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Robin Wright Wants To Watch Sons Grow Up Again

Robin Wright wishes she could watch her children grow up ''all over again''.The 48-year-old star has sons Dylan Frances Penn, 23, and Hopper Penn, 21, with ex-husband Sean Penn and she's confessed that although being...

4th August 2014

Neil Young Joins New Kickstarter Project To Save Rainforest

Rocker Neil Young has thrown his support behind a new Kickstarter campaign to save rainforests around the world.Young, who previously used the fundraising website to promote his Pono music service, has teamed up with bosses...

28th July 2014

Chrissie Hynde Hails 'God-like' Neil Young

Chrissie Hynde has compared rock legend Neil Young to God.Neil appears on the track 'Down The Wrong Way' on Chrissie's new album, 'Stockholm' and the former Pretenders singer was honoured to work with the Canadian...

23rd July 2014

Neil Young & Crazy Horse Cancel Israeli Concert Due To Political Unrest

Neil Young & Crazy Horse have cancelled their upcoming concert in Israel due to political unrest in the country.The rockers were scheduled to perform in Hayarkon Park in Tel Aviv on Thursday (17Jul14), but have...

13th July 2014

Neil Young Covers Bob Dylan At London Concert

Neil Young covered Bob Dylan's 'Blowin' In The Wind' at his concert in London's Hyde Park on Saturday night (12.07.14).The 68-year-old musician performed a version of the 1962 song during the acoustic section of his...

13th July 2014

Fascinating Fact: 4276698

Rock group Crosby, Stills, & Nash made a surprise appearance on America's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday (07Jul14) to sing an acoustic version of Iggy Azalea's rap hit Fancy with the late...

8th July 2014

Rocker Billy Talbot Suffers Stroke

Crazy Horse bassist Billy Talbot has been forced to pull out of Neil Young's upcoming European tour after suffering a mild stroke.Talbot's doctors expect the rocker to make a full recovery, but they have advised...

30th June 2014

Arcade Fire To Open British Summer Time Hyde Park

Arcade Fire will headline the opening night of British Summer Time Hyde Park 2014.The indie rock group - consisting of Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Richard Reed Parry, William Butler, Jeremy Gara and Tim Kingsbury -...

16th May 2014

Neil Young & Jack White To Record And Release Late-night Performance

Neil Young and Jack White will make history when they appear on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in America on Monday night (12May14) by recording the song they play live and pressing it to...

12th May 2014

The Things They Say: 4187790

"He reminds me of Charlie Chaplin, because of his sympathetic nature, his curious choices. A lot of soul comes through everything he does." Neil Young on pal and collaborator Jack White.

9th May 2014

Neil Young Pens Sci-fi Novel

Rock veteran Neil Young is expanding his writing resume by penning a science fiction novel.The Like a Hurricane hitmaker is due to release his second memoir, the follow-up to 2012's Waging Heavy Peace, later this...

28th April 2014

Good Friday Is All Good For Neil Young Fans As He Shock-releases Covers Album

Rocker Neil Young has followed Beyonce's pre-Christmas (13) example and released a new album online without any fanfare.The Canadian star released his new covers album A Letter Home, which features versions of songs by Bob...

19th April 2014

Neil Young's Pono Player Raises $6.2 Million, But Will We Buy It?

Neil Young was only looking for $800,000 to launch his new Pono Player, but his Kickstarter goal was obliterated in less than 24 hours this week, pulling in $6.2 million. Young's music player - which...

By Michael West | 16th April 2014

Fascinating Fact: 4157570

Rocker Neil Young's Kickstarter.com campaign for the launch of his new Pono Music service and player has banked over $6.2 million (£3.88 million). The fundraiser closed on Tuesday (15Apr14) with 18,220 backers after smashing its...

15th April 2014

Neil Young's Pono Fundraising Campaign Sets Kickstarter Record

Neil Young's fundraising campaign for his new Pono music service and player has set a new Kickstarter.com record after becoming the third most-backed project in the website's history.The Heart of Gold hitmaker launched the online...

11th April 2014

Jack White Releases First Track From New Album, 'Lazaretto' [Video]

Jack White has released the first track from his upcoming second solo album, Lazaretto, which will be released this June. The instrumental new song, titled 'High Ball Stepper,' is undeniably Jack White in its screeching...

