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Stevie Wonder, Aerosmith To Top London's Calling Festival Bill This June

Stevie Wonder has become the second headliner to be announced for this year's London's Calling Festival, which will take place on London's Clapham Common in June. Wonder, who has hinted that he'll be releasing two...

Bruce Serenades His Mother At Hard Rock Calling Festival: What A Mummy's Boy!

In a Streisand-style family affair, US rocker Bruce Springsteen has introduced crowds of fans to family members whilst on stage. During his Sunday headline slot at last weekend's Hard Rock Calling festival, Springsteen invited his...

Hard Rock Calling: Fans Answer In Their Thousands To See Springsteen & Kasabian

In Somerset, Glastonbury was in full swing but further East a different festival drew its own thousands. Rock fans flocked to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London's Stratford to attend Hard Rock Calling: a...

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Bandto Return To Hard Rock Calling To Avenge Hyde Park Debacle

Remember last summer, when hordes of Boss fans booed and jeered as the almighty Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band were cut short during one of their typically marathon sets at London’s Hyde Park?...

Guillemots Always Eat Their Rider

Guillemots always eat their backstage rider. The 'Get Over It' band - made up of Fyfe Dangerfield, MC Lord Magrao, Aristazabal Hawkes and Greig Stewart - like to indulge in a few snacks before they...

Reasons For Springsteen's Cut-off Still Unclear

The reasons behind the curtailment of Bruce Springsteen's Hyde Park concert on Saturday (14.07.12) are still unknown.Fans were left bemused when his duet with Sir Paul McCartney during the Hard Rock Calling event was abruptly...

Anger As Bruce Springsteen Cut Off In London

Fans and performers have criticised the decision to switch off Bruce Springsteen's microphone during a gig in London on Saturday night (14.07.12).The 'Born to Run' singer went beyond a curfew to perform with Beatles legend...

Paul Simon Closes Hard Rock Calling

Paul Simon closed Hard Rock Calling festival last night (15.07.12). The 'You Can Call Me Al' hitmaker played the whole of his seminal 'Graceland' album at the event, backed by trumpet player Hugh Masekela and...

Soundgarden Headline Hard Rock Calling

Soundgarden closed the first day of Hard Rock Calling last night (13.07.12).The 'Superunknown' group - who reunited in 2010 after a 12-year hiatus - braved the rain in London's Hyde Park to deliver a hit-packed,...

Kylie Minogue And Jason Donovan Duet Called Off

Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan's performance of 'Especially For You' has been called off. The Australian singers - who were once briefly a couple - were due to perform their 1988 single for the first...

Soundgarden Didn't Plan Reunion

Soundgarden never intended to reunite.The group recently got back together after splitting 16 years ago and frontman Chris Cornell admits the reunion only came about when they held meetings to discuss ways of reconnecting with...

Soundgarden: Rock Has Lost Its Place

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell thinks rock has ''lost its place.''The singer and guitarist puts the decline of rock down to a lack of exposure in mainstream media in favour of other genres. He told Details...

Paul Simon To Close Hard Rock Calling

Paul Simon will close this year's Hard Rock Calling festival.The 'You Can Call Me Al' hitmaker will headline the Sunday night of the event in Hyde Park, London, on Sunday July 15, performing his classic...

The Guillemots Want To Play On The Moon

The Guillemots want to play a gig on the moon. Fyfe Dangerfield, lead singer of the group, would love it if the 'Get Over It' band could perform on the crater one day as he...

Bruce Springsteen Announces Album And Tour In 2012

Bruce Springsteen has announced a new album and tour for 2012. The 'Born to Run' hitmaker and his E Street Band have almost completed work on their latest as-yet-untitled record and are planning to play...

Kasabian Hint At Hard Rock Calling Concert

Kasabian have hinted they are headlining next year's Hard Rock Calling festival.The group plan to do some massive open-air concerts in the UK next year, including one in their hometown of Leicester, and frontman Tom...

Ronnie Wood And Rod Stewart Plan New Collaboration

Ronnie Wood is set to reunite with Rod Stewart.The Rolling Stones star is keen to work with his former The Faces bandmate again especially now the Stones' 50th anniversary tour next year is doubtful.A source...

Taylor Momsen Dating Paul Weller's Son

Taylor Momsen is reportedly dating Paul Weller's son.The Pretty Reckless singer and Natt Weller - who first met in October - were spotted backstage at the Wireless Festival in London's Hyde Park together on Sunday...

Pete Wentz's Struggle To Co-ordinate Black Cards

Pete Wentz gets "flustered" being in Black Cards.The 32-year-old former Fall Out Boy star admits it can be difficult preparing to play shows with his new band because all of the members - himself, Bebe...

Rod Stewart Reunites With Ronnie

Rod Stewart reunited on stage with Ronnie Wood in London's Hyde Park last night (26.06.11).The 66-year-old singer thrilled the crowd at Hard Rock Calling when he halted a performance of his classic track 'Maggie May'...

Bon Jovi's Marathon Hard Rock Calling Performance

Bon Jovi thrilled fans with an epic three hour performance at Hard Rock Calling festival in London last night (25.06.11).The New Jersey rockers - who have revealed plans to go on hiatus after their tour...

The Killers Open Hard Rock Calling

The Killers opened this year's Hard Rock Calling festival in London last night (24.06.11).The four-piece band played to a capacity crowd in Hyde Park and, despite the incessant rain, thrilled the crowd with tracks spanning...

Rod Stewart For Stage Reunion With Ronnie

Rod Stewart will be joined on stage by Ronnie Wood this weekend.The 'Maggie May' hitmaker is expected to welcome his former Faces bandmate onto the stage at London's Hyde Park towards the end of his...

Stewart And Wood's Writers Block

Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood got writers' block when they tried to compose a song together.The 'Maggie May' singer and the Rolling Stones star teamed up at Ronnie's mum's house in 1969 to write a...

The Killers To Play Solo Material In Their Sets

Each member of The Killers will play a solo song at Hard Rock Calling.The 'When you Were Young' band are headlining the UK festival next month - their first show in Europe since they went...

The Killers Confirmed As Hard Rock Calling Headliners

The Killers have been confirmed to headline the UK's Hard Rock Calling festival.The 'When You Were Young' band will top the bill on the Friday night of the festival on June 24, their first show...

Bon Jovi Answer Hard Rock Calling

Bon Jovi will play three dates in the UK next year, including headlining Hard Rock Calling 2011. The 'It's My Life' rockers are to play three dates in the UK next summer - at in...

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