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Hyundai To Remain As Super Bowl Sponsor

21st January 2008

After reportedly planning to withdraw its two Super Bowl spots, purchased at a price of nearly $3 million each, Hyundai has apparently had a change of heart. A spokesperson for the Korean auto company told...

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Police Score Top-grossing Tour

17th December 2007

Reformed rockers The Police have been named as the most successful touring band of 2007, with over $212 million (105 million) grossed.According to Billboard Boxscore, the reunited band sold over 1.8 million tickets for their...

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Led Zep Set For Glorious Return

10th December 2007

All-conquering rock'n'roll stars Led Zeppelin are set to play together for the first time since 1988 as their reunion concert approaches.The aged rockers are due to kick off their two-hour set at 21:00 GMT at...

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Collins Slams Mccartney

3rd December 2007

Former GENESIS drummer PHIL COLLINS has slammed SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY - insisting he would never work with the star again. The star has collaborated with the former Beatle in the past, but is adamant MCCartney's...

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Gabriel 'Too Busy' For Genesis Tour

19th October 2007

Singer PETER GABRIEL refused to join his former band GENESIS on their 2007 reunion tour because he was "too busy". The 57-year-old shot to fame with the group in the 1970s but walked out in...

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Police Shelve Two Gigs

15th October 2007

Reformed 1980s legends The Police have cancelled two gigs in Manchester due to illness.A statement on the band's website said lead singer Sting is suffering from a throat infection.The gigs at the MEN arena tonight...

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The Things They Say 5585

13th September 2007

"There's a very vocal element that wants to hear the PETER (GABRIEL)-era stuff, before we apparently 'sold out'." PHIL COLLINS admits GENESIS fans want more from the group's reunion tour....

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Led Zep Confirm Reunion Gig

12th September 2007

Legendary rockers Led Zeppelin have confirmed that they will be reforming for a one-off show.The band convened a press conference to announce plans to get back together for a gig at London's O2 Arena.Singer Robert...

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Richards' Ashes Snorting Antics Earns Him Odd Awards Nomination

23rd August 2007

KEITH RICHARDS' ashes-snorting confession has won the wrinkly rocker the chance to compete with the reunions of THE POLICE and GENESIS as the Event Of The Year at the upcoming Classic Rock Awards in London....

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Hayes Rocks Soggy Womad

30th July 2007

Isaac Hayes wowed the crowd at this year's rain-blighted Womad festival in Wiltshire last night.The singer performed Soul Man and the theme from Shaft in his set to make festival-goers forget the torrential downpours and...

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Weather Warning From Womad Organisers

27th July 2007

The organisers of this weekend's Womad music festival have warned people attending to make sure they are prepared for the adverse weather.The three-day world music event, which began today, is being held at Wiltshire's Charlton...

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Genesis Stars Past + Present Authorise New History Book

12th July 2007

Reunited rockers GENESIS are set to have the last word about their incredible history in a definitive band autobiography. Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks and former bandmates Peter Gabriel and Steve Hackett all agreed...

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Rutherford Takes Up Polo

12th July 2007

GENESIS bassist MIKE RUTHERFORD took up polo during the band's eight year break - and is still paying the price recovering from a string of injuries. The guitarist starting playing the equestrian sport when the...

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Collins Regrets Comeback

10th July 2007

Rocker PHIL COLLINS regrets agreeing to reunite with GENESIS, because the comeback tour has kept him away from his two young sons. The singer has split with his third wife Orianne Cevey since agreeing to...

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Diana Concert Ratings Beat Live Earth

9th July 2007

Live Earth drew a smaller TV audience than the Concert for Diana on Saturday, according to figures released today.The Al Gore-headed Live Earth series achieved viewer stats of less than a third of the total...

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Rio's Live Earth Back On

6th July 2007

Rio de Janeiro's Live Earth concert is now back on after security concerns raised by local authorities have been eased by the concert organisers.Earlier this week the gig was cancelled after local police wanted to...

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Timberlake Set For Live Earth

5th July 2007

Justin Timberlake will make a surprise appearance at London's Live Earth concert at Wembley Stadium this Saturday.Reports in the Sun newspaper this morning suggested the popstar would perform and this has since been apparently confirmed...

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Movie Reviews: Evan Almighty

22nd June 2007

Critics by and large have concluded that Evan Almighty is no The Ten Commandments, that Steve Carell is no Charlton Heston, and that director Tom Shadyac is no Cecil B. DeMille. "Here's the funniest thing:...

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Metallica And Kasabian Added To London Live Earth

20th June 2007

Metallica, Kasabian and Pussycat Dolls have been added to the line-up for London's Live Earth concert.They will be joined by Terra Naomi, completing the final roster of acts performing at Wembley Stadium on July 7th.The...

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Fascinating Fact 3429

19th June 2007

METALLICA have been added to the packed bill at London's Live Earth global-warming awareness concert on 7 July (07). The star studded concert - one of many to be staged around the world on the...

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Oldies Invade Album Chart

18th June 2007

While the youngsters are concentrating on next weekend's Glastonbury festival, ageing rockers have launched a backhand coup on the album chart top ten.Supergroup The Traveling Wilburys are straight in at number one this week.The band,...

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Genesis Launch World Tour

14th June 2007

Veteran rockers GENESIS launched their first world tour in 15 years with a concert in Helsinki, Finland on Monday (11Jun07) night. The British band - Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks, Chester Thompson and Daryl...

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Festival Hall Opening To Star 18,000 Performers

8th June 2007

London's iconic Royal Festival Hall will be officially re-opened tonight with a special series of events free to the public.Entitled the Overture, about 18,000 performers will take part in 48 hours of free music, dance,...

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The Things They Say 4817

3rd June 2007

"Halfway through the first verse, I said, 'I don't really want to sing this. I don't know what it's about.'" PHIL COLLINS on why GENESIS won't be performing classic hit ABACAB on their reunion tour....

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The Things They Say 4798

1st June 2007

"As the stage lights tilt and hit the audience, we get blinded by the reflection off all the eyeglasses and balding pates." GENESIS star PHIL COLLINS on the reunited group's ageing fans....

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Genesis Promise Cinema Screenings

24th May 2007

Reformed rockers GENESIS are promising all fans the chance to see their comeback gig via live cinema screenings of the big show. Fans who were unable to get their hands on tickets to the group's...

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Big Night For Big Stars At Ertegun Memorial

19th April 2007

The members of CROSBY, STILLS, NASH + YOUNG, GENESIS and LED ZEPPELIN all reunited to pay tribute to late music mogul AHMET ERTEGUN in New York on Tuesday night (17Apr07). Neil Young performed Helplessly Hoping...

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Live Earth Concert Criticised Over Carbon Cost

11th April 2007

The upcoming Live Earth concert has been criticised after it was revealed the event will cost between $2 million (GBP1.2 million) and $3 million (GBP1.53 million) in carbon offsetting. MADONNA will be joined by reformed...

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The Police Headline Us Live Earth Concert

10th April 2007

Reformed rockers THE POLICE will headline the US leg of former US Vice President AL GORE's summer (07) Live Earth environmental awareness mega-gig. The trio will be joined onstage at New Jersey's Giants Stadium on...

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Madonna To Headline UK Live Earth Gig

10th April 2007

Pop superstar MADONNA will headline the UK leg of former US Vice President AL GORE's upcoming Live Earth concert when it is staged in London later this year (07). The MUSIC star will be joined...

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