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Biffy Clyro announce UK and Irish tour dates.


biffy-press-shot-2016-555x290Biffy Clyro returned with their seventh studio album, Ellipsis, back in July and they’re hitting the road at the end of the year to promote it. You’ll be able to catch the Kilmarnock trio when they tour the UK and Ireland in November and December:

You can catch them at the following dates and venues:
November 26th 2016:
3Arena, Dublin, IE
November 27th 2016: SSE Arena, Belfast, NI
November 29th 2016: SSE Hydro, Glasgow, UK
November 30th 2016: GE Oil & Gas Arena, Aberdeen, UK
December 2nd 2016: Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
December 3rd 2016: Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK
December 4th 2016: First Direct Arena, Leeds, UK
December 6th 2016: Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, UK
December 7th 2016: BCA, Birmingham, UK
December 8th 2016: The O2, London, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit biffyclyro.com.

Primal Scream announce UK and Ireland tour!


primal_scream_2016-promo-6501The Scream are back! After releasing their 11th album, Chaosmosis back in March earlier in the year, Primal Scream will be taking to the road at the end of the year in support of it. The dates include a fairly extensive UK tour and a couple of stops over in Ireland.

You can catch them at the following dates and venues:

November 21st 2016: Usher Hall, Edinburgh, UK
November 22nd 2016: Concert Hall, Motherwell, UK
November 23rd 2016: Ironworks, Inverness, UK
November 25th 2016: Grand Hall, Kilmarnock, UK
November 26th 2016: Alhambra, Dunfirmline, UK
November 27th 2016: Olympia, Liverpool, UK
November 30th 2016: Olympia, Dublin, IE
December 1st 2016: Limelight 1, Belfast, NI
December 3rd 2016: Keele University, Stoke, UK
December 4th 2016: O2 Institute, Birmingham, UK
December 5th 2016: Junction, Cambridge, UK
December 7th 2016: O2 Academy, Bristol, UK
December 8th 2016: O2 Academy, Oxford, UK
December 10th 2016: Plug, Sheffield, UK
December 11th 2016: Rock City, Nottingham, UK
December 13th 2016: Pyramids Centre, Portsmith, UK
December 14th 2016: Dome, Brighton, UK
December 15th 2016: O2 Academy, Brixton, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit primalscream.net.

Jimmy Eat World announce UK and Ireland tour dates!


jimmy_eat_world-2016-promo-1bWith their upcoming 9th studio album Integrity Blues due for general release on October 9th on RCA, Arizona quartet Jimmy Eat World are UK and Ireland bound again throughout the month of November.

You can catch them at the following dates and venues:

Nov 4th 2016: O2 Guildhall, UK
Nov 5th 2016: Troxy, London, UK
Nov 7th 2016: Olympia Theatre, Dublin, IE
Nov 8th 2016: Limelight 1, Belfast, NI
Nov 9th 2016: Barrowland, Glasgow, UK
Nov 10th 2016: Academy, Manchester, UK
Nov 19th 2016: O2 Academy, Bristol, UK
Nov 20th 2016: O2 Academy, Birmingham, UK
Nov 21st 2016: O2 Forum, London, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit jimmyeatworld.com.


WIN!: Two tickets to Nickelback’s Dublin show in October!


Nickelback are returning to Dublin and we have gotten our grubby paws on two tickets for their Dublin show on October 9th at 3Arena.

So you want in, and you’re probably wondering how to enter. It’s real simple, and takes three steps.

– Visit our Facebook page and like it.
– Find the competition post (featuring this image above), and like and share it.
– Kick back and wait and see if you’re the lucky winner!

We’re going to run this competition for two weeks, and the winner will be contacted on Tuesday, September 6th at 12pm.
Please note that this is an 18+ show, so ID may be required upon entry.
Good luck!


You Me At Six announce UK and Ireland tour dates.


It’s been a busy year for the Weybridge rockers, You Me At Six after spending a good chunk of time in Nashville recording Night People, which is scheduled for release in January 2017. After escaping the studio, they will take to the road on a promotional tour of the UK and Ireland. Support on the tour will come from VANT.

4th October 2016: o2 Academy, Bristol, UK
5th October 2016: Leas Cliff Hall, Folkstone, UK
6th October 2016: Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, UK
9th October 2016: Limelight 1, Belfast, NI
10th October 2016: The Academy, Dublin, IE
13th October 2016: Rock City, Nottingham, UK
14th October 2016: o2 Academy, Oxford, UK
15th October 2016: Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK
17th October 2016: Ironworks, Inverness, UK
18th October 2016: o2 Academy, Leeds, UK
19th October 2016: Guild Of Students, Liverpool, UK
20th October 2016: o2 Academy, Sheffield, UK
21st October 2016: Empire, Middlesborough, UK
23rd October 2016: Guildhall, Southampton, UK
24th October 2016: o2 SBE, London, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit youmeatsix.co.uk.


