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Kelly Osbourne bitten by spider


March 11th, 2011 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne is nursing a swollen eye after she was bitten on the face by a spider.The daughter of rock legend Ozzy Osbourne paid a ... Read more...

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Mick Jagger to give first solo performance on Grammys


February 4th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Rolling Stones star Mick Jagger is set to make his first-ever live solo appearance on the Grammys stage.According to CBS News, the rock legend will perform as part ... Read more...

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Don Van Vliet Aka Captain Beefheart Dies At 69


December 18th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Avant-garde rock legend Don Van Vliet passed away at a Northern California Hospital on Friday. The renowned musician died from complications of multiple sclerosis, Michael Werner ... Read more...

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N Korea thought Clapton may encourage ‘good will’ towards US: Wikileaks


December 13th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 13 (ANI): Whistle blowing web site Wikileaks has revealed that North Korea asked the US to arrange an Eric Clapton concert in Pyongyang as Kim Jong-il's son was 'a ... Read more...

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N. Korea wanted Clapton to perform in Pyongyang: WikiLeaks cable


December 13th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.13 (ANI): The latest US diplomatic cables released by the whistle blowing web site Wikileaks reveal that North Korea wanted British musician Eric Clapton to perform in Pyongyang because dictator Kim ... Read more...

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Morrison gets posthumous pardon for ‘indecent exposure’ conviction


December 12th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Late rock legend Jim Morrison has won a posthumous pardon for charges of indecent exposure brought after a drunken gig 41 years ago.Outgoing Governor Charlie Crist appealed for ... Read more...

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Sir Elton John was ‘very close’ to being killed by drugs


December 12th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Rock legend Sir Elton John has revealed that he was "very close" to being killed by drugs.Interviewer Piers Morgan asked him: 'How close did drugs come to killing ... Read more...

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Jim Morrison could finally be pardoned for ‘indecent exposure 40 yrs ago’


November 9th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Florida Governor Charlie Crist has hinted that he is considering posthumously pardoning legendary singer Jim Morrison for a 40-year-old charge of public indecency.Crist, who steps down from his ... Read more...

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Yoko Ono joyous over reunion between John Lennon’s sons


September 27th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 27 (ANI): John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has expressed her joy at the reunion between Sean and Julian- the rock legend's sons from his two marriages.Things have never been ... Read more...

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Sacha Baron Cohen To Play Rock Legend Freddie Mercury In Upcoming Biopic


September 19th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'Borat' star Sacha Baron Cohen is all set to play Freddie Mercury in the upcoming film that will trace the life of the legendary Queen frontman. ... Read more...

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Alice Cooper backs ‘love-rat’ Wayne Rooney


September 9th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 09 (ANI): Rock legend Alice Cooper is supporting footballer Wayne Rooney following the footballer's night with hookers."If it's not affecting his playing ability it's none of our business," the ... Read more...

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Queen’s Freddie Murcury voted ‘Greatest Rock Legend Of All Time’


September 4th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): Queen frontman Freddie Mercury has been named the 'Greatest Rock Legend Of All Time'.The flamboyant star, who died in 1991, landed the top spot in the poll, ... Read more...

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New album from Robert Plant


August 21st, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Rock legend and Led Zepplin frontman Robert Plant is back with his first album in the last three years. His last album was released way back in ... Read more...

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Alicia Keys is top wedding singer: Poll


July 17th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Singer Alicia Keys has beaten the likes of Bon Jovi, Usher and Green Day by topping the charts of top wedding singers. People were asked in a poll which ... Read more...

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Hendrix to be honoured by Fender


July 12th, 2010 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Rock legend Jimi Hendrix is to be honoured by the company behind the guitars he used to play. Bosses at Fender Musical Instruments Corp. have announced the late rock ... Read more...

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Ozzy Osbourne Plans To Donate Body To Science: Considers Himself A Medical Miracle


June 8th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
British rock legend Ozzy Osbourne has decided to donate his body to science after his death. He believes that he is a medical miracle. The star who suffered from the worst ... Read more...

