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GIGS: The Magic Numbers Announce 5 Date Tour

Following the release of the album Outsiders earlier in the year, London quartet The Magic Numbers will hit the road in December with some select tour dates across the UK, including Gorilla in Manchester, Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms, Islington Assembley Hall in London, plus two Scottish dates in Perth and Glasgow. Outsiders sees a grittier direction for the band, whilst losing none of their renowned melodic flair. In their four star… Keep Reading

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Courteeners Announced Major UK Winter Tour

Following the band’s penultimate slots on the main stage at this year’s Reading & Leeds Festivals and headline appearances at Neighbourhood Festival and Truck Festival, the band will play a huge UK tour in November/December including arena shows in Leeds, Liverpool, Glasgow, Newcastle and Hull, culminating in a return to London’s O2 Brixton Academy, their fifth headline show at the venue during their career. Support on the tour comes from… Keep Reading

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An Evening With Peter Hook & The Light Performing The Albums “Technique” & “Republic” By New Order

Having successfully toured the albums from Hooky’s previous bands for over eight years now, Peter Hook & The Light have now reached the late Eighties and early Nineties albums of New Order, “Technique” and “Republic” in their consecutive run and have announced a raft of dates for the first and third weekends of February 2019, taking in Nottingham, Holmfirth, Leeds, Brighton and Cardiff. These concerts follow the debut concerts for… Keep Reading

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U2 Announce UK Dates: The eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour 2018

This morning U2 have announced UK dates for 2018 Live Nation have announced dates for the European leg of U2’s eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour. Opening in Berlin on August 31st, the shows include Cologne, Paris, Madrid, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Milan, Copenhagen, Lisbon, Manchester and London. And plans are being finalised for some special home shows in Dublin and Belfast (with dates, venues and on-sale details to be announced soon). Full dates… Keep Reading

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Re-TROS: A Perfect Choice Of Support For Depeche Mode

The first Chinese band to make a break in the West, Re-TROS released their album last month to a rapturous media reception. Today they announce a return to Europe in support of the iconic Depeche Mode. The European arena tour will be accompanied with standalone Re-TROS shows as the band bring their experimental hybrid of post-punk, electronica and art-rock to the UK in November. Their new album and first UK… Keep Reading

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Liam Gallagher Sells Out All 100,000

Phenomenal public demand for Liam Gallagher’s first solo arena tour saw all 100,000 tickets sell-out on the morning that they went on sale. It proved to be such a hot ticket that the tour was extended with a date at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena on December 1st, while the Belfast date has been upgraded to The SSE Arena. Representing his first tour following the October 6th release of his debut… Keep Reading

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Don Broco Announce Album Release Date and UK Tour!

The lads in Don Broco are at it again. Their new album ‘Technology’, which is set to be on released on the 2nd February 2018, can be pre-ordered here. But that’s not all. After announcing their Alexandria Palace show with State Champs support, the Bedford group have announced 11 more UK dates for next year. What a treat! February 2018 dates: 8th – Portsmouth Pyramids 9th – Bristol o2 Academy… Keep Reading

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Metallica Launch London Pop Up Shop Ahead of UK Tour

Ahead of their sold out UK tour Metallica have announced they will be opening a pop up store in London. It will open on October 18th through to October 23rd from 12 pm – 8 pm, except for the 23rd when it will be open from 12 pm – 6 pm. It is located in the pop-up hot spot of Shoreditch at 45 Charlotte Road, London, EC2A 3PD A tradition… Keep Reading

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Marilyn Manson Releases Official Statement Following Stage Crash

Marilyn Manson is being forced to cancel several of his October dates on his forthcoming US tour. On Saturday night, the legendary performer suffered an injury on stage towards the end of his set at NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom causing him to cut the show short. He was treated for the injury at a local hospital and will be recuperating at home in Los Angeles. The shows from Boston, Oct 2… Keep Reading

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The Wonder Stuff ‘Ned’s Atomic Dustbin’

It’s been 27 years since two of Stourbridge’s finest exports, The Wonder Stuff and Ned’s Atomic Dustbin, have shared a stage, and today they announce a one-off, 12-date, double-headline UK tour in spring 2018. “LOVE FROM STOURBRIDGE 2018” The two bands grew up alongside one another, in the heyday of the ‘Stourbridge Scene’ and their first ever live show together was on The Wonder Stuff’s ‘Disco King’ tour at the… Keep Reading

