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P. Diddy Blocked From Party

P. Diddy got turned away from his own party last week.The music mogul - real name Sean Combs - was due to host a bash at New Jersey's Atlantic City in celebration of Independence Day...

Muse Thrilled With Silver Award

Muse and JLS were among the winners at the Nordoff Robbins 02 Silver Clef Awards in London today (02.07.10).Matthew Bellamy - frontman of the 'Supermassive Black Hole' rockers - admitted although it was a "huge...

Mason Blasts Albarn For Gorillaz's Glastonbury Slot

Former BETA BAND frontman STEVE MASON has hit out at DAMON ALBARN for dominating the main stage at Britain's Glastonbury music festival two years in a row, insisting he should have handed over the opportunity...

Bono Buys A Bigger Stake In Facebook

Irish rocker BONO is cashing in on the popularity of social networking website Facebook.com - the U2 frontman has nearly doubled his investment in the company.Bono and bosses at his private-equity business Elevation Partners have...

Eavis Hopes For U2 Glastonbury Return

Glastonbury music festival organiser MICHAEL EAVIS is adamant U2 will perform at the legendary event in the future - after they were forced to cancel their slot this year (10) because of frontman BONO's back...

The Edge Stuns Glastonbury Crowd With Muse U2 Tribute

U2's Glastonbury dream was reignited on Saturday night (26Jun10) when THE EDGE joined British rockers MUSE onstage for a rendition of WHERE THE STREETS HAVE NO NAME.The Irish band was forced to scrap their Friday...

Happy Rockers Muse

Muse are delighted to be the only rock band playing Glastonbury.The Devonshire trio headline the world-famous UK music festival tonight (26.06.10) - the night before Motown legend Stevie Wonder - and admit they have sought...

Damon Albarn's Glastonbury Honour

Damon Albarn feels "privileged" for Gorillaz to headline Glastonbury.The veteran rocker is looking forward to their performance at the world-famous UK music festival tonight (24.06.10) but admits it will be a logistical nightmare as they...

Bennett To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Veteran crooner TONY BENNETT is to accept a lifetime achievement honour at the 2010 Nordoff-Robbins Silver Clef Awards.The 83-year-old entertainer will be acknowledged for his 60 years in the industry at the gala event, which...

Gorillaz Plan Hopper Glastonbury Tribute

GORILLAZ will pay tribute to late acting legend DENNIS HOPPER during the band's headlining slot at Britain's Glastonbury festival - by projecting images from his EASY RIDER movie on to the stage.The band, fronted by...

Bbc Criticised Over Potter Coverage

Bosses at a BBC radio station have been criticised for giving the HARRY POTTER franchise "undue prominence" during a day-long dedication to the film series last year (09), according to the corporation's governing body.Britain's BBC...

Albarn's Anxiety Dreams Before Glastonbury Gig

DAMON ALBARN is so "nervous" about GORILLAZ's headlining slot at Glastonbury on Friday (25Jun09) - he's been having nightmares of "empty fields" ahead of his performance at Britain's legendary festival.The Blur frontman will headline the...

Albarn Confirms Star-studded Glastonbury Line-up

DAMON ALBARN has confirmed GORILLAZ will play a star-studded set at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Friday (25Jun10) - the band will share the stage with artists including LOU REED, SNOOP DOGG and SHAUN RYDER.The Blur...

Bono Pleased With Bloody Sunday Report

U2 frontman BONO has praised the British government's inquiry into the Bloody Sunday shootings, insisting the newly-published report on the tragedy will help the victims' families "heal".Thirteen civilians in Northern Ireland were shot dead by...

U2 To Lose £100million

Bono could cost U2 £100million.The lead singer of U2 has been told by doctors to rest for two months following emergency back surgery and will now miss out on the start of the group's US...

U2 To Lose £100million

Bono could cost U2 £100million.The lead singer of U2 has been told by doctors to rest for two months following emergency back surgery and will now miss out on the start of the group's US...

U2 'To Lose $150 Million' Over Cancelled Tour

Rockers U2 stand to lose up to $150 million (£100 million) from the cancellation of their world tour after BONO underwent emergency back surgery, according to a new report.The Irish band were forced to postpone...

Damon Albarn's Glastonbury Hopes

Damon Albarn hopes his Glastonbury set with Gorillaz will draw in some famous faces.The 42-year-old frontman admits he is concerned that many of the guest artists who appear on the group's current LP plastic beach...

Gorillaz Were First To Offer U2 Glastonbury Replacement Slot

GORILLAZ landed a headlining slot at this year's (10) Glastonbury festival because they were the first act to offer to replace U2 following news of BONO's back injury.The Irish rockers were forced to pull out...

Clayton Sues U2 Moneyman

U2 star ADAM CLAYTON is suing the man behind the group's finances for alleged negligence.The Irish bassist has filed papers against Gaby Smyth and two other accountants in Dublin's High Court. It is not clear...

Kasabian's Glastonbury Plans

Kasabian would love to play Glastonbury next year.The `Fire' hitmakers had such a good time performing at last year's event that they are hoping to be asked to top the bill at the world-famous music...

Bono Back On His Feet

U2 star BONO is back on his feet following emergency surgery last month (May10) - he has been seen out enjoying a lunch date as he recuperates in the South of France.The Irish rockers were...

Damiano To Replace Wood In Spider-man Musical

Tony Award nominee JENNIFER DAMIANO will replace EVAN RACHEL WOOD as SPIDER-MAN's leading lady in the stage musical TURN OFF THE DARK, according to new reports.Wood pulled out of the delayed production last month (May10),...

Lanois In Intensive Care After Bike Accident

Canadian singer/producer DANIEL LANOIS has scrapped all concert dates for the next two months after suffering severe injuries in a motorcycle crash on Saturday (05Jun10).The star is being treated in a Los Angeles hospital. Further...

Interpol Ready To Rock With New Recruit Pajo

Rockers INTERPOL are all set for their upcoming European tour - they have recruited former SLINT guitarist DAVE PAJO to replace recently-departed bassist CARLOS DENGLER.Dengler quit the band earlier this year (10) shortly after the...

U2 For Glastonbury 2011?

U2's Glastonbury dreams are not over - they are set to headline the legendary British music festival next year (11).The Irish rockers were forced to pull out of their headlining slot at the upcoming event...

Bono Concerned About Tour Flop

Bono worried U2's 360 Degrees world tour would flop.The 'With or Without You' hitmakers - who performed on a futuristic spider-like stage to allow fans 360 degrees of viewing opportunities - revealed the logistics of...

Omg - Usher Makes It Four Weeks On Top In America

USHER has scored a fourth non-consecutive week at the top of the U.S. pop charts.The R&B superstar's OMG has kept Katy Perry, B.o.B and Ke$ha off the top of the Hot 100. Perry's California Gurls...

Rock Photos Up For Sale

A collection of iconic photographs of legendary bands including LED ZEPPELIN and the ROLLING STONES is set to be auctioned off in London.The sale includes a saucy snap of the members of Led Zeppelin in...

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