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James Mccartney To Form The Beatles 2.0 With Sean Lennon?

Paul MCCartney's son, James Mccartney, has hinted that The Beatles - The Next Generation is a distinct possibility. In an interview with the Bbc, James explained that the idea of The Beatles: Version 2.0, featuring...

Drew Barrymore Loves Settled Life

Drew Barrymore enjoys having a settled love life.The 'Big Miracle' actress recently got engaged to art consultant Will Kopelman and she really appreciates the stability being with him brings as she's never really had it...

Drew Barrymore Shares Sun-soaked Engagement Picture

Drew Barrymore has confirmed speculation she is set to wed art consultant Will Kopelman and shared a sun-soaked engagement photo with fans. In the image sent to People magazine, the couple are seen relaxing by...

Drew Barrymore Is Engaged

Drew Barrymore is engaged. The 'Never Been Kissed' actress and her art consultant boyfriend Will Kopelman - who she started dating in February 2011 - reportedly got engaged in Sun Valley, Idaho over the Christmas...

Primal Scream Blast 'Conformist' Rock

Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie thinks modern rock music for is "not very artistic".Although he fronts the 'Swastika Eyes' rockers, Bobby has criticised modern musicians for their "lack of ambition" and thinks intelligent young people...

Kristen Wiig Linked To The Strokes Star

Hollywood funnywoman Kristen Wiig has been linked to The Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti after they were spotted attending a party in New York together on Monday night (05Dec11).The Bridesmaids star reportedly spent time with the...

The Strokes And The Futureheads Mourn R.e.m. Split

Rockers from The Strokes and The Futureheads are leading tributes to R.E.M. after the band announced it's splitting after 31 years together on Wednesday (21Sep11).Michael Stipe, guitarist Peter Buck and bassist Mike Mills announced the...

Julian Casablancas Fragrant In New Ad

The Strokes star Julian Casablancas has signed on to front a new French fragrance campaign.The singer is the pitchman for Azzaro's Decibel: The Essence of Rock and appears in the firm's new ad. The promo...

Pearl Jam Perform Epic 3-Hour Set

Pearl Jam wowed crowds with a three-hour set to kick off their own two-day festival.The 'Jeremy' rockers opened the PJ20 event - which is being held to mark the group's 20th anniversary - at Wisconsin's...

Muse Give Spectacular Close To Reading

Muse closed Reading Festival last night (28.08.11) with a spectacular headline set. The 'Time is Running Out' rockers played the entire of their 'Origin of Symmetry' album to mark its tenth anniversary before launching into...

Cocker Performs With The Strokes At Reading Festival

The Strokes were joined by a guest performer during their set at Britain's Reading Festival on Saturday night (27Aug11) - Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker.The Common People hitmaker was beckoned onstage by Julian Casablancas during The...

Jarvis Cocker Joins The Strokes Onstage

Pulp's Jarvis Cocker joined The Strokes during their co-headlining set at Reading last night (27.08.11). 'Common People' singer Jarvis appeared with the New York band to perform a version of The Cars' 'Just What I...

The Vaccines Team Up With Hammond Jr.

British rockers The Vaccines are adding some star power to their next album - they recruited The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. to play a song.The Post Break-Up Sex hitmakers teamed up with Hammond Jr....

The Strokes And Pearl Jam Stars Team Up For Charity Album

Rockers from legendary bands Pearl Jam, Queens Of The Stone Age, and The Strokes are teaming up to record an album to raise money for a homeless charity.The musicians will be joined by Ryan Adams,...

The Strokes Dismiss Split Rumours With Album And Tour Talk

Rockers The Strokes have put split reports to rest after announcing new plans to tour this autumn (11).Break-up rumours have been rife ever since the band ended a hiatus last year (10) and returned to...

Liam Gallagher Slams Bob Dylan

Liam Gallagher has slammed Bob Dylan.The Beady Eye singer doesn't enjoy most of the music by the legendary musician - who turned 70 last month - branding him "miserable". He told The Times newspaper: "I...

