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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...

Strokes Singer's 'Disney' Gigs

The Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas wants to launch his debut solo album with a series of over-the-top "Disney-style" concerts.The 'Last Nite' singer is planning to tour Britain and America in October to promote 'Phrazes For...

Agyness Deyn Finds Her Shadow

Agyness Deyn and her new man are inseparable.The British model - who has been dating The Last Shadow Puppets rocker Miles Kane for less than a month - is completely smitten with the 23-year-old musician...

Deyn Finds Another Rocker Lover

British supermodel AGYNESS DEYN has found love with another rocker after splitting from THE STROKES star ALBERT HAMMOND JR. - she's dating PHANTOM PLANET frontman ALEX GREENWALD. Deyn and Hammond ended their nine month romance just...

The Strokes 'Are Caught Between The 70s And The Future'

New York-based THE STROKES are working on a new album which is influenced by the likes of THIN LIZZY and ELVIS COSTELLO, it has been revealed. Speaking to Rolling Stone magazine JULIAN CASABLANCAS, the singer...

By on 31 March 2009

Deyn & Hammond Jr. Split?

THE STROKES star ALBERT HAMMOND JR. and his British supermodel girlfriend AGYNESS DEYN have split, according to new reports. The couple started dating last year (08) and rocker Hammond Jr. was reportedly planning to wed the...

Doherty: 'I Sold Drugs To The Strokes'

British rocker PETE DOHERTY has confessed to selling drugs to members of U.S. band THE STROKES. The Babyshambles singer struck up a friendship with the five-strong group in 2001 when he was a member of The...

Hammond Eyes Collaboration With His Son

Veteran singer/songwriter ALBERT HAMMOND is keen to team up with his son, THE STROKES star ALBERT HAMMOND JR. - because he "dreams of a collaboration" between the pair. The It Never Rains in Southern California hitmaker...

The Strokes To Start Work On Album Four In February

The Strokes are to begin working on their first album in three years next month, according to drummer Fabrizio Moretti.Speaking after a concert with his side project Little Joy, Moretti confirmed that Strokes frontman Julian...

By on 26 January 2009

Pharrell Backs 'Green Fabric'

PHARRELL WILIAMS has invested in a New York textiles firm and will promote the use of environmentally sustainable fabrics, it as bee reported.The NERD frontman has lent his backing to 'Bionic Yarn', a new business...

By in Music / Festivals on 09 December 2008

Hammond, Jr. And Deyn Househunt In New York

THE STROKES guitarist ALBERT HAMMOND, JR. has fuelled reports he is to marry model girlfriend AGYNESS DEYN - the pair is reportedly househunting together in New York. The stars embarked on a romance earlier this...

Adams Re-records 'Weird' Strokes Album

Rocker RYAN ADAMS has recorded THE STROKES' IS THIS IT? album on mandolin, pump organ and banjo but fears it's too "weird" to get released. Adams tells Rolling Stone magazine he experimented with the acclaimed...

Strokes Bassist Launches Solo Project

THE STROKES bassist Nikolai Fraiture has been talking about his new solo project NICKEL EYE.It has been almost three years since THE STROKES' last album FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF EARTH and Fraiture said he used the...

By on 16 October 2008

Ronson, Casablancas And Butler To Launch Hollywood Restaurant

Superproducer MARK RONSON, THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS and actor GERARD BUTLER have teamed up to open their own restaurant in Los Angeles. The trio are just some of the celebrity names involved in new...

Hammond Jr. Launches Menswear Line

THE STROKES star ALBERT HAMMOND JR. has joined the legions of celebrities stepping into fashion as he plans the launch of his own line of men's suits. The guitarist is teaming up with celebrity stylist...

The Strokes Told 'You'll Never Make It'

THE STROKES star ALBERT HAMMOND JR. is amazed the band ever achieved success - because they were once warned they'd never even make it in their native New York. The Last Nite rockers started out...

Strokes Star Engaged To Model?

THE STROKES star ALBERT HAMMOND JR. has reportedly proposed to British model AGYNESS DEYN. The couple has been dating since the beginning of the summer (08) and first went public with the romance at the...

Hammond Jr. Scraps Aussie Tour

THE STROKES star ALBERT HAMMOND JR. has been forced to scrap his solo tour of Australia and Japan after being struck down with a severe throat infection. The singer, who is dating British supermodel Agyness...

Model Deyn Dating Strokes Star?

British model AGYNESS DEYN has found love with THE STROKES star ALBERT HAMMOND JR., according to reports. The new couple was spotted strolling hand in hand in New York recently, and friends insist they're an...

Pharrell Desperate To Work With The Strokes

Superproducer PHARRELL WILLIAMS enjoyed working with THE STROKES star JULIAN CASABLANCAS so much, he's desperate to contribute to the rock band's next album. Williams, one half of hitmaking duo The Neptunes, recently teamed up with...

Pharrell Williams: I Want To Produce The Strokes

Pharrell Williams has said he hopes to be able to produce the next album by THE STROKES.Williams and THE STROKES frontman Julian Casablancas collaborated on a track for SANTAGOLD, which led to discussions about the...

By on 13 June 2008

Rockers + Rappers Offer Memorabilia For Earth Day Auction

LINKIN PARK, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, THE STROKES and LIL' JON are among the acts attempting to make a big difference this Earth Day - by donating items for a huge music memorabilia auction. As well...

Stars Celebrate Ono's Birthday

Rockers DAVID BYRNE, THE STROKES and RUFUS WAINWRIGHT helped YOKO ONO celebrate her 75th birthday on Monday (18Feb08) night at a party in New York. Sean Lennon, Ono's son with late Beatle John Lennon, organised...

Strokes Have "No Idea" About Next Album

THE STROKES have "no idea" what is going on with their next album, according to ALBERT HAMMOND JR.The band's guitarist told Pitchfork that no decisions have been made about the album, which would be the...

By on 10 December 2007

Rough Trade Acquired By Beggars

Independent record label Rough Trade has joined the Beggars Group after the company bought Sanctuary's share of the small firm.Rough Trade will continue to operate out of its own offices but all central functions will...

By on 24 July 2007

Hammond Jr. To Write Bukowski Screenplay

THE STROKES rocker ALBERT HAMMOND JR. is to write a screenplay based on CHARLES BUKOWSKI's novel PULP. The guitarist has received permission from Bukowski's widow Linda to adapt the 1994 book and admits he is...

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