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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Klinghoffer Is New Red Hot Chili Peppers Star

JOSH KLINGHOFFER will replace JOHN FRUSCIANTE in the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, and his first concert as an official band member will be at NEIL YOUNG's 2010 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute in Los...

Stars To Honour Young At Winter Olympics

Canadian rock icon NEIL YOUNG will be honoured at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Vancouver as part of an all-star tribute concert.Members of Broken Social Scene and Iron & Wine will join singer/songwriter Ron Sexsmith...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce Comeback

Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced their comeback concert.The US funk rockers went on hiatus in 2008 after 25 years together, but have said that they will play the charity concert MusiCares 2010 on January...

Young Cancels Festival Appearance

NEIL YOUNG has pulled out of a planned unveiling of his new concert movie at the Toronto International Film Festival.The annual Canadian event is featuring Neil Young Trunk Show on Monday (14Sep09), and the music...

Young Lands Musicares Person Of The Year Honour

NEIL YOUNG will be saluted as the 2010 MusiCares Person of The Year.The pre-Grammy Awards accolade will be presented to the rocker at a star-studded tribute gala two days before the 52nd Grammys on 31...

Young & Mccartney Team Up For Gig

NEIL YOUNG thrilled fans at a London show on Saturday (27Jun09) with a surprise star guest - SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY.Young was headlining the Hard Rock Calling event in the U.K. capital's Hyde Park when the...

Blur Right For Glastonbury

Blur insist it is "right" they are closing Glastonbury festival.The reformed Britpop group top the bill at the world-famous music event on Sunday (28.06.09) and insist they are an appropriate choice to end this year's...

Maximo Park Defend Veterans

Maximo Park have defended Glastonbury's decision to feature older headline acts.Frontman Paul Smith - who will open the festival on Thursday (25.06.09) afternoon with his bandmates - can't wait for this weekend because he loves...

Sean Lennon Slams Springsteen

John Lennon's son is furious Bruce Springsteen is headlining the Glastonbury Festival.Sean Lennon - the son of Beatles legend John and Yoko Ono - thinks the 'Born to Run' singer is an "outrageous" choice to...

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