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England’s Royal Blood established themselves in 2014 as purveyors of meaty hard rock, with their self-titled début album, while their sound and artistry drew comparisons to Jack White, and Joshua Homme and Queens of the Stone Age. With their sophomore release, How Did We Get So Dark?, Royal Blood consolidate and build upon their previously...

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The illustrious life of Roger Waters is one filled with accomplishments beyond any mere mortal. As a part of Pink Floyd, he helped craft some of the most seminal albums the world has ever seen. Is This The Life We Really Want? is the first album of new material that Rogers has released in almost 25 years,...

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We are giving you and a friend the chance to see Phil Collins plus guests perform at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park on Friday 30th June! He’ll be joined by Blondie, Mike + The Mechanics, The New Power Generation, KC & The Sunshine Band, Starsailor, Chas & Dave, Geyser ft. Al Murray and...

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Album Review: Lorde – Melodrama

June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Stepping out of her teenage years and into young adulthood, Lorde releases her sophomore album Melodrama which encapsulates her personal experience in heart break, loneliness and the spectrum of emotions an adolescent goes through in this vulnerable and whirlwind period of life. Jack Antonoff (lead singer of Bleachers) served as co-writer and –producer on Melodrama....

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Since the demise of Oasis, the majority of people sided with the more genteel Team Noel, but on Wall Of Glass, the first taste of solo album As You Were, Liam is ready to put his questionable days in Beady Eye aside and once again return himself to the pedestal he has always thought we had him on....

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Album Review: Katy Perry – Witness

June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Since first bursting onto the global pop scene in 2008, Katy Perry has hit a number of impressive musical milestones. She’s headlined the most-watched Super Bowl half-time show in history and even boasts the world record for largest number of followers on Twitter. So why; in 2017, is Katy Perry starting to stumble?  Witness is...

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Due to her distinctive style and strong stage presence, Stevie Nicks often springs front of mind when thinking of Fleetwood Mac, but the songwriting of Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie were driving forces behind the group’s mainstream successes in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Considering the depth of their experience and track record of success, when...

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Before listening to Power, I wouldn’t have been able to pick the women of Little Mix out of a line-up. As far as musical introductions go, Power – the fourth single from the quartet’s successful fourth album, Glory Days – makes a strong first impression. The funky opening riff certainly piqued my interest and, in...

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London has always held a special place in the heart of Tony award winning actress and songbird Idina Menzel. Her performance as Elphaba in the hit Wizard of Oz musical Wicked propelled her onto the international stage as one of the defining stage performers of our time. She performed the role when the show opened...

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Album Review: Dua Lipa – Dua Lipa

June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

The rise of Dua Lipa has been a steady period of growth rather than the quick flash in the pan, that many new artists can easily fall victim to. Her self-titled debut album is a lesson in pop precision, with each new tune ascending her status as the most exciting young singer around.  Lipa’s voice...

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Album Review: Beth Ditto – Fake Sugar

June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Beth Ditto has had an unconventional path to success in music as well as fashion, even having modelled for Jean Paul Gaultier and launching her own plus size fashion label. Beth grew up poor in Arkansas and later moved to Washington as an eighteen year old in 1999. While there, she started the indie-disco band...

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Single Review: Foo Fighters – Run

June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Foo Fighters have had a calamitous year, frontman Dave Grohl breaking his leg meant the band had to cancel their career defining slot headlining the Pyramid Stage at last year’s Glastonbury festival. On latest single ‘Run’ though, it is evident that not even broken bones can shake the resolve of such an outstanding band.  The...

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International superstar Shania Twain is set to release her brand new album ‘NOW’ on September 29th on Virgin/EMI. Three decades into her storied career as the “top-selling female country artist of all-time,” Shania confidently embraces the moment on her triumphant fifth full-length album, her first since 2002. Assuming the role of sole songwriter for the first time and overseeing production as a co-producer,...

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