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Manic Guitarist Richey Edwards Officially 'Presumed Dead'

A Manic Street Preachers spokesperson has confirmed that missing guitarist Richey Edwards has been officially declared "presumed dead".The Welsh musician disappeared on February 1st 1995, aged 27.Though numerous supposed sightings have been reported across the...

24th November 2008

Orbital Reunite For U.k. Festival

Dance music duo ORBITAL are to reform to headline 2009's Big Chill festival in England next summer (Aug09). The Satan hitmakers split in 2004 after performing at that year's Glastonbury festival. In a statement, Orbital's...

22nd November 2008

Novoselic Reveals All About Awards Show

Former NIRVANA bass player KRIST NOVOSELIC has spoken out for the first time about the infamous 1992 MTV Video Music Awards - admitting he faked unconsciousness when a guitar smashed into his head. The rocker...

21st November 2008

Glasvegas Caught Up In German Security Scare

British rockers GLASVEGAS found themselves at the centre of a German police drama on Friday (21Nov08) when armed officers charged onto their tourbus in a security false alarm. The four-piece, currently on tour in Europe,...

21st November 2008

Singer Slams Sex Pistols Frontman

Punk legend JOHN LYDON has been labelled "the devil" by furious BLOC PARTY singer KELE OKEREKE. Okereke had accused Lydon's entourage of involvement in a racist attack on him at a Spanish music festival in...

14th November 2008

Biffy Clyro Air New Song

BIFFY CLYRO showcased a new song on Wednesday (November 12th), as part of their Mencap Little Noise Session in London.However, the band refrained from giving away the title of the song, GOD AND SATAN, given...

14th November 2008

Obama 'Good For Rock N Roll'

BILLY BRAGG has lauded the presidential victory of Barack Obama, saying his win is "good for rock n roll".Writing on the NME Radio's In The Studio blog after returning from the US, the veteran singer-songwriter...

13th November 2008

Grohl Contributes To The Prodigy Album

British dance group THE PRODIGY have scored a guest appearance from FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL for their upcoming album - their first in five years. The Firestarter hitmakers' last LP, Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned,...

6th November 2008

Little-known Rocker Glass Tops Nme 'Cool List'

CRYSTAL CASTLES singer ALICE GLASS has been honoured as the coolest person in the music industry by NME magazine. The little-known Canadian rocker beat rap superstar Jay-Z and MGMT's Andrew VanWyngarden into second and third...

5th November 2008

The Cure To Headline Nme Awards Big Gig At O2

Robert Smith will take to the stage at London's O2 Arena as the Cure headline the Shockwaves NME awards Big Gig, it has been announced.Having been announced as the next recipients of the Godlike Geniuses...

5th November 2008

Crystal Castles Frontwoman Tops Nme Cool List

Alice Glass, the frontwoman of Canadian electro duo Crystal Castles, has topped the NME Cool List 2008.The diminutive singer, famed for her crazed onstage antics, was a new entry into the influential list, headed last...

4th November 2008

Gallagher Disappointed By Kings Of Leon

OASIS frontman LIAM GALLAGHER is bitterly disappointed by KINGS OF LEON's new album - insisting the rockers have "sold out." The British singer admits he is a fan of the Tennessee-based band, but after hearing...

1st November 2008

Babyshambles Drummer To Release Christmas Song

BABYSHAMBLES drummer ADAM FICEK has announced he is getting into the festive spirit and releasing a Christmas single.The musician, who recently released a solo album as ROSES, KINGS, CASTLES, is making a bid for the...

31st October 2008

Fans Slam Led Zeppelin Comeback

Fans of rock legends LED ZEPPELIN have hit out at the band's plans to tour without frontman ROBERT PLANT The legendary rockers' bassist John Paul Jones admitted this week (begs 27Oct08) that the group is...

29th October 2008

Jane's Addiction Play First Reunion Show

JANE'S ADDICTION played their first reunion show last night since reforming at the NME Awards USA in Los Angeles in April.Their appearance at April's event had been the first time the original line-up of Perry...

24th October 2008

Manson's Bassist To Make Posthumous Film Appearance

MARILYN MANSON'S former bass player Gidget Gein is to make a posthumous appearance in the forthcoming film THE DEVIL'S MUSE.Gein - who was found dead earlier this month due to a suspected drugs overdose -...

22nd October 2008

Hot Chip Solo Material Appears Online

A solo track by HOT CHIP frontman Alexis Taylor has been uploaded onto the popular music blog abeano.com.The singer recently record a solo album entitled RUBBED OUT, from which the track has been taken, reports...

17th October 2008

Whitnall Arrested On Drug Charges

BABYSHAMBLES rocker MICK WHITNALL has been arrested by London police on suspicion of drug possession. The guitarist, 39, was taken into custody on Sunday (12Oct08) afternoon at a bar in the Blackheath area of the...

13th October 2008

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,...

12th October 2008

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...

9th October 2008

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...

8th October 2008

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...

2nd 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...

1st October 2008

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...

1st October 2008

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...

1st 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...

29th 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 -...

26th 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...

24th 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...

23rd 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...

19th September 2008

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'Child 44' Is Praised And Banned

As 'Child 44' opens in cinemas this weekend, novelist Tom Rob Smith is praising Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace as the...

'A Little Chaos' Brings British Humour To A French Tale

The new period drama 'A Little Chaos' may be set in France in the 17th century, but its...

'Furious 7' Sparks The Rumour Mill

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Live At Leeds 2015: Great For Music, Great For Life In General

So, Live At Leeds is but two weeks away from bringing some of the...

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