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Hilly Kristal 1932-2007

Hilly Kristal 1932-2007Founder of NY punk venue CBGS's has lost battle with cancer

Supergrass Bassist Breaks Back In Horror Fall

Supergrass Bassist Breaks Back In Horror FallMickey Quinn is 'Alright' after falling from first floor window in France

The Police Add Last Minute Wembley Date To UK Leg Of Tour

The Police Add Last Minute Wembley Date To UK Leg Of TourThe reunited band play the Arena after two shows at Twickenham

Sonic Youth Look Back On Daydream Nation

Sonic Youth Look Back On Daydream NationAlt.rock pioneers play first of three nights as part of the ATP season

End Of The Road Festival - Saturday Tickets Sold Out

End Of The Road Festival - Saturday Tickets Sold OutOur last Summer festival highlight kicks off in two weeks; starring SFA, Lambchop and Yo La Tengo

Rush To Give First Interviews In Over 20 Years

Rush To Give First Interviews In Over 20 YearsGeddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart all speak to Planet Rock from this Sunday

Manu Chao Adds Third London Date To Tour

Manu Chao Adds Third London Date To TourFirst tour since 2002, sees the French-Spanish artist perform 'La Radiolina'

David Bowie Denies Doctor Who Role

David Bowie Denies Doctor Who RoleTabloid reports of appearing on BBC TV show are 'tosh'

We Are Scentists Confirm Full UK Tour

We Are Scentists Confirm Full UK TourThe Californians will preview follow-up to 'With Love And Squalor' live

The Band's Garth Hudson To Play Two Intimate Shows

The Band's Garth Hudson To Play Two Intimate ShowsThe admired musician also to appear at the rescehduled Truck Festival

Bo Diddley Is Back In Hospital

Bo Diddley Is Back In HospitalRock'n'roll pioneer has had a heart attack

CUT of The Day: Sam Cooke Gangs Up With Muhammed Ali

CUT of The Day: Sam Cooke Gangs Up With Muhammed AliBBC TV footage of the pair singing 'The Gang's All Here'

Springsteen Announces US and European Tour

Springsteen Announces US and European TourFirst shows with the E Street Band since 2002 include's London's O2

Carling Weekend: Reading Festival Over For Another Year

Carling Weekend: Reading Festival Over For Another YearArcade Fire, Devendra Banhart and Klaxons rock our world by the Thames

Manchester Music Festival Co-Founded By Tony Wilson To Go Ahead

Manchester Music Festival Co-Founded By Tony Wilson To Go AheadIn The City takes place next month, and there's still time to apply for a gig

Foo Fighters To Play Arena Tour

Foo Fighters To Play Arena TourFollowing V Festival headline, Dave Grohl and co return to UK

Smashing Pumpkins Bring Third Day Of Reading To An Electrifying Close

Smashing Pumpkins Bring Third Day Of Reading To An Electrifying CloseThe Hold Steady and Klaxons also pull off thrilling headline sets

Klaxons Chaos Closes Reading NME/Radio 1 Stage

Klaxons Chaos Closes Reading NME/Radio 1 StageThe New Rave Londoners' headline show proves incredibly popular

The Hold Steady Bring Their Bar Room Party To Reading

The Hold Steady Bring Their Bar Room Party To ReadingSpringsteen-esque songs wow devoted crowd despite clashing set time with Smashing Pumpkins and...

Smashing Pumpkins Wow Reading With A Progtastic Set

Smashing Pumpkins Wow Reading With A Progtastic SetBilly Corgan closes this year's festival with an amazing light show

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Such has been the drooling media focus on Kate Bush this week, it might be tough to imagine British music journalists listening to anything else these past few days. I'm not, in fairness, exempt from the hysteria: here's...