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The Fall Gig Targeted By Protesters

British rockers THE FALL were targeted by protesters at their London show on Tuesday night (23Nov10) over their plans to play in Israel next year (11).The post-punk band took to the stage at the Electric...

Pj Harvey To Let England Shake

PJ Harvey has announced a new album, 'Let England Shake', to be released in February. The 'Good Fortune' singer - full name Polly Jean Harvey - will release her eighth album on Valentine's Day (14.02.11)...

Manic Street Preachers Plot Hatred And Failure In 2011

Manic Street Preachers are planning to release a new album of "pure indulgence" next year, says Nicky Wire. The bassist with the '(It's Not War) Just the End of Love' group said they already have...

Smashing Pumpkins Reignite Feud With Pavement

As the SMASHING PUMPKINS prepare to release their second EP instalment of 'Teagarden by Kaleidyscope' tomorrow (23rd November 2010), front-man BILLY CORGAN has reignited his band's 15-year feud with American indie rockers PAVEMENT, reports NME.Speaking...

Manic Street Preachers Plot 'Hatred And Failure' In 2011

Manic Street Preachers are planning to release a new album of "pure indulgence" next year. The bassist with the '(It's Not War) Just the End of Love' group said they already have a title for...

Lennox's Daughter Joins Hurts At Charity Show

British band HURTS brought a touch of rock royalty to a gig in London this week (beg15Nov10) - they invited ANNIE LENNOX's model daughter TALI onstage with them.The Wonderful Life hitmakers performed a fundraising show...

Slash's Wife Suggested Raunchy Fergie Video

SLASH has credited his wife with dreaming up the idea for his raunchy new music video with FERGIE.The controversial promo for their collaborative single Beautiful Dangerous sees the Black Eyed Peas singer playing a stalker...

Bernard Butler Planned To Throw Peanuts At Suede Reunion

Suede's former guitarist Bernard Butler planned to come their reunion and throw peanuts at them. The band reformed for the first time since 2003 in March for a charity show, and Bernard - who left...

My Chemical Romance Wrote Reaction Against 'Twilight'

My Chemical Romance wrote the song 'Vampire Money' as a reaction to the 'Twilight' movies. The 'Na Na Na' rockers were asked to contribute a song for the vampire film franchise's 'New Moon' soundtrack, but...

Gorillaz Put Through The 'Vocoder Of America'

The new Gorillaz album will sound like an "English voice put through the vocoder of America".The cartoon band's main songwriter has been recording while touring in the US, and described how his experience of being...

Beady Eye Debut Track Bring The Light

Beady Eye released their debut track 'Bring The Light' as a free download today (10.11.10).The song is a 60s rock 'n' roll-inspired number driven by a blues piano riff with echoes of the Rolling Stones...

Ronson Recorded Bagpipes Song With Scot Falconer

Superproducer MARK RONSON is testing out a new sound after recruiting THE VIEW rocker KYLE FALCONER to sing on a track featuring bagpipes.The DJ collaborated with Falconer for The Bike Song on his latest album...

Dave Grohl To Get Silly For New Album

Dave Grohl has been urged to write some "silly" songs for the new Foo Fighters album. The band's bassist, Nate Mendel, requested the group's frontman drop weighty lyrical themes for some of the songs on...

Kyle Falconer's Tour Comforts

The View's Kyle Falconer likes touring with Mark Ronson because he gets given clean boxer shorts.The Scottish singer recorded the track 'The Bike Song' for Mark's latest album, 'Record Collection' and has enjoyed touring the...

Paul Mccartney's Ghostly Shock

George Harrison once tricked Sir Paul McCartney into thinking he was his dead mother.The Beatles stars and their bandmate John Lennon were once trying to contact the dead through an Ouija board - a flat...

Harrison's Ouija Board Prank On Beatles

THE BEATLES once tried to contact the spirit world on a Ouija board - but fell foul of a prank by GEORGE HARRISON.Sir Paul MCCartney has recalled how he, Harrison, and John Lennon held a...

The Slits Bassist: 'Up Died From Cancer'

Tragic THE SLITS star ARI UP was battling cancer in the months leading up to her death on Wednesday (20Oct10) but failed to tell her bandmates how serious her illness had become.The British punk pioneer's...

Simon Pegg Impressed By Penis

Simon Pegg was stunned when he realised what his penis could do.The 'Hot Fuzz' actor admits his favourite book of all time was one his mother gave him when he was 12, which described the...

Justin Bieber Joins Campaign After Bullying Incident

JUSTIN BIEBER is planning to join an anti-bullying campaign after he was called an insulting name by a member of the public in Richmond, Cananda, reports NME.com. The 16-year-old was reportedly playing 'laser tag' in...

Mccarroll Battles 'Global Brand' With Oasis Book

Former OASIS drummer TONY MCCARROLL has promised to reveal explosive details of the band's early days in his upcoming book - and insists he is taking on a "global brand" in a bid to document...

Garvey Fuming Over Gig 'Rip Offs'

ELBOW star GUY GARVEY is calling for better regulation of gigs to stop unscrupulous promoters "ripping off" young bands.The singer admits his group fell victim to many scams when they were first starting out in...

Belle & Sebastian Plan Mexican Restaurant

Cult British act BELLE & SEBASTIAN are planning a new Mexican restaurant venture.Frontman Stuart Murdoch is hoping to open a taqueria in his native Glasgow, Scotland because there's "no decent Mexican food" in the city....

Weezer To Release Rarities Album

Rockers WEEZER have trawled through the band's archives to release a collection of rarities later this year (10).Death To False Metal, due out on 1 November (10), features 10 previously unreleased tracks recorded over the...

Corgan Debuts New Track At Book Launch

Rocker BILLY CORGAN debuted new material for lucky fans attending his book launch in Paris, France last week (begs27Sep10).The Smashing Pumpkins star was in the French capital to promote his new book Chants Magnetiques and...

Stars Urged To Join $750,000 Campaign To Save 100 Club

Organisers of a campaign to save London's legendary 100 Club have appealed to rockers including NOEL GALLAGHER and JOHN LYDON to donate cash to save the famed concert venue.Last month (Sep10), it was announced the...

P Diddy Stretched Vocal Chords

P Diddy admitted singing on his new album was "nerve wracking".The 'Come With Me' hitmaker - best known as a rapper and role as a businessman - said his move to showcasing his vocal prowess...

Pavement Reunion Tour In Doubt After Troubled Vegas Gig

Cult rockers PAVEMENT left fans at their Las Vegas concert baffled on Friday (01Oct10) when frontman STEPHEN MALKMUS hinted the reunited band's appearance would be their last.The group reformed earlier this year (10) to play...

White Lies' Black Humour

White Lies say "Satan would frown on" their sense of humour. The 'To Lose My life' rockers are presently in the studio recording their second album and said they have steadily been getting more and...

White Lies' Back Humour

White Lies say "Satan would frown on" their sense of humour. The 'To Lose My life' rockers are presently in the studio recording their second album and said they have steadily been getting more and...

The Drums Compose 'Best' Song To Date

The Drums claim they wrote their best song to date immediately after the departure of their guitarist. The 'Let's Go Surfing' band suffered the loss of their guitarist Adam Kessler earlier this month - two...

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