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A Week In Music, Manic Street Preachers Get Nostalgic, Dj Muggs Returns Solo And Thom Yorke Throws A Spotify Strop

By Holly Williams | 16th July 2013

A week in music videos... Manic Street Preachers teamed up with Richard Hawley for the nostalgic title track from their upcoming new album 'Rewind The Film'. It has that classic Preachers mix of anthemic melodies...

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Eric Clapton's Crossroads Festival To Delight Fans In Cinemas [Trailer & Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th July 2013

For those of you who didn’t manage to get to Crossroads – Eric Clapton’s guitar-fest – you needn’t fear, as the legend himself will be taking footage from the festival and making it available to...

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Cher Ranks Tom Cruise In Top Five Best Lovers

29th June 2013

Cher says Tom Cruise is one of the best lovers she's ever had.The pop diva has revealed her passionate romance with the 'Oblivion' actor in the 80s was so unforgettable that she still ranks the...

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Hendrix 'Copied' Townshend

15th June 2013

Roger Daltrey claims Jimi Hendrix ''copied'' Pete Townshend's original guitar playing style. The Who frontman insists his fellow bandmate is one of the most unique guitar players ever seen, so much so that Hendrix -...

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Eric Clapton Cancels Concert In Vienna Following Back Injuries

12th June 2013

Eric Clapton has called off his concert in Vienna last night (11.06.13) at the last minute.The legendary guitarist has strained his back causing him to have to pull out of the show at the city's...

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Eric Clapton Cancels European Shows

12th June 2013

A nagging back injury has forced Eric Clapton to cancel two European concerts.The guitar great was due to perform at the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna on Tuesday (11Jun13) and at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyerhalle in Stuttgart the...

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Eric Clapton To Be A Grandfather - Report

16th May 2013

Music legend Eric Clapton is set to be a grandfather for the first time - his daughter Ruth is expecting her first child, according to a U.K. report.The Layla hitmaker's eldest child is due later...

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Eric Clapton's Record-breaking Gerhard Richter Sale Surpassed

15th May 2013

Eric Clapton's record-breaking $34.2 million (£22 million) sale of a Gerhard Richter painting has been beaten after a piece by the German artist went under the hammer for $37 million (£23.1 million) on Tuesday (14May13).The...

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A Week In Music - Bonobo Builds On Steady Career, Little Comets Supply Astronomical Memories, Palma Violets Return With Raucous Video

By Hayley Avron | 15th April 2013

Albums of Note... Bonobo, aka Simon Green, may not have found instant stardom in his career but his work is characterised by a steady progress that is reflected in his tracks. North Borders is the...

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Eric Clapton Introduces Star Line-up To His Fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival (Photos)

By Holly Williams | 15th April 2013

BB King and Eric Clapton jam at Crossroads Guitar FestivalEric Clapton, BB King and John Mayer were among some of genius performers at Clapton's fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival last weekend.It was a blues infused weekend...

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Keith Richards Joins Eric Clapton At Second Night Of Star-studded Crossroads Festival

14th April 2013

Keith Richards stunned music fans at Eric Clapton's Crossroads festival in New York on Saturday night (13Apr13) when he stepped onstage for an unannounced jam session.The Rolling Stones star joined his fellow guitar great towards...

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Mick Taylor Wants To Play With The Rolling Stones Again

2nd April 2013

Mick Taylor wants to perform with The Rolling Stones at Glastonbury. The guitarist was in the group from 1969 to 1974 and appeared when they played their 50th anniversary shows in London last year,...

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Eric Clapton Edited Book To End Blame Game

27th March 2013

Veteran rocker Eric Clapton rewrote his tell-all memoirs after realising he had wrongly blamed friends for his descent into drink and drugs hell.In his 2007 autobiography, the Layla hitmaker detailed his desperate struggle with alcohol...

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Noel Gallagher: Albarn Duet Will Be Remembered

26th March 2013

Noel Gallagher says performing with Damon Albarn was like ''John Lennon playing with Eric Clapton''.The former Britpop rivals performed Blur's hit 'Tender', along with Damon's bandmate Graham Coxon and Paul Weller at their Teenage Cancer...

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Eric Clapton: 'I Do My Own Laundry On The Road'

1st March 2013

Guitar great Eric Clapton relaxes between gigs whenever he is on tour in America by hitting the local laundromat.The rocker stunned fans in 2011 when a Wenn paparazzo caught him taking care of his own...

