Tom Meighan, lead singer of rock band Kasabian, checked his voicemail recently to find a scathing message from Partridge, reports Spoonfed Comedy.

Meighan said “I was checking my voicemails and they were all pretty mundane... then Alan Partridge piped up.”

Apparently Partridge was not happy about the band taking their name from killer Charles Manson’s getaway driver, Linda Kasabian.

It appears Steve Coogan is calling celebrities for his revival of Alan Partridge, who will be appearing in a new online-only series, launching November 5th, 2010 on

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