• Kendal Calling 2019

    This year was the 14th Kendal Calling and my 10th, I’ve always been a genuine fan of the festival, I’ve… Keep Reading

  • 2000Trees Festival 2019 Review

    Once again 2000Trees Festival has a remarkable line-up, an amazing sent up and stunning weather. Flick Of The Finger sent Katie… Keep Reading

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Cotton Clouds 2019

Another incredible year at the best family festival around comes to a close With the likes of Peter Hook and … Keep Reading

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Liverpool Sound City

Crowned ‘Best metropolitan festival’ at the UK Festival Awards, Liverpool Sound City is an unrivalled 2-day festival of incredible live music and arts, capturing the city of Liverpool and reinforcing it as the cultural core of the UK. One of the first music festivals of the year, Sound City sets the standard for all music festivals that follow, by offering music lovers the very best breakthrough acts and major names… Keep Reading

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Augustines, Manchester Accademy

Coming of the back of a European tour supporting Noel Gallagher and his Hi Flying birds, tonight’s host finish off a brace of shows, that saw them play a sold out gig at London’s Electric Ballroom last night The 19th April, tonight’s show is also a sell-out. The band are based in Brooklyn New York, a constant three piece, with Billy McCarthy Lead singer/guitarist, Eric Sanderson, vocals guitar/and just about… Keep Reading

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Troye Sivan & Astrid S, Birmingham O2 Institute

On Saturday 23rd April, I headed down to the O2 Institute in Birmingham to check out Troye Sivan, and support act Astrid S, for the final show of the UK stretch of his Blue Neighbourhood Tour. As soon as I arrived at the sold out show I could tell just how popular Troye Sivan is, as the end of the queue was not visible, even 30 minutes after the opening… Keep Reading

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Spector Announce New Tour Dates

Today Spector announce an 8 date tour of the UK, inspired by new track ‘Tenner’, released earlier this month as a 360 performance video. All shows are £10 and go on sale today. They start on 24th May and will be for 14+ Spector – Tenner This follows the completely sold out run of shows at which the band are playing both debut album ‘Enjoy It While It Lasts’ and… Keep Reading

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New Music From Mt. Wolf ‘HEX’ EP Out Now

Mt. Wolf, who were recently named as one of NPR’s and KCRW’s top bands at SxSW this year, have confirmed a string of UK shows and festivals starting in May. More dates will be announced soon.  ‘HEX EP’ OUT NOW VIA CRC MUSIC LIMITED EDITION 12″ AVAILABLE NOW   LONDON SHOW AT OSLO + FESTIVALS CONFIRMED MAY 10 Oslo Hackney – London – TICKETS  19 The Great Escape  – TICKETS 27 Dot… Keep Reading

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Strawberry Slaughterhouse, High Voltage

Strawberry Slaughterhouse came out in the mid-90’s, when the grunge wave was at its highest. Cobain had just passed away, and Denmark saw the dawn of iconic bands like Dizzy Mizz Lizzy, Psyked Up Janis, and Strawberry Slaughterhouse. The Straws debuted with their 1994 album “Teenage Torturechamber” followed up by the 1997 release “Suck – And The Art of Surviving Suburbia” and because of how times were back then, everyone… Keep Reading

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Download Festival 2016

Like many UK festivals, Download often finds itself facing the pitfalls of a typical English summer and 2015’s event is no different. Download Festival 2015’s Friday’s headliners Slipknot performed in front of a sea of mud and an intense set of soggy downpours. But thats enough about the shitty UK weather, Who will be smashing the stage this year? Download Festival 2016 Main Acts Friday 10th June Rammstein. Korn. Killswitch Engage. Alien Ant Farm.… Keep Reading

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The Bank Holiday Gigantic Indie All Dayer, Manchester Academy

With its reputation as a riotous first fixture in the festival calendar and an un-missable event for the connoisseur of indie, the annual music marathon proudly returns to kick-start the season once again with an almighty bang. Whilst the festivities won’t be getting underway until the Saturday 28th May 2016, we have been bursting to share with you the bands already booked up to ensure this is the line-up you’ve all been waiting for. Never one… Keep Reading

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Battle Of The Bands Winners – Cabezudos

Friday 22nd April saw the final of Liverpools’ Battle of the Bands. The show was rightly won by Cabezudos, ( they have been together for just over a year ) who gave an electric performance and had the crowd in the palm of their hands. The 4 piece consisting of Jack Hughes ( vocals ) Chris Bolton ( lead guitar ) Tom Maher ( bass ) and Harry Strachan (… Keep Reading

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DMA’s New Single – In The Moment

The wait for DMA’S debut album is over with HILLS END released at the end of February on Infectious Music to wide critical acclaim. Following on from the Radio One A-listed single DELETE, DMA’S continue their quest to deliver further anthems for the people with new single, IN THE MOMENT, which hypnotises with its infectious jangling guitars, haunting melody and a chorus filled with melancholy and emotion. The single recently… Keep Reading

