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U2 Stun Baaba Maal Fans With London Encore

U2 stunned world music fans in London on Thursday night (28May09) when they took the stage during a BAABA MAAL gig.Bono and his bandmates joined the African artist for his O2 Academy Shepherds Bush concert...

Terri Seymour Seeks Restraining Order

Terri Seymour has filed a restraining order against the woman accused of trying to choke her.The ex-girlfriend of Simon Cowell posted papers at Los Angeles County Court on Wednesday (27.05.09) claiming Janice Thibodeaux - who...

Chris Brown No 'Monster'

Chris Brown insists he is "not a monster".The 20-year-old singer - who has pleaded not guilty to assaulting his on/off girlfriend Rihanna - has released a video thanking fans for their support and insisting many...

Barat Leads Impromptu House Concert

A British schoolgirl is the envy of all her classmates after rock stars CARL BARAT and JON MCCLURE invaded her living room for an impromptu gig.Hannah Webb won the chance to host the secret show...

Reverend And The Makers' Lennon Inspiration

Reverend and the Makers claim a message from John Lennon inspired their new single.The group are set to release 'Silence is Talking' which frontman Jon McLure claims was the result of a studio session undertaken...

Jagger And Mcclure Urge Kids To Debate

SIR MICK JAGGER's ex-wife BIANCA is teaming up with rocker JON MCCLURE for a campaign to encourage kids to get political. Jagger and the Reverend and the Makers star will take part in a speed debate...

Dizzee And Eminem Land Fastest-selling No 1s Of 2009

Rappers Dizzee Rascal and Eminem have claimed the fastest-selling number one records of the year in the singles and album charts.Grime star Dizzee has shot to the top of the charts with new single Bonkers,...

By on 24 May 2009

Michael Jackson Waiting For Cancer Ok

Michael Jackson must wait a week to find out if he needs radiation therapy to treat his alleged skin cancer.The 'Thriller' singer reportedly had cancerous growths removed from his nose and chest in a shave...

Taylor's Porn Shop Past

SLIPKNOT frontman COREY TAYLOR has a seedy past - he once worked in the sex industry. The rocker spent several years behind the counter in a porn shop in Iowa and insists it was his ideal...

Michael Jackson Delays Residency

Michael Jackson has delayed his comeback tour.The 'Thriller' singer will now kick off his London residency on July 13, five days later than originally planned.Shows scheduled to take place on July 10, 12 and 14...

Brave Terri Seymour

Simon Cowell's ex-girlfriend "lunged" at the 200lb woman who tried to choke her.Terri Seymour was assaulted outside Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre - where Simon's TV show 'American Idol' was being filmed in front of a...

Trash City Attractions Unveiled For Glastonbury 2009

For the third year running, Trash City will take over a whole field at the legendary Somerset festival with a unique blend of interactive art, music, burlesque, theatre, disco and downright mayhem.Musical line-ups and special...

By on 21 May 2009

Cameron Diaz's 'Mellow' Toilet Mantra

Cameron Diaz doesn't flush the toilet.The 'My Sister's Keeper' actress does all she can to be environmentally friendly, and believes it is a waste of water to pull the chain every time she has relieved...

Met Police Defend Controversial Concert Form

Violent crime has been reduced thanks to a contentious form which demands details of live music performers, the Metropolitan police claims.Music industry spokesmen have criticised the use of Form 696 for alleged racial profiling while...

By on 18 May 2009

Kaiser Chiefs Dismiss Record Label Drama

British rockers the KAISER CHIEFS have dismissed reports they've been dropped by their record company. The group, who will share supporting duties with Franz Ferdinand on Green Day's summer (09) tour, insist U.K. tabloid reports have...

Mars Volta Guitarist Slams Media Over 'Terrorist' Reports

THE MARS VOLTA guitarist OMAR RODRIGUEZ-LOPEZ has slammed the media for drumming up mass hysteria during the swine flu outbreak, insisting the exaggerated reports are "an act of terrorism" against Mexico. The recent medical crisis is...

Star-studded Danger Mouse Album Scrapped

Superproducer DANGER MOUSE has been forced to scrap his upcoming collaboration album following a legal dispute with his record company. The Gnarls Barkley star - real name Brian Burton - teamed up with rockers Sparklehorse and...

La Roux: 'I Don't Listen To Chart Music'

LA ROUX star ELLY JACKSON has taken a swipe at musicians currently riding high in the U.K. singles chart - even though she is one of them. The singer, frontwoman of the electro-pop duo, has taken...

Pj Harvey Reveals Collaboration Inspiration

PJ HARVEY'S collaboration with JOHN PARISH happened after she stumbled across an old cassette tape of their previous attempt to work together, the singer has revealed.In an interview with NME Radio, the MAN SIZE star...

By on 14 May 2009

Elba To Launch Music Career

THE WIRE star IDRIS ELBA is to take a break from acting to concentrate on his music career - he plans to release an album later this year (09). The British actor, who plays Baltimore drug...

Singer Argos Injures Back On Tour

ART BRUT frontman EDDIE ARGOS is suffering from a back injury after hurting himself "showing off" onstage. The singer collapsed with the bad back in a restaurant in Amsterdam, Holland recently during the band's European tour....

Kanye Names His Successor

KANYE WEST has found the successor to his crown as king of the charts - a little-known British singer called MR HUDSON. West has taken the newcomer under his wing, signed him to his G.O.O.D. label...

No New Music Until 2010 For Exhausted Css

CSS singer LOVEFOXXX is taking a step back from the spotlight for the remainder of the year - because the Brazilian band's latest globetrotting tour has "sucked" the life out of her. The dance group has...

Flowers Hits Out At Coachella Protesters

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has slammed protesters who tried to prevent the band from playing at the Coachella music festival - insisting they should learn to love the Las Vegas rockers. The Mr Brightside hitmakers...

Flowers Denies Rift With Drummer

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has denied rumours of a longrunning feud with drummer RONNIE VANNUCCI - insisting stories of a rift are "not true". The singer sparked reports of tensions between the pair in March...

Four Girls Into One Band 'Won't Go'

Four girls in one band is "never a good idea", according to the latest member of FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE.Speaking to, Cherish Kaya, who left IPSO FACTO in order to join the hotly-tipped act,...

By on 30 April 2009

Gallows Took Pig Sample From Internet

Rockers GALLOWS have backtracked on their boast they recorded the sound of a dying pig for their new album - admitting they found the clip online. The British band came under fire after announcing plans to...

Mgmt Settle Spat With French Government

New York-based rockers MGMT have settled their dispute with the French government after the band threatened to sue it. The country's ruling Union for a Popular Movement (UPM) party allegedly used the song KIDS without...

By on 28 April 2009

Graham Coxon Plays Surprise Show

People in the Spread Eagle pub in Camden were treated to a surprise over the weekend when BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON played an unexpected set as part of the Camden Crawl festivities.The musician took to...

By on 27 April 2009

Brit Band Use Chef As Inspiration

BRITISH SEA POWER have revealed that the inspiration for one of the songs on their forthcoming album came from an unusual source – famed seafood chef Rick Stein.In an interview with NME, the group's guitarist...

By on 21 April 2009


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