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Andy Williams Dies: Tributes To The Star Led By Tony Christie

Tributes to Andy Williams have been led today by fellow crooner Tony Christie. Andy Williams has died, aged 84, following a year-long battle against bladder cancer. He was best known for his rendition of the...

The Charlatans Perform At Sea

The Charlatans performed at sea last night (21.06.12)The group's Tim Burgess and Mark Collins performed an acoustic set on privately-owned Spitbank Fort - which was recently converted to an exclusive venue about one mile off...

The Charlatans Play Gig In The Middle Of The Sea

British rockers The Charlatans' latest gig was an unusual one - they performed in the middle of the sea.Tim Burgess' cult act played an intimate 30-minute acoustic set at the Spitbank Fort in the Solent...

The Charlatans To Play At Sea

The Charlatans are to play a gig at sea.The group's Tim Burgess and Mark Collins will perform an acoustic set on privately owned Spitbank Fort - which was recently converted to an exclusive venue about...

Tim Burgess Opens Up About Anal Cocaine Fun In Memoirs

British rocker Tim Burgess has opened up about the extent of his drug use during The Charlatans' heyday, revealing the depths he and his pals would go to to get high in a new memoir.The...

Tim Burgess To Release Frank Memoir

Tim Burgess will release his memoir on April 26th, through Penguin. The Charlatans frontman has written an autobiography, Telling Stories, about his time as a member of the band and the highs and lows that...

Tim Burgess Writing Memoir

The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess is set to tell all about his life as a rock star in an upcoming memoir.The British singer/songwriter has landed a deal with publishing firm Penguin to write his autobiography,...

Noel Gallagher's Roller Prediction

Noel Gallagher thought Beady Eye song 'The Roller' would be a "mega" hit for Oasis.The 44-year-old rocker believed the track - which reached number 31 in the UK singles chart after being released by his...

Matt Damon Blasts 'Charlatan' Psychics

Matt Damon thinks that psychics are "charlatans".The 40-year-old actor - who plays a psychic who can see dead people in his latest film 'Hereafter' didn't even visit any real-life mystics to research his part for...

Brookes To Rejoin Charlatans For New Year's Eve Gig

THE CHARLATANS drummer JON BROOKES will rejoin the band onstage on New Year's Eve (31Dec10) to play his first full gig since he was diagnosed with a brain tumour earlier this year (10).Brookes collapsed during...

The Charlatans' 'Emotional' Reunion

The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess says it was a hugely "emotionally experience" to have drummer Jon Brookes back on stage with the band on Saturday (23.10.10).Brookes - who was diagnosed with a brain tumour shortly...

Brookes Rejoins The Charlatans On Stage

THE CHARLATANS drummer JON BROOKES rejoined the band on stage in Birmingham, England at the weekend (23-24Oct10) just a month after he was diagnosed with a brain tumour.The percussionist fell ill during a gig in...

The Charlatans Drummer Describes Collapse

The Charlatans drummer Jon Brookes has written about his onstage collapse last month.The rocker was diagnosed with a brain tumour after he collapsed shortly after the 'One to Another' band had started their set at...

Charlatans Drummer Describes Collapse

The Charlatans drummer Jon Brookes has written about his onstage collapse last month.The rocker was diagnosed with a brain tumour after he collapsed shortly after the 'One to Another' band had started their set at...

Brookes Thanks Fans For Support

THE CHARLATANS drummer JON BROOKES has spoken for the first time about his battle with brain cancer - insisting the support of his family, fans and bandmates was crucial to his survival in the weeks...

Brookes To Return To The Charlatans 'In Six Weeks'

THE CHARLATANS drummer JON BROOKES is aiming to recover from his brain tumour treatment within the next six weeks - because he wants to join the band on tour in Australia.Brookes was diagnosed with brain...

The Charlatans Pay Tribute To Brookes At Gig

THE CHARLATANS paid tribute to their cancer-stricken drummer JON BROOKES at a charity gig on Monday night (27Sep10) by dedicating a song to the percussionist.The British band cancelled a string of shows in the U.S....

Verve Drummer Joins The Charlatans

Former THE VERVE drummer PETE SALISBURY has joined THE CHARLATANS to replace JON BROOKES as he battles a brain tumour.The British band cancelled a string of shows in the U.S. after the percussionist collapsed at...

The Charlatans Star Diagnosed With Brain Tumour

THE CHARLATANS drummer JON BROOKES has been diagnosed with a brain tumour.The percussionist was hospitalised last week (15Sep10) after collapsing during a gig in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The band scrapped the rest of its U.S. tour...

The Charlatans Cancel Tour

The Charlatans have cancelled their North American tour following the collapse of their drummer last week. Jon Brookes reportedly stopped breathing during the band's set in Philadelphia, and had to be revived by a doctor...

The Charlatans Postpone Tour

THE CHARLATANS have axed the remainder of their U.S. tour after drummer JON BROOKES collapsed during a concert on Wednesday night (15Sep10).The British rockers were performing at the Johnny Brenda's venue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania when...

The Charlatans Scrap Show After Brookes' Hospitalisation

THE CHARLATANS' drummer JON BROOKES has been hospitalised in Pennsylvania after collapsing moments into a concert on Wednesday night (15Sep10).The British rockers were performing at Johnny Brenda's in Philadelphia when Brookes keeled over onstage, prompting...

The Charlatans' Drummer Collapses

The Charlatans' drummer stopped breathing during a show last night (15.09.10).Jon Brookes had to be revived by a doctor who was luckily in the crowd, after collapsing mid-set as the band played in Philadelphia. He...

Tim Burgess' 'Explosive' Supergroup

The Horrors, Klaxons and Ladyhawke all star on Tim Burgess' "explosive" new solo album.The Charlatans frontman said it's taken him so long to follow up his first solo effort, 2003s 'I Believe', because he wanted...

Kings Of Leon Rock V

Kings of Leon wowed the crowds at Virgin Media's V Festival last night (21.08.10).The band played some of their biggest hits, including 'Sex on Fire' and 'Use Somebody', as they closed the evening on the...

Kasabian To Rock V Festival

Kasabian have revealed they are to headline this year's V Festival. The rockers - who have played before at the annual two-day festival which is held in Essex and South Staffordshire over the last weekend...

Paul Weller Blasts Nirvana

Paul Weller has slammed Nirvana as "f***ing rubbish".The outspoken 'Changing Man' rocker said he felt the Britpop period of music in Britain in the 90s - when he came back in vogue with his solo...

Speech Debelle Wins Mercury Prize

Speech Debelle was the winner of the Barclaycard Mercury Prize on Tuesday night (08.09.09).The little-known British rapper surprisingly beat off stiff competition from the 11 other nominees, including Florence and the Machine, Kasabian, La Roux...

Charlatans Axe North American Tour

British rockers THE CHARLATANS have been forced to cancel their forthcoming North American tour so drummer JON BROOKES can undergo shoulder surgery.The band was due to perform a string of gigs across the U.S. through...

The Charlatans Make Anniversary Plan

The Charlatans are planning to play their debut album in full.The 'Weirdo' rockers are preparing for the 20th anniversary of the release of 'Some Friendly' and frontman Tim Burgess admits the group are considering a...

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