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Harry Styles And Support Stonewall Charity

2nd June 2014

Harry Styles, Nick Grimshaw, Naomi Campbell and Rita Ora are among the celebrities supporting the 25th anniversary of gay equality charity Stonewall. The stars have taken selfies to raise awareness of the cause, as SNOG...

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Vivienne Westwood: Kate Moss Has A Big Aura

18th April 2014

Vivienne Westwood thinks Kate Moss has a ''big aura''.The fashion designer, who was filmed talking about her friendship with the supermodel for Kate's new Topshop clothing collection, joked about her unusual looks, intimate conversations with...

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Stars Masked For Russian Protest Film

15th April 2014

Stars including Kate Moss, Courtney Love and Bobby Gillespie have all donned Pussy Riot's signature masks to film a protest video in support of the gay community in Russia.The project in support of Amnesty International...

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Bobby Gillespie Backs Russell Brand Over Revolution Call

27th November 2013

British funnyman Russell Brand has received a further boost in his campaign for a global uprising against democracy after Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie threw his support behind the star.The Get Him to the Greek...

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Primal Scream Pay Tribute To Kurt Cobain

22nd November 2013

Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie paid tribute to rock icon Kurt Cobain during the band's concert in Italy this week (beg22Nov13) by singing classic Nirvana track Heart-Shaped Box.The Rocks hitmakers were performing at the Alcatraz...

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Primal Scream Won't Be A 'Nostalgia' Act

2nd October 2013

Primal Scream could never be a ''nostalgia'' act.The 'Rocks' hitmakers like to ''challenge'' their audiences and will always perform a lot of new material in their sets, rather than just revel in their extensive back...

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Pete Doherty To Sell Kate Moss And Amy Winehouse's 'Fag Butts'

26th June 2013

Pete Doherty is going to sell Kate Moss and Amy Winehouse's cigarettes butts. The Babyshambles frontman is hoping to set up shop in Camden, north London, to shift random items which once belonged to the...

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Vampire Weekend And Kings Of Leon Added To Itunes Festival Bill That Keeps Getting Better

By Lauren James | 19th June 2013

Vampire Weekend and Kings of Leon will join a rapidly growing list, already peppered with fellow rock royalty, including Queens of the Stone Age, Sigur Rós, 30 Seconds To Mars and Primal Scream.It won't be...

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John Lydon And Bobby Gillespie Heading To The Radio

24th May 2013

Sex Pistols rocker John Lydon and Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie are among the stars who have signed up to host a series of radio shows in Britain over the summer (13).The two musicians will be...

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Bobby Gillespie: 'Drugs Almost Wrecked My Life'

9th May 2013

Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie decided to get clean following years of drug abuse after realising his addictions were putting his life at risk and wrecking his music.The Scottish musician admits he indulged in heavy...

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Bobby Gillespie Would Have Joined Political London Riots

30th April 2013

Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie would have joined the London riots in 2011 if he believed protesters were rallying against a real political cause.Thousands took to the streets and smashed shop windows, looted goods and...

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Primal Scream: Robert Plant Is A Music 'Fanatic'

15th March 2013

Primal Scream don't remember making one of their biggest hits.The rockers recorded the song 'Rocks' during a particularly drug-fuelled period when they were making 'Give Out But Don't Give Up', released in 1994, but guitarist...

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Primal Scream 'Validated' By New Album

26th January 2013

Bobby Gillespie feels ''validated as an artist'' by the new Primal Scream album.The singer is immensely proud of his band's latest record, 'More Light', and puts it down to the fact none of the group...

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Primal Scream's Most Rock 'N' Roll Moment

9th January 2013

Primal Scream think recording with Robert Plant was the ''most rock 'n' roll thing ever.''The 'Rocks' band recruited the legendary Led Zeppelin singer to appear on a song from their forthcoming tenth album, and regular...

