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Stroke Cheating On Barrymore?

THE STROKES drummer FABRIZIO MORETTI is reportedly cheating on his movie star girlfriend DREW BARRYMORE with a mystery blonde. The 29-year-old CHARLIE'S ANGELS actress - who has been dating 23-year-old Moretti for two years...

Strokes Plan Pixies Duet

American chart-toppers THE STROKES are planning to collaborate with their music heroes THE PIXIES at a festival in Scotland this summer (04). The LAST NITE rockers were thrilled to find the two groups are...

Mccartney And Brown Set For Glastonbury

Musical legends SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and JAMES BROWN will headline this summer's (04) GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL in England. Festival organiser MICHAEL EAVIS has revealed the former BEATLE signed to headline the Saturday night at the...

Drew Barrymore's Clumsy First Date

DREW BARRYMORE decided her rocker boyfriend FABRIZIO MORETTI was the one for her when she tripped over and fell in front of him. The CHARLIE'S ANGELS star has been dating the Brazilian-born drummer for...

Morgan Slams Strokes

FUN LOVIN' CRIMINALS frontman HUEY MORGAN has blasted fellow New Yorkers THE STROKES for lacking the passion to play convincing rock'n'roll. The SCOOBY SNACKS singer dismisses the fashionable group as an over-privileged "boy band"....

Barrymore's Love For Moretti

Hollywood actress DREW BARRYMORE adores her boyfriend FABRIZIO MORETTI so much, because she feels "psychologically" connected to him. The CHARLIE'S ANGELS: FULL THROTTLE star is able to act naturally in front of THE STROKES...

Barrymore Wants Children

Hollywood wildchild DREW BARRYMORE is so happy in her romance with rocker FABRIZIO MORETTI she's started to feel broody. The CHARLIE'S ANGELS: FULL THROTTLE babe, 28, has been dating THE STROKES drummer since mid...

Casablancas Drops The Attitude

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS is determined not to get caught up in his own hype. The ROOM ON FIRE singer finds it depressing when other musicians become obsessed with their own celebrity, and...

Bizkit, Creed + Strokes Are 2003'S Worst Bands

LIMP BIZKIT, CREED and THE STROKES are the unlikely acts at the top of music magazine GUITAR WORLD's Worst Bands of 2003 poll. The groups were one, two and three on the list, with...

Jet Hit Back At Strokes

JET rocker CHRIS CHESTER has slammed THE STROKES for not having any "credibility". The Australian drummer is furious after Strokes singer JULIAN CASABLANCAS made disparaging comments about his band. Casablancas told ROLLING STONE...

Drew Barrymore Back With Strokes Lover

CHARLIE'S ANGELS star DREW BARRYMORE and THE STROKES drummer FABRIZIO MORETTI have rekindled their romance, after a brief break-up. Barrymore, 28, had been dating 23-year-old Moretti after splitting from second husband TOM GREEN in...

Strokes Stopped On Stage

THE STROKES had to halt their gig last night (01DEC03) amidst concerns a crowd barrier was in danger of collapsing. The IS THIS IT stars were playing Glasgow's BRAEHEAD ARENA when they were ordered...

The White Stripes Make Album Of The Year

THE WHITE STRIPES' ELEPHANT has been named best album of 2003 by Britain's influential Q magazine. BLUR'S THINK TANK and THE MARS VOLTA's album DE-LOUSED IN THE COMATORIUM came second and third respectively....

Barrymore Splits From Strokes Lover

Screen beauty DREW BARRYMORE has reportedly ended her 18 month romance with rock star lover FABRIZIO MORETTI. CHARLIE'S ANGELS star Drew, 28 had been dating THE STROKES drummer, 22, after splitting from second husband...

Sgt Pepper Tops New Beatles-heavy Album Hit List

The BEATLES' SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has been judged the best album of all time in a new ROLLING STONE poll. The revered 1967 classic is one of four FAB FOUR albums...

Casablancas' Drunken Performance

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS was so inebriated during a recent gig, he caused his guitarist to storm off in a rage. According to the NEW YORK DAILY NEWS website, Casablancas was already drunk...

