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Kiedis First Got High Aged Four

Rocker ANTHONY KIEDIS' first experience of marijuana came at the age of four - when his father blew pot smoke into his face. The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman was walking in Los Angeles...

Kiedis, 11, Smuggled $30k Through Airport For Dealing Dad

When RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS was a boy he once carried $30,000 (GBP16,700) in drugs money for his father through an airport. In the early 1970s, an 11-year-old Anthony headed out...

Sir Elton: 'Madonna Should Be Shot For Miming'

Pop legend SIR ELTON JOHN launched an astonishing attack on MADONNA at today's (04OCT04) Q MUSIC AWARDS in London - accusing her of cheating fans by miming on stage. John launched into a rant...

Chili Peppers's Kiedis Lost Virginity At 12

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS lost his virginity at the age of 12 to his father's girlfriend. The CAN'T STOP asked his dad's permission during a night out together - and...

Acoustic Mccartney Set For Young's Benefit Show

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will play an acoustic set for the first time in a decade at the 18th annual BRIDGE SCHOOL BENEFIT show outside San Francisco, California, next month (OCT04). The former BEATLE will...

Slipknot Lead Kerrang! Nominations List

Rockers SLIPKNOT are heading the list of nominees at this year's (04) KERRANG! awards, after being named in four categories. The Iowa, America band have received nods in the Best Album, Best Video, Best...

Popular Chilis Stun Promoters

The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS have been confirmed as one of the leading musical attractions in the world after shocking promoters with ticket sales of $17 million (GBP9.4 million) - for just three shows....

Chili Peppers Release Live Album - But Not In America

Rockers RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS will be releasing their first live album - which will be culled from their recent London concerts where they played in front of an estimated 100,000 people. LIVE IN...

Bono Apologises For Smoking

U2 star BONO has been forced to apologise to authorities in his native Dublin after a night of partying with pals RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS went too far. The rocker was having so much...

Flea: I Nearly Killed Myself After Slovak's Overdose

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist FLEA nearly killed himself with excessive heroin usage after his late bandmate HILLEL SLOVAK's tragic overdose. The GIVE IT AWAY rocker - real name MICHAEL BALZARY - turned to...

Mclaren Tried To Turn Chilis Into Punks

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' bassist FLEA passed out in shock when music manager MALCOLM McLAREN tried to convert the band into a wild punk group. The rock quartet - JACK IRONS, HILLEL SLOVAK, ANTHONY...

Flea's New Pants

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist FLEA has created a new line of designer underpants for charity website www.angelwear.com. Proceeds from the sale of the charity pants will benefit AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL and THE AMERICAN LUNG...

Madonna Set For Irish Date

Superstar MADONNA is to make her Irish concert debut at the famous rock venue SLANE CASTLE. The singer has scheduled one of her forthcoming world tour dates to play in front of 100,000 fans...

Westlife And The Darkness Triumph At Irish Meteors

Pop group WESTLIFE and glam-rockers THE DARKNESS picked up top accolades at Monday's (01MAR04) METEOR IRELAND MUSIC AWARDS. The MY LOVE fivesome won Best Irish Pop Act - their fifth Meteor win, while Brit...

Mccartney And Brown Set For Glastonbury

Musical legends SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and JAMES BROWN will headline this summer's (04) GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL in England. Festival organiser MICHAEL EAVIS has revealed the former BEATLE signed to headline the Saturday night at the...

Pixies Comeback Sellout

Reformed rockers the PIXIES have sold out a pair of London gigs within minutes of going on sale - proving they're more popular than ever. The WHERE IS MY MIND? band are playing two...

Reformed Pixies Plan Europe And America Dates

LATEST: Cult rockers THE PIXIES have announced the full line-up of dates for their summer (04) reunion tour. The critically acclaimed four-piece, who split in 1993, had planned to reform for California's COACHELLA FESTIVAL...

Nirvana Crowned Greatest Rock Band Of The Modern Era

Grunge legends NIRVANA have been named as the Greatest Rock Band in the Modern Era by satellite station MTV2. The SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT group - fronted by tragic rocker KURT COBAIN, who committed...

Pixies To Reunite For Us Festival

Cult rock band THE PIXIES have a thrill in store for their legions of devoted fans - they're reuniting for a one-off gig in America. The I BLEED rockers are headlining the COACHELLA FESTIVAL...

Chili Pepper's Four Years In Bed

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS guitarist JOHN FRUSCIANTE is on a relentless work drive to make up for the years he spent in bed during his drugs days. Frusciante split from the California-based rock band...

Latifah Praised By Vanity Fair For Shoot Fun

Rapper-turned-movie star QUEEN LATIFAH impressed superstar photographer ANNIE LEIBOVITZ during a VANITY FAIR picture shoot by driving herself to the set and acting like a starstruck fan. The CHICAGO star, real name DANA OWENS,...

Coldplay Scoop Four Q Award Nominations

British rockers COLDPLAY are leading the race at music bible Q's annual awards - after picking up for four nominations. The YELLOW band - fronted by CHRIS MARTIN - have been nominated in the...

The Darkness Triumph At Kerrang! Awards

Hot British band THE DARKNESS scored two awards at last night's KERRANG! awards, which honour the best in rock and metal music. The GROWING ON ME group scooped the Best Live Act and Best...

New Chili Peppers Album Delayed By Dogs

Rockers RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are having problems recording their latest album - because of their producer's fierce pets. The American BY THE WAY band - who headlined England's V FESTIVAL last night (17AUG03)...

Chili Peppers Strange New Sound

The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' new album is a cross between "Bulgarian pygmies" and Transylvanian choir groups", according to bassist FLEA. Speaking after the group's performance at the V FESTIVAL in Stafford, England this...

Chili Pepper's Ghosts Forced Him To Quit

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS guitarist JOHN FRUSCIANTE's heroin addiction became so bad in the early nineties, the "400 ghosts" in his head told him to quit the funky band. Frusciante - who rejoined the...

Klum Dismisses Briatore Cheating Claims

Supermodel HEIDI KLUM has dismissed reports her boyfriend FLAVIO BRIATORE has replaced her with a younger woman - claiming beauty MORAN ATTIAS is dating one of his friends. The sexy German stunner has been...

Jimi Hendrix Inspired Navarro's Heroin Addiction

JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist DAVE NAVARRO took his idolatry of JIMI HENDRIX too far - when the rock god inspired him to take heroin. However, the BEEN CAUGHT STEALING musician - fiance of former BAYWATCH...

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