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Ray Davies Hospitalised For Clot In Bullet Wound

THE KINKS legend RAY DAVIES is still suffering the after-effects of a shooting in 2004 - he was hospitalised last year (10) when bullet residue formed a clot in his leg.The Waterloo Sunset hitmaker was...

Frank Black Donates 100,000 Pound To Keep Club Open

Frank Black has reportedly donated £100,000 to a fund fighting to keep a London venue open. The Pixies frontman has backed a campaign to save the 100 Club, which is presently facing closure due to...

Noel Gallagher Praises Rival

Noel Gallagher admitted Gorillaz deserved a prize at the GQ Men of the Year awards last night (07.09.10). The former Oasis rocker praised the animated group - masterminded by his former bitter chart rival Damon...

Amy Macdonald's Kinks Collaboration

Amy Macdonald has recorded a track with Ray Davies. The Scottish singer - whose debut album 'This Is The Life' shot to number one in the UK charts - Has a long list of people...

Davies Remembers Quaife At Glastonbury

RAY DAVIES paid tribute to his former THE KINKS bandmate PETE QUAIFE during his set at the Glastonbury festival in England on Sunday (27Jun10).The singer/songwriter dedicated See My Friends to the bassist, who died of...

Former The Kinks Bassist Quaife Dies

Former THE KINKS bassist PETE QUAIFE has died, aged 66.The musician, who founded the group with school pals Ray and Dave Davies and drummer Mick Avory in 1962, passed away on Thursday (24Jun10). His cause...

The Kinks Musical Tour Axed

A planned revival of THE KINKS musical written by frontman RAY DAVIES has been scrapped.The singer debuted Come Dancing in London last year (08) and after the show closed, organisers planned to restart the production...

The Kinks Movie On The Way

The story of legendary British rock band THE KINKS is coming to the big screen - a movie about the group's rise to fame is in the works.The film, titled You Really Got Me, will...

Session Drummer Graham Dies

Famed session drummer BOBBY GRAHAM, who has played on records by DUSTY SPRINGFIELD and THE KINKS, has died at the age of 69.The musician performed on around 15,000 songs - most notably Springfield's I Only...

Panic At The Disco's Musical Differences

Ryan Ross left Panic At The Disco because singer Brendon Urie is a Peter Gabriel fan.The guitarist-and-songwriter and bassist Jon Walker announced they were leaving the group last week and the musician says the main...

Davies: 'Being Banned From America Inspired Me'

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES once feared he would be banned from America forever, but he insists the snub inspired him to write classic English songs like WATERLOO SUNSET. The American Federation of Musicians banned...

'Drugs Caused My Stroke', Says Kinks Star

THE KINKS rocker DAVE DAVIES has blamed his wild drug-infused lifestyle during the 1960s for the severe stroke he suffered two years ago (04). Despite initial fears he would never walk or talk again, the...

Kinks Star Too Kinky For Punk Band

Veteran rocker RAY DAVIES' songwriting has been snubbed for being too shocking - by his daughter's punk band. The former THE KINKS frontman, 61, wrote a track entitled YOURS TRULY CONFUSED, N10 for his daughter...

Davies Urges Mccartney To Go Extreme

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES is desperate to see SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY move away from middle-of-the-road music and produce something extreme. The WATERLOO SUNSET rocker is convinced the former BEATLE is hiding behind a smokescreen...

Ray Davies: 'Don't Compare Me To Mccartney'

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES is sick of comparisons to 1960s contemporary SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, because they are nothing alike. The pair were two of the biggest artists of the 1960s and are often...

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