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Fall Out Boy Score Third U.s. Number 1 Abum

By Ed Biggs | 29th January 2015

Rockers Fall Out Boy have scored their third US Number 1 album, the latest Billboard 200 chart reveals. The group’s sixth studio album American Beauty / American Psycho shifted 218,000 units across all formats during...

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Fascinating Fact: 4133583

31st March 2014

Indie rockers Yo La Tengo, The Decemberists and R&B star Ginuwine are all set to make guest appearances on U.S. comedy series Parks And Recreation. The musicians will take part in a big rock concert...

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6th March 2014

Rockers The Decemberists are set to play their first headlining concert in three years for a special benefit to raise funds for an Oregon school for autistic students. The band will play its debut album,...

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Fascinating Fact: 4083874

25th February 2014

Indie rockers The Decemberists have booked a guest starring gig on hit Tv comedy Parks and Recreation. The band joins Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy in an upcoming episode, in which Amy Poehler and Chris Pratt's...

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Anticipation Builds Ahead Of 'The Hunger Games' Opening Weekend

2nd March 2012

The news today that 'The Hunger Games' will feature a soundtrack including the likes of The Arcade Fire, Taylor Swift, The Decemberists, Kid Cudi and others has merely added credence to the notion that the...

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The Decemberists Star Jenny Conlee Winning Cancer Battle

21st October 2011

The Decemberists star Jenny Conlee is winning her battle against breast cancer - the disease is in remission.The keyboard player was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year (11) and she has undergone five months...

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Rocker Meloy Writes Children's Books

13th October 2011

The Decemberists rocker Colin Meloy has teamed up with his wife to write a trilogy of children's books.Meloy has taken a break from his pursuits with the band to pen The Wildwood Chronicles for publisher...

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Meloy's Son Has Asperger's

12th October 2011

The Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy's son has been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome.The rocker and his wife Carson Ellis welcomed little Hank five years ago and the family has recently been told of the boy's disorder,...

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The Decemberists Have No Plans To Split

13th June 2011

The Decemberists' frontman Colin Meloy has dismissed rumours the cult folk act is splitting up, insisting the speculation couldn't be "farther from the truth".The star recently sparked fans' fears the group was set to disband...

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The Decemberists Keyboard Player Diagnosed With Cancer

4th May 2011

Jenny Conlee, the keyboard player with cult indie act The Decemberists, has been diagnosed with breast cancer.The musician and band leader Colin Meloy have taken to the group's website to break the bad news to...

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Meloy Opens Up About Autistic Son

28th January 2011

THE DECEMBERISTS frontman COLIN MELOY has told how his son's battle with autism inspired a track on the band's hit album THE KING IS DEAD.The rocker is father to four-year-old Henry 'Hank' Meloy with his...

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The Decemberists Lead All New Top Five In U.s. Album Chart

26th January 2011

THE DECEMBERISTS have debuted at the top of the U.S. album chart thanks to their best sales week ever.The King Is Dead is the group's first U.S. number one. It debuted atop the Billboard 200...

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Mystery Illness Forces Decemberists To Cancel Dates

5th November 2007

Cult rockers THE DECEMBERISTS have scrapped the remaining dates on their U.S. tour to allow an unnamed band member to recover from a serious illness. All 28 shows in cities like New York, Los Angeles,...

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Celebrities Asked To Pick Shortlist Prize Finalists

8th March 2007

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...

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