By Lauren James | 2nd April 2014

Neil Young Postpones Release Of Record Store Day Box Set

Rocker Neil Young has postponed the release of his four-album Record Store Day box set until later this year (14) to focus on his other projects.Official Release Series Discs 5-8 Vinyl Box Set, which will...

20th March 2014

Neil Young Used Copies Of His Album As Roof Shingles

Rocker Neil Young has revealed he tiled the roof of his barn with unusable copies of his 1978 album Comes A Time.A "mastering error" left Young dissatisfied with the sound of the album and he...

19th March 2014

Can Neil Young's Pono Player Really Rival The Ipod?

Yesterday Neil Young launched his Pono player on crowd funding platform, Kickstarter, and well it didn't take long before the musician managed to surpass his monetary goal. Less than 10 hours after unveiling his ‘Pono...

By Stephanie Chase | 14th March 2014

Neil Young's Kickstarter Campaign Reaches Goal In 10 Hours

Neil Young's online fundraising campaign for his new Pono music service and player reached its target amount in less than 10 hours.Young launched the Kickstarter.com appeal on Tuesday (11Mar14) with the aim of raising $800,000...

12th March 2014

Neil Young Crowdfunding Alernative To The Ipod. Think About That.

Nope, we promise we haven't formed a news story from a selection of random rock legends, and musical devices. Neil Young has launched his first 'Pono' music player - an alternative to the iPod -...

By Michael West | 12th March 2014

Neil Young Calls On Big Name Pals To Help Him Launch Pono Campaign

Rock legend Neil Young has teamed up with Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder and Tom Petty to launch a Kickstarter.com campaign to raise funds for his new digital music service and player Pono.Springsteen, Vedder, Petty, David...

12th March 2014

Katy Perry Backs Global Citizen Campaign

Katy Perry, One Direction and Ed Sheeran are among 100 artists offering free concert tickets to UK fans in a bid to help global poverty.The pop stars have signed up to the Global Poverty Project...

11th March 2014

Neil Young To Unveil Pono Music Service And Device At Sxsw

Veteran rocker Neil Young is set to launch a digital music service during a special appearance at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas this week (begs10Mar14).The musician will use a keynote speech at...

10th March 2014

Neil Young Penning Second Memoir

Veteran singer/songwriter Neil Young is set to revisit his past once again in a new memoir.The Like a Hurricane hitmaker released his first autobiography, Waging Heavy Peace, in 2012, sharing stories from his youth and...

25th February 2014

The Vamps, Lawson And 5ive At British Summer Time

The Vamps, Lawson, 5ive and Neon Jungle have been added to the bill for this year's Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.The bands will join Neil Young and Crazy Horse, The National, McBusted and...

31st January 2014

Neil Young Records Covers Album With Jack White - Report

Legendary musician Neil Young and rocker Jack White have reportedly teamed up to record a new covers album.Online rumours suggest Young and White united for a cover of late folk singer Bert Jansch's Needle of...

16th January 2014

Neil Young Chastises Fans For Clapping Off-beat During Concert

Veteran rocker Neil Young stunned fans into silence at a concert in New York on Monday (06Jan14) when he scolded the audience for clapping along to his classic hit Ohio.The legendary singer kicked off a...

9th January 2014

Neil Young To Play London Shows With The National. Permission To Drool.

Neil Young and Crazy Horse are teaming up with Brooklyn indie-rockers The National for a Barclaycard British Summer Time show at London's Hyde Park in July 2014.Neil Young Is Heading to London's Hyde ParkThe veteran...

By Michael West | 10th December 2013

Neil Young To Headline Benefit Gigs For Indian Tribe

Rocker Neil Young is to headline four Canadian charity shows in January (14) to benefit the Athabasca Chipewyan Indians.Young's Honor the Treaties shows will help raise funds for the tribe as elders battle oil company...

9th December 2013

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'Child 44' Is Praised And Banned

As 'Child 44' opens in cinemas this weekend, novelist Tom Rob Smith is praising Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace as the...

'A Little Chaos' Brings British Humour To A French Tale

The new period drama 'A Little Chaos' may be set in France in the 17th century, but its...

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Live At Leeds 2015: Great For Music, Great For Life In General

So, Live At Leeds is but two weeks away from bringing some of the...

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