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Bloc Party Guitarist Joins Ash

Bloc Party guitarist Russell Lissack will join Ash on their forthcoming UK tour. The musician told how he was once in a tribute band to the Irish pop rockers, and can't wait to play with...

Bloc Party Star Joins Ash

BLOC PARTY guitarist RUSSELL LISSACK is making the most of the band's hiatus - he's joining 1990s rockers ASH for their upcoming tour.The Helicopter hitmakers stepped away from the spotlight at the end of last...

Liam Gallagher Angry At Indie

Liam Gallagher thinks indie music is a "f***ing disease".The singer - whose brother Noel quit Oasis last August - has blasted British bands like Bloc Party branding their music "nonsense".He said: "I really despise this...

Epworth Named Music Producer Of The Year

PAUL EPWORTH, who has worked with U2, SEAN COMBS and BLOC PARTY, has been named Producer of the Year at the Music Producers' Guild Awards.The musician took the top prize at the ceremony in London...

Bloc Party Singer Goes Solo

Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke is reportedly making a solo record.Producer Hudson Mohawke announced the news the 'Banquet' singer is reportedly starting working on a solo album during an interview with BBC Radio1Xtra about his...

Bloc Party's Tong Hints At Departure

BLOC PARTY's drummer MATT TONG has hinted he will not return to the band following its upcoming hiatus - because he's considering "trying something else for a while".The Helicopter hitmakers are set to take a...

Bloc Party Axes Show Over Health Fears

British rockers BLOC PARTY cancelled a gig in Wales on Friday (16Oct09) after guitarist RUSSELL LISSACK was forced to undergo a medical procedure.The Helicopter stars were set to play in Newport, Wales as part of...

Bloc Party Ignore Videos

Bloc Party don't care about their videos.Frontman Kele Okereke says he never watches their promotional clips back as they never turn out the way they were initially envisaged.He said: "With the video making process I...

Okereke's 'Inbred' Jibe At Gallaghers

BLOC PARTY frontman KELE OKEREKE branded NOEL and LIAM GALLAGHER "inbred twins" just minutes after the pair's bust-up at a festival in France.The Helicopter hitmakers were onstage at Rock en Seine on Friday (28Aug09) when...

Bloc Party's Doubtful Future

Bloc Party don't know if they will release any more material.The 'One More Chance' rockers - whose most recent album, 'Intimacy' was released last year - admit their future is uncertain and they have no...

Okereke Unsure Of Bloc Party Future

BLOC PARTY frontman KELE OKEREKE has hinted the band's 2008 LP INTIMACY may be its last - insisting he doesn't know what the future holds for the Brit four-piece.The Helicopter hitmakers released their third album...

Prodigy And Cave Confirmed As Glastonbury Line-up Leaked

The Prodigy and Nick Cave have been confirmed for Glastonbury 2009, as the festival lineup was leaked early.Blur, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young are headlining this year's festival, which takes place between Wednesday June 24th...

By on 25 May 2009

Glastonbury 2009 Line-up To Be Announced

The full line-up for next month's Glastonbury festival will be announced later today.Blur, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young are headlining this year's festival, which takes place between Wednesday June 24th and Sunday June 28th.A host...

By on 25 May 2009

Arctic Monkeys To Return At Leeds/reading 2009

Sheffield four-piece Arctic Monkeys are to play their first set in the UK for two years as headliners at Leeds/Reading Festival 2009, it has been announced.Alex Turner's band are expected to showcase material from their...

By on 30 March 2009

Bloc Party Cancel Festival Appearance

British rockers BLOC PARTY scrapped an appearance at a Miami musical festival after its lead singer was struck down with throat problems. The band were set to play at the Ultra Music Festival on Saturday (28Mar09),...

Killers To Headline T In The Park And Oxegen

The Killers have been announced as the latest act to headline the T in the Park and Oxegen festivals this summer.The Day and Age stars will make their fourth appearance at the Scottish shindig and...

By on 18 February 2009

Bernard Butler Honoured At Music Producers' Awards

Producer and former guitarist Bernard Butler has won the top prize at the Music Producers' Guild awards.The ex-Suede member was named producer of the year and also took the Brit award for best producer.Butler produced...

By on 13 February 2009

Oasis Lead Nme Nominations, Go Head-to-head With Obama

Oasis have received seven nominations for next month's NME awards, although the band will have to overcome Barack Obama to claim a clean sweep.The Britpop pioneers are nominated in the vest British band, best live...

By on 27 January 2009

Festival Doctors Nurse Fans Through Texting

Sending a text message to your friends after being hurt at a music festival can signify that you're free to leave treatment, a new report states.Staff from the Festival Medical Services charity found that the...

By on 18 December 2008

Crystal Castles And White Lies Confirmed For Nme Big Gig

Rising stars Crystal Castles and White Lies have been added to the lineup for the Shockwaves NME awards Big Gig, it has been announced.Having been announced as the next recipients of the Godlike Geniuses prize...

By on 15 December 2008

Bloc Party's Kele: We Did Something Right On Album Three

Kele Okereke says he is proud of the third album Bloc Party album as he is still capable of listening to it.The lead singer explained that with his band's releases, he has begun to 'hate'...

By on 10 December 2008

Singer Slams Sex Pistols Frontman

Punk legend JOHN LYDON has been labelled "the devil" by furious BLOC PARTY singer KELE OKEREKE. Okereke had accused Lydon's entourage of involvement in a racist attack on him at a Spanish music festival in...

The Cure To Headline Nme Awards Big Gig At O2

Robert Smith will take to the stage at London's O2 Arena as the Cure headline the Shockwaves NME awards Big Gig, it has been announced.Having been announced as the next recipients of the Godlike Geniuses...

By on 05 November 2008

X Factor Finalists Storm To Number One

As expected, this year's X Factor finalists performed charity single heroics by taking the number one spot in the singles charts with their Mariah Carey cover.Hero entered at the top spot, outselling the rest of...

By on 02 November 2008

Bloc Party 'Unconcerned With Hits'

BLOC PARTY have claimed that scoring a hit single is no longer of any importance to them.Bassist Gordon Lissack has even suggested that the band may stop releasing singles in the future and just concentrate...

By on 28 October 2008

Bloc Party Play Airport Gig

British rockers BLOC PARTY have played their most surreal gig to date - beside the runway at a German airport. The band performed in the dining lounge at the Tempelhof International Airport on Thursday (23Oct08)...

Sugababes Confirmed For Bt Digital Music Awards Line-up

Sugababes are to open the 2008 BT Digital Music awards, it has been confirmed.The girl trio will kick off the awards at the Roundhouse venue in north London while Mercury nominees British Sea Power -...

By on 26 September 2008

Script Debut Tops Charts

Irish band The Script's debut album has entered the charts at number one, but Katy Perry prevented them taking the top spot in the singles stakes.Her track I Kissed A Girl stayed at number one...

By on 24 August 2008

Soggy Final Day At Reading

Heavy overnight showers meant music fans at the Reading festival faced a soggy final day.But with the rain holding off day three highlights are set to include Pendulum, Conor Oberst and Last Shadow Puppets before...

By on 24 August 2008

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