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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...

Thurston Moore Recruited Guitarist After Chance Meeting

U.S. rocker Thurston Moore recruited a little known British guitarist for his new band after hearing the musician playing in a nearby apartment and later meeting him on the stairwell.The former Sonic Youth star revealed...

Crystal Castles Manager Hints At Band Reunion

Rockers Crystal Castles' manager has hinted the band might not be over, just hours after frontwoman Alice Glass announced she's leaving the group.On Wednesday (08Oct14), Glass announced she would be departing the electronic duo in...

Ian Curtis' Widow Was Humiliated When She Learned Joy Division Anthem Was About Her

The widow of tragic Joy Division singer Ian Curtis has revealed she felt humiliated when she first learned that his song Love Will Tear Us Apart was written about her.In the introduction to new book...

Nick Oliveri To Reunite With Queens Of The Stone Age For Halloween Show

Rocker Nick Oliveri is set to reunite with Queens Of The Stone Age for a Halloween concert in California next month (Oct14).The bassist was fired from the band in 2004, but he will rejoin his...

Idris Elba Recruits Mumford & Sons For Mandela Album, Eyes Christmas Charts

Actor-turned-musician Idris Elba has recruited Mumford & Sons and James Blake to work on an album dedicated to the memory of late civil rights icon Nelson Mandela.The Wire star began working on the project shortly...

Ryan Adams Readying Release Of 'Lost' Album Blackhole

Rocker Ryan Adams is considering making next year's (15) Record Store Day one to remember by finally sharing his 'lost' 2007 album Blackhole with fans.The singer/songwriter previously revealed he recorded the tracks while he was...

Strokes And Arcade Fire Stars To Form Supergroup

Rockers The Strokes, Arcade Fire and Bon Iver are to form a supergroup for a one-off performance on Saturday (20Sep14).The Strokes bassist Nikolai Fraiture and Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon will join brothers Win and...

T.a.t.u. Star Shocks Gay Fans With Tv Reveal

Former t.A.T.u. star Yulia Volkova has stunned fans by revealing she would not be happy if her son turned out to be gay.The All The Things She Said singer, who formed the lipstick lesbian duo...

Sid Vicious Was Mr. Clean, Says Snapper Chalkie Davies

Famed pop snapper Chalkie Davies has exploded punk icon Sid Vicious' wildman image, insisting the Sex Pistols star was the perfect house guest.Vicious gained a reputation as the ultimate rock bad boy prior to his...

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