Killing Joke to celebrate 40th anniversary with expansive vinyl & CD box sets; tour dates

The legendary Killing Joke will celebrate their fortieth anniversary this year. As with most other things they’ve approached, the anniversary isn’t being dealt with in a half-hearted manner.

There are a run of live dates, but perhaps just as exciting is the planned release of a career spanning box set, ‘Laugh At Your Peril’, available in both LP and CD formats and containing a world’s worth of bonus tracks.

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Anniversary box set of Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ ‘Fever To Tell’ to be released in October

It’s hard to believe that the Yeah Yeah Yeahs debut album ‘Fever To Tell’ is almost fifteen years old. A hard and blistering garage rocker, the album has lost none of its fire over the passing years and numbers like ‘Tick’ and ‘Pin’ sound as vibrant and edgy as they ever did.

To mark almost a decade and a half of the much-loved album, the band are set to release a deluxe box set with extra goodies in a very limited quantity.

The press release below details everything you need to know…and more. We’re assuming the box hasn’t been spat on by Karen O, but it appears to cover most bases, including a cassette of demos for the first 200 customers.

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John Lee Hooker: Blues legend’s centenary year celebrated with 5CD box set

After Robert Johnson, John Lee Hooker is arguably the world’s most influential blues icon. This year celebrates the legend’s 100th birthday and Craft Records are marking the occasion with an expansive 5CD box set which includes many of Hooker’s landmark recordings as well as unearthing previously heard material.

‘King of The Boogie’ is released on October 6th.  The full press release follows…

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