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Perpetually awkward music junkie.
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LIVE: Enter Shikari, Manchester Academy

Enter Shikari’s The Stop The Clock Tour UK leg draws to the close. A tour that has been demanding even challenging in varying extents for the bands involved. Those that have followed the tour around the UK have experienced a variety of atmospheres, adventures and accidents along the way. Keep Reading

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Beartooth Released Live Video for Fire Ahead of UK Support Dates

Beartooth have released their Official Live Video for Fire, from their third studio album Disease. Fire, is a survivalist anthem, further examining frontman Caleb Shomo’s battle with his own demons and the shackles of depression – the track is currently is favourite track from Disease. Shomo explains how this song sonically marks the album’s extremities in one track, showing “The heavy stuff and the softer side. I think it offers… Keep Reading

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The Darkness and The Zutons to Headline Teddy Rocks Festival 2019

Teddy Rocks has announced their headline acts for 2019. The Darkness are Saturday’s headliners, while Sunday headliners are The Zutons. Teddy Rocks Festival started in the modest surroundings a country pub. The Greyhound in North Dorset was the first home of the festival, started 6 years ago. Founder, Tom Newton, wanted to help fundraise for the charity Teddy20. The charity was created by Tom’s parents to raise money for children… Keep Reading

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Blood Youth Unleash New Video Plus Announce Headline Tour for 2019

After some great hardcore punk? Well, Blood Youth have provided us with a plethora of options to enjoy such tunes. They’ve delivered a new video for Keep You Alive from their second album, Starve, due for release on 22 February 2019. Hold on there is more! Blood Youth have also announced a headline tour kicking off in Southampton on 1 March 2019. Blood Youth frontman Kaya Tarsus talking about the… Keep Reading

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As It Is Announce The Intimate Depression Tour For Early 2019

The dust has barely settled on As It Is’ biggest UK headline tour to date,  it only concluded at the start of the month. However, here we are with a new tour to look forward to. This time the Brighton quartet are visiting some seriously intimate venues in some less than usual places. Speaking of The Intimate Depression Tour As It Is explained, “In 2018 we completed 2 UK headline… Keep Reading

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Sleeping With Sirens Annouced As Good Charlotte Support For 2019

Good Charlotte Generation Rx Tour will arrive in the UK at London’s Alexandra Palace, on February 20th 2018. Sleeping With Sirens and Boston Manor will support. The tour is in support of Good Charlotte‘s latest album, Generation Rx, which was released in September 2018. This was the first release of the new global partnership between the band’s MDDN label and BMG. Generation Rx represents both a new chapter and full… Keep Reading

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Gerard Way Has Released A Christmas Single

Achieving merely joint third place in works Christmas quiz because I could not remember the eighth reindeer, was a little annoying. This office based disaster could have been avoided if Gerard Way’s latest single had been released just a few days earlier – it being called Dasher – that forgotten sleigh puller. Very much a Christmas track, it isn’t just about the reindeer. As Way explained, “Dasher is about a… Keep Reading

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Cher Announces Here We Go Again World UK Tour Dates

Music affects us emotionally, physically and spiritually and our enjoyment should never be measured by anything more than the pleasure or any other emotion we deride from it: even when so much music fully exceeds this boundary. So with no shame, no superseding with ‘my guilty pleasure is’, this dyed in the wool punk rock indie kid likes pop music too. So, with both surprise and excitement the news that… Keep Reading

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Black Peaks Announce UK Headline Tour

Brighton’s progressive rockers Black Peaks have announced a 2019 UK headline tour taking place throughout February. Black Peaks release their second album, in October, entitled All That Divides (released via Rise Records/BMG) it was meant with a great deal of critical acclaim. Upset Magazine’s crowned the album their Album Of The Year and All That Divides also made the best album lists with, among others, The Independent and Metal Hammer.… Keep Reading

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Taking Back Sunday Announce 2019 European Tour

Long Island’s post-hardcore emo rockers Taking Back Sunday have announced a special series of live dates for 2019. Adam Lazzara, John Nolan, Shaun Cooper, and Mark O’Connell (Taking Back Sunday) will spend a year celebrating their 20th anniversary as a band. Time to get excited because those revelries includes seven U.K dates starting at Birmingham’s O2 Institute on 13th June 2018: tickets for all dates go on sale this Friday… Keep Reading

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WATCH: Palaye Royale Release New Fan-Centric Video For ‘You’ll Be Fine’

Palaye Royale have released an exciting new live concert video for their single You’ll Be Fine. Shot at their electrifying sold out show at The El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles. You’ll Be Fine’ is the lead single from Palaye Royale’s sophomore album, Boom Boom Room Side B, which was released via Sumerian Records on September 28 2018. Talking about the single earlier this year singer Remington Leith explained “Steaming… Keep Reading

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INTERVIEW: Enter Shikari ‘Sparks of Enlightenment’

It is hard to pick a moment in Enter Shikari’s 15 years of creating and performing when there wasn’t something of note to converse about. Through five studio albums, Enter Shikari, have put forth a fresh perspective on understanding politics, technology and even our very own consciousness. They are socio-political, sensual, sincere and spiritual and never fail to take their shows stratospheric. Released in September 2017, their latest album The… Keep Reading

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LIVE REVIEW: PVMNTS Rebellion, Manchester

PVMNTS with merely a demo accomplished a considerable fan-base as well as a more than expected slew of critical analysis for a relatively new band. Nothing new having a bit of hyperbolic discourse in music for sure, especially as one of the band has been ‘right successful on the telly’ in a US teen series. But PVMNTS are a pop-punk band and it’s 2018. A three-chord melody and an anthemic chorus… Keep Reading

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Gerard Way Release New Track Getting Down The Germs

We were sure Gerard Way was working on his sophomore solo album, when he released his first new material in years last month. Today with a second new track, released in less than a month, we have another bold indicator that we are right!. The song is called Getting Down The Germs, released via reprise Records, and if the title doesn’t have you squirming at little at the thought, the petri… Keep Reading

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