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Metallica's Lars Ulrich 'Regressed' At Drumming

Metallica's Lars Ulrich feels he's ''regressed,'' when it comes to playing drums. The sticksman may have been with the band for 30 years, but joked he doesn't feel like he's getting better with age. When...

Phil Collins Rules Out Musical Comeback

Phil Collins will never return to performing because he doesn't want to do things ''half-assed''.The multi-talented musician was forced to quit music after years of playing the drums caused nerve damage to his hands and...

Movie Reviews Madagascar

Critics pretty much roared their disapproval at the first two Madagascar movies, but several are fairly beating the drums for the latest one, Madagascar 3 Europe's Most Wanted. Typical is Andy Webster's review in the...

Gavin Rossdale Buys Drums For Son

Gavin Rossdale risked wife Gwen Stefani's wrath by buying their son a drum kit.The Bush rocker impulsively splashed out on the noisy percussion instrument after witnessing three-year-old Zuma playing with the set in a music...

Aerosmith To Bring 'A Little Of 1975 Back' On New Album

Aerosmith have promised to bring a ''little of 1975 back'' on their forthcoming album. Frontman Steven Tyler revealed the 'I Don't Wanna Miss a Thing' hitmakers have been working on completing their first piece of...

Madonna Invites Justin Bieber On Tour

Madonna has invited Justin Bieber to perform with her on tour. The 'Girls Gone Wild' singer is a ''huge fan'' of the teen pop sensation and wants them to hook up at on of her...

Boy George Surprises Fans At The Drums Gig

Boy George gave rock fans in London a surprise when he made an unexpected appearance onstage at The Drums' concert on Monday (27Feb12).The singer, in his trademark fedora hat, joined the New York rockers at...

Ringo Starr Not 'Knocked Out' By John Bonham's Drumming

Ringo Starr was never "knocked out" by John Bonham's drum solos.The Beatles drummer was never a fan of the late Led Zeppelin sticksman's lengthy mid-song workouts, as he believes the drummer shouldn't be the focus...

Dave Grohl Saves Support Band

Dave Grohl stepped in to play for his support band when their drummer's appendix burst.Cage the Elephant musician Jared Champion was rushed to hospital in Utah in chronic pain on Monday (10.10.11), leaving them without...

Lmfao Not Joking

LMFAO are not a joke band. The 'Party Rock Anthem' duo - made up of Redfoo and SkyBlu - are known for their love of partying and have the image of being slackers, but when...

Snoop Dogg Made Katy Perry's 'California Gurls' A Hit

Snoop Dogg appeared on Katy Perry's 'California Gurls' because she is a "bad bitch".The 'Sensual Seduction' rapper worked with the risque pop star because he likes her attitude, and insists his input to the track...

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...

P. Diddy's Arctic Night

P. Diddy is hoping he can get Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders to onstage with him in Scotland tonight (29.09.10). The 'Come With Me' rapper struck up an unlikely friendship with the rock drummer earlier...

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