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Stereophonics: 'We Don't Regret Firing Cable'

Welsh rockers STEREOPHONICS don't regret their heavy-handed firing of drummer STUART CABLE, and insist he wanted to leave the band. Frontman KELLY JONES is adamant axing his bandmate was inevitable, but regrets the drummer...

Stage Trip Still Embarrasses Stereophonics Star

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES cringes whenever he recalls his most embarrassing moment onstage - he tripped over his own feet during a wild guitar solo and ended up in a heap on the floor....

Live 8 Dvd Snubs Acts

TRAVIS, KEANE, REM and DIDO are among a host of acts whose songs have been written out of Live 8 history - after organisers axed 22 tunes from the official DVD of the London leg...

Green Day Lead 2005 Kerrang! Music Awards Nominations

American punk group GREEN DAY dominate the nominations at Britain's Kerrang! awards this year (05), with a triumphant five nods. The chart-topping trio are the most popular choice for Best Single and Best Album...

Stereophonics Legal Battle Nears Conclusion

Former STEREOPHONICS drummer STUART CABLE is close to reaching a financial settlement with his former bandmates following his 2003 sacking. Frontman KELLY JONES and bassist RICHARD JONES parted company with their childhood friend, citing...

Stereophonics Fear Live 8 London Will Be Chaos

Welsh rockers STEREOPHONICS fear today's (02JUL05) Live 8 concert in London will be sheer chaos, and singer KELLY JONES can't comprehend how organisers are putting the awareness gig together. The group are jetting in...

Stereophonics Shaken In Japan

Welsh rockers the STEREOPHONICS were shaken when a violent earthquake struck Japan earlier this month (JUN05). The band were stunned by the tremor - and bemused that the locals barely noticed it. Bassist...

Stereophonics: 'Forget Cable, Weyler Is Perfect'

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES is thrilled with new drummer JAVIER WEYLER - and has no regrets about firing previous percussionist STUART CABLE for "commitment" issues in 2003. HAVE A NICE DAY rocker Jones not...

Stereophonics Ditch Drugs For Latest Album

Welsh rockers STEREOPHONICS were so determined to create a new sound on their recent album LANGUAGE. SEX. VIOLENCE. OTHER?, they ditched cannabis during the recording sessions. The HAVE A NICE DAY band recorded previous...

Stereophonics Left Technician Stranded In Desert

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES' favourite rock 'n' roll moment happened while touring America - when the band enjoyed an epic road-trip before realising they'd left one of their crew stranded in the middle of nowhere....

Jones Praises Fellow Guitar Bands

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES loves to turn on the radio at the moment - because there's so much quality music for him to be inspired by. The HAVE A NICE DAY rocker is enjoying...

Cheap Glastonbury To Pay Tribute To Top Rock Acts

A cheaper version of Britain's legendary GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL has been organised to give cash-strapped rock fans a chance to hear their favourite music - courtesy of a line-up of tribute bands. GLASTONBUDGET will take...

Downloads Hit The British Charts

The UK singles chart will feature internet downloads for the first time ever this weekend (17APR05). The breakthrough is expected to send the profile of rock music soaring, with pop going into decline -...

Christie In Double Chart Triumph

Seventies singer TONY CHRISTIE has added to his number one single triumph in the UK by rocketing to the top of the albums chart. The crooner's tune (IS THIS THE WAY TO) AMARILLO -...

Stereophonics Star Sparks Airport Security Alert

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES was stopped from boarding a flight at London's Heathrow Airport, after the gun print on his T-shirt sparked a security alert. The HAVE A NICE DAY singer was taken aside...

Stereophonics Occupy UK Number One Singles Spot

Welsh rockers STEREOPHONICS are sitting at the top of the UK singles chart for the first time, after their new single DAKOTA went straight in at number one. NELLY's duet with country singer TIM...

Jones Changes The Format

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES realised he'd succeeded in changing the band's musical direction when he played their latest album to pals - and they hated it. The gravel-voiced Welsh singer has been accused of...

Jones Writes Baby Tribute Song

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES has written a tribute song to celebrate the birth of his first baby LOLITA BOOTSY. The MAYBE TOMORROW hitmaker and girlfriend REBECCA WALTERS were both overjoyed with their daughter's arrival...

Former Stereophonic Hides From Bandmate

Fired STEREOPHONICS drummer STUART CABLE hid from the band's frontman KELLY JONES to avoid bumping into him at a gig on Saturday (22JAN05). Cable was sacked from the Welsh band in September 2003 over...

Stereophonics Blame Bad Album On Cannabis

Frontman KELLY JONES has blamed the influence of marijuana on STEREOPHONICS' disappointing fifth album - but promises to quit the drug for future studio recordings. The gravel-voiced singer insists their 2003 disc YOU GOTTA...

Wood Plans Supergroup Gigs

ROLLING STONE RONNIE WOOD is creating a supergroup to provide the musical entertainment at his new art exhibition in London. The START ME UP guitarist is planning weekly gigs at the West End's Theatre...

Stereophonics Haven't Met Cable Since Sacking

Welsh rockers STEREOPHONICS have not spoken to their original drummer STUART CABLE since he was fired for "commitment issues" over a year ago. The HANDBAGS AND GLADRAGS band recently announced they've replaced Cable with...

Stereophonics Find New Drummer

Welsh rockers STEREOPHONICS have finally found a new drummer, over a year after firing original sticksman STUART CABLE. The HANDBAGS AND GLADRAGS hitmakers sacked Cable in September 2003, claiming "commitment-wise there have been issues"...

Mcgregor Loves Stereophonics' Motorcycle Tune

Welsh STEREOPHONICS rocker KELLY JONES has written the title track for EWAN McGREGOR's documentary about his round-the-world motorcycle adventure, and the actor is overjoyed with the results. The song, LONG WAY ROUND, chronicles the...

Ex-stereophonics Launches Legal Action Against The Band

Former STEREOPHONICS drummer STUART CABLE has begun legal action against his former bandmates - at an employment tribunal. Cable was dismissed from the band in September last year (03) after frontman KELLY JONES and...

Cable Attacks Former Bandmates

Sacked STEREOPHONICS drummer STUART CABLE is still bitter over his split from the band - eight months after he was thrown out. The corkscrew-haired sticksman was asked to leave the HAVE A NICE DAY...

Cable Calls Stereophonics 'Bland'

Sacked STEREOPHONICS drummer STUART CABLE has slammed his former band - dubbing their recent music bland. Cable - who was axed from the group in September (03) by frontman and longtime friend KELLY JONES...

Ronnie Wood's Guitar Cut-off

ROLLING STONES guitarist RONNIE WOOD's recent London performance with Welsh band STEREOPHONICS ended in embarrassment - his amplifier was switched off because he was playing the wrong chords. The VOODOO LOUNGE musician joined...

Stereophonics Star Moving Into Movies?

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES is in the process of getting his movie script turned into a feature film - with a little help from pal EWAN McGREGOR. The MR WRITER singer has written a...

Oasis Form Charity Supergroup

British chart-stars OASIS have secretly formed a rock supergroup for a one-off charity concert. WONDERWALL hitmakers NOEL and LIAM GALLAGHER will be joined onstage by former BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR's son ZAK STARKEY, THE...

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