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The Word On...Kings of Leon's new album

"The move from 'southern Strokes' to 'southern U2' is way better in theory than in practice – these are the same clunky Kings of Leon songs, just now presented in an incredibly weird context." - Ian Cohen, www.pitchforkmedia.com

White Denim, Audio, Brighton

"More cowbell!" cries a man in a severe state of excitement. It's not necessarily what you expect to hear at a gig from one of the most hotly tipped garage rock bands of the year, but then White Denim don't do things by the book.

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Just in time for the release of their "debut" album, Foxboro Hot Tubs have stopped pretending to be anything other than a pseudonym for Green Day. Rather than deal with the problem of how to follow a record as massive as 'American Idiot', Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool have reinvented themselves and recorded an album of garage rock'n'roll.

The Sonics/The Horrors, The Forum, London

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Album: Be Your Own Pet, Get Awkward (XL)

At a time when you can't move for all the female singers boring you with their fey, whimsical melodrama (I look here to you, Adele and Laura Marling), it's refreshing to see the ball of fury that is Jemina Pearl Abegg – lead singer with American garage punk rock outfit Be Your Own Pet – disturb the tranquillity.

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Excellence can be a rash move

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A new exhibition charts the turbulent life and times of The Libertines. The photographer Roger Sargent tells Charlotte Cripps why the cult band are the real deal

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