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The Child Of Lov Scraps Tour Dates

Dutch singer The Child Of Lov has axed all of his upcoming concerts, including a planned performance at Britain's legendary Glastonbury festival.The star had been booked for a number of events throughout the summer (13),...

Jeff Hanneman Remembered At Hollywood Memorial

Slayer star Kerry King toasted his late bandmate Jeff Hanneman by downing shots of booze in his memory at a special service in Los Angeles on Thursday (23May13).Hundreds of fans flocked to the Hollywood Palladium...

Thurston Moore Open To Sonic Youth Comeback

Rocker Thurston Moore is open to reuniting Sonic Youth if he can rebuild the "trust" with his estranged wife Kim Gordon.The exes announced in 2011 they were separating after 27 years of marriage, and the...

James Righton: 'Marriage To Keira Knightley Won't Change Klaxons'

Newlywed rocker James Righton is adamant his high-profile marriage to Hollywood A-lister Keira Knightley will never distract from his career in music.The Klaxons star exchanged vows with Knightley in the South of France on 4...

Penn Badgley Feared Reaction Of Jeff Buckley Fans

Gossip Girl star Penn Badgley feared fans of Jeff Buckley would turn him into a hate figure for playing the tragic rocker in a new biopic.The actor plays the iconic singer/songwriter in Greetings from Tim...

Liam Gallagher Blasts Noel's Friendship With Damon Albarn

Outspoken rocker Liam Gallagher has branded his brother Noel a phony over his duet with their former arch-enemy Damon Albarn.The ex-Oasis stars famously endured a rivalry with Albarn and his Blur bandmates in their 1990s...

Rolling Stones Kick Off U.s. Tour With Gwen Stefani And Keith Urban

Gwen Stefani and Keith Urban joined The Rolling Stones onstage on Friday (03May13) as the rockers officially launched their highly-anticipated U.S. tour in Los Angeles.Hollywood stars Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Melanie Griffith and Kelsey Grammer...

Ezra Koenig Wanted To Quit Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig wanted to quit the band last year (12) and launch a movie career instead.The singer/guitarist has confessed he felt trapped by the group's success as the rockers prepared to head...

Ezra Koenig: 'I Was Naive To Rely On Barack Obama'

Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig has been left disappointed by U.S. President Barack Obama, admitting he was "naive" to believe the politician could change America.The New York-based rockers were vocal advocates of the Democrat prior...

Tyler, The Creator Writes Song About Columbine Killers

Provocative hip-hop star Tyler, The Creator is risking yet more controversy by writing a song about the Columbine school massacre.The Odd Future rapper, who has previously been accused of homophobia and misogyny over his lyrics,...

Tom Meighan Vows To Bounce Back From Kasabian's Glastonbury Snub

British rocker Tom Meighan has vowed to land the headline slot at Britain's Glastonbury festival for his band Kasabian after they were overlooked as top-billing for this year's (13) event.The Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys and...

Kasabian Arranging Hometown Show After Officials Ignore Pleas For Help

British rockers Kasabian are planning to commission a specially-built stage for an enormous concert in their hometown after local officials ignored requests to help set up the gig.The Fire hitmakers revealed in 2011 that they...

Hayley Williams Welcomes Goth Protection Law

Paramore singer Hayley Williams has praised lawmakers in the U.K. for introducing new legislation to protect goths and young punks from attacks.Police chiefs in Manchester, England announced earlier this month (Apr13) they will now treat...

Idris Elba Teamed Up With Band Over Singer's Wildman Antics

Actor Idris Elba vowed to help a little-known British band by directing their promo film after he was blown away by the frontman's rock 'n' roll antics.The Wire star saw a gig by The Last...

Diiv Cancel European Tour

Rockers Diiv have axed their upcoming European tour because frontman Zachary Cole Smith has grown tired of life on the road.The group, which recently performed at the South by Southwest (Sxsw) music festival in Texas,...

