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Gavin Rossdale

Gavin Rossdale at NOVA ROCK 2008
Background information
Birth name Gavin McGregor Rossdale
Born 30 October 1965 (1965-10-30) (age 44)
London, England, United Kingdom
Genres Alternative rock
Post-grunge
Hard rock
Grunge
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Labels Interscope Records
Associated acts Bush
Institute
Website www.gavinrossdale.com
Notable instruments
Fender Jazzmaster
Fender Stratocaster
.Gavin Rossdale (born 30 October 1965)[1] is a British musician who was the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Bush.^ Rossdale was born in London, England, on October 30...
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^ Former Bush lead singer Gavin Rossdale to perform in K-town .
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^ Rossdale was born in London, England, on October 30, 1967.
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.He later was the lead singer and guitarist for Institute, and is now pursuing a solo career.^ Backed by a sole guitarist, Rossdale worked through just a handful of songs from his Bush retrospective and current solo career.
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^ While his wife embarked on a solo career, Rossdale accepted several film roles and returned to music with Institute.
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^ Because you were Bush’s lead singer, your solo record still sounds sort of like those albums.
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.He continues to perform both Bush and Institute songs during his solo concerts.^ Although there’s no sign of a reunion in Rossdale’s future, he’s playing plenty of songs from both Bush and Institute during his current tour.
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^ Rossdale remained with Interscope Records, the same label that issued his work with Bush and Institute, for the release of his first solo effort, Wanderlust.
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^ Rossdale remained with Interscope Records, the same label that issued his work with Bush and Institute , for the release of his first solo effort, Wanderlust .
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[2] .Rossdale is married to fellow musician Gwen Stefani.^ Marilyn and Rossdale, now married to Gwen Stefani , have always denied the relationship, claiming they were merely “good friends.” But Marilyn now claims he played along to protect the former Bush singer’s career.
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^ Gwen Stefani made heads turn yesterday as she headed out to a routine doctor's appointment at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles with hubby Gavin Rossdale .
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^ The singer is married to pop queen, Gwen Stefani and is currently working on a solo album, but he doesn't consider platinum records his greatest accomplishment.
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Contents

Biography

Early life

.Rossdale was born in Kilburn, London, to parents Barbara Stephan (b.^ Rossdale was born in London, England, on October 30, 1967.
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Scotland) and Douglas Rossdale. His father was a doctor of Russian Jewish descent whose surname was originally Rosenthal.[3][4] .His parents divorced when he was eleven years old, and he was raised primarily by his father and aunt.^ Lowe, who with Rossdale have an 18-year-old daughter, Daisy Lowe, claims that the former Bush frontman and husband of Gwen Stefani, is basically a horrible father to Daisy.
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His mother remarried and moved to Tampa, Florida. .Rossdale has a younger sister, Soraya, and an elder one, Lorraine.^ Soraya Rossdale (younger), Lorraine Rossdale (older) .
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.Rossdale's half brother, David, is the Bishop of Grimsby (a suffragan in the Diocese of Lincoln).^ By: Celebrity, Gossip, Entertainment and News Gavin Rossdale ~ David Beckham’s Brother?
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.Rossdale learned to play bass guitar after hanging out with his sister Lorraine's boyfriend, who was in a band called The Nobodyz, but he switched to rhythm guitar.^ With the help of his older sister's boyfriend, he learned to play bass and later picked up the guitar.
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^ For anyone who might want to meet the band, check-out www.sfmusictour.com .
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^ Jan 25, 2010 - Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale brought their sons Kingston and Zuma out to play on Saturday afternoon at an LA park.
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.At 17, he left the Westminster School, and formed a band called Midnight (formerly Little Dukes), which produced a couple of singles and many publicity photos.^ For a while in the mid-nineties their singles ("Comedown" and "Glycerine" ) ruled the airwaves, and the band toured virtually non-stop -- with a quaint little Orange County band called No Doubt supporting them.
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^ Midnight, his first band, saw little success, but Rossdale's luck changed when he met King Blank guitarist Nigel Pulsford at a bar in 1992.
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.Gavin also plays USTA Tennis at a 4.5 mens level.^ In memory, check out our last pics from the shirtless season - Pam on the beach, Gavin playing tennis and Kristin shooting The Hills ...
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.In 1991, Gavin moved to Los Angeles for 6 months, lived where he could, and took whatever part-time jobs were available, including production assistant on video shoots.^ After choosing to focus on acting rather than law, Greene disappointed her parents by moving to Los Angeles from her Jacksonville, Florida hometown.
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^ Gwen Stefani made heads turn yesterday as she headed out to a routine doctor's appointment at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles with hubby Gavin Rossdale .
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^ Always making sure to fit in quality family time, Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale took their son Kingston to the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood on Saturday .
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.He spent some time in NYC before returning to England where he hooked up with future manager Dave Dorrell (MARRS), whom he had met in LA. In 1992, Gavin formed Future Primitive, whose original line-up included screenwriter Sacha Gervasi, who left to pursue a film-making career.^ So you find some free time and what do you come up with Gavin?
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^ While his wife embarked on a solo career, Rossdale accepted several film roles and returned to music with Institute .
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^ Gavin and Gwen had a blast together earlier this week at London's Winter themed park with the boys , but were able to fit in some time alone while they shopped.
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.The band changed its name to Bush in the summer of 1994 and released the promo Sixteen Stone.^ Of course US audiences are familiar with Bush's first album 'Sixteen Stone,' released in 1994 and sold over 6 million albums.
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^ Bush enjoyed considerable popularity in the U.S., where the band's gravelly melodies and rhythmic crunch drove its debut album, Sixteen Stone, to multi-platinum status.
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^ Holding its own throughout the '90s, the band released four albums, although it arguably peaked with its 1994 debut, "Sixteen Stone," the source of five inescapable singles: "Everything Zen," "Little Things," "Machinehead," "Glycerine" and "Comedown."
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Bush

