In 1976, Sex Pistols were the talk of London town, and soon the Sex Pistols’ signing saga become the stuff of legend.
Album packaging has evolved over six decades. Excellent artwork still matters, and the future promises many advances for digital music and new media.
Urgent and driving, The Ruts’ debut album, ‘The Crack’, was an impressively diverse offering merging reggae influences and politically charged albums.
Produced in Minnesota by Steve Albini, the album helped change the course of 1990s rock.
Music and art will always go together as artwork can be as much a part of a record as the sound. Music fans have always taken pleasure from looking again and again...
Each year, Ramone’s widow Linda organizes a celebration of life for her late husband and this year’s event took place where the legendary guitarist was laid to rest, at the Hollywood Forever...
Respecting old and new, the setlist integrated crowd-pleasers with well-chosen cult favourites for long-term fans.
Who Are You kept up with the times. Though punk poured scorn on early 70s rock’n’roll superstars, most of the Class Of ’77 retained respect for The Who.
A question of boundaries lays at the heart of music censorship, but artists have always pushed back, fighting for the freedom to express themselves.
Ever since 1977, punk has been the catalyst for an infinite number of radical art and fashion statements which continue to influence the world we live in.
While both the US and UK continue to claim the land rights, punk has proved an agent of change on a far wider scale, and its impact has been felt in all...
In music weekly Melody Maker's 7 August 1976 edition, the Pistols and punk were the talk of the UK.
One of the most influential punk singles of all time, The Sex Pistols’ ‘God Save The Queen’ may become the most expensive record sold in UK
The notion of DIY music stretches back to 19th-century flutes made from bird bone, through punk anarchy and the digital revolution.
Great songs are a compelling soundtrack to our inner worlds, and any list of key singles will be personal rather than definitive, but the 45 45s in our playlist still inspire and...