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Rowetta Consulting Lawyers Over Cole Performance

Former HAPPY MONDAYS singer ROWETTA is threatening legal action against CHERYL COLE - after the singer allegedly used a sample of her vocals at the BRIT Awards without permission.Rowetta - full name Rowetta Satchell -...

Rowetta Slams Cole

Former HAPPY MONDAYS singer ROWETTA is fuming at CHERYL COLE after the GIRLS ALOUD star asked to use her vocals for an upcoming award show - but snubbed her offer to sing live.Cole wanted to...

Mondays Singer Admits She'd Never Heard Of The Band

HAPPY MONDAYS singer JULIE E. GORDON almost blew her audition to join the band, when she admitted she'd never heard of the 80s chart toppers.Six years ago Gordon landed a try-out to fill the role...

Ryder Steps Up Legal Battle

HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN RYDER has hired a new team of criminal solicitors to help end the long legal battle with his former management team.William and Gloria Nicholls helped Ryder take his former band Black...

Happy Mondays Tour A Family Affair

Iconic British rockers HAPPY MONDAYS have made their current U.S. tour a family affair - frontman SHAUN RYDER drafted in his 22 year old nephew to play drums.Jacob Ryder, whose dad is Ryder's brother and...

Bez Set To Quit The Happy Mondays

HAPPY MONDAYS star BEZ may have shaken his stuff for the last time with the iconic 90s band - frontman SHAUN RYDER reveals his pal is heading for retirement.The man with the maracas was forced...

Ian Brown's Marr Music

Ian Brown is to collaborate with Johnny Marr.The former Stone Roses singer is set to team with The Cribs guitarist to write songs for a series of TV dramas.Ian told BBC News: We've got a...

Killers And Oasis To Head 'Eclectic' V Festival Lineup

The Killers and Oasis have been announced as the headline acts for this summer's V Festival, with tickets on sale on Friday.Brandon Flowers and bandmates, as well NME award-winners Oasis, will take to the stage...

By on 03 March 2009

Live At Loch Lomond Tickets Go Missing

The organisers of next month's Live at Loch Lomond festival have admitted 1,000 tickets have gone missing.Worth more than 90,000, the tickets disappeared en route from Ticketmaster's Glasgow offices to its despatch centre in Manchester.The...

By on 18 July 2008

Duffy: I Was Thrown Out Of Choir For Being Too Loud

Welsh songstress DUFFY has revealed that she was thrown out of her school choir for singing too loudly.The singer, whose single MERCY held the number one spot in the UK chart for eight weeks, told...

By on 14 May 2008

Happy Mondays' Bez Declared Bankrupt For Second Time

Celebrity Big Brother winner and former Happy Mondays' dancer Bez has been declared bankrupt for a second time.Bez, real name Mark Berry, was declared bankrupt at a high court on Match 31st.He was previously declared...

By on 17 April 2008

Bez Bankrupt Again

HAPPY MONDAYS dancer BEZ has been declared bankrupt for a second time in less than four years. The English star, real name Mark Berry, was first declared bankrupt in August 2004, but won $100,000 (GBP50,000)...

Happy Mondays' Dancer Bez Declared Bankrupt For Second Time

Celebrity Big Brother winner and former Happy Mondays' dancer Bez has been declared bankrupt for a second time.Bez, real name Mark Berry, was declared bankrupt at a high court on Match 31st.He was previously declared...

By on 16 April 2008

Manchester To Honour Tony Wilson With 24-Hour 'Conversation'

The creative industry in Manchester will honour the late Tony Wilson with a 24-hour 'conversation party'.Factory Records founder Wilson died in August 2007 of a heart attack after a long battle with renal cancer, sparking...

By on 25 March 2008

Liam To Lead 'New Band' At Show

Oasis star Liam Gallagher will perform with a group of Manchester bass legends at a charity gig in Manchester next month.The Sun reports that Manchester-based bass trio Freebass, which consists of New Order's Peter Hook,...

