The run of 13 shows will get under way at Liverpool’s Eventim Olympia on 28 February.
The group's pact with Chrysalis Records was signed on 1 September 1977.
The million-selling 'My Sharona' became America’s biggest-selling song of 1979, and one of the catchiest rock numbers in memory.
One of punk’s biggest achievements was in balancing gender equality, allowing charismatic female punks to break through and speak with authority.
Rock clubs come and go, but there was only one CBGBs, the hallowed club for the New York punk scene that spawned many major music superstars.
While the US & UK continue to claim the land rights, punk was an agent of change on a worldwide scale and its impact has affected all corners of the globe.
Each included tracks from the late-1970s era when Costello and Blondie did friendly chart battle in the UK bestsellers.
It emerged from just one island in the Caribbean, but reggae music has become a worldwide phenomenon – so pervasive that you might not even know it’s there.
Blondie took the pop playbook and ripped it to shreds, here are some of their career-defining songs.
Iggy's 1982 cult classic is set for reissue on 28 June.
“I have led a very full life and couldn’t possibly cover everything in just one volume”
The EP’s four songs with unrecorded Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash lyrics first appeared on vinyl for this year’s Record Store Day.
The natural successors to original New York punk icons Blondie, Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ update of the original art-rock template remains effortlessly cool.
The album will be released officially on vinyl and CD for the first time since the original release on Chris Stein’s Animal Records in 1982.
Disco was the music of liberation, inclusiveness and empowerment with a four-on-the-floor bassline as its rallying cry. See why it's OK to like disco.