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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...

David Bowie Poses In Bizarre Mask For Nme Magazine

David Bowie landed a spot on the cover of Britain's Nme this week (begs25Feb13) by emailing a bizarre photo of himself to the magazine's editors and asking them to publish it.The rocker's distinctive eyes are...

Nme Awards 2013: Highlights, Winners And Sinners

The stars filed in to London’s Troxy last night (Wed, 27) for The NME Awards 2013. As ever, it was a night of nonchalant acceptance speeches, hero admiration and pop-band bashing. Here are some...

The Cribs Recorded Song For Tragic Fan

British rockers The Cribs wrote a poignant song to honour the memory of a fan who committed suicide.The musicians were devastated when they heard about the man's death in 2010 and set about writing a...

The Big Pink Duo Loses Co-founding Member

The Big Pink's co-founder Milo Cordell has quit the British electronic rock duo.The London-based group was formed by Cordell and his pal Robbie Furze in 2007, but the pair has since parted ways so Cordell...

The Cribs To Be Honoured For Contribution To Music

British band The Cribs will be honoured for their contribution to music at the Nme Awards in London later this month (27Feb13).The rockers have been named the recipients of the 2013 Nme Teenage Cancer Trust...

Idris Elba Joins The Last Party For Video Venture

Little-known British band The Last Party have been given a huge boost by their acting hero, Prometheus and Thor star Idris Elba - he has signed on to direct the group's new video.Band member Liam...

Coldplay Mourn Closure Of London Music Venue

British rockers Coldplay have voiced their disappointment over plans to close the London music venue which launched their music career.The musicians found themselves on the road to fame in 1999 after they played a show...

Johnny Marr Named Nme's New Godlike Genius Honouree

Rock veteran Johnny Marr is set to be hailed with the Godlike Genius honour at the 2013 Nme Awards.The former The Smiths star will join the ranks of Paul Weller, The Cure, Dave Grohl and...

Mick Jagger Fuels Rolling Stones Glastonbury Rumour

Sir Mick Jagger has fuelled speculation The Rolling Stones are planning to headline prestigious British music festival Glastonbury by hinting they have been invited to close the 2013 event on its final night.The Brown Sugar...

Nick Hodgson Explains Departure From Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs co-founder Nick Hodgson has opened up about his decision to leave the band after 15 years, insisting he simply just wants to take his career in another direction.The drummer, who formed the group...

Rolling Stones Lead Nme Music Awards Nominations

The Rolling Stones' brief 2012 reunion appears to have paid off for the rockers - they have picked up four nominations for Britain's Nme Music Awards.The band regrouped in November and December (12) for five...

Nme Award Nominations Announced: Haim And Tame Impala Four Nominations Each

"The NME Awards is the highlight of the music calendar and the most Rock'n'roll party of the year," says NME editor Mike Williams. He's not wrong, and this year's nominations, which have just been released,...

Mick Jagger: 'Coachella Is Too Early For Rolling Stones'

Mick Jagger has killed fans' dreams of catching the Rolling Stones at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California this spring (13), insisting it's "too early" for the rockers to consider.Reports suggesting the...

Liam Gallagher Has High Hopes For New Beady Eye Album After Flop Debut

Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher has opened up about the disappointing sales of his new group Beady Eye's debut album, but he insists the follow-up will be groundbreaking.Different Gear, Still Speeding was a flop when...

Keith Richards: 'The Rolling Stones Aren't Punctual Gift-givers'

Rocker Keith Richards is always on the lookout for some great Christmas presents to exchange with his The Rolling Stones bandmates but admits they are not the most punctual gift-givers.The (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction...

Patrick Carney Lands Own Radio Show

The Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney has landed his own radio show.The Gold on the Ceiling hitmaker will front a weekly series, called Serious Boredom, on U.S. network SiriusXmu and introduce listeners into his favourite...

Elton John Catches Rising Band At Pub Gig

Sir Elton John stunned revellers at a tiny gig in a bar in Brighton, England on Sunday (16Dec12) when he showed up to watch an up-and-coming band.The Rocket Man arrived at Irish rockers The Strypes'...

Chris Martin Offered Free Fire Safety Lessons After Cooking Blunders

Fire officials in London have offered to give Coldplay star Chris Martin free safety lessons after his wife Gwyneth Paltrow spilled the beans on his recent cooking blunders.In an episode of U.K. Tv series Jamie...

Paul Weller Writes Movie Soundtrack

British rocker Paul Weller is putting his songwriting skills to use by penning his first movie soundtrack.The former The Jam frontman released his 11th solo album, Sonik Kicks, in March (12) and he's already working...

Shaun Ryder's Close Encounter With Alien Life In Chile

British rocker Shaun Ryder has been shown secret film footage of alien life forms visiting Earth by military bosses in Chile.The Happy Mondays frontman travelled to South America to shoot a documentary on extraterrestrial sightings,...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Explains Olympics Embarrassment

Sir Paul Mccartney has explained his embarrassing performance gaffe during the London Olympics Opening ceremony, revealing he made a big mistake and missed his cue.The Beatles legend was among the high-profile acts chosen to perform...

Jack White Blasts News Outlets For Going Too Far With Lady Gaga Comments

Rocker Jack White has lashed out at the editors of music bible Nme for twisting his comments about Lady Gaga's image in a recent magazine interview to look like an attack on the pop star's...

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