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Valensi And De Cadenet's Secret Wedding

18th July 2006

THE STROKES guitarist NICK VALENSI has married his girlfriend AMANDA DE CADENET in a secret ceremony on Harbour Island in the Bahamas. The New York rocker and British TV presenter-turned-photographer made the announcement in today's (18JUL06)...

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Borrell: 'I Was Naive'

14th July 2006

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL regrets criticising his chart rivals when he first started out on the rock scene. The GOLDEN TOUCH singer has been involved in public slanging matches with THE STROKES, KASABIAN, THE KOOKS,...

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Borrell Laughs Of Rift Reports

13th July 2006

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL has laughed off his supposed rifts with rival bands, insisting they are merely media fabrications. The UP ALL NIGHT rocker has recently been reported to have had spats with British rockers...

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The Strokes Blown Away By Arctic Monkeys

10th July 2006

American rockers THE STROKES were blown away by indie sensations ARCTIC MONKEYS when the bands shared the bill at this weekend's (08-09JUL06) Oxegen festival in Ireland. LAST NITE frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS saw the I BET...

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Simple Minds Star's Brother In Ticket Swindle

9th July 2006

The brother of SIMPLE MINDS star JIM KERR has gone on the run after allegedly conning Scottish music festival fans out of thousands of pounds in a cruel ticket swindle. PAUL KERR stands accused of...

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Petty Signs Off In Arizona

8th July 2006

LATEST: TOM PETTY will bid farewell to life on the road in Arizona after adding the final dates to his last US concert tour as the leader of THE HEARTBREAKERS. The FREE FALLIN' hitmaker shocked...

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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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Strokes Perform With Dinosaurs

29th June 2006

New York rockers THE STROKES are set to perform their most unusual gig yet, as they serenade dinosaurs at a British museum. As part of a series of 'secret' concerts organised by mobile phone giant...

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'Engaged' Reeves Spotted With Ex

22nd June 2006

KEANU REEVES has been spotted getting close up to AMANDA DE CADENET in London, just days after he reportedly proposed to girlfriend CLAIRE FORLANI. THE MATRIX heart-throb was briefly engaged to British TV presenter-turned-photographer De...

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Fascinating Fact 1603

8th June 2006

Rockers THE STROKES have recorded a cover of MARVIN GAYE's MERCY, MERCY ME with PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman JOSH HOMME as the B-side to their new single...

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Barrymore Still Learning About Love

6th June 2006

Two-time divorcee DREW BARRYMORE is still learning about love and the kind of relationship she wants, but believes she has finally found what she is looking for in THE STROKES rocker FABRIZIO MORETTI. Barrymore was...

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Moretti: 'We're Like Old Roller-skates'

3rd June 2006

THE STROKES drummer FABRIZIO MORETTI is convinced fans see the band as an old pair of roller-skates - battered but much loved. The LAST NITE star insists the New York group's appeal has only increased,...

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The Strokes Get Serious

31st May 2006

THE STROKES bassist NIKOLAI FRAITURE is thrilled the initial hype surrounding the LAST NITE band has died down, because they can finally be taken seriously as musicians. The American hitmakers were treated as style icons...

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Doherty Dumped By Record Label

21st May 2006

Troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY has been ditched by his record label for being "too difficult to deal with". Rough Trade, which have launched acts such as THE SMITHS and THE STROKES, have announced BABYSHAMBLES...

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Razorlight: 'We're Better Than Arctic Monkeys'

17th May 2006

British rockers RAZORLIGHT are baffled by the hype surrounding rock newcomers ARCTIC MONKEYS, insisting they know a string of bands who are better than the teen group. Frontman JOHNNY BORRELL cites the I BET YOU...

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Vedder Joins The Strokes

5th May 2006

PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER thrilled fans of THE STROKES in New York last night (04MAY06) by taking to the stage with the group. Vedder turned up at The Strokes' Hammerstein Ballroom show, a concert...

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The Things They Say 1944

2nd May 2006

"I met THE STROKES recently, and they were really, genuinely, politely fawning. I found that charming and quite humbling." PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER has fans in high places.

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Is It The End Of The Line For Petty?

8th April 2006

TOM PETTY's 30th anniversary tour this summer (06) could be the rocker's last major outing - because he fears he hasn't got the energy for big treks anymore. The summer dates in North America come...

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Strokes Star Moretti Gets Lucky With Sticky Tape

28th March 2006

THE STROKES drummer FABRIZIO MORETTI has developed a quirky pre-show ritual surrounding sticky tape in a bid to help him conquer stage fright. The rocker has found he feels better about live shows if he...

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Fascinating Fact 1285

28th March 2006

Rockers THE STROKES toyed with names like RUBBER BAND and THE DE NIROS before agreeing on their current moniker.

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Fascinating Fact 1234

15th March 2006

THE STROKES and KINGS OF LEON recently stepped up to the plate for a top secret baseball match in Nashville, Tennessee. Neither group is talking about the low-key clash - or revealing who won.

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Valensi Defends 'Exhausted' Strokes

12th March 2006

THE STROKES guitarist NICK VALENSI has defended his band's last critically-panned UK tour, insisting the New York-based group was on the verge of burning out. However, the rocker maintains that after a break from performing...

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Casablancas: 'We Didn't Care'

10th March 2006

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS "didn't give a s**t" during his days of drunken debauchery - but he can't understand why producers became exasperated by him. The LAST NITE rocker may have once punched a...

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Casablancas Replaces Drinking With 'Getting Stoned'

10th March 2006

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS recently quit drinking to straighten himself out, and now gets "stoned" instead. The LAST NITE singer finds he communicates better with his bandmates since quitting booze. He says, "I've just...

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Strokes Star: 'I'm Not Dating Kate Moss'

27th February 2006

THE STROKES guitarist ALBERT HAMMOND JR has dismissed reports he is romancing supermodel KATE MOSS after the pair were seen flirting with each other at a London party last week (begs20FEB06). The musician admitted...

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Sex-starved Moretti Cuts Awards Short

24th February 2006

THE STROKES drummer FABRIZIO MORETTI cut short his appearance at the NME awards in London last night, so he could return home to have sex with girlfriend DREW BARRYMORE. After a busy schedule promoting...

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Treble Triumph For Arctic Monkeys At Nme Awards

24th February 2006

Indie icons ARCTIC MONKEYS were the big winners at last night's (23FEB06) NME Awards in London, scooping three awards including Best British Band. The four-piece, whose album WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM THAT'S WHAT...

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The Strokes Miss The Old Days

3rd February 2006

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS is desperate to scale down and play tiny venues in his native New York City - but his management won't allow it. The JUICE BOX rockers miss their underground...

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The Strokes Motivated By Us Rejection

3rd February 2006

American rockers THE STROKES are determined to replicate the level of success they enjoy abroad in their homeland, where they have yet to achieve superstar status. Despite being huge favourites in the UK and...

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Moretti Wary Of Turning Into The Rolling Stones

25th January 2006

THE STROKES drummer FABRIZIO MORETTI hopes he'll know when it's time to quit the music business, and dubbed THE ROLLING STONES "sad" for carrying on into their sixties. The LAST NITE hitmaker, who is...

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