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Liam Gallagher Blasts Noel's Friendship With Damon Albarn

8th May 2013

Outspoken rocker Liam Gallagher has branded his brother Noel a phony over his duet with their former arch-enemy Damon Albarn.The ex-Oasis stars famously endured a rivalry with Albarn and his Blur bandmates in their 1990s...

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Rolling Stones Kick Off U.s. Tour With Gwen Stefani And Keith Urban

4th May 2013

Gwen Stefani and Keith Urban joined The Rolling Stones onstage on Friday (03May13) as the rockers officially launched their highly-anticipated U.S. tour in Los Angeles.Hollywood stars Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Melanie Griffith and Kelsey Grammer...

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Ezra Koenig Wanted To Quit Vampire Weekend

26th April 2013

Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig wanted to quit the band last year (12) and launch a movie career instead.The singer/guitarist has confessed he felt trapped by the group's success as the rockers prepared to head...

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Tyler, The Creator Writes Song About Columbine Killers

24th April 2013

Provocative hip-hop star Tyler, The Creator is risking yet more controversy by writing a song about the Columbine school massacre.The Odd Future rapper, who has previously been accused of homophobia and misogyny over his lyrics,...

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Ezra Koenig: 'I Was Naive To Rely On Barack Obama'

24th April 2013

Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig has been left disappointed by U.S. President Barack Obama, admitting he was "naive" to believe the politician could change America.The New York-based rockers were vocal advocates of the Democrat prior...

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Tom Meighan Vows To Bounce Back From Kasabian's Glastonbury Snub

19th April 2013

British rocker Tom Meighan has vowed to land the headline slot at Britain's Glastonbury festival for his band Kasabian after they were overlooked as top-billing for this year's (13) event.The Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys and...

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Hayley Williams Welcomes Goth Protection Law

17th April 2013

Paramore singer Hayley Williams has praised lawmakers in the U.K. for introducing new legislation to protect goths and young punks from attacks.Police chiefs in Manchester, England announced earlier this month (Apr13) they will now treat...

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Kasabian Arranging Hometown Show After Officials Ignore Pleas For Help

17th April 2013

British rockers Kasabian are planning to commission a specially-built stage for an enormous concert in their hometown after local officials ignored requests to help set up the gig.The Fire hitmakers revealed in 2011 that they...

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Idris Elba Teamed Up With Band Over Singer's Wildman Antics

17th April 2013

Actor Idris Elba vowed to help a little-known British band by directing their promo film after he was blown away by the frontman's rock 'n' roll antics.The Wire star saw a gig by The Last...

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Diiv Cancel European Tour

15th April 2013

Rockers Diiv have axed their upcoming European tour because frontman Zachary Cole Smith has grown tired of life on the road.The group, which recently performed at the South by Southwest (Sxsw) music festival in Texas,...

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Ian Brown Relaunches Engineering Scholarship

12th April 2013

The Stone Roses frontman Ian Brown has relaunched a scholarship for hard-up students keen to become audio engineers and producers.The fund will award over $240,000 (£150,000) towards tuition fees to prospective students at the School...

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Kraftwerk Denied Chinese Work Visas

28th March 2013

Electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk have been denied visas necessary to perform in China because the group was billed to be part of a Tibetan Freedom Concert in Washington, D.C. 15 years ago.Ironically, bad weather forced...

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Noel Gallagher: 'Blur Duet Was My Idea'

27th March 2013

Noel Gallagher has confessed he dreamed up the idea of joining his former arch-enemies Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon onstage at a charity gig on Saturday (23Mar13).The former Oasis star put his long-running feud with...

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Beth Ditto Fined For Disorderly Conduct

25th March 2013

Gossip frontwoman Beth Ditto has been fined following her arrest for disorderly conduct earlier this month (Mar13).The rocker was taken into custody on 16 March (13) after lashing out when she was reportedly denied drink...

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Dave Grohl Asked Pj Harvey To Join Supergroup For Nirvana Tribute

22nd March 2013

Dave Grohl almost landed a historic Nirvana moment with late rocker Kurt Cobain's favourite singer Pj Harvey at a recent Sound City Players gig in London.The man behind the supergroup rarely performs Nirvana tracks out...

