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U.s. Rockers Be Your Own Pet Spark Gig Food Fight

U.S. rockers BE YOUR OWN PET sparked a huge food fight at a surprise gig in London - after they pelted their fans with whipped cream. The Nashville group were performing a free gig at...

Band Causes Riot At South By Southwest Festival

Hundreds of fans of Canadian rockers F**KED UP were left fearing for their lives at a concert in Austin, Texas early on Saturday (15Mar08) when a riot broke out at the South By Southwest festival...

The Enemy's Tom Clarke Reignites Arctic Monkeys Feud

Enemy singer Tom Clarke has laid into the Arctic Monkeys after they swept up at the NME awards last week.Clarke claims the Arctics' domination of awards ceremonies had reached a tipping point.His comments in the...

By on 07 March 2008

Pete Doherty And Carl Barat To Write Stage Musical Together

Former Libertines Pete Doherty and Carl Barat are to reunite to write a stage musical together, it has been confirmed.The once-inseparable pair underwent a bitter split during the break-up of the Libertines in 2004, with...

By on 05 March 2008

Nme Awards Move West To Los Angeles

Top British music magazine NME is to stage its first Los Angeles-based awards ceremony next month (Apr08). The London awards, which were held at the end of last month (Feb08), were handed out to Arctic...

Winehouse Paid £500k For Fashion Gig

AMY WINEHOUSE is set to pick up a cheque for 500,000 for performing at a one-off gig at the Paris Fashion Week.The BACK TO BLACK star, who ironically was named WORST DRESSED PERSON at the...

Winehouse Paid £500k For Fashion Gig

AMY WINEHOUSE is set to pick up a cheque for 500,000 for performing at a one-off gig at the Paris Fashion Week.The BACK TO BLACK star, who ironically was named WORST DRESSED PERSON at the...

By on 29 February 2008

Arctic Monkeys Take Three Prizes At 2008 Nme Awards

Arctic Monkeys have claimed three prizes at the 2008 NME awards including the best British band prize.The Sheffield indie kids also claimed the best track award for their fan favourite Fluorescent Adolescent while the video...

By on 29 February 2008

Ronson To Team Up With The Chiefs

DJ and producer MARK RONSON is to work with the KAISER CHIEFS on their next album, it has been reported.According to the Mirror, the BRIT AWARD winning star is to produce the band's follow-up to...

By on 28 February 2008

Boy Kill Boy And One Night Only Confirmed For Camden Crawl

The full lineup for this year's Camden Crawl has been confirmed with teenage upstarts One Night Only included.The majority of the bands set to play the annual event in north London have been confirmed with...

By on 25 February 2008

Homme Battles With Bronchitis

Rocker JOSH HOMME's "chronic stupidity" has prompted the QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman to risk his health and perform with bronchitis. The Feel Good Hit Of The Summer singer refused to cancel a show...

Camden Crawl 'Will Go Ahead' Despite Fire, Organisers Say

The 2008 Camden Crawl will go ahead as planned, despite the fire that ravaged the north London district on Saturday night, the festival organisers have confirmed.Much of Camden market was gutted by the huge fire,...

By on 12 February 2008

Amy Looks "Healthier" And "Happier"

One of AMY WINEHOUSE's backing singers thinks that the songstress is looking "healthier" and "happier" since going into rehab.ADE OMOTAYO, who performed with Amy at the Grammy Awards via satellite, told Newsbeat that the BACK...

By on 12 February 2008

Police Stop Black Francis Gig

An impromptu outdoor BLACK FRANCIS concert was stopped by police in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday (09Feb08) after officials became concerned about overcrowding. Pixies star Francis - also known as Frank Black - was playing to...

Fielding Shock At Camden Fire

The Mighty Boosh's Noel Fielding has expressed his shock at seeing his local pub alight during the recent Camden fires.The Hawley Arms, a favourite with Amy Winehouse, Razorlight and Mark Ronson, was struck by flames...

