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Stone Roses: Do We Need A Third Coming?

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The speculation of a final split with seminal Manchester band, The Stone Roses is again rife today after their final gig of the current tour. Rumours abound of tiffs and rifts between members and a lack of new releases only add to cement the whispers. However, whilst there is no shortage of fans willing to invest economically in the band and gigs, It leads to the question of why have…

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Foo Fighters Announce New Album ‘Concrete And Gold’

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Foo Fighters Bring A Gang Of The World’s Best Rock N Roll Bands Together For 12 Hours Of Non-Stop 100% Live Music at Cal Jam 17 – Oct 7th at Glen Helen Regional Park. Line up Includes Queens Of The Stone Age, Cage The Elephant, Liam Gallagher, The Kills, Royal Blood, Babes In Toyland, Japandroids, Bob Mould & Many More “I wanted it to be the biggest sounding Foo Fighters…

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Deaf Havana Gear Up For A Summer Of Festival Appearances

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Ahead of the release of their fourth album, ‘All These Countless Nights’ on So Recordings in January, Deaf Havana frontman James Veck-Gilodi said “this album needs to take us to a higher level.” …and it did just that. A career best UK Albums Chart Top  chart position and sell-out UK headline tour followed, a testament to the quality of the quintet’s efforts and a reward for the testing periods that helped shape its narrative. “We have been doing this for rather a long time, so over the…

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The Cadillac Three Announce ‘Long Hair Don’t Care’ UK tour

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Nashville natives THE CADILLAC THREE are fiercely proud of their Southern roots, leaving a lasting impression on fans across the globe with their high-octane live show and chart-topping songwriting skills. With the release of their brand new album LEGACY, out August 25th on Big Machine Records THE CADILLAC THREE are poised to become international stars. “We started the ‘Legacy’ album the day ‘Bury Me In My Boots’ came out last August because there were some…

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Depeche Mode Return To the UK & Ireland November 2017

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After European and North American Tours, Depeche Mode to Return for Four Arena Shows in UK and Ireland. Following an incredible, sold-out homecoming show on Saturday night at London Stadium, Depeche Mode are excited to announce that they will return to the UK and Ireland for four indoor shows in November of 2017. The tour of Ireland and the UK will kick off November 15 at Dublin’s 3Arena before continuing to Manchester, Birmingham and London. Depeche Mode Play: November Wed…

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Radiohead Announce Huge Manchester Show

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Following the enforced cancellation of their two dates at Manchester Arena, Radiohead have announced that they will now play Manchester Emirates Old Trafford on Tuesday 4 July. This one night replaces the two previously announced shows at Manchester Arena. Existing ticketholders for the previously announced shows on July 4 and 5 at Manchester Arena will be contacted by their ticket agent and offered a ticket swap for the new venue,…

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Wolf Alice Announce New Album & Tour

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Wolf Alice, one of the biggest breakthrough bands of recent years, make their eagerly anticipated return, announcing their new album, ‘Visions Of Life’, and a run of shows worldwide including a UK and European tour in the autumn. The album will be released by Dirty Hit on 29 September. A first taste of the new record, ‘Yuk Foo’, was premiered as Annie Mac’s Hottest Record In The World on BBC…

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Jon Stevens set for 5 London shows next week

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Australian rock star Jon Stevens announces his brand-new UK single ‘Hold On’, out June 30th, taken from his upcoming album, ‘Starlight’ coming this September. To celebrate Jon will also be heading to the UK to play five consecutive London shows, June 14-18th. ‘Hold On’ is classic powerhouse Jon Stevens – raw and powerful and capturing the spirit of overcoming hardship and struggle. And don’t miss the explosive new video, directed by…

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The FOTF Manchester Sounds of the City Top Picks

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With almost all shows now sold our for this years Castlefield Bowl, this is who we’ll be looking forward to… Sounds of the City is back this summer taking over Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl in June and July 2017.  Fri 30th June – Richard Ashcroft – Get Tickets Sat 1st July Hacienda Classical – SOLD OUT Sun 2nd July – A Beautiful Day featuring The Levellers – Get Tickets Thu 6th July – Arcade Fire…

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Music Photographer Charlotte Wellings To Host Solo Exhibition In Manchester

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Placed within Manchester’s most vibrant district, one of the city’s finest hotels will soon be playing host to a six-month exhibition of photographic work by one of Manchester’s best up-and-coming music photographers, Charlotte Wellings. Covering years of work–regularly appearing in top publications including The Guardian, Manchester Evening News and Gigwise – and featuring home-grown musical talent like Noel Gallagher, The Charlatans, the Happy Mondays and many more, the event will…

