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New Unofficial Forum

A new Unofficial Weller chat forum has been created in place of the recently-closed Official Forum. Click below to visit.



Have a good week!

Amsterdam Gig Webcast

This Friday, 14th September, Weller's acoustic gig at The Paradiso, Amsterdam will be broadcasted live on Fabchannel.com, where fans can watch the show for free.



Following this, the show will be available to watch on the website's archive, for anyone that can't catch it.



For more information see www.fabchannel.com/paul_weller

Weller To Appear on New Series of 'Transmission'

Paul Weller and Kate Nash are among the guests lined up for the latest series of Channel 4’s Transmission.Other performers will include Stereophonics, The Magic Numbers and quirky film director Quentin Tarantino will also be a special guest.The show, hosted by Welsh heartthrob Steve Jones and Jordie lass Lauren Laverne, will once again tour the country and feature the T-Mobile Street gigs segment, which sees bands play one-off intimate gigs.Jones commented: “Friday nights are about to grow very big Transmission shaped balls. It’s series three and I promise they are going to be bigger and hairier than ever!”The series kicks off with newcomer Nash, punk legend Siouxsie Sioux, - who is releasing new album Mantaray on September 10 – and rockers The Enemy. All three will perform in the rather luxurious surroundings of an Edwardian Turkish Bath in Manchester.Other locations include London, Cardiff, Southampton and Glasgow.Transmission with T-Mobile starts on Channel 4 on September 21 at 11.…

Hospice Gets an All-Star Boost

ROCK stars Noel Gallagher, Paul Weller and Ian Brown's efforts means East Lancashire Hospice is set to share in a £250,000 bonanza.The Park Lee Road hospice is one of a number of beneficiaries from an all-star gathering arranged by former Smiths bassist Andy Rourke.Other stars involved in the March 2007 Versus Cancer concert included The Charlatans and Peter Hook, Former Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School pupil Nova Rehman helped to pull together the star-packed event, which included partial reunions of both the Stone Roses and The Smiths.advertisement Nova's sister and father were both diagnosed with cancer within a short space of time, inspiring the Blackburn music impresario to master-mind the concert for the Great Northern Aid Trust.The former owner of Nelson-based Phantom Power production company, Nova now manages Rourke and has a host of music contacts.East Lancs Hospice will use its share from the concert's proceeds to buy a new hoist to move patients.Source: The B…