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Of Mice & Men – Defy
Creeper – Fairytale Of New York
Five Finger Death Punch – Gone Away
Senses Fail – Double Cross
August Burns Red – Last Christmas
Nervus – Sick Sad World
Manchester Orchestra – The Gold (Nick Waterhouse Remix)
Somos – Permanently Lost
Harker – 300 Cigarettes
Reigning Days – Gravity
Taco Hell – Same City
Alaska Alaska – Constants & Variables
The Cabin Fever – Trucrime
Sanctum & Solace – Slave
Vicious. – S.O.O.
Hammers – Dead Set
Machine Head – Now We Die (live)
New Found Glory – 20 Years From Now
The Darkness – Happiness
Anti-Flag – Digital Blackout
Nothing More – Don’t Stop feat. Jacoby Shaddix
He Is Legend – Sand
Tiny Moving Parts – Caution
Brian Fallon – Forget Me Not
Sleep On It – Fireworks (ft. Derek DiScanio)
Too Close To Touch – Before I Cave In
Speak The Truth…Even If Your Voice Shakes – Drowning On The Sidewalk Or Dying Inside
The Smith Street Band – Passiona
Unlocking The Truth – My Chains
Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly – Just A Phase
Fathoms – Slip Away
God Damn – I’ll Bury You
We Were Sharks – Stay
Safeguard – November
The Amsterdam Red-Light District – Need
Harbinger – The Darkness Of June
Conjurer – The Mire
Typhoon – Rorschach
Alcabean – Bloody Pose
Kill The Ideal – Crazy
Carry The Crown – Fire
Hightower – Numero Uno
No Liars – Animal
Tonight We Stand – I Will Rise, You’ll Fade Away
ClayToRide – Extincted
Bitch Hawk – Death
End The Empire – Pipe Down
Lycanthrope – Like A Ghost
Pearl Jam will play two shows at The O2 Arena in London in June 18th and 19th.
Lower Than Atlantis have announced a lengthy, intimate UK tour for April/May 2018.
2nd Engine Shed, Lincoln
3rd Junction, Cambridge
4th Assembly, Leamington Spa
6th Sin City, Swansea
7th Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd
8th Guildhall, Gloucester
9th Komedia, Bath
11th Lemongrove, Exeter
12th Engine Rooms, Southampton
13th Colosseum, Watford
14th Chinnerys, Southend
15th Concorde 2, Brighton
3rd o2 Academy, Oxford
4th Sub89, Reading
5th Central Station, Wrexham
7th Hangar34, Liverpool
8th Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
9th Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh
11th Empire, Middlesbrough
12th Welly, Hull
13th Fibbers, York
14th Plug, Sheffield
Turbowolf have announced a UK headline tour for March 2018. It coincides with the release of their new album, ‘The Free Life’, on March 9th via SO Recordings.
09 Academy 3, Manchester
10 Stereo, Glasgow
11 O2 Academy 2, Newcastle
13 Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
14 Scala, London
15 Bierkeller, Bristol
Fizzy Blood, Weirds, and Calva Louise will support Spring King on select dates of their early 2018 UK tour.
24th South Streets Art Centre, Reading*
25th Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes*
26th Forum, Tunbridge Wells*
27th Booking Hall, Dover*
30th Moles, Bath*
31st Boileroom, Guildford*
1st The Horn, St Albans*
2nd Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff*
4th Sin City, Swansea*
5th The Loft, Southampton*^
6th Waterfront Studio, Norwich*^
7th Bodega, Nottingham*^
9th Sugarmill, Stoke-On-Trent^+
10th The Harley, Sheffield^+
11th Brudenell Community Room, Leeds^+
13th The Crescent, York^+
14th Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh^+
15th Think Tank Underground, Newcastle^+
16th Fruit, Hull^+
* with Fizzy Blood / ^ w/ Calva Louise / + w/ Weirds
Iron Chic will join Propagandhi on their short UK trip next April.
20 Saint Luke, Glasgow’s w/ Petrol Girls + Bratakus
21 Manchester Punk Festival
22 SWX, Bristol w/ Jesus & His Judgemental Father
Ocean Grove will play a one-off headline show at London’s Old Blue Last on December 18th.