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The Things They Say: 3533773

1st March 2013

"I wrote him a letter, saying, 'Thank you - you make me want to play again.'" Eric Clapton is a big fan of new blues sensation Gary Clark, Jr.

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Eric Clapton To Stop Touring

28th February 2013

Eric Clapton is planning to stop touring when he's 70.The legendary 'Layla' guitarist is planning to quit going out on the road in three years time, as the hassles which come from travelling around the...

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Eric Clapton Vows To Quit Touring At 70

28th February 2013

Legendary rocker Eric Clapton has vowed to quit touring once he hits 70 in three years' time.The 67-year-old musician loves performing, but hates long journeys while on the road, so he counteracts his woes by...

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Eric Clapton Reveals Details Of New Album Old Sock

30th January 2013

Eric Clapton is releasing his 21st studio album on March 12.The musician has announced via his official website that the follow-up to 2010's 'Clapton' will be called 'Old Sock' and feature a collection of ten...

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Aspiring Guitarist Wanted For Eric Clapton Festival

16th January 2013

A contest has been launched to find an undiscovered musician to play a live set at Eric Clapton's upcoming Crossroads Guitar Festival in New York.The winning artist will perform in front of thousands of fans...

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12.12.12 Album Released

19th December 2012

The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi and Sir Paul McCartney all feature on an album of the 12.12.12 concert.Performances from the event, held in New York last week, have been collected on a record - released...

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Out Now: Us Album Releases, Django Unchained Ost Features Rick Ross, Chief Keef Banks On Hip-hop Heavyweight Support, Eric Clapton's Slowhand Revisited

By Hayley Avron | 18th December 2012

A mixed week for US albums releases; old classics given an airing, a major movie soundtrack launched and hip-hop artists new and old having a stab at chart success. Currently, the top of the US...

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Nirvana Set To Return With Paul Mccartney Filling Kurt Cobain's Absence

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th December 2012

Nirvana reunification for Wednesday night's special Hurricane Sandy relief concert at Madison Square Garden will see Paul McCartney fill the boots of the late Kurt Cobain. Nirvana's Dave Grohl asked McCartney to join him and...

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Rolling Stones Join Music Heavyweights For Biggest Sandy Benefit

7th December 2012

The Rolling Stones have joined Bruce Springsteen, The Who, Paul Mccartney and Eric Clapton on the bill for next week's Superstorm Sandy benefit at New York's Madison Square Garden.The reunited rockers' decision to team up...

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Fascinating Fact: 3401585

4th December 2012

Eric Clapton and Coldplay have been added to the star-studded line-up for the 12.12.12. The Concert for Sandy Relief at New York's Madison Square Garden next week (12Dec12). They will join the likes of Sir...

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Chris Martin And Eric Clapton Sign Up For 12.12.12 Concert

4th December 2012

Chris Martin and Eric Clapton have both signed up to appear at the 12.12.12. benefit. The concert to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Sandy will take place next week and the Coldplay singer...

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Florence Welch And Rolling Stones Join Forces At Stones' O2 Gig

By Joe Wilde | 30th November 2012

Florence Welch was the latest surprise guest to appear on stage with dinosaur rockers The Rolling Stones during their run of shows at The O2 in London, when the Florence and the Machine front-woman joined...

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Eric Clapton And Florence Welch Join The Rolling Stones Gig

30th November 2012

The Rolling Stones were joined onstage by Florence Welch and Eric Clapton on Thursday (29Nov12) in the second of two London shows celebrating the band's 50th anniversary.A video featuring Johnny Depp, The Who guitarist Pete...

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Florence Welch To Sing With The Rolling Stones

28th November 2012

Florence Welch will perform with The Rolling Stones tomorrow (29.11.12).The Florence and the Machine singer will duet with Sir Mick Jagger on the band's iconic track 'Gimme Shelter' when the band perform the second of...

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Eric Clapton And Florence Welch To Join The Rolling Stones On Stage - Report

28th November 2012

Music veteran Eric Clapton and British singer Florence Welch will join The Rolling Stones onstage at their London concert on Thursday (29Nov12), according to a report.The rockers took the U.K. capital's O2 Arena by storm...

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