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The Stooges Set For V Festival

Legendary US punks the Stooges have been added to the line-up for V Festival along with pop star Sinead O'Connor.Iggy Pop and Ron and Scott Asheton have a busy summer schedule ahead of them with...

By on 05 June 2007

Snow Patrol Booze Binge Hell

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY's alcohol addiction nearly cost him his career. The Northern Irish rocker turned to the bottle during his early twenties, but ditched the drink before it took over his life and...

Maroon 5 Are Number One

American pop-rock group Maroon 5 are top of the British album charts for the second time with It Won't be Soon Before Long.Five years after debut studio album Songs About Jane hit the number one...

By on 28 May 2007

Snoop Set For Live Earth

Organisers of this summer's Live Earth concerts have confirmed that rapper SNOOP DOGG has signed up for the global event.Rather than lighting up London or taking a bite out of the Big Apple, Snoop will...

By on 24 May 2007

Linkin Park Send Arctic Monkeys Packing

US nu-metal outfit Linkin Park have earned their second UK number one album with Minutes to Midnight, ending Arctic Monkeys four-week reign at the top of the charts.The six-strong Californian group got their first number...

By on 21 May 2007

Snow Patrol Split From Manager

Northern Irish rockers SNOW PATROL have parted company from their manager JAZZ SUMMERS. Summers, who is credited with masterminding the band's rise to fame, took over the band's management in 2002, and has seen them...

Bono And The Edge 'Set For Spiderman Musical'

U2 frontman Bono and guitarist the Edge have reportedly signed up to write music for the forthcoming Spiderman musical.The musicians will be working with the show's producers to create a soundtrack for the webbed crusader's...

By on 19 April 2007

Arctic Monkeys Confirmed For Aussie Festival

Arctic Monkeys have been confirmed as one of the headliners at the Splendour in the Grass festival in Australia.The New South Wales festival boasts an impressive line-up this year including Bloc Party, Kaiser Chiefs, the...

By on 18 April 2007

Live Earth Concert Criticised Over Carbon Cost

The upcoming Live Earth concert has been criticised after it was revealed the event will cost between $2 million (GBP1.2 million) and $3 million (GBP1.53 million) in carbon offsetting. MADONNA will be joined by reformed...

Madonna To Headline UK Live Earth Gig

Pop superstar MADONNA will headline the UK leg of former US Vice President AL GORE's upcoming Live Earth concert when it is staged in London later this year (07). The MUSIC star will be joined...

Madonna Heads UK's Live Earth Concert

Madonna is one of 17 acts to headline this summer's Live Earth concert in the UK.She will be joined by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Snow Patrol, the Beastie Boys and Duran Duran.Taking place at Wembley...

By on 10 April 2007

Stones Set For Isle Of Wight Festival

THE ROLLING STONES will play their first UK festival show in 30 years when they headline this summer's Isle Of Wight event in June (07). The supergroup's last festival appearance in Britain was Knebworth Fair...

Snow Patrol Release Lennon Song For Amnesty

Snow Patrol will feature on a CD of John Lennon covers to support the human rights group Amnesty International.The band is one of 20 artists contributing to Instant Karma and has covered the former Beatle's...

By on 13 March 2007

Snow Patrol Record Music For Spider-man 3 Soundtrack

Northern Irish rockers SNOW PATROL are hoping to expand their worldwide fanbase after recording new music for the upcoming SPIDER-MAN 3 movie soundtrack. Frontman GARY LIGHTBODY revealed the CHASING CARS hitmakers' involvement in the Hollywood...

Celebrities Asked To Pick Shortlist Prize Finalists

SNOW PATROL's GARY LIGHTBODY, KT TUNSTALL and the FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE have been invited to select the 10 albums which will compete for the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize. The celebrity panel must select...

Snow Patrol's Mcclelland Still Disgruntled Over Musical Credit

Former SNOW PATROL star MARK MCCLELLAND is still upset by his split from the band two years ago (05). MCClelland founded the Northern Irish rock band with current frontman GARY LIGHTBODY but was allegedly forced...

Snow Patrol's Lightbody Reveals Alcohol Addiction Horror

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY tries to steer clear of alcohol - because he hates the person he becomes when he drinks. The CARS hitmaker, 30, believes he may soon quit booze altogether in a...

Sun Shines On Take That

Any aspirations comeback kids Take That may have of sticking around for just that bit longer have been helped by their single Shine climbing to the top of the UK chart.Fresh from last month's Brit...

By on 05 March 2007

The Killers Headline V Festival

The Killers, Snow Patrol and Foo Fighters will headline this summer's V Festival.It's set to be a busy summer for the first two bands, who are also headlining Scotland's T in the Park in July.Brit...

By on 27 February 2007

Tunstall Bemused By Live Earth Snub

British singer/songwriter KT TUNSTALL is bemused she hasn't been invited to perform at the Live Earth concerts, because she is such a staunch environmentalist. The SUDDENLY I SEE star insists her tour buses run on...

Kaiser Chiefs Climb To Number One

Kaiser Chiefs' single Ruby has finally climbed to the top spot in the UK singles charts.The band's lead single from their Yours Truly, Angry Mob album had been thwarted by Mika's Grace Kelly in its...

By on 26 February 2007

Kaiser Chiefs Top UK Singles Chart

KAISER CHIEFS are celebrating after their RUBY knocked MIKA hit GRACE KELLY off the top of the UK singles chart. Mika's smash song dropped a place to number two, while KELIS FT CEE LO jumped...

Arctic Monkeys Headline T In The Park

Brit award winners Arctic Monkeys will join Snow Patrol, The Killers and Razorlight in headlining this year's T In The Park.Held in Balado in Perth, the three-day festival has secured a strong contingent of British...

By on 23 February 2007

Isle Of Wight Festival Line-up Announced

Brit Award winners Muse and Amy Winehouse are to perform at this year's Isle of Wight Festival.Other British acts who have signed up for the three-day festival include Snow Patrol, Kasabian and Keane.The Brit Awards'...

By on 19 February 2007

Chart Boost For Brits Winners

Success at this week's Brit awards has been translated into the country's singles and albums charts, with Amy Winehouse and Take That both climbing up the rankings.Winehouse, who won best female at Earls Court in...

By on 19 February 2007

Brits Winners Fall Shy Of UK Number One

Brit Award winners AMY WINEHOUSE and TAKE THAT failed to convert Wednesday's (14FEB07) successes to chart domination after pop sensation MIKA held on to his grip of the UK singles and album chart. The Lebanon-born...

Lightbody Apologises For Sacking Mcclelland

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY has apologised to his former bandmate MARK MCCLELLAND for kicking him out of the group. The CHASING CARS singer booted Snow Patrol co-founder MCClelland out of the band in March...

Arctic Monkeys Take Home Double Brit Awards

UK indie band the Arctic Monkeys were celebrating last night after walking out of the Brit awards last night as double winners.The group won best British group and British album for their debut album Whatever...

By on 15 February 2007

Arctic Monkeys Take Home Double Award

Arctic Monkeys would have been celebrating last night after walk out of the Brit Awards last night double winners.The group won best British group and British album for their debut album- Whatever People Say I...

By on 15 February 2007

Lightbody Embarks On Solo Career

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY is embarking on a solo career after confirming he is to score an upcoming movie. The CHASING CARS singer refuses to confirm the name of the film he is writing...

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