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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 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...

Solange Suffers From Add

BEYONCE KNOWLES' sister SOLANGE suffers from attention deficit disorder (ADD). The singer admits she didn't believe her doctor when she was first diagnosed with the condition and went back to get a second opinion. ADD...

Morrissey Urges Dvd Boycott

British rocker MORRISSEY is urging his fans not to buy a new DVD of his live shows - insisting it has been released without his permission. Morrissey Live at The Hollywood Bowl features a 22-song...

Way Plans More Comics

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE star GERARD WAY is planning a follow-up to his recent series of graphic novels. The rocker, 31, published his first set of comics when he was just 16 and relaunched his career...

The Kills Talk Abbey Road

THE KILLS have been talking about the experience of recording at Abbey Road studios for a US television show.The band played a session in the legendary studio made famous by THE BEATLES which will be...

By in Music / Festivals on 14 August 2008

Ronson Signs The Rumble Strips

Superproducer MARK RONSON has signed British rockers THE RUMBLE STRIPS to his record label and promised to produce the band's second album. The Grammy-winner courted the English group after hearing their cover of a track...

The Verve Deny Guitarist Was Hospitalised

British rockers THE VERVE have dismissed reports their guitarist NICK MCCABE was hospitalised following an appearance at a music festival in Japan. Online reports surfaced at the weekend (09/10Aug08) reporting MCCabe was forced to seek...

Starkey Forms Family Band

RINGO STARR's drummer son ZAK STARKEY has formed a new band with his girlfriend and daughter, three months after quitting British rockers OASIS. The 42-year-old walked away from the Wonderwall hitmakers after a bust-up with...

Singing Dentist Banned From Covering Purple Rain

PRINCE has banned a dentist who performs opera versions of modern songs from covering his hit Purple Rain.Sony BMG offered NHS employee Andrew Bain a record deal after he sent them operatic version of the...

By on 12 August 2008

Skinner Scrapped Entire Album

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER ditched an entire album's worth of new material while recording his latest LP. The British rapper was so tormented by making his fourth album, Everything Is Borrowed, that he scrapped...

The Enemy Horrify Fans After Frontman's Stage Injury

Rockers THE ENEMY shocked fans at a recent concert after frontman TOM CLARKE sliced off the end of his finger - and proceeded to splatter blood across the stage. The British band was performing at...

Ronson's Bizarre Recording Methods With Kaiser Chiefs

THE KAISER CHIEFS were left stunned after a recent studio session with MARK RONSON - because the producer forced them to wear sunglasses while recording. Ronson employed several unconventional techniques while recording the LP, and...

Kaiser Chiefs To Release Album In October

KAISER CHIEFS have revealed they will release their new album Off With Their Heads on October 13th.The follow-up to last year's hugely successful YOURS TRULY, ANGRY MOB will feature contributions from LILY ALLEN, NEW YORK...

By on 05 August 2008

Arctic Monkeys 'Going Heavy' On New Album

The ARCTIC MONKEYS forthcoming album will have a rockier feel than their previous efforts, drummer Matt Helders has said.Work on their third album is due to commence when frontman Alex Turner finished his tour with...

By on 01 August 2008

Farrell Denies Jane's Addiction Reunion Rumours

Former JANE'S ADDICTION frontman PERRY FARRELL has dismissed rumours the band are to stage a reunion gig at his upcoming Lollapalooza music festival. Farrell rejoined the rockers on stage at the U.S. NME magazine awards...

Gnarls Barkley Hit Hollywood Bowl

GNARLS BARKLEY played at the Hollywood Bowl for the first time on Sunday (July 27th) and even threw in a RADIOHEAD cover for good measure.Cee-Lo and Danger Mouse, who have recently released their second album...

By on 29 July 2008

Primal Scream Album 'Inspired By Last 12 Years'

PRIMAL SCREAM frontman Bobby Gillespie has said he channelled his life experiences into material for new album BEAUTIFUL FUTURE.According to the 46-year-old singer, the new album was borne out of everything he has learned over...

By on 25 July 2008

U.k. Rockers Joe Lean Scrap Album

British rockers JOE LEAN AND THE JING JANG JONG have scrapped plans to release their debut album - because it was recorded so long ago. The band were set to release the LP on 4...

Karen O Unveils Side Project

YEAH YAEH YEAHS frontwoman Karen O has unveiled her new side project NATIVE KOREAN ROCK.The singer performed two gigs with the new outfit at the Union Pool in Brooklyn on Monday night (July 21st).Around 100...

By on 23 July 2008

Replacements Albums To Be Re-released

Legendary alternative rockers THE REPLACEMENTS are set to have several of their albums remastered and re-released in the US this summer.The albums will feature some previously unreleased gems, such as a TOM WAITS collaboration called...

By on 22 July 2008

Lydon Denies 'Racist Attack' Claim

Punk legend JOHN LYDON has furiously denied allegations he was involved in a racist attack on BLOC PARTY frontman KELE OKEREKE. Okereke has alleged he was in a fracas with Sex Pistols singer Lydon and...

Damon Albarn 'Was Tired Of Blur'

Damon Albarn was tired of fronting BLUR when he decided to focus on other projects, according to his GORILLAZ partner Jamie Hewlett.Speaking to the Observer, Hewlett revealed that his ex-partner Jane Olliver introduced him to...

By on 21 July 2008

Now Farrell Hints At Jane's Addiction Reunion

Perry Farrell has added weight to recent comments by Dave Navarro by hinting that that a JANE'S ADDICTION may be in the pipeline.According to Farrell, the band are in discussions to reform after performing for...

By on 18 July 2008

Perry Farrell 'Welcomes Glasto Competition'

Lollapalooza organiser Perry Farrell has said he would welcome competition from Glastonbury should he choose to bring his festival overseas.After starting out as a festival which toured the US, the event currently stays in Chicago...

By on 17 July 2008

Police Escort Supergrass To La Gig

Brit rockers SUPERGRASS arrived at a recent Los Angeles gig via police escort after performing at a WHO tribute gig.After being unexpectedly called to play at the WHO gig, the band had to race across...

By on 15 July 2008

Over 80,000 Music Fans Flock To T In The Park

Over 80,000 music fans are heading to Balado, Scotland, this weekend for the T in the Park festival.People with camping tickets were treated to acts including Scotland's own KT Tunstall, The Verve and Stereophonics on...

By on 12 July 2008

Kings Of Leon 'Were Not Planning Fourth Album'

KINGS OF LEON have said they only decided to record a new album this year after they were offered a headline slot at Glastonbury.The band's fourth album, ONLY BY THE NIGHT is scheduled for release...

By on 11 July 2008


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