.Gavin was the lead singer/songwriter for the British post-grunge rock band Bush.^ The singer, songwriter and musician is currently enjoying his first Billboard Top 40 hit since the heady days when he fronted the post-grunge band Bush .
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^ May 8 Gavin Rossdale (lead singer of Bush), doors open 8 p.m., ages 18/older, $33 in advance .
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^ Gavin Rossdale: photos of Gavin Rossdale solo project, with his band BUSH and the band Insitute.
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.Their first album, Sixteen Stone (1994), was a huge commercial success.^ She reminded me of myself at your first show in Atlanta at the Hard Rock cafe when I was 15 and Sixteen Stone had just debuted.
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Almost overnight, Bush went from playing small pubs in London to headlining arenas in the US, the result of extensive, non-stop touring. .However, some critics labelled them as an inferior derivative of bands such as Nirvana and Pixies, and this criticism followed them throughout their career as a band.^ Wanderlust” has already yielded the hit single “Love Remains the Same,” and has been labeled by critics as some of the best work of his career.
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.In particular, Rossdale's forced, raspy singing voice and random, stream of consciousness-style lyrics were dismissed by some as an imitation of Nirvana's lead singer, Kurt Cobain.^ London-born Gavin Rossdale first achieved mainstream success in the mid 90s as lead singer of the grunge rock band Bush .
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^ Nirvanawannabes British band Bush and its lead singer Gavin Rossdale are profiled.
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^ But along with success came great criticism, as Bush was constantly compared to Nirvana and Rossdale often dubbed a Kurt Cobain rip-off.
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Although the band reached superstar status in the U.S., they failed to have much impact in the UK, which at the time was rather preoccupied with Britpop. The sole exception to this was their single "Swallowed", which reached Number 4 on the UK charts. A change in record labels, management and an extended hiatus did not bode well for the band, who unofficially split in 2002.
.Bush's albums include Razorblade Suitcase (recorded by Steve Albini), Deconstructed, The Science of Things, and Golden State, all albums had much success in terms of albums sales, which led Bush to be one of the best selling rock groups to come out the nineties.^ November 1996 - Released album "Razorblade Suitcase" more Publicity Listings: .
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^ Steve Albini signed up to produce Bush's second album, Razorblade Suitcase, which was followed by a remix album in 1997 and a third batch of original material, The Science of Things, in 1999.
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^ I didn't want to be one of those who wanted to come out, but couldn't.
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After Bush

.Rossdale sang a song titled "Adrenaline" written by Tina who he thanked for submitting the lyrics for the soundtrack of the movie xXx, which is featured during the end credits.^ Bush 's Gavin Rossdale has laid down vocals for a track written by songwriter/producer Glen Ballard for the forthcoming XXX soundtrack album.

^ ET) -- Bush 's Gavin Rossdale has laid down vocals for a track written by songwriter/producer Glen Ballard for the forthcoming XXX soundtrack album.

