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INTERVIEW: Steve Cradock on Ocean Colour Scene, New Music, Tours & More…

The Birmingham band’s story is already the stuff of legend: a rip-roaring rock ’n’ folk odyssey set to a backdrop of over 20 years of UK pop culture at its very best. Ocean Colour Scene have notched up eleven albums, three of which went Top 5 – 1996’s Moseley Shoals, 1997’s Marchin’ Already and 1999’s One From The Modern – and a run of nine successive Top 20 hit singles… Keep Reading

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Clutch, Chattanooga, Tennessee, US

Clutch rocks The Signal. Clutch is no stranger to Chattanooga, Tennessee, US and Friday night their fans didn’t leave much standing room at Chattanooga’s newest music venue, The Signal. I have listened to Clutch since 2000 and I am always surprised they do not get more mainstream attention for their talent. It’s raw rock n roll with a dash of soul, and a touch of let me smash your face.… Keep Reading

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Interpol Extend Their 2018 World Tour

Following last week’s triumphant announcement of their new album, Marauder, which was live streamed via a press conference in Mexico City (watch HERE), Interpol have confirmed another batch of headlining world tour dates. In addition to previously announced high-profile shows at Madison Square Garden, Royal Albert Hall, and Hollywood Bowl, this new run of dates will bring Interpol’s electrifying live energy to major East Coast, Midwestern, and Southwestern cities this… Keep Reading

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Manchester’s Original Acid House Pioneers, 808 State Announce 2018 UK Tour

Manchester’s original acid house pioneers, trailblazers for the entire UK acid house and techno scene return for a UK tour at the end of 2018. Still guided by an enduring spirit of experimentation and individuality, “808 State : 30” sees the band perform fan favourites from their five major albums in an entirely new set which also features exclusive new material from the band’s upcoming sixth album, “Transmission Suite”. Now… Keep Reading

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Greta Van Fleet SELL OUT 5 Debut UK Shows!

Fast rising US rockers, Greta Van Fleet will be playing a slot on the Zippo Encore stage at this year’s Download. Barely out of their teens, this will be the band’s first appearance at the legendary rock festival at Castle Donington. They have also now completely sold out their first UK headline tour, with the venues already having had to be upgraded to cope with demand. Later in the year… Keep Reading

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Gomes Release 20th Anniversary Edition on ‘Bring It On’

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Gomez’s Mercury Music Prize winning debut album, Bring It On will be re-mastered and reissued (20.04.18) as a super-deluxe 4CD with an accompanying remastered double LP release. The 4CD 20th Anniversary edition of Bring It On contains the original, classic album remastered by Frank Arkwright @ Abbey Road studios and 35 previously unreleased tracks including 25 demos (recorded between January 1996 and August 1997)… Keep Reading

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Manic Street Preachers Arena Tour Announced for 2018

‘Resistance Is Futile’, the band’s 13th studio album, is due for release on 6th April 2018 on Columbia/Sony (the album is the band’s 13th consecutive release for the label). Of their first new recordings in four years, the band said: “The main themes of ‘Resistance is Futile’ are memory and loss; forgotten history; confused reality and art as a hiding place and inspiration. It’s obsessively melodic – in many ways… Keep Reading

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Black Lips UK Dates

Atlanta flower punk pioneers Black Lips are rolling on. After their headlining appearance at Reading & Leeds this summer, the band have now announced a number of UK and European live dates, including a return to the capital in late November to headline an always raucous Fluffer Pit Party. Earlier this year through Vice Records, Black Lips released Satan’s Graffiti or God’s Art?. Produced by Sean Lennon at his studio… Keep Reading

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Macklemore Announce UK Headline Tour

Macklemore has confirmed “The Gemini UK Tour” in support of his upcoming solo album, his first in over 10 years. The three dates will provide fans with their first time to see Macklemore perform his new album. Tickets go on sale on Friday, October, 13 at 9AM and will be available at *ticketmaster.co.uk and www.gigsandtours.com. The viral video for hit single “Glorious” starring Macklemore’s 100 year old grandmother has over… Keep Reading

