Wilko Johnson making ‘excellent progress’ after recent operation

Wilko Johnson is reportedly making "excellent progress" after an operation on April 30 to have a pancreatic tumour removed. Johnson is currently convalescing at home after the procedure at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridgeshire. A statement on the Dr Feelgood Facebook reads:

King Crimson announce first live shows of 2014

King Crimson have announced they will play a series of live shows later this year. According to Rolling Stone, they will play New York's Best Buy Theater on September 18, 19 and 20. Tickets will go on sale Friday, June 6, at noon EST.

The cover of Neil Young’s latest memoir revealed

The front cover artwork of Neil Young's latest memoir has appeared online. Young fansite Thrasher's Wheat carry the imagine of Special Deluxe - A Memoir of Life & Cars, from the Instagram account of website Rock Book Show.

Sinéad O’Connor announces new album

Sinéad O'Connor has announced details of a new studio album, I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss. The record will be released via Nettwerk Records on August 11, 2014. It is O'Connor's first studio album since How About I Be Me (And You Be You)? in 2011. Although the full tracklisting has yet to be revealed, a single called "Take Me To Church" will also be released on August 11.

Jimmy Page to re-release photographic autobiography

Jimmy Page is to re-release his photographic autobiography later this year. The book, called Jimmy Page, was originally published in 2010 in a limited edition of 2,500 copies. The leather-bound, silk-wrapped and autographed 512-page edition sold for £495. Now Page and Genesis Publications announce a more accessible and affordable printing of the book, to be released this October 2014. Page himself has chosen every one of the 650 photographs, written the accompanying text and overseen the design of the book.

Jack White writes apology to Black Keys, Meg White and “anyone I’ve offended”

Jack White has issued an apology for comments he made about The Black Keys in a recent interview as well as in private correspondence. Writing on this official website, he posted a blog entitled 'An apology and explanation from Jack White', in which he stated he was addressing comments made to "clear up a lot of the negativity surrounding things I've said or written, despite the fact that I loathe to bring more attention to these things."

David Crosby on “intense” Neil Young rarity

David Crosby has been speaking about the forthcoming CSNY 1974 box set. In an interview with Radio.com, Crosby cited one of his highlights of the box set: a rarely performed, never commercially released Neil Young song called "Pushed It Over The End".

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