Queen have shared an unreleased version of the song “All Dead, All Dead,” featuring Freddie Mercury on lead vocals. It’s a preview to the deluxe 40th anniversary reissue of the News Of The World, first released in 1977. The original version is one of the few Queen tracks that features guitarist Brian May singing lead vocals. The song is about May’s cat, which died when he was a child. The 40th-anniversary edition of News of the World is out due November 17th.
Record Store Day 2017 is set for November 24th, and U2 will be part of the festivities as they contribute a vinyl exclusive on Jack White’s Third Man Records label for the occasion. It’ll be a vinyl 12-inch of a new song called “The Blackout,” and will be the first physical release from U2’s new album, Songs of Experience, due later this year. The 12″ includes both the original album version backed by an exclusive remix by the band’s longtime collaborator, Jacknife Lee.
The Rolling Stones are streaming a 1965 BBC live recording of their hit, “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”, as the latest preview to the forthcoming package, On-Air… a collection of live recordings of the Stones from 1963 to 1965 from a variety of BBC shows from the era. This version of “Satisfaction” aired just 4 months after it was recorded. On-Air includes eight songs the Stones have never recorded or released commercially.