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Roots Manuva Headlines Tramlines

22nd July 2012

Roots Manuva closed the second day of Tramlines festival last night (21.07.12).The 'Witness (1 Hope)' rapper brought the Nokia Lumia Live stage at the event in Northern England to a close, following sets by Ms...

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Reverend And The Makers Open Tramlines

21st July 2012

Reverend and the Makers opened Tramlines festival in Sheffield last night (20.07.12).The 'Heavyweight Champion of the World' band took part in the Nokia Lumia Live showcase at the three-day free event, with a homecoming show...

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We Are Scientists Axe Upcoming Dates On U.k. Tour

14th July 2012

Rockers We Are Scientists have been forced to scrap four concerts on their upcoming U.K. tour as frontman Keith Murray struggles with vocal issues.The Californian band is due to kick off its latest series of...

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Reverend And The Makers To Open Tramlines

21st June 2012

Reverend and the Makers will open Sheffield's Tramlines festival.The band have recently returned from a two year hiatus and are headlining the opening day of the event, in Northern England, playing the Nokia Lumia Live...

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We Are Scientists Back In The UK For Five 2012 Festivals

16th May 2012

We Are Scientists will be playing live in the UK this year for the first time since the release of their last album 'Barbara' in 2010 in five summer festivals plus a UK tour.After performing...

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We Are Scientists & Ash Record Charity Track

11th August 2011

American stars We Are Scientists have joined forces with Northern Irish rockers Ash to record a song for charity.The two bands are teaming up for a cover of songwriter Robert Manning's track Washington Parks to...

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Kasabian Rock Isle Of Wight

13th June 2011

Kasabian closed the Isle of Wight Festival in style last night (12.06.11).The British band ended their headline slot by blasting out 2009 single 'Fire' to more than 70,000 rain-soaked fans, and entertained the crowd with...

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We Are Scientists Defend English World Cup Anthem

10th June 2010

U.S. rockers WE ARE SCIENTISTS are fighting off criticism for recording a song lending support to England's soccer World Cup campaign, insisting they're simply not fans of American football.New York-based rockers Christopher Cain, Keith Murray...

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Guns N' Roses Headline Reading

30th March 2010

Guns N' Roses, Arcade Fire and Blink-182 have been confirmed as headliners for this year's Reading and Leeds festivals.The US groups will each top the bill on one night of the three-day event - which...

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Guns N Roses Headline Reading

30th March 2010

Guns N Roses, Arcade Fire and Blink-182 have been confirmed as headliners for this year's Reading and Leeds festivals.The US groups will each top the bill on one night of the three-day event - which...

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Guns N Roses Headline Reading

29th March 2010

Guns N Roses, Arcade Fire and Blink-182 have been confirmed as headliners for this years Reading and Leeds festivals.The US groups will each top the bill on one night of the three-day event which takes...

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Burrows Joins New York Rockers

10th August 2009

Former RAZORLIGHT drummer ANDY BURROWS has returned to music, joining New York-based rockers WE ARE SCIENTISTS.Burrows quit the British band earlier this year (09) after falling out with frontman Johnny Borrell. After a six month...

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Andy Burrows: No Razorlight Regret

14th June 2009

Andy Burrows is glad he left Razorlight because his life isn't all about the "f***ing" band.The 29-year-old rocker - who split from the 'America' hitmakers earlier this year amid rumours of animosity between him and...

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Andy Burrows: Dad Not Drummer

11th June 2009

Andy Burrows prefers fatherhood to life as a rock star.The former Razorlight drummer - who raises baby daughter Chloe with his fiancee Stephanie - says his priorities have changed since he became a dad and...

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Glastonbury Festival Heading For Sell Out

11th June 2008

With the sun shining and the prospect of good weather ahead peoples attentions are turning towards what is probably the most talked about music festival in the world, GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL. When asked by Contactmusic.com in...

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Lightspeed Champion Withdraws From Camden Crawl

16th April 2008

Lightspeed Champion has been forced to pull out of this year's Camden Crawl after being taken ill.The musician - real name Dev Hynes - was hospitalised in Switzerland after experiencing difficulty walking following a concert.And...

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Lightspeed Champion Withdraws From Camden Crawl After Illness

16th April 2008

Lightspeed Champion has been forced to pull out of this year's Camden Crawl after being taken ill.The musician - real name Dev Hynes - was hospitalised in Switzerland after experiencing difficulty walking following a concert.And...

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Reading And Leeds Festivals Sell Out In Record Time

4th April 2008

Tickets for the Reading and Leeds Festivals have sold out in record time with 200,000 being sold within 24 hours of going on sale.The tickets went on sale at 19:00 BST on March 31st and...

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Reading And Leeds Festivals Sells Out In Record Time

3rd April 2008

Tickets for the Reading and Leeds Festivals have sold out in record time with 200,000 being sold within 24 hours of going on sale.The tickets went on sale at 19:00 BST on March 31st and...

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Killers, Metallica And Rage To Headline Reading, Leeds

31st March 2008

The Killers, Metallica and Rage Against the Machine have been announced as this year's headline acts for the Reading and Leeds festivals.The three groups will stagger performances across the main stages at each venue during...

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U2 In Shock Charity Gig Set

24th November 2007

U2's Bono and Edge amazed fans at a charity gig in north London last night with a surprise appearance.The 250-strong crowd at the Mencap Little Noises Sessions at Union Chapel had been told to expect...

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Biffy Clyro Treat Fans To Banned Song

22nd November 2007

Rock band BIFFY CLYRO surprised fans when they sang FOLDING STARS a song they had vowed never to play live, at a London gig.The Scottish rockers made a "snap decision" to include the number in...

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Britain Vs America At Nme Awards

30th January 2007

ARCTIC MONKEYS, KASABIAN, THE KILLERS, MUSE and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE will lead the way at this year's (07) NME Awards, after scoring four nominations each. After winning three awards at last year's ceremony, Arctic Monkeys...

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Ordinary Boys Illness Ends Festival Appearance

21st August 2006

British rockers THE ORDINARY BOYS were forced to pull out of the second leg of their two-day V Festival appearance when bassist JAMES GREGORY fell ill. The band, who performed in Essex, England on Saturday...

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Scientists To 'Steal' Editors' Sound

3rd August 2006

WE ARE SCIENTISTS frontman KEITH MURRAY loves rock rivals EDITORS so much, he wants to steal as much of their unrecorded material as possible to improve his own sound. The US rockers can't wait to...

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Scientists Desperate For Pharrell To Call

12th July 2006

American rockers WE ARE SCIENTISTS have slammed producer/singer PHARRELL WILLIAMS, after they failed to return his phone calls. Both artists shared the bill this month (JUL06) at the Oxegen and T In The Park festivals...

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Kaiser Chiefs Dominate Nme Awards Nominations

24th January 2006

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS are set to dominate the ShockWaves NME Awards next month (FEB06), after landing a record seven nominations. The I PREDICT A RIOT hitmakers, who opened the Philadelphia Live 8 concert...

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