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Neil Young urges fans to boycott Starbucks

Neil Young urges fans to boycott StarbucksSinger-songwriter angered by company's decision to align with genetically modified food company...

Watch David Bowie's video for "Sue (In A Season Of Crime)"

Watch David Bowie's video for "Sue (In A Season Of Crime)"Song taken off Bowie's upcoming compilation album Nothing Has Changed...

Keith Moon's drumkit to be auctioned

Keith Moon's drumkit to be auctionedOne of Keith Moon's earliest drum kits is due to be auctioned....

Jesus and Mary Chain announce further Psychocandy gigs for 2015

Jesus and Mary Chain announce further Psychocandy gigs for 2015They will play a run of shows in February to celebrate the album's 30th anniversary...

Phil Collins: “I can’t play drums anymore, so a classic-lineup Genesis reunion is never going to happen”

Phil Collins: “I can’t play drums anymore, so a classic-lineup Genesis reunion is never going to happen”As a new boxset chronicles Genesis’ whole career, Uncut travels to New York to try and make sense...

Jimi Hendrix's rare instrumental studio recordings returning to vinyl

Jimi Hendrix's rare instrumental studio recordings returning to vinylHear My Music will be double album of Hendrix's instrumental records...

Bruce Springsteen criticised for playing "anti-war anthem" at Veteran's Day concert

Bruce Springsteen criticised for playing "anti-war anthem" at Veteran's Day concertSinger criticised for playing "Fortunate Son"...

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds announce new single

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds announce new single10" vinyl due later this month...

The Sugarhill Gang's Big Bank Hank dies aged 57

The Sugarhill Gang's Big Bank Hank dies aged 57The MC was best known for the group's 1979 hit "Rapper's Delight"...

Neil Young pays tribute to Rick Rosas: "one of the greatest musicians to ever play with me"

Neil Young pays tribute to Rick Rosas: "one of the greatest musicians to ever play with me"Young's bassist died aged 65...

Win limited edition T.Rex coloured vinyl box set!

Win limited edition T.Rex coloured vinyl box set!8 album set is up for grabs...

Rolling Stones face insurance battle over postponed gigs

Rolling Stones face insurance battle over postponed gigsThe Rolling Stones look set to face an insurance battle when it comes to claiming money due to gigs...

Pink Floyd: more unreleased music to come?

Pink Floyd: more unreleased music to come?Nick Mason thinks more archival releases a possibility...

Bob Dylan "wanted to make a slapstick comedy"

Bob Dylan "wanted to make a slapstick comedy"Singer was inspired by Jerry Lewis...

Fleetwood Mac announce UK and Ireland tour for 2015

Fleetwood Mac announce UK and Ireland tour for 2015The shows will take place during May and June 2015...

World exclusive! Watch Neil Young perform new song "Like You Used To Do" live in the studio

World exclusive! Watch Neil Young perform new song "Like You Used To Do" live in the studio"Like You Used To Do" appears on new album Storytone...

Murder plot charge against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd dropped

Murder plot charge against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd droppedBut musician still faces charges of drugs possession and making threats to kill...

Bruce Springsteen auctions a lasagne dinner at his home in aid of US veterans

Bruce Springsteen auctions a lasagne dinner at his home in aid of US veteransHe also sold off a guitar lesson and a ride in his motorcycle sidecar for $300,000...

Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker lead tributes at Jack Bruce's funeral

Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker lead tributes at Jack Bruce's funeralThe bass player passed away last month at the age of 71...

Will Oldham: “I listened to The Cranberries’ No Need To Argue for a year”

Will Oldham: “I listened to The Cranberries’ No Need To Argue for a year”Will Oldham reveals eight of the records that have soundtracked his life in the new issue of Uncut...

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Revealed: The New Issue Of Uncut…


For many of us who came of age in the mid '80s, The Smiths probably provided the soundtrack to a political maturing as much as an emotional one. My epochal moment of teenage rebellion came on July 23, 1986, a day I had strategically reserved for the purchase of The Queen Is Dead, so as to...