James Shearer

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Trash Talk to play last minute London show on Sunday

April 23, 2010
Trash Talk to play last minute London show on Sunday

Sacramento’s Trash Talk are to play a gig at Old Blue Last in London this Sunday, 25 April after all the volcano chaos of the past week left them without a flight back to the USA until next Monday. Trash Talk were on tour in the UK with Rolo Tomassi and...
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Crystal Castles to rush-release new album this Friday

April 21, 2010
Crystal Castles to rush-release new album this Friday

Toronto, ON duo Crystal Castles are rush-releasing their self-titled sophomore album after it leaked online. Crystal Castles was scheduled for release on 7 June but will now be released digitally this Friday, 23 April. The album will be available on CD and Vinyl on 24 May. The tracklisting of Crystal Castles...
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Gary Numan unlikely to appear at Coachella as volcanic ash deepens travel chaos

April 17, 2010
Gary Numan unlikely to appear at Coachella as volcanic ash deepens travel chaos

The Cribs, Bad Lieutenant and Frightened Rabbit have all had to cancel their appearances at Coachella this weekend as volcanic ash from a volcano in Iceland continues to cause travel chaos throughout Europe. As of today, Saturday 17 April, virtually all of Europe’s major airports remain closed as a huge plume...
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Slipknot’s bassist Paul Gray joins metal supergroup Hail!

April 14, 2010
Slipknot’s bassist Paul Gray joins metal supergroup Hail!

Slipknot’s bassist Paul Gray has joined Hail!, the metal supergroup with a line-up including Judas Priest Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens (‘Priest vocalist from 1996-2003) and Sepultura’s guitarist Andreas Kisser. Gray will be standing in for Hail! founding member David Ellefson who is returning to touring duties with Megadeth, with the band starting...
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Dinosaur Jr. to tour UK in May

April 9, 2010
Dinosaur Jr. to tour UK in May

Dinosaur Jr. are to play 10 nights in Great Britain this May, touring in support of their latest album, 2009’s Farm. The band will be joined by Boise, Idaho’s Built To Spill. Tour dates: May 2010 Saturday 8th       02 Academy Oxford Sunday 9th         02 Academy Liverpool Monday 10th       Black Box, Galway,...
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DJ Muggs to headline 4th Annual Toronto Freedom Festival

April 8, 2010
DJ Muggs to headline 4th Annual Toronto Freedom Festival

May Day, 1 May 2010 is the date for this year’s Global Marijuana March which will once again see people in cities around the global take to their feet to march in support of the decriminalization of cannabis. Toronto has been involved with the march since its inception in 1999 and...
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Dan Mangan US/Canada Tour Dates and Glastonbury Appearance

April 5, 2010
Dan Mangan US/Canada Tour Dates and Glastonbury Appearance

Vancouver’s Dan Mangan sets off on a tour around the US and Canada next week, starting in Portland, Oregon on 13 April. Mangan rose to prominence in 2009 and won a few prestigious paperweights including the iTunes ‘Best New Artist’ in the Singer/Songwriter category, two CBC Radio 3 ‘Bucky Awards’ and...
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Riot hit the Bullseye by signing Black Label Society

March 30, 2010
Riot hit the Bullseye by signing Black Label Society

There is good news today for all our metal head friends in Australia with the announcement that Black Label Society have been signed by Riot Entertainment to their roster for Australia and New Zealand. Riot are well known Down Under for their distribution and tour promotion of hundreds of metal bands...
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Second album from The Dead Weather coming in May

March 25, 2010
Second album from The Dead Weather coming in May

Nashville’s The Dead Weather have announced plans for the release of their sophomore album Sea Of Cowards. It’s only been a year since The Dead Weather first made themselves known, with the spotlight quickly falling on the band due to the inclusion of Jack White. Jack sings and plays drums in...
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Flight of the Conchords add Two Extra Dates to Sold Out UK Tour

March 8, 2010
Flight of the Conchords add Two Extra Dates to Sold Out UK Tour

Due to overwhelming demand, New Zealend’s music comedy cohorts the Flight of the Conchords have added two extra UK dates to their upcoming European tour this May. The extra dates are for the Appollo, Manchester on 8 May and Wembley Arena, London on 25 May. Tickets for the original UK dates...
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