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The Xx Is A Trio After Guitarist Quits

British band THE XX is down a member - guitarist BARIA QURESHI has quit for good.Rumours of a split gathered pace after the rockers performed a concert in London without Qureshi last month (Oct09) and...

Them Crooked Vultures Formed Over Medieval Meal

DAVE GROHL formed rock supergroup THEM CROOKED VULTURES by inviting JOSH HOMME and JOHN PAUL JONES to join him on a "blind date" at a medieval banquet.The Foo Fighters frontman invited Queens Of The Stone...

Jay-z Inspired By Michael

Rapper JAY-Z has an unlikely hero - former WHAM! star GEORGE MICHAEL.The Run This Town hitmaker, real name Shawn Carter, is adamant Wake Me Up Before You Go Go singer Michael is a huge influence...

No Split On Horizon For Radiohead

RADIOHEAD have reassured fans over their future - they are heading back into the recording studio later this year (09).The British rockers sparked fears they were eyeing retirement after frontman Thom Yorke formed a new...

Brown's Dubai Set Interrupted By Scuffle

IAN BROWN was forced to halt a performance in Dubai on Thursday (01Oct09) after an argument broke out between revellers and security.The former Stone Roses singer was on-stage at the SoundCity festival when he motioned...

Brown: 'Squire's Drug Taking Was Worst Moment'

IAN BROWN has recalled the lowest moment of his career - witnessing his STONE ROSES bandmate JOHN SQUIRE snorting cocaine at 11 in the morning.The British singer admits he was shocked to see guitarist Squire...

Noah & The Whale Tour Equipment Stolen

British folk rockers NOAH AND THE WHALE are calling on fans to help track down equipment stolen following their gigs in Manchester, England.The Five Years Time group awoke on Wednesday (30Sep09) to find that thieves...

Snoop Eyes Gallagher For Label

Rapper-turned-music boss SNOOP DOGG is eyeing his first big-name signing - former OASIS guitarist NOEL GALLAGHER.The hip-hop star was unveiled as the new creative chairman of EMI's Priority Records in September (09), and he is...

Coxon U-turns On Blur Plans

BLUR star GRAHAM COXON has backtracked on his comments the British band is planning more comeback shows - insisting all the members have returned to their lives outside of the group.The Britpop pioneers reformed in...

Guitar Hero Boss: 'Cobain Image Was Fully Approved'

The maker of the controversial Guitar Hero video game featuring KURT COBAIN has spoken out about the scandal - insisting the star's image use was approved by his estate.The late frontman, who committed suicide in...

Taylor Has No Plans To Sue Rolling Stones

MICK TAYLOR was horrified after reading he plans to sue THE ROLLING STONES - because he's still friendly with his former bandmates.A British newspaper alleged the guitarist, who played with the group from 1969 until...

Brown Recommends Solo Careers To Gallaghers

Rocker IAN BROWN has offered career advice to warring brothers LIAM and NOEL GALLAGHER - urging the pair to go solo after the guitarist walked out of OASIS.Last month (Aug09), Noel quit the band after...

Organiser Defends Kings Of Leon's 'Flawless' Reading Gig

The organiser of Britain's Reading Festival has defended KINGS OF LEON's criticised headlining slot at the event - insisting the lacklustre reviews for the gig were due to a "connectivity" issue with the audience.The band...

Kaiser Chiefs Slam Leeds Split Rumours

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS have hit back at rumours their performance at the U.K.'s Leeds music festival was to be their last - insisting they are not splitting up.The band played at the legendary event...

Brown Blasts Reunited Bands

IAN BROWN has slammed bands who reunite purely to cash in on their past - insisting no amount of money will entice him to reform the STONE ROSES.The singer, who is due to play a...

Ditto Diagnosed With Adhd

GOSSIP frontwoman BETH DITTO has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).The Standing in the Way of Control hitmaker was warned by friends that she possibly suffered from the condition but she refused to...

Doherty Reunites With Ex-libertines Drummer

British rocker PETE DOHERTY thrilled fans at a solo gig on Tuesday (25Aug09) by teaming up with former THE LIBERTINES drummer PAUL DUFOUR to perform some rare songs.The singer was performing an intimate gig at...

Kane Quits The Rascals

THE LAST SHADOW PUPPETS star MILES KANE has quit British band THE RASCALS to launch a solo career.Kane previously collaborated with Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner to create The Last Shadow Puppets, but the musicians...

Oasis Star Gallagher Approves Brother's Solo Plans

OASIS frontman LIAM GALLAGHER has given his brother and bandmate NOEL his permission to start work on a solo album.Noel Gallagher recently admitted he has written "lots of songs" that wouldn't be suitable for the...

Jet Call For An Ambulance As Sick Cester Checks Out Of Hospital

JET rocker NIC CESTER will perform an acoustic show in London on Wednesday night (12Aug09) with an ambulance on standby.The frontman has ignored doctor's orders to rest up after collapsing onstage at the Hard Rock...

Burrows Joins New York Rockers

Former RAZORLIGHT drummer ANDY BURROWS has returned to music, joining New York-based rockers WE ARE SCIENTISTS.Burrows quit the British band earlier this year (09) after falling out with frontman Johnny Borrell. After a six month...

Conchords Stars To Take A Year Away From Spotlight

FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS stars JEMAINE CLEMENT and BRET MCKENZIE are set to take a year-long break after wrapping the second series of their hit TV series.The New Zealand comedy duo were catapulted into the...

Skinner To Star In Dr Who

THE STREETS frontman MIKE SKINNER has landed a part in hit British TV series DOCTOR WHO.The Dry Your Eyes hitmaker revealed the news on his Twitter.com blog, claiming he will star alongside the new Time...

My Bloody Valentine Listen To Hearing Specialists Over Noise

Noisy cult rockers MY BLOODY VALENTINE are to offer fans earplugs at all future concerts after the group was booed throughout its set at the All Points West festival in New Jersey at the weekend.Music...

Ledger's Modest Mouse Video To Premiere On Tuesday

A MODEST MOUSE video directed by late movie star HEATH LEDGER is to premiere online on Tuesday (04Aug09).The animated promo for King Rat will debut on MySpace.com. Oscar winner Ledger conceived the video's theme in...

Auf Der Maur Dampens Hole Reunion Rumours

Former HOLE rocker MELISSA AUF DER MAUR has thrown COURTNEY LOVE's plans to reform the band into doubt - insisting there will be no reunion.Love recently announced she wants to release new material as Hole,...

Okereke Unsure Of Bloc Party Future

BLOC PARTY frontman KELE OKEREKE has hinted the band's 2008 LP INTIMACY may be its last - insisting he doesn't know what the future holds for the Brit four-piece.The Helicopter hitmakers released their third album...

Arctic Monkeys To Test Fans With New Album

British rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS have thrown down a challenge to their fans - giving them just five days to learn the lyrics to their new record.The Fluorescent Adolescent hitmakers release their third album, Humbug, on...

Coxon Eyes New Blur Album

BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON has given fans fresh hope the band will stay together - he is planning to write a new album with frontman DAMON ALBARN.The Britpop pioneers reformed in December (08) after a...

Brown Used Thriller As 'Blueprint' For New Album

Rocker IAN BROWN is adamant his next album MY WAY will be his best to date - because he used MICHAEL JACKSON's record-breaking THRILLER LP as his "blueprint".The former Stones Roses frontman is set to...

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