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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...

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

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...

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...

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...

Singin' In The Rain Remix Claims Number One Spot

A three-year-old song has topped the UK singles charts after being used by Britain's Got Talent winner George Sampson.Mint Royale's remix of Singin' in the Rain has climbed 27 places to knock Rihanna's Take A...

By on 09 June 2008

Weller Plans Drug-filled Retirement

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER is refusing to take it easy when he eventually retires - he is already planning a drug binge for his golden years. The former The Jam frontman is currently touring the...

Buckle Hits Back At Weller

THE JAM drummer RICK BUCKLE has slammed his former bandmate PAUL WELLER for his scathing comments about the band's reunion. Last month (May08), the singer accused Buckler and bassist Bruce Foxton of tarnishing the band's...

Weller: 'I'll Never Accept Honour From The Queen'

Rock veteran PAUL WELLER has warned Britain's QUEEN ELIZABETH II he'll snub future invitations to become a CBE - because he doesn't approve of the monarchy. The Wildwood singer recently turned down the Commander of...

Weller 'Not Pleased' With Jam Reunion

Rocker PAUL WELLER is upset the remaining members of THE JAM have rejoined to perform, insisting their reunion tarnishes the classic band's legacy. Weller's former bandmates Bruce Foxton and Rick Buckler reunited last year (07),...

Bowie And Weller End Feud

DAVID BOWIE has finally ended his long-running feud with fellow British rocker PAUL WELLER. Former The Jam frontman Weller has publicly criticised Bowie in the past, once branding his music "pish". But in a recent...

Kooks Plan Their Own Festival

British band THE KOOKS are planning to stage their own festival as Glastonbury is getting "too big".The Brighton-base band are hoping on organise an event near their home city in the next couple of years.Writing...

By on 25 April 2008

Paul Weller Says Fans Have Ruined Glastonbury

Paul Weller has claimed slow ticket sales for this year's Glastonbury Festival are due to the event's target market changing.The former Jam star believes that as the Somerset festival has evolved, a different type of...

By on 22 April 2008

Weller Slams 'Disgusting' Glastonbury

Legendary rocker PAUL WELLER has slammed British music festival Glastonbury - insisting the people who go are not true music fans. Weller admits he isn't a fan of large scale festivals as they have become...

Paul Weller: Glastonbury Fans Not What They Used To Be

PAUL WELLER claims that Glastonbury fans are not what they used to be.Speaking to BBC6 Music, the singer said that the "disgusting" bad weather of recent years combined with less genuine music fans attending the...

By on 22 April 2008

Girls Aloud And Weller Confirm Isle Of Wight Shows

Girls Aloud and Paul Weller form an unlikely double act set to headline two concerts on the Isle of Wight this summer.While this year's Isle of Wight festival features the likes of the Police, the...

By on 18 April 2008

Weller Fails To Celebrate Milestone Birthday

Rock legend PAUL WELLER wants to avoid his forthcoming 50th birthday - and plans to work through the milestone event. The star turns 50 in May (08), but doesn't want to make a fuss over...

Stars Team Up For Consequences Charity Single

BETH DITTO, PAUL WELLER, GRAHAM COXON and BABYSHAMBLES are among the stars who have teamed up for a new charity single. The rockers have collaborated on new track Consequences for British homeless charity Crisis -...

Oasis Star Collaborates With Paul Weller

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has collaborated with PAUL WELLER on the star's forthcoming album.Along with his band mate GEM ARCHER, Noel worked on the track ECHOES AROUND THE SUN, which will be released as a...

By on 02 April 2008

Borrell Flouts U.k. Smoking Ban

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL has joined THE ROLLING STONES and PAUL WELLER in the latest act of rock 'n' roll defiance - smoking onstage. The Golden Touch hitmaker, 27, infuriated organisers of the Prince's Trust...

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