100 musicians to follow on Twitter

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100 musicians to follow on Twitter

Twitter turned five this week. To mark the occasion, here's 100 people you really ought to be following, beginning with the one and only: Kanye West (@kanyewest) Followers: 2.8 million Best Tweet: “Boyfriends are like rush hour traffic... ALWAYS IN THE FUCKING WAY!”

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Keith Richards (@officialKeef) Followers: 8,300 Best Tweet: “Rock'n roll's greatest weapon is humour. If it ain't fun, it's nothing. - KR”

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100 musicians to follow on Twitter

Theo Hutchcraft, Hurts (@theohurts) Followers: 22,800 Best Tweet: “Just saw a dog wearing shoes. Velcro no less. Made me think... Why am I wearing shoes? Oh that's right, because I'm not Jack fucking Johnson.”

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Mike Skinner (@skinnermike) Followers: 108,900 Best Tweet: “I stand by my word though. If you want half your money back for the trainwreck of a first half of that show, I will gladly refund!” Follow NME on Twitter

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Janelle Monae (@JanelleMonae) Followers 170,100 Best Tweet: “Music industry is morphing into something even more special and I'm soooooooooooo happy about it.”

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Eugene Hurtz, Gogol Bordello (@MAMADIASPORA) Followers: 5,500 Best Tweet: “when was it last time yr casset player ate your favrite tape? Thks God Pedro had some Paraguay vinyl”

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Nathan Followill, Kings Of Leon (@doctorfollowill) Followers: 51,900 Best Tweet: “I survived and only bit the dentist 7 times. Laughing gas in the lungs and Bob Marley on the headphones, feels like Amsterdam all over again”

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Frankie & The Heartstrings (@FrankieStrings) Followers: 4,700 Best Tweet: “While Mike and Frankie were pissing about on @SoccerAM me and Den have been playing all @Micky_Ross favourite mod hits”

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Jessie J (@jessiejofficial) Followers: 276,000 Best Tweet: “I am so crap at packing. I have more toiletries than clothes right now lol... #rethinkingit”

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100 musicians to follow on Twitter

Tim Harrington, Les Savy Fav (@iambeardo) Followers: 4,300 Best Tweet: “Quit yellin at the pigeons eating the cat food ya lef out! When that bum ate the lobster I put out for my sea ray I didn't spaz”.

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Amy Winehouse (@amyjademermaid) Followers: 83,600 Best Tweet: “My dick - bigger than a bridge. yourness looks like a lil kid's xx”

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Billie Joe Armstrong (@BJAofficial) Followers: 53,800 Best Tweet: “I want to get a tattoo of myself but taller.”

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LCD Soundsystem (@lcdsoundsystem) Followers: 72,700 Best Tweet: “That Black Eyed Peas dirty dancing thing is worse than raping a cat. What is wrong with people? Do they hate ears?”

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The Drums (@thedrumsforever) Followers:12,300 Best Tweet: “It's 12:51 Saturday afternoon in Salt Lake City. Can anyone please explain why everyone in this city are holding kickball/dodgeball balls?” Follow NME on Twitter

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Dananananaykroyd (@dananananaykroy) Followers: 5,000 Best Tweet: “If you use the word 'gay' to describe something as bad in the year 2011, chances are you are going to miss everything cool and die angry.”

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Dum Dum Girls (@dumdumgirls) Followers: 6,300 Best Tweet: “Need a shower, a joint, and a way to teleport.”

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Tinie Tempah (@tinietempah) Followers: 388,500 Best Tweet: “Who du reckon would win in an argument out of Jeremy Kyle & Gordon Ramsay? Hahaha”

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Beastie Boys (@beastieboys) Followers: 85,200 Best Tweet: “Photo: hey.. sorry I haven’t gotten back to you. I’m still on hold waiting for this fkn pizza. http://tumblr.com/xji1ob8y10."

