Gavin Rossdale
British musician
Gavin Rossdale
Gavin McGregor Rossdale is an English actor and musician, known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Bush. Following Bush's separation in 2002, which lasted for eight years, he was the lead singer and guitarist for Institute, and later began a solo career. When performing solo, Gavin plays songs from his extensive musical libraries. Rossdale has been ranked in the Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists by Hit Parader (#75).
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Gavin and Gwen: Too Late To Appreciate?
Huffington Post - 16 days
Gavin Rossdale discussed his much-publicized divorce from Gwen Stefani in a recent interview, saying it was the opposite of what he wanted and that divorce is "one of the hardest, most painful things to go through." He also lamented the loss of her "unconditional love" for him. These sentiments may come as a surprise to people given that Gavin had a three-year affair with the family's nanny, which is what led to their divorce. It raises the question, why would someone have these regrets so long after the indiscretions that tore his marriage apart? Perhaps it's the age-old saying that you don't know what you have until it's gone. The truth is, many times people may not value their partner until they are separated and can finally recognize all the love they had, which is now lost. Marriage is a slippery slope. There are so many moments in any given day during which your partner might do something to irritate you, or you them. It can be something small, like forgetting to take out the g ...
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Gavin Rossdale's boys are peeking at his texts to see if he has a girlfriend (he doesn't)
LATimes - about 1 month
Meet Gavin Rossdale, middle-aged single dad. He didn’t want it to turn out this way, he says. He feels a little self-conscious when his boys come over, because it’s just him, not a whole family unit. And the kids really wish he were dating someone, like Mommy is.  “I’m a realist and know that I’ve...
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Gavin Rossdale Regrets Divorce From Gwen Stefani
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Bush musician opens up about their publicized split in 2015.
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Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale's Westside home publicly lists for $35 million
LATimes - about 1 month
Though it has been shopped as a whisper listing since October, it was only this week that the marital home of musicians Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale officially hit the Multiple Listing Service with a price tag of $35 million. Set within a guard-gated enclave north of Beverly Hills, the renovated...
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Sorry Internet, But Men Have Been Wearing Chokers For Decades
Huffington Post - about 2 months
The internet had their chokers a little too tightly wound on Tuesday when word spread that Asos offers chokers for men. Just one day later, Matt Lauer got some attention on the “Today” show for trying one on: What a time. — Maura Brannigan (@maura_brannigan) January 4, 2017 But we cannot sit idly by a second longer without calling attention to the fact that a) everyone should wear whatever they want, whenever they want and b) men have been wearing chokers for decades. It is in that spirit that we present to you some of our favorite men-in-choker moments, in no particular order, because they are all equally epic, gosh darn it.   Jared Leto as Jordan Catalano in “My So-Called Life”  OK, we lied. This one is our favorite. Jordan Catalano forever.  Mick Jagger Waiting to see a replica of this one on the internet in 3..2.. David Bowie Just one of Bowie’s many iconic fashion moments.  Lenny Kravitz Before th ...
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Gavin Rossdale and Elin Nordegren have allegedly gone on a date. Together.
LATimes - 6 months
Well, this is a weird pairing: Gavin Rossdale, Gwen Stefani’s ex, and Elin Nordegren, Tiger Woods’ ex.  Rossdale, 50, and Nordegren, 36, went on a first date in late August in Los Angeles, Us Weekly reported Wednesday, citing an unnamed source who said the two had been set up by friends.  As opposed...
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Gwen Stefani's Ex Gavin Rossdale Is Reportedly Dating Elin Nordegren
Huffington Post - 6 months
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12 Baby Names Inspired By Beautiful Places Around The World
Huffington Post - 6 months
Savannah, London, Brooklyn. In 2016, that might be your list of places to visit next year, or maybe it’s your preschooler’s new class list. City, state and country names for kids have gone mainstream, and plenty of parents are borrowing baby naming inspiration from the map. Celebrity parents are no exception. In fact, they’ve introduced some intriguing options for our sons and daughters. Here are a dozen of the best “star baby” place names worth considering. Alaska Model Anne Vyalitsyna hails from Russia. Her tech guru fiancé Adam Cahan is originally from New York. Apparently, the couple named their daughter Alaska because that’s where the U.S. and Russia meet. A record number of girls were given the name Alaska in 2015 ― 60 total, including Anne and Adam’s daughter. Brighton A fashionable seaside resort, England’s Brighton has long been favored by kings and commoners. New York boasts a Brooklyn community by the name, immortalized in Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoi ...
