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Fall Out Boy Flexible For Baby Bronx

27th November 2008

FALL OUT BOY are to change the way they work - so bassist PETE WENTZ can balance performing with caring for his newborn son. The rocker and his wife Ashlee Simpson-Wentz welcomed Bronx Mowgli into...

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Franz Ferdinand To Open Shockwaves Nme Awards 2009

25th November 2008

Scottish indie rockers Franz Ferdinand are to open the 2009 Shockwaves NME awards shows, it has been confirmed.The art band will headline the first show of the tour at the Heaven nightclub on January 20th,...

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Manic Guitarist Richey Edwards Officially 'Presumed Dead'

24th November 2008

A Manic Street Preachers spokesperson has confirmed that missing guitarist Richey Edwards has been officially declared "presumed dead".The Welsh musician disappeared on February 1st 1995, aged 27.Though numerous supposed sightings have been reported across the...

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Orbital Reunite For U.k. Festival

22nd November 2008

Dance music duo ORBITAL are to reform to headline 2009's Big Chill festival in England next summer (Aug09). The Satan hitmakers split in 2004 after performing at that year's Glastonbury festival. In a statement, Orbital's...

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Novoselic Reveals All About Awards Show

21st November 2008

Former NIRVANA bass player KRIST NOVOSELIC has spoken out for the first time about the infamous 1992 MTV Video Music Awards - admitting he faked unconsciousness when a guitar smashed into his head. The rocker...

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Glasvegas Caught Up In German Security Scare

21st November 2008

British rockers GLASVEGAS found themselves at the centre of a German police drama on Friday (21Nov08) when armed officers charged onto their tourbus in a security false alarm. The four-piece, currently on tour in Europe,...

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Singer Slams Sex Pistols Frontman

14th November 2008

Punk legend JOHN LYDON has been labelled "the devil" by furious BLOC PARTY singer KELE OKEREKE. Okereke had accused Lydon's entourage of involvement in a racist attack on him at a Spanish music festival in...

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Biffy Clyro Air New Song

14th November 2008

BIFFY CLYRO showcased a new song on Wednesday (November 12th), as part of their Mencap Little Noise Session in London.However, the band refrained from giving away the title of the song, GOD AND SATAN, given...

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Obama 'Good For Rock N Roll'

13th November 2008

BILLY BRAGG has lauded the presidential victory of Barack Obama, saying his win is "good for rock n roll".Writing on the NME Radio's In The Studio blog after returning from the US, the veteran singer-songwriter...

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Grohl Contributes To The Prodigy Album

6th November 2008

British dance group THE PRODIGY have scored a guest appearance from FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL for their upcoming album - their first in five years. The Firestarter hitmakers' last LP, Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned,...

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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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