On 20 March 1982, The Gift, the sixth studio record by The Jam, did something none of the previous five had managed, becoming their first UK No. 1 album.
Skate-punk stars Blink-182 have announced a 16-night residency at Las Vegas' Palms Casino Resort with the dates stretching from May to November 2018.
Watch the spooky new video for Queens Of The Stone Age's 'Head Like A Haunted House', taken from their 2017 album 'Villains'
Now in its 32nd year, the annual convergence of bands, BBQ and beer known as (SXSW) has descended upon Austin, Texas, here's a primer of acts to watch.
Following the dissolution of Taste, in 1970, Rory Gallagher kicked the new decade’s door in with a solo career that proved as inventive as it was riveting.
If ever an album title turned out to be appropriate, it was the career-changing Nick Of Time by Bonnie Raitt, released on 21 March 1989.
Lightnin' Hopkins, born in Texas he spent his life playing his own special brand of country blues and became popular in America and Europe.
With the new Muddy Waters 40-track collection coming out: 'Can't Be Satisfied: The Very Best Of', uDiscover sat down with his daughter Mercy Morganfield.
The sophisticated Original Soundtrack album by 10cc, featuring 'I'm Not In Love' and 'Life Is A Minestrone,' made its UK chart debut on 22 March 1975.
Get Happy!!, the album on which Elvis Costello got soul, made its debut on the Billboard chart on 22 March 1980, and soon rose to No. 11.
Sting recently made an unexpected return to the stage in his musical 'The Last Ship' when he performed 'Underground River' in place of an ill cast member.
Neil Diamond is named this year’s recipient for the Johnny Mercer Award at the 49th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
A new, intimate John Mellencamp DVD 'Pain Spoken: Live At The Chicago Theatre' is set for release through Eagle Rock Entertainment in May 2018.
uDiscover talks to Delta Rae, the rising North Carolina six-piece who relocated to Nashville to develop their blend of country and Southern Gothic.
19 March 1991 saw the release by MCA of what was already the 11th studio album by Texan country hero George Strait, Chill Of An Early Fall.
The Eagles' co-founder Glenn Frey's solo work soars Above The Clouds with a new career-spanning box set released through Geffen/USM on 11 May
With his monumental eight-hour composition, Sleep, Max Richter unwittingly created the perfect soundtrack for World Sleep Day.
Nine Inch Nails follow their Meltdown Festival show with their first-ever headliner at London's iconic Royal Albert Hall on 24 June
A new super deluxe Brian Eno box set Music For Installations is released through UMG on 4 May in special 6CD and 9LP vinyl editions with extras
DJ, producer and sleep sciene coach Tom Middleton is to release Sleep Better, the world's first scientifically-researched sleep album
The Tide’s Magnificence, a book of poems and songs by Nick Drake's mother Molly, has been called “the missing link” in his story by producer Joe Boyd.
Pioneering singer-songwriter Joan Baez has announced details of her final North American tour which is set to run through the fall of 2018
The final album recorded during his lifetime, Pink Moon is a stark masterpiece – but traces of hope can be found in its lyrics.
Even 20 years after its release, Either/Or stands as a devastatingly beautiful record and widely regarded as Elliot Smith’s best work.
Hear the new, extended version of 'Nowhere Fast', one of the key tracks from Eminem's 'Revival', with a new verse attacking gun crime in the US.
Craig Mack, the US rapper and protege of the influential Sean 'P Diddy' Combs who was famous for the song Flava In Ya Ear has died aged 46.
Jay Z and Beyonce have announced details of their much-anticipated stadium tour, the On The Run II tour for Europe and North America
Legendary hip-hop pioneers Eric B & Rakim have announced their first major tour together in 25 years, set for April and May of 2018
Smooth jazz is often unfairly maligned, but there’s a lot to love in its accessible, mellow soundscapes and flowing melodies.
The recorded legacy of the great Nat 'King' Cole ranged from pure jazz to sublimely romantic ballads. uDiscover celebrates the work of an American original.
A deluxe new Frank Sinatra collection, 'Standing Room Only' presents rare and unreleased live concert recordings from the 1960s, '70s and '80s.
