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The Futureheads Star Barry Hyde Training To Be A Chef

20th November 2013

The Futureheads frontman Barry Hyde is trading in his guitar to pursue a long-held dream of becoming a chef.The British rocker became interested in the culinary field after working with Juniper's Pantry owner David Gill,...

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Kaiser Chiefs To Support Bon Jovi At British Summer Time Show

28th March 2013

Kaiser Chiefs are to support Bon Jovi at their Barclaycard British Summer Time concert.The 'Ruby' rockers - fronted by Ricky Wilson - will be joined by Bush on a rock heavy bill on Great Oak...

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Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2012: Our Predictions

By Hayley Avron | 1st November 2012

As the Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2012 draws near, we have a look at the shortlist and the likelihood of each act actually walking away with the prize. There’s no such thing as a done...

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The Futureheads Staging Food Festival

22nd February 2012

British rockers The Futureheads are staging a food festival in Sunderland, England to celebrate the 2012 Olympics.London is hosting the summer sporting extravaganza, and the Hounds of Love stars are marking the event by creating...

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The Futureheads Releasing A Cappella Album

16th February 2012

British rockers The Futureheads have ditched the use of beats and instruments to release a completely a cappella album.The Hounds of Love stars have hit the studio to record Rant, a project featuring acoustic versions...

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Florence And The Machine Credit Maestro Producer As 'Ceremonials' Hits Shelves

31st October 2011

Florence And The Machine's new album 'Ceremonials' is out in the UK and US this week, with the band's creative protagonist Florence Welch delighted at how the follow up to the imposing success of 'Lungs'...

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The Strokes And The Futureheads Mourn R.e.m. Split

22nd September 2011

Rockers from The Strokes and The Futureheads are leading tributes to R.E.M. after the band announced it's splitting after 31 years together on Wednesday (21Sep11).Michael Stipe, guitarist Peter Buck and bassist Mike Mills announced the...

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Pixie Lott Prepares For Tramlines Festival

9th July 2011

Pixie Lott, Ash, and The Futureheads will appear at Tramlines Festival in Sheffield.The artists will be among over 600 acts to play across the city for free between July 22 and 24, in a showcase...

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The Futureheads Releasing Festive Single

24th November 2010

The Futureheads are releasing a festive single, 'Christmas Was Better In The 80s'.The British 'Beginning Of The Twist' rockers are releasing the single, an ode to the golden era of Christmas hits, on December 18,...

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The Futureheads' A Cappella Appeal

9th July 2010

The Futureheads have launched an appeal for fans to select songs for their new album.The indie rock band - who won the NME Best Single award for their 2005 cover of Kate Bush classic 'Hounds...

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Futureheads Eye Musical

26th May 2010

British rockers THE FUTUREHEADS are considering writing a musical - because they want to add more of an "arts element" to their work.The musicians, who released their fourth studio album The Chaos last month (Apr10),...

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The Futureheads' Bargain Song

16th December 2009

The Futureheads new single cost just £200 to record. The four-piece British band - who are set to release their upcoming record in the new year - insist is difficult to tell that 'Struck Dumb'...

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Camden Crawl 2009 Dates And Venues Announced

18th November 2008

The dates and venues for the newly- named Gaymers Camden Crawl 2009 have been announced.On Friday April 24th and Saturday April 25th, Camden Town in north London will play host to over a mile and...

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Cribs, Jamie T And Biffy Clyro Added To Glastonbury Bill

18th April 2008

The Cribs and Biffy Clyro are among a number of bands confirmed as new additions to the bill for this year's Glastonbury Festival.Wakefield trio the Cribs, comprised of twins Gary and Ryan Jarman and their...

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London Mayor Confirms Astoria Is Set For Demolition

12th March 2008

London mayor Ken Livingstone has confirmed the Astoria, one of the city's premier live music venues, is to be demolished.The central London site, home to regular gigs and weekly events such as the G-A-Y club...

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Futureheads: Radiohead Are 'Hypocritical'

14th February 2008

Rockers THE FUTUREHEADS were disappointed when fellow British band RADIOHEAD released their album IN RAINBOWS in stores - because it went against their revolutionary Internet download concept. Radiohead made history last year (07) when they...

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Futureheads Advise Bands To Avoid Record Deals

14th February 2008

British rockers THE FUTUREHEADS believe bands should avoid signing with major record firms - because labels don't make musicians their priority. The fourpiece were dropped by their label Warner Music Group in 2006 - but...

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Rockers Prepare To Gatecrash Dance

24th May 2007

Indie bands are preparing to gatecrash a top dance festival this weekend as members of the Ordinary Boys, Franz Ferdinand and Babyshambles take to the decks.Gatecrasher's Summer Soundsystem festival takes place at Lotherton Hall in...

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Futureheads Bounce Back With Own Record Label

12th February 2007

THE FUTUREHEADS aren't letting their recent record company split halt their ambition - they've decided to set up their own record label. The HOUNDS OF LOVE hitmakers left 679 Recordings in November (06) after becoming...

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Futureheads Dropped By Record Label

20th November 2006

British rockers THE FUTUREHEADS have been dropped from their record label after disappointing sales for their latest album, NEWS AND TRIBUTES. However, the four-piece from Sunderland, north east England - who are due to embark...

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The Futureheads Pull American Tour

29th September 2006

British rockers THE FUTUREHEADS have cancelled their upcoming US tour after frontman BARRY HYDE recently came down with tendonitis. The four-piece had been due to kick off their American tour in Seattle, Washington on Wednesday...

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Scottish Rock Festival Cancelled

9th August 2006

Organisers have been forced to cancel the Let's Rock! Edinburgh rock festival in Scotland after funding for the event was withdrawn by an investor. BABYSHAMBLES and THE FUTUREHEADS were booked to headline the indoor musical...

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British Bands Celebrate World Cup In Los Angeles

21st June 2006

British bands KEANE and THE FUTUREHEADS didn't let touring in the US stop them from enjoying the World Cup - they invited their fans to watch the soccer game with them. England played Sweden in...

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The Things They Say 76

26th August 2005

"Quite simply the f**king weirdest band in Britain. I've no idea what their music is about, or what it means, but I f**king like it." OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER's describes his enigmatic fondness for THE...

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Kelly: 'Coachella Is Better Than Ozzfest'

14th April 2005

KELLY OSBOURNE has upset her parents by insisting their OZZFEST touring festival is the second best rock show in America. The reality star-turned-pop singer insists California's COACHELLA FESTIVAL is the best show in the...

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Cocteau Twins Ditch Coachella

16th March 2005

Eighties pop icons THE COCTEAU TWINS have abandoned plans to reunite for a headline slot at California's COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL. The Scottish stars were set to reform at the festival's opening night (30APR05),...

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