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De Cadenet Reveals Pregnancy Nightmare

THE STROKES guitarist NICK VALENSI feared for his wife's health when pregnancy saw her develop uncomfortable complications. The rocker and his British socialite spouse AMANDA DE CADENET welcomed twins in October (06) but she reveals...

Barrymore Eyes Borat Collaboration

Hollywood star DREW BARRYMORE is desperate to work with BORAT star SACHA BARON COHEN because she's always been attracted to weird men. The CHARLIE'S ANGELS actress, who has been in a relationship with THE STROKES...

Barrymore Reveals Secret To Strokes Relationship

DREW BARRYMORE has credited laughter with the longevity of her relationship with THE STROKES star FABRIZIO MORETTI. The actress has been dating the rocker for five years and insists having fun is key to staying...

Arctic Monkeys Move Into Dance Music

British rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS are ditching their trademark sound for more dance-inspired tunes - but insist the move is just "a return to their musical roots". The band are currently working on their second album,...

Strokes Support Hammond Jr Solo Effort

THE STROKES have lavished praise on bandmate ALBERT HAMMOND JR solo efforts, even though his songs weren't good enough for the IS THIS IT hitmakers. Last month (OCT06), the guitarist released solo album YOURS TO...

Twins For De Cadenet And Valensi

British socialite AMANDA DE CADENET and THE STROKES guitarist NICK VALENSI are celebrating after becoming parents to twins. Former TV presenter De Cadenet, 34, gave birth to a boy and a girl in a Los...

Bow Wow Wow Give Marie Antoinette A Punk Vibe

British punk icons BOW WOW WOW are set for a major comeback thanks to celebrity fan SOFIA COPPOLA and her new movie MARIE ANTOINETTE. Coppola asked ANNABELLA L'WIN's recently reunited group, who were former proteges...

Massive Attack Pull Out Of Virgin Festival Show

British duo MASSIVE ATTACK has been forced to pull out of this weekend's (09-10SEP06) Virgin Festival in Toronto, Canada, after failing to get the proper work visa paperwork completed in time. The group was scheduled...

Barrymore And Moretti's Junk Food Diet

Celebrity couple DREW BARRYMORE and FABRIZIO MORETTI live off a diet of junk food, because the actress can't cook and refuses to try. Although THE STROKES drummer is prepared to give it a go in...

Barrymore Ready For Motherhood

Actress DREW BARRYMORE wants to settle down and start a family with rocker boyfriend FABRIZIO MORETTI, confessing she is feeling "the tick tock" of her biological clock. The 31-year-old is so keen on motherhood, she...

Barrymore's Plans To Become Poker Expert

DREW BARRYMORE has become hooked on poker after starring in new movie LUCKY YOU, which is set at the 2003 World Series of Poker. The actress wasn't allowed to pick up a pack of cards...

Barrymore Tries To Balance Rock Star Life

DREW BARRYMORE desperately struggles to maintain a balance between early morning hours on film sets and dating rock star FABRIZIO MORETTI from THE STROKES. The couple often have opposite work schedules, which tend to...

Barrymore Downs Shots In Order To Sing

CHARLIE'S ANGELS star DREW BARRYMORE was so terrified of singing in her new film she forced the director to give her whisky shots before shooting the scene. The star plays a lounge singer in new...

Love At First Sight For De Cadenet And Valensi

British photographer AMANDA DE CADENET fell in love with her new husband, THE STROKES guitarist NICK VALENSI, the moment they met. The former TV presenter, whose ex-husband is DURAN DURAN star JOHN TAYLOR, is pregnant...

Valensi And De Cadenet's Secret Wedding

THE STROKES guitarist NICK VALENSI has married his girlfriend AMANDA DE CADENET in a secret ceremony on Harbour Island in the Bahamas. The New York rocker and British TV presenter-turned-photographer made the announcement in today's (18JUL06)...

Borrell: 'I Was Naive'

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL regrets criticising his chart rivals when he first started out on the rock scene. The GOLDEN TOUCH singer has been involved in public slanging matches with THE STROKES, KASABIAN, THE KOOKS,...

Borrell Laughs Of Rift Reports

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL has laughed off his supposed rifts with rival bands, insisting they are merely media fabrications. The UP ALL NIGHT rocker has recently been reported to have had spats with British rockers...

The Strokes Blown Away By Arctic Monkeys

American rockers THE STROKES were blown away by indie sensations ARCTIC MONKEYS when the bands shared the bill at this weekend's (08-09JUL06) Oxegen festival in Ireland. LAST NITE frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS saw the I BET...

Simple Minds Star's Brother In Ticket Swindle

The brother of SIMPLE MINDS star JIM KERR has gone on the run after allegedly conning Scottish music festival fans out of thousands of pounds in a cruel ticket swindle. PAUL KERR stands accused of...

Petty Signs Off In Arizona

LATEST: TOM PETTY will bid farewell to life on the road in Arizona after adding the final dates to his last US concert tour as the leader of THE HEARTBREAKERS. The FREE FALLIN' hitmaker shocked...

Strokes Perform With Dinosaurs

New York rockers THE STROKES are set to perform their most unusual gig yet, as they serenade dinosaurs at a British museum. As part of a series of 'secret' concerts organised by mobile phone giant...

Petty Turns Blind Eye To Chili Peppers 'Plagiarism'

LATEST: Rocker TOM PETTY has vowed to turn a blind eye to allegations the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS plagiarised one of his songs. The band stood accused of lifting key aspects of their latest single...

'Engaged' Reeves Spotted With Ex

KEANU REEVES has been spotted getting close up to AMANDA DE CADENET in London, just days after he reportedly proposed to girlfriend CLAIRE FORLANI. THE MATRIX heart-throb was briefly engaged to British TV presenter-turned-photographer De...

Barrymore Still Learning About Love

Two-time divorcee DREW BARRYMORE is still learning about love and the kind of relationship she wants, but believes she has finally found what she is looking for in THE STROKES rocker FABRIZIO MORETTI. Barrymore was...

Moretti: 'We're Like Old Roller-skates'

THE STROKES drummer FABRIZIO MORETTI is convinced fans see the band as an old pair of roller-skates - battered but much loved. The LAST NITE star insists the New York group's appeal has only increased,...

The Strokes Get Serious

THE STROKES bassist NIKOLAI FRAITURE is thrilled the initial hype surrounding the LAST NITE band has died down, because they can finally be taken seriously as musicians. The American hitmakers were treated as style icons...

Doherty Dumped By Record Label

Troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY has been ditched by his record label for being "too difficult to deal with". Rough Trade, which have launched acts such as THE SMITHS and THE STROKES, have announced BABYSHAMBLES...

Razorlight: 'We're Better Than Arctic Monkeys'

British rockers RAZORLIGHT are baffled by the hype surrounding rock newcomers ARCTIC MONKEYS, insisting they know a string of bands who are better than the teen group. Frontman JOHNNY BORRELL cites the I BET YOU...

Vedder Joins The Strokes

PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER thrilled fans of THE STROKES in New York last night (04MAY06) by taking to the stage with the group. Vedder turned up at The Strokes' Hammerstein Ballroom show, a concert...

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