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The Killers Halt Split Rumours With Mtv Awards Set

Rockers The Killers have dismissed split rumours by announcing they will be performing at the MTV European Music Awards in Amsterdam next month (Nov13).Reports of the band's demise started swirling around the media last week...

Freddie Cowan Designs Signature Instrument

British rocker Freddie Cowan has built a signature model guitar.The Vaccines musician, who spent a year helping to design the instrument, will join iconic guitarists including Eddie Van Halen, Santana and Kurt Cobain in the...

Dave Lovering Saddened By Kim Deal's Departure

Pixies drummer Dave Lovering has opened up about his heartache after bassist Kim Deal quit the band.Deal announced in June (13) she had left the group she helped to create in 1986, and she was...

Future Of The Killers In Doubt As Bassist Sits Out Asian Tour

The Killers appear to be on the verge of splitting up following news suggesting bassist Mark Stoermer has quit the band.The former philosophy student pulled out of the Asia leg of the group's Battle Born...

The Pogues Pay Tribute To 'Remarkable Colleague' Chevron

Guitarist Philip Chevron's former bandmates in The Pogues have released a heartfelt tribute to mark the musician's death.Chevron died on Tuesday (08Oct13), aged 56, just over a year after he was diagnosed with an inoperable...

M.i.a.: 'Middle Finger Salute Is Ancient Meditation Pose'

Controversial rapper M.I.A. has defended her obscene gesture during a performance at the U.S. Super Bowl, insisting raising the middle finger is a harmless meditation technique dating back 5,000 years.The Paper Planes star caused outrage...

David Soul Agreed To Movie Cameo After Booze Session

Actor/singer David Soul agreed to perform a version of his hit track Silver Lady in new movie Filth after heading out on a wild drinking session with director Jon S. Baird.The Starsky and Hutch star...

Paul Mccartney Fears Thom Yorke Will Reject Collaboration Proposal

Legendary rocker Sir Paul Mccartney is hesitant to reach out to Thom Yorke to propose plans for a dream collaboration because he fears the Radiohead frontman will reject him.The Beatles icon admits his fashion designer...

Wayne Coyne: 'I Don't Care About Instagram Account Drama'

The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has opted not to challenge the deletion of his official Instagram.com account because he really doesn't care that he has been booted off the photo-sharing website.The singer's page was...

Wilko Johnson Embarrassed By False Farewells

Terminally ill rocker Wilko Johnson is becoming wary of booking more gigs as he is still in good health despite already playing a series of farewell shows.The former Dr. Feelgood star has inoperable pancreatic cancer...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Takes Credit For Rolling Stones Reunion

Sir Paul Mccartney is convinced he is responsible for The Rolling Stones' reunion gigs, insisting his constant touring inspired them to hit the road again.The Brown Sugar rockers got back together last year (12) to...

Stone Roses Stay Mum Over New Album Rumour

British rockers the Stone Roses have fuelled rumours they are planning to release new material by refusing to deny a report suggesting an album is slated for 2015.The Fools Gold hitmakers reformed last year (12)...

David Bowie Wanted To Steal Arcade Fire Song

David Bowie was so impressed with a song by rockers Arcade Fire he threatened to "steal" it from them unless they finished recording it immediately.The Canadian band was working on tracks in a New York...

Legal Wrangle Stalls Joy Division Tape

An unheard tape of cult British rockers Joy Division laying down tracks in a recording studio could be mothballed forever amid a legal wrangling between bassist Peter Hook and the owner of the cassette.Fans of...

Noel Gallager's Representative Shuts Down Oasis Reunion Report

A representative for Noel Gallagher has dismissed reports suggesting Oasis have been offered a lucrative deal to reform for a series of big concerts next summer (14).Fans' hopes were raised at the weekend (14-15Sep13) after...

Bruce Dickinson's Representative Slams 'Malicious' Drone Development Report

Iron Maiden rocker Bruce Dickinson has blasted an online report suggesting he is involved in a $500 million (£333.3 million) contract to manufacture drones for the U.S. military.The singer was recently named in an article...

Bez To Create Honey Beer Range

British rocker-turned-beekeeper Bez is planning to launch a honey-flavoured beer.The former Happy Mondays star has quit life in the city to live in a hippie commune in south Wales, and part of his role in...

Bez Moves To Hippie Commune

British rocker Bez has turned his back on his rock 'n' roll antics to live in a hippie commune in Wales.The Happy Mondays percussionist became notorious in the 1990s for his hard partying with bandmate...

Pete Doherty In Tour Quit Threat

British rocker Pete Doherty has cast doubt over his comeback tour because he can't bear to split his earnings with his Babyshambles bandmates.The former Libertines frontman has not hit the road with his group for...

Bez Stung On Groin By Bees

British rocker Bez is nursing a painful groin injury after he was stung on the privates by a swarm of bees.The Happy Mondays percussionist is building a new career as an apiarist but he learned...

Kathleen Hanna Grateful For Health Insurance

Rocker Kathleen Hanna has urged her fellow U.S. musicians to sign up for health insurance after her battle with Lyme disease left her unable to perform.The former Bikini Kill frontwoman fell ill with the tick-borne...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney And Mark Ronson Sealed Deal In Restroom

Sir Paul Mccartney and music producer Mark Ronson finalised their plans to work together in the studio during a chance meeting in a lavatory.The recording wizard has engineered two songs on the Beatles legend's upcoming...

Michael Eavis Sparks Rumours Of Prince And Madonna For Glastonbury

Organisers of Britain's biggest rock festival have sparked speculation over the identity of next year's (14) headline acts by stating they have never played the event - fuelling rumours Prince and Madonna are in the...

Albert Hammond, Jr.: 'I Was Hooked On Heroin And Cocaine'

The Strokes rocker Albert Hammond, Jr. has opened up about his drug hell, confessing he spent years hooked on heroin and cocaine at the height of the band's success.The guitarist checked into a rehabilitation clinic...

David Bowie At The Centre Of A Gig Bidding War

David Bowie is at the centre of a bidding war to persuade him to make a return to the stage after eight years.Bosses at promoters Live Nation have tabled a multi-million dollar bid for the...

Haim Snub Arctic Monkeys Offer

Rock siblings Haim were invited to provide guest vocals on a song by their heroes Arctic Monkeys but were heartbroken when they had to turn down the offer in order to finish recording their debut...

Pete Doherty Sleeps At Shop

Troubled British rocker Pete Doherty is sleeping at the thrift store he has opened in London to sell off his junk.The former The Libertines star launched the shop in the Camden area of the city...

Anna Calvi Details Depression On New Album

British singer/songwriter Anna Calvi has opened up about her secret battle with depression on her new album.The star reveals she had been working on tracks for One Breath during a very dark period in her...

Pete Doherty Opens Memorabilia Shop In London

British rocker Pete Doherty has set up a shop in London to sell off his personal items and memorabilia from his bands Babyshambles and The Libertines.The singer is working as a sales assistant in the...

Rocker Alex Kapranos Presses On With Festival Gig After Suffering Nut Allergy

Franz Ferdinand rocker Alex Kapranos required medical attention backstage at a music festival in Hungary on Sunday (11Aug13) after suffering an allergic reaction hours before the British band was due onstage.The Cribs singer Ryan Jarman...

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