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Exploring Birdsong Announce Sleep Token Support, Tour With Godsticks

Exciting new prog-rock/pop trio Exploring Birdsong have announced dates supporting both new sensation Sleep Token in their debut headline ritual, and a three-date tour with prog band Godsticks. The band will also be making their festival debut in the form of HRH Prog 2018. Dates are as follows: 11/10 St Pancras Old Church London (supporting Sleep Token) 12/10 Soup Kitchen Manchester (supporting Godsticks) 13/10 Cluny 2 Newcastle (supporting Godsticks) 14/10 The Garage Attic Glasgow (supporting Godsticks)… Keep Reading

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Metallica Announced WorldWired Tour & 25 European Dates

Metallica’s WorldWired Tour has confirmed its return to the UK and Europe, this time for a staggering May 1-August 25, 2019 run of their own outdoor gigs at stadiums, parks, and even one at a castle. Tickets go on sale September 28th at 10am Fifth member pre-sale September 25th The new dates are Metallica’s first in the UK and Europe since the Sept. 2017 to May 2018 indoor run that… Keep Reading

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New Release – Suede – The Blue Hour

Cometh the Blue Hour, cometh the Suede Since they returned after an 11 year hiatus in 2013, Suede graced us with the albums Bloodsports and Night Thoughts. And now Brett Anderson and company return with their brand new album, The Blue Hour. And an interesting album it is too. But don’t expect a short album though, as this has 14 songs on it. 14 songs that see Suede go into Kate Bush style territory, with strings… Keep Reading

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Icarus Witch Announces New Record

Pittsburgh heavy metal band Icarus Witch has announced plans to release their long-awaited, 6th record, Goodbye Cruel World. The album will be released on October 26th with Cleopatra Records and Icarus Witch will be performing a hometown album release show Saturday, October 27 7PM – 11PM at Get Hip Record store. The upcoming record marks the band’s first new record in 6 years and first to feature new vocalist Andrew… Keep Reading

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Pale Waves Share New Video For One More Time

Pale Waves have shared the video for new track One More Time, the latest to be taken from the band’s acclaimed debut album, My Mind Makes Noises, out now through Dirty Hit. The album also features the singles There’s A Honey, Television Romance, Kiss and Eighteen. The album release comes ahead of the band’s UK, Europe and North American headline tours, including their biggest headline to date at London O2… Keep Reading

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Vandenberg’s MoonKings Announce New Record ‘Rugged & Unplugged’

Vandenberg’s MoonKings return with their new record ‘Rugged and Unplugged’which will be released on 23 November 2018 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. ‘Rugged and Unplugged’ is a beautifully stripped back acoustic album which features songs from across Adrian Vandenberg’s career.  From his first band Teaser as a 20 year old he has always used an acoustic guitar in his recordings, which along with the electric guitar creates the light and… Keep Reading

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Ayreon Release Video For ‘Across The Rainbow Bridge’

Ahead of the release of the phenomenal 20th anniversary re-issue of ‘Into The Electric Castle’, remixed entirely by Arjen Lucassen, Ayreon have dropped a stunning video for Across The Rainbow Bridge.  The special re-issue will be released on various formats on 26th October 2018, via Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group.  Speaking about the video, Lucassen explains “In honour of the 20th anniversary re-release of ‘Into The Electric Castle’ we proudly present you this cool lyric… Keep Reading

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The VirginMarys – Northern Sun Sessions

Three Hail VirginMarys…….. Believe it or not, The VirginMarys have been around for quite a while. Since 2009 in fact. And the Macclesfield rockers show no signs of letting up with their third studio album, Northern Sun Sessions. So how does it fare? Well, it gets off to the usual signature heavy start with, Look Out For My Brother. An absolute no nonsense song from the band – Ally Dickaty and Danny Dolan –… Keep Reading

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The Luka State – Bury Me

The Luka State release new tune, ‘Bury Me’ A true rock hit, which should really gain them some new listeners The Luka State have followed up their last single, ‘Feel It’, with their newest piece of beautiful noise, ‘Bury Me’. Not only have they followed on from it, they have kept the high standard of music which was displayed in their last single. This band might not be from a big… Keep Reading

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Saul Blease Signs to Bad Elephant Music

Bad Elephant Music is proud to announce the signing of Bristol-based multi-instrumentalist Saul Blease for the release of his new album, The Great War, in November 2018. A four-year labour of love, the album reworks songs written over the last four years into a musical chronicle of the First World War. Singer-songwriter Saul has already released two critically acclaimed solo albums, as well as instrumental music under the Northwoods name.… Keep Reading

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Napoleon Release Video For ‘Ignite’