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How Gwen Stefani 'Saved' Blake Shelton After Heartbreak
Huffington Post - 7 months
Blake Shelton is opening up about exactly how much his relationship with Gwen Stefani helped him move on from his devastating divorce with Miranda Lambert. In a new interview with Billboard, the singer and “Voice” star got candid about how he and Stefani got together.  By now, Shelton’s story has been told so many times it can be solidified into a simple timeline: Blake and Miranda split, Blake and Gwen comforted each other, Blake and Gwen fell in love. However, each time the country star discusses Stefani, he gives away more intimate details about their relationship, making it seem like so much more than just a rebound romance.  “Gwen saved my life. Who else on earth could understand going through a high-profile divorce from another musician? You can’t even imagine the similarities in our divorces,” said Shelton. Stefani split from her husband of nearly 13 years, Gavin Rossdale, after allegedly finding explicit texts he sent to the family’s nanny on a day she refers to as “ ...
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Top Divorce Lawyer Dishes On Celebrity Divorce Secrets
Huffington Post - 12 months
If you're a celebrity and you are getting divorced, there's a good chance Laura Wasser is your lawyer.  She is one of the top lawyers in her field -- negotiating prenups, divorce settlements and custody arrangements for the Hollywood elite, including Angelina Jolie, Denise Richards, Nick Lachey, Britney Spears, Jennifer Garner, Gwen Stefani, Melanie Griffith, and the Kardashian sisters.  Her A-list clientele means that her name pops up frequently in the tabloids, but it's in a new profile from Bloomberg Business that she's spilling the secrets of how celebrities really get divorced: Breaking up is hard (and expensive) to do Celebrities shell out $850 an hour for Wasser's services, and she also requires a "$25,000 retainer and rarely represents people who have less than $10 million."  Celebrities often need to be convinced of what's at stake when they get married Wasser is often brought in when a star's team wants to protect their client financially, but the star is ...
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Prepare For Blake Shelton's New Album To Be All About His Divorce And Gwen Stefani
Huffington Post - 12 months
Wait, Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are dating?! Like, dating each other? But they've been so private about their relationship.  In case the two "Voice" coaches haven't made you like them yet (see: here), prepare for both of their new albums to make you eye roll till you can't eye roll no more. Stefani's "This Is What the Truth Feels Like" is set to be released on March 18, and a new single from Shelton will most likely debut shortly after. Of course, both are going to be heavily influenced by the couple's rollercoaster of a relationship.  Standing clap for this shamefully synchronized publicity move.  "I mean, it doesn't take, you know, a rocket scientist. If you have followed my career even a little bit in my life, you know what has happened with me in the last, gosh, eight or nine months," Shelton told Entertainment Tonight about the new album. "It is all on the the record." The country star and the pop punk princess made waves when they started dati ...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Gavin Rossdale
  • 2015
    On 3 August 2015, Stefani filed for divorce from Rossdale, citing "irreconcilable differences". The divorce was finalized in April 2016.
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  • 2014
    Rossdale has also appeared in the eighth episode of season 5 of Burn Notice, and Johnny Moreau in the 100th episode of Hawaii Five-0 in November 2014.
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  • 2013
    In 2013, Rossdale was awarded in the Ivor Novello Awards, for International Achievement in Songwriting, which was presented to him by Chris Martin.
    More Details Hide Details Rossdale appeared in the film Constantine (2005) playing the villain Balthazar. He has also appeared in the films Zoolander (2001), Mayor of the Sunset Strip (2004), Little Black Book (2004), the Game of Their Lives (2005), How to Rob a Bank (2008), and The Bling Ring (2013). Additionally, he appeared in the crime drama television series Criminal Minds in the episode "The Performer" (2009), portraying a rock star named Paul Davies who takes a vampire-like alter-ego named Dante whose music is involved in a string of exsanguination murders.
  • 2010
    Both Daisy and Rossdale said in 2010 interviews that their relationship is good.
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    Rossdale was a featured vocalist on Santana's 2010 album Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time doing a cover of T.
    More Details Hide Details Rex's "Get It On". Rossdale was also a judge for the 10th annual Independent Music Awards to support independent artists' careers.
  • 2009
    Later, both men spoke more candidly about their relationship, with Robinson confirming in 2009 that they had been "together five years" in the 1980s, while in 2010 Rossdale said the relationship with Robinson had been an experimentation and "part of growing up". Robinson later called Rossdale "The love of my life." In 1995, Rossdale met Gwen Stefani, lead singer of the ska punk band No Doubt, when Bush and No Doubt were on tour. The two married in 2002.
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    Rossdale mounted a full-scale solo tour in Spring 2009.
