Latest Happy Mondays News - Page 4


Happy Mondays' Dancer Bez Declared Bankrupt For Second Time

16th April 2008

Celebrity Big Brother winner and former Happy Mondays' dancer Bez has been declared bankrupt for a second time.Bez, real name Mark Berry, was declared bankrupt at a high court on Match 31st.He was previously declared...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Manchester To Honour Tony Wilson With 24-Hour 'Conversation'

25th March 2008

The creative industry in Manchester will honour the late Tony Wilson with a 24-hour 'conversation party'.Factory Records founder Wilson died in August 2007 of a heart attack after a long battle with renal cancer, sparking...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Fascinating Fact 4619

10th January 2008

HAPPY MONDAYS, THE FRATELLIS, INSPIRAL CARPETS and FUN LOVIN' CRIMINALS will all play at the Versus Cancer charity concert next month (23Feb08) at the MEN Arena in Manchester, England. Happy Mondays and Fun Lovin' Criminals...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Liam To Lead 'New Band' At Show

3rd January 2008

Oasis star Liam Gallagher will perform with a group of Manchester bass legends at a charity gig in Manchester next month.The Sun reports that Manchester-based bass trio Freebass, which consists of New Order's Peter Hook,...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ryder In Trouble After Breaching U.k. Smoking Laws

10th October 2007

HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN RYDER is to be investigated by English authorities after flouting the country's smoking ban. The singer was performing at an Oxford venue on Friday night (05Oct07) when he lit up a...

Tagged in this article - ,

Bez Slams Tv Show For Trashing His Car

6th September 2007

HAPPY MONDAYS dancer MARK 'BEZ' BERRY has hit out at the MTV makeover show PIMP MY RIDE for ruining his car. The British reality TV star was not impressed with the transformation to his London...

Tagged in this article - ,

Bez Slams 'Lightweight' Winehouse And Doherty

31st August 2007

HAPPY MONDAYS star BEZ has launched a scathing attack on troubled stars AMY WINEHOUSE and PETE DOHERTY, branding them "lightweights" for going into rehab. The dancer claims the duo - who are currently battling drug...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Wilson's Manchester An "Alternative Metropolis"

21st August 2007

Comedian and actor Steve Coogan has paid tribute to the late Factory Records boss Tony Wilson, saying he created Manchester's "alternative metropolis".Coogan played Wilson in the cult film 24 Hour Party People, which portrayed Wilson's...

Tagged in this article - , , , , ,

Private Funeral For Tony Wilson In Manchester

20th August 2007

The funeral for legendary music mogul Tony Wilson will take place in his hometown of Manchester today.The Factory Records founder died from Cancer last week and his life will be celebrated at a ceremony at...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , ,

The Things They Say 5401

19th August 2007

"We'd like to dedicate a song to Tony but don't think he'd appreciate it." HAPPY MONDAYS pay tribute to late British music mogul TONY WILSON at England's V Festival on Saturday (18Aug07). Wilson died earlier...

Tagged in this article -

V Kicks Off In The Sunshine

18th August 2007

V festival 2007 kicked off in Essex and Staffordshire today, with fans enjoying a happily rain-free start to the two-day event.The festival has been hit by a number of big-name withdrawals, with Amy Winehouse, The...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Fascinating Fact 3777

17th August 2007

HAPPY MONDAYS have stepped into replace AMY WINEHOUSE at this weekend's (17-19Aug07) V Festival shows in Chelmsford and Stafford, England. Rehab singer Winehouse pulled out of her slated performances late on Thursday (16Aug07), citing exhaustion....

Tagged in this article - ,

V Festival Shuffles Line-up

17th August 2007

V Festival organisers are busy trying to shuffle the line-up for this year's event after high-profile pulls-outs from Amy Winehouse, Bright Eyes and the Bravery.After it was revealed that Mexican acoustic duo Roderigo Y Gabriela...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ex-happy Monday Ryder Praises Late Wilson

15th August 2007

Former HAPPY MONDAYS star PAUL RYDER has praised late British music mogul TONY WILSON for giving him a "wonderful life". The Factory Records co-founder died on Friday (10Aug07) after losing a battle with kidney cancer....

Tagged in this article -

Music Mogul Anthony Wilson Dies

11th August 2007

Music mogul Anthony Wilson, who gained fame for his promotion of the Manchester music scene, has died of cancer.Wilson, who set up the Factory Records label that launched the careers of New Order, Happy Mondays...

Tagged in this article - , ,

The Things They Say 5213

19th July 2007

"My songs are f**king comic books, you know what I mean? We're not far removed from Spinal Tap, except we wear trainers instead of Cuban heels." HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER compares the British band...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Ryder: 'I'm Boring"

16th July 2007

HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN RYDER insists old age has made him boring. The 44-year-old singer, who was famed for his hell raising and drug addiction in the 1990s, claims to have outgrown drug abuse -...

Tagged in this article - ,

Ryder: 'Music Saved My Life'

16th July 2007

HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER has credited his musical career with saving his life. The singer, who has battled with severe drug addiction, believes he would have died if he hadn't become a musician -...