Bad Company announce ‘Swan Song’ UK/IE Arena tour!


Bad Company are back on the road for their Swan Song arena tour across the UK and Ireland. Featuring original members, Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs and Simon Kirke. The band released their first live album Live In Concert 1977 & 1979 last month. Special guests will feature RSO: Richie Sambora + Orianthi.

You can catch them at the following dates and venues:

14th October 2016: 3Arena, Dublin, IE
15th October 2016: First Direct Arena, Leeds, UK
17th October 2016: Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, UK
19th October 2016: Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham, UK
21st October 2016: Genting Arena, Birmingham, UK
24th October 2016: Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK
25th October 2016: SSE Hydro, Glasgow, UK
27th October 2016: Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, UK
29th October 2016: o2 Arena, London, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit badcompany.com.

Brian Fallon announces UK and Irish tour!


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After putting The Gaslight Anthem on ice last year, Brian Fallon dropped his debut solo release, Painkillers, back in March. Together with a new backing band, The Crowes, they will be embarking on an European tour hitting the UK and
Ireland in November.

You can catch them at the following dates and venues:
November 15th 2016: Concorde 2, Brighton, UK
November 16th 2016: O2 Kentish Town Forum, UK
November 17th 2016: UEA, Norwich, UK
November 18th 2016: Cardiff University Great Hall, Cardiff, UK
November 19th 2016: O2 Academy, Leeds, UK
November 20th 2016: O2 Academy, Liverpool, UK
November 22nd 2016: O2 Academy, Glasgow, UK
November 23rd 2016: Olympia Theatre, Dublin, IE
November 24th 2016: O2 Academy, Oxford, UK
November 25th 2016: O2 Academy, Newcastle, UK
November 26th 2016: Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton, UK
November 27th 2016: Pyramids Centre, Portsmouth, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit thebrianfallon.com.


Status Quo’s Parfitt suffers suspected heart attack


rickparfittIn the early hours of Wednesday 15 June 2016 following the Status Quo gig at Expo2016 in Antalya, Turkey, Rick Parfitt suffered a suspected heart attack.

He is being treated in a hospital in Turkey and whilst his condition is serious, he has already demanded his customary cup of tea with two sugars and a sweetener.

The band had already agreed to perform at the Rock On Windermere charity show on Saturday 18th June to raise funds for the Cumbria Flood Appeal.  Rick and the band did not want to cancel this important show, and so it will go ahead with Freddie Edwards, the son of Quo bassist John ‘Rhino’ Edwards, stepping in for Rick.  It is likely that Freddie will stay with the band to allow them to honour their commitments and not let down the fans up to and including the show on Sunday 3 July at Gröna Lund Tivoli, in Stockholm, Sweden.

Simon Porter, the band’s manager said, “No further comment will be made at this stage until the completion of the next round of tests and assessments to be made over the next few days.  We would ask you to respect the family’s privacy at this difficult time.”


Black Sabbath announce UK and IE farewell tour dates for 2017


As their appearance at Download in Donington Park closes in, tour dates have been announced for January & February for a farewell tour for Black Sabbath. A handful of UK and Irish dates have been announced, with it culminating where it all began, in Birmingham in February.

You can catch them at the following dates and venues:

20th January 2016: 3Arena, Dublin, IE
22nd January 2016: Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK
24th January 2016: SSE Hydro, Glasgow, UK
26th January 2016: First Direct Arena, Leeds, UK
29th & 31st January 2016: o2 Arena, London, UK
2nd & 4th February 2016: Genting Arena, Birmingham, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit ticketmaster.co.uk.

Killing Joke announce UK and Irish tour dates:


9f8c9a2f-84c2-41f7-9d59-213678c8b390After finishing a successful Stateside tour upon release of their 15th studio album, Pylon, Killing Joke are headed for a European tour beginning in October. They’ll start off in Ireland, with a handful of dates in the UK before hitting the rest of mainland Europe.

You can catch them at the following dates and venues:

Oct 30th 2016: The Academy, Dublin, IE
Oct 31st 2016: Limelight 1, Belfast, NI
Nov 2nd 2016: Fibbers, York, UK
Nov 3rd 2016: Arms Centre, Colchester, UK
Nov 4th 2016: O2 Academy, Brixton, UK

For more information and tickets, please visit killingjoke.com.