Dave Grohl has said that playing in a series of side projects has only made his desire to be in the Foo Fighters stronger. Since founding the band in 1995, Grohl has had lengthy spells in Them Crooked Vultures, Queens Of The Stone Age and Probot. Click here to read the full story.
The Stone Roses' former guitarist John Squire is set to launch a new exhibition in east London next month - featuring abstract depictions of stars including Keira Knightley. John Squire: Celebrity will also feature Squire's depictions of Woody Allen, Albert Einstein and Lindsay Lohan. Click here to read the full story.
Kasabian have announced details of four UK shows set for June. The band will play gigs in Sheffield, Leeds, Wolverhampton and Manchester on the short gig run as they gear up for festival season. They are expected to debut material from their forthcoming fourth album at the shows. Click here to read the full story.
Friendly Fires have chatted about how their second album 'Pala' has been heavily inspired by chart pop music of the late 1980s and early 1990s. Speaking in the new issue of NME, the band said 'Pala' is inspired by NSync, New Kids On The Block, Missy Elliott and Bobby Brown, among others. Click here to read the full story.
Dance producer David Guetta has said he has hired an ex-Pentagon investigator to look into the theft of his new single 'Where Them Girls At'. The track, which features Nicki Minaj and Flo Rida, was leaked online earlier this week. Click here to read the full story.
Alan McGee has talked again about when he first saw Liam Gallagher - and assumed he was a drug dealer, not the singer in Oasis. Interviewed in The Sun on Tuesday (May 3), McGee said he actually thought the band's former guitarist Paul 'Bonehead' Arthurs was their singer. Click here to read the full story.
A host of musicians have spoken out about the death of Osama bin Laden via Twitter. The al-Qaeda founder was killed in Pakistan on Monday (May 2), by American troops. “I believe in justice... but don't u think that an eye for an eye will make the whole world blind?” tweeted Katy Perry. Click here to read the full story.
Traces of cocaine were found in Michael Jackson's underpants when the garments were seized during a search of his Neverland ranch in 2003, it has been claimed. According to the News Of The World, a secret police document has revealed that toxicology tests on the briefs showed traces of the substance. Click here to read the full story.
Arctic Monkeys' new album 'Suck It And See' is "more mellow" than their third LP 'Humbug', according to drummer Matt Helders. The band are due to release 'Suck It And See' on June 6 - with Helders also claiming that it will go down very well with big festival crowds. Click here to read the full story.
Radiohead are set to perform their new album 'The Kings Of Limbs' in its entirety for a special BBC broadcast. The band's set will be shown in a programme titled Radiohead – The King of Limbs: Live From The Basement, which will be part of the BBC's From The Basement series. Click here to read the full story.
Miles Kane has praised Noel Gallagher for helping him out with his debut solo record 'The Colour Of The Trap', which is released next week (May 9). The Last Shadow Puppets man spoke to NME about the hook-up before playing a solo set at the Camden Crawl 2011 on Saturday (April 30). Click here to read the full story.
The Pixies have revealed that Bono is one of the many fans who has begged them to write some new songs. The band split in 1993 but reunited in 2004 and have been gigging ever since. However, their last album ‘Trompe le Monde’ was released 20 years ago. Click here to read the full story.
Slipknot's Corey Taylor has said that if he doesn't feel the band's summer tour works out the way he wants it to then the band may well be over. The singer was responding to comments made by drummer Joey Jordison, who said last week: "Slipknot will always exist – with Corey or without him. That's it." Click here to read the full story.
Pete Best and Stuart Sutcliffe, former members of The Beatles who left the band before they found fame, could be in line to get Liverpool streets named after them. The Liverpool Beatles Appreciation Society International suggested that they have been overlooked in terms of their importance in the past. Click here to read the full story.
Ellie Goulding played covers by the likes of The Killers, Stevie Wonder and Bryan Adams at Prince William and Kate Middleton's Royal Wedding reception. As widely expected, the singer kicked off the set at Buckingham Palace in London with her cover of Elton John's 'Your Song'. Click here to read the full story.
Deadmau5 has revealed that he was punched by a local DJ while on tour in Australia on Sunday (May 1). After taking a dislike to the music being played at the after party, which took place at the city's Birdee Num Num venue, Deadmau5 approached the DJ and asked him to change the music he was playing. Click here to read the full story.
Jim Corr, formerly guitarist with The Corrs, has told the world about his own theory about the death of Osama Bin Laden, suggesting that the founder of al-Qaeda actually died 10 years ago. The hitmaker has been an active member of a conspiracy theory group 911 Truth Movement in the past few years. Click here to read the full story.
Kasabian have revealed a series of new song titles set to feature on their forthcoming new album. The Leicester band have been working on the record in San Francisco with Dan The Automator, who produced their last album. Songs set to feature include 'Switchblade Smile' and 'Neon Noon'. Click here to read the full story.
Stanley Donwood, Radiohead’s longterm artistic collaborator, has revealed the inspiration behind the newspaper themed artwork for the band’s most recent album, ‘The King of Limbs’. The album, which was released digitally in February, has received mixed reviews. Click here to read the full story.