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Grateful Dead To Push Pro-cannabis Message At Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Dead & Company will perform as part of the late-night talk show's televised summer concert series, which takes place in the parking lot behind the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. And the band, which also...

Bob Weir Developing The Grateful Dead Tv Series

The rocker is working with bosses at Internet streaming site Amazon to adapt longtime roadie Steve Parish's 2003 book Home Before Midnight: My Life on the Road with the Grateful Dead into a...

Phil Lesh, The Grateful Dead Bassist, Reveals Bladder Cancer Diagnosis

Phil Lesh, the bassist for The Grateful Dead, revealed his cancer diagnosis on Friday (16th October). The 75-year-old announced he was cancelling two performances in October and, in a letter apologising to fans, revealed he...

Grateful Dead Stars Rock On With John Mayer As Dead & Company

After breaking records with their Fare Thee Well shows earlier this summer (15), Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann have teamed up with singer/songwriter Mayer under the name Dead & Company, and...

President Obama Pays Tribute To The Grateful Dead Ahead Of Their Final Shows

The hitmakers closed out their 50-year career at Soldier Field on America's Independence Day weekend with many celebrities including Katy Perry, John Mayer, Woody Harrelson and Chloe Sevigny in the audience to show...

Grateful Dead's Last Ever Shows Available Through Online Streams

To celebrate their last ever live shows, the Grateful Dead have announced that their concerts at Soldier Field in Chicago – dubbed ‘Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead’ - are to be...

John Mayer To Tour With The Grateful Dead Members - Report

Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann are reuniting under the official group name this July (15) to perform a trio of shows with Phish star Trey Anastasio to celebrate their...

The Grateful Dead Celebrating Anniversary With Documentary

Rockers The Grateful Dead are set to celebrate their 50th anniversary with the release of a new documentary next year (15).The untitled project will be directed by Amir Bar-Lev and executive produced by legendary filmmaker...

Jerry Garcia Documentary Planned

The Grateful Dead star Jerry Garcia is to be the subject of a new musical documentary.Filmmaker Malcolm Leo and veteran manager John Hartmann have secured the music rights to the band's extensive catalogue and they...

Malick's Tree Is Planted In Cannes

Terrence Malick's long-awaited Tree of Life was finally unspooled at the Cannes Film Festival today (Monday), receiving polite applause mixed with scattered boos from an overflow crowd of reporters attending a morning screening. Most, however,...

Allen To Relaunch New York Venue

British singer LILY ALLEN will perform at the relaunch of New York venue Irving Plaza club next week (begs09APR07). The SMILE star will take to the stage with Los Angeles pop duo THE BIRD AND...

Website Owner Countersues Rock 'N' Roll Stars

LATEST: Rock archive website Wolfgang's Vault is countersuing top rock 'n' roll stars LED ZEPPELIN, THE DOORS, THE GRATEFUL DEAD and CARLOS SANTANA after losing a copyright lawsuit last year (DEC06). The rockers filed a...

Grammy Honours For The Doors, The Grateful Dead And Baez

The Grammy Awards got off to an early start last night (10FEB07) when iconic rockers THE DOORS, folk singer JOAN BAEZ and rockers THE GRATEFUL DEAD picked up prizes for lifetime achievement. Opera singer MARIA...

Wilson And Stanley To Train Aspiring Musicians

BRIAN WILSON and KISS frontman PAUL STANLEY have signed up to train aspiring musicians at Hollywood's Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp next year (07). The BEACH BOY and Stanley will be joined by THE GRATEFUL...

Rock 'N' Roll Stars Sue Website Owner

Rock 'n' roll stars including members of LED ZEPPELIN, THE DOORS, THE GRATEFUL DEAD and CARLOS SANTANA have teamed up to sue the owner of a website streaming rare concert footage. Online destination Wolfgang's Vault...

Ashlee Simpson's Fans Offered Alternatives

Talk of ASHLEE SIMPSON's lip-syncing scandal has been revived after a group stepped forward to offer her fans "real" music in exchange for her debut album AUTOBIOGRAPHY. New York's HOPE (HORRIFIED OBSERVERS OF PEDESTRIAN...

Jerry Garcia Concert Cds From The 1970s Issued

Late rocker JERRY GARCIA's musical tastes are set to go on display in a series of concert recordings being released. When he wasn't on the stage with his band THE GRATEFUL DEAD, the guitarist...

Rockers Back Kerry

SANTANA, JOHN FOGERTY and THE DOORS' RAY MANZAREK are leading the charge to oust PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH from The White House - by publicly announcing their support for Democratic presidential hopeful JOHN KERRY....

New Bob Dylan Tracks For Soundtrack

Legendary singer songwriter BOB DYLAN has recorded new versions of two of his own classics and two covers of traditional songs for the soundtrack to forthcoming movie MASKED AND ANONYMOUS. LIKE A ROLLING STONE...

U2 Are Best Live Act

U2 have topped a new list of the best live acts in the world. The Irish quartet beat RADIOHEAD and BON JOVI to claim the top spot in ROLLING STONE magazine's Best In Show...

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