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Chris Wolstenholme Records Tracks About Alcoholism

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...

Chris Wolstenholme Feared Death From Drinking

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...

Lady Gaga Lends Support To Kristen Stewart And Robert Pattinson

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...

Matt Bellamy Samples Baby's Heartbeat For Album

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...

Green Day's Amy Winehouse Tribute A Warning

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...

Paul Mccartney Planning New Album

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...

Muse's New Album Is Inspired By Skrillex

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...

Amy Winehouse Foundation To Help Launch Kids' Hospice

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...

Bbc Introducing Stage Line-up Announced

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...

'Old Bluesman' Nas

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...

Amy Winehouse's Charity Funds New Orleans Music Lessons

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Bat For Lashes Star Natasha Khan Apologises For Benicassim Axe

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...

Tom Meighan Always Drinks Before Shows

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:...

Tom Meighan Always Drinks Before Shows

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:...

Elijah Wood Likes Gollum Best

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...

Elijah Wood Likes Gollum Best

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...

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

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...

Lily Allen Reports 'Racist' Soldier To The British Army

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...

Example's Diverse Guitar Album

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:...

Lily Allen Reports 'Racist' Soldier To Ministry Of Defence

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...

Courtney Love Sued By Assistant Over Wages, Hacking, Fraud

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...

'Umbrella' Wards Off Rain As Rihanna Closes Wireless Festival

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...

Feeder Pull Out Of Scottish Festival Over Frontman's Illness

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"...

The Strokes Clean Up For New Album

The Strokes have quit drinking and smoking to record their new album. The 'Last Nite' band are recording their fifth album in New York, and have cleaned up their act so they can concentrate on...

Amy Winehouse And Nas Collaboration Gets Radio Debut

The rapper Nas has finally revealed the details of his posthumous collaboration with Amy Winehouse. The track, 'Cherry Wine' was aired for the first time on the UK's Bbc Radio 1 station last night (July...

Jude Law & Radiohead Team Up For Greenpeace Video

Radiohead and Jude Law have teamed up for a heart-wrenching new Greenpeace Save the Arctic campaign video.The short film features a polar bear sifting though trash in London on a desperate search for food, smelling...

Elbow Preview Clip Of Olympics Track 'First Steps'

Elbow have previewed a minute long clip of their new track 'First Steps' that will be featuring on the Bbc coverage of the forthcoming London Olympics that begins at the end of the month. The...

Jarvis Cocker Tricks Himself Into Writing Tracks

Jarvis Cocker has to ''trick'' himself into writing songs.The Pulp frontman admits he has no typical routine when it comes to penning new material and can't force himself to write new tracks.He said: ''I'm always...

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