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Tom Petty Selling Beloved Sports Car For Charity

Veteran rocker Tom Petty is selling off his favourite sports car to raise funds for charity.The generous singer/songwriter has placed his beloved 1996 Jaguar Xjs Convertible on online auction website eBay.com and plans to hand...

Tom Petty Thrilled Song Was Showcased At Democratic National Convention

Tom Petty was delighted to hear his rock anthem I Won'T Back Down played at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday (05Sep12), insisting the honour gave him "chills".The singer/songwriter's 1989 track was blasted as U.S....

Will Rihanna Sit Next To Drake At Mtv Vmas?

Rihanna looks set to sit near Drake at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) tonight (06.09.12). The pair - who were recently romantically linked to each other - have both been placed in The Front...

'Isle Of Wight Festival' Kicks Off Despite Rainfall Of Biblical Proportions

Festival-goers were forced to sleep in cars on gridlocked roads and in anchored boats too cautious to brave the vicious waters last night, as the Isle Of Wight Festival almost had to end before it...

Feeder Open 'Isle Of Wight Festival' To Empty Field

Welsh rockers Feeder opened the ISLE OF WIGHT Festival on Friday (June 22, 2012), except, er, they weren't actually playing to anybody. More than 50,000 are still travelling to the festival as bad weather causes...

Isle Of Wight Festival Organiser Confirms Ticket Refunds

It is not looking good for the Isle Of Wight Festival this weekend, with awful weather flooding the site and causing travel chaos for the tens of thousands of punters hoping to make their way...

Choas As 'Isle Of Wight' Festival Goers Seek Food And Shelter

The Isle Of Wight Festival goers were forced to camp out in their vehicles overnight due to the extreme heavy rainfall which practically reduced the Seaclose Park venue into a muddy swamp and left several...

Steve Winwood Joins Tom Petty Onstage In London

Steve Winwood thrilled fans at London's Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday night (20Jun12) when he joined Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers onstage for the group's second night at the fabled venue.The Traffic star, who joined...

Tom Petty In Pain From Old Hand Injury

Rock veteran Tom Petty is still suffering the effects of his famous hand injury almost 30 years later.The singer/songwriter smashed his left hand after punching a wall in frustration during a recording session in the...

Heartbreak Spared As Tom Petty's Guitar Thief Is Caught

It was certainly no petty theft when the guitars of legendary rock band Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers were stolen recently from a soundstage. The instruments were taken last Thursday (April 12, 2012), reports The...

Tom Petty Guitars Recovered By Police

Five guitars stolen from Tom Petty's rehearsal space last week (ends13Apr12) have been recovered by police.The instruments belonging to Petty and his The Heartbreakers sidekick Mike Campbell were swiped as the band was preparing to...

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...

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