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Mandela chooses Brit tune for World Cup song


May 25th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, May 25 (ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela has chosen a tune written by two British songwriters as World Cup anthem.Rock legend Russ Ballard, lead singer and guitarist of Argent, ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp to play Ozzy Osbourne


May 3rd, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Johnny Depp has emerged as the most preferred in the race to play Ozzy Osbourne, in a film based on the rock legend's life. According to ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp to play Ozzy Osbourne?


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Hollywood actor Johnny Depp has emerged as the favourite to play Ozzy Osbourne in a movie on the rock legend. "Ozzy loves Johnny's films and would ideally want ... Read more...

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Pattinson to play Kurt Cobain in biopic


April 9th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 9(IANS) British actor Robert Pattinson is to play rock legend Kurt Cobain in a Hollywood biopic. The "Twilight" star is said to have always thought of himself as a musician ... Read more...

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Hollyoaks’ Gary Lucy to star as Kurt Cobain in new play


March 20th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 20 (ANI): Hollyoaks star Gary Lucy is reportedly set to star as rock legend Kurt Cobain in a new play 'Kurt and Sid'.The actor wanted to do something "totally different" ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie had an affair with Mick Jagger?


March 4th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 4 (ANI): Angelina Jolie had an affair with rock legend Mick Jagger, a new book has disclosed.Biographer Jenny Paul has claimed in his new work that the 'Rolling Stones' ... Read more...

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Aerosmith announce an European tour with Steven Tyler


February 26th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rock legend Aerosmith have announced their plans for an European tour with their front man Steven Tyler. The European tour is all set to ... Read more...

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Ringo Starr says he’s found God


February 3rd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Ringo Starr, the Beatles' drummer, says he has found God - after taking a long and winding road to enlightenment.The reformed rock legend, who turns 70 in ... Read more...

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Depp to make documentary on Keith Richards


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Johnny Depp is set to direct a documentary on rock legend Keith Richards, who has given his nod for the project. The venture will be Depp's first ... Read more...

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Jimi Hendrix’s new album to be released


January 12th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 12 (ANI): Rock legend Jimi Hendrix's new album featuring his unheard recordings may soon be released.The album titled 'Valleys of Neptune' will include 12 tracks of the guitar maestro ... Read more...

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When John Lennon kissed Jerry Lee Lewis’ feet


October 21st, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Rock legend Jerry Lee Lewis couldn't believe his eyes when John Lennon knelt down to kiss his feet, when they met in the 1970s.Lennon thanked Lewis for making ... Read more...

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Robert Plant campaigns for new cancer treatment


October 16th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Former Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant is extending his support to a pioneering British cancer charity.Killing Cancer is a charity that is aiming to raise 75 million ... Read more...

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Freddie Mercury to be honoured with London memorial


October 12th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Late rock legend Freddie Mercury is set to be honoured in his hometown with his own Hollywood Walk of Fame-style star.The British musician, best known as the frontman ... Read more...

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Jason Presley claims to be Elvis Presley’s son


October 6th, 2009 - 3:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
West Valley City, Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man called Jason Presley who is also known as Ernie Young is claiming to be Elvis Presley’s first-born son has surfaced. He is from ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s dying folk music finds a voice (Feature with Images)


October 5th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Jodhpur, Oct 5 (IANS) Traditional folk music from the remote villages of Rajasthan is finding high-profile voices to carry it mainstream.A five-day Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF), which began Oct ... Read more...

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Lennon’s wife barely knows Beatles’ songs!


September 14th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Late Beatle legend John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has revealed she barely knows the band's songs and only realised their music is "special" when she recently revisited their ... Read more...

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Jimmy Page snubs autobiography plans


September 9th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 9 (ANI): Rock legend Jimmy Page has left many fans disappointed after snubbing plans to pen an autobiography.The Led Zeppelin star recently made the revelation at friend Gary Kemp's ... Read more...

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Kelly Osbourne reveals her teenage drug struggle


August 28th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): Kelly Osbourne first consumed drugs at the age of 13.In her new book, Fierce, Kelly has revealed how her first experiences with prescription drugs led to a ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan mulls being your sat nav road map guide


August 25th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 25 (ANI): Bob Dylan has been approached by major motor manufacturers to be the new voice of their satellite navigation systems.The 68-year-old rock legend, presently wooing audience with his "Theme ... Read more...

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