Monthly Archives: April 2007

Is Naomi Watts Aussie or English? Also: Kate Beckinsale Controversy

Britain-born, Australia-raised Naomi Watts says she still considers herself English. The Aussies ain’t happy.(The Sun)

Finally: State of Play Returning For Second Season

Paul Abbott‘s tour de force of politics and journalism – the incomparable British series State of Play – will finally get that long-awaited second season, Abbott tells The Sun. “We’re looking at doing six …

Listen To the Full Arctic Monkeys Album

AOL Music is having a listening pah-ty for the Arctic Monkeys‘ Favourite Worst Nightmare, which is out today. Yes, that means you can listen to every track from the album – for free!

Mel B. Names Daughter Angel Iris Murphy Brown

Here I was thinking she was just a big Candice Bergen fan: Melanie Brown a.k.a.

British Band You Should Know: McFly

There’s been one song that’s been playing on my iPod for the past week: “Transylvania” by British band McFly. It’s a proper rock opera, complete with a tongue-in-cheek storyline about historic love, a …

Patrick Wolf Vents On His Website, Declares Touring Career Over

Our man Patrick Wolf seems to have lost the plot a bit: he says he’ll perform his final concert in November. Wolf recently fired his drummer, whose on-tour drug problem has wreaked havoc on Wolf’s live shows.

Amy Winehouse, Hot Chip, Arctic Monkeys Up for Songwriting Awards

The newly engaged Amy Winehouse has yet another reason to celebrate today: she's up for Britain's most prestigious songwriting award, the Ivor Novello. Her hit, "Rehab," has been nominated for Best Contemporary …

The Smiths To Be Inducted Into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?

I've never expected The Smiths to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Their influence on rock is undeniable, but unlike The Police or The Clash, they never scored any mainstream success here.

Crazy Pete Doherty Is Back. Also: The New Arctic Monkeys.

After a gig in Camden, Pete Doherty went into "a frenzy," launching a speaker into the crowd and demolishing the stage, reports The Mirror. Kate Moss and her daughter, 4-year-old Lila Grace, were there.

Pete Doherty’s Friends Intervene; Kate Moss Plagiarizes Her Own Closet

Did Pete Doherty‘s friends finally perform an intervention?(The Sun)