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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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*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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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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Featured Prints

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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Oasis (OA001STDO)

Oasis

Oasis pictured at Jodrell Bank Observatory, Cheshire in June 1994

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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.

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David Bowie (DB003TEPA)

David Bowie

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

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Featured Artists

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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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd are currently getting set for the 'Their Mortal Remains' exhibition at the V&A - Check out our range of images for sale.

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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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Contact Sheets Collection

Contact Sheets Collection

Our contact sheet collection is a rare opportunity to look back at the hidden moments surrounding some of rocks most iconic images.

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The Rolling Stones Collection

The Rolling Stones Collection

The Rolling Stones have been entertaining audiences for more than 50 years. Our collections share the best images spanning their career

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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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Featured Photographers

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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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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Steve Rapport

Steve Rapport

Steve Rappotr's career spanned from 1981 to 1995, during which he was fortunate enough to work with many great musicians, bands and people.

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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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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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'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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George Michael to be Honoured in Celebratory Tribute Concert

George Michael to be Honoured in Celebratory Tribute Concert

George Michael will be honoured in a tribute concert, next year at Brixton Academy on what would have been his 56th birthday.

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