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Gary Numan Sought Help From Fellow Musicians In U.s. Visa Bid

22nd May 2014

Pop icon Gary Numan enlisted the help of rockers Trent Reznor and Dave Navarro to support his application for a permanent U.S. visa.In 2011, the British singer made plans to emigrate to California with his...

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Sxsw 2014: 10 Acts You Cannot Afford To Miss

By Stephanie Chase | 24th February 2014

Every year, hundreds of bands descend upon Austin, Texas to make the South by Southwest Festival one of the most anticipated of the year. Featuring musical acts from all over the world, the music section...

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Gary Numan Keyboard Player Joins Tribute Band

18th February 2014

Gary Numan's former keyboard player will be playing the rocker's songs once again after joining a tribute group.Adrian Crickmer, also known as Ade Orange, performed in the electro-pop pioneer's band for 22 years before he...

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Gary Numan: 'My First Tattoo Was Agony'

30th October 2013

Electro-pop pioneer Gary Numan has had his first tattoo at the age of 55, and was left in agony by the painful process.The Cars hitmaker has had a hankering for body art for years but...

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Gary Numan Quit Music Due To Depression

11th October 2013

Electro-pop pioneer Gary Numan abandoned music after falling into a deep mid-life depression.The Cars hitmaker suffered a series of public breakdowns and had to be medicated after becoming depressed shortly after turning 50, but the...

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Gary Numan: 'I Was Too Depressed To Work On A New Record'

10th October 2013

Electro-pop pioneer Gary Numan has opened up about his depression battle, which left him unable to work on new music and often led to emotional breakdowns in public.The Cars singer admits he could not control...

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A British Year For North Carolina's Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit 2013?

By Holly Williams | 9th October 2013

The 2013 Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit brings another year of eclectic electronics with rather a large helping of Britain filling up the line-up!Headlining this amazing festival in Asheville, North Carolina on the last weekend...

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Fascinating Fact: 3862848

12th September 2013

Electro pop pioneer Gary Numan's upcoming October (13) gig in a Hollywood cemetery has sold out in 10 minutes. The Cars hitmaker has been forced to add a second date at The Masonic Lodge at...

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Gary Numan To Headline Cemetery Gig

4th September 2013

Electronic music pioneer Gary Numan has scheduled his most creepy gig - in a cemetery.The robot-voiced Cars singer will perform at the Masonic Lodge at Los Angeles' Hollywood Forever Cemetery just two weeks before Halloween...

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Gary Numan Toasted Success With Trailer Park Trip

12th January 2013

Electro-pop pioneer Gary Numan shunned a rock 'n' roll blow-out when he first shot to fame - he toasted his success with a vacation at a tiny trailer park on the windswept British coast.Numan found...

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Bestival Acts Reach Out To Coach Crash Survivors

11th September 2012

Gary Numan and rockers Gallows are among the stars of Britain's Bestival music event who have reached out to the victims of the horrific coach crash which killed three people returning home from the festival...

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Gary Numan 'Cautious' Over Twitter Posts

15th August 2012

Pop star Gary Numan has vowed to be more "cautious" about his musings on Twitter.com after finding his posts picked up by media around the world.The singer regularly gives fans a glimpse into his day-to-day...

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Gary Numan Embracing Alcohol After Years Teetotal

15th August 2012

British electro-pop pioneer Gary Numan has turned his back on his teetotal lifestyle and now enjoys drinking.The Cars hitmaker has a mild form of Asperger's syndrome and chose to avoid alcohol as an adult over...

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Gary Numan Loses Wedding Ring

11th July 2012

Pop star Gary Numan was left frantic over the weekend (07-08Jul12) after losing his treasured wedding ring - for the second time.The Cars hitmaker is already on his second band after previously losing the original...

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Gary Numan's Home Guarded By Dead Wolf

10th July 2012

Pop star Gary Numan has a bizarre way of warding off burglars - his house is 'guarded' by a stuffed wolf.The '80s icon is no fan of taxidermy but he purchased a dead animal in...

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Hop Farm Festival Final Acts Include Legendary Bob Dylan

16th May 2012

After immense success last year which saw Prince's first UK festival appearance, Kent's Hop Farm Festival returns with more of the world's most talented artists. The final acts announced include UK festival exclusives; the legendary...

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Fix You: Chris Martin Tells Music Fans: Wear Earplugs!

4th May 2012

Chris Martin and Plan B have both backed a campaign to raise awareness of tinnitus, Bbc News reports today (May 4, 2012). Tinnitus is a constant, usually high-pitched buzzing sound in the ears. It's often...

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Chris Martin Has Tinnitus

4th May 2012

Chris Martin is suffering from tinnitus .The Coldplay frontman contracted the debilitating condition - a persistent ringing in the ears which also causes severe headaches - over 10 years ago and he has now started...

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Richard Ashcroft To Play Hop Farm Festival

17th April 2012

Richard Ashcroft will play his only UK show at Hop Farm Festival in Kent. The 'Break the Night with Colour' hitmaker - formerly lead singer of The Verve - is among a large number of...

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Fascinating Fact 12995

8th March 2012

Cars hitmaker Gary Numan has launched a new contest for budding filmmakers. The British electro-pop pioneer has invited young directors to shoot visuals for his upcoming U.K. tour and contestants have until 31 March (12)...

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The Magic Loungeabout: Chic To Headline The Magic Loungeabout

5th March 2012

The Magic Loungeabout has revealed the first wave of acts that will appear at the festival. Friday's headliner will be the legendary disco band Chic, featuring Nile Rodgers, who became one of the most successful...

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Bestival Announces Line-up Additions For 2012

8th February 2012

BESTIVAL 2012 - curated by Dj Rob Da Bank - is set to take place from September 6th-9th 2012. The Xx are set to return to the festival, following a triumphant set in the Big...

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Gary Numan In Tour Bus Crash

10th December 2011

New wave pop icon Gary Numan has told of his terror after a car smashed into his tour bus.The Cars hitmaker was travelling with his band in East Sussex, south England when a female driver...

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Gary Numan Doesn't Want To Relive Early Synthpop

22nd August 2011

Gary Numan thinks people should stop "reinventing the late 70s and early 80s".The most popular period in the musician's career was in 1979 with his singles 'Cars' and 'Are Friends Electric' but he wishes modern...

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Gary Numan Files Emigration Papers After U.k. Riots

19th August 2011

New wave pop icon Gary Numan is planning to emigrate to America after watching the devastating riots unfold in his native Britain earlier this month (Aug11).The civil unrest, which began in London after a police...

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Japan Bassist Mick Karn Dies

5th January 2011

Japan bassist Mick Karn has died aged 52.The Cypriot musician, who revealed in June last year that he had been diagnosed with advanced-stage cancer passed away at his home in London yesterday (04.01.11).A statement on...

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The Things They Say 18706

1st November 2010

"It was a horrible experience. I woke up on a Thursday morning, and the last thing I expected to see on the news was that a bloody volcano had erupted. I live in England. Things...

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The Things They Say 17520

2nd August 2010

"I became successful because I couldn't write songs very well. And I can't play very well. My success is based on not being able to finish songs properly and playing badly. That's going to keep...

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Numan To Bring The Pleasure Principal To North America

25th June 2010

New wave pop icon GARY NUMAN is set to make up for his Coachella festival no-show by performing his most famous album in its entirety on an upcoming American tour.The Cars hitmaker was among the...

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