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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...

Doherty Rejects Libertines Reunion Offer

PETE DOHERTY was forced to turn down offers of $2.96 million (£2 million) to reform THE LIBERTINES - because his bandmate CARL BARAT refused to participate in the reunion. The band split acrimoniously in 2004 due...

Kaiser Chiefs Slam Hiatus Reports

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS have blasted rumours they are planning a hiatus.Recent reports suggested the band were unhappy their most recent single Good Days Bad Days failed to make the top 10 in Britain, and...

Official Secrets Act Drummer In Road Accident

OFFICIAL SECRETS ACT rocker ALEXANDER DUNLOP MACKENZIE was rushed to hospital after he was thrown from his bicycle in a serious traffic accident. MACKenzie, the drummer for the British band, has no broken bones and is...

Comedian Mark Watson To Host Shockwaves Nme Awards

Mock the Week panellist Mark Watson has been announced as the host of this year's Shockwaves NME awards.The comedian, who regularly performs with a Welsh accent despite being from Bristol, is a regular on BBC...

By on 06 February 2009

Doherty Denies Eviction Reports

BABYSHAMBLES frontman PETE DOHERTY has dismissed reports he is facing eviction from his English country mansion. The rocker's landlord reportedly threatened to have him removed from the nine-bedroom home in Wiltshire, England, after photos published in...

Kooks Star Pritchard And The DØ To Record Album

THE KOOKS frontman LUKE PRITCHARD is teaming up with French band THE DØ to record an album of cover songs.Singer Pritchard kicked off his rock career playing his own versions of classic songs in a...

Kooks Star Pritchard And The DØ To Record Album

THE KOOKS frontman LUKE PRITCHARD is teaming up with French band THE DØ to record an album of cover songs. Singer Pritchard kicked off his rock career playing his own versions of classic songs in a...

Chart-toppers White Lies Upgrade Tour Dates

After their debut album hit the number one spot, White Lies have announced upgrades to their upcoming headline tour.Tickets for the May shows went on sale on Wednesday January 28th, with the London, Leeds and...

By on 30 January 2009

Bowie Will Not Bring Back Stardust For Festival

Music legend DAVID BOWIE has denied he plans to revive his ZIGGY STARDUST persona for U.S. music festival Coachella. Rumours circulated in British tabloids suggested the star was gearing up to bring back his legendary flame-haired...

Oasis Lead Nme Nominations, Go Head-to-head With Obama

Oasis have received seven nominations for next month's NME awards, although the band will have to overcome Barack Obama to claim a clean sweep.The Britpop pioneers are nominated in the vest British band, best live...

By on 27 January 2009

The Strokes To Start Work On Album Four In February

The Strokes are to begin working on their first album in three years next month, according to drummer Fabrizio Moretti.Speaking after a concert with his side project Little Joy, Moretti confirmed that Strokes frontman Julian...

By on 26 January 2009

Squire Art Blocks Roses 'Reunion'

Former STONE ROSES guitarist JOHN SQUIRE has cast doubt on rumours the British band is set to reform by lining up a series of exhibitions to showcase his art. The Fools Gold hitmakers were said...

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So What Does Stephen Hawking Think About Zayn Malik Leaving One Direction?

We all know Stephen Hawking is a genius who can give us answers on...

Jay-Z Takes To Twitter To Defend Tidal, "We Are Here For The Long Haul"

Infrequent tweeter Jay-Z took to Twitter on Sunday to drop a few #TidalFacts...

Amy Winehouse's Father Mitch Says Daughter "Would Be Furious" Over Upcoming Documentary

Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch has spoken out against the upcoming...

Final Show Of Jack White's Acoustic Tour To Stream On Tidal

The final show of Jack White’s five date acoustic tour will be streamed on...

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Judge Rules That Taking Your Child To A Pink Concert Cannot Be Considered Bad Parenting

This is probably the weird story of the day – that time a judge ruled that...

No Victims, No Suspect in the Atlanta Shooting, Which Allegedly Targeted Lil Wayne's Tour Bus

Lil Wayne’s tour bus was the target of a shooting early on Sunday morning...

Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' Tops UK Chart For Second Week And Breaks Streaming Record

Wiz Khalifa is on top of the UK chart for a second week with his Paul...

'Goodfellas' Cast Celebrate 25th Anniversary At Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival ended on Saturday, with a special celebration...

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