Category Archives: Rock

Sound It Out! The Story of The Last Indie Record Store In Stockton

This film was recently shown on BBC4 – I missed it first time around! Certainly worth watching in full. The story of the last indie record store in Stockton (Teesside UK). Long may they stay in business. As somebody who … Continue reading

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Led Zeppelin ‘Celebration Day’ US TV Advert

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New Zappa Series ‘Road Tapes’ Ready To Roll

With Zappa Records’ and Universal Music’s campaign to reissue all of FZ’s official album and CDs ending in December, The Zappa Family Trust who control FZ’s massive back catalogue and tape archives are to begin a reissue series of live … Continue reading

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Led Zep’s ‘Celebration Day’ on DVD plus pre-release Cinema Screenings

Led Zeppelin will release ‘Celebration Da’y, a DVD and Blu-ray of their 2007 London O2 Arena reunion show, on November 19th. The release will be preceded by cinema screenings of the film from October 17th. The entirety of the band’s … Continue reading

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Neil Young biography out on October 2nd.

Neil Young’s biography ‘Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream’ is due out on October 2nd. Not much information – so far, but according to Neil: ‘I felt that writing books fit me like a glove; I just started and I … Continue reading

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Hoskyns’ new Led Zep book out next week

The  publication of Barney Hoskyns new book on Led Zeppelin ‘Trampled Under Foot: The Power And Excess Of Led Zeppelin’ is being trailed as “a unique look at the history, adventures, myths and realities of this most legendary and powerful of bands, … Continue reading

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Foo Fighters play their ‘last show for a long time’ at Reading

Foo Fighters played their “last show for a long time” at the final night of Reading Festival yesterday. They played a two-and-a-half hour set which was reportedly different from their 21 song show at the Leeds e Leeds Festival on August … Continue reading

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Van The Man Gets Back To Jazz

Van Morrison’s latest album his first for Blue Note in nine years, sees the ‘Belfast Cowboy’ getting back to jazz. It was Blue Note Records, who released his Grammy-nominated album, ‘What’s Wrong With This Picture?’ in 2003. ‘Born To Sing: … Continue reading

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Two Songs From Dylan’s ‘Tempest’

Two songs from Bob Dylan’s ‘Tempest’ due out on September 10th. ‘Early Roman Kings’ has already been featured on this site. Uncut magazine in the UK gave the album ten out of ten!

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Updated: Last Shop Standing out September 10th

“You are never going to discover Captain Beefheart or the 13th Floor Elevators or the Velvet Underground in your local supermarket, ever.” – Richard Hawley, Musician ‘Last Shop Standing’ is a documentary film to be released on September 10th this year and … Continue reading

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