The Jam announce new box set details

The Jam have announced details of a new vinyl-only box set, due for release on November 25, 2013 through UMC-Polydor. The eight-album The Jam - The Studio Recordings will include all six of the band's studio albums as well as two additional discs compiling non-album singles and b-sides.

Arcade Fire: “We might never write a good song again”

With Arcade Fire’s new album, Reflektor, due for release on October 28, this week’s archive feature looks back to December 2005, when Uncut awards Album Of The Year to Arcade Fire’s debut, Funeral. Adored by everyone from David Bowie and David Byrne to Chris Martin and Bono, Funeral is a spectacular word-of-mouth success, and suggests whole new futures for rock music. Stephen Troussé meets the band on the eve of their Riviera Theatre set in Chicago…

Roy Harper: “I was an absolute rebel… I once painted the local town hall with swastikas and hammers and sickles”

Roy Harper has recently returned with a raved-about new album, Man & Myth, and a UK tour, including a date at London’s prestigious Royal Festival Hall on October 22 – he’s arguably bigger than he has been since the mid-‘70s. Celebrating Harper’s 70th birthday back in July 2011 (Take 170), Uncut speaks to Roy about tales of escapes from psychiatric hospitals, tempestuous dealings with the music business, and the sinister connection between Tony Blair and Cliff… Words: Allan Jones

Be the first to see the Rolling Stones Sweet Summer Sun – Hyde Park Live concert film

To celebrate the imminent release of The Rolling Stones' Sweet Summer Sun – Hyde Park Live concert film on DVD and Blu-Ray, we've teamed up with Eagle Rock to give away a pair of tickets to attend an exclusive advance screening at the Electric Cinema in West London at 8.30pm on Thursday, October 10. The concert film chronicles The Rolling Stones’ historic and triumphant return to London’s Hyde Park this summer, where the band played to over 100,000 fans.

David Bowie announces three-disc reissue of ‘The Next Day’ featuring four new bonus tracks

David Bowie has announced details of a three-disc reissue of his album The Next Day. Titled The Next Day Extra, the box-set includes the original 14-track album, a 10-track CD of bonus songs and a DVD featuring the four videos made for the album for "Where Are We Now?", "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)", "The Next Day" and "Valentine's Day". It will be released on November 4, according to his website.

Elbow announce new album; arena tour for 2014

Elbow have announced the release of a new studio album. The as-yet-untitled album will be released on March 10, 2014. It will be the band's sixth studio album and is currently being recorded at the band's Blueprint Studios, Salford. The album is produced and mixed by keyboardist Craig Potter. The band are also prepping their first ever live DVD, Live At Jodrell Bank, which consists of two CDs and a DVD covering their performance at the Cheshire Observatory and a documentary of the event.

Fleetwood Mac, London O2 Arena, September 27, 2013

“Life is good,” reflects Mick Fleetwood. We are over two hours into Fleetwood Mac’s third and final show at the O2, and it has fallen to Fleetwood to introduce his fellow bandmates on stage.

Manic Street Preachers reveal they have been asked to appear on ‘Question Time’

Manic Street Preachers have revealed they have been asked to appear on Question Time. The band shared the unusual press request with fans on Twitter yesterday (September 26): "Been asked to do question time again- time to unleash my inner nye bevan/malcolm tucker(thick of it)onto the tv screens of britain???x" In a follow-up tweet, the band hinted that they would probably turn the invitation down by writing "Maybe not-xxx".

Elbow hint at new album

Elbow have hinted that a new album could be on its way by promising to make a "special announcement" next week. The band posted a photo of themselves in the studio on their Facebook wall accompanied by the message: "Elbow will be making a special announcement next week. Make sure you're signed up to the newsletter." Fans are then directed to a sign-up page for the band's mailing list.
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