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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...

Manic Street Preachers To Perform Again

Manic Street Preachers will still play live in 2012.The 'A Design for Life' group had planned to go on an indefinite hiatus after a huge show at London's the O2 last December - in which...

Graham Coxon Asks Fans To Choose Tour Support

British musician Graham Coxon is giving unsigned bands the chance to support him on his upcoming tour by auditioning on his website.The Blur guitarist heads out on a solo trek around the U.K. in April...

Blur To Record After Brits 2012?

Blur look set to perform at the Brit Awards, and may record new material in 2012. The 'Parklife' group have been largely defunct since 2003, apart from a series of one-off shows in 2009, but...

Manic Street Preachers End Hiatus After Four Weeks

Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers have axed their two-year hiatus after less than four weeks, announcing they will be playing gigs outside the U.K. this year (12).The Everything Must Go hitmakers told fans last year...

Babyshambles To Tour Without Doherty

British rockers Babyshambles are heading out on tour - without troubled frontman Pete Doherty.Bassist Drew MCConnell and guitarist Mik Whitnall have announced two concerts in the U.K. with another eight or nine in the pipeline,...

Drew Mcconnell Walking Again After Breaking His Back

British rocker Drew Mcconnell is walking again, less than six months after breaking his back in a horrific road crash.The Babyshambles bassist snapped his spine in three places and suffered broken ribs and injuries to...

Pulp Hint At 2012 Return After Cryptic Tweet

Pulp have been one of the more popular among the slew of artists making their active return to live music as the demand for nostalgia echoes across the music industry's decaying wasteland, their shows last...

Nick Hodgson Joins The Vaccines Onstage

Kaiser Chiefs star Nick Hodgson became a temporary member of The Vaccines on Tuesday night (03Jan12) when he stepped in to guest as their drummer.The band was performing a show at Amsterdam Paradiso in the...

John Lydon Attacks Tv Talent Shows

Punk icon John Lydon has blamed TV talent shows for the fact his reunited Public Image Ltd. have yet to find a record label.The sneering former Sex Pistols singer has taken aim at hit shows...

Arctic Monkeys Blunder New Year's Eve Celebration In Australia

British rockers the Arctic Monkeys suffered an embarrassing moment at midnight on New Year's Eve (31Dec11) - because they didn't realise they were supposed to countdown to 2012 at an Australian festival.The band left the...

Morrissey Demands Apology To End Lawsuit

Singer Morrissey has urged magazine bosses to apologise and end an ongoing lawsuit to prevent a costly court battle.The former The Smiths frontman has issued a writ against Nme alleging comments he made in a...

White Lies Rule Our Christmas Track

White Lies don't see the point in Christmas songs. The 'To Lose my Life' group have ruled out any chance of recording a festive hit themselves, as they don't want to have a track which...

Axl Rose Ejects Unruly Fan From Vancouver Gig

Axl Rose, lead singer of Guns N'Roses, has once again had his attitude towards the group's fans called into question, as he had a gig-goer ejected from their concert in Vancouver last Saturday (December 17,...

Pj Harvey's Album Named Critics' Record Of The Year

Pj Harvey's acclaimed album Let England Shake has crowned a triumphant year for the British singer/songwriter after it was named the best record of 2011 by music critics.Harvey's state-of-the-nation address scooped the prestigious Mercury Prize...

Matt Helders Learning To Play Guitar

Arctic Monkeys' Matt Helders is learning to play the guitar. The drummer is taking some time off from touring and recording over the festive period, and is planning to devote some time to learning a...

Tom Meighan Confident Of Christmas Carol Writing

Kasabian's Tom Meighan thinks he'd write great Christmas Carols. The singer says if he were to pen some festive tracks, they would have a traditional sound to them, in the style of 'White Christmas' hitmaker...

The Vaccines Frontman Stops Shouting

The Vaccines singer Justin Young is trying not to get angry to protect his voice. The 'If You Wanna' vocalist has undergone three operations for haemorrhages on his vocal cords in the last year and...

Alice Cooper Buying Gaga A Bible

Alice Cooper is getting Lady Gaga a bible and a cookbook for Christmas. The 'Poison' shock rocker is good friends with Gaga and looking to get her some useful everyday objects, which he thinks may...

Sarah Harding Had Horse Therapy In Rehab

Sarah Harding underwent horse therapy while she was in rehab.The Girls Aloud singer - who visited American treatment facility Cottonwood in October to seek help for depression and alcoholism - opted for "equine assisted counselling"...

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There's A New Girl In Town! Mariah Carey Opens Las Vegas Residency With Style [Video]

Mariah Carey look dazzling as always as she opened her highly...

Chris Evans Reveals Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' Shooting Schedule

Chris Evans has revealed the packed shooting schedule for Avengers...

Sam Smith Cancels Rest Of Australian Tour Due Vocal Chord Haemorrhage

Sam Smith has been forced to cancel the remainder of his Australian tour...

Alice Eve Suffers Social Media Backlash After Saying Bruce Jenner Is 'Playing At Being A Woman'

Actress Alice Eve has come under fire on social media, after saying that...

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Jurassic World - Clips

When John Hammond first created InGen and prepared Jurassic Park, it was a colossal failure. When Jurassic World...

Tove Lo - Vevo GO Shows: Talking Body

Tove Lo has taken some time to talk about her first ever performance at a burlesque club for her acclaimed...

Dan Mangan - Interview

Hot on the heels of his fourth album release 'Club Meds', Dan Mangan has set out on tour - hitting both Europe and North...

'Homeland' Season 5 To Shoot Entirely in Germany

The Homeland cast and crew are heading to Germany, to shoot the entirety of season 5. The Emmy-award...

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