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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...

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

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

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...

Young Hates Mp3

Singing legend NEIL YOUNG is refusing to release his back catalogue as MP3 files, claiming the format sounds "like hell". The Southern Man hitmaker is turning to Blu-Ray disc instead - the first release being...

Kooks Plan Their Own Festival

British band THE KOOKS are planning to stage their own festival as Glastonbury is getting "too big".The Brighton-base band are hoping on organise an event near their home city in the next couple of years.Writing...

By on 25 April 2008

Young To Revisit Scrapped 2000 Album

Rock legend NEIL YOUNG is to revisit the album he scrapped in 2000 after declaring the project was worth salvaging. The Heart Of Gold hitmaker and his band Crazy Horse spent months working on the...

Cardigans Star Says No To Young Collaboration

THE CARDIGANS frontwoman NINA PERSSON has ruled out a collaboration with legendary rocker NEIL YOUNG, fearing she'd lose control of her bowels if she ever met her hero. The Lovefool singer has pledged never to...

Young: 'Bush Deserves More Credit'

Veteran rocker NEIL YOUNG has defended GEORGE W. BUSH for sticking to his vision of how to lead America - insisting the U.S. president deserves more credit than he gets. The Heart Of Gold star,...

Young: 'Music Can No Longer Change The World'

Veteran rocker NEIL YOUNG misses his idealistic, younger days - because he no longer believes music has the power to change the world. The 62-year-old unveiled his new Crosby, Stills, Nash + Young concert film,...

Young Criticised For Failing To Back Guitar String Charity

Rocker NEIL YOUNG has been criticised after refusing to support a new charity campaign. WearYourMusic.org founder and Relix magazine boss Steve Bernstein asked the star to donate guitar strings for a fundraising initiative - and...

Young Is A Survivor

Veteran rocker NEIL YOUNG feels lucky to have reached his 60s, after suffering from a spate of illness that should have killed him. The singer suffered polio as a child, is epileptic and had surgery...

Young Blames Clinton For The State Of America

Rocker NEIL YOUNG blames former U.S. president BILL CLINTON for the political situation in America, claiming his lies helped GEORGE W. BUSH into power. Liberal-thinking Young traces the decline back to when Clinton denied having...

Vedder And Metallica Join Neil Young Benefit Gig

Rockers EDDIE VEDDER, METALLICA and TOM WAITS have joined the all-star line-up for NEIL YOUNG's Bridge School Benefit Concert next month (Oct07). Pearl Jam's Vedder has agreed to play alongside his drummer bandmate Jack...

Neil Young To Release A Graphic Novel

NEIL YOUNG is turning comic novelist to reinvent his 2003 concept album GREENDALE. The record, which charts the development of fictional California teenager Sam Green, his extended family and how they were torn apart by...

Neil Young Plays Sitar On Wife's Album

NEIL YOUNG has given his wife PEGI a boost on her debut album - by playing the sitar on the record. The rocker performs on a host of tracks and plays an electric sitar solo...

Musiq Soulchild Tops Us Chart In Good Week For Debuts

R+B star MUSIQ SOULCHILD leads a charge of new entries on the new US album chart, claiming the top spot after selling 149,000 copies of his new release LUVANMUSIQ. Six new albums debut in the...

Crosby And Nash Tour Delayed

Iconic 60s and 70s rockers David Crosby and Graham Nash have been forced to cancel their impending month-long US tour due to illness.The pair's website revealed this weekend that Crosby, 65, had encountered "medical issues".Reports...

By on 19 February 2007

Superstars' Guitars Feature In Rock Exhibition

Guitars played by KEITH RICHARDS, MARC BOLAN, NOEL GALLAGHER and BRIAN JONES will all feature in Europe's largest ever guitar exhibition in London. The Harrods Rocks event, which begins on Friday (02FEB07), will showcase a...

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