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Paul Smith, Maximo Park (@paulsmithmusic) Followers: 2,300 Best Tweet: “Train delayed due to man in a Public Image Limited t-shirt accidentally locking himself in the toilet. What bad luck!”

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The Gossip (@thegossipband) Followers: 10,800 Best Tweet: “We just shot the video for Heavy Cross. Loads of glitter cannons and greased up men.”

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Mark Ronson (@iamMarkRonson) Followers: 209,800 Best Tweet: “I think I'm not getting asked to DJ the royal wedding. Totally cool. Just putting it out there that I am available to DJ the royal stag-do

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Best Coast (@bestycoastyy) Followers: 35,700 Best Tweet: “Just reached into a bag of chips and THE biggest bug was on my finger. Screamed for about 5 minutes #citygirl”

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100 musicians to follow on Twitter

Los Campesinos! (@loscampesinos) Followers: 14,700 Best Tweet: “What's that dead good Tinie Tempah song that goes Durrnurrnurrrnurrmnurrnurrrnurrnurr?”

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100 musicians to follow on Twitter

Gucci Mane (@gucci1017) Followers: 452,900 Best Tweet: “I love the way she fuck me but I don't love her.” Follow NME on Twitter

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Rivers Cuomo, Weezer (@RiversCuomo) Followers: 528,900 Best Tweet: “Nervous now that someone reminded me Purell kills only 99.99% of germs.”

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Diddy (@iamdiddy) Followers: 3.4 million Best Tweet: “You ever looked at someone fallin on themselves+slurring all crazy at a party and thought "damn thats sexy!"...me neither. DRINK RESPONSIBLY.”

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Beady Eye (@Beady_Eye) Followers: 26,800 Best Tweet: “Chanting: 'Beady! Beady! Beady fucking Eye!'”

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Belle & Sebastian (@bellesglasgow) Followers: 18,600 Best Tweet: “Goggles were passed around so we could get a look at the blue groper. (That's a fish, not a swimmer with busy hands)”

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Lily Allen (@lilyroseallen) Followers: 2.7 million Best Tweet: “Oh, and yesterday I ordered spaghetti bolognese from room service, there was a cockroach in it. Fucking gross..........”

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Egyptian Hip Hop (@egyptianhiphop) Followers: 3,700 Best Tweet: “(By the way everyone Brother are worse than dog poo).”

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Jack Penate (@JackPenate) Followers: 17,100 Best Tweet: “Very happy that I don't have to remove my face pack to go outside through the Halloween weekend. Dermacula?”

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100 musicians to follow on Twitter

of Montreal (@xxofMontrealxx) Followers: 15,900 Best Tweet: “What disturbs u more, the spider or fly? The spider gets u while yer alive, the fly when yer dead. And what did willy wonka say bout fancy bread?”

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100 musicians to follow on Twitter

British Sea Power (@BSPOfficial) Followers: 2,800 Best Tweet: “My bust ribs are still killing me. Doctor says no more stage diving for at least a month. Noble.” Follow NME on Twitter

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Delphic (@Delphicmusic) Followers: 9,700 Best Tweet: “It's times like this that we realise our ten pairs of matching underwear really isn't enough for a month long tour.”

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Cocknbullkid (@Cocknbullkid) Followers: 2,000 Best Tweet: “Bat For Lashes is on my bus. She is lost. Bless”

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Wolf Gang (@wolfgang) Followers: 1,200 Best Tweet: “Got pretty drunk at the NME Awards and have just woken up sans phone, sans bag, sans memory, but with a very sore knee...wonder what happened.”

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Ezra Koenig, Vampire Weekend (@arzE) Followers: 32,100 Best Tweet: “My accent is New Joisey + Bronx dad with lil inflections picked up from time spent with British kids in strange land in back of my closet.”

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Gallows (@gallowsofficial) Followers: 17,400 Best Tweet: “Awesome to see that Madness are playing. If you don't have a dance to Baggy Trousers then there's something wrong with you.”

