Zetra have released a cover of The Cure’s Burn
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by Nick Ruskell
9h ago
Following last year’s take on Gerard McMahon’s Lost Boys hit Cry Little Sister, Zetra have released a cover of The Cure’s Burn.  The corpse-painted synth-rock duo’s take on the track, written for the 1994 Brandon Lee ultra-goth movie The Crow, comes head of their forthcoming dates with Creeper and NAUT next month.  Commenting on the track, the enigmatic pair said:  “From three decades of ash, a Fire is rekindled. Around the Flame, Zetra build an altar. Pray with us. Dream the crow black dream.” The band, who recently announced their signing to p ..read more
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AC/DC add extra dates to summer 2024 POWER UP European tour
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by Emily Carter
2d ago
Fresh from the tour’s announcement last week, AC/DC have already added some extra dates to their summer POWER UP run. The band’s epic jaunt has just gotten three additional shows – with new dates announced in Seville (La Cartuja Stadium on June 1), Dresden (Rinne on June 19) and Hannover (Messe on August 4). Tickets for the two German gigs are already on sale, while Seville will go on sale on Tuesday, February 20. Of course, for AC/DC’s first big tour in eight years, there’s been a slight change in their line-up following Cliff Williams’ retirement in 2016 (though he did perfor ..read more
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Who are Enter Shikari’s fans?
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by Chris Bethell
4d ago
For the past seven days, Enter Shikari have been tearing across the UK on their biggest-ever headline tour, performing at some of the biggest rooms our country has to offer with their mates in FEVER 333 and NOAHFINNCE. With thousands of fans pouring into arenas each night, we decided to head to Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse to find out who these people actually are, what they love about St Albans’ finest, and whether they think politics has a place in music… Renee, 22 How long have you been an Enter Shikari fan?​“My fiancée introduced me to them! The first song I listen ..read more
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Listen to Kittie’s first new single in 13 years, Eyes Wide Open
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by Emily Carter
6d ago
Canadian metal icons Kittie are back with their first new music in 13 years. The quartet – vocalist/guitarist Morgan Lander, drummer Mercedes Lander, guitarist Tara McLeod and bassist Ivy Vujic – have unleashed a crushing new song called Eyes Wide Open, as well as announcing that they’ve signed to Sumerian Records. “Our first new material in 13 years, Eyes Wide Open, is a vision quest for truth,” explains Morgan. ​“It is a torch lit in the darkness of ignorance to reveal one’s true motives. Eyes Wide Open is a lesson in trust, betrayal, and ultimately the ab ..read more
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Have Heart confirmed as Outbreak Fest 2024’s final headliners
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by Emily Carter
1w ago
Outbreak Fest’s 2024 headliners are finally all confirmed: as we already know the Manchester bash will be hosting massive sets from Action Bronson, Basement, American Football and… *insert drum roll here*… Have Heart! The reunited Massachusetts hardcore heroes have just revealed their only European show of 2024, and it’ll be topping the bill at Bowlers Exhibition Centre on the Saturday, June 29 date of Outbreak alongside Basement (Action Bronson will be headlining the night before, and American Football will be closing the whole thing with an anniversary set for their debut album). Along ..read more
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Here's Enter Shikari's setlist from the first night of their UK tour
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by Luke Morton
1w ago
Last night at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, Enter Shikari kicked off their A Kiss For The Whole World UK tour with FEVER 333 and NOAHFINNCE. Having dropped their 4K-rated seventh album last year, the St Albans synth-slingers are taking it into some of the biggest arenas in the country, culminating at Shikari’s first-ever Wembley Arena show on February 17. Packing six newies into a stonking 26-song setlist, every era of Shikari is accounted for – from the joyous { The Dreamer’s Hotel } to the thumping Anaesthetist to the moshtastic …Meltdown. Of course, with FEVER 333 on the ..read more
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Sophie Lloyd teams up with Chris Robertson for new video, Let It Hurt
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by Emily Carter
1w ago
Sophie Lloyd and Chris Robertson have shared a new video for their collab Let It Hurt. The track is taken from Sophie’s recent album Imposter Syndrome, and she says that her work with Black Stone Cherry​’s frontman made this one of her ​“favourite” tracks on the record. “I had the main riff for this song written a couple years before the album just saved on my computer somewhere,” Sophie says. ​“Then when we started writing I was looking through my old archives and re-discovered this and we [Chris Painter and myself] wrote the rest of the instrumental in one day. We k ..read more
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Skindred just won Best Alternative at this year’s MOBO Awards
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by Emily Carter
1w ago
Earlier tonight (February 7), Skindred picked up the Best Alternative Music Act award at the MOBOs. The Newport legends – whose long-running line-up consists of Benji Webbe, Dan Pugsley, Mikey Demus and Arya Goggin – went up against tough competition in the 2024 category, but ultimately came out on top against the excellent selection of ALT BLK ERA, Arlo Parks, Deijuvhs, Kid Bookie and Young Fathers. And it’s undoubtedly a hugely deserved victory, too, following a whirlwind 2023 which included an albums chart battle with their eighth record Smile. That’s a sentiment o ..read more
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Album review: Chelsea Wolfe – She Reaches Out To She Reaches Out To She
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by Sam Law
2w ago
Chelsea Wolfe is cutting ties on her spine-tingling seventh album. She’s drawing lines in the sand. She’s shedding her skin. Fourteen years since stepping out of the shadows to blaze the trail for a whole generation of gothy, doomy, folky new experimental musicians with groundbreaking debut The Grime And The Glow, the Californian singer-songwriter is taking stock of the emotional wear she’s endured the time in-between to refresh, readjust and reinvent in eerily spectacular style.  “It’s a record about the past self reaching out to the present self reaching out to the futur ..read more
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Reading & Leeds announce over 50 acts including Neck Deep, Denzel Curry, Militarie Gun and Loathe
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by Kerrang! staff
2w ago
Reading & Leeds 2024 has just got even bigger. The festival has just announced more than 50 names for this August Bank Holiday extravaganza, including Denzel Curry, Neck Deep, Pendulum, beabadoobee, Ashnikko, Loveless, Militarie Gun and Mannequin Pussy. Also added across the weekend are Deijuvhs, Dead Pony, Bad Nerves, Spiritual Cramp, Loathe, Destroy Boys, Dream Wife, Yours Truly, Crawlers, The Scratch, Kid Brunswick, Viagra Boys and The Amity Affliction. This new clutch of bands join previously announced headliners blink-182, as well as The Prodigy, Skrillex and Spiritbox ..read more
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