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Grinderman and Hot Chip Set To Play Roskilde Festival

Grinderman and Hot Chip Set To Play Roskilde FestivalNew acts confirmed for Danish festival headlined by Radiohead and Neil Young

B52s Announce UK Tour Dates

B52s Announce UK Tour DatesAtlanta new-wavers celebrate first album in 16 years

First Support Act Confirmed For Neil Young's Day On Hop Farm

First Support Act Confirmed For Neil Young's Day On Hop FarmPrimal Scream will play at the singer's all-day festival in Kent

The Rolling Stones To Attend UK Film Premiere

The Rolling Stones To Attend UK Film PremiereThe band to launch Shine A Light in London tonight (April 2)

Radiohead Best Of Tracklisting Revealed

Radiohead Best Of Tracklisting RevealedParlophone release two-disc collection in June

Weezer Album Nearly Complete

Weezer Album Nearly CompleteRivers Cuomo says first new track will be on the radio soon

Paul Simon Added To Summer Pops Festival

Paul Simon Added To Summer Pops FestivalSinger joins Diana Ross, The Stranglers and Crowded House in Liverpool

Leonard Cohen on America’s Got Talent, Amy Winehouse on Dr Who. It must be April Fools!

Leonard Cohen on America’s Got Talent, Amy Winehouse on Dr Who. It must be April Fools!A round up of today’s pranks

The Who Play Rare Acoustic Set

The Who Play Rare Acoustic SetRoger Daltrey and Pete Townsend to close the Teenage Cancer Trust gigs

The Breeders' Moutain Battles Album Reviewed!

The Breeders' Moutain Battles Album Reviewed!Plus Lemonheads reissue, Ardent Records and our recommended release round-up

Radiohead Invite Fans To Remix New Single

Radiohead Invite Fans To Remix New SinglePublic vote for best remix of 'Nude'

Echo and the Bunnymen To Play 30th Birthday Show

Echo and the Bunnymen To Play 30th Birthday ShowMcCulloch and co will perform Ocean Rain in full at hometown gig

Leonard Cohen To Replace Hasselhoff On America's Got Talent

Leonard Cohen To Replace Hasselhoff On America's Got TalentCohen will bring 'gravitas and perspective'

Creedence Clearwater's John Fogerty To Play UK Shows

Creedence Clearwater's John Fogerty To Play UK ShowsShows include a return to the Royal Albert Hall after 38 years

Neil Young To Release More From His Archives?

Neil Young To Release More From His Archives?Or is news of a new Crazy Horse album an April Fool wind-up?

Hard-Fi Latest Confirmed To Play Love Music Hate Racism

Hard-Fi Latest Confirmed To Play Love Music Hate RacismX-Ray Spex singer also confirmed for RAR's 30th anniversary gig

Paul Weller Collaborates With Noel Gallagher On New Album

Paul Weller Collaborates With Noel Gallagher On New AlbumFull tracklisting for 22 Dreams unveiled here

Metallica To Headline Reading and Leeds Festivals 2008!

Metallica To Headline Reading and Leeds Festivals 2008!Rage Against The Machine, QOTSA and Manics all to play 3 day rock fest

Babyshambles Confirmed For Reading and Leeds Festivals

Babyshambles Confirmed For Reading and Leeds FestivalsThe Wombats also set to join The Killers at this August's events

The Stranglers To Appear At Liverpool Pops Festival

The Stranglers To Appear At Liverpool Pops FestivalThe new wave rockers return to the city after 30 years, plus Blondie to play

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