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Valensi Defends 'Exhausted' Strokes

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...

The Strokes Celebrate Sober Casablancas

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS' decision to reduce his alcohol intake has saved the group, according to his bandmates. The LATE NITE hitmakers were recently interviewed by cult writer JAY McINERNEY for an article...

Strokes Determined To Remain Together

THE STROKES are confident they will enjoy a lengthy career after emerging relatively unscathed from the circus of their first five years together. Guitarist NICK VALENSI is convinced the New York rockers, who release...

Strokes Spurred On By 'Brutal' Khane

New York rockers THE STROKES were terrorised by producer DAVID KHANE while making new album FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF EARTH, as he forced them to strive for perfection. The LAST NITE stars couldn't wait to...

De Cadenet Captures The Stars In New Photo Book

Former wild child-turned-photographer AMANDA DE CADENET has compiled her most candid shots of her famous friends for a new book, RARE BIRDS. The starry photo album features party snapshots of pals like BENICIO DEL...

Strokes Nearly Died Before Gig

American rockers THE STROKES nearly died in a harrowing tour bus disaster hours before their performance at Scottish concert T IN THE PARK earlier this month (11JUL04). The LAST NITE group were rushing to...

Stroke Reignites Romance

THE STROKES guitarist NICK VALENSI has overcome his turbulent relationship problems with British TV present AMANDA De CADENET. The glamorous couple were rumoured to have ended their romance, but were spotted kissing each other...

The Strokes' Drunk Performance

The STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS bravely performed at Scottish music festival T IN THE PARK on Sunday (11JUL04) after drinking "a gallon of alcohol". The rockers - Casablancas, NICK VALENSI, ALBERT HAMMOND JR, FABRIZIO...

Casablancas' Drunken Performance

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS was so inebriated during a recent gig, he caused his guitarist to storm off in a rage. According to the NEW YORK DAILY NEWS website, Casablancas was already drunk...

Strokes Star Turns To Judaism

THE STROKES star ALBERT HAMMOND JR converted to Judaism 18 months ago, and the religious awakening had an instant effect on his sex life. The guitarist, who was baptised Episcopalian, claims he converted because...

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Billy Corgan Teases "Two New EPs" Of Smashing Pumpkins Songs In 2018

Corgan took to Instagram to confirm rumours of new Pumpkins material, saying the first songs could arrive as early as May.

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