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Rock Show: Cheap Trick

Iconic US-rockers Cheap Trick have announced a special three date UK tour, with the band visiting London, Manchester and Bristol in June 2017. The Illinois quartet, who originally formed in 1973, will delight fans with their huge back catalogue of rock classics, including hits Surrender, I Want You To Want Me, Dream Police and The Flame. The tour comes on the back of their most recent 2016 album, Bang, Zoom, Crazy… Hello, their 17th studio release and first for 7 years, which includes the single ‘When I Wake Up Tomorrow’. Now an indisputable institution, Cheap Trick have amassed a huge worldwide following over...

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Rock Show: Public Service Broadcasting Announce Autumn Tour

Public Service Broadcasting today announced details of a major UK tour in October in support of new album, Every Valley, released on 7th July. Stopping in twelve cities – including their biggest headline to date at London’s Eventim Apollo, plus a selection of some of the best live rooms across the country – the tour will be the first chance for fans across the UK to experience the band’s new album, the first single release of which was Progress. Every Valley is set against a backdrop of industrial decline and neglected and abandoned communities across the western world, but focuses on the history of...

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Feature: Marianas Trench, Out Of The Abyss

The punk/emo rock band from Vancouver – Marianas Trench is hitting road. “EUROPE! Guess who’s coming back this May? It’s us. Returning to your glorious continent on “The Final Countdown” tour, we’re back at full strength and ready to finish what we started, and then some. New dates, makeup dates, new cities, old cities – stoking! Can’t wait to see everyone soon. Bring your squirrelin’ pail cuz this is gonna get furry!” the band has declared. Last year Canadian band toured Europe for the very first time and they took it by the storm. Now, they’re back, kicking off...

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Vision: Gurr, #1985.

When two best friends start a band, songs get filled with inside jokes. Released last October, Gurr’s debut full-length In My Head took the listener on a journey of Andreya Casablanca and Laura Lee‘s friendship, their life, and a step further into their own world. Having met in an American Studies class in Berlin, and after spending time in the US together, the US West coast sound was an obvious influence on their music, but Andreya and Laura draw from a wide set of pop culture references and personal experiences for their debut album Andreya Casablanca told Rockshot Magazine that “#1985...

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Announcing Thee Oh Sees: UK & Europe Tour 2017

Phenomenal live band Thee Oh Sees make a riotous return to the UK in Spring 2017 to present tracks from An Odd Entrances album. The follow up, and perhaps companion, to last year’s A Weird Exits, An Odd Entrances creates a balance which promises to thrill audiences.  Thee Oh Sees are quite simply one of the best live bands you will ever experience.  Book one of the UK dates below or catch them as they continue their tour on the continent. THEE OH SEES UK TOUR ’17 DATES & VENUES 16th May – NOTTINGHAM – Rock City  www.alttickets.com/thee-oh-sees-tickets 17th May – BRIGHTON –...

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Vision: KT Tunstall, Maybe Its A Good Thing.

KT Tunstall has unveiled the video for Maybe It’s A Good Thing, the new single from her latest album KIN released September 9th on Virgin EMI. The track shows KT in top form: a moment in life captured in a bright, powerful pop song with an irresistible and unforgettable melody which is echoed by this striking, vibrant video. Produced by Tony Hoffer (Beck, Belle and Sebastian), and written by KT in LA, KIN exemplifies the very best of guitar pop. The diverse collection also includes a duet called Two Way with KT fan James Bay. KT had considered stopping producing album...

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Video: Julia Jacklin, Leadlight.

Julia Jacklin’s debut record Don’t Let The Kids Win is to be released on Transgressive on October 7th 2016. This will be accompanied big time by a North American & European tour including lives dates with Whitney. The song Leadlight is filmed and directed by Julia and she told RockShot Magazine; “I filmed this in my old High School hall in the Blue Mountains. A lot of the shots focus on the stage where I performed in the chorus for Grease and Fiddler on the Roof and the unfortunate time I chose to sing Wonderwall to a backing CD for a senior...