Napolean have released a video for their new single ‘Ignite’, the first taste of their forthcoming album Epiphany.  Due for release on 2nd November 2018 via Basick Records, Epiphany will be released in limited edition vinyl, CD and digital formats. Pre-orders are available here: https://basick.supplies/collections/napoleon See Napoleon live at one of the following dates: 20.10.18 – Festivile, Sheffield 27.10.18 – Groezrock Indoor, Hasselt, Belgium The follow up to 2016’s Newborn Mind, Epiphany is… Keep Reading

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New Music – Richard Ashcroft – Surprised By The Joy

Bring on the Joy with Richard Ashcroft It’s a very well known fact that The Verve are still regarded as one of the greatest British bands of the last 50 years. And that has had something to do with the quality of the songs they delighted crowds with. And now, Richard Ashcroft presents his latest single, Surprised By The Joy. Surprised By The Joy is taken from the forthcoming album from Richard… Keep Reading

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Florence + the Machine Premiere South London Forever (Live At The Joiner Arms)

Florence + the Machine has premiered a live video for ‘South London Forever’ (recorded at The Joiner Arms), a stunning highlight from new album ‘High As Hope’. ‘High As Hope’ was also recently nominated for 2018’s prestigious Hyundai Mercury Prize (Florence’s third nomination of her career), with the winner crowned on Thursday September 20th. The affecting live visual for ‘South London Forever’ was captured during Florence’s surprise album-launch show at… Keep Reading

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Embrace – The Good Will Out Tour March 2019

Embrace celebrate the 21st anniversary of their debut album, The Good Will Out, with a ten date UK tour in March next year, including a prestigious show at the London Roundhouse, playing their seminal album in full. Released in 1998, The Good Will Out became one of the fastest selling debut albums by a British artist, certified Gold on the day of release and charting at #1 in the UK album… Keep Reading

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Siamese Release Animals

Danish soulful metallers SIAMESE have released new single ‘Animals’, taken from their upcoming EP 2BA. ‘Animals’ is now available worldwide to stream and download, and the video can be seen here: https://youtu.be/lYWJAcDFTDc SIAMESE have enjoyed many successes in their homeland which include winning a prestigious GAFFA Music Award and making the national charts, and they’re now ready to take their unique sound internationally with the new EP 2BA. 2BA serves as a… Keep Reading

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Walter Trout Announces November 2018 UK Tour Dates

Following the release of the stunning collaboration album ‘We’re All In This Together’ in September 2017, Walter Trout will be returning to the UK for 5 dates. His tour will start at The Robin in Bilston on Sunday 25 November and travel through The Picturedrome in Holmfirth, Oran Mor in Glasgow, Wylam Brewery in Newcastle and finishing at Planet Rockstock in Trecco Bay, Wales. Talking about coming back for the… Keep Reading

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi To Take Part In ‘A Life In Music’ Events In Paisley and Edinburgh

Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi To Take Part In ‘A Life In Music’ Events In Paisley and Edinburgh. Legendary Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi will give a fascinating insight into his life and career at two very special events announced for October 2018. Billed as Tony Iommi with Phil Alexander: A Life In Music, fans will witness Tony in conversation with respected journalist and broadcaster Phil Alexander at dates in Paisley… Keep Reading

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ShadowParty Live Birthdays, Stoke Newington

The ShadowParty ain’t over yet… And now it’s part two of our Stoke Newington live reviews, and it’s ShadowParty. A band that Flick Of The Finger has made a firm favourite with our readers. And on Thursday, they were at Birthdays in Stoke Newington, as part of their UK tour. So how was it? Really darn good, as a matter of fact. The core members, consisting of Tom Chapman and… Keep Reading

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Average Sex – Birthdays, Stoke Newington

Average Sex ain’t your average band As part of the ShadowParty show in Stoke Newington (that review will follow this one), London based indie rockers, Average Sex, were picked to get the festivities started. And they most certainly did.  The band, comprising of lead singer, and Gaelic charmer, Laetitia Bocquet, guitarists Sam O’Donovan and Louise Earwaker, bassist Jamie Graeme and drummer Finnigan Kidd, start off their high energy set with Hey… Keep Reading

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Harry Jordan: Birmingham’s Queen of Rockabilly Announces New Single ‘Devils Been Keeping my Seat Warm’

Forget a boy named Sue, it’s all about a girl called Harry Jordan. Following on from previous releases, ‘Devil in a Push Up Bra’ and ‘Hell in High Heels’, this latest offering is not for the faint-hearted. It’s sassy. It’s fierce. The guitar riffs are sleazy, the drums tribal and the bass line stomping. Jordan’s vocals are soulful, ethereal, powerful and raw;  like the voice of a leather-clad angel –… Keep Reading

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