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Glastonbury's Mystery Act

Glastonbury organisers are refusing to name a "top" act who are appearing over health and safety concerns.Michael Eavis and daughter Emily Eavis, who book bands for the world-famous music event - which takes place in...

Springsteen, Young And Blur Confirmed As Glastonbury Headliners

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, NEIL YOUNG and BLUR will headline the Glastonbury Festival in Britain next month (Jun09) as the event's bosses salute more established rock 'n' roll acts. Joining the three headliners on the main stage will...

Tom Jones Acting His Age

Sir Tom Jones is too old for raunchy routines.The legendary Welsh crooner insists he would look "silly" if he continued to gyrate on stage - but quashed speculation it is because age has stiffened his...

Prodigy And Cave Confirmed As Glastonbury Line-up Leaked

The Prodigy and Nick Cave have been confirmed for Glastonbury 2009, as the festival lineup was leaked early.Blur, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young are headlining this year's festival, which takes place between Wednesday June 24th...

By on 25 May 2009

Glastonbury 2009 Line-up To Be Announced

The full line-up for next month's Glastonbury festival will be announced later today.Blur, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young are headlining this year's festival, which takes place between Wednesday June 24th and Sunday June 28th.A host...

By on 25 May 2009

Glastonbury Swine Flu Could Spell End Of Festival

The fate of this summer's Glastonbury Festival could rest on the spread of swine flu, it has been claimed.Organisers of the long-running Somerset event are to hold talks to outline the best approach to managing...

By on 06 May 2009

Glastonbury Chief Joins Obama On Time 100 List

Michael Eavis has been named on Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world alongside the likes of Barack Obama and actor Zac Efron.The Glastonbury Festival founder said he was "flattered...

By on 30 April 2009

Friday Night Lineup Announced For Isle Of Wight Festival

The organisers of the Isle of Wight festival have announced the Friday night lineup for this year's event, with the Big Top stage taken over by all-female artists for Girl's Night Out.The first night of...

By on 08 April 2009

Lady Gaga For Glasto?

LADY GAGA may be set to perform at this year's Glastonbury Festival, it has emerged.The US singer has seen a swift rise in her popularity in the UK, recently scoring her second number one with...

By on 25 March 2009

Pixies Announce Isle Of Wight As Only UK Festival Show

Alternative rock legends the Pixies have confirmed their only UK festival show of 2009 will be on the Isle of Wight this summer.Frank Black and the indie greats will take to the stage ahead of...

By on 13 March 2009

Neil Young Confirmed As Isle Of Wight Headliner

Rock legend Neil Young has been announced as the final headliner for this year's Isle of Wight festival.The Heart of Gold star, whose career spans four decades, joins a line-up for the June event which...

By on 05 March 2009

Blur In Frame For Glastonbury Headline Slot

The recently reformed Blur are likely to play a headlining set at this year's Glastonbury festival, according to organiser Michael Eavis.Bruce Springsteen was announced last week as the Saturday headliner for the Somerset event this...

By on 27 February 2009

Bruce Springsteen To Headline Glastonbury Festival

Rock legend Bruce Springsteen is to headline this year's Glastonbury Festival, it has been announced.The New Jersey musician, known as the Boss, will take to the Pyramid Stage at the Somerset event on Saturday June...

By on 23 February 2009

Pearl Jam Eye Second Young Collaboration

Rockers PEARL JAM are keen to collaborate with their hero NEIL YOUNG for a second time - because they are confident they could make a much "better record" together, 14 years after they first hit...

Pearl Jam Eye Second Young Collaboration

Rockers PEARL JAM are keen to collaborate with their hero NEIL YOUNG for a second time - because they are confident they could make a much "better record" together, 14 years after they first hit...

Franz Ferdinand To Play Glastonbury

Franz Ferdinand have become the first major band to confirm an appearance at this year's Glastonbury.A listing on the group's website and MySpace page says they will play at the festival on Saturday June 27th.A...

By on 06 February 2009

Metallica Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Rock legends Metallica and guitar great Jeff Beck are among the new inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The metal four-piece - who have sold more than 90 million albums - will be...

By on 15 January 2009

Liela Records With Rock Legends

Frontwoman of THE DUKE SPIRIT, Liela Moss, has been discussing her impromptu recording session with some legendary names in music.The singer revealed she recently sang backing vocals on a forthcoming album by rock n roll...

By on 14 January 2009

Liela Records With Rock Legends

Frontwoman of THE DUKE SPIRIT, Liela Moss, has been discussing her impromptu recording session with some legendary names in music.The singer revealed she recently sang backing vocals on a forthcoming album by rock n roll...

Young Repays Booker T On New Album

NEIL YOUNG is set to pay back soul man BOOKER T. JONES for backing him on his ARE YOU PASSIONATE album - by signing up to play guitar on the GREEN ONIONS hitmaker's first solo...

Young Plans Road Trip Documentary

NEIL YOUNG has made a documentary about a nine-day road trip from his home in California to Kansas. The rocker and his pal, Larry Johnson, made the journey in Young's classic 1959 Lincoln, so celebrity...

Young Cancels Concert Rather Than Cross Picket Line

Singer NEIL YOUNG has scrapped a concert in Los Angeles - to respect the members of a planned union picket. The 62-year-old was scheduled to perform on Thursday (30Oct08) at the city's The Forum venue....

Death Cab For Cutie Offer Free Gig As Incentive To Vote

In a bid to get more young people in the US voting, the band DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE have offered a free gig to the college which registers the most votersNME magazine reports that the...

By on 11 September 2008

Young Swears Off Political Films

Singer NEIL YOUNG has vowed never to make a "political statement" film again after suffering exhaustion while producing DEJA VU. The documentary saw Young reunite with his Crosby, Stills + Nash bandmates in a politically-charged...

Stills Unfazed By Filmed Stage Fall

NEIL YOUNG warned CSNY bandmate STEPHEN STILLS he'd captured an embarrassing stage fall for a new concert movie - but the rocker had no interest in cutting the footage out. Stills took a tumble during...

Neil Young's Electric Car

Singer NEIL YOUNG is reinventing himself as an eco-friendly pioneer - by developing a car that runs on electricity. The 62-year-old has teamed up with mechanic Jonathan Goodwin from Wichita, Kansas to turn his 1959...

Martin Scorsese Leaves Bob Marley Movie Project

Martin Scorsese is to be replaced by Jonathan Demme as director for a Bob Marley documentary.The authorised film about the reggae legend is set for a February 6th, 2010 release to honour the 65th anniversary...

By on 22 May 2008

Jonathan Demme Replaces Scorsese For Marley Doc

JONATHAN DEMME is to replace MARTIN SCORSESE as the director of the Tuff Gong Pictures/ Shangri-La Entertainment Bob Marley documentary.Scorsese has been forced to pull out of the project as a result of "scheduling problems",...

By on 22 May 2008

Demme Replacing Scorsese On Marley Film

Martin Scorsese, a feature-film director who has occasionally made documentary films about famous musicians, has been replaced as director of a documentary about Bob Marley by Jonathan Demme, another feature-film director who has occasionally made...

Young Has Spider Named After Him

Singing legend NEIL YOUNG has been honoured by scientists who have named a new spider species after him. The Southern Man hitmaker's career inspired biologists at East Carolina University, North Carolina, so they gave the...

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