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Rocker Charlie Simpson Aiming For Record Books With Coldest Gig Ever

23rd August 2012

Fightstar frontman Charlie Simpson is attempting to make his way into the record books by playing the world's coldest gig.The British singer will jet to Oymyakon, Siberia in November (12) to try and play a...

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Nicole Kidman Had No Problem Urinating On Zac Efron

23rd August 2012

What's that you say? You need me to pee on Zac Efron? No problem. if you're Nicole Kidman, that is. It's all in a day's work for the consummate professional, who did just that, for...

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The Vaccines Want To Keep Making Albums Quickly

23rd August 2012

The Vaccines ''don't understand'' why bands take so long to make albums.Singer and guitarist Justin Young cannot believe groups take extended breaks in between records because he enjoys making music at every possible opportunity and...

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The Cure Undecided On Set List For Reading And Leeds

22nd August 2012

The Cure's are liable to change their set list moments before they go on stage at Reading and Leeds festivals.Band leader Robert Smith said with their line up changing to include former David Bowie collaborator...

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Willie Nelson Withdraws From Gig Due To Ill Health

20th August 2012

Country icon Willie Nelson has been forced to withdraw from a fundraising gig after being hospitalised with breathing problems, report the Nme. The 79-year was due to play at a charity event for the Dumb...

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The Enemy Star Stunned By Naked Crowdsurfer At V Festival

19th August 2012

The Enemy star Andy Hopkins was left gobsmacked during the band's set at Britain's V Festival on Saturday (18Aug12) after spotting a naked fan in the crowd.The rockers were playing the 4Music Stage at the...

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The Killers Struggled To Work Together After Hiatus

19th August 2012

The Killers spent a week ''eyeballing each other'' at the start of recording 'Battle Born'. The 'Mr Brightside' band were on hiatus until October 2011 when they started sessions for their new album, and admit...

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Secret Spy Brandon Flowers

18th August 2012

Brandon Flowers spies on people's conversations for inspiration. The Killers singer admits to being nosey and listening in to other people's conversations in order to get material for his songs, and is always being told...

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The Killers' Ronnie Vannucci Grabbed Obama's Butt

16th August 2012

The Killers' Ronnie Vannucci once ''grabbed Michelle Obama's ass''.The drummer unexpectedly found himself touching the American First Lady's derriere at an inappropriate moment when she went to hug him after the group had performed at...

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The Killers Star Groped Michelle Obama At White House

15th August 2012

The Killers rocker Ronnie Vannucci, JR. accidentally groped U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama when the band was invited to the White House.The Mr. Brightside hitmakers performed for U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife at...

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The Killers Shaky Start To New Album

15th August 2012

The Killers spent a week ''eyeballing each other'' at the start of recording 'Battle Born'. The 'Mr Brightside' band were on hiatus until October 2011 when they started sessions for their new album, and admit...

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Noel Gallagher Pokes Fun At Brother Liam For Performing Oasis Track At Olympics Show

15th August 2012

Noel Gallagher has taken aim at his brother Liam and his new group Beady Eye for performing Oasis classic Wonderwall at the Olympics Closing Ceremony on Sunday (12Aug12), branding them a "tribute band".Beady Eye were...

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Next Stop For The Stone Roses: Glastonbury 2013

14th August 2012

After a triumphant return after more than a decade in limbo, The Stone Roses look as though they may stamp their mark on one of the biggest musical stages of all - Glastonbury.Festival boss Michael...

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The Stone Roses On Glastonbury 2013 Wish List

13th August 2012

The reformed The Stone Roses are on the top of Glastonbury festival boss Michael Eavis' wish list for the return of the summer event in 2013.The Somerset farmer-turned-promoter has revealed he is pursuing The Stone...

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To The End: Was Olympic Concert Blur's Final Gig?

13th August 2012

As the last few notes of an emotional 'The Universal' faded into the night air, what was going through the minds of Blur ? The group played a storming set at Hyde Park in London...