    More Details Hide Details 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. Wanderlust sums up that desire for music and for singing and performing and this life." Rossdale also provides the vocals for the Apocalyptica song "End of Me," which is the lead single from their latest album 7th Symphony. On 21 June 2010, it was announced that Bush would return and planned to release a new album, The Sea of Memories, in the autumn of 2011. It was released on 13 September 2011. In 2014 the group released another album Man on the Run.
  • 2008
    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.
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    Later that year, he finished recording his first solo record titled Wanderlust, released 3 June 2008.
    More Details Hide Details Gwen Stefani, Rossdale's then wife, sang background vocals on the track "Can't Stop The World", with other vocalists on the album including Shirley Manson, Katy Perry and Dave Stewart Bush and Institute guitarist Chris Traynor also played on the album. He also made a guest appearance on the DT8 Project album Perfect World, taking lead vocals and co-writing the track Falling. On 1 April 2008 the first single from WANDERlust, "Love Remains The Same", was released through digital retailers.
  • 2007
    In 2007, Rossdale announced on his website that he was working on new music for a solo album.
    More Details Hide Details 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. That year, he covered John Lennon's "Mind Games" for the album Instant Karma: The Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur.
  • 2006
    Institute broke up in 2006, after one album.
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  • 2005
    In 2005, on the radio show Loveline, Rossdale said that he and Stefani preferred to keep their relationship entirely out of the media because he grew up in a chaotic home and that having a stable environment for his family was important to him.
    More Details Hide Details Rossdale has three sons with Stefani; Kingston James McGregor Rossdale (born May 26, 2006), Zuma Nesta Rock Rossdale (born August 21, 2008) and Apollo Bowie Flynn Rossdale (born February 28, 2014).
  • 2004
    In 2004, a paternity test revealed that Rossdale was the father of Pearl Lowe's daughter, Daisy Lowe; Rossdale and Pearl Lowe had had a brief relationship, and Rossdale had been Daisy's godfather.
    More Details Hide Details Rossdale subsequently cut off all contact with his teenage daughter and her mother, but in 2009 several websites published photos of Daisy walking with Rossdale's son on a London pavement.
    In 2004, after Bush had been on hiatus for two years, Rossdale formed Institute.
    More Details Hide Details Their album, Distort Yourself, released on 13 September 2005 achieved moderate success and the single "Bullet Proof Skin" was used in the motion picture Stealth. In an interview published in November 2008, Rossdale noted that the Institute record was, "for all intents and purposes, a solo record. It was just a bad marketing decision to call it something else".
  • 2002
    A change in record labels, management and an extended hiatus did not bode well for the band, who unofficially split in 2002.
    More Details Hide Details Bush's albums include the aforementioned Sixteen Stone, Razorblade Suitcase, Deconstructed, The Science of Things, and Golden State, all albums had success in terms of albums sales, which led Bush to be one of the best selling rock groups to come out of the nineties. Rossdale performed a song entitled "Adrenaline" for the soundtrack of the film XXX, which features it during the end credits. This song was also the official theme song for WWE's Unforgiven pay-per-view event in September 2002 and also was The Undertaker's Desire/Tribute theme of that same year. He also guest appeared for Blue Man Group's "The Current" and is featured in its video. This song was used in the ending credits of Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines.
  • 1995
    In his 1995 autobiography Take It Like A Man, Boy George wrote that in the 1980s Rossdale had a relationship with Peter Robinson, also known as Marilyn.
    More Details Hide Details In a 1996 interview for Rolling Stone, Rossdale responded: "That's George's take – he doesn't know me. 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." Elsewhere both Rossdale and Robinson initially denied the story but in 2003 Robinson dedicated the Marilyn CD "Hold on Tight" to Rossdale, citing "the years of our passionate relationship" and featuring a photo of them together on the cover.
  • 1992
    In 1992, Rossdale formed Future Primitive, whose original line-up included screenwriter Sacha Gervasi, who left to pursue a film-making career.
    More Details Hide Details The band changed its name to Bush in the summer of 1994 and released the promo Sixteen Stone. Rossdale has been the lead singer/songwriter for the British post-grunge rock band Bush since its inception. Their first album, Sixteen Stone (1994), was a huge commercial success. 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. 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. Although the band reached superstar status in the US, they failed to have much impact in the UK, which at the time was preoccupied with Britpop. The sole exception to this was their single "Swallowed", which reached Number 7 on the UK charts.
  • 1991
    In 1991, Rossdale 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.
    More Details Hide Details He spent some time in New York City before returning to England where he came into contact with future manager Dave Dorrell (MARRS), whom he had previously met in Los Angeles.
  • 1967
    Born on October 30, 1967.
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