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Thousands Of Music Fans Flock To V Festival

The V Festival kicked off yesterday with artists ranging from electronic pioneers The Chemical Brothers to Pop Idol winner Will Young at the event's two sites at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex, and Weston Park,...

By on 17 August 2008

Winehouse To Return To V Amid Ticket Warning To Festilval Goers

Amy Winehouse will return to the V Festival later, a year after cancelling her appearance at the event.The singer joins a host of acts, including The Verve and Kings of Leon, who will perform at...

By on 16 August 2008

Stereophoncs Star Takes New Bike To Work

STEREOPHONCS guitarist RICHARD JONES has taken delivery of a new motorcycle to help him cut the time it takes to get across London between the recording studio and his record company.The bass player is "delighted"...

By on 16 July 2008

Killers Announced As Headliners For Reading, Leeds

The Killers have been announced as the headline act for this year's Reading and Leeds festivals.A message on the festivals' official websites said the Las Vegas band would play Reading on Saturday August 23rd and...

By on 31 March 2008

V Festival Tickets All Snapped Up Within 90 Minutes

Tickets for this summer's V Festival have sold out – just 90 minutes after being made available for sale.Festival organisers said all 80,000 tickets for the August event had been snapped up within an hour...

By on 07 March 2008

Winehouse To Play At V Festival

AMY WINEHOUSE is set to be one of the major acts performing at this year's V Festival.Last night organisers announced that the BACK TO BLACK songstress will play at the August event following successful performances...

By on 04 March 2008

Snow Patrol Member Escapes Drug Charge

Tom Simpson, the chart-topping band's keyboard player, was alleged to have been found in possession of cocaine in Glasgow's Sauchiehall Street on June 24th, 2006.The 35-year-old had been scheduled to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court...

By on 27 September 2007

Coldplay Reinvent Their Own Wheel

CHRIS MARTIN backtracked on his promise to "reinvent the wheel" with COLDPLAY's next album when he realised his band would be foolish to dramatically alter their winning songwriting style. Following Coldplay's headline performance at...

The La's Reunited By Oasis

Seminal British band THE LA'S have thrilled fans by reuniting for a major concert - and it's all thanks to OASIS. The THERE SHE GOES group split in the early 1990s following the release...

Barrymore Gives Security A Work Out

Actress DREW BARRYMORE forced security guards into frenzied action at last weekend's (21/22AUG04) V FESTIVAL, after she ordered them to shield her every move from the public. The CHARLIE'S ANGELS beauty was attending the...

Streaker Appears At Music Festival

British band THE CHARLATANS were preceded at this year's (04) V FESTIVAL by a naked streaker - who was introduced by event founder RICHARD BRANSON. The nude woman appeared in front of the...

Embrace Pay Tribute To Grieving Jet

Resurrected rockers EMBRACE paid an emotional tribute to grief-stricken band JET at Saturday's (21AUG04) V FESTIVAL in Chelmsford, south England. The ALL YOU GOOD GOOD PEOPLE band replaced the Australian rockers in the line-up...

Kelis Festival Appearance Causes Chaos

R+B beauty KELIS was forced to exit the stage at last weekend's (21-22AUG04) V FESTIVAL in England - after nearly 5,000 fans tried to enter the full-to-capacity tent she was playing in. The MILKSHAKE...

Dido's Virgin Slip

Songbird DIDO stunned fans at the V FESTIVAL (21-22AUG04) by revealing one of her songs is about the loss of her virginity. The THANK YOU singer made the disclosure onstage just before launching into...

Dido's Family Affair

British singer DIDO loved playing at this year's (04) V FESTIVAL in England - because her brother ROLLO was also on the bill. The WHITE FLAG star - who is Britain's best-selling female artist...

Embrace Replace Jet At Music Festival

LATEST: British rock group EMBRACE are set to replace Australian rockers JET at this weekend's (21+22AUG04) V FESTIVAL in England. The ARE YOU GONNA BE MY GIRL musicians pulled out of the dual...

Jet Pull Out Of V Festival

Rockers JET have been forced to cancel their shows at this weekend's (21-22AUG04) V FESTIVAL in Chelmsford, south England - following the death of the father of bandmates NIC and CHRIS CESTER. The ARE...

Muse Cancel American Tour

Rock trio MUSE have been forced to cancel the rest of their American tour after bassist CHRIS WOLSTENHOLME injured himself. The British band - MATTHEW BELLAMY, DOMINIC HOWARD and Wolstenholme - have disappointed...

Timberlake To Head V

American pop star JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and R+B trio N.E.R.D. are in talks to headline Britain's annual V FESTIVAL. The 'N SYNC singer, who is currently filming his movie debut EDISON in Vancouver, Canada, is...

Coldplay Bid For Reinvention

Hit band COLDPLAY are poised for a spell out of the pop limelight in order to invent a new sound for their third album. Frontman CHRIS MARTIN - who's dating Hollywood babe GWYNETH PALTROW...

Friel's Festival Fury

British actress ANNA FRIEL was left fuming after she was refused access to a festival stage - because she wasn't famous enough. The petite ME WITHOUT YOU beauty, who made her name on British...

Jack Osbourne's Autograph Trade

Approaching teenage star JACK OSBOURNE for an autograph can be costly - because he likes to take something in return. The son of legendary rocker OZZY attended the V FESTIVAL in Chelmsford, South England,...

Jack Osbourne Gets Moody With Mtv At Festival

JACK OSBOURNE has upset music television giant MTV by refusing to work while his favourite bands were on stage at a festival. The star of reality TV show THE OSBOURNES was at the V...

New Chili Peppers Album Delayed By Dogs

Rockers RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are having problems recording their latest album - because of their producer's fierce pets. The American BY THE WAY band - who headlined England's V FESTIVAL last night (17AUG03)...

Chili Peppers Strange New Sound

The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' new album is a cross between "Bulgarian pygmies" and Transylvanian choir groups", according to bassist FLEA. Speaking after the group's performance at the V FESTIVAL in Stafford, England this...

Gwyneth's Pressure On Coldplay

GWYNETH PALTROW's obsession with fiance CHRIS MARTIN's band COLDPLAY is ruining her career and tearing the British group apart, according to sources. The OSCAR-winning actress has put her acting career on hold so she...

Kelly Osbourne's Year Of Hell

Rock chick KELLY OSBOURNE has come through the worst year of her life - and she's feeling great. The 18-year-old daughter of rock monster OZZY OSBOURNE seemed to be heading for stardom. She was...

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