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Slam Dunk Festival Confirms The Audition (Worldwide Reunion Exclusive), Reel Big Fish, Goldfinger and ROAM for May Weekender! 

Showing no signs of slowing down, Slam Dunk Festival have unveiled even more names for the almighty alternative extravaganza. Emo-rock heartthrobs The Audition, ska masters Reel Big Fish, highly-revered Goldfinger and fast-rising pop-punk undergrads ROAM will all be heading to Leeds, Hatfield and Birmingham over the May bank holiday weekend!Responsible for singalong pop-rock hybrid hits such as ‘Warm Me Up’, ‘Approach The Bench’, and ‘Don’t Be So Hard’ that soundtracked… Keep Reading


Don Broco, Birmingham O2 Academy

After receiving rave reviews from their newest album Technology, Don Broco hit Birmingham’s o2 Academy to show fans that they can put as much power in to these songs live as they could on the record. With support coming from Yonaka and Man with a Mission, it was clear that we were in for a fun-filled, exhilarating evening. Yonaka, hailing from Brighton, were the first band of the evening. Taking… Keep Reading

New Releases

New Music: Sly Antics ‘Sunday Fear’

After an amazing year, Sly Antics are kicking off 2018 with the release of a new single Their winter tour is over, but Sly Antics are eager to get back at it, with the release of ‘Sunday Fear’  It was a busy end to 2017 for Mancunian three-piece Sly Antics, but they are not going to let that stop them from pushing on and getting their fabulous noise heard by… Keep Reading

Throw Back Thursday

Throwback Thursday ‘Paranoid’

This month, we are looking at the era that spawned Glam Rock and Heavy Metal, and everything in-between This week we are looking at the band that brought Metal to the masses, Black Sabbath, and their second album, ‘Paranoid’  Amongst the many things that the 70’s spawned, Black Sabbath are probably one of the biggest successes of this wonderful era. From the massive riffs that came from Tony Iommi, to the… Keep Reading


The Kris Barras Band Release New Video For ‘Propane’

The Kris Barras Band will be releasing their new album The Divine And Dirty on Provogue/Mascot Label Group on 23 March 2018. Ahead of the release of the highly anticipated follow up to 2016′ debut Lucky 13, Kris has released a brand new video for Propane. Speaking about the track Kris explains: “‘Propane’ is quite different to the other songs on the album and anything I’ve written before. It’s got a driving groove behind it but it’s a… Keep Reading


The Blinders – New Headlines/Festivals Announced

Due to demand for tickets, The Blinders announce new live shows; June 6th : The Borderline, London June : Gorilla, Manchester Tickets  available here. The Blinders have also been announced for festival slots, including Sound City, Liverpool (5th – 6th May) and Kendal Calling (26th – 29th July) with more confirmed appearances to be announced. They are also invited back by CABBAGE on the bill of their ‘Glamour At Thee… Keep Reading


Star Shaped Festival at O2 Academy Brixton – Ocean Colour Scene to headline

Star Shaped Festival is back and bigger than ever in 2018. Following two completely sold out years, the much-loved Star Shaped Festival returns on Saturday 29 September, taking over London’s iconic O2 Academy Brixton and celebrating the indie genre for a nine-hour marathon of live music and class DJs. The festival has become renowned by fans of the music and the artists who made this period what it was as… Keep Reading

New Releases

Beth Hart To Release Live From New York – Front & Center

On March 7th, 2017,  Beth Hart performed a very special, intimate concert at NYC’s Iridium Jazz Club, which featured songs from her latest album ‘Fire on the Floor’ and from throughout her career. Now, 13 years after the release of her incredibly successful live release, ‘Live at Paradiso,’ Hart is treating fans to a DVD/CD release of this standout performance with Live From New York – Front & Center, out April 13th via Provogue Records/Mascot Label… Keep Reading


The Isle Of Wight Festival 2018 Have Added 23 Acts To The 50th Anniversary Line-Up.

The Isle of Wight Festival 2018 announces 23 new acts to be added to the bill. Camila Cabello, Manic Street Preachers, Chase & Status, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Haçienda Classiçal, Rita Ora, Jessie J, Kodaline, Soul II Soul, Feeder, Circa Waves, Sheryl Crow, Tom Grennan, Walking on Cars, The Skids, Louise, Ten Tonnes, Tokio Myers, The Professionals, Get Cape.Wear Cape.Fly, Rothwell, Judas, Catherine McGrath. They join headliners Depeche Mode, The… Keep Reading


DMA’s Announce New Single And Details Of Second Album

I Oh You and Infectious Music are thrilled to announce DMA’S brand new single In The Air and to reveal details for their hugely anticipated second album, For Now, due for release on 27 April. Premiering worldwide via Triple J, In The Air reveals a more mellow side to the Sydney band, with sweeping production and day-dream lyrics that shine a light on the band’s much-loved talent for song writing.… Keep Reading


The Damned. O2 Academy, Bristol.