^ He spawned Tom Waits, who he was always really angry with, but Tom Waits' Rain Dogs was the album that I listened to when lyrics were dominant for me - he still blows me away with these songs that are like miniature movies or Raymond Carver stories."

The song was also the official theme song for WWE's Unforgiven pay-per-view event in September 2002.
He also guest appeared for Blue Man Group's "The Current" and is featured in its video. The song was used in the ending credits of Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines.
.In 2004, after Bush had been on hiatus for two years, Rossdale formed Institute.^ On New Year's Eve 2001, Rossdale and longtime girlfriend Gwen Stefani (whose band, No Doubt, had toured with Bush during the previous decade) became engaged, and Bush took an indefinite hiatus soon after.
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^ Rossdale Opens Institute Bush frontman gets harder with Helmet men August 3, 2005 .
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^ "Former Bush singer, current solo artist and two-time papa Gavin Rossdale is as well-suited for the job as Gwen Stefani says.
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.Their first album, Distort Yourself, released on 13 September 2005 achieved moderate success and the single "Bulletproof skin" was used in the motion picture Stealth.^ The album will be in stores June 3rd and the first single, “Love Remains the Same” premiered on Itunes April 1st.
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^ In 2004 he returned to music with a new outfit, Institute, issuing its first and only album, "Distort Yourself," in 2005 - though not long after it arrived, that group called it quits as well.
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.In an interview published in November 2008, Rossdale noted that the Institute record was, "for all intents and purposes, a solo record.^ More » Former Bush frontman to release solo album in June Reuters - Apr 3, 2008 Former Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale will release his first solo album, Wanderlust, on June 3.
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^ Posted April 15, 2008 1:34:00 PM See All: celebs gavin rossdale gwen stefani star babies .
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^ Posted September 30, 2008 8:55:00 AM See All: celebs dancing with the stars gavin rossdale gwen stefani paris hilton .
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.It was just a bad marketing decision to call it something else".[5] Institute broke up in 2006, after just one album.^ They're American, and they did this one record before they broke up."

^ You are one of the reasons why I picked up my guitar back in the day when Shallowed just game out.
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Rossdale in August 2005
.In 2007, Rossdale announced on his website that he was working on new music for a solo album.^ From the new album of Gavin Rossdale s Wanderlust.
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^ More » Gavin Rossdale announces solo album Yahoo!
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^ Get Flash We hang out on the tour bus with Gavin Rossdale, where we learn about his solo album, family life, and days with "Bush."
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He wrote that he was very happy with the sound of the album, citing he went back to his roots with Bush. Rossdale's single, "Can't Stop the World," is the introduction theme to Fox's programme, Drive.
In 2007, he covered John Lennon's "Mind Games" for the album Instant Karma: The Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur. .Later that year, Gavin finished recording his first solo record titled WANDERlust, to be released 3 June 2008. Gwen Stefani, Rossdale's wife, sings background vocals on the track "Can't Stop The World."^ Don't expect any husband-and-wife duets from Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani .
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^ Kingston Rossdale, son of Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale, is the man!
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^ Gwen Stefani stopped by the hospital for a checkup with hunkband Gavin Rossdale on Thursday.
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[6] .He also made a guest appearance on the DT8 Project album Perfect World, taking lead vocals and co-writing the track Falling.^ Bush 's Gavin Rossdale has laid down vocals for a track written by songwriter/producer Glen Ballard for the forthcoming XXX soundtrack album.

^ ET) -- Bush 's Gavin Rossdale has laid down vocals for a track written by songwriter/producer Glen Ballard for the forthcoming XXX soundtrack album.