In The News
Creeper are set to release ‘The Christmas EP’ next Friday (December 8th). It will include an original new song called ‘Same Time Next Year?’, alongside covers of ‘Fairytale of New York’ and ‘Blue Christmas’.
Nightwish will release a 2CD compilation titled ‘Decades’, on March 9th through Nuclear Blast.
Senses Fail will return on February 16th with a new album called ‘If There Is Light, It Will Find You’. It will be released through Pure Noise Records.
1. Double Cross
2. Elevator to the Gallows
3. New Jersey Makes, The World Takes
4. Gold Jacket, Green Jacket…
5. First Breath Last Breath
6. Ancient Gods
7. Is It Gonna Be The Year
8. You Get So Alone At Times It Just Makes Sense
9. Orlando and a Miscarriage
10. Shaking Hands
11. Stay What You Are
12. If There Is Light, It Will Find You
Billy Corgan has released ‘Pillbox’, a silent film set to music from his new solo album, ‘Ogilala’.
Watford quartet Nervus have announced their second album, ‘Everything Dies’, will be released through Big Scary Monsters on March 9th.
Myles Kennedy has revealed details of his debut solo record. ‘Year Of The Tiger’ will be released on March 9th via Napalm Records.
1. Year Of The Tiger
2. The Great Beyond
3. Blind Faith
4. Devil On The Wall
5. Ghost of Shangri La
6. Turning Stones
7. Haunted By Design
9. Nothing But A Name
10. Love Can Only Heal
12. One Fine Day
Andrew W.K. has detailed his new record, ‘You’re Not Alone’. The album is scheduled for release on March 2nd via Red Music / Sony Music.
1. The Power of Partying
2. Music Is Worth Living For
3. Ever Again
4. I Don’t Know Anything
5. The Feeling of Being Alive
6. Party Mindset
7. The Party Never Dies
8. Give Up On You
9. Keep On Going
10. In Your Darkest Moments
11. The Devil’s On Your Side
12. Break The Curse
13. Total Freedom
14. Beyond Oblivion
15. Confusion and Clarity
16. You’re Not Alone
The Heavy Music Awards will be hosting a launch event at Gorilla in Manchester on Wednesday April 25th.
It will see the shortlist’s for next year’s awards ceremony in London be announced, along with performances to be announced.
UNFD have welcomed South Wales quintet Dream State to the label.
Melbourne trio Camp Cope will release their second album, ‘How To Socialise & Make Friends’ on March 2nd through Run For Cover Records.
1. The Opener
2. How To Socialise & Make Friends
3. The Face Of God
6. The Omen
7. Animal And Real
8. UFO Lighter
9. I’ve Got You
Progressive metallers Conjurer have confirmed their debut album, ‘Mire’, will be released on February 23rd via Holy Roar Records.
Brighton indie-punks Harker will release their debut album ‘No Discordance’ on 9th February. It will be released through various labels worldwide with the UK release being handled by Disconnect Disconnect Records.
Nottingham emo punks Taco Hell have announced their first and final album, ‘Bad at Being Average’, will be released on December 15th.
4. Same City
5. Present Tense
6. The Gang 2: Electric Boogaloo
7. Girl Up
8. Manston Mews
9. Know Nothing
10. Twin Peaks References & Depression
11. Moving Flat
European rockers The Amsterdam Red-Light District have confirmed their new album, ‘Sapere Aude’, will be released on March 1st through Red Light Records.
UK metallers The Dead XIII have confirmed their new album, ‘Dark Days’, will be released in February 2018. An Indiegogo campaign can be found here.
17 bands including Marilyn Manson, Bullet for My Valentine, Parkway Drive, BabyMetal, Rise Against and Alexisonfire have been announced for Download Festival 2017. The other additions are Black Veil Brides, Asking Alexandria, Neck Deep, Meshuggah, In This Moment, The Hives, Body Count Ft. Ice T, Mayday Parade, Dream State, WSTR, and The Pink Slips.
The third round of bands for the Manchester Punk Festival have been revealed. It sees Iron Chic, Lightyear, Waterweed, and Apologies, I Have None join the multi venue, three day event. The other new additions are Dead Neck, Captain Trips, Brassnick, Bobby Funk, Wadeeye, Crumbs, Eat Defeat, HOT MASS, Goodbye Blue Monday, The Raging Nathans, Edna McCallan, Carl Moorcroft and Tim Loud.