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Indie rock is coming back

Where do I start? In the 2000’s, the changing music industry, the decline in record sales, the growth of new digital technology and increased use of the Internet as a tool for music promotion, allowed a new wave of indie rock bands to achieve mainstream success. We have some of the best bands in the world including; The Kooks, Bloc Party, Kaiser Chiefs, Franz Ferdinand and Arctic Monkeys with their debut single “I Bet You Look Good on the Dance Floor” reaching number one in the single charts back in 2006. The band carried In America there were also a few great, talented bands in the likes of Kings of…

So far on the Reading/Leeds lineup…

American heavy metal superstars Metallica band are the first main stage headliners announced to play Leeds and Reading Festivals 2015. Returning to the headline for the fourth time, in 2015. They have had a affluent history at the festivals, dating back 18 years ago! With a career over three decades and sold over 110 million records, no wonder why they are one of the biggest and best live acts in the world. They are joined on the first line-up announcement by Swedish hardcore band Refused, rappers Run the Jewels and American rock band Manchester Orchestra. Californian post-hardcore band Pierce the Veil will be making their debut at the festival. Fresh from…

Catfish And The Bottlemen announce headline UK tour!

Catfish and the Bottlemen who played at the Reading Festival this summer have officially released their headline tour in the UK. The tour kicks off on 23rd March at the O2 in Leeds and finish a couple of weeks later in Dublin on the 8th April. Their debut album The Balcony which came out earlier this year has been a massive hit and are still growing into a huge success. Having performed on the festival Republic stage at Reading this summer, no wonder why they released tour dates. Tour dates: 23 March LEEDS 02 Academy 24 March GLASGOW 02 ABC 26 March NEWCASTLE 02 Academy 27 March MANCHESTER 02 Academy 28 March BIRMINGHAM Institute…

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