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The Drums Predict Turbulent 2011

The Drums expect to "f**k up" in 2011.The group - singer Jonathan Pierce, guitarist Jacob Graham, and drummer Connor Hanwick - were rocked by the departure of guitarist Adam Kessler in September but insist they...

The Drums' 'Desolate' Plans

The Drums were planning to record a "desolate record in a desolate town" for their second album. The US band had developed a romantic ideal of living in a small Midwestern town together to write...

The Drums Berate Modern Pop

The Drums feel there is no "melody or sincerity" in modern pop tracks.The 'Best Friend' indie group categorise themselves as a pop group, but say their definition of pop music is very different to what...

The Drums Return Surfing To Their Set

The Drums stopped playing their biggest hit to make a point. The US group dramatically dropped their biggest hit, 'Let's Go Surfing' from their set when they played at the UK's Reading and Leeds festivals...

The Drums Start Eu Tour

The Drums kicked off their European tour in London last night (24.11.10).The 'Me And The Moon' group played to a sold-out crowd in the city, which they return to for their biggest headlining shows to...

Kasabian Growing 'Giant Beanstalks'

Kasabian's songs are like "giant beanstalks".The 'Underdog' band are presently working on their fourth album, and singer Tom Meighan explained how their writing and recording process starts with guitarist Serge Pizzorno, and grows when the...

Phil Collins Considered Suicide

Phil Collins has revealed he contemplated suicide after his third marriage collapsed.The musician fell into a deep depression when his relationship with Orianne Cevey ended in March 2006 and considered ending his life, but stopped...

Pierce: 'Drums Are Stronger After Kessler's Departure'

THE DRUMS frontman JOHNNY PIERCE is convinced the band is "tighter and stronger" following the departure of guitarist ADAM KESSLER earlier this year (10).The musician stunned fans by quitting the line-up in September (10), shortly...

The Charlatans' 'Emotional' Reunion

The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess says it was a hugely "emotionally experience" to have drummer Jon Brookes back on stage with the band on Saturday (23.10.10).Brookes - who was diagnosed with a brain tumour shortly...

The Drums Forget Ex-guitarist

The Drums singer Jonathan Pierce has described ex-guitarist Adam Kessler as "forgettable".The 'Let's Go Surfing' star has urged fans of the band to move on from Adam's departure last month - when he called the...

The Drums Compose 'Best' Song To Date

The Drums claim they wrote their best song to date immediately after the departure of their guitarist. The 'Let's Go Surfing' band suffered the loss of their guitarist Adam Kessler earlier this month - two...

P. Diddy's Arctic Night

P. Diddy is hoping he can get Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders to onstage with him in Scotland tonight (29.09.10). The 'Come With Me' rapper struck up an unlikely friendship with the rock drummer earlier...

The Drums 'Betrayed'

The Drums singer Jonathan Pierce said he feels "heartbroken" and "betrayed" by former guitarist Adam Kessler. Adam quit the band last weekend, just two nights before they were due to tour the US, and Jonathan...

The Drums Draft In Kessler Replacement

Indie band THE DRUMS have drafted in a temporary guitarist for their U.S. tour following ADAM KESSLER's departure.The musician stunned his bandmates by quitting the lineup earlier this month (Sep10), shortly before their American shows...

The Drums Guitarist Replaced

The Drums guitarist Adam Kessler has left the band, and a replacement has been announced.It was confirmed the musician has parted ways with the 'It Will All End In Tears' group - which also features...

Kessler Quits The Drums

Indie band THE DRUMS are refusing to cancel their U.S. tour following the departure of guitarist ADAM KESSLER.The group kicked off a string of shows earlier this month (Sep10) but Kessler has not been present...

Nicky Wire Blasts Current Music Scene

Nicky Wire lies awake at night worrying about the future of rock n' roll.The Manic Street Preachers bassist has blasted the current music scene, claiming there are no longer any individual or iconic stars.He said:...

The Drums Not Changing

The Drums will break up before they change their sound. The US indie group have just finished their last shows of a festival tour and will head back to the US before embarking on a...

Dominic Cooper's Musical Woe

Dominic Cooper can't sing.The British actor - who starred as the hunky Sky in 2008 musical movie 'Mamma Mia!' - always wanted to be a musician but had trouble when he tried to start bands...

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Spinal Tap's Derek Smalls To Drop Debut Solo Album In Character

Spinal Tap's Derek Smalls To Drop Debut Solo Album In Character

'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.

Dolly Parton Picks Up TWO Guinness World Records

Dolly Parton Picks Up TWO Guinness World Records

The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.

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