009

British band THE XX is down a member - guitarist BARIA QURESHI has quit for good.Rumours of a split gathered pace after the rockers performed a concert in London without Qureshi last month (Oct09) and...

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Them Crooked Vultures Formed Over Medieval Meal

11th November 2009

DAVE GROHL formed rock supergroup THEM CROOKED VULTURES by inviting JOSH HOMME and JOHN PAUL JONES to join him on a "blind date" at a medieval banquet.The Foo Fighters frontman invited Queens Of The Stone...

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Jay-z Inspired By Michael

10th October 2009

Rapper JAY-Z has an unlikely hero - former WHAM! star GEORGE MICHAEL.The Run This Town hitmaker, real name Shawn Carter, is adamant Wake Me Up Before You Go Go singer Michael is a huge influence...

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