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Brian Johnson: AC/DC are not retiring

Brian Johnson: AC/DC are not retiringBrian Johnson has debunked rumours that AC/DC are about to retire. Speaking to The Telegraph,...

The Secret Sisters complete unfinished Bob Dylan song

The Secret Sisters complete unfinished Bob Dylan songThe Secret Sisters have completed an unfinished Bob Dylan song from the 1980s. The track, called "...

Robert Plant plays church charity concert

Robert Plant plays church charity concertRobert Plant stunned village goers in the rural town of Northlearch, Gloucestershire last weekend...

Hear new Paul Weller track, "Brand New Toy"

Hear new Paul Weller track, "Brand New Toy"Paul Weller has announced he will release a new single for Record Store Day. You can hear the track...

Neil Young & Crazy Horse: latest tour news

Neil Young & Crazy Horse: latest tour newsNeil Young & Crazy Horse have announced an additional live date to their European tour...

Spiritualized, Beach House and Youth Lagoon's 'Space Project' album streamed online – listen

Spiritualized, Beach House and Youth Lagoon's 'Space Project' album streamed online – listenThe Space Project compilation album featuring songs by a host artists including Spiritualized,...

Hear new Black Keys song, "Turn Blue"

Hear new Black Keys song, "Turn Blue"The Black Keys have shared a new song "Turn Blue". Scroll down to hear the track. "Turn Blue" is...

Led Zeppelin share rare live tracks from upcoming reissues

Led Zeppelin share rare live tracks from upcoming reissuesLed Zeppelin have posted a rare live performance of "Good Times Bad Times" and "Communication...

The Rolling Stones confirm rescheduled Australia and New Zealand tour dates

The Rolling Stones confirm rescheduled Australia and New Zealand tour datesThe Rolling Stones have rescheduled Australia and New Zealand tour dates which were postponed...

Roger Waters announces Amused To Death reissue

Roger Waters announces Amused To Death reissueRoger Waters is preparing to reissue his 1992 solo album, Amused To Death. The project contains...

Manic Street Preachers debut new song "Let's Go To War" at Brixton gig – watch

Manic Street Preachers debut new song "Let's Go To War" at Brixton gig – watchManic Street Preachers played new song "Let's Go To War" for the first time as they ended their UK...

Elvis Presley's estate sues over gun adverts

Elvis Presley's estate sues over gun advertsElvis Presley's estate is allegedly suing a gun manufacturer for using the singer's likeness in an...

Morrissey reveals track listing and release date for new album, World Peace Is None of Your Business

Morrissey reveals track listing and release date for new album, World Peace Is None of Your BusinessMorrissey has revealed the tracklist for his new album World Peace Is None of Your Business. The...

Jesse Winchester dies aged 69

Jesse Winchester dies aged 69Jessie Winchester has died aged 69. The musician had been suffering from cancer and passed away at...

J Mascis, Kim Gordon and more join Nirvana for tiny Brooklyn show

J Mascis, Kim Gordon and more join Nirvana for tiny Brooklyn showNirvana followed their Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction by playing an intimate show at Brooklyn...

The Stooges’ James Williamson: “I didn’t feel Iggy Pop was particularly thrilled about jumping back into the studio”

The Stooges’ James Williamson: “I didn’t feel Iggy Pop was particularly thrilled about jumping back into the studio”James Williamson has shed light on his latest project, Re-Licked, a new version of a ‘lost’ 1974...

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...

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Some more thoughts on Kate Bush and Alice Gerrard


On Sunday, Kate Bush inadvertently staged a one-woman assault on the British charts. This week, 11 records in the Official UK Albums Chart are by Bush – not bad, really, for a woman who has only really released nine new studio albums in the past 36 years.

Apart...