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Noel Gallagher Put Off Oasis Reunion By Paul Weller

Noel Gallagher is determined never to reform his old band Oasis because it would wreck his friendship with fellow rocker Paul Weller and force him to move out of London.The Wonderwall hitmakers split in 2009...

Noel Gallagher Has A Dig At Beady Eye

Rocker Noel Gallagher has taken a swipe at his former Oasis bandmates, blaming their failure to forge a successful career on their lack of songwriting skills.Gallagher parted ways with his brother Liam, guitarists Gem Archer...

Kurt Cobain Suicide T-shirts Pulled From Sale

Bosses of online auction house eBay.com have agreed to remove listings for T-shirts printed with Kurt Cobain's suicide note after a campaign by outraged Nirvana fans.A petition was launched on social media calling for the...

Noel Gallagher: 'I Can't Live In A World Where Ed Sheeran Is Headlining Wembley'

Noel Gallagher has slammed fellow Brit Ed Sheeran, insisting he can't "live in a world" where the singer is headlining London's Wembley Stadium.The Sing hitmaker has sold out three summer gigs at the fabled venue,...

Ian Watkins To Pick Up $220,000 From Sale Of Touring Company After Prison Stint

Convicted rocker Ian Watkins will come into a small fortune when he is finally released from prison following the sale of the touring company he co-owned with his former bandmates.The ex-Lostprophets frontman, who was convicted...

Noel Gallagher Attacks Modern Bands For Being "Scared Of Social Media"

Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher has launched a stinging attack on modern music and today’s bands, stating that if you score a Number 1 single it “automatically means you must be s**t.”In an interview with...

Sean Lennon Takes British Band Under His Wing

John Lennon's musician son Sean is playing mentor to fledgling British punk band Fat White Family by putting them up at his New York home, giving them free use of his recording studio, and allowing...

Spanish Band Deers Changing Name To Hinds

Spanish rock newcomers Deers have been forced to change their name after they were threatened with legal action from a rival group.The four-piece, founded by Ana Garcia Perrote and Carlotta Cosials, broke the news to...

Arctic Monkeys' Am Named Album Of The Decade

Arctic Monkeys' latest record Am has been named the album of the decade so far by editors of Britain's Nme magazine.The acclaimed release came top of the publication's poll to find the best music of...

Marilyn Manson Goes To Great Lengths To Ruin Christmas

Shock rocker Marilyn Manson hates the festive season so passionately he once burned a Christmas tree, painted another black and wants to shoot Santa Claus.The star's birthday falls in the festive period which he attributes...

Brandon Flowers Frustrated By U2'S Success

The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers fears he and his bandmates will never make "the dent that U2 were able to make" because they lack motivation and drive.The Mr. Brightside singer has opened up about his...

Karen O: 'Yeah Yeah Yeahs Are On Hiatus'

Indie rockers Yeah Yeah Yeahs are taking "a bit of a hiatus", according to frontwoman Karen O.The singer has revealed the Gold Lion himakers, who released their last album Mosquito in 2013, are taking a...

Kasabian Receive Eight Nme Awards Nominations

As if we didn’t know it already, it’s been a very good year for Kasabian. In addition to a chart-topping album and a headline performance at Glastonbury, the group have been nominated for an impressive...

Paul Mccartney Shuns Beatles Anniversaries

Sir Paul Mccartney never takes notice of The Beatles milestones, insisting he has no interest in marking important anniversaries or birthdays.The Fab Four is frequently the subject of retrospective news features or Tv shows, and...

British Rapper Wiley Cancels Gig Due To Shooting

British rapper Wiley has cancelled a London gig after the venue where he was set to perform was closed due to a shooting.The Heatwave hitmaker, real name Richard Kylea Cowie, was expected to play a...

Tom Jones Hits Back In Rugby Song Furore

Tom Jones has responded to calls from a Welsh politician for his famous track Delilah to be banned from the country's rugby games, insisting the song is "not a political statement".The veteran singer's 1968 ballad...

