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Stone Free Festival Day Two Showcases The Golden Era Of Prog

Well after a hard and heavy Saturday courtesy of giants like Orange Goblin, Megadeth, and Scorpions to name a few, you’d think after a quick gaze through hazy eyes of the Sunday line up would be a gentle hangover cure. That turns out would be completely dependant on the plan you set out for yourself on who to start the ...

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Bad Flowers & Federal Charm Co-headline Planet Rock Tour

Midlands based hard rock band, The Bad Flowers and Stockport-based blues rockers Federal Charm will co-headline a Planet Rock Presents UK tour this September. Tickets go on sale today at 9am from Planet Rock and both The Bad Flowers and Federal Charm’s own websites. The Bad Flowers feature Tom Leighton (vocals, guitar), Dale Bollard Tonks (bass) and Karl Selickis (drums). They were named as one of Planet Rock Radio’s “Ones To Watch” with heavy radio airplay ...

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The Bad Flowers – Starting Gun

Having made a name for themselves throughout the Midlands, last year The Bad Flowers began their assault on the UK at large. Tom Leighton (guitar & vocals), Dale Tonks (bass & backing vocals) and Karl Selickis (drums) found themselves on support slots and scoring a couple of rock radio hits. Now, in 2018, they’ve released their debut album and it ...

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Stone Broken @ Islington Assembly Halls

Taking over the Assembly Halls are the next young guns of rock and roll. A trio of bands that have put in the work to craft their sound and grow themselves the support of many, the work is starting to show and the current tour is a great showcase to really project them to higher levels. Two classy, British acts ...

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Jared James Nichols Talks…Black Magic!

Wisconsin-born guitarist Jared James Nichols has been flying into the UK with increasing regularity these last few years, playing gigs up and down the country and making fans along the way. His latest album, Black Magic, delivers a brace of hard rocking tunes some of which we’ll no doubt get to hear live very soon. Paul H Birch caught up ...

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The Bad Flowers + Support- The Ayslum 2, Birmingham, 17/2/2018

Tonight’s the launch party for The Bad Flowers debut album Starting Gun. The Asylum 2 is sold out; we’re packed in like sardines and the heat is sweltering. These Wicked Rivers start the evening off, then it’s time for Those Damn Crows who are brutal with a hardcore groove while offering a modern US rock vocal approach that swings between Shinedown ...

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Exclusive Interview with The Bad Flowers’ Tom Leighton

Nominated a band to watch out for by Planet Rock, The Bad Flowers are drawing attention to themselves in a way that’s not something to be sniffed at. The Cannock based power trio’s appeal has been strengthened by nationwide tours supporting more established acts and the breath of fresh air that was their radio hit single ‘Thunder Child’. In 2018 ...

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The Bad Flowers – Starting Gun

Midlands based hard rock band The Bad Flowers have their debut studio album Starting Gun lined up for a release date of Friday 16th February 2018. Listed as “ones to watch” on Planet Rock Radio where their single ‘Thunder Child’ gained heavy airplay, eager beavers can take advantage of the pre-sale at the band’s website as of 10th November by ...

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The Bad Flowers – New Single & Tour Dates

Following airplay on Planet Rock for their new single ‘Thunder Child‘, Black Country-based three piece blues rock band The Bad Flowers have now also released an official video to accompany it, prior to embarking on assorted gigs and touring throughout the UK. The Bad Flowers formed in Cannock, near Wolverhampton in 2014, lead vocalist and guitarist Tom Leighton, bassist Dale Tonks and drummer Karl Selickis learning ...

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RAMzine Issue 10 – Bloodstock, MetalDays, Davey Suicide

RAMzine Issue 10 – The -Bloodstock Festival Issue! Also featuring MetalDays Festival, and our highlights in photos from Reading Festival. Introducing  ‘Street Mafia Geek Metal’ band Chronicles! As well as a brief chat with Davey Suicide! There are lot’s of new releases reviewed in this issue, from a range of alternative band. Some signed and mostly unsigned bands – Hamerex // Chronicles // ...

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