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Green Day Confirm May Release For 21st Century Breakdown

Green Day's new album 21st Century Breakdown will be released on May 15th, the band have announced.Their eighth studio album, the collection will be their first since 2004's Grammy winning American Idiot, which went on...

By on 26 March 2009

Neil Young Confirmed As Isle Of Wight Headliner

Rock legend Neil Young has been announced as the final headliner for this year's Isle of Wight festival.The Heart of Gold star, whose career spans four decades, joins a line-up for the June event which...

By on 05 March 2009

Thousands Of Music Fans Flock To V Festival

The V Festival kicked off yesterday with artists ranging from electronic pioneers The Chemical Brothers to Pop Idol winner Will Young at the event's two sites at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex, and Weston Park,...

By on 17 August 2008

Burgess Breaks Teeth Onstage

THE CHARLATANS frontman TIM BURGESS has had to pay for a new set of front teeth - after knocking out his own with a microphone. The rocker, 41, was forced to fly to Hollywood to...

Charlatans And Delays Set For Sundae On The Common

The Charlatans, Delays and Guillemots have been confirmed as the first acts to play the Saturday of Ben & Jerry's Sundae on the Common.Ash, Get Cape.Wear Cape.Fly and the Lemonheads are set to take the...

By on 24 June 2008

Rage 'Not Playing Boosh'

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE will not be appearing at THE MIGHTY BOOSH festival, despite newspaper reports.A report in one of today's British tabloids said that the US hard rockers had "confirmed they want a piece...

By on 28 May 2008

Gary Numan To Play Mighty Boosh Festival

Gary Numan and the Charlatans have been booked to play the Mighty Boosh Festival this July.The BBC comedy duo are to host their own music and comedy festival in Kent this summer and have announced...

By on 16 May 2008

Joaquin Phoenix Collaborates With Charlatan's Frontman

The CHARLATANS frontman TIM BURGESS has been collaborating with actor JOAQUIN PHOENIX on a new project.Along with ANTHONY LANGDON of SPACEHOG, the two have been working on some tracks in the studio, with the help...

By on 15 May 2008

Thom Yorke: In Rainbows Free Download Was A 'One-off'

Offering their latest album In Rainbow as a free download was a "one-off", according to Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke.The Oxford quintet were held to have revolutionised the music industry with the online release of their...

By on 30 April 2008

Charlatans Star Abused Alcohol To Grieve For Bandmate

THE CHARLATANS frontman TIM BURGESS' alcohol addiction spiralled out of control following the death of bandmate Rob Collins. The band's keyboardist was killed in a car smash in Wales in 1996. And Burgess admits...

Charlatans Star Burgess Ran Race On Drugs

THE CHARLATANS frontman TIM BURGESS once took an ecstasy pill to help him boost his chances of winning a marathon. The singer - who abused drugs in the 1990s - admits he would use the...

The Charlatans Celebrate Free Download Success

THE CHARLATANS are celebrating after learning their new album, YOU CROSS MY PATH, has been downloaded 30,000 times since it was made available for free on Monday (03Mar08). The British rockers are giving away their...

Liam To Lead 'New Band' At Show

Oasis star Liam Gallagher will perform with a group of Manchester bass legends at a charity gig in Manchester next month.The Sun reports that Manchester-based bass trio Freebass, which consists of New Order's Peter Hook,...

By on 03 January 2008

Charlatans Follow Radiohead's Lead With Online Album Release

Manchester indie band the Charlatans are to release their new album as a free download, it has been confirmed.The band have signed an exclusive contract with Xfm to distribute their upcoming album via the radio's...

By on 10 October 2007

Brown Praises Radiohead's Album Decision

British singer IAN BROWN has praised RADIOHEAD and THE CHARLATANS for their attempts to revolutionise the music industry. Radiohead are following a unique selling strategy for seventh album In Rainbows, allowing fans to choose how...

Hook And Burgess Add To Wilson Tributes

LATEST: NEW ORDER bassist PETER HOOK and THE CHARLATANS frontman TIM BURGESS have paid tribute to late British music mogul TONY WILSON. The Factory Records co-founder died on Friday (10Aug07) after losing a battle with...

Barat Married Girlfriend In Spoof Ceremony

British rocker CARL BARAT married his girlfriend ANNALISA ASTARITA in a spoof ceremony at an English music festival last month (Jun07) - conducted by CHARLATANS frontman TIM BURGESS. The Dirty Pretty Things star insists he...

Ronson Hails Burgess For Glastonbury Collaboration

British super producer MARK RONSON has heaped praise on THE CHARLATANS' TIM BURGESS for making a Transatlantic trek to appear on stage with him at Glastonbury. Earlier this year (07) Ronson released an album of...

British Guitar Supergroup Makes Debut Performance

A British guitar supergroup comprising of members from THE LIBERTINES, KLAXONS and THE CHARLATANS made their performance debut last night (18Jun07). The Chavs played a five-song set at London's Cuckoo Club during which they rotated...

New Order Star Hook Creates Bassist-heavy Supergroup

NEW ORDER bass player PETER HOOK has created a new British indie rock supergroup with THE SMITHS star ANDY ROURKE and original STONE ROSES bass player GARY 'MANI' MOUNFIELD. The three bass guitarists are recording...

Burgess: 'I Had A Month To Live'

THE CHARLATANS frontman TIM BURGESS went into rehab to kick his cocaine addiction when he was told he only had a month to live. The 39-year-old rocker checked into rehab in London in April...

Charlatans Enjoying Tranquil Relations

Rockers THE CHARLATANS are enjoying the new-found tranquility in their band, after years of squabbling and in-fighting. The British group are continually surprised by their lasting friendships considering the severity of past feuds. Frontman TIM...

Kooks Overjoyed To Be Stones Support

British rockers THE KOOKS were thrilled when their heroes THE ROLLING STONES asked them to be their support act, comparing the request to being like a schoolboy's daydream. The NAIVE newcomers will play alongside the...

Fan Topples From Balcony At Charlatans Gig

A gig by English rockers THE CHARLATANS has been marred by the injury of a fan who fell 20 feet (6 metres) over a safety barrier. The unnamed man tumbled into the crowd after losing...

Burgess Gives Up Drink

THE CHARLATANS frontman TIM BURGESS has given up alcohol for good after realising his drinking habit was "excessive". The British singer feared his rock 'n' roll lifestyle was "getting out of control" and decided to...

Burgess Feared For His Mortality

THE CHARLATANS frontman TIM BURGESS feared death was upon him during the production of the band's latest album SIMPATICO, after two close friends passed away. The 38-year-old British rocker, who lives in Los Angeles, became...

Burgess Falls Asleep To The Clash

THE CHARLATANS frontman TIM BURGESS finds punk music so relaxing he uses it as a sleeping aid. The British rocker insists his favourite lullabies come from the experimental fourth album released by punk legends THE...

Genesis Stars Team Up For Property Bid

GENESIS founders PHIL COLLINS, MIKE RUTHERFORD and TONY BANKS are planning to turn a piece of Britpop history into a new apartment block. The trio has reunited as part of a consortium plan to...

Chemical Brothers Honour 'Boxer' Burgess

Dance impresarios THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS have named their collaboration with CHARLATANS frontman TIM BURGESS, THE BOXER in honour of the singer's violent streak. TOM ROWLANDS and ED SIMONS gave the track an aggressive title...

Burgess Recruits Starsailor For Solo Gig

THE CHARLATANS frontman TIM BURGESS has celebrated the US release of his solo album in Los Angeles in style - by enlisting STARSAILOR as his backing band. Burgess' set at Sunset Strip's notorious Viper...

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