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Introducing: The 'Life And Times' Of Noah Francis Johnson

By Holly Williams | 17th February 2014

He may have kicked off his solo music career late in life being now in his fifties, but Cardiff-born singer Noah Francis Johnson has certainly proved that time and patience is enormously beneficial with his...

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Killing Joke Frontman Found In Africa

13th August 2012

Killing Joke frontman Jaz Coleman has been found in a remote part of Africa two weeks after he was reported missing.Coleman's bandmates launched a public appeal for the singer's whereabouts on 31 July (12) after...

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Killing Joke Star Jaz Coleman Missing

31st July 2012

The stars of Killing Joke have appealed to frontman Jaz Coleman to get in touch after he apparently went missing.A statement posted on the band's official Facebook.com page suggests Coleman logged into the site recently...

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Killing Joke Star Jaz Coleman Likes Fighting In Spain

5th April 2012

Killing Joke frontman Jaz Coleman loves recording new music in Madrid, Spain - because it's one place on earth where the band is sure to fight.Coleman reveals guitarist Geordie insists a 'Mars Line' runs through...

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Killing Joke Make Plans To Live Forever

29th March 2012

Killing Joke frontman Jaz Coleman is keen for the post-punk group to rock on for at least another century and has urged his fellow founders to pick a successor to take over from them when...

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Fascinating Fact 13130

26th March 2012

Veteran post-punk group Killing Joke are planning a two-day festival in New Zealand to mark the end of the world in December (12). Frontman Jaz Coleman insists world leaders would be "unwise" to "disregard so...

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The Things They Say 19662

4th January 2011

"When I was a 20-year-old, I was nasty conniving little man. The criteria for the mothers of my children was that they had to live in different parts of the world and be stunningly beautiful......

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John Paul Jones Honoured At Classic Rock Awards

11th November 2010

Led Zeppelin star John Paul Jones was given the Outstanding Contribution award at the Marshall Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards last night (10.11.10).The bass player received the prestigious accolade at the annual event -...

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Fascinating Fact 10106

10th October 2010

Deluxe editions of British rockers KILLING JOKE's new album ABSOLUTE DISSENT will feature a bonus CD full of tributes to the punk icons from the likes of Metallica, Helmet, Foo Fighters and Fear Factory. The...

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Jourgensen Plans Video Tribute To Pal Raven

28th September 2009

AL JOURGENSEN's heavy rockers the REVOLTING COCKS are to honour the second anniversary of KILLING JOKE star PAUL RAVEN's death with a video montage.The onstage tribute to Raven will take place at a show in...

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Fascinating Fact 7772

4th August 2009

METALLICA, TOOL and the FOO FIGHTERS are among the heavy rock acts contributing to a new KILLING JOKE tribute album.

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Coleman Pays Tribute To Sick Album Artist

3rd August 2009

KILLING JOKE frontman JAZ COLEMAN ended the reunited band's set at Britain's Sonisphere Festival on Sunday night (02Aug09) by paying tribute to the group's artist, who is suffering from Multiple Sclerosis.Coleman didn't name names but...

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Killing Joke Coleman Pays Tribute To Cobain

11th October 2008

KILLING JOKE frontman JAZ COLEMAN has discovered he has an odd keepsake from tragic rocker KURT COBAIN - a 1987 Christmas card. The punk icon revealed his mother had come across a stash of fans'...

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Killing Joke's Original Line-up Reforms

1st March 2008

The original KILLING JOKE line-up has reunited for the first time in more than 20 years. Drummer Paul Ferguson and bassist Martin 'Youth' Glover, who last played with the British band in 1987 and 1994...

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Youth For Mccartney?

26th February 2008

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is getting heavy after reportedly recording new material with KILLING JOKE co-founder YOUTH. Youth is the producer behind British rockers The Verve's 1997 release Urban Hymns and the much-anticipated new Guns N'...

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Heart Attack Claims Rocker Raven

22nd October 2007

LATEST: KILLING JOKE and MINISTRY bassist PAUL RAVEN has died from a heart attack. The rocker was found dead at a friend's home in Geneva, Switzerland on Saturday (20Oct07). He was 46. Raven's body was...

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Killing Joke Bassist Raven Dies

22nd October 2007

KILLING JOKE bassist PAUL RAVEN has been found dead in Switzerland. He was 46. The musician was in Geneva working with French industrial band Treponem Pal when he died unexpectedly on Saturday (20Oct07). Killing Joke...

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Green Day And Chemical Romance Triumph At Kerrang! Awards

26th August 2005

American rockers GREEN DAY and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE were the big winners at this year's (05) Kerrang! Rock Awards in London last night (25AUG05). The AMERICAN IDIOT trio were named Best Band On The...

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Killing Joke Forgive Dave Grohl

10th August 2003

Rockers KILLING JOKE have teamed up with FOO FIGHTER star DAVE GROHL on their new album, despite once suing his former band NIRVANA over infringement issues. Grohl drums on the new Joke album KILLING...

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Dave Grohl Lends His Talents To Metal Band Killing Joke

8th April 2003

FOO FIGHTERS drummer DAVE GROHL is set to lend his talents to the new album veteran metal group KILLING JOKE. The ex-NIRVANA star is a huge fan of the band, and decided to pair...

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