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100 musicians to follow on Twitter

Metronomy (@metronomy) Followers: 4,900 Best Tweet: “In dog years, collectively we are 763 years old.”

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Yannis Philippakis, Foals (@YnnsPhilippakis ) Followers: 9,500Best Tweet: “i'm down wind of two coogles and one of them is definitely wearing DKNY 'be delicious' red version. i have a great nose”

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Johnny Marr (@Johnny_Marr) Followers: 38,900 Best Tweet: “I have a new philosophy. When I say something that sounds smart then I meant it and if I say something that sounds stupid then I didn't.”

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Interpol (@interpol) Followers: 26,600 Best Tweet: “Dublin cops have the nicest way of telling you not to drink on the street. Even let us finish our pints. Talk about civilized.-DK.”

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MIA (@_m_i_a_)) Followers:184,000 Best Tweet: “Men are like pearls they look good with my curls, I string em to get the best necklace in the world.” Follow NME on Twitter

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Cage The Elephant (@CageTheElephant) Followers:166,700 Best Tweet: “My couch at home is so relaxing!!!!!! TOUR TOUR TOUR COMING SOOOOOON!!!!!!!!”

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The Walkmen (@TheWalkmen) Followers: 5,800 Best Tweet: “Big night in Houston tonight. Thanks to an outstanding crowd. What the hell were you all drinking? We had a blast.”

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100 musicians to follow on Twitter

Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) Followers: 2.9 million Best Tweet: “Snoopdogg as avatar for blue #puffpuffpasstuesdays. Caaaarrrriiiiiiip!!!! http://bit.ly/i89tdA."

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La Roux (@larouxofficial) Followers:44,000 Best Tweet: “The gunge! that's what's lacking in modern day children's television. Its been bugging me for ages.”

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Klaxons (@klaxons) Followers: 9,200 Best Tweet: “Putting the rave in travel.”

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100 musicians to follow on Twitter

Local Natives (@localnatives) Followers: 19,700 Best Tweet: “The resemblance is uncanny http://plixi.com/p/84048827."

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Yoko Ono (@yokoono) Followers: 1.2 million Best Tweet: “The fenceless and doorless world is soon to come. It’s our fear which is keeping the doors closed and the fences high.”

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100 musicians to follow on Twitter

Wayne Coyne (@waynecoyne) Followers: 44,500 Best Tweet: “Doodle done while Dave fucks with some computer meltdown .. Niagara Falls during the Super Moon http://t.co/lxgpetF."

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100 musicians to follow on Twitter

Wavves (@wavveswavves) Followers: 19,900 Best Tweet: “suffering, death, destruction, anxiety, alien life, agoraphobia, impending doom, getting high #thingsiregularlythinkabout”

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100 musicians to follow on Twitter

Tom Morello (@tmorello) Followers: 88,100 Best Tweet: “St. Patrick may have been the 1st (non slave) to speak out against slavery in recorded history. A round of Jameson for all!” Follow NME on Twitter

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Trent Reznor (@trent_reznor) Followers: 868,000 Best Tweet: “Preparing for a livestreaming - sounds kind of dirty.”

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The Temper Trap (@thetempertrap) Followers: 33,300 Best Tweet: “Why is it that studios always smell stale when you walk in? I'm sure bacon and egg sangas don't help the situation. Another song down, only 30 thousand more.”

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We Are Scientists (@scientistbros) Followers: 11,400 Best Tweet: “C: Weird. There's ketchup in my stool. WAY more than I actually ate, too. Why is my body suddenly not digesting ketchup?”

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Weird Al Yankovic (@alyankovic) Followers: 1.9 million Best Tweet: “Really looking forward to the blooper reel on The King's Speech DVD - it's a bunch of takes of Colin Firth getting his lines exactly right.”

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100 musicians to follow on Twitter

Pete Wentz (@petewentz) Followers: 2.2 million Best Tweet: “I'd eat anything with good guacamole on it. Anything.”

