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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...

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...

Weller To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

British musician PAUL WELLER is set to receive the Silver Clef lifetime achievement award. The songwriter/guitarist is being honoured for his 30 career, during which he formed The Jam and The Style Council before embarking...

Weller Faces Legal Action Over Cigarette

British rocker PAUL WELLER is facing legal action after flouting strict no-smoking laws in Wales. The star lit up a cigarette at a gig in Newport last Wednesday (20Jun07), despite a smoking ban in public...

Glasto Founder Hails "Fantastic Weekend"

The founder of the Glastonbury festival has said this year's three-day event has been a "fantastic weekend".Speaking to journalists, Michael Eavis praised the spirit of festival-goers who have once again had to endure the rain...

By on 24 June 2007

Weller + Coxon Collaborate Together

Veteran British rocker PAUL WELLER has teamed up with ex-BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON to record a new limited edition single. The pair have taped This Old Town with Oasis and The Who drummer Zak Starkey...

Glastonbury Lineup Unveiled

Arctic Monkeys, the Killers and the Who have all been confirmed as the headline acts at this year's Glastonbury festival.Festival organisers have revealed the lineup for the summer's premier festival, with Kaiser Chiefs, Paul Weller,...

By on 01 June 2007

Noel Monkeys Around At 40

Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher received a cheeky gift for his 40th birthday in the shape of a monkey.Rock's elder statesman received a number of outlandish gifts for his birthday, marking another milestone for the guitarist...

By on 29 May 2007

The Jam: 'Weller Would Approve Of Reformation'

Founding members of THE JAM are inviting former frontman PAUL WELLER to join them on stage when they tour the UK this month (May07) and think he'd approve of how they play the original songs....

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