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Weller Defied His Dad Over Jam

PAUL WELLER's father begged him not to break up THE JAM at the height of its success, because he was convinced it would spell the end of his musical career. The singer's profile subsequently...

Weller Impressed By 'Powerful' Arctic Monkeys

Former THE JAM rocker PAUL WELLER is a huge fan of British teen sensations ARCTIC MONKEYS because they refuse to play by the rules dictated by the music industry. Weller was impressed when the...

Weller Snaps At Prize-winning Fans

Acclaimed rocker PAUL WELLER was so annoyed by fans' requests at a competition winners' gig for British radio station Virgin yesterday (13FEB06), he snapped and swore at them. The WILDWOOD hitmaker, who will receive...

Weller: 'I'm Not Middle Class'

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER refuses to be branded middle class simply because he has money and a large house. The former THE JAM and STYLE COUNCIL frontman, who will receive this year's (06) Brit...

Blunt Hits Back At Weller

LATEST: Singer/songwriter JAMES BLUNT has hit back at PAUL WELLER, declaring he "doesn't care" what the rock veteran thinks of him. The former THE JAM frontman claims he was approached by the organisers of...

Weller Surprised By Brit Award

PAUL WELLER is stunned he has been chosen to receive the Outstanding Contribution To Music honour at next week's (15FEB06) Brit Awards, because SIR PAUL McCARTNEY refused the gong. McCartney, 63, was reported to...

Weller Slams Ordinary Boy

Rock veteran PAUL WELLER has added THE ORDINARY BOYS frontman SAMUEL PRESTON to the list of musicians he can't stand, after seeing the young singer appear on a reality TV show. Preston has reignited...

Wilson Unimpressed With Weller's Moans

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON is disappointed in his idol PAUL WELLER, after hearing the veteran rocker attack a host of other musicians. Weller hit the headlines last week (ends03FEB06) when he declared he...

Weller Slams Music Legends

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER has lashed out at past winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Brit Awards - just two weeks before he receives the prestigious honour. THE JAM star...

Weller's Fury Over Blunt Duet

Mod icon PAUL WELLER has raged at reports he will be singing alongside JAMES BLUNT at next month's (FEB06) Brit Awards. Weller was expected to duet with the housewives' favourite when he picked up...

Weller Set For Brits Honour

British rocker PAUL WELLER is set to receive a lifetime achievement honour at the Brit Awards in London next month (15FEB06). The former STYLE COUNCIL and THE JAM singer, 47, will also perform at...

Summer Of Love Still Number One

The Summer Of Love has been voted the greatest year in pop music's history, with BBC Radio 2 listeners deciding 1967 still reigns supreme. 1967 was the year THE BEATLES set new standards with...

Weller Rues Creative Intoxication Myth

Rock veteran PAUL WELLER dismisses the romantic stereotype that songwriters pen their best work while under the influence of drink and/or drugs, because being intoxicated never made any difference to him. The WILD WOOD...

Weller Almost Quit Music For Gardening

British rocker PAUL WELLER was so serious about quitting his music career to become a gardener he designed a psychedelic logo for a van to hold his equipment. The WILD WOOD singer was to...

Weller: 'I Will Never Play With The Jam Again'

PAUL WELLER has again ruled out the possibility of THE JAM getting back together, dismissing the notion as a "sad cabaret". Weller split with his Jam bandmates RICK BUCKLER and BRUCE FOXTON in 1982...

Foxton Bemused By Weller Feud

Former THE JAM bassist BRUCE FOXTON is still bemused his ex-bandmate PAUL WELLER refuses to speak to him - as they were pals when the band split. Foxton is now making waves in new...

Weller Lays Gay Rumours To Rest

Rock veteran PAUL WELLER is bemused by his popularity among the gay community - as the closest he came to homosexuality was stroking another man's earlobes. Weller admits he became a gay icon when...

Weller To Be Honoured At Brit Awards

Former JAM frontman PAUL WELLER is to be honoured at next year's (FEB06) Brit Awards with an outstanding contribution award. The GOING UNDERGROUND hitmaker also enjoyed musical success with THE STYLE COUNCIL, before launching...

Jam Star Forms Jam Tribute Band

Former JAM star RICK BUCKLER is re-living his mod hey day - he has formed a Jam tribute band called THE GIFT, named after the rockers' final album. The 49-year-old drummer hopes to thrill...

Sugababes Record Chart Double

Girl trio SUGABABES have fought off competition from ROBBIE WILLIAMS and JAMES BLUNT to top the UK singles and album charts. The sexy hitmakers are enjoying their third week at number one with comeback...

Gorillaz Equal Oasis' Success At Q Awards

GORILLAZ walked away from today's (10OCT05) Q Awards ceremony in London with two awards, equalling Oasis' success earlier in the day. Animated band Gorillaz, fronted by BLUR star DAMON ALBARN, took home gongs for...

Weller Slams 'Bland' Coldplay And Blunt

Former JAM frontman PAUL WELLER has launched a scathing attack on the music of COLDPLAY and pop newcomer JAMES BLUNT, describing their songs as "f**king bland". The songwriter is delighted his children are as...

Uninspired Weller Nearly Quit

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER almost gave up his music career after suffering a severe case of writer's block a couple of years ago. The ex-JAM star was convinced his time in the music business...

Rockers Declare Oasis Are Sweethearts

British rock newcomers NIC ARMSTRONG + THE THIEVES have shattered the myth OASIS are wild on tour - they insist the LYLA hitmakers were very sweet to them. The rockers were thrilled when LIAM...

Siouxsie Sioux Wins Mojo Icon Award At Star-studded Bash

Punk star SIOUXSIE SIOUX took the top award at the MOJO HONOURS LIST in London last night (16JUN05) - beating out competition from legends including DAVID BOWIE, MARC BOLAN and THE RAMONES. The SIOUXSIE...

Geldof Praises Arch Rival Weller

Irish rocker SIR BOB GELDOF is still amazed he and PAUL WELLER managed to put aside their differences to work on the original 1984 BAND AID charity record. The ex-BOOMTOWN RATS star admits he...

Weller Reschedules Tour Dates

Rocker PAUL WELLER has rescheduled a UK tour after being hospitalised with a severe throat infection that left him unable to talk. The WILD WOOD singer has now recovered and will play the British...

Weller Supports Protesting Fathers

Rocker PAUL WELLER has reportedly agreed to stage a benefit concert for controversial British activists FATHERS 4 JUSTICE. The WILD WOOD star is a divorced father of two so understands the anguish of the...

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