Getting Random Wikipedia Page




Hi.
I'm making a little program that chooses for you the name of your band, the name of the first album, and a picture to use as the album cover.
Currently, I can get a random picture from flickr for the album cover, and I can get a random quote from a quotes site and chop it up to use as the album name.
The problem is I want to get the title of a random article in wikipedia as the band name. The problem is, whenever I try to 'file_get_contents($url)' a wikipedia page, I get this error:

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