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Eddie Vedder Soundtracks Oscars In Memoriam

Eddie Vedder performed Tom Petty's 'Room at the Top' during the Oscars In Memoram segment on Sunday (04.03.18).The Pearl Jam frontman took to the stage at Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre to provide the soundtrack to...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Bassist Flea Was Depressed Taking Prescription Drugs

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea's ''creative spirit went into decline'' when he was on prescription pain medication.The 55-year-old musician - whose real name is Michael Balzary - broke his arm while he was snowboarding...

Elvis Presley: The Searcher Soundtrack Gets Psychical Release Date

'Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack)' is to be released on April 6.The CD accompanies the forthcoming two-part HBO documentary of the same name, and contains rare treats for fans of the late King...

Lorde's Grammy Snub

Lorde reportedly pulled out of performing at the Grammy Awards after being declined a solo spot.The 'Royals' hitmaker was reportedly the only Album of the Year nominee not to be offered the chance to take...

Stevie Nicks Pays Tribute To Tom Petty

Stevie Nicks says Tom Petty's death ''broke my heart''.The 69-year-old star was devastated by the loss of her longtime friend from an accidental drug overdose in October and paid tribute to Tom, 66, while accepting...

Tom Petty Not Addicted To Drugs

Tom Petty's daughter has insisted her late father was not addicted to drugs, after it was confirmed his death was caused by an accidental overdose.The 'I Won't Back Down' hitmaker passed away back in October...

Tom Petty's House Price Slashed

The sale price for Tom Petty's house has been dropped by almost half a million dollars.The 'I Won't Back Down' hitmaker put his Thousand Oaks property on the market for $5.985 million just a few...

Tom Petty's Accidental Drug Overdose

Tom Petty died of an accidental drug overdose.The 'I Won't Back Down' hitmaker passed away back in October at the age of 66 and the coroner has now ruled that the singer died after an...

Tom Petty Music Publishers Sue Spotify For More Than One Billion

Spotify has landed itself a lawsuit of $1.6 billion for allegedly using songs by the likes of Tom Petty and others without a license from the publishers. It's not the first time the streaming service...

Bruce Springteen Extends Broadway Residency By Four Months

Bruce Springsteen has extended his Broadway show until June 2018.The 'Born To Run' star was originally booked to play an eight-week residency at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City, but before it even...

The Late Roy Orbison's Family Were 'Shocked' By Tom Petty's Death

The late Roy Orbison's family were ''shocked'' when they heard Tom Petty had died. The 'Free Fallin' musician tragically passed away October 2 this year, and the sad news came as a huge blow to...

Kelly Jones Remembers Stuart Cable On New Stereophonics Track

Stereophonics singer Kelly Jones has paid tribute to Stuart Cable after reflecting on his late friend in a new song.The Welsh group's drummer tragically died seven years ago at the age of 40, after he...

Bob Dylan Performs Tribute To Tom Petty

Bob Dylan paid tribute to his late friend Tom Petty with a cover of 'Learning to Fly' during a gig in Colorado.Dylan, 76, performed the Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers hit during the encore at...

Beck Had Close Connection With Tom Petty

Beck has opened up on Tom Petty's ''gut-wrenching'' death and revealed he was at the singer's final show last month.The 'Loser' singer compared the death of the late 'I Won't Back Down' hitmaker - who...

Bruno Mars To Headline Bst Hyde Park

Bruno Mars will headline Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park in 2018.The 'Just The Way You Are' hitmaker has been announced for next year's annual music extravaganza in London and will take to The...

Tom Petty Laid To Rest

Tom Petty was laid to rest on Monday (16.10.17).The family and friends of the late 'I Won't Back Down' hitmaker gathered at the Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine in Pacific Palisades, California to celebrate the life...

Ringo Starr's 'Important' Session Tapes Search

Ringo Starr is scouring old session tapes to see if he can find any ''important'' material. The Beatles legend recently recorded a new version of his 1972 hit 'Back Off Boogaloo' after discovering old tapes,...

Tom Petty's Cause Of Death Still Unknown

Tom Petty's cause of death is still yet to be confirmed.The music legend passed away earlier this month at the age of 66 after being rushed to hospital following a cardiac arrest, but although his...

Tom Petty's Home City Planning Unique Memorial Event

Residents of Tom Petty's home city are thinking up unique ways to honour the music legend. Lauren Poe, the mayor of Gainsville, Florida - the birthplace of the late star, who passed away last week...

Ezra Koenig Dedicates Show To Tom Petty

Ezra Koenig has dedicated a show to Tom Petty. The Vampire Weekend frontman paid tribute to the late music legend, who passed away last week aged 66, by doing his Beats 1 show 'Time Crisis'...

Tom Petty's Cause Of Death 'Deferred'

Tom Petty's cause of death has been ''deferred''.The 66-year-old music legend passed away last week after being rushed to hospital following a cardiac arrest but after the autopsy was completed, ''it was clear further tests...

Taylor Swift 'Idolised' Tom Petty

Taylor Swift ''idolised'' the late Tom Petty.The 'Free Fallin' hitmaker passed away on Monday (10.02.17) at the age of 66 after suffering a cardiac arrest, and 27-year-old musician Taylor has taken a moment to praise...

Bruce Springsteen Dedicates Concert To Tom Petty

Bruce Springsteen paid tribute to the late Tom Petty as he opened his run of Broadway shows on Tuesday night (04.10.17).The 'Born to Run' singer joined people around the world in paying his respects to...

Bruce Springsteen Pays Tribute To Tom Petty

Bruce Springsteen has paid tribute to his ''long lost brother'' Tom Petty. The 'Born To Run' hitmaker has been left ''heartbroken'' after the loss of his pal - who passed away on Monday (02.10.17) aged...

Tom Petty's Daughter Pays Tribute

Tom Petty's daughter has hailed her late father as an ''American icon''.The 'Free Fallin'' hitmaker passed away on Monday (02.10.17) after suffering a cardiac arrest and artist AnnaKim Violette has been honouring her dad on...

Bob Dylan Pays Tribute To Tom Petty

Bob Dylan has paid tribute to his former bandmate Tom Petty, praising him as a ''great performer''. The 76-year-old singer and his late friend - who passed away on Monday (02.10.17) aged 66 after having...

Feeder Don't Listen To Music

Feeder's Grant Nicholas doesn't listen to music very often.The 'Just a Day' singer insists he spends so much time working with his own band, the last thing he wants to do at the end of...

Rip Tom Petty: Fans Left Heartbroken By Rock Legend's Death

The world has lost another musical legend as it's revealed that Tom Petty has passed away at the age of 66 earlier this week following a cardiac arrest. The sad announcement comes just days after...

Tom Petty's Death Confirmed By Manager

Tom Petty's manager has confirmed he's died at the age of 66.The iconic musician was said to be ''clinging on to life'' after he was rushed into hospital on Sunday (01.10.17) night following a cardiac...

Tom Petty Tributes After Hospitalisation

Cyndi Lauper has led tributes to Tom Petty after the legendary singer was reportedly taken off life support following his hospitalisation on Sunday night (01.10.17).The 'American Girl' musician is said to be ''clinging to life'',...

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