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Daltrey Courts Razorlight

THE WHO rock legend ROGER DALTREY was so impressed with RAZORLIGHT's performance at London's LIVE 8 concert on Saturday (02JUL05) - he has signed them up to star at his next charity concert. The...

Razorlight To Keep Live 8 Money

British rockers RAZORLIGHT have angered Live 8 organisers by vowing to keep any extra royalties they earn as a result of their performance at the London charity concert on Saturday. Artists who performed at...

Pink Floyd Top Contactmusic.com Live 8 Poll

Live 8 is over and now it's all down to the politicians to make decisions that could change the world at the G8 Summit later this week (begs06JUL05), but didn't the rockers, rappers and pop...

Eavis Snubs U2

Irish rockers U2 have been snubbed by Glastonbury Festival organiser MICHAEL EAVIS for a future appearance at the legendary music event, because he would rather champion new acts. Eavis has tried and failed to...

U2 And The Who Triumph At Charity Awards

Irish rockers U2 were presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the NORDOFF-ROBBINS SILVER CLEF AWARDS in London on Friday night (17JUN05). The VERTIGO hitmakers - who formed in 1977 - were awarded...

Razorlight Seal Fate Of New Album

British rockers RAZORLIGHT have sealed the sound of their forthcoming album in a brown envelope to secure its fate. Halfway through production, frontman JOHNNY BORRELL and drummer ANDY BURROWS have together written down exactly...

Razorlight Sign Up To Make Poverty History Campaign

British rockers RAZORLIGHT are the latest celebrities to join the high-profile MAKE POVERTY HISTORY coalition - which aims to stamp out Third World Debt and champion fair trade. The GOLDEN TOUCH band recently filmed...

Christe Still Number One

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE has maintained his iron grip on the UK singles chart for a sixth consecutive week - holding off ELVIS PRESLEY, Bodyrockers and NINE INCH NAILS. The re-issue of 1971 classic...

Green Day, Snoop And Brown Headline Oxegen Festival

American acts GREEN DAY, SNOOP DOGG and JAMES BROWN will descend on the tiny Irish town of Naas for this year's (05) OXEGEN FESTIVAL. Naas - 32 kilometres (20 miles) south of the capital...

Borrell Ditches Entire Album

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL has ditched an album's worth of songs because he deemed them unsuitable for his band. The 25-year-old perfectionist composed the tunes in a series of hotels he stayed in whilst...

Tony Christie Tops Historic UK Singles Chart

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE has made British chart history - his track with comedian PETER KAY, (IS THIS THE WAY TO) AMARILLO, has topped the first chart to include internet downloads. Aside from being...

Borrell Wants Fans To Buy Vinyl

British rocker JOHNNY BORRELL hopes RAZORLIGHT fans will purchase his music in vinyl form rather than download it from the internet. Borrell remains unimpressed by the news that the UK singles chart featured internet...

Borrell Asks Gallagher For Second Album Advice

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL is so determined to make sure his band's second album is as good as possible, he's been asking NOEL GALLAGHER for tips. Borrell wants to top Razorlight debut UP ALL...

Borrell Blames Us Walkout On Singing Paranoia

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL has given another reason for walking offstage midway through a gig in Denver, Colorado - he was paranoid he was singing out of tune. The British rocker decided to prematurely...

Ferdinand Top Winners At Nme Awards

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND emerged victorious at last night's (17FEB05) NME AWARDS in London, where they picked up the Best Album and Best Track honours. The Scottish band's eponymous debut record was the most popular...

Razorlight Dismiss Split Rumours

RAZORLIGHT have again slammed persistent reports the band are on the verge of splitting after quitting their American tour and axing their British shows. Drummer ANDY BURROWS admits the band endured a "stressful" week...

Razorlight Reschedule Dates

LATEST: Rockers RAZORLIGHT have quashed reports they're on the verge of splitting after cancelling their US and UK tours - by rescheduling the British live dates. Frontman JOHNNY BORRELL fell ill with laryngitis after...

Razorlight Explain Us Walkout

LATEST: RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL walked off stage midway through his last month's (JAN05) Denver concert date, because he felt suicidal following a series of heavy drinking binges. The UP ALL NIGHT rockers subsequently...

Franz Ferdinand Top Nme Nominations

Scots rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are leading the nominations at this year's (05) NME AWARDS. The TAKE ME OUT stars are up for Best British Band, Best Live Act, Best Single, Best Video and Best...

Razorlight Cancel UK Tour

LATEST: Rockers RAZORLIGHT have cancelled their entire UK tour, because frontman JOHNNY BORRELL Is suffering from a throat infection. Borrell fell ill after band performed in Denver, Colorado earlier this month (22JAN05). He left...

Bono Wants Snow Patrol For Tour

U2 frontman BONO is desperate to secure Scottish band SNOW PATROL as the support act for the Irish supergroup's forthcoming VERTIGO tour. The RUN hitmakers are keen to join the Irish rockers, with the...

Razorlight Star Told To Be Quiet

LATEST: Outspoken RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL has been silenced by doctors, who have ordered him to rest his voice while he recovers from laryngitis. The GOLDEN TOUCH singer's throat infection has forced his band...

Razorlight Cancel La Show

LATEST: British rockers RAZORLIGHT have cancelled a gig in Los Angeles tonight (27JAN05) because frontman JOHNNY BORRELL has come down with a mystery illness. The news comes just five days after Borrell walked off...

Razorlight Abandon Us Show

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL walked off stage during a concert in America on Saturday (22JAN05), suffering from extreme stage fright. The UP ALL NIGHT rockers had played five song's at Denver, Colorado's Larimer Lounge...

Razorlight Singer's Drug Recovery

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL's spiralling drug habit once saw him in hospital with intense chest pains, before he decided to discharge himself. The GOLDEN TOUCH singer sought medical help after touring and living it...

Razorlight Singer Slams Comparisons

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL has dismissed criticism his band owes much of its style to THE STROKES and FRANZ FERDINAND - by proclaiming his songwriting brilliance. Borrell, who is often accused of being arrogant...

Bono's Rock School

U2 star BONO has started his own 'school of rock' to teach new bands how to handle success. The veteran likes to take new acts under his wing and offer his advice on coping...

Razorlight's Nme Declaration Backfired

Arrogant RAZORLIGHT rocker JOHNNY BORRELL embarrassed himself at the NME Awards earlier this year (04) by bragging he was the only musician there suitable for the Godlike Genius honour. The GOLDEN TOUCH star was...

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...

Barat Plays Gig With New Band

THE LIBERTINES frontman CARL BARAT has formed a supergroup with members of PRIMAL SCREAM, THE CHARLATANS and RAZORLIGHT, fuelling speculation he is preparing to disband The Libertines. THE CHAVS feature Barat, Primal Scream keyboardist...

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