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Black Sabbath Announce “Best of..” Album

Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, Bill Ward,– four names that resonate throughout rock’s recorded history as clear and sublime as the bell that tolls the opening to the bands eponymous debut album from 1970. Collectively, they formed Black Sabbath and forged the most haunting and hypnotic rock sound of all time. From humble beginnings, […]

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Win A Pair Of Tickets To See The Enemy in Coventry

  Coventry boys The Enemy will be playing two hometown headline shows at Coventry Cathedral Ruins on 21st and 22nd May to coincide with the release of their third album on 21st May. We have two pairs of tickets to give away to the gig on May 22nd. To be in with a chance of winning […]

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Influential Synth Pop Band, Blancmange, Return To Birmingham

One of the truly original English Synth pop acts and a major influence on everyone from Hot Chip to Metronomy, Blancmange play Birmingham’s Academy 2 on May 19th. After plying their big electronica sounds across Europe last summer, including a triumphant Bestival appearance, Neil Arthur, Graham Henderson and Pandit Dinesh return to Birmingham with their […]

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Editors Lose A Member

  Birmingham band, Editors, have parted company with guitarist, Chris Urbanowicz (pictured far left). The band, who are currently working on their fourth album, announced the news on their website and the decision is said to be completely amicable and “entirely based upon future musical direction”. The statement continues, “In ten years we’ve gone from playing […]

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Moseley Folk Festival – First Acts Announced.

Moseley Folk Festival have announced the first batch of acts for this year’s event which takes place in the gorgeous surroundings of Moseley Park from August 31st until September 2nd. The legendary Steeleye Span top the bill with Roy Harper, Julian Cope, Echo & The Bunnymen and local band, Guillemots, also appearing. Moseley Folk Festival, […]

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The King Blues Call It A day

It came to the attention of music fans yesterday, that punk rockers The King Blues have decided to call it a day. Credited for fusing ska and folk together with punk influences, the group released three albums over a five year period with final album ‘Long Live The Struggle’ expected to be released in July […]

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Elvis Presley In Concert

Elvis Presley In Concert is an astounding production that reunites former Elvis band mates live on stage with a state of the art video-projected Elvis. In 2012, the concert returns to the UK and the LG ArenaThe production involves original Elvis bandmates Joe Guercio (musical director/conductor), The Sweet Inspirations, The Imperials Gospel Quartet, and the […]

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Editors + Whispering Sons @ Arena Birmingham 27th February 2020

It made a nice change to go to a gig and not get battered about on the way there by […]

The Boys Are Back @ Symphony Hall, 25 February 2020

If you’ve come to this review expecting to see something about Thin Lizzy, you’re in the wrong place. No, this […]

The 1975 @ Arena Birmingham, 25th February 2020.

There’s often a conversation about where the future female headliners are or even female acts on festival line-ups. Well a […]

The Murder Capital + Egyptian Blue + Unorthodox Coolock @ O2 Institute 24th Feb 2020

It’s easy to get carried away in the here and now, especially with music.  Sometimes you have the feeling that […]

Palaye Royale @ KK’s Steel Mill Wolverhampton 23rd February 2020

What a week it has been for Palaye Royale , the first show of the uk tour in Glasgow was […]

Album Review Humanist – Humanist

Rob Marshall, one time sonic backbone of the stupendous Exit Calm, has surfaced under the pseudonym Humanist. I could cut […]