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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

Music Magazine Hits Back At Ronson

LATEST: The editor of British music magazine NME has responded to MARK RONSON's recent criticism of the publication - insisting they have a love/hate relationship with the star. The superproducer was infuriated after he received...

Harris Applies For Nme Job

Scottish DJ CALVIN HARRIS has become the latest star to hit out at British music magazine NME - poking fun at the publication's spelling and grammar in a fake job application. Superproducer Mark Ronson recently...

Mark Ronson To Auction Nme Award

MARK RONSON has pledged to auction his NME award after the magazine gave him a bad review for his Glastonbury performance.The musician and DJ said he was made aware of the review when a journalist...

By on 09 July 2008

Sigur Ros Inspire By Eurovision

SIGUR ROS have claimed that new single Gobbledigook was inspired by the Eurovision Song Contest.The Icelandic band have just released the track from their new album 'MED SUD I EYRUM VID SPILUM ENDALAUST - which...

By on 09 July 2008

Ronson Lashes Out At Music Magazine

Superproducer MARK RONSON has hit out at British music magazine NME in a row over his recent Glastonbury performance - labelling the people who work there "morons". Ronson was infuriated after he received an email...

Kanye West Denies His Face Is In Artwork

KANYE WEST has issued a vehement denial that artwork hanging in his house is supposed to resemble him.During a visit to the rapper's home last year, Harper's Bazaar magazine photographed the surroundings, claiming in a...

By on 08 July 2008

Bloc Party Countdown Angers Fans

BLOC PARTY fans have been irritated with the conclusion of a cryptic countdown which appeared on the band's website.It was thought that the band may have implemented the clock as way to give away new...

By on 07 July 2008

Joy Division Drummer Appeals For Tombstone Return

Stephen Morris, the drummer of Joy Division and New Order, has appealed for the return of Ian Curtis' gravestone after it was stolen in Macclesfield.The legendary frontman died at just 23, after he hanged himself...

By on 04 July 2008

Panic At The Disco Talk Abbey Road

PANIC AT THE DISCO have spoken of their reverence in getting to record in the legendary abbey Road studios.The Las Vegas band recorded their recent album PRETTY, ODD at the studio, which was made famous...

By on 03 July 2008

Crystal Castles Anger Glastonbury Staff

CRYSTAL CASTLES almost had their Glastonbury performance cut short following the extreme behaviour of singer Alice Glass.During their slot in the John Peel tent, Glass climbed to the top of a speaker stack after diving...

By on 30 June 2008

Thin Lizzy To Release Unheard Material

THIN LIZZY are set to release a new album taken from their 1975 UK tour, which will include four previously unheard songs.Comprising 15 tracks, the album was recorded at Derby College will feature the band's...

By on 27 June 2008

Barat 'Petrified' About Solo Glastonbury Gig

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT is terrified about his forthcoming appearance at legendary English music festival Glastonbury - because it is the first time he has ever played a solo set. The British singer...

Bono Offers Radiohead High Praise In Letter

U2 rocker BONO has dubbed RADIOHEAD "a sacred talent" in a heartfelt letter to U.K. music magazine NME. The Irish star is also complimentary of the English band's 2007 pay-what-you-want experiment for downloads of their...

New Slipknot Album Due In August

SLIPKNOT have announced their fourth album ALL HOPE IS GONE is scheduled for release on August 26th.Frontman Corey Taylor told Billboard that the forthcoming album is "very dark", combining elements of earlier records VOL 3...

By on 19 June 2008

Pete Wentz To Appear On Californication

Pete Wentz is to make a cameo appearance on the hit US TV show Californication.The Showtime series stars former X- Files actor David Duchovny as a writer living in Los Angeles.FALL OUT BOY bassist Wentz...

Pussycat Dolls Axe Britney Cameo

A cameo appearance by Britney Spears has been axed from the new PUSSYCAT DOLLS video.The girl group steered clear of the subject during an appearance on Pete Wentz's show FNMTV and a spokesperson for the...

By on 17 June 2008

Dehydration Led To Kid Rock Cancellation

LATEST: KID ROCK's performance at Britain's Download Festival on Friday (13Jun08) was wrecked by dehydration. The rocker cancelled his performance just minutes before he was due to take to the Main Stage at the music...

Kid Rock Hospitalised Before UK Performance

US rockstar Kid Rock was taken to hospital shortly before his scheduled appearance at the Download festival in the UK. The singer's poor health forced him to cancel his performance minutes before going on stage....

By on 15 June 2008

Pharrell Williams: I Want To Produce The Strokes

Pharrell Williams has said he hopes to be able to produce the next album by THE STROKES.Williams and THE STROKES frontman Julian Casablancas collaborated on a track for SANTAGOLD, which led to discussions about the...

By on 13 June 2008

Alex Turner To Guest On Tony Christie Album

Alex Turner to guest on Tony Christie albumAlex Turner is set to make a special guest appearance on Tony Christie's forthcoming album.Christie, who had a recent hit with a re-release of Is This The Way...

By on 06 June 2008

Tributes Paid To Legendary Bo Diddley

Tributes have been paid to the singer-guitarist Bo Diddley who died at the age of 79 yesterday.Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger described Diddley as an "enormous force in music" and a "wonderful, original musician".US blues...

By on 03 June 2008

Slash Pays Tribute To Bo Diddley

GUNS N ROSES and VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash has paid tribute to Bo Diddley, the legendary guitarist who died of heart failure yesterday (June 2nd).Talking to NME, Slash said that Diddley had been an influence...

By on 03 June 2008


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