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Crowded House Drummer Loses Cancer Battle, Aged 45

21st May 2012

Peter Jones, the drummer for Aussie pop band Crowded House has died at the age of 45. He had been suffering from brain cancer and passed away on May 18, 2012. The band posted a...

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Crowded House Drummer Dies

20th May 2012

Former Crowded House drummer Peter Jones has lost his battle with brain cancer.The musician succumbed to the disease on Friday (18May12), reports Australia's Herald Sun. A statement on the band's official website reads, "We are...

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Neil Finn's All-star Album Documentary Set For Release

29th March 2012

A documentary about the making of Crowded House star Neil Finn's 2009 concept charity compilation The Sun Came Out is finally set for a Dvd release following an exhaustive battle to secure the rights to...

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Confused Neil Finn Intruder Calls The Police To Report Himself

27th September 2011

A trespasser was arrested at the U.K. home of former Crowded House star Neil Finn on Saturday (24Sep11) after calling police to report himself.The singer/songwriter took to Twitter.com to recount the odd break-in, calling the...

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Fascinating Fact 10187

22nd October 2010

Reformed rockers SUEDE will be honoured for their contribution to music at the upcoming Q Awards in London next week (25Oct10). The band will be presented with the coveted inspiration prize. CROWDED HOUSE singer NEIL...

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Crowded House Backs Environment Initiative

2nd June 2010

Rockers CROWDED HOUSE have thrown their support behind a new website which encourages both fans and musicians to be more environmentally aware.The band is among more than 100 Australian artists, including Powderfinger, Daniel Merriweather and...

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Neil Finn Working With Wife

13th May 2010

Crowded House frontman Neil Finn is releasing an album with his wife.The 51-year-old musician and his spouse Sharon started experimenting with music when their children moved out, and now they are ready for the world...

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Finn Revisits 7 Worlds Collide With Marr & Radiohead

30th July 2009

CROWDED HOUSE star NEIL FINN has revisited his all-star 7 Worlds Collide project by forming a new supergroup incorporating guitarist JOHNNY MARR, KT TUNSTALL and members of RADIOHEAD and WILCO.The many musicians recorded new tracks...

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Finn Recruits Stars For New Album

18th November 2008

CROWDED HOUSE star NEIL FINN has lined up a clutch of stars to join him on his upcoming solo album, with former THE SMITHS star JOHNNY MARR and two-fifths of RADIOHEAD joining him in the...

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Crowded House Love 'Bad-ass' Britney

7th December 2007

Australian rockers CROWDED HOUSE are keen to work with BRITNEY SPEARS because of her "bad-ass" reputation. The band collaborated with U.S. country stars Dixie Chicks on track Silent House earlier this year (07), and are...

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Vedder Joins Crowded House At Seattle Festival

3rd September 2007

PEARL JAM frontman EDDIE VEDDER wowed fans at a music festival in Seattle, Washington on Saturday (01Sep07), when he took the stage to perform with CROWDED HOUSE. Vedder made his unannounced appearance at the city's...

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Finn Forced To Apologise To Festival Interpreter

26th June 2007

CROWDED HOUSE singer NEIL FINN was left red-faced after accidentally heckling a sign language interpreter at London's Hyde Park Calling festival on Saturday (23Jun07). Signers were on hand to translate for the hearing impaired during...

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Crowded House 'Relieved' By Hester's Departure

1st June 2007

Australian band CROWDED HOUSE were "relieved" when drummer PAUL HESTER quit the group. The musician left the band in 1994, and frontman Neil Finn insists the departure was much-needed. He says, "The day he said...

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Finn Held Wake For Hester At Royal Albert Hall

1st June 2007

CROWDED HOUSE singer NEIL FINN coped with his bandmate PAUL HESTER's suicide by holding a wake at London's Albert Hall. Hester, who left the group in 1994, committed suicide in 2005 after a long battle...

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Fascinating Fact 3251

17th May 2007

Australian band CROWDED HOUSE are playing their first North American tour since 1996, starting in Northampton, Massachusetts on 4 August (07)....

