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The Charlatans To Play Secret Set At Glasto?

Tim Burgess has hinted The Charlatans are going to play a secret set at Glastonbury.The band's frontman took to Twitter earlier this week and cryptically posted a photograph of a pair of wellington boots alongside...

Tim Burgess Quit Drugs For Singing

Tim Burgess quit drugs because he couldn't sing anymore.The Charlatans frontman realised he needed to get sober during recording for the group's 2006 album 'Simpatico' because he was completely ''incapacitated'' by his habit.He said: ''I...

Wretch 32, Sigma And More Added To V Festival Line-up

Wretch 32, Sigma and The Charlatans have been added to the V Festival line-up.The '6 Words' hitmaker is the latest in a long line of acts to have been confirmed to play at the dual-site...

Stars Back Campaign For Extra Funding In Mental Health Services

The Time To Mind campaign, set up by British publication The Times, asks the U.K. government to provide extra money to fund intervention programs that could prevent youngsters from developing serious mental health...

Tim Burgess Used Meditation To Quit Drugs

The Charlatans frontman spent years in a coke-fuelled frenzy but eventually managed to give up narcotics after becoming bored with his hellraising lifestyle. He has previously spoken of his love for the...

Tim Burgess: 'There Is No Charlatans Curse'

The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess is adamant the band is not cursed despite the deaths of two members.The British rockers have been dogged by tragedy, with keyboard player Rob Collins killed in a car crash...

The Charlatans' New Approach

The Charlatans took a ''completely different approach'' to working without Jon Brookes.The 'One to Another' group - who were left devastated after the drummer passed away from a brain tumour last year - found it...

Liam Gallagher Pays Tribute To Late Primal Scream Guitarist

Liam Gallagher has led tributes to former Primal Scream guitarist Robert 'Throb' Young who has died. A publicist for the band has confirmed news the musician has passed away but there is no further information...

The Charlatans' Later Drummer To Appear On Album

The Charlatans' late drummer Jon Brookes will appear on the band's forthcoming new album.The 44-year-old musician, who died in August after suffering from a brain tumour, recorded beats before he passed away, which will be...

Tim Burgess Forms Supergroup For Jon Brookes Tribute Gig

The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess formed a rock supergroup with members of New Order, Mumford & Sons, The Vaccines and The Pretenders on Friday (18Oct13) to pay tribute to his late bandmate Jon Brookes.The gig...

Liam Gallagher And Bonehead Reunite At Jon Brookes Tribute Concert

Liam Gallagher was joined on stage by former Oasis guitarist Paul 'Bonehead' Arthurs for first time in 14 years at the 'A Night For Jon Brookes' tribute concert.The two ex-bandmates played with Andy Bell, Chris...

Mumfords And Sons' Winston Marshall Joins Night For Jon Brookes Concert

Mumfords & Sons' Winston Marshall will perform at the tribute concert for The Charlatans drummer Jon Brookes.The folk rock band's banjo player and The Pretenders guitarist James Walbourn have joined the line-up for 'A Night...

Liam Gallagher To Sing At Tribute To Charlatans Drummer

Liam Gallagher will sing at a tribute concert for The Charlatans drummer Jon Brookes.The show for the late musician - who passed away from brain cancer in August - will be staged at London's Royal...

Johnny Marr Leads Jon Brookes Tributes

Johnny Marr has led the tributes to The Charlatans' late drummer Jon Brookes.The 'One to Another' musician died yesterday morning (13.08.13) aged 44 after a battle with brain cancer, and the former Smiths star has...

The Charlatans' Drummer Dies

The Charlatans' drummer Jon Brookes has died.The 'One to Another' musician passed away this morning (13.08.13) after a battle with brain cancer, aged 44.He was first diagnosed after suffering a seizure and collapsing on stage...

Charlatans Drummer Jon Brookes, 44, Dies As Tributes Flood In

Charlatans drummer Jon Brookes has died aged 44 after undergoing several operations for a brain tumour.He suffered a seizure on tour with the band in 2010 and had been receiving treatment, even working on new...

Tim Burgess Refused Reality Shows Over Drink And Drug Problem

The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess turned down several lucrative reality Tv deals over fears he wouldn't be able to indulge his drink and drug habit on screen.The singer received a number of offers from producers...

Tim Burgess Leads Tributes To Reg Presley

British rocker Tim Burgess has led the tributes to Reg Presley following his death on Monday (04Feb13), hailing The Troggs frontman a "true talent" and a "total one off".The Wild Thing hitmaker, 71, passed away...

Ian Rankin Collaborates With Tim Burgess On Debut Single

Crime writer Ian Rankin has teamed up with The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess to release his debut single.A short story by Rankin, titled A Little Bit Of Powder, has been set to music by Burgess...

Cult Soul Hero Terry Callier Dies, Aged 67, Beth Orton Pays Tribute

Terry Callier has passed away at the age of 67. The soul and jazz singer is probably best known for the song 'You Goin' Miss Your Candyman' and with a career than spanned six decades,...

Andy Williams Dies: Tributes To The Star Led By Tony Christie

Tributes to Andy Williams have been led today by fellow crooner Tony Christie. Andy Williams has died, aged 84, following a year-long battle against bladder cancer. He was best known for his rendition of the...

The Charlatans Perform At Sea

The Charlatans performed at sea last night (21.06.12)The group's Tim Burgess and Mark Collins performed an acoustic set on privately-owned Spitbank Fort - which was recently converted to an exclusive venue about one mile off...

The Charlatans To Play At Sea

The Charlatans are to play a gig at sea.The group's Tim Burgess and Mark Collins will perform an acoustic set on privately owned Spitbank Fort - which was recently converted to an exclusive venue about...

Donna Summer, The 'Queen Of Disco', Dies Aged 63

Donna Summer, nicknamed the 'Queen of Disco', died on Thursday morning (May 17, 2012) after a long battle with cancer - she was 63-years-old, reports Tmz.com. Summer - who had tried to keep the severity...

Tim Burgess Set Out To Shock With Book's Drug Tales

British rocker Tim Burgess is unapologetic about his graphic descriptions of drug-taking in his new memoirs, insisting he wanted his book to be a literary version of Pulp Fiction.The Charlatans star has stunned fans following...

Tim Burgess Opens Up About Anal Cocaine Fun In Memoirs

British rocker Tim Burgess has opened up about the extent of his drug use during The Charlatans' heyday, revealing the depths he and his pals would go to to get high in a new memoir.The...

Tim Burgess To Release Frank Memoir

Tim Burgess will release his memoir on April 26th, through Penguin. The Charlatans frontman has written an autobiography, Telling Stories, about his time as a member of the band and the highs and lows that...

Tim Burgess Writing Memoir

The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess is set to tell all about his life as a rock star in an upcoming memoir.The British singer/songwriter has landed a deal with publishing firm Penguin to write his autobiography,...

Tim Burgess Launching His Own Breakfast Cereal

Rocker Tim Burgess has launched his own brand of music festival-friendly breakfast cereal.The Charlatans frontman teamed up with bosses at Kellogg's to create Totes Amazeballs, a new marshmallow-and-chocolate-based snack. Burgess tells Nme.com, "We were thinking...

The Charlatans' 'Emotional' Reunion

The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess says it was a hugely "emotionally experience" to have drummer Jon Brookes back on stage with the band on Saturday (23.10.10).Brookes - who was diagnosed with a brain tumour shortly...

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