Latest Bobby Gillespie News - Page 3


Primal Scream's Abba Inspiration

Swedish pop band ABBA were the inspiration for PRIMAL SCREAM's forthcoming album BEAUTIFUL FUTURE, according to frontman BOBBY GILLESPIE. The Scottish rock band are such fans of the Waterloo hitmakers they travelled to Sweden -...

Liam To Lead 'New Band' At Show

Oasis star Liam Gallagher will perform with a group of Manchester bass legends at a charity gig in Manchester next month.The Sun reports that Manchester-based bass trio Freebass, which consists of New Order's Peter Hook,...

By on 03 January 2008

Gillespie Pays Tribute To Hazlewood

PRIMAL SCREAM frontman BOBBY GILLESPIE has paid tribute to the late LEE HAZLEWOOD, calling the late songwriter/producer a "last of a kind outsider hero". Hazlewood, who found fame penning Nancy Sinatra's 1966 hit These Boots...

Gillespie: 'Fame/drugs Almost Killed Primal Scream'

PRIMAL SCREAM frontman BOBBY GILLESPIE attributes the band's notorious hedonism to the overnight fame and wealth their 1991 breakthrough album SCREAMADELICA brought. The British group spent 1992 trying to record a follow-up album, which was...

New Order Star Hook Creates Bassist-heavy Supergroup

NEW ORDER bass player PETER HOOK has created a new British indie rock supergroup with THE SMITHS star ANDY ROURKE and original STONE ROSES bass player GARY 'MANI' MOUNFIELD. The three bass guitarists are recording...

Barat To Be Doherty's Best Man

Troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY has asked his former LIBERTINES bandmate CARL BARAT to be his best man at his forthcoming marriage to supermodel KATE MOSS. Doherty and Barat fell out in 2004 when the...

Gillespie Confirms Moss And Doherty Not Yet Married

PRIMAL SCREAM frontman BOBBY GILLESPIE has dismissed reports his friend KATE MOSS has married PETE DOHERTY - because the supermodel has only just invited him to their wedding. Gillespie, who introduced Moss to the BABYSHAMBLES...

Primal Scream Named 'Godlike Geniuses'

Rockers PRIMAL SCREAM will be handed the Godlike Genius Award at next month's NME Music Awards. Previous recipients of the prize include THE CLASH, OZZY OSBOURNE, NEW ORDER and IAN BROWN - and Primal...

Gillespie Slams Local Pub

British rocker BOBBY GILLESPIE is fuming with the landlord of his local pub in north London, because music played at the venue is keeping him awake at night. The PRIMAL SCREAM frontman has lodged a...

Flowers And Gillespie Front Ray-ban Relaunch

THE KILLERS singer BRANDON FLOWERS and PRIMAL SCREAM frontman BOBBY GILLESPIE will to help relaunch sunglasses brand Ray-Ban, in a multi-million dollar advertising campaign. They are joined by rockers JOHNNY MARR of THE SMITHS, the...

Moss Hires Friend To Design Her Fashion Collection

Supermodel KATE MOSS has allegedly hired her friend KATY ENGLAND to design her new collection for British fashion chain Topshop. Moss has been paid a reported $5.9 million (GBP3 million) for the fashion range, but...

Gillespie: 'Kate And Pete Are So Happy'

PRIMAL SCREAM frontman BOBBY GILLESPIE has confirmed rumours supermodel KATE MOSS is planning to wed her on/off boyfriend PETE DOHERTY, insisting the beauty is "the happiest I've ever seen her". Moss and BABYSHAMBLES frontman Doherty...

Gillespie Wanted Drugs Factory

BOBBY GILLESPIE fell so in love with the drug ecstasy in the early 1990s he pleaded with his record company to fund a factory to make it. The PRIMAL SCREAM frontman was inspired to create...

Moss' Generous Present For Gillespie

Supermodel KATE MOSS gave her rocker pal BOBBY GILLESPIE a $36,000 (GBP20,000) present last month (29JUL06) to celebrate his wedding to long-term love KATY ENGLAND. Hotpants-clad Moss gave a reading at the PRIMAL SCREAM frontman...

Gillespie Weds Long-term Love

PRIMAL SCREAM frontman BOBBY GILLESPIE married his long-term love KATY ENGLAND in Staffordshire, England on Saturday (29JUL06). The COUNTRY GIRL hitmaker, 42, and fashion stylist England, 40, invited celebrity pals KATE MOSS, SADIE FROST, JADE...

