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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...

Doherty's Blood Portrait On Sale For $37,500

A bloody self-portrait of British rocker PETE DOHERTY is up for sale at $37,500 (GBP25,000).The macabre sketch was created by The Libertines star in 2010 for a fan called Alistair - using his own blood....

Thousands Flock To Radiohead 'Gig' Despite Warning

Thousands of RADIOHEAD fans flocked to see the band in Tokyo, Japan on Friday (18Feb11), despite their publicist issuing a statement revealing they would not be there.The group sparked rumours they would be playing a...

The Strokes Feared Hiatus Would Leave Them Forgotten

The Strokes feared they would be "forgotten" during their hiatus.The band are preparing for the release of 'Angles', their first album since 2006's 'First Impressions of Earth' and the group admit they worried they would...

Blur Recording Again

Reformed British band BLUR are recording tracks for their first new album since 2003 - but fans face a six-year wait to hear the songs.The Parklife hitmakers revealed last year (10) they were planning to...

Valensi Feared Strokes Were Forgotten

THE STROKES star NICK VALENSI feared fans had long forgotten about the band when they announced a new album after a five-year hiatus.The New York rockers shot to fame in 2001 with their debut album...

Nicki Minaj Tones Down Songs

Nicki Minaj has "toned down" her music. The 26-year-old star - who includes the words "b***h" and "****" on her debut album 'Pink Friday' - says her demos were far racier than her current music...

Hurts Intimidated By Opera Singer

Hurts are "intimidated" by the opera singer they feature in their live performances.Theo Hutchcraft - vocalist in the British synthopop duo - explained he and bandmate Adam Anderson decided to have a tenor join them...

Harvey Gets Outstanding Contribution Award

Rocker P.J. HARVEY will be handed the Outstanding Contribution to Music honour at the upcoming Shockwaves NME Awards.The veteran British star, who won the prestigious Mercury Prize in 2001 for her acclaimed album Stories From...

Minaj: 'I Was A Teenage Thief'

Hip-hop star NICKI MINAJ has confessed her criminal past - she stole clothes from shops as a teenager.The Check It Out hitmaker admits she and a pal would take items from retailers in a local...

Pj Harvey To Receive Top Nme Honour

PJ Harvey will be presented with the Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution To Music prize at the NME Awards.The British singer-songwriter - who won the Mercury Prize in 2001 - will receive the evening's top...

Kaiser Chiefs End Hiatus For Swiss Festival

British rockers the KAISER CHIEFS are to return to the live stage after a two-year hiatus with a performance at the 2011 Gurten Festival in Switzerland.The Ruby hitmakers took a break in 2009, a year...

Lynch Has Three Albums In The Pipeline

Moviemaker DAVID LYNCH is putting his film career on hold to concentrate on music - he's working on three new records.The Twin Peaks director confirmed last year (10) that he had inked a deal with...

U2 To Return In May?

U2 will reportedly release their new album in May. The Irish group have been recording their 13th album - which has the working title 'Songs of Ascent' - with producer and musician Danger Mouse and...

Lydon Blasts Jay-z As 'Nonsense'

Punk rocker JOHN LYDON has launched a scathing attack on JAY-Z, dismissing the rap superstar's work as a "parody".The former Sex Pistols frontman insists he is no fan of the hip-hop mogul and has no...

'War Songwriter' Pj Harvey

PJ Harvey aims to be a "war songwriter". The 'Let England Shake' singer's latest album deals with many different aspects of war through its lyrics, which required a great deal of research into historical conflicts,...

Okereke Turns Author

BLOC PARTY frontman KELE OKEREKE has found a new creative outlet - he's writing his first book.The British rocker is putting his music career on hold to move to New York and finish the project,...

Kasabian To Debut New Material

Kasabian are to debut new material on an "intimate" tour this spring. The 'Fire' rockers have been writing the follow up to their 2009 album 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum' since last year and promised...

Private Band White Lies

White Lies say people assume they are boring. The 'Bigger Than Us' group say people always expect them to be uninteresting simply because very little is known about the three members - singer and guitarist...

Falconer Proud Of The View's Sober Album

Scottish singer KYLE FALCONER is proud of THE VIEW's upcoming album - because it marks the first time the band has recorded sober.The group has been busy working on Bread and Circuses, due for release...

Homme 'Died' During Leg Surgery

Rocker JOSH HOMME is lucky to be alive after surgery on his leg went wrong and he "died" on the operating table last year (10).The Queens Of The Stone Age frontman was admitted to hospital...

Plan B Battling Killer Schedule To Further Career

British singer/rapper PLAN B fears his hectic schedule is "killing him", but refuses to slow down because he has the rest of his life to take it easy.The 27 year old has been in huge...

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