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Live Music Venue Borderline Set to Close

13th May 2019: With ever increasing rents, rising business rates and ongoing redevelopment plans for Soho, we’ve taken the decision to close the venue by 31 August 2019. We will reinvest into the other areas of its venue portfolio with £1 million earmarked for work on the Thekla in Bristol; the upcoming 40th anniversary for the iconic Rock City in Nottingham and work underway to open its first Birmingham venue while… Keep Reading

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The Finest Photos From Kendal Calling To Feature In New Manchester Bar’s First-ever Exhibition

A photography celebration of one of the UK’s most vibrant music festivals is set to go on show at Manchester’s newest music bar, 33 Oldham Street. The Northern Quarter venue launches its first exhibition, featuring images by the official photographers of the award-winning Kendal Calling, with an opening party on Wednesday 15th May from 6pm. Scott M Salt and Jody Hartley who run the photography team One Eye In will… Keep Reading

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An Interview with Can’t Swim – 08.05.19

Can’t Swim hit the UK for a run of shows celebrating their most recent release ‘This Too Won’t Pass’. We were lucky enough to catch up with vocalist Chris LoPorto and bassist Greg McDevitt before their show in Birmingham.   FOTF: How’s Tour Going? Greg: Tour is super, super fun so far, the show in London last night was probably a highlight for us, probably almost ever. It was one… Keep Reading

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Can’t Swim, Birmingham – 08.05.19

 “England have always been super nice to us.” It has been six months since the release of Can’t Swim’s second album “This Too Won’t Pass”, and the first time that they’re bringing this new material to the UK. With the Birmingham crowd already hyped up, all that was left to do was to put a large amount of chaotic energy in to their live show. Supports for the night came… Keep Reading

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The STRAY CATS Reveal Official Video For ‘Rock It Off’

All revved up and red hot, The STRAY CATS are back. Brian Setzer (guitar, vocals), Lee Rocker (bass, vocals) and Slim Jim Phantom (drums, vocals)–original founding members of the iconic and acclaimed American rock and roll trio–are celebrating their 40thanniversary in 2019 with a new album and tour. Ahead of this they have revealed the brand new video for ‘Rock It Off’. Talking about the song Slim Jim Phantom says; “‘Rock… Keep Reading

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Stiff Little Fingers – Announce UK/EIRE Dates in May/August 2019

Stiff Little Fingers are pleased to announce additional UK/EIRE tour dates this summer. After the traditional and critically acclaimed run of UK dates in March, the band is back on the road in May and August to deliver their usual energetic and spellbinding performance to fans across the country With a career spanning over more than 40th years, Stiff Little Fingers’ live shows always become something special and a unique event that never… Keep Reading

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Looking Forward To Lechlade Festival…

Lechlade Festival Full Line Up Revealed Now in its 9th year, Lechlade Festival returns over the bank holiday weekend from 24th to 26th May 2019. The boutique festival in the Cotswolds is jam-packed with over 100 performers, including Ivor Novello award-winning, Brit Award-nominated band The Feeling as headliners.  The Feeling burst onto the British pop scene in 2005 and enjoyed a string of Top 10 hits, including: Sewn, Rosé, Fill My Little… Keep Reading

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Get Ready For A Dead Dead Good Weekend!

A magical musical menu for hungry appetites in gigtastic Northwich! Yes you read that right. Northwich has all you could want in terms of musical majesty this weekend. Forget the city centre, this is the only place to be from the opening FREE launch night on Thursday until you’ve emptied your overdraft on Saturday. That said, it’s all made up of affordable bite size chunks so have a look at what’s on… Keep Reading

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Diamond Head – Release New Video “Death By Design” Taken From Forthcoming Album “The Coffin Train”

Diamond Head – the Stourbridge, England born New Wave of British Heavy Metal pioneers – return to the world stage with a new album. The Coffin Train is at once fresh and exuberant while also being a stone-cold classic slice of old school heavy metal excellence. It is packed with the sort of riff-fueled power that founding member (and riff LORD) Brian Tatler led a genre and influenced the odd band or two with?  It’s electric… Keep Reading

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Looking Forward: Neighbourhood Weekender 2019

