Arctic Monkeys have admitted that they'd let Miles Kane join the band full-time if he asked. Speaking to NME, Turner admitted that Kane has never broached the subject of becoming the fifth full-time Monkey - but the band themselves have talked about the possibility "a few times".
The Stone Roses have confirmed their first festival dates after announcing their reformation last month. The Manchester band are the first confirmed headliner for next year's Benicassim, which is due to take place July 12-15, 2012. They will also headline Scotland's T In The Park, which takes place the weekend before, July 6-8.
Avril Lavigne has claimed her "face is fucked" after she was reportedly attacked by five people in a hotel bar over the weekend. The singer has revealed she was the victim of an unprovoked attack. The singer took to her official Twitter to write: "I don't fight. I don't believe in it. To clear things up I got attacked by 5 people last night out of nowhere. Not cool. My face is fucked."
Two Door Cinema Club will headline next year's NME Awards Tour – scroll down to find out how you can get tickets. The Northern Irish band will hit the road with Metronomy, Tribes and Azealia Banks, kicking off at O2 Academy Glasgow on February 8.
Radiohead have announced the first leg of their planned 2012 world tour. The band's guitarist Ed O'Brien had previously said that Radiohead would be "on the road from the end of February to November" and the first announcement of the band's live plans is indeed at the end of February. The initial announcement is 10 US tour dates, which begin at Miami's American Airlines Arena on February 27.
Kasabian have revealed that the stage set for their UK arena tour will resemble a giant orange. Tom Meighan said: "Serge and Aitor Throup, who did our album artwork, and a guy called Nick who's a fucking genius at lighting, came up with it. It's going to look great. The idea that the stage will react to fans will be cool. It's never been done."
Beady Eye frontman Liam Gallagher has said he wants to make a movie about Oasis' story. The singer, who is currently working on his first movie The Longest Cocktail Party, with his 1 Productions company, is keen to shoot a warts and all biopic. He told The Sun: "Sometimes, when we've had a few drinks, we sit about telling stories and talk about putting them in an Oasis film. I'd be up for that."
The Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has revealed that the band are planning to rehearse in a London studio later this month. Richards told Rolling Stone magazine: "We're just going to play a little together, because we haven't played for three or four years. You don't necessarily want to rehearse or write anything - you just want to touch bases."
The dress Amy Winehouse wore on the cover of 'Back To Black' is to be auctioned for charity. The printed chiffon dress is expected to raise up to £20,000 for the Amy Winehouse Foundation when it goes under the hammer at La Galleria in London on November 29
Lady Gaga, 30 Seconds To Mars and Bruno Mars were the big winners at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) in Belfast earlier in the week (November 6). Gaga won four awards in total, taking home the Best Song and Best Video prizes for her single 'Born This Way' as well as the awards for Best Female Act and Best Fans.
aiser Chiefs have revealed details of a brand new single which takes aim at "rude, cruel people" who use Twitter.Drummer and songwriter Nick Hodgson told the Daily Star that the track is a "rant against modern society" and was recorded in four days. He commented: "I’m on the run from the world really. There are too many opinions out there, like on Twitter. It’s full of rude, cruel people."
Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders has posted his remix of the Wet Nuns track 'Heaven Below' online. Wet Nuns will release both the original track and the remix from the Sheffield band's sticksman via their official website Wetnuns.com on November 11. Both tracks are currently streaming on the band's SoundCloud account.
Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan has hit out at critics of his band and rejected claims that the Leicester rockers have "gone tame". Speaking to the Daily Star, Meighan said that he doesn't believe his band "get the credit we deserve" and said that he couldn't understand why any fans of his band wouldn't like the tracks on 'Velociraptor!'.
Florence And The Machine have scored their second albums chart Number One after 'Ceremonials' went straight to the top spot last Sunday (November 6). The Florence Welch-fronted band shifted 90,000 copies of the LP in a week to knock Coldplay's latest LP 'Mylo Xyloto' down to Number 2, according to the Official Charts Company.
A Westlife fan left her husband after he made her choose between the boyband and their marriage. Jane Holmes, 44, split with her husband Norman after he told her: "Choose Westlife or me". Holmes, who revealed she had eight Westlife tattoos that had cost her £1,100 and that she had also spent £30,000 following the band around the UK, claimed her spouse couldn't handle her devotion to the group.
Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello and singer-songwriter Billy Bragg played unannounced acoustic sets at the Occupy London protests at St Paul's Cathedral earlie this week (November 9). Morello performed a three-song set in the camp that has been set up by the side of the cathedral, with Rage Against The Machine's 'Guerrilla Radio' among the songs aired.
Michael Jackson's former doctor Dr Conrad Murray has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter over the late singer's death, by an LA jury. Murray, who denied giving the pop superstar a fatal overdose of the powerful sedative, propofol on June 25, 2009, was convicted at around 1.15pm local time (9.15pm GMT) today (November 7) after a six week long trial, reports BBC News.
The Maccabees have announced a UK tour for January 2012. The band, who have just completed an intimate UK tour, will release their third studio album 'Given To The Wild' on January 9 and will tour in the same month in support of the new record. The trek will feature five shows, which kick off in Glasgow at Queen Margaret's Union on January 23.
AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson has been forced to cancel his planned solo tour after being told he must undergo wrist surgery. The singer had scheduled a 10-date US tour for February 2012 which would have seen him recounting stories from his recently released book Rockers And Rollers: A Full-Throttle Memoir but has now been told he must undergo wrist surgery, forcing the dates to be shelved.
Frankie Cocozza was axed from The X Factor for boasting about taking cocaine, according to reports. The Sun claims that the reality show contestant broke one of the show's 'golden rules' by discussing his use of Class A drugs in front of production staff.