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Noel Gallagher's Beady Eye Jealousy

Noel Gallagher is "jealous" of Beady Eye.The 'If I Had a Gun' singer is envious that his brother Liam managed to convince all of the other final members of Oasis - bassist Andy Bell, guitarist...

Pete Doherty's New Girlfriend Motivated Him To Stop Heroin Use

Pete Doherty has revealed that he has stopped injecting heroin in the wake of him becoming a father for the second time.The Libertines frontman, in an interview with The Independent, has said that it is...

Katy B And Mark Ronson Olympic Theme Video Released

A commercial for Katy B and Mark Ronson's Olympic theme 'Move to the Beat' is now released and posted on Nme's website. The corporate sponsors, Coca Cola are heavily prominent; the video starts with a...

Noel Gallagher Shocked By Burglar

Rocker Noel Gallagher was left unnerved after a crazed fan broke into his home just weeks after George Harrison was stabbed by a schizophrenic.The former Oasis star moved to the British countryside in the late...

Noel Gallagher Wants To Work With Albarn

Noel Gallagher wants to make a record with Damon Albarn.The 'If I had a Gun' hitmaker - whose former band Oasis had a huge rivalry with Damon's group Blur during the 1990s - thinks they...

Noel Gallagher Doesn't Like Male Celebrity Fashion Lines

Noel Gallagher feels "uncomfortable" with male celebrities releasing their own clothing lines.The 'If I Had A Gun' hitmaker - whose estranged brother Liam Gallagher has the Pretty Green label - believes it is an acceptable...

Noel Gallagher Eyes Quentin Tarantino Soundtrack

British rocker Noel Gallagher has his sights set on becoming a movie composer and he wants to record a score for Quentin Tarantino.The former Oasis rocker is currently on tour promoting his debut solo album...

Noel Gallagher Rules Out Of Stone Roses Gigs

Noel Gallagher has ruled out supporting cult British band the Stone Roses at their hotly-anticipated comeback shows this year (12).The Fools Gold hitmakers announced last year (11) they are reforming after 15 years apart for...

Noel Gallagher Delays New Album Until 2013

Rock star Noel Gallagher has postponed the release of his experimental new album until 2013 because work on the project has ground to a halt.The former Oasis guitarist announced last year (11) he was launching...

Jack White Announces Solo-tour In Support Of 'Blunderbuss'

Jack White fully revealed his comeback, this time in solo form, today with a premiering new video on Vimeo and a host of US tour dates to announce. If this is what it's come to...

Nicky Wire Loves God Save The Queen

Nicky Wire is a huge fan of John Lydon's lyrics. The Manic Street Preachers bass player counts the lyrics of the Sex Pistols 'God Save the Queen' as his favourite, and loves the venom and...

Pulp To Be Honoured For Music Career

Rockers Pulp will be honoured with the top prize at this year's (12) Nme Awards in Britain for their outstanding contribution to music.The Common People hitmakers reunited last year (11) for a series of concerts,...

The Vaccines Explain Success

The Vaccines think they are successful because they make "simplistic" but uncompromising music.The 'Wreckin Bar (Ra Ra Ra)' band have seen huge success in the last year with their debut album 'What Did You Expect...

Lana Del Rey's Label Boss Denies Her Father Bankrolled Her Career

Lana Del Rey 's former label boss has quashed many of the claims that have been made about her early career and the album that was released under her real name, Lizzie Grant. According to...

Matt Helders Regrets Arctic Monkeys Album Title

Arctic Monkeys rocker Matt Helders regrets naming their 2011 album Suck It And See after fans and critics in the U.S. mistook the title for a reference to a sex act.The Fluorescent Adolescent hitmakers used...

Florence And The Machine To Perform At Nme Awards But 'Ceremonials' Is Snubbed

Florence And The Machine (aka Florence Welch) has been announced as one of the live performers at this year's Nme Awards shows. And, whilst the Best British Band category is dominated by men, Florence faces...

Arctic Monkeys Lead Nme Awards Nominations

British rockers the Arctic Monkeys look set to lead this year's (12) Nme Awards in Britain after landing seven nominations on Monday (30Jan12).The Fluorescent Adolescent hitmakers are in the running for the coveted Best British...

Friendless Singer Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey became a singer to make friends.The 'Born to Die' hitmaker admits part of her inspiration in launching a music career was to become part of a "high-class scene".She said: "I wanted to...

Beth Ditto Wants Madonna Collaboration

Beth Ditto wants to write for Madonna.The Gossip singer was thrilled when the 'Hung Up' hitmaker cited her solo material as an influence on her forthcoming album 'M.D.N.A' and now wants to collaborate further.She said:...

Peter Hook Writing Joy Division Book

British rocker Peter Hook is writing a book about his time in Joy Division to help him come to terms with frontman Ian Curtis' death.Inside Joy Division will chronicle Hook's career and relationship with troubled...

Peter Hook Turns To Legal Team In New Order Fight

Peter Hook is consulting his attorneys after threatening legal action against his former New Order bandmates for using the group's name.The bassist was furious after frontman Bernard Sumner, drummer Stephen Morris and keyboard player Gillian...

Lana Del Rey Almost Quit Singing

Lana Del Rey almost quit singing two years ago.The 'Born to Die' hitmaker - whose real name is Elizabeth Grant - has made several previously unsuccessful attempts to break into the music industry under a...

Pete Doherty Desperate For Band Reunion

British rocker Pete Doherty is desperately trying to reunite his band Babyshambles after they announced they would tour without him.Bassist Drew MCConnell and guitarist Mik Whitnall announced earlier this month (Jan12) they were lining up...

Aretha Franklin Cancels Wedding To Willie Wilkerson

Aretha Franklin 's love life has taken yet another twist, with the soul legend making a U-turn on what was set to be a fairytale story ending in her marrying long-term friend William 'Willie' Wilkerson....

Noel Gallagher Is Godlike Genius

Rocker Noel Gallagher is to be honoured with the Godlike Genius prize at this year's (12) Nme Awards.The singer/songwriter, 44, will pick up the accolade at the ceremony which will be held at London's O2...

Pete Doherty's London Show Marred By Stage Invasion

Pete Doherty's double show in London on Saturday (21Jan12) descended into chaos as fans invaded the stage and tussled with security guards.The British rocker played two gigs at the Brixton Jamm venue in south London,...

Two Door Cinema Club's Hip Hop Influence

Two Door Cinema Club's second album is influenced by hip-hop artists.The 'I Can Talk' group - Alex Trimble, Kevin Baird and Sam Halliday - are living and working in Glasgow on the follow up to...

La Roux 'Terrified' By Sexy Songs

La Roux "terrified" by sexy pop songs.The electronic duo - Elly Jackson and Ben Langmaid - are aiming for a "cheekier" follow up to their self titled debut, but want their music to be sexy...

The Killers' Rock'n'roll Album

The Killers' forthcoming album will contain "more of a rock 'n' roll element". The 'Somebody Told Me' rockers are set to release a new record later this year and drummer Ronnie Vannucci Jr. insists "there...

Black Sabbath To Honour British Festival Date

Organisers of Britain's Download festival have assured fans Black Sabbath are still planning to perform following news of Tony Iommi's cancer diagnosis.Ozzy Osbourne's reformed band was due to play at the upcoming Coachella Festival in...

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