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Brett Anderson: 'I Sabotaged Suede'

20th March 2013

Singer Brett Anderson has confessed he deliberately provoked his bandmates into breaking up Suede after the group began to resemble a doomed romance.The Trash hitmakers split in 2003, a year after the release of their...

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Dave Grohl's London Party Disrupted By Drunk Pop Star

20th March 2013

Rocker Dave Grohl endured a bizarre night out in London recently when faded pop star Lee Ryan tagged along and allegedly disrupted the party with his drunken antics.The Foo Fighters frontman was in the U.K....

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Actor In Foals' Late Night Video Almost Hanged Himself For Real

15th March 2013

British rockers Foals narrowly escaped a headline-grabbing tragedy on the set of their new video when an actor almost hanged himself for real as he portrayed a suicide victim on camera.The band headed to Romania...

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Amy Winehouse Will Be First Name On Music Walk Of Fame

14th March 2013

Amy Winehouse is to be awarded the first 'star' on London's Music Walk of Fame on what would have been her 30th birthday.The ultimate honour will be bestowed on the tragic Back to Black hitmaker...

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Green Day Ban Hangers-on For Billie Joe Armstrong's Sake

13th March 2013

Green Day have banned hangers-on from gaining access to their inner sanctum in a desperate bid to keep frontman Billie Joe Armstrong sober.The American Idiot hitmakers forced Armstrong to enter a rehab clinic last year...

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Noel Gallagher Praises David Bowie's Comeback

6th March 2013

Noel Gallagher has praised David Bowie's "mindblowing" comeback and is hoping the veteran star's 'secret' album will put an end to reunion concerts.The former Oasis rocker was astonished when the Starman hitmaker marked his 66th...

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Suede Got High For Animal Nitrate Video

4th March 2013

Reunited rockers Suede took cocaine to recreate the energy of their live shows for the video to accompany 1993 hit Animal Nitrate.Frontman Brett Anderson admits he and his bandmates struggled to find inspiration for the...

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Noah And The Whale Stars Shoot Sci-fi Movie

28th February 2013

British rockers Noah And The Whale have swapped the stage for the screen by shooting a short science-fiction movie.Frontman Charlie Fink has directed the as-yet-untitled film, about teens living in a dystopian society, and recruited...

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Carl Barat Opens Up About Depression Battle

28th February 2013

British rocker Carl Barat has spoken out about his battle with depression, revealing he turned to therapy to help him face his problems.The former Libertines star spent years struggling to cope with his emotions before...

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David Bowie Poses In Bizarre Mask For Nme Magazine

28th February 2013

David Bowie landed a spot on the cover of Britain's Nme this week (begs25Feb13) by emailing a bizarre photo of himself to the magazine's editors and asking them to publish it.The rocker's distinctive eyes are...

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Metric Almost Walked Into Secret David Bowie Recording Session

28th February 2013

Canadian rockers Metric nearly had a sneak preview of David Bowie's top-secret comeback album after showing up at the studio during one of his private recording sessions.The Space Oddity legend was determined to go under...

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Nme Awards 2013: Highlights, Winners And Sinners

By Jack de Aguilar | 28th February 2013

The stars filed in to London’s Troxy last night (Wed, 27) for The NME Awards 2013. As ever, it was a night of nonchalant acceptance speeches, hero admiration and pop-band bashing. Here are some...

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The Cribs Recorded Song For Tragic Fan

21st February 2013

British rockers The Cribs wrote a poignant song to honour the memory of a fan who committed suicide.The musicians were devastated when they heard about the man's death in 2010 and set about writing a...

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The Big Pink Duo Loses Co-founding Member

21st February 2013

The Big Pink's co-founder Milo Cordell has quit the British electronic rock duo.The London-based group was formed by Cordell and his pal Robbie Furze in 2007, but the pair has since parted ways so Cordell...

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The Cribs To Be Honoured For Contribution To Music

19th February 2013

British band The Cribs will be honoured for their contribution to music at the Nme Awards in London later this month (27Feb13).The rockers have been named the recipients of the 2013 Nme Teenage Cancer Trust...

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