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This week's news in pictures (May 3, 2008)

  • Radiohead have said that they won't let fans can choose how much to pay to download their new album, like they famously did with their most recent record 'In Rainbows'. Frontman Thom Yorke told Hollywood Reporter that the release style was a "one-off", hinting that future Radiohead would be released in a more traditional way.

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  • Kate Nash performed at the Coachella Festival in soaring temperatures as part of her NME Awards USA Tour. Playing to a packed-out tent, with the crowd spilling out of each side, the songstress performed tracks from her 2007 UK Number One album 'Made Of Bricks', as well as a new number. Pic: Danny North

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  • The Hold Steady have announced the full details for their next album. 'Stay Positive' will be released on July 14, and was recorded at Water Music studios in Hoboken, NJ and Wild Arctic Studios in New York. Pic: Andrew Kendall

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  • Former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters lost his inflatable pig during his performance at Coachella on last Sunday (April 27). Organisers offered a $10,000 reward and four festival tickets for life in exchange for Waters' signature pig, which was seen floating away during his 'Dark Side Of The Moon' set at the three-day festival. Pic: PA Photos

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  • The Cure have announced that they will release a new single each month leading up to the release of their 13th studio album in September. Robert Smith and co will drop the first single from the as-yet untitled album on May 13, and intend to release a different a- and b-side single on the thirteenth of each month until the album is released on September 13.

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  • Reverend And The Makers' Jon McLure ended up walking three miles to his Love Music Hate Racism gig in London to avoid his racist taxi driver. â

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  • Kylie Minogue has officially announced her new tour, entitled, KylieX2008. The jaunt kicks off this month. Described as "her greatest ever tour", it will launch in Paris on May 6. The tour will see her play for the first time in Greece, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Luxembourg, Russia, Latvia and Spain.

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  • Members of Babyshambles, Reverend And The Makers, The View, Guillemots, The Pan I Am and The Noisettes joined forces for a live set at the Love Music Hate Racism carnival in Victoria Park, London this week. Fionn Regan, ex-Arctic Monkeys bassist Andy Nicholson and former Sham 69 vocalist Jimmy Pursey also joined the collective at points throughout the set. Pic: Tom Oxley

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  • Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman is set to play Dusty Springfield in a forthcoming biopic about the legendary singer's life.

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  • Glasvegas have added a second Glasgow date to their forthcoming UK tour after the first, set for June 19, sold out in 15 minutes. The band will play a second night at the ABC2 on June 20. They release a new single, 'Geraldine', on June 26. Pic: Danny North

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  • Mark Ronson's Coachella show saw him collaborate with a whole host of guests including Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson, Klaxons' Jamie Reynolds and Tim Burgess. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Kids In Glass Houses, Black Tide, Kill Hannah, The Wildhearts, Rival Schools (pictured) and Haunts are among the new acts to be added to the bill for the forthcoming Download festival. Zebrahead, Skindred, Invasion, Canterbury, Twin Method and Amon Amarth have also joined the line-up. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Tina Turner is set to announce details of a new US tour, despite having claimed she had retired from playing live eight years ago. The star revealed that she would embark on a US tour in October while speaking to Oprah Winfrey on US television. She said that the tour would begin in Kansas City. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Amy Winehouse and Leona Lewis are to set to perform at Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday concert in London's Hyde Park in June. The gig will take place on June 27. Razorlight, Eminem, Duffy, Keane, Sugababes and Jamelia are also set to appear on the bill. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Coldplay's new single 'Violet Hill' was downloaded for free by over 600,000 people in the 24 hours since it was made available at 12.15pm on Tuesday (April 29). In the first 12 hours it was downloaded by 300,000. This figure doubled overnight as other countries logged on to Coldplay.com, the source of the free download. Get next week's NME for a free seven-inch vinyl from the band.

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  • White Lies, who kicked off the Topman NME New Noise Tour this week, have announced a headline tour for the autumn. The band will hit the road in September with Collapsing Cities as support, with more acts to be announced.

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  • No-one will be prosecuted over the death of former BBC Radio 1 DJ Kevin Greening, according to police. An initial post-mortem on the DJ was inconclusive, but further toxicology tests have revealed he died from a drug overdose. The presenter was found dead by police at a flat in south London last December. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Reformed Sixties folkies Pentangle are set to headline The Green Man Festival. The festival runs from August 15-17 at Glanusk Park, by the Brecon Beacons in Wales. Pic: Rex Features

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  • Dirty Pretty Things will release their second album on June 30. The album is as-yet untitled, though had been rumoured to be called 'This Is Where The Truth Begins'.

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  • Australian retro-rockers The Datsuns are among the many bands that have graced the stage of the 100 Club since 1942. The 300-capacity venue has hosted everything from Louis Armstrong in the jazz era right up until the likes of Gallows' five-night stand last year. Pic: (c)Sandra Waibl

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  • The Horrors are among the numerous bands that have passed through the 100 Club, including Sex Pistols, Metallica, Oasis and Primal Scream. Pic: Dean Chalkley

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  • Farris Rotter takes a tumble during The Horrors' 100 Club show. This shot is part of a new exhibition running at the club next weekend (May 9 - 11) every afternoon from 12pm - 4pm. Pic: Dean Chalkley

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  • Kings Of Leon's Caleb Followill back in his long-haired days at the 100 Club. The exhibition will reveal a whole host of live shots spanning the punk, rock and jazz acts that have all played the venue. Pic: Dean Chalkley

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  • The inspiration for the exhibition, which also features Liars (pictured) came from The Rolling Stones onstage at the club in 1982, images of which were donated to the club by Carole Lateman, only to be stored away and forgotten for over 20 years. Pic: William Borrell

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  • Ex-Crash Test Dummy Benjamin Darvill, who now performs as Son Of Dave, shot for the 100 Club exhibition. Pic: Emily Beaver

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  • Siouxsie Sioux at the 100 Club, one of the many bands to play in the venue's 60-year history. Gallows recently played five nights in a row, and are releasing a live DVD from the venue later this year. Pic: Barrie Plummer

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  • It was the pictures from the Rolling Stones' gig in 1982, that unbelievably went unseen until recently, that inspired the venue to put on the new exhibition. Pic: Carole Lateman

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  • Terry Hall from The Specials onstage with the Dead 60s. For more information on next weekend's exhibition, check out www.the100club.co.uk. Pic: Julian Hayr

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  • The 100 Club, which has hosted the likes of legendary rocker Chuck Berry, is hosting an exhibition of rock and roll photography from May 9-11, spanning 60 years of classic performances. Pic: (c)DarrenRussell

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