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Glastonbury Bosses Rule Out More Secret Shows

10th October 2012

Organisers of Britain's Glastonbury Festival have ruled out staging a secret gig by a major act at next year's (13) event amid fears the surprise shows are a danger to revellers.In recent years, bands including...

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The Prodigy Sponsor Youth Soccer Team

5th October 2012

Electronic dance stars The Prodigy have signed up to sponsor a youth soccer team in their native England.The Eastleigh Reds, who are all under 13 years old, will wear blue shirts with The Prodigy's name...

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Lily Allen Perfecting Album Before Release

4th October 2012

Pregnant singer Lily Allen has warned fans they face an extended wait before she makes her pop comeback, as she wants to ensure her new songs are "amazing" before releasing them.The British pop star hung...

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Nas Still Lusts After Ex

3rd October 2012

Rapper Nas offered his ex-wife Kelis an indecent proposal recently when he sent her a late-night sex text.The I Can hitmaker confessed his lusty thoughts to fans during a show in London on Monday night...

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Evanescence To Take A Hiatus

21st September 2012

Rockers Evanescence are planning to take an extended break after they complete their upcoming U.K. tour.The band will play a number of shows in Britain in November (12), and singer Amy Lee has revealed they...

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The Things They Tweet: 3286044

19th September 2012

"John Lennon named as @Nme's Ultimate Icon. I'm so thrilled! I'm sure he's thrilled, too - up there! Big kiss, yoko". John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is proud of THE BEATLES star's latest posthumous achievement....

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John Lennon Named Rock's Biggest Ever Star

18th September 2012

The Beatles legend John Lennon has been named rock's ultimate icon by editors at British music magazine Nme.The late star, who was assassinated in 1980, topped a survey of more than 160,000 readers, beating former...

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Biffy Clyro Promise Stripped Down Album

15th September 2012

Biffy Clyro's seventh album will be stripped down. The 'Stingin' Belle' band have just completed their huge double disc 'Opposites' album, but are already thinking of their next record, which will be a much more...

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Eminem Returns Favour, Appears On Pink’S ‘Here Comes The Weekend’

12th September 2012

When Eminem asked Pink to guest on his 2010 track ‘Won’t Back Down,’ he must have scrawled on a Post-it note and stuck it on his refrigerator, reminding him to pay back the favour some...

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Slash Clears Up Robbie Williams Song Reports

12th September 2012

Guitar icon Slash has clarified reports suggesting he has recorded a new song with British pop star Robbie Williams, insisting plans for the collaboration had to be scrapped due to their conflicting schedules.Scottish rocker Simon...

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Peter Hook Wracked With Guilt Over Ian Curtis' Death

12th September 2012

New Order star Peter Hook wrote his memoirs in a bid to come to terms with the death of his former bandmate Ian Curtis but is still wracked with guilt over the tragedy.The British bassist...

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Mercury Prize Nomination Preview: Who Will Get The Nod?

12th September 2012

“The Barclaycard Mercury prize 2012 albums of the year will be revealed at 5.30pm on Wednesday (12 September, 2012) The announcement, made by presenter and broadcaster Lauren Laverne, will be hosted at The Hospital Club...

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Chris Brown Denies Rihanna Neck Tattoo

12th September 2012

Chris Brown has denied rumours surrounding his latest tattoo, which appears to of a beaten Rihanna, reports The Nme.Forever embroiled in controversy, Chris Brown's latest escapade sees him confuse and enrage the public by getting...

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Pete Doherty Regrets Charlotte Gainsbourg Affair Comment

12th September 2012

British rocker Pete Doherty regrets disclosing an alleged fling with Charlotte Gainsbourg because the French actress is no longer speaking to him.The Babyshambles star hit headlines after telling Britain's Nme magazine he enjoyed a brief...

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Noel Gallagher: 'Being Solo Is Hard'

12th September 2012

Noel Gallagher finds it ''hard work'' being a solo artist. The 'AKA... What A Life' hitmaker - who parted ways with Oasis in 2009 - admits he struggles to be at his best ''every night''...

