Plan B to release a film…and a new single

Plan B has shifted more than a million records, banked a fortune and is just  about to release a film he has written and directed. But the tough-talking Brit winner…real name Ben Drew…certainly hasn’t  forgotten his own tough background growing up in east London. And last summer’s riots have been weighing heavily on his mind. … [Read the full story]

Julian Lennon not invited to Sir Paul’s wedding

Julian Lennon has extraordinarily claimed he has been ‘snubbed’ by his father’s former band-mates and their families. The 48-year-old – the late Beatle’s son with first wife Cynthia…launched a furious attack on the rest of the Beatles. He claimed he was not invited to a number of social events involving the band in recent months, … [Read the full story]

Noel Gallagher’s lost without his little brother

Noel Gallagher has apologised to his brother Liam after claims that Oasis pulled out of V Festival in 2009 because the younger sibling had a hangover. Liam was considering legal action because the comments were “way beyond rock’n’roll banter and questioned my professionalism.” However, Noel admitted in a webchat earlier this week, “For the record, it … [Read the full story]

Add Big Audio Dynamite to ‘reformed bands’ list

When Big Audio Dynamite played recently in Manchester, England, it was more than a nostalgic trip down memory lane…it was a history in musical innovation. It’s a long way from Australia to Pommieland, but I just had to make this trip to see B.A.D. I hoped it would be worth it…and it was. Although the … [Read the full story]

Annie Lennox is shit…even if she became a lesbian

Singer Annie Lennox says life would be easier if she was a lesbian, because blokes are such a let down. Twice divorced Annie, 55, said she feared never finding true love and that sometimes wished she was gay. She added, “For 90, maybe even 95% of women, men are a huge disappointment. This may be … [Read the full story]

Suede are reforming

Suede have reformed to perform at the O2, London, in December. But what about after the gig? What happens next? Suede front-man Brett Anderson reckons that every band that’s ever reformed has been rubbish the second time around. Well Brett, that’s not strictly true. Of course  it’s just opinionated drivel but when the Sex Pistols … [Read the full story]

Johnny Marr still knocking out tunes

Guitar hero Johnny Marr of the legendary 80’s band, The Smiths, was 47 last month. Born John Martin Maher to Irish parents in Manchester co-founded The Smiths with singer Morrissey in 1982. Aas Smiths co-writer, Marr has penned classics such as, ‘There is a light that never goes out’, ‘This Charming Man’ and ‘Big Mouth … [Read the full story]