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Kasabian’s Serge Pizzorno has said that he wants the band’s next album to emulate Radiohead’s ‘OK Computer’.

Pizzorno, speaking in the new issue of NME, on UK newsstands now or available digitally, explained that the writing process for the follow-up to ‘West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum’ is already well underway.


Aerosmith may have planned to start recording their new album this month, but they’ve got a bit of a problem in that the band have no idea where guitarist Joe Perry is.

Singer Steven Tyler told Rolling Stone: “We’re having trouble getting Joe [Perry]. I don’t know where he is.”


Dave Grohl is to be crowned Godlike Genius at next month’s Shockwaves NME Awards ceremony in London.

The former Nirvana drummer and current Foo Fighters frontman will pick up the honour at the the O2 Academy Brixton in London on February 23. Foo Fighters will also play a set on the evening.



The Cheeky Girls’ Gabriela Irimia has received a police caution for shoplifting supermarket groceries.

The singer was detained by security staff at a Sainsbury’s store in Wilmslow, Cheshire this week before attending a local police station, reports the Manchester Evening News.


Anthony Jones, the 26-year-old convicted of stabbing Professor Green in the neck with a broken bottle in May 2009, has been sentenced to eight years in prison.

Jones, who was a student at London Metropolitan University, was convicted of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm by a jury at Snaresbrook Crown Court in October. This week he was handed the sentence in the same court.


Robert Plant has again said that there will be no more live dates from Led Zeppelin – because he “can’t relate” to the band any more.

Speaking to Rolling Stone magazine, Plant has decribed the continued calls from fans for more shows as “a bit of a pain in the pisser”.


Queens Of The Stone Age’s self-titled album from 1998 is set to reissued on March 7.

The remastered album will feature three additional songs – ‘The Bronze’, ‘These Aren’t the Droids You’re Looking For’ and ‘Spiders And Vinegaroons’.