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Perpetually awkward music junkie.
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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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Heavy Music Awards 2019: Vote Now For Your Winners!

Flick Of The Finger’s writer Katie Clare has been a vocal advocate of the Heavy Music Awards since the organisation’s inception in 2017. We are told it is all about the acknowledgement of the skills, talents and output of an often overlooked creative, eclectic and diverse music scene. Along with a public democratically, determined winners plus they host some truly exciting artists. We’ll let Katie take over to tell you all about… Keep Reading

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Leeds and Reading Festival Annouce First Comedy & DJ Artists

Leeds and Reading Festival isn’t all about headliners and 2019’s options does not disappoint with the variety of alternative entertainment. Which, including dozens of word class comedians, DJ sets and the opportunity to relax with a film. Comedy has become a special part of Leeds and Reading Festival and the first wave of funny acts have been announced. The Last Leg’s Josh Widdicombe will headline the Alternative Stage, which will… Keep Reading

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Kid Kapichi Have Dropped A New Single

Kid Kapichi have released a powerful new single and video, Glitterati, today. The track comments on social media, self-indulgence and an insatiable thirst for decadence. Talking about the new track vocalist Jack Wilson explains “It’s a tongue in cheek look at the materialistic world in which we live, where Instagram culture rules and people’s want for the next outrageous thing grows and grows. We sing, give me the glitterati because… Keep Reading

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LIVE: Holding Absence – Rebellion, Manchester

With their strikingly emotive, eponymously titled, debut album still very fresh in our minds Holding Absence set off on their latest UK headline tour. Flick Of The Finger’s Katie Clare and Samantha Guess gleefully head to Manchester’s Rebellion to experience up close the Cymry cerddorion latest poignant work. Keep Reading

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Leeds and Reading: Sunday and Saturday Reading Day Tickets SOLD OUT!

Don’t say we didn’t warn you how incredible this year’s Leeds and Reading Festival was shaping up. Well, we have the proof now tickets because not only have day tickets for Sunday at Reading Festival sold out – so have Saturday day tickets. This year’s Leeds and Reading festival really is an unmissable August bank holiday event. Fortunately, weekend tickets and Friday day tickets, when The 1975 will headline the… Keep Reading

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2000trees Festival 2019 Reveals Even More Amazing Acts

Included in today’s announcement are As It Is, The Skints, Cancer Bats, Pulled Apart By Horses, and Vukovi who will be joining headliners Frank Turner, You Me At Six, and Deaf Havana at Upcote Farm in July. 2000trees Festival organiser and main man James Scarlett talking about this year’s festival said “I’m very proud of the Trees line up this year and I think the thing getting me most excited… Keep Reading

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2000Trees Festival 2019: Latest Line-Up Announcement

We have a big soft spot for 2000Trees. Who we kidding … we love 2000Trees … even before their latest awesome line up announcement? Plus the latest wave of bands includes the final main stage headliner. Joining Frank Turner on Thursday, You Me At Six on Friday will be Deaf Havana on the Saturday. Tom Ogden, Deaf Havana drummer explained why this festival will be extra special for him “Personally… Keep Reading

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