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Fiona Apple Returns With 26 Word Album Title

Fiona Apple, who hasn't exactly been too active of late, has chosen one sure fire way to get her comeback some much-needed publicity by naming her latest album after a 23 word-long poem. Apple's fourth...

Gallagher Rues Taking Daughter To Gig

Rocker Noel Gallagher was left disappointed when he took his young daughter to one of his solo gigs - she spent the show texting pals.The former Oasis star crowned his triumphant comeback as a solo...

Jason Derulo Changed By Accident

Jason Derulo has a new perspective on life since fracturing his neck.The 'What If' singer feels ''lucky'' to be alive following the accident, which occurred when he was rehearsing dance moves, and also appreciates the...

Johnny Marr Says Smiths Reunion Hinges On David Cameron

Following Johnny Marr 's proclamation at the recent Nme Awards that his old group The Smiths would only reform if the current UK government stepped down from power, that great commentator of cultural society and...

The Horrors Wanted Harvey To Win Nme Award

The Horrors rocker Tom Cowan was baffled when his band won a top prize at the Nme Awards - because he was rooting for Pj Harvey to take the trophy.The British group scooped Best Album...

Peter Hook Brands 'Unheard Song' A Hoax

British rocker Peter Hook has blasted reports an unreleased track by his former band Joy Division has been unearthed, branding the song a hoax.Earlier this week (beg27Feb12), rumours circulated online that a previously unheard tune...

Florence Welch Parties Hard After Nme Awards

Florence Welch celebrated her double win at the NME Awards by partying with Kasabian and Kate Moss last night (29.02.12).The Florence + the Machine singer was presented with the prizes for Best Solo Artist and...

Noel Gallagher Plots Gardening Future

Noel Gallagher will take up gardening when he retires.The 'Dream On' rocker still ''loves'' making new music but admits as soon as he stops finding his career fun, he will give it up in favour...

Kasabian Love Winning Awards

Kasabian will never tire of winning awards.The 'Rewired' band were named Best British Band at the NME Awards last night (29.02.12) and despite picking up numerous accolades during their career, they will always celebrate each...

Noel Gallagher Receives Godlike Genius Honour At Nme Awards

Noel Gallagher received the Godlike Genius honour at the NME Awards last night (29.02.12). The Smiths legend Johnny Marr presented him with the biggest prize of the night at the ceremony in London's O2 Academy...

Davy Jones Dies: Fellow Monkees Pay Their Respects

The Monkees have led tributes to the late Davy Jones, following the singer's sad death this week. Mickey Dolenz, the band's singing drummer has said that Jones' death "leaves a gigantic hole in my heart,"...

Miles Kane Ready To Record Again

Miles Kane's next solo album will feature 10 ''upbeat'' tracks.The 'Inhaler' hitmaker is excited about starting work on the follow-up to last year's 'The Colour of the Trap' and already has a very clear idea...

Florence A Double Winner At Nme Awards As Adele Loses Out

Florence Welch and her Florence + The Machine bandmates have ended Adele's accolades haul with a double win at the Nme Awards in London on Wednesday (29Feb12).Welch and her band beat the multiple Grammy and...

Florence A Double Winner At Nme Awards As Adele Loses Out

Florence Welch and her Florence + The Machine bandmates have ended Adele's accolades haul with a double win at the Nme Awards in London on Wednesday (29Feb12).Welch and her band beat the multiple Grammy and...

Bez Won't Be Part Of Happy Mondays Reunion Tour

The Happy Mondays reunion tour won't feature dancer and percussionist Bez - because he's too old to hit the road.The fun-loving star, who became a cult icon in the U.K.'s 'Madchester' scene of the early...

Bruce Springsteen's Wrecking Ball Reviews: Great Politics, But How's The Songwriting?

Bruce Springsteen 's 17th studio album, Wrecking Ball is scheduled for release on Monday March 6, 2012, ahead of a four and a half month world tour, starting March 18th in Atlanta, Georgia. Largely positive...

John Lydon Turned Cops On Branson During Boat Raid

Punk icon John Lydon escaped arrest during the Sex Pistols' infamous gig on a boat in 1977 - by telling cops music mogul Richard Branson was the band's frontman.The controversial group performed a show on...

Bow Wow Wow To Tour Again

Quirky punk act Bow Wow Wow have announced their first British tour in almost 30 years.Vocalist Annabella Lwin and bass player Lee Gorman reunited last year (11) for a concert in California, and it seems...

The Vaccines 'Excited' To Work With Ethan Johns

The Vaccines are ''really excited'' about working with Ethan Johns on their second album. The 'Wreckin' Bar (Ra Ra Ra)' group have teamed up with the Kings of Leon producer - who took home the...

Sex Pistols Sign Record Deal To Re-release 'Never Mind The B*llocks'

Sex Pistols have signed a deal with Universal to release an expanded and repackaged version of 'Never Mind The B*llocks;' punk of course has now sold out many times since its initial youthful burst onto...

Paul Heaton Plans Cycling Tour For 50th Birthday

Former Beautiful South frontman Paul Heaton will celebrate his upcoming 50th birthday by cycling around the U.K. and Ireland.The A Little Time singer will pedal from gig to gig throughout May and June (12), clocking...

Blur Refused To Accept Brit Award In 2010

Blur refused to accept a BRIT Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music in 2010. The 'Parklife' group - who have been largely defunct since 2003, apart from a series of one-off shows in 2009 -...

Tim Burgess Launching His Own Breakfast Cereal

Rocker Tim Burgess has launched his own brand of music festival-friendly breakfast cereal.The Charlatans frontman teamed up with bosses at Kellogg's to create Totes Amazeballs, a new marshmallow-and-chocolate-based snack. Burgess tells Nme.com, "We were thinking...

The Futureheads Staging Food Festival

British rockers The Futureheads are staging a food festival in Sunderland, England to celebrate the 2012 Olympics.London is hosting the summer sporting extravaganza, and the Hounds of Love stars are marking the event by creating...

Rihanna Warned By Violence Experts: Chris Brown Hasn't Changed

Experts from domestic violence charities have warned Rihanna not to become too trusting of her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown. Rita Smith of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence referred to Brown's recent posts on Twitter, in...

Blur Turned Down Brits Honour In 2010

Pop band Blur were offered the prestigious Outstanding Contribution to Music honour at the Brit Awards several years ago - but they turned it down.The Parklife hitmakers sealed their legendary status on Tuesday (21Feb12) when...

Birthday Cake: The Rihanna Remix That Shocked The Music Industry

Rihanna 's 'Birthday Cake' was set to "shock us", it was claimed, and though the actual track itself has been reviewed as fairly standard R&B fare, the remix has gone and done just that. In...

Blur To Headline Olympics Closing Ceremony Concert

Blur will headline an Olympics Closing Celebration concert in August. The Britpop band have joined a line up including The Specials and New Order for the BT London Live concert in Hyde Park, which will...

Blur's Damon Albarn And Graham Coxon Preview New Track

Ahead of their performance at the Brits tomorrow, Blur 's Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon debuted a new song last night at charity War Child's charity show in London's O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, reports the...

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