Mitch Winehouse to release new Amy Winehouse charity album

Mitch Winehouse is to release a new album raising funds for the Amy Winehouse Foundation. Winehouse states that his daughter Amy was involved in picking tracks for 'But Beautiful' prior to her death in 2011. The album, his second solo venture, will be released on September 29 through Amy's label, Lioness Records, with money going to the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which was set up to help young people with drink and alcohol addictions.

Led Zeppelin announce second wave of reissues

Led Zeppelin have announced details of Deluxe Editions of Led Zeppelin IV and Houses Of The Holy. The editions have been produced And newly remastered by Jimmy Page and will each be accompanied by previously unreleased companion audio. They will be released on October 27 in multiple CD, Vinyl, And Digital formats, including Limited Edition Super Deluxe boxed set.

Robert Plant, Tom Petty, The Beatles, King Crimson, Bobby Womack: inside the new Uncut!

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Billy Bragg’s campaign to lift prison ban on steel-strung guitars a success

A campaign led by Billy Bragg has successfully seen prisoners in British jails allowed to use steel stringed guitars. Musicians including Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Philip Selway, Elbow's Guy Garvey, Pink Floyd's David Gilmour and Johnny Marr also supported the campaign to overturn the ban on steel-strung guitars in British prisons. The campaign was also led by Cardiff West MP Kevin Brennan, who has commented:

Glen Matlock reveals he hasn’t spoken to John Lydon in five years

Glen Matlock has said that he has not spoken to John Lydon in five years and that the band are unlikely to reform any time soon. The Sex Pistols last performed together in 2008 and another reunion looks unlikely after remarks by Matlock, who criticised Lydon as being "cheesy" while also calling guitarist Steve Jones "a miserable sod."

Paul McCartney announces latest archive releases

Wings albums Venus And Mars and At The Speed Of Sound have been confirmed as the next releases in the Paul McCartney Archive collection. They will be released on September 22 (UK), and September 23 (US), 2014.

Blur to release Live At The Budokan album

Blur will release a recording of their 1995 gig at The Budokan in Tokyo this August. The album, titled Live At The Budokan, will come out on August 11. The album artwork can be seen above while a live version of 'Yuko And Hiro' can be heard via the video at the bottom of the page.
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