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Fleet Foxes Finish 'More Personal' Album

Fleet Foxes second album will be "more personal".The acoustic folk band's singer Robin Pecknold said tracks on their forthcoming album - recorded over eight months in their own studio in Seattle, North West America -...

Top Gear Set For Worldwide Live "Theatre Experience"

The BBC has confirmed Top Gear is set to tour the globe as part of a live "theatre experience".The motoring show will travel to 15 countries in the next 18 months with Jeremy Clarkson already...

By on 14 March 2008

The Thrills Vow To Be Nice To Other Bands

Irish rockers THE THRILLS have vowed to refrain from slating other bands - after discovering musicians they badmouthed were actually "really nice". The Big Sur stars were caught out when guitarist Daniel Ryan criticised the...

Movie Reviews: Live Free Or Die Hard

Die Hard fans who have been waiting 12 years to see the return of Bruce Willis as New York cop John McClane are likely to be relieved to hear that they'll get what they expect...

Knowsley Hall Festival Gets Licence

Knowsley Hall festival has been given the green light after being granted its event licence for June 23rd and 24th.The festival will include sets from the Who, Keane, the Zutons, Joss Stone and the Thrills...

By on 14 June 2007

Modest Mouse Added To O2 Wireless

Modest Mouse and the Thrills have been added to the ever-expanding line-up at the O2 Wireless Festival.Johnny Marr's new band scored a number one album in the US with We Were Dead Before The Ship...

By on 25 May 2007

Thrills And Mcfly Added To V Festival Line-up

The Thrills and McFly have been added to the V Festival line-up taking place in Chelmsford and Staffordshire.Irish band the Thrills will release their third album Teenager this year and will play V after four...

By on 22 May 2007

New Year Revellers To Battle The Storms

Partygoers across the UK will be turning out in force to welcome in 2007 in the face of gales and downpours.The Met office has issued severe weather warnings in ten British regions, including all of...

By on 31 December 2006

The Thrills Beg For Laptop Return

Irish rockers THE THRILLS are offering a financial reward for the return of the laptop computer they were using to store new song ideas. The BIG SUR stars have launched a public appeal for...

The Thrills Get Faithless

Irish rockers THE THRILLS came to blows with FAITHLESS frontman MAXI JAZZ after a good natured dance-off turned sour. FAITHLESS and the BIG SUR band were on the same bill at the Swedish LYNX...

Thrills Caught Between U2 And Rem

Irish rock newcomers THE THRILLS are torn between supporting REM and U2 on their tours - or having a well-earned break. The WHATEVER HAPPENED TO COREY HAIM? fivesome are opening for REM in the...

The Thrills Win Pixies Gig

Irish rockers THE THRILLS have secured a month-long stint supporting punk legends THE PIXIES in America - because Pixies bassist KIM DEAL is a big Thrills fan. The WHATEVER HAPPENED TO COREY HAIM?...

Oasis Have Too Many Songs

Rock group OASIS have 66 songs vying for a place on their sixth studio album, due out early next year (05). The band have been working on the LP for much of this year...

Coldplay Meets Rem

COLDPLAY rocker CHRIS MARTIN joined REM onstage in London last night for a surprise duet at a benefit show for fair trade. The singer leapt onstage unnannounced and helped REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE perform...

Rem To Headline Charity Gig

American rockers REM have agreed to headline a charity event in London to help improve the working conditions of third world labourers. The LOSING MY RELIGION stars - led by frontman MICHAEL STIPE -...

Haim's Drug Abuse Shocked Doctors

THE LOST BOYS star COREY HAIM shocked doctors with the gargantuan quantity of drugs he was consuming during his career heyday in the late 1980s. Haim took so many illegal substances - including "about...

Westlife And The Darkness Triumph At Irish Meteors

Pop group WESTLIFE and glam-rockers THE DARKNESS picked up top accolades at Monday's (01MAR04) METEOR IRELAND MUSIC AWARDS. The MY LOVE fivesome won Best Irish Pop Act - their fifth Meteor win, while Brit...

Bono: Today's Rockers Are Boring

Veteran U2 singer BONO insists manufactured pop bands aren't to blame for the suffering state of the music industry - unimaginative rock bands are the real culprits. The ONE star believes the current crop...

Radiohead Surprise Winners At Q Awards

Rockers RADIOHEAD have scooped the major prize from under COLDPLAY's feet at this year's Q AWARDS. The THERE THERE musicians won best act in the world, leaving CHRIS MARTIN's band empty handed, despite being...

Coldplay Scoop Four Q Award Nominations

British rockers COLDPLAY are leading the race at music bible Q's annual awards - after picking up for four nominations. The YELLOW band - fronted by CHRIS MARTIN - have been nominated in the...

The Darkness Headline Mtv2 Birthday Bash

British rockers THE DARKNESS have cemented their mass appeal after being awarded a headline slot at London's BRIXTON ACADEMY to mark MTV2's fifth birthday. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE band are...

Colin Farrell Covers Clash Classic

Movie hellraiser COLIN FARRELL has recorded a cover of THE CLASH's classic I FOUGHT THE LAW. The SWAT star popped into a Dublin studio in March (03) to tape the song for the soundtrack...

Radiohead Battle Newcomers For Mercury Prize

British band RADIOHEAD are fighting it out with a group of rock rookies for this year's (03) prestigious PANASONIC MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE. The band's controversial HAIL TO THE THIEF long player is their third...

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