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Saturdays' Frankie Ecstatic About V Performance

9th March 2009

The Saturdays' Frankie Sandford 'screamed the house down' when the girl band learnt they were to play this year's V Festival, according to her bandmates.In the week in which the quintet announced their first UK...

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Killers And Oasis To Head 'Eclectic' V Festival Lineup

3rd March 2009

The Killers and Oasis have been announced as the headline acts for this summer's V Festival, with tickets on sale on Friday.Brandon Flowers and bandmates, as well NME award-winners Oasis, will take to the stage...

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Noel Gallagher Attacker Facing 14-Year Prison Sentence

24th January 2009

A man who pushed Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher at a concert in Toronto could be jailed for 14 years after his charge was upgraded.Gallagher, 41, broke several ribs after Daniel Simpson, 47, rushed the stage...

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Thousands Could Miss Gig After Police Close Ticket Site

21st October 2008

Music fans could be left out of pocket after the Metropolitan police shut down a concert website.Paperticket.co.uk is thought to have made millions from ticket sales for shows by the likes of Kings of Leon,...

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Gallagher Returns To Stage For First Time Since Attack

8th October 2008

Noel Gallagher has taken to the stage with Oasis for the first time since being injured by an intruding fan at a show in Toronto.The songwriter was playing the band's song (What's the Story?) Morning...

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Noel Gallagher: Seinfeld Helped Recovery From Stage Attack

12th September 2008

Noel Gallagher has explained that resting in bed with US comedy series Seinfeld has aided his recovery after being attacked onstage last week.The Oasis guitarist was pushed and injured while performing at the V festival...

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Man Charged With Assault After Noel Gallagher Stage Attack

9th September 2008

A man has been charged with assault after pushing Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher at a concert in Toronto.The songwriter was playing the band's song (What's the Story?) Morning Glory, when Daniel Simpson, 47, rushed the...

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Noel Gallagher Injured After Toronto Stage Attack

9th September 2008

Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher has received hospital treatment after being pushed to the ground by a fan at a concert in Toronto.The songwriter was playing the band's song (What's the Story?) Morning Glory, when an...

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Noel Gallagher 'Attacked' During Toronto Musical Festival

8th September 2008

Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher was pushed to the ground by a fan at a concert in Toronto, Canada on Sunday night.The Mancunian musician was playing the band's song (What's the Story?) Morning Glory when a...

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Roots Manuva To Collaborate With James Blunt

1st September 2008

ROOTS MANUVA has claimed that he is planning to work with housewives favourite JAMES BLUNT.The hip hop artist is set to release his latest album SLIME AND REASON today (September 1st), but has suggested that...

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Muse Head To Italy To Continue Work On Album Five

26th August 2008

A fifth album from Devon rock trio Muse could be on the way soon, drummer Dom Howard has revealed.Speaking in May after drumming for Razorlight guitarist Andy Burrows, Howard revealed that writing sessions had begun...

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Delays Reveal Single Hooray Is About Ocd

22nd August 2008

Delays have explained that their hit single Hooray is actually about obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).The joyous April release, which previewed the band's third album Everything's The Rush, is laden with happy strings and an energetic...

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Furious Festivalgoers Complain After Ticket "Rip-off"

20th August 2008

A ticket scam left hundreds of music fans attempting to attend last weekend's V festival out of pocket after passes to the events failed to arrive.Between 400 and 800 people were unable to enter the...

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Fran Healey Has Wedding Ring Crisis

18th August 2008

TRAVIS frontman Fran Healey had to halt his band's performance at the V Festival in Chelmsford this weekend – when he accidentally dropped his wedding ring.The band were in the middle of their hit song...

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Kaiser Chiefs 'Not Offended' By Noel Gallagher Remarks

18th August 2008

Kaiser Chiefs have accused Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher of publicity seeking after he criticised the Leeds band.The I Predict A Riot stars headlined the 4Music stage at last weekend's V festival but according to Gallagher,...

