Bloodstock 2017: 10 more bands added to line up

With 10 more weeks to go, it’s only right that even more bands are added to the Bloodstock-Open-Air 2017 line-up. On Sunday -the hotly tipped Puppy will be playing on the Sophie Lancaster Stage The band tell us: “We’re beyond excited to be playing Bloodstock. Every year we’re in awe of how good the line up is, so for them ...

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Exhibition With A Musical Thread

Birmingham’s  Midlands Arts Centre (otherwise known as the MAC) will host an exhibition by Hunt Emerson and The Walsall Silver Threads throughout June. No, not a group but those visiting will see stars from on the Midlands music scene depicted among the work featured. Emerson, an internationally renowned cartoonist whose work has been featured in the NME, Viz and countless ...

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UK Tech-Fest returns to Nottingham’s Newark Showground

If you’re a fan of the complex and intelligent designs of technical death metal (often shortened to just “tech metal”), then no doubt there’s one festival in particular this year you’ll be keeping your eye on…and it’s right around the corner. With a small army of sponsors (including Carillion Guitars, Strandberg and Stay Close Clothing),UK Tech-Fest returns from 6th-10th July ...

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Kentucky Headhunters & Bad Touch announce UK tour

Grammy award-winners, The Kentucky Headhunters, will be touring the UK this October in support of their latest album On Safari with Bad Touch riding shotgun as support. According to the RIAA, The Kentucky Headhunters have sold over 11 million albums of their particular brand of southern rock worldwide but did not tour the UK until July 2016. Support on that tour were Bad Touch, and ...

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Tour Announcement

Taylor & Patlansky Tour Together

Blues rock sensation Joanne Shaw Taylor goes out on tour again this November with another artist making a name for himself, Dan Patlansky, as special guest. Tickets are available from the 24 hour box office (0844 478 0898) or you can book online at: Gateshead, The Sage   Tuesday 7 November Cambridge, Corn Exchange   Thursday 9 November Manchester, Bridgewater Hall   Friday 10 November Glasgow, ...

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Motley Crue launch pledge to mark 30th anniversary of ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’

Iconic LA rockers Motley Crue are releasing special 30th-anniversary bundles of their 4x platinum album Girls, Girls, Girls. These bundles are exclusive to Pledge Music, including coloured vinyl, cassettes,  commemorative poster/lithograph, vintage t-shirt, vinyl test pressings, a limited edition, numbered drum head, a flexi single of ‘Wild Side’, ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’ patch, and more! Click here to pledge to the ...

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2000 Trees festival announce Forest sets

Announced on a live video feed by Frank Carter -the final bands and forest sessions were added to this year’s 2000 Trees line-up. Every year, the ‘Forest Sessions’ at the festival sees big names on the festival bill perform acoustic sets, in an atmospheric forest setting. From festival organiser, James Scarlett: “The Forest Sessions are probably my favourite thing about 2000trees. It’s ...

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Biters unleash new video ‘Stone Cold Love’

And that’s the bottom line… Not to be confused with an intense admiration for a 90s wrestler – ‘Stone Cold Love’ is the new track and video from Atlanta rock ‘ n roll punks, Biters. Taken from their new album The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be, the video is directed by long-time collaborator Video Rahim. Check out ‘Stone Cold ...

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Amplified Festival: Phil Campbell confirmed, and ‘Iron Man’ Harley Davidson competition

The final line-up for the first Amplified Open Air festival with Phil Campbell and The Bastard Sons. Lead by the legendary Motorhead guitarist, The Bastard Sons headline the Red Stripe main stage on Saturday night -July 22nd. Phil Campbell and The Bastards Sons join already confirmed acts Puddle Of Mudd, Reef, Acid Reign, Diamond Head, Evil Scarecrow, Raging Speedhorn, Astroid Boys ...

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Stone Sour announce UK tour and new track ‘Song #3’

Corey Taylor is always a busy man, whether it’s with SlipKnot, solo work, books, or in this case -Stone Sour.  The band have just confirmed a UK tour and released a video for their new track ”Song #3′ (below): UK tour dates are below: Wed 29th Nov – BIRMINGHAM Barclaycard Arena Thu 30th Nov – LEEDS First Direct Arena Fri ...

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