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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...

Mark Ronson's Near-death Experience

Mark Ronson "nearly died" when recording the Black Lips new album.The producer got struck down with a disease while recording the US garage rock group after they decided to eat raw liver in the studio...

Mcgee Denies Oasis Meeting Was Set Up

Former music mogul Alan Mcgee has denied his legendary chance discovery of British band Oasis was set up by record industry bosses, insisting the rumour is "rubbish".MCGee was head of independent label Creation Records in...

Gary Jarmans Open Up About Marr Leaving The Cribs

Ryan and Gary Jarman have opened up about their The Cribs bandmate Johnny Marr's decision to leave the band, revealing it was a "shock" when he first broke the news to them.The former The Smiths...

Carl Barat Wants To 'Start Again' With Pete Doherty

Carl Barat thinks he and Pete Doherty have to "start again" for The Libertines to work.The singer and guitarist said he feels currently there is "no future" for the group - who originally split in...

Beastie Boys Reveal Bizarre Chicken Stunt

The Beastie Boys once threw a whole roast chicken out of a 14th floor window as part of a bizarre game which involved lobbing food at a man wearing a bowler hat.The rap group was...

Mike D Battled With Dental Pain To Record New Beasties Album

Beastie Boys star Mike D regularly broke down in tears during the recording sessions for the band's latest album because the drugs he was taking for painful dental work left him feeling "angry and angsty".The...

Carl Barat Vows Never To Talk About The Libertines Again

British rocker Carl Barat has sensationally vowed never to talk about his former band The Libertines ever again because he is determined to put the past behind him and move on.The musician reunited the group...

The Libertines Have 'No Future'

Carl Barat says there is "no future" for The Libertines. The 'What a Waster' group ignited fans hopes of a full scale reunion after they played two festival shows at Reading and Leeds in the...

Friendly Fires Have Similar Style To House Music

Friendly Fires admire the lyrics of house music.The group prefer to write about subjects close to their own hearts, rather than issues in the outside world, and think their approach is similar to that used...

Johnny Marr Joins Morrissey With Anti-monarchy Rant

Rocker Johnny Marr has joined his former The Smiths bandmate Morrissey by tearing into Britain's royal family just days ahead of Prince William's wedding.Morrissey sparked controversy on Wednesday (27Apr11) after describing the U.K.'s monarchy as...

Kate Nash Launches Record Label

British singer Kate Nash hopes to make her mark in the business world - she's launched her own record label.The Foundations hitmaker set up a trust fund to promote the arts after receiving her first...

Lady Gaga Considers Face Implants

Lady Gaga considered having permanent face implants. The 'Judas' singer has been sporting raised bumps which give an angular appearance to her face and shoulders in photos for her new album 'Born This Way', but...

Lady Gaga Trips On Stage In Atlanta

Lady Gaga took a tumble during a live performance in Atlanta last night (20th April 2011). Lady Gaga was singing her hit track 'Poker Face' when she suddenly tripped over her jacket and fell flat...

Lady Gaga Apologises For Controversial Comment

Lady Gaga has apologised for using the word "retarded" in an interview, calling the comment an "honest mistake" and insisting she is sorry for "not speaking thoughtfully".The pop superstar hit headlines this week (beg18Apr11) following...

Rihanna And Aguilera's Risque Tv Performances Ruled Ok By U.k. Censors

Rihanna and Christina Aguilera's risque 2010 performances on Simon Cowell's British TV talent show The X Factor have been ruled "acceptable" by the nation's TV censors.Thousands of viewers complained to officials at TV watchdog committee...

Lady Gaga Shell Shocked By Plagiarism Allegations

Lady Gaga was "f***ing shell shocked" by comparisons between 'Born This Way' and Madonna's 'Express Yourself'.The singer was surprised and upset people would compare the lead single from her new album - which has been...

Gaga Weeps As She Denies Copying Madonna

Lady Gaga broke down in tears as she spoke out for the first time to angrily deny claims she ripped off Madonna's iconic song Express Yourself for her track Born This Way.Critics and fans alike...

Gorillaz New Album Created Entirely On Ipad Apps

Gorillaz, the musical project of Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, have returned with their fifth studio album. Gorillaz new record 'The Fall' has been created entirely on 'iPad' apps and was recorded in hotels and...

Lady Gaga Rants Over 'Manufactured' Claims

Lady Gaga launched into a furious rant during a recent magazine interview over suggestions she is a "manufactured" pop act.The pop superstar sat down for a chat with Britain's Nme magazine and she reacted furiously...

Lady Gaga Doesn't Need Gimmicks To Make People Cry

Lady Gaga could still "make you cry" with her musical ability if all her gimmicks were stripped from her. The eccentric 'Judas' singer is famed for her outrageous outfits - such as wearing a dress...

Foo Fighters Celebrate With Champagne And Chicken

Dave Grohl loves relaxing after a concert with a bucket of fried chicken and a bottle of champagne. While the Foo Fighters frontman revealed he and bandmates Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett and Pat...

Robin Pecknold's Songs Inspired By Nicotine Patches

Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold is glad he tried to quit smoking while writing the band's new album, because the withdrawal symptoms gave him vivid dreams to inspire his songs.The folk rocker gave up cigarettes...

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