By on 03 January 2008

Ryder In Trouble After Breaching U.k. Smoking Laws

HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN RYDER is to be investigated by English authorities after flouting the country's smoking ban. The singer was performing at an Oxford venue on Friday night (05Oct07) when he lit up a...

Bez Slams Tv Show For Trashing His Car

HAPPY MONDAYS dancer MARK 'BEZ' BERRY has hit out at the MTV makeover show PIMP MY RIDE for ruining his car. The British reality TV star was not impressed with the transformation to his London...

Bez Slams 'Lightweight' Winehouse And Doherty

HAPPY MONDAYS star BEZ has launched a scathing attack on troubled stars AMY WINEHOUSE and PETE DOHERTY, branding them "lightweights" for going into rehab. The dancer claims the duo - who are currently battling drug...

Wilson's Manchester An "Alternative Metropolis"

Comedian and actor Steve Coogan has paid tribute to the late Factory Records boss Tony Wilson, saying he created Manchester's "alternative metropolis".Coogan played Wilson in the cult film 24 Hour Party People, which portrayed Wilson's...

By on 21 August 2007

Private Funeral For Tony Wilson In Manchester

The funeral for legendary music mogul Tony Wilson will take place in his hometown of Manchester today.The Factory Records founder died from Cancer last week and his life will be celebrated at a ceremony at...

By on 20 August 2007

V Kicks Off In The Sunshine

V festival 2007 kicked off in Essex and Staffordshire today, with fans enjoying a happily rain-free start to the two-day event.The festival has been hit by a number of big-name withdrawals, with Amy Winehouse, The...

By on 18 August 2007

V Festival Shuffles Line-up

V Festival organisers are busy trying to shuffle the line-up for this year's event after high-profile pulls-outs from Amy Winehouse, Bright Eyes and the Bravery.After it was revealed that Mexican acoustic duo Roderigo Y Gabriela...

By on 17 August 2007

Ex-happy Monday Ryder Praises Late Wilson

Former HAPPY MONDAYS star PAUL RYDER has praised late British music mogul TONY WILSON for giving him a "wonderful life". The Factory Records co-founder died on Friday (10Aug07) after losing a battle with kidney cancer....

Music Mogul Anthony Wilson Dies

Music mogul Anthony Wilson, who gained fame for his promotion of the Manchester music scene, has died of cancer.Wilson, who set up the Factory Records label that launched the careers of New Order, Happy Mondays...

By on 11 August 2007

Ryder: 'I'm Boring"

HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN RYDER insists old age has made him boring. The 44-year-old singer, who was famed for his hell raising and drug addiction in the 1990s, claims to have outgrown drug abuse -...

Ryder: 'Music Saved My Life'

HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER has credited his musical career with saving his life. The singer, who has battled with severe drug addiction, believes he would have died if he hadn't become a musician -...

Happy Mondays Help Fund Wilson's Cancer Treatment

HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN RYDER is using the group's comeback to help fund mentor TONY WILSON's cancer treatment. Music mogul Wilson, who was diagnosed with kidney cancer in 2006, gave Ryder and his band their...

Happy Mondays Singer Faces Smoking Fine

HAPPY MONDAYS singer SHAUN RYDER is facing a GBP50 ($100) fine after he openly flouted a smoking ban at a concert in Manchester, England last Saturday (07Jul07). The reformed British group was playing at The...

Monkey Opera Opens Manchester Festival

Damon Albarn's Monkey: Journey to the West opened the Manchester international festival last night.The Blur front man composed the music for the show, which features the character of Monkey based on the Chinese legend of...

By on 29 June 2007

Happy Mondays Star In Cop Drama

Former HAPPY MONDAYS bassist PAUL RYDER was at the centre of a police swoop by the New York Police Department after they thought he was directing a plot to kill them. The British star was...

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