Louis Armstrong's prolific late '50s period is to be anthologised on Pops Is Tops: The Verve Studio Albums, a four-CD and digital set out on 13 April 2018.
The long-running annual Lollapalooza festival returns to Chicago’s Grant Park this summer, starting 2 August and until 5 August.
This Is Us Music From The Series Season 2 which is released by UMe is now available to stream and download from 13 March 2018
US pop superstar Taylor Swift has shared the video for her new single Delicate, taken from her big-selling 2017 album Reputation
Neil Young, Beck and Lorde are among the big names confirmed for the 2018 Quebec Summer Music Festival running for 11 nights in July
Snow Patrol premiere their new single 'Don't Give Up' from 'Wildness', their long-awaited new album which will be released on 25 May.
Arguably the greatest recording of the Pierre Moerlen era, Gong’s 1978 album, Expresso II, found the collective at the peak of their powers.
Formed in 1969, Egg were a classic prog rock band that went on to spawn some unusual musical follow-ups, and also released a must-hear debut album.
Prog rock legends Procol Harum are set to perform their Edmonton album in full at a special show announced for the London Palladium.
From range to emotional depth, attitude to sheer, wall-crumbling power, uDiscover Music looks at the best heavy metal singers of all time.
US rockers Queens Of The Stone Age unveiled their fourth album Lullabies To Paralyse' on 21 March 2005, and soon had their first US top ten record.
Charting his progression from public enemy to Antichrist Superstar and beyond, the best Marilyn Manson songs reveal a unique mind and uncompromising artist.
Our run down of the 25 best metal albums tells the story of an ever-evolving genre. Find out what’s made it onto our list of top metal albums.
Legendary UK punk outfit The Damned will collect the Band Of The Year award at the inaugural Vive Le Rock Awards in London.
Having established himself as a hardcore punk agitator with Misfits, Danzig's uncompromising vision lead him to heavy metal and the iconic group Danzig.
Fanzines’ importance shouldn’t be underestimated: esteemed authors such as Greil Marcus and Danny Baker first cut their teeth writing for a variety of them.
One of punk’s biggest achievements was in balancing gender equality, allowing charismatic female punks to break through and speak with authority.
Like Marley during his lifetime, the Bob Marley family dynasty has grown into a true reggae powerhouse on a global scale, through music, clothing & beyond.
A new film being delevoped by Twentieth Century Fox and Polygram Entertainment about legendary reggae icon Bob Marley' music is in the works
Watch the newly-released video for Sting an Shagy's new single Don't Make Me Wait which is front their new album 44876 out on A&M
Sting and Jamaican-born fusion artist Shaggy have teamed up for a single Don't Make Me Wait and an album due for release in April
Former Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes shows how to 'Walk The Walk' with his new single from his new solo album 'World's Strongest Man'
Going down in history as some of Zappa’s finest ever live shows, the four LA Roxy performances are collected in one mother of a box set.
The Beatles' drummer Ringo Starr has been awarded a Knighthood by the Duke Of Cambridge at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
An auction of iconic Placebo memorabilia has successfully raised hundreds of thousands of pounds to help the mental health charity CALM
On the chart of 18 March 1965, Joe Meek's protege Heinz appeared on the UK bestsellers for one last week, with 'Diggin' My Potatoes' - featuring Jimmy Page.
Hailed as the birthplace of both the blues and rock'n'roll, Memphis, Tennessee, is a must-visit city for music lovers around the world.
uDiscover Music’s Chess Records mini-documentary will whet your appetite to learn more about the Chicago indie that gave rock’n’roll to the world.
A double-sided rock 'n' roll classic, ‘Long Tall Sally’ and ‘Slippin’ and Slidin’' by Little Richard, was released on 27 February 1956.
May The Fourth Be With You! Newly-mastered editions of the first six 'Star Wars' soundtrack albums are released by Walt Disney Records on 4 May.
Watch the trailer for NBC's 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert' featuring Alice Cooper and John Legend which is set to air on Easter Sunday.
In honour of his upcoming centennial and Deutsche Grammophon's sprawling new collection, we’re spotlighting Leonard Bernstein and his Broadway works.
US television network NBC are set to play tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber with a televised tribute on 28 March featuring Glenn Close and others