By on 11 February 2008

'Rihanna Nearly Missed Out On Umbrella'

R'n'B sensation RIHANNA nearly missed out on the opportunity to record her summer smash hit UMBRELLA as it was originally intended for MARY J BLIGE or BRITNEY SPEARS.TRICKY STEWART, the producer behind the track, revealed...

By on 08 February 2008

Arctic Monkeys To Collaborate With Jt?

British chart-toppers the ARCTIC MONKEYS may be joining forces with pop heavy weight JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, it has emerged.A report in the Sun suggests that the group, whose hits include I BET YOU LOKK GOOD ON...

By on 06 February 2008

Radiohead Guitarist's Score Ineligible For Oscar

The film score written by RADIOHEAD guitarist JONNY GREENWOOD for THERE WILL BE BLOOD has been deemed ineligible for an Oscar nomination.The music branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which awards...

By on 22 January 2008

Walden: 'Babyshambles Had Become Drugs Circus So I Quit'

Former BABYSHAMBLES guitarist PATRICK WALDEN has finally revealed he left the PETE DOHERTY-fronted band because of the heightened level of drug abuse. Walden quit Babyshambles in December 2005 because he was concerned at the level...

Us Acts To Top Reading Bill

Attendees of this year's Reading and Leeds festivals will be treated to "three American headliners", according to organiser Melvin Benn.Talking to BBC 6 Music, he said that three top US acts would headline the festivals,...

By on 21 January 2008

Franz Ferdinand Work With Girls Aloud's Producer

FRANZ FERDINAND have revealed that they hired GIRLS ALOUD's producer, BRIAN HIGGINS from XENOMANIA, to avoid repeating themselves on their next album.In an interview with NME magazine frontman ALEX KAPRANOS said: "We could easily make...

By on 21 January 2008

Avril Lavigne Reaches Settlement Over Plagiarism Claims

Canadian popstar AVRIL LAVIGNE has reached a settlement over the alleged plagiarism of her hit song GIRLFRIEND.The diminutive singer has been accused of ripping off 70s tune I WANNA BE YOUR BOYFRIEND by song writing...

By on 11 January 2008

Sting Slammed For 'Excessive Carbon Footprint'

Eco-activist STING has been criticised by environmental campaigners - for creating a massive carbon footprint with his band THE POLICE at the Live Earth concert. The group reformed to tour last year (07), and made...

Manics Want To Perform With Kylie

The MANIC STREET PREACHERS would like KYLIE MINOGUE to join them on stage when they perform at the Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig in February.Speaking to NME, NICKY WIRE, the band's bassist and lyricist, said:...

By on 20 December 2007

Manics Given 'Godlike Genius Award'

Welsh rockers MANIC STREET PREACHERS are to be honoured with British music magazine NME's highest accolade - the Godlike Genius Award. The band follow in the footsteps of Primal Scream, Ian Brown, the Clash, New...

Babyshambles Play New Songs At London Gig

BABYSHAMBLES debuted some new songs at an intimate gig at London's Rhythm Factory in the early hours of this morning.The group previewed a number of demo songs during the 18-song set including PEGGY SUE.The show...

By on 18 December 2007

Manics Named Godlike Geniuses

The Manic Street Preachers are to receive the Godlike Genius accolade at the 2008 Shockwave NME awards, it has been revealed.The Welsh three-piece will receive the honour in February for their outstanding contribution to music.After...

By on 18 December 2007

Arctics Consider One-offs

The Arctic Monkeys are considering a move away from conventional album releases for 2008.Drummer Matt Helders - a school friend of lead singer Alex Turner - said the Sheffield foursome may follow in the footsteps...

By on 12 December 2007

Klaxons Top Nme Polls

London band Klaxons have made history after winning the best track and best album awards in NME magazine's end of year polls.The Mercury Prize winners' debut album Myths of the Near Future - named after...

By on 12 December 2007

Klaxons Top Album Of Year List

British band the KLAXONS' debut has been named the best album of 2007 by influential U.K. music magazine NME. The release, Myths Of The Near Future, has beaten competition from Arctic Monkey's Favourite Worst Nightmare...

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