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Benicassim Concludes With Muse

Muse closed this year's Benicassim festival with a raucous set into the early hours after a weekend jam-packed with UK acts.In a show which included tracks from their expansive back catalogue, the band followed on...

By on 23 July 2007

Rihanna Joins Ten-week Club

R&B artist Rihanna has made chart history after her song Umbrella secured its tenth straight week at number one.The Barbadian singer joins Bryan Adams and Whitney Houston in breaking the ten-week barrier.The 19-year-old's song featuring...

By on 23 July 2007

Benicassim To Get Underway

Benicassim festival will get underway tonight as four days of live music in the Spanish sunshine begins.Iggy and the Stooges lead tonight's headliners along with fellow US act Bright Eyes and Swedish band Mando Diao.The...

By on 19 July 2007

Jamie T To Challenge Monkey Fever

Amy Winehouse and Jamie T have emerged as the bookies' favourites to win this year's Nationwide Mercury prize.The judging panel announced its shortlist yesterday and previous winners Arctic Monkeys were among those nominated.But according to...

By on 18 July 2007

The View Angry Over Monkeys' Mercury Nomination

Scottish rockers THE VIEW have criticised the Nationwide Mercury Prize for nominating the ARCTIC MONKEYS for the second consecutive year. Arctic Monkeys collected the gong for their debut disc Whatever People Say I Am, That's...

Monkeys And Winehouse Up For Mercury

Arctic Monkeys and Amy Winehouse lead the list of the 12 albums nominated for this year's Nationwide Mercury prize.The Sheffield band have made the list for their second album Favourite Worst Nightmare after winning last...

By on 17 July 2007

Winehouse And Monkeys Among Mercury Nominees

Singer AMY WINEHOUSE and rock group ARCTIC MONKEYS are among the 12 nominees for the 2007 Nationwide Mercury Prize. Winehouse and Arctic Monkeys' second albums - Back To Black and Favourite Worse Nightmare - were...

Turner Credits Ex-love For Chart Success

ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER has an ex-girlfriend to thank for his new singe's success - she helped him write the hit track. The singer and former love Johanna Bennett, 22, penned Flourescent Adolescent -...

The Enemy Score Number One Album

The Enemy have stormed to the top of the UK album charts with their debut effort We'll Live and Die In These Towns.The Coventry band saw off tough competition from New York band Interpol, who...

By on 16 July 2007

Glastonbury Organiser Wants To Attract More Kids

The organiser of Glastonbury festival has unveiled plans to attract more teenagers to next year's event.Michael Eavis claims that too high a proportion of the 180,000 people who attended last month's festival were in their...

By on 13 July 2007

Snow Patrol Close T As Fans Prepare For Next Year

Snow Patrol headlined T in the Park with their keyboard player Tom Simpson after the band member had been held by police the day before.He was detained by Middlesex police on Saturday in connection with...

By on 09 July 2007

Nutini Blasts Monkeys Over Live Earth Snub

Scottish singer PAOLO NUTINI has slammed fellow rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS for snubbing Saturday's (07Jul07) Live Earth concerts for being "too cynical". The I Bet You Look Good On The Dance floor singers weren't invited to...

T In The Park Revellers To 'Cut The Carbon'

Revellers at this year's T in the Park festival are being encouraged to sign up to Christian Aid's Cut the Carbon campaign.In a similar vein to the I Count movement at Glastonbury, Christian Aid hopes...

By on 06 July 2007

Turner Pays Tribute To Poet

LATEST: ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER has lavished praise on English 'punk poet' JOHN COOPER CLARKE for his rhyming efforts on the band's new single. Clarke is one of the biggest names in performance poetry...

Arctic Monkeys Slam Live Earth

British rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS have branded AL GORE's Live Earth concerts hypocritical - because musicians are responsible for higher than average carbon emissions. The Brianstorm hitmakers haven't been invited to play Saturday's (07Jul07) environmental awareness...

