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The Stone Roses Launch Reunion Tour In Warrington With Surprise Show

The Stone Roses have brought their much-anticipated live reunion forward - to Wednesday night (23May12)!The group hit the stage for a surprise warm-up gig before a string of summer comeback shows in Warrington, England just...

The Stone Roses Record New Tracks

The Stone Roses have already recorded ''three or four'' new songs.The 'Waterfall' group reunited last year and are planning a series of huge comeback shows over the summer, and film maker Chris Coghill - who...

Cook's Daughter To Open For Stone Roses

The singer daughter of Sex Pistols drummer Paul Cook has been given a boost after she was picked to support The Stone Roses this summer (12).Hollie Cook was handpicked to open for the band by...

Stone Roses Buy Traction Engine

British rockers The Stone Roses have indulged their love of steam vehicles after purchasing an old-fashioned traction engine.Guitarist John Squire and bassist Gary 'Mani' Mountfield paid $80,000 (£50,000) for the hand-painted road locomotive, which crawls...

Stone Roses Announce Support Acts

Beady Eye, Professor Green and Primal Scream have been announced as support acts for the Stone Roses' comeback shows.The legendary 'Fool's Gold' hitmakers will play three dates at Manchester's Heaton Park on June 29, 30...

The Stone Roses' Mammoth Rehearsals

The Stone Roses are rehearsing eight hours a day for their comeback. The 'Waterfall' band are in the studio working on new material and practicing for their live return in June - when they will...

Happy Mondays Reunion Was Caused By Stone Roses

Shaun Ryder credits the Stone Roses for the Happy Mondays' reunion. The frontman admitted it was the fellow Manchester group getting back together which propelled his own band to reunite their original line up. He...

Johnny Marr Says Smiths Reunion Hinges On David Cameron

Following Johnny Marr 's proclamation at the recent Nme Awards that his old group The Smiths would only reform if the current UK government stepped down from power, that great commentator of cultural society and...

Blur To Close 2012 London Olympics With Hyde Park Concert

Blur will close the 2012 London Olympics with a huge concert in the city's Hyde Park, headlining above other groups New Order and The Specials - reports Reuters - with many expecting more names to...

Primal Scream Unaffected By Mani's Departure

Primal Scream's new album won't be affected by the departure of bass player Mani.The band are recording for the first time in over ten years without the musician - who has returned to his first...

Primal Scream In Studio Without Bassist

Primal Scream are recording their new album without a bass player. The 'Kill all Hippies' group recently lost their bassist Mani, as he left to rejoin his first band The Stone Roses, and they aren't...

Pulp Hint At 2012 Return After Cryptic Tweet

Pulp have been one of the more popular among the slew of artists making their active return to live music as the demand for nostalgia echoes across the music industry's decaying wasteland, their shows last...

Noel Gallagher's Pants Flying Debut

Noel Gallagher admits he had to "fly by the seat of his pants" at his debut High Flying Birds show. The 'If I Had a Gun' singer was nervous about his first ever concert as...

Mani Leaves Primal Scream

Bass player Mani has left Primal Scream to concentrate on The Stone Roses.The musician played his final gig with Primal Scream - who he joined in 1996 when his original band split - at New...

Noel Gallagher Wants Smiths To Reform

Noel Gallagher wants The Smiths to reform.The 'If I Had a Gun' hitmaker is a massive fan of the iconic 80s indie band and though frontman Morrissey and guitarist Johnny Marr have always maintained they...

Happy Mondays Set To Reform

Happy Mondays will reform next year. Lead singer Shaun Ryder is spearheading plans to get the 'Step On' group back together for a special documentary after he was approached by promoters keen for them to...

Ian Brown Gets Three-month Driving Ban

The Stone Roses singer Ian Brown has been banned from driving. The 'Waterfall' singer was caught speeding at 93 miles per hour (mph) while in a 40mph roadwork zone near Stafford while on his way...

Ian Brown Caught Speeding

Ian Brown is to be banned from driving after being caught speeding again.The Stone Roses frontman - who kept his license last month when he appeared in court on similar charges - did not appear...

The Stone Roses Filmmaker Too High For Iconic Show

The director of The Stone Roses' new documentary wanted to make the film after he missed their most iconic concert.Shane Meadows - who has previously made gritty British thrillers 'Dead Man's Shoes' and 'This is...

Paul Weller: Stone Roses Reformed For Cash

Paul Weller believes the Stone Roses reformed for money. The 53-year-old musician is a close pal of bassist Gary 'Mani' Mounfield and while he believes his friend's reasons for returning were legitimately about the music,...

The Stone Roses To Headline V Festival

The Stone Roses are to headline next year's V Festival.The reformed band - Ian Brown, John Squire, Gary 'Mani' Mounfield and Alan 'Reni' Wren - are to take top spot on the bill for the...

David Beckham Helped Reunite Roses

David Beckham was instrumental in the Stone Roses' reformation, it has been claimed.The soccer star first approached bassist Mani - also known as Gary Mountfield - about the possibility of the legendary group getting back...

Norman Cook Rules Out Housemartins Reunion

Norman Cook insists The Housemartins will "never" reform.The 48-year-old musician has remained in contact with his former bandmates but says they will never go back on a pact they made when they first went their...

Stone Roses' 'Important' New Songs

Ian Brown says the Stone Roses' new songs are "more important" than their reunion shows.The singer of the 'I am the Resurrection' group - who reformed last week, 15 years after originally splitting in 1996...

Gallagher: 'Roses Were Right To Reunite'

Liam Gallagher has urged critics not to challenge The Stone Roses for breaking their promise to never reunite.Since their break-up in 1996, the British rockers have constantly rebutted rumours of a comeback, with bass player...

Noel Gallagher Says No To Morning Glory Reunion

Noel Gallagher has given his brother Liam "permission" to tour '(What's the Story) Morning Glory?' without him.The guitarist insists he had no desire to reunite with his estranged sibling and the rest of Oasis -...

Ian Brown Can Keep Driving South After Escaping Ban

Ian Brown has escaped a driving ban - because he needs to rehearse for The Stone Roses' reunion shows.The 48-year-old rocker was fined £650 plus costs of £300 and given six penalty points on his...

Stone Roses Shows Sell Out In 14 Minutes

The Stone Roses' reunion shows sold out in just 14 minutes today (21.10.11).The band shifted 150,000 tickets for their two dates at Manchester's Heaton Park on June 29 and 30 at a break-neck pace and...

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