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Neon Indian (@NeonIndian) Followers: 13,700 Best Tweet: “If you hit on a server and get rejected, does that mean you cant really eat there anymore? Debating if the juice is worth the squeeze..”

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Murdoc Niccals (@MurdocGorillaz) Followers: 43,800 Best Tweet: “Well done all you folks for pressing a button! I'm so, so proud! Now be gone, I have a flight to Hong Kong to catch!”

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Kelis (@iamkelis) Followers: 139,500 Best Tweet: “I took my squidgette to see Yo Gabba Gabba live. It was literally a midget rave. Glow sticks and orange juice. So stinking cute!”

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Muse (@muse) Followers: 536,000 Best Tweet: “Hello ladies! http://twitpic.com/3ddisz."

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Rihanna (@rihanna) Followers: 4.1 million Best Tweet: “Chelsea Handler I want more of you! We should do this again sometime soon, over 2 giant COCKtails.” Follow NME on Twitter

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Mark Hoppus, Blink 182 (@markhoppus) Followers: 1.7 million Best Tweet: “If houseplants are any indication, I'd've sucked as a farmer.”

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Marina & The Diamonds (@MarinasDiamonds) Followers: 81,000 Best Tweet: “Always feel so bummed when a hot guy says he hates cats. I'm like.. "but i kinda look a cat? :( thanks a lot. bye".”

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Hot Chip (@Hot_Chip) Followers: 39,100 Best Tweet: “Basically my recent tweeting style has been to get drunk and then come back and rock out in my flat by myself and then tell you about it. Al”

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Julian Casablancas (@Casablancas_J) Followers: 87,900Best Tweet: “WOW. That sandwich was so good it's like a unicorn just came in my mouth...”

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Guy Garvey, Elbow (@Guy_Garvey) Followers: 17,000 Best Tweet: “JLS rehearsed opposite Elbow yesterday. Like West Side Story except we didnt dance and Pete jumped when they tested the glitter cannon.

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Mos Def (@MosDef) Followers: 102,000 Best Tweet: “With Rihanna's forehead and Drake's eyebrow if they kissed it'd look like you're playing that old arcade game called snake”

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Glasvegas (@glasvegas) Followers: 6,000 Best Tweet: “Just seen a headcase chasing a taxi driver round a bus stop in Stockholm. Craziness seems to be global, not just a Scottish thing. Heh heh”

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Sebastian Bach (@sebastianbach) Followers: 99,000 Best Tweet: “Fuckin fuck knots . Fuck”

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Graham Coxon (@GRAHAMCOXON) Followers: 33,500 Best Tweet: “Just bobbed to the shop in a teeshirt... how smashing. Red and blue striped one o'course. I felt like someone dressing like Graham Coxon”

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Eminem (@eminem) Followers: 3.5 million Best Tweet: “@jeremypiven thanks dad... You were great in Old School. Now you're just old.” Follow NME on Twitter

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Cooly G (@COOLYGuk) Followers: 3,100 Best Tweet: “I got a deformed teabag ın da pack ıts 2 stuck 2gether an ı been avoıdıng even touchıng ıt plz sme1 get ıt out my house #ShookInıt lol”

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Chapel Club (@chapelclub) Followers:1,900 Best Tweet: “Lewis caught up in dog-walking scandal when he's supposed to be at home resting his bad back...the end for CC? Stay tuned.”

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Gold Panda (@goldpanda) Followers: 4,800 Best Tweet: “My Dad is a fuckin' sex machine.”

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Andrew WK (@ANDREWWK) Followers: 119,200 Best Tweet: “Dear @MsRebeccaBlack, I would like to party with you.”

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Boy George (@BoyGeorge) Followers: 69,100 Best Tweet: “Anyone who wants to diss me, post your address and I'll fart in an envelope and send it gladly!”

