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Amy Winehouse Joins The 27 Club

Amy Winehouse has become the latest high profile musician to join the infamous 27club. Winehouse was reportedly found dead at a flat in Camden (London) by police after a call was made to emergency services...

Vedder, Flea & Cyrus Remember Nirvana's Nevermind

Eddie Vedder, Flea, R.E.M's Peter Buck and even Billy Ray Cyrus have paid tribute to Nirvana's Nevermind as part of a Spin magazine special to mark the upcoming 20th anniversary of the iconic album's release.Vedder...

Dizzee Rascal Releasing New Album Next Year

Dizzee Rascal is "definitely" releasing a new album next year.The 'Dance Wiv Me' rapper - whose last record, 'Tongue N' Cheek', came out in 2009 - has been taking time out from the music industry...

Kurt Cobain To Be Honoured With Bridge And Park?

Officials in Kurt Cobain's hometown are considering a request from fans to rename a bridge and park in the tragic Nirvana star's honour.Locals in Aberdeen, Washington are being petitioned to see if they favour the...

Nirvana's 1992 Reading Show To Be Screened At Festival

Nirvana's legendary 1992 set at Britain's Reading Festival will be played to revellers at this year's (11) event.What was to become the Smells Like Teen Spirit rockers' final British performance at the music event has...

Courtney Love Dumped By Boyfriend

Courtney Love has been dumped by boyfriend Henry Allsopp.The 46-year-old star has moved out of the luxurious London home she shared with the aristocratic art dealer - who is the godson of Camilla, Duchess of...

Dave Grohl Plays Teen Spirit For The First Time In 17 Years

Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl has revealed he and former Nirvana bandmate Krist Novoselic performed their Smells Like Teen Spirit hit for the first time in 17 years during a recent studio get together.The rocker...

John Lennon Album Sells For 23k

An album signed by John Lennon hours before he was shot dead has fetched £23,750 at auction. The record - an edition of the former Beatles singer's 'Double Fantasy' album, signed in December 1980 shortly...

Lil Wayne Performs First Hip-hop 'Unplugged' For 10 Years

Lil Wayne, the multi-award winning American rapper, has performed the first hip-hop Mtv 'Unplugged' gig since 2001.The New Orleans-born rapper taped 'Mtv2 Presents: Lil Wayne Unplugged' in May, the first of its kind since Jay...

Kasabian Go 'Heavy As F**K'

Kasabian's new album is "heavy as f**k".The 'Underdog' rockers felt it was the "right time" to write heavier songs for their fourth album, as they better suit the huge crowds the band now command at...

Courtney Love's 'Heroin Drama'

Courtney Love says her "heroin drama" began after "shooting up" during a party at Charlie Sheen's house.The Hole rocker - who's had a high-profile addiction to drugs in the past - claims she went to...

Courtney Love Wants Rich Boyfriend

Courtney Love wants a "really, really rich" boyfriend.The Hole frontwoman - who has recently been linked to British aristocrat Henry Allsopp - says she is on the prowl for a "plurocrat" and thinks she would...

Michael Stipe Dismisses Cobain Sex Story

R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe has put to bed rumours he once enjoyed a sexual fling with Nirvana star Kurt Cobain.The two rockers developed a close bond in the 1990s, sparking rumours they had slept together...

Michael Stipe Offered To Work With Tragic Kurt Cobain

R.E.M. star Michael Stipe has revealed he offered Kurt Cobain a collaborative project in a desperate effort to prevent the Nirvana frontman from committing suicide.The two alternative rockers became friends in the early 1990s and...

Modest Songwriter Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl doesn't feel like "an incredible songwriter".The Foo Fighters singer and guitarist is regarded as one of the best frontmen in modern rock, and has penned hits including 'Monkey Wrench', 'Times Like These' and...

Foo Fighters Studio Session Turned Into Mini Nirvana Reunion

Former Nirvana bandmates Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic relived their rock heyday during a recent studio session when they performed Smells Like Teen Spirit for the first time in 18 years.Foo Fighters frontman Grohl recruited...

Nirvana 'Heartbreak' Inspired Foo Fighters Says Grohl

Nirvana - The tragic suicide of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain inspired the band's drummer Dave Grohl to form Foo Fighters, reports the Seattle Times. The 42-year old says the "heartbreak" of Nirvana was partially healed...

Foo Fighters' Musical Resentment

Chris Shiflett was resentful of Pat Smear when he rejoined Foo Fighters. Chris - who joined the band in 2000 - admits he was resentful of the other guitarist when he returned to the group...

Dave Grohl Thinks Band Needs Secrets

Dave Grohl thinks Foo Fighters have survived for so long because they are dishonest with each other. The former Nirvana drummer and the other band members - Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett and Pat...

Nirvana Fans Most Likely To Have Sex On A First Date

Fans of Nirvana and Metallica are most likely to have sex on a first date, according to a quirky new survey.Dating website Tastebuds.fm, which matches potential partners based on their music preferences, asked singles how...

Rap Fan Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow knows every word to classic rap track 'F**k Tha Police'.The Oscar-winning actress - who is married to Coldplay frontman Chris Martin - has revealed she is a huge fan of hip-hop music and...

Arctic Monkeys Inspired By Nirvana

Arctic Monkeys recorded their new album in California because they wanted to capture Nirvana's drum sound. The 'Cornerstone' band wanted to recreate the towering percussion featured on the grunge band's 1991 breakthrough record 'Nevermind', so...

Leto Posts Odd Video Tribute To Hero Cobain Online

30 Seconds To Mars frontman Jared Leto has filmed an eerie tribute to his musical hero Kurt Cobain to mark the 17th anniversary of the late Nirvana star's death.The rocker/actor has posted a video online...

Kurt Cobain Statue Unveiled

A statue tribute to Kurt Cobain was unveiled in his hometown yesterday (05.04.11).The tribute to the Nirvana frontman was unveiled in Aberdeen, Washington, 17 years to the day he took his own life in 1994....

Kurt Cobain Honoured In Hometown On Death Anniversary

Fans of tragic Nirvana star Kurt Cobain gathered at one of the rocker's famous sanctuary spots on Tuesday (05Apr11) for the unveiling of a guitar memorial to mark the 17th anniversary of his death.Cobain, who...

Kurt Cobain Died 17 Years Ago Today

Kurt Cobain is being remembered today (5th April 2011), 17 years after he committed suicide at his home in Seattle. The former Nirvana frontman quickly became the face of the 80's grunge movement and is...

Dave Grohl Not Guilty For Success

Dave Grohl has never felt guilty about his success. The Foo Fighters frontman started off as a punk rock drummer before rising to superstardom in grunge band Nirvana, and said he dislikes the purist attitude...

Biffy Clyro Hope To Learn From Foos

Biffy Clyro are hoping to "steal a few tricks" from Foo Fighters when they support them at their UK concerts this summer. The Scottish 'Mountains' band are set to be the main support act at...

American Idol's Casey Abrams Battles Illness To Perform

American Idol's twelve finalists performed songs from their birth years during last night's two-hour special.American Idol finalists Casey Abrams and Pia Toscano were heavily praised for their performances on yesterday's American Idol, reports the Press...

Love Considered Snorting Cobain's Ashes

Courtney Love considered snorting her late husband Kurt Cobain's ashes in the weeks following the Nirvana star's death, according to the author of a new book.Music journalist Neil Strauss alleges he was with the Hole...

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