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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...

Weller Wants To Collaborate With Oasis Brothers

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER was secretly delighted by the break-up of British band OASIS - because he might now be able to work with the warring GALLAGHER brothers.The Live Forever hitmakers split over the summer...

The Stranglers Put Cowell Off Rock Music

SIMON COWELL was put off rock music for life after seeing THE STRANGLERS perform when he was a teenager - because he was disgusted when the bandmembers "spat" at the audience.The music mogul made his...

Elton John The Dance Star

Rocker SIR ELTON JOHN is relaunching himself as a dance music star, after teaming up with Australian house prodigies PNAU.The Rocket Man discovered Pnau - Empire of the Sun rocker Nick Littlemore's side project -...

The Strokes To Headline Isle Of Wight Festival For Comeback Show

Cult rockers THE STROKES will make their live comeback at next summer's (10) Isle of Wight festival in Britain.The New York band took a hiatus in 2006 and a planned reunion for 2009 was scrapped...

Mccartney Almost Quit Over Stagefright

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's crippling stagefright almost cost him his place in THE BEATLES in the mid-1960s.The Hey Jude hitmaker admits he would feel sick because he was wracked with nerves before shows and big events...

Beyonce's Crazy In Love Is Top Track

BEYONCE's hit 2003 song CRAZY IN LOVE has been named the greatest track of the last 10 years.The R&B superstar's anthem, which features her husband Jay-Z, has topped the coveted list complied by British music...

Doherty In 'Heart Failure' Health Scare

British rocker PETE DOHERTY was hooked up to a life support machine last month (Oct09) after his heart stopped beating in a poisoning scare.The former Libertines frontman was forced to cancel a string of dates...

Mccoy Joined Aids Charity In Honour Of Late Pal

GYM CLASS HEROES frontman TRAVIS MCCOY was inspired to become an ambassador for an AIDS charity after losing a loved one to the disease.MCCoy is currently serving as a spokesperson for the Staying Alive foundation,...

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