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Articles in the current Issue

THE ENDLESS RIVER

THE ENDLESS RIVER

Kris Needs dives deep to discover the truth about the band’s unanticipated new album – and it looks like being an entirely positive experience for Floyd’s loyal legion of fans Titled after a line in The Division Bell track High Hopes, The Endless River is the first new album to bear Pink Floyd’s name since 1994. Needless to say, precise details are under heavy guard until its …

FEATURED ARTICLE From Issue 432

IRON MAIDENS

Seen as a boys’ club in the 70s and 80s, metal now boasts many female-fronted bands, with symphonic metal at the forefront. As three of its pioneers tour as The Sirens, Tim Jones salutes its leading ladies The UK was the furnace in which heavy metal was forged in the 70s, and the majority of metal bands from Blighty were, like most of their fans, denim’n’leather-clad, long-haired …

ARTICLE From Issue 432

COLLECTING PUNK MEMORABILIA

An explosion of interest in the punk era has generated an outrageous rise in prices for posters, badges, fanzines and all manner of pretty vacant bits and bobs. Tim Naylor gens us up on what to covet in that 70s Solatio shoe box – or steal from Bill Grundy’s loft to flog… So you’ve bought your Ramones T-shirt from Primark and a Sid Vicious poster from Amazon, but you crave a little …

ARTICLE From Issue 432

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Box/deluxe sets from The Wedding Present, Wings, Led Zeppelin, Jon Lord, Kylie Minogue, King Crimson. Reissues from Ian Dury. Q&As with: Foreigner, The Quireboys, Threshold, Stanley Clarke, Simon Phillips.

Reviews from the current issue

Here is a selection from over 200 reviews from this month's Record Collector, the magazine that has the world's largest coverage of reissues

VARIOUS ARTISTS - Henley-Upon-Thames (16th August, 2014)

View: VIP area, stage-left Over two days, 40,000 fans relived their youth watching a non-stop jukebox of hits from the 80s. Artists had no more than 45 minutes, with the one-hit wonders given 10 minutes each to prove their worth.  From The Jam got things off to a bopping start, Nick Heyward combed his Haircut 100 career, and Mike & The Mechanics dipped into Genesis’ I Can’t …

LIVE REVIEW From Issue 432

MORRISSEY - Introducing Morrissey

1995 Vauxhall-era tour doc with none of the trimmings There seems to be a hell of a lot of Morrissey around at the moment. More than usual, in fact, and his back catalogue this month again gets an overhaul with the first DVD issue of this film, recorded in Sheffield and Blackpool in February 1995.  Save for an introductory clip of a young fan making his way across London to a pub (passing …

DVD REVIEW From Issue 432

- Southbound: An Illustrated History Of Southern Rock by Scott B Bomar

The ballad of rebel rock Rumbling out of the US at the start of the 70s, Southern rock was a mix of back-to-basics rock’n’roll, blues, country and soul – wrapped in a new vision of the American southland. Despite the chart successes of The Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd and others, the artistry and innovations they brought to rock music are often overlooked – …

BOOK REVIEW From Issue 432

DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 - The Physical World

Canadian double-hitters return! Not much has changed in the world of DFA 1979 since the duo went on hiatus in 2006. After just one album, their no-holds-barred drums and distorted-bass onslaught has been aped, but rarely equalled.  When Sebastian Grainger, a formidable drummer with a voice that’s one part teenage scream and one part despair, announced the duo would …

ALBUM REVIEW From Issue 432

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