Ian Brown Relaunches Engineering Scholarship

The Stone Roses frontman Ian Brown has relaunched a scholarship for hard-up students keen to become audio engineers and producers.The fund will award over $240,000 (£150,000) towards tuition fees to prospective students at the School...

Kraftwerk Denied Chinese Work Visas

Electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk have been denied visas necessary to perform in China because the group was billed to be part of a Tibetan Freedom Concert in Washington, D.C. 15 years ago.Ironically, bad weather forced...

Noel Gallagher: 'Blur Duet Was My Idea'

Noel Gallagher has confessed he dreamed up the idea of joining his former arch-enemies Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon onstage at a charity gig on Saturday (23Mar13).The former Oasis star put his long-running feud with...

Beth Ditto Fined For Disorderly Conduct

Gossip frontwoman Beth Ditto has been fined following her arrest for disorderly conduct earlier this month (Mar13).The rocker was taken into custody on 16 March (13) after lashing out when she was reportedly denied drink...

Dave Grohl Asked Pj Harvey To Join Supergroup For Nirvana Tribute

Dave Grohl almost landed a historic Nirvana moment with late rocker Kurt Cobain's favourite singer Pj Harvey at a recent Sound City Players gig in London.The man behind the supergroup rarely performs Nirvana tracks out...

Dave Grohl's London Party Disrupted By Drunk Pop Star

Rocker Dave Grohl endured a bizarre night out in London recently when faded pop star Lee Ryan tagged along and allegedly disrupted the party with his drunken antics.The Foo Fighters frontman was in the U.K....

Brett Anderson: 'I Sabotaged Suede'

Singer Brett Anderson has confessed he deliberately provoked his bandmates into breaking up Suede after the group began to resemble a doomed romance.The Trash hitmakers split in 2003, a year after the release of their...

Actor In Foals' Late Night Video Almost Hanged Himself For Real

British rockers Foals narrowly escaped a headline-grabbing tragedy on the set of their new video when an actor almost hanged himself for real as he portrayed a suicide victim on camera.The band headed to Romania...

Amy Winehouse Will Be First Name On Music Walk Of Fame

Amy Winehouse is to be awarded the first 'star' on London's Music Walk of Fame on what would have been her 30th birthday.The ultimate honour will be bestowed on the tragic Back to Black hitmaker...

Green Day Ban Hangers-on For Billie Joe Armstrong's Sake

Green Day have banned hangers-on from gaining access to their inner sanctum in a desperate bid to keep frontman Billie Joe Armstrong sober.The American Idiot hitmakers forced Armstrong to enter a rehab clinic last year...

Noel Gallagher Praises David Bowie's Comeback

Noel Gallagher has praised David Bowie's "mindblowing" comeback and is hoping the veteran star's 'secret' album will put an end to reunion concerts.The former Oasis rocker was astonished when the Starman hitmaker marked his 66th...

Suede Got High For Animal Nitrate Video

Reunited rockers Suede took cocaine to recreate the energy of their live shows for the video to accompany 1993 hit Animal Nitrate.Frontman Brett Anderson admits he and his bandmates struggled to find inspiration for the...

Noah And The Whale Stars Shoot Sci-fi Movie

British rockers Noah And The Whale have swapped the stage for the screen by shooting a short science-fiction movie.Frontman Charlie Fink has directed the as-yet-untitled film, about teens living in a dystopian society, and recruited...

Carl Barat Opens Up About Depression Battle

British rocker Carl Barat has spoken out about his battle with depression, revealing he turned to therapy to help him face his problems.The former Libertines star spent years struggling to cope with his emotions before...

Metric Almost Walked Into Secret David Bowie Recording Session

Canadian rockers Metric nearly had a sneak preview of David Bowie's top-secret comeback album after showing up at the studio during one of his private recording sessions.The Space Oddity legend was determined to go under...

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