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Tom Daley Thinks Real Men Change Nappies

Tom Daley and his husband Dustin Lance Black are sharing diaper duties.The couple welcomed their first son Robert into the world via a surrogate in June, and now the 24-year-old British Olympic diver has revealed...

7 Times Politicians Tried To Use Pop Songs Without Permission

After Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler had to write a second cease-and-desist letter to Donald Trump asking him to stop playing their songs during his rallies this week – having already called him out for doing the...

7 Stars That Swapped A Football Career For Music

As football fans all around the world buzz about Transfer Deadline Day, watching the flurry of activity online as clubs make the most of their last chance to transfer players, it got us thinking about...

Johnny Marr Slams Ex-bandmates

Johnny Marr has blasted his former Smiths bandmates over their reunion project.The iconic group announced earlier this year they were to reunite as Classically Smiths without the guitarist and frontman Morrissey for a series of...

Johnny Marr Won't Stand By Morrissey

Johnny Marr doesn't ''feel any need to stick by'' Morrissey.The 54-year-old guitarist admitted he disagrees with his former Smiths bandmate's controversial views, including lending his support to For Britain, branding the treatment of EDL co-founder...

Johnny Marr: Pop Music Is Sanitised

Johnny Marr believes pop music is too ''sanitised'' nowadays. The 54-year-old musician is much more interested in rock music because people can forget the ''shiny corporate world'' when they listen to such songs, and despite...

Johnny Marr's Single Is Call To Save The World

Johnny Marr's new single is a desperate plea to anyone who might be able to save mankind from its current predicament.The 54-year-old musician - best known for his time with The Smiths - has released...

Russell Crowe Gets Unique Yorkshire Tea For His Birthday

Russell Crowe has been given his own unique blend of Yorkshire Tea to celebrate his 54th birthday.The Oscar-winning actor is a huge fan of the company's tea bags and has even visited the business' headquarters...

Johnny Marr Drops New Single 'The Tracers' And Album Release Date

Ahead of the release of his new album 'Call the Comet' this summer, Johnny Marr opens up about the sort of themes that have inspired him to write lately, including how Donald Trump and Brexit...

Johnny Marr Announces Release Date For New Album

Johnny Marr's new album 'Call The Comet' will be released on June 15.The 54-year-old musician - who is best known for his time with The Smiths - has claimed that his upcomig third solo record...

Classically Smiths Concerts Axed

The Smiths' 'Classically Smiths' concerts have been axed after bassist Andy Rourke denied his involvement and drummer Mike Joyce pulled out.The legendary punk rock group were set to reunite without frontman Morrissey and guitarist Johnny...

The Smiths Reunite - Sort Of - For Classical Concerts

The Smiths are reuniting without Morrissey and Johnny Marr for a series of orchestral concerts.Drummer Mike Joyce, bassist Andy Rourke and occasional guitarist Craig Gannon, have teamed up for the first time in 31 years...

Liam Gallagher Reignites Feud With Brother Noel

Liam Gallagher has hit back at his brother Noel Gallagher after he slammed artists who are reliant on an ''army of songwriters''.The former Oasis frontman made the comments in response to a recent interview by...

Johnny Marr Gets Mistaken For Noel Gallagher

Johnny Marr has admitted he gets mistaken for Noel Gallagher at least ''every month''.The Smiths guitarist - who worked with Noel on 'If Love Is The Law' from his new High Flying Birds album 'Who...

Johnny Marr And Maxine Peake's Surprise Song

Johnny Marr has teamed up with actress Maxine Peake for a completely ''different'' track, titled 'The Priest'. The former Smiths guitarist and co-songwriter - along with Morrissey - is a huge fan of the 'Cake'...

Johnny Marr's New Album Deals With Brexit And Trump

Johnny Marr has been inspired by the effects on the world of Donald Trump's ascent to become President of the United States and Brexit in the UK whilst making his new album.The 54-year-old rocker is...

Paul Weller Unimpressed By Liam Gallagher's As You Were

Paul Weller has criticised Liam Gallagher's debut solo album 'As You Were' branding the lyrics ''sub-standard''.The 'Changing Man' rocker - who is close friends with Liam's estranged brother Noel Gallagher - has had the chance...

Noel Gallagher Drops First Song In Two Years Holy Mountain

Noel Gallagher hopes the first single from 'Who Built The Moon?' will bring back some ''joy'' in music.The 50-year-old rocker has released lead track 'Holy Mountain' from his third High Flying Birds album, which was...

Noel Gallagher Unveils New Album Who Built The Moon?

Noel Gallagher has unveiled his third solo album 'Who Built The Moon?'.The former Oasis guitarist has announced the full 11-song tracklisting of the LP - which again will be released under the High Flying Birds...

The Smiths Ask Fans To Share The Queen Is Dead Memories

Warner Bros. Records are inviting fans of The Smiths to share their memories of their favourite track from the band's LP 'The Queen Is Dead'.The iconic British punk band's seminal 1986 album - which featured...

Tim Burgess Says Collaborating With Paul Weller Was An 'Honour'

Tim Burgess says it was an ''honour'' collaborating with Paul Weller on 'Spinning Out'.The lead vocalist of the British indie band 'The Charlatans' has joined forces with a number of artists on the new album...

Debbie Harry Prefers House Parties To Nightclubs

Blondie star Debbie Harry has swapped nightclubs for house parties.The 71-year-old singer was a regular at New York City nightspot Studio 54 in the 70s and 80s and famed punk venue CBGB which is located...

The Charlatans' New Lp Features Paul Weller And Johnny Marr

The Charlatans' new album features collaborations with Paul Weller and Johnny Marr.The 'North Country Boy' rockers' frontman Tim Burgess has revealed the star-studded list of contributors on their forthcoming LP 'Different Days'.The track 'Spinning Out'...

Blondie Announce London Roundhouse Show

Blondie have announced plans to perform at London's Roundhouse.The 'Heart of Glass' hitmakers - comprised of Debbie Harry, Chris Stein, Clem Burke, Leigh Foxx, Matt Katz-Bohen, and Tommy Kessler - will take to the stage...

Debbie Harry: I'm No Pop Icon

Debbie Harry hates being described as a pop icon.The 71-year-old Blondie frontwoman was ''horrified'' when she first had the accolade bestowed on her and even now would rather be known as a ''star''.She said: ''The...

Johnny Marr Plotting Beck Collaboration

The ex-guitarist of The Smiths played on Milk & Honey, a track from the American troubadour's smash hit 1999 album Midnite Vultures. Since then he has been something of a musician for hire, playing...

Blondie's Collaborative Lp Features Sia And Charli Xcx

Blondie's new album features collaborations with Sia and Charli XCX.The 'Call Me' hitmakers - comprised of Debbie Harry, Chris Stein, Clem Burke, Leigh Foxx, Matt Katz-Bohen and Tommy Kessler - have also worked with...

The Smiths To Release Two Unheard Tracks On Vinyl

The Smiths are to release a new vinyl single with two previously unheard tracks.Singer Morrissey's fan site, true-to-you.net, reports that the 7 inch-disc features unreleased versions of 'The Boy With The Thorn In His Side'...

Johnny Marr To Join Pet Shop Boys For Fundraising Concert

The former The Smiths star has worked with the two-piece before on their albums, and the trio will be coming together with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra for a special live performance at...

Olly Murs To Make Debut At Teenage Cancer Trust Gigs

Olly Murs is to perform for the Teenage Cancer Trust for the first time in 2017.The 32-year-old pop star has been announced as one of the headliners for the charity's 17th annual series of concerts...

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