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Thom Yorke Denies Saying Glastonbury Is 'Not Green Enough'

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has denied reports that the band pulled out of this year's Glastonbury on the grounds of environmental concerns.A report in the Sun newspaper claimed Yorke had ruled out a Glastonbury appearance...

By on 14 March 2008

Yorke Slams Newspaper For 'Misquoted' Glastonbury Comments

LATEST: RADIOHEAD star THOM YORKE has blasted a British tabloid for claiming his band has ruled out performing at the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival due to environmental issues, insisting the report is "bollocks". The green rocker...

Yorke: 'In Rainbows Tortured My Partner'

RADIOHEAD's latest album IN RAINBOWS risked ending frontman THOM YORKE's relationship. The singer admits he becomes an awkward character when he works on new music - so much so his partner Rachel Owen hasn't been...

Glastonbury 'Not Green Enough' For Radiohead's Thom Yorke

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has ruled his band out of this year's Glastonbury festival because of concerns over the event's carbon footprint. Yorke, who fronts Friends of the Earth's Big Ask climate change campaign, said...

By on 28 February 2008

Radiohead's Thom Yorke Backs Climate Change Initiative

Thom Yorke has lent his support to a European plan to reduce emissions responsible for climate change.The Radiohead frontman is part of the Big Ask Europe campaign, which aims to encourage the governments of 17...

By on 27 February 2008

Yorke Supports Big Ask Climate Campaign

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE has signed up to battle climate change - by lobbying European governments to reduce their country's harmful emissions. The singer is supporting organisation The Big Ask, which aims to ask 17...

Black Snubbed By Yorke

Actor JACK BLACK regrets meeting his musical hero, RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE, because the singer couldn't have been less impressive. The Shallow Hal star hailed Yorke a musical God but was left feeling deflated when...

Fascinating Valentine's Day Fact:

RADIOHEAD star THOM YORKE is to spend St. Valentine's Day (14Feb08) hosting National Public Radio's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED in America.

Yorke Overcomes Flying Fears

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE is dreading his band's summer tour of Europe - because he is petrified of flying. The Grammy-nominated musician has been forced to overcome his fears for the band's first full tour...

Yorke Worked On Building Site During Summer

RADIOHEAD singer THOM YORKE abandoned the trappings of superstardom to work on a friend's building site last summer (07). The Paranoid Android rocker found working as a manual labourer physically exhausting - and the experience...

Radiohead Move Shop Gig

Radiohead were forced to move a low-key gig from a record shop to an east London club last night after almost 1,500 fans assembled.The Oxford quintet had announced the gig on their Dead Air Space...

By on 17 January 2008

Yorke Blasts Record Company 'Lie'

RADIOHEAD rocker THOM YORKE has slammed the band's former label EMI for publicly claiming the group left the firm when record bosses refused to grant their request for a huge advance. An EMI spokesperson last...

Radiohead Defend Carbon Footprint

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE is adamant the band will reduce their carbon footprint when they go on tour later this year (08). The star hopes to keep their forthcoming live dates as eco-friendly as possible,...

Yorke: 'An Internet Only Album Would Have Been Mad'

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE insists the band would have been "stark raving mad" to release their latest album on the internet only. The British band made history last year (07) when they offered fans to...

Internet Only Release Would Have Been "Mad" Claims Radiohead

RADIOHEAD's frontman has revealed that the band would have been "stark raving mad" to release their latest album solely over the internet.In an interview with BBC Radio four's Today programme, THOM YORKE stated that 80...

By on 02 January 2008

Thom Yorke Slams Emi

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has hit out at the head of the band's former label after claims that the quintet had rejected a multi-million pound advance.A report published in the Times last Friday alleged the...

By on 02 January 2008

Radiohead Plan Nye Web Gig

Radiohead are to broadcast a live performance of their album In Rainbows on television and the internet on New Year's Eve.A pre-recorded set will be shown on US and UK cable stations and satellite broadcaster...

By on 27 December 2007

Yorke: Going Solo Was Dull

Though it received a Mercury Music Prize nomination, Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has described working on his solo project The Eraser as "dull".Talking to BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe, Yorke admitted that he had not...

By on 21 November 2007

Yorke: 'Solo Work Is Dull'

RADIOHEAD star THOM YORKE has ruled out further releases as a solo artist - because he found the experience too "dull". The singer launched a solo career last year (06) with his album The Eraser,...

In Rainbows Secrets Revealed

Radiohead's Thom Yorke has revealed that like thousands of fans, he paid nothing for the band's download-only seventh album.In Rainbows was released as a download on October 10th, with fans able to name their own...

By on 20 November 2007

Yorke Downloads Radiohead Album For Free

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE was one of thousands of people to download the band's latest album for free. The band released their latest LP, In Rainbows, as a digital download last month (Oct07) and...

Yorke Snubs Mccartney Collaboration

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY was desperate to collaborate with THOM YORKE - but the RADIOHEAD star turned him down. The former Beatle claims Yorke rejected an offer to work on an album with him - because...

Radiohead Webcast 'This Evening'

Giddy with the weight of their In Rainbows publicity, Radiohead are reportedly set for another venture into the world of webcasts this evening.According to NME the Oxford band are due to repeat the online heroics...

By on 09 November 2007

Radiohead Sign Record Deal

Radiohead have signed a record deal with independent music label XL Recordings, ahead of the physical release of their seventh album In Rainbows.The album was released on October 10th as a digital download online, with...

By on 01 November 2007

Radiohead Sell 1.2 Million?

Radiohead may have sold an amazing 1.2 million copies of their new album In Rainbows, it has been claimed.The band's seventh album was released online yesterday morning, with fans given the chance to pay whatever...

By on 11 October 2007

Tunstall Questions Yorke's Eco Attitude

Scottish singer/songwriter KT TUNSTALL has pledged her support for fellow environmentally aware musician THOM YORKE - but insists he doesn't need to abandon his career to save the planet. The Radiohead frontman last year (06)...

Yorke Joins Climate Campaign

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE is calling on the U.K government to cut carbon emissions by introducing a climate change law. The singer has joined the Big Ask virtual march - backed by environmental organisation Friends...

Radiohead Frontman Joins Big Ask

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has added his voice to Friends of the Earth's Big Ask virtual campaign.The singer appears on a YouTube clip posted by the charity, calling on his MP to remind the government...

By on 24 July 2007

New Radiohead Album "Nearly There"

A new Radiohead album is "nearly there" according to a message posted by the band's guitarist Ed O'Brien.The band last released an album in 2003 with the hyper-political Hail to the Thief and headlined Glastonbury...

By on 14 June 2007

Radiohead Deny Starbucks Rumours

British group RADIOHEAD have denied rumours they are signing an album deal with Starbucks' label Hear Music. The OK COMPUTER stars are currently searching for a new record company after fulfilling their six-album contract with...

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