Motley Crue take chances

Nikki Sixx insists Motley Crue are at the top of their game because they always “take chances”. The bassist for the veteran rockers – who are also made up of singer Vince Neil, drummer Tommy Lee and guitarist Mick Mars – admits the ‘Dr. Feelgood’ hitmakers are constantly “reinventing themselves” to ensure their music stays […]

Elton John backs charity single

Sir Elton John has endorsed a cover version of his song ‘Tiny Dancer’ which is aiming to raise money for a cancer stricken child. The 65-year-old musician was so touched by the story of four-year-old Lily-Mae Morrison, who is battling neuroblastoma, a rare and aggressive cancer of the nervous system, and the 300 Irish musicians […]

Coldplay to take three-year break

Coldplay will take a three year break from touring. The British band’s frontman Chris Martin made the announcement as they finished the Australian leg of their world tour in Brisbane on Wednesday (21.11.12) but admitted to some doubts about the hiatus. He said: “This is the last big show for three years or so. I […]

The Rolling Stones will have ‘intimate’ stage

The Rolling Stones will switch between stadium rock and “huge intimacy” at their ’50 and Counting’ shows. The legendary ‘Beast of Burden’ band will play the first of their 50th anniversary shows in London on Sunday (25.11.12) and although details of their stage show are being kept under wraps, Patrick Woodroffe – the band’s lighting […]

Paul McCartney joins charity single

Sir Paul McCartney appears on a new charity single for the victims of the Hillsborough disaster. The Beatles musician is one of a number of stars who have recorded a cover of ‘He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother’ – originally by The Hollies – to raise money for the families of victims of the Hillsborough […]

Kesha freaked out over Strokes collaboration

Ke$ha “freaked out” when The Strokes agreed to work with her. The ‘Tik Tok’ hitmaker asked the group’s frontman Julian Casablancas and drummer Fabrizio Moretti to perform on ‘Only Wanna Dance With You’ from her new album ‘Warrior’ and loves the fact she is making music with musicians most people wouldn’t associate with her style […]

Noel Gallagher: No Oasis anniversary show

Noel Gallagher insists Oasis won’t reunite for their 20th anniversary. The guitarist – whose departure from the group caused their demise in August 2009 – dismissed speculation the ‘Supersonic’ hitmakers will get back together for the milestone in 2014, insisting it would only happen if he or his brother, singer Liam, had no money left. […]

Rob Zombie’s band split horror

Rob Zombie started making horror movies because his bands kept breaking up. The ‘Dragula’ singer was in White Zombie from the mid 80s to 1998 – when they disbanded due to fights between the band and because he had broken up with his girlfriend, bass player Sean Yseult – when he went solo, but in […]

Ne-Yo vows to save Motown Records

Ne-Yo wants to take Motown Records back to its former glory. The 30-year-old R&B singer was named Senior Vice-President of the legendary record label in January and sought advice from Berry Gordy Jr. – who launched the label, responsible for icons such The Supremes, The Jackson 5 and Marvin Gaye in 1959 – to help […]

Pitbull to save the world with a song?

Pitbull hopes his new song will save the world. The ‘Hotel Room Service’ rapper says his new track ‘Don’t Stop The Party’ – on which he teamed up with DJ TJR – was written to bring happiness to those suffering around the world, especially those who have been hit by the global economic downturn and […]