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Tiffany is dead. Let me qualify that…”Tiffany”, the arm-twirling, mall-singing, teen pop princess from the 1980’s is dead. Tiffany, on the other hand is alive and well and leading a bonafide American rock and roll band. And as I was surprised to find out when I caught her show at The Borderline in London Sept...

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Twenty years for any band to stay together in its original form is quite something. During that time many acts across all genres will come and go but it’s the ones that stick it out that truly make their mark on the wide musical landscape, and Garbage are one of those bands. After the global...

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Following a prestigious residence in Vegas over the course of 4 years, pop icon Britney Spears has taken back to the road to bring the stellar Piece of Me stage spectacle to fans around the world. UK fans are the latest to be treated to the starlets latest project as the Toxic hitmaker has been...

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Welsh outfit Bullet for My Valentine has never been a band that you would describe as being at the cutting edge of heavy music. And there’s nothing wrong with that, as the first to do something seldom end up being the best at it. But with their sixth studio album, Gravity, the quartet have completely...

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Panic! At the Disco is the stage name of Las Vegas native; Brendon Urie, and Pray For The Wicked is Urie’s sixth record under this moniker. On this album, Brendon Urie seems to take more of his Las Vegas panache in his stride, making for an over the top selection of stadium ready hits.  (Fuck A) Silver...

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Album Review: Nine Inch Nails – Bad Witch

July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

The mighty Nine Inch Nails return with Bad Witch, their ninth record and the follow-up to 2013’s Hesitation Marks. At just six tracks long; this is one of the shortest albums in recent years, and it goes against the grain of many other artists who choose to release double or extended records that tend to be all filler and...

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Album Review: Dan + Shay – Dan + Shay

July 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Their collective appellation – Dan + Shay – may not be the most imaginative name ever, but the singer-songwriter duo of Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney wasted no time in establishing themselves as a force to be reckoned with in the competitive country music scene. While the pair’s first two albums, 2014’s Where It All...

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Album Review: Gorillaz – The Now Now

July 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The innovative brain child of Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett, Gorillaz have been going since 1998. The Now Now is the virtual band’s sixth record, which sees them ditch their go to plethora of guest artists in favour of a concentrated zap of pure Gorillaz flavour.  Opener Humility sets out the feeling of loneliness from the beginning, but...

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Album Review: Drake – Scorpion

July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Canadian rapper Drake is undoubtedly one of the biggest names in music at the moment, setting all kinds of records with his singles thanks to the rapid uptake of streaming services. With his various albums and mixtapes, Drake has built a reputation for the technical aspects of his rapping, melodic choices, and his blending of...

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Australian quartet, 5 Seconds of Summer, have always oriented themselves to the poppier end of the pop-punk spectrum. Love it or hate it, their particular sound saw them jump straight to the top of the charts around the world with their self-titled début album in 2014. With their third album, Youngblood, 5 Seconds of Summer...

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After a lengthy separation from the world of pop megastardom, 5 piece pop collective Steps made a very welcome return to the live stage in 2012 and offered us a greater hits package and festive covers collection before taking a well deserved break to absorb their reclaimed success with fans who had waited a very...

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London is in the grip of a seemingly never-ending heatwave, England are still in the World Cup and tonight the iconic Nile Rodgers headlines the Old Naval College in London with a disco celebration like no other. The setting by the river makes for a stunning sunset behind the stage, as people of all generations...

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It has been almost 10 year since Florence & The Machine’s debut album Lungs was released. It was a scattered collection of songs direct from the mind of Florence Welch that represented all she could not say out loud. Fast-forward to 2018 and Florence has headlined the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury, released her first novel and now...

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