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Timberlake Set For Live Earth

Justin Timberlake will make a surprise appearance at London's Live Earth concert at Wembley Stadium this Saturday.Reports in the Sun newspaper this morning suggested the popstar would perform and this has since been apparently confirmed...

By on 05 July 2007

Movie Reviews: Evan Almighty

Critics by and large have concluded that Evan Almighty is no The Ten Commandments, that Steve Carell is no Charlton Heston, and that director Tom Shadyac is no Cecil B. DeMille. "Here's the funniest thing:...

Metallica And Kasabian Added To London Live Earth

Metallica, Kasabian and Pussycat Dolls have been added to the line-up for London's Live Earth concert.They will be joined by Terra Naomi, completing the final roster of acts performing at Wembley Stadium on July 7th.The...

By on 20 June 2007

Oldies Invade Album Chart

While the youngsters are concentrating on next weekend's Glastonbury festival, ageing rockers have launched a backhand coup on the album chart top ten.Supergroup The Traveling Wilburys are straight in at number one this week.The band,...

By on 18 June 2007

Genesis Launch World Tour

Veteran rockers GENESIS launched their first world tour in 15 years with a concert in Helsinki, Finland on Monday (11Jun07) night. The British band - Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks, Chester Thompson and Daryl...

Festival Hall Opening To Star 18,000 Performers

London's iconic Royal Festival Hall will be officially re-opened tonight with a special series of events free to the public.Entitled the Overture, about 18,000 performers will take part in 48 hours of free music, dance,...

By on 08 June 2007

Genesis Promise Cinema Screenings

Reformed rockers GENESIS are promising all fans the chance to see their comeback gig via live cinema screenings of the big show. Fans who were unable to get their hands on tickets to the group's...

Big Night For Big Stars At Ertegun Memorial

The members of CROSBY, STILLS, NASH + YOUNG, GENESIS and LED ZEPPELIN all reunited to pay tribute to late music mogul AHMET ERTEGUN in New York on Tuesday night (17Apr07). Neil Young performed Helplessly Hoping...

Live Earth Concert Criticised Over Carbon Cost

The upcoming Live Earth concert has been criticised after it was revealed the event will cost between $2 million (GBP1.2 million) and $3 million (GBP1.53 million) in carbon offsetting. MADONNA will be joined by reformed...

The Police Headline Us Live Earth Concert

Reformed rockers THE POLICE will headline the US leg of former US Vice President AL GORE's summer (07) Live Earth environmental awareness mega-gig. The trio will be joined onstage at New Jersey's Giants Stadium on...

Madonna To Headline UK Live Earth Gig

Pop superstar MADONNA will headline the UK leg of former US Vice President AL GORE's upcoming Live Earth concert when it is staged in London later this year (07). The MUSIC star will be joined...

Madonna Heads UK's Live Earth Concert

Madonna is one of 17 acts to headline this summer's Live Earth concert in the UK.She will be joined by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Snow Patrol, the Beastie Boys and Duran Duran.Taking place at Wembley...

By on 10 April 2007

Peter Gabriel Set To Play Hyde Park

Peter Gabriel is coming to London this summer to perform at Hyde Park, it has been announced. The former Genesis singer will be playing at the 2007 Hyde Park Calling concerts on June 23rd and...

By on 19 March 2007

Squeeze Reform For British Tour

British pop supergroup SQUEEZE have joined the 2007 reunion merry-go-round after announcing plans to reform for a British tour this winter (07). It will be the first time the group, featuring singer/songwriters CHRIS DIFFORD and...

George Michael Wembley Tickets On Sale

Tickets for GEORGE MICHAEL's upcoming European tour, which involves the first concert at the new Wembley stadium, have gone on sale.Most fans could buy tickets at 10:00 GMT on Thursday, although members of the singer's...

