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The Coral: 'Zutons? We Came First!'

British rockers THE CORAL have rubbished claims they are in competition with fellow Liverpool band THE ZUTONS. The band, whose forthcoming third album THE INVISIBLE INVASION (23MAY05) is set to rock the charts, insist...

Wainwright: 'I've Saved Music Lovers From Beyonce'

Folk rocker RUFUS WAINWRIGHT has credited his songs with saving music lovers from the "utterly soulless" offerings of stars like BEYONCE KNOWLES and THE STROKES. The WANT TWO singer continues to make music to...

Interpol + Franz Ferdinand Lead Spin Readers Poll

INTERPOL and FRANZ FERDINAND have topped the newly-released 2004 readers poll in top US rock magazine SPIN, while ASHLEE SIMPSON hit rock bottom. Cult New Yorkers Interpol, who won the magazine's Best New Band...

Franz Ferdinand Top Nme Nominations

Scots rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are leading the nominations at this year's (05) NME AWARDS. The TAKE ME OUT stars are up for Best British Band, Best Live Act, Best Single, Best Video and Best...

Barrymore To Wed Stroke?

DREW BARRYMORE has fuelled rumours she's planning to marry rocker boyfriend FABRIZIO MORETTI after being spotted shopping for wedding dresses in New York. The actress and a female friend browsed in the Big Apple's...

Razorlight Singer Slams Comparisons

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL has dismissed criticism his band owes much of its style to THE STROKES and FRANZ FERDINAND - by proclaiming his songwriting brilliance. Borrell, who is often accused of being arrogant...

Barrymore Likes To Stroke It

DREW BARRYMORE has become so obsessed with her boyfriend FABRIZIO MORETTI she will only listen to his band THE STROKES' albums. Friends and colleagues of the CONFESSIONS OF A DANGEROUS MIND actress found her...

Tributes Paid To Dj Peel

Tributes have been paid to legendary British DJ JOHN PEEL, who has died while on holiday in Peru. The 65-year-old BBC broadcaster suffered a heart attack in his hotel during a working holiday with...

Rockers Line Up At Ramones Tribute

A galaxy of rockers including THE STROKES, BLONDIE and SONIC YOUTH have paid tribute to legendary punk band THE RAMONES at a benefit concert in New York. Friday (08OCT04) night's BE WELL, RAMONES BEAT...

Johnny Ramone Cancer Show Becomes A Tribute

A breast cancer charity concert in New York is hastily being revamped as a tribute to organiser JOHNNY RAMONE. Ramone booked BLONDIE and THE STROKES to play at the Cedars Sinai Cancer Research Center...

Strokes Caught Up In Gay Porn Mix-up

Rockers THE STROKES have been caught up in an embarrassing scandal after a gay porn film found its way into copies of the group's new fanclub-only DVD tour documentary IN TRANSIT. The band's furious...

Strokes Upset By Live Album's Quality

American rockers THE STROKES have put back the release date of their planned live album, because they were unhappy with its quality. The REPTILIA singers immortalised their 2003 Christmas shows at London's Alexandra Palace on...

The Strokes To Front Ramones Benefit

THE STROKES have signed up to headline a special tribute for fellow New Yorkers THE RAMONES - to raise money for cancer research. The LAST NITE rockers will perform alongside veteran group BLONDIE in...

The Strokes Brave Hurricane For Fans

Rockers THE STROKES have braved New York's recent hurricane to perform to their devoted fans. The LAST NITE hitmakers decided their fans were more important than Hurricane Charley - which killed 17 people in...

Strokes Fans In Gay Porn Shock

Fans of rockers THE STROKES were left stunned when they ordered the band's live DVD, IN TRANSIT - and were sent gay porn instead. The LAST NITE hitmakers have no idea why naughty flick...

Strokes To Release Live Album

American rockers THE STROKES plan to release their first live album before the end of 2004. The LAST NITE group - who last month (JUL04) narrowly escaped injury when the accelerator cable on their...

Strokes Nearly Died Before Gig

American rockers THE STROKES nearly died in a harrowing tour bus disaster hours before their performance at Scottish concert T IN THE PARK earlier this month (11JUL04). The LAST NITE group were rushing to...

Stroke Reignites Romance

THE STROKES guitarist NICK VALENSI has overcome his turbulent relationship problems with British TV present AMANDA De CADENET. The glamorous couple were rumoured to have ended their romance, but were spotted kissing each other...

The Strokes Aiming For Spring Release

Rockers THE STROKES have already started work on their third album, which will be culled from jams the band record as they rehearse in their New York studio. The LAST NITE five piece, who...

Barrymore And Moretti Romance On The Rocks?

DREW BARRYMORE's long-term romance with THE STROKES drummer FABRIZIO MORETTI is reportedly close to collapse. Although whispers of a wedding between the pair have been circulating for the past few months, onlookers at Los...

Barrymore: 'Not Wed, But Happy'

Hollywood babe DREW BARRYMORE has laughed off recent reports she's secretly wed her long-term love FABRIZIO MORETTI. The CHARLIE'S ANGELS star and THE STROKES drummer have been dating for two years, and despite being...

Strokes' Hammond Hits Out At Radio Station

THE STROKES guitarist ALBERT HAMMOND JR has angered New York radio station K-ROCK - after he drunkenly criticised it from the stage of a concert it had organised. The LAST NITE rockers had just...

Morrissey And The Strokes Fight Fascism In London

Rockers MORRISSEY and THE STROKES are among the big names who've signed an anti-fascist petition in London - in a bid to keep extremist party the BRITISH NATIONAL PARTY (BNP) out of office. Musicians...

Jet: Everyone Wants Fame

Retro rockers JET have hit back at suggestions they have compromised themselves for success - because even NIRVANA star KURT COBAIN wanted to be a star. Despite the fact the grunge icon committed suicide...

Strokes Frontman Engaged

THE STROKES rocker JULIAN CASABLANCAS has proposed to his manager's assistant JULIETTE LEWIS. The LAST NITE singer, 25, fell in love with pretty Lewis - who is not to be confused with the KALIFORNIA...

Barrymore: 'I Love Sandler So Much'

DREW BARRYMORE has fuelled speculation she's more than just friends with her WEDDING SINGER and 50 FIRST DATES co-star ADAM SANDLER - after confessing she loves him "so much". The 29-year-old actress, who's dating...

Barrymore Wishes She Could Marry For First Time Again

Hollywood star DREW BARRYMORE wishes she could get married for the first time again - as she would love to call boyfriend FABRIZIO MORETTI her only husband. The 50 FIRST DATES actress, 29 -...

Strokes Singer Goes Missing

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS got lost in the crowd during the group's Friday night (02APR04) show in Los Angeles when he insisted on watching his group from the audience. The seemingly inebriated singer...

Barrymore Wants To Wait For Motherhood

Hollywood star DREW BARRYMORE is looking forward to the day she becomes a mum - but predicts it's still a long way off. While the CHARLIE'S ANGELS actress may have already experienced a...

Mtv Boycott Threats By Top Rock Acts

LATEST: TRAVIS, THE STROKES and FRANZ FERDINAND have joined the battle against MTV EUROPE after the cable network threatened to reduce screening royalties. Independent music labels BEGGARS BANQUET, TELSTAR, MINISTRY OF SOUND, ROUGH TRADE...

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