Outkast Go Back To The Top

Rappers OUTKAST have been given two good reasons to celebrate today (05NOV03) - their new album SPEAKERBOXXX/THE LOVE BELOW is back on top of America's album charts and it has been awarded triple platinum status....

'Nice' Strokes Want Personal Touch

New York rockers THE STROKES are glad when they get to meet fans and journalists in person - because it gives them the chance to dispel the myth they're "weird, pompous people". The stylish...

Cocaine Hell For The Strokes Star

THE STROKES guitarist ALBERT HAMMOND faced a harrowing drug search while on holiday in Bermuda, after customs guards found traces of cocaine in his luggage. The rocker and his girlfriend were searched upon their...

Casablancas Gives Up Booze For Studio Sessions

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS quit drinking for five months while the group were recording their new album ROOM ON FIRE - because he didn't want to be hungover for studio sessions. The heavy-drinking...

Barrymore's Pharmacy Hold-up

DREW BARRYMORE and her rocker boyfriend FABRIZIO MORETTI held up customers at a New York pharmacy recently when they flicked through pictures they'd just had developed. The 28-year-old CHARLIE'S ANGELS star and THE STROKES...

Strokes Rocker Albert Hammond Jr: Fame Hit Me Where It Hurts

THE STROKES rocker ALBERT HAMMOND JR is still reeling over a painful incident sparked by the band's sudden ascent to stardom, which involved a "jealous" rival group member grabbing him by the testicles....

Strokes Second Album Leaked Online

The hotly-anticipated second album from New York rockers THE STROKES has reportedly been leaked onto the internet. According to music website NME.COM, many fan sites for the LAST NIGHT band reported that ten of...

Strokes Sell Out

New York rockers THE STROKES have sold out two London dates in just twenty minutes this morning (26SEP03). The hip LAST NIGHT four-piece will perform on 5 and 6 December (03) at North London's...

Barrymore And Moretti Stay Out Of Each Other's Business

Actress DREW BARRYMORE turned up for the premiere of her new movie DUPLEX without boyfriend FABRIZIO MORETTI - and that's just how she wanted it. Twice-divorced Barrymore and her beau, a drummer for THE...

Strokes' Sympathy For Coldplay Chris

THE STROKES' drummer FABRIZIO MORETTI feels a bond with COLDPLAY singer CHRIS MARTIN - because he knows what it's like to be harassed by the media for having a famous girlfriend. The American, who...

Drew And Fabrizio's New York Lovenest

Hollywood star DREW BARRYMORE has splashed out on a $2.4 million (GBP1.5 million) New York lovenest to share with her rock star lover FABRIZIO MORETTI. The pair shared the cost of the luxury converted...

The Strokes' Coping Skills

Super cool New York rockers THE STROKES have finally learned to cope with fame after the "insanity" that followed their debut release. The hip foursome exploded onto the international music scene with their debut...

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Martin Freeman Joins Cast Of Marvel's 'Captain America: Civil War'

Having already comprehensively nailed the art of portraying literary characters...

U2 Surprise New Yorkers By Busking In Grand Central Station

U2 caused a bit of a stir in New York this week by performing a secret gig...

ITV Escapes Investigation Over Kanye West's Brits Performance

Kanye West’s performance at the Brit Awards will not be the subject of an...

Tangerine Trailer Offers A Tasty Treat

Take two transgender prostitutes, one busy Christmas Eve and a tale of betrayal and you have the basic premise to...

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Rihanna, Sarah Jessica Parker, FKA Twigs: The Weird And The Wonderful Met Ball Looks

Last night the world’s most famous and fashionable descended upon...

Idris Elba Breaks British Land Speed Record

As if it wasn’t enough being one of the downright coolest actors and musicians on Earth, Idris Elba has given...

First Pics Of 'Suicide Squad' Cast Revealed

DC Comics fans, stop what you’re doing and pay attention! Suicide Squad director David Ayers has shared the first...

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Will Feature In Disney's Next 'Infinity' Game

Major video game news today, as Disney released some details about...

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