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Steve Cradock announces intimate gig

December 5, 2011

Legendary guitarist Steve Cradock will be playing The Forum in Tunbridge Wells on Saturday 18th February 2012. After becoming a household name with Ocean Colour Scene and joining Paul Weller and his band, Steve has become one of the major faces in british guitar music. Tickets are on sale now at...
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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds announce UK & Ireland tour

October 22, 2011

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds have announced details of a forthcoming UK and Ireland tour that is due to take place in February and March 2012. The band will being playing songs from their debut album that is of the same name along side some Noel Gallagher classics. There will be a...
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The Stone Roses confirm reunion and announce two Manchester shows for 2012 – World Tour to come

October 18, 2011
The Stone Roses

  The Stone Roses have confirmed today that they have reunited at a press conference in London, UK this afternoon (October 18) The original line up that comprises of frontman Ian Brown, bassist Gary “Mani” Mounfield, guitarist John Squire and drummer Alan “Reni” Wren will perform two special homecoming shows at...
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Beady Eye pull out of tonight’s gig in Zurich (October 11)

October 11, 2011

Beady Eye have cancelled tonight’s gig in Zurich, Switzerland after just 20 minutes on stage due to problems frontman Liam Gallagher’s throat. It is thought that tomorrow’s gig in Vienna, Austria (October 12) will still go ahead. The rest of Beady Eye’s tour is as follows: October 13 – Vienna Gasometer 14...
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Amy Winehouse’s duet with Tony Bennett to be released on September 14

September 12, 2011

The track and video of “Body and Soul,” recorded by Amy Winehouse and Tony Bennett on March 23, 2011 at Abbey Road Studios in London, will be released in its entirety on Wednesday September 14 to commemorate what would have been Amy Winehouse’s 28th  birthday. “Body and Soul,” became the final...
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Beady Eye Announce November Tour – UK and North America dates

August 30, 2011

Beady Eye round up a hugely successful year with a string of UK shows for November 2011. The band released their debut album Different Gear, Still Speeding in February which went gold on release and embarked on a sold out UK tour soon after.  Since then they have gigged all over...
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Noah and The Whale and Fixers at iTunes Festival, London – Gig review and photos

August 1, 2011
Fixers performing at iTunes Festival 2011 at The Roundhouse, Camden, London - photo by Lauren Towner, Music Vice

The Gig: iTunes Festival 2011- Noah and The Whale supported by Fixers When: 24 July 2011 Where: The Roundhouse, Camden, London, UK In One Word: Outstanding Having never seen Noah and The Whale, I was extremely excited about seeing them at one of my favourite venues in London, The Roundhouse in...
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Amy Winehouse found dead in her London home

July 23, 2011

The singer Amy Winehouse has been found dead in her North London flat, aged 27. The Metropolitan Police gave this statement: ‘Police were called by London Ambulance Service to an address in Camden Square NW1 shortly before 16.05hrs today, Saturday 23 July, following reports of a woman found deceased. On arrival...
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The Rifles at Gibson Guitar Studio, London – Gig review and photos

June 4, 2011
The Rifles at Gibson Guitar Studio, London, 26 May 2011 - photo by Lauren Towner, Music Vice

The Gig: The Rifles supported by Korova Where: Gibson Guitar Studio, London When: 26 May 2011 In One Word: Epic After arriving at the Gibson Guitar Studio in London looking drenched after being caught in a downpour of biblical proportions I went to the top room in a building that doesn’t...
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Miles Kane at KCLSU, London – Gig review and photos

May 25, 2011
Miles Kane at King's College London Student Union, London, England - photo by Lauren Towner, Music Vice

  The Gig: Miles Kane supported by Kate Jackson Group Where: King’s College London Student Union, London When: 11 May 2011 In One Word: Gritty The name Miles Kane has been floating around for quite a long time, sometimes as the guitarist from the Little Flames, the frontman from The Rascals...
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