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Fifty Years On: Pictures Of Matchstick Men

Status Quo was formed in 1962 under the name “The Scorpions” by Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster at Sedgehill Comprehensive School, Catford, along with classmates Jess Jaworski (keyboards) and Alan Key (drums). Rossi and Lancaster played their first gig at the Samuel Jones Sports Club in Dulwich, London. In 1963, […]

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Mobile phones banned at London shows

From Planet Rock. Mobile phones banned at two London Eventim Apollo gigs. Mobile phones have been banned at two upcoming London Eventim Apollo gigs so fans can enjoy a “100% human experience.” Former White Stripes singer Jack White has taken the bold move to ban phones, video and audio recording […]

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Jack White shares new track, Corporation

Jack White has unveiled another new track, Corporation. It is the third track to be taken from White’s long-awaited new album, Boarding House Reach, which is due for release on March 23. It follows on from Connected By Love’ and Respect Commander, both of which were released earlier this month. You can hear […]

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New World Tour Announced By Erasure

Erasure have revealed that they will release their next album, World Beyond, on March 9. They also unveiled dates for a seven-week tour of North America to take place this summer. World Beyond offers a fresh take on their most recent record, last year’s World Be Gone. They collaborated with seven members of Echo […]

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Is a Genesis reunion on the way?

With rumours constantly flying that legendary prog rock band, Genesis, would one day reform, the flames have once again been stoked thanks to none other founding member, Tony Banks. “We see each other all the time and get on well”, Banks indicated to Louisville’s 91.9 WFPK, before hinting at a reunion. “We […]

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U2 share video for Get Out of Your Own Way

U2 have unveiled a video for their latest single, Get Out Of Your Own Way The politically-charged video is an animated affair that was put together by Israeli graffiti collective, Broken Fingaz Collective. The track itself is taken from the bands latest album, Songs of Experience. You can see the video for Get […]


Hugh Masekela: The story of a jazz legend

From the BBC Legendary jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela, a leading figure in the struggle to end apartheid and “the father of South African jazz”, has died aged 78. In a statement, his family said he had “passed peacefully” in Johannesburg “after a protracted and courageous battle with prostate cancer”. Masekela […]