Fact: Stereophonics rocker Kelly Jones claims to have landed actor Rhys Ifans for a cameo in his as-yet-untitled film debut after the pair enjoyed a boozy evening together for Welsh holiday St. David's Day. Jones claims he persuaded the film star to read his script the morning after and Ifans liked it and agreed to make an appearance.
Quote: "Lolita was bringing home piano homework, asking me how to play it, and I thought: 'I'd better learn to do this.' Writing songs on piano feels so different to guitar, it's inspired different types of melodies and lyrics." Stereophonics star Kelly Jones took up piano lessons to help his daughter learn to play the instrument.
Quote: "There was (sic) only 35 people there, and it was quite an unusual event. I've known Ronnie for 12 years, and Sally a long time, too, but the oddest moment was when a woman said, 'Can Rod and Paul now bring up the rings?' I just started laughing out loud, as it seemed bizarre to be at a wedding with Rod Stewart and Paul MCCartney." Stereophonics frontman Kelly Jones felt lucky to be a guest at Ronnie Wood's pre-Christmas (12) wedding to theatre producer Sally Humphreys.
Quote: "We don't want to rush it and then it be attached to the Games. A lot of people are going to be cashing in, and we don't want to do that. We want to have it as its own entity." Stereophonics bass player Richard Jones is refusing to put the band's new album out at the same time as London's 2012 Olympic Games.
Fact: Fans of former Stereophonics drummer STUART CABLE have been invited by his relatives to line up at his funeral procession through the streets of his hometown in Wales on Monday (21Jun10). Cable died earlier this month (Jun10) just weeks after celebrating his 40th birthday.
Quote: We were high as kites and plastered from beer and shots. This girl decided shed had enough and went to bed. I stayed up to finish the powder and whisky. Then I found her on the floor of the bathroom, in the nude, shaking. I s**t myself - it was like a scene out of Pulp Fiction. Former Stereophonics drummer STUART CABLE opens up about life on the road.
Fact: Stereophonics frontman Kelly Jones threw his hotel key into the audience at a gig in Belfast, Northern Ireland on Tuesday (27Nov07), announcing the lucky finder was welcome to join him for a party.
Fact: <p>Former Stereophonics drummer STUART CABLE has turned radio DJ - he will present a weekly show on UK digital station Kerrang! FM. </p>