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Hop Farm Festival Final Acts Include Legendary Bob Dylan

After immense success last year which saw Prince's first UK festival appearance, Kent's Hop Farm Festival returns with more of the world's most talented artists. The final acts announced include UK festival exclusives; the legendary...

Fix You: Chris Martin Tells Music Fans: Wear Earplugs!

Chris Martin and Plan B have both backed a campaign to raise awareness of tinnitus, Bbc News reports today (May 4, 2012). Tinnitus is a constant, usually high-pitched buzzing sound in the ears. It's often...

Chris Martin Has Tinnitus

Chris Martin is suffering from tinnitus .The Coldplay frontman contracted the debilitating condition - a persistent ringing in the ears which also causes severe headaches - over 10 years ago and he has now started...

Richard Ashcroft To Play Hop Farm Festival

Richard Ashcroft will play his only UK show at Hop Farm Festival in Kent. The 'Break the Night with Colour' hitmaker - formerly lead singer of The Verve - is among a large number of...

The Magic Loungeabout: Chic To Headline The Magic Loungeabout

The Magic Loungeabout has revealed the first wave of acts that will appear at the festival. Friday's headliner will be the legendary disco band Chic, featuring Nile Rodgers, who became one of the most successful...

Gary Numan In Tour Bus Crash

New wave pop icon Gary Numan has told of his terror after a car smashed into his tour bus.The Cars hitmaker was travelling with his band in East Sussex, south England when a female driver...

Gary Numan Doesn't Want To Relive Early Synthpop

Gary Numan thinks people should stop "reinventing the late 70s and early 80s".The most popular period in the musician's career was in 1979 with his singles 'Cars' and 'Are Friends Electric' but he wishes modern...

Gary Numan Files Emigration Papers After U.k. Riots

New wave pop icon Gary Numan is planning to emigrate to America after watching the devastating riots unfold in his native Britain earlier this month (Aug11).The civil unrest, which began in London after a police...

Japan Bassist Mick Karn Dies

Japan bassist Mick Karn has died aged 52.The Cypriot musician, who revealed in June last year that he had been diagnosed with advanced-stage cancer passed away at his home in London yesterday (04.01.11).A statement on...

Numan To Bring The Pleasure Principal To North America

New wave pop icon GARY NUMAN is set to make up for his Coachella festival no-show by performing his most famous album in its entirety on an upcoming American tour.The Cars hitmaker was among the...

Trent Reznor's New Band Unveiled

Trent Reznor's post Nine Inch Nails project has been revealed as How to Destroy Angels. The new band, which is made up of the musician and his wife Mariqueen Maandig, have launched their website and...

Numan & Bad Lieutenant Cancel Coachella Slots

GARY NUMAN has been left devastated after Iceland's volcanic eruption forced him to pull out of his slot at the Coachella festival on Sunday (18Apr10), just a day after BAD LIEUTENANT cancelled their performance at...

The Cribs Cancel Coachella

The Cribs have cancelled their appearance at the Coachella festival in the US this weekend. The British band had to concede defeat in their bid to appear at the Californian festival - which takes place...

Gary Numan's Bowie Attack

Gary Numan has blasted David Bowie for his lack of recent success.The 'Are Friends Electric' singer admits he was hurt by criticism from his fellow musicians in his 1980s hey-day but believes he had the...

Numan Has Never Been Drunk

British electro-pop pioneer GARY NUMAN has "never been drunk" in his life, because of fears alcohol would exacerbate his medical condition.The Cars hitmaker was a troubled teenager and was prescribed antidepressants and anxiety drugs to...

Numan's Aircraft Scare

Qualified pilot GARY NUMAN once came within minutes of certain death when his plane's engines stopped working during a flight over an ocean.The Cars hitmaker holds a pilot's licence and owns several aircraft, but his...

Numan Planning Reznor Collaboration For Comeback

British electro-pop pioneer GARY NUMAN is planning a major comeback with a little help from rocker TRENT REZNOR.The Cars hitmaker joined Reznor onstage for Nine Inch Nails' final shows in Los Angeles earlier this month...

Surprise Guest Gary Numan

Gary Numan joined Nine Inch Nails on stage in London.The veteran electro pop singer made a surprise appearance towards the end of the 'Head Like A Hole' rockers' set at London's O2 Arena - which...

Numan Baby Trauma

Pop singer GARY NUMAN faced an agonising wait to see if his daughter ECHO would survive after she was born with severe respiratory problems. The Cars hitmaker was ecstatic about the birth of his third...

Rage 'Not Playing Boosh'

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE will not be appearing at THE MIGHTY BOOSH festival, despite newspaper reports.A report in one of today's British tabloids said that the US hard rockers had "confirmed they want a piece...

By on 28 May 2008

Gary Numan To Play Mighty Boosh Festival

Gary Numan and the Charlatans have been booked to play the Mighty Boosh Festival this July.The BBC comedy duo are to host their own music and comedy festival in Kent this summer and have announced...

By on 16 May 2008

Numan Convinced He Has Asperger's

Synth-pop icon GARY NUMAN discovered he suffers from mild autism while taking a series of Internet tests. Though he has not officially been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome, the Cars hitmaker is confident that's the cause...

Numan Diagnoses Himself With Asperger Syndrome

Eighties new wave pop icon GARY NUMAN has diagnosed himself with anti-social disorder Asperger Syndrome after studying the symptoms of his communication problems. The CARS hitmaker recalls hearing about the neurobiological disorder when he was...

Numan's Sperm Specimen Blues

Veteran singer GARY NUMAN once stunned staff at a fertility clinic when his sperm specimen became contaminated with carpet fluff. The CARS star and his wife GEMMA, who now have two daughters, spent six years...

Numan Takes Web Cam On Tour

Electropop pioneer GARY NUMAN hates being away from his family while on tour so much, he's bought an expensive web camera to speak to his children before going on stage. The eighties pop legend -...

Wife Forced Numan To Sell Plane

GARY NUMAN's worried wife GEMMA forced him to sell his airplane, after the couple lost some close friends in plane crashes. Concerned Gemma, who decided she would one day marry her pop idol at the...

Numan Fears Wife Is Addicted To Surgery

Pop icon GARY NUMAN fears his wife GEMMA has an unhealthy addiction to cosmetic surgery, because nearly every part of her body has been surgically altered. The electro-pop pioneer is nervous he won't be able...

Numan Has Aspergers?

Electropop pioneer GARY NUMAN is convinced he suffers from a form of autism - because he is unable to express himself in social situations. The CARS hitmaker admits his wife often speaks on his behalf,...

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