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Radiohead's Vodka Fuelled Paranoid Android

Radiohead drunk vodka and lit candles to get them in the mood to write 'Paranoid Android'. The British group started to write the 1997 single one night when they were jamming together, which bassist Colin...

Rocker Dan Treacy In Intensive Care After Surgery

Cult British rocker Dan Treacy is fighting for his life after undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain.The Television Personalities frontman was placed in an induced coma on Monday (10Oct11), reports Nme.com....

Florence Welch Is Obsessed With Drowning

British singer Florence Welch has a morbid obsession with drowning after immersing herself in water as a lovesick teenager.The Florence and the MAChine frontwoman first fell in love when she was aged 17, but was...

Florence Welch 'Obsessed With Drowning'

Florence Welch was "obsessed with drowning" when she made her new album.The Florence + the Machine singer became captivated by the symbolism of immersion in water when writing 'Ceremonials', which she says stems from the...

Welch Shocked By Message From Beyond The Grave

Florence And The Machine star Florence Welch is convinced she was visited by the ghost of her dead grandmother while on tour - and the spooky spectre shocked her by handing out some domestic advice.The...

Simon To Take Graceland On Tour To Celebrate 25th Anniversary

Paul Simon is to perform the tracks from his hit album Graceland next year (12) as part of a tour to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the album's first live outing.The singer/songwriter hit the road...

Winehouse's Dad To Write Amy's Memoir

Amy Winehouse's father has signed a new deal with publishers Harper Collins to pen a memoir about his late daughter.Mitch Winehouse's tome will be titled Amy, My Daughter. All proceeds from the book will be...

Noel Gallagher Baffled By New Chart System

British rocker Noel Gallagher is convinced the music industry has become more complicated in recent years as he now struggles to understand the modern chart system.The former Oasis star can't work out why digital singles...

The Academy Is Split

Rock band The Academy Is have split after eight years together.The punk group, which was once signed to Fall Out Boy rocker Pete Wentz's record label Decaydance, released three albums, beginning in 2005 with Almost...

Gerard Way's Rebellious Hair

Gerard Way dyed his hair red because he "didn't want to conform"The My Chemical Romance singer decided having his hair styled into a long bright red streak was the best way to rebel against what...

Aloe Blacc's Aero Inspiration

Aloe Blacc writes most of his lyrics on airplanes. The 'I Need A Dollar' hitmaker is at his most relaxed when in the air, away from distractions, and likes to put all the time he...

Snoop Dogg Claims Dr. Dre's Detox Is Almost Ready

Snoop Dogg claims Dr. Dre's 'Detox' album is "almost" ready for release. The rapper - who was discovered by the record producer in 1992, and is a close friend and collaborator - "feels good" about...

Bring Me The Horizon Star Attacked Onstage

Bring Me The Horizon rocker Oliver Sykes became embroiled in an onstage brawl on Monday night (03Oct11) after he scolded unruly fans for throwing drinks at him.The singer was performing with the British band in...

Gallagher Fears Further Legal Action For Talking About Liam

British rocker Noel Gallagher is now overly cautious when he speaks publicly about his estranged brother Liam, because he fears he will be sued again.The former Oasis siblings have been feuding with each other since...

Russell Brand Shoots Cameo In Noel Gallagher Promo

Funnyman Russell Brand has filmed a bizarre cameo appearance in his pal Noel Gallagher's new promo video.The former Oasis rocker released his second solo single, Aka... What A Life!, earlier this month (Sep11) and he...

Wretch 32 Eyes Gig For Riot-hit London

British rapper Wretch 32 is planning to stage a special concert to help rebuild a London community devastated by days of rioting in the summer (11).The Don't Go hitmaker, real name Jermaine Scott, grew up...

The Bluetones End Career With Farewell Show

British rockers The Bluetones concluded their 18-year career by playing a final gig in their native London on Tuesday night (27Sep11).The Slight Return hitmakers, who formed in 1993 and found fame with their 1996 debut...

Arctic Monkeys Make 'Sex Tape' Promo

British rockers Arctic Monkeys are set to shock fans with their latest promo - they have shot a sex tape-style film featuring drummer Matt Helders.The Fluorescent Adolescent hitmakers will release the title track from their...

Bloc Party Auditioning New Singers

Bloc Party are auditioning new singers.The group have decided they want to make a new record and aren't prepared to wait for original frontman Kele Okereke - who spotted his bandmates going into a New...

Bloc Party To Audition Singers To Replace Kele Okereke

British singer Kele Okereke has been dropped as the frontman of Bloc Party and his bandmates are making plans to audition for a new singer, according to guitarist Russell Lissack.The group announced a hiatus in...

Noel Gallagher To Include More Oasis In Solo Sets

Noel Gallagher will play "seven or eight" Oasis songs at his solo gigs.The 'AKA... What A Life!' singer is currently rehearsing for his debut concerts with his High Flying Birds project and as well as...

Kelly Clarkson Owns 50 Pets

Kelly Clarkson owns 50 animals.The 'Because of You' hitmaker admits her home has become like a "rescue ranch" as she is so willing to take in sick and abandoned creatures.She said: "It's like a rescue...

Tom Meighan's Emotional Album

Tom Meighan gets emotional singing the new Kasabian album because the songs are so personal.The frontman admitted he was surprised by some of the tracks guitarist Serge Pizzorno wrote for their fourth record 'Velociraptor!' because...

Kele Okereke Uncertain About Bloc Party Future

Kele Okereke doesn't know if he has been thrown out of Bloc Party.The New York-based singer was astonished recently when he saw his bandmates entering a rehearsal studio without him, and has no idea whether...

Kele Okereke Fears He's Been Fired From Bloc Party

British singer Kele Okereke fears he has been dropped as the frontman of Bloc Party after his bandmates held a recording session without him.The Helicopter hitmakers announced a hiatus in 2009, while Okereke worked on...

Inspiring Collaborator Eminem

Eminem is an "inspiring and intimidating" collaborator.Skylar Grey - who penned the rapper's duet with Rihanna, 'Love the Way You Lie', as well as 'I Need A Doctor' for Dr. Dre - enjoys working with...

Harvey Urges U.k. Government To Head Off Further Riots

Singer/songwriter Pj Harvey has predicted Britain faces the risk of further riots as there is a "tinder keg" of frustration across the U.K.The cult rocker insisted in an interview earlier this year (11) that the...

Lady Gaga Designs A Printer

Pop star Lady Gaga has designed a high-tech portable printer for camera company Polaroid.The multi-talented Bad Romance hitmaker quietly took up a role as a creative director for the corporation last year (10) and she's...

Blink 182 Recroded Album In Separate Studios

Blink 182 recorded their forthcoming album 'Neighborhoods' in separate studios.singer and bass player Mark Hoppus explained how all three members of the 'All the Small Things' rockers - who went on an indefinite hiatus in...

Pj Harvey Stunned By Mercury Win

Pj Harvey was shocked to scoop Britain's coveted Mercury Prize for the second time earlier this month (Sep11) because she was convinced organisers would refuse to award it to the same artist twice.The singer/songwriter became...

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