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Interview: Dead!

Dead! ..on achievements, inspirations and touring After playing at 2000 Trees Festival, Dead! did a few days round the UK before playing … Keep Reading

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The End Of Rosalina – Debut album release

Friday 21. October will see the release of the Danish quartet’s debut album, “Black Smoke” The album is 11 tracks with a tasty mixture of influences. The song structure along the lines of Foo Fighters, the gravitas of Clutch and guitar harmonies worthy of Thin Lizzy. The soundscape combining the virtues of… Keep Reading

New Music

Single Review: Love Zombies “Birthday”

Classic 70’s vibe from UK/US five-piece Love Zombies Love Zombies have announced the release of their playful power-pop anthem ‘Birthday’, which will be released on October 28th, and is taken from their forthcoming debut album Passionfruit which is due for release early next year. The new single, taken from the coming debut album “Passionfruit”,… Keep Reading

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Live Reviews

Jake Bugg, 02 Apollo, Manchester

Yet another cold, dark and rainy Manchester night brightened up with the folk rock sounds of Jake Bugg… well, eventually. I don’t think I’ve been to an O2 Apollo gig where it’s not been crammed front to back. With it’s gold and cherry red furnishings and 3500 capacity, tonight was no… Keep Reading

Gigs/New Music

EP Review: As Lions “Aftermath”

+ US Arena Tour With FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, SHINEDOWN & SIXX:A.M. UK rock outfit As Lions have announced their debut EP Aftermath, out October 14th via Better Noise Records. The EP will be available digitally in the US and physically in Europe. In conjunction with the announcement of the EP, the band have… Keep Reading

New Music

Album Review: Shotgun Revolution, “All This Could Be Yours”

Excellent Hard Rock album from Danish quartet Shotgun Revolution has released their 4th. album, and a fresh video for the latest single, “Rise To Power” SHOTGUN REVOLUTION’s new video “Rise To Power” was released on September 23rd, and is the latest single from the quartet’s latest album. Formed in 2009… Keep Reading

Music News

New doom metal band: A Sun Traverse

New band featuring ex-Saturnus members A SUN TRAVERSE is a new Doom metal band from Copenhagen, Denmark. After departing with SATURNUS, Peter E. Poulsen (guitars), Tais Pedersen (guitars), Nikolai Borg (drums) and Anders R. Nielsen (keyboards) formed A SUN TRAVERSE and was later joined by bassist player Lennart Jacobsen (also ex. SATURNUS). Recently… Keep Reading


Guns’n’Roses to play Copenhagen in July 2017

Nine European cities announced so far. The legendary rockers plan to tour parts of Europe during the 2017 summer. Ticket information is not yet available, but according to a few sources online, these approximate dates should hold up: Dublin, Ireland @ Croke Park – July 2017 Bracelona, Spain @ Estadio… Keep Reading

Music News

JUNKYARD DRIVE (DK) signs deal with Mighty Music

Danish debutants premieres single + video for the track “Drama Queen” Junkyard Drive are already well-known to Danish and Northern European rock fans for their energetic live performance and with a newly signed record deal, the guys are ready to show the world what they are made of with the first single… Keep Reading

Music News

The Winachi Tribe – Why we all need “A Room With A Zoo”

2016 has been quite a year for The Winachi Tribe. What, with a trip to Los Angeles, a China/Asia management distribution deal, a new single plus live dates soon the guys have been quite busy… Recent events have also included the recording of Winachi’s first TV appearance filmed in Manchester recently for  ‘Rock Tales’…hosted… Keep Reading


INTERVIEW: Crispian Mills Of Kula Shaker

Interview with Crispain Mills Flick of the Finger caught up with the Kula Shaker frontman ahead of their UK tour, playing ‘K’ in full to celebrate the 20th Anniversary 2016 marks 20 years since Kula Shaker exploded into the UK Britpop Scene with their million selling debut album K.  Their brand of… Keep Reading

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Live Reviews

Bad Company, First Direct Arena, Leeds

Can’t Get Enough of the Bad Company Swan Song Tour. Bad Company rock Leeds on their opening night back in England on what could be their final ‘Swan Song’ tour together. Anticipation and emotions are incredibly high tonight, as this is the first night on English soil for a number… Keep Reading

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Rival Bones, O2 Academy Liverpool

Rival Bones Smash Liverpool !! Stepping into the O2 Academy in Liverpool, on 15th October, to catch Rival Bones was not stepping into the unknown, as I’d seen them the week before. I was more than happy for a repeat performance, from a band that not only makes promises, but… Keep Reading

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Live Reviews

Divine Comedy, St Georges Hall, Liverpool

Divine Comedy offer a lot more than “Something for the Weekend”. 800 pack out a sellout concert to pay homage to Neil Hannon and the Divine Comedy. Tonight’s Venue St George’s Hall Liverpool, Built in the early 1800s as a space for music festivals and the Civil and Crown courts,… Keep Reading

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Music News

Syd Arthur In Store Performances & Signings

Fresh from their recent tour with White Denim, Syd Arthur heads out this week on a short series of record store appearances. Flick Of The Finger will be catching up with them playing live and signing copies of there latest album ‘Apricity’, and have also arranged a short interview, Tuesday… Keep Reading

Live Reviews

Placebo, VEGA, Copenhagen

14. October 2016: The legendary Brits started their 20-year anniversary tour in Denmark Placebo looks back at their twenty years and eight studio albums, with their “20 Years Of Placebo” tour. A tour which did not start as planned for the Brits: When a band has a greatest hits collection out, the… Keep Reading

