The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

Liam Gallagher took a dig at his brother Noel during Beady Eye's Teenage Cancer Trust show this week in London. "This is Beady Eye. This is not a Noel Gallagher concert," he said.

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

Radiohead's Thom Yorke made a surprise appearance in London this week to give away their free newspaper 'The Universal Sigh'.

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

Rebecca Black isn't going to rest on her laurels after the online storm she's caused with 'Friday', she's working on a follow up track called 'LOL' as well as recording her debut album.

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

The Strokes' Albert Hammond Jr has opened up about the drug rehab treatment he received while the band recorded their new album 'Angles'. While he didn't name the type of drug he was using he called his ordeal 'hardcore'.

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

Arctic Monkeys announced that the first single from 'Suck It And See' will be 'Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair'. It will be released digitally on April 11.

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

Glasvegas' James Allan has revealed that he had to be treated by paramedics after suffering an overdose at the Coachella festival in 2009. He took an 'animal tranquilizer' on the day of their festival slot.

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

Rihanna has made some startling admissions about what she wants in a lover. 'I like to be tied up and spanked,' she told Rolling Stone this week.

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

The Strokes' new album 'Angles' charted at Number Three behind Adele in the UK album charts. The album went in behind her albums '21' and '19'.

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

A number of benefit gigs are to take place in London for the relief effort in Japan, including one featuring Primal Scream, Beady Eye, Graham Coxon and Paul Weller this month.

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

Adele's '21' looks set to hold off Radiohead's 'The King Of Limbs' and Britney Spears 'Femme Fatale' in the album chart this weekend.

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

Charlie Sheen and Snoop Dogg have been pictured recording together in what must be one of the unlikely musical hook-ups of the year. The duo were shown to be working with former Korn guitarist Rob Patterson.

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

Former Kinks' guitarist and singer Dave Davies has branded his brother and ex-bandmate an "arsehole". He said: "Ray's a vain, egocentric, narcissistic arsehole" but added he still "loves him to death".

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

The Music have announced that they are splitting up after 10 years together. They will play two farewell shows in London and Leeds in August.

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

Radiohead have unveiled the artwork for the new single- 'Supercollider' and 'The Butcher'- they're releasing it for Record Store Day on April 16th.

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

Arctic Monkeys recruited Josh Homme to sing on 'Suck It And See'. He will sing backing vocals on 'All My Own Stunts'.

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

The Bluetones are to split up after 17 years together and a September UK tour. "We're afraid the time has come and we must say farewell," they said in a statement.

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

Fleet Foxes had to re-record their new album 'Helplessness Blues'. Singer Robin Pecknold said: "When we did the first mix of the album it was like, 'this is where we're at, not where we want to be.'"

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

Justin Bieber is ahead of Rebecca Black in 'most hated YouTube video' stakes. But only just. His promo for 'Baby' has over 1,150,00 dislikes on Facebook while 'Friday' is in second place, despite only having been online for six weeks.

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The week's most viewed news stories (April 2)

Noel Gallagher switched rooms in a Los Angeles hotel because his original one overlooked a giant poster of Russell Brand. He told staff he couldn't face looking at his friend Brand all day and asked to be moved.

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