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Rock Media: The Sessions. Re-Staging The Beatles Live.

The Sessions. Re-Staging The Beatles Live. Following an open-doors charity preview in The Beatles’ home city, Liverpool, and the show’s already-sold-out world premiere at the Royal Albert Hall on April 1st, the production, part blockbuster stage show, part access-all-areas musical documentary – will then travel to arenas in Brighton, Cardiff, Nottingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Aberdeen, Leeds and Birmingham, before returning to London for performances at Wembley Arena and the O2. Set in a state-of-the-art reproduction of the iconic Abbey Road Studio 2, The Sessions will stage breath-taking, musically spectacular new live renditions of the timeless albums recorded there by...

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Rock Show: Gordon Lightfoot. May 2016.

The legendary Canadian singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot will return to Europe in May 2016 for his first UK dates since 1985. After 50 active years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, it’s safe to say that the esteemed performer resides with some very exclusive company atop the list of all-time greats. His song catalogue is vast and includes such immortals as Early Morning Rain, If You Could Read My Mind, Carefree Highway, Sundown, (That’s What You Get) For Lovin Me, The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald, Cold On The Shoulder, Canadian Railroad Trilogy,...

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Rock Show: Treetop Flyers Announce UK Tour

Treetop Flyers return in March with a brand new album Palomino, the follow up to 2013’s acclaimed debut The Mountain Moves. In April, the band will tour the UK and Europe, appearing in the following cities: April 10 The Hope & Ruin, Brighton, UK 14 Night & Day, Manchester,UK 15 Leaf, Liverpool, UK 16 Hare & Hounds, Birmingham, UK 18 Joiners, Southampton, UK 19 The Cookie, Leicester, UK 21 The Boileroom, Guildford, UK 23 Charlatan, Ghent, BE 24 Nochtspeicher, Hamburg, DE 25 Gruner Salon, Berlin, DE 26 Studio 672, Cologne, DE 27 Hafenkneipe, Zurich, SW 28 Orangehouse, Munich, DE...

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Video: Tanita Tikaram. Food On My Table.

Multi million selling British singer-songwriter Tanita Tikaram will be returning with new album Closer To the People on 11th March 2016 through earmusic. Food On My Table is the first song to be released from the album and is an avant garde soul track, backed by an evocative black and white video directed by Natacha Horn, where Tanita tells of an aresting love story. Tanita’s distincitve voice and superlative songwriting saw her rise to worldwide acclaim in 1988 when she released debut album Ancient Heart, which included hits such as Twist In My Sobreity and Good Tradition. With new...

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Shuggie Otis Tour & First New Work in 40 Years.

Shuggie Otis Releases New 7″ Single, Announces First Leg Of 2016 European Tour!   Shuggie Otis is preparing a comeback that is sure to make the music world sit up and listen. 2016 will see the release of a brand new solo album from this much revered singer-songwriter-guitarist, his first since the 1974 all-time classic Inspiration/Information. Fans have waited more than 40 years for a new Shuggie album, and now they can get a taste of what awaits them by picking up the Ice Cream Party 7”, which was released on November 27 2015 as part of the Black...

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Matthew Logan Vasquez. EveryThing I Do Is Out

If you happen to like indie rock performed by real bands, and you catch yourself listening to a mixture of The Vaccines, Kasabian, Dead Weather and Arctic Monkeys more often than not, you should keep an ear out for Matthew Logan Vasquez, the front man of Delta Spirit and one-third of the super-group Middle Brother’s upcoming new single Everything I Do Is Out.  Inspired by the sonic nonconformity of The Black Keys and The Raconteurs Everything I Do Is Out showcases the lo-fi rock raver-cum-primal stomp-like energy from start to finish. Compromise- what’s that? Take it easy- what for? No no no, this...

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Rock Media: Def Leppard Cancel Tour & Show @ Mohegan Sun.