The Incredible Festival Is Back At The End Of The Month Ahead of it’s return, we are looking at what to expect from this years Neighbourhood Weekender festival With acts such as Richard Ashcroft, George Ezra, Nothing But Thieves, The Vaccines, Sam Fender and Gerry Cinnamon, festival goers are in for one hell of a weekend with this lineup, and if the set-up is anything similar to last year, then… Keep Reading

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Thrice and Refused Announce Co-headline Tour

Thrice, are certainly regarded as one of the most innovative rock bands of their generation and Refused an incredibly influential and creative punk rock band. They are touring together, and we could not be happier. Thrice released their latest album Palms via Epitaph Records in 2018. While Freedom was released by Refused in 2015. So we expect a nice mix of back catalogue and new tracks on the tour. Tickets… Keep Reading

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Chon Release New Single in Advance of New Album and UK Tour

Formed in 2008 in San Diego, guitarists Mario Camarena and Erick Hansel, along with drummer Nathan Camarena and bassist Esiah Camarena started creating exciting progressive rock. They’ll be releasing their third, eponymously titled, album in June. Chon have shared their new single Petal, the second single from the soon to be released new album. The album will be Chon’s third and will be released via Sumerian records on 7 June… Keep Reading

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Drug Church Announce UK Tour

Punk rock agitators Drug Church have announced a UK headline tour this summer. As well as touring around the country the band will be playing this year’s 2000 Trees Festival in Cheltenham. Drug Church are a glorious contradiction. They are an undeniably aggressive band that writes hooks you can’t stop humming: too poppy for the heavy crowd, too heavy for the poppy crowd. Their frontman is a singer who rarely… Keep Reading

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Liverpool Sound City 2019 – Sunday

Another stunning day in the sun as Sound City wrapped up for another year. In the shadow’s of Liverpool’s stunning cathedral, the Baltic Triangle was the perfect place to host this incredible weekend of music.  A stunning mix of astonishing artists made the Sunday for Sound City a day to remember, and was a perfect end to a great weekend of music, art, poetry and fun. The main stage was… Keep Reading

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Liverpool Sound City 2019 – Saturday

An eclectic mix of indie, punk, blues, poetry, and pretty much everything in-between. In the shadows of Liverpool’s stunning cathedral,  the Baltic Triangle was the perfect place top host this incredible festival. Zangwills kicked off the day, with a stunning performance in the dim and highly intimate Brick Street venue, which filled up nicely for the set, considering it was the first of the day. It was then onto the… Keep Reading

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Vegan Camp Out 2019: Festival Preview

In three short years, the Vegan Camp Out has grown from 400 likeminded people in a field with one food vendor. To last year selling out to over 5,000 attendees who had flown in from over thirty countries around the world. This year Vegan Camp Out 2019 looks to serve up an incredible weekend in the East Midlands with an outstanding wealth of activities and artists to enjoy. The Vegan… Keep Reading

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Woes Announce Debut Album Ahead of UK Tour

Woes hotly-anticipated debut album Awful Truth is due to arrive 28 June 2019 on UNFD. As a taster of what to expect the band drop new single and fan-favourite Money Shoe today. The track sees Woes’ sound take flight, blurring the lines between pop punk, hip hop and R&B. Money Shoe follows Woes’ previous single Suburbs. Both tracks will feature on Woes’ forthcoming debut album Awful Truth, produced by Seb… Keep Reading

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Jamie Lenman Releases New Single And Mesmerising Video

Jamie Lenman's new album Shuffle, set for release July 5th 2019, through Big Scary Monsters is certainly a release to get excited about. Are you ready for the ex-Reuben front man to make another huge step forward in doing away with the notion that he'll settle comfortably into a sound or style as a solo artist? Today we hear the new single Killer that dropped along with a stunning video.  Keep Reading

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Issues Release New Music After Three Years

After taking some time off the road and putting their energy into other things, Issues return with their first new song in three years. Issues new track Tapping Out delivers their signature cocktail of metallic groove, hip-hop phrasing, alternative echoes, and edgy pop appeal. Again, the Atlanta four-piece has created an instantly irresistible anthem with singer Tyler Carter nimbly delivering rock swagger and hard-hitting heaviness with ease. Speaking about the… Keep Reading

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