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Lady Gaga Spends $250,000 On Festival Stage

17th June 2010

Lady Gaga's Lollapalooza set cost $250,000.Organisers of the three-day Chicago music event were so desperate to keep the `Poker Face' hitmaker happy they shelled out $100,000 on a giant stage and an additional $150,000 on...

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Fascinating Fact 9448

10th June 2010

New York rockers THE STROKES performed their first gig since 2006 on Wednesday (09Jun10) with a secret concert in London, where they played under the alias Venison. Coldplay's Chris Martin and Libertine Carl Barat were...

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The Strokes Album Delayed Until 2011

10th May 2010

THE STROKES have pushed back the release of their upcoming fourth album by four months - because the recording is taking longer than expected.The Last Nite hitmakers were expected to release the follow-up to 2006's...

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Courtney Love Makes Erotic Effort

6th May 2010

Courtney Love thinks she is good in bed because she is ugly.The Hole singer - who was previously married to late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and has dated stars including Smashing Pumpkins rocker Billy Corgan...

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The Strokes Recording Without Singer

24th March 2010

The Strokes are making their new album without singer Julian Casablancas. The band are presently in the studio working on the follow up to their 2006 album 'First Impressions Of Earth', but are developing their...

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The Strokes Recording Without Casablancas

23rd March 2010

THE STROKES are recording their upcoming fourth album without frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS - the singer will hit the studio to add his vocals once they finish.The rocker admits he can be a commanding presence in...

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Stadium Rocker Paul Mccartney

2nd March 2010

Sir Paul McCartney is to embark on his first ever solo UK stadium tour.The Beatles legend has announced details of five shows to take place this summer - around the time of his 68th birthday...

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Unprepared Dad Julian Casablancas

27th February 2010

Julian Casablancas is unprepared for fatherhood.The Strokes frontman - whose wife Juliet Joslin is due to give birth to their baby very shortly - claims he is mentally ready for the new arrival but admits...

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Guns 'N' Roses Knife Encounter

16th February 2010

Guns 'N' Roses were saved from a knife wielding fan this weekend. The 'Paradise City' group played an intimate show on Valentine's Day (14.02.10) at the exclusive Nur Khan's Rose Bar Sessions event, held at...

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Jay-z To Play Wireless

15th February 2010

Jay-Z is headlining the UK's Wireless festival.The '99 Problems' rapper will return to Britain this summer to headline the closing day of the festival in London's Hyde park on Sunday 4 June. He is also...

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The Strokes And Jones Get Crafty For Haiti

10th February 2010

THE STROKES rocker FABRIZIO MORETTI has joined NORAH JONES and VAMPIRE WEEKEND to help raise funds for Haiti - by selling off personalised memorabilia.The musicians have stamped their own designs on items including bags, t-shirts...

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Agyness Deyn Gobbles Up Goblin

27th January 2010

Agyness Deyn is dating 'Spider-Man' actor James Franco. The British supermodel was introduced to the screen hunk - who played evil villain the New Goblin in the third instalment of the superhero franchise - at...

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The Things They Say 15079

18th January 2010

"I'm trying to enjoy the time before it because I know that everything is going to change. You're just trying to make this little life survive." THE STROKES rocker JULIAN CASABLANCAS is waiting for his...

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The Things They Say 15067

18th January 2010

"Some people can drink casually. I envy them. If I have one drink in me or two drinks in me, I just don't have the willpower to stop anymore." THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS on...

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The Strokes' Financial Disputes

13th January 2010

New York rockers THE STROKES nearly split over a pay disagreement - because frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS didn't feel the band's workload was evenly distributed.The Last Nite hitmakers shot to fame with their 2001 debut album...

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Julian Casablancas's Weird Songs

23rd December 2009

Julian Casablancas wants to make "weird" music.The Strokes frontman enjoyed the experience of making his recent poppy solo album 'Phrazes For The Young' but wants his next record - either with or without the group...

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Banhart And Moretti Plan Cologne Venture

16th December 2009

Folk rocker DEVENDRA BANHART and THE STROKES drummer FABRIZIO MORETTI are teaming up to launch their own cologne.Banhart claims he is working on Ninja Smell with his pal and they are preparing to release the...

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The Things They Say 14647

11th December 2009

"It's the last album that had a big effect on me before The Killers took off. It was a pivotal moment, really. I couldn't believe how good it was. We threw away every one of...

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The Strokes' Future Doubt

10th December 2009

Julian Casablancas has hinted the Strokes won't work together again.The singer - who recently released critically-acclaimed solo album 'Phrazes for the Yong' during the band's hiatus - is delighted that his group's debut LP 'Is...

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Happy Solo Star Julian Casablancas

6th December 2009

Julian Casablancas believes his solo LP saved The Strokes.The rocker - who released his solo album 'Phrazes For The Young' earlier this year - says the band needed a break from each other and are...

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The Strokes To Headline Isle Of Wight Festival For Comeback Show

30th November 2009

Cult rockers THE STROKES will make their live comeback at next summer's (10) Isle of Wight festival in Britain.The New York band took a hiatus in 2006 and a planned reunion for 2009 was scrapped...

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Strokes Heading Back To The Studio

25th November 2009

Rock icons THE STROKES are heading back to the studio in January (10) to record their first new album in four years.The group has been on hiatus since the release of their third album, First...

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The Strokes Plan New Album

25th November 2009

The Strokes plan to record a new album in January.The 'Juicebox' rockers - who released their last album, 'First Impressions of Earth' in 2006 - are preparing to start work on an upcoming LP in...

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The Strokes Awarded Best Album Of The Decade

17th November 2009

THE STROKES' hit record IS THIS IT has been named the best album of the last decade in a new magazine poll.A panel of musicians, producers, writers and record label bosses voted the New York...

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The Strokes Rock Decade

17th November 2009

The Strokes' 'Is This It' has been named album of the decade.The American rockers' 2001 debut LP topped a list compiled by British music magazine NME made up of votes from record producers, label bosses...

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The Things They Say 14188

16th November 2009

"I'm not going to argue that I wasn't privileged, but do you have to grow up in a ghetto RoboCop warzone to make rock music? It's not like I grew up a millionaire." THE STROKES...

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Fascinating Fact 8281

3rd November 2009

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS is getting in the Christmas spirit by releasing I Wish It Was Christmas Today as a holiday single seven-inch record in December (09).

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Sober Casablancas Excited About Fatherhood

23rd October 2009

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS doesn't regret giving up booze, because a sober lifestyle has made him more excited about becoming a first-time father.The rocker's wife Juliet Joslin is due to give birth to their...

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Fascinating Fact 8201

22nd October 2009

THE STROKES star JULIAN CASABLANCAS is set to become Mr. November in Los Angeles - he'll perform solo shows at the Downtown Palace Theatre every Friday throughout the month.

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Casablancas Quits Booze

20th October 2009

THE STROKES rocker JULIAN CASABLANCAS has quit drinking, fearing his alcohol habit was ruining his creativity.The singer partied hard during the band's early years, but admits his dependence on drink started to affect his ability...

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