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Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood Discuss Faces Reunion

Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood Discuss Faces ReunionThe band are hungry to get back in the studio

Kings Of Leon Reveal Truth About Fourth Album

Kings Of Leon Reveal Truth About Fourth AlbumFollowill boys say Glastonbury slot was key

Super Furry Animals and Ifans Make Debut

Super Furry Animals and Ifans Make DebutThe Peth play their first London gig

The Cure Release New Single

The Cure Release New SingleThird song from Smith's forthcoming album

The Strokes Must Make Album By 2009

The Strokes Must Make Album By 2009Albert Hammond Jr. promises a new Strokes record by the end of next year

Pumpkins Celebrate 20 Years With Live Shows

Pumpkins Celebrate 20 Years With Live ShowsThe band reveals the first date of anniversary tour

Phil Spector Sued By The Ronnettes

Phil Spector Sued By The RonnettesLatest lawsuit for the Wall of Sound mastermind

Jim Morrison quoted Alice Cooper in 'Roadhouse Blues'

Jim Morrison quoted Alice Cooper in 'Roadhouse Blues'The Doors legend remembered by his LA contemporary

Gang of Four and Wire To Headline Festival

Gang of Four and Wire To Headline FestivalPost-punk resurgence for Offset Festival

Lost Jimi Hendrix Album To Be Released

Lost Jimi Hendrix Album To Be ReleasedGraham Nash reveals lost Jimi Hendrix and Stephen Stills collaboration

Jack White Pens Ode To Detroit

Jack White Pens Ode To DetroitRaconteurs frontman sets the record straight on his hometown

Nick Cave Back Catalogue Gets Remixed

Nick Cave Back Catalogue Gets RemixedEvery Bad Seeds album to be released in 5.1 surround sound

My Morning Jacket begin work on sixth album

My Morning Jacket begin work on sixth albumJim James writing new material a month after ‘Evil Urges’

Flaming Lips Movie Shows at US Festivals

Flaming Lips Movie Shows at US FestivalsWayne Coyne speaks about surreal Mars movie

Mudhoney Announce One-off Show

Mudhoney Announce One-off ShowSub Pop legends return to UK for 20th Anniversary

Larry Jon Wilson Releases Album After 28 Years

Larry Jon Wilson Releases Album After 28 YearsKris Kristofferson's fellow outlaw plays 4 London shows

Bruce Springsteen To Release Live EP

Bruce Springsteen To Release Live EPMagic tour highlights to raise money for Federici's charity

Scott Walker Announces Live Shows

Scott Walker Announces Live ShowsClassic Walker albums to hit the London stage

The Hold Steady - Read The Uncut Review!

The Hold Steady - Read The Uncut Review!Plus Micah P. Hinson, My Bloody Valentine Special and Albert Hammond Jr in our releases round-up!

Latitude Add More Artists To The Bill

Latitude Add More Artists To The BillEmmy The Great, The Wave Machines and Golden Silvers

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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...