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The Sound Of Seattle: Budweiser Made In America See How Music Has Changed In The Noisy City

By Holly Williams | 22nd July 2014

Nirvana remains to be one of the best things to come out of SeattleSeattle has one of the most legendary music scenes in America so it's only right that we delve into their record collection...

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Kim Kardashian Thinks Kanye West Looks 'So Sexy' On Gq Cover

19th July 2014

Kim Kardashian thinks Kanye West looks ''so sexy'' on the cover of GQ magazine.The reality TV star's rapper husband graces the cover of the men's fashion and lifestyle magazine's August edition for Australia, wearing a...

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Jimi Hendrix's Early Session Recordings To Get Long-awaited Release

18th July 2014

Rock icon Jimi Hendrix's early recordings as a member of Curtis Knight and the Squires is set for a proper release after years of legal roadblocks.The 88 studio recordings Hendrix made as a session guitarist...

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See Andre 3000 As Jimi Hendrix In 'All Is By My Side' [Trailer]

By Elinor Cosgrave | 4th July 2014

The movie trailer for the upcoming biopic of Jimi Hendrix has been released. The film, entitled Jimi: All Is By My Side, stars Outkast's Andre 3000 AKA Andre Benjamin as the late rock icon.Jimi Hendrix...

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Producer Alan Douglas Dies

17th June 2014

Music producer Alan Douglas, who worked with the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Duke Ellington, has died at the age of 82.He passed away at his home in Paris, France on 7 June (14) following...

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Anthony Mackie Cast In Jimi Hendrix Biopic

20th May 2014

Anthony Mackie will star as Jimi Hendrix in a new biopic.The 'Pain & Gain' actor is set to portray the legend who died on September 18, 1970, in 'Jimi', which will focus on his last...

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Anthony Mackie Still On Board Hendrix Biopic

20th May 2014

Captain America's new movie sidekick Anthony Mackie is set to take Andre 3000 on at the box office after re-signing to play Jimi Hendrix in a new biopic about the last nine days of the...

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Music Fans Crown Ozzy Osbourne And Lady Gaga "Hardest Artists To Understand"

By Sophie Miskiw | 18th April 2014

Music fans have named Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus and Rihanna in their top ten hardest artists to understand lyrically. 2000 people took part in the poll, which was created by Blinkbox music, a music streaming...

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African American Music Museum To Be Built In Tennessee

9th April 2014

A museum honouring the careers and popular culture contributions of musicians Jimi Hendrix and Marvin Gaye is set to be built in Nashville, Tennessee.Construction on the National Museum of African American Music is scheduled to...

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Kurt Cobain Inspires New Comic Book

27th March 2014

Kurt Cobain has inspired a new comic book.The late Nirvana frontman will have his life documented in a new animated biography - which documents the rock singer's rise to fame and battle with drugs in...

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Oscar Winner John Ridley: 'I Was Blessed To Land Andre 3000 As Hendrix'

14th March 2014

Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley has heaped praise on Outkast star Andre 3000 for the lengths he went to to perfect his portrayal of rock legend Jimi Hendrix in new biopic Jimi: All Is By My...

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Jimi Hendrix Gets Stamp Of Approval From U.s. Postal Service

13th March 2014

Rock icon Jimi Hendrix has been celebrated with a commemorative stamp in the U.S.Officials at the U.S. Postal Service have commissioned the Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp in honour of the Purple Haze rocker and his...

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Andre 3000 Spent Six Hours A Day Learning To Play The Guitar Like Jimi Hendrix For Biopic

11th March 2014

Outkast star Andre 3000 spent six hours a day playing the guitar left-handed to perfect his portrayal of rock icon Jimi Hendrix in new movie Jimi: All Is By My Side.The Ms. Jackson singer plays...

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Andre 3000 Dedicated To Hendrix Role

10th March 2014

Andre 3000 played guitar for six hours a day to prepare for his role as Jimi Hendrix in a new biopic. The Outkast singer, who takes on the lead role of the 'Purple Haze' musician...

