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Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies

One of the best bassists in rock, Jack Bruce, has died aged 71 of liver disease. Read more...

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Bret Michaels fake sites appear

Bret Michaels is a victim of internet fraud but he isn't the actual money-losing victim. He just appears to be the perpetrator. Read more...


Kim Wyatt: Vanessa Hudgens is wild

Kimberly Wyatt says Vanessa Hudgens is the most famous person in her phonebook. Read more...


U2 new appology

U2 has used an interview with Rolling Stone to apologise, once again, for the Songs of Innocence / iTunes debacle and to detail Read more...


Slipknot to debut at no.1 in USA

Slipknot is going to ruin Neil Diamond's chance at scoring only the second number 1 of his career. Read more...


Bryan Adams: Hippy hair held me back

Bryan Adams looked too much like a hippy to get a job as a teenager. Read more...


Alvin Stardust guitar insured for £1.5 million

Alvin Stardust was the owner of a guitar insured for £1.5 million. Read more...


Foo Fighters 'The Feast And The Famine'

Foo Fighters have released the second song from the Sonic Highways project 'The Feast and the Famine'. Read more...


Taylor Swift: Handwritten notes are the best

Taylor Swift always puts pen to paper when she wants to thank someone. Read more...


Bob Seger covers Kasey Chambers on new album

Bob Seger has included a cover of Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson's 'Adam & Eve' on his new album 'Ride Out'. Read more...


Gaga: Whiskey calms nerves

Lady Gaga recalls keeping a drink close by to soothe her nerves at initial recording sessions with Tony Bennett. Read more...


Rumer 'blown away' by sister

Rumer Willis offers sister Tallulah words of support following her departure from rehab. Read more...


Bieber 'wants Selena back'

Justin Bieber is reportedly pulling out 'his old tricks' in a bid to win ex Selena Gomez back. Read more...


Cannon: I'm not a hider

Nick Cannon opens up about why he confirmed to the media his marriage was over. Read more...


Ariana Grande's Ebola fears

Ariana Grande reportedly pulled out of a scheduled appearance at a charity event in New York on Wednesday because she is so scared of catching Ebola. Read more...


Lady Gaga 'takes daily meds'

Lady Gaga confessed to taking medication for mental illness every day at her London show, say audience members. Read more...


Gravenhurst 10 year anniversary dates

To celebrate a decade of work on Warp Records, Gravenhurst announces a UK and European tour playing the album Flashlight Seasons in full. Read more...


Rudimental and Gorgon City get high

Rudimental and Gorgon City played back-to-back last night at #FlightDecks, entertaining an audience of thousands of fans across Read more...


Sam Smith announces new single 'Like I Can'

Fresh from the red carpet after winning all four awards he was nominated for at this year's MOBOs and Best New Act at the Q Awards Read more...


Taylor Swift:1989 is now

Taylor Swift had to "campaign" to get record label executives on her side to support her vision for 1989. Read more...


Brown meeting probation requirements

Chris Brown has been meeting his probation requirements since August, a judge said Thursday. Read more...


Teigen quits Twitter

Chrissy Teigen has abandoned her profile on the social media site after sparking outrage from gun control critics. Read more...


JLaw 'having rocker makeover'

Jennifer Lawrence is reportedly changing her image to fit the description of a rock star's girlfriend. Read more...


Keira Knightley: I'm a big kid

Keira Knightley and James Righton got married for 'fun'. Read more...


Justin Bieber: Selena is beautiful

Justin Bieber has gushed that his on/off girlfriend Selena Gomez is 'very beautiful' when asked by photographers. Read more...


Nick Jonas: Olivia supports sex scenes

Nick Jonas says his Miss Universe girlfriend Olivia Culpo is 'supportive' of him having to act out raunchy sex scenes in Kingdom. Read more...


Taylor Swift: I'm scared of sea urchins

Taylor Swift has revealed that one of her biggest fears is being stung by a sea urchin. Read more...


Taylor Swift: Ian McKellen is lord of my apartment

Taylor Swift hoped Sir Ian McKellen would come with her New York apartment when she signed the lease. Read more...


Ward Thomas & The Shires share video ahead of tour

Two fast-rising acts, The Shires & Ward Thomas, on a joint tour that is set to be a landmark moment for the UK scene. Read more...

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Billy Idol

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There isn't a bad track here but there are moments when you feel his age. Overall it is a fine return for Idol. Read more...



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Work And Love

Toronto three-piece raise the bar on second album. It seems that - apart from a short period of time in the 1990s - the best rock music mostly comes from across the Atlantic. Read more...



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