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Fleet Foxes Earn Hat-trick Of Mojo Nominations

Fleet Foxes are the frontrunners for success in the 2009 Mojo honours list, with nominations in three categories.Just 11 months after the release of their eponymous debut, the quintet's critical and commercial success continues with...

By on 06 May 2009

Weller Halts U.s. Tour To Grieve For Late Father

Rocker PAUL WELLER has halted his U.S. tour to mourn the death of his father and former manger, JOHN. The British star announced earlier this week (begs20Apr09) that he had pulled out of a New York...

Weller Pulls Nyc Gig Due To 'Personal Reasons'

Brit rocker PAUL WELLER has scrapped an highly-anticipated New York gig - citing "personal reasons" for the last minute cancellation. Weller was due to follow-up his set at California's Coachella festival last weekend (18/19Apr09) with a...

Brit Band Use Chef As Inspiration

BRITISH SEA POWER have revealed that the inspiration for one of the songs on their forthcoming album came from an unusual source – famed seafood chef Rick Stein.In an interview with NME, the group's guitarist...

By on 21 April 2009

Paul Weller Added To Hop Farm Event

PAUL WELLER has been added to the line up for this year's Hop Farm Festival, it has been revealed. The singer, who has had hits with songs including Wild Wood, will perform at the event...

By on 09 April 2009

Bookies Lose £100k On Paul Weller Betting 'Scam'

British bookmakers lost around 100,000 after a flurry of betting suggested Paul Weller's name had been leaked as a Brit winner.Leading bookmakers stopped taking bets on this year's Brits awards after a number of 50...

Bookies Lose £100k On Paul Weller Betting 'Scam'

British bookmakers lost around 100,000 after a flurry of betting suggested Paul Weller's name had been leaked as a Brit winner.Leading bookmakers stopped taking bets on this year's Brits awards after a number of 50...

By on 20 February 2009

Brit Awards Bosses Deny Weller Leak

Organiser's of the Brit Awards have denied leaking the result of PAUL WELLER's Best Male win at Wednesday night's (18Feb09) ceremony - after bookmakers in England lost an estimated $140,000 (£100,000) over the prize British betting...

Bookmakers Suspend Brit Awards Betting After Weller Rush

Leading bookmakers have stopped taking bets on the upcoming Brits after a flurry of betting suggested a winner's name had been leaked.A number of 50 bets were placed on Paul Weller to win the best...

By on 16 February 2009

Brits Betting Halted Amid 'Leak' Fears

Bookmakers in England have suspended betting on a Brit Awards category - after a flurry of wagers on PAUL WELLER led to fears the result has leaked. The legendary British rocker, 50, is nominated alongside singers...

Gallagher: 'I'm An Average Guitarist'

NOEL GALLAGHER confesses he is only an "average" guitar player, and feels inadequate compared to his "virtuoso" best pals JOHNNY MARR and PAUL WELLER. Gallagher has sold more than 60 million albums as the lead guitarist...

Weller Takes A Tumble In Prague

Former THE JAM frontman PAUL WELLER proved he is still a hellraiser at heart - after he was snapped sprawled on the ground during a boozy night out in the Czech Republic. The legendary British...

Weller Joins Pub Campaign

Former THE JAM frontman PAUL WELLER has signed up to a campaign to save traditional English pubs. Weller has joined fellow British rockers, including Madness singer Suggs and Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys, to...

Weller Splits From Longterm Love

Former THE JAM star PAUL WELLER has split from his longterm partner - reportedly leaving her for a 23-year-old backing singer. The musician, 50, is said to have broken off his 13-year relationship with Samantha...

Weller Blasts Led Zeppelin Comeback

Legendary British singer PAUL WELLER has slammed LED ZEPPELIN's comeback plans - and insisted he will never reform his old band THE JAM. The Kashmir hitmakers announced in October (08) that they plan to tour...

Weller 'Lending Hand To Kundalini Target'

PAUL WELLER has been helping out his bandmember STEVE CRADOCK, as the guitarist prepares to release his first solo album.Cradock - one of the original members of OCEAN COLOUR SCENE - has also been a...

By on 25 November 2008

Weller Puts Venue In A Jam

PAUL WELLER landed a British music venue in hot water after he openly flouted the U.K. smoking ban by sparking up a cigarette while performing on-stage. The former The Jam frontman openly smoked during a...

Weller And Springsteen Up For Best Album Gong

PAUL WELLER, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and RADIOHEAD will go head-to-head for the Uncut Music Award in Britain. The artists will battle it out against other acts including 2008 Mercury Prize award winners Elbow, PJ Harvey and...

Duffy Denies Weller Rift

Welsh singer DUFFY has denied she is at the centre of a feud with former THE JAM frontman PAUL WELLER - insisting they are "friends". The Mercy hitmaker sparked rumours of ill feeling between the...

Weller Thrilled With Punjabi God Track

British rocker PAUL WELLER was stunned when former STONE ROSES star AZIZ IBRAHIM recorded a spoken word track on his new album - because the guitarist's Punjabi dialect sounded so spiritual. Weller recorded the song...

Weller: `Lydon Should Stop Living In The Past'

PAUL WELLER has urged fellow Brit JOHN LYDON to stop clinging to the past - because the punk icon has become the "antithesis" of JOHNNY ROTTEN. The Jam founder admits he shudders every time he...

Fascinating Fact 5620

PAUL WELLER has brought the once-feuding members of BLUR and OASIS together in the studio. The former THE JAM rocker asked Oasis' NOEL GALLAGHER and former Blur star GRAHAM COXON to join him as he...

Weller Playing Jam Hits At Gigs

PAUL WELLER has been speaking about reinstating some classic Jam songs to his set at his solo gigs.The Modfather has steadfastly refused to play any of his former band's material in the past, but surprised...

By on 07 July 2008

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"It's angry people shouting. I like a song, melodies, people singing... (and) when hip-hop acts start sampling STING or PHIL COLLINS, then I just don't get it at all." Former THE JAM star PAUL WELLER...

Weller: `I'd Rather Sing In Pubs Than Reform The Jam'

PAUL WELLER would prefer to scrabble around for cash as the leader of a pub band rather than reform THE JAM - because a reunion with former bandmates RICK BUCKLER and BRUCE FOXTON would not...

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"It would be hypocritical of me, because I don't agree with the royal family or the establishment, so why would I want something from them? I was totally bemused when I was offered it. In...

Collins Wants To Reconcile With Weller

PHIL COLLINS wants to put an end to his longtime feud with PAUL WELLER - because he is convinced he actually has a lot in common with his fellow rocker. The former Genesis star has...

Weller Proud Dad Of Mod Child

PAUL WELLER is thrilled his youngest child seems to have taken a liking to mod music - and the genre's fashions. Former The Jam frontman Weller, nicknamed the Modfather for his contributions to the mod...

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"I got my first suit from Burtons (British high-street store)." Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER wasn't always such a style icon....

Weller: 'Bragg For Prime Minister'

PAUL WELLER is desperate for fellow veteran rocker BILLY BRAGG to become the British Prime Minister - insisting it would be the only way he becomes interested in the country's government. The former The Jam...

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Love And Mercy - Featurette

The cast and crew of the forthcoming Brian Wilson biopic 'Love and Mercy' discuss their experiences of depicting the life of one of the greatest...

Hear Eric Clapton On Previously Unreleased Alternate Take Of The Rolling Stones' 'Brown Sugar'

The Clapton version will be included in band’s upcoming reissue of their ‘Sticky Fingers’ album.

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