The general election’s almost upon us again. As the nation prepares to head to the polls, what about the musicians that have stood for office over the years? Here’s eleven of music’s best (and worst) attempts at running for office, by artists who quickly realised the transition from Wembley to Westminster isn’t an easy one. By Alex Flood.
This week sees the release of Robert Plant’s new album ‘Carry Fire’. On both double Vinyl and double CD, this is his 11th studio album. A UK tour is planned in November and December. The album features The Sensational Space Shifters plus guests such as Seth Lakeman and Chrissie Hynde. […read more…]
By Greg Cochrane – at the BBC In the world of music, 2016 will almost certainly be remembered for the artists we lost rather than the new music the year produced. That’s understandable, but there were album releases from a plethora of huge names, including Beyoncé, Kanye, Metallica, Gaga and, […read more…]
One of the greatest metal bands to come out of the UK, Iron Maiden have carved out a legacy unlike any other. From their early days of playing pubs in Northeast London in the late 70s, to the grandiose heights of arena’s and festivals around the world, Iron Maiden’s die […read more…]