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Danny Boyle: Opening Ceremony Is A 'Warm-up'

Danny Boyle described the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 London Olympics as a ''warm-up'' act for the Games.The Oscar winning film director is the man responsible for the incredible transformation of the stadium in Stratford,...

Ozzy Osbourne Trashed Room With Dead Shark

Ozzy Osbourne once soaked a room in shark's blood while on tour with Black Sabbath.The singer's former bandmate Tony Iommi admits at the height of the band's hellraising days Ozzy decided to go crazy with...

Doves Axe Australian Tour

British rockers DOVES have scrapped their upcoming tour of Australia for unknown reasons.The group was due to hit the road for a string of dates next month (Feb11). A statement from the band reads, "We...

Carlos Santana Didn't Mind Wedding Rain

Carlos Santana didn't mind that it rained on his wedding day. The legendary 'Black Magic Woman' guitarist married drummer Cindy Blackman on the island of Maui in Hawaii on December 19 and said bad weather...

Doves Prepare For Hiatus

Doves are preparing for their last show before going on hiatus. The 'Black And White Town' band will be playing a final homecoming show at Manchester's Warehouse project on October 16th, after which they have...

Doves Farewell Ruined By Unruly Crowd At V Festival

Angry DOVES star JIMI GOODWIN threatened to beat up crowd members who upset him during the band's last gig "for quite sometime" at Britain's V Festival on Sunday (22Aug10).Earlier this year (10) the British rockers...

Doves Taking Two-year Hiatus

British rockers DOVES have assured fans they'll be back to record new music in two years' time.The musicians were forced to deny reports of a split earlier this month (Apr10) after guitarist Jez Williams announced...

Doves Deny Split Rumours

British rockers DOVES have dismissed speculation the band will split this year (10).The future of the group was thrown into doubt after guitarist Jez Williams recently announced their upcoming U.K. tour would "probably" be their...

Mariah Carey Wanted Kittens For Xmas

Mariah Carey request to have 20 white kittens at a Christmas lights switch-on has been blocked.The diva reportedly wanted the young felines and 100 white doves to accompany her at the extravagant switch-on ceremony at...

Pink Plagued By Wasps

Pink's house has been invaded by wasps.The 'Please Don't Leave Me' singer has an infestation of the stinging insects in her backyard, but doesn't want to call out an exterminator to kill them.She wrote on...

Doves Go Sober For Glastonbury

British rockers DOVES have vowed to stay sober for their upcoming set at legendary U.K. music festival Glastonbury - because their party antics have ruined their performances in the past.The band is due to play...

Gisele Bundchen Races Away From Rats

Gisele Bundchen is being plagued by rats.The Brazilian supermodel screamed in horror after seeing one of the rodents which have infested her street, in New York's West Village area - where stars including Rupert Everett...

Calvin Harris Number One For Second Week

Calvin Harris has retained the top spot on the UK singles chart for a second week with I'm Not Alone.The highest new entrant was Eminem, with his new single We Made You, going in at...

By on 19 April 2009

Doves Talk New Album

THE DOVES have been discussing their forthcoming album, which they claim has German and country influences.SOME CITIES, the band's last album, was released back in 2005, with frontman Jimi Goodwin saying they have been working...

By on 19 September 2008

Smiths Stars Marr And Rourke To Reunite

THE SMITHS rockers JOHNNY MARR and ANDY ROURKE will perform onstage together next month (JAN06) for the first time in 19 years. Guitarist Marr and bassist Rourke will star together at the 28 January...

Doves In Paparazzi Car Chase

British band DOVES were targeted in a high-speed car chase recently after paparazzi mistook them for Irish popstar BRIAN McFADDEN. The THERE GOES THE FEAR rockers were accosted by the photographers when leaving their...

Reunions Rule Coachella Festival

NINE INCH NAILS, GANG OF FOUR, COCTEAU TWINS and BAUHAUS are among the reunited acts staging comebacks at the sixth COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC + ARTS FESTIVAL in Indio, California, in April (30APR05-01MAY05). TRENT...

Aguilera And Love Donate For Charity

Music stars CHRISTINA AGUILERA and COURTNEY LOVE are joining forces to benefit an online charity auction which calls on celebrities to donate personal items. The VANITY FAIR IN CONCERT eBAY auction aims to give...

Matthew Jay Dies

Up-and-coming singer/songwriter MATTHEW JAY has died after falling from a seventh-floor window. The 24-year-old musician had been widely praised for his debut album DRAW, and had recently toured with British artists DOVES, STARSAILOR, STEREOPHONICS...

Cool Art For Beatle

Ex-BEATLE RINGO STARR and wrinkly ROLLING STONES rocker RONNIE WOOD have joined forces for a bizarre charity art project - they've both painted refrigerators. The ICE COOL ART project also features a fridge signed...

Glastonbury Festival 2003 Opens Its Gates

The annual GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL has opened its gates to the first of the thousands of revellers expected this weekend (27JUN03). Eager festival-goers arrived early to make sure they secured a perfect pitch for their...

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