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Thousands Of Music Fans Flock To V Festival

17th August 2008

The V Festival kicked off yesterday with artists ranging from electronic pioneers The Chemical Brothers to Pop Idol winner Will Young at the event's two sites at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex, and Weston Park,...

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Winehouse To Return To V Amid Ticket Warning To Festilval Goers

16th August 2008

Amy Winehouse will return to the V Festival later, a year after cancelling her appearance at the event.The singer joins a host of acts, including The Verve and Kings of Leon, who will perform at...

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Stereophoncs Star Takes New Bike To Work

16th July 2008

STEREOPHONCS guitarist RICHARD JONES has taken delivery of a new motorcycle to help him cut the time it takes to get across London between the recording studio and his record company.The bass player is "delighted"...

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Killers Announced As Headliners For Reading, Leeds

31st March 2008

The Killers have been announced as the headline act for this year's Reading and Leeds festivals.A message on the festivals' official websites said the Las Vegas band would play Reading on Saturday August 23rd and...

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V Festival Tickets All Snapped Up Within 90 Minutes

7th March 2008

Tickets for this summer's V Festival have sold out – just 90 minutes after being made available for sale.Festival organisers said all 80,000 tickets for the August event had been snapped up within an hour...

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Winehouse To Play At V Festival

4th March 2008

AMY WINEHOUSE is set to be one of the major acts performing at this year's V Festival.Last night organisers announced that the BACK TO BLACK songstress will play at the August event following successful performances...

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Snow Patrol Member Escapes Drug Charge

27th September 2007

Tom Simpson, the chart-topping band's keyboard player, was alleged to have been found in possession of cocaine in Glasgow's Sauchiehall Street on June 24th, 2006.The 35-year-old had been scheduled to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court...

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Coldplay Reinvent Their Own Wheel

22nd April 2005

CHRIS MARTIN backtracked on his promise to "reinvent the wheel" with COLDPLAY's next album when he realised his band would be foolish to dramatically alter their winning songwriting style. Following Coldplay's headline performance at...

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The La's Reunited By Oasis

21st March 2005

Seminal British band THE LA'S have thrilled fans by reuniting for a major concert - and it's all thanks to OASIS. The THERE SHE GOES group split in the early 1990s following the release...

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Barrymore Gives Security A Work Out

24th August 2004

Actress DREW BARRYMORE forced security guards into frenzied action at last weekend's (21/22AUG04) V FESTIVAL, after she ordered them to shield her every move from the public. The CHARLIE'S ANGELS beauty was attending the...

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Streaker Appears At Music Festival

23rd August 2004

British band THE CHARLATANS were preceded at this year's (04) V FESTIVAL by a naked streaker - who was introduced by event founder RICHARD BRANSON. The nude woman appeared in front of the...

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Embrace Pay Tribute To Grieving Jet

23rd August 2004

Resurrected rockers EMBRACE paid an emotional tribute to grief-stricken band JET at Saturday's (21AUG04) V FESTIVAL in Chelmsford, south England. The ALL YOU GOOD GOOD PEOPLE band replaced the Australian rockers in the line-up...

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Dido's Family Affair

23rd August 2004

British singer DIDO loved playing at this year's (04) V FESTIVAL in England - because her brother ROLLO was also on the bill. The WHITE FLAG star - who is Britain's best-selling female artist...

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Dido's Virgin Slip

23rd August 2004

Songbird DIDO stunned fans at the V FESTIVAL (21-22AUG04) by revealing one of her songs is about the loss of her virginity. The THANK YOU singer made the disclosure onstage just before launching into...

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Kelis Festival Appearance Causes Chaos

23rd August 2004

R+B beauty KELIS was forced to exit the stage at last weekend's (21-22AUG04) V FESTIVAL in England - after nearly 5,000 fans tried to enter the full-to-capacity tent she was playing in. The MILKSHAKE...

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