.On 1 April 2008 the first single from WANDERlust, "Love Remains The Same", was released through digital retailers.^ The lead song, "Love Remains The Same," entered the Billboard Hot 100 at # 76, rising to #27 in October 2008.
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^ By: Hollywood Heartbreaker Gavin Rossdale 'Love Remains The Same' Video 2008-05-25 00:00:00 Former Bush/Institute frontman Gavin Rossdale is out with the video to his new single 'Love Remains The Same', the first release off the British alternative rock musician's debut solo album 'Wanderlust', out June 3rd on Interscope Records.
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^ Gary Graff, Detroit  |   April 27, 2009 10:01 EDT As his first solo album, "WANDERlust," takes flight thanks to the hit singles "Love Remains the Same" and "Forever You May Run," Gavin Rossdale is already plotting his next recording project.
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.It entered the Billboard Hot 100 at Number 76, rising to 27 in October 2008, giving Rossdale his first Top 40 hit since the days when he fronted the post-grunge band Bush.^ The singer, songwriter and musician is currently enjoying his first Billboard Top 40 hit since the heady days when he fronted the post-grunge band Bush .
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^ The lead song, "Love Remains The Same," entered the Billboard Hot 100 at # 76, rising to #27 in October 2008.
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^ Midnight, his first band, saw little success, but Rossdale's luck changed when he met King Blank guitarist Nigel Pulsford at a bar in 1992.
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.Rossdale is planning a full-scale solo tour in Spring 2009.[7] Of the album's title, Rossdale said, "I just liked it because it's kind of sexy enough, it's powerful, it's one word.^ And it would seem it has done just that, as its success allows him to sate his desire for the road with a full-scale tour scheduled for Spring 2009.
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^ Get Flash We hang out on the tour bus with Gavin Rossdale, where we learn about his solo album, family life, and days with "Bush."
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^ It was, "for all intents and purposes, a solo record, it was just a bad marketing decision to call it something else," says Rossdale, who picked himself up and came back with what he regards as his second solo album, Wanderlust, in June of this year.
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Wanderlust sums up that desire for music and for singing and performing and this life."[8]

Acting career

In 2005, Rossdale appeared in the motion picture Constantine (2005) playing the villain Balthazar. .Rossdale has also appeared in the films Zoolander (2001), The Mayor of Sunset Strip (2003), Little Black Book (2004), and The Game of Their Lives (2005).^ Not content to work only in music, Gavin has acted in Hollywood with parts in movies like ' Constantine ' and ' Little Black Book .'
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.He also co-starred in the heist film How to Rob a Bank alongside Nick Stahl and Erika Christensen.^ P.K. Davies/ Dante How to Rob a Bank (2007) ....
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In 2009, he appeared on the drama series Criminal Minds as a vampire-like rockstar.

Personal life

Rossdale's wife, Gwen Stefani
.In 1996, Rossdale met Gwen Stefani, lead singer of the ska punk band No Doubt, when Bush and No Doubt were on a tour that also featured the Goo Goo Dolls.^ Rossdale said his fiancee, No Doubt's Gwen Stefani, was more affected than him and his band.

^ The singer, songwriter and musician is currently enjoying his first Billboard Top 40 hit since the heady days when he fronted the post-grunge band Bush .
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^ Midnight, his first band, saw little success, but Rossdale's luck changed when he met King Blank guitarist Nigel Pulsford at a bar in 1992.
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[9] The two married in 2002.
.During an August 2005 appearance on the radio show Loveline, Rossdale said that he and Stefani preferred to keep their relationship entirely out of the media.^ His wife Gwen Stefani gave birth to their second child, a baby boy named Zuma Nesta Rock Rossdale on 21 August, 2008.
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^ Gwen Stefani) dating back to the early '90s, when Rossdale and his then-band Bush came out with their breathy single, " Glycerine ."
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^ Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale at the Dior fashion show.Haute-Couture spring-summer 2002 .

He also said that he grew up in a chaotic home, and that having a stable environment for his family was important to him. .On 26 May 2006, Rossdale and Stefani had a son, Kingston James Rossdale, at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.^ Fresh from their snowy Christmas in London, Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale and their sons Kingston and Zuma soaked up the sun this weekend in Gustavia St. Barts.
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^ Tags: Gavin Rossdale , GavinRossdale , Gwen Stefani , GwenStefani , Kingston .
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^ At some point every child finds out the "truth" about Santa -- and thanks to one brutal slip of the tongue, that time for Kingston James McGregor Rossdale may have been last night.
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Kingston weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces.[10] In an interview with Teen Vogue, Rossdale said Kingston liked accompanying him on tour, but when Rossdale was on tour without him, Kingston "played my video while I was on the road and [ran] around the room and scream[ed] 'Dada.'"[11] On 21 August 2008, Stefani gave birth to the couple's second son, named Zuma Nesta Rossdale, in Los Angeles. .He weighed in at 8 pounds, 5 ounces.^ Zuma Nesta Rock weighed 8 pounds and 5 ounces when he was born Thursday afternoon...
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[12] [13][14]
.In 2004, a paternity test revealed that Rossdale was the father of Pearl Lowe's daughter, Daisy Lowe (born 1989); Rossdale and Pearl Lowe had had a brief relationship and Rossdale had been the godfather of Daisy.^ Daisy Lowe, model; born on January 27, 1989; mother: Pearl Lowe) .
  • Gavin Rossdale Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: General]

