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GIGANTIC ALL DAYER Vol 5

GIGANTIC ALL DAYER VOL. 5A BIG, BIG LOVE… ANNOUNCING THE RETURN OF… GIGANTIC ALL DAYER BACK FOR A FIFTH MASSIVE … 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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Live: Saytr Play at Manchester Gorilla

This band really do get better with every performance There’s not much better in life than packing into a venue, with an incredible atmosphere and listening to an even more incredible band. This is what it’s like when you watch Saytr Play. The fans never let the band down, and the band never lets the fans down. After two unbelievable support acts, the fans eagerly waited for Saytr Play to… Keep Reading

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The Struts Put The Glam Back Into Rock

The Struts take to the stage to entertain a sold Manchester Audience, returning to the UK after five fruitful years touring America, gaining a solid reputation whilst supporting the likes of The Who, Motley Crue, The rolling Stones as well as a fantastic stint with The Foo Fighters. Dave Grohl stating that “The Struts are the best band that have ever supported them”. Not a bad accolade from a band… Keep Reading

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Mayday Parade and The Wonder Years, Birmingham o2 Academy – 18.02.19

“Take me back to Sunnyland.” Mayday Parade and The Wonder Years teamed up for an unforgettable tour, bringing along Movements and Pronoun for an emotional ride.  With early doors beginning at 6, indie-pop artist Pronoun had plenty of time to warm up the crowd. As audience members drifted in, Pronoun powered through their performance – creating the perfect set up for the evening. Next up were emo band Movements, taking… Keep Reading

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Nine Shrines announce debut album ‘Retribution Therapy’ + Nimrod video

Mascot Records and Nine Shrines have announced an April 26 global release date for the band’s debut studio album RETRIBUTION THERAPY Nine Shrines blend the most extreme elements of active-rock/metal-core with well-crafted, melodic songwriting 2017’s debut Misery EP (Mascot) with the single/video “King of Mercy” surpassed one million Spotify streams, while SiriusXM Octane kept the song in rotation for six weeks just because they liked it. Sharing the stage with Volbeat, Halestorm, Chimaira, Shinedown, All… Keep Reading

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Live: Peter Hook & The Light, Colchester Arts Centre.

Leave The Light on for me… Peter Hook is one of the most recognisable faces in music. His work with Joy Division and New Order has made him a household name, and on Thursday 21st February, he played to a sell out crowd at Colchester Arts Centre. And it was quite a packed show. Arriving on stage to Trans Europe Express by Kraftwerk, Hook opened up the show with the first of six… Keep Reading

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Jonny Lang + Walter Trout + Kris Barras all on ONE BILL – O2 Kentish Town Forum, London – Tues 4 June

Following a hugely successful 2018 tour, the Mascot Label Group/Provogue ROCKIN’ THE BLUES tour returns in 2019 This year with an incredible line-up featuring the platinum selling international star Jonny Lang, blues-rock royalty Walter Trout and the fast-rising blues-rock hero Kris Barras who has just won the Planet Rock Radio Award for ‘Best New Band’ The tour will be calling through Germany, France, Italy, The Netherlands and the UK and will see them all come together for a final jam at the end… Keep Reading

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Pennfest 2019

Final Line Up Now Confirmed Friday 19th July And Saturday 20th July 2019  DON’T FORGET THE INTRODUCING STAGE featuring a diverse selection of exciting local and upcoming artists. Camping will be available on site from Friday 19th July – Sunday 21st July, offering the perfect opportunity to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Chilterns. There will be free hot showers in the campsite plus the option to book pre-pitched tents with CAMPLITUDE. Children will again… Keep Reading

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Legendary George Benson Announces New Album ‘Walking To New Orleans’ + New Song ‘Nadine’

George Benson gets back to Americana basics on ‘Walking to New Orleans‘ The legendary jazz guitarist’s double-barreled tribute to both piano-pounding Crescent City hit machine Fats Domino and the original rock guitar hero and poet, Chuck Berry. The album will be released on 26th April via Mascot Label Group/Provogue. “I’m a great appreciator of the music made by both of those guys,” says Benson, who reanimates their genius with his signature soulful vocals and buttery solos. “Chuck Berry… Keep Reading

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DMA’S have announced that they will be returning to the UK for a headline tour in April

Tickets on sale now: www.dmasdmas.com. The band recently completed a sold-out UK headline tour in December. DMA’S have been embraced by the UK audience, seeing their live shows consistently sell out and their performances going from strength to strength. As well as extensively touring the UK last year with their own headline dates, the band also toured with Liam Gallagher, Richard Ashcroft, Kasabian and The Kooks amongst others. The debut… Keep Reading

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Not Long Until Embrace Kick-off Their ‘The Good Will Out’ Tour

EMBRACE celebrate the 21st anniversary of their debut album, THE GOOD WILL OUT, with a ten date UK tour in March next year, including a prestigious show at the London Roundhouse, playing their seminal album in full. Released in 1998, THE GOOD WILL OUT became one of the fastest selling debut albums by a British artist, certified Gold on the day of release and charting at #1 in the UK… Keep Reading

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Slow Readers Club Announce Tour Support

Manchester band, The Slow Readers Club, have announced the support acts for their forthcoming Spring UK tour. The band are extensively touring the UK, with 32 dates in both England and Scotland. The support acts they have chosen are Tea Street Band, ShadowParty, Alice Jemima and Bridges. Liverpool alternative rockers, The Tea Street Band, will support between the 2nd and 10th of March. Then it’s the turn of Anglo-American outfit,… Keep Reading

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LIVE REVIEW: Bang Bang Romeo at Retro, Manchester

The gig was sold out, which was no surprise. Things are changing in the music industry, it started with a rumbling and is working its way up to a roar on par with Anastasia “Stars” Walkers vocals. No longer is it being filled with Pop Princess with nothing to say and indie boys still believing trying to recreate Oasis’s Definitely Maybe is what the public want. Bang Bang Romeo’s first… Keep Reading

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Cold Water Swimmers to Release New Double A-Side Single: ‘Summer Breeze’/I’ll be Your Witness’

Manchester based CWS are back  with their gritty and honest take on life. The first track ‘Summer Breeze’, may not sound as fierce as their previous offerings ‘She’s Falling Apart and Everything We’ve Ever Had (We’ve had to Fight For)’, but make no mistake it’s not as fluffy and delicate as the title suggests, still delivering the same fuck you energy the 3 piece punk outfit do so well. Described… Keep Reading

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A Special One Off Gig For Glass Mountain

GLASS MOUNTAIN have announced a special one-off performance at the legendary LEEDS BRUDENELL SOCIAL CLUB on SATURDAY 23 FEBRUARY with special guests LELO and PURA VIDA. Tickets priced £4 in advance are available now 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… Keep Reading

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Cold Water Swimmers release double a-side single “Summer Breeze” / “I’ll Be Your Witness.

The tracks are raw and honest; the songs too, the band is tight. The trio, Chris Bridgett (Guitar & Vocals), Carrie Lawson (Bass) and Selina Woolnough (Drums) got together on January 24th 2018 in Prestwich that’s the same night MES died, that means nothing we just thought we’d drop it in.  The band celebrated their recent first birthday with a gig in a boxing ring in Salford; it’s different with… Keep Reading

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