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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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Gallagher Denies Acting Plans

2nd September 2008

OASIS frontman LIAM GALLAGHER has denied he plans to move to America to launch an acting career. The British rocker admits that he does intend to emigrate to New York with his family once his...

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Black Francis Hints At Pixies Reunion

29th August 2008

Former PIXIES frontman BLACK FRANCIS has hinted that the band may record again in the future.The band have not released an album since 1991's TROMPE LE MONDE, but BLACK FRANCIS and Kim Deal have gone...

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Mixtape Brings Jay-z And Oasis Together

28th August 2008

JAY-Z's spat with OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has inspired a group called COOKIN' SOUL to record a mixtape of the two artists' hits. Ojayzis mixes the music of Oasis and Jay-Z and is currently available...

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Pixies Consider New Album

28th August 2008

Cult rockers the PIXIES are considering plans to record an album of new material. The Debaser band reunited for a world tour in 2004 and released the single Bam Thwok, but no new album was...

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Syd Barrett 'Never Wanted Fame'

27th August 2008

PINK FLOYD legend Syd Barrett "never wanted fame" and consciously withdrew from the music industry, according to his sister Rosemary.Barrett became a cult figure after leaving PINK FLOYD to live as a recluse in Cambridge,...

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Zack De La Rocha 'Planning Stunt For Republican Convention'

26th August 2008

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE'S Zack De La Rocha reportedly arranged his band's appearances at the Reading and Leeds festivals around this week's Republican Convention.It is thought the singer wanted to be free for the meeting...

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Homme To Produce Arctic Monkeys Tracks

26th August 2008

British rockers the ARCTIC MONKEYS have landed a big name to produce their third album - QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE star JOSH HOMME. Homme has told NME.com he will hit the studio with the...

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Jane's Addiction 'Not Reforming'

21st August 2008

After much speculation about the possibility of a JANE'S ADDICTION reunion, frontman Perry Farrell has said it is definitely not going to happen.The original line-up of the band recently got together for a one-off show...

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Lennon's Killer Regrets Murder

20th August 2008

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN admits he is ashamed of murdering the former BEATLE. The confession came during his failed parole hearing last week (12Aug08), the transcripts of which were released on Tuesday (19Aug08). The...

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Knowles Partied To Woo Producers

18th August 2008

Singer SOLANGE KNOWLES persuaded superproducer MARK RONSON and GNARLS BARKLEY's CEE-LO GREEN to work on her new album - by impressing them with her hard partying. Beyonce's sister cornered the pair at an aftershow for...

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Solange Suffers From Add

16th August 2008

BEYONCE KNOWLES' sister SOLANGE suffers from attention deficit disorder (ADD). The singer admits she didn't believe her doctor when she was first diagnosed with the condition and went back to get a second opinion. ADD...

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Morrissey Urges Dvd Boycott

15th August 2008

British rocker MORRISSEY is urging his fans not to buy a new DVD of his live shows - insisting it has been released without his permission. Morrissey Live at The Hollywood Bowl features a 22-song...

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Way Plans More Comics

15th August 2008

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE star GERARD WAY is planning a follow-up to his recent series of graphic novels. The rocker, 31, published his first set of comics when he was just 16 and relaunched his career...

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The Kills Talk Abbey Road

14th August 2008

THE KILLS have been talking about the experience of recording at Abbey Road studios for a US television show.The band played a session in the legendary studio made famous by THE BEATLES which will be...

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Ronson Signs The Rumble Strips

13th August 2008

Superproducer MARK RONSON has signed British rockers THE RUMBLE STRIPS to his record label and promised to produce the band's second album. The Grammy-winner courted the English group after hearing their cover of a track...

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The Verve Deny Guitarist Was Hospitalised

13th August 2008

British rockers THE VERVE have dismissed reports their guitarist NICK MCCABE was hospitalised following an appearance at a music festival in Japan. Online reports surfaced at the weekend (09/10Aug08) reporting MCCabe was forced to seek...

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Starkey Forms Family Band

12th August 2008

RINGO STARR's drummer son ZAK STARKEY has formed a new band with his girlfriend and daughter, three months after quitting British rockers OASIS. The 42-year-old walked away from the Wonderwall hitmakers after a bust-up with...

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Singing Dentist Banned From Covering Purple Rain

12th August 2008

PRINCE has banned a dentist who performs opera versions of modern songs from covering his hit Purple Rain.Sony BMG offered NHS employee Andrew Bain a record deal after he sent them operatic version of the...

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Skinner Scrapped Entire Album

12th August 2008

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER ditched an entire album's worth of new material while recording his latest LP. The British rapper was so tormented by making his fourth album, Everything Is Borrowed, that he scrapped...

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The Enemy Horrify Fans After Frontman's Stage Injury

7th August 2008

Rockers THE ENEMY shocked fans at a recent concert after frontman TOM CLARKE sliced off the end of his finger - and proceeded to splatter blood across the stage. The British band was performing at...

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