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The Cure announce two London Christmas shows

The Cure have confirmed they’re going to play two gigs this December. The legendary band will perform two London dates just prior to Christmas at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo on December 21st and 22nd with old post-punk band And Also The Trees…

Gruff Rhys announces 2015 UK tour

Gruff Rhys has confirmed details for a full length UK tour next year. The former Super Furry Animals man released his fourth solo LP American Interior earlier this year and following a successful UK tour in September, the Welshman will…

The Twilight Sad reveal 2015 UK tour

The Twilight Sad have announced plans for a UK tour next year. The Scottish indie rock band have released their critically acclaimed new album Nobody Wants To Be Here And Nobody Wants To Leave today (November 3rd) and in support…

Morrissey pulls out of European dates

Morrissey has cancelled some upcoming European tour dates, due to a bout of flu. Earlier this year, the former Smiths front-man cancelled his US tour before it later emerged he was suffering from cancer. In 2013, he also had to pull the…

LISTEN: Damien Rice streams new album on Spotify

Damien Rice is streaming his new album, My Favourite Faded Fantasy online.   My Favourite Faded Fantasy is released today (November 3rd) and follows on from 2002’s O and 2006’s 9. Spanning eight tracks, you can listen to the LP in…

LISTEN: 1988 Kurt Cobain mixtape discovered

An unheard 1988 mixtape made by Kurt Cobain has been discovered and shared for the first time. The mixtape was recorded when Cobain was only 21-years-old and sheds new light on former Nirvana frontman’s wide music tastes. Revealed by Dangerous Minds, the…

WATCH: Psyence share new video for ‘Phoenix’

Psyence have shared their new video for their excellent track ‘Phoenix’. The single will be released today (November 3rd) through Salvation Records, and it’s a single that’s a lot more expansive and ambitious than their acclaimed single ‘Chemicals For Breakfast’. Have…

Ibiza Rocks announces new festival in Croatia

You had Ibiza Rocks but how about Croatia Rocks? As Ibiza Rocks reaches and celebrates 10 years of live events, the ground-breaking brand is  looking into the future with the launch of Croatia Rocks Festival. This festival will be held…