Liam Gallagher announces winter U.K. tour

Liam Gallagher has announced winter tour dates as part of his release of his debut solo album As You Were. Pre-order for the album became available at midnight (this morning) and as part of pre-ordering any CD, vinyl or the deluxe bundle here. There have been no dates or venues released yet, but with the…

Record Store Day Celebrates its 10th Birthday

Today marks the 10th Record Store Day and over 200 participating indie record shops are stocked to release exclusive vinyls. Across the country people have queued since 6pm at the likes of Rough Trade (14 hours before opening time) yesterday evening in hope of getting hold of a limited edition release. Amongst the releases are…

Circa Waves play set in HMV Liverpool

Liverpool four piece Circa Waves played a short acoustic set in HMV Liverpool One to promote the release of their new album ‘Different Creatures’. The band’s second LP features singles ‘Wake Up’ and ‘Fire That Burns’ and the album emphasises the growth of Circa Waves since their debut album in 2015. Frontman Kieran Shudhall led…

The Vryll Society live tonight on BBC Radio 1

As they continue their rise, The Vryll Society are playing on BBC Radio 1 tonight (Monday 13/02) with Huw Stephens at 10.30. The Liverpool band have made waves nationally and have 4 dates penned for next month in Sheffield, Bristol, London and Birmingham from the 22nd to 25th. They drew a big crowd in their…

Wirral Live complete their headline lineup

Wirral Live have added The Libertines on Saturday 20th May to their lineup to complete their three headliners for the weekend at Prenton Park. Supporting them are Merseysiders The Coral and also Reverend and The Makers. The band, fronted by Pete Doherty and Carl Barat join Madness (Friday) who play with The Farm at the…

Kendal Calling announces first batch of artists for 2017

The first set of acts for Kendal Calling 2017 have been announced with Stereophonics, Manic Street Preachers and Franz Ferdinand revealed to be performing on the last weekend of July. Also playing at Kendal Calling are Frank Turner, Tinie Tempah, Editors, Jake Bugg and The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson. After a sell out last year…

More announced for Benicàssim 2017

A standout lineup so far, Festival International de Benicàssim 2017 has added Kasabian and Liam Gallagher to their lineup. The festival in Spain on the Costa Azahar has proved popular with 90% of festival goers being British. Combining sun sea and sand with some of the biggest names in music they will be expecting to…

The View announce 10th year anniversary tour of Hats Off To The Buskers

Scottish band The View have announced a U.K. tour in celebration of their album Hats Off To The Buskets which turns 10 years old in 2007. Led by Kyle Falconer who last year spent time in Thailand in rehabilitation, the celebration is two-fold. They’ll play a special night at The Barrowlands in Glasgow before 8…

A Look Back at 2016

It has been a truly unique year, nowhere more so than in the world of music, there have been highs and lows with some incredible gigs, some brilliant new music, but we’ve also said farewell to a number of musical icons. So, lets attempt to wrap it all up, with plenty links to the individual…

Oasis: Chasing The Sun 1993-1997 Exhibition

I made the short trip across to Manchester this afternoon for a look at the much talked about Oasis: Chasing The Sun exhibition. The exhibition features pictures and memorabilia from the band’s years between 1993 and 1997 including the release of their albums Definitely Maybe, What’s The Story Morning Glory and Be Here Now.  Some…

Oasis: Supersonic

The intense story of one of the greatest rock and roll bands of all time, Supersonic was screened in 380 cinemas worldwide tonight. From Alan McGee signing them up after the King Tuts gig, to the infamous LA gig that first explored the vulnerabilities of Liam and Noel’s love/hate relationship. Featuring interviews with Peggie, the…