Spreading rumours and lies and stories they made up... (Part 382)
This is a story that has grown to silly proportions, snowballing from a single message board post to news pages the world over, including making Billboard yesterday.
It seems the rumour was started on the
However, there is simply no truth in the rumour that David Bowie will headline the festival. Billboard, at least, did dig a bit further. Here's an excerpt from their story:
Event organizers tell Billboard.com the rumored bill is not correct, and that offers have only recently began going out to prospective bands. What's more, the exact date of the 2005 show will not even be confirmed for another month or so, according to Goldenvoice president Paul Tollett, whose company promotes Coachella.
Rest assured, if there are any gig plans for next year, you will absolutely hear it first via the BowieNet news pages.