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Leeds Band – The Calls Set To Release New EP

Following their debut double A-side single, THE WATERFRONT / DREAMS OF YESTERDAY, released in October of last year, Leeds band THE CALLS have announced their forthcoming GARAGELAND EP, Date TBA “ … A rawness of power that should stop comparisons with other Leeds bands …” MELOGRAPHIC “ … Their lyrics are poignant and elevate them from the cud … raucous and life-affirming …” TOAST “ … A dark horse of… Keep Reading

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The Third Album Of Temper Trap Is Finally Here… Listen

The Temper Trap have announced their eagerly awaited third album, THICK AS THIEVES, and debut its first single, the anthemic FALL TOGETHER, available to stream and buy now. THICK AS THIEVES is also available to pre-order now, ahead of its release on 10 June via Infectious Music / Liberation Music / Glassnote Records. THICK AS THIEVES sees THE TEMPER TRAP collaborating with outside songwriters for the first time in their history… Keep Reading

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UK Headline Dates + New Music from Band Of Skulls. Listen here

“… A surge of saw-toothed guitars…” CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND “… A rip-snorting three minutes of rock …” SHORTLIST “… Nicely jagged and bass-thumping …” CLASSIC ROCK  The band have also shared a live video of new song EROUNDS, which is lifted from the album. The video was filmed at Rockfield Studios, where the album was recorded, BAND OF SKULLS have announced a string of UK headline dates to take place… Keep Reading

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Wilko Johnson & Joanne Shaw Taylor, The O2 Forum, Kentish Town

This has been a weekend of boyhood heroes. Last night: Jeff Lynne’s ELO at the O2. Tonight: Wilko Johnson at the O2 Forum, Kentish Town. One day, London’s best music venues won’t all be named after an unremarkable mobile phone network. But I digress… I’ve been loving the work of Wilko Johnson ever since, at the age of 14, I saw him on TV demonstrating how he seemingly plays rhythm… Keep Reading

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Hollywood Undead, Manchester 2016

Get Buzzed, Get Fucked Up? We recently sent our very own Jakob Muxoll to cover Hollywood Undead at Vega Hall Main Hall in Copenhagen. The review and show was that explosive we had to cover them again at their Manchester show. Hollywood Undead are: Johnny 3 Tears J-Dog Charlie Scene Funny Man Da Kurlzz Danny Website Facebook Keep Reading

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Goodbye Kitty K, High Voltage Rock Club

Goodbye Kitty K (a.k.a. GBKK) has graced the Copenhagen rock scene since 2010, and brings you back to 70’s New York punk scene, but with a modern twist. Having invented the genre “scrap rock”, GBKK mixes The Stooges, Iggy Pop and elements from all parts of the punk universe. The quartet’s singer, Kat Van Ville, show us what a female Jim Morrison would sound like, and delivers her flamboyant chops with an attitude… Keep Reading

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Hands Off Gretel, Whitby Goth Weekend

Grrrl Power at Whitby Goth Weekend At the centre of all things Gothlike is the Yorkshire Coastal Town of Whitby, it’s the place where Bram Stoker found some inspiration to write Dracula, so Goths from all over the UK descend twice a year (once at Halloween – obviously!) and this is the Spring Festival at Whitby Spa Pavilion with headliner’s Therapy and Wayne Hussey. The Whitby Goth Weekend has been… Keep Reading

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2016 Music Festivals Guide – The Smaller But Cooler Festivals

With the larger music festivals now pretty much sold out, costing a bomb and some lines ups like V just looking shamefully pants – we had a look at some of the smaller music festivals which still have tickets available, wont break the bank and all in all – probably a little cooler. Music festivals in the Uk are now renowned around the world for their creativity and their clout in… Keep Reading

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Terrible Love – Change Nothing”

Change Nothing” out on 12” this Friday via Big Scary Monsters A blistering emotional assault, there’s a fury to ‘Change Nothing’ that harnesses all the frustration that remaining undercover so long garnered and sets it ablaze – DIY MAG What do you get when you chuck current and former members of FFAF, Bastions, Grappler and Crocus into a room together? The answer, of course, is something quite brilliant, in this case… Keep Reading

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Lonely The Brave Release New Music

After the success of the recent epics “Black Mire”, “What If You Fall In” and “Radar”, Lonely The Brave release an album highlight – the hook-laden, anthemic “Rattlesnakes”, a song premiered last night as a ‘World First’ by the DJ who discovered them, Zane Lowe. As well as the release of “Rattlesnakes”, the band have announced heavy psych act Swedish Death Candy as the main support on their upcoming tour,… Keep Reading

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