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Ian Anderson: 'There Will Be No Classic Jethro Tull Line-up Reunion'

Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson has dashed fans' hopes for a reunion of the band's most famous line-up, insisting he'd prefer to work with his current bandmates.The rocker admits he's "bemused by the fan gossip"...

Jethro Tull Star Developing Stageshow About Band's Namesake

Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson is developing a stageshow about his band's namesake.Jethro Tull: The Rock Opera, which will feature the group's music, revolves around the 17th century British agricultural pioneer, but is set in...

Jethro Tull Star Urges Fans Not To Follow Him Home

Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson has begged fans to stop following him back to hotels in between the band's gigs because he always worries "pursuit jockeys" are out to do him and his wife harm.The...

The Results For The Third Progressive Music Awards Are In! And Peter Gabriel Has Been Named 'Prog God'!

English singer/songwriter, Peter Gabriel, has been honoured at the annual Progressive Music Awards, by being the award for 'Prog God', for his five decade long music career. The event was held at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre...

Former Jethro Tull Bassist Glenn Cornick Dies Aged 67

Glenn Cornick, the original bass player for Jethro Tull, has passed from congestive heart failure, his son Drew has confirmed. The former bassist was 67 years old and was said to have been recieving hospice...

Jethro Tull Star Glenn Cornick Dead At 67

Jethro Tull's former bass player Glenn Cornick has died, aged 67.The rocker reportedly passed away after suffering heart failure at his home in Hawaii on Thursday (28Aug14). Cornick was the group's first bassist. He...

Ian Anderson To Record More Music

Ian Anderson plans to make ''one or two'' more albums before he stops recording. The Jethro Tull frontman, whose new record 'Homo Erraticus' reached number 14 in the UK Album Charts, his highest charting solo...

Ian Anderson: I Don't Care About Chart Success

Ian Anderson insists his record making it into the Top 20 in the charts doesn't mean anything to him. The Jethro Tull frontman, whose recent album 'Homo Erraticus' reached number 14 in the UK Album...

Ian Anderson Prefers To Pursue Solo Career Instead Of Reunite Jethro Tull

British rocker Ian Anderson has no plans to reunite with his Jethro Tull bandmates following their 2011 hiatus, insisting he prefers to focus on his solo career.The progressive rock group experienced its heyday in the...

Ian Anderson To Recreate 1972 Gig

Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson is to perform the band's epic concept album Thick As A Brick in full at London's Royal Albert Hall, recreating his 1972 show at the same venue.The rocker first performed...

Slash To Return To Stoke

Slash is set to play his first show in his British hometown, Stoke-on-Trent.The former Guns N' Roses guitarist will play in the British midlands town for the first time during a tour of Europe later...

Ian Anderson To Duet With Astronaut In Space

Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson is planning an out-of-this-world stunt at a concert later this month (Apr11) - he will link up with a U.S. astronaut for a live duet as she orbits Earth.Colonel Catherine...

Jethro Tull 'Nervous' Over Mumbai Show

Rockers JETHRO TULL are scared to play their rescheduled show in terror-hit Mumbai, India - but are adamant they will not be "hiding under the bed" in fear. The veteran British band cancelled the 29...

Tull/shankar Pay Respects To Indian Dead

Rockers JETHRO TULL and Indian star ANOUSHKA SHANKAR dedicated their Hamsadhwani Amphitheatre concert in New Delhi on Sunday (30Nov08) to those who lost their lives in the Mumbai terrorist attacks last week (ends28Nov08). The two...

Rock Station Saved By Music Legends

LATEST: BLACK SABBATH guitarist TONY IOMMI and JETHRO TULL frontman IAN ANDERSON have helped to save British radio station Planet Rock from closure. The digital station faced being shut down last month (May08) unless parent...

Rock Legends 'Save Digital Radio Station'

Digital radio station Planet Rock has been saved from closure by the owner of a passport application business, with a little help from some famous rockers.Businessman and music lover Malcolm Blumel teamed up with JETHRO...

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Anderson Regrets Jethro Tull Name

JETHRO TULL frontman IAN ANDERSON would like to go back in time and come up with a better name for his progressive rock act - because he has always hated it. The singer admits he...

Stars Fail In Copyright Extension Bid

Musicians including JETHRO TULL and SIR CLIFF RICHARD have lost their battle to persuade the British government to extend the copyright on sound recordings beyond the present 50 years. The stars had wanted copyright to...

Jethro Tull Rocker Has Plans For Bush

JETHRO TULL flautist IAN ANDERSON hopes to form a band with GEORGE W BUSH when the US President is out of office, so he can persuade him to perform a concert for climate change. The...

Coldplay Out In The Cold At Novellos

COLDPLAY are in shock after failing to pick up one honour at last night's (24MAY06) prestigious Ivor Novello Awards, despite being hotly-tipped to win in three categories. The CHRIS MARTIN-fronted band had been nominated for...

Rockers Team Up For Pink Floyd Tribute Album

A host of rockers have teamed up to record a tribute to PINK FLOYD's classic 1979 album THE WALL. BACK AGAINST THE WALL, which is due to be released on 27 September (05), will...

Cave's Internet Album

NICK CAVE used the internet to research his new album, and downloaded inspirations as diverse as MILES DAVIS and COCKNEY REBEL. Despite claiming to be a technophobe, Cave claims the world wide web helped...

Tull Release Isle Of Wight Performance On Cd

Progressive rockers JETHRO TULL are releasing their acclaimed performance at the 1970 ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL on CD, in a bid to get some money back from the event. The group wowed the crowds...

Jethro Tull Star Has Sex Change

Former JETHRO TULL rocker DAVID PALMER has had a sex change and is now a woman called DEE. The 66-year-old keyboard player - who is recording her debut solo album in Spain - appreciates...

Tull Head For India

British music legends JETHRO TULL are taking their prog rock sound to India and the Middle East in 2004 - once the authorities give them the all-clear. The group, fronted by eccentric flautist IAN...

Jethro Tull Singer Apologises For Anti-american Remarks

LATEST: JETHRO TULL frontman IAN ANDERSON has apologised for slamming patriotic displays of the American flag. The British singer caused controversy when he attacked Americans for flying the Stars and Stripes outside their homes....

Jethro Tull Banned After Anti-american Remarks

A New Jersey classic rock station has pulled JETHRO TULL from its airwaves after frontman IAN ANDERSON made disparaging remarks about the American flag in an interview. The rocker upset patriots by making...

Sabbath's Dark History Linked To Jethro Tull

Rock legends BLACK SABBATH would never have existed if guitarist TONY IOMMI had passed auditions for JETHRO TULL. Iommi tried out for IAN ANDERSON's progressive rock supergroup before forming the world's first heavy metal...

Stars' Mics For Sale

Rockers THE STROKES, OASIS, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN and OZZY OSBOURNE have donated their microphones to an online charity auction. The event, which comes as part of the BETTER...

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