Katie Clare

Katie Clare has 60 articles published.

Perpetually awkward music junkie.
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Black Peaks Announce UK Autumn Tour

Black Peaks have announced a full UK and European headline tour for October and November 2019. The band will be supported by Bitch Falcon and Black Futures – yes we are very excited! Following on from an incredibly powerful set at this year’s Download, Brighton four-piece announced what looks to be a wealth of incredible UK headline shows. Tickets go on sale on Friday 28 June 2019. “This tour truly… Keep Reading

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Download Festival 2019: Review

The annual Download Festival, once again at Donington Park Circuit, took place this past weekend. 2019 line up saw a host of rock and metals heavy weighs along with numerous artists that fit in more niche genres. Flick Of The Finger sent Katie Clare off to the Midlands to take on the mud and report back. There is no festival quite like Download and Download Festival 2019 was no exception.… Keep Reading

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Excitment is Mounting for Leeds and Reading Festival 2019

Festival season is in full swing and it isn’t long until Foo Fighter’s The 1975, Post Malone and Twenty One Pilots will be headlining Reading and Leeds Festivals. This year’s festival will be taking place Friday 23 to Saturday 25 August 2019.   We’ve had the chance to witness Twenty-One Pilots both on their own headline tour and headlining a festival this year. Trench is a temperate yet evocative genre-blurring masterpiece its tracks should… Keep Reading

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Crown The Empire Have Just Dropped New Video

Texan metalcore masters Crown The Empire have released a brand new video for track Sudden Sky. Speaking on the latest video, Crown The Empire says “We’re born into this world with nothing. No preconceptions. No knowledge of how we got here. No awareness of what or who we are. This is where conformity begins.” “Today, our society is being shaped by the digital revolution.” continues Crown The Empire “Technology is… Keep Reading

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Cancer Bats Announce Summer UK Tour Dates

Cancer Bats have announced a run of summer shows in the UK this coming August and we are crazy excited. Choosing to forgo the traditional lead ups and teaser singles, Cancer Bats, with no forewarning, released their latest studio album The Spark That Moves on April 20, 2018. A critic and fan favourite, the album hit #4 on the iTunes Rock chart, was featured on numerous Best of 2018 lists… Keep Reading

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Miss Vincent Have Just Dropped An Outstanding New Single

Arriving on the UK rock scene in 2013 Southampton’s Miss Vincent have presented us with extremely vibrant live performances over the years. Along with some unforgettable releases such as their fantastic debut Creepy, the agreeably luminous Reasons Not To Sleep EP and last year’s incredible dynamic single Melanie. Today Miss Vincent dropped a new single My Iron Heart and it’s a perfectly striking 3:45 minutes of effervescence. As a band,… Keep Reading

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Low Hum Releases New Single Ahead of Debut Album

L.A.’s Low Hum is set to release his beautifully vulnerable and kaleidoscopic debut album Room To Breathe on 7th June on Last Gang Records. In anticipation, today  Low Hum’s newest single, Fake Reality, has been released. Hawaiian born producer and multi-instrumentalist Collin Desha’s aka Low Hum most indelible memories were formed in his childhood and the Hawaiian lifestyle and culture. Surrounded by the ocean and traditional Hawaiian music. It wasn’t… Keep Reading

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The Faim Announce State Of Mind World Tour

The Faim have announced their State Of Mind World tour. Continuing on from their hugely successful & sold out headline tour of UK & Europe earlier this year, the band will hit a further 23 cities across Australia, UK & Europe. Adding to an already massive 150 shows in the past 13 months. Since their launch last February, The Faim have been a band on the rise, to say the… Keep Reading

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Foals Release New Video For In Degrees

In a striking statement-of-intent, Foals’ current album Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1 has pushed their ambition to new heights. Blending an unconventional two-part concept with an ever-widening sonic palette and lyrics which address a world in flux, it proves that Foals continue to evolve in unexpected ways. Now Foals extend the album’s burgeoning reputation with a double-shot of activity. The band are sharing the new single… Keep Reading

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One Month Till Download: Final Line Up Additions

