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Matlock And Gillespie Add To Asheton Tributes

8th January 2009

SEX PISTOLS guitarist GLEN MATLOCK and PRIMAL SCREAM frontman BOBBY GILLESPIE are the latest rockers to pay tribute to THE STOOGES star RON ASHETON, who died on Tuesday (06Jan09). The 60-year-old's body was discovered by...

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The Things They Say 9802

8th October 2008

"That we got to play the marimba ABBA used on SOS just adds to the experience, to the fun." BOBBY GILLESPIE on recording PRIMAL SCREAM's new album BEAUTIFUL FUTURE at the Stockholm, Sweden studio where...

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Primal Scream Lead Vodafone Awards

19th September 2008

PRIMAL SCREAM were the big winners at Thursday night's (18Sep08) Vodafone Live Music Awards after scooping two honours. The rockers won Best Live Act and Outstanding Contribution to Music prizes at a ceremony in London....

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Led Zeppelin Win Outstanding Achievement Gong At Gq Awards

3rd September 2008

Led Zeppelin have been awarded an outstanding achievement prize at the GQ Men of the Year awards.The legendary rockers reformed for a one-off concert at London's O2 Arena last December, with more than one million...

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Gillespie's Riotous Gigs

1st August 2008

PRIMAL SCREAM rocker BOBBY GILLESPIE loves a good riot - his early gigs always ended in carnage. The singer started his music career as a drummer for cult rock band The Jesus and Mary Chain...

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Dizzee Rascal Dances With Number One For Week Four

27th July 2008

Dizzee Rascal has held on to the UK number one spot for the fourth week in a row with Dance Wiv Me.The grime star's first-ever number one - also featuring Calvin Harris - held off...

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Primal Scream Album 'Inspired By Last 12 Years'

25th July 2008

PRIMAL SCREAM frontman Bobby Gillespie has said he channelled his life experiences into material for new album BEAUTIFUL FUTURE.According to the 46-year-old singer, the new album was borne out of everything he has learned over...

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The Things They Say 8969

23rd July 2008

"I don't think anything of him. I saw him on TV recently. He looks like a dead man. They just put this bill through where you can be held for 42 days (without charge). He's...

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Primal Scream Sober Up For Tour

16th July 2008

Rockers PRIMAL SCREAM are predicting their forthcoming arena tour will be their best ever - because they will all be sober. Bassist Gary 'Mani' Mounfield claims the band has finally managed to quit drugs and...

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Minogue Snubbed By Primal Scream

7th July 2008

Scottish rockers PRIMAL SCREAM were once forced to turn down KYLIE MINOGUE's request to work with them - because they were too high on drugs to commit to the project. Frontman Bobby Gillespie reveals the...

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Springsteen Leads Birthday Tribute To Alan Vega

25th June 2008

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, PRIMAL SCREAM and GRINDERMAN are among the eclectic acts who will pay tribute to SUICIDE star ALAN VEGA on a series of new limited-edition vinyl EPs. The cover tracks will be released monthly...

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Primal Scream's Abba Inspiration

5th June 2008

Swedish pop band ABBA were the inspiration for PRIMAL SCREAM's forthcoming album BEAUTIFUL FUTURE, according to frontman BOBBY GILLESPIE. The Scottish rock band are such fans of the Waterloo hitmakers they travelled to Sweden -...

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T In The Park Sells Out In 1 Hour After Acts Announced

16th February 2008

The line-up for this year's T In The Park festival has been announced.The Verve, Rage Against the Machine and REM will headline the event, due to take place between July 11th and 13th at Balado...

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Liam To Lead 'New Band' At Show

3rd January 2008

Oasis star Liam Gallagher will perform with a group of Manchester bass legends at a charity gig in Manchester next month.The Sun reports that Manchester-based bass trio Freebass, which consists of New Order's Peter Hook,...

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Manics Want To Perform With Kylie

20th December 2007

The MANIC STREET PREACHERS would like KYLIE MINOGUE to join them on stage when they perform at the Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig in February.Speaking to NME, NICKY WIRE, the band's bassist and lyricist, said:...

