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Pontiak For UK Live Dates This Summer

Following the release of their critically acclaimed record, Maker (thrill213), the three brothers from the rural hills of Virginia – Lain, Van and Jennings Carney, have announced a string of UK dates. The band will be playing at the following venues; Sun 26th Jul : Birmingham – Supersonic Festival Mon 27th Jul : Leeds – [...]

New Found Glory Announce August UK tour

Following on from their recent two exclusive and sold out UK dates (June 2009), NEW FOUND GLORY are pleased to announce a further run of UK headline dates which will also include a main stage performance at this year’s Reading and Leeds festivals. Full list of August UK and Euro dates are: Fri 21 Belgium, [...]

The Big Pink Announce October Tour

The Big Pink are currently in New York putting the finishing touches to their as-yet-untitled debut album . In the mean time, the band are due to release their next single “Stop The World” on 29th June and will return to the UK in time to play a pre-Glastonbury Festival warm-up show at Bath’s Moles [...]

Maps To Return With New Album Turning The Mind

Maps has announced details of new album ‘Turning The Mind’ which will be released on 28th September. ‘Turning The Mind’, recorded with Tim Holmes (Death in Vegas) at the Contino Rooms in London, is Maps’ second album and follows the Barclaycard Mercury Prize shortlisted debut ‘We Can Create’ (2007). Talking about the album, James Chapman [...]

The Dodos Announce Details Of Third Album.

The Dodos have announced they will follow up 2008′s ‘Visiter’ with ‘Time To Die’ on 31st August, produced by Phil Elk (Fleet Foxes, The Shins). Frontman Meric Long said of the album: “After Visiter, we had a lot of options for which direction to go. But I knew we wanted to make a rock record. [...]

Phoenix and The Gaslight Anthem Added To Latitude

The organisers of Latitude have announced The Gaslight Anthem and Phoenix have been added to this year’s line-up. Also added to the bill are Of Montreal, Lykke Li, Fever Ray, Paloma Faith, Local Natives, Mirrors, Sky Larkin, Villagers, Goldheart Assembly, ALfonzo, Camera Obscura and St. Vincent. The rest of the line-up includes: Doves Datarock iLiKETRAiNS [...]

Glastonbury Introducing Stage Line-up Announced

The line-up for the BBC Introducing stage at Glastonbury Festival has been announced. Jason Carter, editor of BBC Introducing, said: “BBC Introducing provides new unsigned artists the opportunity to perform at one of the world’s largest and most famous music festivals. All the artists’ performances from the stage over the weekend are then broadcast across [...]

Future OF The Left For One-off London Show

Future Of The Left have revealed details of a one-off London gig at the soon-to-re-open Garage venue on July 10. The band will play in the upstairs section of the venue before heading to America for a tour. The Garage venue is set to ‘officially’ re-open on June 26 with a gig from Peter, Bjorn [...]

White Stripes Announce Release of Live DVD

The White Stripes have announced plans to release a film documenting their 2007 Canadian tour. The Detroit duo are to unveil “revealing” handheld camera footage of the band on the road throughout their jaunt which saw them play every province in the country. Jack White commented “When we started, we just didn’t know what we [...]

Shed Seven Announce Extra Tour Dates

Brit pop veterans Shed Seven have added extra dates to their Winter tour. The band reunited for a tour in 2007, and will hit the road once again at the end of 2009. An extra date in Leeds has been added, with the band now playing the O2 Academy on 22nd December. The full dates [...]