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Siamese Release Animals

Danish soulful metallers SIAMESE have released new single ‘Animals’, taken from their upcoming EP 2BA. ‘Animals’ is now available worldwide … Keep Reading

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The Big Weekend 2018, Chicago

The Big Weekend will take over the city of Chicago for three nights in October. The Big Weekend will feature performances of eleven incredible artists at five of the cities best venues. Hometown heroes Umphrey’s McGee celebrating their 20th year, Lettuce, Emancipator Ensemble, Leftover Salmon, Papadosio, The Revolution, and more, at the Riviera Theatre, Aragon Ballroom, Park West, House of Blues, and Concord Music Hall are all apart of the… Keep Reading

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DMA’s Announce December Tour Dates

DMA’S have announced their return to the UK with a headline tour this December, full dates as below. Tickets will be available for pre-sale on Wednesday 12 September at 10am and go on general sale on Friday 14 September at 10am.  DMA’S second album, FOR NOW, was released in April and charted in the UK at #13 in the official album chart and #2 in the independent album chart, a… Keep Reading

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Doyle Bramhall II reveals new song ‘Love And Pain’

On October 5th, Provogue  will release Shades, singer-songwriter and guitarist Doyle Bramhall II’s dramatic debut for the label. The album comes hot on the heels of Bramhall’s 2016 critically acclaimed fourth record, Rich Man, his first solo album in 15 years. The album features Eric Clapton, Norah Jones, the Tedeschi Trucks Band, and Austin buds the Greyhounds. “Without appearing immodest, I can admit that I’ve led a pretty charmed life,”… Keep Reading

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Looking Ahead To Sonder Festival 2018

As Sonder Festival 2018 approaches, we pick out some of the must see bands The lineup is packed full of amazing talent, and includes some of the best up and coming bands in the UK at the moment.  Whilst Sonder Festival is still under the radar compared to some of the other festivals Manchester has to offer, it still manages to draw in some amazing talent, and the talent most… Keep Reading

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THE WILD (eOne) Announce Vinyl Release; UK Headline Tour

No b*llshit Canadian rockers The Wild! have announced their first ever UK/Germany headline tour at the end of 2018. To coincide they will release new album Wild At Heart on vinyl on this October via Entertainment One. Frontman and guitarist Dylan Villian commented “2 years later and this album just won’t quit! And what better way to keep things rolling by releasing this album on vinyl! Myself and our producer, Mike Fraser (AC/DC, Metallica,… Keep Reading

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Poets Of The Fall release new single ahead of upcoming album Ultraviolet

Platinum-selling Finnish rockers Poets of the Fall have streamed their new single ‘Dancing on Broken Glass’, ahead of their upcoming eighth studio album, Ultraviolet (Oct 05, Playground Music). Ultraviolet follows from 2016’s Clearview, which charted across several international charts and led to tours across EU, UK, and India, including selling out London’s O2 Academy Islington. The new album is the band’s eighth, and of the previous seven five have charted at #1 in Finland. For fans… Keep Reading

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Glass Mountain Have To Lie Video

Since their uncompromising seven-minute debut release Glacial, Bradford quartet Glass Mountain have built their growing reputation on beautifully crafted, often sorrowful music. Named after a David Hockney artwork, the band released Gin Flows Through My Veins in November last year, followed by the Wow & Flutter EP earlier this year. From this EP comes Have To Lie. The EP’s closing track is musically stripped bare, with the exposed and vulnerable… Keep Reading

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U2 Announce Huge UK, Ireland & European Tour

Tour will visit 9 countries across Europe including: UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Denmark and the Netherlands “U2’s triumph is producing one of the most unforgettable arena shows most people will have seen.” – The Independent The European leg of U2’s eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour kicked off in Berlin on 31st August, ahead of a string of European dates to include Cologne, Paris, Madrid, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Amsterdam and… Keep Reading

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New Music – ShadowParty – Reverse The Curse

The ShadowParty ain’t over, the After Party has just begun…….. ShadowParty, the band made up of the New Order pairing of Tom Chapman and Phil Cunningham and Josh Hager and Jeff Friedl of Devo, have made a considerable impression in the music world in the last 2 months. I’m certainly a fan, and now there’s a remix E.P for everyone to enjoy. And it’s called the After Party E.P. Reverse… Keep Reading

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VOLA Unveil Video For Ghosts

VOLA are delighted to unveil their stunning new video for Ghosts. The track is taken from their upcoming new album Applause Of A Distant Crowd, which will be released on 12th October via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. Speaking about the video, frontman Asger Mygind explains “The video was filmed, directed and edited by David and Dennis Kare Anderson and features the band in a more exposed visual representation than what we’ve tried before. We’ve been keen on letting… Keep Reading

