The week in pictures (March 1, 2008)


1Berlin Film Festival - Shine a Light premiere

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charly Watts and Ronnie Wood of The Rolling Stones attend the opening ceremony for "Light A Light" at the 58th International Film Festival Berlinale at Potsdamer Platz, Berlin
The Rolling Stones have spoken out about taking drugs, and named Amy Winehouse as being in particular danger. Sir Mick Jagger and Keith Richards were at the premiere in Berlin of Martin Scorceseâ



Muse will headline the London Royal Albert Hall in April. The gig at the prestigous venue will be one of a series of events organised by The Teenage Cancer Trust. The band are also set to play big one-off gigs in the UK later this year, another in Dubai, and may play a series of shows in South America. Pic: Andy Willsher


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Klaxons performed a 'Golden Skans'/'Umbrella' mash-up with Rihanna at the Brit Awards this week, but failed to pick up a prize. Pic: PA Photos




8Hadouken / NME Awards Shows 2008

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Hadouken! have announced details of a new European tour, set to begin in Paris on March 22. The band will play seven dates on the continent, ending the jaunt with a gig at Amsterdam's Melkweg venue on March 31. Pic: Sonia Melot


Alex Turner and Miles Kane's joint band will be called The Last Shadow Puppets, the duo have told NME.COM. Their debut album together is out in April. The Arctic Monkeys and The Rascals frontman have been working on a joint album since becoming friends when touring together. Pic: Andy Willsher



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Arctic Monkeys won Best British Group and Best British album at this year's Brits. They won both last year too. Pic: PA Photos

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Beth Ditto and Jarvis Cocker released their duet of Heaven 17's 1983 hit 'Temptation' this week, after performing it together at last year's Shockwaves NME Awards. Pic: Dean Chalkley



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PA PHOTOS / ABACA - UK USE ONLY : British pop band Blur back with a new album, "Think Tank", and a new guitarist (Former VERVE guitarist) Simon Tong, who replaced Graham Coxon . Blur 's lead singer Damon Albarn performing in Washington.
Damon Albarn has confirmed his appearance at the forthcoming Africa Exprez gig in Liverpool. It was long rumoured that the Gorillaz man would be present for the show at Liverpoolâ


17'E' Mark Everett of The Eels's Signing - London

'E' Mark Everett of The Eels's signs copies of his autobiography 'The Thing the Grandchildren Should Know' and performs an acoustic set at St Jame's Church, Piccadilly in London.
Eels frontman E sent an invite to The Queen to come to their London gig this week. Pic: PA Photos


**FILE**Rapper Eminem makes his entrance on the stage for the panel discussion during the Detroit Hip-Hop Summit at Cobo Arena in Detroit in this April 26, 2003 file photo. (AP Photo/Rob Widdis-File)
Eminem will publish his memoirs in a new book, 'Eminem: The Way I Am', on October 16. The tome, published by Orion Books, will feature unseen photographs of the rapper, as well as journal notes, hand-drawn art and lyric sketches, as well as a narrative and introduction written by the star. Pic: PA Photos



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U2 front man Bono attending the premiere of the ground-breaking digital 3D movie 'U23D' in Dublin, Ireland. The dazzling film - which requires cinema-goers to wear special glasses and features a full live set from the band on stage in South America - is in cinemas now. Watch the trailer at