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Moretti Not Ready For Marriage

THE STROKES drummer FABRIZIO MORETTI has laughed off speculation he is planning to marry DREW BARRYMORE, insisting he is not ready for such a serious commitment. The 25-year-old musician admits to being head-over-heels in...

Strokes Defend Failure Of Room On Fire

American rockers THE STROKES have defended their unpopular second album ROOM ON FIRE, insisting fans and critics have made a mistake by rubbishing their work. The LAST NITE hitmakers are hoping for more success...

Strokes Pre-christmas Gathering

US rockers THE STROKES have such a blast at their pre-christmas get-together they believe it should be broadcast on television. The JUICEBOX hitmakers, who have made a tradition of meeting up for their own...

Strokes And Darkness To Sing For Climate Change

THE STROKES and THE DARKNESS will headline a concert in Wales next month (JAN06) to raise awareness about climate change. The One Earth Concert will rock Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on 28 January, where a...

Strokes Rubbish Moss And Doherty Hype

US rock band THE STROKES have slammed the hype surrounding supermodel KATE MOSS and ex-boyfriend PETE DOHERTY's cocaine scandal "bulls**t". The JUICEBOX hitmakers are appalled at the treatment of both stars, insisting they have...

The Strokes Defend Kanye's Bush Bashing

THE STROKES have leapt to the defence of KANYE WEST, following the rapper's public attack on US President GEORGE W BUSH. The hip-hop star declared Bush "does not care about black people" during a...

Pussycat Dolls Stick Around At Number One

US girl group PUSSYCAT DOLLS top the UK singles chart for the second week in a row with STICKWITU. MADONNA climbs one place to number two after her comeback song HUNG UP was knocked...

Casablancas Slams Un-rock Criticism

JULIAN CASABLANCAS has dismissed criticism THE STROKES are not genuine rockers and only found fame because of their privileged backgrounds. The singer/songwriter, who attended a Swiss boarding school and whose father is the founder...

The Strokes And Franz Ferdinand Eye Supergroup

US rockers THE STROKES and British band FRANZ FERDINAND are such fans of each other's music, they're planning on teaming up as a supergroup. The bands' mutual respect formed over two nights last week...

Strokes Director Took His Name Off Video Over Cuts

The director of THE STROKES' controversial video for new single JUICEBOX decided to take his name off the promo after MTV forced him to make cuts. MICHAEL PALMIERI is amazed by how much emphasis...

The Strokes: 'We Were A Joke'

THE STROKES insist they were so exhausted during their 2004 ROOM ON FIRE tour, their lacklustre performances became "comical". The New York rockers spiralled into self-destruction after rocketing to fame, with frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS...

Strokes Spurred On By 'Brutal' Khane

New York rockers THE STROKES were terrorised by producer DAVID KHANE while making new album FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF EARTH, as he forced them to strive for perfection. The LAST NITE stars couldn't wait to...

Strokes Create Hype With Secret Shows

New York rock band THE STROKES are kicking off a secret world tour, in a bid to recreate the buzz of excitement fans enjoyed when they first performed. The LAST NITE hitmakers are performing...

Robbie Williams: 'Pop Works In Mysterious Ways'

British popstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS is convinced the key to pop greatness is a magical ingredient which only a tiny proportion of bands and artists are blessed with. The ANGELS hitmaker has pinpointed a special...

The Strokes And Ryan Adams' Chess Challenge

Rocker RYAN ADAMS is a chess fanatic, and he insists THE STROKES are just as obsessed with the intellectual game as he is. Unlike many rock stars, who relax by hurling televisions out of...

The Strokes Working On Shocking Video

American rockers THE STROKES are working on a sexually explicit video to go with their upcoming new single JUICEBOX. The LAST NITE hitmakers, who have finished work on their third album FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF...

Twiggy: 'Kate Moss Too Old To Play Me'

Slim veteran model TWIGGY has branded fellow catwalk siren KATE MOSS too old to play her in a movie biopic. The British catwalk queen maintains troubled Moss' alleged drug addiction played no part in...

The Strokes Release New Single Early

LATEST: American rockers THE STROKES have released their comeback single on the internet after it was leaked onto file-sharing websites last week (ends25SEP05). JUICE BOX, the first single to be taken from the LAST...

The Strokes Single Leaked Online

American rockers THE STROKES are the latest band to have new material distributed on file sharing websites before it is officially released. JUICE BOX - the first single to be taken from the LAST...

De Cadenet Captures The Stars In New Photo Book

Former wild child-turned-photographer AMANDA DE CADENET has compiled her most candid shots of her famous friends for a new book, RARE BIRDS. The starry photo album features party snapshots of pals like BENICIO DEL...

Fallon Bonds With Barrymore's Boyfriend

American funnyman JIMMY FALLON became such close friends with his FEVER PITCH (PERFECT CATCH) co-star DREW BARRYMORE, the pair regularly meet up for board game sessions. Fallon, 30, is a regular visitor to Barrymore's...

Strokes Producer Reduced To Tears

THE STROKES producer DAVID KAHNE frequently burst into tears in the recording studio whenever he felt the rockers were "hurting" their songs. The REPTILIA stars, who worked with Kahne on their hotly-anticipated as-yet-untitled album,...

Strokes Built Their Own Studio

American rocker THE STROKES have built their own recording studios, so they can take their time making their third album. The band feel their second LP ROOM ON FIRE was rushed and subsequently not...

The Strokes Head South Of The Border

THE STROKES are following in the footsteps of fellow cult rockers THE WHITE STRIPES by heading off on their first tour of South America. The New York group plans to play their first shows...

Doherty Blasts 'Manufactured' Libertines

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY has slammed his former band THE LIBERTINES for being "manufactured". Doherty, who now fronts BABYSHAMBLES, claims the British group only aspired to recreate the music of US stars THE STROKES....

Hammond Jr: 'I Found My Own Way In Music'

THE STROKES guitarist ALBERT HAMMOND JR refuses to credit his songwriter father ALBERT HAMMOND with inspiring him to become a musician. Hammond Sr, who wrote songs for TINA TURNER and STARSHIP, as well as...

Jones Praises Fellow Guitar Bands

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES loves to turn on the radio at the moment - because there's so much quality music for him to be inspired by. The HAVE A NICE DAY rocker is enjoying...

Hammond's Dark Skating Secret

THE STROKES guitarist ALBERT HAMMOND JR has a distinctly un-rock 'n' roll past - he was a championship winning rollerskater. The 26-year-old's dark secret has been revealed in his musician father ALBERT HAMMOND SR's...

Barrymore Snaps At Prying Reporter

DREW BARRYMORE was left fuming as she partied with pals recently, when a reporter asked for details about her rumoured split with THE STROKES' drummer FABRIZIO MORETTI. The CHARLIES ANGELS beauty was attending an...

Model Mogul Hits Out At Gisele

Model agency boss JOHN CASABLANCAS is still furious with supermodel GISELE BUNDCHEN for dumping him even though he discovered her. The former head of model giants ELITE, whose son JULIAN is the lead singer...

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