The Rain Parade reunite for first show in 25 years

Legendary Paisley Underground band, The Rain Parade, are to reunite for the first time in 25 years to play a benefit concert for Bobby Sutliff, singer/guitarist for ’80s contemporaries The Windbreakers, who was seriously injured in a car accident over the summer. The show will take place on January 19, 2013, at Atlanta, GA venue, The Earl.

Crosby, Stills & Nash to perform debut album in its entirety

Crosby Stills & Nash will close their 80-date world tour next month with a gala performance of their debut album in its entirety at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. The date - October 22 - is the fifth and final date of a run of shows at the venue next month (October 16, 17, 19, 20). At the October 22 show, CSN will perform their 1969 debut album, Crosby, Stills & Nash, in full — with songs including "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes," "Marrakesh Express" and "Guinnevere". This is the first time the band has ever performed an album in its entirety on stage.

Neil Young: ‘Being mentioned in Kurt Cobain’s suicide note fucked with me’

Neil Young has revealed that discovering that Kurt Cobain's suicide note contained a reference to one of his lyrics "fucked" with him. Former Nirvana frontman Cobain took his own life in 1994 and, in the final letter he left to his fans, friends and family, reprinted the phrase "It's better to burn out than to fade away" from Young's track "Hey Hey, My My (Into The Black)".

Beach Boys launch petition against Mike Love’s ‘money-saving’ post-anniversary tour

The Beach Boys' Al Jardine has asked fans to sign a petition to champion the Beach Boys' full reunited line-up, over bandmate Mike Love's version of the band without the other three members. Love has previously revealed plans to continue touring under the Beach Boys name after the band's current 50th anniversary, which ends in London tomorrow (September 28).

Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose demands that ‘defamatory’ art exhibition is closed

Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose has demanded that an LA photographer closes her art exhibition as it includes a defamatory picture of him. TMZ reports that Rose is livid after learning that Laura London's 'Once Upon A Time… Axl Rose Was My Neighbour' collection includes a photo of what she claims is Rose's garage door spray-painted with the words 'Sweet Child Of Die'.

Beatles remasters set for vinyl release

The Beatles' original studio album remasters are to be released on vinyl on November 12. The albums, released on CD in 2009 and in 2010 for digital download, will now be available on 180-gram vinyl, and will include original features like the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band cutouts and a reproduction of the poster that accompanied "The White Album". Each album will be available individually, and also as part of a boxed edition, limited to 50,000 copies, which will also include a 252-page hardbound book. Here's the full line-up of what's being released:

Brian Eno to release new album in November

Brian Eno is set to release a new album, Lux, on Warp Records on November 12. The album is a 75-minute composition in twelve sections that evolved from a work currently housed in the Great Gallery of the Palace of Venaria in Turin, Italy. Lux is Eno's third for Warp, following Small Craft On A Milk Sea (with Jon Hopkins and Leo Abrahams) and Drums Between The Bells (with Rick Holland). It is his first solo album since 2005's Another Day On Earth. The track listing is: 1. LUX 1 (19.22) 2. LUX 2 (18.14) 3. LUX 3 (19.19) 4. LUX 4 (18.28)

10cc to release 40th Anniversary box set

10cc are to release a five-disc box set, Tenology, on November 19 to celebrate their 40th anniversary. Tenology has been compiled with the involvement of the original members – Lol Creme, Kevin Godley, Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart –and features four CDs (the singles, selected album tracks, the B-sides and rarities) and a DVD (featuring a selection of their promo videos and TV performances on Top Of The Pops, BBC In Concert, See You Sunday and Six Fifty Five Special). The full track listing is: Disc One Donna (1972)

Sonic Youth get stolen guitars back after 13 years

Two guitars stolen at a Sonic Youth gig in 1999 have been returned, 13 years later. The band's rented truck full of their equipment was stolen in the middle of the night before a festival appearance in Orange County. The truck was later found in Los Angeles, empty.
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