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The Answering Machine Announce Youth Hostel Shows

The Answering Machine have announced a trio of shows at British youth hostels to coincide with the release of their debut album, ‘Another City, Another Sorry’ on the 15th June. The Manchester quartet will play Manchester’s Hatters Hostel on the 15th June, Birmingham’s Hatters Hostel on the 16th June, and concluding at London’s Clink Hostel [...]

Beatles Reveal ‘Rock Band’ Game Trailer

A video trailer of the forthcoming ‘Rock Band: The Beatles’ computer game has been released online The preview for the game, which Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr introduced at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in California on June 1, sees digital versions of the Fab Four as they progress through their career accompanied by their songs. [...]

The Enemy To Continue Tour After Oasis

The Enemy have announced new tour dates for 2009. Having completed a huge UK tour in April, the Coventry trio head out once more in support of their recently released second album ‘Music For The People’. Before the November tour, The Enemy play London’s Somerset House on 10th July, and support Oasis this month. The [...]

Fleetwood Mac Announce 2009 U.K Tour

Fleetwood Mac have announced UK dates for 2009. The hugely successful rock band have reunited for the arena tour, which kicks off in Glasgow on 22nd October. Catch Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood, John McVie and Lindsey Buckingham on the following dates: OCTOBER 22 Glasgow SECC 24 O2 Dublim 27 Manchester MEN 30 London Wembley Arena [...]

Muse Announce 2009 Winter Tour Dates

Muse have announced an arena tour for this November. The trio are expected to play material from their forthcoming album ‘The Resistance’ at UK and Ireland dates. Muse are currently recording the follow-up to 2006′s ‘Black Holes And Revelations’ in Italy, and it is expected to be released before the shows commence. The new dates [...]

Fever Ray Has Announced New Live Dates

Fever Ray has announced new live dates for the UK this Summer. The Knife’s Karin Dreijer Andersson is to play three solo headline shows as her new project around her UK festival appearances at Loop, Oxegen and Latitude. The dates are: JULY 13 Bristol Academy 14 Manchester Academy 2 16 London Shepherds Bush Empire New [...]

Illegal Downloads Costs The Industry £12bn A Year

The Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property estimates that £12bn worth of copyright material is downloaded illegally every year. The report, Copycats? Digital Consumers in the on-line age was commissioned by The Strategic Advisory Board and conducted by UCL’s Centre for Information Behaviour and the Evaluation of Research (CIBER). The authors of the report found [...]

Morrissey Calls Off Entire U.K Tour Because Of Illness

Morrissey has cancelled the rest of his UK tour due to prolonged illness. The singer has already been forced to postpone several dates, including this week’s London shows at the Troxy and the first of three O2 Academy Brixton gigs. A statement has announced that the remainder of the Brixton shows on Friday 29th and [...]

Datarock And iLiKETRAiNS Added To Latitude Line-up

The organisers of Latitude have announced Datarock and iLiKETRAiNS have been confirmed for this years’ festival. Also added to the bill are Wildbirds and Peacedrums, Asaf Avidan and The Mojos and 65 Days Of Static. Organisers have also revealed details of an exclusive fashion show by label creator Johnny BlueEyes (whose clients include Gossip, Klaxons, [...]

Depeche Mode Postpone London 02 Arena Gig

Depeche Mode have had to postpone their London 02 arean gig, but are to re-start their interrupted Tour Of The Universe in Leipzig on June 8, after singer Dave Gahan recovers from an operation to remove a tumour from his bladder. The singer was hospitalised on May 12 following a severe bout of gastroenteritis that [...]