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AC/DC – the true adventures of Bon Scott

AC/DC – the true adventures of Bon ScottAs AC/DC announce Malcolm Young's retirement and the release of a new album, Rock Or Bust, we look...

The Making Of… The Doors’ Riders On The Storm

The Making Of… The Doors’ Riders On The StormWith the remastered “fictional documentary” Feast Of Friends set to be released properly for the...

U2 – the early years: “There was a presence, a magnetism…”

U2 – the early years: “There was a presence, a magnetism…”U2’s shock-released new album, Songs Of Innocence, is largely themed around the band’s childhoods...

King Crimson: “Without friction you don’t get heat!”

King Crimson: “Without friction you don’t get heat!”Robert Fripp showcases the revitalised King Crimson, complete with a brand new, three-drummer...

The Felice Brothers: “We’ve got bad reputations…”

The Felice Brothers: “We’ve got bad reputations…”As The Felice Brothers tour the UK and perform at End Of The Road festival this weekend, it seems a...

"This girl is very, very tough..." The untold story of Kate Bush's Hounds Of Love

"This girl is very, very tough..." The untold story of Kate Bush's Hounds Of LoveTonight, August 26, Kate Bush returns to the stage for her first live shows in 35 years. To...

Kate Bush – Album By Album

Kate Bush – Album By AlbumKate Bush returns to the stage next week, at London’s Hammersmith Apollo, for her first live shows...

Ray Davies – Album By Album

Ray Davies – Album By AlbumAs The Kinks prepare to release a deluxe edition of Lola Versus Powerman And The Moneygoround Part...

Thurston Moore – My Life In Music

Thurston Moore – My Life In MusicThis week, Thurston Moore announced further details of his new solo album, The Best Day, featuring...

10 great Tom Waits clips

10 great Tom Waits clipsTo celebrate the release of our Ultimate Music Guide on Tom Waits, we thought we'd compile a list...

10 great Robert Plant clips

10 great Robert Plant clipsWe spoke exclusively to Robert Plant for our in-depth cover story in the new issue of Uncut.

Jonny Greenwood: “What do I do? I just generally worry about things”

Jonny Greenwood: “What do I do? I just generally worry about things”How does the most innovative guitarist of his generation spend his spare time? By writing masterful...

Eric Idle: "Monty Python came from the same generation as The Beatles and The Stones..."

Eric Idle: "Monty Python came from the same generation as The Beatles and The Stones..."We interviewed Eric Idle about the recent Monty Python's Total Rubbish: The Complete Collection for...

Twin Peaks revisited by David Lynch, Kyle MacLachlan, Mark Frost and Ray Wise

Twin Peaks revisited by David Lynch, Kyle MacLachlan, Mark Frost and Ray WiseA new Blu-ray package, Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, is released next week – here, in this...

Creedence Clearwater Revival – the full story, by John Fogerty, Stu Cook and Doug Clifford

Creedence Clearwater Revival – the full story, by John Fogerty, Stu Cook and Doug CliffordJohn Fogerty is out on an extensive tour of the US right now, so it seems a good time to dip into...

The Smiths’ 30 greatest songs – as chosen by the band and their famous fans

The Smiths’ 30 greatest songs – as chosen by the band and their famous fansMorrissey releases his first new album since 2009, World Peace Is None Of Your Business, on Monday...

Manic Street Preachers: “There’s just so much hate within this band. Why are we still like this?”

Manic Street Preachers: “There’s just so much hate within this band. Why are we still like this?”The Manics release their 12th album, Futurology, on Monday (July 7) – here, we head back to the...

The Making Of… Metallica’s Enter Sandman

The Making Of… Metallica’s Enter SandmanMetallica headline Glastonbury this weekend, and “Enter Sandman” will most likely be a highlight of...

Orange Juice: “If anything became too smooth, Edwyn Collins liked to fuck it up”

Orange Juice: “If anything became too smooth, Edwyn Collins liked to fuck it up”Edwyn Collins has just performed at Queen Elizabeth Hall in London as part of this year’s Meltdown...

The Making Of… The Raconteurs’ Steady As She Goes

The Making Of… The Raconteurs’ Steady As She GoesAs Jack White’s second solo album, Lazaretto, is released on Monday (June 10), it seemed time to...

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Introducing… Elvis Costello: The Ultimate Music Guide


In June 1977, Allan Jones of the Melody Maker took a familiar route to the offices of Stiff Records in West London. His appointment, that day, was with a notably irascible young singer-songwriter from Hounslow. In the course of a frequently startling interview, the man who had chosen to call...