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Stevie Nicks Angry About Missed Opportunities

Stevie Nicks is "angry" about the opportunities she lost to drug addiction.The former Fleetwood Mac singer - who battled a nine-year cocaine addiction, before becoming hooked on prescription tranquilisers for a further eight years -...

Keith Moon Partied Too Hard For Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper used to hide from Keith Moon because he couldn't handle how hard he partied.The 'School's Out' rocker used to be a member of a drinking club called the Hollywood Vampires, which saw him...

American Idol's Pia Steals The Show On Rock Night

American Idol contestant Pia Toscano stole the show on yesterday's rock 'n' roll themed show. The 22-year-old songstress wowed the Idol judges with a powerful rendition of Tina Turner's hit 'River Deep, Mountain High', reports...

Amy Adams For Rock Of Ages?

Amy Adams is in negotiations to join 'Rock of Ages'. The flame-haired actress - who won her third Oscar nomination for her part in 2010 movie 'The Fighter' - is being courted by director Adam...

Evan Rachel Wood Still Loves Manson

Evan Rachel Wood will always "love" Marilyn Manson.The 23-year-old actress - who ended her engagement to the shock rocker earlier this year - learned a lot from her three-year relationship with the singer and hopes...

Amy Adams Lands Muppets Role

Amy Adams is in negotiations to star in the upcoming 'Muppets' movie. The flame-haired beauty - best known for her role as the impossibly nice princess in 'Enchanted' - is in talks to play Jason...

Amy Adams For Joplin Biopic?

Amy Adams is set to portray Janis Joplin in a new movie.The pretty actress - who recently finished filming on 'The Fighter', where she plays the love interest of a boxer - has apparently signed...

Amy Adams To Play Janis Joplin In New Movie

Hollywood darling AMY ADAMS is being tipped to play the tragic part of JANIS JOPLIN in an upcoming biopic of the blues singer's life. The Sunshine Cleaning star has reportedly agreed to play the role...

Adams To Star In Joplin Biopic

Hollywood sweetheart AMY ADAMS is set to shock cinemagoers with a rocking new film role - she's signed on to star as tragic 1960s blues legend JANIS JOPLIN in a long-awaited biopic.The Sunshine Cleaning star...

Pink's Grammy Show

Pink is set to perform at this month's Grammy Awards.The 'So What' singer will join stars including Beyonce Knowles, Blacked Eyed Peas and Taylor Swift by appearing on stage at the prestigious event, which takes...

Rock & Roll Hall Salutes Joplin

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is saluting late blues singer JANIS JOPLIN with a week-long series of events and a star-studded concert in her honour.The hall in Cleveland, Ohio and Case...

Deschanel Doesn't Regret Wasted Joplin Training

ZOOEY DESCHANEL wasn't disappointed her lead role in a JANIS JOPLIN biopic fell through - because she loved learning to sing like the tragic rocker.The brunette beauty signed up to play the iconic singer in...

Rock Album Designer Wilkes Dies

Music photographer and art director TOM WILKES, who designed album covers for the ROLLING STONES, JANIS JOPLIN and GEORGE HARRISON, has died. He was 69.Wilkes died after suffering a heart attack on 28 June (09)...

Midler Denies Joplin Movie Link

BETTE MIDLER denies tragic rock star JANIS JOPLIN was the inspiration for her character in the 1979 movie THE ROSE. Midler starred as lead character Rose, a self-destructive rock star who struggled to come to...

Herzigova Credits Joplin For Birth

Supermodel EVA HERZIGOVA calmed her partner GREGORIO MARSIAJ during the birth of their son by playing him soothing music by JANIS JOPLIN. The Czech-born catwalk queen - who became a mother for the first time...

Richard Bell Dies

JANIS JOPLIN's former pianist RICHARD BELL has lost his battle with cancer. He was 61. The Canadian songwriter/pianist died of multiple myeloma on Friday (15Jun07) at Toronto's Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Bell began his music...

