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Genesis Announce Us Dates

GENESIS are following in the footsteps of fellow reformed trio THE POLICE by announcing a reunion tour in North America. PHIL COLLINS, TONY BANKS and MIKE RUTHERFORD will stage stadium shows this autumn (07), beginning...

Stewart, Jones And Paisley To Headline New Orleans Jazz Festival

ROD STEWART, VAN MORRISON, STEELY DAN, ZZ TOP and NORAH JONES will headline this year's (07) New Orleans Jazz + Heritage Festival. The stars will be joined by Louisiana favourites, like IRMA THOMAS, DR JOHN...

Rockers Show Off Their Poker Faces

ZZ TOP star DUSTY HILL, GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA and KISS guitarist ACE FREHLEY are among the celebrities who will literally play the world's poker kings at their own game in Las Vegas on Thursday (01NOV06)....

Shaver Remarries His Ex

Country singer/songwriter BILLY JOE SHAVER has remarried his ex-wife WANDA LYNN CANADY ZZ TOP star BILLY GIBBONS presided over the ceremony on 13 October (06) in Las Vegas, Nevada Shaver has a habit...

Fascinating Fact 2037

JACK WHITE's new group THE RACONTEURS was the house band at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York last night (31AUG06). The group was fronted by LOU REED for their opening number, a cover...

Fascinating Fact 2043

JACK WHITE's new group THE RACONTEURS was the house band at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York last night (31AUG06). The group was fronted by LOU REED for their opening number, a cover...

Chesney Takes Top Acm Award For Second Year

Singer KENNY CHESNEY took home the top prize at last night's (23MAY06) 41st annual Academy Of Country Music (ACM) Awards for the second year in a row. The HOW FOREVER FEELS star was named Entertainer...

Sean Paul Turned Down Zz Top Collaboration

Reggae star SEAN PAUL turned down a bizarre offer to make a record with ZZ TOP, because he was convinced their styles would never compliment each other. The TEMPERATURE hitmaker often makes snap decisions about...

Corbett Cements Country Debut

Former SEX AND THE CITY star JOHN CORBETT is stepping up his efforts to become a full-time musician, after shooting the video for the first single from his debut country album. The actor, dating...

Crow Thanks Armstrong's Cancer Supporters

SHERYL CROW put on a free concert in her fiance LANCE ARMSTRONG's adopted hometown of Austin, Texas, earlier this month (OCT05) to thank the residents for supporting him during his cancer battle. The ALL...

Hurricane Forces Country Relief Show Postponement

The planned Country Music Television (CMT) benefit for victims of Hurricane Katrina has been postponed - because of Hurricane Rita's imminent arrival on US shores. The One Country show was due to take place...

Country Stars Line Up For Benefit Show In Homeless Shelter

Newlywed KENNY CHESNEY, WILLIE NELSON and ZZ TOP are among the acts who'll headline a country-flavoured Hurricane Katrina relief concert at Houston, Texas' Reliant Stadium on 1 October (05). The acts will join country...

Homme Gets Gibbons Rocking Again

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman JOSH HOMME left his ZZ TOP hero BILLY GIBBONS exhausted after a recording session, because the bearded guitarist hadn't rocked so hard in 25 years. Homme invited many...

Nugent Rocks For Bush

Conservative rocker TED NUGENT will perform in Texas next month (JAN05) to celebrate the second inauguration of American President GEORGE W BUSH. Nugent will take to the stage at the TEXAS STATE SOCIETY's BLACK...

U2 And Grandmaster Flash Lead Rock Hall Nominees

U2, GRANDMASTER FLASH + THE FURIOUS FIVE, RANDY NEWMAN and THE O'JAYS are among the nominees to be inducted into the ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME next year (05). Also vying for the...

Winwood Delighted With Traffic Honour

STEVE WINWOOD is to bring his supergroup TRAFFIC together again for a one-off show at the ROCK + ROLL HALL OF FAME induction ceremony. Winwood, who is currently touring Europe with MOTOWN stalwarts THE...

Harrison Lands Hall Of Fame Induction

Late BEATLES star GEORGE HARRISON will be posthumously inducted into the ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME in 2004, two years after his death. Harrison - who lost his battle with cancer in 2001...

Peter Fonda Leads Motorcycle Event

EASY RIDER star PETER FONDA will join comedian JAY LENO in leading more than 20,000 motorcyclists on Sunday's (09NOV03) LOVE RIDE XX. The annual event will start in Glendale, California, and end up at...

Fab Four Top Brit-heavy Best Band Poll

THE BEATLES are still top of the pops in California as far as fans of classic rock are concerned. The state's number one classic rock radio station, ARROW FM, asked listeners to vote for...

Zz Top's Gibbons Helping Start Race

ZZ TOP guitarist BILLY GIBBONS waved the green flag to start INDY RACING's FREEDOM 100 INFINITI PRO SERIES race in Indianapolis, America, yesterday (17MAY03). The 40-lap, 160-kilometre (100-mile) Freedom 100, part of the...

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Valar Morghulis - But Who Do We Think Will Die In This Season Of 'Game Of Thrones'? [Speculative Spoilers]

'Game of Thrones' is infamous for killing off its characters, so without paying attention to the books (as the show seems to be doing) we looked at...

How Bruce Jenner Became Our Favourite 'Kardashian'

Bruce Jenner might be one of the greatest Olympic athletes in living history, but in recent years he's...

George Clooney to Run London Marathon 2015 after Losing Bet

George Clooney will run the 2016 London Marathon after losing a bet...

Mariah Carey - Infinity [Lyric] Video

Released on 27th April 2015, Mariah Carey's new single 'Infinity' has been given its own official lyric video. The lyric...

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Circa Waves - Stuck In My Teeth Video

Circa Waves have released their single 'Stuck In My Teeth' on 1st January 2015, and have followed it up with the release...

German Cinemas to Boycott "Avengers: Age of Ultron" Due to Disney's High Rental Fees

While Avengers: Age of Ultron is expected to be an easy success for...

Skepta - Shutdown

Skepta has released the official music video for his single 'Shutdown', which was released for purchase and download on...

Kate Winslet Sacrifices Personal Hygiene In The Name Of Film

Kate Winslet might be an actress of the most esteemed calibre, but...

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