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Fascinating Fact 3247

17th May 2007

Australian band CROWDED HOUSE are playing their first North American tour since 1996, starting in Northampton, Massachusetts on 4 August (07)....

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Fascinating Fact 3216

9th May 2007

THE SIXTH SENSE star TONI COLLETTE's band THE FINISH will be among the groups performing alongside JACK JOHNSON and CROWDED HOUSE at Australia's Live Earth benefit in July (07)....

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Crowded House Bump Johnson To Headline Live Earth In Sydney

2nd May 2007

LATEST: Reformed rockers CROWDED HOUSE have bumped JACK JOHNSON from the headlining spot at Sydney. Australia's Live Earth concert after confirming they'll perform at the eco-friendly fundraiser. Surf rocker Johnson confirmed he'd perform at the...

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Crowded House Comeback Gets A Boost From Marr + Dixie Chicks

25th April 2007

Former THE SMITHS star JOHNNY MARR and country trio the DIXIE CHICKS have given CROWDED HOUSE's comeback a boost by collaborating with the reformed rockers on their new album. Marr, the current guitarist for cult...

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Squeeze Reform For British Tour

9th March 2007

British pop supergroup SQUEEZE have joined the 2007 reunion merry-go-round after announcing plans to reform for a British tour this winter (07). It will be the first time the group, featuring singer/songwriters CHRIS DIFFORD and...

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Crowded House Hire New Drummer

7th March 2007

A former drummer for BECK has been hired to join reformed Australian group CROWDED HOUSE. MATT SHERROD was selected for the coveted role after band members NEIL FINN and NICK SEYMOUR held dozens of auditions...

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Squeeze Offered Reunion Dates With Crowded House

23rd February 2007

British pop act SQUEEZE turned down the chance to reform for a US tour with reunited CROWDED HOUSE, but they're closer than ever to getting back together. The COOL FOR CATS hitmakers, fronted by singer/songwriters...

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Coachella Sells Out

15th February 2007

Top US rock festival Coachella has sold out all advance tickets, more than two months before the event gets underway in Indio, California. It's the fastest sell-out for the eight-year-old festival, which this year boasts...

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Crowded House Play First Gig In A Decade

2nd February 2007

Rock band CROWDED HOUSE played their first show since 1996 in Los Angeles on Wednesday (31JAN07) night. The band took to the stage at a benefit concert for drummer WALLY INGRAM, who has played with...

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Crowded House Confirm World Tour

26th January 2007

LATEST: Rock band CROWDED HOUSE have confirmed reports they will reunite for a 12-month world tour later this year (07). Tour dates are still being finalised, but the band will play at the Coachella Valley...

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Booth Stunned By James U-turn

25th January 2007

British rocker TIM BOOTH is still coming to terms with his shock decision to reform his band JAMES. The LAID singer insists he had no intention to reunite the band, and the decision was only...

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The Jesus And Mary Chain Reunite For Coachella

23rd January 2007

Volatile Scottish cult band THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN are reuniting for the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, California. The band, who called it quits in 1998, will perform together at the festival 27-29 April...

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Crowded House Reunite For World Tour

22nd January 2007

Australian band CROWDED HOUSE are reuniting for their first world tour in a decade. The band's former frontman NEIL FINN and bassist NICK SEYMOUR will hold auditions for a new drummer in Melbourne, Australia...

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Crowded House Bandmates Reunite For New Album

15th November 2006

New Zealand pop star NEIL FINN has reunited with his CROWDED HOUSE bandmate NICK SEYMOUR for his upcoming solo album. Finn tells billboard.com that the suicide of the pair's bandmate PAUL HESTER last year (05)...

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Kidman Cried Throughout Wedding Day

25th June 2006

LATEST: New bride NICOLE KIDMAN was so overcome with emotion on her wedding day, she cried all the way to the church and throughout the ceremony, according to media reports. Kidman, 39, tied the knot...

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