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Primal Scream Guitarist Robert 'Throb' Young Has Died, Mani Confirms

By Michael West | 11th September 2014

The former Primal Scream guitarist Robert 'Throb' Young has died. Scream bassist Mani took to the band's messageboard to announce the sad news, saying the musician - who left the group in 2006 - had...

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Liam Gallagher Pays Tribute To Late Primal Scream Guitarist

11th September 2014

Liam Gallagher has led tributes to former Primal Scream guitarist Robert 'Throb' Young who has died. A publicist for the band has confirmed news the musician has passed away but there is no further information...

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Bobby Gillespie Backs Russell Brand Over Revolution Call

27th November 2013

British funnyman Russell Brand has received a further boost in his campaign for a global uprising against democracy after Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie threw his support behind the star.The Get Him to the Greek...

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Primal Scream Pay Tribute To Kurt Cobain

22nd November 2013

Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie paid tribute to rock icon Kurt Cobain during the band's concert in Italy this week (beg22Nov13) by singing classic Nirvana track Heart-Shaped Box.The Rocks hitmakers were performing at the Alcatraz...

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Primal Scream Won't Be A 'Nostalgia' Act

2nd October 2013

Primal Scream could never be a ''nostalgia'' act.The 'Rocks' hitmakers like to ''challenge'' their audiences and will always perform a lot of new material in their sets, rather than just revel in their extensive back...

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Kate Moss To Record Song For 40th Birthday

24th September 2013

Kate Moss is to record a song for her 40th birthday. The 39-year-old supermodel - who turns 40 on January 16 - is teaming up with her husband Jamie Hince, the guitarist for indie rockers...

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Get Ready For The Second Half Of London's 2013 Star-filled Itunes Festival

By Holly Williams | 11th September 2013

We're almost halfway through an incredible 30-day iTunes Festival with some legendary shows still to come from the likes of Elton John, Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry.One of London's most fabulous concert venues, The Roundhouse,...

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Monster Line-up Addition To Itunes Festival 2013, But Who Is It?

By Lauren James | 11th July 2013

With a festival line up already that is sure to bring tears of unbridled joy to any self-respecting music fan, iTunes have gone and added another jaw-dropping act to their celebratory month of music this...

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'The World's End' Soundtrack Is A Glorious Tribute To The 1990s

By Michael West | 10th July 2013

The World's End - the third and final instalment of Edgar Wright's 'Cornetto' comedy trilogy starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Paddy Considine - hits cinemas nationwide on July 19, 2013. It centres around five...

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Primal Scream Bring Haim Onstage At Glastonbury

30th June 2013

Scottish rockers Primal Scream wrapped up their slot at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Saturday (29Jun13) by bringing newcomers Haim onstage for the finale.The Country Girl hitmakers took to the Pyramid Stage to warm up the...

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Glastonbury Weather Dries Up Ready For The Big Acts

By Lauren James | 28th June 2013

Many Glasto goers woke up to the pitter patter of rain on canvas this morning as Wednesday's warm, humid weather well and truly dissolved into rain. By the Thursday evening, the site was drenched -...

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Glastonbury Festival 2013: Your Guide To The Biggest Clashes!

By Lauren James | 25th June 2013

With such a ginormous festival site at 900 acres, and plenty of drunken hoardes and muddy puddles to fight through, the simple act of walking from one stage to another can be a difficult task....

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Britain's Isle Of Man Festival Axed

24th June 2013

A British music festival set to feature rockers Primal Scream and former The Smiths star Johnny Marr has been axed due to poor ticket sales.Singers Paloma Faith and Laura Mvula were also part of the...

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Vampire Weekend And Kings Of Leon Added To Itunes Festival Bill That Keeps Getting Better

By Lauren James | 19th June 2013

Vampire Weekend and Kings of Leon will join a rapidly growing list, already peppered with fellow rock royalty, including Queens of the Stone Age, Sigur Rós, 30 Seconds To Mars and Primal Scream.It won't be...

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Kings Of Leon And Rizzle Kicks Join Itunes Line-up

19th June 2013

Kings of Leon and Rizzle kicks have joined the iTunes Festival line-up.The US 'Sex on Fire' rockers and the pop duo will take to the stage along with Sigur Ros, Paramore, Vampire Weekend, Bahamas and...