Primal Scream Star Boasts Of Ping Pong Coke Habit

PRIMAL SCREAM rocker BOBBY GILLESPIE is set to shock British TV viewers by boasting of taking performance-enhancing drugs - to play table tennis. The singer told a late night music show, set to air tonight...

Gillespie Furious At Hot Stars

PRIMAL SCREAM's BOBBY GILLESPIE branded celebrity guests at a bash in London "a bunch of f**king w**kers", after they wilted in the heat and abandoned his DJ set in favour of fresh air. Stars including...

Rockers Pay Tribute To Barrett

LATEST: British rockers BOBBY GILLESPIE, PETE DOHERTY and CARL BARAT have joined in the tributes to former PINK FLOYD frontman SYD BARRETT, who died earlier this month (07JUL06). Barrett, who left the psychedelic band in...

Gillespie Attacked In Madrid Hotel Bar

PRIMAL SCREAM frontman BOBBY GILLESPIE has a broken nose and two black eyes after a stranger assaulted him in an "unprovoked attack" in Madrid, Spain. The ROCKS singer sustained his injuries in a hotel bar...

Gillespie: "Let's Rob The Royals"

PRIMAL SCREAM star BOBBY GILLESPIE has expressed his disgust for the British royals - even though PRINCESSES EUGENIE and BEATRICE are huge fans of his. The rocker insists the monarchy are responsible for "stealing" works...

Moss To Perform At Gillespie Wedding

Supermodel KATE MOSS is set to read a poem at the summer wedding of PRIMAL SCREAM frontman BOBBY GILLESPIE next month (JUL06). The English beauty, 32, has been asked to read a lyrical composition at...

Gillespie: 'Gallagher Advised Primal Scream To Change'

Rocker BOBBY GILLESPIE credits OASIS frontman LIAM GALLAGHER with persuading PRIMAL SCREAM to return to a classic rock sound on their new album. Primal Scream's latest album RIOT CITY BLUES has a completely different sound...

Gillespie Partied With Junkie Instead Of Awards Ceremony

PRIMAL SCREAM rocker BOBBY GILLESPIE once ditched attending a prestigious awards ceremony in favour of getting high with a junkie friend. The British band's SCREAMADELICA album was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize in 1992,...

Gillespie Disappointed With Doherty

PRIMAL SCREAM frontman BOBBY GILLESPIE has criticised troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY for being too focused on fame instead of making music. While the ROCKS singer admires the BABYSHAMBLES frontman for his musical talent, but is...

Gillespie Desperate To Meet The Who

PRIMAL SCREAM star BOBBY GILLESPIE hates the line-up at the upcoming Scottish music festival T In The Park, and only agreed to perform on it because he wants to meet THE WHO. The ROCKS singer...

Gillespie Gets Happy

PRIMAL SCREAM frontman BOBBY GILLESPIE insists his songwriting has changed dramatically since he became drug-free and discovered true happiness The MOVIN' ON UP rocker recalls his music became darker the more miserable and drug-addicted he...

Gillespie Rues Lack Of Political Weight

Scottish rocker BOBBY GILLESPIE is frustrated his outspoken political views will never have any serious impact on the government. The PRIMAL SCREAM star, whose anti-war song BOMB THE PENTAGON was a scathing attack on the...

Gillespie: 'Drugs Have Their Place'

PRIMAL SCREAM frontman BOBBY GILLESPIE insists some of his greatest moments would never have been recorded without drugs, but he insists over indulgence destroys creativity. The MOVIN' ON UP hitmaker has turned his back on...

Gillespie: 'Kylie And I Are Friends'

PRIMAL SCREAM star BOBBY GILLESPIE has laughed off his attack on KYLIE MINOGUE at last year's (05) Glastonbury Festival - insisting they are close friends. The singer outraged fans of the cancer-suffering singer when he...

Primal Scream Frontman Rejects Nazi Tag

PRIMAL SCREAM singer BOBBY GILLESPIE has laughed off accusations he has Right-wing sympathies. The SWASTIKA EYES frontman appeared to give a Nazi salute to the audience at England's Glastonbury Festival last year (05), shortly before...

Bobby Gillespie

Bobby Gillespie Quick Links

News Pictures Press Quotes RSS
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.