Stereophonics

  1. Richard & Adam's 'Impossible Dream' Is UK's Longest Running No. 1 Album of 2013; Ellie Goulding Has Top Single

    August 26, 2013 10:30 AM EDT Classical vocalist brothers Richard & Adam’s “The Impossible Dream” (Sony Music CG) became the longest-running No. 1 of the year on the U.K. artist album chart Sunday (Aug. 25), by moving into a fourth week at the summit. Ellie Goulding’s “B ...

  2. Stars Salute Tom Jones In London

    November 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Jones of rock act Stereophonics and Cerys Matthews sang for fellow Welsh artist Tom Jones as the veteran singer was honored with the Music Industry Trusts' Award - the MITs - in London. Jones - or Sir Tom Jones to use his formal title, ...

  3. Inquest Into Ex-Stereophonics Drummer's Death

    October 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Former Stereophonics drummer Stuart Cable died aged 40 in June after a heavy drinking session. Cable, who left Stereophonics in 2003, choked on his own vomit. Cable had been drinking whisky and vodka, police told the coroner. He was found dead on ...

  4. Kerrang! Awards Pay Homage To Lost Rockers

    July 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. metal act Bullet for My Valentine was the big winner at the 2010 Relentless Energy Drink Kerrang! Awards -- but it was absent friends that dominated the ceremony. Nichola Browne, editor of the U.K. hard rock and metal weekly magazine, started ...

  5. Former Stereophonics Drummer Found Dead

    June 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Former Stereophonics drummer Stuart Cable was found dead at his home in Wales on Monday (June 7). Cable was a founding member of the Welsh rock band, which rose to fame in the 1990s, but left in 2003 and pursued a career in media, presenting a wee ...

  6. George Michael Honors Jonathan Ross At MITs

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST George Michael led the salutes to U.K. TV and radio personality Jonathan Ross at the annual Music Industry Trusts' Award ceremony, held last night (Nov. 2) at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. Awarded the accolade in recognition of his ser ...

  7. Secondary Ticket Deal For Isle Of Wight Fest

    March 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Following its deal with Festival Republic for Latitude and Reading and Leeds Festivals , London-based Viagogo has now become the official secondary ticketing partner for the Isle Of Wight Festival, held June 12 to 14. The 50,000-capacity Isle Of W ...

  8. Young Headlines Isle Of Wight Fest

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Neil Young will headline the U.K.'s Isle Of Wight Festival, closing the event on Sunday, June 14. Young is also strongly rumored to be the final headline act to be confirmed for Glastonbury Festival, held June 24 to 28, alongside U.K. rock ac ...

  9. U.K. Festivals Reveal Latest Additions

    February 25, 2009 12:00 AM EST A number of high profile U.K. events have confirmed more major acts for the 2009 summer festival season, including Scotland's T in the Park and the Isle of Wight festival. Newcomers to the T in the Park line-up include the Killers as headline ...

  10. Coldplay Win At Q Awards

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay won a pair of Q awards at the London ceremony, while there were also honors for veteran artists John Mellencamp and Glen Campbell. The U.K. melodic rock band won best album this afternoon (Oct. 6) at the Grosvenor House Hotel for “Viva La ...

  11. STP, Tragically Hip Lead Virgin Fest Calgary

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Stone Temple Pilots and the Tragically Hip will headline this year's first Virgin Festival in Calgary, to be held June 21-22 at Fort Calgary. Other acts on the bill include the Flaming Lips, Three Days Grace, Corb Lund, Face to Face, the Dude ...

  12. More 'Bollocks' On DVD, TV

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The first-ever full-length in-concert Sex Pistols title to be authorized by the band is due to appear this summer. "The Sex Pistols-There'll Always be an England" features the pioneering punk outfit's original line-up of Johnny ...

  13. Foos, Kanye, NIN, STP Set For Virgin Fest

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters, Jack Johnson, Kanye West, Nine Inch Nails and Stone Temple Pilots will headline the Virgin Mobile Festival, set for Aug. 9-10 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md. The festival is produced for the third year by I.M.P. Virgin Group ...

  14. Touring Briefs: Virgin Fest, Grammy Tour, Movement '08

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -- The Foo Fighters and Oasis will headline Toronto's third annual Virgin Festival , to be held Sept. 6-7 on Toronto Island. Other artists scheduled to perform are Bloc Party, Wintersleep, Constantines, Spiritualized, Paul Weller, Stereophoni ...

  15. MAMA Snaps Up Nettwerk Stake

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST MAMA Group has acquired a 20% stake in the Nettwerk Music Group, the Canada-based record label, artist management and publishing business. MAMA claim the investment will create the world's largest management collective, with a combined roster ...

  16. Bruce's European 'Magic' Spell Continues

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen's "Magic" (Columbia) moves into a third week at the summit of European Top 100 Albums, while Illinois pop-rock band Plain White T's is celebrating its slow ascent to the top of Eurochart Hot 100 Singles. Its & ...

  17. Parlophone Names Coxon A&R Head

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nigel Coxon has been appointed head of A&R at EMI Music U.K. and Ireland label Parlophone, with immediate effect. "I can't wait to start work on the next phase of artist development with Nigel as Nigel Coxon has been appointed he ...

  18. Lopez Reborn As European Chart Topper

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez scores a double victory on the European charts, debuting at No. 1 on Top 100 Albums with "Rebirth" (Epic) and starting a third week atop Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "Get Right." Jennifer Lopez scores a double ...

  19. Lopez Reborn As European Chart Topper

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez scores a double victory on the European charts, debuting at No. 1 on Top 100 Albums with "Rebirth" (Epic) and starting a third week atop Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "Get Right." Jennifer Lopez scores a double ...

  20. Brit Video Biz Backs Comedy Fundraiser

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Britain's home video distribution business said today (Jan. 13) that it will release a special comedy DVD in a bid to raise £1 million ($1.89 million) to aid UNICEF's Tsunami Children's Appeal. Britain's home video dis ...

  21. Edel To Distribute V2 In Italy

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hamburg-based independent label Edel has struck an agreement to distribute V2 Records in Italy. V2 previously went through Sony Music in the territory. Hamburg-based independent label Edel has struck an agreement to distribute V2 Records in Italy. ...

  22. Sony Connect Confirms Indie Content Deals

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Sony Corp.'s new pan-European digital music service Connect has signed content deals with three key European independent label associations. As expected, Sony Corp.'s new pan-European digital music service Connect has signed ...

  23. Sony Connect Confirms Indie Content Deals

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Sony Corp.'s new pan-European digital music service Connect has signed content deals with three key European independent label associations. As expected, Sony Corp.'s new pan-European digital music service Connect has signed ...

  24. V2 To Restructure International Group

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Richard Branson's London-based independent record group V2 is undertaking an international restructuring. A spokesperson confirms a "small number" of international job losses will result. Richard Branson's London-based independ ...

  25. V2 Records Pacts With India's Times Music

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST V2 Records has signed a two-year licensing deal with Mumbai, India-based Times Music, owned by Bennett & Coleman Ltd., one of India's leading media groups. V2 Records has signed a two-year licensing deal with Mumbai, India-based Times ...