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Led Zeppelin And Dustin Hoffman Among Winners At 35th Kennedy Center Awards

The Kennedy Center Honours are widely regarded as the most prestigious honour you can gain in the USA if you’ve worked in the creative or arts industries, and proof of that has once again been...

Cher To Marry Former Hells Angel

Cher is reportedly going to marry a former Hells Angel biker.The 66-year-old singer-and-actress is set to tie the knot with Tim Medvetz, 42, this autumn with the couple planning on having a quickie ceremony at...

Cher To Marry Former Hells Angel

Cher is reportedly going to marry a former Hells Angel biker.The 66-year-old singer-and-actress is set to tie the knot with Tim Medvetz, 42, this autumn with the couple planning on having a quickie ceremony at...

Elton John 'Devastated' As Bass Player, 56, Is Found Dead

Sir Elton John has been left "devastated and shocked" after his bass player Robert Wayne Birch was found dead in his apartment with a gunshot wound to the head. The case is being investigated as...

Andre 3000 Will Not Sing Jimi Hendrix Songs In Biopic

In a confusing series of reveals, Andre 3000, who is currently filming as Jimi Hendrix in a biopic about the guitarist's life, will be playing covers including those by The Beatles, Muddy Waters and Elvis...

Rock Legends Unite For Sir Peter Blake's Birthday

Rock legends Sir Paul Mccartney, Eric Clapton, Roger Daltrey and Ronnie Wood came together at the weekend (30Jun-1Jul12) to celebrate pop artist Sir Peter Blake's 80th birthday.The foursome posed for pictures as they partied at...

Rita Ora Only Wanted To Sing

Rita Ora couldn't imagine anything doing anything other than singing.The 'Hot Right Now' hitmaker says she has always wanted a career as a singer and had no back-up plan if her dreams failed to materialise.She...

Bert Weedon Has Died

Bert Weedon has died. The 91-year-old guitarist - whose popular tutorial manual 'Play In A Day' taught the likes of Eric Clapton, Sir Paul McCartney and Brian May how to play - passed away at...

Bert Weedon Dies: Guitarist Who Inspired Eric Clapton

BERT WEEDON has died, aged 91, the UK Press Association reports. The influential guitarist, who created the enduringly-popular 'Play in a day' series of guitar tutorials, passed away at his home in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. He...

Guitar Pioneer Bert Weedon Dies

Pioneering guitarist Bert Weedon, who was credited as a major influence on a generation of rockers including John Lennon, Eric Clapton, and Brian May, has died at the age of 91.Weedon was the first British...

Axl Rose To Become Hall Of Famer, Whether He Likes Or Not

Axl Rose would appear to be getting inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - whether he wants to or not! Rose and the rest of GUNS N' ROSES have long been known...

Sir Peter Blake Recreates Classic Beatles Cover On 80th Birthday

Sir Peter Blake has recreated The Beatles' classic 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album cover. The English pop artist chose a number of British cultural icons for the redesigned artwork to mark his 80th...

Florence And The Machine Set For Mtv Unplugged

Florence And The Machine have been announced as the first act to feature in a new series of Mtv's legendary Unplugged concerts. These renowned concerts feature big-name acts playing stripped-down sets in an intimate setting,...

Eric Clapton Spends Millions On Custom Ferrari

Motor-mad rocker Eric Clapton has spent a staggering $4.8 million (£3 million) on a custom-made Ferrari to add to his collection.The British guitarist, a renowned car collector, teamed up with designers at the Italian manufacturer's...

Eric Clapton & Keith Richards Team Up At Sumlin Tribute

British guitar greats Eric Clapton and Keith Richards teamed up onstage in New York on Saturday night (25Feb12) as part of a tribute to late blues man Hubert Sumlin.The Rolling Stones star made an unannounced...

Ed Sheeran Inspired By Clapton

Ed Sheeran was inspired to play the guitar by Eric Clapton.The 'Lego House' singer - who won two BRIT Awards at last night's (21.02.12) ceremony - says he decided to learn to play the musical...

Paul Mccartney On The Beatles Reunion That Never Was

Paul Mccartney has spoken to Rolling Stone magazine about the Beatles reunion that never was. The bass player of one of the world's most seminal musical outfits explained to the magazine's reporter that although the...

Jay Z Brings Hip-hop To Historic Carnegie Hall

Jay Z became only the second hip-hop star in history to perform a concert at New York's Carnegie Hall on Monday evening (January 6, 2012). Wyclef Jean graced the stage in 2001, with Stevie Wonder,...

Paul Mccartney's Kisses On The Bottom, "A Minor Gem To A Major Talent"

Paul Mccartney 's latest album of covers has been released today, with a favourable reception among critics set to greet it into the wide world after the reviews aggregator site Metacritic scored it at an...

Coldplay And Russell Brand To Play Secret Policemen's Ball

Coldplay and Russell Brand are among the stars who've signed up for the annual Secret Policeman's Ball, the benefit fundraiser for human rights organisation Amnesty International. Holding special reverence this year, the group celebrates its...

Paul Mccartney And Stevie Wonder Back In The Studio

Sir Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder have collaborated on a new track. The Beatles legend and the 'Superstition' hitmaker - who last worked together on 1982 song 'Ebony and Ivory', which was a number one...

Sir Paul Mccartney To Include Wedding Song On Album

Sir Paul McCartney will include the song he wrote for his wedding day on his new album. The Beatles legend sung a track called 'My Valentine' when he tied the knot with third wife Nancy...

Listen: Paul Mccartney's New Single Feat Eric Clapton

It was announced on Monday (December 19, 2011) that Paul Mccartney would return with his first studio album in five years on February 6, 2012. The former Beatle has teamed up with Grammy Award-winning producer...

Sir Paul Mccartney Prepares New Album

Sir Paul McCartney is releasing an album of cover songs.The legendary Beatles musician has been planning to make a collection of his favourite standards for over 20 years, and finally decided "If I don't do...

Eric Clapton's Keyboardist Dick Sims Dies

Eric Clapton's longtime keyboardist Dick Sims has lost his battle with cancer.The musician died on Thursday (08Dec11) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to family members. He was 60. Sims played with Bob Seger and Freddie King...

Jimi Hendrix Named Greatest Guitarist Of All Time

Jimi Hendrix has been named the greatest guitarist ever in a poll conducted by Rolling Stone Magazine. The axe man topped a list that included Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, THE ROLLING STONES' KEITH RICHARDS and...

Jeff Beck Envies Modern Songwriters

Jeff Beck is "jealous" of the Arctic Monkeys, Adele and Radiohead's songwriting abilities. The 67-year-old guitarist is envious of many current artists because he claims he doesn't know how to write popular songs in the...

Jools Holland Receives Music Industry Trusts Honour

Jools Holland was honoured with the Music Industry Trusts Award last night (07.11.11). The pianist - who previously performed with punk band Squeeze and is also known for his late night BBC2 music show -...

Clapton Gives Daughter Away At Wedding

Rocker Eric Clapton beamed with delight on Saturday (10Sep11) as he escorted his daughter to her wedding.The guitar legend drove his daughter Ruth to the ceremony at St Mary Magdalen Church in Surrey, England in...

Petra Ecclestone Wanted 52m House For Dogs

Petra Ecclestone purchased her £52 million mansion in Los Angeles so her dogs could have more space.The 22-year-old beauty - who bought the property from Candy Spelling, the widow of TV producer Aaron Spelling, in...

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