^ He was the girl's godfather before taking a DNA test in 2004.
  • Gavin Rossdale Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: General]

^ Daughter, Daisy Lowe (b.
  • Gavin Rossdale Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: General]

[15][16][17] .Reportedly, Rossdale subsequently cut off all contact with his teenage daughter and her mother,[18][19][20][21] but in 2009 several websites published photos of Daisy walking with Kingston on a London pavement.^ Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale took their son, Pebbles Kingston, out for a stroll in London yesterday.
  • Gavin Rossdale | TMZ.com 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC www.tmz.com [Source type: General]

^ Photos: INFdaily.com View All Photos » SIMILAR ENTRIES Kingston Rossdale: I Scream For Ice Cream!
  • Gavin Rossdale & His Boat Boy | Celebrity Baby Scoop 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC www.celebritybabyscoop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[22][23]
.In his 1995 autobiography Take It Like A Man, Boy George claimed that Rossdale had an affair with the British singer Peter Robinson, a.k.a.^ Marilyn: One of Boy George's contemporaries, British pop star Marilyn , born Peter Robinson, also saw brief gender-bending fame in the '80s.
  • Gavin Rossdale » MTV Buzzworthy Blog 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC buzzworthy.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gavin Rossdale's Trivia: Reportedly had a five-year relationship with androgynous British singer Marilyn in the 80s.
  • Gavin Rossdale Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: General]

^ Marilyn was featured on the 1984 all-star Band Aid jammy-jam "Do They Know It's Christmas?," had a massive falling out with Boy George, and claims that he had an intense affair with Gavin Rossdale back in the day.
  • Gavin Rossdale » MTV Buzzworthy Blog 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC buzzworthy.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Marilyn. .In a 1996 interview for Rolling Stone, Rossdale responded with a shrug: "That's George's take - he doesn't know me.^ (Side note: Rossdale was happy to know it would be dark when the band takes the stage.

There's a queue of people going to their lawyers about stuff in his book. .I hope he manages to sell some books by putting my name in there."^ My dad worked down there for some 15 years.
  • KANSAS 2.40AM - Gavin Rossdale's MySpace Blog | 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC blogs.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[24] Elsewhere Gavin said, "I wasn't dating Marilyn. We were, and still are, good friends. George thinks everyone is gay."[25] .Marilyn also denied the affair, but later claimed to have lied at Rossdale's request because Rossdale "was just becoming successful in America" at the time of the revelation.^ Marilyn was featured on the 1984 all-star Band Aid jammy-jam "Do They Know It's Christmas?," had a massive falling out with Boy George, and claims that he had an intense affair with Gavin Rossdale back in the day.
  • Gavin Rossdale » MTV Buzzworthy Blog 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC buzzworthy.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[26] .In 2009, Marilyn said they had been "together five years" in the 1980s, but Rossdale's representative denied the story.^ Gavin Rossdale's Trivia: Reportedly had a five-year relationship with androgynous British singer Marilyn in the 80s.
  • Gavin Rossdale Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: General]

^ Reportedly had a five-year relationship with androgynous British singer Marilyn in the 80s.
  • Gavin Rossdale Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: General]

^ "They have to change," Rossdale said from his hotel room "on an island somewhere off the Coast of Florida where the sea is beckoning me."

.Marilyn added "Gavin and Gwen are perfect for each other, but he was the love of my life."^ Thankfully for Gwen's fella, BUSH frontman GAVIN ROSSDALE , Russ has opted for the quiet life with KATY PERRY. .
  • Gavin Rossdale News - Topix 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC www.topix.com [Source type: General]

^ London, January 6 : Gwen Stefani was seen showing off her perfect curves while holidaying with husband Gavin Rossdale in St Barts.
  • Gavin Rossdale News - Topix 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC www.topix.com [Source type: General]

^ While Gwen rested her lovely pregnant bones, Gavin fingered the paps in a London park on Thursday.
  • Gavin Rossdale | TMZ.com 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC www.tmz.com [Source type: General]

[27]
.Rossdale has homes in Primrose Hill (London), and Los Angeles (California), and is an avid tennis player including the celebrity tennis circuit.^ Gavin Rossdale with son Kingston were spotted yesterday returning home from a shopping trip in London.
  • Gavin Rossdale : Growing Your Baby – Parenthood from Pregnancy to Pre-school 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC www.growingyourbaby.com [Source type: General]

