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Daltrey Calls On Stars To Run Charity Gigs

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY plans to step down from his role as a charity concert organiser - and is urging OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER and STEREOPHONICS singer KELLY JONES to take his place. Daltrey has...

Neil Young Confirmed As Isle Of Wight Headliner

Rock legend Neil Young has been announced as the final headliner for this year's Isle of Wight festival.The Heart of Gold star, whose career spans four decades, joins a line-up for the June event which...

By on 05 March 2009

Stereophonics And Razorlight Co-headline Isle Of Wight

British bands Stereophonics and Razorlight have been announced as co-headliners of the Isle of Wight festival this June.The Prodigy and Basement Jaxx are among acts already confirmed for the first day of the festival on...

By on 24 February 2009

Gavin And Stacey Stars In Teenage Cancer Trust Lineup

James Corden and Mathew Horne among the special guests signed up for the 2009 Teenage Cancer Trust concerts.The Gavin and Stacey actors will host an evening of comedy to bring a week of charity shows...

By on 12 February 2009

Kelly Talks Longevity

STEREOPHONICS frontman Kelly Jones has been discussing his tips for enjoying a long career in the music business.The Welsh rockers – who are currently on an arena tour of the UK - have enjoyed success...

By on 09 December 2008

Take That Have Greatest Day With Number One Single

Greatest Day, the new single by Take That, has debuted at the top of the UK singles chart.The reunited boyband claimed their 11th number one single to knock Beyonce off the top spot.The quartet's new...

By on 30 November 2008

Il Divo Promise To Top UK Album Charts

Classical crossover quartet Il Divo have topped the UK album charts with their new album The Promise.The four-piece achieved their third number one album while Decade in the Sun, the Stereophonics' best of compilation, debuted...

By on 16 November 2008

Children In Need Donations Set To Eclipse Last Year's Total

The total donations collected by the BBC's Children in Need is set to outstrip the £37 million raised last year.Music, television and sports stars teamed up to raise money for children's charities in last night's...

By on 15 November 2008

Stereophonics Reunited With Stuart Cable

STEREOPHONICS frontman Kelly Jones has revealed that former drummer Stuart Cable made an impromptu appearance with the band at a wedding they both attended.Cable was part of the original line-up of the Welsh rockers, but...

By on 12 November 2008

Big Names Line Up For Little Noise

Some of the biggest names in rock have signed up to play the forthcoming Little Noise Sessions event.In aid of Mencap, the series of intimate acoustic gigs are scheduled to take place at the Union...

By on 30 September 2008

Stereophonics Searched After Drugs Baron Joke

Rockers STEREOPHONICS were chased by cops for two miles (3.2 kilometres) and had their tour bus searched on Sunday (21Sep08) - after joking that they were pals with legendary drugs baron HOWARD MARKS. The Welsh...

Stereophoncs Star Takes New Bike To Work

STEREOPHONCS guitarist RICHARD JONES has taken delivery of a new motorcycle to help him cut the time it takes to get across London between the recording studio and his record company.The bass player is "delighted"...

By on 16 July 2008

Over 80,000 Music Fans Flock To T In The Park

Over 80,000 music fans are heading to Balado, Scotland, this weekend for the T in the Park festival.People with camping tickets were treated to acts including Scotland's own KT Tunstall, The Verve and Stereophonics on...

By on 12 July 2008

V Festival Tickets All Snapped Up Within 90 Minutes

Tickets for this summer's V Festival have sold out – just 90 minutes after being made available for sale.Festival organisers said all 80,000 tickets for the August event had been snapped up within an hour...

By on 07 March 2008

Jones: 'I Wish I Could Fly'

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES wishes he had a superpower - the ability to fly. The 33-year-old British rocker admits he would love to be airborne because it would enable him to rush around busy cities...

Stereophonics Fight To Save Employees' Jobs

Rock band STEREOPHONICS have been fighting to save the jobs of staff at their record label V2 - after the company merged with industry giants Mercury Records. The Welsh rockers were so desperate to prevent...

Leona Outsells The Rest

X Factor winner Leona Lewis outsold the opposition to win her second number one hit with Bleeding Love.The track, the debut single from her first album, easily overcame opposition from Take That's Rule the World,...

By on 29 October 2007

Sugababes Fend Off Britney

The Sugababes have fended off competition from Britney Spears to retain the top spot in the UK singles chart.About You Now, the latest song released by the British girl band, outsold Spears' new single Gimme...

By on 22 October 2007

Jones Penned Song For Murdered Teenager

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES was compelled to write new track DAISY LANE after witnessing a murder in his neighbourhood. The singer was devastated following the death of a teenager outside his home in Wales -...

Jones At Ease With Songwriting

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES insists he has become a master at songwriting - because he has learned how to live with his imperfections. The singer admits writing his first record while high on marijuana -...

Kelly Jones Loves Having Injured Hand

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES is reaping the benefits of slicing his arm open recently - his bandmates are doing all the work for him. The rocker got into a fight with security guards at the...

Stereophonics Frontman Injures Arm

Stereophonics frontman Kelly Jones has said that he feared his guitar career could be over after a nightclub fracas left him with a deep gash in his arm.The 33-year-old has reportedly undergone surgery twice after...

By on 21 September 2007

Stereophonics Rocker Hurt In Fight

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES had to be treated by medics after slicing his arm open during a fight with security guards at an award ceremony in London on Wednesday night (19Sep07). Jones was reportedly thrown...

'Phonics To Tour Pull The Pin

Stereophonics will be touring their new album Pull the Pin throughout the UK in November.The tour will be the band's first jaunt since 2005 and will see the Welsh gems playing in Bournemouth, Brighton, Manchester...

By on 22 May 2007

Stereophonics Drummer Back With New Band

Ex-STEREOPHONICS drummer STUART CABLE returns with a new band next month (Jun07) - four years after he was sacked from the Welsh rockers. Cable was asked to leave Stereophonics in 2003, reportedly because he was...

Big Weekend Line-up Announced

The line-up for Radio One's Big Weekend has been announced with Mika, the Fratellis and Razorlight set to play.Coming to Preston on May 19th and 20th, 7,500 pairs of tickets for each day of the...

By on 30 April 2007

Rocker Jones Caught By Police Urinating In Public

STEREOPHONICS rocker KELLY JONES has been fined after police caught him urinating in public on a London street. The welsh singer was caught out while relieving himself during a recent night out in Camden and...

Prolific Jones Writes Two Albums In One Go

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES was in such inspired form while working on the band's new album he wrote a solo LP at the same time. The singer is now releasing the disc, called ONLY THE...

Kelly Jones Releases Solo Album

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES has finally unveiled a solo project, which is available online this week. Despite penning almost all of the STEREOPHONICS' songs for the last ten years, Jones has not yet embarked upon a...

By on 29 January 2007

Tom Jones Appeals For Burberry Factory Workers

Singer Sir Tom Jones has appealed for the Burberry factory in his native south Wales to remain open.The Burberry factory in Treorchy, south Wales, is due to close in March with the loss of 300...

By on 21 January 2007


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