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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...

5th October 2011

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...

20th September 2011

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...

13th September 2011

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...

13th September 2011

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Heights has premiered at the Venice Film Festival, with two black actors playing the role of Heathcliff, the role originally made famous by Laurence Olivier in the 1939...

8th September 2011

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...

7th September 2011

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...

15th June 2011

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...

30th March 2011

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)...

15th March 2011

Neil Young Announces Surprise Us Theatre Tour

Neil Young has announced a surprise 10 date American theatre tour, kicking off on 15th April 2011 in Durham, North Carolina.Neil Young, the legendary Canadian singer-songwriter, will head off on a solo tour of the...

14th March 2011

Lucinda Williams Writes About War For The First Time

LUCINDA WILLIAMS says she has written about war for the first time, on her new album 'Blessed'.LUCINDA WILLIAMS, the American country music singer-songwriter, releases her new album 'Blessed' today (1st March 2011) and the 58-year-old...

1st March 2011

Young To Be Honoured At Juno Awards

Rocker NEIL YOUNG is to be honoured in his native Canada for his humanitarian efforts.The singer/songwriter has been named the recipient of the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at this year's (11) Juno prizegiving. The honour...

27th January 2011

Young: 'Blaze Was Caused By Human Error'

NEIL YOUNG has broken his silence about a warehouse fire that destroyed valuable memorabilia, insisting human error was to blame for the blaze.In a statement released on Tuesday (16Nov10) the Heart of Gold rocker thanked...

17th November 2010

Young Warehouse Fire Caused By Converted Car

The fire that destroyed personal memorabilia belonging to NEIL YOUNG started in one of his prized vintage cars.The veteran rocker lost a number of items earlier this month (Nov10) when a warehouse in San Francisco...

16th November 2010

Neil Young Praises Firefighters For Saving Memorabilia After Blaze

NEIL YOUNG, the 64-year-old Canadian rock legend, has praised fire-fighters after they salvaged music memorabilia and personal possessions following a blaze at his warehouse yesterday (9th November 2010), reports the Toronto Sun. The building in...

10th November 2010

Young Memorabilia Damaged In Warehouse Fire

NEIL YOUNG is nursing a bruised ego after one of his vintage cars and a collection of his personal memorabilia were damaged in a warehouse fire in the early hours of Tuesday (09Nov10).The veteran rocker...

10th November 2010

Gilmour's Modern Music Rant

PINK FLOYD legend DAVID GILMOUR is unimpressed with the state of the music industry, insisting modern singers fail to measure up to his icons NEIL YOUNG and LEONARD COHEN.Guitarist Gilmour hates hearing the current crop...

2nd November 2010

Buffalo Springfield Stage Comeback At Benefit

NEIL YOUNG's rock supergroup BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD reunited for the first time in over 40 years at the weekend (23Oct10) when they headlined the Bridge School Benefit concert in northern California.Young, a slimmed-down Stephen Stills and...

25th October 2010

Buffalo Springfield And Neil Young Reunite - For What It's Worth

BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD and NEIL YOUNG reunited on Saturday (23rd October 2010), at the 24th annual Bridge School benefit concert held at Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre. The annual event is organised by Young and his wife...

25th October 2010

Leon Russell And Elton Set To Perform On Good Morning America

Singer-songwriter LEON RUSSELL is set to perform with ELTON JOHN on 'Good Morning America' tomorrow (Wednesday 20th October 2010). The performance will come live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, and the duo...

19th October 2010

Young Won't Listen To His Fans

NEIL YOUNG always ignores his fans' opinions - because he fears he'd never push boundaries if he bowed to their requests.The veteran rocker has made a habit of defying expectations throughout his career, and he's...

5th October 2010

Fascinating Fact 10064

Eight black and white films featuring NEIL YOUNG performing each song from the deluxe version of his new album Le Noise have been posted on YouTube.com. The full Le Noise Film - a 38-minute performance...

1st October 2010

Neil Young Does Battle With Eric Clapton

NEIL YOUNG released his new album 'Le Noise' today (September 28th 2010), continuing his prolific recording rate which has seen him release five records in six years. However 'Le Noise' is set to go head-to-head...

28th September 2010

Eddie Vedder Marries Model Jill Mccormick In Hawaii

EDDIE VEDDER, the frontman of American rock band PEARL JAM, has married his girlfriend JILL MCCORMICK, who has appeared as a model in Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan and Harper's Bazaar. The couple, who have two children...

21st September 2010

Buffalo Springfield To Reform For Young Charity Show

NEIL YOUNG's 1960s supergroup BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD is to reunite publicly for the first time in 42 years.The group, featuring Young, Stephen Stills and Richie Furray, will perform at Young's annual Bridge School Benefit in California...

14th September 2010

Pearl Jam To Celebrate 20th Anniversary With Neil Young

Rockers PEARL JAM will celebrate their 20th birthday at pal NEIL YOUNG's annual charity show for his school for children with severe physical disabilities.Guitarist Stone Gossard has announced he and his bandmates will ring in...

24th August 2010

Young's Guitarist Dead At 73

NEIL YOUNG's longtime steel guitarist BEN KEITH has died, aged 73.Keith played alongside the rocker for close to 40 years and also performed on Young classics like Heart of Gold and Old Man. Young acknowledged...

27th July 2010

The Who's Future In Doubt

The Who's Pete Townshend may have to quit the band because of hearing problems. The legendary guitarist has been struck down with another bout of tinnitus - a painful ringing in the ears, which is...

22nd February 2010

Young Honoured At Pre-grammy Ceremony

Veteran singer-songwriter NEIL YOUNG was honoured at a pre-Grammy Awards ceremony on Saturday night (30Jan10) - with stars including SIR ELTON JOHN, KEITH URBAN and NORAH JONES taking the stage to perform his hits.The legendary...

31st January 2010

Young Film Collaborator Johnson Dead

Filmmaker and long-time NEIL YOUNG collaborator LARRY JOHNSON has died, aged 62.The documentarian, who picked up an Oscar nomination for his work on 1970 film Woodstock, passed away on Thursday (21Jan10). The cause of death...

26th January 2010

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