^ Musically gifted couple Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale attended MOCA's 30th Anniversary Gala in Los Angeles last night - as did Brangelina!
  • Gavin Rossdale Photos & Pics Archive at X17 Online 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC x17online.com [Source type: General]

^ Young, Black, and Fabulous Home > Celebrities > Gwen Stefani > Gavin Rossdale Plans to Take Kingston on Tour February 20, 2009 .
  • Gavin Rossdale Plans to Take Kingston on Tour | CelebTV.com - Celebrity Blog 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC www.celebtv.com [Source type: General]

[28] .Rossdale and Stefani are also friends of tennis superstar Roger Federer, and are often seen supporting him at matches, particularly at Wimbledon[29] and the U.S. Open.^ He and his wife are friends with Roger Federer and Mirka Vavrinec (Federer's girlfriend).
  • Gavin Rossdale Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: General]

^ London, January 6 : Gwen Stefani was seen showing off her perfect curves while holidaying with husband Gavin Rossdale in St Barts.
  • Gavin Rossdale News - Topix 25 January 2010 20:26 UTC www.topix.com [Source type: General]

^ Rossdale said his fiancee, No Doubt's Gwen Stefani, was more affected than him and his band.

Discography

Albums

Year Album US
2008 WANDERlust 33

Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions[30] Album
US US Pop US Main US Alt US Adult US AC CAN
2002 "Adrenaline" 24 20 xXx
2008 "Love Remains the Same" 27 20 33 2 6 28 WANDERlust
2009 "Forever May You Run" 32
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References

  1. ^ Leahey, Andrew (2008). "Gavin Rossdale: Biography". allmusic. http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:zdivadokt8w6~T1. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  2. ^ Ambrose, Anthony. "inTuneMusic Online: Bamboozle Day 1 @ East Rutherford 5/2". http://intunemusiconline.com/2009/06/09/bamboozle-day-1-east-rutherford-52/. Retrieved 9 June 2009. 
  3. ^ http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/backbeat/archives/146910.asp?from=blog_last3
  4. ^ Horror.com - Interview with Constantine actor, Gavin Rossdale
  5. ^ "Gavin Rossdale: Wanderlust". SuicideGirls.com. 21 November 2008. http://suicidegirls.com/interviews/Gavin+Rossdale%3A+Wanderlust/. Retrieved 21 November 2008. .
  6. ^ Gavin Rossdale returns with solo LP
  7. ^ "Gavin Rossdale: Wanderlust". SuicideGirls.com. 21 November 2008. http://suicidegirls.com/interviews/Gavin+Rossdale%3A+Wanderlust/. Retrieved 21 November 2008. .
  8. ^ Teen Vogue interview
  9. ^ 6 things you need to know about rocker Gwen Stefani
  10. ^ Baby boy for Stefani
  11. ^ My Exclusive Interview with Gavin Rossdale! teenvogue.com, 18 November 2008
  12. ^ Gwen Stefani pregnant again
  13. ^ http://et.tv.yahoo.com/celebrities/14864/
  14. ^ Usmagazine.com | Gwen Stefani Pregnant
  15. ^ http://www.people.com/people/gallery/0,,1007385_5,00.html#792553
  16. ^ http://nymag.com/fashion/models/dlowe/daisylowe/
  17. ^ http://celebrity-babies.com/2004/10/19/gavin_rossdale_-4/
  18. ^ http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/music/article2016442.ece?token=null&offset=0&page=1
  19. ^ http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/music/article2016442.ece?token=null&offset=0&page=1
  20. ^ http://www.chron.com/channel/momhouston/photogallery/Celebrity_deadbeat_dads.html#20104949
  21. ^ http://celebrity-babies.com/2007/07/11/pearl-lowe-give/
  22. ^ http://www.metro.co.uk/showbiz/805912-daisy-talking-to-rossdale-and-stefani-now
  23. ^ http://www.bush-music.com/2009/12/10/daisy-lowe-goes-for-a-stroll-with-kingston-rossdale/
  24. ^ http://www.rollingstone.com/news/story/5938704/nirvanawannabes
  25. ^ http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/2364482/Gavin-Rossdale-is-gay-Boy-George
  26. ^ http://www.intouchweekly.com/2009/04/in_touch_exclusivemarilyn_gavi.php
  27. ^ http://www.intouchweekly.com/2009/04/in_touch_exclusivemarilyn_gavi.php
  28. ^ http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20237477,00.html
  29. ^ http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20208817,00.html
  30. ^ http://www.billboard.com/#/artist/gavin-rossdale/chart-history/140841

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