Artist Sir Peter Blake is to appear on a record sleeve, after years of creating striking images for artists such as The Beatles, The Who and Oasis.
The Who will perform their cult 1973 album Quadrophenia in full on a tour around the UK and Ireland this summer.
As budget cuts look set to bring an end to London’s Blue Plaques, Jerome Taylor laments the demise of a cultural landmark
The Rolling Stones, The Who, Coldplay, Eric Clapton, Roger Waters and Paul McCartney add their voices to charity concert for storm victims
Stars of the classic US soap opera Dallas have been reunited in London to mark the arrival of a new series to UK television screens.
After 16 days of sporting heroism which made London the centre of the world, the curtain fell on the 30th Olympics last night with a display of exuberant – at times anarchic – revelry that had but one message: Bye world, we hope you as good a time as we did. Now let's dance.
With the London 2012 Games now over, countries around around have praised Britain for putting on one of the most successful Olympics in recent times.
Take That star Gary Barlow's performance at the closing ceremony of the Olympics is uncertain after his baby daughter was delivered stillborn.
Tributes pour in for Bert Weedon, the British musician whose tutorials inspired a generation
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.
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.
Jim Marshall, whose guitar amplifiers were used by some of the biggest names in rock, has died aged 88.
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