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NEW MUSIC: Blossoms Announce New Album

Blossoms Will Release Their Highly Anticipated Eponymous Debut Album On Virgin EMI “The Stockport band’s cathartic sing-alongs hark back to the region’s pop greats.” The Guardian “Mancunian pop perfection” Shortlist “Minor key moodiness with the kind of bravado not seen since the glory days of The Stone Roses and The La’s” The Times “Glittering indie pop” ­Metro 2016 is Blossoms’ year. Catapulted into the musical subconscious in January, listed fourth in the BBC Soundpoll… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Blossoms Announce New Album

Blossoms Will Release Their Highly Anticipated Eponymous Debut Album On Virgin EMI   “The Stockport band’s cathartic sing-alongs hark back to the region’s pop greats.” The Guardian “Mancunian pop perfection” Shortlist “Minor key moodiness with the kind of bravado not seen since the glory days of The Stone Roses and The La’s” The Times “Glittering indie pop” ­Metro 2016 is Blossoms’ year. Catapulted into the musical subconscious in January, listed fourth in the BBC… Keep Reading

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36 Years Ago Today The Music World Lost Ian Curtis…

36 years ago to the day the world lost the tremendous Joy Division front man. Many parts of Ian’s life is well documented. Here are 10 facts – how many did you know? 1. Ian was a performer from an early age. He decided to be a stunt man and rigged up a wooden sledge as a landing pad. After drumming up support from local children he donned a crash helmet… Keep Reading

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Federal Charm, Crossing The Divide Tour

Federal Charm are back on the road in June with their own ‘Crossing The Divide’ tour. 17 dates stretching out from June 10th ’til July 23rd. Headlining each show each night and playing a 90-minute set per night minimum, supporting the release of ‘Master Plan’ from the acclaimed new album ‘Across The Divide’. In the spirit of brotherhood and good intentions, Federal Charm have stretched out a hand and offered… Keep Reading

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Camden Rocks 2016

Zebrahead, Black Spiders, Yuck & more confirmed for Camden Rocks 2016 Returning for its fifth year on June 4th, Camden Rocks Festival have just announced Californian skate-punks Zebrahead, power-rock force Black Spiders, and, revered for their brutal live shows, Nottingham’s HECK to join the 2016 bill alongside London’s acclaimed noise-pop connoisseurs Yuck, Finnish glam-metal giants Reckless Love, and many more. The line-up already features some huge names in indie, punk,… Keep Reading

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OK Broken Live at Boots Scoots and Suits

The four piece band are from in and around Manchester consisting of Gareth Wright on vox and guitar, Dave Furnival on guitar, Phil McArdle on bass and Adam Heap on drums. They have an EP out called Debts & Dear Do’s and follow up Double singles (Dying Soul/Waiting In Line) and Ole (Serbia/A Little Peace). They would describe their sound as a mix between British and US Rock/Indie…. nice one! Check the… Keep Reading

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Louis Berry Interview and Liverpool O2 Academy Review

I saw my first controlled demolition last night! (12th May 2016) I watched as Louis Berry blew out the walls, supporting beams and all fittings and fixtures, before bringing the house down on top of hundreds of ecstatic fans. This has to be one of my favourite performances of all time. From the moment he swaggered onto stage, to rapturous applause in his home town, to the final chord of… Keep Reading

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VOTE: Greatest Roses Song Of All Time

We recently interacted with over 33,000 Stone Roses fans with our review of “All For One” which got FOTF HQ thinking… “What is the greatest Roses song of all time?” So, what is the greatest Roses song of all time? Ok we know its a pretty tough on to answer however if enough people vote… I guess we’ll see. Below you’ll find listed over 60 tracks including bootlegs. The poll will close Sunday 22nd… Keep Reading

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2000 Tree’s 2016 Line up

THE BASICS The multi award winning 2000trees is a 5,000 capacity music festival set in the rolling Cotswold Hills. You’ll get 2 nights camping and a friendly, intimate atmosphere – plus amazing food and locally produced ciders, ales & lagers. THE MUSIC 2000trees is all about the music. We’ll give you more than 80 of the absolute best new and underground acts from the worlds of rock and indie, plus… Keep Reading

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Joe Symes & The Loving Kind

Joe Symes and the Loving Kind are an original three piece band from Liverpool UK. The group has spent the last three years launching their explosive assault on UK clubs and festivals. Not every band gets the privilege to play at Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Official After Show Party, but Joe Symes and the Loving Kind did, and when you hear them you’ll know why! Since the release of… Keep Reading

