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Pylon Founder Bewley Dead

PYLON founder RANDALL BEWLEY has died. He was 53. The guitarist and new wave cult figure suffered a heart attack while driving near his home in Athens, Georgia on Monday (23Feb09). His van drifted off the...

Pylon Star Bewley Suffers Heart Attack

PYLON founder RANDALL BEWLEY is in intensive care in Athens, Georgia after suffering a heart attack. The guitarist and new wave cult figure suffered a cardiac arrest while driving near his home on Monday (23Feb09). His...

Buck's Guitar Stolen From Stage

R.E.M. have offered a "generous" reward for the return of one of PETER BUCK's most treasured guitars after it was stolen at a concert in Finland. The Losing My Religion rockers say Buck's cherished Rickenbacker...

Macdonald Sickened By Festival Stabbing

Scottish singer AMY MACDONALD is sickened by a stabbing at this weekend's (12Jul08) T in the Park festival - and insists youngsters should put down their knives. The 20 year old rocker, who performed at...

Stipe Sings For Obama

REM have shown their support for U.S. presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA by playing a set of political songs at the weekend (12-13Jul08). Frontman Michael Stipe says the band played some rare tracks from their back...

Man Stabbed At T In The Park Was 'Helping Female Friend'

A festivalgoer stabbed at the T in the Park festival in Scotland was attacked after coming to the aid of a female friend. Tayside police said a 22-year-old man suffered multiple wounds when he was...

By on 14 July 2008

Man Stabbed At T In The Park Festival

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after he was stabbed several times at a Scottish music festival. The 22-year-old was attacked at the T in the Park festival near Kinross, Scotland on...

Man In Hospital After Stabbing At T In The Park Festival

A festivalgoer at the T in the Park concert in Scotland has been admitted to hospital after being stabbed at the event.Tayside police said a 22-year-old man suffered multiple wounds when he was attacked in...

By on 13 July 2008

Over 80,000 Music Fans Flock To T In The Park

Over 80,000 music fans are heading to Balado, Scotland, this weekend for the T in the Park festival.People with camping tickets were treated to acts including Scotland's own KT Tunstall, The Verve and Stereophonics on...

By on 12 July 2008

Guillemots: It's Definitely Daunting To Play With Rem

Guillemots have admitted that the prospect of supporting REM at stadium dates this summer is intimidating.The Birmingham four-piece are backing the Automatic for the People legends at shows in Manchester, Cardiff, Southampton and London this...

By on 05 June 2008

Estelle And Duffy Still Rule U.k. Charts

ESTELLE has fought off competition to land her fourth week at the top of the U.K. singles charts with smash hit AMERICAN BOY. The singer held on to the number one position, with U.S. newcomer...

Estelle And Duffy Top UK Singles And Album Charts

Estelle's American Boy has remained at number one in the UK singles chart for a fourth week in a row.Sam Sparrow's single Black and Low climbed two places in this week chart to number two.Flo...

By on 13 April 2008

T In The Park Signs Promotion Deal With Live Nation

The T in the Park festival has followed in the footsteps of Madonna and U2 by signing a deal with concert promoter Live Nation.The Material Girl agreed a groundbreaking contract with Live Nation in October...

By on 10 April 2008

Rem Goes Straight To Number One In Album Chart

REM have knocked Duffy off the album chart's top spot with the band's first studio album in four years.Accelerate went straight to number one, pushing Welsh soul singer Duffy's Rockferry to number two.REM 's album...

By on 07 April 2008

Chris Martin Helps Name Rem Single

REM have revealed that CHRIS MARTIN helped them come up with the name for their new single.The band opted to call the tune SUPERNATURAL SUPERSERIOUS after the COLDPLAY front man offered it as an alternative...

By on 27 March 2008

Stipe Pays Live Homage To Ledger

REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE paid an emotional tribute to tragic HEATH LEDGER - before launching into one of the actor's favourite songs. The band dedicated their track Until The Day Is Done to Ledger in...

Warner Music Drops Copyright Protection For Music Downloads

Warner Music has revolutionised the music download industry by inking a deal to provide a rival download service to rival Apple's iTunes store.The record label's contract with download website 7digital.com will see computer users in...

By on 05 March 2008

Rem Announce Details Of UK Summer Stadium Tour

REM have announced details of their upcoming UK summer tour.The US band will play four major stadiums cross the England and Wales in August this year.They have confirmed they will play at Lancashire County Cricket...

By on 25 February 2008

T In The Park Sells Out In 1 Hour After Acts Announced

The line-up for this year's T In The Park festival has been announced.The Verve, Rage Against the Machine and REM will headline the event, due to take place between July 11th and 13th at Balado...

By on 16 February 2008

Police To Headline Isle Of Wight

Organisers of the 2008 Isle of Wight Festival have confirmed that reformed rock legends The Police are to headline the event.The Roxanne stars are to top the bill on Sunday June 15th, the final night...

By on 26 November 2007

Bohemian Rhapsody Voted Best Video

Queen's video for Bohemian Rhapsody has been voted the best video of all time in a survey of UK music fans.The six-minute promo was named the greatest ever by nearly a third of respondents to...

By on 08 October 2007

Timberlake: 'Stipe Made Me Cry'

Pop superstar JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE was "almost in tears" when REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE praised his hit single Cry Me a River. The SexyBack singer says Stipe showed his appreciation for the track days before the...

Rem, Patti Smith + Van Halen Set For Hall Of Fame

REM, PATTI SMITH and VAN HALEN have been named among the Class of 2007 as the Rock + Roll Hall of Fame names its latest inductees. The RONETTES and rap pioneers GRANDMASTER FLASH + THE...

Hall Of Fame Hopefuls Named

REM, PATTI SMITH and VAN HALEN are among the nine acts on the ballot for the 2007 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction. The trio is joined by the newly-reformed THE STOOGES, DAVE CLARK...

Alex James To Present The Tube

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES is to present the return of 1980s iconic music show THE TUBE, which is set to air as a radio programme on Channel 4's new virtual broadcasting service, Channel4radio.com. The cult...

Stipe: 'I Wear Make-up To Hide Away'

MICHAEL STIPE uses his eccentric stage make-up as a mask because he's terrified of revealing his true personality. The REM frontman, famed for his colourful face paints, admits it covers a "basic insecurity" and hates...

Rem Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

The four founding members of REM treated fans to a second live performance in a week yesterday (16SEP06) as they took to the stage before being inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. MICHAEL...

Rem Reform For Tribute Night Performance

The four founding members of REM stunned fans in their native Athens, Georgia, on Tuesday night (12SEP06) by taking to the stage as part of a tribute evening to themselves. MICHAEL STIPE, MIKE MILLS, PETER...

Berry To Reunite With Rem For Hall Of Fame Induction

Rockers REM will reunite with former drummer BILL BERRY when the band is inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in Atlanta on 16 September (06). Berry quit the group due to health issues...

Stipe Defends 'Cheerless' Yorke

Singer MICHAEL STIPE has hit out at pal THOM YORKE's cheerless reputation, Insisting the RADIOHEAD singer isn't as depressed as the press like to portray him. The REM frontman is credited with helping Yorke cope...

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