With a long career spanning several decades The Damned are out on tour to promote new album Evil Spirits. The tour, arrives in Bristol tonight, and I soon discovered there were people that were at last nights gig in Cardiff and some taking in Bournemouth too the next night. Overheard outside the venue people talking about how they’d seen the band several times, Over the years and they felt they… Keep Reading

New Releases

Ash Release New Single Buzzkill

ASH announce their return to Infectious Music, unveil new track Buzzkill, details of their forthcoming album Islands on 18th May 2018, and confirm appearance at BBC’s Biggest Weekend festival in Belfast. ASH today share their new single Buzzkill, taken from forthcoming album Islands –their first since 2015’s Kablammo!  and marking their debut for new label Infectious Music – previously home to the band’s number one albums, 1996’s 1977 and Free… Keep Reading

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Eels Release New Track ‘Today Is The Day’

EELS have recently  unveiled another exceptional new track ‘Today Is The Day’, taken from the highly-anticipated new album The Deconstruction. The album is out April 6th on E Works/[PIAS] and to be released digitally, on CD, 2 x 10” LP, and on Limited Edition Deluxe 2 x 12” LP Box Set.Serving as a second glimpse into the new album, ‘Today Is The Day’ offers a buoyant, sanguine perspective, built from… Keep Reading

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The Calls Return With New Single ‘Lost Art Of Romance’

There often comes a point in the life of a fledgling band where, despite the plaudits and the acclaim, they take time to reflect on what’s been achieved so far and, importantly, where they go from here. The Calls, named after the street in Leeds where much of their inspiration and some of their caustic, witty and memorable lyrics have emerged from, are one such band. Having released the exhilarating… Keep Reading


No Hot Ashes – Reveal video for ‘Skint Kids Disco’ / March UK Tour

Stockport sensations – N0 H0t Ashes – are back with their first single of the new year ’Skint Kids Disco’ and today reveal a kaleidoscopic new video. ‘Skint Kids Disco’ is the latest tune to emerge from the rapidly rising outfit’s upcoming EP of the same name and is set for release via the Modern Sky label on 30 March 2018.   The video was premiered by GigSlutz who described the release as “a fitting ode… Keep Reading

New Releases

Michael Landau Releases New Track We All Feel The Same From Upcoming Album ‘Rock Bottom’

Mascot Label Group announces the arrival of the latest from certified LA guitar legend Michael Landau. His new album Rock Bottom, will be out on February 23rd via Mascot Label Group/Provogue. Ahead of the release of the album, Landau has released a brand new track. Talking about the track We All Feel The Same the certified guitar hero explains: “I wrote ‘We All Feel The Same’ in St. John’s Newfoundland a couple of years… Keep Reading

Throw Back Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Frank Zappa ‘Apostrophe (‘)’

This month, we are looking at the era that spawned Glam Rock and Heavy Metal, and everything in-between This week we are looking at the Jazz-Rock genius, Frank Zappa, and his 1974 ‘ Apostrophe (‘)’  album, which probably comes under ‘everything in-between’. This album is possibly the most famous of the drug hating genius that was Frank Zappa, and features some of his best, and most well known songs, for which Zappa fused… Keep Reading


100 Days to ‘Let’s Rock The Moor’

100 Day Countdown to Let’s Rock the Moor! The Retro Festival Will Be Returning on the 19th May 2018 for the big 10-year anniversary PARTY! Let’s Rock the Moor will be returning to Marsh Meadow, Cookham on Saturday 19th May 2018 and celebrating its 10th festival anniversary in style! With an amazing line-up of artists (including The Retrobate Party Live) bringing you the very best of the 80’s and an… Keep Reading

New Releases

The Wombats – Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life

Indie guitar band The Wombats release their fourth album this week. FOTF has been fortunate to have a copy to listen to. Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life is the follow up to the successful Glitterbug that charted at No 5 her in the UK. The band met back in 2003, in Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, in a few short years they had released several EP’s before releasing their… Keep Reading


Peter Hook & The Light Announce Tour Dates

 Having toured the albums from Hooky’s previous bands for almost eight years now, Peter Hook & The Light have now arrived at the next chapter in their journey. As they reach the late Eighties and early Nineties albums of New Order, “Technique” and “Republic” which they will perform at Manchester’s Albert Hall Saturday 29th September 2018.  The Light have just completed a widely acclaimed world tour performing both “Substance” albums… Keep Reading

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