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LIVE REVIEW: Kaiser Chiefs Manchester Apollo.

With the Kaiser Chiefs you always get a show, one where your participation is a must, you have no choice, its infectious, you come away knowing you have had a great time, there must be something special in the water over them hills. Keep Reading

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Eat Defeat Share New Video Ahead of November UK Tour

Taken from their latest album, I Think We’ll Be OK released via through Bearded Punk Records, Leeds-punks, Eat Defeat have shared a new video for the single Running In Place. Eat Defeat’s front man Andrew Summers talking about the single explains “Running In Place is about struggling with change and just wanting to understand and find your place in the world, metaphorically and literally. We’re part of this generation that’s… Keep Reading

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Glenn Hughes – Leeds Stylus 9th October 2018

Glenn Hughes brings 70’s style and classic Deep Purple to Leeds Leeds university have some very special guests in the building on this mild October night. The legend that is Glenn Hughes has brought his tour to this northern city. Best known for being a part of heavyweight band Deep Purple and a brief stint in Black Sabbath, he also took off on his own solo career. But tonight it’s his Classic… Keep Reading

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BritRock Must Be Destroyed Tour, Leeds 02 Academy 2018

Its Thursday, 5:30 and there is no sign of crackerjack in Leeds, but instead it is Britrock time. Ahh… Britrock that anti-Britpop movement that really was not a movement at all, but a collection of good old rock and roll bands that turned the amps up louder than their chart-topping cousins. First-up Dodgy. Not quite in the same, brash, balls to the wall vain as the others on the bill… Keep Reading

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Live At Leeds 2018

Billed as a Multi-Venue City wide festival. Showcasing the best emerging talent alongside established acts. Twenty stages across the centre of Leeds, ranging from the O2 Academy and the Established Leeds Beckett stage to smaller more intimate venues Like the Wardrobe, The Chapel, and The Brudenell Social Club, as well as the Church and the Chapel. Although the festival has been established for twelve years this was my first time… Keep Reading

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I’m Captain Yarrface … Welcome To The Sea – Interview

As Piratefest comes to Leeds, the front man Captain Yarrface  of Rumahoy found some time for a chat with Flick Of The Finger Magazine tonight. Entering backstage there was the Captain sat in his black mask waiting for us. Interviewer: Hi Captain Yarrface. Thank you so much for sitting down with us, we’re from Flick Of The Finger magazine. Captain Yarrface: Flick Of The Finger? Does anyone call it Flick… Keep Reading

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Alestorm Piratefest 2018 – Leeds Stylus

Leeds is tonights port for the Piratefest tour. Held in the university there were pirates as far as the eye could see and they were here for a night of rum and metal. Up first were the The Dread Crew Of Oddwood. Now this is a band with difference, with no electric guitars just  Double bass and drums along with  flutes mandolins and accordion. This pirate band dressed in their… Keep Reading

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Five In Five With: Marsicans

Marsicans are a young indie band from Leeds. Their driving, harmony-laden sound and exciting live shows are earning them a reputation as an emerging force in British music. The four-piece released their debut single in 2015 and have worked relentlessly since. 2017 has been the busiest year to date for Marsicans They signed to Lab Records and X-Ray Touring; their EP has hit a million plays on Spotify; singles have… Keep Reading

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Black Star Riders, O2 Academy, Leeds

Black Star Rider Boys are Back in Town. Black Star Riders have a coming of age party and blast Leeds Academy into submission with some Heavy Fire. The headline of this UK tour should really read that Black Star Riders are now finally a great rock band in their own right, with their own history and stories to tell. Sure – they have a significant connection to the Thin Lizzy… Keep Reading

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Band of Horses, O2 Academy, Leeds

Tonight in Leeds we had a choice of great live music. Here at the O2 Academy you can expect a healthy dose of Country tinged indie-rock, over the road at The First Direct Arena its southern garage rock. There is one thing for certain for me the O2 was definitely the place to be, for tonight on the bill we had singer /songwriter Israel Nash and Band Of Horses showing us… Keep Reading

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Bad Company, First Direct Arena, Leeds

Can’t Get Enough of the Bad Company Swan Song Tour. Bad Company rock Leeds on their opening night back in England on what could be their final ‘Swan Song’ tour together. Anticipation and emotions are incredibly high tonight, as this is the first night on English soil for a number of years that Bad Company have managed to get it together to play. Even their American reunion earlier in the… Keep Reading

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