This week's news in pictures (7 November 2009)

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This week's news in pictures (7 November 2009)

Happy Mondays are the latest band to be added to the line-up of the forthcoming Versus Cancer gig, which takes place in Manchester on December 12. Shaun Ryder and co join the likes of Snow Patrol, James' Tim Booth, Jim Glennie and Larry Gott, New Order's Peter Hook and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra & Joe Duddell on the bill. Photo: Andy Willsher

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This week's news in pictures (7 November 2009)

Tickets for Green Day's summer 2010 stadium shows are now on sale. The American pop-punk band will play Manchester Lancashire County Cricket Club on June 16, 2010 and Wembley Stadium in London on June 19. Vampire Weekend have also announced shows for February 2010. Grab your tickets now at NME.COM/Tickets. Photo: Andy Willsher

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This week's news in pictures (7 November 2009)

Babyshambles played six new songs at a London club show last night (November 5) – including a new anti-British National Party song, 'The BNP Blues'. Pete Doherty's band were headlining the Smash And Grab clubnight at Camden Proud Gallery. The set was almost shut down due to fans surging forward, with the crowd eventually spilling onto the stage near the end of the show. Photo: James Quinton

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This week's news in pictures (7 November 2009)

Yeah Yeah Yeahs are set to play their debut album 'Fever To Tell' in its entirety. Playing at the All Tomorrow's Parties festival next month, the band will perform their 2003 LP, which features the singles 'Pin', 'Maps' and 'Date With The Night', in full. Photo: Tom Martin

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This week's news in pictures (7 November 2009)

Pet Shop Boys have announced they are releasing a Christmas EP. Called 'Christmas', the five-track EP will include covers of Madness' 'My Girl' and Coldplay's 'Viva La Vida'. Released on December 14, the EP is the follow-up to the duo's tenth studio album 'Yes', which was released earlier this year. Photo: PA Photos

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This week's news in pictures (7 November 2009)

A live film about Mogwai is set for its premiere later this month in Copenhagen. With a working title of 'Burning', the Vincent Moon and Nathanaël Le Scouarnec film has captured the band playing live and will feature as part of the Copenhagen International Documentary Festival on November 13. The band have also revealed that their first live album is in the works.

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This week's news in pictures (7 November 2009)

Beyonce and Eminem were the big winners at the MTV Europe Music Awards held in Berlin last night (November 5). The ex-Destiny's Child singer scooped three awards, including Best Female, Best Song for 'Halo' and Best Video for 'Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)'. Meanwhile, Eminem took home Best Male beating Jay-Z, Mika, Kanye West and Robbie Williams to the award. Photo: PA Photos

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This week's news in pictures (7 November 2009)

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart have been confirmed to headline the second NME Radar Live gig, which takes place in London on December 7. The band will be joined by two support acts on the night, to be announced on NME.COM in due course. Tickets for the gig, which takes place at London's Relentless Garage venue, are on sale now. Photo: Pieter M Van Hattem

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Henry Rollins has announced details of a spoken word tour of the UK. Called the 'Frequent Flyer' tour, the former Black Flag frontman has revealed the dates which start in Dublin on January 12.

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Jack White's Third Man Records is set to release a seven-inch single featuring a guest appearance from physicist Stephen Hawking. 'A Glorious Dawn', out on November 9, is an arrangement of spoken words by astronomer Carl Sagan, originally taken from his award-winning 1980s television series 'Cosmos: A Personal Voyage'.

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Editors, Doves, Friendly Fires and The Enemy have all been announced this week to play 2010's Snowbombing Festival, set high in the mountains of the Alps.

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This week's news in pictures (7 November 2009)

Lightspeed Champion has announced the title, release date and tracklisting of his new album. Called 'Life Is Sweet! Nice To Meet You', the album will be released on February 1 next year. It was produced and mixed by Ben Allen, who has previously worked with Animal Collective and Gnarls Barkley. The album's lead single, 'Marlene', is released on January 25.

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This week's news in pictures (7 November 2009)

Ronnie Wood has hinted that The Rolling Stones might be set to begin touring again. The band, who have not toured together since finishing their Bigger Bang tour in 2007, are said to be getting along well with a set of shows possibly in the works for 2010.

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Kings Of Leon are set to release their own clothing line. The band have teamed up with French designers Surface To Air and will sell the limited edition clothing line exclusively at the Paris Texas shop in Copenhagen from early December. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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The Beatles' entire back catalogue has been removed from online music store BlueBeat after record label EMI won a court injunction ruling the site had been selling the tracks unlawfully. BlueBeat was selling individual tracks for as little as 25 cents (15 pence) this week (November 2), but a Los Angeles judge has now ordered the site to stop selling or streaming the songs. Photo: PA Photos

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No Doubt are taking legal action against the creators of 'Band Hero' in a bid to have their likenesses removed from the game. Having signed a deal with Activision to feature as characters, the band say that the manufacturers reportedly failed to stick to their agreement. Photo: PA Photos

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Noel Gallagher has said that he is planning to leave London and return to his hometown of Manchester to live. The singer/guitarist, who moved to the UK capital following the release of his former band's 1994 debut 'Definitely Maybe', said that the capital had lost its "spark" for him, so he was looking to head home. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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Jack White has turned down the chance to appear on Slash's debut solo album, according to the former Guns N' Roses guitarist. Slash is due to release 'Slash & Friends' in early 2010, featuring the likes of Flea, Dave Grohl and Alice Cooper. Though happy to play drums or guitar for Slash, The White Stripes mainman was apparently reluctant to sing on the record. Photo: PA Photos

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