Twin Atlantic have confirmed the details of the long-awaited to follow-up to 2011′s ‘Free‘.
Pulled Apart By Horses have shared a typically rip-roaring live version of ‘I Punched a Lion In The Throat‘ to help celebrate the imminent start of a spring UK tour – their first proper venture around the UK since early 2012. Have a listen below.
The Killers will be back in Scotland this summer to perform the Glasgow Summer Sessions series.
Kaiser Chiefs are ready to play two arena shows in the UK early next year after the prime time antics of frontman Ricky Wilson helped to return the band to the top of the charts with their new album ‘Education, Education, Education & War‘.
Kings Of Leon will start a long stint on the North American touring trail in St. Louis on July 31st.
I keep saying I don’t like going to revival gigs, but nowadays it’s all I ever seem to do: a couple of weeks ago it was metal-punkers Therapy? and their resuscitation of ‘Troublegum‘, now it’s back in Leeds Leeds Leeds to witness the return of Northside.
One voice behind – obviously in answer to the question, ‘Who?’ – replies, ‘They were like a Madchester band that never made it’.
That’s being a bit harsh, but ultimately whether the Mancunian four piece made it or not is in hindsight a bit irrelevant. What is true is that there were plenty of other bands doing more interesting things at the time – Paris Angels, World Of Twist and The Bridewell Taxis to name a few – but what made Northside great was their unbridled hedonism; they had few pretensions to selling out G-Mex, and accordingly they had the characteristic swagger of loveable rogues.
The Jim Jones Revue return to New York this weekend for a show at Webster Hall on April 19th which will help launch both the US author Paul Pope’s new sci-fi novel Escapo and another run of North American shows for the band.
Eels – led by Mark Oliver Everett – are streaming their new album ‘The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett‘ in its entirely on Soundcloud just before the official release, and have also added a handful of extra UK shows to the diary.
With their latest album ‘Ghost Stories‘ out on May 19th, Coldplay have unveiled the details of a handful of low-key, worldwide tour dates for the coming months.
The two bands will share a bill once again on May 28th at the London KOKO. “Can’t wait for this show and seeing The Enemy lads again,” says frontman Tom Rowlett.
“The Enemy boys gave us our first proper chance in this game when they took us out on the road on their UK tour back in 2012. It’ll be great to play with them round our way – we plan on returning the favour and taking them on a tour of the best Camden pubs after the show!”
Dexters will be propping up their debut album ‘Shimmer Gold‘ at the show, issued through Acid Jazz last month.
“It goes without saying the songs are strong; they are cinematic but never overdone,” Live4ever’s review of the LP ended. “It’s the sight and sound of one eye open on the one you want, with the other one still dreaming of a better life.”
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