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Bourbon & Beyond 2018

Bourbon & Beyond Announces Band Performance Times And Schedule For Bourbon Workshops & Culinary Demos **GENERAL ADDMISSION AND HOTEL PACKAGES ON SALE NOW** The World’s Largest Bourbon Festival Returns To Champions Park In Louisville, KY Saturday, September 22 And Sunday, September 23 Sting, John Mayer, Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters, Lenny Kravitz, Counting Crows, And David Byrne Lead The Music Lineup The schedule of events for Bourbon &… Keep Reading

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Louder Than Life Festival 2018

  The World’s Largest Rock ‘N’ Roll Whiskey Festival Returns September 28, 29 & 30 At Champions Park In Louisville, KY      **General Tickets, VIP Packages & Hotel Options On Sale Now**   The lineup of festival experiences has been announced for the fifth annual Louder Than Life, which has expanded to three days in 2018, Friday, September 28, Saturday, September 29 & Sunday, September 30 at Champions Park… Keep Reading

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Barry Adamson – Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Pelvis

Barry Adamson……..the man you probably knew about already Barry Adamson should be a familiar name to a lot of the music fraternity. Well, he was one of the founding members of the Bad Seeds, along with Nick Cave. Film work has been done for the likes of Oliver Stone and David Lynch, to name but a few. But he is a solo artist in his own right too. And Set The… Keep Reading

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Liars – Murdrum

A return to form from Liars, and that’s the truth….. Since the year 2000, American/Australian rocksters, Liars, have been treating us to no less than 8 studio albums in that time. And now, a new album, Titles With The Word Fountain,  is on the release threshold. So a single has been released to give you a taste of things to come, and that single is called Murdrum. A very simple mix of… Keep Reading

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The Somnabulist: The new Track From Echo & The Bunnymen

Echo & The Bunnymen have released a new track from their forthcoming album, The Stars  The Oceans & The Moon, to be released by BMG on 5 October. The Somnabulist is a new Bunnymen track that stands proudly amongst those from the band’s undisputed imperial period; three and a half minutes of perfect, soaring melody and poetic lyrical melancholy. The track is available on all streaming and download platforms now. The… Keep Reading

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VALUES Release Video For New Single ‘Alight’

Melodic metal/hardcore five-piece VALUES have released a video for their new single ‘Alight’. The track marks the next chapter in the band’s journey, following the release of their standalone single ‘Hopeless’ in 2017 and debut EP Broken Nation in 2016. VALUES have also announced a run of shows in October in support of Scream Blue Murder. Dates: 26.10.2018 – Manchester UK, Rebellion 27.10.2018 – Northampton UK, The Lab 28.10.2018 – London… Keep Reading

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Big Boy Bloater & The LiMiTs UK Tour Starts This Week

Following the release of their latest album ‘Pills’ in June,  Big Boy Bloater & The LiMiTs will be on the road from September to October touring the UK. Following on from 2016’s Luxury Hobo, Surrey born Bloater re-focusses himself and Pills is a reflection of him having a clearer head. “I guess a lot of stuff happened on the Luxury Hobo tour. Maybe after the depression, my minds a bit more open and turned on to things,… Keep Reading

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The Kris Barras Band – September UK Tour Starts This Week

The Kris Barras Band will be hitting the road this week for his September UK headline tour. He has also announced an October UK Tour with Joanne Shaw Taylor as well as joining GUN for 3 dates in November and with Beth Hart in France for 8 dates. Barras is having a whirlwind start to the year. He released the stunning new album ‘The Divine And Dirty’ in March, when he… Keep Reading

Interviews

Interview With Shadowparty

ShadowParty come out of the shadows to talk to Flick Of The Finger. A combination of members from New Order and Devo, ShadowParty released their self titled album a few weeks ago, to great acclaim. So Flick Of The Finger thought it was time we had a little bit of a chat with them, and Tom Chapman and Josh Hager duly obliged….. So, how did the collaboration between yourselves come… Keep Reading

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New Single Release – Chris Liebing – Card House

Welcome to the Card House, Chris Liebing is waiting there for you…….. From the moment Kraftwerk blew the music world apart with their now iconic technological take on musical sound, it has needed someone with an equally sound musical footing to follow. And now, the path takes a new direction, courtesy of German born techno master, Chris Liebing, and his new, and extremely cool single, Card House. And it’s a song which… Keep Reading

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