1. Supergrass Announces Split

    April 12, 2010 10:29 AM EDT S upergrass , which had hits in the 1990s with singles "Alright" and "Richard III," announced on Monday it had split. The quartet from Oxford, with six studio albums under its belt, decided to break up "due to the 17 year itch," it said in a statement. Supergrass…

  2. March 8, 2009

    March 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST – Nine Inch Nails releases “The Downward Spiral.” 1993 – Bandleader Billy Eckstein dies in Pittsburgh of complications from a stroke. He is 78. 1979 – Tom Chaplin of Keane is born in East Sussex, England. 1976 – Gaz Coombes (Gareth Michael Coombes) of Supergrass is born in Oxford,…

  3. Star-Studded Crew Leads VH1's Who Tribute

    July 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Some of the biggest names in rock saluted the Who last night (July 12) with performances during a taping for VH1's "Rock Honors" at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, but the biggest thrills were deliver Some of the biggest names in rock saluted the Who last night (July 12) with…

  4. Supergrass Polishes New 'Diamond'

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST U.K. rock outfit Supergrass will release its new single, "Diamond Hoo Ha Man," Jan. 14 internationally on 7-inch vinyl. An as-yet-untitled new album will arrive in March via Parlophone. U.K. rock outfit Supergrass will release its new single, "Diamond Hoo Ha Man," Jan. 14…

  5. Supergrass Bassist Quinn Breaks Back In Fall

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British alternative rock act Supergrass has canceled a homecoming gig in Oxford, England, after bass player Mick Quinn broke his back. Quinn fell from a first floor window while sleepwalking at a vill British alternative rock act Supergrass has canceled a homecoming gig in Oxford, England,…

  6. Supergrass Plugging In For 2006 Tour

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST U.K. rock quartet Supergrass will return to North America for a 15-date tour that begins Feb. 6 in Toronto. U.K. rock quartet Supergrass will return to North America for a 15-date tour that begins Feb. 6 in Toronto. The trek will be in support of the group's latest Capitol album, "…

  7. Supergrass / Sept. 27, 2005 / New York (Bowery Ballroom)

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Supergrass is a decade removed from debuting as a trio of teenagers, mugging for cameras and cavorting to the top of the U.K. charts. The group is older, larger and showing classic signs of maturity f Supergrass is a decade removed from debuting as a trio of teenagers, mugging for cameras and…

  8. Supergrass Cancels U.S. Dates

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock quartet Supergrass has canceled its remaining U.S. tour dates, after singer/guitarist Gaz Coombes and his keyboardist brother, Rob, returned to the U.K. due to a serious family illness, a sp U.K. rock quartet Supergrass has canceled its remaining U.S. tour dates, after singer…

  9. Supergrass Coming Back To 'Life'

    January 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In 1995, amid the heady days of Brit pop, precocious U.K. rock trio Supergrass breezed to the chart summit with its guitar-fueled debut album, "I Should Coco." Seven years on, with many of its contemporaries long forgotten, Supergrass…