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Stars Auction Plectrums For Charity

Paul Weller, Dave Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Coldplay and Mark Ronson are among the rockers auctioning off their guitar plectrums for charity.Hanson, Emmylou Harris, Depeche Mode, Weezer, Duran Duran and Toploader have also offered up their...

Record Boss Thought Liam Gallagher Looked Like A Drug Dealer

Alan McGee thought Liam Gallagher was a drug dealer when he first met Oasis.The self-proclaimed President of Pop - who signed Oasis and Primal Scream to the Creation record label - had no idea who...

Paul Weller Finishes New Album

Paul Weller has finished his next album. The 'Peacock Suit' singer and guitarist has already recorded a follow up to last year's 'Wake up the Nation', but hasn't decided on a release date yet.He told...

Beady Eye Close Japan Disaster Benefit Concert

Beady Eye closed London's Japan Disaster Benefit concert with The Beatles' 'Across the Universe' last night (03.04.11).The group were one of three acts to pay homage to the Liverpool pop legends over the evening, joining...

Beady Eye Support 'Old Friends' In Japan

Beady Eye organised a charity concert for earthquake victims in Japan because they have "old friends" there.The 'Bring The Light' band decided to organise the event in London - which will include performances from Primal...

U2 And Justin Bieber Donate Tracks For Japan

U2, Justin Bieber and Rihanna are to donate tracks for a charity album for victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.The pop trio are being joined by a host of other acts - including Bon...

Liam Gallagher To Host Japan Charity Show

Liam Gallagher has rounded up his rock pals Paul Weller, Primal Scream and Richard Ashcroft to appear at a benefit show he's organised for aid efforts in Japan.The former Oasis star's new band Beady Eye...

Beady Eye Announce Japan Benefit Show

Beady Eye, Primal Scream and Paul Weller and will play a charity show for the victims of the earthquake in Japan. The groups will also be joined at London's Brixton 02 Academy on April 3...

Paul Weller's Kids Sing On New Track

Rocker PAUL WELLER is making his next album a family affair - two of his children are singing on it.The former The Jam frontman has headed back into the studio less than a year after...

Weller Quits Booze

Newly-married rocker PAUL WELLER is sporting a new slimmer figure - he's lost his "beer belly" since quitting booze last year (10).The former The Jam frontman married his girlfriend Hannah Andrews in September (10) and...

Godlike Genius Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl is to be crowned a Godlike Genius.The Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer will be handed the accolade in London next month at music magazine NME's annual awards ceremony.Upon hearing he will...

Stars Pose With Favourite Food For Charity

Rock stars including PAUL WELLER, BRANDON FLOWERS, and NOEL GALLAGHER have posed with their favourite food in a series of photographs for a charity book.The shots, also featuring British singer/songwriter Eliza Doolittle and Suede frontman...

Liam Gallagher Inspired By Harrison

Liam Gallagher's style icon is George Harrison.The Beady Eye singer has his own fashion label Pretty Green and although he is famously obsessed with John Lennon, he claims The Fab Four's guitarist is a bigger...

Paul Weller Wants To Inspire Forever

Paul Weller hopes he can continue to inspire other musicians after he dies.The 52-year-old singer - who previously performed with The Jam and Style Council before embarking on a successful solo career - is proud...

Weller Joined By Sons For London Show

Rocker PAUL WELLER made the last show on his current U.K. tour a family affair - performing with his two sons at London's Wembley Arena.The former The Jam frontman took to the stage at the...

Weller's Gig Axed Due To British Snowstorm

Rocker PAUL WELLER cancelled his show in Newcastle, north-east England on Wednesday (01Dec10) due to Britain's extreme weather conditions.The singer was due to take to the stage at Newcastle Arena but was was left "stuck"...

Bob Geldof Blasts Christmas Single

Bob Geldof has blasted charity single 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' as one of the "worst songs ever".The former Boomtown Rats singer and charity campaigner co-wrote the festive staple - which was recorded by a...

Paul Weller Determined To Stretch Himself

Paul Weller is determined to "stretch himself" lyrically on his next album. The 'Moonshine' singer only released his last album, 'Wake Up The Nation', this year, but has already started recording tracks for a follow...

Weller Slams Facebook As 'Opium Of The Masses'

Rocker PAUL WELLER will not be joining Facebook any time soon - he's blasted social networking websites as "distracting" and a waste of time.The former The Jam frontman's representatives have set up an account on...

Weller Customises Car For Charity

PAUL WELLER has customised a Mini Cooper car to raise money for charity.The rocker has created his own pink and brown striped design, based on a shirt he made for the Ben Sherman fashion range,...

Weller Plays Memorial Show For Kirby

PAUL WELLER made a surprise appearance at a memorial concert for late strings arranger ROBERT KIRBY on Sunday (03Oct10).The musician, who died last year (09), helped put together orchestral arrangements for artists including Weller, Sir...

Paul Weller Marries

Paul Weller has married for the second time in a romantic, intimate ceremony in Italy.The 'Wake Up The Nation' hitmaker wed backing singer Hannah Andrews in the idyllic island of Capri last week, after the...

Weller Weds

Rocker PAUL WELLER is a married man after exchanging vows with his young girlfriend HANNAH ANDREWS.The former The Jam frontman wed Andrews in an intimate ceremony in Capri, Italy last week (begs27Sep10), according to Britain's...

Gaga, Weller And Green Day Lead Q Awards Nominations

LADY GAGA, PAUL WELLER and GREEN DAY are among the big acts who have been nominated for trophies at Britain's Q Awards next month (Oct10).The Poker Face hitmaker is up for best female artist, as...

Groove Armada Rile The Kings

Groove Armada and the Kings of Leon were involved in a confrontation at this summer's V Festival.The two bands - who were preparing for shows at the festival's Chelmsford venue at the time of the...

The Xx Win Mercury Prize

Rockers THE XX served up a shock at the 2010 Mercury Music Prize announcement on Tuesday (07Sep10) by beating red-hot favourite PAUL WELLER to the top album honour.The London trio was stunned by the prestigious...

The Xx Win Mercury Prize

The XX have won the Barclaycard Mercury Prize. The band, from London, scooped the annual prize for the best UK album tonight (07.09.10), picked by an industry panel, beating Paul Weller, who was bookmaker’s favourite...

The Xx Win Mercury Prize

Rockers THE XX served up a shock at the 2010 Mercury Music Prize announcement on Tuesday (07Sep10) by beating red-hot favourite PAUL WELLER to the top album honour.The London trio was stunned by the prestigious...

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