The Daily Ligger: Lily Allen’s glum, Sex Pistols go gigging

Your daily gossip stop: Marilyn Manson's odd rider, Charlotte Church gets tough

Welcome to the Daily Ligger: your morning stop-off to find out who in the world of music has been up to what.

Today’s top gossip:

Marilyn Manson demanded that London’s Dorchester Hotel, where he is staying, delivered a supply of bats to his suite. He also requested black drapes so that no light was let in, and wanted to drink only liquids that resembled blood (Daily Star).

From the papers:

Lily Allen looked glum as she headed to a pub in the Cotswolds, clutching a packet of cigarettes (Daily Mirror).

Charlotte Church has slapped a booze ban on hubby Gavin Henson after he had an inebriated train trip recently (The Sun).

Cerys Matthews and new boyfriend Marc Bannerman took part in a photoshoot for a celebrity magazine in The Sloop pub in Pembrokeshire – the same place she had her wedding reception after marrying Seth Riddle four years ago (Daily Mirror).

E-mailed in from NME.COM readers:

Belle & Sebastian’s Stuard Murdoch got married in New York last week to his American girlfriend. A Glasgow celebration is expected in the summer (from Anon).

Paul Cook of the Sex Pistols checked out Glasvegas at London’s Water Rats venue (from Ace).

Jamie T, New Young Pony Club and super-indie producer James Ford went to Klaxons’ gig at London’s Brixton Academy. Jamie T was sporting a hoody and looking “shifty”, while Ford spent the evening “necking” with his girlfriend (from GG).

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