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Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 09:03 by Spindles

Many years ago I used to run a music venue. When you do this for a living, certainly at that time, you spend an inordinate amount of time listening to demo CD's from bands trying to get gigs at your venue. Mostly this is an exercise in stringing together acts for a triple bill evening of similar themed music. However, every once in a while you stumble across an absolute gem. Silverman were exactly one of those gems. Soulful, heartwrenching tunes of love, loss and anger, backed by swirling, dark beats and haunting melodies. And then there's...

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 16:01 by Spindles

As excited as we all are about the forthcoming release of No Man's Sky in June, we were not expecting this latest bit of juicy news:

65daysofstatic are set to release the official soundtrack to the most anticipated game of the year, No Man’s Sky on June 17th.

Formed in 2001, the Sheffield four piece have continued to evolve from their chaotic, thrashy inception to the measured, sonic brutalism of recent years. Releasing 6 albums of experimental, noisy instrumental music since 2004, they have developed a unique sound with a...

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 16:18 by Spindles

Hoobastank, P.O.D and Alien Ant Farm have confirmed that they will be touring the UK together this May for a run of dates. All three bands hail from California; Hoobastank have sold over 10 million albums worldwide and had a worldwide smash hit single with the song, “The Reason”, P.O.D have also sold in excess of 10 million albums and had huge hits such as “Alive” and “Youth Of The Nation” and Alien Ant Farm have sold over 5 million albums worldwide and had a huge hit single with their cover of the Michael Jackson classic “Smooth Criminal...

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 14:27 by Spindles

That's right. The lovely Professor Elemental needs your help to make his next music video, Please Don't Feed The Trolls. The campaign is now underway over at IndieGogo where you can pledge your support for all manner of shiny goodies including posters, CDs and even the opportunity to be in the video.

It's also worth noting that any money raised above and beyond the amount needed to make the video will be given to charity. That's how splendid a chap the Prof really is.

Check out the video for the campaign below and head...

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Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 13:15 by Spindles

 "We can't wait to rock out with our fans on our first ever UK headline tour! Our UK fans have been so loyal and have been waiting for this for a long time! We are planning an incredible full length set with all the works. UK here we come!"

That's what two time Grammy nominated US rock band Skillet had to say ahead of their first ever UK headline tour this October. With their 2009 album, Awake, recently being certified platinum, and their current concept album Rise hitting number 1 in the Billboard top Alternative, Rock and Hard...

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Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 20:42 by Spindles

We've featured these guys a couple of times on our NerdVsWorld shows. Now, after the success of their debut album 'Red Light Fix' and having garnered a massive following on youtube, The Dirty Youth are set to embark on a UK tour this October.

The tour is in support of their forthcoming album Gold Dust - Part 1, which all ticket holders will be entitled to a copy of when they buy tickets through MusicGlue at http://www.musicglue.com/thedirtyyouth

Tour dates are as follows:

October            

Date...

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Monday, June 2, 2014 - 20:04 by Spindles

Fans of Captain Side Project, Dave Grohl, can now get a quick peek of the Foo Fighter's upcoming album as well as the accompanying documentary, Sonic Highway. Slated for broadcast in Autumn this year, the documentary chronicles "a journey to unravel the fabric of our musical identity… not only the making of our most ambitious album… this is ‘Sound City’ on steroids.” 

Premiering on the eve of Foo Fighters’ 20th anniversary, FOO FIGHTERS: SONIC HIGHWAYS aims to “give back” to the next generation of young musicians. As interviewee...

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