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Stars Back Protest Over British Radio Station Closure

DAVID BOWIE, LILY ALLEN and MARK RONSON are backing a petition to save a British radio station, after BBC bosses announced plans to shut it down on Tuesday (02Mar10).The corporation's 6 Music, an alternative station...

Jones Blames Dad Bowie's Fame On Lack Of Social Skills

DAVID BOWIE's son DUNCAN JONES found it so difficult coming to terms with his father's fame when he was growing up, he blames it on his lack of social skills as an adult.The movie director,...

Bowie Used Witchcraft To Beat Cocaine Paranoia

A white witch helped cure DAVID BOWIE of his crippling drug-fuelled paranoia, according to a revealing new book about the rock star.Writer Mark Spitz spent years talking to Bowie, as well as the rocker's family...

Michael Stipe's Slade Help

Michael Stipe thanks Slade, David Bowie and Marc Bolan for making him question his sexuality.The R.E.M. singer - who lives in New York with his long-term boyfriend, photographer Thomas Dozol - is thankful to the...

Courtney Love Reopens Hole

Courtney Love is resurrecting her band Hole.The wild rocker has ditched plans to release a solo album after deciding the tracks for the proposed record were more suited to her old band.Courtney has now replaced...

La Roux Named Fifth In Bbc Sound Of 2009 List

Electropop pair La Roux have finished in fifth place in the BBC's Sound of 2009 shortlist.The prestigious list predicts the musicians likely to break through in the next 12 months and was won last year...

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10cc Star Jealous Of Queen's Success

10cc rocker GRAHAM GOULDMAN is disappointed his band is overshadowed by the success of rivals QUEEN and DAVID BOWIE - insisting they were just as prominent on the 1970s music scene. The guitarist concedes it...

Bowie And Legend Sign Petition Against T-rex Tribute Band

Stars including DAVID BOWIE and BILL LEGEND have signed a petition against a T-REX tribute group marketing itself as the defunct Seventies band. The impersonating band have called themselves T-Rex, with the subtitle A Celebration...

Sex Pistol Steve Robbed From Rod And Ronnie

Former SEX PISTOLS guitarist STEVE JONES equipped his first group with items he'd stolen from ROD STEWART and DAVID BOWIE, but regrets not thieving GENESIS' gear. The GOD SAVE THE QUEEN rocker former a group...

Mardin Remembered At Istanbul Funeral

LATEST: Celebrities and politicians paid tribute to legendary producer ARIF MARDIN when he was laid to rest in Istanbul, Turkey, yesterday (05JUL06). Mardin passed away at his New York City home from pancreatic cancer last...

Osmond Shocked By Daughters' Internet Sex Talk

Pop star-turned-doll maker MARIE OSMOND has launched a personal crusade to clean up the Internet after learning her two teenage daughters have been posting sexually explicit correspondence on their MySpace.com websites. The PAPER ROSES singer...

Iman Forces Bowie To Diet

DAVID BOWIE has been put on a strict diet by his model wife IMAN, following his heart attack in 2004. The rock icon collapsed onstage in Germany and underwent surgery for what was later revealed...

Zowie Bowie: 'Call Me Duncan'

DAVID BOWIE's son ZOWIE has changed his distinctive name to DUNCAN JONES as he is desperate to make it as a movie director without displaying his famous roots. Jones, 34, who directs fashion commercials, admits...

Bowie Shocked By Timing Of Heart Attack

DAVID BOWIE was shocked by the timing of his near-fatal heart attack last year (04) - because he'd given up smoking six months previously. The singer quit his 60-a-day cigarette habit for the benefit...

Bowie Slams Plastic Surgery Reports

Legendary rocker DAVID BOWIE has rubbished reports he's had extensive cosmetic surgery to prolong his music career. The CHANGES singer is furious about rumours he's gone under the knife to conceal his aging looks,...

Interpol Flattered By Celebrity Fans

INTERPOL drummer SAM FOGARINO was left embarrassed when ASHLEE SIMPSON went backstage to congratulate him after a raucous gig - because he had no idea who she was. The New York cult rocker is...

Prince Tops Frontmen Poll

PRINCE has topped a new poll to find the greatest rock frontmen of all time, beating off MICK JAGGER and ROBERT PLANT. The PURPLE RAIN singer was the number one pick by editors...

David Bowie's '80s Depression

Rock legend DAVID BOWIE was so plagued by his "hereditary" depression during the Eighties he nearly packed in music for good. The veteran LIFE ON MARS hero spent much of the decade recovering from...

Bowie Picks Obscure Favourite Album

THE BUDDHA OF SUBURBIA is DAVID BOWIE's favourite of his albums - even though hardly anyone has ever heard of it. The ZIGGY STARDUST legend names the 1993 LP, the soundtrack to a BBC...

David Bowie And Ziggy Marley.s Name Game

British rocker DAVID BOWIE has long held an interest in reggae legend BOB MARLEY's son ZIGGY - because he was convinced the Jamaican singer was named after him. But London native Bowie was disappointed...

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