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NEW MUSIC: Public Service Broadcasting: New Album ‘Every Valley’

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After two years up in the stratosphere with the hugely successful ‘The Race For Space’, Public Service Broadcasting are returning to earth. J. Willgoose, Esq., now has an established reputation for weaving forensic, historical research into evocative storytelling. This time he is taking us on a journey down the mineshafts of the South Wales valleys and using the history of coal mining to shine a light on the disenfranchised. The band’s first release through independent label Play It Again Sam, Every Valley examines the history of coal mining in South Wales. It is a record about community and what happens…

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So This Is Suffering: New Album & Tour

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So This Is Suffering is a post-deathcore outfit founded by Zedadiah Martinez and Zechariah Gamez in 2006. The band later solidified its lineup with longtime friends Rudy Florez, Robert Brown, and James Williams. The band self-released three albums and have relentlessly performed across the United States multiple times earning a name as one of the heaviest and hardest-working currently active DIY bands. Technical death metal unit SO THIS IS SUFFERING will drop their Palace Of The Pessimist full-length worldwide via Unique Leader Records this Friday. Today No Clean Singing is streaming the record in its punishing entirety before you can buy…

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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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NEW MUSIC: Unforeseen ‘Grave Danger’

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With the release of brutal Finnish crossover outfit FORESEEN’s second LP, Grave Danger, nearing release in late April, the first sampling from the record has been let off the chain through a public assault at Decibel Magazine. “Chemical Heritage” firmly establishes what FORESEEN’s by-the-throat approach to infusing hardcore’s furious wrath into thrash metal’s blazing speed is all about. Grave Danger will see LP, CD, and digital North American release via 20 Buck Spin on April 24th, with Svart handling the release for European territories. Watch for audio samples, preorder info, and more to be issued in the days ahead. With…

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Clean Cut Kid Announce UK Headline Tour

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Liverpool’s finest fuzz pop four piece Clean Cut Kid today announce a headline tour of the UK in spring. The seven date tour includes a show at London’s Scala on May 10th and culminates in their biggest headline show to date in their hometown at the 1200 capacity Liverpool Academy. Clean Cut Kid’s first four singles ‘Vitamin C’, ‘Runaway’, ‘We Used To Be In Love’ and ‘Make Believe’ introduced a band brimming with unshakeable hooks and full of imagination. Their songs demand your attention from the first second to the last and have gained them plaudits across the board, ranging…

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Handmade Festival 2017

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Handmade Festival will be returning to Leicester’s O2 Academy in 2017 for two days of the finest music, comedy, art, film, performance and photography, hand-picked and carefully curated. The festival will take place on 29th and 30th April 2017. In December 2016 Handmade Festival announced the first wave of bands for the 2017 music programme: Twin Atlantic, Frightened Rabbit, British Sea Power, Pulled Apart By Horses, Honeyblood, JAWS, Muncie Girls, Tigercub, Puppy and Idles Today, Handmade Festival are very pleased to announce the second round of acts set to join their estimable line-up: Cabbage, Superfood, Demob Happy, God Damn, Kagoule,…

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The Stranglers Announce HUGE UK Tour

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The Stranglers will be back on the road again in March 2017. Following the sell-out success of their Black and White Tour in March last year, the group will, this time, present the Classic Collection to coincide with the planned re-release of the entire Stranglers studio album catalogue from the period 1977-82. Drawing from this expansive and impressive catalogue that spans some 40 years, the Stranglers will enthral audiences with an exciting mix of material, all bearing the distinctive signature style of this most enduring of British bands; driving rhythms, anthemic melodies, quirky time signatures and occasional dark humour, held…

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Biffy Clyro 2016 Tour

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Biffy Clyro 2016 Tour

Biffy Clyro 2016 Tour announce UK Tour For November and  December 2016 Biffy Clyro have announced a UK Arena Tour for November/December 2016. Support for the tour will come from acclaimed, emo heroes’ Brand New. The Biffy Clyro 2016 tour announcement comes off the back of Biffy Clyro’s seventh studio album “Ellipsis”, which shot straight to #1 in the UK, while their growing international success also saw the album top the charts in Germany, Switzerland and Ireland. Now the trio have unveiled the new video for ‘Howl’, with the track set to impact on September 2nd. Full UK Tour dates…