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Razorlight Thrilled With Fourth Album

11th August 2012

Razorlight are thrilled with their forthcoming fourth album.The 'Golden Touch' hitmakers have almost completed work on the record and frontman Johnny Borrell says the process has made him fall ''in love with making music'' again.He...

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Muse Will Play Olympics Anthem At Closing Ceremony

9th August 2012

Rockers Muse have confirmed they will be performing live at the star-studded Olympics finale in London on Sunday (12Aug12).The trio will perform new tune Survival, which was composed specifically for the London 2012 Games. Drummer...

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Blur Argue Over Set List

8th August 2012

Blur have been arguing over the set list ahead of their Hyde Park show.The reformed group perform at the outdoor London venue on Sunday (12.08.12) as part of an Olympic closing ceremony concert - their...

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Paul Weller's Praise For Bradley Wiggins

2nd August 2012

Paul Weller praised Gold medal-winning cyclist Bradley Wiggins at a London gig last night (01.08.12).The rocker performed an intimate show at London's 100 Club as part of the Converse Represent series of concerts and told...

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Animal Collective Launches Single On New Radio Show

30th July 2012

Animal Collective release the first single 'Today's Supernatural' from their forthcoming tenth studio album debuting last night live on the radio.The Baltimore psychedelia 4-piece will release the track tomorrow (July 31st 2012) ahead of the...

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Arctic Monkeys Beatles Cover Soars Up Itunes Singles Chart

30th July 2012

Arctic Monkeys' cover of 'Come Together' by The Beatles is quickly climbing up the UK singles chart, according to Nme.com today (July 30, 2012). The band played the track as part of the Olympics opening...

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Skrillex Inspires New Muse Song

30th July 2012

Rockers Muse have hailed Skrillex as their new inspiration, citing the DJ as the influence behind one of their latest tracks.The Hysteria hitmakers were so impressed by the 24-year-old dubstep star after watching him live...

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Frank Turner Hits Out At Olympics Critics

29th July 2012

Singer Frank Turner has hit back at critics who claim he sold out by performing at the Olympics opening ceremony.The songwriter performed at the Olympic stadium in London's Stratford on Friday (27Jul12) before the official...

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Mumford & Sons Lose Innocence

29th July 2012

Mumford & Sons' new album shows they have lost their ''innocence''.The folk-rock group will release 'Babel' in September - the follow-up to the huge album 'Sigh No More' - and think the record is an...

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Green Day Have No Idea Of Their Future

28th July 2012

Green Day ''don't have a f**king clue'' what the future holds.The group are preparing to release three albums, '¡Uno!', '¡Dos!' and '¡Tre!' and they think the move could either be the ''greatest'' or ''dumbest'' thing...

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The Killers Inspired By Elton

27th July 2012

The Killers' new album is inspired by Sir Elton John's hits.The group's frontman Brandon Flowers recently met the 'Crocodile Rock' star's songwriting partner Bernie Taupin and took some tips from him on creating ''epic'' tracks.Speaking...

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Chris Wolstenholme Records Tracks About Alcoholism

26th July 2012

Rockers Muse took inspiration from bassist Chris Wolstenholme's alcoholism battle for two tracks on their new album.Wolstenholme came clean about his drink demons in 2010, revealing he decided to sober up after turning 30 and...

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Chris Wolstenholme Feared Death From Drinking

26th July 2012

Muse's Chris Wolstenholme feared he would die if he didn't quit drinking.The 33-year-old bassist has been sober for some time because, after undergoing cognitive behavioural therapy, he realised his alcohol consumption was getting out of...

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Lady Gaga Lends Support To Kristen Stewart And Robert Pattinson

26th July 2012

Lady Gaga has shown her support for Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson and called for the press to leave the couple alone, whilst they work through their relationship problems. Mother Monster was so moved by...

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Matt Bellamy Samples Baby's Heartbeat For Album

25th July 2012

Matt Bellamy sampled his baby's heartbeat for his new album.The Muse frontman's fiancee Kate Hudson gave birth to their son Bingham in July 2011 and the rocker decided to record the tot's heart rhythm for...

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