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Joan Jett Removed From Thanksgiving Day Parade Float Over Backlash

Organisers of the MACy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City have bowed to pressure and removed rocker Joan Jett from performing on the float representing the U.S. state of South Dakota.Officials from local government...

Joan Jett Facing Backlash Over Thanksgiving Day Parade Performance

South Dakota officials have spoken out against plans for Joan Jett to perform on their state's float during the MACy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City due to her views on animal rights.The rocker...

Joan Jett To Produce Undateable John

Joan Jett is to produce 'Undateable John'.The 55-year-old rocker will act as executive producer under her own company Blackheart Films, as well as star as a Venice Beach folk singer in the romantic comedy movie....

Joan Jett To Executive Produce And Star In Movie

Rocker Joan Jett is set to return to the big screen to star in and executive produce romantic comedy Undateable John.In the film, which also stars Daryl Hannah, Tom Arnold and Shannen Doherty, Jett will...

Justin Timberlake Brings Iheartradio Music Festival 2013 To A Lively Close

Music lovers at the iHeartRadio Music Festival last weekend (September 20th-21st 2013) were in for a treat as Justin Timberlake rounded off the event with a few new tunes.It was a rather special set from...

Ke$ha Performs With Joan Jett In Las Vegas

Pop star Ke$Ha thrilled the crowd at a music festival in Las Vegas on Saturday night (21Sep13) by performing with rock legend Joan Jett.The TiK ToK hitmaker was on the bill for the iHeartRadio Fest...

Joan Jett Urges Fans To Check Out Chris Stein's Photo Exhibit

Rocker Joan Jett has given her personal seal of approval to pal Chris Stein's new photo exhibition in Hollywood after encouraging fans to check out the Blondie star's work.The guitarist has shared a treasure trove...

Joan Jett, Linkin Park And Other Surprises Made Sunset Strip 2013 One Of The Best

The sixth edition of Hollywood's Sunset Strip Music Festival was a memorable affair with some amazing surprise features and a great show from this year's honouree Joan Jett with her band The Blackhearts.The event took...

The Cbgb Music And Film Festival Is Back For 2013 Bigger And Better Than Ever Before!

Almost like the SXSW Festival of New York, the CBGB festival will return this year with an impressive 700 artists in 150 venues across the state, plus 40 movie premieres from October 9th - 13th....

Joan Jett Returns With First Album In Seven Years

Rocker Joan Jett is planning to capitalise on her Sunset Strip Music Festival honour in Los Angeles on Thursday night (01Aug13) by announcing the release of her first new music in seven years.The I Love...

Riot Fest 2013 Brings Classic Punk To Chicago This September

It's time to start making preparations for one of the loudest festivals of the year: Riot Fest 2013 featuring headline sets from the likes of Pixies, The Replacements and Blink-182.Taking place in Chicago on September...

Joan Jett Suing Lingerie Firm For Trademark Infringement

Rocker Joan Jett has launched legal action against the owners of a popular lingerie brand amid allegations of trademark infringement.The singer claims Hot Topic bosses have ripped off her Blackheart Records name rights by calling...

Joan Jett To Be Honoured At Sunset Strip Music Festival

Joan Jett has been named the 2013 honouree at the annual Sunset Strip Music Festival in West Hollywood.The rocker will get her own official 'day' to launch the event on 1 August (13), and she...

Joan Jett Sent Letter Of Support To Transgender Rocker Laura Jane Grace

Rocker Joan Jett reached out to Laura Jane Grace after the Against Me! singer came out as transgender in a bid to show her support as she transitioned through a difficult time.The musician formerly known...

Faith Hill Giving Up Football Track

Faith Hill is retiring her rendition of Joan Jett's track I Hate Myself For Loving You from the opening of U.S. primetime sports programme Sunday Night Football.The country star has kicked off the weekly show...

Tish And Miley Cyrus Rally Over Twitter To Save The Horses

There’s never a shortage of causes for celebs to rally behind and Miley Cyrus’s latest pet project probably won’t come as a surprise.Yesterday, after a flurry of tweets in her horse onesie, the Can’t Be...

The Darkness Axe Australian Tour

British rockers The Darkness have cancelled a planned tour of Australia and New Zealand with Joan Jett And The Blackhearts due to their drummer's ongoing hip problems.Ed Graham has previously undergone surgery for the joint...

Joan Jett Honoured For Animal Charity Work

Legendary rocker Joan Jett has been honoured for her tireless work for animal rights by fellow singer/activist Iggy Pop.The Joan Jett & the Blackhearts frontwoman was presented with the Nanci Alexander Activist Award, named after...

Joan Jett Unveils Peta Advert

Joan Jett unveiled her first campaign for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) on Sunday night (04.11.12).The 'I Love Rock 'n' Roll' singer attended the unveiling of the advert in Florida and she...

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: Public Enemy Head Eclectic List Of Nominees

Public Enemy may not be the first band that you think of when you think of the phrase ‘rock n roll’ but the ground-breaking hip-hop group have been nominated as one of 2013’s potential inductees...

Deep Purple, N.w.a And Procol Harum Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2013

Deep Purple, N.W.A and Procol Harum are nominated for induction to the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame.The acts - along with 12 others - have been shortlisted for inclusion in the Hall of Fame,...

Joan Jett Shielded Kristen Stewart From Snappers On Runaways Set

Joan Jett shielded Twilight beauty Kristen Stewart from photographers on the set of her biopic The Runaways because she knew the young star was overwhelmed by her sudden rise to fame.The 22 year old signed...

Tom Cruise Rock Of Ages' Singing: What Did You Think?

Tom Cruise stars in a new trailer for the much-anticipated Rock of Ages movie, giving it some serious rock action and belting out a version of Bon Jovi's 'Wanted Dead or Alive.' The rock comedy...

Joan Jett Takes Aim At Noel Gallagher Over Cow Cruelty Comments

Animal-loving Joan Jett has challenged Noel Gallagher to a fight after the former Oasis star boasted about his love of "throwing stuff" at cows in a recent interview.The Brit recently joked about taking his sons...

Jett & Van Zandt Help Ramone's Brother Record Final Tracks

Joan Jett and Steven Van Zandt have stepped in to help Joey Ramone's brother complete an album of tracks the late punk icon was working on when he died in 2001.The Ramones star's sibling Mickey...

Lita Ford And Joan Jett Reunite In New York

Rocker Lita Ford was wary of initiating a meeting with Joan Jett - as she feared her ex-The Runaways bandmate would snub her.The pair has not spoken for years, but Ford recently reached out to...

Paul Mccartney Immortalised On Peta Stamp

Sir Paul McCartney, Natalie Portman and Ellen DeGeneres are among stars to feature on a new stamp range featuring the 20 most famous vegetarians of all-time.The trio of famous faces have agreed to lend their...

Guns N' Roses Score Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nomination

Guns N' Roses, The Cure and Red Hot Chili Peppers are nominated for entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.The acts are all on the shortlist to be inducted to the...

Runaways Stars Sue Over Tribute Album

Rockers Joan Jett and Cherie Currie are fighting to halt the release of a tribute album to their old band The Runaways.The Cherry Bomb hitmakers filed suit in New York on Thursday (09Jun11) against bosses...

Joan Jett Joins Fight Against Seal Trade

Rocker Joan Jett has waded into the debate over Canada's controversial seal cull, urging European Union (E.U.) officials to uphold a ban on imported pelts.Thousands of seals are clubbed to death annually in Canada as...

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