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Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, released 43 Years ago today…

Written by Freddie Mercury for the band’s 1975 album A Night at the Opera. It is a six-minute suite, consisting of several sections without a chorus: an intro, a ballad segment, an operatic passage, a hard rock part and a reflective coda. The song is a more accessible take on the 1970s progressive rock genre. It was reportedly the most expensive single ever made at the […]

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Rush announce 40th anniversary edition of Hemispheres

From Planet Rock. Rush will release a 40th anniversary edition of their progressive rock tour-de-force ‘Hemispheres’ next month. Originally released back in October 1978, the Canadian trio’s ambitious album is reissued on Friday 16th November on four distinct formats: Super Deluxe Edition, 2-CD Deluxe Edition, 3-LP Deluxe Edition and Deluxe Digital Edition. […]

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On this day in 1977…

…. The Police recorded their first single, ‘Fall Out’ for £150 at Pathway Studios, London, England. This single was the only time the original line-up, which featured Henry Pavodani on guitar, released anything, the follow-up ‘So Lonely’ would be the first to include ‘new’ guitarist Andy Summers. Actually Andy was […]