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Dentist details plan to clone John Lennon and raise him as his son

Dentist details plan to clone John Lennon and raise him as his sonCanadian dentist Dr Michael Zuk has outlined his plans to clone John Lennon using DNA from the...

Red Hot Chili Peppers music used to torture prisoners in Guantánamo Bay

Red Hot Chili Peppers music used to torture prisoners in Guantánamo BayThe CIA reportedly used Red Hot Chili Peppers music to torture prisoners in Guantánamo Bay.

Nirvana reunite with female singers

Nirvana reunite with female singersThe surviving members of Nirvana reunited last night [April 10] at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame....

Bruce Springsteen inducts the E Street Band into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: read his speech in full

Bruce Springsteen inducts the E Street Band into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: read his speech in fullBruce Springsteen inducted the E Street Band into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night [April...

Led Zeppelin reissues: trailer released

Led Zeppelin reissues: trailer releasedLed Zeppelin have released a trailer for their forthcoming reissues. The clip is previously...

Neil Young's Time Fades Away reissue: the plot thickens

Neil Young's Time Fades Away reissue: the plot thickensCopies of Neil Young's Record Store Day reissue of his long-out-of-print 1973 album, Time Fades...

Watch Patti Smith discuss Just Kids adaptation

Watch Patti Smith discuss Just Kids adaptationPatti Smith has been discussing a potential future film adaptation of her memoir Just Kids....

Mick Fleetwood to host chat show

Mick Fleetwood to host chat showMick Fleetwood is to host a series of TV specials titled 24 Hours With Mick. The concept sees the...

Test pressing of lost Aphex Twin album up for sale for £8,000

Test pressing of lost Aphex Twin album up for sale for £8,000A copy of an Aphex Twin album that only reached the test pressing stage is being sold for $13,500...

Kim Deal reveals the Breeders are working on new material

Kim Deal reveals the Breeders are working on new materialKim Deal has revealed that The Breeders are working on new material. The group released their last...

The The announce Soul Mining 30th anniversary deluxe edition boxset

The The announce Soul Mining 30th anniversary deluxe edition boxsetThe The have announced the release of a re-mastered and expanded version of their major label debut...

Elvis Presley's Honeymoon Estate up for sale

Elvis Presley's Honeymoon Estate up for saleElvis and Priscilla Presley's Palm Springs home is up for sale. The estate, where the couple...

Stevie Wonder to headline London's Calling Festival

Stevie Wonder to headline London's Calling FestivalStevie Wonder has been announced as the second headliner for London's Calling Festival. Calling, a...

Billy Corgan to release experimental private press album

Billy Corgan to release experimental private press albumBilly Corgan is to release an album of experimental recordings made in 2007 for a price of $59.95 (...

Listen to an exclusive stream of Woods' new album, With Light And With Love

Listen to an exclusive stream of Woods' new album, With Light And With LoveWoods release their new album, With Light And With Love, on April 14. We're delighted to be able to...

Watch Bruce Springsteen cover Van Halen's "Jump"

Watch Bruce Springsteen cover Van Halen's "Jump"Bruce Springsteen continued his current run of live cover versions by playing Van Halen's "Jump"....

Kurt Cobain 'wanted to record an album of old blues covers' prior to his death

Kurt Cobain 'wanted to record an album of old blues covers' prior to his deathKurt Cobain was interested in recording a solo album of blues covers shortly before his death,...

Jack White announces summer 2014 tour dates

Jack White announces summer 2014 tour datesJack White has announced a series of dates across North America and Europe to take place this...

Pete Townshend writes new song for US TV drama

Pete Townshend writes new song for US TV dramaPete Townshend has written a song for US TV show The Americans, according to Billboard .

Patti Smith: "Lou Reed was New York City"

Patti Smith: "Lou Reed was New York City"Patti Smith has paid further tribute to Lou Reed in a new interview with Mary Anne Hobbs. Speaking...

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Dave Edmunds at 70! Happy birthday, boyo!


First of all, there was the somewhat staggering recent news that Captain Sensible was about to turn 60. Then a few weeks ago, Nick Lowe was 65. And today, it turns out, Dave Edmunds, Nick’s former best mate and partner in Rockpile...