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Axl Rose To Become Hall Of Famer, Whether He Likes Or Not

Axl Rose would appear to be getting inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - whether he wants to or not! Rose and the rest of GUNS N' ROSES have long been known...

Pete Doherty Plans Rehab Spell In April

Pete Doherty is planning to go to rehab ''at the end of April''. The Libertines frontman - who has had a well documented battle with substance abuse - admits he has a ''long way to...

Pete Doherty Confirms Charlotte Gainsbourg Romance

British rocker Pete Doherty has confirmed he struck up a romance with actress Charlotte Gainsbourg after they met on the set of their new movie project.The Babyshambles star appears alongside the Antichrist actress in Confession...

Pete Doherty Heading Back To Rehab

British rocker Pete Doherty is heading back to rehab in a bid to finally put his drug problems behind him.The Libertines frontman has battled addictions to heroin and crack cocaine for almost 10 years and...

Sex Pistols Turned Down Olympics

The Sex Pistols turned down the chance to play at the Olympics. The legendary punk band were asked to reform and perform at the huge summer sporting event in London, but singer John Lydon turned...

Paul Weller Too Embarrassed For Talent Shows

Paul Weller would be ''too embarrassed'' to appear on a TV talent show. The 'That Dangerous Age' hitmaker is not a fan of reality TV singing shows such as 'The X Factor' and 'The Voice'...

The Killers Inspired By Nirvana

The Killers wouldn't have started if it wasn't for Nirvana.The 'Somebody Told Me' band's bassist, Mark Stoermer, didn't get into rock music until he heard the grunge group, and spent his formative years as a...

The Libertines Writing New Material

Pete Doherty and Carl Barat are writing new Libertines songs together. The pair - who both fronted the band playing guitar and singing - have had a turbulent relationship since reuniting to play two festival...

Jarvis Cocker 'Worried' About Pulp Reunion

Jarvis Cocker was ''super worried'' people wouldn't care about Pulp's reunion.The 'Disco 2000' hitmakers played a string of comeback shows last year following a nine-year split and the singer was delighted by the positive reception...

Pete Doherty Distraught Over Amy Winehouse Funeral Ban

British rocker Pete Doherty was upset when he learned he had been banned from attending his pal Amy Winehouse's funeral last year (11), insisting she would have wanted him there.The musician was friends with the...

Adam Deacon Predicts Second Summer Of Riots

British actor Adam Deacon has predicted the U.K. will be hit with another wave of rioting unless the government acts swiftly to engage with the country's youth.The Bafta-winning Kidulthood star announced earlier this year (12)...

Mick Jones To Reignite Hillsborough Campaign At Stone Roses Gig

Rock veteran Mick Jones is hoping his high-profile gig at the upcoming Stone Roses reunion concerts will boost a campaign in aid of the victims of Britain's worst ever sporting disaster.The former The Clash star...

Pete Doherty's 'Guilt' Over Robyn Whitehead Tragedy

Rocker Pete Doherty has admitted he feels "guilty" about the death of close friend Robyn Whitehead for dragging her into his murky world of drug addiction.Filmmaker Whitehead died from heroin poisoning in 2010 at a...

Pete Doherty Inspired By Amy's Death

Pete Doherty found the wake of Amy Winehouse's death an ''inspiring time''. The singer and songwriter was living in squalor in London when his friend died of accidental alcohol poisoning last year, and found her...

Pete Doherty 'Ashamed' Over Blanco Death

Cult rocker Pete Doherty has confessed he's "completely ashamed" he fled after a man plunged to his death following a bust-up with the star but insists he's not to blame for the tragedy.Actor Mark Blanco...

Kai Fish Leaves Mystery Jets

Mystery Jets bass player Kai Fish has quit the band to front a new project.The young rocker released a solo album last year (11) and recently told the Nme that he had considered leaving the...

Viva Brother Disband

British rockers Viva Brother have disbanded.The trio announced its decision to break up on Sunday (01Apr12) and a representative has since confirmed the news to Nme.com, following suggestions from fans the report was an April...

Mumford And Sons Evolving On Second Album

Mumford and Sons second album will be an ''evolution not a revolution.'''The Cave' group spent most of the last year in the US touring their debut album, 'Sigh No More' but have moved back to...

Plan B Wants To Destroy Music Industry 'Machine'

Plan B is in a ''great position to destroy'' the music industry ''machine''. The 'iLL Manors' rapper upset his record company with plans to follow up his million selling 'The Defamation of Strickland Banks' album...

The Cribs And The Horrors To Play Hometown Gigs For Small Venue Contest

Rockers The Cribs and The Horrors are doing their part to celebrate Britain's small venues by playing intimate gigs in their hometowns.The bands are set to get up close and personal with fans in May...

The White Stripes Would Only Reform If They Were Bankrupt

Jack White says the only way he would reform The White Stripes is if he were bankrupt.The musician officially ended his group with drummer Meg White official last February, and although there has been a...

Does Katy Perry Diss Russell Brand In 'Part Of Me' Video?

Katy Perry 's latest video has been released on YouTube. Whilst she may well have written the track 'Part of Me' long before she split with her former husband Russell Brand, the pop singer is...

Paul Weller Calls For Musical Revolution

Paul Weller thinks pop needs a ''musical revolution.''The 'That Dangerous Age' singer has been an active musician since 1976, and just released his 11th solo album 'Sonik Kicks', but feels the industry is at rock...

White Rules Out White Stripes Reunion

Rocker Jack White has ruled out ever reforming The White Stripes.The duo split in February last year (11) and White will be releasing his debut solo album, Blunderbuss, next month (Apr12). And he's emphatically ruled...

The Stone Roses' Mammoth Rehearsals

The Stone Roses are rehearsing eight hours a day for their comeback. The 'Waterfall' band are in the studio working on new material and practicing for their live return in June - when they will...

The Shins 'Port Of Morrow' Receives Cautious Praise From Critics

The Shins have made their major label debut on Columbia with fourth album 'Port Of Morrow,' after making a huge breakthrough with their third 'Wincing The Night Away' on Sub-Pop almost five years ago. That...

Jarman's Brothers Helped Him Through Dark Times

The Cribs rocker Ryan Jarman has relied on his bandmate brothers to help him through illness and "self-loathing issues" over the last few years.Jarman admits he has been through a tough time and recently moved...

Peta Bosses Take Aim At Gallagher Over Cow Terrorism

Animal activists have taken aim at Noel Gallagher after the former Oasis star joked about teaching his sons to "throw stuff at cows".The Wonderwall singer recently told reporters he's looking forward to taking his sons...

Adele Overtakes Pink Floyd On U.k.'S All-time Album Sales List

Adele's 2012 just keeps getting better - the singer has overtaken rock legends Pink Floyd on the U.K.'s all-time album sales list.Just weeks after her 21 album beat out Michael Jackson's Bad for eighth place...

Beyonce Announces First Dates Since Birth Of Blue Ivy

Beyonce is all set to return to the live stage, with the recent announcement of three live dates at a casino resort in Atlantic City, Usa. The former Destiny's Child singer, turned solo artist gave...

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