John Wilson, drummer with the seminal Irish band, is hitting the road again with some of the magic music he made with Rory Gallagher, writes Ed Power
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood says he is looking forward to being right “among the muck and bullets” when he becomes a father for the fifth time.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2016
Sat, 23 Jan, 2016
Sat, 15 Aug, 2015
Specials songwriter Jerry Dammers has been named a music industry inspiration three decades after his song, ‘Nelson Mandela’, stormed the charts calling for the release of the anti-apartheid campaigner.
Fri, 23 May, 2014
The Strypes’ front man Ross Farrelly considers what life would be like right now for the four-piece if the blues hadn’t captured their hearts.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2013
What with supporting Bruce Springsteen, working on a new live album, and bringing her baby daughter out on tour, Imelda May could hardly be busier, Ed Power reports
Fri, 14 Jun, 2013
Tomorrow marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Noel Redding, the Jimi Hendrix Experience bassist who came to call West Cork his home, writes Noel Baker
Fri, 10 May, 2013
I believe in dreams.
Sun, 21 Apr, 2013
The Rolling Stones pranced, swaggered, and laughed through the first of five concerts, marking their golden jubilee with a performance that critics said put paid to questions over ticket costs.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2012
Ageing rockers The Rolling Stones celebrated 50 years in the industry by performing to a packed London crowd for the first time since 2007.
Mon, 26 Nov, 2012
Slash thinks music has "lost its magic".
Tue, 27 Mar, 2012
Adele has been given the perfect get well gift after being nominated for six Grammys at next year's awards.
Thu, 01 Dec, 2011
THE Manic Street Preachers have been awarded the title of “classic songwriters” at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour awards.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2011
Paul McCartney was waking up to the start of his third marriage today after tying the knot with American heiress Nancy Shevell.
Mon, 10 Oct, 2011
ROCK legend Eric Clapton parted with 70 of his guitars in a charity auction that drew hundreds of fans and aficionados, and broke sale estimates.
Fri, 11 Mar, 2011
Lady Gaga came into the Grammys hidden in an egg but she hatched a winner – she captured three trophies by mid-evening, including best pop vocal album for The Fame Monster.
Mon, 14 Feb, 2011
Music legend Eric Clapton is to sell off part of his extensive guitar collection – including one he played on stage with Cream – to raise hundreds of thousands for his rehab clinic.
Thu, 09 Dec, 2010
Susan Boyle will take on Lady Gaga and Katy Perry in a bid to bag a Grammy.
Thu, 02 Dec, 2010
Eminem’s “Recovery” was made complete as the Recording Academy nominated the resurgent rapper for 10 awards, including the biggest prizes: album, song, and record of the year.
Bryan Adams has joined the bill of the KILLING Cancer charity show.
Fri, 12 Nov, 2010
AC/DC, Rage Against The Machine, KISS and Slash are all up for two awards at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour.
Fri, 13 Aug, 2010
Ronnie Wood is working with Mick Hucknall on The Faces reunion.
Tue, 11 May, 2010
IMELDA MAY performed live to a TV audience of 25.8 million Americans at the 52nd annual Grammy awards.
Tue, 02 Feb, 2010
Ronnie Wood is to reform his old band The Faces.
Fri, 29 Jan, 2010
Guitarist Jeff Beck said today he was thrilled to be joining the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Thu, 15 Jan, 2009
Eric Clapton is set for another return to his supergroup past when he takes the stage with the man who replaced him in the Yardbirds, Jeff Beck, in Japan next month.
Wed, 07 Jan, 2009
British rocker Jeff Beck has slammed Led Zeppelin's comeback plans - insisting it will be pointless without former lead singer Robert Plant.
Mon, 08 Dec, 2008
Prince of Darkness Ozzy Osbourne was tonight named a living legend at the Marshall Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards.
Mon, 03 Nov, 2008
Eighties rappers Run-DMC could ’Walk This Way’ into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2008
George Martin, the classically trained producer of the Beatles, was honoured last night in Los Angeles.
Sun, 13 Jul, 2008
Eric Clapton is having a jam session with more than a dozen of his favourite guitar-playing pals, and everyone is invited.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2007
Eric Clapton has recruited a clutch of his guitar great pals to perform at his second Crossroads Guitar Festival this summer.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2007
A guitar signed by such rockers as Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Eric Clapton has been sold at auction for a record $2.8m (€2.4m) in aid of the Indian Ocean tsunami victims.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2005
The Queen of England had no idea who Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck were when they attended a reception at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.
Thu, 03 Mar, 2005
Tenor Luciano Pavarotti revealed today he is to become a teacher to help develop the golden voices of the future.
Mon, 06 Oct, 2003
The White Stripes are to support the Rolling Stones on two dates of their US tour in October.
Thu, 26 Sep, 2002
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