Arctic Monkeys, Slipknot, The Specials – your music gossip stop
Welcome to the Daily Gossip: your daily stop-off to find out who in the world of music has been up to what.
Today’s top gossip:
Amy Winehouse is desperate to appear on prime-time BBC quiz show ‘Hole In The Wall’. Hosted by Dale Winton, the show sees celebrities trying to fit through strange shapes in a moving ‘wall’ while wearing silver catsuits. If they fail, the wall pushes them into a pool of freezing cold water. Producers are said to be considering whether it’s a good idea to invite Winehouse onto the show. To view a clip from ‘Hole In The Wall’, scroll down now (The Sun).
From the papers:
Slipknot‘s Corey Taylor launched into a foul-mouthed tirade against Coldplay while reviewing the band’s recent ‘Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends’ album on ‘MTV Gonzo’. “That is one of the most self-celebratory pieces of shit I’ve ever fucking heard in my entire fucking life,” he quipped (The Sun).
The Ting Tings‘ Katie White says fame has turned the band insane. “We’ve let go of our sanity. It’s weird,” she said. “You don’t go to the supermarket. You don’t wash your own clothes” (Daily Record).
Paul McCartney fans dressed as firemen while queuing for wristbands to the Beatles legend’s signing session at HMV. McCartney is signing copies of his ‘Electric Arguments’ album, recorded under his alias The Fireman, this Sunday (December 21) (Daily Star).
E-mailed in from NME.COM users:
The Strokes‘ Albert Hammond Jr and girlfriend Agyness Deyn watched Maupa and The Uptake at Manchester Night And Day Cafe (From NME.COM user Lemar Tin).
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