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Billy Corgan Slams Soundgarden

16th August 2012

Billy Corgan claims Soundgarden only reunited for money. The Smashing Pumpkins singer and guitarist believes the fellow grunge legends only got back together in 2010 for financial gain.He told PhilStar.com: ''There are those bands that...

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Karl Lagerfeld Pretends To Be A Statue

27th July 2012

Karl Lagerfeld often pretends to be a statue. The 78-year-old fashion mogul was spotted perfectly standing still, posing as a street statue - with people even taking pictures in front of him - by musician...

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Paloma Faith Wants Quirky Acting Career

27th May 2012

Paloma Faith wants to be a ''quirky'' actress.The 26-year-old singer - who made appearances in 'The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus' and 'St. Trinians' - would resort to film work if her music career didn't work...

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Michael Mckean Hit By Car In New York

23rd May 2012

Michael McKean has broken his leg in a road accident. The US actor - who played lead singer David St. Hubbins in 1984 mockumentary movie 'This Is Spinal Tap' about a spoof heavy metal band...

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Paul Mccartney To Unveil Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

2nd February 2012

Sir Paul McCartney is to unveil his star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.The music legend is the last of The Beatles to receive his own star on the famous pavement, which will be unveiled next...

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Movie Reviews Man On A Ledge

27th January 2012

Virtually all the critics are avoiding using the term "gripping" to describe Man on a Ledge , the drama starring Sam Worthington in which for most of the film he is seen perched on a...

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Madonna Stalker Turns Down Plea Deal

18th January 2012

A man accused of stalking Madonna has turned down a plea deal with a year-long sentence.Robert Linhart's lawyer Kevin Kitson claims his client should not have been arrested after two incidents near to the singer's...

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Boyz Ii Men Receive Hollywood Star

6th January 2012

Boyz II Men received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday (05.01.11). Band members Nathan Morris, Shawn Stockman and Wanya Morris were joined by songwriters and producers Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds, Jimmy Jam and...

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Shakira Honoured With Hollywood Star

9th November 2011

Shakira has been given a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.The 'Hips Don't Lie' singer was joined by her mother Nidia and father William as she was presented with the prestigious accolade on the world-famous...

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Twilight Stars To Get Handprint Honour

18th October 2011

Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner's hand and footprints are to be immortalised in concrete.The 'Twilight Saga' trio - who play Bella Swan, Edward Cullen and Jacob Black in the vampire romance franchise -...

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Rem Officially Break Up After 30 Years In Rock Music

21st September 2011

Rem, the American rock band best known for their seminal album 'Automatic for the People' and smash hit single 'Man on the Moon', have official broken up. The group, hailing from Athens, Georgia, announced the...

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Keith Richards Sticks To Gutter

11th September 2011

Keith Richards always keeps "one foot in the gutter". The legendary The Rolling Stones guitarist has always been determined to remain grounded despite his riches and superstardom, and thinks his entire career would be over...

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The Things They Say 22415

27th July 2011

"I always make up sh**ty songs for my kids to make them laugh. Thing is, they sound like Pavement songs. They have dumb lyrics, they sound like nursery rhymes, and they're sung in my terrible...

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Marilyn Monroe Dress Fetches 4.6 Million

20th June 2011

Marilyn Monroe's iconic dress from 'The Seven Year Itch' has fetched $4.6 million at auction. The white dress - which the late actress wore during a scene where a gust of wind from the subway...

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'Stalker' Arrested In Madonna's Home

14th March 2011

An alleged "stalker" was arrested this weekend after breaking into Madonna's home.Grzegorz Matlok, 29, was wrestled to the ground by bodyguards at the 52-year-old star's £10 million 10-bedroom mansion in London's Marylebone area at 5.30am...

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Smashing Pumpkins Reignite Feud With Pavement

22nd November 2010

As the SMASHING PUMPKINS prepare to release their second EP instalment of 'Teagarden by Kaleidyscope' tomorrow (23rd November 2010), front-man BILLY CORGAN has reignited his band's 15-year feud with American indie rockers PAVEMENT, reports NME.Speaking...

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Corgan Sparks New Feud With Pavement

16th November 2010

SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN has stirred up a new indie rock feud after lashing out at the members of reunited PAVEMENT for refusing to record new music.The two bands will be sharing the bill...

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Pavement Reunion Tour In Doubt After Troubled Vegas Gig

3rd October 2010

Cult rockers PAVEMENT left fans at their Las Vegas concert baffled on Friday (01Oct10) when frontman STEPHEN MALKMUS hinted the reunited band's appearance would be their last.The group reformed earlier this year (10) to play...

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Madonna Stalker Won't Stop

23rd September 2010

Madonna's alleged stalker claims he won't stop pursuing her until he meets the singer. Retired fire-fighter Robert Linhart - who has been arrested twice since Saturday (18.09.10) - was arraigned in court yesterday (22.09.10) on...

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'Defining Band Of Summer' The Libertines

15th September 2010

The Libertines have been named the defining band of the summer in a new poll.The British indie rockers' reunion at Reading and Leeds festivals at the end of August was voted as 2010's Defining Festival...

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Pavement Thrill Coachella With U.s. Return

19th April 2010

Cult rockers PAVEMENT brought the 2010 Coachella Music & Arts Festival in Indio, California to a close by playing their first major show in the U.S. in more than 10 years.The band took to the...

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Pavement Stage First Reunion Show

2nd March 2010

Rockers PAVEMENT stunned fans with their first show in more than 10 years on Monday (01Mar10), playing 25 of their hit songs.The cult band took to the stage at Auckland Town Hall in New Zealand...

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Sonic Youth Return To Cbgb

15th June 2006

SONIC YOUTH's performance at soon-to-close New York punk mecca CBGB on Tuesday night (13JUN06) was filmed for an upcoming JEM COHEN documentary on the cult rockers. The show was the first date on Sonic Youth's...

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Drummerless Malkmus Cancels Spring Dates

24th February 2006

Cult indie rocker STEPHEN MALKMUS has called off his spring tour because he can't find a drummer. The former PAVEMENT frontman was forced to look for a new drummer when longtime collaborator JOHN MOEN...

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White Stripes Meg A Model

4th January 2006

WHITE STRIPES star MEG WHITE is set to swap music for modelling, after signing up as the face of American designer MARC JACOBS' new line of clothes. The drummer, 31, will appear in the...

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Silver Jews To Tour For The First Time

28th December 2005

Cult rockers SILVER JEWS have announced their first ever tour, 16 years after they formed. The critically acclaimed US band, fronted by DAVID BERMAN with a rotating line-up sometimes including former PAVEMENT frontman STEPHEN...

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