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Knightley cosies up with The Klaxons rocker


April 11th, 2011 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Actress Keira Knightley was snapped cosying up and kissing singer and her rumoured beau James Righton.Both of them cosied up as they left The ... Read more...

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Jim Morrison to get posthumous pardon over ‘exposure’ conviction


December 9th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): The Doors' Jim Morrison will get a posthumous pardon almost 40 years after he was convicted of exposing himself on stage during a show in Miami.Gov. Charlie Crist ... Read more...

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12 bands and sounds of new age South Asian music


December 5th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Traditional, devotional and ethnic music of South Asia is finding new identities thanks to rock 'n' roll from the West. Now 12 bands from the region, including ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s former manager says singer was “painfully shy”


October 9th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Lady Gaga's former manager describes the Grammy award winning singer, who is known for her extravagant performances, as "painfully shy" during the early stages of her career, ... Read more...

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CWG volunteers theme song launched


September 28th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) 'Delhi United', the theme song for the volunteer programme of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games was launched here Tuesday. The song, composed by the seven-member Tapasya band of ... Read more...

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New bassist for Whitesnake


August 25th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 25, 2010(Sampurn Wire): After several months of speculation and after keeping the whole rock world in suspense, legendary hard rock band Whitesnake has finally announced their new bass player/singer, MICHAEL ... Read more...

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Oz songwriters compose world’s longest song


July 26th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Australian songwriters, including Lisa Mitchell and Josh Pyke, have joined hands to set a world record for the longest ever song.The grand project attracted 168 co-writers after ... Read more...

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Oliver Stone ‘interested in big-screen version of Memphis’


May 12th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 12 (ANI): Filmmaker Oliver Stone seems to be interested in musicals.After it was reported that Justin Timberlake want to bring the Broadway show 'Memphis' to the big screen, ... Read more...

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Drummer Zak Starkey Of “The Who” Was Amazing In Super Bowl Halftime Show


February 8th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Miami, Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Who" halftime show during Super Bowl 2010 in Miami was amazing. The band with Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend as well as the drummer Zak ... Read more...

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Strumming heartstrings!


December 2nd, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The man who brings to life myriad instruments with his magical fingers and the woman instrumental in making the musical journey of his life melodious, came together in a unique concert ... Read more...

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Bon Jovi called in “rock shrink” to solve band issues


October 28th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): Rock band Bon Jovi took help of a psychiatrist to keep the band united.In a new documentary titled 'Bon Jovi: When We Were Beautiful', the rockers revealed that ... Read more...

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Elton John to adopt a baby boy?


September 13th, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) English singer-songwriter Sir Elton John is set to follow in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie and Madonna as he is keen on adopting a baby boy. Sir Elton, ... Read more...

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Sir Elton John plans to adopt 14-month-old Ukranian boy


September 13th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 13 (ANI): Sir Elton John is planning to adopt a child from Ukraine with partner David Furnish.The singer revealed that a 14-month-old boy called Lev has apparently "stolen his heart."The ... Read more...

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Suicides mount for smokers quitting with Chantix and Zyban


July 2nd, 2009 - 4:45 am ICT by John Le Fevre
An increase in the number of suicides among people attempting to stop smoking using the smoking-cessation medicines Chantix and Zyban has prompted US regulators to issue a warning and require stronger worded ... Read more...

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Kannada film industry gets emotional after Rahman’s Oscar triumph


February 23rd, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 23 (IANS) Kannada film personalities, who have worked with A.R. Rahman, have gone on an emotional trip after hearing the big news of the Indian music maestro's twin win at ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman says he can relate to Slumdogs hero


February 19th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Music composer A.R. Rahman has said that he identifies himself with Slumdog Millionaires hero the 18-year-old slum boy who overcomes hardships by winning a fortune on Indian ... Read more...

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Rod Stewart denies there will be Faces reunion


January 24th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): Brit singer/songwriter Rod Stewart has denied that his old band Faces will reunite later this year for a comeback tour.Faces keyboard player Ian McLagan had said in ... Read more...

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Adnan Sami nite in London this weekend


October 17th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Musician-singer Adnan Sami returns to Britain after three years and promises to wow Londoners this weekend when he performs with his full live orchestra Oct 18 and ... Read more...

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My new hair cut has brought me luck: Koel Purie


October 5th, 2008 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Riding high after the success of blockbuster film "Rock On", actress Koel Purie believes her new hair cut has brought her luck - her performance was highly ... Read more...

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Pink Floyd member Richard Wright dies at 65


September 16th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Richard Wright, the self-taught pianist and founding member of English rock band " Pink Floyd " died at his home Monday Sep 15, at the age of 65 after a long suffering ... Read more...

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After ‘Rock On’, Luke Kenny gets recognition as an actor


September 12th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Luke Kenny's English looks stood as an obstacle in his acting career for almost a decade, but with his immaculate performance in the recent hit "Rock On", ... Read more...

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Farhan unwell before ‘Rock On’ concert in Delhi


September 6th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who has won kudos for his acting-singing debut with “Rock On”, was unwell before a live concert to promote the film here Saturday evening. ... Read more...

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After ‘Saawariya’ success, composer Monty Sharma is a busy bee


August 3rd, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Monty Sharma, the composer who made it big with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Saawariya", has joined the league of successful music directors and is scoring music for 21 films. ... Read more...

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Faces surviving members consider reunion


July 12th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Rock band Faces surviving members have considered a reunion, confirmed the bands keyboard player Ian McLagan.The group, known for hits such as Stay With Me and Cindy ... Read more...

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South Indian composers create music for Beijing Olympics


June 19th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) Original tracks by south Indian composers have been chosen for the gymnastics events at the Beijing Olympics, starting Aug 8. "While my music available in the Germany-based Sonoton ... Read more...

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Rock band Doors members reunite for documentary


May 28th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin
London, May 28 (IANS) The feuding members of the legendary rock band Doors, which was once led by the late Jim Morrison, will reunite for a documentary on them. The documentary will ... Read more...

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James Blunt wants to retire in Ireland


February 15th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Pop rock star James Blunt has revealed that he wants to retire in Ireland because of the nation's fondness for music.The 33-year-old singer admitted in an interview with ... Read more...

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Deep Purple to follow in Led Zeppelin reunion footsteps?


December 18th, 2007 - 2:41 pm ICT by admin
London, December 18 (ANI): Speculations are rife that just like Led Zeppelin, their arch rivals of the Seventies, Deep Purple, may also stage an enthralling reunion concert with the original band members. ... Read more...

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