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Robbie Williams Wanted Biffy Clyro On New Album

11th September 2012

Robbie Williams invited Biffy Clyro for a game of soccer at his house, and singer Simon Neil was asked to play a solo on the Take That star’s new album, reports The Nme."We got asked...

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Slash Records With Robbie Williams

11th September 2012

British pop star Robbie Williams has reportedly landed rock icon Slash for a guest appearance on his forthcoming album after the members of Scottish band Biffy Clyro were forced to turn down a collaboration.Biffy Clyro...

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'I Was In Character!' - Nicki Minaj Clears Up Mitt Romney Confusion

11th September 2012

Nicki Minaj has taken a handy cue from the President of the United States and handily backtracked on claims that she'll be voting Republican in the forthcoming US elections. There were a lot of confused...

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Kasabian Want To Work With Tribute Band

8th September 2012

Kasabian want to use their tribute band in one of their shows.The 'Fire' hitmakers are very impressed by Kazabian and would love to work with them in future.Frontman Tom Meighan said: ''I've been keeping tabs...

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Russian Punks Thank Madonna & Bjork For Support In Hard-hitting Online Video

6th September 2012

Masked fans of Russian punk collective Pussy Riot have filmed a hard-hitting online video, in which they set fire to images of Vladimir Putin and thank Madonna and Bjork for their support, while abseiling down...

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Kylie Minogue Records Orchestral Album

6th September 2012

Kylie Minogue has orchestrated her hits for a new classical album.The Australian pop superstar has reworked songs like All The Lovers, I Should Be So Lucky and Better The Devil You Know for her new...

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Amy Lee Targeted By Hacking Organisation

5th September 2012

Evanescence singer Amy Lee has been targeted by the bosses of U.K. online hacking organisation Anonymous over allegations she and her manager are preventing a witness from reporting child pornography offences.The activists accuse the 30...

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The Xx Give Fans Early Stream Of New Album

4th September 2012

The Xx are giving fans the opportunity to listen to their new album, Coexist nearly a week before it's full release, reports the Nme.The London band follow up their hugely successful, award winning self-titled LP...

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Queens Of The Stone Age Making 'Badass' Album

4th September 2012

Queens of the Stone Age's new album is sounding ''so badass.''The 'Little Sister' band are recording the follow up to 2007's 'Era Vulgaris' and friend of the band Jesse Hughes says he's excited about what...

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Green Day Had Most Fun Making New Albums

29th August 2012

Green Day had the ''funnest time'' recording their new albums.The 'American Idiot' rockers are releasing three records between September and January 2013 - '¡Uno!', '¡Dos!', '¡Tre!' - and frontman Billie Joe Armstrong says making them...

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The Vaccines Confused By Their Own Song

27th August 2012

The Vaccines don't recognise their own songs.The British rockers were in a club recently when they heard a track they thought was by one of their favourite groups, The Strokes, which they dismissed as not...

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Muse Top Live Band Poll

26th August 2012

Rock trio Muse have topped a new list to find the most exciting live act of all time.The group beat out The Strokes and The Killers in the survey carried out by editors of British...

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Green Day Bring U.k. Music Festival To A Standstill

26th August 2012

Green Day caused chaos at the Reading Festival in England on Saturday (25Aug12) as they took to the stage to perform a surprise set.The rockers appeared on the Nme/Radio 1 Stage at the annual music...

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The Vaccines 'Stronger' In Uniform

26th August 2012

The Vaccines feel ''stronger'' when they are all wearing the same clothes. Justin Young, the group's lead singer and guitarist, insists the band ''feel more like a gang'' when they all dress in denim attire,...

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Florence Welch Planning Art Deco Performance

24th August 2012

Florence Welch will pay homage to art deco artists at Reading and Leeds festivals.The flame-haired Florence + The Machine singer is planning an innovative stage set this weekend (24-26.08.12) which combine nostalgic art practices and...

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