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Who Did Rihanna Record A "#Monster Hook" For?

Rihanna has set her fans abuzz with excitement after the pop star posted a cryptic tweet before she heads of on her tour of Asia. "Just left the studio... Recorded a #monster hook for one...

Stars To Perform Concert For War Veterans

A host of British pop stars, including GABRIELLE, LULU and rockers THE AUTOMATIC will perform at a special festival to raise money for injured servicemen and women later this year (09). The Royal British Legion's Festival...

Guillemots: It's Definitely Daunting To Play With Rem

Guillemots have admitted that the prospect of supporting REM at stadium dates this summer is intimidating.The Birmingham four-piece are backing the Automatic for the People legends at shows in Manchester, Cardiff, Southampton and London this...

By on 05 June 2008

Automatic Keyboardist Quits

THE AUTOMATIC keyboard player PENNIE has walked away from the British rock band. A statement posted on the group's website revealed the rocker had grown apart from other bandmembers after finding the past 12 months...

Gig Planned To Raise Funds For Burberry 'Unemployed'

LATEST: A string of Welsh rockers have joined forces to raise money for workers affected by the closure of the Burberry factory in Treorchy, South Wales. THE AUTOMATIC, GRUFF RHYS from THE SUPER FURRY ANIMALS...

The Automatic's Violent Irish Tour

British rockers THE AUTOMATIC have some explaining to do after wreaking havoc while touring Ireland this week (begs29JAN07). Keyboard player ALEX PENNIE allegedly broke a fan's glasses at a gig in Belfast, Northern Ireland on...

Flight Scare For Rockers The Automatic

British rockers THE AUTOMATIC are breathing a sigh of relief after a recent plane journey almost ended in tragedy. The MONSTER hitmakers were flying from London's Heathrow airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle when their...

Automatic Aid Hasselhoff Chart Success

Rock newcomers THE AUTOMATIC are such huge fans of DAVID HASSELHOFF, they bought every copy of his new single they could find to push it up the charts. The group, who scored a massive UK...

Muse, U2 And The Who Triumph At Vodafone Live Music Awards

British rockers MUSE, Irish stars U2 and rock legends THE WHO were the big winners at the Vodafone Live Music Awards in London last night (11OCT06). Muse claimed the Vodafone Live Act Award, U2 scooped...

The Automatic Explain Tv Set Trashing

LATEST: Rock newcomers THE AUTOMATIC have apologised for trashing the set of a British morning TV show in their underpants, confessing they had no idea they were due to perform until moments before. The group...

The Automatic's Hasselhoff Shrines

British rockers THE AUTOMATIC have an unusual request on their backstage rider - they insist concert venues build a shrine to DAVID HASSELHOFF in their dressing room. The group, who recently scored a massive UK...

The Automatic Facing Legal Action

LATEST: British rockers THE AUTOMATIC face legal action from a cameraman injured when the newcomers stripped to their underpants and set about destroying the set on a British morning TV show. The group were playing...

The Automatic Cause Chaos On British Tv

Rock newcomers THE AUTOMATIC caused mayhem on a British morning TV show, when they stripped to their underpants and set about destroying the set. The group were playing their hit track MONSTER on GMTV's ENTERTAINMENT...

Kasabian Hit Out At British Music Scene

Rockers KASABIAN have slammed the contemporary British music scene for being depressing and miserable. The REASON FOR TREASON stars took out their wrath on a handful of bands, including the "whingeing" BLOC PARTY. Guitarist SERGE...

Furtado Tops UK Singles Chart For Second Week

Canadian singer NELLY FURTADO has kept all competition at bay to notch up a second week at the top of the UK singles chart. Furtado's raunchy track MANEATER sits at number one, as does SANDI...

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