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Tom Petty Offers Rewards For Stolen Guitars

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are offering a $7,500 reward for five of their stolen guitars. The group took to their website to reveal details of the reward ''with no questions asked to anyone with...

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers' Guitars Stolen

Tom Petty has offered a $7,500 (£4,700) reward for information leading to the return of five guitars stolen from a soundstage in California.The instruments were taken while Petty and his band the Heartbreakers were rehearsing...

Eddie Vedder Postpones Us Solo Tour By Six Months

Pearl Jam front man and grunge legend Eddie Vedder has had to postpone his solo tour of the United States so that nerve damage he has suffered in his right hand can heal. The fifteen...

Isle Of Wight Festival 2012: Lana Del Rey Headlining Big Top Stage

The Isle Of Wight Festival has announced that Lana Del Rey will be performing at this year's event. She will be joining an impressive line-up that boasts The Vaccines; Noel Gallagher'S HIGH FLYING BIRDS; Kelis...

The Voice: Kelly Clarkson, Lionel Richie Add Superstar Power

Now that the five weeks of 'blind auditions' are over, The Voice can really get down to the serious business of finding itself a singing star. The judges have chosen their teams and on last...

Katy Perry Donating Single Profits To Charity

Katy Perry is donating proceeds from her new single to charity.The 27-year-old singer will give the profits from download sales of her current track 'Part of Me' to the MusiCares organisation, which provides financial, medical...

Bruce Springsteen Announces Wrecking Ball Tour Dates

Bruce Springsteen has announced the dates for his 2012 world tour. The Boss will be hitting the road with his E Street Band on a promotional tour that spans five months, starts in Atlanta, ends...

Pearl Jam To Headline Isle Of Wight Festival

Pearl Jam will headline the Isle of Wight festival.The 'Even Flow' group join Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty for an all American bill of headliners at the event, which runs from June 22 to 24...

Tom Petty To Headline First Night Of Isle Of Wight

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers will headline the opening night of the Isle of Wight Festival in Britain next year (12).The rockers will help bookend the weekend event in June with major U.S. acts -...

Madonna Spearheads Pop Music's Super-bowl Resurgence

Madonna was this week announced as the star of next year's Super Bowl half-time show, which - as Cbs News pointed out -cements the idea that pop is fully back in fashion with the Nfl...

Madonna Super Bowl Slot Stirs Controversy

Madonna will provide half-time entertainment at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for Super Bowl Xlvi in 2012, but it seems not everyone is overawed by the high profile booking. While fans of the prolific...

Madonna Confirmed To Perform Super Bowl Half-time Show

Madonna will play the prestigious half-time show at Super Bowl Xlvi on February 5th, it's finally been confirmed after months of rumors. With previous stars including Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross and U2 among...

Lenny Kravitz Impressed Family With Simpsons

Lenny Kravitz says his guest appearance on 'The Simpsons' impresses his nieces and nephews more than his music.The rock star appeared in the animated series in 2002 episode 'How I Spent My Strummer Vacation' -...

Tom Petty To Release Live Album For Latest Record Store Day Event

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers are set to release a seven-track live album exclusive to select U.S. retailers next month (Nov11) as part of America's Back To Black Friday Record Store Day event.The limited edition,...

Tom Petty To Play Benefit For Struggling Radio Station

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers are to play their only concert of 2011 to benefit a struggling college radio station.The rockers will perform Cal State University in Northridge, California on 29 October (11) will all...

Bob Dylan And Bryan Adams File Papers For Song Copyrights

Bob Dylan, Bryan Adams and Tom Petty have filed legal papers with America's Copyright Office in a bid to gain control of the rights to their music.From 2013, artists in the U.S. will be able...

Tom Petty Bans Bachmann From Using 'American Girl'

Tom Petty, the multi-award winning singer-songwriter, has banned 'Tea Party' politician Michele Bachmann from using his track 'American Girl' at her rallies, reports Rolling Stone. Tom Petty was said be incensed at the Minnesota congresswoman's...

Michele Bachmann Defies Tom Petty's American Girl Request

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is ignoring rocker Tom Petty's plea for her to drop his American Girl hit as her rally anthem.The singer/songwriter's management team sent Bachmann's campaign bosses a cease and desist letter...

Tom Petty Upset With 'American Girl' Michele Bachmann

Rocker Tom Petty has demanded Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann stop using his hit American Girl at campaign rallies - because he doesn't agree with her politics.Republican Bachmann announced her official bid to run against President...

Tom Petty Receives Golden Heart Prize

Rocker Tom Petty was honoured with an award at a star-studded gala in California on Monday (09May11) in recognition of his charity work for the homeless.The Free Fallin' hitmaker and his wife Dana were handed...

Tom Petty Invites Fans To Radio Broadcast And Recalls His Hard-up Days

Rocker Tom Petty staged a special live version of his satellite radio show for fans on Thursday (14Apr11) when he chatted and played his favourite music in a Hollywood studio.The singer/songwriter returned to EastWest Studios,...

Mick Jagger Working With Dave Stewart

Sir Mick Jagger is reportedly working on a new album with Eurythmics' Dave Stewart.The Rolling Stones frontman is said to be working on his first material since his main bands' last studio album, 'A Bigger...

Petty And The Heartbreakers Celebrate Record Store Day With Coloured Vinyl

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers are releasing their first two albums on coloured vinyl to celebrate Record Store Day 2011.Limited edition remastered copies of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers and You're Gonna Get It! are...

Will.i.am Stunned By Super Bowl Offer

BLACK EYED PEAS star will.i.am still can't believe his group have been picked to perform at the 2011 Super Bowl after a long list of legends like TOM PETTY, PAUL MCCARTNEY, THE WHO and BRUCE...

Stars Show Up For Petty Fest

NORAH JONES and EVAN DANDO teamed up to celebrate TOM PETTY's 60th birthday at the 2010 Petty Fest event in New York on Thursday night (28Oct10).Petty turned 60 earlier this month (20Oct10) and that made...

Petty Pays Tribute To Late Bandmate Epstein In New Song

Rocker TOM PETTY wrote new song RUNNING MAN'S BIBLE during a flood of emotions about former bandmate HOWIE EPSTEIN's death.The Heartbreakers leader has often struggled with Epstein's 2003 drug-related death, admitting the bass player's narcotics...

Petty Considers Rock Band

Rocker TOM PETTY is considering adding his name to a new Rock Band video game - but he'll never allow his music to be used in commercials.The I Won't Back Down hitmaker admits he's on...

Petty Uses 'Electric Cigarette' Device To Quit Smoking

Rocker TOM PETTY is using desperate measures in a bid to kick his smoking habit.The Free Fallin' hitmaker has been puffing away for much of his life and now he's determined to quit, so he...

Petty Postpones 10 Shows

TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS have postponed the first 10 dates on their upcoming tour so they can better promote their new album.The American Girl rockers were scheduled to kickstart the summer shows in North...

Petty's Hippie Hair Made Him Second-class Citizen In Florida

Rocker TOM PETTY can understand what African-Americans had to put up with as they struggled for equality - because he was treated like an outcast for refusing to cut his hair.The American Girl hitmaker was...

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