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British Stars Judge School Music Contest

Blur rocker Graham Coxon, The Slits star Viv Albertine and Madness bassist Mark Bedford have helped nurture young talent by judging a school music contest in London.The musicians agreed to put their rock wisdom to...

The Slits Star Reveals Abortion Hell

The Slits star Viv Albertine has spent years haunted by her decision to abort a baby during the group's 1970s heyday.The rocker makes the admission in her new biography, Clothes, Clothes, Clothes, Music, Music, Music,...

Gwyneth Paltrow Stores Clothes For Daughter

Gwyneth Paltrow puts her clothes in storage for her daughter.The 'Country Strong' actress - who has children Apple, eight and six-year-old Moses with husband Chris Martin - does not like to hang on to old...

Punk Stars Pay Tribute To Queen Styrene

The Slits star Viv Albertine and rocker John Robb have added their tributes to punk icon Poly Styrene, who died on Monday (25Apr11).The former X-Ray Spex frontwoman, real name Marianne Elliott-Said, lost her battle with...

John Lydon Postones Pil Recordings

John Lydon has postponed recording a new Public Image Ltd (PiL) album to mourn the loss of his stepdaughter. The punk legend and founding member of The Sex Pistols has been left distraught by the...

The Slits To Release Ari Up Tribute Song

THE SLITS are set to release a tribute song to late frontwoman ARI UP, who died last week (20Oct10).The singer passed away last Wednesday (20Oct10) after a battle with cancer. The band's former guitarist Viv...

The Slits Bassist: 'Up Died From Cancer'

Tragic THE SLITS star ARI UP was battling cancer in the months leading up to her death on Wednesday (20Oct10) but failed to tell her bandmates how serious her illness had become.The British punk pioneer's...

Nash Credits Up With Career Inspiration

British singer KATE NASH has paid tribute to late THE SLITS rocker ARI UP, crediting the punk star with shaping her musical tastes.Up, Sex Pistols rocker John Lydon's step-daughter, died on Wednesday (20Oct10) after suffering...

Ari Up Of Punk Band The Slits Dies Of 'Serious Illness'

ARI UP, the front-woman of the British post punk band THE SLITS, has died aged 48. Representatives of her stepfather, the SEX PISTOLS singer JOHN LYDON, broke the news in a statement that read, "John...

The Slits Star Ari Up Dies At 48

THE SLITS frontwoman ARI UP has died at the age of 48.The punk pioneer passed away on Wednesday (20Oct10) after suffering a "serious illness", according to her stepfather, Sex Pistols rocker John Lydon. No further...

Ari Up Of The Slits Dies Aged 48

ARI UP, lead-singer of the British post-punk band THE SLITS, has died at the age of 48. She passed away yesterday (20th October 2010) after suffering from a 'serious illness', according to the UK's Guardian...

The Slits Cancel Festival Appearance

All-girl punk act THE SLITS have cancelled their upcoming appearance at Britain's The Great Escape music festival.The rockers were due to perform at the Pavilion Theatre in Brighton, England on Thursday (13May10) but have now...

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