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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...

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...

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...

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,...

Paul Weller Would Only Reform The Jam For Cash

Paul Weller is hoping he never falls on hard times - because he'd be forced to reform The Jam to pay his bills.The British rocker's iconic group broke up in 1982 and Weller has frequently...

Jools Holland Receives Music Industry Trusts Honour

Jools Holland was honoured with the Music Industry Trusts Award last night (07.11.11). The pianist - who previously performed with punk band Squeeze and is also known for his late night BBC2 music show -...

Weller And Wife Expecting Child - Report

Former The Jam frontman Paul Weller is expecting his first child with wife Hannah Andrews, according to reports.The British rocker is celebrating after learning his wife Andrews is four months pregnant with twins, just one...

Paul Weller To Play Charity Christmas Show

Rockers Paul Weller and Graham Coxon have signed up to play a Christmas show for a British homeless charity.The two stars, along with comedians Tim Minchin and Jo Brand, will take to the stage for...

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