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Fascinating Fact 4373

28th November 2007

PRIMAL SCREAM star MANI and former THE SMITHS bassist ANDY ROURKE will mark the fifth anniversary of the death of CLASH frontman JOE STRUMMER on 22 December (07) at a tribute show, called LONDON CALLING:...

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Klaxons: It Was Right We Won

5th September 2007

Mercury Music Prize-winning Londoners Klaxons have said that their winning of the renowned award was the right choice.The band, dubbed new-rave, were the surprise winners at a glitzy awards ceremony in London last night, their...

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13 Arrests On Rail Network During V Festival

21st August 2007

Figures released by the British Transport police have revealed that 13 arrests were made on the rail network during V festival.Many festivalgoers chose to travel by train, with a free shuttle bus from Chelmsford rail...

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Private Funeral For Tony Wilson In Manchester

20th August 2007

The funeral for legendary music mogul Tony Wilson will take place in his hometown of Manchester today.The Factory Records founder died from Cancer last week and his life will be celebrated at a ceremony at...

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Rainy Finish For V

20th August 2007

The Chelmsford leg of this year's V festival concluded with the odd shower or two, but the crowd continued to lap up the Killers' hit-packed set.Playing an opening sequence of tracks from their latest album...

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V Kicks Off In The Sunshine

18th August 2007

V festival 2007 kicked off in Essex and Staffordshire today, with fans enjoying a happily rain-free start to the two-day event.The festival has been hit by a number of big-name withdrawals, with Amy Winehouse, The...

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V Festival Shuffles Line-up

17th August 2007

V Festival organisers are busy trying to shuffle the line-up for this year's event after high-profile pulls-outs from Amy Winehouse, Bright Eyes and the Bravery.After it was revealed that Mexican acoustic duo Roderigo Y Gabriela...

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Primal Scream To Unveil New Material At V

14th August 2007

Primal Scream, headliners of the JJB/Puma Arena at V Festival this weekend, have said they may debut new material during their set.Speaking to the NME, former Stone Roses guitarist and Scream bassist Mani said that...

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Gillespie Pays Tribute To Hazlewood

6th August 2007

PRIMAL SCREAM frontman BOBBY GILLESPIE has paid tribute to the late LEE HAZLEWOOD, calling the late songwriter/producer a "last of a kind outsider hero". Hazlewood, who found fame penning Nancy Sinatra's 1966 hit These Boots...

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Fascinating Fact 3422

18th June 2007

PRIMAL SCREAM, NINE INCH NAILS, TOOL, LILY ALLEN, AMY WINEHOUSE and THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN are headlining the ecologically-friendly Norwegian festival Oya in August (07)....

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The Stooges Set For V Festival

5th June 2007

Legendary US punks the Stooges have been added to the line-up for V Festival along with pop star Sinead O'Connor.Iggy Pop and Ron and Scott Asheton have a busy summer schedule ahead of them with...

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Thrills And Mcfly Added To V Festival Line-up

22nd May 2007

The Thrills and McFly have been added to the V Festival line-up taking place in Chelmsford and Staffordshire.Irish band the Thrills will release their third album Teenager this year and will play V after four...

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Bestival Sells Out

16th May 2007

Bestival has sold out four months before the event begins in one of the quickest tickets sell outs in the festival's history.Rob da Bank has announced a fairly open fancy dress theme for this year's...

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Bestival With An Old Rapscallion

11th May 2007

A hint at this year's Bestival fancy dress theme has been released ahead of Ro da Bank's confirmation 'poemcast' to be released on Monday.The festival's Saturday inaugural fancy dress parade looks to have a swashbuckling...

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Kasabian Slam British Fans

10th May 2007

KASABIAN guitarist SERGE PIZZORNO has slammed British fans who liken the band to their musical predecessors THE STONE ROSES, OASIS and PRIMAL SCREAM. The star believes fans in other countries accept the band for their...

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