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Arcade Fire Replace The Killers At Bridge School Benefit

Arcade Fire have stepped in to replace The Killers at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit concert next week (26Oct13).The Human hitmakers pulled out of their performance at the charity gig amid unconfirmed reports suggesting...

Neil Young Banned From Canadian Radio Station Over Hiroshima Remark

Veteran rocker Neil Young has been banned from the airwaves of a local Canadian radio station after he compared the region to the Japanese city of Hiroshima in the aftermath of the 1945 atomic bomb...

Neil Young & Crazy Horse Scrap North American Tour

Neil Young & Crazy Horse have scrapped their upcoming North American tour to allow guitarist Frank 'poncho' Sampedro more time to recover from a hand injury.The reformed group cancelled the remainder of its European tour...

Neil Young Cancels European Tour

Neil Young has cancelled the rest of his European tour. The 'Heart of Gold' musician has pulled out of dates in the UK, Norway, Denmark and Germany after Frank 'Poncho' Sampedro, guitarist for his backing...

Neil Young Scraps European Dates After Guitarist Breaks His Hand

Neil Young and his backing band Crazy Horse have scrapped the remainder of their European dates to allow guitarist Frank 'poncho' Sampedro to recover from a broken hand.A source tells Rolling Stone magazine the rocker...

Neil Young To Quit Touring?

Neil Young's current tour may be his last. The 'Heart of Gold' singer's guitarist, Frank Sampedro - who has played with the rocker since 1975 as part of Crazy Horse - thinks he could be...

Bruce Springsteen Is The 2013 Musicares Person Of The Year

Sting, Alabama Shakes, Neil Young, Elton John Mumford & Sons and John Legend all paid tribute to Bruce Springsteen as he was named Musicares Person of the Year for 2013 at last night's pre-Grammy award...

Grammys Week Tribute For Bruce Springsteen Features Neil Young, Mumford And Sons

All eyes will be on Bruce Springsteen during Grammy’s week, as the New Jersey rocker will be the recipient of the MusiCares Person of the Year award. To celebrate the honour, a Bruce Springsteen tribute...

Elton John And Neil Young Will Honour Bruce Springsteen At Gala

Bruce Springsteen's Musicares Foundation gala looks set to be a star-studded affair as Sir Elton John, Neil Young and Sting are among the acts who have signed up to pay tribute to The Boss.The Born...

Neil Young Plays Sandy Benefit Show

Neil Young showed his support for the New Jersey victims of superstorm Sandy by staging a benefit concert in the state on Thursday (06Dec12).The Neil Young and Crazy Horse band performed a special gig at...

Neil Young: 'My New Digital Service Will Offer Music Fans Top Quality'

Rocker Neil Young is determined to give digital music fans a better-quality alternative to iPods and Mp3 players after developing a new service that will launch in 2013.The part-time inventor has come up with a...

Neil Young To Headline New Jersey Superstorm Sandy Benefit

Reformed Neil Young & Crazy Horse are to join the charitable stars headlining benefit concerts for the victims of Superstorm Sandy.The rockers have announced they will perform a special gig at Borgata Hotel Casino &...

Stephen Stills: 'Aborted Buffalo Springfield Tour Put 150 People Out Of Work'

Rocker Stephen Stills has spoken out about the aborted Buffalo Springfield reunion tour for the first time, revealing bandmate Neil Young left him "in a lurch" when he scrapped plans for a proper get together.Young...

On The Shelves: Us Album Releases, October 30, 2012 - Neil Young, Black Country Communion, Toby Keith, Meek Mill, Rod Stewart, Katherine Jenkins

It's going to be a tough fight to knock Taylor Swift from the top of this week's chart and looking at this week's major contenders, it seems unlikely that any of them have the commercial...

On The Shelves: UK Album Release Round-up, October 29, 2012: Neil Young, Madness, Kylie Minogue, Calvin Harris, Skyfall Ost

Psychedelic Pill is the 35th studio album from Neil Young and was written and recorded in collaboration with his sometime band, Crazy Horse, marking their first album of original material since Greendale...

