Rancid’s New Album Streamed on Band’s Myspace

Rancid’s new album Let The Dominoes Fall is streaming exclusively on the band’s MySpace page. Seminal punk band Rancid – Tim Armstrong (guitar/vocals), Lars Frederiksen (guitar/vocals), Matt Freeman (bass/vocals), and Branden Steineckert (drums) – will release Let The Dominoes Fall (Hellcat/Epitaph), their first studio album in six years, next week. The platinum-selling band recorded at [...]

Placebo Announce U.K Tour In December

Placebo have announced a U.K tour in support of their latest album Battle of The Sun, which will be released on June 8th. The band will be playing on the following dates: Tuesday 08th Birmingham LG Arena Wednesday 09th London The O2 Arena Friday 11th Bridlington Spa Saturday 12th Manchester Central Monday 14th Glasgow SECC [...]

Hitchcock @ Dingwalls, London, April 2009

Some of you may have heard of a certain Matt Terry. He’s the producer behind The Enemy’s hits ‘No Time for Tears’ and ‘40 Days’ as well as working with the likes of Boy Kill Boy and The Wonder Stuff. However, he has now decided it’s time to leap from behind the mixing desk, and [...]

The Horrors and The Rakes For Reading and Leeds

Organisers of this year’s Reading and Leeds festival have announced new additions to the line-up. As well as Kings of Leon, Radiohead and the Arctic Monkeys, The Rakes and The Horrors will also be appearing, alongside 25 more confirmed acts. The additions are as follows: READING FRIDAY 28TH / LEEDS SUNDAY 30TH AUGUST Main Stage: [...]

Solid Gold – Bible Thumper

Glastonbury 2009 Full Line-Up Announced

The full line-up for this year’s Glastonbury festival has been announced. Already confirmed as headliners for the event, which takes place from June 26-28, are Bruce Springsteen, Blur and Neil Young. The rest of the line up is as follows: THURSDAY JUNE 25 Queen’s Head Stage: Metronomy Kap Bambino Ebony Bones Golden Silvers Alessi’s Ark [...]

Florence & The Machine – Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)

KASMS – Male Bonding (Trouble) 4/05/09

The first time I put this CD on I spend the first 15 seconds with my head round the back of the speakers looking for the loose connection, until it dawns on me that it’s supposed to sound that fuzzy and distant. KASMS like their punk songs dark and dirty and quick. A-side ‘Male Bonding’ [...]

Pete Doherty To Headline Love Music Hate Racism

Pete Doherty has been announced as the headliner of this year’s Love Music Hate Racism Festival. The single-day event takes place at Stoke City FC’s Britannia Stadium on 30th May, and includes Kelly Rowland, N-Dubz, VV Brown and Reverend And The Makers on the bill. The line-up is N-Dubz Reverend And The Makers The Beautiful [...]

The Great Escape – Brighton, Day One

Fish and Chips and kiss me quick hats aside, Brighton’s annual piss up by the sea, The Great Escape, has been steadily growing in stature over the years. Touted as Europe’s SXSW, it’s has become a haven for fans and new bands alike, as well as accommodating all those ‘industry’ types in the conference centre. [...]