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Robert Plant Records With Primal Scream

30th October 2012

Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant has recorded songs with Primal Scream.The legendary rocker has been in the studio with the band - fronted by Bobby Gillespie - and has confirmed he has contributed vocals for...

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Bobbie Gillespie Unaware Of Simone Butler

20th October 2012

Bobby Gillespie doesn't know anything about Primal Scream's new bassist.The group recently announced Simone Butler would permanently replace departed musician Mani - who quit to rejoin the Stone Roses - and the singer only cared...

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Primal Scream Recruit New Bass Player

11th October 2012

Primal Scream have a new bass player.The 'Swastika Eyes' band have recruited Simone Butler to fill the space of Mani, who left the band last year to reform The Stone Roses. In the interim period...

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Jessica Ennis And Bradley Wiggins Party With The Stone Roses In London

7th August 2012

What would you rather do? Party with The Stone Roses? Or win an Olympic medal? Well, if you are Jessica Ennis or Bradley Wiggins, you don't have to choose. You can do both. Jess and...

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The Stone Roses Praise 'King' Bradley Wiggins

7th August 2012

The Stone Roses singer Ian Brown hailed gold medal winning Team GB athletes Bradley Wiggins and Jessica Ennis as the ''king and queen'' of England at an intimate London concert last night (06.08.12).The reformed Manchester...

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Fascinating Fact 13642

23rd June 2012

Rocker Bobby Gillespie celebrated his 50th birthday on Friday (22Jun12) by performing at Britain's Isle of Wight festival with his band Primal Scream.

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Primal Scream Unaffected By Mani's Departure

7th February 2012

Primal Scream's new album won't be affected by the departure of bass player Mani.The band are recording for the first time in over ten years without the musician - who has returned to his first...

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Primal Scream Won't Write Love Songs

14th January 2012

Primal Scream will not write any love songs for their new album. The 'Higher Than the Sun' group are currently in the studio working on their tenth LP, and frontman Bobby Gillespie said his lyrics...

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Primal Scream In Studio Without Bassist

12th January 2012

Primal Scream are recording their new album without a bass player. The 'Kill all Hippies' group recently lost their bassist Mani, as he left to rejoin his first band The Stone Roses, and they aren't...

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Mani Leaves Primal Scream

3rd January 2012

Bass player Mani has left Primal Scream to concentrate on The Stone Roses.The musician played his final gig with Primal Scream - who he joined in 1996 when his original band split - at New...

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Bobby Gillespie Takes Aim At 'Conformist' Rock Stars

27th December 2011

Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie has launched a scathing attack on rock stars of today, insisting modern artists are more interested in fame than making music.The singer is convinced bands are less "experimental" than they...

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Primal Scream Blast 'Conformist' Rock

23rd December 2011

Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie thinks modern rock music for is "not very artistic".Although he fronts the 'Swastika Eyes' rockers, Bobby has criticised modern musicians for their "lack of ambition" and thinks intelligent young people...

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Marios Schwab's Lfw Party

19th September 2011

Marios Schwab celebrated his successful showing at London Fashion Week by hosting a star-studded party last night (18.09.11).The designer - who has earlier in the day wowed with his spring/summer 2012 collection - joined forces...

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Primal Scream Recording New Material

13th September 2011

Primal Scream will release a new album next year.The group have been performing the whole of their iconic 1991 record 'Screamadelica' in full on tour for almost a year, but still managed to find time...

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The Things They Say 22725

4th September 2011

"I hate New Year and don't have any good memories of Hogmanay. I've got to be honest - it's not my kind of thing. Hogmanay is not my specialist subject. I don't even want to...

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Primal Scream Close Camp Bestival

1st August 2011

Primal Scream closed Camp Bestival last night (31.07.11).The 'Can't Go Back' dance rock band played their breakthrough album, 'Screamadelica', in full to close the four-day family friendly festival at Lulworth Castle in Dorset. The band...

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