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Rockers Play Karaoke With Inxs For New Hutchence Tribute

JOHN MAYER, ROB THOMAS and BEN HARPER have teamed up with Aussie rockers INXS for a tribute album to the band's late frontman MICHAEL HUTCHENCE.Original Sin, which will hit stores and the internet in January...

Thomas: 'Arizona Boycotters Are Doing The Right Thing'

Singer ROB THOMAS has pledged his support to the Arizona state boycott as his rock peers fight to overturn controversial new immigration laws.Rage Against The MAChine's Tom Morello is leading the Sound Strike campaign to...

Thomas Tells Inxs 'I Ripped You Off'

Rocker ROB THOMAS has confessed to "ripping off" his favourite INXS song as he starts work on his contribution to a tribute album to the Aussie band.The Matchbox Twenty frontman is in Sydney recording vocals...

Thomas Writing Tune For Cyrus' New Film

MILEY CYRUS is teaming up with rocker ROB THOMAS for her upcoming film THE LAST SONG - the MATCHBOX TWENTY frontman has agreed on a collaboration for the movie's soundtrack.Cyrus, 16, recently praised the 37-year-old...

Thomas' Attempts To Rescue Horses Rebuffed

MATCHBOX TWENTY rocker ROB THOMAS is desperately trying to save two badly injured horses from further harm from their neglectful owners - even offering to pay $10,000 (GBP6,710) for the animals. The singer has been...

Matchbox Twenty Star Attacks Djs Over 'Blackmail' Bid

MATCHBOX TWENTY star ROB THOMAS has blasted two callous North Carolina DJs who poked fun at his recent food poisoning problems in a letter to a local newspaper. Thomas was forced to scrap an appearance...

Thomas Launches Record Label

Rocker ROB THOMAS is to launch his own record label in a bid to develop and nurture acts who are left behind by music industry bigwigs. The matchbox twenty star and a business partner have...

Thomas To Release Keepsake Movie About Life On The Road

Rocker ROB THOMAS is so impressed with the road movie director Gillian Grisman shot of his transition from matchbox twenty to a solo career, he's releasing it as a new film. The independent filmmaker shot...

Thomas Working On Matchbox Twenty Reunion

ROB THOMAS and his former MATCHBOX TWENTY bandmates are working on material for a fourth album, but refuse to be locked into a specific release date. The new album would be the group's first studio...

Ben Lee Is King Of The Apras

Singer/songwriter BEN LEE was crowned king of Australia's music scene on Monday (05JUN06) when he picked up two trophies at the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Music Awards. The CIGARETTES WILL KILL YOU hitmaker, 27,...

Matchbox 20 Donate Money To Hurricane Katrina Relief

Singer ROB THOMAS and his band MATCHBOX TWENTY have donated $200,000 (GBP111,000) to raise money for music education programs in areas affected by last summer's (AUG05) Hurricane Katrina. The money will be used to boost...

Mayer Hailed For Songwriting Talents

Grammy Award winner JOHN MAYER's glittering career will get another boost when he picks up the Starlight Award at this year's (06) Songwriters Hall Of Fame Awards. The DAUGHTERS hitmaker is just the third musician...

Matchbox 20 Regroup For New Year's Shows

Rockers MATCHBOX 20 will be ringing in the New Year (06) in style by regrouping for their first shows for two years. The group, fronted by ROB THOMAS, will play live festive shows in...

Stones Added To Ama Lineup

British rockers THE ROLLING STONES have joined the roster of performers at the upcoming American Music Awards. The band will appear via live a video link to their concert at the Delta Center in...

Carey And Chesney Among Ama Performers

MARIAH CAREY, KENNY CHESNEY and ROB THOMAS are the first stars confirmed to perform at the 2005 American Music Awards. The stars are all AMA nominees, and bosses of the show say additional artists...

Rob Thomas Struggles To Match British Drinking Habits

MATCHBOX TWENTY frontman ROB THOMAS was left red-faced during a recent visit to Britain, because he quickly realised his drinking ability falls short of what was expected. The singer, who was promoting new single...

Rob Thomas Recruits Wife For Personal Video

MATCHBOX TWENTY frontman ROB THOMAS has recruited his wife MARISOL to appear in the video for the very song she inspired. Thomas wrote EVER THE SAME in just a few hours in the midst...

Valderrama Lands A Spot In Thomas' Video

Actor WILMER VALDERRAMA is thrilled to have landed a spot in the video for ROB THOMAS' new single EVER THE SAME, because he credits the rocker with helping him learn English. Although Valderrama, 25,...

Stars Sign Up For Hurricane Relief Concert

USHER, GREEN DAY, LUDACRIS and ALICIA KEYS are among the stars who have signed up for a Hurricane Katrina relief concert which will span three cities across America. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, ROB THOMAS, LINKIN...

Mcgrath Takes On Hosting Duties At Fashion Rocks

Rocker-turned-TV presenter MARK McGRATH and WITHOUT A TRACE star POPPY MONTGOMERY have signed up to share hosting duties at 8 September's (05) Fashion Rocks concert. The show, which will take place at New York's...

Destiny's Child To Bow Out At Fashion Show

The members of DESTINY'S CHILD will put on their final televised performance together on 8 September (05), when they take to the stage at the 2005 Fashion Rocks concert. In June (05), BEYONCE KNOWLES,...

Thomas Keeps His Dog Travelling In Style

Rocker ROB THOMAS is so intent on his dog TYLER travelling in style, he once chartered a plane just for the mutt's benefit. The MATCHBOX TWENTY frontman and his wife MARISOL adopted the five-year-old...

Rob Thomas Shows Gratitude To Committed Dog

MATCHBOX TWENTY frontman ROB THOMAS and his wife MARISOL are appearing in a TV special about an animal shelter, as a thank-you to their dog TYLER for his devotion. The Grammy-winning singer has been...

Thomas: 'I Can't Remember First Two Years Of Matchbox Twenty'

Reformed rocker ROB THOMAS took so much cocaine at the beginning of his career, he can't remember the first two years of being in his band MATCHBOX TWENTY. Thomas, who now has a clean...

Thomas Slams Reports He Seduced Cruise

MATCHBOX 20 frontman ROB THOMAS has rubbished reports he had sex with Hollywood superstar TOM CRUISE - and is even more mortified he's been labelled a fellow Scientologist. The SOMETHING TO BE singer is...

Thomas: 'I Don't Mind Working On UK Fans'

MATCHBOX 20 frontman ROB THOMAS is pleased UK fans have taken their time to catch on to his music, because it makes him value his success all the more. The SOMETHING TO BE singer...

African Heartache Left Beyonce Determined To Play Live 8

BEYONCE KNOWLES had no hesitation in signing up to perform at this weekend's (02JUL05) Live 8 concert in Pennsylvania, because she's still scarred by memories of her trip to a poverty-stricken South African townships two...

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