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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....

Weller's Attack On Sting

PAUL WELLER has launched an astonishing attack on fellow British rocker STING, reportedly spitting at a picture of him backstage at a gig. The former JAM star performed alongside OASIS guitarist NOEL GALLAGHER at Wednesday's...

Weller's House Hit By Burglary

British rocker PAUL WELLER has been left devastated after his west London home was burgled. The GOING UNDERGROUND hitmaker lost car keys and money when a burglar raided his luxury house in Maida Vale after...

Weller Keeps His Distance From Jam Reformation

LATEST: Former THE JAM frontman PAUL WELLER may have no idea his ex-bandmates have reunited without him under their old moniker, according to his spokeswoman. Earlier this week (19FEB07) bassist BRUCE FOXTON and drummer RICK...

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...

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