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Foo Fighters Announce 3 HUGE UK Shows

The world’s biggest and best rock band, Foo Fighters, have announced three massive UK Stadium shows next summer, hot on the heels of their acclaimed number one album ‘Concrete and Gold’. Last Saturday October 7th, Foo Fighters curated and headlined their own Cal Jam 17 festival in San Bernardino, California, topping a bill featuring Queens of the Stone Age, Liam Gallagher, Royal Blood, Wolf Alice, The Kills and a host… Keep Reading

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Record of the Week: Nothing More ‘Go To War’

American rock metal band Nothing More Release ‘Go To War’ Formed in 2003, San Antonio, Texas the band are set to release their second album this coming September 15th  The band recently performed the single live for the first time at the 2017 Alternative Press Music Awards which was broadcasted internationally on Amazon yesterday. “Go To War” is currently the fastest growing song at Rock Radio in the US and was trending… Keep Reading

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The LaFontaines Announce ‘Common Problem’ & Tour Dates

With 2015’s debut album Class charting in the UK Top 100 and Scottish Top 10, reaching number one in the UK Indie Breakers chart, and receiving over three million plays on Spotify, The LaFontaines are ready to top that success with the seething power of their second album Common Problem. The album provides an intense and relatable social commentary. A brutally honest outpouring of angst, Common Problem is a raging reflection on the state of the world today. “Common Problem is a much darker record than… Keep Reading

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Kasabian Announce 12 Date UK & Eire Tour

As Kasabian prepare to make Reading/Leeds 2017 their own, the band have announced a must see 12 date UK arena tour for November/December ensuring they make this year their best ever. Since releasing their glorious number one album ‘For Crying Out Loud’, Kasabian have been making festival history everywhere they’ve played this summer throughout Europe effortlessly proving why they are one of the world’s very best live acts every time… Keep Reading

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LIVE: Goldfrapp Announce UK Tour Dates

After a brilliant run of festival performances including Glastonbury, Bluedot and Latitude and a spectacular headline show at Somerset House, Goldfrapp have announced the UK leg of their ‘Silver Eye World Tour’. A run of eight live shows across the UK throughout October and November starting in Glasgow, the tour will also include dates in Leeds, Manchester, Leicester, Birmingham, Brighton and Bristol before concluding at London’s O2 Academy Brixton. The… Keep Reading

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The Darkness Announce UK Tour

England’s most distinctive, multiple award-winning, platinum-selling, hugely entertaining rock gods – and one-time saviours of rock’n’roll turned national pleasures – The Darkness are back with their fifth album Pinewood Smile, due for release October 6th through Cooking Vinyl. Marking the announcement the band have today unveiled the spectacular album opener ‘All The Pretty Girls’, across all streaming platforms. It’s also available for download with pre-orders of the album for the… Keep Reading

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Blondie UK Tour Announced

BLONDIE are set to return to the UK, announcing a new tour amidst a landmark year for these music icons. Their already legendary 11th studio album, POLLINATOR, soared to #4 in the UK album charts in May, making it the band’s first Top 5 entry in over 18 years. Furthermore, the band are proving that the BLONDIE live show is still an experience in itself, with classic hits such as… Keep Reading

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Queens of the Stone Age Announce Extra Dates

Queens Of The Stone Age today announce that they will be playing London Wembley Arena on Saturday 18th November 2017. Tickets go on general sale on Thursday 13th July here. Having unveiled a world tour last month – alongside details of forthcoming lucky seventh album Villains (August 25th, Matador Records) – the news of a Wembley Arena show follows huge demand that has already seen their London O2 Arena and… Keep Reading

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Watch Dave Grohl Announce Huge Foo Fighters Show In The UK

Following their triumphant headline set at Glastonbury on Saturday night, Foo Fighters are set to play a special event celebrating The O2’s 10th Birthday, September 19th. Head to the band’s social channels to see the video announcement here O2 Priority customers can get tickets from 12pm today, with general on-sale tickets available from 4pm at AXS.com or http://gigst.rs/FooF. Last week, the world’s biggest and best rock band announced details of… 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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