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Skrillex Inspires New Muse Song

30th July 2012

Rockers Muse have hailed Skrillex as their new inspiration, citing the DJ as the influence behind one of their latest tracks.The Hysteria hitmakers were so impressed by the 24-year-old dubstep star after watching him live...

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Frank Turner Hits Out At Olympics Critics

29th July 2012

Singer Frank Turner has hit back at critics who claim he sold out by performing at the Olympics opening ceremony.The songwriter performed at the Olympic stadium in London's Stratford on Friday (27Jul12) before the official...

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Mumford & Sons Lose Innocence

29th July 2012

Mumford & Sons' new album shows they have lost their ''innocence''.The folk-rock group will release 'Babel' in September - the follow-up to the huge album 'Sigh No More' - and think the record is an...

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Green Day Have No Idea Of Their Future

28th July 2012

Green Day ''don't have a f**king clue'' what the future holds.The group are preparing to release three albums, '¡Uno!', '¡Dos!' and '¡Tre!' and they think the move could either be the ''greatest'' or ''dumbest'' thing...

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The Killers Inspired By Elton

27th July 2012

The Killers' new album is inspired by Sir Elton John's hits.The group's frontman Brandon Flowers recently met the 'Crocodile Rock' star's songwriting partner Bernie Taupin and took some tips from him on creating ''epic'' tracks.Speaking...

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Chris Wolstenholme Records Tracks About Alcoholism

26th July 2012

Rockers Muse took inspiration from bassist Chris Wolstenholme's alcoholism battle for two tracks on their new album.Wolstenholme came clean about his drink demons in 2010, revealing he decided to sober up after turning 30 and...

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Chris Wolstenholme Feared Death From Drinking

26th July 2012

Muse's Chris Wolstenholme feared he would die if he didn't quit drinking.The 33-year-old bassist has been sober for some time because, after undergoing cognitive behavioural therapy, he realised his alcohol consumption was getting out of...

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Lady Gaga Lends Support To Kristen Stewart And Robert Pattinson

26th July 2012

Lady Gaga has shown her support for Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson and called for the press to leave the couple alone, whilst they work through their relationship problems. Mother Monster was so moved by...

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Matt Bellamy Samples Baby's Heartbeat For Album

25th July 2012

Matt Bellamy sampled his baby's heartbeat for his new album.The Muse frontman's fiancee Kate Hudson gave birth to their son Bingham in July 2011 and the rocker decided to record the tot's heart rhythm for...

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Green Day's Amy Winehouse Tribute A Warning

25th July 2012

Green Day's Amy Winehouse tribute is a reminder of ''the consequences of the party.''The second of the group's forthcoming three albums, '¡Dos!', ends with a song called 'Amy' - written for the late singer following...

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Paul Mccartney Planning New Album

25th July 2012

Sir Paul McCartney is recording a new album before the end of the year.The 'Yesterday' hitmaker has a number of songs ready, and is hoping to get into the studio after his appearance at the...

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Muse's New Album Is Inspired By Skrillex

25th July 2012

Muse are challenging electronic musicians on 'The 2nd Law'.The 'Supermassive Black Hole' rockers claim sixth studio album is their most far-out to date, with first single 'Unsustainable' written after seeing a show by dubstep star...

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Amy Winehouse Foundation To Help Launch Kids' Hospice

24th July 2012

Bosses at The Amy Winehouse Foundation have announced plans to open a children's hospice in the tragic star's hometown.The charity will help staff at the Noah's Ark Children's Hospice build a medical centre in north...

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Bbc Introducing Stage Line-up Announced

23rd July 2012

Festival Republic have confirmed their line-up for the Bbc Introducing Stage at the LEEDS & Reading Festival this August.It's an army of diverse upcoming talent from acts such as heavy rockers Hawk Eyes, LA alternative...

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'Old Bluesman' Nas

19th July 2012

Nas wanted to create an ''old bluesman vibe'' on his new album. The 'Cherry Wine' rapper poses with the wedding dress of his ex-wife, Kelis - who divorced him in 2009 - draped over his...

