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On This Day in 1957…

On September 24, 1957 exactly 60 years ago to the day, Elvis Presley released one of his most well-known tracks, Jailhouse Rock. It was written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, and released as a single by RCA Victor, and would be prominently featured as part of Presley’s third movie […]

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Is the album dead?

A recent article by TooFab suggests that the album format as dead, and industry insiders seem to agree. “I just don’t think consumers care about the album anymore,” Evan Lipschutz, vice president of A&R at Warner/Chappell Music, told the magazine.. “I think [artists] are making visual albums when they want […]

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Marilyn Manson shares new track, KILL4ME

Marilyn Manson has unveiled another new track, KILL4ME. It is the second offering from the recently announced album, Heaven Upside Down, following on from the aggressive comeback single, WE KNOW WHERE YOU F**CKING LIVE. It will be released on October 6, and is available for pre-order now. Check out We Know KILL4ME […]

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Bjork shares new love song, The Gate

Bjork has unveiled a stirring new love song, The Gate, which finds the Icelandic musician directly reference the dissolution of there 13 years relationship with artist Matthew Barney. “It’s about that search (for utopia) – and about being in love,” Bjork said in a recent interview with Dazed. “Spending time […]

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New Iron Maiden Live Album in November

From the official Iron Maiden website. TWO YEARS IN THE MAKING, IRON MAIDEN LIVE ALBUM TO BE RELEASED ON NOVEMBER 17TH Warner Music will release IRON MAIDEN’s ‘The Book Of Souls: Live Chapter’ on November 17th worldwide [through BMG in the USA]. This live recording comprises 15 songs captured during ‘The Book Of Souls […]

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Led Zeppelin to celebrate 50th anniversary

From Planet Rock. Led Zeppelin’s 50th anniversary in 2018 to be celebrated with ‘a series of high-profile events’ Led Zeppelin’s record label Warner Music Group are planning a “series of high-profile events” in 2018 to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary. Unofficial fan site Led Zeppelin News has published a letter written by […]

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Progressive Music Awards 2017 winners

From Teamrock. Marillion, Anathema, Steve Hackett among Progressive Music Award winners Artists from across the prog world have been honoured at the 2017 Progressive Music Awards in association with Orange Amplification. The sixth annual event celebrated the past year in progressive music and was hosted once again by Matthew Wright, […]

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On This Day in 1978…

39 years ago today, Queen filmed the infamous video for their Bicycle Race single at Wimbledon stadium. The video featured 65 nude women, all of whom were professional models, engaging in a bicycle race around the stadium. It was shot by Denis De Valiance for the single from the Queen’s […]

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The Damned announce new album

From Classic Rock and the Official Website. The Damned will release their 11th studio album in 2018 to coincide with their Evil Spirits UK tour The Damned have announced that they’ll release their 11th studio album next year. The as-yet-untitled record will be their first material since 2008’s So, Who’s Paranoid? and […]