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Former Manson Bandmate Gein 'Found Dead'

MARILYN MANSON's former bandmate GIDGET GEIN has reportedly been found dead from a heroin overdose. The body of the 39-year-old bass player - real name Brad Stewart - was discovered at his home in Burbank,...

Nirvana Boss Urged Cobain To Attend Rehab

Former NIRVANA manager DANNY GOLDBERG tried desperately to get KURT COBAIN into rehab in the months before he took his own life. Record executive Goldberg tried several "interventions" in a bid to help the iconic...

The Kills Find Missing Tourbus

British-American rockers THE KILLS have found their missing tourbus, a month after it went missing along with its driver. The bus disappeared in Austin, Texas when the driver went to get new tyres fitted ahead...

Chris Martin Bigs Up Nickelback

Chris Martin has been voicing his support for the Canadian rock band NICKELBACK.The COLDPLAY frontman feels the much-maligned band – of the ubiquitous hit Rock Star – are unfairly treated by many people, reports the...

By on 02 October 2008

Homme To Take Band To Live In The Desert

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE rocker JOSH HOMME is taking his bandmates to live in the California desert - so they can build enough tension to create "fresh" music. The group will soon begin recording...

Dirty Pretty Things Split

British rockers DIRTY PRETTY THINGS have split up after three years together. The band, formed in 2005 following the break-up of frontman Carl Barat's previous group The Libertines, has announced its decision to part ways...

Dirty Pretty Things Announce Surprise Split

Dirty Pretty Things have confirmed they are to split after three years together.The indie band, fronted by Carl Barat, formed after the dissolution of Barat's former group the Libertines.The four-piece - featuring another ex-Libertine in...

By on 01 October 2008

Gallagher 'Bigs Up Blur Tune'

The rivalry between OASIS and BLUR that was rife in the 1990s appears to have dissipated, with Noel Gallagher recently praising one of the band's songs.Speaking on Russell Brand's Radio 2 show, the guitarist and...

By on 29 September 2008

Sugababes Confirmed For Bt Digital Music Awards Line-up

Sugababes are to open the 2008 BT Digital Music awards, it has been confirmed.The girl trio will kick off the awards at the Roundhouse venue in north London while Mercury nominees British Sea Power -...

By on 26 September 2008

Travis Talk New Album

TRAVIS have announced a US release date for their forthcoming album ODE TO J SMITH.The band's sixth album is due to hit the shops in America on 4th November, reports the NME.It has been produced...

By on 24 September 2008

Fever Can't Stop The Hives

THE HIVES singer Howlin' Pete Almqvist wasn't about to let a high fever stand in the way of their usual energetic performance.The band – resplendent in black and white suits – delivered a storming set...

By on 23 September 2008

Gallagher Predicts Winehouse's Early Demise

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER would never consider giving one of his songs to troubled singer AMY WINEHOUSE - because he doubts she'll live long enough to see the project through. The outspoken rocker admits he's...

Gallagher Eyes Bond Role

NOEL GALLAGHER hopes to follow in the footsteps of rocker JACK WHITE and record the next BOND theme tune. The Oasis star claims he has written some spare tracks which he deems suitable for the...

The Enemy Reveal 2009 Plans With Biggest Tour Ever

Midlands trio the Enemy have announced their biggest tour to date in preparation for the release of their second album.Tom Clarke and company will journey from Aberdeen to London in a four-week jaunt that concludes...

By on 18 September 2008

U2 Search For Greatness On New Record

Rockers U2 have delayed the release of their next album - because they want it to be perfect. The Beautiful Day hitmakers were due to release their follow-up to 2004's How To Dismantle An Atomic...

Oasis Announce Sheet Music Giveaway For New Album

Though Oasis' new album is not released until October 6th, fans can learn to play the songs in advance through a new giveaway, it has been announced.An exclusive partnership between Big Brother recordings, NME and...

By on 10 September 2008

Metallica Admit They Are No Good At Guitar Hero

Rock band METALLICA have admitted that they are bad at playing Guitar Hero, despite the fact that one of their albums is set to released for the game According to NME magazine, the group's latest...

By on 09 September 2008

Winehouse Performs At Rainy Festival

AMY WINEHOUSE played her last scheduled gig of the year (08) at British music festival Bestival this weekend (beg05Sep08) - despite torrential rain that forced several other acts to cancel. The troubled star showed up...

Bestival Site Bouncing Back From Heavy Storms

The Bestival site was hit by a "huge storm" earlier this week but is in good shape, according to festival organiser Rob da Bank.The three-day event, held at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle...

By on 04 September 2008

Noel Gallagher Praises Obama's Acceptance Speech

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has said that he wishes the US presidential candidate Barack Obama was British.Writing on a blog he created to document his band's current tour of America, the guitarist noted that he...

By on 02 September 2008

Gallagher Denies Acting Plans

OASIS frontman LIAM GALLAGHER has denied he plans to move to America to launch an acting career. The British rocker admits that he does intend to emigrate to New York with his family once his...

Black Francis Hints At Pixies Reunion

Former PIXIES frontman BLACK FRANCIS has hinted that the band may record again in the future.The band have not released an album since 1991's TROMPE LE MONDE, but BLACK FRANCIS and Kim Deal have gone...

By on 29 August 2008

Mixtape Brings Jay-z And Oasis Together

JAY-Z's spat with OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has inspired a group called COOKIN' SOUL to record a mixtape of the two artists' hits. Ojayzis mixes the music of Oasis and Jay-Z and is currently available...

Pixies Consider New Album

Cult rockers the PIXIES are considering plans to record an album of new material. The Debaser band reunited for a world tour in 2004 and released the single Bam Thwok, but no new album was...

Syd Barrett 'Never Wanted Fame'

PINK FLOYD legend Syd Barrett "never wanted fame" and consciously withdrew from the music industry, according to his sister Rosemary.Barrett became a cult figure after leaving PINK FLOYD to live as a recluse in Cambridge,...

By on 27 August 2008

Zack De La Rocha 'Planning Stunt For Republican Convention'

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE'S Zack De La Rocha reportedly arranged his band's appearances at the Reading and Leeds festivals around this week's Republican Convention.It is thought the singer wanted to be free for the meeting...

By on 26 August 2008

Homme To Produce Arctic Monkeys Tracks

British rockers the ARCTIC MONKEYS have landed a big name to produce their third album - QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE star JOSH HOMME. Homme has told NME.com he will hit the studio with the...

Jane's Addiction 'Not Reforming'

After much speculation about the possibility of a JANE'S ADDICTION reunion, frontman Perry Farrell has said it is definitely not going to happen.The original line-up of the band recently got together for a one-off show...

By on 21 August 2008

Lennon's Killer Regrets Murder

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN admits he is ashamed of murdering the former BEATLE. The confession came during his failed parole hearing last week (12Aug08), the transcripts of which were released on Tuesday (19Aug08). The...

Knowles Partied To Woo Producers

Singer SOLANGE KNOWLES persuaded superproducer MARK RONSON and GNARLS BARKLEY's CEE-LO GREEN to work on her new album - by impressing them with her hard partying. Beyonce's sister cornered the pair at an aftershow for...

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