Neil Young Curious About Writing Songs Sober

Neil Young was ''curious'' about writing songs without drugs or alcohol. The legendary singer/songwriter gave up drinking and smoking cannabis last year, and initially wondered if he'd still be able to function as a songwriter...

Foo Fighters And Neil Young Perform Together At A Concert In New York City's Central Park

Mid-set, alongside Crazy Horse, Neil Young announced that “We’re joining forces up here,” just as Foo Fighter's Dave Grohl and Dan Auerbach graced the stage to collaborate with Young on an adrenaline and feedback...

Neil Young And Foo Fighters Lead Central Park Poverty Awareness Concert

Neil Young and Foo Fighters were among the star attractions at Saturday night’s Global Citizen Festival in Central Park. The concert was held in order to raise awareness about issues surrounding poverty and according to...

Neil Young, The Foo Fighters And The Black Keys Join-up For Central Park Gig

Central Park in New York set the stage for a rock triple threat in the shape of Neil Young, The Foo Fighters and The Black Keys, all of whom banded together for a benefit mini-fest,...

Neil Young Scarred By Kurt Cobain Tragedy

Kurt Cobain's death left Neil Young deeply scarred after discovering the tragic NIRVANA star quoted his idol's lyrics in his suicide note.In his new autobiography, Waging Heavy Peace, the rocker reveals he was trying to...

Eddie Vedder Raises $1.7million For Obama Re-election Campaign

Eddie Vedder performed one of his most expensive gigs to date, with tickets going for $20,000 per-person as he opened up for President Barrack Obama at a private fundraising event for the President's re-election campaign....

Rockers To Make History By Streaming Charity Festival Performances

Neil Young, the Foo Fighters and the Black Keys will make history when they perform at the Global Citizen Festival in New York's Central Park on 29 September (12) because the event will be the...

Neil Young Gives Up Drugs And Alcohol

Rocker Neil Young has given up drugs and alcohol for good after puffing marijuana and knocking back alcohol for years.The Harvest Moon hitmaker retired both his bad habits last year (11) and is now celebrating...

Pearl Jam Bring Made In America To A Glorious Conclusion

Pearl Jam closed the Made in America festival yesterday (02.09.12) with Jay-Z. The US rockers were joined by the rapper for their second-to-last encore as they performed his big hit '99 Problems' after stunning the...

Nbc Gets Off Easy For Confusing Neil Young With Neil Armstrong

Luckily for NBC, their latest gaffe -- referring to Neil Armstrong as Neil Young in announcing the death of the pioneer astronaut -- came on a weekend, when most of the late-night comedians were elsewhere....

Foo Fighters And Neil Young To Headline New York Charity Show

The Foo Fighters and Neil Young will headline a huge charity show in New York City next month (Sep12) to combat world poverty.Dave Grohl's band will perform in Manhattan's Central Park as part of the...

Neil Young Teams Up With 'Silence Of The Lambs' Director

Neil Young has received rave reviews for his new documentary 'Neil Young Journeys', by American filmmaker Jonathan Demme - the man best known for directing 'Silence of the Lambs'. The new movie is based around...

Week 68: Adele's '21' Regains Billboard No.1 Spot

Adele has regained the No.1 spot on the Billboard 200 album chart with her sophomore effort '21', 68 weeks after its release. The multi-Grammy Award winner remarkably held off new entries from Neil Young, The...

Mixed Reviews For Neil Young's 'Americana'

Neil Young has released his latest album with Crazy Horse, to a mixture of reverence and ambivalence. 'Americana' is the first album that Young has released with Crazy Horse in nine years and whilst New...

Neil Young Still Keen On Future Buffalo Springfield Reunion Dates

Neil Young has given fans of his rock group Buffalo Springfield hope of future reunion shows after calling off a 30-date tour last year (11).Young and his bandmates reunited for a seven-date tour a year...

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