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Wilko Johnson Band Celebrates 30th Anniversary At The Royal Albert Hall

Following the release of his most recent greatest hits compilation, Wilko Johnson will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Wilko Johnson band with a special concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London this...

The Miraculous Story Of Wilko Johnson's Survival Told In New Julien Temple Documentary

The story of Wilko Johnson and his 'battle' with cancer is a remarkable one; to be diagnosed with terminal cancer and then find himself on the road to recovery made for a whirlwind of the...

Wilko Johnson Penning Memoir

The former Dr. Feelgood star was given months to live when he was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer in early 2013, but he shunned treatment and defied doctors' predictions to embark on a...

Sick Wilko Johnson Cuts Gig Short

The former Dr. Feelgood star, who was given the all-clear in his cancer battle last year (14), was performing at the Wickham Festival in England when he was taken ill and left the...

Stereophonics Want 'Hot Girls' On Rider

Stereophonics have ''hot girls with cellos'' on their rider for London's Royal Albert Hall.The Welsh rockers have been announced as one of six headline acts for a series of shows at the iconic venue to...

Queen Named Band Of The Year At Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards

Queen have been named Band of the Year at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour presented by Orange Amplification awards.Icons in rock music from past and present were celebrated at the event at The Avalon...

Cancer Free Wilko Johnson - "They Did It, Man!"

Rhythm and Blues legend Wilko Johnson gave a five minute acceptance speech while receiving an icon award at the 'Q Awards' and took the time to reveal he was cancer free. In 2012, Johnson was...

Wilko Johnson Planning Game Of Thrones Return

Veteran musician Wilko Johnson is plotting a return to hit Tv show Game Of Thrones after he recovers from cancer surgery.The former Dr. Feelgood star appeared in the fantasy show as executioner Ser Ilyn Payne...

Wilko Johnson's Tumour Successfully Removed

Terminally-ill rocker Wilko Johnson is recovering in hospital after medics successfully removed a tumour from his pancreas.The former Dr. Feelgood star, who has been suffering from inoperable pancreatic cancer since January, 2013, was admitted to...

Wilko Johnson Recovering After Doctors 'Successfully' Remove Tumour

Wilko Johnson is recovering well after radical cancer surgery.The former Dr Feelgood guitarist had a pancreatic tumour ''successfully'' removed during a nine hour operation on Wednesday (30.04.14) and doctors are said to be ''happy'' with...

Wilko Johnson Baffles Doctors With Cancer Fight

Terminally-ill rocker Wilko Johnson is set to undergo a battery of tests after baffling doctors who predicted he would be dead within 12 months of his cancer diagnosis.The former Dr. Feelgood star was told he...

Wilko Johnson Will Quit Before He Gets Too Sick

Wilko Johnson has no intention of dying on stage.The Dr Feelgood guitarist has been gigging as much as he can since he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in January 2012.Although he realises many people would...

Suggs: I'm Writing Songs For New Madness Album

Suggs has started writing songs for a new Madness album.The 53-year-old singer has revealed the band are heading into the studio this summer to start recording their 11th studio LP.Suggs has rediscovered his passion for...

Wilko Johnson To Perform With Roger Daltrey At Suggs' Charity Show

Wilko Johnson is to raise money for pancreatic cancer research by performing at a charity show in London more than a year after doctors told the rocker he would die from the disease.The former Dr....

Roger Daltrey Wants Rolling Stones At Cancer Charity Shows

Roger Daltrey is hoping the Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin will play at his Teenage Cancer Trust shows.The Who rocker organises a week of gigs at London's Royal Albert Hall to raise money for the...

Black Sabbath Win Living Legend Award

Black Sabbath won the Living Legend Award at the Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards on Thursday night (14.11.13). The British rock band - which includes Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Buttler - were...

Black Sabbath Triple Winners At Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards

Reunited rockers Black Sabbath were triple winners at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour awards in London on Thursday night (14Nov13), but terminally ill Wilko Johnson was the event's hero.The 66-year-old former Dr. Feelgood guitarist,...

Wilko Johnson Records Music With Roger Daltrey

Terminally ill musician Wilko Johnson is battling his illness by spending his days recording an album with British rocker Roger Daltrey.The former Dr. Feelgood star, who has inoperable pancreatic cancer, refused to take treatment following...

Wilko Johnson Supports Suggs' Cancer Fundraising Show

Ailing musician Wilko Johnson showed his support for Graham 'suggs' Mcpherson on Thursday night (14Mar13) by performing at the Madness frontman's cancer charity fundraiser.The former Dr. Feelgood star has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, but...

Wilko Johnson's Agent Criticises Unscrupulous Ticket Touts

Wilko Johnson's agent has urged fans not to fall victim to unscrupulous ticket touts who have been pushing up prices for the former Dr. Feelgood star's final shows.The 65-year-old musician has been diagnosed with terminal...

Shameless Touts Cash In On Terminally Ill Wilko Johnson's Farewell Gig In London

Online ticket re-sellers and touts waiting outside the venue have been cashing in on Wilko Johnson’s final concerts in London. The Dr Feelgood star recently revealed that he has been given just months to live,...

Triumph Mixed With Tragedy On Wilko Johnson's Final Tour (Pictures)

Wilko Johnson played one of the final shows of his life last night in London (March 6, 2013), with the musician bringing the house down at KOKO in what was a heartbreaking performance in every...

Wilko Johnson: 'Cancer Diagnosis Sparked Songwriting Spree'

Former Dr. Feelgood star Wilko Johnson has turned into a prolific songwriter since he was diagnosed with terminal cancer last year (12).The 65-year-old rocker opted out of undergoing gruelling chemotherapy treatment after learning he has...

Wilko Johnson Mistook Cancer For Alcohol Side Effect

Former Dr. Feelgood star Wilko Johnson put off seeing a doctor prior to his cancer diagnosis because he was convinced the lump in his abdomen was caused by his drinking.The 65-year-old musician was diagnosed with...

Cult Musician Dying But Making The Most Of Last Months, Wilko Johnson Says Album May Be On The Way

Wilko Johnson, the guitarist from Dr Feelgood was diagnosed with cancer just before Christmas. The news of the cult musician dying came as a shock to his friends, family and fans, but Wilko is certainly...

Cult Musician Dying: Wilko Johnson Speaks Of New Lease Of Life And New Album!

A cult musician dying never fails to be a tragic event, but Dr Feelgood's Wilko Johnson, who was diagnosed with cancer late last year is putting the absolute best use to the last few months...

Wilko Johnson Says His Cancer Diagnosis Made Him "Feel Alive"

The terminally ill former guitarist of Dr Feelgood, Wilko Johnson, gave an intimate interview on BBC Radio 4's Front Row last night, in which he revealed he is not only coping with his bout with...

Wilko Johnson "Feels Alive" After Cancer Diagnosis

Wilko Johnson has revealed that his recent cancer diagnosis, for which he has refused treatment, has made him "feel vividly alive" during an interview with BBC Radio 4's Front Row programme, which airs tonight at...

Wilko Johnson: 'Cancer Battle Has Made Me Feel Vividly Alive'

Former Dr. Feelgood star Wilko Johnson is determined to make the most of his life following his terminal cancer diagnosis because the news helped him overcome a long battle with depression and made him feel...

Wilko Johnson To Reunite With Dr Feelgood Members During Farewell Tour

Terminally ill guitarist Wilko Johnson is to reunite with his former Dr Feelgood bandmates on stage for the first time in years when he embarks on his farewell tour this March.Earlier this month, Wilko's manager,...

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