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The Xx's 'Sad' Album

The xx have based their new album on ''sad'' dance music. The 'Islands' group are returning with their second record, 'Coexist', in September and wanted to capture the same energy as on their favourite up...

Kanye West Halts Concert To Berate Laser Wielding Fan

Kanye West and Jay Z have been the recipients of nothing but good will on the European jaunt of their Watch the Throne tour, however things took a turn for the worse as the rap...

Carl Barat Urged Opera Bosses To Tone Down 'Camp' Costume

Rocker Carl Barat begged opera bosses to re-design his costume when he was cast as Roman emperor Nero in a French stage show, fearing the camp outfit would ruin his wildman image.The former Libertines star...

Black Sabbath Already Have An Album Full Of New Material

Black Sabbath's reunion appears to have been quite a productive get-together - Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler have already written an album's worth of new material.Frontman Osbourne has revealed the group is working...

Guns N' Roses Threaten To Walk Off Stage At London Show

GUNS N' ROSES threatened to walk off stage during their concert in London on Friday (01Jun12) after fans took aim at the rockers with flying missiles.The band wrapped up its controversial British leg of the...

Guns N' Roses Fans Stripped Of Slash Shirts

GUNS N' ROSES reportedly banned fans wearing T-shirts sporting former bandmate Slash's logo and image from their London gigs on Thursday and Friday (31May-01Jun12).Reporters representing British music magazine Nme uncovered the truth when one fan...

Liam Gallagher: Roses Comeback 'Better Than Sex'

Liam Gallagher says the Stone Roses' comeback show was ''better than sex''.The Beady Eye frontman - who is married to former All Saints star Nicole Appleton - was in the 1,000-strong audience for the reunited...

Madonna Proves Lady Gaga's Plagiarism In Rehearsal Video?

Queen of pop Madonna was spotted breaking into Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' midway through her own tune 'Express Yourself' during a rehearsal, seemingly trying to prove how similar the songs sound.A video was shot...

Willis Earl Beal 'Arrested'

Blues star Willis Earl Beal was arrested after an altercation at a gig in the Netherlands on Saturday (26May12), according to a report.The singer was performing at the Le Guess Who? festival in Utrecht when...

Alexandra Burke's 'Colourful' Album

Alexandra Burke wanted to add ''colour'' to her career with her second album. The 'Elephant' hitmaker wanted to represent the leaps forward she has made musically on the cover of her new album 'Heartbreak on...

Damon Albarn To Perform At Poetry Festival

British rocker Damon Albarn has signed up to perform at a poetry festival in London next month (Jun12).Organiser Michael Horovitz reveals the Blur frontman will be a special guest at his Poetry Olympics Enlightenment Marathon...

Original Stone Roses Line-up Play First Show For 22 Years

The Stone Roses claimed back in 1989 that they wanted to be adored, and there was no denying that 23 years on from that song - and 22 years since the original line-up were last...

Pete Doherty Uses Unheard Amy Winehouse Lyrics In New Song

Rocker Pete Doherty is using unpublished lyrics penned by late singer Amy Winehouse in a new song.The two Brits were close pals before Winehouse's death in July last year (11), and often joined each other...

Damon Albarn 'Walks Out Of Blur Session'

Damon Albarn has torpedoed hopes of a new Blur album by reportedly walking out of a recording session with the band.Music producer William Orbit has revealed the on/off group had been laying down new tracks...

Charlotte Hatherley Launches Sylver Tongue

Charlotte Hatherley launched her debut single with new band Sylver Tongue in London last night (21.05.12).The band played a set at the Seabright arms pub to launch the track, 'Creatures', showcasing an electro pop sound....

Special Guest Lights Up Ye And Hova's 'Watch The Throne' Show

Following a hugely successful stadium tour in the pair's native US, Jay Z and Kanye West were afforded an equally rapturous reception as they brought their 'Watch The Throne' collaboration to the UK, having played...

Tom Jones Would Shave Off Chest Hair For 7m

Sir Tom Jones would shave his chest hair off for $7 million.The 'What's New Pussycat' singer was rumoured to have insured his famous luxuriant body hair for an astronomical amount, but denies he would ever...

Morrissey, John Lennon & Jimi Hendrix On Ultimate Icon Shortlist

Morrissey, Amy Winehouse, Jimi Hendrix, Liam Gallagher and John Lennon have been shortlisted for British rock bible Nme's Ultimate Icon Award.Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner, David Bowie and Kurt Cobain also make the list to...

Morrissey Snubs Nme Apology

Singer Morrissey is heading to court in his legal battle with Nme magazine after turning down the offer of an apology from its editors.The former The Smiths frontman is suing the British publication, alleging comments...

Facebook To Go Public: Bono Set To Make $1 Billion

Today is the day that Facebook will get floated on the stock exchange. Today is also the day that Bono looks set to become the world's richest musician, as result of this historic business move...

Richard Hawley Announces Full UK Tour

Following the announcement of his first Brixton Academy performance in October, Sheffield-born rock 'n' roller Richard Hawley has announced his full UK autumn tour.He is also set to play a sold out gig at London...

Alabama Shakes Want To Sing Like Pink Floyd

Alabama Shakes singer Brittany Howard based her singing on Pink Floyd. The 'Hold On' band's singer discovered the British psychedelic rockers when she was a teenager, and decided she wanted to sing like the band's...

The Enemy Disappointed With Albums

The Enemy were ''disappointed with both'' of their first two albums. The group's debut, 'We'll Live and Die in These Towns', was a huge hit, but its follow up, 'Music for the People', failed to...

Vampire Weekend Ready Third Album

Vampire Weekend have ''many songs'' ready for their third album. The 'Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa' group are working on their next album and plotting to take their sound into uncharted territory. Bassist Chris Baio -...

James Buckley: 'The Inbetweeners Is Over'

The Inbetweeners star James Buckley has shocked fans by insisting the hit franchise is over.The British TV series ran for three seasons before being made into a film last summer (11), and was a huge...

Blink 182 Cancel Tour As Travis Barker Undergoes Emergency Surgery

Blink 182's Travis Barker has had to undergo emergency surgery, forcing the band to cancel a number of North American tour dates. According to a report from Nme, the band has been forced to pull...

Mumford & Sons Complete Album

Mumford & Sons have finished recording their new album - but may not release it.The group have been working hard on the follow-up to 2009's 'Sigh No More' and admits they will scrap the record...

Noel Gallagher: Male Fan Alleges 'Noel. I Am Pregnant By You!!!!!'

Noel Gallagher, former lead guitarist of chart topping rock band Oasis, talks about his Sao Paulo show in his new blog written for the Huffington Post UK. He mentions a few of the banners that...

Slipknot To Return To The Studio In 2013

Heavy rockers Slipknot's DJ has revealed the band will return to the studio early next year (13) to record their first album since the death of bassist Paul Gray.Several band members feared there would be...

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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Has Worn Joss Whedon Out

Now that he has unleashed his second 'Avengers' movie to global box...

Rosewater - Movie Review

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Music Streaming Dinosaur Grooveshark Shuts Down Overnight After Rights Settlement

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Ryan Adams Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of 69' in Nashville [Video]

Some twelve years after he had a heckler removed for requesting Bryan...

Samba - Movie Review

Some very big themes are given space to breathe in this remarkably naturalistic drama, which is livened up by terrific...

Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards

Romeo Santos, commonly known as The King of Bachata, was not...

'Unfriended' Brings Horror To Screen Addicts

Horror is a reliably profitable genre, generally cheap to make and always popular with young audiences...

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