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Bones, The Old Blue Last, London

It’s been quite a year for London three-piece Bones, supporting Skunk Anansie and PVRIS on their UK and European tours, but on Thursday (12/5/16) they returned to their roots and put on an intimate sold-out show for their fans, both old and new, at The Old Blue Last in Shoreditch. I first saw Bones at the end of 2014, when they opened for the debut gig for Bl=ndfolds (made up… Keep Reading

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Tangerine Dream Gets Thumbs Up From Brian May

Queen’s iconic guitarist Brian May has pledged support to synthesizer pioneers Tangerine Dream in their effort to release a feature-length documentary, following the passing of Edgar Froese in 2015. May, who recorded the album Sonic Universe with Tangerine Dream in 2011 at Tenerife’s STARMUS Festival, said “I’m grateful I have the opportunity to contribute to this piece on Edgar because truly he was something wonderful, and for me it was… Keep Reading

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WATCH: Coldplay Reveal Up&UP Video

Coldplay have today revealed the amazing video for Up&Up, the anthemic third single from their current album, A Head Full Of Dreams. Created by Vania Heymann and Gal Muggia, the video is a poignant, surrealist montage which alludes to contemporary issues. It also features racehorses galloping on water and a popcorn-spouting volcano. Up&Up is the closing track from A Head Full Of Dreams, which has reached Number One on iTunes… Keep Reading

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Love Is In The Air! James Manchester Arena Review

Solidarity, harmony and peace were just a few of the positive vibes floating in the air on Friday night at Manchester Arena (13th May 2013) Photographs By Billy Seagrave & Irafusha. Words By Jason Palmer When a certain gig happens in a certain town with a certain crowd – amazing things happen. The unforgettable night opened up with Manchester’s very own The Slow Readers Club. The four-piece, made up of… Keep Reading

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Faerground, Absent Further Album Review

This is emotional darkness and light on a grand scale. ‘Absent Further’ is a mini-album with depth, passion and feeling, with menace and threat, but most of all, with dignity. 6.6 tracks totalling 19-minutes, of pure brilliance. Stripped back to acoustic guitar, keyboards and vocals, these are ballads reminiscent of those old blues or country and western songs. Minimalist in their extreme, this is a Faerground album without the Accidents!… Keep Reading

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JFK Jr. “Black” EP review

Watch out for the Danes – JFK Jr. will smash up the place! JFK Jr.’s new EP, “Black”, is a taste of what this band can do. Formed in 2011 while on the road, touring Germany with a handful of other Copenhagen based bands, JFK Jr. is all about raw, spontaneous energy and an unfathomable love for all things Rock. Their new EP, “Black”, contains four songs, and we get early… Keep Reading

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Temper Trap – Thick As Thieves Album Review

After a brief hiatus of 4 years, The Temper Trap are back with a bang! Thick as Thieves marks the group’s 3rd release. If you have heard either of the previous efforts, you’ll know what to expect…Hooks, riffs, harmonies, anthemic choruses and melody by the bucketload. This Antipodean four piece have honed their craft to such a degree that, even if you have only heard the tracks once, you’d swear… Keep Reading

Stone Roses New Track
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The Stone Roses All For One

Stone Roses All For One! The wait is finally over and Stone Roses fans everywhere have been treated to some new music from the band for the first time in over 20 years! So, the Stone Roses new track is finally here – what did you all think? The Stone Roses have been creating a huge buzz lately, fuelling rumours about new material by posting their lemons all over the UK.… Keep Reading

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New Stone Roses Single Is Coming Tonight…

The one we have all been waiting for…. Roses will reveal their first new music since the 90s at 8pm tonight (May 12). The single will be premiered this evening with a press release sent to NME by the band’s representatives confirming the news. No further information is available at the present time. Rumours about The Stone Roses returning with new music have circulated for years with the band first… Keep Reading

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Erin Kinsey – Waiting List

Erin Kinsey is the freshest youngster bringing back the banjo to the scene. Her brand new single ‘Waiting List’ is a piece of pure country art. Opening with punchy guitars with rhythmic drums gives this track an immediate hook and not forgetting her outstanding vocals accompanied with adept lyrics which make ‘Waiting List’ one that should not be forgotten. Erin and her band have been wowing audiences in Texas and… Keep Reading

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