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J.lo Rubbished By Franz Ferdinand

Scots band FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has slammed JENNIFER LOPEZ for letting fame go to her head. The MATINEE singer is disgusted at the Latina superstar's highly publicised diva-demands and her reported refusal...

The Streets Star Snubs Mercury Prize Ceremony

THE STREETS frontman MIKE SKINNER has vowed to boycott the MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE ceremony in London this September (04) - despite being the hot favourite to win. The DRY YOUR EYES singer's refusal to...

Mercury Music Prize Nominees Announced

This year's (04) MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE will be hotly contested by the cream of British music talent, including JAMELIA, JOSS STONE and THE STREETS. The 12-strong shortlist was announced today (20JUL04) and features artists...

Ferdinand's Stage Humiliation

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS accidentally exposed himself to an entire theatre of fans in France recently, when his trousers split onstage. The gaffe was made all the worse because Kapranos wasn't wearing any...

Glastonbury Rockets Mccartney's Album Sales

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY went down such a storm at last weekend's (26/27JUN04) GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL - sales of his last album BACK IN THE WORLD increased by a staggering 300 per cent. Internet...

Bittersweet Glastonbury For Ferdinand's Kapranos

FRANZ FERDINAND rocker ALEX KAPRANOS enjoyed his band's triumphant performance at Britain's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL on Friday (25JUN04) - despite confronting some unpleasant memories from the last time he attended. The TAKE ME OUT singer...

Morrissey And The Strokes Fight Fascism In London

Rockers MORRISSEY and THE STROKES are among the big names who've signed an anti-fascist petition in London - in a bid to keep extremist party the BRITISH NATIONAL PARTY (BNP) out of office. Musicians...

Ferdinand Fight With Eminem's Minders

Scottish band FRANZ FERDINAND were so enraged by the "attitude" of rapper EMINEM's bodyguards backstage at a German TV show, they launched into fight with them. The TAKE ME OUT rockers were appearing on...

Franz Ferdinand Play Secret Concert

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND delighted committed fans with an exclusive secret gig in Leeds, England this week (ends23APR04). The Scottish TAKE ME OUT stars played the BRUNDELL SOCIAL CLUB as a favour for a friend...

24 Hour Party People Set To Rock London

Rock bands STARSAILOR, FRANZ FERDINAND, FEEDER and THE VON BONDIES are preparing themselves for a sleepless night - they've signed up to perform at London's first ever 24 hour rock concert. CARLING LIVE 24...

Mtv Ends Feud With Independent Record Labels

Music network MTV has backed down and signed a new deal with VIDEO PERFORMANCE LIMITED, ending a year-long dispute over payment for promos. The row began when MTV NETWORKS EUROPE proposed a deal which...

Franz Ferdinand Backs Downloading

Scottish rock band FRANZ FERDINAND has defended people illegally downloading music off the internet, following the recent crackdown on the practice. TAKE ME OUT singer ALEX KAPRANOS has described downloading as "great" - claiming most...

Mtv Boycott Threats By Top Rock Acts

LATEST: TRAVIS, THE STROKES and FRANZ FERDINAND have joined the battle against MTV EUROPE after the cable network threatened to reduce screening royalties. Independent music labels BEGGARS BANQUET, TELSTAR, MINISTRY OF SOUND, ROUGH TRADE...

Franz Ferdinand Rebuff Sell Out Claims

Rising rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have shrugged off 'sell-out' accusations - because they're proud of the popularity of their smash hit single TAKE ME OUT. The Scottish band - who got to number two in...

Nme Snub The Darkness At Awards

British band THE DARKNESS failed to win a single prize at the NME MUSIC AWARDS yesterday (12FEB04), after refusing to attend the event. The glam rockers began a feud with the NME music magazine...

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