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Yorke Overcomes Flying Fears

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE is dreading his band's summer tour of Europe - because he is petrified of flying. The Grammy-nominated musician has been forced to overcome his fears for the band's first full tour...

Control Wins Standard Award

Joy Division biopic Control was last night named best film at the Evening Standard British film awards.The Sam Riley-starring movie charts the life of the band's frontman Ian Curtis, which was cut short by his...

By on 04 February 2008

Radiohead And Arcade Fire Battle It Out For Bloggers' Favourites

RADIOHEAD have beaten out ARCADE FIRE to win the title of 2007's best album in a new poll of online music bloggers' top picks. Online blog aggregator The Hype MAChine has compiled votes from over...

Juno Soundtrack Tops Billboard Hot 100

The soundtrack to Oscar-nominated movie Juno has soared to the top of the US Billboard album chart.Featuring the likes of Belle & Sebastian, Cat Power, the Kinks and Sonic Youth, the album's sale received a...

By on 31 January 2008

Yorke Worked On Building Site During Summer

RADIOHEAD singer THOM YORKE abandoned the trappings of superstardom to work on a friend's building site last summer (07). The Paranoid Android rocker found working as a manual labourer physically exhausting - and the experience...

Greenwood + Vedder's Scores Ineligible For Oscar

RADIOHEAD rocker JONNY GREENWOOD and EDDIE VEDDER both missed out on a Best Score Oscar nomination for THERE WILL BE BLOOD and INTO THE WILD, because both soundtracks were ruled ineligible. Many Oscar watchers were...

Radiohead Guitarist's Score Ineligible For Oscar

The film score written by RADIOHEAD guitarist JONNY GREENWOOD for THERE WILL BE BLOOD has been deemed ineligible for an Oscar nomination.The music branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which awards...

By on 22 January 2008

Stones 'Quit Emi' For Universal

The Rolling Stones have signed a one-album deal with Universal raising speculation as they near the end of their current contract with EMI.According to the Times, the legendary rockers have inked a deal with Universal...

By on 17 January 2008

Alicia Unseats Radiohead

Alicia Keys has knocked Radiohead off the top of the US Billboard charts after the Oxford band debuted at number one.With 70,000 units shifted according to Nielsen Soundscan, Keys' As I Am returned to the...

By on 17 January 2008

Radiohead Move Shop Gig

Radiohead were forced to move a low-key gig from a record shop to an east London club last night after almost 1,500 fans assembled.The Oxford quintet had announced the gig on their Dead Air Space...

By on 17 January 2008

Radiohead Cancel Gig After Fans Swamp Venue

British rockers RADIOHEAD were forced to cancel a gig in a London shop after a thousand fans descended on the tiny venue. The band announced a surprise concert at Rough Trade East records in Spitalfields,...

Coachella Goes East With Johnson + Radiohead?

RADIOHEAD and JACK JOHNSON are among the frontrunners to headline the first Coachella music festival on America's east coast. Festival bosses have confirmed Internet reports the offshoot to their annual California desert event would take...

Radiohead Guitarist Receives Bafta Nod

RADIOHEAD rocker JONNY GREENWOOD has landed a nomination for an award at this year's (08) British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTAs). The guitarist has been shortlisted in the music category for the instrumental...

Emi Confirms Job Cuts

Record label EMI has confirmed that as many as 2,000 jobs are set to go at the struggling company.The British-based music giant, which counts Kylie Minogue, Pink Floyd and the Rolling Stones among its artists,...

By on 15 January 2008

Job Cuts Predicted At Emi

EMI, one of Britain's most well-known music labels, could be set to cut thousands of jobs in an effort to revive the struggling firmAccording to a report in the Wall Street Journal, which followed similar...

By on 14 January 2008

Basshunter Beats Britney

Basshunter's Now You're Gone has beaten Britney Spears' latest release Piece of Me to the UK number one singles spot.The club favourite owes much of its success to its popularity as a ringtone and did...

By on 14 January 2008

Emi 'Furious' At Robbie Threats

Record label EMI have hit out at former Take That singer Robbie Williams for threatening to walk out on his record deal, a tabloid newspaper reports.The Daily Mirror quotes a highly-placed executive at the record...

By on 12 January 2008

Robbie Williams In Quit Threat

Former Take That singer Robbie Williams is considering walking out on his record deal, his manager has reportedly said.Having already confirmed that he was not planning to embark on any new tours in the next...

By on 11 January 2008

Radiohead Top Us Charts

Radiohead have raced to the top of the US album charts with their seventh album In Rainbows, knocking R 'n' B singer Mary J Blige off the number one spot.With 122,000 units sold after its...

By on 10 January 2008

Radiohead At Number One On U.s. Albums Chart

RADIOHEAD's IN RAINBOWS has topped the U.S. albums chart on its first week of release on physical formats, knocking MARY J. BLIGE off the number one spot. In Rainbows made headlines in October (07) when...

Leon Holds Off Soulja Boy

X Factor winner Leon Jackson has held on to the number one spot in the UK singles chart.The reality TV star became the first act to top the charts in 2008, seeing off a sales...

By on 07 January 2008

Radiohead: 'In Rainbows Is Our Revolver'

British rockers RADIOHEAD insist their latest album IN RAINBOWS is their 'classic album' - and is as good as THE BEATLES' iconic REVOLVER LP. The band released the album in a physical format last week...

Radiohead Top U.k. Album Chart

RADIOHEAD's IN RAINBOWS has proved to be as popular in its CD release as it was as a digital download - the album has debuted atop the U.K. album chart. The LP made headlines in...

Radiohead Approve In Rainbows On Itunes

RADIOHEAD has had a controversial change of mind - by allowing music download service iTunes to sell their new album IN RAINBOWS. The band stunned the record business last year (Oct07) by releasing In Rainbows...

Adele Heads New Talent List

Nineteen-year-old soul sensation Adele has topped the BBC's Sound of 2008 poll to find the most promising new music talent in the UK.The singer, who graduated from BRIT performing arts school in Croydon in May...

By on 04 January 2008

Yorke Blasts Record Company 'Lie'

RADIOHEAD rocker THOM YORKE has slammed the band's former label EMI for publicly claiming the group left the firm when record bosses refused to grant their request for a huge advance. An EMI spokesperson last...

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...

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