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Shirley Manson: 'Music Rant Was Not About Kanye West'

The Scottish singer was rumoured to have taken aim at the Stronger star in a post on Facebook.com, in which she called out an unnamed male enemy in what appeared to be a...

11th March 2015

Shirley Manson Slams Kanye West For Beck Outburst

Garbage singer Shirley Manson has slammed Kanye West for criticising Beck's Grammy win. The 48-year-old rocker his hit out at the 'Black Skinhead' rapper after he stormed the stage at the Grammy Awards on Sunday...

10th February 2015

Shirley Manson Calls Kanye "Small And Spoilt" After Beck Incident

Garbage's Shirley Manson has accused Kanye West of being "small and petty and spoilt" in an open letter to the rapper after he criticized Beck for winning album of the year at the Grammys. Kanye...

By Michael West | 10th February 2015

Paul Stanley & Shirley Manson React To Kanye's Latest Protest

Kiss rocker Paul Stanley and Shirley Manson have blasted rapper Kanye West for interrupting Beck during the Loser singer's big win at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (08Feb15).West took the stage after Beck was named...

10th February 2015

Garbage Star Shirley Manson Fronts Online Kids Show

Rocker/actress Shirley Manson has appeared in the first-ever online version of cult kids' show Pancake Mountain.The Garbage singer fronted the premiere episode of the programme, which began as a local cable access show in Washington,...

17th June 2014

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Garbage singer Shirley Manson has been animated as a three-eyed alien for pal Brody Dalle's new Meet the Foetus music video.

3rd March 2014

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Former The Distillers frontwoman Brody Dalle has turned her new solo album into a star-studded affair by recruiting Shirley Manson and The Strokes' Nick Valensi to join her in the studio. Her husband Josh Homme's...

18th February 2014

Amy Lee Is Pregnant

Amy Lee is pregnant.The Evanescence rocker and her husband, therapist Josh Hartzler, are expecting their first child together, she announced on twitter at the weekend.She wrote: ''Ok I can't keep it a secret anymore-I've been...

22nd January 2014

Garbage Aim For 2014 Album Release

Garbage are aiming to release their new album next year.The 'Stupid Girl' rockers are keen to get back into the studio to record new music in order to prevent a long gap between LPs, which...

3rd April 2013

Shirley Manson Helps Fan Propose At Garbage Gig

Scottish singer Shirley Manson helped a fan propose in public by bringing the couple onstage during a Garbage gig over the weekend (30-31Mar13).The singer halted the band's show in Detroit, Michigan on Saturday (30Mar13) to...

1st April 2013

Officials Launch Investigation Into Shirley Manson Sex Allegations

Officials have launched an inquiry into allegations Garbage rocker Shirley Manson was sexually abused by a music tutor when she was only 15.During a recent interview with the Sydney Morning Herald, the Scottish singer claimed...

19th March 2013

Garbage Heading Back To Studio

Garbage are planning to release new songs in early 2013. The 'Stupid Girl' band put out their last album, 'Not Your Kind of People', earlier this year, but don't want to wait and make a...

18th December 2012

Shirley Manson Receives Death Threats

A manager for Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson has filed a complaint with Los Angles police officials after the rocker was blasted with a series of violent Twitter.com threats.A fan, identified as Ray Gunn, allegedly sent...

16th July 2012

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"We've never had an argument in the band. It's much more dark and twisted than that. There's never any shouting - it's seething resentment instead. Towards the end of our last tour was the most...

11th June 2012

Shirley Manson Halts Gig To Reprimand Fan

Garbage star Shirley Manson halted a show in New Jersey on Saturday night (26May12) to reprimand a man she saw hit a woman in the audience.The flame-haired Scot was in the middle of the tune...

29th May 2012

Shirley Manson 'Tortured' Over Beauty

Shirley Manson used to ''torture'' herself for not being pretty enough.The Garbage frontwoman - who is renowned for her unusual look - admits it took her time to learn to accept herself but now does...

29th May 2012

Garbage A 'Bizarre' Band

Shirley Manson thinks Garbage look ''f**king bizarre''.The 45-year-old singer admits the band - made up of herself, Butch Vig, 54, Steve Marker, 53, and Duke Erikson, 59 - are a ''queer'' band, but has embraced...

14th May 2012

Garbage 'Got Left Behind' After Failing To Embrace Social Networking

Rocker Shirley Manson is convinced Garbage's popularity waned in the late-2000s because they failed to embrace social networking websites.The Stupid Girl hitmakers, fronted by Shirley Manson, are preparing to make their chart comeback with new...

11th May 2012

Shirley Manson Takes Sky Ferreira Under Her Wing

Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson has become a mentor to teenage singer Sky Ferreira after they collaborated together on a new track.The rocker got in touch with the up-and-coming pop star through a mutual friend and...

10th May 2012

Shirley Manson Hits Out At Madonna Image Obsession

Garbage star Shirley Manson has hit out at the public's obsession with Madonna's ageing process.The Scottish singer can't understand why there is so much focus on the 52-year-old pop star's image, and she was shocked...

1st May 2012

Garbage Were Unhappy With Success

Garbage were ''miserable'' at the height of their success.The 'Stupid girl' group - who went on a brief hiatus in 2003 followed by a longer break in 2005 - felt ''engulfed'' by their record company...

1st May 2012

Shirley Manson: 'I Have Great Empathy For Self-harming Fans'

Rocker Shirley Manson has opened up about her self-harming past, insisting she relates to fans who are struggling with feelings of "worthlessness".The Garbage singer accepts many of her devotees are hypersensitive to remarks and actions...

30th April 2012

Shirley Manson Blames Label Bosses For Garbage Hiatus

Rocker Shirley Manson has blamed Garbage's absence from music on the band's former label, insisting the group fell out when record bosses walked away from them.The Stupid Girl hitmakers, fronted by Shirley Manson, are preparing...

24th April 2012

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"I went to Coachella and 99.9 per cent of the acts I saw, I thought, 'Why am I in retirement...?' I was like, 'Get off the stage, let me show you how this is supposed...

18th March 2012

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"My solo album is dead and buried. We had the funeral. It was sad and I cried a lot but it made such a beautiful corpse that we had an open casket." Garbage star Shirley...

31st January 2012

Garbage Announce Not Your Kind Of People'

Garbage have named their new album 'Not Your Kind Of People'.The 'Stupid Girl' band's new record is their first since 2005's 'Bleed Like Me' and will be released on their own label, Stunvolume, on May...

31st January 2012

Garbage's 'Misfit' New Album

Garbage's new album is about being "a misfit, a geek, a nerd, a forgotten-about."The 'Stupid Girl' group are in the studio completing their first album since 2005's 'Bleed Like Me' and say they have recaptured...

18th October 2011

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"It all gets shoved through the four-way brain filter that is Garbage and it ends up sounding like nobody else. Red feathers and black tar." Shirley Manson on Garbage's way of making music. The group...

4th October 2011

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"My music is the stuff that gets played by a lot of strippers, which to me is the biggest compliment. When strippers play your songs you know you've made it." Scottish rocker Shirley Manson on...

29th August 2011

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"I was so tired... Have you ever been on a bus with five or six guys, by yourself, for two years? I was done. I needed to have a normal life; I hadn't had a...

28th August 2011

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Live At Leeds 2015: Great For Music, Great For Life In General

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