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Davies Remembers Quaife At Glastonbury

RAY DAVIES paid tribute to his former THE KINKS bandmate PETE QUAIFE during his set at the Glastonbury festival in England on Sunday (27Jun10).The singer/songwriter dedicated See My Friends to the bassist, who died of...

Former The Kinks Bassist Quaife Dies

Former THE KINKS bassist PETE QUAIFE has died, aged 66.The musician, who founded the group with school pals Ray and Dave Davies and drummer Mick Avory in 1962, passed away on Thursday (24Jun10). His cause...

Russell Brand Against Threesomes

Russell Brand says threesomes are a bad idea - because you could touch another man's testicles.The British comic star - renowned for his womanising ways - insists you should only have sex with a girl...

The Kinks Musical Tour Axed

A planned revival of THE KINKS musical written by frontman RAY DAVIES has been scrapped.The singer debuted Come Dancing in London last year (08) and after the show closed, organisers planned to restart the production...

Davies Brothers End Estrangement As Kinks Return Nears

THE KINKS' much-rumoured reunion is one step closer - the warring DAVIES brothers are talking again.Frontman Ray Davies has revealed he wants to work on new material with his brother Dave, ending the pair's long...

The Kinks Movie On The Way

The story of legendary British rock band THE KINKS is coming to the big screen - a movie about the group's rise to fame is in the works.The film, titled You Really Got Me, will...

Jimi Hendrix Has Greatest Riff

Jimi Hendrix's 'Voodoo Child (Slight Return)' has been voted as having the best guitar riff of all time.The 1970 track beat Guns N' Roses classic 'Sweet Child O'Mine' - which topped the poll five years...

Davies Considers Tv Talent Search For The New Kinks

THE KINKS star RAY DAVIES is considering launching a reality TV talent hunt to find the stars of his planned new musical about the cult 1960s band.The Come Dancing singer has revealed he's developing a...

Davies To Join Metallica

METALLICA have landed another big name bandmate for their upcoming Rock & Roll Hall of Fame show - THE KINKS' RAY DAVIES has signed up to perform with the heavy rockers.Ozzy Osbourne has already agreed...

Session Drummer Graham Dies

Famed session drummer BOBBY GRAHAM, who has played on records by DUSTY SPRINGFIELD and THE KINKS, has died at the age of 69.The musician performed on around 15,000 songs - most notably Springfield's I Only...

The Krays Wanted To Manage The Kinks

THE KINKS came close to striking a deal with notorious London gangsters REGGIE and RONNIE KRAY - the twins wanted to manage the hit 60s band.The Waterloo Sunset hitmakers were approached by the British criminals...

Panic At The Disco's Musical Differences

Ryan Ross left Panic At The Disco because singer Brendon Urie is a Peter Gabriel fan.The guitarist-and-songwriter and bassist Jon Walker announced they were leaving the group last week and the musician says the main...

Davies Puts Together Star Track For Charity

THE KINKS star RAY DAVIES is pooling together rockers ROD STEWART, RONNIE WOOD and PAOLO NUTINI to score a chart hit for charity.Wood and Stewart, who played together in The Faces, are heading into the...

Davies Eyes Borrell Collaboration To Boost Comeback

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES is desperate to update the band's appeal by collaborating with young RAZORLIGHT rocker JOHNNY BORRELL. The Sixties rockers are taking steps towards recording new material now that Davies' brother and...

Davies Closer To Kinks Reunion

LATEST: Legendary rock band THE KINKS have taken a step closer to a reunion - frontman RAY DAVIES' brother DAVE is back on his feet after a long illness. The 60s rockers are keen to...

Davies Ready For Kinks Comeback

THE KINKS singer RAY DAVIES has announced the legendary band is set to reform - stating they are "three quarters of the way" towards a reunion. The rocker is adamant the former bandmembers are ready...

Davies' Musical Dreams

THE KINKS star RAY DAVIES has written a musical which is named after the band's hit song COME DANCING. The show will open at London's Theatre Royal Stratford East in September (08) and will feature...

Juno Soundtrack Tops Billboard Hot 100

The soundtrack to Oscar-nominated movie Juno has soared to the top of the US Billboard album chart.Featuring the likes of Belle & Sebastian, Cat Power, the Kinks and Sonic Youth, the album's sale received a...

By on 31 January 2008

Dave Davies: 'Kinks Unlikely To Reform'

THE KINKS star DAVE DAVIES is playing down reports the legendary band plans to reunite. The Waterloo Sunset rocker claims he hasn't been contacted by his former bandmate and brother Ray Davies, who recently spoke...

The Kinks Plan 2008 Comeback

THE KINKS have vowed to make a comeback this year (08) - but only if two of their bandmembers recover from ill health. Frontman Ray Davies admits the band are in talks about a reunion...

Davies Plans Kinks Reunion

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES has hinted the legendary rock group are planning a comeback - but only if the band are able to write and record new material. The You Really Got Me hitmaker,...

Davies Follows Prince With Album Give-away Idea

THE KINKS star RAY DAVIES is following PRINCE's lead by announcing he'll release his new album as a give-away with Britain's Mail on Sunday newspaper. Prince distributed his Planet Earth album as a gift with...

Kinks Star Gives Album Away Free

Ray Davies, frontman of the Kinks, is to release his new solo album free later this month.Working Man's Cafe will be given away free with every copy of the October 21st edition of the Sunday...

By on 12 October 2007

Robbie And Winehouse Set For Radio 1 Album

Robbie Williams, Amy Winehouse and Kylie Minogue are among the stars who feature on a new Radio 1 cover album.To celebrate the radio station's 40th anniversary, 40 songs from 1967 to 2007 have been collated...

By on 16 August 2007

Ray Davies Shooting Case Closed

A man accused of shooting Kinks singer Ray Davies has been freed after the rock star did not attend proceedings for the second time in a row.It is the second time that proceedings in the...

By on 30 July 2007

Davies Fumes After Charges Against Shooter Are Dropped

Charges against a man accused of shooting THE KINKS rocker RAY DAVIES have been dropped, after he failed to appear in court for the second time. Davies, 63, was shot in the leg while chasing...

Pub Keeps Kinks Memorabilia

LATEST: A London pub landlord has caved into protests from fans of THE KINKS to keep iconic band memorabilia at the establishment. Brothers RAY and DAVE DAVIES pleaded with the new owner of The Clissold...

The Kinks Slam Pub Landlord Over Memorabilia Removal

British rockers THE KINKS have slammed a London bar landlord for planning to erase an iconic piece of the band's history. Brothers RAY and DAVE DAVIES have pleaded with the new owner of The Clissold...

Glass Calls On Old Punks For Tibet House Show

Acclaimed movie composer PHILIP GLASS is set to turn this year's (07) Tibet House benefit concert into a old punk reunion after asking LOU REED, PATTI SMITH and DEBORAH HARRY to join him onstage. Glass,...

Iron Maiden Leaves Management Firm

Rockers IRON MAIDEN have left their management company Sanctuary Group after 27 years together. The BE QUICK OR BE DEAD band has followed Sanctuary co-founder ROD SMALLWOOD to his new company Phantom Music Management. Smallwood...

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