Jethro Tull

Amazing views of the Acropolis

The Acropolis of Athens is rich with history and full of physical reminders of the greatness of the Greek empire. Although there are several buildings and monuments in the Acropolis, the most recognizable is the Parthenon, which was a temple built for the goddess Athena. Other monuments include the …

Recreation

You can’t always please everyone, says Farhan Akhtar

It was in 2013 that actor-director Farhan Akhtar formed his music band Farhan Akhtar Live. Ever since, he has been at the receiving end of criticism …

Celebrity News (India)

Peter Gabriel, Damon Albarn and Kamasi Washington on new album from XL boss

Everything Is Recorded's debut also features Green Gartside, Sampha, Ibeyi and more<p>XL Recordings boss <b>Richard Russell</b> has revealed that the …

Damon Albarn

George Clinton’s Parliament release first new single in 38 years

New album Medicaid Fraud Dog on its way soon<p>George Clinton has revived his Parliament moniker for the first time since 1980. You can hear the single …

George Clinton

The 3rd Uncut new music playlist of 2018

Featuring Haley Heynderickx, Mint Field, Gwenno, Graham Coxon and more...<p>Just in case you missed the reveal earlier in the week, there’s a new issue …

Britpop

My Bloody Valentine on the past, present and future of Loveless

Exclusive: Kevin Shields and his bandmates tell the full remarkable tale of their masterpiece in the new issue of Uncut<p>This month’s long-awaited, …

Lou Reed

2002’s Concert For George Harrison reissued as a deluxe box-set

Features performances by Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty and more<p>To celebrate what would have been <b>George Harrison</b>‘s 75th …

Ringo Starr

Watch Paul McCartney play Helter Skelter with Muse

They joined forces at a Stella McCartney fashion launch in LA<p>Last night (January 16), <b>Muse</b>‘s occasional supergroup Dr. Pepper’s Jaded Hearts Club Band …

The 'Boogie Oogie Oogie' band wins? Grammy's big shocks

NEW YORK — There was little doubt who should take home the album of the year Grammy in 1984. That was Michael Jackson with a little record called …

Joni Mitchell

Today Georgia Tech announces first round of students admitted

My son was among the high school seniors sitting at their computers last year waiting to find out if they won early action admission into Georgia …

College & University

Is Arrowhead jinxed? Chiefs’ struggles in NFL playoffs lead some to wonder

Maybe the Chiefs’ bizarre playoff loss to the Tennessee Titans last week at Arrowhead Stadium could be shrugged off if it were an isolated episode of …

Muhammad Ali

This month in Uncut

My Bloody Valentine, Joan Baez, Roxy Music and our free noise CD<p><b>My Bloody Valentine</b>, <b>Joan Baez</b>, <b>Roxy Music</b> and the heroes of outlaw country are all …

Lou Reed

Quintessential Rock Rigs by Decade

1970s: Metal, Prog, Southern Rock & Punk<p><i>One of the more interesting aspects of gear in 1970s rock is that, although the umbrella genre grew to cover</i> …

Guitar

Ray Thomas obituary

Founding member of the Moody Blues best known as the group’s flautist<p>Ray Thomas, a founding member of the Moody Blues, who has died aged 76, played various instruments, including the French horn, oboe, piccolo, harmonica and saxophone, but was best known as the group’s flautist. Jethro Tull’s Ian …

Music

The Moody Blues' Ray Thomas: 12 Essential Moments From the Late Legend

While other members of the Moody Blues, notably Justin Hayward and John Lodge, are better known, the late Ray Thomas' position in the band should not …

Moody Blues

BWW Review: Legendary Music Journalist Lester Bangs Revisited in HOW TO BE A ROCK CRITIC

Be careful about expressing your admiration for certain artists during Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's hard-edged solo play, HOW TO BE A ROCK CRITIC. …

Van Morrison

The Top 10: Rock Stars Who Became Top Professionals in Unrelated Fields

Andrew Denny suggested this list a long time ago, and started it off with Alex James of <i>Blur,</i> now a cheesemaker, and Bruce Dickinson, lead singer of</i> …

Steely Dan

MGMT’s When You Die: pungent, sophisticated and endlessly listenable

Also this week: Johnny Marr provides the soaring soundtrack for Maxine Peake’s spoken word, while Superorganism deliver some utterly disposable pop<p><b>TRACK OF THE WEEK</b><p><b>MGMT</b> <b><br>When You Die</b><p>Having achieved their ambition to no longer be America’s favourite indie band, MGMT have a clear runway for their …

Readers recommend playlist: songs about old and new

Reflecting changes at this time of year, our latest reader-curated playlist includes tunes from the Beatles, the Buggles and Bing Crosby<p><b>Here is this week’s playlist – songs picked by a reader from your suggestions on last week’s callout. Thanks for taking part. Read more about how our weekly series</b> …

Bing Crosby

10 L.A. Concerts to Look Forward to in 2018

Not a bad start to the year, as Annie Clark arrives in L.A. riding the wave of October’s tremendous <i>Masseducation</i> album. That’s her fifth …

Los Angeles

Just announced Baltimore-area concerts: Jimmy Buffet, Niall Horan and more

<i>On sale through Ticketmaster, Live Nation, Ticketfly (ticketmaster.com, livenation.com, ticketfly.com) unless otherwise noted.</i><p><b>The Milestones</b> on Jan. …

Niall Horan

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson on Auschwitz: ‘Are We All Capable of Doing That?’

He’s an airline pilot, a world-class fencer, an actor, a novelist and a craft brewer. Most people know Bruce Dickinson, though, as the lead singer of …

Cecil B. DeMille

A peek at 12 must-see St. Louis concerts in 2018

Here are a few must-see shows from the long list of concerts coming to town in 2018:<p>U2<p>+11<p><b>8 p.m. May 4 at Scottrade Center ($41-$425, livenation.com)</b> …

St. Louis

Here are 4,700 words worth of Mike Leach’s most memorable quotes

The former Texas Tech and current Washington State head coach has a long history of saying stuff.<p>Mike Leach has opinions on everything. Fans and media members like getting him to express those opinions. Let’s get right to it. I’m sure I’m missing a lot, so throw them in the comments for …

Mark Dantonio

Lorde cancelled her show in Israel over politics - here's how other musicians handled it

In Israel, even concerts are political. For international superstars, deciding whether or not to show up might imply what side you're on: Israel's or …

Israel

Lorde canceled her show in Israel over politics. Here’s how other musicians have handled it.

In Israel, even concerts are political. For international superstars, deciding whether to show up might imply what side you’re on: Israel’s or Palestine’s. And over the weekend, the singer Lorde became the latest musician to cancel a performance in Tel Aviv after fans pressured her to do so.<p>Last …

Lifestyle

12 Of The Shortest Rock Songs To Celebrate The Shortest Day Of The Year

It's the winter solstice, also known as the shortest day of the year. To mark the occasion, we've compiled a list of 12 of the shortest rock …

Rock Music

Review of: The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony, by Roberto Calasso

I have long observed that the reason why every effort to adapt <i>The Iliad</i> to film fails so spectacularly is because the gods—so integral to Homer’s …

Ancient History

Watch the Doors' Legendary Performance in New Isle of Wight Doc Trailer

Band's 1970 festival performance, thought to be the last filmed Doors set, will be released for first time on CD, DVD<p>The Doors' legendary performance …

The Doors

Our Favourite Longreads of 2017

No matter how many GIFs, videos, bells and whistles the internet throws at us, words and pictures are still the only way to tell some stories. And if …

Journalism