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Odd Future Bottled At Dramatic Festival Gig

Controversial rap group Odd Future cut short their set at Scotland's T In The Park festival on Saturday (09Jul11) after they were bottled by the crowd.The group played at the event despite frontman Tyler, The...

Way Won't Play Pulp Cover At Festival

Rockers My Chemical Romance have vowed not to play their cover version of Pulp's hit track Common People when the two bands share the bill at an upcoming festival.The Welcome to the Black Parade hitmakers...

Johnny Cash's Hurt Tops Video Poll

The video accompanying Johnny Cash's cover of Nine Inch Nails' Hurt has topped a new British magazine poll to find the best promo ever made.The brooding 2002 video beat Radiohead's Just to the top spot...

Pulp Mark Morrison Anniversary At Wireless Show

British rockers Pulp paid tribute to late The Doors star Jim Morrison during a festival gig on the 40th anniversary of the rocker's death.The singer passed way in Paris, France on 3 July, 1971, and...

Pulp Sing Through The Rain To Make Polish Debut

Reformed rockers Pulp braved the rain to make their concert debut in Poland on Friday (01Jul11).The Britpop stars rewarded fans in the downpour by playing their hits and a few rare tracks at the Open'er...

Mumford & Sons Play Secret Glastonbury Set

Folk rockers Mumford & Sons thrilled fans at Britain's Glastonbury festival by playing a secret show at a campsite a day after their official slot.The band performed on the event's Other Stage on Friday (24Jun11)...

Elbow Celebrate 20th Anniversary At Glastonbury

Elbow's Saturday night (25Jun11) set at Glastonbury festival was extra special as the performance marked the band's 20th anniversary.The group formed in the 1990s and frontman Guy Garvey has revealed their appearance at the legendary...

Violence Breaks Out At U2 Glastonbury Set

U2's headlining set at Britain's Glastonbury festival was marred after an outbreak of violence between angry demonstrators and security staff.Campaigners from the anti-capitalist group Art Uncut flocked to the rockers' set at the music event...

U2 At Glastonbury - Violence Breaks Out

U2 played their long-awaited headline slot at Glastonbury Festival last night, but had to cope with a strong showing from Art Uncut demonstrators, protesting against what they perceive to be the band's tax dodging, Nme.com...

Radiohead Play 'Secret' Glastonbury Show

Rockers Radiohead took to the stage at Britain's Glastonbury festival in front of thousands of fans on Friday (24Jun11) after news of their secret set leaked earlier in the day.The band hoped to thrill revellers...

Radiohead Rumour Sweeps Glastonbury

Rock fans at Britain's Glastonbury festival are expected to flock to one of the event's smaller stages on Friday night (24Jun11) amid rumours Radiohead are scheduled to perform a secret show.The Paranoid Android hitmakers' frontman...

Radiohead Return To Glastonbury Tonight

Radiohead have confirmed they are to play a secret show at the Glastonbury Music Festival tonight (24th June 2011). Radiohead's set in 1997 is often regarded as the greatest live performance in the festival's 40-year...

Muse Voted Top Glastonbury Act

Muse has been named the best ever act to grace the stage at Britain's legendary Glastonbury music festival.The Supermassive Black Hole hitmakers' 2004 headlining set on the Pyramid Stage has topped Nme.com's fan poll seven...

Coldplay Always Dreamed Of Headlining Glastonbury

Coldplay have "dreamed" of playing at Glastonbury since they were children.The 'Every Teardrop is a Waterfall' hitmakers - who will headline the festival in Somerset, South West England, on Saturday (25.06.11) - admitted nerves are...

Michael Jackson Crowned Greatest Singer Of All Time

Michael Jackson has been named the Greatest Singer Of All Time in a new poll, just days ahead of the second anniversary of his death.The Thriller hitmaker passed away on 25 June, 2009 after suffering...

Lee Mavers' Secret Gig Sparks La's Reunion Rumours

Cult British rocker Lee Mavers has sparked speculation his band The La's is set to reform after he played a secret concert on Sunday (19Jun11) - his first live show in two years.The There She...

Nicola Roberts' Shocking Lyrics

Nicola Roberts "shocked" people with how personal the lyrics on her solo album are. The 'Beat of my Drum' singer - who has already enjoyed a successful career as a member of Girls Aloud -...

Lady Gaga Performs To Thousands At Rome Europride Rally

Lady Gaga continued her crusade for gay rights as she performed to hundreds of thousands at Rome's EuroPride rally last night. According to the Nme, she made a speech to the rally and performed two...

Kaiser Chiefs Proud Of New Lp

Kaiser Chiefs felt like they were "really sticking it to the man" with their new album. The 'Little Shocks' group have released 'The Future is Mediaeval' on a basis where fans can choose 10 out...

Paul Weller Designs Clothing Range

Rock icon Paul Weller is set to release a clothing range for pal Liam Gallagher's fashion line.Weller has designed six items, ranging from scarves and leather jackets, to be included in the Beady Eye frontman's...

Arctic Monkeys Defend 'Blank' Album Cover

British rockers Arctic Monkeys purposely released their new album with a blank cover in a bid to force fans not to download it for free - because the record will look "c**p" on an iPod.The...

Arctic Monkeys Hire Tent For U.k. Shows

British rockers Arctic Monkeys have hired a huge tent to shelter fans at their homecoming gigs this weekend (10-12Jun11) in case the shows are marred by torrential rain in the gloomy northern city.The Fluorescent Adolescent...

Kaiser Chiefs Feared Radiohead Had Same Idea For Album

Kaiser Chiefs feared they would have to scrap their groundbreaking plans for the release of their new album because their fellow British rockers Radiohead had beaten them to the idea.The I Predict a Riot hitmakers...

Rihanna Used To Lure Arctic Monkeys?

Arctic Monkeys claim Rihanna was used as "bait" to entice them to headline V Festival.The 'Brick by Brick' rockers were excited by the prospect of playing at the UK festival for the first time when...

Monkeys Upset About Missing Rihanna At V Festival

British rockers Arctic Monkeys are unhappy with their billing at the upcoming V Festival in England - because they were hoping to perform alongside Rihanna.Instead, the band will play on the alternate day of the...

Kasabian's Homemade Records

Kasabian seek a "homemade feel" on their records.The band's guitarist and songwriter Serge Pizzorno prefers to write and record his parts in his spare room at home, while the rest of the band choose to...

Liam Gallagher Slams Bob Dylan

Liam Gallagher has slammed Bob Dylan.The Beady Eye singer doesn't enjoy most of the music by the legendary musician - who turned 70 last month - branding him "miserable". He told The Times newspaper: "I...

Suede Still 'Raw' Over Ex-guitarist

Suede singer Brett Anderson still finds Bernard Butler's departure from the band "raw and quite difficult."The guitarist left the 'Animal Nitrate' band in 1994 after a string of rows and frontman Brett says the memory...

Brett Anderson Ditches Camp Stage Moves

Suede frontman Brett Anderson has retired his trademark butt-slapping stage act - because it feels like "self-parody" after almost 20 years.The cult British band shot to fame in the early 1990s and split in 2003...

Mark Ronson 'Almost Died' Making New Album

Celebrity DJ/producer Mark Ronson almost died from eating too much raw meat.Ronson admits he and his Black Lips bandmates gobbled liver sashimi to get in the mood to record their upcoming hit Raw Meat, but...

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