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Courtney Love Ready To Ditch Shocking Antics Forever

Rocker Courtney Love is ready to leave her bad girl days behind.The Hole frontwoman is well known for her controversial behaviour, frequently becoming embroiled in public arguments and even exposing herself in photographs....

Patti Smith Wants Unknowns For Just Kids Movie

Punk icon Patti Smith wants "unknowns" to portray her and late photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the planned movie adaptation of her award-winning memoir Just Kids, dismissing reports that actress Charlotte Gainsbourg will lead the cast.The...

Damon Albarn Hints At Noel Gallagher Collaboration

Blur frontman Damon Albarn has teased Britpop fans with the possibility of a collaboration with his former chart rival, Oasis star Noel Gallagher.The two Brits appeared to bring their rock rivalry to an end when...

Courtney Love Seriously Considering Kurt Cobain Musical

Courtney Love is in the early stages of turning her late husband Kurt Cobain's life story into a Broadway musical.In a new Nme magazine article to mark the 20th anniversary of the Nirvana star's death...

Russian Punk Stars Want Economic Sanctions Over UKraine Crisis

Pussy Riot stars Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina have stepped up their protests over the ongoing Ukraine crisis by calling for economic sanctions against Russia.The punk stars made an appearance at Tallinn Music Week in...

Billy Bragg Scammed Musicians With Mini-golf Betting Con

British rocker Billy Bragg tried to scam money out of his fellow performers with rigged mini-golf games while touring in Australia.The singer/songwriter was included in the line-up for Australia's touring festival Big Day Out in...

Macaulay Culkin Served As A Roadie During Rap Video Shoot

Former child star Macaulay Culkin filled in as a roadie during a video shoot for rising rapper Lizzo.The Home Alone star accompanied Har Mar Superstar to the filming of the promo video for female rapper...

Stone Roses Star Celebrates 50th At Charity Gig

Former Oasis star Paul 'bonehead' Arthurs, Marillion guitarist Steve Rothery and ex-Inspiral Carpets star Tom Hingley teamed up in Manchester, England on Wednesday night (19Mar14) to perform at Stone Roses guitarist Aziz Ibrahim's 50th birthday...

Guitarist Johnny Marr Breaks Hand

Rocker Johnny Marr's upcoming tour dates have been thrown into jeopardy following news the former The Smiths star has broken his right hand while running in London.The guitarist reveals the accident occurred last week (ends07Mar14),...

Danny Brown: 'I Don't Have Mental Health Issues'

Rapper Danny Brown has denied he is suffering from mental health issues after a Twitter meltdown last month (Feb14), insisting he was simply letting off steam.The hip-hop star posted a series of messages on the...

Debbie Harry Predicts End Of The Internet

Blondie star Debbie Harry is convinced humans will eventually lose interest in the Internet and "unhook" their online presence, branding the web "a waste of time".The Heart of Glass singer signed up for Twitter.com in...

Alex Turner: 'Brits Speech Was A Call To Arms'

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner has elaborated on his bizarre speech at last month's (Feb14) BRIT Awards, insisting he is determined to inspire young musicians to form rock bands.The star took to the stage at...

Alt-j To Continue As Trio After Bassist's Departure

British rockers Alt-J have decided to continue as a three-piece and not replace recently-departed bassist Gwil Sainsbury.The musician stepped down from the 2012 Mercury Prize winners in January (14), citing personal reasons for his exit,...

Cliff Richard: 'I'll Avoid Monarchy Chat With Morrissey'

Veteran singer Sir Cliff Richard has vowed to avoid discussing Britain's monarchy with rocker Morrissey to prevent a clash at their joint gig later this year (14).The Devil Woman hitmaker is to play a support...

Arctic Monkeys Are Triple Winners At Britain's Nme Awards

Rockers Arctic Monkeys were the big winners at the 2014 Nme Awards in London on Wednesday (26Feb14) after taking home a trio of top honours.The Fluorescent Adolescent hitmakers, who headed into the ceremony with eight...

Alex Turner: 'Brits Fire Show Was A One-off'

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner has warned fans not to expect a repeat of the spectacular pyrotechnics that accompanied their performance at the 2014 Brit Awards.The British rockers opened the ceremony in London on Wednesday...

Carl Barat Dumped Session Band Over Songs Criticism

British rocker Carl Barat decided to dump his session musicians and recruit a full-time band after he overheard them criticising his songs after a gig.The former Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things star headed out on...

