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Kasabian 'Blown Away' By Hard Rock Calling

30th June 2013

Kasabian were ''blown away'' by their Hard Rock Calling gig.The indie rockers were thrilled to be invited to headline the music festival at London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park yesterday (29.06.13), where they treated the crowd...

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Paul Weller Could Have Another Child

17th June 2013

Paul Weller may have more children - even though he already has seven kids. The 'Wild Wood' singer has a huge brood - most recently welcoming twins John Paul and Bowie with his wife Hannah...

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Noel Gallagher: Albarn Collaboration Was Spontaneous

5th May 2013

Noel Gallagher insists performing with Graham Coxon and Damon Albarn was a spur-of-the-moment decision.The 'AKA... What A Life!' hitmaker joined his former Britpop rivals to perform Blur's hit 'Tender' along with Paul Weller at London's...

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Paul Weller And The Strypes Perform On Record Store Day

21st April 2013

Rockers Paul Weller and The Strypes showed their support for Record Store Day on Saturday (20Apr13) by performing free live gigs for fans.The former The Jam frontman and the Irish band headlined at London's Rough...

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Exclusive Paul Weller Gig Planned At Rough Trade For Record Store Day

By Hayley Avron | 17th April 2013

Record Store Day (Saturday April 20, 2013) is the day when sport and music retail collide. If you consider ‘competitive vinyl purchasing’ a sport, of course. A veritable one-day Olympics for music nerds and vinyl...

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Kasabian's New Album Sounds 'Electrocuted'

8th April 2013

Kasabian's new album sounds as if it's been ''electrocuted''.The 'Shoot the Runner' rockers are currently recording the follow up to 2011's 'Velociraptor!' and frontman Tom Meighan says the songs are more ''heavy'' than their previous...

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Noel Gallagher: Albarn Duet Will Be Remembered

26th March 2013

Noel Gallagher says performing with Damon Albarn was like ''John Lennon playing with Eric Clapton''.The former Britpop rivals performed Blur's hit 'Tender', along with Damon's bandmate Graham Coxon and Paul Weller at their Teenage Cancer...

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Paul Weller Concludes Noel Gallagher's Charity Gigs

26th March 2013

Rock veteran Paul Weller took to the stage in London on Monday night (25Mar13) to conclude a week of charity gigs organised by fellow British musician Noel Gallagher.The former The Jam star headlined the last...

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Liam Gallagher Mocks Noel's Performance With Damon

25th March 2013

Liam Gallagher has mocked his brother Noel for performing with Damon Albarn at the weekend.The outspoken Beady Eye singer has ridiculed his sibling's decision to join Damon and his Blur bandmate Graham Coxon on stage...

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Hatchet Buried: Noel Gallagher And Damon Albarn Unite Onstage For Teenage Cancer Trust

By Hayley Avron | 25th March 2013

Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn put their notorious Britpop feud behind them this weekend to perform onstage together in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust concerts that Noel was charged with curating. In the heady...

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Bruce Springsteen To Headline Hard Rock Calling

5th March 2013

Bruce Springsteen is to headline Hard Rock Calling.The 63-year-old star will get the chance to finish where he left off last year when he was cut off at the Hyde Park festival due to a...

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Leah Weller Inspired By Father

1st February 2013

Leah Weller takes her ''fashion inspiration'' from her father, Paul.The model daughter of the sharp suited rocker - often referred to as 'The Modfather' - says his fashion choices have had a big influence on...

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Fascinating Fact: 3473863

29th January 2013

Rocker Paul Weller has been added to the star-studded line-up of Roger Daltrey's annual charity gig in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust. Noel Gallagher is curating next month's (Mar13) concerts at London's Royal Albert...

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Miles Kane Nervous Around Weller

19th January 2013

Miles Kane was ''nervous'' when he worked with Paul Weller for the first time.The 'Inhaler' hitmaker has teamed up with the former Jam rocker on a number of tracks on his forthcoming second solo album...

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Paul Weller Records With Olympian Bradley Wiggins

12th January 2013

Former The Jam star Paul Weller has recruited British Olympic hero Bradley Wiggins to play guitar on his latest single.The cycling champion is a huge fan of mod band The Jam, and capped off a...

