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Beatle Devastated His Birthplace Is To Be Destroyed

Former BEATLE drummer RINGO STARR has attacked the British Government for destroying hundreds of Liverpool properties, including the home where he was born and raised. The veteran drummer, who now lives in Los Angeles,...

Mccartney's Royal Gaffe

One of rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY'S bandmembers committed a royal faux-pas at QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Jubilee concert in London in 2003. The former BEATLE was among a number of rock legends invited to...

Clash London's Number One

A CLASH concert in London in 1977 has been voted the best the British capital has ever seen - beating performances by music legends THE BEATLES and THE ROLLING STONES. Hundreds of seats at...

Pink Floyd Plan To Reunite

Legendary rockers PINK FLOYD are to reunite for a performance at charity concert LIVE 8 in London this summer (05). The band's classic line-up of ROGER WATERS, DAVE GILMOUR, RICK WRIGHT and NICK MASON,...

Starr's Peaceful Wristbands

RINGO STARR has designed a peace-promoting wristband especially for his friends and family. Bearing a striking resemblance to SIR BOB GELDOF's "Make Poverty History" brand, the former BEATLE has created his own range of...

Mccartney Releases Dance Debut

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has shocked fans by releasing his first dance record under the secret pseudonym TWIN FREAKS. The 62-year-old former BEATLE is collaborating with DJ and producer THE FREE-LANCE HELLRAISER to record...

Wood Tunes Up With The Beatles For New Musical

Actress EVAN RACHEL WOOD is getting a big chance to show off her singing skills in a new movie musical featuring the hits of the BEATLES. The THIRTEEN star will play the lead in...

Ono Enraged Over Chapman Broadcast

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has attacked British television network CHANNEL 4 for planning to broadcast an interview with the late BEATLE's crazed killer MARK CHAPMAN on the 25th anniversary of Lennon's death. The...

Noel Gallagher: 'Liam Isn't My Cup Of Tea'

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has hailed the rock performance skills of his brother LIAM, but admits he often fantasises about drowning him. The LIVE FOREVER siblings have a long history of bitter feuds and...

The Beatles' Album Secret Revealed

THE BEATLES' album cover for their classic 1965 disc HELP! was shot in a grim English car park - not the glamorous Austrian location originally believed by fans. JOHN LENNON, SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, GEORGE...

Lennon's Killer Set For Tv Interview

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN is preparing to discuss the rock legend's death on TV for the first time, as part of an upcoming British documentary. CHANNEL 4 bosses have requested a meeting...

Beatles Make Album History With A Sixth Diamond

THE BEATLES have become the first act in the Recording Industry Association of America's history to earn six diamond awards after the group's number ones compilation, 1, notched up 10 million sales. Released five...

Beatles Letter Under The Hammer

A letter that details the dispute that spelt the end of THE BEATLES is going up for auction in London on Thursday (05MAY05). The 1969 note - signed by all four members - informed...

Coldplay Record History In Us Charts

COLDPLAY have joined THE BEATLES in the history books as the only two British bands to have scored a top 10 new entry in the American singles chart. The CHRIS MARTIN-fronted group have entered...

Martin Targetting U2'S Top Spot

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN's ultimate goal is to surpass U2 as the greatest rock band on the planet - and he is taking inspiration from SYLVESTER STALLONE to help him achieve his aim. The...

Stefani Hits The Top As Coldplay Break Records

GWEN STEFANI has ended 50 CENT's nine-week run at the top of the US singles chart to become only the third act to hit number one on the BILLBOARD Hot 100 this year (05)....

Skinner Dating Beatle's Stripper Granddaughter

THE STREETS rapper MIKE SKINNER is dating BEATLES legend RINGO STARR's teenage granddaughter - who is a member of British erotic dancing troupe the NARNI SHAKERS. The DRY YOUR EYES star is besotted with...

Martin Plans To Rival Sergeant Pepper

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN is convinced he can produce an album to rival THE BEATLES' universally acclaimed 1967 disc SERGEANT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND. The CLOCKS singer conquered the world with his band's...

Lennon Picked Fight At British Beach Concert

JOHN LENNON's son SEAN tried to start a fight with a punk rock bassist during an appearance at Britain's ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES festival this weekend (ends24APR05). The son of the BEATLES legend, who was...

Chapman Waited A Day To Kill Lennon

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN was hanging around the entrance to the New York apartment complex where the ex-BEATLE met his death 24 hours before the fatal gunshot was fired, according to a cleaner...

Lennon Was No Heroin Addict, Says Ex Employee

JOHN LENNON's cleaning lady has vehemently blasted rumours the ex-BEATLE was addicted to heroin, because he was too "obsessed" with his health to risk damaging himself with the deadly narcotic. ROSAURA LORENZO was employed...

Lennon's Rage Over Mccartney Drug Bust

JOHN LENNON was furious when he found out his "stupid" former BEATLES bandmate SIR PAUL McCARTNEY had been arrested in Japan for possessing marijuana, according to his cleaning lady. ROSAURA LORENZO was present in...

Kaiser Chiefs Unnerved By New Celebrity Status

British band KAISER CHIEFS realised the full extent of their rapid rise to stardom when they appeared on America's THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN - alongside Hollywood superstar PENELOPE CRUZ. The I PREDICT...

Beatles Backstage History Revealed In Rare Contract

THE BEATLES were one of the most modest rock groups of all time, according to a rare US tour contract which has been unearthed after almost 40 years. Instead of ordering champagne and far-fetched...

Morrison Hits The Web At Last

Veteran rocker VAN MORRISON has finally faced up to the selling power of the internet by launching his first website today (20APR05). The BROWN EYED GIRL star's online store will feature audio clips, sell...

Ono Praises Mccartney's Designs

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is a huge fan of STELLA McCARTNEY's designs, in spite of her tumultuous relationship with the style guru's father SIR PAUL McCARTNEY. The Japanese singer and artist, 72, regularly...

Stone Admits A Lack Of Music Knowledge

Teen soul sensation JOSS STONE has a poor knowledge of music - despite promoting musical educations at the VH1 SAVE THE MUSIC FOUNDATION last week (11APR05). The British singer, 18, joined ROD STEWART, ALICIA...

Epstein's 'Homosexual Acts' With Former Beatle

Former BEATLES manager BRIAN EPSTEIN engaged in homosexual acts with one member of the legendary band - the gay pop mogul's ex-aide claims in a sensational new book. JOANNE PETERSON is working on THERE'S...

Mccartney Drives Off With Lexus

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will spend two-and-a-half months on the road in America with car giants Lexus this autumn (05). The former BEATLE has announced plans to perform 28 shows, beginning with a concert in...

Radiohead Beat Beatles And Stones In Best Album Poll

British rockers RADIOHEAD are the surprise winners of a Best Album survey with their 1998 record OK COMPUTER. The PARANOID ANDROID stars beat music legends THE BEATLES, THE ROLLING STONES and MICHAEL JACKSON in...

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