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News Ticker: The Clash, Ray Charles, Amy Winehouse, Metallica

March 12, 2010 8:31 AM ET

 

  • The Clash's Mick Jones and Paul Simonon both play on Gorillaz's new Plastic Beach, and Spinner reports the pair might be considering joining Damon Albarn's outfit on a brief tour. If true, it would mark the first time the former bandmates have shared a stage in public since 1983.

     

     

  • Unchain My Heart, a musical about Ray Charles, will make its Broadway debut November 7th, the AP reports. Ray producer Stuart Benjamin is working on the project.

     

     

  • Amy Winehouse is getting into the fashion business. launching a new line for Fred Perry. The singer's Website announces that her 17-piece black and pink-dominated collection features polo shirts and pencil skirts and is due in October.

     

     

  • TIcketless Metallica fans rioted in Colombia earlier this week, leading to more than 100 arrests and eight injuries outside the band's show at Bogota's Simón Bolívar Park. Pollstar reports.

 

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