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Beat Degeneration Announce New Tour Dates

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Following the release of debut album ‘Dream Machine’ (Weiner Records) a 10 track Slacker-Punk polemic, Guido Giorgi a.k.a Beat Degeneration has shared brand new tour dates, with more to be announced. Over the coming months the band will cross Europe toward a two special UK dates, one at Peckhams Pempeople and the latter at The Old Queens Head. These live dates also follow the release of the new video for ‘Nations’, the first track to appear on ‘Dream Machine’ and the most summative of Guido’s view of the status quo, proclaiming his disdain for the state of the world. But…

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NEW MUSIC: Husky Loops ‘Tempo’

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Ahead of their debut EP release on April 7th via Alcopop Records, Italian-born, now London-based trio Husky Loops are sharing a new slice of their riff-heavy, art-rock sounds with new single ‘Tempo’. Offering some insight behind the new single, the band said “‘Tempo’ is a song about running out of excuses and time, recorded live to capture the bands’ live energy. The inexorable flow of life was of inspiration to compose a track which is defined by repetition and awkward patterns, in which groove is the key.” Made up of Danio (vocals & guitar), Pietro (drums & samples) and Tommaso…

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Declan McKenna Goes On Tour

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Declan McKenna is very pleased to share details of a new UK and Irish tour for later this Spring. The hotly-tipped young Brit will headline ten dates in May, kicking off at Thekla in Bristol on the 15th May, and concluding at Concorde 2 in Brighton on the 30th May. The run includes a night at Heaven in London on the 23rd May. This new run of dates is in addition to the previously announced UK shows in March, and will be preceded by Declan’s first appearances at Coachella in California this April. Tickets for the May tour go on…

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Run to the Hills: The Iron Maidens are back in town!

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After their triumphant UK debut in 2016, the world’s one and only all-female Iron Maiden tribute return to our shores in October, and this time they’re here to conquer the land of their idols beyond London. Frontwoman Kirsten Chickinson can’t hide her excitement: ‘Having played the UK last year – and even getting to meet some of the original members of Iron Maiden – was a dream come true. So returning to Iron Maiden Holy Land to play even more UK dates really takes the biscuit! I can’t say I’ll have my pilot’s license in time to fly us over…

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NEW MUSIC: Leif Vollebekk ‘Twin Solitude’

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Montreal singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Leif Vollebekk released ‘Twin Solitude’ today on Secret City Records. The new record has received an abundance of early attention: lead single “Elegy” has been described as”devastatingly beautiful” by NPR Music and “lovely, soulful and spare” by Brooklyn Vegan and climbed at #14 on the Spotify UK Viral Top 50 week of release. The Fader premiered the second track, “Into The Ether” and praised Vollebekk’s “passionate Broken Social Scene-adjacent melodies wrapped in a casual, jammy atmosphere.” The next day, “Into The Ether” was added to Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist in twelve countries and soared up…

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Death Angel Return to the UK with Headline dates in August

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San Francisco Bay Area thrash legends Death Angel, who seemingly never slow down, are very pleased to announce that they will be playing four UK headline shows this August. Fiery front man Mark Osegueda checked in with the following comment: “I am extremely proud to announce that DEATH ANGEL will finally be returning to the UK for a string of headlining shows in August of 2017. These will be the first Death Angel shows in the UK since the release of our album ‘The Evil Divide’!! And we have been biting at the bit to get back there! Expect nothing…

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Subterranean Festival 2017

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The line-up for the first ever Subterranean Festival, a brand new indie and rock festival in the heart of Cambridge which takes place on Saturday 23 September, has just been announced. Headlining the Underworld stage are Scottish three-piece rock band The Amorettes who will be bringing their distinctive style to the Festival. Since they exploded onto the music scene with the release of their album Game On, they have toured extensively, garnering huge critical and popular acclaim and will be on tour this spring as official support to Black Star Riders. Indie band PINS will be headlining the Labyrinth stage.…

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Martin Harley & Daniel Kimbro Announce 2017 Tour

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Renowned acoustic Americana-blues singer-songwriter-guitarist Martin Harley and bass player extraordinaire Daniel Kimbro (Jerry Douglas, Larkin Poe) announce March 2017 UK tour, including Liverpool Philharmonic on Friday March 10th Martin Harley is a supremely talented acoustic roots and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter with a burgeoning global reputation. Static in the Wires is his seventh album and the second with Daniel Kimbro. The two first met through mutual friend, Sam Lewis, at Hippie Jack’s music festival in Crawford Tennessee. After a brief backstage rehearsal the two took to the stage for an hour of largely improvised music. A few weeks later…

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Me and That Man Unveil New Video & Debut Album

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ME AND THAT MAN, the side project put together by Nergal of Behemoth and British/Polish musician, John Porter, have today unveiled a new video for ‘Ain’t Much Loving’, taken from their forthcoming debut album, ‘Songs of Love And Death’. The collection is set for release on 24th March via Cooking Vinyl. ME AND THAT MAN also play their first UK show at London’s Jazz Cafe on Sunday 26th March.  Tickets are on sale now from here ‘Songs of Love & Death’ is a journey across bleak, dust-ravaged plains, soundtracked by low-slung guitars and steeped in the rawest essence of rock…

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Aerosmith Announced 2017 European Tour

