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Pink Floyd To Release Live At Knebworth Album With Audio From Historic 1990 Show

Pink Floyd are set to release the audio from their historic Knebworth concert in 1990 for the first time ever.The ‘Another Brick in the Wall’ hitmakers will release ‘Pink Floyd Live at Knebworth 1990’ on...

How Mark Knopfler Inspired Michael Keaton's Mcdonald's Movie

The story of how the world's biggest fast food restaurant was founded is a shocking one rife with betrayal and dishonesty. 'The Founder' directed by John Lee Hancock tells as much about the beginnings of...

Nile Rodgers Sleeps With Guitar

Nile Rodgers sleeps with his guitar.The 62-year-old producer and guitarist revealed he still has to practise every day to be on top form, and enjoys playing the instrument in bed which means he ends up...

Mark Knopfler Reveals Sweat Issue As Youngster

Mark Knopfler wore a head band on stage so he wasn't blinded by sweat.The Dire Straits frontman became renowned for his headgear during his career with the band, and revealed it became clear it was...

Mark Knopfler Explores The Concept Of Time In Forthcoming Solo Album 'Tracker' [Video]

Former Dire Straits guitarist Mark Knopfler is set to unveil his eighth solo album 'Tracker' this Spring through Mercury records, to be followed by an extensive Europe and North American tour in later months. In...

Mark Knopfler Scraps Russian Shows

Rocker Mark Knopfler has scrapped two concerts in Russia in protest over the treatment of Moscow human rights activists.The Dire Straits founder was scheduled to perform two upcoming shows in Russia, but he has been...

Veteran Rockers To Compete For Echo Awards

Veteran rockers Bruce Springsteen, Joe Cocker and Mark Knopfler will battle it out for a top honour at this year's (13) Echo Awards in Germany.The trio will face fellow contenders Robbie Williams and Italian singer/songwriter...

Adele Wins Two Ivor Novello Awards

Adele picked up two prizes at the 57th Ivor Novello Awards today (17.05.12). The 'Someone Like You' hitmaker - who was nominated in four categories - was honoured with the accolades for PRS for Music...

Knopfler 'Blocking Dire Straits Reunion'

DIRE STRAITS star JOHN ILLSLEY desperately wants former bandmate MARK KNOPFLER to agree to reforming the group - because he'd "love to do" a comeback tour. The bassist is keen to join forces with Knopfler...

Knopfler's Building Plans Refused

Former DIRE STRAITS frontman MARK KNOPFLER is fuming after his local council refused to give him planning permission to extend his English country home. The MONEY FOR NOTHING hitmaker and his Bahrain-born wife KITTY...

Knopfler Crash Woman Deported

The woman who crashed into DIRE STRAITS star MARK KNOPFLER, putting the rocker in hospital, is to be deported. MONICA BELTRAN, 23, is being sent back to Ecuador from her London home after she...

Knopfler A Father Again

Veteran DIRE STRAITS rocker MARK KNOPFLER is celebrating the birth of a new daughter at the grand old age 54. His second child with his third wife KITTY ALDRIGE - KATYA RUBY ROSE -...

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