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Kasabian Want To Work With Tribute Band

Kasabian want to use their tribute band in one of their shows.The 'Fire' hitmakers are very impressed by Kazabian and would love to work with them in future.Frontman Tom Meighan said: ''I've been keeping tabs...

Russian Punks Thank Madonna & Bjork For Support In Hard-hitting Online Video

Masked fans of Russian punk collective Pussy Riot have filmed a hard-hitting online video, in which they set fire to images of Vladimir Putin and thank Madonna and Bjork for their support, while abseiling down...

Kylie Minogue Records Orchestral Album

Kylie Minogue has orchestrated her hits for a new classical album.The Australian pop superstar has reworked songs like All The Lovers, I Should Be So Lucky and Better The Devil You Know for her new...

Amy Lee Targeted By Hacking Organisation

Evanescence singer Amy Lee has been targeted by the bosses of U.K. online hacking organisation Anonymous over allegations she and her manager are preventing a witness from reporting child pornography offences.The activists accuse the 30...

The Xx Give Fans Early Stream Of New Album

The Xx are giving fans the opportunity to listen to their new album, Coexist nearly a week before it's full release, reports the Nme.The London band follow up their hugely successful, award winning self-titled LP...

Queens Of The Stone Age Making 'Badass' Album

Queens of the Stone Age's new album is sounding ''so badass.''The 'Little Sister' band are recording the follow up to 2007's 'Era Vulgaris' and friend of the band Jesse Hughes says he's excited about what...

Green Day Had Most Fun Making New Albums

Green Day had the ''funnest time'' recording their new albums.The 'American Idiot' rockers are releasing three records between September and January 2013 - '¡Uno!', '¡Dos!', '¡Tre!' - and frontman Billie Joe Armstrong says making them...

The Vaccines Confused By Their Own Song

The Vaccines don't recognise their own songs.The British rockers were in a club recently when they heard a track they thought was by one of their favourite groups, The Strokes, which they dismissed as not...

Muse Top Live Band Poll

Rock trio Muse have topped a new list to find the most exciting live act of all time.The group beat out The Strokes and The Killers in the survey carried out by editors of British...

Green Day Bring U.k. Music Festival To A Standstill

Green Day caused chaos at the Reading Festival in England on Saturday (25Aug12) as they took to the stage to perform a surprise set.The rockers appeared on the Nme/Radio 1 Stage at the annual music...

The Vaccines 'Stronger' In Uniform

The Vaccines feel ''stronger'' when they are all wearing the same clothes. Justin Young, the group's lead singer and guitarist, insists the band ''feel more like a gang'' when they all dress in denim attire,...

Florence Welch Planning Art Deco Performance

Florence Welch will pay homage to art deco artists at Reading and Leeds festivals.The flame-haired Florence + The Machine singer is planning an innovative stage set this weekend (24-26.08.12) which combine nostalgic art practices and...

Rocker Charlie Simpson Aiming For Record Books With Coldest Gig Ever

Fightstar frontman Charlie Simpson is attempting to make his way into the record books by playing the world's coldest gig.The British singer will jet to Oymyakon, Siberia in November (12) to try and play a...

Nicole Kidman Had No Problem Urinating On Zac Efron

What's that you say? You need me to pee on Zac Efron? No problem. if you're Nicole Kidman, that is. It's all in a day's work for the consummate professional, who did just that, for...

The Vaccines Want To Keep Making Albums Quickly

The Vaccines ''don't understand'' why bands take so long to make albums.Singer and guitarist Justin Young cannot believe groups take extended breaks in between records because he enjoys making music at every possible opportunity and...

The Cure Undecided On Set List For Reading And Leeds

The Cure's are liable to change their set list moments before they go on stage at Reading and Leeds festivals.Band leader Robert Smith said with their line up changing to include former David Bowie collaborator...

Willie Nelson Withdraws From Gig Due To Ill Health

Country icon Willie Nelson has been forced to withdraw from a fundraising gig after being hospitalised with breathing problems, report the Nme. The 79-year was due to play at a charity event for the Dumb...

The Enemy Star Stunned By Naked Crowdsurfer At V Festival

The Enemy star Andy Hopkins was left gobsmacked during the band's set at Britain's V Festival on Saturday (18Aug12) after spotting a naked fan in the crowd.The rockers were playing the 4Music Stage at the...

The Killers Struggled To Work Together After Hiatus

The Killers spent a week ''eyeballing each other'' at the start of recording 'Battle Born'. The 'Mr Brightside' band were on hiatus until October 2011 when they started sessions for their new album, and admit...

Secret Spy Brandon Flowers

Brandon Flowers spies on people's conversations for inspiration. The Killers singer admits to being nosey and listening in to other people's conversations in order to get material for his songs, and is always being told...

The Killers' Ronnie Vannucci Grabbed Obama's Butt

The Killers' Ronnie Vannucci once ''grabbed Michelle Obama's ass''.The drummer unexpectedly found himself touching the American First Lady's derriere at an inappropriate moment when she went to hug him after the group had performed at...

The Killers Star Groped Michelle Obama At White House

The Killers rocker Ronnie Vannucci, JR. accidentally groped U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama when the band was invited to the White House.The Mr. Brightside hitmakers performed for U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife at...

The Killers Shaky Start To New Album

The Killers spent a week ''eyeballing each other'' at the start of recording 'Battle Born'. The 'Mr Brightside' band were on hiatus until October 2011 when they started sessions for their new album, and admit...

Noel Gallagher Pokes Fun At Brother Liam For Performing Oasis Track At Olympics Show

Noel Gallagher has taken aim at his brother Liam and his new group Beady Eye for performing Oasis classic Wonderwall at the Olympics Closing Ceremony on Sunday (12Aug12), branding them a "tribute band".Beady Eye were...

Next Stop For The Stone Roses: Glastonbury 2013

After a triumphant return after more than a decade in limbo, The Stone Roses look as though they may stamp their mark on one of the biggest musical stages of all - Glastonbury.Festival boss Michael...

The Stone Roses On Glastonbury 2013 Wish List

The reformed The Stone Roses are on the top of Glastonbury festival boss Michael Eavis' wish list for the return of the summer event in 2013.The Somerset farmer-turned-promoter has revealed he is pursuing The Stone...

To The End: Was Olympic Concert Blur's Final Gig?

As the last few notes of an emotional 'The Universal' faded into the night air, what was going through the minds of Blur ? The group played a storming set at Hyde Park in London...

Razorlight Thrilled With Fourth Album

Razorlight are thrilled with their forthcoming fourth album.The 'Golden Touch' hitmakers have almost completed work on the record and frontman Johnny Borrell says the process has made him fall ''in love with making music'' again.He...

Muse Will Play Olympics Anthem At Closing Ceremony

Rockers Muse have confirmed they will be performing live at the star-studded Olympics finale in London on Sunday (12Aug12).The trio will perform new tune Survival, which was composed specifically for the London 2012 Games. Drummer...

Blur Argue Over Set List

Blur have been arguing over the set list ahead of their Hyde Park show.The reformed group perform at the outdoor London venue on Sunday (12.08.12) as part of an Olympic closing ceremony concert - their...

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