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Frank Black Launches Own Record Label

Pixies frontman Frank Black has launched his own record label.The Monkey Gone to Heaven singer recently founded The Bureau and he's now in the process of recruiting new talent with limited resources. Black tells Nme.com,...

Liam Gallagher: Noel's Lp Would Be Better With Me

Liam Gallagher thinks his brother Noel's solo album would sound better with him on it.The Beady Eye frontman likes his sibling and former Oasis bandmate's debut LP, 'Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds', but knows the...

Gallagher Offers Olive Branch To Brother After Chat With Nephew

Liam Gallagher is close to ending his long-running bust-up with his brother Noel, after his sibling's four-year-old son reminded him of the importance of a happy family.The former Oasis stars have famously clashed throughout their...

Morrissey Fires First Salvo In Libel Case

Singer Morrissey has issued a statement ahead of his pending libel battle with a British magazine, insisting tape recordings of an interview with the publication show his quotes were "heavily edited" to make him "appear...

Arctic Monkeys Would Let Miles Kane Join

Arctic Monkeys would let Miles Kane join the band "in a second".The 'Suck it and See' group have had a long association with solo artist Miles - who collaborated with frontman Alex Turner on their...

Alex Turner Wants Anonymity After Chung Split

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner has vowed to keep out of the gossip columns following his high-profile split from Mtv presenter Alexa Chung.The British rocker and former model Chung ended their four-year relationship in July...

Johnny Marr Confirms Memoirs Deal

Former The Smiths rocker Johnny Marr has confirmed he is to tell all about his time in the band by writing his memoirs - but the book won't hit shelves for at least two years.The...

Producer Defends Posthumous Amy Winehouse Album

The producer of Amy Winehouse's posthumous album has defended the decision to release the unheard tracks, insisting the personal songs "document her life".The singer's father Mitch revealed earlier this week (begs31Oct11) that a collection of...

Kevin Shields Starts Record Label

My Bloody Valentine rocker Kevin Shields has launched his own record label.The singer has teamed up with musician pal Charlotte Marionneau to found Pickpocket, and the company's first release is a new album by Marionneau's...

Black Veil Brides Pull U.k. Tour Dates

Black Veil Brides has been forced to cancel the remainder of the band's U.K. tour after rocker Andy Biersack broke his nose.Biersack took a nasty tumble during a gig in Luxembourg on Wednesday (26Oct11) prompting...

Liam Gallagher Wants Stone Roses Support Slot

Liam Gallagher is eyeing a support slot at the Stone Roses' comeback gigs next year (12), insisting he'd "sell hot dogs" at the event just for the chance to be involved.The cult British band smashed...

Stone Roses' 'Important' New Songs

Ian Brown says the Stone Roses' new songs are "more important" than their reunion shows.The singer of the 'I am the Resurrection' group - who reformed last week, 15 years after originally splitting in 1996...

Gallagher: 'Roses Were Right To Reunite'

Liam Gallagher has urged critics not to challenge The Stone Roses for breaking their promise to never reunite.Since their break-up in 1996, the British rockers have constantly rebutted rumours of a comeback, with bass player...

Morrissey's Libel Battle Heading To Trial

Morrissey's libel battle against a British music magazine over a controversial 2007 interview can go to trial, a judge has ruled.The former The Smiths frontman came under fire after talking about the influx of foreigners...

Morrissey Set For Court Showdown With Nme

Morrissey has been given permission to take his libel case against music publication Nme to court, with a showdown set for 2012. The former frontman of The Smiths is suing the magazine over a November...

The Horrors Cancel More Shows Over Frontman's Throat Problems

British rockers The Horrors have axed two more shows on their U.K. tour as frontman Faris Badwan battles voice problems.Earlier this week (begs17Oct11), the band scrapped gigs in Edinburgh, Scotland and Liverpool, England to allow...

Bjork's Biophila Like Punk

Bjork likens her Biophilia album to the punk movement. The eccentric singer has released her latest album 'Biophilia' as a series of interactive mobile applications, and believes by giving the listener the ability to manipulate...

Bjork Not Keen For Labrinth Track

Bjork reportedly told Labrinth to "f**k off" when he asked her to duet with him. The 'Let the Sun Shine' hitmaker claims he approached the alternative singer to appear on his forthcoming debut album but...

Bjork Aims To Prove Internet Is Not Music's 'Enemy'

Kooky singer Bjork vowed to make her groundbreaking multimedia album Biophilia as technologically advanced as possible in a bid to show the world the internet is not "the enemy of music".The Icelandic singer released her...

Love Cancels Festival Over Bill Placing

Courtney Love has axed Hole's slot at Australia's upcoming Soundwave music festival after she was left infuriated when promoters booked Limp Bizkit and placed the rockers above them in the line-up.Hole were due to perform...

The Stone Roses Officially Return With World Tour, New Songs

Its official - legendary Manchester band the Stone Roses are to reunite for a series of summer concerts in 2012. Singer Ian Brown, guitarist John Squire, bassist Mani and drummer Alan 'Reni' Wren announced the...

Morrissey's Libel Battle Reaches Court

Morrissey continues to suffer damage to his reputation following a controversial 2007 magazine interview in which he discussed immigration in Britain, a lawyer for the singer argued in court on Monday (17Oct11).The former The Smiths...

Liam Gallagher Sung Two High Flying Birds Tracks

Liam Gallagher "either refused to sing or couldn't sing" a track on Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds' debut album.The singer's brother, Noel, released his first new music since leaving Oasis - causing their split, in...

Florence Welch's Recording Rituals

Florence Welch likes the studio to feel like she's conducting "a sacrifice or exorcism or absolution" when recording. The Florence + the Machine singer has just completed her second album, 'Ceremonials', and explained how she...

Latest Owen Wilson Flick Gets Release

Owen Wilson has a new film out in the US after 'The Big Year' went on general release on Friday (14/10,) though a UK launch won't be happening until March.The film - which also stars...

Florence Welch Inspired By Late Grandma

Florence Welch's late grandmother inspired one of her new songs when she came to her in a dream. The Florence and the Machine singer is heavily influenced her late grandparents and her track 'Only if...

Thurston Moore And Kim Gordon To Divorce

Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon, husband and wife and founding members of Sonic Youth, have announced that they are to divorce, additionally casting the future of the seminal US rock group in doubt. Moore and...

Paranoid Android Tops Best Song List

Radiohead's Paranoid Android has topped a new list of the best songs of the past 15 years.The 1997 track beat out Arcade Fire's Rebellion (Lies) and Hey Ya! by Outkast in the Nme.com countdown. The...

Beady Eye Cancels Second Show

Liam Gallagher's new band Beady Eye have been forced to cancel their second concert in a week (begs10Oct11) so the frontman can take more time to recover from a throat infection.The group axed its performance...

Arctic Monkeys Frontman Falls Out With Dancefloor

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner once "fell out" with the group's biggest hit 'I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor'.The singer now enjoys performing the track - which was released in 2005 and became...

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