By on 08 March 2007

Genesis 'Turn It On Again' Without Gabriel

British rock band Genesis have confirmed that the group's original vocalist, Peter Gabriel, will not be joining them when they come together for their reunion tour this summer.Announcing the dates for the North American leg...

By on 08 March 2007

Genesis Announce Us Dates

GENESIS are following in the footsteps of fellow reformed trio THE POLICE by announcing a reunion tour in North America. PHIL COLLINS, TONY BANKS and MIKE RUTHERFORD will stage stadium shows this autumn (07), beginning...

Banks: 'We Mocked Phil Collins'

GENESIS keyboardist TONY BANKS used to tease bandmate PHIL COLLINS in a bid to bring the frontman down to earth. Banks admits he and fellow bandmembers, including guitarist MIKE RUTHERFORD, were often envious of Collins'...

The Braves' New World

The Atlanta Braves, the baseball team that is often credited with launching Turner Broadcasting, has been sold to John Malone's Liberty Media, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday, citing two people familiar with the deal....

Genesis To Play Biggest Concert

Rock veterans GENESIS are preparing to take Italy by storm - they're playing their biggest gig ever in Rome this summer (07). The band, who reunited last year (06) for their first tour in 15...

Van Halen Join 'Bands Reunited'

DAVID LEE ROTH is getting back behind the microphone with legendary 80s rockers VAN HALEN, in the latest reunion tour to tempt fans to part with their cash once again.VAN HALEN join a growing list...

By on 29 January 2007

Gabriel's Political Website Urge

Rocker PETER GABRIEL has urged big businesses to embrace the latest technology to highlight human rights abuses around the world. The SLEDGEHAMMER star needs more cash to fund his venture Witness, which seeks to document...

Gabriel Calls On Venture Capitalists To Help Album Launch

Rocker PETER GABRIEL's new album will be launched in America thanks to a venture capital trust initiative. Bosses at London-based firm Ingenious have raised more than $4 million (GBP2 million) to help promote the former...

Genesis Gigs Sell Out In Ninety Minutes

Rock legends GENESIS sold out their British comeback concert tour in just 90 minutes on Friday (24NOV06). The band will perform gigs in London and Manchester, England as part of their 2007 Turn It On...

Gorbachev Undergoes Neck Operation

MIKHAIL GORBACHEV underwent an operation to repair an artery in his neck in Germany on Tuesday (21NOV06). The last leader of the Soviet Union was admitted to an exclusive clinic in Munich on Sunday (19NOV06)...

Gabriel Wins Man Of Peace Award

Former GENESIS rocker PETER GABRIEL received the annual Man of Peace award today (17NOV06) from a foundation headed by former Soviet leader MIKHAIL GORBACHEV. Gabriel won the award for his work promoting human rights and...

Hackett Blasts Peter Gabriel

Original GENESIS guitarist STEVE HACKETT blames PETER GABRIEL for being dropped from the band's reunion tour. PHIL COLLINS, MIKE RUTHERFORD and TONY BANKS confirmed this week (07NOV06) they are to reform as Genesis and will...

Genesis Deny 'Copycat' Reunion

Eighties rock giants GENESIS have denied "copying" other veteran bands by staging a comeback. PHIL COLLINS, MIKE RUTHERFORD and TONY BANKS officially confirmed yesterday (07NOV06) they will reunite next year (07) to embark on a...

Collins Turns Deaf Ear On Medical Advice

GENESIS frontman PHIL COLLINS is risking permanent deafness by reuniting the rock giants for a tour next year (07). Collins and bandmates MIKE RUTHERFORD and TONY BANKS officially confirmed the comeback yesterday (07NOV06), but the...

'Unfashionable' Collins Eyes Pharrell Williams Team-up

Veteran rocker PHIL COLLINS is surprised to be planning a future collaboration with hip-hop star PHARRELL WILLIAMS because he thinks of himself as "tremendously unfashionable". The GENESIS star, who features in the latest GRAND THEFT...

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