Live Reviews

The Cure, Forum, Copenhagen

The Perfect Imperfect The Cure played a full 2 hours and 45 minute set in Forum Copenhagen this friday. 30 years on top of their game and they’ve still got it. Forum (Copenhagen) has always been challenging for the most established bands. The gray concrete block with the tacky neon sign… Keep Reading

Music Fims

The Story Of Skinhead With Don Letts

Documentary in which director and DJ Don Letts looks at a very particular and very provocative British subculture – skinhead. He explores how skinhead has become associated with street fighting, trouble on the football terraces and violent racism in the public consciousness in Britain and around the world, but reveals… Keep Reading


WIN: Paul Weller Print

Win this exclusive Paul Weller print Captured on his latest world tour The A4 sized print will be posted to you directly on the finest Art paper with a Lustre finish Lustre prints offer the best of both worlds: the color saturation of glossy finish with the fingerprint resistance of matte and… Keep Reading

Live Reviews

Twin Atlantic, O2 Institute, Birmingham

Twin Atlantic arrived in Birmingham with a UK Tour to celebrate the release of their latest album ‘GLA’. On 11th October 2016, Twin Atlantic hit the stage of the O2 institute with their ‘GLA’ tour, bringing supports Pulled Apart By Horses and FangClub along for the ride. As the main… Keep Reading

Live Reviews

Gun, Academy 3, Manchester

Gun return on top form and shoot with both barrels. You could be forgiven in thinking that Gun had given up the ghost a while ago. Thankfully that is not the case. GUN were formed in 1987 by Giuliano Gizzi (guitar) and Cami Morlotti (bass), with Mark Rankin (vocals), Alan Thornton (drums)… Keep Reading

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Live Reviews

Goo Goo Dolls Albert Halls Manchester

Goo Goo Dolls Bring 20 years of Classics to Manchester,s Albert Halls For those who have not been initiated into the world of the Goo Goo Dolls. The band hail from Buffalo New York and came together in 1986. John Rzeznik (vocals, guitar) and Robby Takac (vocals, bass), have been… Keep Reading

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Music News

Broken Witt Rebels ‘Georgia Pine’

The Birmingham four-piece rock and blues band, Broken Witt Rebels today, launched the official video for their new single ‘Georgia Pine’. The single dovetails the band’s forthcoming 12-date UK tour with King King that kicks off at Brighton’s The Old Market on Wednesday 9th November. ‘Georgia Pine’ also features on the… Keep Reading

Music News

Depeche Mode Announce Global Spirit Tour

Depeche Mode Announce London Stadium Show On Saturday June 3 2017 Depeche Mode, one of modern music’s most influential artists, announced today at a special event in Milan that they will be embarking on a world tour in May 2017 to support their new studio album, Spirit, due to be… Keep Reading

New Music

NEW MUSIC: Phantogram ‘Three’

‘Three’ is the new album from New York indie-electronica duo Phantogram out October 7 on new UK label Fiction Records. The album includes the new single “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore”, which has over 5 million streams on Spotify and is currently Top 10 in the US Alternative radio… Keep Reading

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Live Reviews

White Denim, O2 Bristol

Texan rockers White Denim roll into town, well the 02 at Bristol as part of a 6 date UK tour to promote recently released album Stiff, their 6th studio release. Syd Arthurs, a four piece from Canterbury opened proceedings, is this the re-incarnation of the Canterbury sounds of the 70’s,… Keep Reading

New Music

NEW MUSIC: The Hyena ‘Atomised’ Debut Album

The Hyena Kill force out an angry, visceral album that captures their raw energy. The album, Atomised, consists of eight tracks bursting at the seams with relentless aggressive hard-rock power. Well, I should really say seven tracks, because The Waiting Room is a rather mellow, soothing, almost dream-like slice of… Keep Reading

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Neighbourhood Festival 2016, Manchester

A sunny Saturday afternoon saw the start of the first Manchester Neighbourhood Festival when eleven different venues hosted ninety one different acts. Running from mid-day until late in the evening there was a wonderful vibe at all the venues as people criss– crossed the city to the different venues. Whether… Keep Reading

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Live Reviews

The Specials, House Of Blues, Las Vegas

Tonight is an exciting night for me. First of all, I’m seeing a band that has been part of my musical upbringing for as long as I can remember. …and secondly, it’s in a city that I never thought I would visit, Las Vegas. Oh and it’s the last night… Keep Reading

TRACK OF THE WEEK: Bayonet ‘Weekend’
Track of The Week

TRACK OF THE WEEK: Bayonet ‘Weekend’

Sheffield once again delivers the goods in the form of four-piece indie-outfit Bayonet. Their new single, ‘Weekend’, is just as sharp as the band’s name would have you believe. Lush happy-go-lucky guitar lines jangle throughout the melodic three minutes of indie-pop, where the quality of the music is obvious upon first… Keep Reading

New Music

NEW MUSIC: Goo Goo Dolls ‘Over and Over’

Set to land October 28th – get your listed here… October tour includes London Eventim Apollo show on October 14th The multi-Platinum and Grammy-nominated Goo Goo Dolls are set to play a UK tour starting in Norwich this Friday 8th October and culminating at London’s Eventim Apollo. The band will… Keep Reading

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Interviews/Live Reviews

Brooders, Zanzibar Club, Liverpool

I wasn’t sure what to expect as they looked so young, but all my fears were washed away when they blasted into the first track “Thrill Killer”. It amazes me how so many bands with so much attitude seem to be overlooked. They hammered thru the track with gusto and… Keep Reading

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Live Reviews

Moose Blood, O2 Institute, Birmingham

Coming straight from their Europe tour to the UK, Canterbury emo band Moose Blood kicked off their UK tour at the Birmingham o2 Institute2. Their second album Blush, which was released in August this year, had taken the music scene by storm.  The 4 piece came back to the UK… Keep Reading

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