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David Duchovny Releasing Album

David Duchovny is releasing an album.The 'X Files' actor is ''shocked'' he has created 12-track LP 'Hell or Highwater' - which comes on May 12 - but can't wait to share his music with his...

Michael Stipe Makes Live Return

Michael Stipe has made a surprise return to live performing.The former R.E.M. frontman was an unannounced support act for his friend Patti Smith's gig at New York's Webster Hall on Monday (29.12.14) and treated fans...

Michael Stipe Wouldn't Win The Voice

Michael Stipe doesn't think he would last ''five seconds'' on 'The Voice'.The former R.E.M. frontman doesn't think his group - who separated in 2011 after three decades together - would be successful if they were...

Michael Stipe's Crippling Shyness

Michael Stipe has been in therapy ''for years'' to combat his shyness.The former R.E.M. frontman has always felt insecure alongside his well-read bandmates Peter Buck and Mike Mills and struggled in the early days of...

Michael Stipe Rules Out Rem Reunion

Michael Stipe insists R.E.M. will never reunite.The 'Losing My Religion' hitmakers - comprising Michael, Peter Buck and Mike Mills - went their separate ways in 2011 after over three decades together and the frontman insists...

Rockers R.e.m. Donating Guitars To Church Fundraising Campaign

Rockers R.E.M., Neutral Milk Hotel and Drive-By Truckers have donated personalised items to an online crowdfunding campaign in a bid to save a famous church steeple in Georgia.The St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Athens was...

Nicki Minaj Falls Asleep Four Times During One Interview

Nicki Minaj had difficulty keeping awake while she was interviewed for a magazine and dozed off four times during the chat.The Starships hitmaker posed for a photoshoot in the latest issue of America's Gq magazine,...

Michael Stipe Attacks Militaristic America Post-9/11 In Anniversary Essay

Former Rem frontman Michael Stipe marked the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Thursday (11Sep14) by offering up his 'state of the America' thoughts in an essay published by The Guardian newspaper.Recalling the...

Chris Martin Works Hard On Image

Chris Martin has to ''work really hard'' not to ''be a d**k''.The Coldplay singer admits it can be difficult being an arena rock frontman as ''only about 20 other people do'' it, and he has...

Paul Weller Hits Out At Touts Selling His Music Online

Paul Weller has refused to take part in the annual Record Store Day in future because of ''touts'' who sold his music at inflated prices. The singer released a one-off 7-inch record 'Flame Out' for...

Ireland's Oxegen Music Festival Axed

One of Ireland's biggest music festivals has been scrapped after organisers failed to secure top headlining acts.Oxegen was due to be held at the Punchestown Racecourse in County Kildare over the summer (14), but financial...

George Clooney Saluted At Britannia Awards In Los Angeles

Hollywood star George Clooney was the toast of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' (Bafta) Britannia Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday (09Nov13) as he picked up one of the evening's top prizes.Julia...

Jay-z Uses R.e.m. Lyrics

Jay-Z uses lyrics by R.E.M. new album 'Magna Carta Holy Grail.'The hip-hop superstar will use lines from the indie band's 'Losing My Religion' on the track 'Heaven'. The chorus line of the R.E.M. hit: ''That's...

Mark Owen: Take That Are Back For Good

Mark Owen insists Take That are back for good.The 42-year-old singer says the 90s boy band - who reformed in 2005 after almost a decade apart - are determined to make more music together after...

Unlikely Bunch: Rem, James Franco And Lindsay Lohan Make A Music Video.

James Franco has directed a video for REM's song 'Blue', featuring Lindsay Lohan and iconic fashion photographer Terry Richardson. A couple of weeks ago we told you about the video that Idris Elba had made...

Lindsay Lohan Avoiding Bad Reviews

Lindsay Lohan refuses to acknowledge bad reviews.The 26-year-old actress has reportedly banned her family and friends from discussing professional reviews of her new TV movie 'Liz & Dick' in front of her because she is...

Eminem, Coldplay & Beyonce Hits Given African Makeovers For New Album

Hits by Eminem, Coldplay and Beyonce have been given an African makeover for a new charity album to benefit climate change and disaster relief projects.The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mumford & Sons, Plan B, Bruno...

Two Door Cinema Club Set To Release Second Album ‘Beacon’

Irish rockers Two Door Cinema Club have already caused stir among music fans across the world with the successful live shows and platinum certified debut album 'Tourist History', but now they are set to really...

Michael Stipe Cured Snow Patrol Writer's Block

Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody was lifted by Michael Stipe while suffering writer's block. The singer and songwriter of the 'Chasing Cars' group was writing "a lot of rubbish" as he struggled to come up with...

Gone But Not Forgotten; R.e.m.'S Legacy

Much has been written in the past few days regarding R.E.M.'s split after 31 years and 15 albums. While the majority of tributes and retrospectives have looked at their musical influence, there is another legacy...

Rem Thank Fans For 'Unbelievable Gift'

Rem, the American rock band who announced on Wednesday (21th August 2011) they were to split after 31 years together, have thanked fans for their continued support. In a statement released on their official website,...

The Strokes And The Futureheads Mourn R.e.m. Split

Rockers from The Strokes and The Futureheads are leading tributes to R.E.M. after the band announced it's splitting after 31 years together on Wednesday (21Sep11).Michael Stipe, guitarist Peter Buck and bassist Mike Mills announced the...

Rem Officially Break Up After 30 Years In Rock Music

Rem, the American rock band best known for their seminal album 'Automatic for the People' and smash hit single 'Man on the Moon', have official broken up. The group, hailing from Athens, Georgia, announced the...

Katie Waissel 'Tried To Dress Like Carrie Bradshaw'

Katie Waissel, the British singer and controversial contestant on last year's X-Factor, has revealed her dramatic new look. In a shoot for Heat Magazine, Katie dons a Madonna-esque suit while showing off her Lady Gaga...

Michael Stipe Was Thrown Out Of Gig At Gunpoint

Rem frontman Michael Stipe was once thrown out of a concert at gunpoint after he tried to excrement on stage.The musician was performing in America in the 1980s when he became offended by the audience,...

Michael Stipe Quit Drugs After Lover Died In Car Crash

Singer Michael Stipe quit drugs and cleaned himself up after his lover died in a car crash in the 1980s - as a tribute to her.The Rem frontman became addicted to narcotics as he rose...

Michael Stipe 'Lost His Mind' As He Battled Bulimia

Rem frontman Michael Stipe became so ill as he battled bulimia, he thought he was suffering from Aids.The singer experienced a breakdown after the band shot to fame in the 1980s and spent a year...

Mickey Rourke's Freida Warning

Mickey Rourke told Freida Pinto she was too young to be at the Oscars.The 'Wrestler' star approached the 'Slumdog Millionaire' actress at the prestigious awards ceremony last February - during which Freida's film won eight...

Freida Pinto Wanted Angelina Adoption

'Slumdog Millionaire' actress Freida Pinto has revealed she wanted to ask Hollywood beauty Angelina Jolie to adopt her the first time they met. The 'Slumdog Millionaire' actress admits she was in awe of the Oscar-winning...

Motivated Madonna

Madonna is easy to get "in the mood", says her favourite DJ.Paul Oakenfold is supporting the pop superstar on her 'Sticky and Sweet' world tour and admits it's his job to match the pop superstar's...

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