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Suggs: Music Has Got Me Through Tough Times

Suggs says music has got him through ''difficult times''.The Madness frontman - whose real name is Graham McPherson - credits music for keeping him going after his mother's passing in 2018.He shared: ''Last year, I...

Camden Town: What Makes This District The Musical Heart Of London

In November last year, London unveiled a brand new pop culture attraction in the form of the Music Walk of Fame, and yesterday (March 2nd) ska legends Madness became the second act to be honoured...

Madness Present Music Heritage Award To The Dublin Castle Pub

Madness have presented the Music Heritage Award to London pub the Dublin Castle. The British band, which sees Suggs take the lead vocals, first performed at the pub in Camden Town in 1979, where they...

Elbow Want Bond Soundtrack

Elbow want to record a James Bond theme.The 'One Day Like This' hitmakers worked on a song for Simon Pegg's movie 'Man Up' and enjoyed the experience so much, they have now set their sights...

Van Morrison Sings For Rehab Charity

Sir Van Morrison performed an intimate concert for just 400 people in London on Wednesday night (24.06.15) which helped raise close to £100,000 for charity.One of the world's greatest singer/songwriters, Morrison took to the stage...

Kelis To Cook For Her Fans

Kelis will cook for fans at London's OnBlackheath Festival.The 35-year-old singer - whose sixth studio album 'Food' was released last year - is also a certified chef and has been booked to serve up treats...

Chas Smash Fuels Madness Quit Rumour

British pop star Chas Smash has hinted rumours he has quit as trumpet player and backing singer for hit 1980s band Madness are true.The percussionist was one of the seven original members of the ska...

Suggs: I'm Writing Songs For New Madness Album

Suggs has started writing songs for a new Madness album.The 53-year-old singer has revealed the band are heading into the studio this summer to start recording their 11th studio LP.Suggs has rediscovered his passion for...

Suggs Sent Bbc Bosses Into A Panic By Dressing As Jimmy Savile

Madness frontman Graham 'suggs' Mcpherson sent Bbc producers into a spin last year (12) after arriving for a live performance dressed as disgraced Tv presenter Sir Jimmy Savile.The band was preparing to play on Jools...

Gary Barlow Offers To Help Save Blackpool Illuminations Switch-on Gig

He may have sang about lighting up the sky with boy band Take That in their hit 'Rule The World' but Gary Barlow probably never intended to do such things literally. Now it seems The...

Bbc Television Centre Closure: Madness Lead Tributes With Farewell Concert

Madness will be playing an hour-long concert to mark the end of an era at the BBC tonight (March 21, The Independent reports. The concert, which will broadcast from 7:30pm on BBC 4 and will...

Wilko Johnson Supports Suggs' Cancer Fundraising Show

Ailing musician Wilko Johnson showed his support for Graham 'suggs' Mcpherson on Thursday night (14Mar13) by performing at the Madness frontman's cancer charity fundraiser.The former Dr. Feelgood star has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, but...

Madness Honoured For Polish Support

British band Madness have been honoured by Polish officials for their contribution to a freedom movement in the country during the 1980s.The musicians attended a ceremony on Monday (17Dec12) at the Polish Embassy in London...

Suggs Blasts Skrewdriver Roadie Rumour

Madness frontman Graham 'suggs' Mcpherson has blasted long-standing rumours he was a roadie for fascist rock band Skrewdriver.The British singer is said to have carried equipment for the notorious group in the late 1970s but...

On The Shelves: UK Album Release Round-up, October 29, 2012: Neil Young, Madness, Kylie Minogue, Calvin Harris, Skyfall Ost

Psychedelic Pill is the 35th studio album from Neil Young and was written and recorded in collaboration with his sometime band, Crazy Horse, marking their first album of original material since Greendale...

Arctic Monkeys And Madness Up For Aim Awards

Adele, Arctic Monkeys and Madness are all nominated for Association of Independent Music (AIM) Awards.The annual awards show honours UK acts signed to independent labels, with this year's nominations led by heavy metal group Enter...

Milla Jovovich Releasing Album Next Month

Milla Jovovich is releasing an album.The 36-year-old model-and-actress has been working with her ex-boyfriend Stuart Zender - who played bass in Jamiroquai - on some music and hopes people will be able to buy it...

Suggs Found Out Dad Died On Wikipedia

Suggs found out his father had died from Wikipedia. The Madness singer - real name Graham McPherson - did not know his drug-addict father William, who walked out on his family when he was three,...

Emeli Sande Opens Closing Ceremony

Emeli Sande opened the Closing Ceremony of the London Olympics tonight (12.08.12).The British singer performed a cover of Professor Green's 'Read All About It' as she kicked off the hugely-anticipated event in the Olympic Stadium,...

Olympic Closing Ceremony Will Be The 'Disco After The Marriage'

The Olympic Closing Ceremony promises to be one of the finest spectacles seen, with event organiser Kim Gavin saying that if the opening ceremony was the wedding, tonight's closer will be the "disco after the...

Matt Bellamy Samples Baby's Heartbeat For Album

Matt Bellamy sampled his baby's heartbeat for his new album.The Muse frontman's fiancee Kate Hudson gave birth to their son Bingham in July 2011 and the rocker decided to record the tot's heart rhythm for...

Suggs Invades Stage At Sting Show

Madness frontman GRAHAM 'SUGGS' MCPHERSON stunned fans at Sting's concert on Wednesday (04Jul12) by fulfilling a lifelong dream of sharing a stage with the star.The Our House hitmaker was watching his idol perform a set...

This Means War! Kylie Challenges Pippa To 'Battle Of The Bums'

44-year-old pop princess Kylie Minogue has challenged Pippa Middleton to a battle of the bums to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee on Monday (June 2, 2012). Pippa, 28, almost stole the limelight from sister Kate...

Kylie Minogue Confirmed For Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Kylie Minogue will perform at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee concert.The 'Spinning Around' singer is the latest act to be confirmed for the June 4 bash in London, along with Motown star Stevie Wonder.She told Digital...

Noel Gallagher To Appear On Coldplay Album?

Noel Gallagher is set to appear on the next Coldplay album.The 'Dream On' hitmaker impressed Chris Martin with a sound loop he created as they rehearsed for their collaboration on 'AKA... What a Life' at...

Gary Barlow Reveals Plans For 'Amazing' Queen's Jubilee Concert

Gary Barlow has achieved a lot in his career, as part of the multi-million selling boy group Take That, as a solo artist and more recently as a judge on the UK version of the...

Suggs' Singing Revelation

Madness vocalist Suggs says it was a "revelation" that he could sing. The 'House of Fun' band were formed in London in 1976 by a group of friends, but their singer was never picked to...

Chris Martin Thinks Gaga Is Better Than Him

Coldplay singer Chris Martin admits Lady Gaga writes better choruses than him.The 'Paradise' singer met with the 'Bad Romance' hitmaker when they both performed at the Children in Need Rocks Manchester charity show in November...

Elbow And Biffy Clyro Join Isle Of Wight Festival

Elbow, Biffy Clyro and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds have joined the line up for the Isle of Wight Festival 2012.A host of new acts have been added to the bill for the festival, which...

Kelly Osbourne Cries Over Baby Scan

Kelly Osbourne was reduced to tears after seeing an image of her brother's baby.The 'Fashion Police' host was overwhelmed with "joy" after Jack's fiancee Lisa Stelly had a 3-D scan, showing the couple's unborn child...

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