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Amy Winehouse's Charity Funds New Orleans Music Lessons

18th July 2012

Amy Winehouse is helping to set up music classes for disadvantaged children in New Orleans from beyond the grave.The Back to Black hitmaker, who died a year ago on Monday (23Jul12), was heartbroken by the...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Jon Lord, Deep Purple's Pioneering Organist

16th July 2012

Jon Lord has passed away at the age of 71, prompting a number of high profile rock musicians to pay tribute to the man who helped to make Deep Purple one of the most successful...

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Nas' Tenth Album 'Illmatic' Shows A Pleasing, Mature Edge

16th July 2012

The anticipation has been high for the return of Nas, the 38 year-old breaking out as one of the finest MCs in the game during hip-hops golden age of the early 90s with his 1994...

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Bat For Lashes Star Natasha Khan Apologises For Benicassim Axe

16th July 2012

Bat For Lashes star Natasha Khan has blamed a "nightmare" bus journey for the cancellation of her slot at Spain's Benicassim festival on Thursday (12Jul12).The singer was scheduled to play the event's Trident Senses Stage...

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Tom Meighan Always Drinks Before Shows

14th July 2012

Tom Meighan can't perform a concert sober.The Kasabian frontman thinks he will eventually quit alcohol, but at the moment can't imagine going on stage without having had a few of his favorite alcoholic beverages.He said:...

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Tom Meighan Always Drinks Before Shows

14th July 2012

Tom Meighan can't perform a concert sober.The Kasabian frontman thinks he will eventually quit alcohol, but at the moment can't imagine going on stage without having had a few of his favourite alcoholic beverages.He said:...

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Elijah Wood Likes Gollum Best

14th July 2012

Elijah Wood's favorite 'Lord of the Rings' character is Gollum.The 31-year-old actor portrayed Frodo Baggins in the movie series and though he was always a fan of the J. R. R. Tolkein novels the films...

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Elijah Wood Likes Gollum Best

14th July 2012

Elijah Wood's favourite 'Lord of the Rings' character is Gollum.The 31-year-old actor portrayed Frodo Baggins in the movie series and though he was always a fan of the J. R. R. Tolkein novels the films...

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Blur To Play Live On Bbc Radio 2 And 6 Music At The End Of The Month

13th July 2012

Recently reunited British Indie Rockers Blur are set to perform a live gig on BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music on July 31st at the BBC's historical Maida Vale studios.The concert will air between 8pm...

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Lily Allen Reports 'Racist' Soldier To The British Army

11th July 2012

Lily Allen 's been known to often spout her mouth off on Twitter, but this time round she was trying to attract her fans attention for a wholly more worthy cause - kicking an alleged...

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Example's Diverse Guitar Album

11th July 2012

Example's fourth album features ''every kind'' of guitar music.The rapper has a strong rock influence on the record, to be released in November, and is promised fans it will be ''very good''.He told NME magazine:...

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Lily Allen Reports 'Racist' Soldier To Ministry Of Defence

11th July 2012

Lily Allen has found herself at the centre of a Twitter scandal, after a man claiming to be a soldier serving in the British Army sent her an abusive message, which read "just seen you...

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Courtney Love Sued By Assistant Over Wages, Hacking, Fraud

11th July 2012

Living proof that all the Buddhist chanting in the world can't save you from an impending lawsuit, Courtney Love is now facing charges from a former assistant, who claims that she owes her money in...

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'Umbrella' Wards Off Rain As Rihanna Closes Wireless Festival

10th July 2012

Following on from her triumphant Hackney Weekend performance, Rihanna wasn't about to let rain stop play when it came to her Wireless set on Sunday. The 24 year-old star arrived onstage 40 minutes late for...

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Feeder Pull Out Of Scottish Festival Over Frontman's Illness

6th July 2012

British rockers Feeder have pulled out of their performance at Scotland's T In The Park on Friday (06Jul12) after frontman Grant Nicholas was struck down with laryngitis.Nicholas was told by doctors he would "badly damage"...

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