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Stefani Starstruck By Fashion Designer

Stylish rocker GWEN STEFANI was left speechless when she met British fashion icon VIVIENNE WESTWOOD, because she'd finally come into contact with her design idol. The IT'S MY LIFE singer, who has her own...

Electric Six Upset Queen Fans With Radio Ga Ga Video

ELECTRIC SIX rocker DICK VALENTINE has defended his band's latest video after receiving threatening emails from enraged QUEEN fans accusing him of disrespectfully dancing on FREDDIE MERCURY's grave. Electric Six release a cover of...

Twenty Million Tune Into Band Aid 20

An astonishing 20 million British television viewers tuned in to watch the first showing of the video for BAND AID 20 yesterday evening (18NOV04). The re-recorded version DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS? was shown...

Madonna, Elvis And Williams Inducted To UK Hall Of Fame

Superstar MADONNA, pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS and late rocker ELVIS PRESLEY were among the superstars inducted into the UK MUSIC HALL OF FAME last night (11NOV04). The MATERIAL GIRL and 'The King' joined U2,...

Lostprophets Inspired By Queen

British nu-metallers LOSTPROPHETS have an unusual influence - flamboyant 80s rockers QUEEN. Frontman IAN WATKINS grew up listening to the FREDDIE MERCURY-fronted band and insists they inspired the band's music. He says, "I...

Cave Sells Floating London Home

Australian rocker NICK CAVE is selling his $700,000 (GBP385,000) London home, a houseboat on the River Thames. The 47-year-old has lived on The Encantada - moored in the capital's exclusive Chelsea - for three...

Geldof Convinced Live Aid Would Be A Failure

SIR BOB GELDOF spent the morning of the LIVE AID charity concerts worrying about whether his fellow musicians would show up. The former BOOMTOWN RAT ended up raising a staggering $72 million (GBP40 million)...

Queen Tackle Music Piracy

Rockers QUEEN are encouraging fans to download legal versions of their hit songs - in a bid to reduce music piracy and raise money for AIDS victims. The three remaining members of the group,...

Queen Case Thrown Out Over Nationality Doubts

The three remaining members of rock legends QUEEN have lost a court case because they couldn't prove their nationality. BRIAN MAY, JOHN DEACON and ROGER TAYLOR sued a German record label over an unsolicited...

Pam Urges The Queen To Reconsider Fur Hats

Animal lover PAMELA ANDERSON isn't letting her book promotion trip to London go without having a stab at royal malpractice - she's urging QUEEN ELIZABETH II to banish the bear pelt hats her guards wear....

Velvet Revolver Shoot Out For Covers

The rock supergroup formed by SLASH and DUFF McKAGAN is paying tribute to its heroes with a series of B-side covers. VELVET REVOLVER have already recorded a version of AEROSMITH's NO MORE, NO...

Soul Keeps Ties With America

Actor DAVID SOUL has not severed all his ties with America, despite gaining British citizenship. The Chicago-born former STARSKY AND HUTCH star pledged allegiance to QUEEN ELIZABETH II in a ceremony earlier this year...

Queen Star Backs John's Blast At Madonna

Former QUEEN rocker ROGER TAYLOR is supporting SIR ELTON JOHN's attack on MADONNA for "miming" during her REINVENTION tour, and believes the singer's comments were "very brave". The UNDER PRESSURE drummer claims the outspoken...

Stipe: Law Should Play Me In A Musical

Rocker MICHAEL STIPE wants to sign up JUDE LAW or KYLIE MINOGUE to play him in a musical based on the life of his band REM. The SHINY HAPPY PEOPLE singer would love it...

Bohemian Rhapsody Tops Another Poll

QUEEN's legendary anthem BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY has been voted the most popular British song of all time. Listeners of Britain's CAPITAL GOLD radio station voted for the six-minute song, which is the only track to...

Pink Floyd Are Top Group Of All-time

British group PINK FLOYD have beaten the ROLLING STONES and U2 to win the accolade of the top band of all time, based on album and gig ticket sales. Writers of British music magazine...

50 Cent Decorates Stilettos

Hip-hop star 50 CENT has taken on a role set to shock many of his fans - he's personally designed a pair of women's stilettos. The IN DA CLUB rapper has decorated an elaborate...

Duran Duran Plan Musical

British rockers DURAN DURAN are to follow in the footsteps of QUEEN, ROD STEWART and ABBA by having their own musical on London's West End. Plans have already begun to set the group's hits...

Neve's Queen Elizabeth To Be 'Very Horny'

Actress NEVE CAMPBELL is set to raise eyebrows with her role as QUEEN ELIZABETH II in the comedy CHURCHILL: THE HOLLYWOOD YEARS because she plays a "very horny" version of the British monarch....

Queen Become First Rockers In Iran

QUEEN have attracted a massive fanbase in Iran after officials granted them the right to release their tunes in the Islamic republic. The seminal group - led by late AIDS victim FREDDIE MERCURY -...

Mercury Destroyed Girlfriend's Life

Late QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY's homosexuality destroyed his only girlfriend ROSE ROSE's life. Retired art lecturer Rose has tried to block out her turbulent romance with the BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY star - who died of...

Beatles Top Rich List

THE BEATLES have beaten U2, THE ROLLING STONES and PINK FLOYD in a poll of Britain's all-time richest rockers. The LET IT BE stars have topped Q magazine's survey with a combined...

Slater's Film Pulled From Preview Screening

CHRISTIAN SLATER's latest film has been dramatically pulled from a screening by its director - because he's unhappy with the final edit. PETER RICHARDSON cancelled a preview showing of CHURCHILL: THE HOLLYWOOD YEARS just...

Prisoner Cell Block H Star Dies

PRISONER CELL BLOCK H actress MARGO McLENNAN has died after a battle with cancer. She was 66. The Londoner, who played inmate CATHERINE ROBERTS and later prison officer PARSON in the cult Australian prison...

Diana's Former Lover Wants To Quit Britain

The former lover of late British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES wants to leave the UK as soon as possible - because its citizens are "awful, uneducated and cruel". JAMES HEWITT, 46, who was...

Plaque Honours Late Comedian Hope

A plaque honouring BOB HOPE has been unveiled in a park in Bristol, England - where the British-born comedian played as a child. Hope, who died aged 100 of pneumonia in Californian a year...

Gruffudd Is Knightley's Number One Fan

Welsh heart-throb IOAN GRUFFUDD is lauding the acting skills of rising star KEIRA KNIGHTLEY after working together on new blockbuster KING ARTHUR. The HORNBLOWER actor plays knight SIR LANCELOT opposite Knightley's QUEEN GUINEVERE in...

Brown Gives Young Bands Fashion Tips

Music legend JAMES BROWN has hit out at contemporary bands for being too scruffy onstage. The stylish GODFATHER OF SOUL, who considers his trademark suits as conveying "politeness and manners", likes to advise contemporary...

The Cure Star Blasts 'Comedy Band' The Darkness

THE CURE star ROBERT SMITH has blasted THE DARKNESS because they remind him how much he hated QUEEN. The goth superstar admits he thinks the I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE hitmakers are...

American Idol Reject Lands Movie Role

AMERICAN IDOL reject WILLIAM HUNG's celebrity status has just gone up another notch, after he won a starring role in a feature film in his native Hong Kong. The 21-year-old self-confessed virgin, who shockingly...

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