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NEW MUSIC: URF ‘For The Ride’

URF are a five piece Manchester band that at the moment are flying under the radar (well my radar anyway), but this is all set to change with the release of their debut EP For The Ride on May 4th followed by a headline show at Night People in Manchester. If you’re getting bored with constant post punk sound that so many bands have adopted then maybe URF are the… Keep Reading

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Shaman’s Harvest – The Devil In Our Wake Video

Shaman’s Harvest are back with the brand new video for The Devil In Our Wake. The track comes via their new album Red Hands Black Deeds, which was released last year via Mascot Records. Produced by Keith Armstrong, the album pre-meditatively took on a more organic approach, utilizing vintage gear. Singer Nathan Hunt offers, “We used analog effects pedals and vintage amps. It was kind of like trying to find the melting point between Midwest and L.A. It still has… Keep Reading

Festivals

Isle of Wight Festival – The Golden Music Event of the Year!

What’s all the fuss about? Isle of Wight have announced a huge line up to claim top spot of all the festivals this year! At the Event Production Awards held at The Novotel in London at the start of the year, Isle of Wight Festival was named the Music Event of 2017, ahead of Glastonbury, better than Reading/Leeds and significantly in front of any other competition like Latitude and Boomtown… Keep Reading

Gigs

Thomas Wynn & The Believers Announce June/July 2018 UK Tour 

Following the hugely successful February/March UK tour with The Temperance Movement. Orlando, Florida six-piece Thomas Wynn and The Believers have announced their first ever UK headline tour that will also see them also play Ramblin’ Man Fair and Black Deer Festival. A formidable live act they receieved an incredible response earlier this year, landed a Planet Rock Radio playlist for ‘Burn As One’ and made immediate plans to return to the… Keep Reading

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Sylvette Live at The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

Sylvette launch their new album in Manchester A wonderful night of wonderful noise Last night, Manchester based band Sylvette launched their album at The Ruby Lounge, Manchester. And after wonderful support, the crowd were ready for 45 minutes of truly beautiful music. This band get better each time you see them, and each time, there seems to be something new. Whether it be a new song, new sound, or just… Keep Reading

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The Indica Gallery Release Debut Single ‘Forever Loving You’

Liverpool based, indie psychedelic’s The Indica Gallery dropped their debut single ‘Forever Loving You’ today aiming to break into the hearts of rock fans, one trippy tune at a time. The track itself showcases the group’s particular talent for crafting some incredibly captivating vocal melodies woven throughout spacey instrumentals and fuzzed out lead guitar riffs that are bound to stay with you after a listen or two. Vocalist Joe Mansergh… Keep Reading

Gigs

Acoustic Amnesty for Music Without Borders

The next Acoustic Amnesty fundraiser will again be at the beautiful Sacred Trinity church with a 7.30pm start. This time we are fundraising for the excellent MUSICIANS WITHOUT BORDERS (as part of their world wide music day) as well as Manchester Amnesty. All This Rain, Chris Tavener, Dave Broomhead, Dave Viney SALFORD: Sacred Trinity Church THU 21ST JUN, 2018 7:00pm The gig will be seated and totally silent for performances… Keep Reading

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Tears For Fears Tour Update

  Tears For Fears Forced To Postpone UK & Ireland Arena Tour Dates Rescheduled for Early 2019 Tears for Fears have been forced to postpone their forthcoming sold out UK & Ireland arena tour due to unforeseen health concerns and on doctor’s orders. The tour, due to start April 27th in Leeds, and finish May 12th in Brighton has been rescheduled for early 2019. Tears for Fears apologise to their… Keep Reading

Throw Back Thursday

Throwback Thursday ‘The White Stripes’

The most powerful duo in the world This week, it’s the turn of The White Stripes debut album The White Stripes formed in Detroit in the late 1990’s, and although relatively unknown by name, they have some of the most famous songs in the world. Especially with ‘Seven Nation Army’, and ‘Fell In Love With A Girl’. They combined Grunge Rock with Blues, and made something truly spectacular. This album… Keep Reading

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Marillion, Colston Hall, Bristol

Marillion played Bristol’s Colston Hall last night on their recent tour promoting their recent DVD release. The All in One DVD/Blu Ray showcases the bands show last October at the Royal Albert Hall. Marillion as a band were formed way back in 1979, its original members were Steve Rothery, Doug Irvine, Mick Pointer and Brian Jelliman. Over the years the band has seen several line up changes, for many the… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Miles Kane ‘Loaded’

