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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...

The Klaxons Win Nme's Best Album Award

THE KLAXONS have topped NME's poll to find the best album of the year.The 'new rave' band's debut album MYTHS OF THE NEAR FUTURE took the top spot over new releases from the ARTIC MONKEYS,...

By on 11 December 2007

Strokes Have "No Idea" About Next Album

THE STROKES have "no idea" what is going on with their next album, according to ALBERT HAMMOND JR.The band's guitarist told Pitchfork that no decisions have been made about the album, which would be the...

By on 10 December 2007

Fan Steps In For Doherty

Pete Doherty's illness-enforced absence from last night's NME awards launch party gave one lucky fan the chance to play guitar with Babyshambles.Jamie Dell, 18, was plucked from the audience when the band's bassist Drew McConnell...

By on 07 December 2007

Hadley Backs Morrissey's Alleged Racist Comments

SPANDAU BALLET star TONY HADLEY has spoken out in support of MORRISSEY - insisting the star's alleged views on national identity were accurate. The former Smiths frontman was alleged to have made the controversial remarks...

Arctic Monkeys Collaborate With The Big Issue

The ARCTIC MONKEYS have signed up to make their very own magazine.The Sheffield-based band are collaborating with The Big Issue to produce a special tour supplement.Sold exclusively to fans at the band's upcoming UK gigs,...

By on 06 December 2007

Morrissey: Nme Is Devious

Morrissey has labelled the staff of NME as "devious, truculent and unreliable" as he launches a legal action against the publication.The former Smiths frontman is to sue the influential magazine after it printed an article...

By on 05 December 2007

Morrissey: 'I Am Not Racist'

LATEST: MORRISSEY has insisted he is not racist after he was accused of using "naive and inflammatory" language on the topic of immigration in Britain in a U.K. music magazine. The former Smiths frontman is...

Journalist Deems Morrissey 'Cowardly' In Immigration Row

LATEST: The journalist at the centre of the row over MORRISSEY'S controversial comments on immigration has hit back at the former THE SMITHS frontman - defiantly ridiculing his decision to take legal action. Writer Tim...

Morrissey Sues Over 'Defamatory' Nme Comments

LATEST: MORRISSEY is taking legal action against a British music magazine after they accused him of using "naive and inflammatory" language on the topic of immigration in Britain. The former Smiths frontman will begin legal...

Morrissey To Sue Nme

Former Smiths frontman Morrissey is to sue music magazine NME after it failed to apologise for an article concerning his views on immigration.The singer's management had requested the magazine print a retraction after an article...

By on 30 November 2007

Morrissey 'Slams Immigration'

Former Smiths frontman Morrissey has claimed that immigration is destroying Britain, saying the national identity is "disappearing".According to a report in the NME, the singer, who now lives in Rome having relocated from Los Angeles,...

By on 29 November 2007

Morrisey Threatens Legal Action Against 'Defamatory' Nme Comments

MORRISEY is threatening to take legal action against a British music magazine, after they accused him of using "naive and inflammatory" language over the topic of immigration in Britain. The former Smiths frontman is alleged...

Razorlight Make A Surprise Appearance At Mencap's Concert

RAZORLIGHT treated fans to a surprise appearance at Mencap's Little Noise Sessions show last night.Lead singer JOHNNY BORRELL and drummer ANDY BURROWS played an acoustic set including AMERICA, BEFORE I FALL TO PIECES and new...

By on 27 November 2007

Doherty Going Solo

Pete Doherty is well on his way to recording his debut solo album and is looking at a summer 2008 release, according to producer Jake Foir.Three of the planned 12 songs have been completed thus...

By on 27 November 2007

Babyshambles Drummer Starts Side Project

BABYSHAMBLES drummer ADAM FICEK has started a new musical side project: ROSES, KINGS CASTLES.According to NME, Ficek refers to the project as his "ringo moment" on his MySpace page and claims it is an "outlet"...

By on 26 November 2007

Babyshambles Guitarist Quits

British rockers BABYSHAMBLES were forced to abandon plans to reunite their original line-up when guitarist PATRICK WALDEN quit their U.K tour on Thursday (22Nov07). The Pete Doherty-fronted group was due to perform with Walden on...

Biffy Clyro Treat Fans To Banned Song

Rock band BIFFY CLYRO surprised fans when they sang FOLDING STARS a song they had vowed never to play live, at a London gig.The Scottish rockers made a "snap decision" to include the number in...

By on 22 November 2007

Full Led Zeppelin Tour 'A Possibility'

LED ZEPPELIN guitarist JIMMY PAGE has suggested a full-scale reunion tour from the band is a possibility.The band are playing a one-off reunion tour at London's O2 Arena on December 10th, but Page has hinted...

By on 14 November 2007

Radiohead Webcast 'This Evening'

Giddy with the weight of their In Rainbows publicity, Radiohead are reportedly set for another venture into the world of webcasts this evening.According to NME the Oxford band are due to repeat the online heroics...

By on 09 November 2007

Doherty Apologises For New Vid

Pete Doherty has apologised to his fans after video footage which appeared to show him taking heroin was made public.The Sun released a one minute, 14 second video taken on a mobile shown which appeared...

By on 08 November 2007

Cool List Winner Plans Tattoo

Frank Carter, winner of this year's influential NME Cool List, has revealed his plans to get a tattoo designed to antagonise the music magazine.The Gallows frontman followed in the footsteps of Pete Doherty and Gossip's...

By on 08 November 2007

Eagles: No More Albums

Despite their new album being rapturously received, the Eagles have claimed their first studio release in 18 years will also be their last.Don Henley, one of two founding members to have reunited with the band...

By on 08 November 2007

Doherty Film Shows Relapse?

BABYSHAMBLES and former-LIBERTINES frontman Pete Doherty has been filmed taking heroin in his home in Wiltshire, according to the Sun.The newspaper posted video footage, taken on a camera phone, on its website. It appears to...

By on 06 November 2007

Icelander's Hear Bloc Party's New Track

BLOC PARTY performed new material over the weekend at a festival in Iceland.The British band premiered a new track called FLUX at the Iceland Airwaves festival on Saturday (October 20th) during a set at the...

By on 22 October 2007

The Enemy Play On Without Bassist

Despite being a man down, Coventry band THE ENEMY still performed a packed gig at a train station in Loughborough last week.The boys played to an audience made up of 100 competition winners at Loughborough...

By on 22 October 2007

The Verve Let Slip New Track Titles

THE VERVE have revealed some of the names of their newly recorded tracks for over a decade.Writing on his blog, bassist SIMON JONES let slip the new titles, which could possibly be played when the...

By on 19 October 2007


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