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Liam, Noel, Glasvegas and Alex James - This week's biggest news stories

  • Liam Gallagher has dropped his planned lawsuit against brother Noel after he apologized over his comments about the band's cancellation of their headline set at V Festival in 2009.

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    Added: 25 Aug 2011

  • The stage times for this weekend's Reading And Leeds Festivals have been revealed. The event, which takes place from August 26-28, will be headlined by My Chemical Romance, Muse and a co-headline effort from Pulp and The Strokes.

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    Added: 19 Nov 2010

  • Glasvegas were forced to end their V Festival set early last night (August 20) after crowd members repeatedly threw bottles at them. According to online reaction from concert goers, the band only lasted for four songs before walking offstage during their set at Hylands Park in Chelmsford.

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    Added: 22 Aug 2011

  • Florence And The Machine have posted the first song to be revealed from their second album 'What The Water Gave Me'. 'What The Water Gave Me' will appear alongside 12 other tracks on the album, which does not yet have a title, but is scheduled to be released on November 7.

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    Added: 23 Aug 2011

  • Leading songwriter Linda Perry has slammed Katy Perry and has said she is part of the reason why "the music industry is in turmoil". Linda Perry, who has written hit singles for the likes of Christina Aguilera, Gwen Stefani and Pink, has said that Katy Perry is "not giving substance" with her albums, compared to someone like Adele.

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    Added: 31 Mar 2011

  • Blur's Alex James has enraged the cheese community with his new supermarket range. The bass player, a noted dairy aficionado, is launching a new selection for Asda, with flavours including curry, tomato ketchup and chili.

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    Added: 18 Feb 2011

  • Both Carl Barat and his management have dismissed tabloid reports that The Libertines are reuniting for a UK tour. It was reported in the Sunday Mirror that Pete Doherty and Carl Barat had reconciled and were on the brink of announcing a tour, after Barat tweeted a picture of him and Doherty together, but the prospect of a reunion tour has now been completely ruled out.

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    Added: 12 May 2011

  • Suggestions that Amy Winehouse died of a drug overdose have been formally ruled out after results from the singer's toxicology report found "no illegal substances" in her system. The report does say that alcohol was present, but stresses that "it cannot be determined as yet if it played a role in her death".

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    Added: 19 Nov 2010