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Baby Chaos Tour Dates

Glasgow’s Baby Chaos have announced two forthcoming dates in Dundee and Glasgow in December when they will be performing songs … Keep Reading

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Clean Cut Kid Tour Dates

Painkiller The New EP from Clean Cut Kid was out now and features the single Emily. The band head out on an an intimate UK tour in November. ‘Emily’ is about a friend of theirs who was dealing with depression and it is a topic close to the band’s heart. Written, recorded and engineered entirely by the band, the band then took a 10 month break from the road to record new music. The… Keep Reading

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Rockin’ The Blues 2019 Tour feat. Jonny Lang, Walter Trout & Kris Barras

Following a hugely successful 2018 tour, the Mascot Label Group/Provogue ROCKIN’ THE BLUES tour returns in 2019 For 2019 theres 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. 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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State Champs and Guests, Manchester Academy

New York’s pop rockers lit up the Academy. State Champs descended upon Manchester Academy with Woes, Stand Atlantic, Seaway and a surprise special guest. It’s no secret that the weather is turning, so what better way to warm yourself up with a good old sweaty gig? As I made my way to my second home, Manchester Academy, I knew I’d regret the layers of clothing I’d piled on just to… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Lee Ranaldo ‘Last Looks’

Sonic Youth legend goes live…. Not to pigeon hole any band, or anybody for that matter, Lee Ranaldo was in one of the bands that started a revolution. Sonic Youth was that band, and if it wasn’t for them, Dinosaur Jr and The Pixies, grunge would never have happened. And since the demise of Sonic Youth, Lee Ranaldo has gone solo, and now it’s your opportunity to hear what he… Keep Reading

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KISS Announce ‘End Of The Road’ Dates

KISS have announced tour dates for 2019 The huge tour will see the make-up clad rockers on tour once again KISS have been around since the early 70’s, and have had a wonderful career over the years. Their instantly recognisable outfits have become part of culture, the bands merch seems to be everywhere you look and their music is second to none. To celebrate their career for one last time,… Keep Reading

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AFI Announce New EP With The Release of New Track

AFI Announce New EP With The Release of New Track We have had to take the weekend to digest last week’s wave of new releases. Some were those hoped for, unexpected track that on arrival gave our emotions quite the sucker punch. One of the most anticipated releases came from or favourite providers of post hardcore, emo, and alternative punk rock; AFI (A Fire Inside). The Californian band have been… Keep Reading

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New Music – British Lion – ‘Spit Fire’

British Lion roars again When you’re the founding member of one of the definitive bands from the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal era, Iron Maiden, any other work has to live up to reputation. Steve Harris has a great reputation, but why have one band when you can have two? He answers that with the brand new single from his side project, British Lion. And it goes by the… Keep Reading

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Gerard Way Release First New Solo Material In Three Years

Gerard Way Release First New Solo Material in Three Years Gerard Way has released his first new solo material in three years with a musical commemoration to the spookiest season with the single Baby You’re a Haunted House via Reprise Records. Way has been teasing, via his social media, that he was working on new music for some time. Finally, the wait is over. So, regardless if you’ll be enjoying… Keep Reading

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Marcus King Band, The Fleece Bristol

Marcus King and his band are in town tonight to a  near sell out gig at the Fleece. The Fleece has a capacity of 450, and its great to see it so full considering its only their second visit to Bristol! Supporting  Marcus King was Beth Rowley, who accompanied by her guitarist Tom delivered a short but entertaining set. Sighting siblings and an argument with her then boyfriend as inspiration… Keep Reading

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Pennfest Announce Friday Headliner

Suede to headline the Friday Night. Following on from announcing Craig David as our Saturday headline artist, we can now confirm that’s Suede will headline our main stage Friday night. Also we are delighted to welcome back Happy Mondays who’ll be performing as “our very special guests” on the Saturday evening. there are now just a limited number of early bird tickets available for just £36 (plus booking fee) for… Keep Reading

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REVIEW: Ian Brown ‘First World Problems’

