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Alex Turner: No Rush For Arctic Monkeys Album

Alex Turner says there is ''no rush'' for the Arctic Monkeys to start recording their next album.The band - Alex, Matt Helders, Jamie Cook and Nick O'Malley - have not released an LP since their...

Arctic Monkeys In No Rush To Release A New Album

The British rock band from Sheffield released successful album AM in 2013, and Alex admitted the group hasn't even started work on follow up material. Instead, the rocker has been busy playing shows with his...

Arctic Monkeys Star Matt Helders' Iggy Pop Pictures On Display

The drummer was recruited to Iggy's band as the former Stooges frontman recorded his acclaimed new album Post Pop Depression with Queens of the Stone Age leader Josh Homme, and he came armed...

The Last Shadow Puppets Score Second U.k. Number One

Everything You've Come to Expect marks the band's second number one debut, after 2008's The Age of the Understatement also shot to the top of the countdown. It also takes frontman Turner's...

Alex Turner's The Last Shadow Puppets Will Release New Album In 2016

It’s been seven years since The Last Shadow Puppets released their debut album, The Age Of The Understatement and fans have been eagerly awaiting the follow-up ever since. But after a long hiatus it appears...

Florence + The Machine Among Nominees For Mercury Prize 2015

Florence + the Machine and Jamie xx are among nominees for the Mercury Prize 2015.The full shortlist of 12 nominated albums has been revealed on BBC Radio 6 Music, with Wolf Alice and Benjamin Clementine...

Noel Gallagher: Rock 'N' Roll In Hibernation

Noel Gallagher believes rock 'n' roll is ''in hibernation''.The 'Ballad of the Mighty I' singer thinks the genre is currently experiencing a lull because he can't see any new bands emerging who are as good...

Arctic Monkeys Win 02 Silver Clef Award

Arctic Monkeys have won the Best Live Act award at the O2 Silver Clef Awards. The 'Snap Out of It' rockers won a public vote to be awarded the title - sponsored by Live Nation...

Arctic Monkeys Named Top Live Act Ahead Of 2015 Silver Clef Awards

Alex Turner and his bandmates beat out Foo Fighters, Taylor Swift and Arcade Fire to land the coveted title. A joint statement from the band reads: "Thanks to everyone who voted for...

Arctic Monkeys Star To Be A Dad

The drummer broke the news by tweeting a link to a photo of Breana MCDow holding up a infant's knitted sweater. Her caption read: So I went back and forth quite a...

Alexa Chung And Alexander Skarsgard Are 'Serious'

Alexa Chung and Alexander Skarsgard are dating.The 31-year-old model and 38-year-old actor are getting ''serious'' about each other, but are taking it slow and having ''fun'', due to the two being so busy with their...

Arctic Monkeys Land Biggest-selling Vinyl Album Of The Decade

The British group's 2013 record topped the list, seeing off competition from Radiohead, who came in second with 2011 album The King of Limbs, on the new vinyl chart, compiled by the U.K.'s...

Arctic Monkeys Named Best Festival Headliner

Arctic Monkeys have scooped the title of Best Headliner at the European Festival Awards for the second consecutive year.The British rockers, one of the main acts at Britain's Reading & Leeds festival last year (14),...

Music Managers Back Crackdown On Concert Ticket Sales

Managers of bands including Radiohead, Arctic Monkeys and One Direction have signed an open letter to British politicians calling for a crackdown on concert ticket scalping.Some of the most powerful figures in the music industry...

Arctic Monkeys' Am Named Album Of The Decade

Arctic Monkeys' latest record Am has been named the album of the decade so far by editors of Britain's Nme magazine.The acclaimed release came top of the publication's poll to find the best music of...

Pink Floyd And David Bowie Help Boost UK Vinyl Sales Past The One Million Mark For The First Time In Nearly Two Decades

It seems that vinyl is once again back in fashion (thanks hipsters). This year, vinyl sales in the UK have passed the one million mark for the first time since 1996, according to the Official...

Arctic Monkeys Warn Fans Of Fake Concert Promotions

Arctic Monkeys have urged fans to watch out for fake concert promotions.The British rockers became aware of a poster advertising an Arctic Monkeys concert in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in February (15) so they sent a...

Death To Digital: Vinyl Record Sales At Biggest For 18 Years

More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996. The resurgence of the format has led the Official Chart...

Arctic Monkeys Triumph At Aim Awards

Arctic Monkeys and Sophie Ellis-Bextor were among the big winners at Tuesday night's (02Sep14) AIM Awards in London.The British band picked up the Association of Independent Music's Album Award for Am, while singer Ellis-Bextor was...

Arctic Monkeys Play Storming Reading Headlining Set Before Hiatus

Arctic Monkeys stole the show at last night’s Reading festival, with a storming headlining set packed full of festival crowd pleasers. The set was the band's penultimate performance for a while before they go on...

London Grammar & Arctic Monkeys Lead Aim Independent Music Awards

London Grammar and the Arctic Monkeys lead the list of nominees for Britain's AIM Independent Music Awards.London Grammar are up for Best Live Act, Independent Breakthrough of The Year, Independent Track of The Year (Strong)...

Lollapalooza Festival-goer Bitten In Attack During Arctic Monkeys Set

An Arctic Monkeys fan was hospitalised on Friday (01Aug14) after he was attacked and bitten in the arm while attending the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, Illinois.Ben Lenet was watching the British rockers onstage at the...

Jack Steadman: 'Tax Avoidance Is Disgusting'

Bombay Bicycle Club rocker Jack Steadman has branded the Arctic Monkeys' alleged involvement in a tax avoidance scheme "disgusting".The Cornerstone hitmakers were recently named in a list of celebrities, including George Michael and Sir Michael...

Alex Turner To "Dust Off Tunic" For The Libertines Reunion Shows

Alex Turner said he would ‘relish’ the opportunity to see the newly-reformed Libertines perform live - suggesting he might even ‘knock the dust off his old tunic’ in support of the indie icons. Both Turner...

T In The Park To Move Sites

T in the Park will move to a new site next year.The Scottish festival - which celebrated its 20th anniversary last year - will be held in Balado, Kinross, next month for the last time...

'Snap Out Of It' - 5 Things We Learnt From Arctic Monkeys New Video

The Sheffield band released the official video for ‘Snap Out of It’ last week (Monday 16 June). The track is the sixth single to be taken from last year’s critically acclaimed album, AM. The video...

Independent Label Acts Facing Youtube.com Cull

Acts including Adele and the Arctic Monkeys are facing a video ban on YouTube.com amid reports their record labels are refusing to comply with the website's new terms.Bosses at the video-sharing website are set to...

Adele & Arctic Monkeys' Music Videos Face Youtube Removal If Labels Refuse Terms

Hundreds of music videos will be removed from YouTube if the artists' record labels do not sign up to the sites new subscription service. Music videos by artists such as Adele and Arctic Monkeys could...

Bonnaroo Sunday Highlights: Elton John Closes, Wiz Khalifa Gives Rousing Speech

Bonnaroo festival ended on a high note yesterday, with Elton John as the final performer – but not before fans had been queuing up for over 12 hours to see the Brit perform. But even...

Arctic Monkeys Won't Rush Record

Arctic Monkeys aren't in a hurry to write a new album.The 'R U Mine' rockers are still enjoying promoting last year's LP 'AM' and are not ready to move onto something new just yet.Frontman Alex...

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