Paul Weller’s 11th solo album, Sonik Kicks, will be released in March 2012.
Noel Gallagher played the first of two shows at NYC’s Beacon Theatre to a sold-out, very raucous and enthusiastic crowd on Monday, November 14th.
The Who’s Pete Townshend delivered the inaugural John Peel Lecture in Manchester, England yesterday, an event which was broadcast live on BBC 6 Music. The lecture can now be heard on demand on the BBC 6 Music Web site.
The Stone Roses announced at a London press conference yesterday that they will be reuniting for two shows in Manchester next June, which will be followed by a world tour.
Roger Daltrey gave a terrific performance of Tommy, other songs from The Who, and a few tunes from his solo catalog at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Sunday night, September 18th.
BBC 6 Music’s The First Time with . . . program kicked off its new season with a fantastic show featuring Ringo Starr in conversation. The program can now be heard on demand on the BBC 6 Music Web site.
PJ Harvey became the first artist to be awarded two Mercury Prizes when her Let England Shake album was honored during ceremonies last night at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
Keith Moon, The Who’s late drummer, was the subject of a BBC Radio 2 special that marked the 33rd anniversary of his death.
BBC Radio 2’s In Concert program broadcast an excellent 2009 show by The Pretenders that can now be heard on demand on the station’s Web site.
BBC Radio 2 is broadcasting a 16-part series that looks back on the legendary BBC-TV live music series Old Grey Whistle Test.