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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...

Little Known Dj Tops UK Chart

Swedish DJ ERIC PRYDZ beat off competition from a stream of established artists to land the number one spot in the British singles chart yesterday (19SEP04). His dance hit CALL ON ME - which...

Weller Takes Break From Music

British singer PAUL WELLER feels he needs to "take a break" from song-writing as he is going through a spell where his creative abilities have dried up. The former JAM star is resting...

Ocean Colour Scene's Continent Dash

OCEAN COLOUR SCENE guitarist STEVE CRADDOCK had to fly across two continents when his pregnant wife went into labour early. THE DAY WE CAUGHT THE TRAIN hitmaker was working with PAUL WELLER in Japan...

Mccartney And Bowie Make Mojo Shortlist

Legendary rockers SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, DAVID BOWIE, ELVIS COSTELLO, MORRISSEY, PRINCE, PAUL WELLER and RAY DAVIES are among the artists in line for a place on the MOJO Honours List - the British magazine's unique...

Weller Slams Tony Blair

Politically-conscious rocker PAUL WELLER has launched a scathing attack on British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR - saying "I wouldn't support him if he was the last person on earth". The WILD WOOD hitmaker has...

Stars Line Up For Lane Tribute

Rock legends PETE TOWNSHEND, PAUL WELLER and MICK JONES will head up a glitzy tribute concert for late SMALL FACES star RONNIE LANE. The benefit - which will be staged at London's ROYAL ALBERT...

Oasis Sign New Drummer

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has recruited one of his proteges to replace the band's axed drummer ALAN WHITE. According to reports, TERRY KIRKBRIDE, from PROUD MARY - the first group Noel signed to his...

Mod Emblem In Patent Bid

The world famous red, white and blue 'mod' emblem, adopted by artists like THE WHO and PAUL WELLER, is set to be patented by Britain's Ministry of Defence (MOD). The symbol adorned Royal Airforce...

Drunk Weller Banned From Airline

Rock stalwart PAUL WELLER was banned from an airline flight on Monday (08DEC03) after swearing at a hostess in a drunken rage. The CHANGING MAN singer was forced to remain off the Belfast, Northern...

Paul Weller Denies The Jam Will Reform

PAUL WELLER has put a stop to reports his former band THE JAM will reform next year (04) - dismissing the speculation as "b*****ks". The WILDWOOD hitmaker insists there is no truth in the...

The Jam To Reform

Legendary punks THE JAM are set to reform after singer PAUL WELLER and bassist BRUCE FOXTON patched up their differences. And now the ETON RIFLES band can reunite following the end of the 12-year...

Starsailor Dismiss Oasis

Fiery British rockers OASIS have been slammed by upcoming indie band STARSAILOR - who claim they've become irrelevant. Starsailor and the WONDERWALL rockers had a well-publicised falling out, which culminated in a war of...

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