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Taylor Hawkins Not Comfortable With Foo Fighters Film

Foo Fighters' drummer, Taylor Hawkins, didn't want their new documentary 'Back And Forth' released.The film charts the band's career and includes a section dealing with how Taylor overdosed on painkillers in August 2000, and he...

Liam Gallagher's Japan Show Raises $240,000

Liam Gallagher's star-studded show to benefit Japan has raised a massive $240,000 (£150,000).The British rocker helped put together the gig in aid of the British Red Cross to help those affected by the recent earthquake...

Liam Gallagher Takes Aim At Casablancas

Liam Gallagher has taken a swipe at The Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas, insisting the singer clearly wants to ditch his bandmates and launch a solo career.The Beady Eye rocker is baffled by the Last Nite...

Gallagher Blames Poor Vocals On Brother

Liam Gallagher has conceded his singing during Oasis' doomed final tour was dreadful, and he blames his poor performances on the earphones he wore to drown out brother Noel's loud guitar.The Beady Eye frontman attracted...

Mckagan Turns 'Road Gay' On Tour

Legendary bassist Duff Mckagan's sexuality takes a blow when he's away from his wife on tour - because he starts to mistake the more feminine members of his entourage for "hot chicks".The rocker toured the...

Liam Gallagher Has Beady Eye On New Fans

Liam Gallagher is playing festivals this summer to attract new fans to Beady Eye.The band are playing several festival dates - including slots at Reading and Leeds and the Isle of Wight Festival - and...

Duff Mckagan Is Bieber Fan

Former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan is a fan of Justin Bieber.The rocker is impressed by the 'Baby' singer's musicianship and thinks he puts on a great live show.He said: "Do you know what?...

Jamie Hince Slowed By Jack White

Jamie Hince says the new Kills album was delayed by Jack White.The British rocker - who is engaged to Kate Moss - claims his bandmate Alison Mosshart's involvement with Jack's group The Dead Weather affected...

Roger Daltrey Honours Entwistle At London Gig

The Who star Roger Daltrey remembered the band's late bassist John Entwistle in an emotional tribute during a charity show in London on Thursday night (24Mar11).The legendary rocker took to the stage for a solo...

Muse Drawing A Line Under 'Phase One' Career

Muse's headline sets at Reading and Leeds Festivals 2011 will "draw a line" under "phase one" of their career.The British rockers - made up of Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme and Dominic Howard - will play...

Gerard Way Upset With Reading/leeds Beady Eye Clash

My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way was devastated when he found out the schedule for Britain's Reading and Leeds festival - because his band's headline slot means he will miss out on watching Beady Eye's...

James Allan Finally Confesses To Drug Overdose At Coachella

Glasvegas frontman James Allan has opened up about his drug overdose at California's Coachella festival in 2009, revealing it came during a year of hell in which his cocaine use spiralled out of control.The Scottish...

Foo Fighters To Raise Money For Earthquake Victims

Foo Fighters are set to play a gig in New Zealand, to help raise money for the victims of the recent earthquake in the country.Foo Fighters, the American rock band fronted by Dave Grohl, will...

Plan B Credits Nate Dogg With His Hip-hop Career

British singer/rapper Plan B has spoken out following the death of Nate Dogg, crediting the star for inspiring him to take up music.The hip-hop legend passed away on Tuesday (15Mar11), sparking tributes from Snoop Dogg,...

Beth Ditto To Reveal Wild Past In Tell-all Tome

Outrageous singer Beth Ditto is hoping to shock fans by revealing all about her wild past in her memoirs.The Gossip star shot to fame in 2006 thanks to the huge success of the band's breakthrough...

Arctic Monkeys' Working On 'Poppy' Album

Arctic Moneys' new album will be "more poppy" than their last.The group will release 'Suck It And See' on June 6 and drummer Matt Helders has promised the 12-track record will be more accessible than...

Download Festival Snubbed 'Boring' Metallica

The organisers of Britain's Download Festival decided against booking Metallica as this year's (11) headline act because they are convinced the rockers have become "boring" by touring too often.The band took centre stage at the...

James Franco And Taylor-wood Set For R.e.m. Project

Michael Stipe has recruited James Franco and Sam Taylor-wood to create short films to accompany the highly-anticipated new R.E.M. album, Collapse Into Now.Franco and Taylor-Wood have signed up to direct clips inspired by different songs...

Dave Grohl Framed Paul Mccartney's Baby Clothes

Dave Grohl won't let his daughter wear the baby clothes Sir Paul McCartney bought for her.The Foo Fighters frontman and wife Jordyn couldn't bring themselves to let daughter, Harper, 23 months, wear the garments after...

John Lydon Blasts British Prime Minister

John Lydon has called UK's Prime Minster and his deputy "****s".The controversial Sex Pistols frontman - who lives in the US - blasted the current coalition government made up between the Conservative and Liberal Democrat...

Muse To Make Next Album In London

Muse will make their next album in London.The 'Undisclosed Desires' rockers - Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme and Dominic Howard - are to regroup in the British capital where they will start work on their sixth...

Kate Moss Given Oxygen At Nme Awards

Kate Moss was given oxygen after "feeling faint" at the NME Awards on Wednesday (23.02.11).The supermodel was partying with fiance Jamie Hince and a group of friends at London's 02 Brixton Academy for the star-studded...

Magnetic Man Plan Rock Collaborations

Magnetic Man want to collaborate with Dave Grohl and John Lydon. The dubstep group's latest track 'Getting Nowhere', features soul singer John Legend, but they are keen to line up some rockers for their next...

Dave Grohl Doesn't Listen To Foo Fighters

Dave Grohl never listens to Foo Fighters' records.The singer and guitarist with the 'Rope' group is usually so tired of hearing the same songs over and over after recording he doesn't listen to them, although...

Biffy Clyro Hope For Sweat And Tears From Audiences

Biffy Clyro strive to bring out "lots of sweat" and "tears" from every audience.The Scottish 'Mountains' rockers won the Best Live Band trophy at last night's (23.02.11)Shockwaves NME Awards, and drummer Ben Johnston feels the...

U2 Confirmed As Glastonbury Headliners

U2 have confirmed they will headline this year's Glastonbury festival. Guitarist The Edge revealed the Irish group will top the main stage on the Friday night of the iconic event in June, a year after...

My Chemical Romance Like Rock To Be Unfashionable

My Chemical Romance think now is the best time to like rock music, because it isn't "cool".The 'Na Na Na' rockers reckon the fact guitar-based music isn't charting very highly at present makes it "dangerous",...

American Idol Fan Dave Grohl

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has started watching 'American Idol' since Steven Tyler became a judge.The rocker has become a regular viewer of the pop star search show since the Aerosmith star joined the panel...

My Chemical Romance Triumph At Nme Awards 2011

My Chemical Romance scooped two trophies at tonight's (23.02.11) NME Awards. The US rockers were the biggest winners, taking home Best International Band and `Best Video' for their track 'Na Na Na' at the British...

Gossip's Biggest Hit A 'Fluke'

Beth Ditto thinks Gossip's biggest hit was a "complete fluke".The singer admits her fans seem disappointed her group has never written another song as successful as 2007 single 'Standing in the Way of Control', but...

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