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New Prince Projects in the Works: A Hollywood Musical and Netflix Documentary

New Prince Projects in the Works: A Hollywood Musical and Netflix Documentary

A Prince musical is in the works and director Ava DuVernay will be helming a doc about the musician's life too.

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Chrissie Hynde (CHRIS005JF)

Chrissie Hynde

Contact sheet of the photo shoot for the 'Living without Cruelty' book cover featuring Chrissie Hynde chained up in a cage

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*There is a Light That Never Goes Out*

*There is a Light That Never Goes Out*

A photographic celebration of Manchester's rock music history. Free exhibition at Manchester Central Library until 22 February 2019

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New Video Answers the Immortal Question of 'Who Invented Heavy Metal?'

New Video Answers the Immortal Question of 'Who Invented Heavy Metal?'

It’s a question that will rage for all eternity, something that even the immortals can’t agree on: who the hell invented heavy metal?

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Featured Prints

Queen (QN001JA)

Queen

Freddie Mercury onstage with Queen at the Brøndby Hallen, Copenhagen in 1977 on their A Day At The Races Tour

Prices from £291.67
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AC/DC (ACDC001MPUT)

AC/DC

Angus Young from rock band AC/DC onstage during their 'Back in Black' UK Tour in 1980.

Prices from £540.00
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Fall, The (FALL001KC)

The Fall

Early shot of The Fall at Central Station Car Park, Manchester in the summer of 1978

Prices from £291.67
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David Bowie (DB003TEPA)

David Bowie

Terry Pastor's photograph of David Bowie from the 'Hunky Dory' album cover photo session.

Prices from £250.00
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Featured Artists

Chic

Chic

Chic is an American band that was organized during 1976 by guitarist Nile Rodgers & bassist Bernard Edwards.

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Van Morrison

Van Morrison

Van Morrison is a Northern Irish singer, songwriter and musician who is usually known by the name "Van the Man" to his fans.

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Smiths, The

The Smiths

Critics have called The Smiths the most important alternative rock band to emerge from the British independent music scene of the 1980s.

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Prince

Prince

Prince was a musical innovator known for his eclectic work, flamboyant stage presence, extravagant dress sense and unique vocal range.

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Featured Collections

Born In The USA

Born In The USA

The USA has given us many of the world's greatest music artists - we celebrate the best of the best

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Jazz & Blues Collection

Jazz & Blues Collection

Welcome to our Jazz & Blues Print Collection - over 50 years of iconic images of the world's greatest Jazz & Blues musicians

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Rockarchive Edition 100

Rockarchive Edition 100

Edition 100 was created to give fans & collectors a chance to own classic, historical pictures of their favorite bands.

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***New Arrivals***

***New Arrivals***

Here are the very latest prints we have added to our collection. We hope you love them as much as we do.

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Featured Photographers

Sheila Rock

Sheila Rock

In her music career Shelia Rock was known for photographing leading entertainment and music industry artists in both Classical and Pop/Rock.

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Allan Ballard (1943-2011)

Allan Ballard (1943-2011)

Allan Ballard began his photographic career at the Evening Standard where he assisted the picture editor.

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Storm Thorgerson (1944-2013)

Storm Thorgerson (1944-2013)

Many would say Storm Thorgerson is the 6th member of Pink Floyd, alongside his Iconic music album design and co-founding of Hipgnosis.

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Kevin Cummins

Kevin Cummins

Kevin Cummins is a British photographer known for photographs of rock bands and musicians, his work can be seen gracing many record sleeves.

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Rockarchive News & Events

John Lennon's Protest Song 'Gimme Some Truth' Gets a New Music Video

John Lennon's Protest Song 'Gimme Some Truth' Gets a New Music Video

John Lennon’s “Gimme Some Truth” has been re-released as an “ultimate mix” complete with a lyric music video.

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Catch Michael Putland Talking Rock Photography and his Life in Music

Catch Michael Putland Talking Rock Photography and his Life in Music

On Thursday 25 October Michael Putland will give a talk about his life in music as part of Rockarchive's new exhibition at Wex Photo Video.

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'What Really Happened' Podcast Looks at the 27 Club Theory

'What Really Happened' Podcast Looks at the 27 Club Theory

The notorious 27 Club is explored in a new episode of the podcast 'What Really Happened'.

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Rockarchive Exhibition Celebrates the Manchester Music Scene

Rockarchive Exhibition Celebrates the Manchester Music Scene

A new Rockarchive exhibition celebrates the Manchester music scene and the city's rich musical heritage.

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