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Death from Above 1979 The Physical World pop-up shop in Toronto this week, September 3 and 4

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September 2, 2014
Death From Above 1979

We’ve had to wait 10 years, but now Death From Above are fully back, with a new album and tour. The Physical World, the long-awaited follow-up album to 2004’s You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine is now streaming in its entirety on iTunes in run-up to it’s release on 9 September on Last Gang...
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Stay real, Henry Rollins

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August 27, 2014
Henry Rollins

I still respect Henry Rollins. His original column on suicide for LA Weekly was a tad clumsy and characteristically blunt, but as honest as ever. His further thoughts are more pointed, and clearly heartfelt, and charged with a genuine intention of trying to understand and to educate himself further. I think he...
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Jamie T announces new single “Zombie” and biggest ever UK tour

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August 11, 2014
Jamie T announces new single “Zombie” and biggest ever UK tour

“Zombie” is the new single from Jamie T and the latest to be taken from his recently announced third album “Carry On The Grudge”. “Zombie” will receive its first exclusive play on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show on the evening of Monday 11 August from 7PM BST.   “Zombie” follows...
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Hands & Teeth to play free Homegrown Sound session outdoor show in Toronto this Friday, July 25

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July 23, 2014
Hands & Teeth to play free Homegrown Sound session outdoor show in Toronto this Friday, July 25

Toronto’s Hands & Teeth will play a free outdoor acoustic set this Friday at Christie Pits park in Toronto. The performance is presented by Homegrown Sound, a new project launched in June promoting nature through music with a documentary video series and outdoor shows. Homegrown Sound is produced in partnership with...
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Sponsored Video: Bavaria Red 8.6 – The beer bringing the red – and the music

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July 21, 2014

Beer is the drink of summer. On a patio, on a beach, at a concert, or out in the fields at a music festival: beer goes hand-in-hand with the music. Bavaria brewing company have put the two together, with a new beer and radio station. Bavaria’s 8.6 Red is the beer with...
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RIP Tommy Ramone, Long Live the Ramones

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July 12, 2014
The Ramones

The Ramones are dead. Long live The Ramones. © Brian Banks, Editor, Music Vice Share and discuss using the links below. Follow Music Vice on Twitter at @MusicVice. Long Live Indie. Brian BanksEditor and Founder, Music Vice Magazine. Writer. Photographer. Poet. From Scotland. Not Ireland. Proudly based in Toronto, Canada. Rock N'...
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North by North East radius clause no more

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June 20, 2014

In case you haven’t heard, NXNE introduced a new policy to musicians performing in the 2014 festival. A 45-day no-play radius clause was instilled, making it a contractual agreement that artists performing for NXNE were not allowed to perform anywhere within their market (Toronto) in the 45 days leading up to...
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The Libertines to headline Optimus Alive Festival

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June 12, 2014
The Libertines to headline Optimus Alive Festival

The Libertines have this afternoon announced a headline slot at Portugal’s Optimus Alive festival that takes place between 10-12 July 2014. The band will headline on the closing Saturday night (12 July) alongside Arctic Monkeys (10 July) and The Black Keys (11 July). Other acts at the festival include MGMT, The...
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Johnny Marr announces October UK tour

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June 3, 2014
Johnny Marr announces October UK tour

Johnny Marr has this morning announced details of an October UK tour. The dates include the former Smiths guitarist biggest ever solo date at London’s Brixton Academy on October 23 and will also play a huge homecoming show at Manchester’s O2 Apollo on October 25. The dates are as follows: October...
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The Libertines announce Hyde Park warm-up gig

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May 27, 2014
The Libertines announce Hyde Park warm-up gig

The Libertines have this morning announced details of their first UK gig since 2010. The band, who are playing London’s Hyde Park on July 5 as a part of the Barclaycard British Summer Time festival, have announced this morning a warm-up gig at Glasgow’s Barrowlands on 29 June 2014. Ticket details...
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