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Justin Timberlake And Jessie J To Headline London Itunes Festival

30th May 2013

Justin Timberlake and Jessie J are headlining the London iTunes festival 2013.The 'Suit & Tie' crooner and the 'Wild' singer will be joined by an all-star line-up of acts including Thirty Seconds to Mars, Jack...

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A Week In Music - Vampire Weekend Album Is Tops, Daft Punk Break Records, Kelly Rowland Breaks Down

By Contributor | 28th May 2013

A Week In Albums... Vampire Weekend have been getting some much deserved props for their comeback LP, Modern Vampires Of The City and our man Jim Pusey was more than happy to join in the...

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John Lydon And Bobby Gillespie Heading To The Radio

24th May 2013

Sex Pistols rocker John Lydon and Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie are among the stars who have signed up to host a series of radio shows in Britain over the summer (13).The two musicians will be...

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Bobby Gillespie: 'Drugs Almost Wrecked My Life'

9th May 2013

Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie decided to get clean following years of drug abuse after realising his addictions were putting his life at risk and wrecking his music.The Scottish musician admits he indulged in heavy...

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Bobby Gillespie Would Have Joined Political London Riots

30th April 2013

Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie would have joined the London riots in 2011 if he believed protesters were rallying against a real political cause.Thousands took to the streets and smashed shop windows, looted goods and...

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Japanese Music Festival Cancelled

1st April 2013

A Japanese music festival set to feature British rockers Blur and Primal Scream has been called off.The Parklife hitmakers were due to perform at the Tokyo Rocks event next month (May13), along with other bands...

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Primal Scream: Robert Plant Is A Music 'Fanatic'

15th March 2013

Primal Scream don't remember making one of their biggest hits.The rockers recorded the song 'Rocks' during a particularly drug-fuelled period when they were making 'Give Out But Don't Give Up', released in 1994, but guitarist...

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Noel Gallagher Let Down By Mumford And Sons

14th March 2013

Noel Gallagher feels ''let down'' by Ed Sheeran and Mumford and Sons.The 'If I Had a Gun' singer approached the folk rockers and singer/songwriter Ed to perform at the Teenage Cancer Trust charity shows he...

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Suede, Peter Gabriel And Primal Scream Owed Money From U.k. Festival

6th March 2013

Suede, Peter Gabriel and Primal Scream are among the acts who were left out of pocket following the collapse of a U.K. rock festival company last year (12).Music Festivals plc, the company behind events such...

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Fascinating Fact: 3532646

28th February 2013

Primal Scream, The Charlatans and Basement Jaxx have been unveiled at the headliners for U.K. festival Kendal Calling. Mystery Jets and Ash will also perform at the event, which takes place in the Lake District,...

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Primal Scream 'Validated' By New Album

26th January 2013

Bobby Gillespie feels ''validated as an artist'' by the new Primal Scream album.The singer is immensely proud of his band's latest record, 'More Light', and puts it down to the fact none of the group...

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Primal Scream's Most Rock 'N' Roll Moment

9th January 2013

Primal Scream think recording with Robert Plant was the ''most rock 'n' roll thing ever.''The 'Rocks' band recruited the legendary Led Zeppelin singer to appear on a song from their forthcoming tenth album, and regular...

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Noel Gallagher Unveils Star-studded Line-up For Cancer Charity Gigs

5th December 2012

British rocker Noel Gallagher has unveiled a star-studded line-up for Roger Daltrey's annual charity gigs after signing up Kasabian, Primal Scream and Russell Brand.The Who star organises a series of fundraising concerts every year in...

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Love Spreads: The Stone Roses Announce UK Tour, Fuel Glastonbury Speculation

By Michael West | 30th October 2012

The Stone Roses have announced three UK shows for 2013, including two major concerts at London's Finsbury Park on June 7 and 8. Another gig will take place at Glasgow Green on June 15.Tickets for...

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Robert Plant Records With Primal Scream

30th October 2012

Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant has recorded songs with Primal Scream.The legendary rocker has been in the studio with the band - fronted by Bobby Gillespie - and has confirmed he has contributed vocals for...

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