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A Week In Music – Everything Everything Avoid Second Album Syndrome With 'Arc,' Paul Weller's 'Dragonfly' Is A "Victory Lap," Jools Holland Teams Up With The Stars

By Hayley Avron | 7th January 2013

Albums of Note... Deftly side-stepping the pitfalls of ‘second album syndrome,’ Everything Everything have stepped things up a notch with second album Arc, which looks set to raise their profile even further. They’ve retained their...

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Paul Weller Rules Out Jam Reunion

7th January 2013

Paul Weller claims it would be ''absurd'' if The Jam ever reformed.The group - also made up of Rick Buckler and Bruce Foxton - split in 1982 and while Paul admires the likes of The...

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Paul Weller Rocks With Olympian Bradley Wiggins At Charity Gig

20th December 2012

Rocker Paul Weller took to the stage to perform with British Olympic hero Bradley Wiggins at a benefit gig in London this week (beg17Dec12).The former The Jam star headlined the concert at London's Hammersmith Apollo...

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Paul Weller Writes Movie Soundtrack

12th December 2012

British rocker Paul Weller is putting his songwriting skills to use by penning his first movie soundtrack.The former The Jam frontman released his 11th solo album, Sonik Kicks, in March (12) and he's already working...

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Paul Weller Keen To Reteam With Graham Coxon For Full Album

11th December 2012

British rocker Paul Weller is eager to head into the studio to work on a full album with Blur guitarist Graham Coxon.Coxon performed on several of the former The Jam frontman's solo hits, including Sonik...

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Paul Weller Destroys Own Song Lyrics

14th November 2012

Paul Weller destroys his song lyrics after each album.The former Jam frontman finds ripping up or burning his lyric books very inspirational because he likes to create a ''fresh canvas'' every time he finishes recording...

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Paul Weller Wishes He'd Saved Lyric Books

14th November 2012

Veteran British rocker Paul Weller regrets destroying his lyric books following the completion of each album because he could have made a fortune auctioning them off.The former The Jam frontman found it therapeutic to get...

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Fascinating Fact: 3365249

9th November 2012

Veteran rocker Paul Weller has reteamed with revered British artist Sir Peter Blake to design the colourful artwork for his upcoming Ep, Dragonfly. The pair previously worked together to create the iconic album sleeve for...

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UK Album Releases, October 22, 2012: Taylor Swift, Swedish House Mafia, Dappy, Kate Rusby

By Hayley Avron | 22nd October 2012

It’s a mixed bag for UK albums, as the release schedule starts to slow in preparation for the big race for the Christmas sales market. This week, Jake Bugg toppled Mumford & Sons from what...

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Paul Weller And Bradley Wiggins Record Radio Show

9th October 2012

Mod rocker Paul Weller has joined forces with British cycling hero Bradley Wiggins to record a new U.K. radio special.Wiggins recently met up with his idol in Salford, north-west England to tape the one-off show,...

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Q Awards Nominations Revealed

6th September 2012

Blur, The Stone Roses, Florence + the Machine and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds lead the nominations for this year's Q Awards.The four acts have each received nominations in two categories for this year's ceremony,...

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Paul Weller Sick Of Reuniting Bands

24th August 2012

British rocker Paul Weller has ruled out reuniting with any of his former bands as he finds it "really disappointing" when his peers reform their old groups.Weller formed The Jam in the 1970s and the...

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Paul Weller Blasts Musical Reunions

24th August 2012

Paul Weller is ''sick'' of bands reforming.The 54-year-old rocker feels ''disappointed'' that the music industry is celebrating the likes of The Stone Roses and Blur for getting back together as it is damaging for up-and-coming...

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Bradley Wiggins Meets Hero Paul Weller

7th August 2012

Olympic hero Bradley Wiggins met Paul Weller at a Stone Roses concert on Monday night (06.08.12).The cyclist - who scooped a gold medal in the time trial at the London 2012 games last week -...

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Jessica Ennis And Bradley Wiggins Party With The Stone Roses In London

7th August 2012

What would you rather do? Party with The Stone Roses? Or win an Olympic medal? Well, if you are Jessica Ennis or Bradley Wiggins, you don't have to choose. You can do both. Jess and...

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