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Marc Bolan's Son Sues Over Back Catalogue

19th July 2013

The son of glam rock legend Marc Bolan has launched legal action against a music publication over allegations of copyright violation.Rolan Seymour Feld filed suit against Westminster Music Limited in a Los Angeles court earlier...

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Tony Visconti Releases New T-rex Tracks

23rd October 2012

Glam rock icon Marc Bolan is releasing new music from beyond the grave in an ambitious project by famed producer Tony Visconti.The studio expert, who worked with Bolan on several T-Rex albums during the band's...

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Boy George And Marc Almond Play Tribute Concert For Marc Bolan

16th September 2012

Boy George and Marc Almond took to the stage in London on Saturday night (15Sep12) to mark 35 years since the death of T-Rex frontman Marc Bolan.The Culture Club frontman performed at the Marc Bolan...

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Marc Almond To Host Marc Bolan Tribute Concert

12th July 2012

Pop star Marc Almond is to host a star-studded gig in memory of late singer Marc Bolan.The concert, which will take place in London in September (12), is intended as a celebration of the life...

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Robert Pattinson Takes Kristen To His Hometown

9th September 2011

Robert Pattinson has taken his girlfriend Kristen Stewart on a tour of his hometown.The actress is currently shooting her new movie 'Snow White and the Huntsman' in London and on one of her days off...

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David Bowie Helped Marc Bolan's Son 'Survive'

12th August 2011

David Bowie helped Marc Bolan's son survive" after the rocker's death.Rolan Bolan was just two years old when his T-Red frontman father was killed in a car accident, and with legal problems surrounding the late...

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Marc Bolan's Africa School Needs Financial Help

2nd August 2011

The former girlfriend of Marc Bolan has appealed for funds to help run a new school for orphans in Africa created in the late glam rocker's memory.The musician's former partner, singer Gloria Jones, and their...

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Heaven 17 Headline Tramlines

23rd July 2011

Heaven 17 closed the first day of the Tramlines festival last night (22.07.11).The 'Temptation' synth pop group played a nostalgic set, packed with their hits in the main square of their home city in Northern...

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John Lennon Album Sells For 23k

15th June 2011

An album signed by John Lennon hours before he was shot dead has fetched £23,750 at auction. The record - an edition of the former Beatles singer's 'Double Fantasy' album, signed in December 1980 shortly...

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Tom Meighan's Internet Lament

20th February 2010

Tom Meighan thinks the internet has "killed" rock stars.The Kasabian frontman doesn't believe there are any iconic musicians left because artists give out too much information about themselves, thanks to the popularity of websites such...

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Bowie & Bolan Were Almost Bandmates

20th February 2010

MARC BOLAN and DAVID BOWIE would have been bandmates had it not been for the T-REX star's wife, who disliked her husband's musical pal.Legendary producer Tony Visconti has revealed Bowie and Bolan worked together in...

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Michael Stipe's Slade Help

10th October 2009

Michael Stipe thanks Slade, David Bowie and Marc Bolan for making him question his sexuality.The R.E.M. singer - who lives in New York with his long-term boyfriend, photographer Thomas Dozol - is thankful to the...

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Fascinating Fact 5735

4th August 2008

The earliest known recording of legendary British glam-rocker MARC BOLAN - singing a song called ALL AT ONCE in 1964 - is to be released next month (Sep08)....

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Kanye Outsells Fiddy To Number One

17th September 2007

Kanye West's Graduation has pipped 50 Cent's Curtis to the top spot in this week's album chart.In a top 20 awash with eight new entries, it was the generally less commercially successful West who emerged...

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Bolan's Girlfriend Defends The Rock Icon

3rd September 2007

Rock icon MARC BOLAN's former girlfriend GLORIA JONES has hit out at claims the late star beat her during a drunken rage. A former friend of the T-Rex star makes the claim in a new...

