Barenaked Ladies, who release their fifteenth album ‘Fake Nudes’ in November, are bringing their energetic live show back to London’s Roundhouse, performing at the venue on 27 April 2018 as part of a UK tour.
The Canadian band (comprising lead singer and guitarist Ed Robertson, bassist Jim Creeggan, keyboard player and guitarist Kevin Hearn, and drummer Tyler Stewart) have reunited with longstanding producer Gavin Brown for the upcoming LP.
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Mr Yolk is performing at Flashback Records on 27 October, two weeks before releasing debut album ‘Self-Portrait’.
The project of Velvet Morning and Rocket Ship TV songwriter Samuel Jones (with band mates Enzo Lauvergne, Charlie Carmichael, Antoine Jauneau, and Rich Chapman), Mr Yolk combines psychedelia with more industrial sounds from influences like Wire and The Fall.
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Blues legend Walter Trout celebrates the release of his new album ‘We’re All In This Together’ with a show at Under The Bridge on 10 and 11 October.
“I’m 66 years old,” he says, “but I feel like I’m in the best years of my life right now. I feel better than I have in years physically. I have more energy. I have a whole different appreciation of being alive, of the world, of my family, of my career.
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Third Eye Blind | Roundhouse | 27 September 2017
Twenty years after their self-titled debut album put them on the map – selling over six million copies in their home country alone, spawning five singles including the chart-topping ‘Semi-Charmed Life’ – Third Eye Blind haven’t stopped looking forward.
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Noga Erez has shared a new remix of her single ‘Dance While You Shoot’ ahead of her first full UK headline tour, which includes a stop at Corsica Studios on 26 October.
The song from the Tel Aviv singer’s debut album, ‘Off The Radar’, has been reimagined by Chicago multi-instrumentalist and producer Nnamdi Ogbonnaya.
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Black Country Communion | BCCIV
Black Country Communion’s comeback album begins with the sound of musicians tuning up. Someone counts them in and they launch into a riff that could only come from the home of Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, and Judas Priest.
The message is clear: ‘BCCIV’ is the work of a real band, its four members playing with all the give and take that comes from performing live in a room together. But this is no ragged jam session put to tape. For all the natural spontaneity and raw power of the performances, it’s ultimately about the songs. And this time co-writers Glenn Hughes and Joe Bonamassa have crafted the supergroup’s most consistently excellent collection of songs yet.
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Five years ago, Wilko Johnson never imagined he’d reach 70. But now the straight-talking survivor is celebrating the milestone with his first headline show at Royal Albert Hall.
In the run-up to the gig, he tells us about overcoming a diagnosis of terminal cancer, an unlikely collaboration with Roger Daltrey, learning to live in the moment on stage, the effect of seeing The Beatles and Chuck Berry play live, and pretending his guitar is a machine gun.
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