Mavis Staples To Play At O2

Legendary soul and gospel singer Mavis Staples will be performing a rare show in the UK at the Indigo Music Club in London's O2 Arena. The show will take place on July 17th and is...

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Timberlake Fights The Flu

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE was forced to miss out on music mogul CLIVE DAVIS' annual pre-Grammy Awards party in Los Angeles on Saturday night (10FEB07) - to battle a severe cold. Timberlake was among the stars scheduled...

Malcolm In The Middle Star Has Found His Jerry Garcia

Legendary GRATEFUL DEAD leader JERRY GARCIA is the latest dead rocker to be brought back from the grave for a new biopic. With JANIS JOPLIN, JIMI HENDRIX and JOHN LENNON all set to be recreated...

Deschanel Confirmed For Joplin Film

LATEST: ELF actress ZOOEY DESCHANEL has replaced singer PINK as JANIS JOPLIN in the biopic GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JANIS. The STUPID GIRLS singer pulled out of the PENELOPE SPHEERIS film earlier this year (06) and,...

Smith: 'Mother Saved Me From Drugs'

Legendary rocker PATTI SMITH credits the "responsibility" she felt towards her mother with saving her from drug addiction. Many of the singer's inspirations, including JANIS JOPLIN and JIMI HENDRIX, were destroyed by the lure of...

Deschanel Beats Spears And Lohan To Joplin Role

ZOOEY DESCHANEL has beaten LINDSAY LOHAN, BRITNEY SPEARS and SCARLETT JOHANSSON to the coveted role of JANIS JOPLIN in the forthcoming movie biopic of the tragic singer. Pop punk PINK was originally director PENELOPE SPHEERIS'...

Monkee Man Slams Dead Icons

MONKEES frontman DAVY JONES has launched astonishing attack on dead rockers KURT COBAIN, JIMI HENDRIX, ELVIS PRESLEY and JANIS JOPLIN, questioning why society worships people who wasted their lives. The 61-year-old I'M A BELIEVER singer...

Spears Laughs Off Joplin Rumours

LATEST: Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS has laughed off reports she is vying to play JANIS JOPLIN in an upcoming film on the tragic singer. Spears was one of the big names, including LINDSAY LOHAN and...

Bridges Plans Moondog Movie

THE BIG LEBOWSKI star JEFF BRIDGES is fighting to play iconic blind 1960s composer MOONDOG in a new biopic. The actor has always been a fan of the New York eccentric, who penned tunes for...

Spears Shocks Agents With Possible Pregnancy

Singer BRITNEY SPEARS' agents are shocked at news their star client may be pregnant again, because she has given them no warning. Last week (ends30APR06), media reports in the US claimed the singer and...

Pink Drops Out Of 'Casting Circus' Surrounding Joplin Film

Punk star PINK has taken herself out of the running to play JANIS JOPLIN in a new film, accusing the film-makers of turning the casting process into a circus. Hollywood stars including BRITNEY SPEARS, LINDSAY...

Spears Battling Pink For Joplin Biopic

Hollywood stars including PINK, LINDSAY LOHAN, ZOOEY DESCHANEL, SCARLETT JOHANSSON and BRITNEY SPEARS are battling it out to see who will land the coveted role of JANIS JOPLIN in a new biopic. Director PENELOPE SPHEERIS...

George Jones Honoured In Hometown

Country legend GEORGE JONES has been honoured in his hometown of Beaumont, Texas - after being added to the local Walk of Fame. Jones pressed cowboy boots into a wet cement slab that will be...

Etheridge Thanks Spielberg And Capshaw For Fashion Tip

Rocker MELISSA ETHERIDGE turned to pals STEVEN SPIELBERG and KATE CAPSHAW for fashion advice during her cancer struggle and they gave her the courage to attend the Grammy Awards bald. The singer/songwriter wowed fans with...

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