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Pj Harvey To Receive Top Nme Honour

PJ Harvey will be presented with the Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution To Music prize at the NME Awards.The British singer-songwriter - who won the Mercury Prize in 2001 - will receive the evening's top...

'War Songwriter' Pj Harvey

PJ Harvey aims to be a "war songwriter". The 'Let England Shake' singer's latest album deals with many different aspects of war through its lyrics, which required a great deal of research into historical conflicts,...

Coachella 2011 Announce Lineup Featuring Kanye And The Strokes

COACHELLA 2011 will be headlined by KANYE WEST, THE STROKES, ARCADE FIRE and KINGS OF LEON after the festival announced its official line-up last night (19th January 2011). Guitar bands will dominate the stages at...

Coachella 2011 Line Up Revealed

Kanye West, Arcade fire, The Strokes and Kings Of Leon have been announced as headliners for Coachella 2011. The Californian festival has released its official line up today (19.01.11) and leans toward a guitar heavy...

Pj Harvey's Wordy Two Years

PJ Harvey spent two years writing only words in preparation for her new album. The singer and songwriter is poised to release her eighth album, 'Let England Shake', next month and said she has only...

Pj Harvey To Let England Shake

PJ Harvey has announced a new album, 'Let England Shake', to be released in February. The 'Good Fortune' singer - full name Polly Jean Harvey - will release her eighth album on Valentine's Day (14.02.11)...

Monkey Opera Opens Manchester Festival

Damon Albarn's Monkey: Journey to the West opened the Manchester international festival last night.The Blur front man composed the music for the show, which features the character of Monkey based on the Chinese legend of...

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Harvey Releasing Sessions To Mark Peel's Death

PJ HARVEY is one of a host of artists releasing sessions recorded for JOHN PEEL's BBC Radio One show, to mark the second anniversary of the legendary DJ's death. Later this month (23OCT06), Harvey releases...

Coxon And Bloc Party Join UK Version Of 'Desert Sessions'

Ex-BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON and BLOC PARTY are taking part in a British collaboration project modelled on QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman JOSH HOMME's DESERT SESSIONS albums. Cult rockers YOURCODENAMEIS:MILO are organising the...

Yoko To Headline All Tomorrow's Parties

YOKO ONO will join PJ HARVEY at Britain's upcoming ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES festival held at the Camber Sands holiday resort. The widow of JOHN LENNON has been announced as the surprise guest at the...

Cave's Fury Over His Christian Roots

NICK CAVE vehemently rejects claims he turned to God after his split with former rock star girlfriend PJ HARVEY left him begging for divine intervention. The somber singer immortalised the break-up on his 1997...

The Libertines Will Never Tour Again

British rockers THE LIBERTINES shocked fans in France on Saturday night (18DEC04) by announcing they will never tour again - moments after PJ HARVEY revealed she is also quitting the music industry. The CAN'T...

Moss Slams Fox Hunting Documentary Reports

LATEST: Supermodel KATE MOSS has slammed reports she's supporting fox hunting in a forthcoming documentary. The traditional country pursuit has long been criticised by animal rights protestors for the way foxes are killed by...

Moss, Fry And Harvey Speak Out For Hunting

Top British stars KATE MOSS, STEPHEN FRY and PJ HARVEY are joining forces to defend the sport of fox-hunting, despite the recent government decision to ban the pursuit. The traditional country event has long...

Faithful: 'Music Is Male Dominated'

British rock diva MARIANNE FAITHFUL has blasted the music industry for being male dominated, claiming it has affected her self-confidence. Faithful, who dated MICK JAGGER in the 60s had never worked with another woman...

Stipe Views U2 As Competition

REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE feels his competitive streak appearing whenever he hears a new track by rock band U2. Although the LOSING MY RELIGION singer is friends with the Irish supergroup's frontman BONO,...

Harvey's Bereavement Album

Wild rocker PJ HARVEY has dedicated her new album to her late grandmother MARY JANE HARVEY after nursing the pensioner through a traumatic terminal illness. The 34-year-old singer dedicated 18 months to looking after...

9/11 Attacks Rendered Mercury Prize Pointless For Pj

British rocker PJ HARVEY has never been able to celebrate her 2001 MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE Best Album victory because she heard the news of her success on the morning of September 11 (01). The...

Crime Down At Glastonbury

Crime at Britain's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL has fallen by over a third this year (04), although one man has died of a suspected drugs overdose. Police at Europe's premier three-day (25/26/27JUN04) music event say crime,...

Farrell Still Hopes For Lollapalooza

JANE'S ADDICTION frontman PERRY FARRELL still holds out hope his LOLLAPALOOZA festival can continue - days after cancelling the music event. The rocker was "heart-broken" to pull the plug on this year's (04) festival,...

Lollapalooza Cancelled After Poor Ticket Sales

The annual LOLLAPALOOZA MUSIC FESTIVAL TOUR has been cancelled following poor ticket sales. Event organiser and JANE'S ADDICTION frontman PERRY FARRELL is "heartbroken" about scrapping the concert, which was scheduled to begin in Auburn,...

Harvey Told To Keep Noise Down

Rock star PJ HARVEY is desperately seeking a place to rehearse after neighbours complained about the noise level from her chosen British venue. The STORIES FROM THE CITY singer, 34, had been preparing at...

Pixies Audio Book Planned

Reformed rockers THE PIXIES' difficult split 12 years ago is to be exposed in a new book. Writers JOSH FRANK and CARYN GANZ are hoping to cash in on the group's reunion...

Radiohead Battle Newcomers For Mercury Prize

British band RADIOHEAD are fighting it out with a group of rock rookies for this year's (03) prestigious PANASONIC MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE. The band's controversial HAIL TO THE THIEF long player is their third...

U2 Are Best Live Act

U2 have topped a new list of the best live acts in the world. The Irish quartet beat RADIOHEAD and BON JOVI to claim the top spot in ROLLING STONE magazine's Best In Show...

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Trumbo - Review

Trumbo - Review

In 1947, Dalton (Bryan Cranston) is the film industry's top-paid screenwriter, so of course the House Un-American Activities Commission goes after...

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies graphic novel has been made into a film.

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton's new album, 'Wonderful Crazy Night', came out the next day.

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

The video for 'Hymn For the Weekend' was filmed in Mumbai, India.

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

Three more seasons to go for this adored comedy.

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Matt LeBlanc "Couldn't Believe" The Response To His 'Top Gear' Appointment

LeBlanc was announced as one of Chris Evans' co-hosts on the brand new 'Top Gear' on Thursday.

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

New York trio Fun Lovin' Criminals first made an impact back in 1996 with the release of their since acclaimed debut LP Come Find Yourself.

Goosebumps - Review

Goosebumps - Review

This lively romp is entertaining enough to amuse the audience even when it veers off the rails.

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