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Pink Floyd Top Contactmusic.com Live 8 Poll

Live 8 is over and now it's all down to the politicians to make decisions that could change the world at the G8 Summit later this week (begs06JUL05), but didn't the rockers, rappers and pop...

Chris Martin's 'Original' Music Praised By Eavis

COLDPLAY have been hailed as the best band appearing at England's three-day Glastonbury Festival by organiser MICHAEL EAVIS. Glastonbury 2005 saw electrifying performances from music royalty including the WHITE STRIPES, BRIAN WILSON and THE...

Brian Wilson's Hallucination Hell

Former BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON is paying the price of his wild drug-addled youth - as he suffers from agonising auditory hallucinations on a daily basis. The GOOD VIBRATIONS rocker hears terrifying voices...

Geldof Stops Glastonbury

LIVE 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF stopped Britain's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL yesterday (25JUN05) while 110,000 revellers joined hands to support the MAKE POVERTY HISTORY campaign. All performances stopped shortly after 4pm (BST) - the middle...

Live 8 Concert Faces Problems In German

The people in charge of organising the Live 8 concert in Germany, have fought back against Berlin government and the businesses in the city, after they failed to pledge their support towards the concert that...

Geldof Announces Five Live 8 Concerts

LATEST: SIR BOB GELDOF has announced the LIVE 8 charity concerts will consist of eight star-studded gigs around the world - crushing speculation Edinburgh, Scotland and Washington DC will host the huge events. At...

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...

Wilson Returns Home To Sing

BRIAN WILSON will celebrate the launch of a new BEACH BOYS monument at the site of his childhood California home with a special live performance. The 20 May (05) event will be held on...

Wilson To Release Christmas Album

BRIAN WILSON is working on a new Christmas album packed with festive favourites for release this year (05). It will be the rocker's first yuletide release since THE BEACH BOYS CHRISTMAS ALBUM hit the...

Paul Simon Set For Bmi Honour

PAUL SIMON is set to be honoured as a BMI ICON at the upcoming 53rd BMI POP AWARDS. The singer-songwriter will receive his accolade on 17 May (05) in Los Angeles. Those who...

Glastonbury Line-up Confirmed

LATEST: COLDPLAY, KYLIE MINOGUE, the WHITE STRIPES and BRIAN WILSON are among the confirmed acts for June's (05) GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL in Somerset, England. Event organiser MICHAEL EAVIS confirmed his 2005 line-up this morning (11APR05),...

The Blues Comes To Sunset Boulevard

Los Angeles' famous Sunset Boulevard is set to get a dose of the blues when legends MUDDY WATERS, ETTA JAMES, IKE TURNER and ROBERT CRAY are inducted into Hollywood's Rock Walk on the same day....

Brian Wilson To Play Roskilde

BEACH BOYS co-founder BRIAN WILSON has signed up to play at Denmark's annual ROSKILDE FESTIVAL this summer (05). Other artists scheduled to play perform at the musical spectacular, which runs from 30 June until...

Williams To Sing At Daytona 500

VANESSA WILLIAMS will get the DAYTONA 500 race off to a melodic start on Sunday (20FEB05), after signing up to sing America's national anthem. While at the Florida event, the stunning singer and actress...

Beach Boy Brian's Dirty Trick On His Dad

THE BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON was once beaten by his father for serving him a lump of his own excrement on a plate. The GOOD VIBRATIONS star played the practical joke on his...

Stars Come Out For Brian Wilson

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS thrilled BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON on Friday night (11FEB05), by opening his MusiCares gala with a cover of I GET AROUND. The California rockers were among the stars paying...

Big Bang For The Grammys

Sunday's (13FEB05) 47th GRAMMY AWARDS ceremony will kick off in spectacular style with back-to-back performances from five of the top nominees. GWEN STEFANI, MAROON 5, BLACK EYED PEAS, LOS LONELY BOYS and Scottish rockers...

Grammy Stars Sign Up For Tsunami Relief Track

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...

Brian Wilson Searches For Lost Cellist

Former BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has launched a desperate bid to find a cellist pal lost in the wake of the tsunami tragedy in South Asia. Swedish musician MARKUS SANDLUND joined the pop...

Cave Tops Mojo Albums List For 2004

NICK CAVE + THE BAD SEEDS' double album ABATOIR BLUES/THE LYRE OF ORPHEUS (corr) has topped respected British music magazine MOJO's Album of The Year list. The Australian torch singer's album beat FRANZ FERDINAND's...

Waits Tops Alternative Rock Mag's 2004 List

TOM WAITS' REAL GONE has been picked as the Album of 2004 by the editors of influential American alternative rock magazine HARP. The acclaimed album beat BRIAN WILSON's SMILE and UH HUH HER by PJ HARVEY...

Foxx Beats Depp To Magazine Actor Honour

JAMIE FOXX is well on his way to his first OSCAR after beating out JOHNNY DEPP for Movie Actor of The Year in American magazine ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY's 2004 Reader's Poll. Foxx, who has won many critics'...

Wilson's Birthday Cake Addiction

Legendary rocker BRIAN WILSON's weight exploded in the years after his failed first attempt to complete the SMILE recordings - because he was eating too many "birthday cakes". The BEACH BOYS star spiralled into...

Wilson Offers Fans The Chance To Direct His Video

THE BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON is inviting fans to direct his next video. The singer, who is currently in the midst of minor comeback, has offered fans the chance to enter a contest...

Brain Wilson Scared Of Surfing

BEACH BOYS superstar BRIAN WILSON refuses to go surfing despite writing some of his most famous tunes about the water sport. The legendary musician - who scored hits with songs like SURFIN' USA and...

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