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Richard Ashcroft Axes Two Shows Due To Throat Virus

Richard Ashcroft has postponed his Manchester and London shows due to a ''throat virus''.The former Verve frontman was due to perform at the northern city's Albert Hall on Wednesday night (31.10.18) and London's O2 Kentish...

Six More Huge Albums Still To Come In 2018

The nights are drawing in and the clocks are about to go back, meaning that the year is coming to an end. For music critics, that means it’s time to start thinking about those Albums...

Richard Ashcroft Respects Ed Sheeran

Richard Ashcroft respects Ed Sheeran because he has earned his success through hard work.The former Verve frontman is always disappointed when he hears or reads criticism directed at his fellow singer/songwriter because Ed, 27, is...

Richard Ashcroft Announces 2019 Headline Tour

Richard Ashcroft will play the London Olympia next year as part of a tour across the UK and Ireland.The Verve singer has announced details of a huge headline run in April and May 2019, which...

Richard Ashcroft: I'm The Only Solo Artist Who Can Support Oasis

Richard Ashcroft says he's ''the only'' act worthy enough of opening for Oasis.The former Verve frontman supported the Britpop group's ex-frontman and his pal Liam Gallagher at a string of concerts around the globe this...

Richard Ashcroft Says Music Is The 'Most Powerful Art Form In The World'

Richard Ashcroft has described music as ''the most powerful at form in the world''.The former Verve front man - who has unveiled his new single 'Surprised By The Joy' on Monday morning (10.09.18) - has...

Music News Round-up: Aretha Franklin Tributes, Katy Perry In The Studio, Lily Allen's Book

ARETHA FRANKLIN TRIBUTES POUR IN The world of music is in mourning this weekend, following the passing of legendary singer Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, on Thursday at the age of 76. Tributes have...

Richard Ashcroft Announces New Solo Album 'Natural Rebel'

Richard Ashcroft, the former frontman of Nineties rockers The Verve, has announced details of a new studio album out later this year, as well as a tour of intimate venues around the UK.Natural Rebel, his...

Richard Ashcroft Announces New Album Natural Rebel

Richard Ashcroft has announced his first solo album in two years.The former Verve frontman will release 'Natural Rebel' on his own BMG imprint RPA on October 19, and he's teased fans that it contains his...

Liam Gallagher Sings Noel Song At Finsbury Park Gig

Liam Gallagher surprised his fans by performing Oasis track 'D'Yer Wanna Be a Spaceman?' at his Finsbury Park gig on Friday night (29.06.18) - a song recorded and sung by his brother Noel Gallagher.The 45-year-old...

Richard Ashcroft And More Supporting Liam Gallagher In Manchester

Liam Gallagher has just announced the stellar line-up for his very special forthcoming Manchester show which has already sold out. He's currently performing headline shows and various festivals around Europe and the UK this summer,...

Liam Gallagher's Toronto Concert Axed Due To Dangerous Levels Of Static

Liam Gallagher and Richard Ashcroft's Toronto concert was axed at the last minute, due to dangerous levels of ''static''.The 'Paper Crown' singer and the former Verve frontman were set to perform at the Canadian...

Liam Gallagher And Richard Ashcroft Announce North American Tour

Liam Gallagher and Richard Ashcroft are to tour North America with each other.The 45-year-old former Oasis star - who released his debut solo album 'As You Were' in 2017 - has just announced a new...

Richard Ashcroft To Support Roger Waters At Bst Hyde Park

Richard Ashcroft, Squeeze and Seasick Steve will support Roger Waters at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.The former Verve frontman - who released single 'Black Lines' last year - will make a comeback supporting...

Liam And Noel Gallagher To Go Head-to-head At The Brits

Liam and Noel Gallagher are set to go head-to-head for the first time as solo artists at this year's BRIT Awards.The outspoken duo - who have been engaged in a high-profile feud since Noel quit...

The Sherlocks Announce Headline UK Tour

The Sherlocks have announced a UK headline tour. The indie rock quartet - made up of two sets of brothers; Kiaran and Brandon Crook and Josh and Andy Davidson - will drop their debut album...

Liam Gallagher Set To Perform Tracks From Oasis' Be Here Now

Liam Gallagher is reportedly set to play Oasis tracks at his upcoming solo shows that haven't been performed live in 20 years.The 44-year-old singer formerly fronted the super-group - which also included his brother Noel...

Liam Gallagher To Make Live Return With Richard Ashcroft

Liam Gallagher is to play a solo concert with Richard Ashcroft.The former Oasis frontman is set to launch his solo career this year, and his close friend and fellow rocker has let slip that they...

Richard Ashcroft: Rihanna Is Better Than Most Indie Bands

Richard Ashcroft would ''rather listen'' to Rihanna's music than ''critically acclaimed s**t alternative rock''.The 45-year-old singer/songwriter is dismayed by the current indie scene in the UK compared to what it was like in the 90s...

Ariana Grande Lands First Number One Album In The U.k.

Dangerous Woman has shot to the top of the chart two years after My Everything hit the top five but never made it to number one. But it only just made it,...

Richard Ashcroft: 'Prince's Death Should Push Us All To Do More'

Tributes have been pouring out from the world's biggest music stars since the icon's untimely death on 21 April (16), and the former The Verve star hopes his death will inspire his peers...

Is Liam Gallagher Finally Ready To Make Music Again?

Liam Gallagher is said to be ready to make music again, nearly two years after his group Beady Eye disbanded. The frontman is reported to be heading to the studio to record his first solo...

Richard Ashcroft Wants To Write Musical With Gallagher Brothers

The former frontman of The Verve was a musical contemporary of the Oasis stars in the 1990s Britpop scene, becoming close friends with the Gallagher brothers, and now he has responded to comments...

Richard Ashcroft Ditched Phone To Free Himself

The Verve's former frontman has rarely been heard from in public since he stopped touring in 2011, and his reclusive habits extended to his personal life as he wanted to escape from his...

Suede Play New Songs At Hop Farm

Suede debuted new material as they closed Hop Farm Festival last night (01.07.12).The 'Trash' hitmakers - who reformed in 2010 after a seven-year hiatus - interspersed a greatest hits set with two new songs, 'Sabotage',...

Richard Ashcroft To Play Hop Farm Festival

Richard Ashcroft will play his only UK show at Hop Farm Festival in Kent. The 'Break the Night with Colour' hitmaker - formerly lead singer of The Verve - is among a large number of...

Gerard Butler Stars For Celtic Against Manchester Utd

Gerard Butler, the Scottish-born Hollywood star best known for his role as King Leonidas in '300', pulled on the Celtic shirt to face Manchester United on Tuesday evening (9th August 2011). The actor stole the...

Lazy Frontman Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher doesn't like being a frontman because he is a "lazy ****".The Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds mastermind - who quit Oasis in August 2009 following a series of rows with his brother, the...

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...

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