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Lemmy: 'Ringo Was Underrated'

31st March 2005

MOTORHEAD rocker IAN 'LEMMY' KILMISTER has defended the talents of frequently criticised former BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR. The heavy metal veteran is a devoted fan of the Fab Four, and is still amazed at...

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Stone Roses Frontmen Reunite

27th March 2005

British rocker IAN BROWN was joined by ex-STONE ROSES bandmate MANI on Thursday (24MAR05) night for a wild gig kickstarting Brown's KING MONKEY's UK TOUR. The performance also held a particular significance for the...

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50 Breaks Records With Four Top 10 Hits

24th March 2005

50 CENT is breaking records at the top of the singles charts in America after claiming four tracks in this week's (beg21MAR05) BILLBOARD Hot 100 top 10. It's the first time any act has...

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The Who Scrap Tour And Album

24th March 2005

British rock legends THE WHO have ditched plans to tour this year (05) after drummer ZAK STARKEY pulled out to work with OASIS. Starkey, son of former BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR, has pledged to...

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Zellweger Fears Mccartney Knows About Her Crush

16th March 2005

OSCAR-winner RENEE ZELLWEGER fears her friends have told British rocker SIR PAUL McCARTNEY about the secret crush she has on him. The BRIDGET JONES' DIARY star, who is dating sensitive Irish singer DAMIAN RICE,...

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Lennon Wives Honour John's Memory

16th March 2005

YOKO ONO and CYNTHIA LENNON are both working on projects to mark the 25th anniversary of their former husband JOHN LENNON's tragic murder. Ono, who was married to the former BEATLE when he was...

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Beatles Generating Millions - 25 Years On

16th March 2005

Legendary group THE BEATLES are generating millions of dollars in royalties - even though they split 25 years ago. APPLE CORPS, which handles the ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE quartet's joint business interests, has...

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Daltrey Blames Moon For Low Rich List Ranking

12th March 2005

THE WHO singer ROGER DALTREY would rank higher on rock music's rich list if bandmate KEITH MOON hadn't developed a taste for destructive behaviour. The MY GENERATION star is convinced his band would have...

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Mccartney Gives Art To New York Firemen

11th March 2005

British rocker SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and his wife HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY have donated a painting from their private collection to the members of the FIRE DEPARTMENT OF NEW YORK (FDNY). The 1974 painting by...

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Mccartney Stamps Out Kensit's Groupie Instinct

9th March 2005

Blonde actress PATSY KENSIT has romanced a string of rockers, but seeing SIR PAUL McCARTNEY perform live brought her 'groupie' days to an end. The British beauty has been married to OASIS frontman LIAM...

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Sergeant Pepper Jacket Auctioned For Tsunami Victims

4th March 2005

One of the THE BEATLES' legendary SERGEANT PEPPER jackets is being sold in a star-studded celebrity auction to raise money for victims of December's (05) Indian Ocean tsunami. Nearly 100 items have been donated...

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Jackson Lawyers In Smear Campaign, Says Former Pr

3rd March 2005

MICHAEL JACKSON's lawyers arranged a smear campaign against the family of his teenager accuser, the troubled singer's former public relations executive claimed in a California court yesterday (02MAR05). Las Vegas PR ANN MARIE KITE,...

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Mccartney's Earnings Triple

2nd March 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has matched the earnings of younger rival ROBBIE WILLIAMS following a lucrative year (04) in which he tripled his income. The HEY JUDE star's publishing company MPL COMMUNICATIONS enjoyed a three-fold...

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Mccartney's Super Bowl Diary

27th February 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's new publicist is revealing the star's SUPER BOWL secrets in an indepth new diary on the former BEATLE's official website. PAUL FREUNDLICH has posted his frantic Super Bowl diary on the...

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Mccartney's Daughter Stella Gives Birth

27th February 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has become a grandfather for the third time after daughter STELLA gave birth to a son on Friday night (25FEB05). The fashion designer's baby was born three weeks prematurely at London's...

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The Beatles' Future Threatened By Stardust

24th February 2005

THE BEATLES would have remained a struggling Liverpool, England, band if producer GEORGE MARTIN had taken pop veteran ALVIN STARDUST's advice that the Fab Four were not worth signing. Martin played Stardust a demo...

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Mccartney's Favourites

24th February 2005

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is still interested in modern music - his favourite bands are FRANZ FERDINAND and KAISER CHIEFS. The former BEATLE praises the up-and-coming rockers for wowing audiences with their searing...

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Harrison Shrine Met With Opposition

21st February 2005

Fans of late BEATLES guitarist GEORGE HARRISON have had their hopes of transforming their icon's boyhood home into a shrine dashed by its current owner. Admirers of the SOMETHING singer wanted to pay tribute...

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God Only Knows Tops Valentine's Love List

14th February 2005

THE BEACH BOYS' GOD ONLY KNOWS has claimed the top spot in a Valentine's Day poll to find the Greatest Love Song. The romantic 1966 hit beat ELVIS PRESLEY's CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE...

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Mccartney Questions Jackson's Sanity

11th February 2005

Troubled superstar MICHAEL JACKSON's grasp of reality has been questioned by STELLA McCARTNEY - who recalls his bizarre behaviour during visits to her family home. SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's fashion designer daughter believes the...

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Mccartney Accused Of Making Sacked Publicist Mentally Unstable

7th February 2005

LATEST: Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's former publicist GEOFF BAKER has accused the ex-BEATLE of making him mentally unstable before firing him. The 62-year-old superstar sparked a war of words with Baker by posting...

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Mccartney Hits Out At 'Spiteful' Treatment Of Mills

6th February 2005

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has hit out at "spiteful" and "nasty" media critics of his wife HEATHER MILLS. The former BEATLE has written a letter on charity campaigner Mills' website attacking rumours about...

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Boyd Unaware Of Beatles

4th February 2005

GEORGE HARRISON's ex-wife PATTIE BOYD had no idea who THE BEATLES were when she first met him. The pair met and fell in love on the set of 1964 Beatles movie A HARD DAY'S...

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Mccartney Scraps Love Songs Album

3rd February 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has ditched plans to record an album of BEATLES love songs because he couldn't get the estates of JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON to agree with him on the project. McCartney...

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Carlyle Buys Mccartney Pin-up

3rd February 2005

Hollywood actor and PAUL McCARTNEY fan ROBERT CARLYLE has bought a picture of the former BEATLE for $3,800 (GBP2000) at a charity bash. The FULL MONTY star purchased the costly frame at a tsunami...

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Grammy Stars Sign Up For Tsunami Relief Track

2nd February 2005

BONO, STEVIE WONDER, ALICIA KEYS and BRIAN WILSON are among the stars slated to perform THE BEATLES tune ACROSS THE UNIVERSE at the upcoming GRAMMY AWARDS to help raise more cash for the tsunami relief...

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Mccartney Got Frog In His Throat

2nd February 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY learned to croak like a frog during THE BEATLES first American tour, and later used the vocal talent on hit WE ALL STAND TOGETHER. American musician BOBBY GOLDSBORO, who played in...

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Beatles Founder Dies

1st February 2005

ERIC GRIFFITHS, the founding member of the band that became THE BEATLES, died on Saturday (29JAN05) following a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 64. Griffiths formed THE QUARRYMEN with his school pal JOHN...

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Phil Spector: Obsessed With Guns For 30 Years

31st January 2005

Legendary music producer PHIL SPECTOR has been "obsessed" with guns for more than 30 years, claims the star's former roadie. In his new book MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR, former BEATLES roadie TONY BRAMWELL claims...

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