Former chart star Charlotte Church has been chosen to deliver an annual lecture to the radio industry in honour of late broadcaster John Peel.
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Monday 10 June 2013
Wiry Kane's got the hair, the looks, the champions...but he doesn’t really have the tunes
Friday 07 June 2013
Ahead of a new compilation of James Brown shows, Robert Webb lists the best live records
Tuesday 20 November 2012
His beloved black Fender Stratocaster is expected to fetch £125,000 at auction
Leading musicians including Jarvis Cocker and Pete Townshend protest over arrest of punk band Pussy Riot
Thursday 02 August 2012
A group of leading musicians has called on Russia's president Vladimir Putin to give a fair hearing to members of a punk band facing prison for performing a “legitimate protest”.
Saturday 21 April 2012
Tributes pour in for Bert Weedon, the British musician whose tutorials inspired a generation
Saturday 07 April 2012
In the mid-1960s, the emergence of the powerful Marshall amplifiers enabled musicians to turn up the volume – and effectively transformed pop music into rock.
Friday 06 April 2012
The rock world has promised to "crank it up to 11" to mark the death of Jim Marshall, the "Father of Loud", whose groundbreaking amplifiers gave the gift of extreme volume to generations of guitar heroes.
Thursday 05 April 2012
Jim Marshall, whose guitar amplifiers were used by some of the biggest names in rock, has died aged 88.
Sunday 04 September 2011
Wednesday 15 June 2011
An album signed by John Lennon hours before he was shot dead has fetched £23,750 at auction.
Friday 27 May 2011
Monday 28 March 2011
If Tommy was made of bricks and mortar it would be Grade I listed by now. The tale of the deaf, dumb and blind kid with messianic tendencies is heritage rock, as safely establishment as the Albert Hall itself.
Thursday 24 March 2011
Pete Townshend wishes he had never joined The Who.
Friday 12 November 2010
Wednesday 03 November 2010
1960 The birth of an icon
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Aaron and Melissa Klein: Oregon anti-gay bakers ordered to pay $135,000 after refusing to make cake for same-sex wedding
Andrew Lloyd Webber: Phantom of the Opera writer mocked after issuing a warning about Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon
General election 2015: Labour will toughen hate crimes legislation surrounding Islamophobia
HSBC review into moving headquarters from UK 'underway'
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