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The Strokes Still Striving

The Strokes don't feel they are successful.The 'New York City Cops' hitmakers - whose three albums have made the top five in charts across the world - insist they haven't yet "made it" and still...

Lady Gaga Spends $250,000 On Festival Stage

Lady Gaga's Lollapalooza set cost $250,000.Organisers of the three-day Chicago music event were so desperate to keep the `Poker Face' hitmaker happy they shelled out $100,000 on a giant stage and an additional $150,000 on...

The Strokes Album Delayed Until 2011

THE STROKES have pushed back the release of their upcoming fourth album by four months - because the recording is taking longer than expected.The Last Nite hitmakers were expected to release the follow-up to 2006's...

Courtney Love Makes Erotic Effort

Courtney Love thinks she is good in bed because she is ugly.The Hole singer - who was previously married to late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and has dated stars including Smashing Pumpkins rocker Billy Corgan...

The Strokes Recording Without Singer

The Strokes are making their new album without singer Julian Casablancas. The band are presently in the studio working on the follow up to their 2006 album 'First Impressions Of Earth', but are developing their...

The Strokes Recording Without Casablancas

THE STROKES are recording their upcoming fourth album without frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS - the singer will hit the studio to add his vocals once they finish.The rocker admits he can be a commanding presence in...

Stadium Rocker Paul Mccartney

Sir Paul McCartney is to embark on his first ever solo UK stadium tour.The Beatles legend has announced details of five shows to take place this summer - around the time of his 68th birthday...

Unprepared Dad Julian Casablancas

Julian Casablancas is unprepared for fatherhood.The Strokes frontman - whose wife Juliet Joslin is due to give birth to their baby very shortly - claims he is mentally ready for the new arrival but admits...

Guns 'N' Roses Knife Encounter

Guns 'N' Roses were saved from a knife wielding fan this weekend. The 'Paradise City' group played an intimate show on Valentine's Day (14.02.10) at the exclusive Nur Khan's Rose Bar Sessions event, held at...

Jay-z To Play Wireless

Jay-Z is headlining the UK's Wireless festival.The '99 Problems' rapper will return to Britain this summer to headline the closing day of the festival in London's Hyde park on Sunday 4 June. He is also...

The Strokes And Jones Get Crafty For Haiti

THE STROKES rocker FABRIZIO MORETTI has joined NORAH JONES and VAMPIRE WEEKEND to help raise funds for Haiti - by selling off personalised memorabilia.The musicians have stamped their own designs on items including bags, t-shirts...

Agyness Deyn Gobbles Up Goblin

Agyness Deyn is dating 'Spider-Man' actor James Franco. The British supermodel was introduced to the screen hunk - who played evil villain the New Goblin in the third instalment of the superhero franchise - at...

The Strokes' Financial Disputes

New York rockers THE STROKES nearly split over a pay disagreement - because frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS didn't feel the band's workload was evenly distributed.The Last Nite hitmakers shot to fame with their 2001 debut album...

Julian Casablancas's Weird Songs

Julian Casablancas wants to make "weird" music.The Strokes frontman enjoyed the experience of making his recent poppy solo album 'Phrazes For The Young' but wants his next record - either with or without the group...

Banhart And Moretti Plan Cologne Venture

Folk rocker DEVENDRA BANHART and THE STROKES drummer FABRIZIO MORETTI are teaming up to launch their own cologne.Banhart claims he is working on Ninja Smell with his pal and they are preparing to release the...

The Strokes' Future Doubt

Julian Casablancas has hinted the Strokes won't work together again.The singer - who recently released critically-acclaimed solo album 'Phrazes for the Yong' during the band's hiatus - is delighted that his group's debut LP 'Is...

Happy Solo Star Julian Casablancas

Julian Casablancas believes his solo LP saved The Strokes.The rocker - who released his solo album 'Phrazes For The Young' earlier this year - says the band needed a break from each other and are...

The Strokes To Headline Isle Of Wight Festival For Comeback Show

Cult rockers THE STROKES will make their live comeback at next summer's (10) Isle of Wight festival in Britain.The New York band took a hiatus in 2006 and a planned reunion for 2009 was scrapped...

Strokes Heading Back To The Studio

Rock icons THE STROKES are heading back to the studio in January (10) to record their first new album in four years.The group has been on hiatus since the release of their third album, First...

The Strokes Plan New Album

The Strokes plan to record a new album in January.The 'Juicebox' rockers - who released their last album, 'First Impressions of Earth' in 2006 - are preparing to start work on an upcoming LP in...

The Strokes Awarded Best Album Of The Decade

THE STROKES' hit record IS THIS IT has been named the best album of the last decade in a new magazine poll.A panel of musicians, producers, writers and record label bosses voted the New York...

Sober Casablancas Excited About Fatherhood

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS doesn't regret giving up booze, because a sober lifestyle has made him more excited about becoming a first-time father.The rocker's wife Juliet Joslin is due to give birth to their...

Casablancas Quits Booze

THE STROKES rocker JULIAN CASABLANCAS has quit drinking, fearing his alcohol habit was ruining his creativity.The singer partied hard during the band's early years, but admits his dependence on drink started to affect his ability...

The Strokes Star Running Marathon

THE STROKES star NIKOLAI FRAITURE is hoping to fulfil a childhood ambition after signing up to run the New York Marathon next month (Nov09).The bassist, 30, is hitting the streets to raise money for the...

The Strokes' Mixed Influences

The Strokes' next album sounds like a cross between "Thin Lizzy and A-Ha".The band's frontman Julian Casablancas - who has just released a solo album, 'Phrazes For The Young' - has reassured fans that the...

Reluctant Soloist Julian Casablancas

Julian Casablancas never wanted a solo career.The Strokes singer is about to release 'Phrazes For The Young', his first project away from the group and admits he only worked on the release because of his...

Deyn 'Back With Hammond Jr.'

British supermodel AGYNESS DEYN has rekindled her relationship with THE STROKES rocker ALBERT HAMMOND JR., according to reports.Deyn - real name Laura Hollins - ended their nine-month romance in March (09) and was soon linked...

Rehab Rumours Over Strokes' Hammond Jr.

THE STROKES rocker ALBERT HAMMOND JR. has checked into rehab, according to U.S. tabloid reports.The guitarist was due to DJ at the Photopass Exhibition at the Aaron Stern Gallery in New York on Thursday night...

Julian Casablancas' Strokes Confidence

The Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas says his solo career will not be the end of the band.The 'Last Nite' rocker insists his forthcoming solo LP will not see the end of the band he has...

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