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Beck & Clapton Add North American Dates

2nd December 2009

Guitar greats ERIC CLAPTON and JEFF BECK are coming to North America and London after performing together in Japan earlier...

Jimi Hendrix Has Greatest Riff

27th November 2009

Jimi Hendrix's 'Voodoo Child (Slight Return)' has been voted as having the best guitar riff of all time.The 1970 track...

Boyd Regrets Leaving Harrison

17th November 2009

GEORGE HARRISON's ex-wife PATTI BOYD will always regret leaving her husband for rocker ERIC CLAPTON - insisting it has taken...

Eric Clapton Cancels Over Gallstones

28th October 2009

Eric Clapton has been forced to cancel a show because of gallstones.The legendary singer has pulled out of this week's...

Bruce Springsteen Saddened By Death

27th October 2009

Bruce Springsteen cancelled a concert following the death of his cousin.The grief-stricken rocker pulled out of an appearance at the...

Gallstones Force Clapton Out Of Hall Of Fame Gig

27th October 2009

ERIC CLAPTON has been forced to pull out of a star-studded line-up at the 25th anniversary of the Rock and...

Beck & Clapton To Face Off

25th September 2009

Guitar greats JEFF BECK and ERIC CLAPTON have announced plans to hit the stage together for an epic joint concert...

Fascinating Fact 7918

1st September 2009

ERIC CLAPTON has boosted U.S. comedian JAY LENO's star power as he returns to TV this month (Sep09) - the...

Best Guitarist Jimi Hendrix

21st August 2009

Jimi Hendrix has been named the greatest electric guitarist of all time.The 'All Along The Watchtower' star topped a list...

Clapton Filmmakers Ask Fans For Help

30th July 2009

The producers of a new ERIC CLAPTON documentary are asking fans to help them with footage.Moviemakers behind the top secret...

Rock Legends Line Up For Hall Of Fame Anniversary

22nd July 2009

Music legends BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, U2, SIMON & GARFUNKEL, ARETHA FRANKLIN, CROSBY, STILLS & NASH, STEVIE WONDER, METALLICA and ERIC CLAPTON...

The Things They Say 12399

28th May 2009

"I'm just a guitar player and a minimal singer." ERIC CLAPTON on his limited talents.

Clapton: 'Just Ignore Me When I Talk Retirement'

28th May 2009

ERIC CLAPTON has assured fans his frequent retirement talk is nothing more than the frustration of suffering sleep deprivation on...

Clapton Rules Out Another Cream Reunion

28th May 2009

ERIC CLAPTON has ruled out another CREAM reunion, insisting the members of the rock supertrio have parted ways amicably.The guitar...

The Things They Say 11895

15th April 2009

"I never took MICK JAGGER seriously. I always thought he was a friend. When he was pursuing me I just...

Grohl Called In To Replace Clapton's Drummer

15th February 2009

Rocker DAVE GROHL landed his dream job backing SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (08Feb09) - because...

Clapton & Winwood Reteam For U.s. Tour

13th February 2009

Former BLIND FAITH bandmates STEVE WINWOOD and ERIC CLAPTON are to team up again for a U.S. summer tour. The two...

Guitar Greats Pay Tribute To Fender

9th February 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, KEITH RICHARDS, THE EDGE and ERIC CLAPTON have paid tribute to Fender guitar mastermind LEO FENDER, who was...

Scottish Singer-songwriter John Martyn Dies Aged 60

29th January 2009

Acclaimed singer-songwriter John Martyn has died at the age of 60, it has been confirmed.The Solid Air musician, who was...

Clapton/beck To Headline Japan Shows

6th January 2009

ERIC CLAPTON is set for another return to his supergroup past when he takes the stage with the man who...

Fascinating Fact 6575

27th December 2008

Rock fans can own a piece of their hero's history - bracelets made from old guitar strings used by legends...

Clapton: 'Shooting Helps Social Skills'

22nd December 2008

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON is a fan of shooting trips in the countryside - because the outings help him bond with...

Clapton Sells Gun Collection

13th December 2008

British rock legend ERIC CLAPTON has earned $659,000 (GBP443,000) from an auction of 13 of his prized shotguns. All of...

The Things They Say 10441

4th December 2008

"It was a suit of armour. I did enjoy becoming ELTON. I was so happy to change my name. You...

Fascinating Fact 6449

27th November 2008

ERIC CLAPTON's lavish luxury yacht, Va Bene, was once owned by Formula One motor racing boss BERNIE ECCLESTON....

Moon And Mercury Named In Dream Rock Band Lineup

14th November 2008

The ultimate rock band would be composed of Keith Moon, Eric Clapton and Freddie Mercury, according to a new survey,A...

Jimi Hendrix Drummer Mitch Mitchell Found Dead In Hotel

13th November 2008

The British drummer for the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Mitch Mitchell, has been found dead in his US hotel room.The 62-year-old,...

Fascinating Fact 6170

15th October 2008

Swedish rock guitarist YNGWIE MALMSTEEN has joined the likes of CARLOS SANTANA, ERIC CLAPTON and ELVIS PRESLEY in Hollywood's RockWalk...

Clapton's Guns To Be Sold At Auction

9th October 2008

ERIC CLAPTON is selling 13 of his shotguns at auction for an estimated $900,000 (GBP500,000). The 63-year-old took up shooting...

Clapton Vows To Help Troubled Soccer Star

23rd September 2008

Reformed rocker ERIC CLAPTON has vowed to help troubled former soccer star PAUL GASCOIGNE beat his addiction to alcohol. The...