Def Leppard Cancel Tour including Huge Show at Mohegan Sun Legendary rock band Def Leppard has announced they’ve had to cancel the remaining dates on their February tour of the United States. It’s an unfortunate end to the tour but the band remains steadfast that this is very much needed for the longevity of the band. Drummer Rick Allen confirmed on his Twitter account to fans: “The doctor basically said that if Joe (Elliott) continues to sing without resting his throat for a month he might do permanent damage.” The postponed shows are as follows: Feb. 5 – Corpus...

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Video: Bob Mould. Voices In My Head.

“Bob Mould made an impression on me — a sort of Pete Townshend and Richard Thompson all rolled into one, for a new era”. says Scott Devendorf from the band The National Extending a prolific run that kicked off with the 2012 release of Silver Age and intensified with 2014’s Beauty & Ruin, Bob Mould has confirmed the release of his latest album Patch The Sky, out March 25th on Merge Records. For the first preview of the album, Bob presents the video for Voices In My Head directed by Alicia J. Rose. Once again featuring his stalwart band...

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Rock Show & Album: The Temperance Movement.

The Temperance Movement. Tour, Album & Tender.   British band The Temperance Movement are pleased to reveal their soulful cover of the classic Blur song ‘Tender’. The video was recorded at the iconic Abbey Road Studios and perfectly captures the open-minded spirit of the band that was inspired by the musical history steeped in the venue that surrounded them. RockShot asked guitarist Paul Sayer about the video “The main reason for particularly wanting to cover Blur was that they’re a band that was really of our childhood. As great as it is when you’re growing up to discover all...

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Rock Show: Nahko & Medicine For The People

US sensations Nahko And Medicine For The People will be making their breakout album Dark As Night available in the UK for the first time on December 11th. The release comes ahead of their January tour and the eagerly anticipated new album, recorded with Grammy Award winning producer Ted Hutt (The Gaslight Anthem, Flogging Molly), which is due in spring 2016 via Side One Dummy. The US word-of-mouth sensations first came to prominence with their song Aloha Ke Akua which has gained over a whopping 4.7million views to date. Lead by Nahko, the musical collective are on a musical...

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Rock Show: Wilko Johnson & Joanne Shaw Taylor

WILKO JOHNSON ANNOUNCES UK HEADLINE TOUR FEATURING BLUES-ROCK ARTIST JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR AS SPECIAL GUEST Two UK talents announce they will hook up for the very first time for six unique shows R&B legend Wilko Johnson has announced his first UK headline shows since his sensational appearance with Roger Daltrey at Shepherds Bush Empire last year. Blues singer-songwriter & guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor joins him as special guest on these six unique shows, taking place throughout April 2016. Tickets are on general sale and are available at www.thegigcartel.com / 0844 478 0898. 14 April Glasgow O2 ABC 15 April Newcastle...

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Video: Emilie & Ogden. Go Home.

Emilie & Ogden have unveiled the official video for Go Home from the acclaimed debut album 10 000 which is out now on Secret City Records. Directed by Yani Clarke and Kevin Costain, the video focuses around a concept where “Emilie plays a deranged maid working at an old hotel. Emilie becomes infatuated with one of the residents and makes it her mission to make him notice her, which leads to her breaking into his room, destroying his belongings and eventually drowning in a bathtub. This is all terribly ambiguous, of course,” explains Yani Clarke. Of the track’s subject...

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Video: Turin Brakes. New Album Lost Property

Turin Brakes are delighted to announce the release of their hotly anticipated new album, Lost Property, through Cooking Vinyl, on January 29th 2016. The album will be accompanied by a UK tour in the new year. Full dates below! Opening track ’96’ is available now. Watch the video here. A collection of dispatches from the elusive side of reality that’s just a twist away from the everyday, Lost Property features the band’s trademark West-Coast acoustic guitar and widescreen harmony textures. Listen carefully beneath the lush, cinematic production the band created with co-conspirator Ali Staton (Madonna, La Roux) in the analogue...

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