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Arctics Go Cold Over Global Warming

Musicians have long been voicing their opinions on world events; once upon a time it was a plimsoll-wearing long-haired hippy called JOHN LENNON trying to save the world by lying in a bed.But today's struggles...

By on 11 December 2006

Radiohead Guitarist Wins Classical Award

RADIOHEAD guitarist JONNY GREENWOOD has been named Favourite Artist at the BBC Radio 3 Composer Of The Year Awards. Greenwood, 35, has been composer in residence at the radio station since 2004, composing pieces for...

Ditto Named 'Coolest Person In Rock'

THE GOSSIP frontwoman BETH DITTO has been named the coolest person in rock by influential British music magazine the New Musical Express (NME). The lesbian singer caused controversy earlier this month (NOV06) after defending troubled...

Gallagher: 'Go For Number One'

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER has hit out at music legends THE CLASH and RADIOHEAD for refusing to compete in the charts. The rocker is proud of his band's mainstream status, and casts a critical eye...

Muse Storm UK Festival Awards

British rockers MUSE triumphed at last night's (19OCT06) UK Festival Awards, collecting gongs for Best Rock Act and Best Headline Act for their celebrated performance at the Carling Weekend: Reading And Leeds Festivals this summer....

Yorke Rages Against Environment Damaging Rock Tours

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE has slammed the "ridiculous use of energy" used up by worldwide rock tours, insisting he may quit touring altogether because of the situation. The CREEP star is a staunch environmental activist,...

Allen, Yorke And Skinner Triumph At Digital Awards

British chart-topper LILY ALLEN and RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE were honoured for their contribution to the digital revolution at the BT Digital Music Awards in London last night (03OCT06). Allen, whose rocketing profile on networking...

Panic! Defend Queen Cover

PANIC! AT THE DISCO have defended their decision to cover QUEEN classic BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY on tour, insisting their hard work perfecting the difficult harmonies will pay off. The Las Vegas band are no strangers to...

Flowers Begs Yorke To Write Hits Again

THE KILLERS singer BRANDON FLOWERS believes RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE is wasting his talent as a songwriter. The JENNY WAS A FRIEND OF MINE star wishes Yorke would stop writing experimental rock and return to...

Beck Puppets Trash Radiohead Hotel Room

Cult rocker BECK was forced to apologise to British band RADIOHEAD after his stage marionettes allegedly trashed the OK COMPUTER stars' hotel room. The LOSER star and his band have been joined onstage at recent...

Wire Blasts 'Too Famous' New Bands

MANIC STREET PREACHERS rocker NICKY WIRE has slammed ARCTIC MONKEYS and FRANZ FERDINAND for becoming famous too quickly. Wire is disgusted at the money and attention given to newer bands, accusing recording companies of allowing...

Coldplay + Radiohead Hits Reworked On Lullabies Albums

COLDPLAY, RADIOHEAD and METALLICA are the unlikely inspirations behind a new album series of baby lullabies. The groups' anthems have been reworked for a quirky new set of compilation albums, called ROCKABYE BABY. Each album...

Stipe Defends 'Cheerless' Yorke

Singer MICHAEL STIPE has hit out at pal THOM YORKE's cheerless reputation, Insisting the RADIOHEAD singer isn't as depressed as the press like to portray him. The REM frontman is credited with helping Yorke cope...

Williams: 'I Was Never Going To Make Cool Music'

Pop superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS has defended his "un-credible" music, because he is staying loyal to his roots. The FEEL singer admits he could never have performed in an acclaimed rock band, because he spent so...

Gainsbourg Recorded Album Behind Sheet

Actress-turned-singer CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG was so lacking in confidence while recording her debut album 5:55 she had to hide behind a sheet while she sang. The 35-year-old daughter of SERGE GAINSBOURG and JANE BIRKIN teamed up...

Kasabian Slam Girls Aloud

British rockers KASABIAN have slammed pop group GIRLS ALOUD for playing at UK rock event the V Festival - because the girl group aren't 'real' rock music. The CUTT OFF stars are furious Girls Aloud...

Three Festival Fans Die In Car Crash

Three music fans on their way home from the V Festival in Chelmsford, England, were killed in a car crash early this morning (21AUG06). According to police, the vehicle was carrying six people in their...

Festival Crackdown Prompts 80 Arrests

A huge police crackdown on drug offences has seen more than 80 UK festival-goers arrested in Stafford this weekend (19-20AUG06). In all, 1,350 officers were deployed at the Weston Park leg of the V Festival,...

14 Festival-goers Hospitalised

Cold and wet conditions at England's V Festival rock event left 14 fans hospitalised over the weekend (19-20AUG06). More than 130,000 music lovers expecting beautiful sunshine as they watched a host of acts including RADIOHEAD,...

Thom Praises Monkeys' Attitude

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE is glad British chart-toppers ARCTIC MONKEYS have a feisty attitude, because so many young performers are vulnerable to music business exploitation. The musician, nominated for this year's (06) Mercury music prize,...

U2 Top Live Poll

U2 have been named the Greatest Live Band currently performing, in a new US poll. The Irish rockers beat IGGY POP's reformed THE STOOGES, acclaimed ARCADE FIRE and the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS to top...

Yorke Calls For Blair Resignation

Outspoken RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE is urging voters to overthrow British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR for his unclear stance on the Middle East conflict. The singer posted a furious message on the band's website calling...

Yorke Upset About Pixies 'Feud'

Sensitive RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE was so upset by the way his 2004 Coachella Festival comments about the PIXIES were misconstrued he lost sleep for a month. The rocker feared he'd upset one of his...

Yorke Blasts Critics On Website

RADIOHEAD star THOM YORKE has vented fury at critics who have dismissed his debut solo effort by writing a 'poem' on his website. The singer, whose album THE ERASER has been nominated for this year's...

Metallica Embrace Itunes

Rockers METALLICA have finally ended their iTunes holdout and are letting the online music store sell some of the band's records. The first single-song Metallica sale on the Apple site took place on Tuesday (25JUL06),...

Shakira And Muse Continue To Top Euro Charts

SHAKIRA's collaboration with WYCLEF JEAN continues to sit atop the European singles chart for the seventh week in a row, while MUSE are still number one in the continent's albums chart. Shakira and Jean's HIPS...

Now! That's What I Call Beating Yorke To Number One

The latest installment of US hits compilation NOW! THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC has wrecked RADIOHEAD star THOM YORKE's dreams of taking his debut solo album to number one in America. Now 22 beat Yorke's...

Mercury Music Prize Favours Muse And Monkeys

MUSE and ARCTIC MONKEYS have been tipped as the hot favourites to win this year's (06) Nationwide Mercury Music Prize after nominations were announced in London this morning (18JUL06). The 12 acts in the running...

Allen And Muse Top UK Charts For Second Week

British newcomer LILY ALLEN is sitting atop the UK singles chart with her debut release SMILE for the second week in a row. The 21-year-old's hit track continues to keep SHAKIRA FT WYCLEF JEAN's HIPS...

Mason Proud To Be An Influence

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON is flattered the band have left such a lasting legacy on music and inspired other acts to follow in their experimental footsteps. The rockers are credited with influencing bands like...

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