Yanks are denied Arctic Monkeys and Sex Pistols

US music fans were left outraged after NBC’s broadcast of the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony failed to include a number of key musical segments. Arctic Monkeys’ version of The Beatles’ ‘Come Together’ was included in the broadcast, but their performance of, ‘I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor’ was replaced by … [Read the full story]

Arctic Monkeys album is influenced by The Smiths

Arctic Monkeys Alex Turner has revealed that there is a strong influence from The Smiths on the band’s latest album ‘Suck It And See’. Turner said that though he wasn’t consciously attempting to channel The Smiths while writing ‘Suck It And See’, he didn’t mind if people compared his band’s new record to the Manchester … [Read the full story]