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Blanchett's Boy Loves Rock Music

2nd December 2004

Actress CATE BLANCHETT's two-year old son DASHIELL has musical tastes beyond his years - THE CLASH and IGGY POP. The ELIZABETH beauty is pleased she is not forced to watch cartoons all day, but she...

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Lennon Voted Number One Icon

18th November 2004

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON has been voted the Greatest Music Star Of All Time by a British music magazine. Lennon - who was murdered by deranged fan MARK CHAPMAN in New York in 1981...

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Robbins Inspired By Strummer's Spirit

12th October 2004

TIM ROBBINS cites late punk icon JOE STRUMMER as his main inspiration during the writing of his anti-war play EMBEDDED. The OSCAR-winning actor, 45, listened to THE CLASH records as he worked with...

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Clash Singer Remembered In Art Show

12th September 2004

The late former CLASH frontman JOE STRUMMER will be immortalized in an exhibition of unseen photos which include his days as the singer of pub-rockers THE 101ERS. The JOE STRUMMER PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE...

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Unheard Clash Songs Premiere On Tv

3rd September 2004

Fans of THE CLASH have been treated to a collection of "lost" music and film footage. Surviving band members MICK JONES and PAUL SIMONON appeared on BBC TV's NEWSNIGHT show to promote the reissue...

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The Pogues Reform For Christmas

23rd July 2004

Irish party band THE POGUES are to reform for a British Christmas (04) tour - six years after they split. The group reformed for a brief tour in 2001, but the new dates could...

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Strummer Honoured With Karaoke Clash Song

19th July 2004

British punk group THE CLASH's ROCK THE CASBAH has been performed at a karaoke event to raise money for a charity named after the band's late singer JOE STRUMMER. The 1982 hit was...

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Mccartney And Bowie Make Mojo Shortlist

7th June 2004

Legendary rockers SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, DAVID BOWIE, ELVIS COSTELLO, MORRISSEY, PRINCE, PAUL WELLER and RAY DAVIES are among the artists in line for a place on the MOJO Honours List - the British magazine's unique...

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Strummer Wanted Clash Together Again

18th May 2004

THE CLASH star JOE STRUMMER intended to reform the legendary band last year (03), before his tragic early death halted plans. Strummer's friend DICK RUDE has revealed the singer was planning to play with...

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Strummer Film Shows Last Tour

6th April 2004

A film of ex-CLASH singer JOE STRUMMER's last concerts will be premiered at the TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL in New York next month (MAY04). Strummer and his band THE MESCALEROS were filmed for movie...

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Adams' Delight At Elton Praise

21st January 2004

Rocker RYAN ADAMS was dumbstruck when SIR ELTON JOHN praised his work, but he refuses to let "super-famous people" inflate his ego. Elton found inspiration in Adams' 2000 album HEARTBREAKER and responded by sending...

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Radiohead Take Over Radio Station

22nd December 2003

British rockers RADIOHEAD are giving fans a taste of their favourite tunes this Christmas (03), by taking over a radio station for five days. The five-some will be on BBC digital radio station 6...

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Stars Line Up For Strummer Video Farewell

19th November 2003

JOE STRUMMER's pals MATT DILLON and director JIM JARMUSCH appear in what will be the punk icon's final video release. The pair are among the stars who appear in THE MESCALEROS' final promo to...

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Strummer Honoured With Party And New Lp

10th October 2003

Punk legend JOE STRUMMER's posthumous album STREETCORE has been launched at a hip London art gallery, alongside a charity to promote new music. A party to honour the late rocker - who died of...

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Klum Crowned Woman Of The Year

3rd September 2003

Sexy German supermodel HEIDI KLUM's status as a worldwide sex symbol has been confirmed - she's been crowned Woman Of The Year by Britain's GQ magazine. The prestigious award was presented to the leggy...

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Strummer's Posthumous Offering

28th August 2003

Late CLASH frontman JOE STRUMMER's eagerly-awaited farewell album will include a cover of BOB MARLEY classic REDEMPTION SONG. The cult rocker - who died on 22 December (02) of a heart attack - and...

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Chili Peppers Strange New Sound

18th August 2003

The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' new album is a cross between "Bulgarian pygmies" and Transylvanian choir groups", according to bassist FLEA. Speaking after the group's performance at the V FESTIVAL in Stafford, England this...

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Strummer Finale Features Poignant Marley Tribute

23rd June 2003

JOE STRUMMER's final album will feature a touching tribute to his hero BOB MARLEY. The former CLASH star's bandmates in THE MESCALEROS, MARTIN SLATTERY and SCOTT SHIELDS, are in the final stages of mixing...

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Chris Martin Praises Forests

5th June 2003

CHRIS MARTIN of COLDPLAY, DAVE GROHL of the FOO FIGHTERS, and 3-D from MASSIVE ATTACK are some of the musicians who have planted forests in order to save the planet. The FUTURE FORESTS...

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Final Strummer Film To Preview At Glastonbury

26th May 2003

One of late CLASH legend JOE STRUMMER's last appearances onstage is to be screened for the first time at this year's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL. The film, entitled THE LAST NIGHT LONDON BURNED, shows the tragic...

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Rare Clash Film To Be Released

17th April 2003

A rare CLASH film is to resurface on a new DVD package featuring all the punk icons' videos. THE ESSENTIAL CLASH DVD, which will be released in June (03), will include rare promotional footage...

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Charity Set Up In Strummer.s Name

14th April 2003

Late CLASH frontman JOE STRUMMER's family have set up a charity to raise funds for struggling rock musicians. STRUMMERVILLE will launch officially this Sunday (20APR03) at the TABERNACLE club in London, as part of...

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