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Guitar Star 2016

Plectrums at the ready, the series that aims to unearth an axe-wielding superstar is back. The music legends on the judging panel reveal just what they’re looking for...

How Aerosmith and Run-DMC made ‘Walk This Way’

In 1986, Aerosmith collaborated with rap group Run-DMC on a cover of the veteran rockers’ 1970s hit ‘Walk This Way’. It was a union that revolutionised the music industry, bridging the gap between two cultures, says Geoff Edgers

 

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Opera review: Ian Bell’s ‘In Parenthesis’, Wales Millennium Centre

Years following the 1916 carnage at Mametz Wood, artist-poet David Jones wrote his First World War epic poem, In Parenthesis. Blending reportage, eulogy and autobiography with historical collective dream, the combination proves eloquent in composer Iain Bell’s new operatic setting, commissioned by the Welsh National Opera for its 70th anniversary season to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.

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