Tagged in this article - ,

Happy Mondays Help Fund Wilson's Cancer Treatment

12th July 2007

HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN RYDER is using the group's comeback to help fund mentor TONY WILSON's cancer treatment. Music mogul Wilson, who was diagnosed with kidney cancer in 2006, gave Ryder and his band their...

Tagged in this article - ,

Happy Mondays Singer Faces Smoking Fine

11th July 2007

HAPPY MONDAYS singer SHAUN RYDER is facing a GBP50 ($100) fine after he openly flouted a smoking ban at a concert in Manchester, England last Saturday (07Jul07). The reformed British group was playing at The...

Tagged in this article - ,

Monkey Opera Opens Manchester Festival

29th June 2007

Damon Albarn's Monkey: Journey to the West opened the Manchester international festival last night.The Blur front man composed the music for the show, which features the character of Monkey based on the Chinese legend of...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , ,

Happy Mondays Star In Cop Drama

19th June 2007

Former HAPPY MONDAYS bassist PAUL RYDER was at the centre of a police swoop by the New York Police Department after they thought he was directing a plot to kill them. The British star was...

Tagged in this article -

Happy Mondays Forced To Cancel New York Shows

11th June 2007

The HAPPY MONDAYS have been forced to cancel their upcoming show as part of New York's In The City festival due to visa issues. The reformed British group was forced to perform at April's (07)...

Tagged in this article -

Ryder Has No Regrets About Decades Of Drug Abuse

7th June 2007

HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER has no regrets about his lengthy addictions to heroin and crack cocaine, despite not being able to remember most of the last 30 years. The 44-year-old, who has now quit...

Tagged in this article - ,

Record Number Of Acts For Edinburgh Fringe

7th June 2007

A record number of acts have been announced for this year's Edinburgh Fringe festival, which gets underway on August 5th.As well as the over 2,000 different theatre, comedy and music shows announced, a number of...

Tagged in this article - , ,

The Things They Say 4838

5th June 2007

"There's all sort of stories about me. I've stopped listening to them. You've got to laugh at them really." HAPPY MONDAYS hellraiser and recovering heroin addict SHAUN RYDER ponders his notorious past....

Tagged in this article - ,

Thrills And Mcfly Added To V Festival Line-up

22nd May 2007

The Thrills and McFly have been added to the V Festival line-up taking place in Chelmsford and Staffordshire.Irish band the Thrills will release their third album Teenager this year and will play V after four...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Mondays Play At Great Escape

18th May 2007

Happy Mondays played a short set at the Brighton Great Escape festival, dropping in a number of their classic tracks.Frontman Shaun Ryder, dancing mascot Bez and the rest of the Mondays played a small venue...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Ronson Confirmed For V Festival

8th May 2007

Superstar producer Mark Ronson has been added to the Virgin Festival bill along with former Sugababe Mutya Buena.Ronson will be bringing the highly successful remix and cover album Version to the masses in what is...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Bez Weds On Tv

5th May 2007

HAPPY MONDAYS dancer BEZ will star in a real-life TV show documenting his upcoming marriage to singer Monica Wood. The English star - and 2005 Celebrity Big Brother winner - will be filmed preparing for...

Tagged in this article -

Go to page:

123456
Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

"Battle of the Five Armies" Trumps "Museum", "Annie" For Weekend Box Office

So, it looks like The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has taken over...

Paul McCartney Reveals He Attempted To Pen A Song About Eric Garner Protests

Sir Paul McCartney is just one of many celebrities who have wanted to help...

Paul McCartney Reveals He Attempted To Pen A Song About Eric Garner Protests

Nicki Minaj Slams Ex-Love Safaree Samuel In Lengthy Twitter Rant

Nicki Minaj reportedly split with her rumoured boyfriend of 14 years Safaree...

Nicki Minaj Slams Ex-Love Safaree Samuel In Lengthy Twitter Rant

Madonna Drops Six Promising Tracks Off New Album "Rebel Heart"

Madonna is coming out with a new album. No, seriously, the unofficially dethroned...

Madonna Drops Six Promising Tracks Off New Album

Sir Elton John Marries Longtime Partner David Furnish, Instagrams Every Step

Today’s batch of congratulations goes out to Sir Elton John and David Furnish...

Sir Elton John Marries Longtime Partner David Furnish, Instagrams Every Step

Green Day One Of Six Artists To Be Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Esteemed musical institution the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced...

Green Day One Of Six Artists To Be Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
Advertisement

Sony Allegedly Hires Real Life Olivia Pope To Help Contain Massive Hack

Sony’s been on damage control for a while after a massive hack left the...

Sony Allegedly Hires Real Life Olivia Pope To Help Contain Massive Hack

David Letterman Is Sticking Around, But The Late Show Says Goodbye To Darlene Love

Just two days after Stephen Colbert aired his final Comedy Central episode...

David Letterman Is Sticking Around, But The Late Show Says Goodbye To Darlene Love

James Murphy Shares 'Remixes Made From Tennis Data'

He was the frontman of one of the most critically well-received bands of the noughties...

James Murphy Shares 'Remixes Made From Tennis Data'


More recommendations

Advertisement