Albert Hammond Jr. Confesses Drug Problem

Albert Hammond Jr. almost ruined his career because he was a "total f***ing junkie".The Strokes guitarist admits his substance abuse problem contributed towards some of the tensions in the band which led to their hiatus...

The Strokes Already Beginning Work On New Material

Rockers The Strokes have returned to the studio to begin recording new music, just one month after making their chart comeback with Angles.The New York band released their first album in five years in March...

The Strokes Corporate Gig Shut Down Over Noise Complaints

The Strokes' private gig in Beverly Hills on Wednesday night (20Apr11) was scrapped after just a handful of songs - because the New Yorkers were too loud.City officials responded to noise complaints about the corporate...

Vanessa Hudgens Reacts To 'White Substance' Allegations

Vanessa Hudgens, the American movie star who was photographed licking a "white substance" off her finger at the Coachella Music Festival, has reacted to sources that claimed she was taking drugs, reports E! Online. The...

Vanessa Hudgens Used 'White Substance' At Coachella

Vanessa Hudgens - The 22-year-old American actress Vanessa Hudgens was photographed licking a "mysterious white substance" off her finger at the Coachella Music Festival, reports OnTheRedCarpet.com. Hudgens was attending the festival in Indio, California, with...

Femme Fatale - Britney Spears Femme Fatale Storms Billboard Chart

Britney Spears' seventh studio album 'Femme Fatale' has stormed to the top of the Billboard 200 chart thanks to first week sales of 276,000, reports MTV News. 'Femme Fatale' has been regarded as a return...

Elvis Costello Joins The Strokes At New York Gig

Elvis Costello stunned fans in New York on Friday (01Apr11) when he joined The Strokes onstage for his second surprise appearance within days.The Juicebox stars celebrated the release of Angles, their first album in five...

Chris Brown Scores First Number One Album

Chris Brown has landed the first number-one album of his career after his new record 'F.A.M.E' shot to the top of the charts.The controversial R&B singer, who has been widely criticised for his recent behaviour...

Liam Gallagher Takes Aim At Casablancas

Liam Gallagher has taken a swipe at The Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas, insisting the singer clearly wants to ditch his bandmates and launch a solo career.The Beady Eye rocker is baffled by the Last Nite...

Nick Valensi 'Resistant' To Synthesisers

The Strokes' Nick Valensi was "resistant" to using synthesisers and drum machines on the band's new album. The guitarist admits he was unsure of stepping out of his comfort zone when making 'Angles', and worried...

Nick Valensi 'Resistant' To Synthesisers

The Strokes' Nick Valensi was "resistant" to using synthesisers and drum machines on the band's new album. The guitarist admits he was unsure of stepping out of his comfort zone when making 'Angles', and worried...

The Strokes Trail Behind Adele's Double Whammy In U.k. Albums Chart

Soul sensation Adele has upset The Strokes' big U.K. chart comeback - the rockers have been forced to settle for third place as the Brit continues to dominate the albums countdown.The singer's sophomore effort, 21,...

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His journey has not come without hard work and hustle, and 'At. Long. Last. A$AP.' is certainly his best work so far.

See Mariah Carey's Match.com Profile In The Vegas Set Video For 'Infinity'

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Lawson - Interview

With the recent release of the first single from their highly anticipated second album, Lawson's vocalist, Andy, took some time to talk to Contact...

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Lifehouse - Interview

Lifehouse released their seventh studio album, 'Out of the Wasteland' on 22nd June 2015. Lifehouse's Jason Wade took some time to talk to Contact...

Muse Lead Lollapalooza 2015 Line-Up For The Berlin Premiere

Muse take their last European date of the year to Lollapalooza.

Is Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Gearing Up To Star In 'Big Trouble In Little China' Remake?

The ‘San Andreas’ star is said to be in talks to take on Kurt Russell’s 1986 role.

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Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams perform a live rendition of 'So Many Pros' from Snoop's funk-filled new album 'Bush'.

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