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DRAHLA return with “Under The Glass” and announce UK tour | First new material and live dates since 2019

LISTEN HERE “Drahla remind us there’s still freedom and joy to be had when speaking in tongues.” – Pitchfork “…frantic and densely packed, full of ideas and angst”  – The FADER “…swaggering, controlled-chaos” – The Guardian “Leeds’ most alluring minimal punk band” – Loud & Quiet Leeds-formed art-rock outfit Drahla return today with the […]

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THUNDERMOTHER release new album ‘Black And Gold’, out now on AFM Records.

Save/order here: https://bfan.link/black-and-gold-1Order the album here: https://shop.afm-records.de/thundermother/ With four studio albums to date and countless awesome live shows under their belt – the latter incidentally also during the pandemic, the Swedish all-female band Thundermother has proved its outstanding artistic potential many times over. Their upcoming new […]

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Tim Bowness celebrates 40 years of making music with new solo album ‘Butterfly Mind’; first single ‘Always The Stranger’ out now

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Coming 40 years after he first started performing in bands in his native North West of England, Tim Bowness returns in 2022 with his seventh solo album ‘Butterfly Mind’, due for release on the 17th June 2022. Produced in conjunction with long-time collaborator Brian Hulse, […]

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GATHERING OF STRANGERS RETURN WITH THUNDEROUS NEW SINGLE: “NAKED & BLIND” RELEASED 1 APRIL 2022

STREAM ON SOUNDCLOUD HERE Born from the idea that strength can emerge from the wreckage of vulnerability and tough times, the latest cut from Gathering of Strangers gnaws its way through shadowy indie-rock riffs, an anthemic chorus and a narrative of overwhelming emotions. Crepuscular and catchy […]

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MESHUGGAH’s new album, IMMUTABLE, out now.

Meshuggah premiers a new video for their song “Broken Cog” today on YouTube! It’s the opening track on the band’s critically praised new record, “Immutable”, released today by Atomic Fire and available now on all streaming platforms and for purchase: https://meshuggah.afr.link/immutable  Watch MESHUGGAH’s video “Broken […]

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Shadow Universe – Subtle Realms, Subtle Worlds.

Monotreme Records Having reviewed Symbiosis, the new album by Nordic Giants recently, and having seen them live I was surprised just how similar this release from the Slovenian duo is. Subtle Realms, Subtle Worlds is the band’s follow-up release to their 2018 album Speaking for […]

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Nordic Giants w. Årabrot at Gloucester Guildhall.

As a fan of principally instrumental post-rock music I was looking forward to seeing Nordic Giants live having just reviewed their latest album, Symbiosis, released earlier this year. Before getting around to seeing (actually more in hope than anticipation knowing that the stage lighting would […]

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Kris Barras at Exeter Phoenix, March 8th 2022.

Following the recent release of their latest album Death Valley Paradise, the Kris Barras Band are currently undertaking a UK tour in support of the event. The first show of the tour kicked off at The Phoenix in Exeter, which will also be hosting the […]

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Yes Announces 50th Anniversary Celebration of ‘Close to the Edge’, The Album Series Tour, June 2022.

I have to admit that YES was one of the first bands I got into, even before going to University in the early 1970’s. Close to the Edge and Fragile were ‘must haves’ for anyone into progressive rock. Since then I’ve bought many of the […]

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Simon McBride Announces his first album “The Fighter” on earMUSIC set for release May 27th; New single / video “High Stakes” out now.

Listen To ‘High Stakes’ Pre-Order Album Now Simon McBride has released his new single “High Stakes” with a new video and announces his first album “The Fighter” on earMUSIC set for release May 27th .Simon McBride: ‘High Stakes’ Official Videohttps://youtu.be/eKVneBqG1_MMcBride proves himself a true master of […]

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Finnish progressive metal band Sum of Seven released a new heavy single The Enemy!

Finnish progressive metal band Sum of Seven released a new single The Enemy. The track is released in collaboration with Inverse Records.    Listen to The Enemy single on:Youtube: https://youtu.be/vyt-PEpBoBI  Bandcamp: https://sumofsevenofficial.bandcamp.com Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3KoJYdQ Apple Music: https://apple.co/3tDv8cF Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/albums/B09S3WFKNW Tidal: https://listen.tidal.com/album/215991786   About “The Enemy” single, Ari commenting:“The Enemy is a […]

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LANDON LLOYD MILLER ALBUM

DEBUT SOLO ALBUM: ‘LIGHT SHINES THROUGH’ OUT NOW, VIA TWIN MESA STREAM ON ALL SERVICES HERE / ORDER ON CD & VINYL ‘Light Shines Through’  the debut album from LANDON LLOYD MILLER is officially OUT NOW.  STREAM THE ALBUM IN FULL ON ALL SERVICES HEREReleased via […]

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