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  • The Arcadian dream turns sour? The Libertines announce a 'best of' album - perhaps just money to support Pete's drug habits and Carl's disastrous new band? Pic: David Ellis

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    Added: 22 Jan 2009

  • The Sex Pistols are to soundtrack new video game 'Guitar Hero III' - ironic seeing as none of them could really play. Pic: LFI

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    Added: 21 Jan 2009

  • Stick-thin hairball Amy Winehouse caused more controversy as she unsteadily swayed her way through her karaoke-standard MOBO performance at the O2 Arena. Pic: Getty Images

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    Added: 21 Jan 2009

  • Where did Prince find women shorter than him? The diminutive legend this week performed at a show by designer Matthew Williamson during London Fashion Week.

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    Added: 21 Jan 2009

  • Bowie sporting an invisible straitjacket in his Thin White Duke/Berlin era - the legend has this week donated $10,000 to a legal defence fund for the 'Jena Six', a group of black US teenagers. We salute you, Dave! Pic: LFI

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    Added: 21 Jan 2009

  • Gravity-defying nosebleeds were definitely Frank's best trick - Gallows' Frank Carter, Stoke Sugarmill, September 15, 2007. Pic: Jessica Morris

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    Added: 21 Jan 2009

  • It's amazing what lengths some idiots will go to for publicity - Dirk Tourette of reality TV whores Towers Of London was arrested this week after being bottled in a fight outside the Mahiki Nightclub. Pic: WENN

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    Added: 21 Jan 2009

  • He might have biceps bigger than a small hatchback, but this week 50 Cent has officially been crowned a total loser - in the chart battle with Kanye West. Pic: PA Photos

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    Added: 21 Jan 2009

  • Tom Clarke of The Enemy, who this week started a slanging match with Alex Zane - we suggest a fight to the death. Pic: Guy Eppel

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    Added: 21 Jan 2009

  • An emo-pop band was never going to be enough for Wales' most hyperactive man - Pennie, who this week left The Automatic. Pic: Guy Eppel

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    Added: 22 Jan 2009

  • Proof that money can't buy you fashion sense - The Rolling Stones, who have been revealed as this year's highest musical earners.

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    Added: 21 Jan 2009

  • Showgirl Kylie Minogue, who is set to release her tenth album, 'X', in November. Rate her now to determine NME's Ultimate Cool List at NME.COM/Ultimate.

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    Added: 21 Jan 2009

  • What a flaming genius... Jimi Hendrix's legendary Monterey Festival performance finally set for full release. Pic: LFI

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    Added: 21 Jan 2009