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March 2016

Hollywood Undead – Vega Main Hall

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Extended set of rap metal – with a sensitive side Hollywood Undead was born in the underground in Los Angeles, and had their debut in 2008 with the album “Swan Songs”. Since then they have toured the world, visiting countless cities, and tonight Copenhagen was the next in line. They have visited once before, in 2014 at the venue Pumpehuset, also in Copenhagen. After supporting act, Attila, had blown the…

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Debut Album – Terminal Gods! List Here

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TERMINAL GODS ANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUM ‘WAVE / FORM’ – RELEASED MAY 6TH STREAM NEW SINGLE ‘CONNECTION & RUPTURE’ NOW “Imagine a world in which Andrew Eldritch kept his hair and his leather jacket, and instead of doing crossword puzzles for the last decade, he spent his time cracking skulls in biker bars. Shazam!Terminal Gods” – Classic Rock “Terminal Gods are the genuine desperadoes of London’s emerging underbelly of dark dive-bar…

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TERRIBLE LOVE SIGN TO BIG SCARY MONSTERS AND ANNOUNCE UK DATES WITH ROLO TOMASSI

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  A blistering emotional assault, there’s a fury to ‘Change Nothing’ that harnesses all the frustration that remaining undercover so long garnered and sets it ablaze – DIY MAG “Change Nothing” Out 22nd April via Big Scary Monsters Pre-orders available now here Tour w/ Rolo Tomassi in April  Check their video for debut track ‘Change Nothing’ here What do you get when you chuck current and former members of FFAF, Bastions,…

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THE BIG MOON – New Music following Massive tour with The Maccabees

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“London’s most exciting new quartet … The Big Moon are readying to shoot for the stars” – NME  “…they’re already destined to be a mainstream indie rock act, probably the size of HAIM, or maybe bigger.” – Loud & Quiet The Big Moon are very pleased to announce details of a new single, their first through Fiction Records. Cupid is available to stream now and a limited vinyl will be…

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The Stranglers Live at the Manchester Apollo.

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Not So Black and White Tonight is a first for me. Two bands from an era I love that I have never seen. The Alarm and of course tonight’s headliners The Stranglers. It’s a packed house tonight at the O2 Apollo as The Alarm take the stage. They are greeted by an excited crowd and don’t fail to please with a short but powerful set. Of course everyone is on…

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Larrakia | The Parish

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Larrakia, Superintendent, Dead Party Scene, The Parish,Huddersfield 25/3/16 Words and Images by our friend & guest reviewer, Craig Carling. A quick trip over the Pennines saw me at one of my favourite venues in the country. Step forward The Parish and take a bow. The best burgers and one of the coolest gig huts in Britain. Bare brick and an immaculate painted mural as a backdrop sets the scene really…

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Attila, Vega Main Hall, Copenhagen

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Supporting band so good they should have their own tour! Sometimes a supporting band have so much goin’ for them, that they might as well be on their own tour. Attila from Atlanta, Georgia (US) is such a band. This evening they were visiting VEGA Main Hall in Copenhagen DK, while on tour with Hollywood Undead. Sunglasses wearing frontman Chris “Fronz” Fronzak and his crew of three, Chris Linck on guitar, Kalan Blehm…

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Jesus Loves Flick Of The Finger – Any You! Happy Easter!

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Happy Easter To All Of Our Readers! Jesus Is Watching You! A burglar broke into a house one night. He shined his flashlight around, looking for valuables, and when he picked up a CD player to place in his pack, a strange, disembodied voice echoed from the dark saying, “Jesus is watching you.” He nearly jumped out of his skin, clicked his flashlight out, and froze. When he heard nothing…

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On This Day | 27th March…

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1958, CBS records announced the invention of stereophonic records. Although the new format would be playable on ordinary record players, when used on the new stereo players, a new rich and fuller sound would be heard. 1964, The British invasion continued to make its way around the world with The Beatles having the top six positions on the Australian pop chart. 1965, The Supremes scored their fourth US No.1 single…

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Man Made | Aatma, Manchester

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The rising Manchester-based 3-piece Man Made will released their brand new single ‘TV Broke My Brain’ in September 2014, as well as performing at both the Reading / Leeds Festivals in August,on XFM Xposure showcase on September and out on tour with Jake Bugg in October. All the while playing their own 18 date Uk tour. Having quickly built up an impressive history for such a new band, Man Made…

