• Kendal Calling 2019

    This year was the 14th Kendal Calling and my 10th, I’ve always been a genuine fan of the festival, I’ve… Keep Reading

  • 2000Trees Festival 2019 Review

    Once again 2000Trees Festival has a remarkable line-up, an amazing sent up and stunning weather. Flick Of The Finger sent Katie… Keep Reading

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Cotton Clouds 2019

Another incredible year at the best family festival around comes to a close With the likes of Peter Hook and … Keep Reading

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band New Album ‘The Traveler’ Out Today

The new album from the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band ‘The Traveler,’  is released today. Last week the band also announced that they will be returning once again to headline the Outlaw Country Stage at Ramblin’ Man Fair this July and have added extra dates to their UK tour for November. Gone is the young Louisiana gunslinger who erupted onto the early-’90s scene with his burn-it-down guitar solos and gut-punch songcraft. The 41-year-old he’s… Keep Reading

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Neighbourhood Weekender 2019: Sunday

Day 2 of the Warrington based festival, and it delivered an absolute storm of talent From solo acts, to some of the best bands on the scene at the moment, Neighbourhood Weekender showcased some truly class talent. Kicking it off were a high-spirited WhenYoung, who after performing on the Viola Beach Stage last year, took to the 2nd Stage this time around, and what a performance it was. A perfect… Keep Reading

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Riot Fest Returns to Douglas Park For it’s 15th Anniversary

Ever wished you could listen to some killer live tunes, jump on a Ferris Wheel, then catch a freak show? Welcome to Riot Fest.  Riot fest is an annual music festival held in Douglas Park in Chicago, IL.  There will be five stages (Yes…I said 5), a section for the circus side show, more bars than you know what to do with – and excellent people watching. This years lineup… Keep Reading

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Neighbourhood Weekender 2019 Saturday

George Ezra, Primal Scream, hold court on day one of Neighbourhood weekender 2019. Neighbourhood Weekender returned for its second year, with a stellar line-up. As the gates opened on the Saturday the fans didn’t stand on ceremony in getting in and quickly filling the stages as the artists began to perform. Over Three stages, first up on the main stage is Sea Girls, a band that are set on taking… Keep Reading

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VOLA Announce September 2019 UK Tour

Copenhagen’s VOLA have announced their September 2019 European Tour which includes 4 shows in the UK in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Nottingham. To celebrate this they have revealed the brand new video for ‘Ruby Pool’. The tour is hot on the heels of their triumphant tours with MONUMENTS and Haken and the release of ‘Applause Of A Distant Crowd,’ which came out in October on Mascot Records, which has led Prog Magazine to declare… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: DMA’s Set To Release MTV Unplugged Album

DMA’S second album FOR NOW found the Sydney trio’s fan base swell with a rush of new devotees. It earned three ARIA Music Award nominations for Best Group, Best Rock Album and Best Independent Release, while their growing status in the UK saw it reach #13 on the official album chart. Now the band are set to release the MTV UNPLUGGED LIVE album on 12 July. It was recorded at… Keep Reading

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MUSE: The Simulation Theory World – What you need to know…

Enhanced Experience! First and foremost… Metro strikes in Manchester that weekend… So plan well ahead! The Simulation Theory World Tour will feature an exciting new Enhanced Experience Package that allows access to an exclusive Mixed Reality Pre-Show Party, powered by Microsoft, with three original virtual reality games, inspired by tracks from Simulation Theory. Additional Enhanced Experience perks include a premium concert ticket, show specific poster, interactive photo experience with props and memorabilia from… Keep Reading

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Chicago Open Air 2019, Seat Geek Stadium – 18-19.05.2019

Chicago Open Air lit up Seat Geek Stadium! Saturday morning I woke up with excitement for a weekend that I had been anxiously awaiting for months. I know Chicago Open Air had received a lot of grief about initial ticket pricing and such, but once I saw the names System of a Down and Tool next to each other I put all of that negativity behind me. That anticipation grew… Keep Reading

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Hellogoodbye, Birmingham o2 Academy – 21.05.19

Hellogoodbye hit the UK for the first time in nine years, bringing the most recent release ‘S’only Natural’ to life. Birmingham’s o2 Academy3 deemed the perfect setting to be adorned with a sparkly, multi-coloured backdrop; a symbol of the more indie-pop route that the music had now taken. Itoldyouiwouldeatyou proved themselves to be the fitting support for this tour, bringing with them a range of twinkly emo-esque tunes. Including a… Keep Reading

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Miss Vincent Have Just Dropped An Outstanding New Single

