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Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil First Winner Of Fender Play Award At Q Awards

Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil has been announced as the first ever recipient of the Fender Play Award at this year's Q Awards 2018 in association with Absolute Radio.The new prize has been created to celebrate...

Matt Helders From Arctic Monkeys Is Planning To Go Solo

The latest member of Arctic Monkeys to decide to embark on a solo venture is drummer and vocalist Matt Helders. He's currently working on a new album, but he plans to make a name for...

Arctic Monkeys' Matt Helders Is Working On Solo Album

Arctic Monkeys star Matt Helders is working on a solo album.The 32-year-old drummer and photographer has admitted he is nervous about the idea of making music on his own, and explained he wanted to ''do...

Lily Allen 'Robbed' Of Mercury Music Prize

Lily Allen has claimed she was ''robbed'' after losing out on the 2018 Mercury Music Prize.The 33-year-old singer broke down in tears at the prestigious award ceremony on Thursday (20.09.18), which took place at the...

Arctic Monkeys' Fans Launch Petition For Band To Play Knebworth

Arctic Monkeys' fans have launched a petition for the band to play Knebworth.The 'R U Mine?' hitmakers are currently on their sold-out arena tour in support of their latest LP 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino',...

Oli Sykes: Arctic Monkeys Have Always Inspired Bring Me The Horizon

Oli Sykes says Arctic Monkeys have always inspired Bring Me The Horizon because they aren't afraid to alter their style from one album to the next. The 31-year-old frontman believes more groups should embrace change...

Arctic Monkeys Avoided Big Choruses

Alex Turner has admitted that Arctic Monkeys' new album is lacking in ''big choruses''.The 'I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor' hitmakers released their sixth LP 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino' earlier this year,...

Arctic Monkeys Keen For Tame Impala Collaboration

Arctic Monkeys would love to work with Tame Impala.The Australian band's frontman Kevin Parker recently admitted he's down for jumping into the studio with the Sheffield group as they share multi-instrumentalist touring member Cameron Avery,...

Arcitic Monkeys Keen To Follow Up Am6

Arctic Monkeys are keen to make a follow-up to 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino'.Frontman Alex Turner is loving touring their latest record so much that it could lead to him and his bandmates - Matt...

Noel Gallagher Receives First Mercury Prize Nomination For 22 Years

Noel Gallagher has received his first Mercury Prize nomination for 22 years with his LP 'Who Built the Moon?' up for the prestigious album of the year award.The 51-year-old rocker's third solo record - which...

The 2018 Mercury Prize Nominees Are Revealed

Arctic Monkeys have become the joint second most-nominated artist in the history of the Mercury Prize, with their sixth studio album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino landing them their fourth nod as the 2018 shortlist...

Tame Impala Up For Arctic Monkeys Collaboration

Tame Impala would love to collaborate with Arctic Monkeys.The Australian group now share multi-instrumentalist Cameron Avery as a live band member, and frontman Kevin Parker has revealed he'd be down for teaming up with Alex...

Ticket Touts Using 'Bots' Now Liable To Unlimited Fines

Ticket touts who use automated software known as ‘bots’ in order to gobble up huge amounts of tickets to sell on at inflated prices now face the potential of unlimited fines under new British laws...

Josh Franceschi: Arctic Monkeys' Divisive Lp Won't Stop Fans Going To Their Gigs

Josh Franceschi says Arctic Monkeys' divisive LP 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino' won't stop fans going to their shows.The You Me At Six frontman is full of praise of Alex Turner and co's latest record,...

Arctic Monkeys' Long Rehearsal Sessions

Arctic Monkeys rehearsed for longer than they ever have before their comeback shows last month.The band hadn't performed live since November 2014 so wanted to ensure they had their ''act together'' by spending over a...

Lily Allen And Alex Turner Planned To Form Supergroup

Lily Allen and Alex Turner planned to form a group together called Rupert The Band. The 33-year-old singer has revealed she and the Arctic Monkeys frontman were in talks about making a supergroup and even...

Miles Kane Ditched 'Slow' Lana Del Rey Songs From Album

Miles Kane ditched the rest of the tracks he wrote with Lana Del Rey from his new solo album 'Coup de Grace'.The 32-year-old rocker co-wrote his latest single 'Loaded' with the 'Summer Bummer' singer and...

Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner Talks About Politics In Music And Tax Avoidance Controversy

Arctic Monkeys’ lead singer Alex Turner has spoken about the role that politics play in the band’s work, as well as reflect on the past controversy they became tangling in regarding a tax avoidance scheme.The...

Alex Turner Is More Confident

Alex Turner feels more ''confident'' about giving his opinions through song now.The Arctic Monkeys frontman addresses subjects such as the US presidency and Leonard Cohen's death on the group's latest album, 'Tranquility Base Hotel &...

Noel Gallagher Unimpressed With Arctic Monkeys Album

Noel Gallagher was expecting a ''few choruses'' on the new Arctic Monkeys album 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino'.The 'Holy Mountain' hitmaker has had a chance to check out the Sheffield band's sixth studio album which...

Alex Turner's Leonard Cohen Inspiration

Alex Turner took inspiration from Leonard Cohen for the new Arctic Monkeys album. The British rockers' frontman changed his approach to songwriting when working on 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino' - the group's sixth studio...

Alex Turner Feels 'More Comfortable' As A Songwriter

Alex Turner feels ''marginally more comfortable'' as a songwriter these days.The Arctic Monkeys star has admitted to growing into the role of being the band's songwriter, saying he has come to feel more and more...

Arctic Monkeys Give Embarrassing Lyrics The Boot

Arctic Monkeys are embarrassed by their older lyrics.The 'Do I Wanna Know' group's frontman Alex Turner has admitted he left behind lines like, ''They're all infected but he'll be alright, cause he's a scumbag don't...

Arctic Monkeys Having A Word

Arctic Monkeys' new album is about Alex Turner ''having a word'' with himself.The group will release their sixth LP 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino' next month and the frontman admitted it's his most autobiographical to...

Louis Tomlinson Proud To Share Name With Prince Louis

Louis Tomlinson has offered to take the new royal baby under his wing after he was named Prince Arthur Louis Charles.The 26-year-old pop star is delighted that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's third child...

Arctic Monkeys Wont Release Songs From Album

Arctic Monkeys won't be releasing any songs off their album before it's released.Alex Turner and co are making their fans wait until all 11 tracks of their sixth studio effort 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino'...

Arctic Monkeys' New Album Was Almost Alex Turner's Solo Lp

Arctic Monkeys' new album almost became frontman Alex Turner's solo record. The indie rock band's guitarist Jamie Cook has revealed that the tracks were more piano-led originally so Alex was planning on keeping them...

Miles Kane Doesn't Feature On Arctic Monkeys Album

Miles Kane doesn't appear on the new Arctic Monkeys album.The 32-year-old musician is in The Last Shadow Puppets with the Sheffield band's frontman Alex Turner, and while he didn't work on their eagerly-awaited sixth album...

Arctic Monkeys Fans Petition To Get Band Bbc Special

A petition urging the BBC to give Arctic Monkeys their own hour-long live concert special has received almost 2,000 signatures.The Change.org profile was setup by James Gillen, who has called on fellow fans of the...

Arctic Monkeys Extend UK Tour Due To Demand

Arctic Monkeys have extended their UK tour due to demand.The 'Do I Wanna Know' rockers will now play four consecutive nights at London's The O2, adding gigs on September 12 and September 13.Alex Turner and...

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