The multi-platinum-selling album transformed Live into one of the most renowned bands of the modern alternative-rock era.
The Grammy-nominated, RIAA-certified double-platinum firmly established the group’s position as a highly-respected modern alt-rock outfit.
A challenging, powerful work, ‘Throwing Copper’ “captured the anger and ache of the moment”, and launched Live into the spotlight.
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.
The album is now also available in a limited edition translucent blue colour pressing, exclusively at Frampton's website.
Robert Johnson influenced everyone from Muddy Waters to The Rolling Stones, and shaped the future of rock'n'roll. We celebrate his life and legacy.
“Better than anything they’ve done before,” ‘Aftermath’ found The Rolling Stones pushing pop music forward and creating a rock-era classic.
Though a groundbreaking songwriter, when the idiosyncratic Chuck Berry took on the blues, he did it his own way – as an intriguing 1983 compilation proves.
The best Lionel Richie songs cast a long shadow across 70s funk and 80s ballads, and include one of the most perfect duets in music history…
Guided by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook, the best Squeeze songs amoount to one of the most covetable catalogues in British pop music.
Impossible to improve upon, ‘Dancing Queen’ remains a career-defining ABBA song – one that many have tried, but failed, to capture.
After three consecutive top ten albums in the UK, the Australian band went straight to No. 1 with their 1992 release.
Pianist Stephen Hough will perform 'Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1' in G minor on the Queen’s gold leaf piano at the BBC Proms.
‘Classics Unlocked’, a classical music education podcast series presented by Graham Abbott, explores Wagner’s greatest opera ‘The Ring Cycle’.
Mendelssohn was one of the most popular composers of the Romantic era – the best Mendelssohn works feature masterpieces including 'The Hebrides Overture'.
The genre-straddling composer also recently completed a sold out seven-night residency at London's Barbican.
It was not so much 'I Just Called To Say I Love You' as the opposite, on the melodramatic 'As Soon As I Hang Up The Phone.'
After inventing Americana with their sepia-toned first two albums, The Band captured a snapshot of themselves with the personal reflections of Stage Fright.
One of the world’s pre-eminent songwriters, Jimmy Webb can be said to have spearheaded an Americana equivalent of The Great American Songbook.
Jimmy Webb is not only a great tunesmith, he's fantastic wordsmith. Few songwriters have a gift for both words and music greater than Webb.
The ‘Underwater Sunlight’ album showed that Tangerine Dream intended to continue making pop-tinged music with discipline and structure.
The remastered digital version of the influential 'Mezzanine' is also available next Friday, 23 August on 2CD and digital.
Released in August 1988, ‘Optical Race’ offers some of the most accessible, beguiling melodies that Tangerine Dream laid down in the 80s.
The collaboration between a master producer and a British musician who blazed his own trail in electro-pop.
The original was on the 1970s glam-rock pacesetters' 1971 UK No. 1 album Electric Warrior.
Previous recipients of the prestigious award include Joan Baez, Bruce Springsteen and John Mellencamp.
The best Elliott Smith songs reflect his ability to wring beauty out of life’s traumas. Even during his short lifetime, his prolific output still endures.
Fifty years to the month since it took place, this marks the first time that her entire set at the historic festival has been available.
Fellow New York native Nicki Minaj jumps on the official remix to emerging rapper Pop Smoke’s ‘Welcome To The Party’.
The soundtrack to John Singleton’s provocative 1991 directorial debut ‘Boyz N The Hood’ is making its double-vinyl debut on 27 September via Qwest/Ume.
The Roots’ iconic discography will be honoured with a series of reissues of their classic albums including ‘Things Fall Apart’, ‘Do You Want More ?!!??!’ and ‘Illadelph Halflife’.
The Beastie Boys announced their landmark albums ‘Paul’s Boutique’, ‘Ill Communication’, the ‘Root Down’ EP and ‘To The 5 Boroughs’ will be reissued on colour vinyl.
The recordings were made in June 1964, in between the sessions for 'Crescent' and 'A Love Supreme.'
Each artist will each perform their own set, before sharing a finale of a celebrated Blue Note recording.
A quintessential example of hard bop, ‘Cool Struttin’’ found pianist Sonny Clark putting Blue Note’s pioneering modern jazz on the map.
On 15 August 1956 one of the jazz events of the decade took place, a concert that has been immortalised on record as Jazz at The Hollywood Bowl.
