Latest Happy Mondays News - Page 5


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...

Happy Mondays Forced To Cancel New York Shows

The HAPPY MONDAYS have been forced to cancel their upcoming show as part of New York's In The City festival due to visa issues. The reformed British group was forced to perform at April's (07)...

Ryder Has No Regrets About Decades Of Drug Abuse

HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER has no regrets about his lengthy addictions to heroin and crack cocaine, despite not being able to remember most of the last 30 years. The 44-year-old, who has now quit...

Record Number Of Acts For Edinburgh Fringe

A record number of acts have been announced for this year's Edinburgh Fringe festival, which gets underway on August 5th.As well as the over 2,000 different theatre, comedy and music shows announced, a number of...

By on 07 June 2007

Thrills And Mcfly Added To V Festival Line-up

The Thrills and McFly have been added to the V Festival line-up taking place in Chelmsford and Staffordshire.Irish band the Thrills will release their third album Teenager this year and will play V after four...

By on 22 May 2007

Mondays Play At Great Escape

Happy Mondays played a short set at the Brighton Great Escape festival, dropping in a number of their classic tracks.Frontman Shaun Ryder, dancing mascot Bez and the rest of the Mondays played a small venue...

By on 18 May 2007

Ronson Confirmed For V Festival

Superstar producer Mark Ronson has been added to the Virgin Festival bill along with former Sugababe Mutya Buena.Ronson will be bringing the highly successful remix and cover album Version to the masses in what is...

By on 08 May 2007

Bez Weds On Tv

HAPPY MONDAYS dancer BEZ will star in a real-life TV show documenting his upcoming marriage to singer Monica Wood. The English star - and 2005 Celebrity Big Brother winner - will be filmed preparing for...

Visa Issues Force Bez To Miss Us Happy Mondays Show

HAPPY MONDAYS dancer BEZ won't be joining the regrouped act when they perform at the Coachella Festival in California this weekend (29Apr07) because he has been denied a visa. The colourful sideman was expected to...

Happy Mondays Add To The Reunions At Coachella

HAPPY MONDAYS have become the latest reformed act to be added to the upcoming Coachella Festival line-up in Indio, California. The group's performance at the end of the month (29Apr07) will be their first in...

Happy Mondays Reform

It's just what the world was crying out for  the HAPPY MONDAYS are the latest band to jump on the 'reunion bandwagon' and reform.The early 90s Manchester band, who had hits with STEP ON...

By on 28 March 2007

Ryder's Budget Smile

Former HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER is thrilled with his new teeth - because he didn't have to pay a penny for them. The English rocker, 44, happily accepted when a fan offered him the...

Bez Pleads For Marriage Help

Former HAPPY MONDAYS dancer BEZ has pleaded with fans to help organise his forthcoming wedding. The English star - real name MARK BERRY - is getting married to after a two year engagement to singer...

The Killers Headline V Festival

The Killers, Snow Patrol and Foo Fighters will headline this summer's V Festival.It's set to be a busy summer for the first two bands, who are also headlining Scotland's T in the Park in July.Brit...

By on 27 February 2007

Wilson Diagnosed With Cancer

Music mogul TONY WILSON has been diagnosed with kidney cancer. The British entrepreneur founded Manchester record label Factory Records, managing the careers of NEW ORDER, JOY DIVISION and HAPPY MONDAYS. Wilson was given emergency surgery...

Wilson Faces Cancer Fight

British music mogul ANTHONY WILSON has been diagnosed with cancer. The 56-year-old, who launched the careers of HAPPY MONDAYS and NEW ORDER, was rushed to hospital earlier last month (14JAN07) to undergo life-saving surgery to...

Wilson Has Life Saving Surgery

British music mogul ANTHONY WILSON is recovering in hospital after undergoing life-saving surgery to remove a kidney. The 56-year-old, who launched the careers of HAPPY MONDAYS and NEW ORDER, had been complaining of pain in...

Happy Mondays Star In French Blaze Horror

HAPPY MONDAYS star PAUL RYDER is lucky to be alive after a blaze gutted part of his holiday home in France over the Christmas break. The British rocker was enjoying the festive period with his...

Wilson Fury At Morrissey

Music mogul TONY WILSON has launched a blistering attack on pop star MORRISSEY, calling him a nasty human being. Wilson, who managed NEW ORDER and HAPPY MONDAYS, is not happy at the former THE...

British Rockers To Play For The Homeless

British rockers SUPERGRASS, ATHLETE and CARL BARAT have agreed to perform by the River Thames in London tomorrow (15NOV06) to raise money for homeless people. HAPPY MONDAYS dancer BEZ will join the other acts outside...

Ryder's New Smile

Former HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN RYDER has spent $18,000 (GBP10,000) fixing his broken teeth. The English pop veteran, who hadn't been to the dentist in 20 years, was notorious for having almost no teeth because...

Mcgee Worried About Ryder

British rock mogul ALAN MCGEE has raised his concerns for the mental health of former HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER. The former LIBERTINES manager, who steered the careers of OASIS and PRIMAL SCREAM on his...

Stone Roses And Happy Mondays Star In Religious Parade

Songs by THE STONE ROSES and HAPPY MONDAYS wowed crowds in the bands' native Manchester, England, on Good Friday (14APR06) when they featured in a religious parade in celebration of Easter. OASIS track WONDERWALL and...

Stone Roses And Happy Mondays To Mark Easter In Manchester

Stars of THE STONE ROSES and HAPPY MONDAYS will lead a parade through their native Manchester, England this Easter as part of a BBC celebration of the religious festival. IAN BROWN and BEZ will...

Robbie Signs Fashion Deal

British pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS has signed a deal to model for trendy English fashion label Gio-Goi. Gio-Goi has dressed a host of British rockers including THE ROLLING STONES, HAPPY MONDAYS, OASIS, NEW ORDER,...

Albarn And Ryder Grow Moustaches For 'Dare'

Pop stars DAMON ALBARN and SHAUN RYDER both grew unattractive moustaches to match each other in a dare. The pair agreed to cultivate their facial hair while collaborating on GORILLAZ single DARE. HAPPY...

Happy Mondays

Happy Mondays Quick Links

News Pictures Video Press Festival Quotes RSS
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.