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Shaun Ryder's Simply Red Confusion

Shaun Ryder once thought Simply Red were the Happy Mondays. The former Happy Mondays singer - who was famous for his wild partying in the 80s and 90s - was sharing a drink with a...

Noel Gallagher Backs Manchester Music Hall Of Fame

Noel Gallagher is backing a project to build a musical Hall of Fame in Manchester.Plans to build a venue which would house memorabilia from Manchester artists both past and present as well as a live...

Bez Asks Top Politician To Help Clear His Name

Happy Mondays star Bez has written an open letter to Britain's Home Secretary asking for help to land a U.S. work permit following his conviction for domestic violence, according to a U.K. report.The dancer/percussionist was...

Peter Hook Defends Unknown Pleasures Tour

Joy Division bassist Peter Hook doesn't understand why he has been criticised for playing the group's famous tracks with his new band. The British musician has been performing the band's debut album 'Unknown Pleasures' around...

Shaun Ryder To Release Happy Mondays Memoirs

British rocker Shaun Ryder has signed a deal to release his memoirs despite recently insisting he hardly remembers his hazy, drug-fuelled days in the Happy Mondays.The star revealed he's regularly asked to pen his autobiography...

Shaun Ryder Spotted A Ufo

Shaun Ryder has seen a UFO.The Happy Mondays singer - who was famous for his wild partying in the 80s and 90s - is "convinced" he once saw a spacecraft in his hometown of Salford,...

Shaun Ryder's Lyrical Confusion

Shaun Ryder doesn't understand his own songs.The former Black Grape and Happy Mondays singer doesn't understand why Factory Records boss Tony Wilson has previously described him as a "great poet" because there is nothing clever...

Bez Embroiled In Bloody Brawl

HAPPY MONDAYS star BEZ has been left bloodied and bruised following a shockingly violent fight with a fellow musician.Bez - real name Mark Berry - became embroiled in a spat earlier this week (begs20Dec10) with...

Ryder To Re-record Pogues' Fairytale

HAPPY MONDAYS legend SHAUN RYDER is set to record a new version of THE POGUES' Christmas classic FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK with the reality TV star who kept him from winning I'M A CELEBRITY... GET...

Ryder Too Forgetful For Memoirs

British rocker SHAUN RYDER has turned down an offer to write his life story - because he was so high on drugs during his time with the HAPPY MONDAYS, he hardly remembers anything.The frontman has...

Peter Hook Re-recording Joy Division Songs

Joy Division bassist Peter Hook is re-recording four of the band's songs.The British musician - who has recently been playing the group's 'Unknown Pleasures' album live in its entirety - is remaking the tracks with...

Bez Fined For Breaching Restraining Order

HAPPY MONDAYS star BEZ has been fined $210 (£140) after pleading guilty to breaching a restraining order against his ex-girlfriend.The dancer/percussionist was arrested on Tuesday (23Nov10) for failing to answer bail following allegations he harassed...

Happy Mondays Star Bez Arrested

HAPPY MONDAYS star BEZ has been arrested for failing to answer bail following allegations he harassed his ex-girlfriend.The dancer/percussionist's former partner Monica Ward accused him of breaching his restraining order by calling and sending her...

Bez Wanted By Police

HAPPY MONDAYS star BEZ is a wanted man - police are seeking the star for failing to answer bail after allegedly breaking a restraining order by contacting his ex-girlfriend.The dancer/percussionist's former partner Monica Ward claimed...

Rowetta Speaks Out About 'Sex Mad' Ryder

Former HAPPY MONDAYS star ROWETTA has lifted the lid on her relationship with bandmate SHAUN RYDER - she alleges the singer was "sex mad" and even used a prostitute during their romance.The pair dated during...

Ryder's Health Hell Over Collapsed Thyroid

HAPPY MONDAYS legend SHAUN RYDER was at risk of slipping into a dangerous coma before doctors discovered he was suffering from a collapsed thyroid earlier this year (10).The British singer, who battled addictions to heroin...

Happy Mondays' Bez Quizzed By Cops

HAPPY MONDAYS star BEZ has been questioned by police after allegedly breaking a restraining order by contacting his ex-girlfriend.The dancer/percussionist and his lawyer met with cops on Monday (08Nov10), a week after Monica Ward claimed...

Ryder Joining Ekland In The Jungle For Reality Challenge

HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN RYDER is joining BRITT EKLAND as one of the jungle-bound stars competing in U.K. reality show I'M A CELEBRITY... GET ME OUT OF HERE!The rocker and the former Bond girl will...

Bez Facing Arrest After 'Breaking Restraining Order'

Police are hunting HAPPY MONDAYS star BEZ over allegations he broke a restraining order banning him from contacting his ex-girlfriend, according to U.K. reports.In August (10), the dancer/percussionist was found guilty of attacking his ex-girlfriend...

Bez Loses Appeal

HAPPY MONDAYS star BEZ was threatened with arrest on Friday (22Oct10) after protesting in court when his appeal against an assault conviction was rejected.In August (10), the British dancer/percussionist was found guilty of attacking his...

Bez Freed From Jail Early

HAPPY MONDAYS star BEZ has been released from prison after serving just two weeks of a month-long sentence.The British dancer/percussionist walked free from Strangeways detention centre in Manchester, England on Wednesday (08Sep10), shouting: "See you...

Bez Jailed For Refusing Community Sentence

HAPPY MONDAYS hellraiser BEZ was jailed for a month on Wednesday (25Aug10) - after he refused to carry out community service for attacking his ex-girlfriend.The British dancer/percussionist attended a court in Manchester, England for sentencing...

Bez Jailed For Refusing Community Sentence

HAPPY MONDAYS hellraiser BEZ was jailed for a month on Wednesday (25Aug10) - after he refused to carry out community service for attacking his ex-girlfriend.The British dancer/percussionist attended a court in Manchester, England for sentencing...

Ex-happy Mondays Star Bez Convicted Of Assault

HAPPY MONDAYS star BEZ is planning to appeal a court decision after he was found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend on Wednesday (11Aug10).The British star - real name Mark Berry - had denied "throttling" his...

Silver Machine's Shoreditch Show

Bobby Gillespie's new band made their stage debut in London on Saturday (24.07.10).The singer's supergroup Silver Machine - which also featured his Primal Scream bandmates Andrew Innes and Barrie Cadogan, as well as former Sex...

Damon Albarn's Glastonbury Hopes

Damon Albarn hopes his Glastonbury set with Gorillaz will draw in some famous faces.The 42-year-old frontman admits he is concerned that many of the guest artists who appear on the group's current LP plastic beach...

Bez Denies Alleged Assault

HAPPY MONDAYS star BEZ has denied he assaulted his fiancee during an alleged bust-up on Tuesday (25May10), which resulted in his arrest.The man with the maracas was taken in by cops after he allegedly kicked...

Shaun Ryder Needs 'Clean' Team

Shaun Ryder insists on having a "clean living" team with him on the road. The former Happy Mondays frontman - who was renowned in the late 80s and early 90s for his excessive, drug fuelled...

Shaun Ryder Married

Happy Mondays singer Shaun Ryder married his long term partner Joanne this weekend.The frontman - renowned for his wild ways and partying lifestyle - tied the knot in a surprise ceremony surrounded by family and...

Ryder's Surprise Wedding

HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN RYDER has married his longterm love - he surprised guests at his daughter's christening on Sunday (07Mar10) by announcing the double celebration.The British singer invited close family and friends to mark...

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