Miles Kane returns with a majestic new single,“Loaded’, with his new label, Virgin EMI. It’s taken from his forthcoming solo album, ‘Coup De Grace’, his first since the 2013 ‘Don’t Forget Who You Are’ and well worth the wait. Recorded in LA, produced by John Congelton (St. Vincent), and written by Miles, Lana Del Rey and Jamie T, ‘Loaded’ is one big slice of the kind of trademark hook laden… Keep Reading

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Echo & The Bunnymen Twelfth Studio Album

Echo & The Bunnymen have released further details about their twelfth studio album. The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon will be released on 5 October and offers a set of new perspectives on one of the most majestic back catalogues of modern times: 21st century versions of thirteen classics including The Killing Moon, Nothing Lasts Forever and Rescue, re-recorded with synths and strings and things. The album also features… Keep Reading

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The Empty Room Live at Night People, Manchester

The last couple of months have seen the big summer gigs, festivals and tours announced, The Stones at Old Trafford, The Killers in Bolton and an Arctic Monkeys tour to name just a few.  Before you spend a fortune on a ticket, have a look at whats on in your local area because the big bands of the future are probably playing in one of the many clubs that put… Keep Reading

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The Wombats Reveal New Video ‘Turn’

The Wombats have released the official music video for their new single, ‘Turn’, taken from their acclaimed new album ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’, out now via Kobalt Music Recordings. The video was directed by Brother Willis (Beirut, King Krule, Wolfmother), and in his words, “There was something about the pace of the song, coupled with the title of course, that suggested a constantly spinning visual to me. The… Keep Reading

Gigs

The Magic Numbers Announce UK Tour Dates

London quartet The Magic Numbers are set to return following a four-year hiatus with the release of their new album ‘Outsiders’, available through the band’s own label Role Play Records on May 11, 2018. Capturing The Magic Numbers with a renewed sense of purpose following several successful side and solo projects, Outsiders will be supported by a twenty-five-date tour of the UK through May and June 2018, commencing at Cardiff’s… Keep Reading

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The Damned on track for first UK Top 10 album in 41 years.

British punk rock icons The Damned are on course to enter the UK album chart in the top 10 for the first time in their 41 year career. Their Visconti produced album ‘Evil Spirits’ is actually sitting in the Top 5 in today’s midweek numbers  Despite scoring numerous chart-topping singles, their highest charting album, ‘Phantasmagoria’ in 1985, just missed the top ten spot and peaked at number 11. History is… Keep Reading

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Joe Satriani’s G3 2018 UK tour with John Petrucci & Uli Jon Roth kicks off on 24 April

Joe Satriani’s G3 2018 UK Tour with Dream Theater’s John Petrucci and the former Scorpions guitarist Uli Jon Roth will kick off in the UK at the Southend Cliffs Pavilion on Tuesday 24th April  The tour will continue on to London, Bristol, Manchester, Portsmouth and Birmingham. Each of the three incredible guitarists will perform their own set, followed by a massive jam at the end of the show. Fans will… Keep Reading

New Releases

DeWolff Release Disturbing Music Video For ‘Big Talk’ From Upcoming Album ‘Thrust’, Out May 4th

Psychedelic trio DeWolff are delighted to reveal their new dark and horrifying video for Big Talk. The track is taken from their upcoming album Thrust, out May 4th via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group.  To celebrate the release of Thrust the band will be playing a special show at The Black Heart, London on Tuesday 15th May. Speaking about the track the band said “Every second you live there is a fork in the river where you can just follow the… Keep Reading

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Florence + The Machine Shares New Song ‘Sky Full Of Song’ For Record Store Day 2018

Florence + the Machine has today premiered beautiful brand new track,’Sky Full Of Song’. Released without warning in partnership with Record Store Day, a limited edition, double-A-sided 7” vinyl will follow on April 21st, with the A.G Rojas-directed video for ‘Sky Full Of Song’ also available to watch now. Discussing ‘Sky Full Of Song’ for the first time today, Florence writes: “this was a song that just fell out of… Keep Reading

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The Wonder Years, Manchester Academy -13/04/18

It certainly wasn’t an unlucky Friday 13th for fans of The Wonder Years, as the band hit the Manchester Academy for an enticing and emotion-filled night. A week after the release of their sixth studio album ‘Sister Cities’, the pop-punk giants treated fans to two sets – one acoustic, one electric – to display their wide discography and proving to their fans that they will never let them down. Entering… Keep Reading

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