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Foo Fighters Reach 2.2 Million YouTube Views

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Foo Fighters Reach 2.2 Million YouTube Views in First 24 Hours The people have spoken: They want their summer hard rock anthem and they’ve found it in Foo Fighters’ superlative new “Run.” In the 24 hours since “Run” was unleashed on the public without warning, an eager populace has devoured the song and its mind boggling time warp of a video to the tune of 2.2 million YouTube views—the highest…

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Blink 182 return with California … again

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Hang on, I hear you ask, didn’t they release this album last year? Well, yes, they did, yet at the same time, no, they didn’t. While 2016’s California could be regarded as something of a misguided missile, this deluxe edition is a more focused piece. For better or worse, the vast majority of the songs here still have that distinctive Blink sound, yet they manage to contain a freshness that…

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WATCH: RedFaces Release Video For ‘Wise Up’

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This weeks Record of the Week ‘Wise Up’ by Sheffield band RedFaces is now available for all to see…  RedFaces have released the video for their new single ‘Wise Up’, filmed in Brighton at this year’s Great Escape Festival. It’s already been a big year for the band, from packed-out gigs at Live at Leeds, Great Escape and Dot To Dot, to sponsoring the kit for their local football team…

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NEW MUSIC: Reverend & The Makers Release ‘The Death Of A King’

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Reverend & The Makers release their sixth album, ‘The Death Of A King’, through Cooking Vinyl, on Friday 22nd September. The first song to be taken from the album, ‘Too Tough To Die,’ was premiered on BBC 6 Music Steve Lamacq show on Wednesday, is available on June 2nd upon pre-ordering ‘The Death Of A King’ from here ‘The Death Of A King’, the followup to the Top 20 album ‘Mirrors’,…

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New video: Tygers Of Pan Tang “Never Give In”

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Tygers Of Pan Tang release new video The metal masters from Newcastle, has released a video for the track “Never Give In”, taken from their self-titled latest album. Personally, that album is almost on repeat in my office! It’s a bad-ass solid record, and even played by some of the nicest rockstars in the world. I had an encounter and photoshoot with the guys at the recent Nordic Noise Festival…

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One Love Manchester

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Ariana Grande is returning to our city, Manchester to headline a special One Love Manchester benefit concert on Sunday 4 June to honour and raise vital funds for the victims and families who were tragically affected by the Manchester attack after her show last week. ARIANA GRANDE, JUSTIN BIEBER, COLDPLAY, KATY PERRY, MILEY CYRUS, PHARRELL WILLIAMS, USHER, TAKE THAT, NIALL HORAN TO PERFORM ALL NET TICKET PROCEEDS FROM THE SHOW…

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NEW MUSIC: RIVRS Reveal New Single ‘Man of My Dreams’

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RIVRS are back today to reveal their new single ‘Man of My Dreams’ from their anticipated new mixtape ‘The Berlin Mixtape’ coming next week. Hot off the heels of banger ‘Bad Karma’, RIVRS say on their new single, ‘Man of My Dreams was something we wrote in Berlin on a keyboard in a flat we were staying in owned by an opera singer. It’s about thinking you’ve found a guy…

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Demob Happy Share New Video for ‘Dead Dreamers’

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Currently touring the UK with The Cribs and Gang Of Youths, Brighton’s Demob Happy have revealed a new music video for ‘Dead Dreamers. Catch the band live at London’s The Forum on May 18th and additional dates below, also including supports with Gang Of Youths. Speaking of the new video here, frontman Matt Marcantonio explains: “It’s the fruit of a long weekend and three spare puppets to mess with. We…

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Judas Announce New Video For ‘Some People’

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JUDAS are an emerging four-piece indie rock band, hailing from across the UK and currently based in London. In the space of only two years, they’ve released their self-titled debut EP and performed at some of the major festivals including Isle of Wight, Kendal Calling, Sound City, Y Not, Tramlines, Dot-to-Dot and the Main Stage at Leeds festival. Already picking up critical acclaim from the likes of BBC Introducing, XFM…

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Chris Cornell dies at 52

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The American guitarist, singer and songwriter Chris Cornell, has sadly died Wednesday night. The legendary Soundgarden/Audioslave frontman died Wednesday night in Detroit, of, “sudden circumstances”, according to Associated Press. Only a few hours befor the sad news, Cornell Tweeted himself: “#Detroit finally back to Rock City!!!” Cornell, with the civilian name Christopher John Boyle, was one of the most legendary pioneers of grunge and the Seattle-sound, along with Nirvana, Alice In…

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