Paul Mccartney Is Hopeless At Beatles Video Game

Pop icon Sir Paul Mccartney is useless at video games - even when playing as himself in a Beatles simulator.The legendary musician admits he is hopeless whenever his children challenge him to a go on...

Paul Mccartney Signed Video Game Deal To Get Grandkids Into His Music

Sir Paul Mccartney agreed to record music for new shoot-em-up game Destiny as it was the only way to get his games-obsessed grandchildren to listen to his songs.The Beatles star provides the soundtrack for the...

Marilyn Manson: 'Lana Del Rey Clip Was Not Meant For Release'

Rocker Marilyn Manson has spoken out about a controversial music video depicting a rape attack on Lana Del Rey, insisting, "It was never meant to be released."The shock rocker was linked to the film after...

Ronnie Wood And Rod Stewart Pay Tribute To Ian Mclagan

Rockers Ronnie Wood and Rod Stewart have paid tribute to their Faces bandmate Ian Mclagan, who passed away on Wednesday (03Dec14).The keyboard player, who was a member of the Small Faces and the Faces, was...

Beck's Morning Phase Tops Amazon 2014 Album Poll

Rocker Beck has topped one of the first best album polls of the year - his Morning Phase has been selected the best release of 2014 by bosses at online shopping site Amazon.co.uk.Beck’s 12th album...

Mike Joyce Makes Acting Debut

Former The Smiths drummer Mike Joyce made his acting debut in a radio play, which aired in the U.K. on Friday (28Nov14).The musician performed in 45-minute drama My Dad Keith alongside British actress Maxine Peake,...

Kasabian Shocked By Concert Backdrop Error

British rockers Kasabian have blamed a "production error" for the display of an expletive-ridden anti-London backdrop at their Scottish gig on Wednesday night (19Nov14).The band kicked off a U.K. headline tour at the SSE Hydro...

Andy Bell: 'Beady Eye Ran Its Course'

Liam Gallagher walked away from rock group Beady Eye because his "heart wasn't really in it anymore," according to the band's former guitarist Andy Bell.Gallagher stunned fans last month (Oct14) when he confirmed the band...

Taylor Swift Responds To Billy Bragg's Criticism Of Her Spotify Move

Taylor Swift has denied she removed her songs from music-streaming service Spotify because of a "corporate power play" following an accusation by rocker Billy Bragg.The Love Story singer hit headlines earlier this month (Nov14) when...

Foals Not Involved In Band Aid 30

British rockers Foals have been forced to back out of plans to appear on Bob Geldof's new Band Aid 30 charity single.Geldof's longtime collaborator Midge Ure included the band's name on a list of contributors...

Pete Doherty Back In Thai Rehab

Troubled rocker Pete Doherty checked himself into a rehabilitation facility in Thailand last month (Oct14) to tackle his heroin addiction.The Libertines frontman has undergone treatment on a number of occasions to battle his drug demons,...

Dave Grohl Talked Out Of Album Project By Taylor Hawkins

Foo Fighters rocker Dave Grohl wanted to re-record the group's debut album to mark its 20th anniversary until his bandmate Taylor Hawkins convinced him it was the "worst idea" he had ever had.Grohl recorded the...

Dave Grohl Defends Barack Obama Amid Election Thrashing

Rocker Dave Grohl has leaped to the defence of beleaguered U.S. President Barack Obama, whose leadership was given a hammering in the midterm elections this week (beg03Nov14).Obama has been left facing criticisms he will spend...

Wayne Coyne Praises Miley Cyrus For Beatles Covers

Rocker Wayne Coyne has paid tribute to pop bad girl Miley Cyrus, insisting she is one of the most fun singers he has ever worked with.The Flaming Lips frontman recruited the Can't Be Tamed hitmaker...

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