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Raconteurs Stun Lollapalooza With Covers

7th August 2006

JACK WHITE's new band THE RACONTEURS stole the show at this weekend's (04-06AUG06) Lollapalooza festival in Illinois by performing a string of other peoples' tunes. The STEADY AS SHE GOES four-piece tackled GNARLS BARKLEY's summer...

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Crowd Surge Mars Lollapalooza Finale

7th August 2006

The end of the Lollapalooza festival was marred by a huge crowd surge which saw dozens of fans collapse in the crush at the Chicago, Illinois event last night (06AUG06). Photographers and security guards described...

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Shakira + Chili Peppers Lead Mtv Video Awards Nominations

31st July 2006

SHAKIRA and the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are celebrating today (31JUL06) after picking up seven 2006 MTV Video Music Awards nominations each. California rockers the Red Hot Chili Peppers were saluted for their DANI CALIFORNIA...

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The Things They Say 2523

25th July 2006

"I think it's odd that RICK RUBIN produced both records and never noticed it when my gardener did. I won't sue, but I wouldn't mind if they cut me in for a piece." TOM PETTY...

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Shakira And Muse Continue To Top Euro Charts

24th July 2006

SHAKIRA's collaboration with WYCLEF JEAN continues to sit atop the European singles chart for the seventh week in a row, while MUSE are still number one in the continent's albums chart. Shakira and Jean's HIPS...

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Furtado Rules The Us Summer Chart

21st July 2006

NELLY FURTADO remains the queen of summer 2006 in America after scoring a fourth week on top of the Billboard pop charts. The Canadian singer/songwriter's catchy hip-hop anthem PROMISCUOUS has kept GNARLS BARKLEY's megahit CRAZY...

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Shakira And Muse Top European Charts

17th July 2006

SHAKIRA's collaboration with WYCLEF JEAN continues to top the European singles chart for a sixth successive week. HIPS DON'T LIE has kept CRAZY by GNARLS BARKLEY at number two, while CRAZY FROG's WE ARE THE...

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Flea Locked Crying Daughter In A Closet

14th July 2006

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist MICHAEL 'FLEA' BALZARY once locked his daughter SUNNY BEPOD BALZARY in a closet because she wouldn't stop crying. The devoted UNDER THE BRIDGE father make the shocking revelation on a...

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Furtado Fights Off Gnarls Barkley To Claim Third Week On Top

13th July 2006

NELLY FURTADO has notched up a third week at the top of the US singles chart with her catchy summer anthem PROMISCUOUS. The Canadian pop star's collaboration with hip-hop producer TIMBALAND kept GNARLS BARKLEY's CRAZY...

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Zutons Struggle To Keep Up With Flea

12th July 2006

British rockers THE ZUTONS struggled to keep up when they bumped into MICHAEL 'FLEA' BALZARY backstage at the Oxegen festival in Ireland this weekend (08-09JUL06), because the bassist refused to stop running. The RED HOT...

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Chili Peppers Leave Kaisers In The Cold

9th July 2006

Rockers RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS have come underfire from the KAISER CHIEFS for putting a sign on their dressing room door reading "do not enter without permission". The Kaisers fought back at Scotland's T...

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Chili Pepper Blasts 'Sell-outs' U2 And Black Eyed Peas

7th July 2006

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer CHAD SMITH has slammed U2 and THE BLACK EYED PEAS for allowing their music to be used on television advertisements. The DANI CALIFORNIA star finds it difficult to understand how...

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Furtado + Shakira Rule The Us Charts

7th July 2006

NELLY FURTADO and SHAKIRA are still steaming up the US pop charts after scoring a second week at numbers one and two, with GNARLS BARKLEY's megahit CRAZY set for a takeover at the top. Furtado's...

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Celebrity Farm Protest Continues As Bulldozers Move In

5th July 2006

The urban farm in Los Angeles that actress DARYL HANNAH and JOAN BAEZ fought to save earlier this summer (06) is being bulldozed to the ground today (05JUL06). Baez and Hannah both spent time protesting...

