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Stone Roses Shows Sell Out In 14 Minutes

The Stone Roses' reunion shows sold out in just 14 minutes today (21.10.11).The band shifted 150,000 tickets for their two dates at Manchester's Heaton Park on June 29 and 30 at a break-neck pace and...

Stone Roses Crash Websites With Huge Ticket Demand

Stone Roses have managed to crash various ticket sites today as hundreds of thousands of fans attempted to buy tickets for their two shows at Heaton Park, Manchester. THE Stone Roses are set to appear...

Mani's Fears For Stone Roses Reunion

Stone Roses bass player Gary 'MANI' MOUNFIELD fears the band's hotly-anticipated reunion will collapse within weeks if frontman Ian Brown and guitarist John Squire resume their warring ways.The British band split in 1996 after Squire...

The Stone Roses Haven't Reformed For Money

The Stone Roses have reformed to "satisfy" their fans' dreams and "lift people up".The seminal Manchester indie band announced yesterday (19.10.11) they had reunited after 15 years apart for a world tour and to write...

Funeral Prompted Stone Roses Reunion Talks

Gary 'MANI' MOUNFIELD's mother's funeral was the catalyst for the Stone Roses reunion, after Ian Brown and John Squire gave moving tributes at the memorial.The bassist was plunged into mourning in March (11) after his...

No Fool's Gold: The Stone Roses Confirm Reformation

The Stone Roses have reformed.Singer Ian Brown, guitarist John Squire, bassist Gary 'Mani' Mounfield and drummer Alan 'Reni' Wren have resurrected the 'Fool's Gold' group fifteen years after originally splitting in 1996.The band have announced...

The Stone Roses Officially Return With World Tour, New Songs

Its official - legendary Manchester band the Stone Roses are to reunite for a series of summer concerts in 2012. Singer Ian Brown, guitarist John Squire, bassist Mani and drummer Alan 'Reni' Wren announced the...

The Stone Roses To 'Rule The World Again', Says Ian Brown

The Stone Roses will "rule the world again", according to frontman Ian Brown who told a close friend the Manchester band are getting back together. An official announcement of the reunion is expected on Tuesday...

Ian Brown Claims Stone Roses Reunion 'Definitely Happening'

Ian Brown has reportedly confirmed The Stone Roses will reunite and "rule the world again".The 'I am the Resurrection' group are set to hold a press conference tomorrow, and singer Ian confirmed to friends this...

Stone Roses To Announce Comeback Tour

The Stone Roses are set to announce a reunion tour next week. The 'Fools Gold' group -comprising of Ian Brown, John Squire, Gary 'Mani' Mounfield and Alan 'Reni' Wren - have signed up for a...

John Squire Finds Band Reunions 'Tragic'

John Squire thinks bands such as Blur, Suede and Pulp reuniting is "tragic".The former Stone Roses guitarist - who has turned his back on music and now works an artist - denies his band will...

John Squire Creates Fritzl And Shipman Art

Former Stone Roses guitarist John Squire has created abstract images of serial killer Harold Shipman and incest monster Josef Fritzl for a new exhibition.The rocker, a renowned and respected artist, has included the two notorious...

Stone Roses Reunion Rumours Surface Again

Cult British band the Stone Roses have sparked rumours their long-awaited reunion is finally on the horizon, after singer Ian Brown and guitarist John Squire reportedly ended their 15-year feud.The Fools Gold hitmakers split in...

The Stone Roses To Reunite

The Stone Roses are set to reunite. The 'Fools Gold' group are in talks after frontman Ian Brown and guitarist John Squire settled their differences.The pair had been locked in a bitter war of words...

Liam Gallagher Insulted By People Siding With Noel

Liam Gallagher is insulted people think his brother Noel Gallagher was "carrying" Oasis.The singer formed Beady Eye with the remaining members of the 'Lyla' rockers - Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock - when...

Ian Brown Slams Squire For Killing Stone Roses' 'Fun'

British rocker Ian Brown has blasted his former Stone Roses bandmate John Squire for edging him out of songwriting duties as the group disintegrated.The Fools Gold hitmakers split in 1996, less than 18 months after...

Brown: 'Squire's Drug Taking Was Worst Moment'

IAN BROWN has recalled the lowest moment of his career - witnessing his STONE ROSES bandmate JOHN SQUIRE snorting cocaine at 11 in the morning.The British singer admits he was shocked to see guitarist Squire...

Brown's Kids Block Collaboration With Squire

IAN BROWN's children are standing in the way of a STONE ROSES reunion, because they can't forgive his ex-bandmate JOHN SQUIRE for "selling him out".The pair has not spoken since the band split back in...

Confident Stone Roses

The Stone Roses always "knew" they would be "massive".It has been 20 years since the 'Waterfall' hitmakers released their critically-acclaimed self-titled debut album - one of the first successful records of the 'Madchester' scene -...

John Squire Axes Music

John Squire will not return to music.The former Stone Roses star insists that his 2004 solo album 'Marshall's House' - a concept album about realist painter Edward Hopper - was his final work as he...

Ex-stone Roses Musician To Hold Art Exhibition

Former STONE ROSES guitarist JOHN SQUIRE has announced plans to hold his first solo art exhibition in Oldham this summer.The TEN STOREY LOVE SONG musician's pieces will be displayed under the title Heat, Light, Death...

By on 19 May 2009

Stone Roses Guitarist Vows To Never Play With Band Again

Stone Roses guitarist John Squire has declared he will never play with the band again.Appearing on BBC's Newsnight last night Squire said he would never reform the Roses despite the recent media speculation.Asked by host...

By on 20 March 2009

Squire: 'I Would Never Rejoin Stone Roses'

Former THE STONE ROSES guitarist JOHN SQUIRE has completely shut the door on the possibility of reuniting with the British band - insisting he doesn't want to live in the past. The Fools Gold hitmakers were...

Squire Art Blocks Roses 'Reunion'

Former STONE ROSES guitarist JOHN SQUIRE has cast doubt on rumours the British band is set to reform by lining up a series of exhibitions to showcase his art. The Fools Gold hitmakers were said...

Squire Dismisses Stone Roses Reunion

Rocker JOHN SQUIRE has ruled out reforming THE STONE ROSES because he fears ruining the band's legacy. The guitarist left The Stone Roses six months before the group folded in acrimony in 1996, and has...

Squire Quits Guitar For Painting

Former STONE ROSES rocker JOHN SQUIRE has quit playing music so he can concentrate on painting. The guitar virtuoso hasn't played his instrument this year (07). Squire is exhibiting a new collection of large canvas...

Ex-stone Rose Squire Exhibits Art

Former STONE ROSES rocker JOHN SQUIRE is holding an exhibition of his artwork in July (07). The guitarist will put his newer work on display at The Smithfield Gallery in London. Squire will exhibit a...

Stone Roses Turned Down Slash

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH offered to join British band the STONE ROSES after their guitarist left, but was knocked back by scathing frontman IAN BROWN. After JOHN SQUIRE announced his departure from the Manchester...

Squire Refuses Stone Roses Reunion

Guitarist JOHN SQUIRE has ruled out a STONE ROSES reunion as he is still not speaking to ex-bandmate IAN BROWN. Squire is on good terms with Stone Roses members RENI, real name ALAN WREN, and...

Mani: 'Grow Up, Guys'

PRIMAL SCREAM bassist GARY 'MANI' MOUNFIELD is urging his former THE STONE ROSES bandmates JOHN SQUIRE and IAN BROWN to ditch their feud and reform. The pair have been warring since the band split 10...

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