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The news for Tuesday 09 February 2016

Temples Festival have announced pre-show details, and added more bands

Temples Festival have announced details of their annual pre-show, and have added more names to the main line-up of this years event. Opening proceedings on Thursday June 2nd are a reunited Ramesses, who will be joined by Windhand and Venomous Concept. In addition, Revenge, Implore, and Sonance have all

Flowers stream new album ‘Everybody Is Dying To Meet You’

London based indie/pop trio Flowers are streaming their new album ‘Everybody Is Dying To Meet You’ over at Stereogum. With sweet harmonies and swirling walls of noise, the album carries on the tradition of classic early-nineties dream pop and shoegaze. It is released on February 12th via Kanine

Monday 08 February 2016

Outbreak fest announces massive initial line up for 2016

Leeds based festival Outbreak has announced its initial line up for 2016, and it features plenty of exclusive performances. It will also see the festival take place across two weekends, making it an even bigger even than previous years. On Saturday April 30th, Terror and Incendiary will play UK exclusives,

Hellfest confirm final line-up, adding Gutterdämmerung, Bad Religion and more

France’s Hellfest have added 22 bands to confirm their 2016 line-up. The latest announcement is headed up by rock ‘n’ roll / film / gig concept Gutterdämmerung, featuring none other than Henry Rollins. Jane’s Addiction, who recently got confirmed for Download Festival, will also appear. The announcement in full: Gutterdämmerung Jane’s Addiction Magma Bad

Conrad Keely announces a one-off London date

Celebrating the release of his ‘Original Machines’ solo opus, And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead frontman Conrad Keely will be returning to the UK for a one-off London show on the 2nd March. Keely last played the capital in November at a comparably small show at

Pussy Riot reveal video for ‘Chaika’

Russian musicians and political activists Pussy Riot have revealed the video for their new track ‘Chaika’. The unusual sound, part spoken-word and part hip-hop, confronts the injustice of questionable practices by the Russian government. Sung in Russian, the video features English translation subtitles. ‘Chaika’ is the first piece of new

The Movielife to return to the UK in May

Although the news leaked some time back as ticket links appeared on SeeTickets, a poster detailing The Movielife’s return to the UK has now confirmed the news. The band, who last played the UK in June 2015, will be heading over to UK shores following their appearance at

Veridian share video for ‘Refuse To Feel’

Pop-rock six piece Veridian have unveiled the official video for ‘Refuse To Feel’. Formed from the ashes of We Caught the Castle and Borderline Fire, the band have created a punchy melodic number along the lines of Mallory Knox and You Me At Six. Veridian will be playing their debut

Fairview reveal video for ‘J’ai une âme solitaire’

Bristol grunge infused outfit Fairview have unveiled the video for ‘J’ai une âme solitaire’. The band, who have recently enjoyed sold out shows with Dilly Dally and Tigercub, released their debut full-length, entitled ‘Moonlight’, in June 2015. ‘J’ai une âme solitaire’ mixes their grunge influence with a melodic rock overtone,

The Tips share video for ‘Wasting Time’

Following on from ‘City Lights‘ and the Benji Webbe featuring ‘Birds In Trees‘, German ska-reggae mashups The Tips have shared the video for new track, ‘Wasting Time’. “I’m super excited about releasing the new video for ‘Wasting Time’,” says drummer Janosch Holland. “The track visits the

Stag and Dagger in Glasgow confirm Deaf Havana, Milk Teeth and more

Glasgow’s Stag and Dagger all-dayer have confirmed the first round of the acts for the event on the 1st May 2016. Led by Band of Skulls, the announcement welcomes twelve acts to the bill, including Deaf Havana and Milk Teeth. More bands are expected to be announced in the coming

Cheap Meat reveal new track and announce London EP release show

London trio Cheap Meat will play The Black Heart in Camden on the 12th March in celebration of their ‘The Parts That Show’ EP. The band recently signed to Hassle Records, unveiling their ‘Sweetness, Take Me Back’ track. “We want to be the band that makes you want

Hands Like Houses announce summer UK tour dates

Aussie rockers Hands Like Houses have announced their rescheduled UK tour dates for this summer. Their long awaited third album ‘Dissonants’, produced by Paul Wisner (Paramore, Underoath) will hit stores on the 26th February through Rise Records. MAY 25 MANCHESTER Academy 3 26 LEEDS key Club 27 GLASGOW Cathouse 28 NEWCASTLE Uni SU 29 LIVERPOOOL Arts

Hopeless Records Sign The Ready Set And Announce Album

Electro artist The Ready Set has signed with legendary label Hopeless Records and the label has announced that they are to release The Ready Set (AKA Jordan Witzigreuter)’s new album ‘I Will Be Nothing Without Your Love’ on April 8th. Advance video ‘Good Enough’ was unveiled on Friday.

Bossk announce new album ‘Audio Noir’

Kent post-metal band Bossk have announced their new album ‘Audio Noir’. It marks their first new music in 3 years, since they returned with ‘Pick Up Artist’ in 2013. To coincide with announcement, the band premiered their epic new track ‘Kobe’ via Radio One’s Rock Show, and can

Nada Surf release new video ‘Cold To See Clear’

After recently announcing news of their new album, New York College Rock veterans Nada Surf have unveiled a new video for ‘Cold To See Clear’, taken from the record. ‘You Know Who You Are’ is due March 4th via City Slang.

Sunday 07 February 2016

Download Festival adds Muncie Girls, Heck and Zoax in latest announcement

The latest mammoth announcement by Download Festival sees punk royalty, as well as a number of British upstarts added to the bill. With 36 bands confirmed in the latest announcement, the diversity of the festival is beginning to show, ranging from punk upstarts Muncie Girls to second stage headliners Jane’s

LITFO’s Steve Lowry Launches New Studio Set Up

Long time Skate Punks from Birmingham Laughing In The Face Of’s front Steve has started working from a studio and taking on punk bands for recording just outside the country’s second city. Show reels and booking info are all up on his newly pimped website.

Teenage Bottlerocket’s Ray “Rocket” Carlisle reveals debut track and album

Having announced that his full band will continue following the untimely death of drummer Brandon Carlisle, Teenage Bottlerocket’s Ray “Rocket” Carlilse has confirmed the release of his solo full-length, ‘Do You Wanna Go To Tijuana?’. The record will be available via Rise Records from the 1st April. In the meantime,

Light You Up share ‘Haven’t You Heard’ acoustic session

Light You Up have posted an acoustic version of ‘Haven’t You Heart’, the originally of which appears on their 2014 full-length, ‘All We’ve Ever Known’. “In case you didn’t know, this song was written as a tribute to one of our closest friends, Jeff Dean, who served for the US

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