From a string of surprise releases to her openly revealing public persona, Ariana Grande has redefined what it means to be a pop star today.
The track is the second single from Mika’s highly new album, 'My Name Is Michael Holbrook', out on 4 October.
The follow-up to the globally successful ‘Dancing With A Stranger’, ‘How Do You Sleep?’ was released on 19 July, through Capitol Records.
Swift teased the release of the song, which she co-produced with Grammy Award-winning Jack Antonoff, during her speech at the Teen Choice Awards.
uDiscover Music salutes some of the finest, most out-there prog rock artists from outside the UK: long may their Mellotrons resonate down the years.
In the summer of 1971, the band topped the British charts with an album that contained no chart singles at all.
Picking the most bizarre concept albums isn’t easy, since the most beloved concept albums are themselves pretty bizarre, but here are a few masterstrokes.
The film, which takes viewers behind the scenes of Rush's 2015 "R40" 40th-anniversary tour, features song performances, soundcheck and backstage footage.
The band the donation ahead of their sold-out show Wednesday in Romania’s National Arena, through their All Within My Hands Foundation.
The album was nominated for a Grammy Award as Best Rock Album, and for Sweden’s Grammis Award as Best Rock/Metal Record of the Year.
Metallica say: “As the WorldWired tour hits the last leg in Europe, there are still so many places left to visit… South America, you’re up first in 2020!"
"NASCAR racing and Slayer have a lot in common. Both are extremely fast, intense and aggressive", said guitarist Kerry King.
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 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...
With ‘Siren Song Of The Counter Culture’, Rise Against created a 21st-century punk classic that “hit a lot of people in a lot of different ways”.
In music weekly Melody Maker's 7 August 1976 edition, the Pistols and punk were the talk of the UK.
Dancehall was noisy and brash, but it stormed the charts in the 80s and is now embraced by everyone from Drake to Justin Bieber. Here’s how it happened.
The best reggae singers range from the soul- and gospel-influenced to unique voices that could only come from within. Here are 20 of the greatest.
Subtle and seductive, the man they called The Cool Ruler doesn’t put a foot wrong on ‘Night Nurse’, an album to cure the lovesick blues.
International DJ and TV host Jasmine Solano is one of dancehall’s biggest champions. Here she gives uDiscover Music an exclusive introduction to dancehall.
In the summer of 1976, the band were on a strange lap of honour.
Left off the soundtrack and film, Creedence Clearwater Revival’s forgotten Woodstock performance sees the band firing on all cylinders.
Eric Clapton's 461 Ocean Boulevard gave "Slowhand" his first chart-topping LP in the US.
'Wheels Of Fire' introduced the classic ‘White Room’ and other great performances by the rock trio.
Who was more authentically rock’n’roll than Gene Vincent? ‘Bluejean Bop!’ has a reasonable claim to be the best debut album ever – it really is that good.
For Chuck's first recording session, he tried to hide his identity from his disapproving and highly religious father.
The architect of rock’n’roll is the subject of a new documentary, titled ‘Chuck Berry’, which will be premiering at the Nashville Film Festival on 4 October.
'Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain' is the song that connects Gene with Willie Nelson, Elvis Presley and a host of others.
Paul remained a lesser-known name than either David Ruffin or Eddie Kendricks, despite his great vocal presence and pivotal role in the rise of the classic five-piece line-up,
Watch Smokey Robinson and James Corden perform old and new soul hits in a late night sing-off battle.
The Motown release hit No. 1 on 15 August 1992, in a run that stretched from summer into late autumn.
Joining the British beat groups and US favourites on the Hot 100 of 15 August 1964 was the Hardest Working Man In Show Business.
'Easy Rider' netted a best screenplay Oscar nomination for Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Terry Southern, and has since been listed on the American Film Institute’s ranking of the top 100...
Whether it’s joyous escapism, political anger or a personal spiritual quest that provides fuel for a great album is not of importance. What matters, as Coltrane said, is wanting "to...
A runaway success, Jon Bon Jovi’s solo debut, ‘Blaze Of Glory’, was a film soundtrack that pointed the way towards his group’s next album, ‘Keep The Faith’.
This is music without frontiers. Today, soundtracks often introduce us to music through its use on TV adverts, television programmes and in movies, used to heighten the effect of the...