Reports circulating this morning of a "secret" rooftop performance somewhere in London (it's on the roof of the BBC radio studios) by U2 early this evening. It is rumoured that the band who release their eagerly awaited new album 'No Line On The Horizon' on Monday, will follow in the […read more…]
Influential alt-metal band Faith No More look like they are set to reform for a European tour in 2009. Details of the tour are yet to be announced, but Mike Patton’s publicist told Idolator that the band would be reuniting for a set of European dates, which will include some […read more…]
Following the excellent 2006 deluxe reissue of their 1987 classic Hysteria, Def Leppard are apparently preparing two more classics for the old “remastered and expanded” treatment. As soon as we know any further details we will ofcourse bring it to you first right here on Sleevenotes.
After months of rumours Bruce Springsteen has been confirmed as a headliner at this year’s Glastonbury Festival. Bruce and the E Street Band will headline the Saturday night of the festival (27 June), the night before they head over to London to play Hard Rock Calling. The two festival dates […read more…]
An unreleased Beatles tune has popped up on the internet, and it's pretty cool. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDvzHqytwp8 The nearly 11-minute track is apparently "Take 20" of the White Album's "Revolution 1." It starts off with studio chatter, including a high-pitched John Lennon saying, "Take your knickers off and let's go," before it […read more…]
Read the full list of winners and what else went down on party night at Earls Court last night courtesy of the good old BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7895443.stm
The 61-year-old rocker – who has been treated for alcoholism several times over the last 30 years – has been warned to curb his partying or risk being banned from a proposed autumn tour of America with bandmates Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Charlie Watts. http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/celebrity/Ronnie+Wood-24903.html (C) BANG Media […read more…]
The Blockheads are set to return with a new studio album this year and have signed a new deal with EMI records to get the record on the shelves. Read more here http://www.musicweek.com/story.asp?sectioncode=21&storycode=1036907&c=1
In April, an extraordinary auction will provide an unprecedented look into the private world of Michael Jackson. More than 2,000 items, ranging from personal effects and costumes to pieces from Jackson's private art collection as well as fittings and furnishings from his Neverland ranch, will be up for sale at […read more…]
If you have to save your most desirable possession from a burning building then what would it be? Don’t know about you but for a music connoisseur who owns a one of the best turntables in the market will leave everything to save that only. Though he may not own […read more…]
2009 UK 'Deluxe Edition' 3-disc [2CD/1DVD] set – 'The Annie Lennox Collection' brings together Lennox's finest work from her four top-selling solo albums together on for the first time. Comprising a 14-track CD album featuring timeless classics like 'Why' & 'Walking On Broken Glass'; alongside her stunning interpretation […read more…]
991.com is proud to be supporting such a worthwhile charity as Trinity Hospice.We hope by helping to promote this stunning collection of photographic prints on our website we can help raise further awareness and much needed support and funds for the charity. This limited edition signed portrait of Elbow, the […read more…]
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Former Blind Faith bandmates Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood continue their recent spate of collaborations with a full US tour in June. After uniting onstage for a series of sold out shows at New York’s Madison Square Garden last year, the duo are set to play a couple of shows […read more…]
FRANK ZAPPA The New Brown Clouds Unique 1972 US score for the third trombone as HAND WRITTEN by FZ for Bruce Fowler, complete with Frank's own corrections & annotations. Running across five sheets of stave, as it does, it seems incrediblethat Frank actually hand wrote each of the parts for […read more…]
January 2009 sees a year long celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of the most important record label to ever have come out of America…Motown Motown Records. Probably the greatest roster of recording artists ever collected together under one label. The label that, to many, rewrote both the musical and […read more…]
Fleetwood Mac are back on tour in the US, hopefully they will come home to the UK soon.
ROLLING STONES Songs Of The Rolling Stones Legendary 1975 US promotional only 30-track sampler LP, housed in the stunning, orange toned 'Rock N Roll Circus' picture sleeve. This fantastic LP was produced in 1975 to promote the Abkco issues of the Rolling Stones back catalogue. It features 30 edited versions […read more…]
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We have recently been fortunate enough to uncover some, true Led Zeppelin vinyl gems. Keep this link safe Led Zep vinyl arrivals Every box we opened revealed another rarity of pristine quality including a number of variants we have never come across in nearly three decades of sourcing and collecting rare […read more…]
It's quite simple. The first record is Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=355329 The next is Rocky Raccoon by The Beatles. http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=451679 The link obviously being Rocky. So from Rocky Raccoon the next is…?
U2 No Line On The Horizon 'Deluxe Box Edition' 11-track CD album http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=459687 WOW! Posted by Robert