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Andre 3000 Is Jimi Hendrix In New Biopic Premiering At Sxsw Next Week

By Victoria Pavlova | 7th March 2014

Outkast’s Andre 3000 got the chance of a lifetime – to play one of his idols, Jimi Hendrix, in an upcoming biopic. The first promotional images for All By My Side have been released, and...

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Jimi Hendrix Home To Become Permanent Museum

30th December 2013

The Georgian townhouse Jimi Hendrix once called home is to be turned into a museum highlighting the guitar great's life and career.Officials and fans have won a $1.8 million (£1.2 million) grant to revamp the...

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Biffy Clyro To Headline At Isle Of Wight 2014

10th December 2013

Biffy Clyro is to headline at the Isle of Wight festival next year. The Scottish rock band - made up of Simon Neil, James Johnston and Ben Johnston - will take to the stage for...

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Lady Gaga Smokes Cannabis To Feel Young

6th December 2013

Lady Gaga used to smoke cannabis to feel young again. The 27-year-old singer has openly admitted to being addicted to the drug in the past, but she insists she became reliant on it because it...

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Lemmy: 'Jimi Hendrix Was A Terrible Joker'

26th November 2013

Jimi Hendrix was a wannabe comedian but his drug use interfered with his joking skills, according to roadie Lemmy.The Motorhead star learned all about rock 'n' roll from the tragic guitar great - but he...

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Lady Gaga Won't Join 27 Club

15th November 2013

Lady Gaga is adamant she won't join the 27 Club.The 'Do What You Want With My Body' singer says she was dependent on smoking marijuana earlier this year, but has vowed to curb her drug...

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Hologram Museum To Open In London

16th October 2013

Rock fans will get the chance to perform 'live' with dead heroes including John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Freddie Mercury and Kurt Cobain when a hologram museum opens in London.Bosses of the Music Hall of Fame...

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The Things They Say: 3881442

25th September 2013

"I don't know, but sometimes the best thing you can do for your career is die." Pop superstar Cher on the influence that Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin continue to have on music decades after...

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Jimi Hendrix's Brother Gives Up Battle Over Estate

25th September 2013

The younger brother of Jimi Hendrix has given up his long-running legal battle with his stepsister Janie over control of the guitar legend's estate.Leon Hendrix was frozen out of his late brother's inheritance following the...

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Star Snapper Harry Goodwin Dies

24th September 2013

Photographer Harry Goodwin, who snapped stars including The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix and Michael Jackson during their visits to the Bbc, has died.The Brit was resident photographer at the Tv corporation's hit music show Top of...

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Jimi Hendrix Biopic Altered After Ex's Complaints

23rd September 2013

The Jimi Hendrix biopic 'All Is by My Side' had to be re-edited after the musician's ex-girlfriend complained.The late legend's former flame was so unhappy with director John Ridley's take on his life that she...

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Andre 3000 As Jimi Hendrix In Biopic 'All Is By My Side'- Lacked Crucial Elements

By Nick Hill | 10th September 2013

The Toronto Film Festival has a very diverse movie list this year, but no film stands more alone than the biopic 'All Is By My Side', portraying the pre-fame years of Jimi Hendrix, one of...

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Jimi Hendrix's Ex-girlfriend Takes Aim At Biopic

9th September 2013

Jimi Hendrix's ex-girlfriend Kathy Etchingham has publicly condemned a new biopic of the music legend, branding the movie inaccurate and miscast.Etchingham, who dated the musician for several years and is portrayed by British actress Hayley...

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Lady Gaga To Return At Itunes Festival

11th July 2013

Lady Gaga is to play her first proper gig in seven months at London's iTunes Festival in September.The 'Paparazzi' hitmaker - who has been out of action for the majority of this year after suffering...

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Rod Stewart's Wife Fine With His 'Pretty' Manhood

9th July 2013

Rod Stewart's wife Penny Lancaster describes his manhood as ''pretty, but not large.''The 68-year-old singer - who recently revealed his penis shrunk when he was addicted to steroids in the late 1980s - admits the...

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'A Night With Janis Joplin': Janis Joplin Brought To Life On Broadway

By Lauren James | 27th June 2013

The prolific 1960s rock n' roll singer might not be around any more to perform but fans of her songs can experience A Night With Janis Joplin: a musical celebration of Joplin and her lasting...

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