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Andy Summers: 'The Police Won't Be Making Desert Trip In 2017'

Fans have been hoping for another get together ever since the band's last trek, even though frontman Sting has made it clear his The Police days are behind him. Guitarist Summers would...

Sting To Be Honoured With Polar Music Prize

The British singer/songwriter was named as one of the 2017 recipients of Sweden's most coveted music award by Alfons Karabuda, chairman of the Prize committee, at Stockholm City Hall on Tuesday (07Feb17)....

Sting's Family Songs

Sting loves his songs like his ''children''.The 65-year-old singer/songwriter - who has four children, Mickey, 32, Jake, 31, Coco, 26, and Giacomo, 20, with wife Trudie Styler, and Joe, 39, and Fuchsia, 34, with his...

Sting Takes Powerful Psychedelic To Rehearse For Death

The former The Police star admits the drug, which is popular in South America, isn't something he takes for fun - and he needs to build up his courage before taking it....

Sting Heard Too Much With Hearing Aid

The former The Police frontman has suffered from tinnitus for years, and admits he once turned to a hearing device in a bid to fix the problem - but he wasn't a fan....

Sting To Receive American Music Award Of Merit

The Roxanne singer will be honoured for making "truly exceptional contributions to the music industry." As part of his honour, the 65-year-old will also perform a medley of songs including his new track...

Sting Won't Reunite With The Police

Sting won't reunite with The Police again.The 65-year-old singer - whose real name is Gordon Sumner - has ruled out the possibility of getting back together with his old bandmates, drummer Stewart Copeland and guitarist...

Sting And Wife Earn $4 Million From House Clearance Sale

The former Police frontman and Trudie sold their London mansion last year for $26 million (£19 million) and put 150 items from their old home up for auction on Wednesday (24Feb16). Sting...

Sting Rated As Top Wine Producer

The Police frontman, real name Gordon Sumner, owns a vineyard in Tuscany, Italy and has produced a brew considered worthy of U.S. industry bible Wine Spectator's list of the country's top tipples....

Sting To Headline 2016 Nba All-star Game Half-time Show

The Roxanne singer will rock out during the North American basketball showdown on St. Valentine's Day (14Feb16) at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.The former The Police frontman will reportedly play a medley of his...

Sting Remembers Doomed Musical With Picture Book

The Police star's theatre project closed in January (15) following a brief run on the Great White Way which was marred by flagging ticket sales, and Sting even took on a role in...

Veteran Music Manager Paul King Loses Cancer Battle

The svengali, whose clients included Dire Straits and The Police, lost his four-year battle on Monday (12Oct15). King was the brains behind Dire Straits' milestone 14-show, record-setting Wembley Arena run in the...

Sting Urges Action On Mexican Disappearances

The former The Police star has teamed up with organisers at Amnesty International to support a campaign to highlight the missing persons list, and on Saturday (10Oct15), he met with citizens searching for...

Sting's The Last Ship Musical Sailing To Scandinavia

The theatre show, inspired by The Police star's childhood experiences growing up near a shipyard in his native England, launched in October (14), with British actor Jimmy Nail in the lead role, but...

Andy Summers: 'The Police Bandmates Will Always Have A Special Bond'

Industry insiders claimed the trio's most recent reunion fell apart amid backstage squabbles, but the guitarist reveals nothing could be further from the truth. Summers says, "We get pasted all the time...

The Police Star Andy Summers Is A Jazz Great In China

The guitarist sold out the show last year (14) and word spread quickly about his jazz combo, and now Summers is considering a massive Chinese tour.He tells WENN, "I was playing jazz, some festivals and...

Kurt Cobain's Credit Card Up For Sale

Kurt Cobain's credit card is up for auction.The late Nirvana frontman's Visa card - which expired in 1995, less than a year after his suicide - from now-defunct Seattle bank Seafirst and leather 'King of...

Peter Gabriel Teams Up With Copeland For Palestinian Aid Album

Peter Gabriel, former The Police star Stewart Copeland and Def Leppard's Rick Allen are among the stars who have contributed to a new album to benefit Palestinian charities.Gabriel and Copeland collaborated on Across The River...

Stars Line Up For Charity Sting/the Police Tribute Album

Aerosmith star Steven Tyler, Slash and Julian Lennon have joined forces to cover songs by Sting and The Police for a new child slavery awareness album.Set Them Free will also feature tracks recorded by Journey's...

Stewart Copeland Completes Ben Hur Score

Former The Police drummer Stewart Copeland has composed a new film score for Hollywood epic Ben-Hur: A Tale Of Christ.His accompanying music for the 1925 movie - the most expensive film made in the silent...

Zac Brown Band's Sold-out Concerts Make Fenway Park History

Country music group Zac Brown Band has joined the ranks of The Police and the Rolling Stones after selling out two concerts at Boston's historic baseball stadium Fenway Park in record time.The Chicken Fried hitmakers...

Svengali Miles Copeland Masterminds Soap Stars Sing Concept

Miles Copeland, the man behind R.E.M and The Police, is hoping to score gold again with a new concert concept featuring some of America's most beloved daytime soap stars.The svengali is the brains behind Soap...

Jean-jacques Burnel Takes Aim At Sting

The Stranglers rocker Jean-Jacques Burnel has taken a swipe at Sting and his bandmates in The Police, accusing them of only reuniting for money.The Message in a Bottle hitmakers split acrimoniously in the mid-1980s and...

Stewart Copeland And Andy Summers To Reunite For Amnesty Film Launch

Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers are set to reteam for a mini-The Police reunion in Santa Monica, California on Sunday (03Nov13) to launch the release of a new Dvd box set featuring the band's historic...

Sting: 'Bbc Ambushed Me'

Rocker Sting has accused Bbc bosses of "ambushing" him during a notorious interview in which his band The Police was branded the least environmentally-friendly rockers in the world.The Message in a Bottle hitmaker was taken...

Sting Agreed To Police Reunion To Alleviate His Guilt

Veteran rocker Sting agreed to reunite The Police for a world tour in 2007 because he felt so guilty about making millions as a solo artist while his former bandmates struggled.The British musician found huge...

Sting Urges Bieber To 'Enjoy' His Career Now

Sting wants Justin Bieber to ''enjoy'' this moment in his career.The legendary rocker has enjoyed huge success both as a solo artist and with his former band The Police, but he knows public adoration and...

Former The Police Guitarist Accused Of Posting Naked Pictures Of Ex Online

Former The Police guitarist Henry Padovani has been accused of posting naked pictures of his ex-girlfriend online.A woman in Spain, whose name has not been released, has filed legal papers in Madrid claiming she dated...

Andy Summers Curious About Lost Police Gum Ad

Former The Police star Andy Summers is on the hunt for a lost gum commercial which prompted himself and bandmates Sting and Stewart Copeland to go blond at the beginning of their careers.The rockers signed...

Insurance Agent Denies Defrauding Tom Hanks

An insurance agent has pleaded not guilty to defrauding clients including Tom Hanks and The Police rocker Andy Summers.Jerry B. Goldman, 59, was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday morning (07Nov12) after a federal grand...

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