P481 Teletext 481 Nov13 21:00:18  .    —————————————————————————  —— HEADLINES AND HAPPENINGS  . Metallica's Kirk Hammett was taken to hospital with a ruptured appendix on November 7 during a promotional tour of Britain. "The rest of the band have flown back to the US for tour rehearsals but Kirk is still recovering in a London hospital," the band's PR said. Metallica release their new covers album, Garage Inc, on November 23. A new single, Bob Seger's Turn The Page, is out on Monday. ——————————————————————————————————1/7—— Albums reviewed! 484 Void9-frolics 482 GUYS CHAT TO GIRLS NOW - p374 (ITV) Void Bill Wyman Reviews Full guide
P481 Teletext 481 Nov13 21:10:17  .    —————————————————————————  —— HEADLINES AND HAPPENINGS  . Soulstress Des'ree plays her first live gig in four years on Nov 26 at the Shepherds Bush Empire. The gig starts a European tour promoting her new album, Supernatural. ———— WIN LIGHTHOUSE FAMILY TICKETS ———— We have five pairs of tickets up for grabs for the Lighthouse Family, Nov 19, at Birmingham NEC. For a chance to win, name the singer. Ends Nov 14. Winners drawn at random. Ed's decision is final. Please enclose tel number. ——————————————————————————————————2/7—— e-mail: PlanetSound@Teletext.co.uk IN-DEPTH TAROT READINGS p623 Void Bill Wyman Reviews Full guide
P481 Teletext 481 Nov13 21:02:15  .    —————————————————————————  —— HEADLINES AND HAPPENINGS  . Sinead O'Connor's version of Abba's Chiquitita has been chosen to promote the Omagh benefit album, Across The Bridge of Hope, which also features U2, Ash, The Corrs and Divine Comedy. "The song is about abuse, through war or personal tragedy, so I've always identified with it," says Sinead. "There's a positive message in the song about trying to show people that life isn't necessarily awful and trying to have fun where you can." ——————————————————————————————————3/7—— Albums reviewed! 484 Voidy-frolics 482 LOTS OF TITTLE TATTLE p143 Void Bill Wyman Reviews Full guide
P481 Teletext 481 Nov13 21:04:04  .    —————————————————————————  —— HEADLINES AND HAPPENINGS  . The Glastonbury music festival has been given the go-ahead for next year with new measures aimed to help campers avoid another mudbath. Organiser Michael Eavis says more camping areas will be made available higher up the site to beat the drainage problem. Iggy Pop and Henry Rollins have contributed to a collection of gothic stories, poems and artwork. The anthology The Crow: Shattered Lives, Broken Dreams is out next week. ——————————————————————————————————4/7—— MTV awards twice as Spice >>> VIEWERS' LETTERS IN THE VOID p482 Void Bill Wyman Reviews Full guide
P481 Teletext 481 Nov13 21:01:12  .    —————————————————————————  —— HEADLINES AND HAPPENINGS  . The Spice Girls proved Girl Power was not dead by waltzing off with two trophies at the MTV music awards. They won both titles for which they were shortlisted — Best Group and Best Pop act — at the awards ceremony in Milan, Italy. All Saints, who had picked up four nominations, more than any other act, won only the Breakthrough act title. ——————————————————————————————————5/7—— Other MTV awards winners >>> LOTS OF TIT LE TATTLE p143 Void Bill Wyman Reviews Full guide
P481 Teletext 481 Nov13 21:05:11  .    —————————————————————————  —— HEADLINES AND HAPPENINGS  . Other winners at this year's MTV awards in Milan are: Best Male — Robbie Williams Best Female — Madonna Best Album — Madonna Best Group — Spice Girls Best Rock Act — Aerosmith Best Rap Act — Beastie Boys Best Dance Act — Prodigy Best Video — Massive Attack (Teardrop) Best Song — Natalie Imbruglia (Torn) ——————————————————————————————————6/7—— Bill Wyman, still rolling alone 483 VIEWERS' LETTERS IN THE VOID p482 Void Bill Wyman R—views Full guide
P481 Teletext 481 Nov13 21:07:19  .    —————————————————————————  —— HEADLINES AND HAPPENINGS  . George Michael's Greatest Hits, Ladies and Gentlemen is expected to storm into the album charts at No1 this Sunday. The album is currently outselling its nearest rival, U2's Greatest Hits, by 3:1 according to midweek sales. Meanwhile Cher is expected to hold on to the No1 spot in the singles chart for a fourth week running with Believe. ——————————————————————————————————7/7—— Albums reviewed! 484 Voidy-frolics 482 GUYS CHAT TO GIRLS NOW - p374 (ITV) Void Bill Wyman Reviews Full guide