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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...

John Mayer Album Indebted To The '70s: But Is It Any Good?

John Mayer 's new album 'Born and Raised' is indebted to the late 1960s and early '70s, to the extent that the cover art even looks like a facsimile of SMALL FACES' 1968 album Ogdens'...

Coldplay To Close Paralympics

Coldplay are to perform at the Paralympics closing ceremony.The 'Paradise' hitmakers feel ''honoured'' to have been invited to take part in the Festival of Flameat London's Olympic Stadium on September 9.Frontman Chris Martin said: ''Being...

Booker T And The Mgs Bassist Donald 'Duck' Dunn Dies, Aged 70

Donald Dunn, the Booker T and the MG's bassist and one of the most influential bass players of the 1960s and 70s, was found dead in Tokyo this week after playing dates that were postponed...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Offer Fans Covers Ep To Mark Hall Of Fame Honour

The free digital Ep Red Hot Chili Peppers are releasing to celebrate their induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame will include the band's cover versions of songs by David Bowie and Neil...

Young Trademarks Names For Mp3 Alternative

Rocker Neil Young is developing a high-resolution audio format to rival modern Mp3s.The Heart of Gold hitmaker has previously ranted about the quality of modern digital music as opposed to that of his well-worn and...

Neil Young's New Crazy Horse Album Features God Save The Queen

Neil Young's reunion album with his longtime backing band Crazy Horse will feature new versions of folk classic This Land Is Your Land and the English National Anthem God Save The Queen.The rocker's much-anticipated new...

27 Beatles Songs Available As Ringtones Exclusively On Itunes

27 BEATLES songs have now been made available for download as ringtones via iTunes. The available tracks are the same tracks that comprise the Fab Four's '1' compilation; a selection of The Beatles' number one...

Sir Paul Mccartney Receives Star-studded Honour

Coldplay, Katy Perry and Foo Fighters were among the stars who honoured Sir Paul McCartney as he was named MusiCares Person of the Year gala.The 69-year-old former Beatles rocker and other guests were treated to...

Paul Mccartney Gets Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star - Finally

Sir Paul Mccartney has followed in the footsteps of his former band members and been awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The former Beatle became the 2,460th celebrity to be awarded the...

Paul Mccartney Thanks 'The Boys' At Walk Of Fame Ceremony

Sir Paul Mccartney unveiled his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday (February 9, 2012). The rocker is surprisingly the last of The Beatles to be recognized on the legendary walk of...

Neil Young Held Ipod Talks With Steve Jobs

Neil Young wants to bring the sound of the '50s into the digital age - he was helping to design a vinyl-friendly iPod with Steve Jobs before the Apple boss' death last year (11).The veteran...

Neil Young & Crazy Horse Return For Mccartney's Big Night

Neil Young and his most famous backing band Crazy Horse will make their first live public appearance together since 2004 at Sir Paul Mccartney's upcoming MusiCares Person of the Year gala in Hollywood.Young and his...

Steve Jobs Preferred Vinyl To Mp3, Says Neil Young

Despite being the driving force behind the company that revolutionised how we listen to music, the late Steve Jobs apparently preferred listening to music on vinyl rather than MP3. This is according to the musician...

Neil Young To Work With Crazy Horse

Neil Young is recording a new album with Crazy Horse.The 'Rockin' in the Free World' hitmaker is once again teaming up with the garage rock band, which will be the first time they've worked together...

Neil Young Back With Crazy Horse

Rock icon Neil Young is recording a new album with his longtime backing band Crazy Horse - their first studio collaboration in almost a decade.Young announced the news to fans during an appearance at the...

Neil Young Blasts The Sound Of Today's Music

Neil Young gets "angry" at the current state of "the sound of music".The 'Rockin' in the Free World' singer is not a fan of the digital age of music as he doesn't think the quality...

Neil Young's Firm Hit With Lawsuit

A company owned by rocker Neil Young has been hit with a new lawsuit after its electric car allegedly sparked a fire and burned down two warehouses in California.The singer, who founded the San Francisco-based...

Matt Damon Upstaged By A Monkey In 'We Bought A Zoo'?

Matt Damon isn't exactly winning all the plaudits for his role as single dad Benjamin Mee in Cameron Crowe's latest movie 'We Bought a Zoo'. The Hollywood actor plays a Los Angeles newspaper columnist who...

Young Rocks Out At 25th Benefit Show

Veteran rocker Neil Young took to the stage with acts including Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons and Beck at his 25th annual Bridge School Benefit show in California over the weekend (22-23Oct11).The two-day bash at...

Bert Jansch Dies

Bert Jansch has passed away. The highly influential folk musician died aged 67 from lung cancer at a hospice in Hampstead, North London in the early hours of this morning (05.10.11). He had been diagnosed...

Bert Jansch Legendary Folk Musician Dies Aged 67

Bert Jansch, the legendary Scottish folk musician and founding member of the band Pentangle, has died aged 67 after a battle with cancer. He passed away in the early hours of Wednesday morning (5th October...

Neil Young Penning A Memoir

Veteran singer/songwriter Neil Young is writing a memoir.The legendary star has teamed up with Penguin Group Usa's imprint Blue Riders Press to release the novel, tentatively titled Waging Heavy Peace, sometime next year (12). And...

Pearl Jam Celebrate 20th Birthday

Pearl Jam have celebrated their 20th birthday with a sold-out gig in Canada.The 'Jeremy' rockers played a 150-minute greatest hits set at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, which ended with Neil Young collaborating with...

Neil Young Joins Pearl Jam For Toronto Show

Neil Young joined Pearl Jam onstage for their Sunday night (11Sep11) concert in Toronto, Canada.The rock veteran stepped out at the Air Canada Centre for an encore of his Rockin' in the Free World at...

Wuthering Heights With Black Heathcliff Premieres In Venice

A new adaptation of Emily Bront's Wuthering Heights has premiered at the Venice Film Festival, with two black actors playing the role of Heathcliff, the role originally made famous by Laurence Olivier in the 1939...

Arcade Fire, Matthews & Vedder Confirmed For Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit

Rocker Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit concert will this year feature Arcade Fire, Dave Matthews and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder.Foo Fighters, Tony Bennett, Mumford & Sons, Beck, Diana Krall and Los Invisibles, featuring...

Young Invented Model Train Device To Help His Disabled Sons

Rocker Neil Young invented a wireless remote control to help his disabled sons play with model trains when they were younger.Both of Young's boys were born with severe limitations - Zeke has cerebral palsy and...

Buffalo Springfield Announce Short Tour - First Since 1968

Neil Young's classic rock band Buffalo Springfield are to tour for the first time since 1968.The supergroup, featuring Young, Stephen Stills and Richie Furay, reunited to perform at the rock star's annual Bridge School Benefit...

2011 Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame Stars Inducted

Alice Cooper has warned he may be the first act to be kicked out of the Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame. The 'School's Out' singer was inducted into the US institution last night (14.03.11)...

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