Arriving on the UK rock scene in 2013 Southampton’s Miss Vincent have presented us with extremely vibrant live performances over the years. Along with some unforgettable releases such as their fantastic debut Creepy, the agreeably luminous Reasons Not To Sleep EP and last year’s incredible dynamic single Melanie. Today Miss Vincent dropped a new single My Iron Heart and it’s a perfectly striking 3:45 minutes of effervescence. As a band,… Keep Reading

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Black Star Riders – Release Video For New Single “Another State Of Grace”

The First Single To Be Taken From the new studio album, also titled “Another State Of Grace”, Set For Release On The 6thSeptember 2019. UK & Ireland Tour in October 2019. Black Star Riders release a video to accompany their new single “Another State Of Grace”. Acool performance videothat introduces the new band lineup, featuring Chad Szeliga (Drums) and Christian Martucci (Lead Guitar), who join Ricky Warwick (guitar,vocals), Scott Gorham (guitar) and… Keep Reading

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Paul Gilbert Unveils Video For ‘A Herd Of Turtles’ + New Album Out Now

Guitar pioneer Paul Gilbert released his brand new album Behold Electric Guitar, last week. Now he reveals the video for ‘Herd of Turtles.’ “How do you know when you’ve gained your producer’s trust?” Gilbert says. You ask him this question: “Hey John, can you set up a vocal mic? I want to recite a poem about turtles in a Ringo Starr accent, and then launch into a ferocious groove with the… Keep Reading

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Low Hum Releases New Single Ahead of Debut Album

L.A.’s Low Hum is set to release his beautifully vulnerable and kaleidoscopic debut album Room To Breathe on 7th June on Last Gang Records. In anticipation, today  Low Hum’s newest single, Fake Reality, has been released. Hawaiian born producer and multi-instrumentalist Collin Desha’s aka Low Hum most indelible memories were formed in his childhood and the Hawaiian lifestyle and culture. Surrounded by the ocean and traditional Hawaiian music. It wasn’t… Keep Reading

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Reveals New Song ‘Gravity’

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band have unveiled their brand new song Gravity. It’s 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 more. I play for… Keep Reading

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CROBOT Reveal New Video ‘Keep Me Down’ Ahead Of UK Tour

CROBOT have released a video for their new song, “Keep Me Down”. Directed by Mike Danger the hilarious video marks the first new music from the band in three years. The band describes the song and video like, “ a kick to the teeth and a punch to the dick, “Keep Me Down” let’s all y’all mutha funkers know – Crobot’s back and we’re comin’ out swinging, baby!” Blending funk, blues,… Keep Reading

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Raconteurs Release ‘Help Me Stranger’

The Raconteurs have released their fourth song from upcoming album, ‘Helps Us Stranger’ Acoustic rock has died a bit of a death, until now. Straight from the start, this song is a showcase of the talent within The Raconteurs (Or The Saboteurs if you’re from down under). A tape recorded, haunting vocal track kicks things off for this single, accompanied by a soothing, finger-picked acoustic guitar, giving it a bluesy,… Keep Reading

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Lechlade Festival Expecting Record Numbers Next Weekend

Lechlade Festival expecting record numbers next weekend! The fine, dry weather has reportedly boosted ticket sales, with camping tickets almost sold out for the 3-day festival taking place over the bank holiday weekend. “The site build is underway and we can’t wait to open the gates on Friday” says Festival Director and Founder Jennie Rainsford, “we’ve experienced bumper sales in the last few days. Live in Vehicle pitches sold out… Keep Reading

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Black Star Riders – Announce New Album “Another State Of Grace” Out On 6th September

Nuclear Blast are delighted to announce the release of Black Star Riders new studio album “Another State Of Grace” on the 6thSeptember 2019. The band will support the record with a full UK and Ireland tour in October 2019 with additional dates in other territories to be announced in the near future. “Another State Of Grace” sees the band deliver another stunning collection of songs. The bands new members Chad Szeliga (Drums)… Keep Reading

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Camden Rocks – Final Line-up and Stage Times Announced

Camden Rock Festival is thrilled to announce this year’s finalised phenomenal line-up, alongside the running order for each venue and band. The hottest event in London is taking place on Saturday 1stand Sunday 2ndJune 2019 and it will bring over 400 bands across 20 venues all within Camden Town. Heading this year Camden Rocks line-up are acclaimed punk and folk singer songwriter Frank Turner and talented alt-rock quartet Deaf Havana.… Keep Reading

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Gov’t Mule Reveal Live Video For ‘Life Before Insanity’

Rock titans Gov’t Mule have released “Life Before Insanity,” the first cut from their forthcoming live album and film package, Bring On The Music – Live at The Capitol Theatre out June 28th The film, directed by renowned music photographer and director Danny Clinch (Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, Foo Fighters, Phish) in a 9-camera shoot, was captured during two special nights at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY, on… Keep Reading

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