Story by Klam Meraffe
15-9-2005
   
   
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Johnny Rotten 4 UK's Walk Of Fame
Fame, tour and fear
The Sex Pistols, Starsailor, The Rolling Stones

The Sex Pistols walk this way

The Sex Pistols and 'Sir' Bob Geldof are on a new list of celebrities to be added to the Avenue of the Stars, Britain's equivalent to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

ITV is launching the walkway to mark its 50th anniversary reports ITV.com.

Others stars to be honoured on the walkway include, Tom Jones, Peter O'Toole, Albert Finney, Peter Cook, Morecambe and Wise, Sir John Mills, Nicole Kidman and Lord Laurence Olivier.

Meanwhile, Ricky Gervais and John Cleese will team up for a comedy sketch to mark the opening of the walkway.
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Starsailor's full UK tour

Starsailor have announce a full UK tour:

Sun 30 October - Carling Academy, Liverpool
Mon 31 October - Carling Academy, Newcastle
Tue 01 November - Carling Academy, Glasgow
Thu 03 November - University, Leeds
Fri 04 November - Carling Apollo, Manchester
Sat 05 November - Octagon, Sheffield
Mon 07 November - Corn Exchange, Cambridge
Tue 08 November - Carling Academy, Birmingham
Thu 10 November - Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone
Fri 11 November - UEA, Norwich
Sun 13 November - University, Cardiff
Mon 14 November - Pavilions, Bath
Tue 15 November - Rock City, Nottingham
Thu 17 November - Brookes University, Oxford
Fri 18 November - Brixton Carling Academy, London

Tickets are available for exclusive pre-sale today only at the bandís site.

Tickets will then be generally available from usual outlets from 9am today. Prices are £16.50 except for London £17.50 (subject to booking fees).

Support act details to follow. There will also be a number of European dates confirmed shortly.

Starsailor's brand new single 'In The Crossfire' can be pre-ordered direct from the Starsailor website and will include a free sticker. (All 3 formats can be purchased for £5.99). A limited number of tickets for the small live shows in early October will be held back and given away in a prize draw for those ordering through the website. There will also be a piece of exclusive signed artwork for one lucky winner. Prices of merchandise in the shop have been slashed, so check them out.

You can also pre-order through www.hmv.co.uk

Other news - Starsailor will be performing 'In The Crossfire' on T4 on Saturday, 24 September, more news on TV and radio performances to be announced in the next week.
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Sir Mick's fear for London

The Rolling Stones star Sir Mick Jagger is petrified for the plight of his native London since the terrorist attacks in July (05), and he fears the city may never recover.

The veteran rocker was already so worried the British capital would be the victim of a bombing attack he has already used his fear as inspiration for several tracks on the latest Stones album 'A Bigger Bang'.

Jagger says, "It is a scary time. Since I wrote the song, London's gotten scarier."

"'Rain Fall Down' is a song about London. It has a line, 'Feel like we're living in a battleground. Everyone's jazzed.' That was in my head already."

"There were so many armed police in the streets. Walking around, seeing machine guns, is not how you imagine London to be."

"If we keep going down this track, we're not going to get back."

"The same feeling is in 'Back Of My Hand' - that we'll get too far away from our original values and this over-reaching imperialism will take us to a place where we eventually collapse."


Klam Meraffe
15-9-2005


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