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Earlier today Aerosmith announced what could be their farewell tour in Europe. Reports of the tour have been flooding in to the FOTF offices. The rumour mill surrounding the bands demise has been rife, with band members Joe Perry and Stephen Tyler contradicting one another publicly over the break up. Since the 2012 release of “Music From Another Dimension” the band have been touring and playing to sell out crowds all over the world, recently completing a tour of South America. For European fans this may well be the last time to see the band with the “Aero-Vederci Baby” tour…

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Guns’n’Roses to play Copenhagen in July 2017

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Nine European cities announced so far. The legendary rockers plan to tour parts of Europe during the 2017 summer. Ticket information is not yet available, but according to a few sources online, these approximate dates should hold up: Dublin, Ireland @ Croke Park – July 2017 Bracelona, Spain @ Estadio Olimpic – July 2017 Zurich, Switzerland @ Letzigrund Stadion – July 2017 Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Amsterdam Arena – July 2017 Gelsenkirchen, Germany @ Veltins Arena – July 2017 Berlin, Germany @ Olympiastadion – July 2017 Hamburg, Germany @ Volksparkstadion – July 2017 Stockholm, Sweden @ Friends Arena – July 2017…

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NEWS: Pet Shop Boys Announce 2017 February Tour

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As Pet Shop Boys get ready to perform four sold-out shows this week at the Royal Opera House in London, they are delighted to announce that they will return to the UK with their Super Tour early next year. They will hit cities across the UK in February 2017, playing venues in Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Bournemouth. The Super Tour will see Pet Shop Boys perform songs from their acclaimed new album ‘Super’, as well as classic PSB hits and album tracks from over the past 30 years. The production is based on the Royal Opera House shows…

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Stereophonics: Gig Line Up For July

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Ahead of a packed summer full of huge live dates including headline shows Stereophonics announce their new single ‘Mr And Mrs Smith,’ out on the band’s own Stylus Records label via Ignition Records With career sales of over 10 million albums, Stereophonics’ latest, the new single is taken from the band’s acclaimed No.1 album ‘Keep The Village Alive,’ also home to recent hit singles ‘C’est La Vie’, ‘I Wanna Get Lost With You’, ‘Song for the Summer’ and ‘White Lies’. Stereophonics play 10 x huge UK & Irish outdoor dates this summer and the band also recently announced that they…

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Louis Berry Announces 7 date UK Headline Tour

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One to watch in 2016, Louis Berry embarks on a 7 date UK headline tour this autumn including a show at London’s Oslo on October 5th  We recently sent our very own Dave Hudson to shoot and interview Louis and he was blew away! Read the review and see the images here Louis has a backstory that reads like a modern day fairytale.  Preaching firebrand rock n roll anthems crafted from the alleyways of Liverpool, this son of a heroin addict father has already been compared to Johnny Cash and Alex Turner.   After his first live show he signed a…

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NEWS: Noel Gallagher Announces Concluding Live Show of 2016

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds announces concluding show at Brixtons O2 Academy for the first time ever… Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will wrap up 2016’s touring schedule at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on Tuesday September 6th. This very special show will round off a hugely successful year for the band and marks an end to over eighteen months touring in support of the group’s critically acclaimed Chasing Yesterday album. The tour will have seen Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds play 121 shows and festivals to over 1,700,000 people in 27 countries across 5 continents. The O2 Academy Brixton show…

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NEW MUSIC: Civil Civic – The Hunt + Dates

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The return of CIVIL CIVIC will be a relief to many who have waited patiently since 2011’s epic debut album, RULES. The electronic soundscape masters return with an explosive new single, THE HUNT today, the first track to be taken from their new album scheduled for release this Autumn. Concocted from the intrinsic production skills of Aaron Cupples and Benjamin Green, the Melbourne duo have spent the last four years honing their special recipe of colourful instrumentals from their bases in London and Barcelona, respectively. This first offering is a taste of what’s to come, a smorgasbord of aural delicacies…

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NEW MUSIC: DEAD – You’re So Cheap + Tour

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DEAD! are a London based four piece that will be hurtling your way this year; if you haven’t already encountered them then you probably will soon. The band’s new single, YOU’RE SO CHEAP, their first since signing to Infectious Music, has already received BBC Radio 1 airplay, which they celebrated with a sold out London show. YOU’RE SO CHEAP is a dirty, riff-filled punk rode ode to the anxiety and discomfort of, mmm, certain social situations. The band themselves possess the youthful charm and enthusiasm of pretty much every cool band you ever loved. General consensus suggests that DEAD! are…

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2016 Music Festivals Guide – The Smaller But Cooler Festivals

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With the larger music festivals now pretty much sold out, costing a bomb and some lines ups like V just looking shamefully pants – we had a look at some of the smaller music festivals which still have tickets available, wont break the bank and all in all – probably a little cooler. Music festivals in the Uk are now renowned around the world for their creativity and their clout in capturing the coolest acts around. They also form one of the most saturated festival markets in the world, so here are some of the smaller, cooler festivals which every music fan…

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Seasick Steve has announced News Of Biggest Ever Headline…

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12th April 2016 London – Seasick Steve has announced that he will be performing his biggest ever headline show at The SSE Arena, Wembley on the 14th October 2016.  Tickets will go on general sale on 15th April 2016 and will be available here It’s been 10 years since Seasick Steve first appeared on the BBC as part of Jools Holland’s ‘Hootenanny’ in 2006, a legendary performance which turned him into a household name overnight, with his debut solo album ‘Dog House Music’. Steve plans to celebrate this 10th anniversary in style, and tear the roof off this iconic London venue…

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