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Radiohead: 15 Fans Paid Full Price For Album

Fifteen RADIOHEAD fans paid the maximum amount to download the band's LP IN RAINBOWS - but it wasn't the rockers themselves. The British band made history last year (07) when they offered fans to pay...

Radiohead Defend Carbon Footprint

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE is adamant the band will reduce their carbon footprint when they go on tour later this year (08). The star hopes to keep their forthcoming live dates as eco-friendly as possible,...

In Rainbows 'To Top Charts'

Radiohead's album In Rainbows looks likely to be the first number one album of 2008, according to midweek sales figures.The acclaimed album was first released as a download-only release on October 10th 2007, with fans...

By on 03 January 2008

Yorke Slams Album Sales Rumours

Rockers RADIOHEAD have slammed claims their new album was downloaded 1.2 million times in its first week of release - and vowed to keep the true figure secret. The band made history by offering fans...

Yorke: 'An Internet Only Album Would Have Been Mad'

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE insists the band would have been "stark raving mad" to release their latest album on the internet only. The British band made history last year (07) when they offered fans to...

Internet Only Release Would Have Been "Mad" Claims Radiohead

RADIOHEAD's frontman has revealed that the band would have been "stark raving mad" to release their latest album solely over the internet.In an interview with BBC Radio four's Today programme, THOM YORKE stated that 80...

By on 02 January 2008

Thom Yorke Slams Emi

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has hit out at the head of the band's former label after claims that the quintet had rejected a multi-million pound advance.A report published in the Times last Friday alleged the...

By on 02 January 2008

Radiohead's Manager Insists Ticket Prices Are Acceptable

RADIOHEAD's manager BRYCE EDGE has defended the group's decision to charge fans $85 (GBP42.50)-a-ticket for their 2008 U.K. tour, insisting the price simply covers costs. The British band are set to play a series of...

Radiohead Deny Demanding $20 Million Emi Deal

RADIOHEAD have dismissed reports claiming they split from EMI after the record label refused to agree to a $20 million (GBP10 million) deal, insisting negotiations faltered before talk even turned to money. A spokesperson for...

Radiohead To Debut New Cd On Tv, Internet

The English rock band Radiohead, which offered its latest CD In Rainbows online last month for whatever downloaders were willing to pay, will perform music from the album on New Year's Eve on cable channel...

Radiohead Plan New Year's Eve Webcast

British rockers RADIOHEAD will broadcast a performance of their new album IN RAINBOWS on TV and the internet on New Year's Eve. The pre-recorded set will go out on U.S. and U.K. cable and...

Radiohead Plan Nye Web Gig

Radiohead are to broadcast a live performance of their album In Rainbows on television and the internet on New Year's Eve.A pre-recorded set will be shown on US and UK cable stations and satellite broadcaster...

By on 27 December 2007

Muse: Record Labels Are Useless

British rockers Muse have praised Radiohead for helping to make record labels a thing of the past.The Oxford-based band had made music industry history with their seventh album In Rainbows by releasing it as a...

By on 22 December 2007

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

In Rainbows Is Overwhelming Critics Choice For Top Album

RADIOHEAD's IN RAINBOWS has been hailed the best album of 2007 by America's top critics. The release easily topped the new Billboard Critics' Choice poll after it appeared on 17 of the 49 lists submitted...

Robbie Could Be Leaving Emi

Robbie Williams' manager has suggested that the singer may quit his record label EMI when he has completed his final studio album. Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, Tim Clark, Robbie's manager, said he would be...

By on 17 December 2007

Radiohead Hit Back At 'Poor Quality' Mp3 Claims

British rockers RADIOHEAD have refuted claims the sound quality of their mp3 album In Rainbows is poorer than if it had been released in a physical format. The band stunned the record industry last month...

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

Radiohead Disc Named Album Of The Year

RADIOHEAD's IN RAINBOWS has topped a list naming the best albums of 2007 in British music magazine Mojo. The band, who stunned the recording industry when they announced In Rainbows would be available to download...

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

Radiohead Avoid Leaked Album By Pretending To Be Phil Collins

RADIOHEAD were so determined to keep new album IN RAINBOWS from leaking online, they labelled master recordings with the names of artists they thought nobody would want to listen to. Despite releasing In Rainbows as...

Manics Accuse Radiohead Of 'Ruining Music'

Welsh rockers MANIC STREET PREACHERS have slammed RADIOHEAD for ruining the music industry. Radiohead stunned the record business last month (Oct07) by releasing In Rainbows as a digital download and allowing customers to choose their...

Radiohead To Close Free Download

Radiohead have announced that the free download available for their new album In Rainbows will only be accessible for one more week.The Oxford-based band had made music industry history with their seventh album by releasing...

By on 06 December 2007

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

Radiohead, Williams And Tunstall Support Ticket Scalpers Tax

RADIOHEAD, ROBBIE WILLIAMS and KT TUNSTALL are joining forces to protect the music industry from scalpers who make profits reselling tickets to in-demand gigs. Musicians and live music bosses are keen to harness a share...

Prince + Radiohead 'Ineligible' For Brits

RADIOHEAD and PRINCE will both miss out on Brit Award nominations in London next year (08) because of their unconventional album release methods. Artists must have had a top 75 U.K. single or album during...

Morrissey: 'I'm Too Conventional To Do A Radiohead'

British singer MORRISSEY is too "institutionalised" to release his next album as an Internet-only download like RADIOHEAD. The former Smiths frontman, 48, has just signed a deal with record label Polydor/Decca, with a view to...

My Bloody Valentine: 'We Are Not Doing A Radiohead'

LATEST: Cult rockers MY BLOODY VALENTINE have dismissed reports they are following in the footsteps of RADIOHEAD by releasing their next album as an Internet-only download - as digital formats are "far inferior" to traditional...

Radiohead Go Wild

RADIOHEAD guitarist ED O BRIEN had a decidedly un-rock 'n' roll bachelor party - he took friends camping. The British rocker invited pals Thom Yorke, The Chemical Brothers and The Smiths' Johnny Marr on his...

My Bloody Valentine To Release Comeback Album As Download

Cult rockers MY BLOODY VALENTINE are to follow in the footsteps of RADIOHEAD by releasing their first album since 1991 as an Internet download. Radiohead amazed the music industry last month (Oct07) by releasing In...

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