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Radiohead's Thom Yorke Backs Climate Change Initiative

Thom Yorke has lent his support to a European plan to reduce emissions responsible for climate change.The Radiohead frontman is part of the Big Ask Europe campaign, which aims to encourage the governments of 17...

By on 27 February 2008

Yorke Supports Big Ask Climate Campaign

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE has signed up to battle climate change - by lobbying European governments to reduce their country's harmful emissions. The singer is supporting organisation The Big Ask, which aims to ask 17...

Black Snubbed By Yorke

Actor JACK BLACK regrets meeting his musical hero, RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE, because the singer couldn't have been less impressive. The Shallow Hal star hailed Yorke a musical God but was left feeling deflated when...

Oasis' Definitely Maybe Tops Best British Album List

Definitely Maybe, the debut album from Oasis, has been the voted the best British album of all time in a new poll.Some 11,000 people cast their ballots in the survey for Q magazine and HMV,...

By on 18 February 2008

Oasis Top Poll Of Best British Albums

Two records by OASIS have been voted the best British albums ever in a new poll.The Manchester five-piece's debut release DEFINATELY MAYBE took the number one spot, while (WHAT'S THE STORY) MORNING GLORY was second...

By on 18 February 2008

Futureheads: Radiohead Are 'Hypocritical'

Rockers THE FUTUREHEADS were disappointed when fellow British band RADIOHEAD released their album IN RAINBOWS in stores - because it went against their revolutionary Internet download concept. Radiohead made history last year (07) when they...

Fascinating Valentine's Day Fact:

RADIOHEAD star THOM YORKE is to spend St. Valentine's Day (14Feb08) hosting National Public Radio's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED in America.

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...


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