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Connie Hamzy Speaks About Rock Star Relationships On Howard Stern

CONNIE HAMZY, the American woman from Arkansas who is best known as being a prominent 'groupie' and who claims to have had sexual relations with some of the world's biggest rock-stars, appeared on Howard Stern's...

Will.i.am Reveals Tinnitus Battle

Will.i.am has revealed he suffers from tinnitus. The Black Eyed Peas singer has a constant ringing in his ears - a symptom usually caused by constant exposure to loud sounds and common among musicians -...

Bryan Adams Joins Killing Cancer Concert

Bryan Adams has joined the bill of the KILLING Cancer charity show. The Canadian rocker joins The Who, Jeff Beck, The Verve's Richard Ashcroft and Blondie legend Debbie Harry for the concert which is being...

Rockers To Play Cancer Charity Gig

THE WHO are teaming up with DEBBIE HARRY, RICHARD ASHCROFT and JEFF BECK to put on a charity concert to raise funds for a pioneering new cancer treatment.Legendary promoter Harvey Goldsmith and The Who's manager...

The Who And Debbie Harry Sign Up For Killing Cancer

The Who and Blondie's Debbie Harry will play at a KILLING Cancer charity show next year. The event will also see guitarist Jeff Beck and former The Verve singer Richard Ashcroft take to the stage...

Who Tour Manager Admits Fraud

THE WHO's former tour manager has avoided a jail sentence for an $82,500 (£55,000) welfare fraud - on condition he pays back the cash within a week.John 'Wiggy' Wolff, who managed gigs for the rockers...

Iconic Music Venue Destroyed By Fire

An iconic English pier that once hosted concerts by the ROLLING STONES, THE WHO, JIMI HENDRIX and PINK FLOYD has been destroyed in a suspected arson attack.Firefighters were called to Hastings Pier in East Sussex...

Daltrey Urges The Public To Support Troops

THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY is urging the British public to put aside reservations about the war in Afghanistan and throw their full support behind the troops fighting there.The rocker is due to play a...

Aliens May Go To Court

Sony Pictures is "exploring legal options" after learning that a company that it hired to create visual effects for its upcoming alien-invasion blockbuster, Battle Los Angeles produced its own low-budget alien-invasion flick, according to DeadlineHollywood.com....

Ann Margret Proud Of Tommy Food Fight Injury

Actress ANN MARGRET was left with a painful keepsake from her time on the set of THE WHO's TOMMY - she has a scar on her hand when a food fight got out of control.The...

Moon Caused Havoc On Tommy Set

Legendary rock wildman KEITH MOON's bad boy behaviour was almost too much for maverick moviemaker KEN RUSSELL on the set of THE WHO's the band's movie musical TOMMY - after the rocker threw a TV...

Movie Reviews Eat Pray Love

Several critics are giving Eat Pray Love, starring Julia Roberts, an even tougher going-over than they are to The Expendables. Even Roberts, who generally receives fine notices from them, can't escape their darts. "Twenty years...

Robbie Williams Sings For Soldiers

Robbie Williams is to sing for soldiers.The 'Angels' hitmaker will top the bill at a one-off concert next month, which will take place at the Twickenham rugby stadium in London, to raise money for Help...

Silver Machine's Shoreditch Show

Bobby Gillespie's new band made their stage debut in London on Saturday (24.07.10).The singer's supergroup Silver Machine - which also featured his Primal Scream bandmates Andrew Innes and Barrie Cadogan, as well as former Sex...

Bob Geldof's Live Aid Worries

Bob Geldof was terrified he wouldn't be able to pull off Live Aid.The singer-and-political activist - who organised the event alongside rocker Midge Ure on July 13 1985 to raise funds for famine relief in...

The Who To Go On Tour Despite Townshend's Hearing Problems

Rockers THE WHO will go on a world tour next year (11) - but they will be making their sets quieter so guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND can cope with his hearing condition.The 65 year old has...

Movie Review Predators

While its producers are hoping to revive an old franchise that originated with John McTiernan's 1987 sci-fi thriller starring Arnold Schwarzenegger ( Predator , singular), several critics would just as soon send it back to...

The Who Will Tour Quadrophenia

The Who are to tour in 2011 and will incorporate their famous rock opera 'Quadrophenia' into their set.Despite suggestions the group may stop performing, singer Roger Daltrey insists he and bandmate Pete Townshend want to...

Daltrey Thinks Revamped Quadrophenia Tour Is Possible In 2011

Rockers THE WHO are hoping to take their mods versus rockers rock opera QUADROPHENIA back out on the road early next year (11).Roger Daltrey has confirmed to Billboard.com that he and bandmate Pete Townshend are...

Disney Selling Tickets Via Facebook

The Walt Disney Co. has introduced a new Facebook application that allows users to buy movie tickets on the social networking site and alert friends to join them, the New York Times reported today (Wednesday)....

Movie Reviews Sex And The City 2

The Memorial Day weekend is coming up -- a time for remembering the dead, and, in the case of Sex and the City 2 , even a dead television series. The movie is opening tonight...

Adam Ant Sectioned

Adam Ant has been sectioned.The 'Prince Charming' hitmaker - who suffers from bipolar disorder - has been hospitalised under the mental health act weeks after a series of troubled public appearances, including aiming a tirade...

Robin Hood Is Cannes Opener

The 63rd edition of the Cannes Film Festival got underway Wednesday night with a screening of Ridley Scott's Robin Hood, starring Cate Blanchett and Russell Crowe. The film is not entered in the competition for...

Daltrey Fears End Of The Who

Rockers THE WHO fear they've taken their final bow - because they're struggling to stage shows with PETE TOWNSHEND's hearing problems.The 64 year old has suffered from partial deafness and tinnitus for many years, and...

Many Blu-ray Players Won't Play Avatar

Although 20th Century Fox has been boasting this week about record-breaking Blu-ray Disc sales for Avatar , it has also been fending off complaints from many buyers that they are unable to play the discs....

Letterman Lets Zingers Fly At Leno Again

Goaded by guest Dr. Phil McGraw, David Letterman Tuesday night returned to tweaking his late-night rival, Jay Leno. The CBS late-show host acknowledged that he enjoyed every minute of NBC's Conan O'Brien-Jay Leno fiasco earlier...

Townshend Complains About The Who Merchandise

PETE TOWNSHEND is urging fans to shun any THE WHO merchandise - because he thinks the branded items look awful.The band sells rock memorabilia on its official website, including T-shirts, baseball caps and The Who-embossed...

Ronnie Wood Taught Slash To Rock

Ronnie Wood used to teach Slash how to play guitar.The Rolling Stones guitarist gave playing tips to the legendary axeman - who played in seminal 80s band Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver and is...

'Stairway To Heaven' Leads To Number One

'Stairway to Heaven' has been voted Britain's favourite rock song of all time. The classic Led Zeppelin track, from their 1971 album 'IV', was voted to the top spot by listeners of radio station Absolute...

Phil Collins Going Back To His Youth

Phil Collins has recorded an album of Motown covers. The legendary singer and drummer is to release the album of his covers entitled 'Going Back', which draws from the records which influenced him as a...

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