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Modest Mouse Singer Cited In Car Crash

The 41-year-old was travelling near the Morrison Bridge in downtown Portland when he fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into the back of a City of Portland pickup truck when he failed to slow...

Johnny Marr Swaps Penning Lyrics For Penning A Book

Johnny Marr is taking a break from music to write his autobiography.The legendary guitarist - a former member of The Smiths, Modest Mouse and The Cribs - has been penning the tome on the road...

Forecastle Completes 2015 Line-up With The War On Drugs And Mariachi El Bronx

Forecastle Festival has finally completed its 2015 line-up and announced the full day-by-day schedule for the coming event, which is set to hit Louisville, Kentucky yet again in July. Plus, you'll very soon be able...

Krist Novoselic To Feature On Next Modest Mouse Album

The news comes just two weeks after frontman Isaac Brock told Rolling Stone magazine the bassist was brought in to work with his band on new album Strangers To Ourselves - but the...

Kendrick Lamar's Leaked Album Debuts At Number One In U.s.

The release, which rocketed to the top of the U.K. charts on Sunday (22Mar15), is also the star's first number one in the U.S. To Pimp a Butterfly was scheduled for release...

Kendrick Lamar Scores First Us Number 1 Album With 'To Pimp A Butterfly'

Hip hop sensation Kendrick Lamar has stormed to Number 1 in the US Billboard 200 Albums chart with his third album To Pimp A Butterfly. It clocked up over 363,000 equivalent sales (totalling physical, track...

My Morning Jacket Return To Louisville For Forecastle Festival 2015 Alongside Sam Smith

Locals My Morning Jacket lead the line-up for Forecastle Festival 2015, as the first selection of acts entice more and more towards a sun-soaked weekend in Louisville, Kentucky this July. The band will also be...

Nirvana Star Krist Novoselic Almost Joined Modest Mouse

Brock, who previously persuaded former The Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr to join his group, admits he reached out to the Smells Like Teen Spirit hitmaker and offered him a gig, which Novoselic accepted,...

Modest Mouse And Wolf Alice To Hit London's Calling Festival 2015

Modest Mouse and Wolf Alice are the latest additions to the steadily growing line-up for Calling Festival 2015; a day festival that will see thousands flock to Clapham Common in London this summer to experience...

Modest Mouse Return After Eight Years With New Album 'Strangers To Ourselves'

Modest Mouse are set to make a very welcome return with their first album in eight years 'Strangers To Ourselves'. It's been a long time coming for this Washington quartet but fans can now breathe...

Modest Mouse Give Fans Boost For Christmas With New Album News

Rockers Modest Mouse have given fans a Christmas treat by serving up a new single and unveiling plans to release their first new album since 2007 in March (15).The band has been performing the song...

Modest Mouse Cancel Summer Shows

Rockers Modest Mouse have cancelled all their upcoming summer (13) shows to concentrate on recording their new album.The band's axed tour of Europe and the U.K. includes an appearance at Scotland's T In The Park...

Kraftwerk To Headline Latitude

Kraftwerk will headline this year's Latitude festival.The German electro pioneers will take to the Obelisk Main Stage in Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk, on the second night of the event, July 20, bringing a 3D show...

Nme Awards Johnny Marr 'Godlike Genius' Title, 2013

Johnny Marr will be crowned Godlike Genius of the Year at this year’s NME Awards. Marr, whose distinctive guitar licks were combined with Morrissey’s song-writing skills to make The Smiths the legendary band that they...

What, No Holograms? Stone Roses, Blur, Phoenix, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headline Coachella 2013

How do you top having a dead man headline your festival? Well, in all honestly, you’re not going to. Coachella’s talent bookers must have been scratching their heads in bewilderment when it came to topping...

Johnny Marr: I Didn't Want To Be In 'Someone Else's Band'

Johnny Marr doesn't want to be a part of ''someone else's band'' anymore.The guitarist - a former member of The Smiths, Modest Mouse and The Cribs - is working on his debut solo album 'The...

Outkast's Big Boi Launches Sock Range

Big Boi has launched his own sock range in the United States.The Outkast rapper revealed that he has teamed up with Crooks & Castles to release the line of clothing in Atlanta, Georgia.He also called...

Governor’S Ball 2012 Suffers Latest Stage Collapse

There have been reports of another stage incident in North America, as the Governor's Ball Festival on Randall Island apparently saw one of its two stages fall down. The firmest report seems to have come...

Fiona Apple And Beck Close Governor's Ball With A Bang

Beck's nostalgic set was one of the highlights of the closing day of this year's Governor's Ball (June 24, 2012), according to Rolling Stone. Now something of an elder statesman of the alternative music scene,...

Arctic Monkeys Are 'Heavy Metal In Disguise'

Metallica think Arctic Monkeys are a ''heavy metal band disguised as an indie band.''The 'Enter Sandman' group have signed the British rockers to appear at their Orion festival in the US, and while some think...

Big Boi's Indie Album

Big Boi has renamed his next solo album to reflect a more indie direction. The rapper - who is also a member of Outkast - has decided against his working title of 'Daddy Fat Sax:...

Metallica Want To Headline Glastonbury

Metallica want to headline Glastonbury. The 'Enter Sandman' heavy metal group would love to headline the British festival - one of the biggest in Europe - but have never been invited by organisers Michael and...

Johnny Marr Glad He Left The Smiths

Johnny Marr is glad he left The Smiths. The 'This Charming Man' band's legendary guitarist is proud of what they achieved, but also glad he left in 1987 - causing the end of the group...

Johnny Marr Leaves The Cribs

Johnny Marr has left The Cribs.The guitar legend - most famous as a member of The Smiths - has left the group ahead of this summer's live shows so he can concentrate on his solo...

Buffalo Springfield And Neil Young Reunite - For What It's Worth

BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD and NEIL YOUNG reunited on Saturday (23rd October 2010), at the 24th annual Bridge School benefit concert held at Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre. The annual event is organised by Young and his wife...

The Cribs Take New Direction

The Cribs' new album will be keyboard-driven.The group are currently in the studio working on the follow-up LP to 2009's 'Ignore the Ignorant' and guitarist Johnny Marr is impressed by how hard frontman Ryan Jarman...

Ledger Video Premieres

HEATH LEDGER's hard-hitting animated video for indie rockers MODEST MOUSE has debuted online 18 months after the movie star's death.The actor started work on King Rat before his death in January 2008 and the promo...

Johnny Marr's Singing Holiday

Johnny Marr ruined a family holiday by writing a song.The guitarist was so preoccupied with remembering a tune he began writing at the beginning of a trip, he made everyone else "miserable" by refusing to...

Johnny Marr's Morrissey Invite

Johnny Marr has paved the way for a reunion with Morrissey.The guitarist - who quit The Smiths in 1987 because of differences with the singer - admits the legendary band are unlikely to reform, but...

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