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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...

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...

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...

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 -...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

My Morning Jacket Lead Star-studded Lou Reed Tribute At Benefit Gig

Rockers My Morning Jacket led a star-studded tribute to the late Lou Reed on Sunday (27Oct13) as they performed a cover of Velvet Underground's Oh! Sweet Nuthin' at Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit in California.The...

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Regroup For Bridge School Benefit

Neil Young reunited onstage with David Crosby, Graham Nash and Stephen Stills for the first time in seven years at his annual Bridge School Benefit in California on Saturday (26Oct13).Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young were...

Neil Young To Be Honoured By The Recording Academy

Legendary singer Neil Young is set to be feted by officials at the Recording Academy Producers and Engineers Wing.The revered musician will follow in the footsteps of previous honourees Jimmy Iovine and Quincy Jones in...

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...

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