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Clyro's Neil Battles Through Leg Injury At Festival

BIFFY CLYRO rocker SIMON NEIL had to play through the pain at the T in the Park festival at the weekend (10-11Jul10) - after injuring his leg on stage last month (Jun10).The frontman jumped off...

Casablancas Causes Chaos At Festival

THE STROKES star JULIAN CASABLANCAS gave security guards a headache during his set at T In The Park festival on Saturday (10Jul10) - by jumping off stage and running among fans.The rocker performed a mix...

Kings Of Leon Stun London Crowd With New Tracks

KINGS OF LEON defied their record label bosses to debut new tracks from their next album at a show in London on Wednesday night (30Jun10).The rockers played in the U.K. capital's Hyde Park for 60,000...

Mason Blasts Albarn For Gorillaz's Glastonbury Slot

Former BETA BAND frontman STEVE MASON has hit out at DAMON ALBARN for dominating the main stage at Britain's Glastonbury music festival two years in a row, insisting he should have handed over the opportunity...

Casablancas Stuns Fans With Glastonbury Stage Dive

THE STROKES star JULIAN CASABLANCAS got up-close-and-personal with fans during his set at Britain's Glastonbury festival - by jumping into the audience.The rocker performed a mix of solo songs and band tracks on the John...

Biffy Clyro Rocker Injured During Glastonbury Set

BIFFY CLYRO's set at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Saturday (26Jun10) was marred by injury when singer SIMON NEIL hurt his leg after jumping off a speaker.The trio, comprising of Neil, James Johnston and Ben Johnston,...

Eels Star Caught Up In Terrorist Bust

THE EELS star MARK EVERETT was once caught up in a terrorist mix-up in London, when police suspected him of planting bombs.The bearded rocker, aka E, tells NME.com he was arrested in the British capital's...

Welch Embarrassed By Off-key Glastonbury Set

FLORENCE WELCH has pledged to sing "more in tune" at Britain's Glastonbury Festival this year (10) - to make up for screeching through her set at the legendary music gig last summer (09).Florence And The...

Band Of Horses Perform Secret Show At New York Landmark

Rockers BAND OF HORSES treated New York fans to a special concert last week (18Jun10) when they played a secret set at the city's Grand Central Station.The band alerted devotees to the one-off free gig...

Radiohead Plans 2010 Album Release

British rockers RADIOHEAD have backtracked over their decision not to release a new album this year (10) - guitarist ED O BRIEN has confirmed the band is recording new music.Earlier this year (10) online gossips...

Okereke May 'Close The Door' On Bloc Party Reunion

BLOC PARTY frontman KELE OKEREKE has cast doubt over the band's future after confessing there's no set timeline to reunite.The singer sparked reports the Helicopter hitmakers were heading for a split last year (09), after...

Oasis Paid Upfront For Abbey Road Recordings

Rowdy rockers OASIS were forced to pay cash upfront to record at Abbey Road - after they were thrown out of the legendary studios over their wild behaviour.The Wonderwall hitmakers were banned from the building...

De La Rocha's X Factor Confession

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE frontman ZACK DE LA ROCHA has made a stunning confession - he watches THE X FACTOR and finds it "mildly entertaining".The rap-rock group was at the forefront of a huge backlash...

Morrissey's Fight With Snapper Over Photo Use Explained

Revered photographer DEREK RIDGERS has broken his silence about his 18-year-old feud with MORRISSEY, insisting he is willing to put the past behind him because he's still a big fan of the former THE SMITHS...

Muse Block Tv Signal With Massive Stage Prop

British rockers MUSE found themselves in trouble with TV bosses over the weekend (05-06Jun10) after their massive stage set blocked the signal from a live broadcast at Germany's Rock Am Ring music festival.The Supermassive Black...

U2 For Glastonbury 2011?

U2's Glastonbury dreams are not over - they are set to headline the legendary British music festival next year (11).The Irish rockers were forced to pull out of their headlining slot at the upcoming event...

Ficek Leaves Babyshambles

British rockers BABYSHAMBLES have assured fans their planned gigs will go ahead after drummer ADAM FICEK announced he was leaving the group.Ficek recently sparked fears the band, fronted by Pete Doherty, was in trouble when...

Klaxons Recruit Dirty Pretty Things Guitarist

British dance punk act KLAXONS have recruited former DIRTY PRETTY THINGS guitarist ANTHONY ROSSOMANDO following the break-up of CARL BARAT's rock band.Rossomando previously stood in for troubled rocker Pete Doherty in The Libertines, and after...

Gallagher Regrets Long Oasis Album

NOEL GALLAGHER regrets making OASIS' 1997 album BE HERE NOW so long - because he doesn't have the attention span to listen to the record.The rocker was asked to shorten the album, which is comprised...

The Faces Want Glastonbury Slot

RONNIE WOOD wants THE FACES to seal their reunion with a prestigious slot at the U.K.'s Glastonbury festival - with original frontman ROD STEWART joining them onstage.The legendary 1970s band ended months of speculation earlier...

Keys Sings With Kasabian And Ferry At Charity Gig

Pregnant singer ALICIA KEYS celebrated her baby news by performing with British rockers KASABIAN and crooner BRYAN FERRY at a benefit gig in London on Thursday night (27May), which raised thousands of dollars for her...

Twilight Bosses Use Soundtrack To Help New Bands

Music experts working on the TWILIGHT movies make a deliberate effort to include new bands in the soundtracks - because the vampire franchise can give upcoming artists their big break.Music supervisors Paul Katz and Alexandra...

Albarn Sends Best Wishes To Bono

DAMON ALBARN has sent his best wishes to injured rocker BONO after his band GORILLAZ was drafted in to replace U2 at this year's (10) Glastonbury festival.The Irish rockers were forced to pull out of...

Big Boi Bred Dogs For Star Pals

BIG BOI's pitbull business has some high-end clients - he's bred dogs for stars including 50 CENT and USHER.The Outkast rapper is a registered pitbull breeder in the U.S. and keeps up to 60 of...

Big Boi Dedicates Album To Dad

OUTKAST rapper BIG BOI has dedicated his upcoming solo album to his late father - because he recorded it while "grieving" his death.The Hey Ya! hitmaker began work on Sir Luscious Left Foot: The Son...

Weller Reunites With The Jam Bandmate On Stage

PAUL WELLER celebrated his 52nd birthday on Tuesday night (25May10) by staging a small-scale THE JAM reunion - he invited the band's former bass player BRUCE FOXTON to perform with him in London.The veteran rocker...

Murphy Took Steroids To Finish Album

LCD SOUNDSYSTEM frontman JAMES MURPHY took steroids to help him complete the band's latest album, because he couldn't hit the high notes.The rocker was working on the band's final album This Is Happening, which was...

The Big Pink's Furze Opens Up About Fan Punch

THE BIG PINK rocker ROBBIE FURZE has spoken out to explain why he punched a fan in the face during a concert in America last month (Apr10) - he was fed up with the man's...

Okereke Slams Bloc Party Split Rumours

BLOC PARTY frontman KELE OKEREKE has silenced rumours the band is over - by confirming plans to record a new album.The singer sparked gossip the Helicopter hitmakers were heading for a break-up last year (09)...

Hook's Anniversary Visit To Curtis' Grave

British rocker PETER HOOK paid an emotional visit to his late JOY DIVISION bandmate IAN CURTIS' grave on the 30th anniversary of his death this week (beg17May10).The bass player tended the star's burial site in...

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