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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...

Warhols Promise To Honour Song Promise

Fans of British rockers THE DANDY WARHOLS are forcing them to keep a promise they made in a 2003 song, that they'd cover the BEATLES track BLACKBIRD "when MICHAEL JACKSON dies".Rocker Peter Holmstrom completely forgot...

New Order Star Names New Band After Keitel Film

NEW ORDER star BERNARD SUMNER has used HARVEY KEITEL's ultra-violent movie BAD LIEUTENANT as inspiration for his new group.The Blue Monday hitmaker has teamed up with former New Order guitarist Phil Cunningham and newcomer Jake...

Killers To Release Covers Album

THE KILLERS are planning to record an album of cover tracks while the band tours this summer (09).The rockers have revealed they want to work on songs by artists from Neil Diamond to Iggy Pop,...

Daryl Hannah Arrested In Protest

Daryl Hannah has been arrested.The 48-year-old actress was taking part in a protest against mountaintop coalmining - which sees the tops of mountains blown away to help miners get at deposits inside - during which...

Big Brother's House Of 'Rejects'

Three contestants from this year's 'Big Brother' are reportedly rejects from last year's series.Marcus, Charlie and Rodrigo all auditioned for 'Big Brother' series nine - which was eventually won by school teacher Rachel Rice -...

Stars Go Blue For Oxfam

JARVIS COCKER and FATBOY SLIM have gone blue for charity.The British pop stars have joined singer Little Boots and The Kooks' Luke Pritchard in a new campaign to promote climate change for Oxfam - by...

Madonna Collects Mercy

Madonna has flown to Malawi to collect Mercy.The 50-year-old singer - who won her appeal to adopt the four-year-old Malawian girl last Friday (12.06.09) - is currently travelling to the African state where she is...

Love In A Hole Again

COURTNEY LOVE has reformed her rock act HOLE after giving up on solo career plans.After numerous delays and false starts to her solo album Nobody’s Daughter, Love will release the project under the name Hole....

New Housemate For 'Big Brother'?

A new housemate is set to enter the 'Big Brother' house.Channel 4 bosses are keen to boost flagging ratings by secretly arranging for a new person to join the show next week and spice things...

Cher Gets A New Son-ny

Cher's daughter is having a sex change.Chastity Bono - the 40-year-old daughter of the 'Believe' singer and her late husband Sonny - began the lengthy gender reassignment process earlier this year.She has asked family and...

Dizzee Rascal's Long Career

Dizzee Rascal wants to make music until "the world ends".The 'Bonkers' star says he loves performing and hopes his career never comes to an end - unless people stop enjoying his material. He said: "I...

Allen Slams Illegal Downloads

British pop star LILY ALLEN has blasted fans who download music illegally - insisting internet piracy is depriving the music industry of new talent.The Smile singer insists consumers need to pay for music in order...

Allen Thanks Officials In Visa Row

British pop star LILY ALLEN is grateful to American immigration officials for revoking her work visa in 2007 - because it gave her the motivation to revitalise her stage show.The Smile singer was forced to...

Megan Fox's Appetite Aide

Megan Fox has an assistant who does her food shopping for her.The 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' actress claims it is too hard for her to complete everyday chores now she is so famous, so...

Sparks Has 'No Regrets' Over Brown Duet

Singer JORDIN SPARKS has dismissed rumours she is set to drop CHRIS BROWN's vocals from their NO AIR duet - insisting she "doesn't regret" working with the shamed star.The former American Idol winner teamed up...

Michael Jackson Sued For $20m

Michael Jackson is being sued for $20 million.The 'Thriller' singer has been accused of a breaching a contract his manager signed last November with AllGood Entertainment, which promised the star would participate in a reunion...

Kasabian's Tarantino Wish

Kasabian want Quentin Tarantino to direct their DVD.The group's new album, 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum' features guest vocals from Rosario Dawson on one track, 'West Ryder Silver Bullets', and the rockers want the actress...

50 Cent Bored Of Music

50 Cent's interest in hip-hop is "dwindling away".The 'Candy Shop' star - real name Curtis Jackson - says people's quest for money is starting to undermine the genre and he can barely recognise the reasons...

Gallagher Bans Nme From Oasis Gigs

NOEL GALLAGHER has declared war on British rock magazine NME - for starting a "juvenile" feud between OASIS and THE ENEMY.The Wonderwall hitmaker has banned the publication's journalists from attending his gigs this summer (09)...

Oasis Fans Promised Refund After Troubled Gig

LIAM and NOEL GALLAGHER have promised 70,000 fans a refund after the brothers were forced to abandon an OASIS concert due to sound problems.The Wonderwall hitmakers took to the stage for a homecoming gig in...

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