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Bolan Fans Call For Posthumous Award

27th August 2007

Fans of tragic T-REX frontman MARC BOLAN have asked Brit Award bosses to hand the singer a posthumous prize, to mark the 30th anniversary of his death. Bolan was just 29 when he was killed...

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Bolan Family Gives Tribute Band Blessing

21st July 2007

The family of late rocker MARC BOLAN have given their blessing to a Scottish musician who completed unfinished songs by the former T-REX singer. Bolan's son, Rolan has congratulated rocker Alex 'Midge' Peebles for...

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Unfinished Bolan Songs Completed By Tribute Act

20th June 2007

Late rocker MARC BOLAN's unfinished songs will finally see the light of day after they were completed by one of his tribute acts. In a deal to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the T-Rex's frontman...

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Marc Bolan Tribute Gig Planned

8th June 2007

A fundraising tribute concert to T-REX frontman MARC BOLAN will take place on the 30th anniversary of the rocker's death in September (07). Marc Bolan: The Celebration will feature Marc Almond, producer Tony Visconti, Shakin'...

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Fascinating Fact 3168

27th April 2007

An electric guitar belonging to T-REX rocker MARC BOLAN has been sold for GBP36,000 ($70,200) at an auction in London....

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Ziggy Stardust Costume Up For Sale

12th March 2007

The stage costume worn by DAVID BOWIE during his last performance as ZIGGY STARDUST in 1973 to set to go under the hammer at London auction house Christie's. The flamboyant outfit is expected to fetch...

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Superstars' Guitars Feature In Rock Exhibition

1st February 2007

Guitars played by KEITH RICHARDS, MARC BOLAN, NOEL GALLAGHER and BRIAN JONES will all feature in Europe's largest ever guitar exhibition in London. The Harrods Rocks event, which begins on Friday (02FEB07), will showcase a...

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Oasis Tipped For Top Gong In Confused Nme Awards

30th January 2007

OASIS have been named among the top bands in the country by the NME, which has nominated the ageing Manchester rockers for its Best British Band title.But the Madchester lads have a fair bit of...

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Harrison's Guitar Sold For Six-figure Sum

1st December 2006

A guitar played by the late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON was auctioned for $226,000 (GBP115,000) last night (30NOV06). Other items of Beatles memorabilia sold at the Cooper Owens Music Legends auction at London's Air Studios included...

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Noel Blast's Ipod Generation

8th November 2006

OASIS mastermind NOEL GALLAGHER has blasted the iPOD and DVD generation for taking the "fantasy" and "magic" out of making music. The WONDERWALL hitmaker is fed up with this generation's insistence on knowing every intricate...

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Cobain Voted Greatest Rocker

11th May 2006

KURT COBAIN has been named the Greatest Hero In Rock 'N' Roll history by the readers of a British music magazine. The NIRVANA frontman, who died in 1994 aged just 27, beat newcomers PETE DOHERTY...

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Bolan Tapes Unearthed

12th March 2006

A stash of unreleased MARC BOLAN recordings have come to light, after a former studio receptionist handed them to the late rocker's son ROLAN. The tapes were snapped up by the employee at Air London...

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Def Leppard Get All Covered Up

8th January 2006

British rockers DEF LEPPARD are set to pay tribute to their favourite tracks by other artists on a new album of covers. The POUR SOME SUGAR ON ME hitmakers have recorded classic tracks like...

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Siouxsie Sioux Wins Mojo Icon Award At Star-studded Bash

17th June 2005

Punk star SIOUXSIE SIOUX took the top award at the MOJO HONOURS LIST in London last night (16JUN05) - beating out competition from legends including DAVID BOWIE, MARC BOLAN and THE RAMONES. The SIOUXSIE...

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George Michael Is A 'Fame Addict', Claims Ex-manager

4th March 2005

GEORGE MICHAEL's former manager has laughed off the pop star's claims he's sick of being in the public eye, insisting the British singer is addicted to fame. SIMON NAPIER BELL, who managed 80s band...

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