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On this day in 1982….

….Pink Floyd’s The Wall starring Bob Geldof opened in movie theatres in New York. The film was conceived alongside the double album by Pink Floyd’s, Roger Waters…..here’s the official trailer, if you’re looking for Pink Floyd vinyl, CDs, memorabilia and more, be sure to visit the Pink Floyd Collectors Store […read more…]

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Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty!!! The Smiths announce ‘The Queen Is Dead’ Super Deluxe Edition

From NME The Smiths have announced a ‘Super Deluxe Edition’ of their iconic album ‘The Queen Is Dead’. The iconic Manchester band teased the release last month, after the official Smiths Facebook page posted an archive image of a coffin being carried, along with the caption: “#TQID 16.06.17″ As Stereogum points out via Morrissey […read more…]

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UFO Covers Album Coming Soon

From Planet Rock UFO cover ZZ Top, Tom Petty, Steppenwolf and The Doors on new album UFO have announced details of a new covers album featuring a dozen of the band’s favourite songs. ‘The Salentino Cuts’ will be released on Friday 29th September and it boasts interpretations of tracks by […read more…]

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American Album Sales On The Rise

From rockerteeshirts.com ALBUM SALES IN THE U.S. HAVE NOW TOPPED $3 BILLION Who’s buying all the vinyl? It’s not just aging hippies nostalgic for the days when they rolled joints on the back of album covers. Somewhat surprisingly, the millennials, people who weren’t born until vinyl was considered passé, are […read more…]

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On this day in 1986….

…..it was reported that RCA Records had dropped country artist John Denver from its roster after he released the single, ‘(Let Us begin) What Are We Making Weapons For’……why would they do that I hear you ask? Well, the new owner of RCA at that time was General Electric, one […read more…]

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Film stars as pop stars: 5 fans rated, 5 they slated From the BBC Website, written by Fraser McAlpine. Autobiographical rock and pop films are tricky beasts to get right. It’s hard to find an actor with the same talent and charisma as some of music’s most singular entertainers, and even […read more…]