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Roger Daltrey Gigs With Paul Weller

Roger Daltrey was joined onstage by Paul Weller and Kelly Jones at his Teenage Cancer Trust concert last night (29.03.12). The Who frontman performed an opening 15-minute set at London's Royal Albert Hall before Stereophonics...

Paul Weller Suffered Bad Acid Trip In His Teens

Veteran rocker Paul Weller swore off acid at the age of 16 after a bad trip left him terrified.The former The Jam frontman, who quit drinking in 2010, admits dabbling in drugs in the past...

Paul Weller: Drugs Can Be Creative

Paul Weller thinks taking drugs can be creative. The 'That Dangerous Age' rocker points out there are a number of musicians who managed to keep up great work rates while simultaneously having drug habits.He said:...

Latitude Festival 2012: Lana Del Rey And Ben Howard Join The Line-up

Latitude Festival has announced the addition of Lana Del Rey and Ben Howard to their line-up. They will be joining the likes of Paul Weller; Metronomy; Bat For Lashes and Laura Marling at the event,...

Paul Weller Improvises To Combat Boredom

Paul Weller started improvising in the studio because it got ''a bit boring'' writing songs in a normal way. The 'That Dangerous Age' hitmaker has moved from traditional songwriting to working from instinct on his...

Paul Weller Calls For Musical Revolution

Paul Weller thinks pop needs a ''musical revolution.''The 'That Dangerous Age' singer has been an active musician since 1976, and just released his 11th solo album 'Sonik Kicks', but feels the industry is at rock...

Noel Gallagher Won't Let Paul Weller House Sit

Noel Gallagher would never let Paul Weller house sit.The former Oasis rocker lives just around the corner from the 53-year-old 'Town Called Malice' hitmaker, but admits he wouldn't want to leave his home in his...

Paul Weller's Happy Album

Paul Weller says his latest album ''exudes'' happiness.The 53-year-old rocker admits he really enjoyed making 'Sonik Kicks' and he thinks the contentment he's got in his private life helped him make a positive record.Paul -...

Paul Weller 'Made For' Young Wife

Paul Weller says he and wife Hannah Andrews were ''meant for each other''.The 53-year-old rocker - who has two-month-old twin sons, Bowie and John-Paul with his 25-year-old spouse - says he doesn't care what people...

Elbow, Paul Weller And Bon Iver To Headline Latitude

Elbow, Paul Weller and Bon Iver will headline Latitude Festival 2012.The Grammy award-winning folk band will take to the stage for their only UK festival appearance this year on Friday July 13, with the 'One...

Paul Weller Plays Gig At Son's Show And Tell

Rocker Paul Weller stunned children at his son's school when he played an impromptu concert at a show and tell.The former The Jam frontman agreed to accompany six-year-old Mac to the special lesson and joined...

Paul Weller: 'I'm An Alcoholic'

British rocker Paul Weller has confessed he is an alcoholic.The former The Jam frontman gave up drinking booze in 2010 following his marriage to girlfriend Hannah Andrews, and now leads a teetotal lifestyle. Weller has...

Noel Gallagher Receives Godlike Genius Honour At Nme Awards

Noel Gallagher received the Godlike Genius honour at the NME Awards last night (29.02.12). The Smiths legend Johnny Marr presented him with the biggest prize of the night at the ceremony in London's O2 Academy...

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"As far as me and drinking is concerned, I think this is probably it now. I'll probably stick with this because I'm feeling much better for it." Rocker Paul Weller vows to stick to his...

Paul Weller's Furious Tirade At Former Pal Over Book

Paul Weller has launched a foul-mouthed tirade at a former pal who turned on the rocker and penned a tell-all book about him.Journalist Paolo Hewitt published Paul Weller: The Changing Man in 2007, drawing on...

Amy Winehouse Was Doomed, Says Paul Weller

Paul Weller is convinced Amy Winehouse was destined to die, insisting, "Some people don't want to be saved."The former The Jam frontman was a big fan of the Back to Black hitmaker and once performed...

Paul Weller In Royalties Battle With Record Producer

Rocker Paul Weller is locked in a bitter legal battle with his former record producer Simon Dine after they fell out over royalty payments.The pair teamed up to work on three consecutive albums but the...

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"My youngest daughter Jessie had this poem she wrote for school. I just took the first line from each verse and built on them. She does get credited, yes!" British rocker Paul Weller's little girl...

Florence And The Machine To Perform At Nme Awards But 'Ceremonials' Is Snubbed

Florence And The Machine (aka Florence Welch) has been announced as one of the live performers at this year's Nme Awards shows. And, whilst the Best British Band category is dominated by men, Florence faces...

Bowie Congratulates Weller After Twins' Birth

David Bowie sent his congratulations to new father Paul Weller after learning the rocker had named one of his twin boys after him.Weller became a dad again when his wife Hannah gave birth to two...

Paul Weller Wants To Learn

Paul Weller wants to keep learning new things.The 'Changingman' hitmaker - who was previously a member of The Jam and the Style Council - is amazed at how many bands have reunited for nostalgia tours...

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"It's mad, isn't it, how much of all that is going on these days. I dunno what it says about our times - I guess money talks. But I'm just not interested in the past....

Weller Is Father To Twins

Rocker Paul Weller has become a father to twins - his wife gave birth over the weekend (14-15Jan12).The British singer, who already has five children from previous relationships, and his wife Hannah Andrews, who he...

Weller Is Father To Twins

Rocker Paul Weller has become a father to twins - his wife gave birth over the weekend (14Jan12).The British singer, who already has five children from previous relationships, and his wife Hannah Andrews, who he...

Paul Weller Becomes Father To Twins

Paul Weller has become a father to twins.The 53-year-old rocker - who already has five children from previous relationships - and wife Hannah Andrews welcomed sons bowie and John-Paul into the world on Saturday (14.01.12).A...

Paul Weller Always An Artist

Paul Weller will always be an "artist".The veteran rocker - who is set to release his 11th solo album, 'Sonik Kicks' later this year - is pleased he has continued reinventing himself whereas many of...

Primal Scream Blast 'Conformist' Rock

Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie thinks modern rock music for is "not very artistic".Although he fronts the 'Swastika Eyes' rockers, Bobby has criticised modern musicians for their "lack of ambition" and thinks intelligent young people...

Paul Weller Announces Sonik Comeback

Paul Weller has announced his return with new album 'Sonik Kicks'.The 'Peacock Suit' singer will celebrate the release of his 11th solo album - which features guest appearances from Noel Gallagher and former Blur guitarist...

Paul Weller: Stone Roses Reformed For Cash

Paul Weller believes the Stone Roses reformed for money. The 53-year-old musician is a close pal of bassist Gary 'Mani' Mounfield and while he believes his friend's reasons for returning were legitimately about the music,...

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Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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