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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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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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Dropkick Murphys Head To Vegas For UFC 229 Fight Weekend

With Performance At, Park Theater At Park MGM Las Vegas, Friday, October 5, 2018 Dropkick Murphys return to Las Vegas for one night only, Friday, Oct. 5 at Park Theater at Park MGM. This exclusive performance marks the unofficial kickoff of UFC 229 fight weekend, which features nearly a dozen MMA battles including the Lightweight title bout between top-ranked Conor McGregor from Ireland and Russian challenger Khabib Nurmagomedov. Tickets for… Keep Reading

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New Music: Normandie – White Flag

Swedish band Normandie release their widely anticipated second album this Friday, 26thOctober. I’ve been given a preview copy to listen to and I’ve been mightily impressed. I caught up with the guys a few months ago prior to their  appearance at a very wet Reading Festival. The  quartet of Anton (Drums) Philip (Vocals) Hakan (Guitar) and Lucas on Bass together combined create an alternative rock sound that went done a… Keep Reading

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Pennfest: Mainstage Act Confirmed For Saturday 20th July 2019

Craig David to perform and close the festival with an almighty performance like no other More acts to be announced soon Alongside the main stage will also be the big top stage which when the sun sets becomes big top late night. The bigger warehouse last year went down a storm so more that for next year along with the introducing stage featuring a diverse selection of exciting local and… Keep Reading

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Mental Health In Music: Please Be Heard

Mental Health Is More Than Just A Song Topic… … and fame shouldn’t determine how important mental health actually is. For decades, the music industry has had one big problem, that only seems to be important whenever it’s in mainstream media, and that shouldn’t be the case. Mental health is one of the most important issues that the world faces, and it’s impact on the music industry is huge, yet… Keep Reading

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Echo & The Bunnymen, The London Palladium

Echo, Bunnymen, Patience and Grace…. The London Palladium, one of the most famous venues in the country, played host to one of Liverpool’s most famous bands in Echo & The Bunnymen. The band, who are celebrating 40 years in the music business, were in the mood to treat the crowd on a packed Thursday night, and they certainly knew how to do it.  “How we all doing!!”, enquires enigmatic front… Keep Reading

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New Music – Greta Van Fleet ‘Anthem Of The Peaceful Army’

Greta Van Fleet bring classic rock back to life with debut album A blend of powerful vocals, bluesy guitar, driving bass and tight drums results in one truly great debut album It’s not been long since modern rockers, Greta Van Fleet began to make a name for themselves, but their following is already huge, and the release of this debut album shows how well they are doing. The album comes… Keep Reading

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New Music – Richard Ashcroft ‘Natural Rebel’

Richard Ashcroft releases new album, ‘Natural Rebel’ Ashcroft’s fifth solo album does not disappoint.  A combination of acoustic and electric guitars, an array of strings, and Ashcroft’s distinct vocals form a truly brilliant album, with a mix of really good songs, one of which is the single, ‘Surprised By The Joy’. However, the album opens with ‘All My Dreams’, a truly fantastic tune, which you can tell right from the… Keep Reading

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Shred Kelly Release Fourth Studio Album ‘Archipelago’

Shred Kelly will be releasing their most ambitious project yet in their fourth album, Archipelago, on October 19th 2018 via DevilDuck Records, followed immediately by a tour in the UK. The new record was produced by Howard Redekopp (The New Pornographers, Tegan and Sara), and Josh Rob Gwilliam (Cowpuncher, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald), as well as co-production by Colin Stewart (Yukon Blonde, Dan Mangan) on the track, Don’t Ever Look Back.… Keep Reading

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