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The Jam Reform For UK Tour

British band THE JAM have announced plans to reunite for their first UK tour in 25 years - but without the group's former singer PAUL WELLER. Bassist BRUCE FOXTON and drummer RICK BUCKLEY will embark...

Killers And Arctic Monkeys Dominate Brits

THE KILLERS and ARCTIC MONKEYS both emerged victorious at the Brit Awards last night (14FEB07), picking up two prizes each. The Killers walked away with Best International Group and Best International Album for SAM'S TOWN,...

Killers And Arctic Monkeys Dominate Brits

THE KILLERS and ARCTIC MONKEYS both emerged victorious at the Brit Awards tonight (14FEB07), picking up two prizes each. The Killers walked away with Best International Group and Best International Album for SAM'S TOWN, while...

Grohl: 'I'm Still Alive'

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL was left shocked earlier this week (begs05FEB07), when he was listed online as having passed away. The incident marks the second time Grohl has been pronounced dead by internet pranksters....

Winehouse Lays Into Kooks Singer

Kooks frontman Luke Pritchard learned the old adage 'flattery will get you nowhere' the hard way this week, after jazz singer Amy Winehouse reacted badly to a good-natured remark.Pritchard approached the 23-year-old during the recording...

By on 03 February 2007

Weller + Magic Numbers Go Under The Covers

PAUL WELLER has tackled ROSE ROYCE's WISHING ON A STAR and THE MAGIC NUMBERS attempt BEYONCE KNOWLES' CRAZY IN LOVE on a quirky new covers compilation. They're joined by artists like R.E.M., DIDO and k.d.lang,...

Weller's First Night In New York Is A Big Hit

Tickets for the first of British rocker PAUL WELLER's three-night stint at New York's Irving Plaza were being sold by touts and scalpers for $500 (GBP256) outside the venue last night (29JAN07). Seats for the...

Weller 'Rejected Cbe'

Paul Weller turned down a CBE last summer, a newspaper report claims.The Daily Mirror cites a source close to the ageing modster saying that he had been offered the Commander of the British Empire gong...

By on 13 January 2007

Weller Rejects Royal Honour

British rocker PAUL WELLER turned down the chance to be made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) by QUEEN ELIZABETH II in her New Year Honours list. The 48-year-old received a letter offering him...

Rockers Paint For Charity

PAUL WELLER, BRIAN MAY and PINK FLOYD's NICK MASON are among the rockers showing off their painting prowess for charity. The trio are among 30 stars who have signed up for the Gibson Guitar Town...

Stars Line Up For Capaldi Tribute

THE WHO'S PETE TOWNSHEND, PAUL WELLER and STEVE WINWOOD will be among the stars paying tribute to late TRAFFIC star JIM CAPALDI at a concert in London on 21 January (07). The trio will join...

Weller Slams 'Antiquated' British Music Lessons

PAUL WELLER has attacked his native Britain's "antiquated" way of teaching kids about music - urging teachers to modernise lessons. The GOING UNDERGROUND hitmaker has teamed up with education activists at Save The Music in...

Rockers To Honour Capaldi At Street Kids Benefit Gig

Veteran rockers PETE TOWNSHEND, BILL WYMAN, PAUL WELLER and STEVE WINWOOD will play a benefit gig next month (JAN07) for the Jubilee Action Street Children Appeal charity. The fundraising concert is scheduled to take place...

Weller Wants To Manage Kids

British rocker PAUL WELLER wants his five kids to follow in his footsteps and become musicians as well, so he can manage their careers. The GOING UNDERGROUND star is planning a year long break from...

Weller And May Back Giant Guitar Charity Project

British rockers PAUL WELLER and BRIAN MAY are backing a project to build giant guitars for charity. GOING UNDERGROUND star Weller has launched the Gibson GuitarTown London exhibition to construct 30 huge fibreglass guitars. The...

Weller Celebrates New Release With New York Shows

British rocker PAUL WELLER will celebrate the release of his career-spanning boxed set, HIT PARADE, with a three-night stand at New York's Irving Plaza in January (07). Each night will feature music from Weller's past...

Oasis Awarded Brit Honour

OASIS' huge contribution to British music is to be recognised with a special achievement gong at next year's (07) Brit Awards. The WONDERWALL rockers, who release their greatest hits album STOP THE CLOCKS next month...

Oasis Commissions Pop Artist Blake

OASIS have persuaded legendary pop artist SIR PETER BLAKE to design the album cover for their upcoming greatest hits release STOP THE CLOCKS. Blake created the iconic album artwork for THE BEATLES' hit 1967 disc...

Festival Crackdown Prompts 80 Arrests

A huge police crackdown on drug offences has seen more than 80 UK festival-goers arrested in Stafford this weekend (19-20AUG06). In all, 1,350 officers were deployed at the Weston Park leg of the V Festival,...

Rockers Contribute Tracks To Male Cancer Album

PAUL WELLER, GRANDADDY and STEREOPHONICS are among a host of bands who have donated a song to an album raising money for testicular cancer research in the UK. Other groups appearing on BOLLOCKS TO CANCER...

Weller Refuses To Be Labeled 'Middle Class'

Rocker PAUL WELLER was mortified when THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY called him 'middle-class', because he is still close to his working class roots despite his fame and fortune. The 48-year-old enjoys the trappings afforded...

Weller Takes Time Out

British rocker PAUL WELLER is desperate for a break from music, as he fears his family life will suffer if he keeps going. The former THE JAM frontman admits he adores the rockstar lifestyle, but...

Cash Up For Three Mojo Awards

Late country legend JOHNNY CASH has been nominated for three posthumous Mojo Awards. The singer, who died two years ago, is nominated for the Icon Award and Inspiration Award, while a box-set of his recordings...

Weller: 'I Never Related To America'

British rocker PAUL WELLER was amazed the first time he toured America in the late 1970s, because he found the road trip a journey "back into the dark ages". At the time THE JAM frontman...

Weller: 'Dad Kept The Jam Together'

PAUL WELLER has praised his father-turned-manager for keeping THE JAM together in their darkest times. JOHN WELLER always supported his son's rock 'n' roll dreams despite struggling financially early on. And the paternal music mogul...

Weller: 'The Sixties Didn't Swing For Me'

Mod icon PAUL WELLER insists the image of the 'swinging sixties' is a myth - as he grew up poor and miserable during the supposedly liberated decade. The WILD WOOD star's modest childhood in fashion...

V Festival Sells Out In Three Hours

Britain's V Festival has sold out in record time with all 130,000 tickets going in under three hours. Tickets for the annual weekend summer (06) music event went on sale on Saturday morning (04MAR06) and...

Weller: 'I Could Be A Gay Icon'

British rocker PAUL WELLER is considering a career as a gay disco icon in a bid to strike out musically. The former frontman of THE JAM is keen to surprise his fans, but fears he...

Weller Self-conscious Of Being 'Thick'

Former THE JAM frontman PAUL WELLER is insecure about his level of intelligence because his moments of brilliance are often fleeting. The veteran rocker insists his intellectual process comes in waves - with sharply contrasting...

Weller Pities 'Sad' Jam Drummer

PAUL WELLER has nothing but disdain for his former JAM bandmate RICK BUCKLER, who now plays in the punk act's own tribute group - dismissing the drummer as "sad". Weller is regularly asked if he'll...

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