Killers 'Win Glastonbury'

The Killers have enjoyed a bigger boost to sales of their latest album after performing at Glastonbury than any other artist, a retailer said today.HMV claims that in direct comparisons between the Las Vegas band's...

By on 02 July 2007

Noel: Be Here Now Followed "Too Quick"

Noel Gallagher has explained why Oasis' third album, Be Here Now, was 'bloated' saying it followed their second record "too quick".Speaking on the BBC's Seven Ages of Rock programme, shown on BBC2 this Saturday at...

By on 28 June 2007

Turner Forms New Supergroup

ARCTIC MONKEYS singer ALEX TURNER is forming a new band with fellow British stars LILY ALLEN, DIZZEE RASCAL and JAMES RIGHTON. The English rocker reveals the supergroup have already begun recording songs. He says, "It's...

Glasto Revellers Struggle Home

Revellers on their way home from this year's Glastonbury festival faced a tough trip after coach delays and thick mud held up transport from the site.Some festival goers with combined concert and coach tickets faced...

By on 26 June 2007

Glasto Founder Hails "Fantastic Weekend"

The founder of the Glastonbury festival has said this year's three-day event has been a "fantastic weekend".Speaking to journalists, Michael Eavis praised the spirit of festival-goers who have once again had to endure the rain...

By on 24 June 2007

Turner Suffers Stage Fright

ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER is relieved his performance at England's Glastonbury Festival on Friday (22Jun07) is finally over - after spending months trying to calm his pre-gig nerves. Turner - who was joined on...

Glastonbury Revellers Brave Further Rain

The second full day of Glastonbury is underway and there is little respite in the weather conditions for the embattled festival-goers who awoke to further Somerset rain.Some parts of the Worthy Farm site are already...

By on 23 June 2007

Rain Fails To Dampen Glasto Spirits

It may be raining and mud squelching under foot, but the weather has not managed to dampen the spirits of Glastonbury festival-goers just yet.Music fans have been turning up at the Somerset farm since Wednesday...

By on 22 June 2007

Arctic Monkeys' Poet Inspiration

British band ARCTIC MONKEYS have invited English 'punk poet' John Cooper Clarke to write a lyric for their new single. Clarke is one of the biggest names in performance poetry and Monkeys frontman Alex Turner...

Sun Cream And Wellies At Glasto

Glastonbury festival-goers look set to require a mix of "sun cream and wellie boots" according to the Met Office.A heavy bout of rainfall is not expected to descend upon the event, as it did in...

By on 18 June 2007

Kaiser Chiefs And Hard-fi Added To Ibiza Rocks

Kaiser Chiefs have been added to the bill for Ibiza Rocks this summer along with Hard-Fi and Mark Ronson.The Kaisers have played Ibiza before and will return with support from London band Good Shoes at...

By on 15 June 2007

Glastonbury Ebay Tickets Cancelled

Tickets for Glastonbury festival appearing on the online auction site eBay are being cancelled by the event's organisers.According to a spokesman for the festival, eBay have also taken the steps to remove any auctions selling...

By on 15 June 2007

Bbc Launches New Glastonbury Stage

The BBC has announced the launch of a new stage at Glastonbury festival called the BBC Introducing stage.Acts nominated by BBC music shows across the country and by an expert panel will play on the...

By on 14 June 2007

Queens Of The Stone Age Want Duet With Arctic Monkeys

U.S. rockers QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE are desperate to team up with British guitar stars ARCTIC MONKEYS. Frontman Josh Homme was honoured when Arctic Monkeys' singer Alex Turner hailed the Queens Of The Stone...

More T In The Park Tickets Available

An extra allocation of tickets will be available for T in the Park, with 1,000 released for July 7th and a further 1,000 for July 8th.Cancellations due to the festival's anti-touting policy against multiple bookings...

By on 06 June 2007

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