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Carl Barat Still A Libertine

Carl Barat is adamant The Libertines will continue and that there is "life in the old dog yet". The band's co-frontman said he is sure the recently reunited group will continue past their triumphant reunion...

Spears Tops Worst Cover Song Survey

BRITNEY SPEARS' version of I LOVE ROCK 'N' ROLL has been named the worst cover version of all time.The singer released Joan Jett's track in 2002 but music fans were unimpressed with Spears' rendition -...

Amy Winehouse Apologises To Mark Ronson For Twitter Rant

AMY WINEHOUSE has apologised to MARK RONSON after saying the producer was 'dead' to her in a Twitter post over the weekend, reports NME.com. Winehouse's rant against the 35-year-old came after Ronson had spoken about...

The Drums Draft In Kessler Replacement

Indie band THE DRUMS have drafted in a temporary guitarist for their U.S. tour following ADAM KESSLER's departure.The musician stunned his bandmates by quitting the lineup earlier this month (Sep10), shortly before their American shows...

The Drums Guitarist Replaced

The Drums guitarist Adam Kessler has left the band, and a replacement has been announced.It was confirmed the musician has parted ways with the 'It Will All End In Tears' group - which also features...

Reynolds Films Bond Documentary

KLAXONS rocker JAMIE REYNOLDS has turned his hand to film-making - the bassist has shot a documentary about influential British director JACK BOND.The rocker was left in awe of Bond, who made 1965 film Dali...

Nicky Wire Blasts Current Music Scene

Nicky Wire lies awake at night worrying about the future of rock n' roll.The Manic Street Preachers bassist has blasted the current music scene, claiming there are no longer any individual or iconic stars.He said:...

Helders Breaks Arm During Bout

ARCTIC MONKEYS rocker MATT HELDERS is on hiatus from playing drums - he broke his arm during a workout in a boxing ring.The British musician was sparring with a pal at a gym when he...

Wire Praises Jean's Haiti Bid

MANIC STREET PREACHERS bassist NICKY WIRE has praised WYCLEF JEAN for his presidential bid in Haiti - insisting the hip-hop star showed "an unbelievable amount of bravery" for venturing into politics.Jean hit the headlines last...

The Xx Not Ready For Second Album

The xx have "no plans" to record a second album.The British trio - who won the coveted Barclaycard Mercury Prize for their self-titled debut album last week (07.09.10) - have revealed while they intend to...

'Defining Band Of Summer' The Libertines

The Libertines have been named the defining band of the summer in a new poll.The British indie rockers' reunion at Reading and Leeds festivals at the end of August was voted as 2010's Defining Festival...

Freebass Split, Mani Attacks Hook

PRIMAL SCREAM bassist MANI has launched a bitter attack against fellow rocker PETER HOOK after declaring their supergroup FREEBASS have split - days before the release of their latest album.The pair teamed up with The...

Cee Lo's Goth Confession

Cee Lo Green was once a goth. The upbeat soul singer and rapper - who is one half of 'Crazy' hitmakers Gnarls Barkley - admitted that he once went through a darker period where he...

Rihanna's 'Only Girl' Gets First Radio Play

The much anticipated new single by RIHANNA has premiered on RYAN SEACREST'S radio show today (September 7th 2010). 'Only Girl (In The World)' will be the first single released from the new album 'Loud', which...

Linkin Park's Hip Hop Homage

Linkin Park pay homage to Public Enemy on their new album 'A Thousand Sons'.The nu-metal group have incorporated a number of political messages into the songs on their fourth album and guitarist and rapper Mike...

Mcfly's 'International' Album

McFly changed their sound so they could "compete on an international level". The British group dropped the guitars and rock influenced sound of their fourth album 'Radio: Active' to work with pop producers on their...

Martin's Surprise Show At Apple Convention

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN gave Apple employees a special treat on Wednesday (01Sep10) when he performed a surprise show during a convention in California.The singer took to the stage at the end of an Apple...

The Ting Tings Turn Backs On Manchester

The Ting Tings wanted to get away from Manchester to record their second album. The British pop group deliberately turned their back on their hometown, opting instead to build their own studio in Berlin to...

Durst Wrote New Limp Bizkit Song During Festival

FRED DURST put his spare time at the U.K.'s Leeds Festival to good use - he wrote a song for LIMP BIZKIT's upcoming album as they waited backstage.The rockers took to the stage at the...

Arcade Fire Worried For Audience

Arcade Fire are worried about being able to "connect" with fans when they perform at arenas on their present tour. The Canadian alternative group said they are conscious of losing the intimate atmosphere of their...

Rose: 'Festival War Isn't Over'

AXL ROSE declared "war" on the organisers of Britain's Reading and Leeds Festivals during GUNS N' ROSES' headlining slot on Sunday (29Aug10) amid claims their set was shortened for a second time.Festival bosses were under...

Klaxons Initially Unprepared

Klaxons wasted "a lot of time and money" by going into the studio unprepared. The psychedelic rock band famously had their initial attempt at recording second album 'Surfing The Void' scrapped by their record company,...

Libertines Ponder Permanent Reunion

The Libertines will decide after Reading and Leeds whether they will reunite full time. Carl Barat - who fronts the indie rockers alongside Pete Doherty - said everything rests on how the UK band's first...

Limp Bizkit Finally Make Friends

Fred Durst says Limp Bizkit have become friends for the first time since reforming.The lead singer of the 'Break Stuff' nu-metal band admits that the group haven't always seen eye to eye, and he has...

Burn Injured In Music Video Shoot

DETROIT SOCIAL CLUB frontman DAVID BURN was left hobbling around on a music video set after falling through a creaky floorboard during filming.The British rockers were shooting a promo clip for their upcoming single, Northern...

Libertines Eyeing Permanent Reunion

Rockers THE LIBERTINES might be back for good - the cult band is considering making its reunion permanent.The British group split in 2004 after a series of bust-ups between frontmen Pete Doherty and Carl Barat...

Guns N' Roses Warned Over U.k. Festivals

GUNS N' ROSES have been warned not to turn up late for their gigs at Britain's Reading and Leeds music festivals at the weekend (28-29Aug10) - event organisers, police and local government officials are adamant...

Buy A Blu-ray Disc, Get Free Vod

Borrowing a strategy from newspapers who allow paying subscribers free access to their websites that are otherwise blocked by a pay wall and cable systems that give customers video-on-demand access to certain content, NBC will...

Kings Of Leon Say No To Glee

KINGS OF LEON have turned down the chance to showcase their hits on hit TV series GLEE.Frontman Caleb Followill reveals the band often turns down lucrative offers to feature their music on TV - they...

Cameron Expects Avatar Sequel To Reflect News

James Cameron, who contributed his expertise on deep-sea diving to government and BP officials during the recent oil-spill crisis, and who has made several trips to the Brazilian rain forest, says that he will incorporate...

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