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Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Invited To Olympics Party On Yacht

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been invited to an Olympics party on a yacht.Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is throwing a lavish bash on his vessel, which is moored in Canary Wharf, east London, for...

Spice Girls To Reunite At Olympics

David Beckham may not have made the Olympic soccer team as he had hoped, but his wife Victoria will make an appearance at the London Olympics with the other four members with the long-ago disbanded...

Stars Call On U.k. Prime Minister To Act Against Music Piracy

Stars including Sir Elton John and The Who rockers Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are urging British Prime Minister David Cameron to take a stand against illegal downloading.The musicians have joined Queen guitarist Brian May,...

The Spice Girls For Olympics Show, With Liam Gallagher?

The Spice Girls will reportedly reunite for a performance at the Olympics closing ceremony, after finally convincing Victoria Beckham, according to the UK's Daily Mirror. Sources say the girls will perform a couple of their...

Spice Girls To Perform At Olympics Closing Ceremony - Report

The Spice Girls have signed up to perform alongside The Who at the London Olympics closing ceremony, according to new reports.Sources tell MailOnline.com that bandmates had to secure a reluctant Victoria Beckham's involvement before agreeing...

Liam Gallagher To Perform Wonderwall At Olympics

Liam Gallagher will sing 'Wonderwall' at the Olympics closing ceremony. The singer and his Beady Eye bandmates: Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock will perform a new arrangement of the hit, written by his...

Spice Girls Could Sing At Olympic Closing

The Spice Girls are reportedly planning a comeback for the closing ceremony of the Olympics.Apparently Victoria Beckham, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Melanie Brown and Melanie Chisholm - are ''95 per cent'' confirmed to perform at...

The Who Promise To Honour 1979 Tickets On New Tour

British rockers The Who have vowed to honour tickets from a concert they cancelled in Rhode Island in 1979 when they return to the state next year (13) as part of a major North American...

'The Who' To Tour Classic Album Before They 'Drop Dead'

The Who 's classic Quadrophenia album will be getting a new lease of life, as Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey get ready to hit the road later this year (November, 2012), The Guardian reports today...

Bob Dylan Plans Major U.s. Arena Tour With Mark Knopfler

Bob Dylan has wrecked The Who's big day by announcing an upcoming North American arena tour with former Dire Straits leader Mark Knopfler hours after the British rockers staged a phone-in press conference to launch...

Pete Townshend: 'My Hearing Problems Won't Be An Issue On New Tour'

Rocker Pete Townshend is confident he'll be able to cope with ongoing hearing issues when The Who hit the road for 36 North American dates in November (12) - because he'll be performing the most...

Pete Townshend: 'I Won't Be Talking About Bandmate's Penis In New Book'

Rocker Pete Townshend appears to have learned from fellow guitar great Keith Richards about what to include in memoirs about bandmates, insisting there won't be any private revelations about his The Who sidekick Roger Daltrey...

The Who To Launch Massive Quadrophenia Tour In North America

Veteran rockers The Who have announced plans to perform their 1973 concept album Quadrophenia in its entirety as part of a major North American tour.Founding members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will hit the road...

Roger Daltrey Awarded Honorary Degree

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has been awarded an honorary degree in recognition of his contribution to music.The legendary rocker donned a traditional cap and gown and joined students at Middlesex University in England for...

Robbie Williams Quits London Olympics Closing Ceremony

Robbie Williams has pulled out of the London Olympics closing ceremony, as his wife is due to give birth. The Take That star has been rehearsing for the event, and was expected to perform a...

Robbie Williams Pulls Out Of Olympics Closing Ceremony

Robbie Williams has pulled out of the Olympics closing ceremony because of the impending birth of his first daughter. The 38-year-old singer's wife Ayda Field is due to give birth in August and although Robbie...

The Who Film To Debut At U.s. Cinemas

Rockers The Who are to reveal all about the making of their groundbreaking 1973 album Quadrophenia as part of a major new documentary, which is to be screened across America for one night only this...

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie's Olympic Party

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are hosting their own Olympic opening ceremony party.The bash will take place on July 25, two days before the official one, and a star-studded guest list has been linked to...

Danny Boyle's Olympics Opening Ceremony Is A Farmyard?

Oscar winning director Danny Boyle has unveiled plans for his opening ceremony at this year's London Olympics - and it's probably safe to assume that nobody predicted what he had in store. During a press...

Roger Daltrey Reveals Keith Moon Olympics Invite Was For Real

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey has poked fun at the organisers of the 2012 London Olympics after they emailed the band and requested the presence of late drummer Keith Moon at the summer event's opening...

Roger Daltrey Donates Mic To Tsunami Victims

The Who rocker Roger Daltrey is helping to raise money for victims of the 2011 tsunami in Japan by donating an autographed microphone for sale.The veteran singer is in the Far East for a series...

Organisers Slammed For 'Duran Duran' Olympics Booking

Duran Duran will headline the London Olympics opening concert, but their booking has promoted bemusement from some music fans and celebrities. The 80's chart-topping group will headline the July 27, 2012 show, which will also...

Duran Duran Announced For Olympics Gig, To General Disappointment

Duran Duran have been announced to headline the forthcoming London Olympics concert. It's been a bit of a farce from day one, and with the Olympic organisers at one point attempting to ask The Who...

Plan B Inspired By Arnold Schwarzenegger

Plan B was inspired by Arnold Schwarzenegger, The Who and Jimi Hendrix to succeed as a musician.The 'iLL Manors' rapper grew up in the Forest Gate area of London, and while he found it tough,...

James Franco Addresses Public Persona In Francophrenia

James Franco is using 'Francophrenia' as a way to comment on his public persona. The 'Planet of the Apes' actor co-directs and stars in the film - full title 'Francophrenia (or, Don't Kill Me, I...

The Beatles' Sons Refuse To 'Let It Be': Consider Forming Band

Maybe they just couldn't 'Let It Be,' or perhaps they just felt the time was finally right to 'Come Together,' but either way there could be a new Beatles for the 21st century, if an...

James Mccartney To Form The Beatles 2.0 With Sean Lennon?

Paul MCCartney's son, James Mccartney, has hinted that The Beatles - The Next Generation is a distinct possibility. In an interview with the Bbc, James explained that the idea of The Beatles: Version 2.0, featuring...

The Sons Of The Beatles To Form Band?

The sons of The Beatles are considering forming a band.James McCartney - son of Sir Paul, the legendary group's bassist - has discussed playing with the offspring of drummer Ringo Starr, singer and guitarist John...

Roger Daltrey Gigs With Paul Weller

Roger Daltrey was joined onstage by Paul Weller and Kelly Jones at his Teenage Cancer Trust concert last night (29.03.12). The Who frontman performed an opening 15-minute set at London's Royal Albert Hall before Stereophonics...

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