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The UK Is Still Crazy For Gnarls

GNARLS BARKLEY's song CRAZY has kept its hold on the UK's music-buying public for a ninth week running. The duo's track was number one again yesterday (28MAY06), fighting off competition from Scots newcomer SANDI THOM's...

Frusciante Found Latest Album 'A Drag'

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS guitarist JOHN FRUSCIANTE hated recording the band's latest album STADIUM ARCADIUM. The BY THE WAY axeman admits he did not enjoy the recording experience of their ninth album. Frusciante says, "It...

White's Side Project Crashes The Us Charts

The WHITE STRIPES star JACK WHITE's decision to branch out with another band has paid off - THE RACONTEURS debut album has entered the US charts at number seven. White has temporarily shelved work with...

Chili Pepper Hurt By Cave's Opinion

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist FLEA was devastated to read a bad review of the band's latest album STADIUM ARCADIUM - because he discovered his idol NICK CAVE dislikes the group's music. The guitarist, real...

Radio Dj Accuses Chili Peppers Of Plagiarism

American radio DJ DAN GAFFNEY has accused RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS of plagiarising one of TOM PETTY's hits. Gaffney, from WGMD in Delaware, and his producer JARED MORRIS alleged last week (17MAY06) that the band's...

Barkley Tops UK Chart

GNARLS BARKLEY has topped the UK singles chart for the eighth week in a row. CRAZY beat off competition from INTERNAL track FROM PARIS TO BERLIN and LL COOL J's collaboration with JENNIFER LOPEZ -...

Nirvana Fans Furious About Chili Peppers Video

NIRVANA fans are furious because they believe the new RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS music video featuring a parody of late Nirvana lead singer KURT COBAIN is disrespectful. In the video for DANI CALIFORNIA, the group...

Chili Peppers Top Us Chart For The First Time

Rockers the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS claimed the top spot on the US Billboard charts for the first time on Wednesday (17MAY06). The band's two-disc set STADIUM ARCADIUM sold 442,500 copies, a record for the...

Lucky Number Seven For Gnarls Barkley

US hip-hop duo GNARLS BARKLEY join an exclusive club of just 40 artists to see their single stay at number one in the UK charts for seven weeks or more. Hit track CRAZY, which was...

Bbc In Trouble Over Top Of The Pops

The BBC is desperate to persuade its own staff to attend recordings of long-running show TOP OF THE POPS, after being told it is breaking the law by staging live music for the public at...

Flea Turned To Rock Despite Father's Advice

Bassist MICHAEL 'FLEA' BALZARY joined the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS despite being raised to believe rock was the stupidest form of music. Flea grew up loving sophisticated jazz because of his stepfather WALTER URBAN JR,...

Flea Distraught After New Album Leaks Online

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist FLEA has urged fans not to download songs from new album STADIUM ARCADIUM which have leaked online, because they fail to do justice to the band's new material. The highly...

Kiedis Ready To Marry

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS is finally ready to end his womanising ways, settle down and get married. After years of playing the field, the 43-year-old realised he'd changed when his girlfriend left...

Flea's Fears Of Bush 'Bloodbath'

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist FLEA is "praying" US President GEORGE W BUSH does not go to war with Iran, warning the move would result in a "bloodbath". The CAN'T STOP rocker has hit out...

Kiedis Regrets Romance Revelations

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS regrets revealing his thoughts about his many break-ups in memoir SCAR TISSUE - because he's sure he upset many of his exes. The rocker felt he was doing...

Chili Peppers Concert Sparks Trouble For The Bbc

A recent RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS concert has sparked a licensing row, leaving BBC music show TOP OF THE POPS in legal trouble. The BBC ignored the fact they don't have a licence to stage...

Powter's Bad Day Still On Top In America

Canadian DANIEL POWTER has notched up a third week on top of the US singles chart with his BAD DAY hit. The international smash has kept SEAN PAUL's TEMPERATURE and rapper TI's WHAT YOU KNOW...

Flea Snaps In Interview

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist FLEA snapped and hurled insults at a journalist during an interview yesterday (12APR06). The rocker lost his temper when the reporter repeatedly quizzed him about a reported rift with bandmate...

Flea's Blood Sugar Flashbacks

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist FLEA experiences emotional flashbacks whenever he visits producer RICK RUBIN at his California mansion - because it is where they recorded seminal album BLOOD SUGAR SEX MAGIK. The sentimental rocker...

Peppers Debut Ends Rem's 12-Year Record Run

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS have become the first act to debut atop America's Billboard Modern Rock Chart since 1994. The California group's new tune DANI CALIFORNIA crashed into the top of the charts last week...

Conjunctivitis Keeps Chili Peppers Off Tv

Rockers RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS were forced to pull out of a taped US TV performance in Los Angeles yesterday (23MAR06) after guitarist JOHN FRUSCIANTE contracted conjunctivitis. The UNDER THE BRIDGE hitmakers were billed to...

Kanye + Chili Peppers Top Lollapalooza 2k6

Rapper KANYE WEST and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS will headline the reimagined Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago, Illinois this summer (06). The two acts will be joined by COMMON, WILCO, DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE and QUEENS...

Peppers Get Sick Preston Out Of Bed

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS were stunned when rock legend BILLY PRESTON agreed to guest on their new album, because he was so ill he could hardly get out of bed. Preston played clavinet on new...

Kiedis: 'We Are So In Love'

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS has warned fans their forthcoming album will be their most emotional disc to date, because the bandmembers were all in love during the writing period. The CALIFORNICATION hitmaker...

Dixie Chicks Still Fighting Bush On New Album

Country trio the DIXIE CHICKS are planning to re-ignite their feud with US President GEORGE W BUSH in a provocative new song. The group sparked controversy when singer NATALIE MAINES publicly criticised Bush during a...

Metallica Go Back On Their Word

LATEST: Rockers METALLICA have recruited RICK RUBIN to producer their next album - after vowing not to replace longterm collaborator BOB ROCK. Drummer LARS ULRICH recently refuted claims Rubin was being courted, insisting, "I would...

Chili Peppers Record With No 'Psychological' Issues

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS believes the high quality of the band's upcoming double album is the result of all four members having no psychological problems at the time of recording. Previous...

New Album Helped Chili Peppers Resolve Their Differences

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are convinced their upcoming album is their best work ever, because they solved their personal differences during the recording sessions for STADIUM ARCADIUM. Bassist FLEA and virtuoso guitarist JOHN FRUSCIANTE...

Rubin To Produce Metallica Album

Heavy metal rockers METALLICA have enlisted RICK RUBIN to produce their next album. Rubin, who has worked with the BEASTIE BOYS, PUBLIC ENEMY and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, is also producing the new disc...

Chili Peppers To Tour With West?

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are in negotiations with KANYE WEST to co-headline a summer (06) tour of the US. The UNDER THE BRIDGE hitmakers are big fans of West's pioneering hip-hop, and want to...

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