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Tears For Fears Announce One Off Royal Albert Hall Show

Tears For Fears- dynamic duo Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith – cap an incredible year with a special concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall Friday October 27th. They will celebrate their three decade discography of hits with this not to be missed show, which follows their triumphant summer Hyde Park concert and a 32 date US tour. Tickets for the show go on sale at 9am Friday September 29th Tickets… Keep Reading

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Hope & Glory Announce Final Editions & Surprises

With just one week to go until Liverpool’s newest boutique festival HOPE & GLORY takes over the city centre, the festival are pleased to announce more exciting editions and surprises to an already spectacular array of live music and entertainment taking place across the weekend of the 4th, 5th and 6th of August. Alongside the previously announced Black Grape, the first 1,200 early birds to purchase festival tickets, will also… Keep Reading

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Radiohead Announce Huge Manchester Show

Following the enforced cancellation of their two dates at Manchester Arena, Radiohead have announced that they will now play Manchester Emirates Old Trafford on Tuesday 4 July. This one night replaces the two previously announced shows at Manchester Arena. Existing ticketholders for the previously announced shows on July 4 and 5 at Manchester Arena will be contacted by their ticket agent and offered a ticket swap for the new venue,… Keep Reading

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DMA’s Announce UK Summer Tour

DMA’S return to the UK for a handful of headline shows around their festival appearances at KENDAL CALLING, SECRET GARDEN PARTY and Y NOT. Tickets can be purchased from DMS’s Website Since DMA’S burst onto the scene, they have hardly stopped with their thrilling and anthemic shows all over the world. Their debut album, HILLS END, was released in 2016 via Infectious Music to wide critical acclaim and the singles… Keep Reading

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ALT-J UK Expand UK Dates With 5 New Ones

ALT-J today announce a five date UK tour for September. Tickets for the new shows will go on general sale at 9.00am on Friday 2 June. The tour will follow the release of the band’s third album, RELAXER; their headline date at the London O2 Arena for the venue’s 10th birthday celebrations; and a huge summer of UK and international shows, including Glastonbury and headline performances at Blue Dot and… Keep Reading

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Courteeners Announce Warm Up Shows

Courteeners have announced two warm ups for this month’s sold out show at Manchester’s Emirates Old Trafford – their biggest headline show to date. The band will play: Tues 23rd May Halifax Victoria Theatre Weds 24th May Sheffield O2 Academy* Support bands for both dates TBC. Tickets – on Sale Friday 6th at 10am All 50,000 tickets for the band’s Old Trafford show (Saturday 27th May) sold out within three… Keep Reading

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Kasabian Release Career Defining Album! ‘For Crying Out Loud!’

Kasabian are back with an explosive, career best album brimming with confidence, swagger and huge tunes. ‘For Crying Out Loud’, their sixth studio album, is released April 28th on Columbia Records. Written and produced by Kasabian wizard Serge Pizzorno, and recorded at the Sergery, his Leicester studio, ‘For Crying Out Loud’ features 12 tracks that encapsulate everything that makes Kasabian one of this country’s best ever bands. First single ‘You’re… Keep Reading

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‘The Smith Street Band’ New Single & Album Announcement

‘The Smith Street Band’ have released their brand new single ‘Birthdays’ along with the announcement of their new album ‘More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me’. Late last year The Smith Street Band promised the delivery of a new record and today the band announce their fourth album, ‘More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me’ will be released on Friday April 7th via Specialist Subject Records… Keep Reading

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Rag’n’Bone Man Sells Out Biggest Headline Tour To Date

Rag’n’Bone Man has sold out his biggest headline tour to date. Opening this April, the dates sold out in record time and includes two shows at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire. He will also headline The Great Escape Festival in Brighton this May. Rory was also awarded 2nd place in the BBC Sound Of 2017 last week. News of the accolade follows an incredible 2016 for the singer: recently crowned winner… Keep Reading

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Pixies Announce New Album & World Tour With Paz Lenchantin On Bass

Album’s First Single, “Um Chagga Lagga,” Now Available at Pixiesmusic.com Pixies announce that their sophomore “post-reunion” album, Head Carrier, will be released on September 30 (Pixies Music/[PIAS]). The 12-track collection of the band’s unique aural mix of surrealism, psychedelia, dissonance and surf rock was produced by Tom Dalgety (Killing Joke, Royal Blood) and recorded at London’s Rak Studios from mid-February through to mid-March this year. Fans will get a first… Keep Reading

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