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Matt Smith Would Use Tardis To Check Out The Beatles

DOCTOR WHO star Matt Smith would love to own a time-travelling tardis so he could head back to the 1960s and witness a Beatles gig.The music-loving actor admits he'd also return to 1969 and check...

John Lennon Named Rock's Biggest Ever Star

The Beatles legend John Lennon has been named rock's ultimate icon by editors at British music magazine Nme.The late star, who was assassinated in 1980, topped a survey of more than 160,000 readers, beating former...

Animation Legend John Coates Dies

John Coates, the man behind The Beatles' 1968 film Yellow Submarine, has died. He was in his eighties.The producer passed away at home in Kent, England on Sunday (16Sep12) following a battle with cancer....

The Beatles & Elvis Presley Nominated For American Pop Music Hall Of Fame

The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and The Beach Boys are among the first ever nominees for the American Pop Music Hall of Fame.Tony Bennett, Neil Diamond, The Carpenters and Simon & Garfunkel are also...

Bestival Closes With Triumphant Headline Slot From Stevie Wonder

Last night's Bestival set from Stevie Wonder was a master-class in how to deliver a festival headline set. It had been a triumphant festival overall, thanks in no small part to the sunshine. The 2012...

Painting By The Beatles Heading To Auction

A painting created by The Beatles is set to go under the hammer in New York next week (begs10Sep12).The Let It Be hitmakers were forced to hole up inside their Toyko, Japan hotel room back...

Early Ringo Starr Tapes Unearthed

Recordings featuring The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr before he found fame with the Fab Four have been discovered in a basement.The previously unheard sessions, from 1960, contain performances by Rory Storm and the Hurricanes -...

Geri Halliwell: "A Cheeky Minx" According To Mel C

Mel C has commented on Geri Halliwell's alleged relationship with Russell Brand on national radio, reports The Metro.Sporty Spice called Halliwell a "cheeky minx" on the radio, when asked how much she knew about Ginger...

Ringo Starr Is World's Richest Drummer

The Beatles legend Ringo Starr has been named the world's richest drummer ahead of Phil Collins and Dave Grohl.The veteran musician came top in the list compiled by website Celebritynetworth.com with an estimated fortune of...

John Lennon's Tooth Moulded Into New Sculpture

A Canadian artist has incorporated a piece of John Lennon's tooth into a new clay model of The Beatles icon.The tragic star's tooth was sold off at the Omega Auction House in Stockport, England last...

Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello Rejects Paul Ryan's Praise

The politically minded musical outfit Rage Against The Machine are known for their provocative lyrics, and strong statements within their songs. When U.S. Congressman, Paul Ryan declared his affections for the band, he was met...

George Harrison's Widow Under Fire Over Security Fence Plans

The widow of Beatles star George Harrison is under fire over renewed plans to put up a razor wire security fence around her home.Olivia Harrison has requested permission from her local council to erect a...

Arctic Monkeys Beatles Cover Soars Up Itunes Singles Chart

Arctic Monkeys' cover of 'Come Together' by The Beatles is quickly climbing up the UK singles chart, according to Nme.com today (July 30, 2012). The band played the track as part of the Olympics opening...

Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band Announce 16 New Tour Dates

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are extending their already-hefty world tour, Billboard have announced. The Jersey band are currently nearing the end of an 11 week venture out on the road, where they...

Is The New Beatles Album The Most Pointless Compilation Ever?

The Beatles are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their first hit and boy are they not bothered if anyone knows about it. To mark the occasion of the group's first UK Top 40 singles hit...

Dave Grohl Credits The Beatles With Inspiring His Rock Career

Dave Grohl has branded The Beatles "the most important rock band of all time" and credits the Fab Four with inspiring his music career.The Foo Fighters star has written an open letter praising the band...

Rare The Beatles First U.s. Album Sells For $15,000

A rare edition of The Beatles' debut U.S. album has gone under the hammer for $15,000 (£9,581).Introducing... The Beatles hit shelves in America in early 1964, but due to a late release stemming from legal...

Officials Warn Madonna: We'll Cut You Off Like Bruce Springsteen!

It doesn't matter how big a star you are, if you go over curfew you'll be getting cut - that's the message that promoters Live Nation gave out over the weekend during Bruce Springsteen 's...

25 Years Later, Paul Simon Reunites With 'Graceland' Collaborators

It was a special moment for Paul Simon last night in London (July 15, 2012) as he reunited with some of the faces that helped him to make his true seminal solo album 'Graceland', as...

Slash Honoured With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Slash, real name Saul Hudson, has been awarded with the 2,473rd star on the legendary Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to music. The former Guns N Roses guitarist who was born in Britain...

Andre 3000 Will Not Sing Jimi Hendrix Songs In Biopic

In a confusing series of reveals, Andre 3000, who is currently filming as Jimi Hendrix in a biopic about the guitarist's life, will be playing covers including those by The Beatles, Muddy Waters and Elvis...

New The Beatles Photos Published

Unpublished photographs of The Beatles at work in a recording studio at the height of their fame are to be revealed in a new book.The candid shots include an image showing John Lennon and Paul...

Ringo Starr: 'My Sons Won't Be Part Of Beatles Kids Band'

Ringo Starr's sons have wrecked the dreams of Beatles fans hoping to see the kids of the Fab Four onstage together, insisting they won't be a part of such a concept.The idea was suggested by...

Paul Mccartney, Rob Brydon, Lead Tributes To Victor Spinetti

A whole host of celebrities have paid tribute to the late Victor Spinetti, the Welsh veteran comedy actor and writer. Spinetti died at the age of 82, after being diagnosed with cancer around a year...

Veteran Victor Spinetti Loses Battle With Cancer, Aged 82

The veteran Welsh actor Victor Spinetti has passed away after a battle with pancreatic cancer, it's been confirmed. The 82 year-old was believed to have had cancer for a year but had remained in good...

That'll Be The Day: Paul Mccartney Turns 70-Years-old

Happy Birthday to Sir Paul Mccartney, 50 per cent of the surviving half of The Beatles and legendary songwriter in his own right too. Many would argue that whilst it was John Lennon who perhaps...

Happy Birthday Macca!

Sir Paul Mccartney is rocking into old age - the Beatles legend turns 70 on Monday (18Jun12).The iconic artist has been entertaining the masses since his teens, when he met a local kid named John...

Beach Boys Top The Beatles As U.s. Album Charts' Longest Serving Top 10 Group

The Beach Boys have beaten the Beatles to the longest stand of top 10 albums in the U.S. charts by a group - by 18 months.Brian Wilson's reunited surf pop band crashed into the new...

The Beatles Cavern Poster Fetches $44,000

A rare poster advertising a concert by The Beatles at the U.K.'s famed Cavern Club just months before they shot to stardom has sold at auction for $44,000 (£27,500).The Fab Four were regulars at the...

Paul Weller Covers Beatles To Celebrate Sir Paul Mccartney's 70th

British rocker Paul Weller will mark Sir Paul Mccartney's upcoming 70th birthday with a cover of The Beatles' song Birthday.The former The Jam musician is a huge fan of MCCartney, and to celebrate his idol's...

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