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Editors Gig Halted After Crowd Fight

British rockers EDITORS stopped a gig in Folkestone, England on Tuesday night (23Mar10) after police were called to break up a fight in the audience.The band was playing at the Leas Cliff Hall as part...

Tv Presenter Suspended Over Ke$ha Outburst

A British TV presenter has been suspended from her hosting duties after she swore at U.S. pop sensation KESHA backstage at an awards show in London.MIQUITA OLIVER - who fronts teen favourite T4 on U.K....

Bloc Party Star Joins Ash

BLOC PARTY guitarist RUSSELL LISSACK is making the most of the band's hiatus - he's joining 1990s rockers ASH for their upcoming tour.The Helicopter hitmakers stepped away from the spotlight at the end of last...

Grant Angry Over Gorillaz 'Plagiarism'

Reggae star EDDY GRANT has accused British band GORILLAZ of copying parts of his 1983 song TIME WARP in their new track STYLO.The veteran hitmaker alleges the group - created by Blur's Damon Albarn -...

Radiohead New Album Reports 'A Hoax'

British rockers RADIOHEAD have blasted rumours they recently wrapped recording a new album - insisting they have no new music.Online gossips claimed the Grammy winners were adding finishing touches to a new release called Tehrangeles,...

Reverend Star Cautioned For Pot Possession

The frontman of cult British rock act REVEREND & THE MAKERS has been cautioned by police in Scotland following an arrest on drug possession charges.Jon MCClure was found in possession of marijuana at the Inverness...

Larry Cassidy Dies

SECTION 25 frontman LARRY CASSIDY has died at the age of 56.The singer passed away on Saturday (27Feb10) in his hometown of Blackpool, England. A cause of death had not been released as WENN went...

Allen Brands Love 'A Drug-addled Lunatic'

LILY ALLEN has hit back in her ongoing war of words with COURTNEY LOVE - branding the HOLE rocker "crazy" and "a paranoid, drug-addled lunatic".The Smile hitmaker clashed with Love at the NME Awards in...

Allen And Love Feud At Awards Show

COURTNEY LOVE continued her feud with LILY ALLEN at an awards show in London on Wednesday (24Feb10) - the British pop star reportedly left the ceremony in tears after a vicious bust-up with the rocker.The...

Hook Refusing To Record Lost Joy Division Song

Former JOY DIVISION star PETER HOOK recently completed one of the band's lost songs 30 years after the group dissolved - but he's refusing to record the track because he won't "make any money" from...

Coldplay Boost Security Over Album Leak Fears

British rockers COLDPLAY are determined to keep their new album under wraps until its release date - they've set up strict security procedures to make sure it doesn't leak.The Clocks hitmakers are currently working on...

The Xx Cancel Gigs After Guitarist's Father Dies

British rockers THE XX have cancelled a string of gigs in Europe after the death of guitarist ROMY MADLEY CROFT's father.Croft's dad passed away on Friday (19Feb10) - no further details are available. Concerts...

Ex-oasis Rocker's Charity Run

Former OASIS rocker ALAN WHITE is to compete in this year's (10) London Marathon to raise money for charity.The drummer, who quit the band in 2004, is getting fit to help sufferers of Alzheimer's Disease....

Harris Sets Up Record Label

Scottish DJ CALVIN HARRIS is to launch his own record label this summer (10).The Acceptable in the '80s hitmaker has named his new venture Fly Eye and is set to unveil the label in May...

Kasabian Star Debuts England Soccer Shirt

KASABIAN star TOM MEIGHAN landed the honour of showing off England's away soccer strip at a concert in Paris, France on Monday night (08Feb10).The frontman bounded onto the stage at the Olympia Theatre, wearing the...

Enter Shikari Cancels Gig Over Safety Fears

Rockers ENTER SHIKARI scrapped a gig in Blackpool, England on Saturday (06Feb10) after officials deemed the venue "unsafe."The band was due to play at the Empress Ballroom, but the show was called off just hours...

Mccartney's Son Takes Beatles-influenced Album On Tour

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's son JAMES is heading out on the road on his first ever U.K. tour - to perform tracks influenced by the Fab Four.James MCCartney will set out on a 14-date trek across...

Ryder Reforms Black Grape

British rocker SHAUN RYDER has reformed BLACK GRAPE and the group will play its first concert in 12 years this April (10).Ryder last hit the stage with Danny Saber and rapper Kermit in 1998 but...

Ronson Ropes In Top Talent For New Album

Superproducer MARK RONSON is working with the SCISSOR SISTERS and acclaimed songwriter CATHY DENNIS on his next album - and has promised not to record any covers.The musician made his name as one of the...

Love Idolises Grohl

COURTNEY LOVE models her career on her late husband KURT COBAIN's former NIRVANA bandmate DAVE GROHL.Love is preparing to make a comeback in February (10) as she embarks on a European tour with Hole, after...

Love Turned To Coach To Fix 'Terrible' Singing

COURTNEY LOVE was so embarrassed by her "terrible singing" on a leaked HOLE recording, she hired a vocal coach.The rocker was left red-faced after an early version of Nobody's Daughter, the title track from the...

Serkis Wants To Play Bono

LORD OF THE RINGS star ANDY SERKIS has one acting ambition left to fulfil - he wants to play U2 frontman BONO in a biopic of the Irish rocker's life.Serkis recently delved into the music...

Charlotte Gainsbourg Struggles With Dad's Legacy

French actress/singer CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG is terrified of playing music on-stage - because she's convinced she'll never live up to her late father SERGE.Charlotte made her singing debut when she was just 13, duetting with her...

Love: 'Cobain Would Have Enjoyed Guitar Hero'

COURTNEY LOVE feels conflicted over her legal battle against the makers of Guitar Hero - because she's convinced her husband KURT COBAIN would have adored the video game.Gaming giant Activision included the late rocker as...

White Stripes Revisit Canadian Tour For First Ever Live Album

Rockers THE WHITE STRIPES are revisiting their 2007 Canadian tour, by releasing a live album of recordings taken on the road.The band's Under Great White Northern Lights tour was filmed for forthcoming release on DVD....

Lcd Soundsystem To Split?

LCD SOUNDSYSTEM frontman JAMES MURPHY has hinted the band's upcoming album will be their last.The group previously announced a hiatus in 2008, so Murphy could concentrate on working with his DFA record label. The rockers...

Love Settles Hole Dispute

COURTNEY LOVE has reportedly resolved the dispute over her decision to resurrect HOLE - hinting she's come to a financial arrangement which will allow her to use the rock band's name.Last year (09) Love announced...

A-trak Dismisses Link To Madonna

Rap producer A-TRAK has laughed off reports he's set to help MADONNA channel a hip-hop vibe for her new album, calling the speculation "fiction".The superstar was said to have lined up A-Trak, a DJ/producer best...

Stones 'Not Touring In 2010'

Rock legends THE ROLLING STONES have blasted rumours they're planning to tour this year without guitarist RONNIE WOOD - insisting they have no gigs scheduled for 2010.The band was rumoured to have met behind Woods'...

Hammer & Sovereign To Front U.k.'S New Celebrity Big Brother

Rappers MC HAMMER and LADY SOVEREIGN will reportedly spend the New Year locked in a house together - as the stars of Britain's new CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER show.Website NME.com reports the U Can't Touch This...

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