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Little-known Rocker Glass Tops Nme 'Cool List'

5th November 2008

CRYSTAL CASTLES singer ALICE GLASS has been honoured as the coolest person in the music industry by NME magazine. The little-known Canadian rocker beat rap superstar Jay-Z and MGMT's Andrew VanWyngarden into second and third...

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The Cure To Headline Nme Awards Big Gig At O2

5th November 2008

Robert Smith will take to the stage at London's O2 Arena as the Cure headline the Shockwaves NME awards Big Gig, it has been announced.Having been announced as the next recipients of the Godlike Geniuses...

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Crystal Castles Frontwoman Tops Nme Cool List

4th November 2008

Alice Glass, the frontwoman of Canadian electro duo Crystal Castles, has topped the NME Cool List 2008.The diminutive singer, famed for her crazed onstage antics, was a new entry into the influential list, headed last...

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Gallagher Disappointed By Kings Of Leon

1st November 2008

OASIS frontman LIAM GALLAGHER is bitterly disappointed by KINGS OF LEON's new album - insisting the rockers have "sold out." The British singer admits he is a fan of the Tennessee-based band, but after hearing...

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Babyshambles Drummer To Release Christmas Song

31st October 2008

BABYSHAMBLES drummer ADAM FICEK has announced he is getting into the festive spirit and releasing a Christmas single.The musician, who recently released a solo album as ROSES, KINGS, CASTLES, is making a bid for the...

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Fans Slam Led Zeppelin Comeback

29th October 2008

Fans of rock legends LED ZEPPELIN have hit out at the band's plans to tour without frontman ROBERT PLANT The legendary rockers' bassist John Paul Jones admitted this week (begs 27Oct08) that the group is...

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Jane's Addiction Play First Reunion Show

24th October 2008

JANE'S ADDICTION played their first reunion show last night since reforming at the NME Awards USA in Los Angeles in April.Their appearance at April's event had been the first time the original line-up of Perry...

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Manson's Bassist To Make Posthumous Film Appearance

22nd October 2008

MARILYN MANSON'S former bass player Gidget Gein is to make a posthumous appearance in the forthcoming film THE DEVIL'S MUSE.Gein - who was found dead earlier this month due to a suspected drugs overdose -...

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Hot Chip Solo Material Appears Online

17th October 2008

A solo track by HOT CHIP frontman Alexis Taylor has been uploaded onto the popular music blog abeano.com.The singer recently record a solo album entitled RUBBED OUT, from which the track has been taken, reports...

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Whitnall Arrested On Drug Charges

13th October 2008

BABYSHAMBLES rocker MICK WHITNALL has been arrested by London police on suspicion of drug possession. The guitarist, 39, was taken into custody on Sunday (12Oct08) afternoon at a bar in the Blackheath area of the...

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Former Manson Bandmate Gein 'Found Dead'

12th October 2008

MARILYN MANSON's former bandmate GIDGET GEIN has reportedly been found dead from a heroin overdose. The body of the 39-year-old bass player - real name Brad Stewart - was discovered at his home in Burbank,...

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Nirvana Boss Urged Cobain To Attend Rehab

9th October 2008

Former NIRVANA manager DANNY GOLDBERG tried desperately to get KURT COBAIN into rehab in the months before he took his own life. Record executive Goldberg tried several "interventions" in a bid to help the iconic...

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The Kills Find Missing Tourbus

8th October 2008

British-American rockers THE KILLS have found their missing tourbus, a month after it went missing along with its driver. The bus disappeared in Austin, Texas when the driver went to get new tyres fitted ahead...

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Chris Martin Bigs Up Nickelback

2nd October 2008

Chris Martin has been voicing his support for the Canadian rock band NICKELBACK.The COLDPLAY frontman feels the much-maligned band – of the ubiquitous hit Rock Star – are unfairly treated by many people, reports the...

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Homme To Take Band To Live In The Desert

1st October 2008

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE rocker JOSH HOMME is taking his bandmates to live in the California desert - so they can build enough tension to create "fresh" music. The group will soon begin recording...

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Dirty Pretty Things Split

1st October 2008

British rockers DIRTY PRETTY THINGS have split up after three years together. The band, formed in 2005 following the break-up of frontman Carl Barat's previous group The Libertines, has announced its decision to part ways...

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Dirty Pretty Things Announce Surprise Split

1st October 2008

Dirty Pretty Things have confirmed they are to split after three years together.The indie band, fronted by Carl Barat, formed after the dissolution of Barat's former group the Libertines.The four-piece - featuring another ex-Libertine in...

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Gallagher 'Bigs Up Blur Tune'

29th September 2008

The rivalry between OASIS and BLUR that was rife in the 1990s appears to have dissipated, with Noel Gallagher recently praising one of the band's songs.Speaking on Russell Brand's Radio 2 show, the guitarist and...

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Sugababes Confirmed For Bt Digital Music Awards Line-up

26th September 2008

Sugababes are to open the 2008 BT Digital Music awards, it has been confirmed.The girl trio will kick off the awards at the Roundhouse venue in north London while Mercury nominees British Sea Power -...

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Travis Talk New Album

24th September 2008

TRAVIS have announced a US release date for their forthcoming album ODE TO J SMITH.The band's sixth album is due to hit the shops in America on 4th November, reports the NME.It has been produced...

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Fever Can't Stop The Hives

23rd September 2008

THE HIVES singer Howlin' Pete Almqvist wasn't about to let a high fever stand in the way of their usual energetic performance.The band – resplendent in black and white suits – delivered a storming set...

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Gallagher Predicts Winehouse's Early Demise

19th September 2008

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER would never consider giving one of his songs to troubled singer AMY WINEHOUSE - because he doubts she'll live long enough to see the project through. The outspoken rocker admits he's...

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Gallagher Eyes Bond Role

18th September 2008

NOEL GALLAGHER hopes to follow in the footsteps of rocker JACK WHITE and record the next BOND theme tune. The Oasis star claims he has written some spare tracks which he deems suitable for the...

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The Enemy Reveal 2009 Plans With Biggest Tour Ever

18th September 2008

Midlands trio the Enemy have announced their biggest tour to date in preparation for the release of their second album.Tom Clarke and company will journey from Aberdeen to London in a four-week jaunt that concludes...

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U2 Search For Greatness On New Record

11th September 2008

Rockers U2 have delayed the release of their next album - because they want it to be perfect. The Beautiful Day hitmakers were due to release their follow-up to 2004's How To Dismantle An Atomic...

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Oasis Announce Sheet Music Giveaway For New Album

10th September 2008

Though Oasis' new album is not released until October 6th, fans can learn to play the songs in advance through a new giveaway, it has been announced.An exclusive partnership between Big Brother recordings, NME and...

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Metallica Admit They Are No Good At Guitar Hero

9th September 2008

Rock band METALLICA have admitted that they are bad at playing Guitar Hero, despite the fact that one of their albums is set to released for the game According to NME magazine, the group's latest...

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Winehouse Performs At Rainy Festival

8th September 2008

AMY WINEHOUSE played her last scheduled gig of the year (08) at British music festival Bestival this weekend (beg05Sep08) - despite torrential rain that forced several other acts to cancel. The troubled star showed up...

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Bestival Site Bouncing Back From Heavy Storms

4th September 2008

The Bestival site was hit by a "huge storm" earlier this week but is in good shape, according to festival organiser Rob da Bank.The three-day event, held at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle...

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Noel Gallagher Praises Obama's Acceptance Speech

2nd September 2008

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has said that he wishes the US presidential candidate Barack Obama was British.Writing on a blog he created to document his band's current tour of America, the guitarist noted that he...

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