Phil Collins has announced his retirement from music. Following last
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year's reunion with Genesis, tine 57-yearold will neither tour again nor make another record, although it's likely that he will continue to write music. Collins told The Times that he is more interested in his collection of memorabilia from the Battle Of The Alamo, adding: "It's not that unusual for a man of my age who grew up reading Davy Crockett."
Two Californian families plan to split a reward of $10,000 they were able to claim after finding and returning the remains of an inflatable pig used by Roger Waters. The stage prop, as wide as two doubledecker buses, had broken loose as Waters performed Pink Floyd's classic Pigs at the Coachella Festival, and created havoc with air traffic control when it drifted over an airport Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora (pictured) has pleaded no contest to charges of driving under the influence of alcohol. His10-yearold daughter Ava was in the car at the time. Sambora is now forbidden from alcohol consumption for three years and must attend drinking education classes.
Nickelback frontman Chad Krueger has also lost his licence for12 months and been fined $600 for driving under the influence.