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A Special One Off Gig For Glass Mountain

GLASS MOUNTAIN have announced a special one-off performance at the legendary LEEDS BRUDENELL SOCIAL CLUB on SATURDAY 23 FEBRUARY with special guests LELO and PURA VIDA. Tickets priced £4 in advance are available now Since their uncompromising seven-minute debut release GLACIAL, Bradford quartet GLASS MOUNTAIN have built their growing reputation on beautifully crafted, often sorrowful music. Named after a David Hockney artwork, the band released GIN FLOWS THROUGH MY VEINS… Keep Reading

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Cold Water Swimmers release double a-side single “Summer Breeze” / “I’ll Be Your Witness.

The tracks are raw and honest; the songs too, the band is tight. The trio, Chris Bridgett (Guitar & Vocals), Carrie Lawson (Bass) and Selina Woolnough (Drums) got together on January 24th 2018 in Prestwich that’s the same night MES died, that means nothing we just thought we’d drop it in.  The band celebrated their recent first birthday with a gig in a boxing ring in Salford; it’s different with… Keep Reading

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Alice Cooper Announces UK Tour Dates

The Godfather of Shock Rock is back This morning, information for Alice Cooper’s next tour, entitled “Ol’ Black Eyes is Back”, hit the internet, and made UK fans ecstatic. The tour is set to take place in October, kicking off on the 4th at Manchester Arena before wrapping up 8 days later in Cardiff. These dates coincide with the 50th anniversary of Cooper’s first album, “Pretties For You”. Cooper will… Keep Reading

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Lechlade Festival Full Line Up Revealed.

Now in its 9th year, Lechlade Festival returns over the bank holiday weekend from 24th to 26th May 2019. Jam-packed with over 100 performers, including Ivor Novello award-winning, Brit Award-nominated band The Feeling as headliners.   The Feeling burst onto the British pop scene in 2005 and enjoyed a string of Top 10 hits, including: Sewn, Rosé, Fill My Little World, Love it When You Call & Never Be Lonely.  The band will be… Keep Reading

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Gary Hoey Collaborates With His Son On New Song “Don’t Come Crying”

Mascot Label Group and Gary Hoey have announced a March 15 global release date for Neon Highway Blues via Provogue. The album’s eleven tracks display Hoey’s confidence and assuredness alongside the freshness of someone who’s still in the process of discovery and refinement Hoey self-produced the album at his New Hampshire based home studio, while also enlisting friends Eric Gales, Lance Lopez. Josh Smith and his 17-year-old son Ian for guest appearances.  He shares, “I really… Keep Reading

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Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess Announces New Solo Album ‘Wired For Madness’

Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess will release his brand new spiralling and stunning solo album ‘Wired for Madness’ on April 19. ‘Wired for Madness’ bursts and flows forth with all of the drama, technique and melodicism that have become his musical hallmarks. The album also features the keyboard wizard handling many of the vocals. Renowned guests include drummer Marco Minnemann, Dream Theater frontman James LaBrie, guitarists Vinnie Moore, Guthrie Govan, Joe Bonamassa and John Petrucci. There are appearances by notable players including… Keep Reading

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band announce July 2019 UK Shows

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band have announced they will be coming to the UK in July for 3 shows Calling at; Boiler Shop, Newcastle, the Leadmill, Sheffield and City Hall, Salisbury. The 5 x Grammy Nominated Shepherd returns following their triumphant 2017 UK tour that included a co-headline performance at BluesFest, London and a headline performance on the Outlaw Country Stage at Ramblin’ Man Fair. The most recent album, 2017s ‘Lay It On Down’, released… Keep Reading

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Preview: The One Hundred Club – Commit to Exist

The raunchy new single is released on 22nd February The One Hundred Club are a pretty new band, with only 2 tracks released, however, with the upcoming release of their 3rd track ‘Commit To Exist’, things are sounding promising for the Stockport/Manchester based rock band. The song opens with a distorted, driven riff that even some of rocks greatest guitarists would be proud of creating, as the song builds, the… Keep Reading

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New Music – Lost Under Heaven – ‘Love Hates What You Become’

Come and get Lost Under Heaven….. Cast your mind back to last year, and we introduced you to Manchester based duo, Lost Under Heaven. A duo consisting of Ellery Roberts and Ebony Hoorn, they first appeared in 2016 with their debut album, Spiritual Songs For Lovers To Sing. This year has seen the release of their new album, Love Hates What You Become. So what’s it like? The first song on the album is Come. Roberts certainly lets… Keep Reading

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Tears for Fears come to “Shout shout let it all out”.

Tonight, is set for an 80’s pop Melancholy explosion, two of the big hitters from that era on one bill With a staggering 53 million album sales between them, the back catalogue of hits should warm, the eager fans who have braved the elements to be here early for tonight’s opening act. Alison Moyet takes to the stage, and opens with I Germinate”, engulfed in a sea of vivid blue… Keep Reading

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WhenYoung Return To Manchester

The Irish Trio Delivered One Hell Of A Show WhenYoung have been releasing music for a couple of years now, and their following is slowly growing, and as their fan base grows, their shows get better and better. The atmosphere last night was one of the best I have witnessed in a small venue. The set included material which has been with the band for a while, alongside newer material,… Keep Reading

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New Music: Within Temptation ‘Resist’

Don’t try to Resist going Within Temptation…. Dutch symphonic rock supremos, Within Temptation, are back. And after a five year gap since Hydra, and a Sharon Den Adel solo album in between, the song remains the same with their new release, Resist. First up is The Reckoning. It’s definitely in the Within Temptation vein of music as it starts with a loud, hard introduction before Den Adel and guest vocalist Jacoby… Keep Reading

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LIVE REVIEW: Kaiser Chiefs Manchester Apollo.

With the Kaiser Chiefs you always get a show, one where your participation is a must, you have no choice, its infectious, you come away knowing you have had a great time, there must be something special in the water over them hills. Keep Reading

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New Music: The Specials – Encore

The Ska legends are back with new material, and it’s something truly magnificent The Specials are one of the best bands in the world. Everyone has heard at least one of their songs, even if they didn’t recognise it. Their new album, which is their first in 18 years, shows off just how talented they really are. Not only is it their first new album in years, but is also… Keep Reading

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