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Band Of Skulls Announce Third Album

<b>Band Of Skulls</b> are set to release new album 'Himalayan' in Spring 2014.<p>Band Of Skulls are due a breakthrough moment. The Southampton three piece ply …

New Albums

Tin Pan Alley record shop on eBay for £300,000

An owner of On The Beat Records, a central London record shop, is selling his stock and the property's leasehold on eBay<p>Property values have soared in 2013, but a record shop in the West End of London is listed for sale, complete with stock of 50,000 records, for £300,000 on eBay.<p>Tim Derbyshire, …

The Beatles: the story behind every album, song and lyric explained

Scott Freiman, Beatles expert and author of All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release will answer your questions about Beatles song meanings on Thursday at 1pm ET | 6pm BT<p>• Smartphone readers: Click here to access the mobile version of the chat<p><b>Highlights from the Q&A with Scott</b> …

Joni Mitchell: 20 essential songs

Folk-Rock

International Velvet

They've extended their horizons further than the customary three chords and some home truths...<p>[a]Sleeper[/a]’s first law of female-fronted bands …

Pop Music

Rolling Stones: vintage pictures - Telegraph

Music

7 Of The Best: Guitar Solos

Whether he was playing the National Anthem with his teeth, igniting his guitar on stage, or ploughing his way through a heavenly solo composition …

Guitar

Beatles fans reprise their Starr turn

Five Beatles aficionados photographed by their idol Ringo Starr have recreated that iconic shot 49 years on. We report on their lives since that day<p>Still buzzing after coming face to face with one of their idols, the five teenagers who had skipped class were brought crashing down to earth the …

New Jersey

Nirvana, Chic and Cat Stevens up for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nod

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its 2014 nominees, which include Nirvana, Chic, Peter Gabriel and Cat Stevens<p>Nirvana, Chic and Cat Stevens are among the 16 nominees who could be inducted into the <b>Rock and Roll Hall of Fame</b> in 2014.<p>US rock band Nirvana are nominated in their first year …

Music

The romantic allure of vinyl puts its digital descendants to shame

The sales of vinyl records have more than doubled in the past year and increased sevenfold since 2007. Who is buying it?<p>When was the last time you put a record on? The terminology matters: not “played”, not “cued”, definitely not “downloaded” or “streamed”. When did you last remove a fragile black …

Vinyl Records

Unreleased Led Zeppelin Recordings Discovered

Jimmy Page has claimed that a series of unreleased <b>Led Zeppelin</b> tracks could emerge next year.<p>Led Zeppelin's back catalogue been devoured, poured over …

Elliott Smith: A Tribute

It seems both incredible and unlikely that it’s been ten years since the death of <b>Elliott Smith</b>. A decade on, unanswered questions still cast shadows …

Stab

Peter Gabriel, O2 Arena, review

British singer-songwriter Peter Gabriel was in exuberant mood as he delivered a delicious three-course meal of music at the O2 Arena<p>The house lights were still up at the O2 when the French-Armenian duduk player Lévon Minassian began breathing a desert breeze into a melody from <b>Peter Gabriel</b>'s …

Muscle Shoals, review

David Gritten finds this documentary about the Alabama town and those who have flocked to it as joyous, uplifting, and as funky as the musicians it celebrates<p><b>PG CERT, 111 MIN DIR Greg Camalier STARRING Rick Hall, Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Percy Sledge, The Swampers</b><p>A small, lush, green town …

Music

Play The Smiths’ new ‘Meat Is Murder’ video game where you save animals from slaughter

Morrissey and co team up with PETA for the 8-bit arcade-style game<p>The Smiths have teamed up with animal rights group PETA for a new online video game …

Animals

Britney Spears songs used to scare off Somali pirates in Africa

Navy officers play songs including '...Baby One More Time' to ward off criminals on the high seas<p>Britney Spears songs are being used by navy officers …

Africa

Lou Reed: 10 essential tracks

In memory of Lou Reed, Neil McCormick chooses 10 tracks that sum up the genius of the Velvet Underground founder<p>1. <b>Heroin</b> (1967)<p>In the era of Sergeant Pepper and flower power, The Velvet Underground’s seven minute, two note drone about shooting up, speeding drug rush followed by grinding come down, …

Lou Reed

“Goodbye, you magnificent bastard” – A Tribute To Lou Reed

<i>“There’s even some evil mothers, well they’re gonna tell you that everything is just dirt. You know that women never really faint, and that villains</i> …

Lou Reed

Virgin Records 40th Anniversary Competition

<b>Virgin Records</b> is now forty years old.<p>Let's put that in perspective: the perpetual enfant terrible, the label which housed Gong, The Sex Pistols, …

Middle Age

Fleetwood Mac's John McVie diagnosed with cancer

Band cancel Australia and New Zealand dates of their world tour so McVie can undergo treatment<p>Fleetwood Mac have cancelled several dates after bassist John McVie revealed he has been diagnosed with cancer. The band will no longer play the Australian and New Zealand leg of their world tour so that …

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