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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 '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),...

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...

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...

Weller Faces Fine After Flouting Smoking Ban

Rocker PAUL WELLER is facing a $400 (GBP200) fine after flouting England's smoking ban at a recent gig - twice. The From The Floorboards Up singer, 49, was performing at London's Astoria venue on Sunday...

Weller: 'Winehouse Is A Good Role Model'

PAUL WELLER has praised troubled singer AMY WINEHOUSE - insisting she is a good role model for young people, despite her battle with drugs. The former Jam frontman has worked with Winehouse on a number...

Weller Denies Disparaging Blunt Quote

British rocker PAUL WELLER has denied making disparaging remarks about JAMES BLUNT. The former Jam star was quoted to have said " I'd rather eat my own s**t than do a duet with James Blunt"...

Macca And Gallagher Get Behind The Mike

A Beatle, a modfather and a Foo Fighter are among the celebrity DJs set to get behind the microphone on Radio 1 this month.Sir Paul McCartney, Paul Weller and Dave Grohl are among the legends...

By on 06 September 2007

Oasis-signed Radios Up For Grabs

Radios signed by some of the biggest artists in recent years are to be auctioned for charity.Both Liam and Noel Gallagher have put their names on the radios and are joined by fellow musicians Alice...

By on 29 August 2007

Weller To Play Special Gig To Mark 30th Anniversary

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER will play a special concert to mark his 30th anniversary in the music business in September (07). The Wild Wood singer will play London venue the Institute Of Contemporary Arts (ICA)...

Weller Reveals The Secret To Youthful Looks

Singer/guitarist PAUL WELLER has branded "metrosexual moisturiser" and a full head of hair the secrets behind his youthful looks. The 49-year-old is terrified of the ageing process but insists, regardless of a good beauty routine,...

Weller Denies Retirement Rumours

Singer PAUL WELLER has quashed rumours he is considering retirement by announcing plans to release a new album. The former Style Council frontman says he has no plans to quit the industry and would be...

Ronson Snubs Dylan For Winehouse

British super-producer MARK RONSON has turned down the opportunity to work with BOB DYLAN and PAUL WELLER to ensure he has enough studio time with AMY WINEHOUSE. The New York-based star has been offered the...

Weller Braces Himself For New Tell All Biography

British singer PAUL WELLER has been warned to brace himself for a new tell-all biography by one of his friends. The veteran rocker's pal Paolo Hewitt has written a biography of The Jam star, entitled,...

Coxon And Weller Collaboration Set For Release

A collaboration between Graham Coxon and Paul Weller is set for a physical release later this month.This Old Town, co-written by the Blur guitarist and the former Jam legend, is already available as a download...

By on 04 July 2007

Weller Awarded Top Prize At Silver Clef Awards

PAUL WELLER took home the prestigious Silver Clef lifetime achievement award at the annual O2 Silver Clef Luncheon this week at London's Park Lane Hilton. The British songwriter/guitarist was honoured at Friday's (29Jun07) ceremony for...

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