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Calvin Harris (@calvinharris) Followers: 386,500 Best Tweet: “Can somebody please think of a joke with the punchline 'because William Shatner' ? -been trying for last 2 hours + given up.”

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Dave Navarro (@davenavarro676) Followers: 87,600 Best Tweet: “President Obama and I have a lot in common, except last night I invaded Labia...”

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Colin Meloy, The Decemberists (@colinmeloy) Followers: 1.2 million Best Tweet: “There is a television. In the hotel's SAUNA. Aren't there like Teutonic sauna-gods around to smite people for shit like that?”

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Fleet Foxes (@fleetfoxes) Followers:14,500 Best Tweet: “I have never ONCE gotten goosebumps listening to a song on laptop speakers. It's pure information. Fuck computers.” Follow NME on Twitter

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Jake Shears, Scissor Sisters (@jakeshears) Followers: 30,900 Best Tweet: “Just remembered a dream I had last night that some woman peed on me and I got really upset.”

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Jared Leto (@jaredleto) Followers: 429,600 Best Tweet: “Who the hell is this guy? http://goo.gl/fb/IkgU2."

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Flea (@flea333) Followers: 74,700 Best Tweet: “When nature is so mighty and majestic I disappear into it that's why I love it so much. I'm a little pea. Happy in the mountains.”

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Suuns (@suunsband) Followers: 1,000 Best Tweet: “A Falcon just flew into my apartment. What!? No Joke.”

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The Dandy Warhols (@TheDandyWarhols) Followers: 1,600 Best Tweet: “What's a guy gotta do to get some coffee 'round here? Get up and get it himself??”

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Fred Durst (@freddurst) Followers: 1.5 million Best Tweet: “Welcome to the no fart zone”/“Reason for last tweet- My son asked me to make a fart joke tweet. I ripped out the first fart that came to mind. That's all.”

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Albert Hammond, Jr. (@alberthammondjr) Followers: 11,000 Best Tweet: “The wait is over....it's out.....it's official.....it's morning....it's a good morning....it's officially a good morning....hahaha..enjoy ;;--)))”

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Sonic Youth (@thesonicyouth) Followers: 64,600 Best Tweet: “Hope you guys love it as much as I do. If you didn't I'll kung fu kick you like I did to that chick in the video.”

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Peter Bjorn And John (@PeterBjornJohn) Followers: 10,700 Best Tweet: “We just had the worst fish soup ever in a tent in Oslo. It tasted like dishwater flavored with cigarette ash. Fresh!”

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Conrad Keely, …Trail Of Dead (@conradkeely) Followers:382 Best Tweet: “Today's crockpot consists of beef spare ribs, kilbassa, barley, corn, rainbow carrots, and whole coriander. My winter gangstas stew.”

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Scroobius Pip (@scroobiuspipyo) Followers: 27,100 Best Tweet: “Fine... Right getting up and going for a swim. Wonder how many of the old people at the pool will think I'm a terror threat...”

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HEALTH (@_HEALTH_) Followers: 10,600 Best Tweet: “Call me old fashioned, but...I like a dildo with balls.”

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Two Door Cinema Club (@TDCinemaClub) Followers: 31,700 Best Tweet: “Beers and tattoos in Austin. #lovemylife.”

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James Yuill (@jamesyuill) Followers: 2,700 Best Tweet: “Considering changing my name to Herbert Van Herbert McHerbert-Herbertington.”

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Hayley Williams (@yelyahwilliams) Followers: 1.4 million Best Tweet: “When I die, bury me in Body Shop shea body butter.”

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Eddie Argos, Art Brut (@EddieArgos) Followers: 5,700 Best Tweet: “That sleep you're not really supposed to have when you're Jet-lagged and confused after getting off of a plane is one of my favourite sleeps.”

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Corey Taylor, Slipknot (@coreytaylorrock) Followers: 59,800 Best Tweet: “Weird Experiment #1: add 'With Mustard' to the end of at least three statements during conversations today. Freak people out.” Follow NME on Twitter

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