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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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Hot Milk Release New Video In Celebration Of Debut EP

Emo power-pop band Hot Milk has released a new video for Wide Awake to mark the released of their debut EP Are You Feeling Alive? which is out today. The Manchester-based four-piece are kicking off a busy summer with the four-track EP release before heading off for a series of Summer festivals. They’ll be on stage at Live at Leeds Festival 4 May 2019, Stag & Dagger Glasgow 5 May… Keep Reading

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NEWS: Academy Music Group expands in Newcastle with O2 City Hall

LONDON (03 May 2019) – Academy Music Group Limited (AMG) today announces that the commercial operation of the 2,135-capacity Newcastle City Hall will transfer from Newcastle Theatre Royal Trust to Academy Music Group. The deal follows an agreement between AMG, Fusion Lifestyle and Newcastle City Council. The deal welcomes City Hall to the portfolio of award-winning venues across the UK that are owned and operated by Academy Music Group, including… Keep Reading

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Video Premiere of Underground Pop Sensations Spray 

Spray return with their new album Failure is Inevitable – their first release on AnalogueTrash British synth band and self-styled indiepop chameleons Spray have announced their fifth studio album, Failure Is Inevitable, for 2019. Founded in 2001, Spray is comprised of Ricardo Autobahn (synthesizers) and Jenny McLaren (vocals, guitars), both formerly of The Cuban Boys, who took their chaotic technopunk to No. 1 on the Festive 50 (twice), recorded one of the… Keep Reading

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Gov’t Mule Announce New Album ‘Bring On The Music – Live At The Capitol Theatre’

Rock titans Gov’t Mule have announced the release of Bring On The Music – Live at The Capitol Theatre. Filmed at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY, on April 27th and 28th, 2018, the 9-camera video shoot was directed by renowned music photographer and director Danny Clinch (Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, Foo Fighters, Phish). The release features more than 2 hours of live music, a full-length concert film, interviews… Keep Reading

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Sleeping With Sirens Added to All Points East Line Up

All Points East is pretty spectacular this year and it just became even more so thanks to the addition of Sleeping With Sirens to the incredible Bring Me The Horizon headline show on Friday 31 May 2019. Hailing from Florida, USA, Sleeping With Sirens have pushed the envelope since the release of their debut album, With Ears to See and Eyes to Hear, released in 2010. The band have collected… Keep Reading

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Heavy Music Awards 2019: Vote Now For Your Winners!

Flick Of The Finger’s writer Katie Clare has been a vocal advocate of the Heavy Music Awards since the organisation’s inception in 2017. We are told it is all about the acknowledgement of the skills, talents and output of an often overlooked creative, eclectic and diverse music scene. Along with a public democratically, determined winners plus they host some truly exciting artists. We’ll let Katie take over to tell you all about… Keep Reading

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The Kris Barras Band Announce Supports For October 2018 Headline Tour

As one of the UK’s breakout artist over the last 12 months, the Kris Barras Band have had a whirlwind rise, they will be playing the biggest venues they have ever headlined this October. Joining them on the headline tour, on selected dates, will be Wille & The Bandits and Elles Bailey. The rise? Well, from the release of last years The Divine And Dirty’, there have been the; A-list radio singles,… Keep Reading

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Looking Forward to Liverpool Sound City 2019

Just 4 days to go before Sound City kicks off for the 12th year The UK’s leading independent festival of emerging music, arts and discovery, Sound City, is back in Liverpool this weekend. Embracing the wild spirit of discovery, the electrically-charged festival is again set to showcase 100s of the very best emerging bands, artists and performers from across the world and closer to home, as well as genre-defining headliners.… Keep Reading

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Guns n’ Roses’ Duff McKagan Announces European Tour August / September 2019

North American tour kicks off 30th May in Philadelphia, the European tour begins 22nd August in Poland. He also releases new song ‘Don’t look Behind You’, taken from the new album Tenderness coming 31st May. Los Angeles, CA (23rd April 2019) – “People are going to herald this as one of the best albums of the year.” That’s what SiriusXM radio host Larry Flick said about Tenderness, the upcoming solo album from Guns N’ Roses… Keep Reading

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Tesla – Announce UK Headline Show Around Download

The legendary American rock band TESLA released their new studio album, SHOCK, worldwide on March 8 2019 via UMe. The album is available on CD, digital, black vinyl, and limited edition translucent blue vinyl formats. Produced and co-written by Phil Collen (Def Leppard), SHOCKis TESLA’s eighth studio album. TESLA is actively touring across North America, Europe, and elsewhere around the globe throughout 2019, including a performance at the UK iconic Download Festival.… Keep Reading

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band reveals new song ‘I Want You

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band have unveiled their brand new song I Want You. The song is taken from their upcoming album The Traveler, which is out on 31st May via Provogue/Mascot Label Group. World-class guitar playing has always been his calling card, but in his forties, Shepherd knows when to blaze and when to breathe. “There’s some restraint on ‘The Traveler’,” he considers. “As I’ve gotten older, I’ve started to lean towards the approach of less is… Keep Reading

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Hollis Brown release video for ‘Bad Mistakes’

Hollis Brown are delighted to unveil their new video  for ‘Bad Mistakes’  taken from their new album Ozone Park. The band are also encouraging fans to share their own bad mistakes with the hashtag #HBBadMistakes. Hailing from New York, the beginnings of the quartet was born out of a garage in the Ozone Park neighbourhood of Queens on a steady diet of psychedelia and basement jams in Greenwich Village.  Their first show came at the legendary… Keep Reading

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