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Jun 16, 2022

A seminal year in glam, 1972 yielded the releases of David Bowie’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, T. Rex’s The Slider, and Lou Reed’s Transformer, each record advancing the evolving sound of rock and steering youth culture away from the earthy optimism of the previous decade, ushering in an era in which popular culture’s eschatology was dictated by sexuality, decadence, and high fashion. More

Roxy Music Announce First Tour in 11 Years

Tour Will Kick Off in September; St. Vincent Will Be Supporting Act

Mar 28, 2022

Roxy Music have announced their first tour in 11 years. The upcoming tour will be in celebration of the 50th anniversary of their self-titled debut album. St. Vincent will be a supporting act on every North American stop of the tour (except Boston). More

Nov 22, 2021

Local Natives have shared a new EP consisting of soft rock covers which they performed on an episode of the Apple TV+ series The Shrink Next Door. The EP, entitled Music From the Pen Gala 1983, includes covers of songs by Roxy Music, Michael McDonald, 10cc, and Gerry Rafferty. It is out now via Loma Vista. More

Angel Olsen Announces Box Set, Shares New Song “It’s Every Season (Whole New Mess)”

Song of the Lark and Other Far Memories Due Out May 7 on Jagjaguwar

Mar 30, 2021

Angel Olsen has announced a new box set, Song of the Lark and Other Far Memories, which will be out on May 7 via Jagjaguwar. The set features Olsen’s albums All Mirrors and Whole New Mess, along with a bonus LP titled Far Memory and a 40-page book collection. Olsen has also shared a new song from Far Memory titled “It’s Every Season (Whole New Mess),” an alternate version of the title track from Whole New Mess which was recorded during the All Mirrors sessions. More

Mar 30, 2020

Angel Olsen has joined the litany of musicians who have performed from their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic and the mass self-quarantine, covering Roxy Music’s “More Than This” and posting it to her Instagram account. More

Dec 13, 2018

Nominees for the 2019 induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were announced back in October. Today it has been announced who actually made the cut and is being inducted next year. More

Radiohead, The Cure, Devo, Janet Jackson, and More Nominated for 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Rage Against the Machine, Roxy Music, Kraftwerk, LL Cool J, Stevie Nicks, and Others Also Nominated

Oct 09, 2018

Nominees for the 2019 induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced. They include Radiohead, The Cure, Devo, Janet Jackson, MC5, Rage Against the Machine, Roxy Music, Kraftwerk, LL Cool J, Stevie Nicks, and more. More


Sep 09, 2022

It’s the news that their fans may not have dared to hope for. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of their debut album, Roxy Music—Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay, Phil Manzanera, and Paul Thompson—have embarked on an arena tour that brings the band back together for the first time since their 2011 For Your Pleasure shows. More


Sep 15, 2022

The DC crowd at Capital One Arena rose to their feet with a sea of smiles that could easily have reflected joy and/or disbelief that Roxy Music was back in the U.S. More

Aug 03, 2022

When Brian Eno (credited with “synthesizers and treatments”) left Roxy Music after the touring cycle for their incredible second LP, For Your Pleasure, in 1973, the band was at a crossroads. More

Jun 20, 2022

By 1975, a thin white David Bowie was busy crooning plastic soul tunes to young Americans, Marc Bolan had since vanished behind the cutout of Zinc Alloy, Iggy Pop was spiraling into a manic dope haze (but not before having recorded Raw Power, his finest album), and Lou Reed was busy pissing the world off with Metal Machine Music. More