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Babyshambles’ Drew McConnell discusses second Pete Doherty solo album

'It would be great to finish his solo record,' said the Helsinki man

Get O2 Priority Tickets for Brandon Flowers, Brian Wilson and Alabama Shakes ahead of general sale

Pre-sales allow tickets to be purchased before going on general sale

David Byrne dances to ‘Uptown Funk’ at his own tribute concert

The Music Of David Byrne & Talking Heads took place last night (March 23) in New York

Tom Vek uses footage of The KLF burning £1m in video for ‘Broke’ – watch

The musical pranksters performed the stunt on the Scottish island of Jura in 1994

Twisted Sister frontman confirms AJ Pero’s cause of death as ‘massive heart attack’

The drummer had been suffering from "advanced heart disease"

A$AP Rocky discusses the cause of A$AP Yams’ death

The 26 year old died from acute mixed drug intoxication in January of this year

The Darkness stream track ‘Open Fire’ from new album – listen

The band will release fourth LP 'Last Of Our Kind' in June

Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner stars in Mini Mansions’ ‘Vertigo’ video – watch

The band featuring Queens Of The Stone Age bassist Michael Shuman release new album this week

Major labels pressure Spotify to restrict free users

Universal are reportedly trying to persuade the streaming service to drop their 'freemium' model

Against Me! win ‘Outstanding Music Artist’ at Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Awards

Singer Laura Jane Grace says she's 'never won an award for anything'

Bill Murray spotted watching new band Girlpool at SXSW

Actor is in Austin, Texas for annual music festival

Dr Luke’s counter lawsuit against Kesha’s sexual abuse claims put on hold

The pop singer is accusing her producer of 'mental manipulation, emotional abuse and sexual assault'

Twisted Sister drummer AJ Pero dead at 55

The hair metal band's frontman Dee Snider has paid tribute to the musician

Radio 1 to reduce number of live sessions

A report by the BBC Trust suggested various ways for the station to save money

SXSW: Arcade Fire’s Win Butler says artists that work with brands are ‘selling out’

Win and Will Butler took part in a industry discussion about 'the celebrity economy in music'

Record Store Day respond to small label boycott: ‘Give us a break’

Sonic Cathedral and Howling Owl had previously said that the event is 'not beneficial' to small labels

Run The Jewels’ stage attacker claims they ‘stole his lyrics’ and ‘owed him money’

The rap duo were approached by a man during their SXSW performance

Spector and Superfood play free Brighton gig play as part of Topman 24 events

Bands were joined on the bill by Fickle Friends, Shimster and Fono at The Haunt

Slint guitarist David Pajo says depression ‘should not be taboo’ following suicide attempt

The musician has also played with the likes of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Interpol