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Flaming Lip Switches Soccer Sides

FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE pledged his support to England in the FIFA World Cup last night (23JUN06), after his native team USA were knocked out of the tournament. The Oklahoma band was one of...

Foo Fighters Joined By Brit Rock Legends

The FOO FIGHTERS were joined onstage at their London supergig yesterday (17JUN06) by British rock legends QUEEN and LEMMY. The American band performed to a crowd of 85,000 at Hyde Park, and stunned fans by...

Brian May Reaches For The Stars

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY is swapping his beloved guitar for the stars as he plans to write a book on "the complete history of the universe". May who abandoned his astronomy PhD to join Queen...

Elton Wants 'Adventurous Musical'

SIR ELTON JOHN wants to make an "adventurous" musical based on his life, because he is bored of the "bad" stage shows about other singers. QUEEN, ROD STEWART, ABBA and BILLY JOEL all have musical...

Bowie's Opera Dream

Music icon DAVID BOWIE is considering writing an opera. The singer rejects the idea of turning his music into a musical, like his contemporaries QUEEN, ROD STEWART, BILLY JOEL, but insists he is open to...

May Angered By American Idol Edit

LATEST: QUEEN rocker BRIAN MAY is furious with the producers of AMERICAN IDOL after they misrepresented comments he made on the show that led to popular contestant ACE YOUNG getting kicked off. The guitarist was...

American Idol Edit Brian May To Undermine Contestant

Brain May, the legendary guitarist from the equally legendary rock band Queen, has revealed that he may have been used by producers of 'American Idol' in order to undermine the potential of one of the...

May Regrets American Idol Appearance

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY is angry with the way the reconfigured group's cameo appearance was edited on AMERICAN IDOL recently. The BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY hitmaker was unhappy when he saw the show, because the cut footage...

Rock Icons Saluted At Vh1 Show

QUEEN, DEF LEPPARD, KISS and JUDAS PRIEST will be the rock acts honoured at the inaugural VH1 Rock Honors show, which will be taped for TV in Las Vegas, Nevada next month (25MAY06). The three...

Small Faces Musical To Hit London

British sixties rockers THE SMALL FACES are following in the footsteps of rock legends QUEEN and creating a stage musical featuring their greatest hits. ALL TOO BEAUTIFUL is named after a line in ITCHYCOO PARK,...

My Chemical Romance Team With Cavallo

US rockers MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE have hired GREEN DAY record producer ROB CAVALLO in a bid to emulate the punk rockers' global domination. The HELENA hitmakers are convinced Cavallo, who has produced every Green Day...

Hewitt Goes Public With Young Freddie Mercury

JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT went public with her new romance at the Oscars post-show parties on Sunday night (05MAR06) by revealing her date ROSS MCCALL is her boyfriend. The actress fell for the Scottish actor when...

May To Rival We Will Rock You

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY plans to build on the incredible success of stage musical WE WILL ROCK YOU by creating a rival show. The revered musician is about to embark on a UK tour...

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...

Queen's West End Musical To Close

QUEEN's West End musical WE WILL ROCK YOU will leave the London stage in October (06), following an acclaimed four-year run. The stage show written by BEN ELTON and based on the music of...

Hucknall Hits On West End Stage

SIMPLY RED frontman MICK HUCKNALL is following in the footsteps of ROD STEWART, QUEEN and ABBA by creating a musical for the London stage, using all of his biggest hits. The FAIRGROUND singer is...

Axl Rose Promises Guns Return In 2006

GUNS N' ROSES frontman AXL ROSE is promising fans the rock group will be back in 2006 with the delayed CHINESE DEMOCRACY album. The NOVEMBER RAIN singer also admits he's considering festival appearances this...

Imagine Britain's Favourite Song

JOHN LENNON's iconic track IMAGINE has been named the UK's number one song in a poll conducted by Virgin Radio. It beat out competition from THE BEATLES' songs HEY JUDE and LET IT BE...

Elvis Still Reigns

ELVIS PRESLEY is still The King of the UK charts - the iconic singer has spent more weeks in the British music charts than any other band or artist, according to new book British Hit...

Brian May Picks Up Royal Honour

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY received his Commander Of The British Empire (CBE) from QUEEN ELIZABETH II at her London residence today (06DEC05). The WE WILL ROCK YOU star, 58, last visited Buckingham Palace in...

Homer To Drive Motorists Crazy

Cartoon slob HOMER SIMPSON is getting into gear to be one of the voices of a novel 'stars in your cars' satellite navigation system, directing drivers to their destinations. The yellow anti-hero will groan...

The Darkness Slam Queen Accusations

British rockers THE DARKNESS have slammed accusations they worked with QUEEN producer ROY THOMAS BAKER in a bid to recreate their heroes' sound. Guitarist DAN HAWKINS is adamant he only picked Baker because they...

Osbourne's Bottom Baring Shocker At Hall Of Fame Induction

BLACK SABBATH frontman OZZY OSBOURNE stole the show as his band was inducted into the UK Music Hall Of Fame last night (16NOV05), by baring his bottom on stage. The PARANOID hitmaker wowed the...

Mccracken Slams Way

THE USED rocker BERT McCRACKEN refuses to discuss the breakdown of his relationship with MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE star GERARD WAY, because he is too angry to put his feelings into words. McCracken famously joined...

Quo The Musical?

Veteran English rockers STATUS QUO are set to follow in the footsteps of QUEEN and ROD STEWART, by producing their own stage musical. FRANCIS ROSSI and RICK PARFITT - currently celebrating a 40-year career...

Foo Fighters Duet With Queen

FOO FIGHTERS teamed up with veteran British act QUEEN in a surprise collaboration at a New Jersey gig on Friday (14OCT05). Fans of the BEST OF YOU hitmakers were treated to a rare duet...

Mercury's Rolls-royce Up For Sale

FREDDIE MERCURY's vintage Rolls-Royce has been put up for sale on internet auction site eBay - 14 years after the QUEEN frontman died. The WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS star's sister KASH decided to sell...

Robbie Williams: The Musical?

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS is planning a musical based on his own life. The former boyband star is convinced the show will be a hit and emulate the success of similar musicals about...

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