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Shakira Continues To Sit Atop European Singles Chart

3rd July 2006

SHAKIRA's collaboration with WYCLEF JEAN has topped the European singles chart for a fourth successive week, holding both NELLY FURTADO and CRAZY FROG at bay. Shakira and Jean's HIPS DON'T LIE has kept Furtado's MANEATER...

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Petty Turns Blind Eye To Chili Peppers 'Plagiarism'

29th June 2006

LATEST: Rocker TOM PETTY has vowed to turn a blind eye to allegations the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS plagiarised one of his songs. The band stood accused of lifting key aspects of their latest single...

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Shakira Tops Euro Singles Chart For Third Week

26th June 2006

SHAKIRA's collaboration with WYCLEF JEAN continues to sit atop the European singles chart for a third week, while rockers KEANE have jumped straight in at number one in the continent's albums chart. Shakira and Jean's...

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Anthony Kiedis Stays Away From Drugs

21st June 2006

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS rocker ANTHONY KIEDIS has vowed never to take drugs again, because he has achieved so much since getting clean. The UNDER THE BRIDGE singer now devotes himself to meditation and prayer,...

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Shakira Tops Euro Singles Chart Again

20th June 2006

SHAKIRA's collaboration with WYCLEF JEAN has notched up another week at the top of the European singles chart. HIPS DON'T LIE keeps GNARLS BARKLEY's CRAZY at bay in second place, while NELLY FURTADO climbs three...

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Dixie Chicks Still Taking The Long Way To The Top

7th June 2006

Country trio the DIXIE CHICKS have extended their stay at the top of the US album charts to two weeks after selling another 271,000 copies. The girls' TAKING THE LONG WAY crashed in at number...

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Aguilera Serves Up A Double

7th June 2006

CHRISTINA AGUILERA is set to follow in the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' footsteps by releasing a double album. The pop star has so many tracks written for her comeback BACK TO BASICS CD she's hoping...

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Petty Considers Chili Peppers Lawsuit

1st June 2006

TOM PETTY is reportedly considering suing RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS over allegations they plagiarised one of his songs. The band have been accused of lifting key aspects of their latest single DANI CALIFORNIA from Petty's...

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The Things They Say 2132

31st May 2006

"I thought I was a juvenile delinquent... but those guys would do a f**king gram (of cocaine), smoke two joints, drink a six pack of beer and then go to school." Drummer CHAD SMITH describes...

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Chili Peppers Once Played The Spice Girls Onstage

31st May 2006

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS once performed at a children's party as the SPICE GIRLS. The group dressed up as SPORTY, POSH, BABY and SCARY for a bizarre show at the 10th birthday party of bass...

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Shakira Tops Euro Singles Chart

30th May 2006

SHAKIRA feat WYCLEF JEAN is hanging onto the top spot on the European singles chart with her smash hit HIPS DON'T LIE. The sexy Colombian is keeping GNARLS BARKLEY's CRAZY at number two, while RIHANNA's...

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The UK Is Still Crazy For Gnarls

29th May 2006

GNARLS BARKLEY's song CRAZY has kept its hold on the UK's music-buying public for a ninth week running. The duo's track was number one again yesterday (28MAY06), fighting off competition from Scots newcomer SANDI THOM's...

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Frusciante Found Latest Album 'A Drag'

27th May 2006

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS guitarist JOHN FRUSCIANTE hated recording the band's latest album STADIUM ARCADIUM. The BY THE WAY axeman admits he did not enjoy the recording experience of their ninth album. Frusciante says, "It...

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White's Side Project Crashes The Us Charts

24th May 2006

The WHITE STRIPES star JACK WHITE's decision to branch out with another band has paid off - THE RACONTEURS debut album has entered the US charts at number seven. White has temporarily shelved work with...

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Chili Pepper Hurt By Cave's Opinion

24th May 2006

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist FLEA was devastated to read a bad review of the band's latest album STADIUM ARCADIUM - because he discovered his idol NICK CAVE dislikes the group's music. The guitarist, real...

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Radio Dj Accuses Chili Peppers Of Plagiarism

24th May 2006

American radio DJ DAN GAFFNEY has accused RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS of plagiarising one of TOM PETTY's hits. Gaffney, from WGMD in Delaware, and his producer JARED MORRIS alleged last week (17MAY06) that the band's...

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