King Monkey is back! Ian Brown. Not known for doing things by half, is he. When The Stone Roses reunited for a very successful comeback tour, it seemed that they were back. But it was not to be, as his farewell speech in Scotland proved to be. But didn’t you just want more solo stuff from him too? Of course, you did. And today, he delivered a new single, First World… Keep Reading

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New Music – Gary Numan – ‘The Fallen’ E.P

Numan Behaviour…. Rammstein. Nine Inch Nails. Just two of the acts who owe a debt of gratitude to Gary Numan. An artist who not only kept with the times, but changed them as well. Songs like Cars, Are Friends Electric? and This Machine, were at the forefront of the New Wave movement. Music that stands the test of time, and Numan still produces a high standard today. None more so than his new E.P., The… Keep Reading

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Greta Van Fleet European Tour

Greta Van Fleet are ready to take on Europe The 2018 European kicks off tomorrow in France Greta Van Fleet have come a long way since they started a few years back, and are currently one of the biggest names in Rock music. Their debut album, ‘Anthem Of The Peaceful Army’ has just been released, and received great critical acclaim, so it’s safe to say this tour could be a… Keep Reading

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Idles Deliver A High Octane Performance At Manchesters Ritz

Idles Bring the house down at a sold out Ritz with tickets exchanging hands for £100 outside. Flick of the Finger ventured down to The Ritz in Manchester to cover IDLES, dubbed as one of the UK’s most exciting bands. After their debut album ‘Brutalism’ which certainly put them on the map with Joe Talbot’s all empowering infectious lyrics, strong, yet sympathetic, delivered in a fury of power and passion… Keep Reading

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GALLERY: Neighbourhood Festival 2018

A selection of images from Manchesters 2018 Neighbourhood Festival The festival saw over 150 bands perform across the city whilst 5,000 fans crammed in to pretty much all the venues Manchester has to offer. Here are some of the bands we enjoyed photographing this year. Bring on Neighbourhood 2019!! Photography: © Billy Seagrave Keep Reading

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Vandenberg’s Moonkings Release Burning Heart Lyric Video

Vandenberg’s MoonKings have unveiled the official video for the brilliant stripped back acoustic version of Adrian Vandenbergs 1993 hit Burning Heart. The track comes from their new record ‘Rugged and Unplugged’ which will be released on 23rd November 2018 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. Speaking about the album and the track, Adrian explains: “We decided to strip down a bunch of songs to the bare basics and let them speak in… Keep Reading

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Download Festival 2019 Lineup Announced

The three-day festival takes place on 14 – 16 June 2019 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets will be on sale 2pm on Thursday 25th October at 2018 prices until Tuesday 6th November downloadfestival.co.uk/tickets. Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event has announced Def Leppard, Slipknot, and Tool, as its 2019 headliners, plus SEVENTEEN of the world’s most exciting bands in rock, pop punk, hardcore… Keep Reading

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Black Honey at Manchester Academy 2

Black Honey bring their debut album tour to Manchester A night of great music, which really showed the power of women in music After the two support acts, Russo and Pins had warmed the crowd up with their great sets, the stage went dark to welcome Black Honey to Manchester as they tour their self-titled debut album. The set opened with the wonderful, crowd pleasing ‘I Only Hurt The Ones I… Keep Reading

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King Nun – Greasy Hotel

King Nun have shared a new track, Greasy Hotel, the latest to be taken from the band’s forthcoming debut EP, I Have Love, set for release on heavyweight 12” black vinyl on 9 November via Dirty Hit. Greasy Hotel follows the comeback track Chinese Medicine and the raucous Heavenly She Comes and Family Portrait, and arrives following the band’s recent UK tour with label mates Pale Waves and ahead of their own… Keep Reading

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Embrace Christmas Shows

Embrace will be playing two Christmas shows in December to road-test songs from their debut album, The Good Will Out, ahead of its 21stanniversary tour next year. The Christmas shows take place at Birmingham The Mill on Saturday 8 December and Southampton Engine Rooms on Sunday 9 December. Tickets for both shows are on sale now. Embrace then celebrate the 21stanniversary of The Good Will Out with a ten date… Keep Reading

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