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Alice Cooper Praises Musical Megastars

Alice Cooper is friends with his musical heroes.The 66-year-old rocker was lucky enough to meet many of his idols, from Frank Sinatra to John Lennon, over the course of his career and has always found...

Tupac Shakur's Final Words Were 'F**K You,' Other Famous Last Words

The dying words of rapper Tupac Shakur have been revealed, 18 years after his death. The words were spoken to sergeant Chris Carroll, the policeman who questioned Shakur on the scene after the fatal shooting...

Sean Lennon Baffled By Plan To Clone Beatles Star

Sean Lennon has branded plans to clone his father John Lennon from Dna extracted from the late rocker's teeth as "bizarre, futuristic and dystopian".Last year (13) Canadian dentist Michael Zuk handed a rotten molar from...

John Lennon's Fireman Coat Up For Auction

A fireman-style jacket once owned by John Lennon is to go on sale at auction.The blue coat is believed to be the same garment the iconic musician sported on the back cover of his and...

Is Radler's New Dead Celebrities Beer Advert Hilarious, Bad-taste...Or Both? [Video]

A new European beer commercial from the Radler brand has caused controversy across the world in countries where the advert's dark sense of humour doesn't sit well. The television commercial shows a bunch of dead...

Dead Stars Feature In Dutch Beer Commercial

Bosses at a Dutch brewing company have brought Kurt Cobain and John Lennon back from the dead for a new commercial.Marketing men behind the new Bavaria ad for Radler fruit-flavoured beer also features the likenesses...

John Lennon's Complaint Letter To Go Up For Auction

A note written by John Lennon complaining about his rock star pals Keith Moon and Harry Nilsson is set to go under the hammer on Friday (21Mar14)Lennon was working with a group of musicians during...

Rare Rickenbacker With Classic Beatles History Up For Auction

A 1962 Rickenbacker guitar played by both George Harrison and John Lennon is to be auctioned off in New York in May (14).The instrument will be among the highlight items going under the hammer at...

Yoko Ono Pens Thank You Letter For Elbow

Yoko Ono has written an open letter to Elbow thanking the band for mentioning her in a song. The Japanese artist - the widow of Beatles legend John Lennon - has been name-checked by the...

Pharrell's Big Grammys Hat On Ebay: Other Celeb Memorabilia Auctioned Off

Pharrell Williams is auctioning off the headline-grabbing Vivienne Westwood buffalo hat that he wore to the recent Grammy awards. As soon as the singer stepped out on to the red carpet wearing the oversized, brown,...

Liam Gallagher To Hold Castings For Beatles Film

Liam Gallagher is set to hold castings in Los Angeles for a new Beatles film. The Beady Eye frontman wants Jared Leto and Ethan Hawke to star in the movie and has convinced Michael Winterbottom...

Jared Leto Got Gout For Chapter 27

Jared Leto suffered with gout after putting on weight for 'Chapter 27'.The 42-year-old actor had to gain 67 lbs for his role of Mark Chapman - the deranged fan who assassinated John Lennon - in...

Jared Leto: Gaining Weight For Films Is Difficult

Jared Leto says gaining weight for film roles is harder than losing it.The 42-year-old actor piled on the pounds for 2007's 'Chapter 27' - where he plays John Lennon's murderer, Mark David Chapman - and...

Paul Mccartney And Ringo Starr Reunite At Beatles Tribute

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were joined by Katy Perry, John Mayer and Alicia Keys for a special TV show to commemorate 50 years since The Beatles first appeared on US television. The...

John Lennon's Mansion Remains Unsold

The English mansion where John Lennon lived at the height of his Beatles fame is still on the market 18 months after it was put up for sale.The rocker lived in the six-bedroom property, named...

Yoko Ono Recalls Starving As A Child As She Helps Launch New Anti-hunger Initiative

Yoko Ono has opened up about her desperate days as a starving child in her native Japan after granting officials at an anti-poverty campaign in Tokyo the rights to use her late husband John Lennon's...

Paul Mccartney Joins The Japanese Beatles

Sir Paul McCartney performed with a Japanese Beatles tribute band at his wife's birthday bash.The 71-year-old singer took to the stage in Tokyo alongside The Parrots, who are a copycat band, to celebrate Nancy Shevell's...

John Lennon's School Detention Card To Be Auctioned Off

Detention report cards from John Lennon's troubled school years are set to go under the hammer later this month (Nov13).The late Beatles legend attended the Quarry Bank High School for Boys in his native Liverpool,...

Paul Mccartney Ends Feud With Yoko Ono

Paul McCartney has quashed his feud with Yoko Ono once and for all.The Beatles hitmaker has finally put his long-standing grudge with John Lennon's widow to rest in a new interview with Rolling Stone magazine,...

Yoko Ono Still Cries When She Hears Imagine

Yoko Ono still cries when she hears John Lennon's 'Imagine'.The artist still finds her late husband's 1971 peace anthem a particularly moving track and despite hearing it so often, she still sometimes sheds a tear...

Yoko Ono Sues Co-op Board At Apartment Building

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is suing a board of property shareholders over allegations they hindered the sale of her empty $6 million (£3.7 million) New York penthouse.The artist/singer filed suit against the housing co-operative...

Hologram Museum To Open In London

Rock fans will get the chance to perform 'live' with dead heroes including John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Freddie Mercury and Kurt Cobain when a hologram museum opens in London.Bosses of the Music Hall of Fame...

Elton John & John Lennon Refused To Let Warhol Be Part Of Cocaine Party

Elton John and John Lennon once hid from pop art icon Andy Warhol in a New York hotel room because they feared he would expose them as cocaine fiends.The Rocket Man became great friends with...

Sir Paul Mccartney: The Rolling Stones Copies The Beatles

Sir Paul McCartney claims The Rolling Stones copied The Beatles.The 71-year-old singer-and-bassists believes the rival rock band - consisting of Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts - have only achieved so...

Yoko Ono Given Top Iceland Honour

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has been made an honorary citizen of Reykjavik, Iceland in recognition of her tireless efforts for world peace.The artist/singer was presented with the award by the region's Mayor Jon Gnarr...

John Lennon's Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star Defaced

The Beatles legend John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was defaced at the weekend (05-06Oct13).The Imagine icon's star, which lies next to Los Angeles' iconic Capitol Records building, was covered in graffiti...

Paul Mccartney Inspired By Beyonce

Sir Paul McCartney is influenced by Beyonce.The 71-year-old singer/songwriter makes a point of checking out the live shows by current chart artists because he wants to make sure his own concerts don't seem ''old fashioned''.He...

John Lennon's Childhood Home To Be Auctioned Off

The childhood home of 'The Beatles' member John Lennon is being put up for auction at Liverpool's Cavern Club on October 29th 2013.The property is a red bricked terrace house at No.9 Newcastle Road in...

John Lennon's Childhood Home Up For Auction

The Beatles legend John Lennon's childhood home is set to go up for auction.The house in Liverpool, England, where the late star lived for the first five years of his life will go on sale...

Yoko Ono Tops The Dance Chart With Remixes Of 1981'S Electro-pop Hit, 'Walking On Thin Ice'

Yoko Ono's re-envisaged single album, 'Walking On Thin Ice 2013' has become the pop culture icon's 11th chart topper after it rose to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 Dance Club Play chart to...

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