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Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott

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Lamb | Manchester Apollo

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In any relationship, difference is the dynamic that makes magic happen. In musical partnerships, it’s often the crucial friction that makes creative sparks fly but, a fraction too much friction, and everything’s likely to go up in smoke. Lou Rhodes and Andy Barlow understand difference more than most. They’re the first to admit that when they got together their diametrically opposing aesthetics – Lou’s devotion to The Song, Andy’s obsession…

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On This Day | 26th March…

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1961, The Beatles performed at the Casbah Coffee Club, West Derby, Liverpool, their last performance before travelling to Hamburg, West Germany, for their second visit. 1965, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones and Bill Wyman all received electric shocks from a faulty microphone on stage during a Rolling Stones show in Denmark. Bill Wyman was knocked unconscious for several minutes. 1969, Marvin Gaye was at No.1 on the UK singles chart, with…

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Northern Souls – 3 Lucky Winners To Win A4 Print

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3 Lucky Winners To Win A4 Print by Irafusha Titled ‘Northern Souls’ This A4 Print By Manchester Based Photographer ‘Irafusha‘ Is Up For Grabs for 3 Lucky Winners.  To have your name in the hat and have a chance to win, All you have to do is ‘Like’ & ‘Share’ the Flick Of The Finger Facebook Page.   These A4, Northern Souls prints have been professionally printed in a Lustre finish and…

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Noel Gallagher Has Announced A Special One-off Gig…

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Noel Gallagher has announced a special one-off gig this summer in the North Yorkshire holiday resort of Scarborough. The Oasis guitarist will be hitting up his Scarborian music fans on August 3 during his UK tour with band the High Flying Birds. It’s the first time he’s ever played the seaside town, and Scarborough’s Open Air only has a capacity of 6,500 so you’ll need to get your tickets fast. If you don’t manage that,…

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On This Day | 25th March…

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Tommy Lee Flashes Fans, John Lennon and Yoko Ono Have A Sleep Over And Motown Celebrate 25 years. 1958, Having been sworn in as Private 53310761 the previous day Elvis Presley received the regulation short back and sides haircut from army barber James Peterson. Presley would earn $78 per month as an army private. 1958, Buddy Holly appeared at The Gaumont Theatre in London, the final date on his only…

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On This Day | 24th March…

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Yoko Cashing In, £73p Beatles Tickets, Simon & Garfunkel First Number 1 and the Motown World Loses Uriel Jones 1962, The Beatles appeared at The Barnston Women’s Institute, admission was seven shillings and six pence, ($1.05). 1966, Simon and Garfunkel made their UK singles chart debut with ‘Homeward Bound.’ Simon is said to have written the song at Farnworth railway station, Widnes, England, while stranded overnight waiting for a train. A plaque…

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Eliza and the Bear – NEW ALBUM!!

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After the success of recent singles ‘It Gets Cold’ and ‘Friends’, plus numerous sold-out shows around the UK Eliza and the Bear will release their eagerly anticipated eponymous debut album on 8th April via Capitol Records (5SOS, Sam Smith etc).   7-Apr-16 London, Islington Assembly Hall 13-Apr-16 Birmingham, Institute Library 14-Apr-16 Bristol, Thekla 15-Apr-16 Manchester, Academy 3 16-Apr-16 Glasgow, Garage Eliza and the Bear have returned with yet another glowing…

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The Hunna Sell Out UK Tour!

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**MARCH & APRIL UK TOUR NOW COMPLETELY SOLD OUT** GET YOUR TICKETS FOR MAY AND JUNE BEFORE THEY SELL OUT TOO!!! “Where is the next band producing indie classics that can break through into the mainstream and give the public an act they can believe in again? Well, there’s finally another contender in the shape of The Hunna. Ones to watch for the year ahead.” – Shortlist After three raucous…

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Declan McKenna Announces New Track & Tour Dates!

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DECLAN MCKENNA has unveiled the ‘Leelah’s Law’ inspired video for his track Paracetamol. Written about transgender teenagers, the lyrics reflect the hyperbole and misunderstanding often found in the reporting of these sensitive cases, and the shines a light on the lack of LGBT narratives that don’t minimise the characters to their trauma. At just 17 Declan has already achieved so much. Since the release of his demo ‘Brazil’ last spring, the young artist has…

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