You heard it – it is only one month until the big old happy Download fam gets together in the hallowed grounds of Donington Park. Continuing to keep up the hype for the big weekend Download have announced the final bands to complete the #DL2019 line-up. Start practising your circle headbanging now as symphonic metal titans, Epica, are coming to Donington Park with their magnetising mix of heavy metal grit… Keep Reading

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Thrice and Refused Announce Co-headline Tour

Thrice, are certainly regarded as one of the most innovative rock bands of their generation and Refused an incredibly influential and creative punk rock band. They are touring together, and we could not be happier. Thrice released their latest album Palms via Epitaph Records in 2018. While Freedom was released by Refused in 2015. So we expect a nice mix of back catalogue and new tracks on the tour. Tickets… Keep Reading

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Chon Release New Single in Advance of New Album and UK Tour

Formed in 2008 in San Diego, guitarists Mario Camarena and Erick Hansel, along with drummer Nathan Camarena and bassist Esiah Camarena started creating exciting progressive rock. They’ll be releasing their third, eponymously titled, album in June. Chon have shared their new single Petal, the second single from the soon to be released new album. The album will be Chon’s third and will be released via Sumerian records on 7 June… Keep Reading

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Drug Church Announce UK Tour

Punk rock agitators Drug Church have announced a UK headline tour this summer. As well as touring around the country the band will be playing this year’s 2000 Trees Festival in Cheltenham. Drug Church are a glorious contradiction. They are an undeniably aggressive band that writes hooks you can’t stop humming: too poppy for the heavy crowd, too heavy for the poppy crowd. Their frontman is a singer who rarely… Keep Reading

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Vegan Camp Out 2019: Festival Preview

In three short years, the Vegan Camp Out has grown from 400 likeminded people in a field with one food vendor. To last year selling out to over 5,000 attendees who had flown in from over thirty countries around the world. This year Vegan Camp Out 2019 looks to serve up an incredible weekend in the East Midlands with an outstanding wealth of activities and artists to enjoy. The Vegan… Keep Reading

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Woes Announce Debut Album Ahead of UK Tour

Woes hotly-anticipated debut album Awful Truth is due to arrive 28 June 2019 on UNFD. As a taster of what to expect the band drop new single and fan-favourite Money Shoe today. The track sees Woes’ sound take flight, blurring the lines between pop punk, hip hop and R&B. Money Shoe follows Woes’ previous single Suburbs. Both tracks will feature on Woes’ forthcoming debut album Awful Truth, produced by Seb… Keep Reading

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Jamie Lenman Releases New Single And Mesmerising Video

Jamie Lenman's new album Shuffle, set for release July 5th 2019, through Big Scary Monsters is certainly a release to get excited about. Are you ready for the ex-Reuben front man to make another huge step forward in doing away with the notion that he'll settle comfortably into a sound or style as a solo artist? Today we hear the new single Killer that dropped along with a stunning video.  Keep Reading

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Issues Release New Music After Three Years

After taking some time off the road and putting their energy into other things, Issues return with their first new song in three years. Issues new track Tapping Out delivers their signature cocktail of metallic groove, hip-hop phrasing, alternative echoes, and edgy pop appeal. Again, the Atlanta four-piece has created an instantly irresistible anthem with singer Tyler Carter nimbly delivering rock swagger and hard-hitting heaviness with ease. Speaking about the… Keep Reading

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Hot Milk Release New Video In Celebration Of Debut EP

Emo power-pop band Hot Milk has released a new video for Wide Awake to mark the released of their debut EP Are You Feeling Alive? which is out today. The Manchester-based four-piece are kicking off a busy summer with the four-track EP release before heading off for a series of Summer festivals. They’ll be on stage at Live at Leeds Festival 4 May 2019, Stag & Dagger Glasgow 5 May… Keep Reading

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Sleeping With Sirens Added to All Points East Line Up

All Points East is pretty spectacular this year and it just became even more so thanks to the addition of Sleeping With Sirens to the incredible Bring Me The Horizon headline show on Friday 31 May 2019. Hailing from Florida, USA, Sleeping With Sirens have pushed the envelope since the release of their debut album, With Ears to See and Eyes to Hear, released in 2010. The band have collected… Keep Reading

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