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The Cure Won't Release New Songs

The Cure don't want to ''capitalise'' on their success by a releasing a new album. The 'Love Cats' band are headlining a number of major festivals over the summer, but have resisted requests to accompany...

The Libertines Movie Screenings Postponed

The U.K. tour of a new film documenting the 2010 reunion of rocker Pete Doherty's band The Libertines has been postponed because the director has tonsillitis.Roger Sargent was scheduled to chat with fans about the...

Justin Hawkins And The Darkness Bandmates Still At Odds

Rock band The Darkness' reunion isn't exactly a harmonious one - frontman Justin Hawkins reveals the bandmates still "hate each other".The I Believe in a Thing Called Love hitmakers reformed last year (11) to perform...

The Hives Back After Suffering Band Problems

The Hives frontman HOWLIN' PELLE ALMQVIST insists they are ready for a return to the stage after spending five years in "the dark ages".The Swedish rockers haven't released an album since 2007's Black and White...

Reading And Leeds Festival 2012: Foo Fighters To Perform In Their Only UK Appearance Of 2012

LEEDS & Reading Festival have announced the first wave of acts at this year's festivals. Playling the opening day at Leeds and closing at Reading on the Main Stage will be the Foo Fighters, playing...

Leeds Reading Festival Line Up 2012: The Cure, Kasabian, Foo Fighters

The line-up for the Leeds and Reading Festival 2012 has been announced, with The Cure, Foo Fighters and Kasabian set to headline the three-day event over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Tickets also go on...

Noel Gallagher Upset By Daughter

Noel Gallagher was upset by his daughter using her mobile rather than watching him play live.'The Death of You and Me' singer's 11-year-old daughter, Anais, with ex-wife Meg Matthews came to see him play in...

The Killers Learning To Be In A Band Again

The Killers have ''taken time to figure out'' how to be in a band again.The 'Somebody Told Me' rockers are working on their fourth album after taking a break through much of 2010 and 2011...

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...

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 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...

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...

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