Iggy Pop Announced For EFG London Jazz Festival

The EFG London Jazz Festival is thrilled to welcome the legendary Iggy Pop to the Barbican on November 21, in a UK exclusive performance of his critically acclaimed new album, ‘Free’.

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JOBSON’S CHOICE – The Skids’ Frontman Discusses His Life, Music And Upcoming Warts ‘n’ All ‘Evening With…’ Acoustic Tour

If ever there’s a walking embodiment of punk’s have-a-go attitude, it’s Richard Jobson. Exploding out of gang-ridden working class Fife in the late 1970s,…

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Universal Pictures Debuts Official Trailer For Jim Jarmusch’s ‘The Dead Don’t Die’

In the sleepy small town of Centerville, something is not quite right.

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Cage The Elephant Take Some ‘Social Cues’ From New Album

Released today, ‘Social Cues’, the fifth studio album from London-based Kentucky band Cage The Elephant is a sobering and deeply personal glimpse into the marriage breakdown of lead singer Matt Schultz.

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Hunt Sales Memorial – ‘One Day’ And ‘Angel Of Darkness’

Hunt Sales has grown up in show business. He’s the son of legendary comedian and actor, Soupy Sales, and he’s played drums on stage since he was a teenager. He’s collaborated with the likes of Iggy Pop – he played drums on ‘Lust For Life’, and Todd Rundgren’s Top 20 classic, ‘We Gotta Get You A Woman’. He’s played with Bootsy Collins, and was one of the founding members of 80s experimental band, Tin Machine, which was fronted by David Bowie.

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William Shatner Gets Into The Christmas Spirit And Is Joined By A Cast Of Thousands On ‘Shatner Claus – The Christmas Album’

William Shatner will release his first ever Christmas album on October 26, with ‘Shatner Claus – The Christmas Album’.

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Death Valley Girls – ‘Disaster (Is What We’re After)’ Features Iggy Pop Emulating Andy Warhol

If you can get Iggy Pop to appear in your video then you know you’re onto a good thing, and a lot of people are going to be paying attention to your clip. Iggy is a fan of the music of Death Valley Girls, and so was only too happy to star in the video for their latest track, ‘Disaster (Is What We’re After)’.

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‘The History of Rock (For Big Fans And Little Punks)’ – A Rock History For Music Lovers Of All Ages

‘The History Of Rock (For Big Fans And Little Punks)’ is a comprehensive guide to rock music, written by Rita Nabais and illustrated by Joana Raimundo. The pair put together the book in their native Portugal, and it’s the most complete book of rock for kids, and has something for every age.

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TRIGGER HAPPY – Sex Pistol Glen Matlock On Enjoying Life As A Solo Performer, As He Releases New Album ‘Good To Go’

Sex Pistols – you go years without encountering one – and then three come along at once. No sooner had EP’s Matt Catchpole finished recounting the…

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GETTING METAPHYSICAL – Shriekback’s Barry Andrews Talks Philosophy, XTC And New Album ‘Why Anything? Why This?’

Something of an alternative supergroup, Shriekback came into being – at least as Barry Andrews tells it – after he was doggedly pursued by bassist Dave…

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DOCTOR BEAT – Punk Icon Rat Scabies on The Damned, Drumming And His ‘Indulgent’ Debut Solo Album ‘PHD’

More than 40 years after The Damned lit the blue touch paper for the punk rock revolution, original drummer Rat Scabies is busier than…

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BELA LUGOSI’S READ – Drummer Kevin Haskins’ New Book Relives His Years With Goth Rockers Bauhaus

Bauhaus drummer Kevin Haskins was behind the kit for one of the most iconic groups of the late ’70s and early ’80s. Now he’s got…

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Ten Ton Man – ‘Dangerous Women & A Desperate Man’

Subversive New York City singer songwriter Ten Ton Man has been compared to Nick Cave by the likes of Huffpost, No Depression and Big Takeover with his blend of dark Americana and unhinged blues. We can also hear shades of Lou Reed and Iggy Pop in his rich rounded vocals and tongue-in-cheek lyricism, particularly in ‘Dangerous Women & A Desperate Man’, the title track to his EP which was released on September 29.

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THE PENELOPES ‘Leave Them All Behind’ Deluxe EP

The Penelopes’ new EP, ‘Leave Them All Behind’, evokes the sound of the 80s and 90s, with strong synths and drums.

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Room Full of Strangers – ‘Modern Media’

Room Full Of Strangers have found themselves compared to the likes of Mac Demarco and Modern Lovers’ Jonathan Richman, to The Dictators, and other proto and early punk bands. They’ve even been called a tougher DEVO – high praise indeed. Regardless of all this, Room Full Of Strangers are rock and roll all the way through to their bones – taking their approach to life as well as their music.

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Tough Choices To Be Made In Light Of 2017 Grammy Award Nominations

The nominations for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards were revealed earlier this month, with some old faithfuls, and a few new surprises among the nods for the music industry’s most sought after gongs.

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