Small Faces Stars Launched Global Search For Missing Demos

Iconic British band Small Faces travelled the world in search of a batch of missing demo tapes when they were compiling a special box set to mark the band's 50th anniversary.The Lazy Sunday hitmakers formed...

Paul Mccartney To Receive Songwriter's Songwriter Prize At Nme Awards

Sir Paul Mccartney is set to be feted as the Songwriter's Songwriter at the U.K.'s upcoming Nme Awards.The Beatles icon, who penned hits like Yesterday, She Loves You and Mull of Kintyre, will be handed...

Sparks Team Up With Franz Ferdinand For New Album Project

Scottish rockers Franz Ferdinand have teamed up with oddball electro-pop pioneers Sparks for a new album project.The Take Me Out hitmakers have been working with Ron and Russell Mael since meeting up in California last...

The Cribs Working On Two New Albums

British rockers The Cribs are preparing to serve up a double treat for fans - they are working on two new albums for 2014.Bassist Gary Jarman reveals the band is busy recording tracks for a...

Lily Allen Lost Battle To Change Her Name

British singer Lily Allen was forced to stick to her maiden name for her music comeback after record label bosses banned her from changing her stage moniker.The Smile star wanted to adopt her husband's last...

Paul Banks Writes Magazine Tribute To Benjamin Curtis

Interpol frontman Paul Banks has written a touching tribute to the late School Of Seven Bells frontman Benjamin Curtis, who lost his battle with cancer last month (Dec13).The influential guitarist had been diagnosed with T-cell...

Serge Pizzorno Wants Starbucks Boycott

British rocker Serge Pizzorno is calling on fans to boycott Starbucks over the company's U.K. tax scandal, insisting people power could cripple the coffee giant within days.The Kasabian guitarist was shocked when it emerged in...

Carl Barat Gives Up On Solo Career

British rocker Carl Barat is forming a new band to release his latest songs as he is sick of life as a solo artist.The guitarist shot to fame as co-frontman of cult band The Libertines...

James Blake And Chance The Rapper To Live And Work Together

British singer/songwriter James Blake and Chance The Rapper are planning to move in together in Los Angeles so they can work on new music.The pair previously teamed up to record a remix of Blake's song...

Ricky Wilson Dumps The Voice Hopeful He Recognised

British rocker Ricky Wilson voted to kick a contestant off U.K. Tv talent show The Voice because he recognised the wannabe from his days on the road.The Kaiser Chiefs singer has taken up a role...

Ricky Wilson Feared Kaiser Chiefs Were Over

British rocker Ricky Wilson feared his band Kaiser Chiefs would be forced to split when drummer Nick Hodgson quit.Hodgson, a founder member of the band and co-writer of some of its biggest hits, announced his...

Bonehead: 'Liam Gallagher Would Jump At The Chance To Reform Oasis'

Former Oasis star Paul 'bonehead' Arthurs has given fans of the band fresh hope of a reunion by insisting frontman Liam Gallagher would jump at the chance to put aside his feud with brother and...

Ozzy Osbourne: 'Musicians And Politicians Should Not Mix'

Rocker Ozzy Osbourne has taken aim at his fellow musicians in the wake of Nelson Mandela's death for using the civil rights leader's death to boost their image.When the former South African president passed away...

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Rolling Stones - Exhibitionism Featurette

The Rolling Stones are set to celebrate their long career as a band next year (2016) with their first exhibition at London's Saatchi Gallery.

'It's A Dream Come True': Paul Rudd Marvels Over 'Ant-Man' Role

The star makes his superhero debut in the upcoming movie.

Emilia Clarke Gives Her Fan Theory On The Fate On Jon Snow

The ‘Game of Thrones’ actress has given some hope to Jon Snow’s legions of fans.

Kendrick Lamar - Alright Video

The video for Kendrick Lamar's latest single 'Alright' was shot in San Francisco, California.

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'Secret In Their Eyes' is the upcoming re-boot of the 2009 Argentine Academy Award winning movie of the same name.

Disclosure - Holding On ft. Gregory Porter Video

Disclosure go sci-fi thriller on us in the new video for their single 'Holding On', featuring the vocals of Gregory Porter.

Critics Can't Decide If 'Magic Mike XXL' Is Harmless Fun Or An Oversized Let-Down

The male stripper sequel hit US theatres today (July 1st) and stars Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, and Joe Manganiello.

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