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Seamus Heaney Laid To Rest In Bellaghy As Mourners Pay Respects [Pictures]

The Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney has been laid to rest in his native Bellaghy, Co. Londonderry, at a large funeral where his life and successful career as a poet were celebrated. The 74 year-old died...

Bon Jovi Sack Sambora?

Bon Jovi appear to have sacked Richie Sambora.The guitarist hasn't played with the 'Bad Medicine' rockers since failing to appear for a show in Canada in April, and has now reportedly been dropped from their...

Nashville Mourns A Lost Cowboy, Jack Clement Dies Aged 82

Nashville legend “Cowboy” Jack Clement has sadly passed away aged 82. The producer, songwriter and artist worked with Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, George Jones amongst others and was recently inducted...

Jack Clements, Country Music Icon, Dies Of Cancer Aged 82

Jack Clement, a Nashville country music legend, died yesterday (8th August) at the age of 82. He had been suffering from cancer of the liver and died at his home in Nashville, according to reports...

Nile Rodgers Wants To Work With The Edge

Nile Rodgers is planning to record with U2 guitarist The Edge.The Chic legend has struck up a friendship with the Irish axeman and thinks they could write some great sounding tracks together. He told The...

Bono: Mick Jagger's Wrinkles Are 'Beautiful'

Bono thinks Sir Mick Jagger's wrinkles are ''beautiful''.The U2 frontman admits he is slightly envious of the Rolling Stones rocker's deep facial lines and thinks they make the 69-year-old star more refined in his old...

Brad Pitt Allowed To Party

Brad Pitt spent a week partying to get over a ''stressful few months''.The 49-year-old actor has been under a lot of strain following his fiancée Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy surgery and promotional duties for his...

Beloved Stage Designer For The Rolling Stones, Mark Fisher, Dies At 66

Mark Fisher OBE – the talented stage designer for bands like The Rolling Stones, U2 and Pink Floyd, passed away yesterday (Wednesday, June 26). He was 66. Fisher, who also worked with celebrities like Robbie...

Richie Sambora: 'Hire The Edge'

Richie Sambora has hit back at Jon Bon Jovi after he appeared to claim the guitarist wasn't a vital part of the band.The musician and the band's frontman have exchanged guarded words since Richie quit...

Bob Dylan Nominated For France's Top Honour

Bob Dylan has been nominated to receive France's top distinction.The 72-year-old singer was put forward for the Legion d'honneur to celebrate his artistic achievements by France's culture minister Aurelie Filipetti last month, and the nomination...

Chris Martin Working On U2 Album?

Chris Martin is rumoured to be helping U2 with their new album.The Coldplay frontman reportedly joined the Irish rockers - Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. - at Electric Lady Studios in...

Mick Jagger Predicts Rain During Rolling Stones UK Gigs

Sir Mick Jagger predicts it will rain when the Rolling Stones play in the UK this summer.The 'Brown Sugar' group are headlining Glastonbury festival at the end of June, followed by two shows of the...

Kenny Chesney Tops Ticket Sales Poll

Kenny Chesney has sold more concert tickets than any other artist over the past decade.The country music star - who was briefly married to actress Renee Zellweger in 2005 - has been declared the undisputed...

Kristen Stewart Avoids Run-in With Liberty Ross

Kristen Stewart narrowly avoided Liberty Ross at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.The 23-year-old actress was left red-faced when she and boyfriend Robert Pattinson showed up to watch hip-hop act Jurassic 5 at the...

Surprise, Surprise: Sir Paul Mccartney Tops Rich List With £680 Million Fortune

Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has topped the Sunday Times list of the richest musicians with a £680 million fortune. The singer-songwriter has topped the list since 1989, when he was worth an estimated £80...

Jilted Spider-man Broadway Director Julie Taymor Reaches Settlement

News broke yesterday (April 10, 2013) that Julie Taymor, the jilted director of the ill-fated Spiderman Broadway production has finally reached a settlement with the show’s producers. However, we do not know what that settlement...

Coldplay Top Bbc2 Listeners Poll

Coldplay's 'A Rush of Blood to the Head' has been voted BBC Radio 2 listeners' favourite album of all time. 'The Scientist' band's 2002 record beat The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and U2 to claim...

Elton John Raises Over $6 Million For Charity

Sir Elton John has raised over $6 million for charity.The 'Rocket Man' singer's charity, The Elton John Aids Foundation, received numerous donations from celebrity guests at his 21st Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party to raise...

Sir Elton John Shows Off Son At Oscars After-party

Sir Elton John brought his son Zachary to his Oscars party - but wouldn't let him stay too late. The 'Rocket Man' singer and his husband David Furnish showed off their adorable two year old...

Another Band Returns! U2 New Album Sessions Started Months Ago

U2 at the Q Awards back in 2011They never could keep out of the limelight for very long. With David Bowie announcing a shock return, Irish rockers U2 have opted to steal some of the...

U2 Working On 13th Album

U2 have been working on a new album for months. The 'Elevation' rockers are writing tracks for their 13th studio album - with the working title '10 Reasons To Exist' - which will be...

Bono Takes Family On Spiritual Trip

Bono treated his family to a round-the-world holy pilgrimage.The U2 rocker has finally recovered from the back surgery he had in 2010 and decided to thank his wife Alison Hewson and their children Jordan, 23,...

The Killers Can't Match Coldplay

The Killers think Coldplay will always be more popular than them.Frontman Brandon Flowers admits the British band is leagues ahead of his own in terms of becoming the next U2 and has resigned himself to...

Chromeo Dj For World Aids Day

Chromeo DJed for World AIDS Day in New York City last night (29.11.12).The electro-pop group played a set in the city's Meatpacking District in Manhattan in association with Belvedere vodka and charity (RED).Their typically...

It's Official: Dr Dre Is The Richest Man In Music

When we say 'in' music, we mean musicians, but Dr Dre is the richest of them all, according to Forbes. Sure you might have been searching Gangnam Style or bopping away to Bieber over the...

Tiesto Releasing Charity Album

Tiesto is teaming up with Bono for a charity album.The superstar DJ is releasing a compilation record to raise money for anti-AIDS charity (RED), which was co-founded by the U2 rocker. The 'Dance (RED), Save...

The Killers Cover U2

The Killers performed a spellbinding cover of U2's 'With or Without You' at The 02 arena in London on Saturday night (17.11.12).Singer Brandon Flowers and guitarist Dave Keuning played a stripped down version of the...

Kylie Minogue Loves Wrinkly Rockers

Kylie Minogue believes rock stars get cooler the ''more wrinkly'' they get.The 44-year-old superstar believes rock musicians have an easier time than pop artists because they don't live with the constant expectations to reinvent themselves...

Bono Gave Jake Shears Advice

Bono gave Jake Shears advice on being a rock star. The Scissor Sisters frontman thought it was ''surreal'' when he met the U2 rocker at a gig and he proceeded to lecture him on staying...

Coldplay, Pink Floyd And Kylie Minogue To Be Dropped

Coldplay, Pink Floyd and Kylie Minogue are to be dropped by their label.Troubled British record company EMI is undergoing a £1.2  billion takeover by Universal Music Group, and the European Commission ruled today (24.09.12) it can...

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