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Adams Working Under Werewolph Alias?

Rocker RYAN ADAMS has sparked reports he is resurrecting his heavy metal band WEREWOLPH, just weeks after disbanding his group THE CARDINALS. The singer/songwriter announced earlier this year (09) he would be taking a lengthy hiatus...

Does It Offend You, Yeah? Guitarist Quits

DOES IT OFFEND YOU, YEAH? guitarist MORGAN QUINTANCE has rocked the British band by quitting. Quintance will now concentrate all his efforts on Plugs, the group that was previously his side project. The rocker claims he...

Lily Allen Hits Out At George W

LILY ALLEN seems to be taking pop music's obsession with the world of retro into politics with a dig at former US president George W Bush. During her gig at the Wiltern Theatre in Los...

By on 06 April 2009

Klaxons And Florence To Support Blur In Manchester

Reunited indie favourites Blur have signed up Klaxons and Florence and the Machine to support them at their Manchester comeback show.The Parklife band are to headline the Glastonbury, T in the Park and Oxegen festivals...

By on 03 April 2009

Kings Nearly Scrapped Hit Track

KINGS OF LEON were ready to scrap hit single SEX ON FIRE - before a heavy drinking session helped change the rockers' minds. The smash song claimed top spot in the U.K. singles chart in September...

Snoop Dogg Remixes Cash Hits With Beyonce's Dad

SNOOP DOGG has teamed up with BEYONCE's father and JOHNNY CASH's son to remix the late country legend's hits. Johnny Cash Remixed features the country star's music reworked by modern hip-hop and R&B stars. Snoop even...

First Instigate Debate Event Attracts Musicians And Politicians

A London pub was recently the venue for a discussion between former London mayor Ken Livingstone and a host of musicians. FIND THE TIME singer SAM DUCKWORTH of GET CAPE. WEAR CAPE. FLY and songstress...

By on 27 March 2009

Ronson Teams Duran Duran With Kaiser Chief

MARK RONSON has enlisted extra help while recording with pop stars DURAN DURAN - he has brought one of the KAISER CHIEFS on board. The superproducer called on Kaiser Chiefs drummer and songwriter Nick Hodgson to...

Gallagher: 'I Won't Model My Clothes'

LIAM GALLAGHER will never walk the runways to model his fashion designs - despite dreaming up the line to solve his own clothing problems. The Oasis rocker announced last week (begs16Mar09) he is preparing to launch...

Rockers Late Of The Pier Spark Security Guard Tussle

British rockers LATE OF THE PIER saw their performance at the South By Southwest music festival descend into chaos after security guards threw the group off-stage for overunning their time slot. The musicians were thrilled when...

Blur Star Denies Split Rumours

BLUR drummer DAVE ROWNTREE has dismissed rumours he is set to leave the group after their upcoming summer (09) shows - insisting he will fit his legal career around his time in the band. The percussionist...

Razorlight's Burrows Quits

Drummer ANDY BURROWS has quit British rockers RAZORLIGHT, citing "personal reasons". Burrows failed to show for Razorlight's U.K. show in Wolverhampton on Monday (02Mar09) and had to be replaced by David 'Skully' Sullivan-Kaplan. And now the...

Oasis Hit Back Over Scrapped Gigs

British rockers OASIS have fuelled a war of words with Chinese authorities over their scrapped gigs in the country - calling reports the shows were cancelled over money issues "nonsense". The Wonderwall hitmakers were due to...

Razorlight Confirmed As Eden Session Headliners

Razorlight have joined the Kooks, Kasabian and Oasis as headliners of this summer's Eden Sessions.Johnny Borrell and co will take the stage at the Cornish ecological park on July 9th, it was announced today.Having been...

By on 04 March 2009

Mongrel's Lowkey Detained And Interrogated By Israeli Forces

MONGREL rapper LOWKEY has been left "frustrated" and disturbed by a recent trip to Israel - after he was detained at an airport and subjected to "paranoid mind games" by the country's police force. The British...

Killers And Oasis To Head 'Eclectic' V Festival Lineup

The Killers and Oasis have been announced as the headline acts for this summer's V Festival, with tickets on sale on Friday.Brandon Flowers and bandmates, as well NME award-winners Oasis, will take to the stage...

By on 03 March 2009

Blur Confirm Glastonbury Show

Britpop giants Blur have confirmed they are set to reunite ahead of this summer's Glastonbury festival, where they will play as one of the headline acts.Speaking to the Daily Mirror newspaper, lead singer Damon Albarn...

By on 01 March 2009

Blur In Frame For Glastonbury Headline Slot

The recently reformed Blur are likely to play a headlining set at this year's Glastonbury festival, according to organiser Michael Eavis.Bruce Springsteen was announced last week as the Saturday headliner for the Somerset event this...

By on 27 February 2009

Dizzee Rascal's Unexpected Award

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL was stunned when he was named a winner at the Shockwaves NME Awards on Wednesday (25Feb09) - because he didn't realise he was nominated for a prize. The Fix Up, Look Sharp...

Doherty: I Can Convince Carl Barat To Reform Libertines

Pete Doherty has claimed he will be able to convince ex-bandmate Carl Barat to reform the Libertines eventually.The Can't Stand Me Now band split in 2004, six months after Doherty performed with the band for...

By on 26 February 2009

Oasis Named Best British Band At Nme Awards

Mancunian group Oasis have been named the best British band at the Shockwaves NME awards.The Dig Out Your Soul stars led the way at this year's ceremony at Brixton Academy, with seven nominations, but were...

By on 26 February 2009

Mystery Jets Mobbed In Mexico

British rockers MYSTERY JETS were stunned with the reception they received in Mexico - after fans mobbed their first ever live gig in Latin America. The group jetted to the capital Mexico City to play their...

Oasis And Kings Of Leon Gear Up For Nme Awards

The cream of the music world will assemble in south London later today for the Shockwaves NME awards.British band Oasis are leading the way at this year's ceremony at Brixton Academy, with seven nominations, including...

By on 25 February 2009

White Stripes Perform Together Again

THE WHITE STRIPES performed together for the first time since autumn 2007 over the weekend.Jack and Meg reunited onstage to play on US talk show host CONAN O'BRIEN's final TV programme.The duo played the track...

By on 23 February 2009

Hawkins Defends Grohl

Taylor Hawkins has defended his bandmate Dave Grohl after it was suggested that he is the controlling member of the FOO FIGHTERS.Grohl has been fronting the massively-successful rock band since stepping from behind the drumkit...

By on 17 February 2009

Bellamy's Fan Scare

MUSE frontman MATT BELLAMY is extra careful when the band checks into hotels - he once woke up to find a fan perched on the end of his bed. The singer was on the road with...

Hawkins Defends 'Control Freak' Grohl

FOO FIGHTERS drummer TAYLOR HAWKINS has defended the band's frontman DAVE GROHL against accusations he is a dominating force in the band - calling him "the nicest control freak you ever meet". Grohl, who previously drummed...

Doherty Scrapped Winehouse Collaboration

BABYSHAMBLES rocker PETE DOHERTY was forced to scrap a planned duet with AMY WINEHOUSE after he was warned against collaborating with the singer by his producer. The pair teamed up for a string of jam sessions...

Pearl Jam Eye Second Young Collaboration

Rockers PEARL JAM are keen to collaborate with their hero NEIL YOUNG for a second time - because they are confident they could make a much "better record" together, 14 years after they first hit...

Pearl Jam Eye Second Young Collaboration

Rockers PEARL JAM are keen to collaborate with their hero NEIL YOUNG for a second time - because they are confident they could make a much "better record" together, 14 years after they first hit...

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