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Uncut's Worst Gigs!Uncut Editor Allan Jones comes up against Pink Floyd's The Wall, 1980

Michael Jackson Hints New Album Is Ready

Michael Jackson Hints New Album Is ReadyJacko has broken his silence in a letter to fans

New Radiohead Album Out Today

New Radiohead Album Out TodayCheck out our first impressions of In Rainbows here

Eagles Download Free At Amazon

Eagles Download Free At AmazonThe band are the shopping site's 1st DRM-Free download

New Reviews Online Now

New Reviews Online NowJoy Division reissues, Les Savy Fav, Moby Grape + new albums round up

New Wu-Tang Song Featuring 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' Online Now

New Wu-Tang Song Featuring 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' Online NowThe Heart Gently Weeps is available to hear before release

Cut of the Day: The Yardbirds Live in '67

Cut of the Day: The Yardbirds Live in '67Happenings Ten Years Time Ago with Jimmy Page

Nine Inch Nails Have Parted From Major Record Label

Nine Inch Nails Have Parted From Major Record LabelTrent Reznor anounces the band are now 'free agents'

Oasis Get It On With Girls Aloud

Oasis Get It On With Girls AloudCheck out another snippet from the new Oasis docufilm

Uncut's Worst Gigs! - Online Exclusive

Uncut's Worst Gigs! - Online ExclusiveToday: Ian Curtis' Jim Morrison impersonation does no favours for Joy Division

Win! Tickets To See Wilco Next Month

Win! Tickets To See Wilco Next MonthCopies of new album and t-shirts up for grabs too

Ed Hamell Brings Trial To Europe

Ed Hamell Brings Trial To EuropeOne-man folk-punk-poet-rock’n’roll protest singer is back!

Sonic Cathedral To Host Tribute Night To Lee Hazlewood

Sonic Cathedral To Host Tribute Night To Lee HazlewoodBands, films plus premiere of last ever recording to raise money for charity

Abba Reissue Expanded Version Of 'The Album'

Abba Reissue Expanded Version Of 'The Album'Extra tracks and a bonus DVD mark record's 30th anniversary

Brian Wilson To Perform With English National Ballet

Brian Wilson To Perform With English National BalletPet Sounds song is interpreted for the Beach Boys' 1st ballet

Uncut's Worst Gigs! - Online Exclusive

Uncut's Worst Gigs! - Online ExclusiveToday: Free play dead in Salisbury, 1972

Cut of the Day: Friday Fun With Springsteen

Cut of the Day: Friday Fun With SpringsteenCheck out this ridiculous clip of 'Counting' by Ben Stiller

Ween To Play Next Spring's ATP

Ween To Play Next Spring's ATPFirst batch of band's for the Pitchfork curated event are announced

Brett Anderson To Play Special Orchestral Shows

Brett Anderson To Play Special Orchestral ShowsThe former Suede frontman to play career-spanning tracks

The Hold Steady Release Special Edition LP

The Hold Steady Release Special Edition LPBoys & Girls In America to come with an 8-track bonus disc

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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...