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Blur To Close 2012 London Olympics With Hyde Park Concert

Blur will close the 2012 London Olympics with a huge concert in the city's Hyde Park, headlining above other groups New Order and The Specials - reports Reuters - with many expecting more names to...

Too-tanned Shaun Ryder Went Dark For Tv Show

Happy Mondays star Shaun Ryder was left with an embarrassing nut-brown complexion after undergoing three spray tans in one morning.The pale Brit wanted a radiant glow for an appearance on a Sky TV show, so...

Shaun Ryder: 'Happy Mondays Won't Release New Album'

Recently-reformed British band the Happy Mondays have "absolutely no plans" to record a new album, according to frontman Shaun Ryder.The group disbanded 19 years ago after Ryder's drug addiction spiralled out of control, but last...

Rowetta Satchell: 'Happy Mondays Tour Will Be Sober'

Rowetta Satchell is convinced the upcoming Happy Mondays reunion tour will be a sober affair in comparison to their heyday - because the cult rockers are now too old to party.The British group disbanded 19...

Original Happy Mondays Reform For Tour

Happy Mondays' original line up have announced their return. The seven members of the 'Step On' group - key figures in England's Madchester music scene of the late 80s - are set to play together...

Happy Mondays Confirm Reunion Tour

Cult British band Happy Mondays have confirmed the original line-up is reforming for a reunion tour this year (12).The Step On hitmakers disbanded 19 years ago as frontman Shaun Ryder's drug addiction spiralled out of...

Happy Mondays Reform After 19 Years

Cult British band Happy Mondays are reforming their original line-up for a series of gigs this year (12) - the first time the founding members have toured together since they broke up in 1993.The Step...

No Reunion For The Happy Mondays

A representative for the Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder has ruled out reunion talk following rumours the band's original line-up is making plans to tour in 2012.British newspaper The Sun reported the influential 1990s band...

Happy Mondays Set To Reform

Happy Mondays will reform next year. Lead singer Shaun Ryder is spearheading plans to get the 'Step On' group back together for a special documentary after he was approached by promoters keen for them to...

Happy Mondays Original Line-up To Reform

The original line-up of the Happy Mondays is set to reform for a huge tour, according to a U.K. report.The band was among the acts which emerged from the Manchester, England music scene in the...

Shaun Ryder Lands Out-of-this-world Tv Job

Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder has landed a new TV job fronting a show which searches for Ufos.The star is best known for his drug-fuelled wild days in the British band, but has been hiding...

No Fool's Gold: The Stone Roses Confirm Reformation

The Stone Roses have reformed.Singer Ian Brown, guitarist John Squire, bassist Gary 'Mani' Mounfield and drummer Alan 'Reni' Wren have resurrected the 'Fool's Gold' group fifteen years after originally splitting in 1996.The band have announced...

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...

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...

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...

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