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Gerard Way Blames Relapse For Band Split

20th August 2014

Rocker Gerard Way instigated My Chemical Romance's split so he could battle his booze demons following a relapse.The Welcome to the Black Parade hitmakers parted ways in 2013 after 12 years together and they insisted...

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Sam Smith Baffled By Bond Theme Rumours

14th August 2014

British soul sensation Sam Smith was left stunned by reports suggesting he is the frontrunner to record the theme tune for the next James Bond movie, insisting it's "all news to me".Sources told multiple news...

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Manic Street Preachers Eye Holy Bible Shows To Lay Ghost Of Richey Edwards To Rest

13th August 2014

Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers are considering a concert tour featuring their 1994 album The Holy Bible to "draw a line" under the disappearance of guitarist Richey Edwards.Edwards vanished in 1995 prior to heading out...

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London's Jabberwocky Festival Axed Due To Poor Ticket Sales

13th August 2014

The inaugural Jabberwocky Festival in London has been cancelled just days before its debut due to poor ticket sales.The music event was slated to take place this weekend (15-16Aug14) at the ExCeL Centre, and feature...

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Jake Bugg: 'I Don't Want To See Oasis Reform'

5th August 2014

British singer Jake Bugg has taken a swipe at his former mentor Noel Gallagher by insisting he has no interest in seeing Oasis reform.The young singer/songwriter's profile received a major boost in 2012 when he...

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Noel Gallagher's Daughter Appeals To Dog Breeder To Promote Pet Adoption

1st August 2014

Rocker Noel Gallagher's teenage daughter has appealed to the owner of a dog kennel named after Oasis' hit album (What's The Story) Morning Glory? to cease breeding the animals.Dog breeder Ville Kormilainen recently revealed he...

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British Drummer Booted From Band After Bestiality Conviction

30th July 2014

British punk rockers The 4130S have kicked drummer Oliver Lown out of the group after he was convicted of bestiality.The disgraced musician, who is a qualified vet, was found guilty of five charges earlier this...

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Chad Channing Wants Nirvana Reunion

30th July 2014

Former Nirvana rocker Chad Channing has opened the door for a return to the band by insisting he would love an onstage reunion with Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic.Channing joined the band in 1998 but...

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Paul Weller: 'I Don't Care For Reunions'

24th July 2014

British rocker Paul Weller has dismissed any fan's hopes for a The Jam reunion by insisting he has no interest in band get togethers.The singer enjoyed a string of hits like Start!, Going Underground and...

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Craig Nicholls Shuns Technology

16th July 2014

The Vines rocker Craig Nicholls avoids using the Internet and refuses to own a cell phone, insisting he finds modern technology impossible to comprehend.The Australian singer/guitarist, who suffers from Asperger syndrome, is adamant he feels...

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Robyn Was Depressed Before Royksopp Collaboration

15th July 2014

Swedish dance star Robyn headed into the studio with fellow Scandinavian musicians Royksopp in a bid to combat a bout of depression.The two artists and tour mates recently joined forces and released a collaborative Ep...

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Carl Barat Wants New Libertines Album Ready For 2015

9th July 2014

The Libertines rocker Carl Barat is eyeing a 2015 release for the reunited band's first album of new material in 11 years.The Don't Look Back into the Sun hitmakers returned to the stage after a...

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Richard Lester Gives Acting Verdict On The Beatles

4th July 2014

Moviemaker Richard Lester has opened up about his time shooting films with The Beatles in the 1960s, branding Sir Paul Mccartney too enthusiastic to act.The Superman Ii director helmed the Fab Four's first big screen...

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Oasis Are Fan Favourites To Headline Glastonbury 2015

3rd July 2014

A reunited Oasis would be the number one draw at next year's (15) Glastonbury festival, according to a new magazine poll in Britain.Arcade Fire, Metallica and Kasabian headlined this year's (14) event, which concluded on...

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The 1975 Halt Glastonbury Set After Fight Breaks Out

27th June 2014

British rockers The 1975 brought their surprise opening night show at the Glastonbury festival to an abrupt halt on Thursday night (26Jun14) after an unruly fan threw a can onstage.The Chocolate hitmakers were in the...

