John Peel’s tomb discovered

radio-bbc-radio-one-disc-jockeys-john-peel-londonARCHAEOLOGISTS have located what they believe is the fabulous tomb of the late John Peel.

The giant vault, located underneath the BBC’s Maida Vale studios, is said to be crammed with sumptuous music-related ephemera, including jade masks of the Bhundu Boys and Ushabti figures depicting all 324 members of The Fall.

Workers have yet to excavate the entire area, but already the haul includes an ivory-handled vinyl brush depicting Dawn of the Replicants, a gold amulet in the shape of King Crimson, a solid silver Liverpool FC shirt, and spectacular wall paintings of Autechre, Kanda Bongo Man, and Half Man Half Biscuit.

Archaeologist Dr Helen Archer, who discovered the tomb entrance under a pile of unlistenable demos recorded on C90 cassette tapes, said: “This is a hugely significant find.

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  1. STOP PRESS: The absence of Peel’s body from its sarcophagus has been the object of much speculation. Claims that he self-resurrected upon hearing the new My Bloody Valentine album on the ether and is planning a comeback could not be confirmed at time of going to press. “It’s a nice thought, though”, a BBC spokesman said. “It is a fucking phenomenal record”…

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