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Stefflon Don drops new single ‘Hurtin’ Me’ featuring French Montana

<b>The debut outing for Stefflon Don’s Universal Music imprint V-VI Records.</b>Stefflon Don exploded onto the scene with her <i>Real Ting</i> mixtape last year and …

Music

“It Seemed Like Fate Was Always Leading Me To The Right Door”: Glen Campbell In His Own Words

<b>Glen Campbell</b> gave thousands of interviews in his epic career. In the wake of his passing on 8 August 2017 at the age of 81, we decided to take a …

Music

George Harrison Tells The World About ‘Bangla Desh’

<b>George Harrison</b> made it his life’s work to raise consciousness, in every sense of the phrase. In 1971, he managed the extraordinary combination of …

Bangladesh

‘Who’s Next’ Takes Who To New Heights

As <b>Who's Next</b> was being released on 14 August 1971, rock writer Dave Marsh avowed in Creem magazine that the band's new album “is to <b>The Who</b> what the</i> …

Music

Mark Knopfler In 20 Solos

It's now 40 years since <b>Mark Knopfler</b> first served notice to the wider world that he was a guitar player of rare calibre. Hundreds of millions of …

Music

Fortune Favours The Moody Blues

<b>The Moody Blues</b> always had a good ear for a hit single, but the turn of the 1970s witnessed their transition into an albums band. With a great …

Music

A ‘Spooky’ Step Back With Atlanta Rhythm Section

Some songs are locked in their era, while others update themselves and reach another generation. On 11 August 1979, <b>the Atlanta Rhythm Section</b> were …

Music

From The Tyne To The Delta: The Travels Of Mark Knopfler

<b>Mark Knopfler</b> always says that he has spent his life making a musical journey from the Tyne to the Delta. No one makes the connection between British …

Guitar

INXS In 20 Songs

Learning their craft in tough Sydney pubs and clubs, INXS graduated from rock’n’roll’s school of hard knocks, and their initial slow burn eventually …

Music

Chaser Brand / uDiscover T-Shirts and Vinyl Giveaway

To celebrate Def Leppard's <b>Hysteria 30th Anniversary</b> and the vinyl reissue of <b>Tom Petty's greatest albums</b>, we've teamed up with our friends over at</b> …

How Steven Wilson Made Prog Rock Cool Again

Steven Wilson is living out every prog fan’s dream. His original band, Porcupine Tree, nearly single-handedly sparked a prog revival. Along the way …

Music

The Eagles Announce ‘An Evening With The Eagles’ US Tour Dates

Following the success of their recent Classic West and East gigs, The Eagles have announced that they will once again be hitting the road this coming …

Little Caesars Arena

John Mayall Guests With His Former Bluesbreaker Walter Trout

John Mayall is among a stellar range of guests appearing on <i>We're All In This Together,</i> the upcoming album by fellow blues talisman — and former …

Music

The Most Bizarre Concept Albums Of All Time

Picking the most bizarre concept albums isn’t easy, since the most classic, beloved concept albums are themselves pretty bizarre. After all, what …

Music

Blues Gold Song Quiz

We are celebrating <b>John Lee Hooker</b>’s 100th birthday. Known to music fans around the world as the “King of the Boogie,” John Lee Hooker endures as one …

Music

Placebo Announce Forthcoming Charity “Rarities Auction”

Placebo have announced details of their “rarities auction”, which is due to launch on 29 September 2017. The proceeds from the auction will be …

Placebos

How ‘Urban Hymns’ Elevated The Verve To Indie Rock Gods

When Oasis’ feverishly-anticipated third album, <i>Be Here Now</i>, was released in August 1997, it rocketed to the top of the UK charts, becoming the …

Britpop

‘End Of The Road’ Begins For Boyz II Men

15 August 1992 was a momentous date in US chart history, as well as in the latter-day Motown story. It was the start of the road for <b>‘End Of The …

Music

Gregg Allman Tributes To Coincide With Final Album, ‘Southern Blood’

Family, associates and musical collaborators of Gregg Allman are planning to honour the late Allman Brothers Band singer with a trio of live …

Festivals

Slash Named As Gibson’s First-Ever Global Brand Ambassador

Gibson Brands has appointed guitar superstar Slash as Global Brand Ambassador, the first such designation in the company's history. As part of the …

Guns N' Roses

‘This Is Us’ Set For Audio, DVD Releases In September 2017

Both a soundtrack album and a DVD of the hit US TV show <i>This Is Us</i> are to be released via UMe in September 2017. <i>This Is Us: The Complete First Season</i> …

TV

Lighting The Blaxploitation Fire: Melvin Van Peebles And ‘Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song’

The fourth album by Melvin Van Peebles, and <b>his second soundtrack release</b>, <i>Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song</i> is drawn from <b>the movie that began the</b> …

Music

Cheap Trick Interview Part 2: Rick Nielsen On The Beatles

<b>Cheap Trick's</b> Rick Nielsen chats to Kylie about the influence of <b>The Beatles</b> on his career as well has his dinner with George Martin, and meeting <b>Paul</b> …

Music

Metallica Stream Final Date Of Their Current US Tour Tonight

After playing 26 stadiums across the US and Canada this summer, Metallica have announced that they will be live streaming the final show from the …

Metallica

Rare Film Footage Of Led Zeppelin Circa 1970 Surfaces

Never-before-seen colour footage of legendary rock band Led Zeppelin has been discovered by film historians at De Montfort University in …

Led Zeppelin

Universal Music Sued For $1.25 Million Over British Band The Vamps’ Logo

Universal Music is being sued over its use of the fonts ‘Nanami Rounded’ and ‘Ebisu Bold’ to make a logo for pop rock combo The Vamps. The major, it …

A Celebration Of Fabulous Fenders

Fender guitars are iconic. They have a look, an aura of sleek refinement that says "Play me, play me loud, play me subtly and play me well." Our …

Guitar

The Weirdest Musical Instruments Ever

“You can’t beat two guitars, bass and drums,” wrote <b>Lou Reed</b> in the liner notes of his 1989 album, New York. Sorry, Lou, but that’s not always the …

Brian Eno

U2 record label posts significant profit drop

Universal Music Ireland made pre-tax loss of over €640,000 in 2016

News (Ireland)

Another Double-Sided Winner For Creedence Clearwater Revival

The new Billboard Hot 100 for 8 August 1970 was a typically eclectic countdown. As <b>the Carpenters</b> continued at No. 1 with ‘(They Long To Be) Close To …

Music