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La Roux's Ben Langmaid Opens Up About Band Exit

18th June 2014

La Roux co-founder Ben Langmaid feels "truly saddened" by his departure from the dance act during the making of new album Trouble In Paradise.The duo, fronted by British singer Elly Jackson, parted ways while working...

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Billy Bragg: 'Kasabian Are As Bad As Spinal Tap'

9th June 2014

Veteran musician Billy Bragg has compared British group Kasabian to parody rock band Spinal Tap.Bragg has criticised the rockers in the run-up to their career-defining set at Britain's iconic Glastonbury festival later this month (Jun14),...

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Leeds And Reading Festival Line Up: Gerard Way Among The Additions

By George Percival | 30th May 2014

The latest additions to this year’s Reading and Leeds Festivals have been announced and amongst the fresh batch of acts is the former My Chemical Romance frontman, who will play his first live shows as...

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Stone Roses' Representative Remains Silent On Split Rumours

22nd May 2014

A representative for British rockers the Stone Roses has fuelled rumours suggesting the band is preparing to split again by refusing to comment on the break-up reports.A user on discussion forum I Am Without Shoes...

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Arctic Monkeys Scrap Plans For Am Follow-up

21st May 2014

British rockers Arctic Monkeys have scrapped plans to record an immediate follow-up to their hit 2013 album Am in case fans become sick of them.The Cornerstone hitmakers earned a whole new army of followers both...

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Albert Hammond, Jr. Wants To Support Arctic Monkeys On Tour

16th May 2014

The Strokes star Albert Hammond, Jr. has reached out to British rockers Arctic Monkeys in a bid to land a supporting slot on the band's ongoing tour.The guitarist, who is currently working on the follow-up...

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Sean Lennon Baffled By Plan To Clone Beatles Star

8th May 2014

Sean Lennon has branded plans to clone his father John Lennon from Dna extracted from the late rocker's teeth as "bizarre, futuristic and dystopian".Last year (13) Canadian dentist Michael Zuk handed a rotten molar from...

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Brad Wilk: 'I Don't Think Rage Against The Machine Will Reunite Again'

1st May 2014

Black Sabbath's stand-in drummer Brad Wilk fears his rock act Rage Against The Machine have played their last gig.Wilk has not performed with Tom Morello and his bandmates since 2011 and now the rocker has...

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Pete Doherty Hoping For Big Paycheck For The Libertines Reunion

1st May 2014

British rocker Pete Doherty is hoping for a hefty paycheck from The Libertines' reunion this summer (14) after production costs left the band out of pocket following its 2010 comeback.The cult rockers reformed to play...

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Bookies Suspend Bets On Oasis Reunion

25th April 2014

Two leading British bookmakers have suspended betting on a 2014 Oasis reunion amid growing rumours the rockers are the secret special guests lined up to headline Glastonbury festival.The Wonderwall hitmakers split in 2009 following a...

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Arctic Monkeys Land Top Ivor Novello Nomination

24th April 2014

British rockers Arctic Monkeys are hoping to crown a triumphant 12 months by landing one of the biggest prizes in music after their acclaimed record Am was nominated for Best Album at the U.K.'s Ivor...

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John Mccauley Feared Nirvana Offer Was An April Fools' Day Joke

23rd April 2014

Deer Tick rocker John Mccauley was convinced he had fallen victim to an April Fools' Day (01Apr) prank when he was invited to join the surviving members of Nirvana for a special show in New...

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Klaxons: 'We Did Not Take Drugs During Recording Sessions'

23rd April 2014

British rockers Klaxons have dismissed rumours they were high on drugs during recording sessions for their new album Love Frequency.The band's new record features a picture of what appears to be a small white pill...

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Klaxons' Simon Taylor-davies Completes London Marathon For Charity

14th April 2014

British rocker Simon Taylor-Davies has raised over $4,000 (£2,500) for a U.K. cancer charity after successfully completing the London Marathon on Sunday (13Apr14).The Klaxons guitarist pounded the pavement for the annual 26-mile (41.8-kilometre) race through...

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Liam Gallagher And Bonehead Mobbed At Oasis Exhibition

11th April 2014

Former Oasis stars Liam Gallagher and Paul 'bonehead' Arthurs were mobbed by hundreds of fans when they paid a surprise visit to a new exhibition in honour of the band.Chasing The Sun: Oasis 1993-1997 opens...

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