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Thomas' Attempts To Rescue Horses Rebuffed

25th November 2008

MATCHBOX TWENTY rocker ROB THOMAS is desperately trying to save two badly injured horses from further harm from their neglectful owners - even offering to pay $10,000 (GBP6,710) for the animals. The singer has been...

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The Things They Say 8860

9th July 2008

"I'm a huge pothead and a big fan of legalisation. In fact, all my stories usually start with, `OK, so I was really high.'" Rocker ROB THOMAS campaigns for the legalisation of marijuana....

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Matchbox Twenty Star Attacks Djs Over 'Blackmail' Bid

25th October 2007

MATCHBOX TWENTY star ROB THOMAS has blasted two callous North Carolina DJs who poked fun at his recent food poisoning problems in a letter to a local newspaper. Thomas was forced to scrap an appearance...

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Thomas Launches Record Label

11th June 2007

Rocker ROB THOMAS is to launch his own record label in a bid to develop and nurture acts who are left behind by music industry bigwigs. The matchbox twenty star and a business partner have...

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Thomas To Release Keepsake Movie About Life On The Road

4th May 2007

Rocker ROB THOMAS is so impressed with the road movie director Gillian Grisman shot of his transition from matchbox twenty to a solo career, he's releasing it as a new film. The independent filmmaker shot...

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Thomas Working On Matchbox Twenty Reunion

23rd December 2006

ROB THOMAS and his former MATCHBOX TWENTY bandmates are working on material for a fourth album, but refuse to be locked into a specific release date. The new album would be the group's first studio...

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Ben Lee Is King Of The Apras

6th June 2006

Singer/songwriter BEN LEE was crowned king of Australia's music scene on Monday (05JUN06) when he picked up two trophies at the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Music Awards. The CIGARETTES WILL KILL YOU hitmaker, 27,...

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Matchbox 20 Donate Money To Hurricane Katrina Relief

31st May 2006

Singer ROB THOMAS and his band MATCHBOX TWENTY have donated $200,000 (GBP111,000) to raise money for music education programs in areas affected by last summer's (AUG05) Hurricane Katrina. The money will be used to boost...

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Mayer Hailed For Songwriting Talents

4th May 2006

Grammy Award winner JOHN MAYER's glittering career will get another boost when he picks up the Starlight Award at this year's (06) Songwriters Hall Of Fame Awards. The DAUGHTERS hitmaker is just the third musician...

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The Things They Say 1598

11th March 2006

"I smoke pot most days. It's not like I'm driving a school bus." MATCHBOX TWENTY star ROB THOMAS defends his drug use.

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Matchbox 20 Regroup For New Year's Shows

18th November 2005

Rockers MATCHBOX 20 will be ringing in the New Year (06) in style by regrouping for their first shows for two years. The group, fronted by ROB THOMAS, will play live festive shows in...

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Stones Added To Ama Lineup

20th October 2005

British rockers THE ROLLING STONES have joined the roster of performers at the upcoming American Music Awards. The band will appear via live a video link to their concert at the Delta Center in...

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Carey And Chesney Among Ama Performers

29th September 2005

MARIAH CAREY, KENNY CHESNEY and ROB THOMAS are the first stars confirmed to perform at the 2005 American Music Awards. The stars are all AMA nominees, and bosses of the show say additional artists...

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Rob Thomas Struggles To Match British Drinking Habits

18th September 2005

MATCHBOX TWENTY frontman ROB THOMAS was left red-faced during a recent visit to Britain, because he quickly realised his drinking ability falls short of what was expected. The singer, who was promoting new single...

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Rob Thomas Recruits Wife For Personal Video

15th September 2005

MATCHBOX TWENTY frontman ROB THOMAS has recruited his wife MARISOL to appear in the video for the very song she inspired. Thomas wrote EVER THE SAME in just a few hours in the midst...

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Valderrama Lands A Spot In Thomas' Video

15th September 2005

Actor WILMER VALDERRAMA is thrilled to have landed a spot in the video for ROB THOMAS' new single EVER THE SAME, because he credits the rocker with helping him learn English. Although Valderrama, 25,...

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Stars Shine At Mtv Telethon

11th September 2005

ALICIA KEYS, ROB THOMAS, BECK, KANYE WEST and SHERYL CROW were among the stars who made emotional studio performances for an MTV Hurricane Katrina telethon last night (10SEP05), while other big names offered special tour...

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Stars Sign Up For Hurricane Relief Concert

1st September 2005

USHER, GREEN DAY, LUDACRIS and ALICIA KEYS are among the stars who have signed up for a Hurricane Katrina relief concert which will span three cities across America. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, ROB THOMAS, LINKIN...

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Mcgrath Takes On Hosting Duties At Fashion Rocks

22nd August 2005

Rocker-turned-TV presenter MARK McGRATH and WITHOUT A TRACE star POPPY MONTGOMERY have signed up to share hosting duties at 8 September's (05) Fashion Rocks concert. The show, which will take place at New York's...

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Destiny's Child To Bow Out At Fashion Show

9th August 2005

The members of DESTINY'S CHILD will put on their final televised performance together on 8 September (05), when they take to the stage at the 2005 Fashion Rocks concert. In June (05), BEYONCE KNOWLES,...

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Thomas Keeps His Dog Travelling In Style

5th August 2005

Rocker ROB THOMAS is so intent on his dog TYLER travelling in style, he once chartered a plane just for the mutt's benefit. The MATCHBOX TWENTY frontman and his wife MARISOL adopted the five-year-old...

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Rob Thomas Shows Gratitude To Committed Dog

4th August 2005

MATCHBOX TWENTY frontman ROB THOMAS and his wife MARISOL are appearing in a TV special about an animal shelter, as a thank-you to their dog TYLER for his devotion. The Grammy-winning singer has been...

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Thomas: 'I Can't Remember First Two Years Of Matchbox Twenty'

19th July 2005

Reformed rocker ROB THOMAS took so much cocaine at the beginning of his career, he can't remember the first two years of being in his band MATCHBOX TWENTY. Thomas, who now has a clean...

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Thomas Slams Reports He Seduced Cruise

12th July 2005

MATCHBOX 20 frontman ROB THOMAS has rubbished reports he had sex with Hollywood superstar TOM CRUISE - and is even more mortified he's been labelled a fellow Scientologist. The SOMETHING TO BE singer is...

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Thomas: 'I Don't Mind Working On UK Fans'

7th July 2005

MATCHBOX 20 frontman ROB THOMAS is pleased UK fans have taken their time to catch on to his music, because it makes him value his success all the more. The SOMETHING TO BE singer...

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African Heartache Left Beyonce Determined To Play Live 8

30th June 2005

BEYONCE KNOWLES had no hesitation in signing up to perform at this weekend's (02JUL05) Live 8 concert in Pennsylvania, because she's still scarred by memories of her trip to a poverty-stricken South African townships two...

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Live 8 Becomes 10 As Pet Shop Boys Head For Moscow

28th June 2005

The organiser's of this weekend's (02JUL05) Live 8 global concerts have added another show to the impressive line-up in Moscow, Russia. The PET SHOP BOYS will headline this concert - the 10th Live 8...

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Thomas Waves Goodbye To Hangovers

1st June 2005

MATCHBOX 20 frontman ROB THOMAS insists his hangovers have improved since becoming famous - as he can afford better quality alcohol. The German-born rocker admits he always overindulges when he visits London while on...

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