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Steve Hill is ‘Dangerous’ with Wishbone Ash

Canadian blues-rock singer and multi-instrumentalist Steve Hill is heading out on the road with Wishbone Ash to support the UK release of his album ‘Solo Recordings: Volume 3’

The 27-date tour includes a stop at O2 Academy Islington on 19 October 2017.

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Katalina Kicks launching Vices in London

Katalina Kicks are launching their new album ‘Vices’ with an album release show at Islington’s O2 Academy 2 on 10 May.

Earlier on the same day, the trio play an intimate acoustic in-store set at the London branch of Paul Smith.

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Prime Circle: On top of the world

“I think we’ve got a bit of an addiction for the road,” admits Ross Learmonth from, somewhat fittingly, a tour stop. “We’ve toured so much in the past it’s just something that’s now part of our lives.”

So, even after 15 years, Prime Circle show no signs of letting up. If anything, the band are busier than ever, with their efforts to crack Europe now really starting to pay off.

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Roadstars rolling into London

American blues rock band Simo, British blues rock guitar star Aaron Keylock, and British blues rockers Federal Charm are teaming up to tour the UK as Roadstars.

Starting off in Southampton on 16 November, the trek culminates in a show at O2 Islington Academy in London on 7 December 2016. Every night a different band will take the headline slot, giving each artist an equal opportunity to shine.

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The Treatment take ‘Generation Me’ on tour

The Treatment have a busy 2016 planned. On 18 March The British hard rock band release their third studio album, ‘Generation Me’, and a month later they embark on a UK tour.

The 14-date trek, featuring special guests The Amorettes, culminates in a show at London’s O2 Academy Islington on 13 May. Tickets go on sale on 25 January.

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The Parlotones: History’s in the past and the future’s unknown

‘Here Comes The Man’ was a minor hit for Boom Boom Room. And the soundtrack to a moody ‘80s TV ad for something like aftershave or deodorant or perfume or cologne.

In 2004 The Parlotones made it their own, heralding almost a decade of South African ubiquity: six hit studio albums, a rock opera with accompanying 3D concert film, international tours, their own range of wines, shows supporting Coldplay and Snow Patrol, and even a KFC meal tie-in.

But last year the wheels almost came off.

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King King thundering to Wembley Arena

King King have been announced as the support band for Thunder’s February 2016 UK arena tour, which includes a London stop.

The British blues rock band will be joining their hard rock countrymen at Wembley Arena on 20 February 2016, just a few months after they hit the capital on their own headlining tour.

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