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Jonah Hill To Star As Jerry Garcia In Martin Scorsese's Grateful Dead Biopic

Jonah Hill will play Jerry Garcia in Martin Scorsese's Grateful Dead biopic.The 37-year-old actor has been tapped to play the late rocker in Scorsese's latest project for Apple.Jonah is set to produce the flick through...

Grateful Dead's Phil Lesh Battling Cancer

Grateful Dead's bassist Phil Lesh is battling bladder cancer.The 75-year-old musician has revealed he was diagnosed earlier this month, but is ''fortunate'' that the tumours are ''non-aggressive''.Phil - who's cancelled two Phil & Friends gigs...

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...

Rocker Phil Lesh Diagnosed With Bladder Cancer

Lesh posted a message on Saturday (17Oct15) on the page for his restaurant Terrapin Crossroads, editors at report. He is currently undergoing treatment at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale,...

John Mayer To Form New Group With Grateful Dead Musicians

John Mayer is to help carry on the spirit of the Grateful Dead, with the news that he’ll be forming a new band, called Dead & Company, with three of the now-defunct group’s four remaining...

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...

Phil Lesh & Bob Weir End Furthur As Dead Reunion Talk Heats Up

Grateful Dead stars Phil Lesh and Bob Weir have disbanded their jam group Furthur.The split news has fuelled rumours suggesting the two veteran rockers are planning a Dead reunion to mark the band's 50th anniversary...

Phil Lesh Still Struggling With Jerry Garcia's Sudden Death

Grateful Dead rocker Phil Lesh fears he will never fully get over the loss of frontman Jerry Garcia, almost two decades after the singer's death.The cult star, who had battled drug and weight issues for...

Phil Lesh Signs Exclusive Tour Deal

Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh has signed a new deal to perform a 45-show residency at New York's Capitol Theater in 2014 to avoid the rigorous schedule of touring.The 73 year old tells the...

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