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The Strokes Confirm Work On Sixth Album

The Strokes' Nick Valensi has confirmed they are working on a new album.The 35-year-old guitarist says the group are in the ''early stages'' of writing for their first full-length since 2013's 'Comedown Machine' and are...

Metallica & The Weeknd To Headline 2017 Lollapalooza South America Tour

The three acts, Duran Duran and The Chainsmokers will top the bills at Lollapalooza’s events in Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Lollapalooza Brazil takes place in Sao Paulo on 25 and 26 March...

The Strokes Announce New 'Future Present Past' Ep

After a three year absence, indie icons The Strokes have announced the release of new material, debuting a new single ‘OBLIVIUS’ earlier today while unveiling a new four-track EP due to come out next month.The...

The Strokes Star Nick Valensi Reunited With Lost Guitar

The rocker launched an emotional appeal for the instrument's return after it was lost while being shipped between New York and Los Angeles last month (Jan16), and his bandmates offered a $5,000 (£3,500)...

The Strokes Increase Reward For Nick Valensi's Lost Guitar

Valensi's beloved orange Epiphone recently went missing while it was being shipped between New York and Los Angeles, and the stars reached out to fans earlier this month (Jan16), asking them to stay...

Kanye West, The Strokes And The Killers To Headline 2016 Governors Ball

Kanye West, The Strokes and The Killers are among the acts topping the bill for this year’s Governors Ball. This year marks the sixth instalment of the annual event, which takes place in New York...

The Strokes Launch Appeal For Missing Guitar

The guitarist's instrument, an orange Epiphone, went missing while it was being shipped between New York and Los Angeles, and the rockers have asked fans to stay alert and pass on any information...

The Strokes Kick Off British Summer Time

The Strokes kicked off Barclaycard British Summer Time with a greatest hits set last night (18.06.15).The US rockers thrilled the 60,000-strong crowd - which included the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Alexa Chung, Foo Fighters drummer...

Albert Hammond Jr. Reflects Upon His Past In Upcoming Album 'Momentary Masters'

Albert Hammond Jr. of The Strokes returns as a soloist for his third studio album 'Momentary Masters' later this year, and he has already unveiled two brand new tracks. The latest is the anthemic 'Losing...

The Strokes "Planning" On Making A New Album

Attention, lovers of indie rock! The Strokes’ lead singer Julian Casablancas has revealed that the band are currently working on new material.In an interview with music news site Noisey, 36 year old Casablancas confirmed that...

Julian Casablancas Is Recording New Material With The Strokes

Julian Casablancas is ''planning on recording'' new material with The Strokes.Following his recent album 'Tryranny' with The Voidz, the frontman has revealed that he wants to shift his focus back to his original band, which...

Producer Gordon Raphael To Tell All About The Strokes

Music producer Gordon Raphael is planning to tell all about his time in the studio recording The Strokes' groundbreaking debut album in a series of talks across the U.K.The musician worked closely with the U.S....

Julian Casablancas' Five-year Hangover

Julian Casablancas was hungover for ''five years'' after quitting drinking.The 36-year-old rocker admits he drank very heavily when his band The Strokes first found success and it took some time for him to feel fully...

Julian Casablancas: I Want To Make Edgy Mainstream

Julian Casablancas wants to make ''edgy'' music mainstream. The Strokes frontman has revealed his latest solo album 'Tyranny' - which was released last month - is an attempt to normalise underground music and ''make it...

Strokes And Arcade Fire Stars To Form Supergroup

Rockers The Strokes, Arcade Fire and Bon Iver are to form a supergroup for a one-off performance on Saturday (20Sep14).The Strokes bassist Nikolai Fraiture and Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon will join brothers Win and...

Kristen Wigg Is Dating Scott Speedman

Kristen Wiig is rumoured to be dating Scott Speedman.The 'Bridesmaids' star, who split from The Strokes rocker Fabrizio Moretti last year after 18-months together, and the former 'Felicity' actor have reportedly been ''hooking up lately.''The...

Julian Casablancas + The Voidz Are Coming With Debut Album 'Tyranny', Alongside North American Tour

With a full North American tour on the way this Fall and their debut album 'Tyranny' coming very soon, The Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas' new band Julian Casablancas + The Voidz are looking at a...

The Strokes Return Home For Governors Ball

Rockers The Strokes returned to the festival stage in their native New York City this weekend (06-08Jun14) for the first time in three years to headline 2014's Governors Ball event.Frontman Julian Casablancas basked in the...

The Strokes Return To The Stage After Three Years

Rockers The Strokes returned to the stage for the first time in three years in New York on Saturday night (31May14).Marking their first gig since November, 2011, the musicians rocked the 1,800 capacity Capitol Theatre...

Albert Hammond, Jr. Wants To Support Arctic Monkeys On Tour

The Strokes star Albert Hammond, Jr. has reached out to British rockers Arctic Monkeys in a bid to land a supporting slot on the band's ongoing tour.The guitarist, who is currently working on the follow-up...

The Pixies And Julian Casablancas Last-minute Additions To Coachella

Cult rockers the Pixies and The Strokes star Julian Casablancas have been added to the line-up of the Coachella Music Festival, which kicks off on Friday (11Apr14).The annual two-weekend event attracts the biggest names in...

Julian Casablancas Gatecrashes Arcade Fire's Festival Gig

The Strokes star Julian Casablancas stunned fans at Arcade Fire's gig in Argentina on Tuesday night (01Apr14) by donning one of the band's trademark masks and taking the place of the frontman Win Butler.The rockers...

Albert Hammond, Jr. Weds

The Strokes star Albert Hammond, Jr. celebrated Christmas as a married man after tying the knot with his girlfriend.The rocker was first linked to New York restaurant hostess Justyna Sroka over the summer (13) and...

Albert Hammond, Jr.: 'Heroin Addiction Drove Me Insane'

The Strokes star Albert Hammond, Jr. has told how his crippling addition to heroin and cocaine left him fearing for his sanity and drove him to the brink of death.The guitarist revealed last month (Sept13)...

Haim Get Tips From Julian Casablancas

Haim got career advice from Julian Casablancas.Guitarist and singer Danielle Haim played in The Strokes frontman's solo band when he toured and picked up lots of tips from him about the direction she should go...

Julian Casablancas Told Haim To Disappear And Write Better Songs

The Strokes star Julian Casablancas once ordered singing sisters Haim to walk away from the spotlight and write better songs if they wanted to make it big.The siblings were given the chance to hit the...

Albert Hammond, Jr.: 'I Was Hooked On Heroin And Cocaine'

The Strokes rocker Albert Hammond, Jr. has opened up about his drug hell, confessing he spent years hooked on heroin and cocaine at the height of the band's success.The guitarist checked into a rehabilitation clinic...

The Strokes' Albert Hammond Jr.: Drugs Got In The Way Of Music

The Strokes' Albert Hammond Jr. ''indulged'' in drugs too much. The guitarist with the 'Machu Picchu' rockers admits his rock 'n' roll lifestyle was were getting out of hand in 2011 as the band promoted...

Julian Casablancas Thanks Fans For Support After Father's Death

The Strokes star Julian Casablancas has thanked fans for their support following the death of his father, modelling industry mogul John Casablancas.Casablancas, the co-founder of Elite Model Management, passed away in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...

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