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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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Good Charlotte Announce UK Tour Dates

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Multi-platinum-selling pop-punk icons Good Charlotte have announced a handful of shows in the UK ahead of their performances at this year’s Reading and Leeds Festivals. Good Charlotte will be joined on these dates by Waterparks, Big Jesus and Roam (Birmingham only) in support.  What an exciting line up of some incredibly talented upcoming bands! August 24th, Glasgow, O2 Academy* 25th, Manchester, O2 Ritz* 26th, Leeds Festival 27th, Birmingham, O2 Institute* 28th, Reading Festival Tickets go onsale on Friday June 17th at 9am .  The band will also be offering VIP Meet and Greet and merch packages for these shows.  These…

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Spector Announce New Tour Dates

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Today Spector announce an 8 date tour of the UK, inspired by new track ‘Tenner’, released earlier this month as a 360 performance video. All shows are £10 and go on sale today. They start on 24th May and will be for 14+ Spector – Tenner This follows the completely sold out run of shows at which the band are playing both debut album ‘Enjoy It While It Lasts’ and the critically acclaimed follow up ‘Moth Boys’ in both London and Manchester. Spector Are: Frederick Macpherson Thomas Shickle Danny Blandy Jed Cullen Live Dates: May 24th, Southampton, Joiners Arms 26th,…

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UK Headline Dates + New Music from Band Of Skulls. Listen here

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“… A surge of saw-toothed guitars…” CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND “… A rip-snorting three minutes of rock …” SHORTLIST “… Nicely jagged and bass-thumping …” CLASSIC ROCK  The band have also shared a live video of new song EROUNDS, which is lifted from the album. The video was filmed at Rockfield Studios, where the album was recorded, BAND OF SKULLS have announced a string of UK headline dates to take place in October. The new dates are in support of their forthcoming album, BY DEFAULT, due for release on 27 May via BMG Recordings, and follow the band’s previously announced shows…

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New Album | The Boxer Rebellion

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ANNOUNCE DETAILS OF THEIR 5th FULL LENGTH STUDIO ALBUM OCEAN BY OCEAN – RELEASED APRIL 29th + REVEAL 1st TRACK KEEP ME CLOSE + 1st UK & EU SHOWS OF 2016 London quartet The Boxer Rebellion have a knack of writing album after album of jaw droppingbeauty, and their 5th is no exception. Now in their fifteenth year as a band, ‘Ocean by Ocean’ is quite simply The Boxer Rebellion’s most complete record to date and the band today announced its release on April 29th, as well a short run of intimate shows and brand new album track ‘Keep Me Close’. A deeply personal track…

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New Music From Corinne Bailey Rae

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THE HEART SPEAKS IN WHISPERS NEW STUDIO ALBUM – RELEASED MAY 13TH ON GOOD GROOVE / VIRGIN EMI BEEN TO THE MOON FIRST TRACK – OUT NOW   “The heart speaks through Nature, Dreams, the Body and Instinct. These songs are mystical, elemental and concerned with transformation. For me this album is vital, and life-affirming” – Corinne Bailey Rae British singer-songwriter – and two time GRAMMY® winner – Corinne Bailey Rae returns today with the release of ‘Been To The Moon’, the first song from her forthcoming album The Heart Speaks In Whispers, which will be released on May 13th.…

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Seminal prog pioneers YES has announced an extensive UK and European tour!

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Seminal prog pioneers YES has announced an extensive UK and European tour for April 2016. The band will be performing 1971’s ‘Fragile’ and 1980’s ‘Drama’ in their entirety, the latter for the very first time, plus other seminal tracks including ‘Owner of a Lonely Heart’ and ‘Starship Trooper’. ‘Most of the songs haven’t been performed in some 30 years’ – said Steve Howe. ‘Fragile and Drama mark two essential chapters of our career and we’re looking forward to share the whole journeys with our fans throughout Europe’. ‘Reliving those years will be very emotional’ – adds drummer Alan White –…

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THE BIG MOON – New Music following Massive tour with The Maccabees

