Rock

CD: Simple Minds - Big Music

These days, it's not just those of a certain age who remember Simple Minds early days.

Damian Rice: My Favourite Faded Fantasy review reclusive songwriter returns in icier mood

When a reclusive, multi-million-selling songwriter of an intense sentimental disposition disappears for eight years, then returns, there's a lot to be exorcised on their return.

Jerry Lee Lewis: Rock & Roll Time

At 78, Jerry Lee Lewis doesn’t have to make records anymore. His reputation as one of the earliest rock ‘n rollers has been cemented for eons now, but here he is with yet another album, one of several he’s issued in the last decade.

Album | Jerry Lee Lewis – Rock ‘n’ Roll Time

There’s a video on YouTube from the Madison Square Garden concert to celebrate 25 years of the US Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame.

Deep Purple: Live in Concert - The O2

Rock band Deep Purple have announced a one off show at London's O2 arena on the 3rd December 2015. They have released four studio albums as well as a wide range of solo work and taking part in special projects.

Paul Rodgers: Live in Concert - Royal Albert Hall

This one-off show sees the singer present songs from his latest album The Royal Sessions as well as his most popular tracks. The new record is a mix of blues, R&B and soul songs that inspired Rodgers as a young singer.

Ariel Pink – pom pom

This double album magnum opus from the one-time king of lo-fi haunted graffiti is essentially an Ariel Pink best-of, albeit with an entirely new batch of songs.

The Wharves – At Bay

Despite their London postcode, there’s an aching for space in The Wharves’ neatly put together vocal harmonies and muddy guitar chug.

Axes – Glory

After years of wallowing in textured slow-builds and delicate sparseness, when exactly did post-rock gain muscles and shed its attention span?

The Flaming Lips – With a Little Help From My Fwends

Here's one you genuinely couldn’t make up: The Flaming Lips bash out their own bonkers take on Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with a little help from a starry, decidedly eclectic supporting cast that includes Moby, J Mascis, Tegan and Sara, Mayna