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Kim Gordon Takes Another Swipe At Lana Del Rey

The former Sonic Youth star let rip at Del Rey in her memoir, Girl in a Band, which was released last month (Feb15) and contained barbed remarks about the Summertime Sadness hitmaker's attitude...

Live At Leeds 2015 Brings 200 Artists To 20 Venues

Every year in Leeds, the May Bank Holiday marks the return of a whole bunch of great gigs for the annual Live at Leeds festival. Played by tons of bands at venues all over the...

Thurston Moore Forms New Group With Former Sonic Youth Bandmate

Former Sonic Youth star Thurston Moore has reunited with his former bandmate Steve Shelley to create a new group.Moore recruited his drummer pal, as well as My Bloody Valentine bassist Debbie Googe and British guitarist...

Iggy Azalea: Lorde Wasn't Right For Kurt Cobain Tribute

Iggy Azalea doesn't think Lorde was the right choice to pay tribute to Kurt Cobain. The 'Fancy' rapper says 17-year-old Lorde shouldn't have appeared with the late singer's former Nirvana bandmates at the Rock 'n'...

Nirvana Recruit Leading Ladies For Explosive Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Show

Joan Jett, Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon and Lorde channelled the spirit of the late Kurt Cobain on Thursday (10Apr14) as they performed with the surviving members of Nirvana at the Rock and Roll Hall of...

Kim Gordon Hints At Other Woman In Thurston Moore Split

Cult rocker Kim Gordon has suggested another woman was to blame for her split from her husband and Sonic Youth bandmate Thurston Moore.The indie rock stars, who wed in 1984, stunned fans when they announced...

Off Festival 2012: Iggy And The Stooges And Kim Gordon To Perform At Polish Festival

OFF Festival 2012 have announced more acts playing at the event in the summer. The House of Love, King Creosote, Jon Hopkins, and Nerwowe Wakacje are just a few of the names that will be...

Yoko Ono And Lou Reed To Play Tsunami Benefit Shows

Yoko Ono, Lou Reed and Sonic Youth are to perform at special fundraising gigs to boost aid efforts in tsunami-hit Japan.The Japanese widow of John Lennon will be joined by their son Sean Lennon, rockers...

Lady Gaga Plays At Lennon Tribute

Lady Gaga appeared onstage with Yoko Ono to pay tribute to John Lennon this weekend. The 'Poker Face' singer joined Yoko and a version of her and John's Plastic Ono band in Los Angeles where...

Charlize Theron And Orlando Bloom To Front Uniqlo

Charlize Theron and Orlando Bloom have been revealed as the new faces of Uniqlo.The Japanese fashion retailer has named the stars as the global brand ambassadors for its new 'Made For All' collection. As part...

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