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“London’s most exciting new quartet … The Big Moon are readying to shoot for the stars” – NME  “…they’re already destined to be a mainstream indie rock act, probably the size of HAIM, or maybe bigger.” – Loud & Quiet The Big Moon are very pleased to announce details of a new single, their first through Fiction Records. Cupid is available to stream now and a limited vinyl will be released on May 13th. It was produced and mixed by Catherine Marks (Foals/Wolf Alice), and follows their two acclaimed singles to date, Sucker and The Road. Listen to Cupid here:…

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Noel Gallagher Has Announced A Special One-off Gig…

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Noel Gallagher has announced a special one-off gig this summer in the North Yorkshire holiday resort of Scarborough. The Oasis guitarist will be hitting up his Scarborian music fans on August 3 during his UK tour with band the High Flying Birds. It’s the first time he’s ever played the seaside town, and Scarborough’s Open Air only has a capacity of 6,500 so you’ll need to get your tickets fast. If you don’t manage that, Noel and his crew will be heading to Lancashire’s Lytham Festival the next day. Tickets for the show go on sale on Friday 18 March at 9am. Image: © Ross Gilmore/Redferns

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Eliza and the Bear – NEW ALBUM!!

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After the success of recent singles ‘It Gets Cold’ and ‘Friends’, plus numerous sold-out shows around the UK Eliza and the Bear will release their eagerly anticipated eponymous debut album on 8th April via Capitol Records (5SOS, Sam Smith etc).   7-Apr-16 London, Islington Assembly Hall 13-Apr-16 Birmingham, Institute Library 14-Apr-16 Bristol, Thekla 15-Apr-16 Manchester, Academy 3 16-Apr-16 Glasgow, Garage Eliza and the Bear have returned with yet another glowing anthem, ‘Friends’, the latest single to be lifted from their eponymously-titled debut album, released April 8th on Capitol Records. The track follows previous Radio 1 play-listed singles ‘Lion’s Heart’, which ‘led to…

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The Hunna Sell Out UK Tour!

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**MARCH & APRIL UK TOUR NOW COMPLETELY SOLD OUT** GET YOUR TICKETS FOR MAY AND JUNE BEFORE THEY SELL OUT TOO!!! “Where is the next band producing indie classics that can break through into the mainstream and give the public an act they can believe in again? Well, there’s finally another contender in the shape of The Hunna. Ones to watch for the year ahead.” – Shortlist After three raucous sold-out shows at London’s Boston Music Rooms and further sold-out shows across Europe last week, UK four-piece The Hunna continue their swift rise by announcing a second UK headline tour,…

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Declan McKenna Announces New Track & Tour Dates!

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DECLAN MCKENNA has unveiled the ‘Leelah’s Law’ inspired video for his track Paracetamol. Written about transgender teenagers, the lyrics reflect the hyperbole and misunderstanding often found in the reporting of these sensitive cases, and the shines a light on the lack of LGBT narratives that don’t minimise the characters to their trauma. At just 17 Declan has already achieved so much. Since the release of his demo ‘Brazil’ last spring, the young artist has snatched the Glastonbury ’emerging artist’ slot, nestling him firmly on the main stage alongside many of his heroes, signed a record deal with Columbia Records, dropped his awesome new track…

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New Music + Tour from ETCHES

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ETCHES are preparing to release their brand new ‘Wall of Sleep’ EP, which will be available at their forthcoming April live dates. The lead single ‘Love Is’ will be released on Playing With Sound on 8th April 2016.  Filled with tales of the human condition, immersive melodies and anthemic indie-rock accents, for those new to one of Liverpool’s most innovative and fresh five-pieces, one point becomes clear on first impressions alone- the troupe are destined for very big things. Immediately accessible, and yet never predictable, ETCHES are readying their new single, Love Is, to land on 8th April via the…

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Richard Ashcroft Announces Solo Album

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Richard Ashcroft will make a much-awaited return to the stage in the UK in 2016. Following the announcement of his first new album in six years, These People, he will be playing two special intimate dates in support of the album on 14th May at Albert Hall in Manchester and 16th May at the Roundhouse in London. Tickets will go on sale 9am Friday, Feb 26th via general outlets, check richardashcroft.com for more info. ‘These People’, the fourth solo album from Richard Ashcroft, will be released on his new Righteous Phonographic Association label via Cooking Vinyl Records on 20th May. The first…

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