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A parking ticket stuck on one of rock star Bruce Springsteen's tour trucks as he prepared to play the first gig at the UK's newest music venue will not have to be paid, a council has confirmed.
This weekend's Lovebox festival will shine the spotlight on the risks that musicians and DJs take when performing in front of tens of thousands.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London
Bruce Springsteen has dropped some serious hints that he is working on a new album - which would be his 18th studio record to date- saying that he still has “a lot of material” to share.
Is Bob Dylan “unworthy” of the Légion d’honneur, France’s highest civilian award? The head of the institution which decides on the recipients appears to think so.
A never-before-released Bob Dylan song lyrics are to go to auction in London next month, after being discovered in a drawer in Sweden.
Andy Gill recalls how Richie Havens, who died this week, was a supremely talented musician who put his mark on an entire era
Musician Rick Huxley, one of the founding members of 1960s chart stars The Dave Clark Five, has died at the age of 72.
It is, as headliners Steps would undoubtedly have sung, a “tragedy”. A Hyde Park concert featuring Kylie Minogue, Rick Astley and a host of 80s stars tomorrow has been cancelled after heavy rain turned the Royal grounds into a mudbath.
Plan B is being hailed as the voice of his generation, spokesman for the dispossessed. But not by me...
You probably know this already, but for those of us who've previously suffered a blind spot on matters of the Boss, this is a timely reminder of just how good his first seven albums, collected here, are.
Out of the 'Darkness' – why Bruce was born to run and run
The latest release in Dylan's Bootleg series is chronologically the earliest, collecting together the original demos which were recorded for his publishers Witmark & Sons, to help them sell the young folkie's songs to other singers.
The argument between analogue and digital recording methods is neatly summarised this week by comparing this simple, stripped-down offering from John Mellencamp with the second album by Klaxons, on which the songs are hidden away beneath layers of digital blah, track after track of guitar and keyboard and effect piled upon the material until its spine snaps, and all that remains is some amorphous noise begging for your attention.
If the feeling after all these years is that Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers sound like a leather-bound omnibus edition of American rock's best intentions, that doesn't mean they're no good.
Four discs, 48 songs, 27 years… If ever a rock band deserved the heritage treatment then this one does.