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David Farrell

General Manager and 'THE' competition guy at planetmosh.com. Manager of The Goddanm Electric www.thegde.co.uk, Tour manager for Serpentine, and ex-general Dogsbody at Hammerfest.co.uk. Media partner to numerous bands. Also takes photos, writes reviews and likes classic rock, with a touch of thrash to get the blood flowing.

Social media and sexual harassment.

 Social media and sexual harassment Written by Natalie Conway Today, something happened to me on Facebook that is a far too common an occurrence for women on social media. Being a music publicist, having unsolicited messages sent to me is quite a common thing. I don’t mind at all and …

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Win a pair of KISS tickets to their Manchester Arena show on 30th May.

KISS ANNOUNCE FIRST MANCHESTER SHOW IN OVER SEVEN YEARS. Heavy metal legends KISS will play Manchester Arena next spring – their only confirmed show in the north of the country for 2017. Tickets for the Tuesday 30 May gig, their first in the city for over seven years, are on …

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TBFM Music Industry Awards

Its that time of year again ladies and gents! We are looking for your help to suggest the best new songs of 2016, the best festivals, best videos, albums and a lot more. There are 3 phases that the awards go through. Phase 1 which we are at now is …

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Steve Hackett announces UK and Ireland tour

Steve Hackett lines up 16 dates during April and May 2017 where he’ll play tracks from 1976 Genesis album Wind & Wuthering.  Former Genesis guitarist and prog legend Steve Hackett is returning with an exciting new show for a 15 date UK tour next spring after his outstanding performance at …

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Bad Llama new ep and video released.

The new single from Burton Upon Trent’s BAD LLAMA as they release their new e.p TODAY   (Sept 30th). The “Shedding Skin” e.p. was produced by Gavin Monaghan at Magic Garden Studios and the lead track is The Wolf You Feed.  The band on the track The Wolf You Feed: “It’s a dark possessive love story, …

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Brazilian post rockers Labirinto stream their new album ‘Gehenna’

After 11 years in activity, 8 releases and 4 international tours, three years after an acclaimed split EP with the Canadian one-man-band thisquietarmy, Brazilian post-rockers/post-metallers Labirinto just released their brand new full-length album called ‘Gehenna’ (including a special collaboration on one track with Matthieu Vanderkerckhove from AmenRa, Syndrome…) for CD and Digital on …

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Sumo Cyco reveal video for brand new track

Currently busy in the studio, SUMO CYCO have taken a moment out from working on the follow up to 2014’s ‘Lost In Cyco City’ to share a brand new track from their forthcoming new album, due out next year. Singer SEVER checked in to say: “I’m so excited to release Anti-Anthem …

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Truckfighters – new album ‘V’ out now

The mighty TRUCKFIGHTERS have now released their new album “V” worldwide through Fuzzorama in cooperation with Century Media Records! You can get the album at CMDistro and Fuzzorama! “V” is available as a Ltd. Gatefold LP+CD including a poster and as a Ltd. CD+DVD Digipak including two instrumental bonus tracks. The DVD contains …

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Social Distortion to release new vinyl box set

SOCIAL DISTORTION TO RELEASE NEW VINYL BOX SET, THE INDEPENDENT YEARS: 1983–2004  Four-LP set includes Mommy’s Little Monster, Prison Bound, Sex, Love and Rock ‘n’ Roll and Mainliner (Wreckage From the Past) Spinefarm Records, in cooperation with Concord Bicycle is pleased to announce the November 25, 2016 release of The Independent Years: …

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Tower Of Strength -South Coast Alt-Rock Newcomers Towers Release Self-Titled Debut

30th September: “It was basically therapy for me!”, reveals Towers frontman/guitarist Mark of today’s release, the alt-rockers self-titled debut EP. With artwork which simply features an image of their beloved Bournemouth beach, he explains the release’s significance: “Music to all of us is important, its kept me going and these …

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As Lions unveil new single & announce EP details

UK rock outfit As Lions have announced their debut EP Aftermath, out October 14th via Better Noise Records. The EP will be available digitally in the US and physically in Europe. In conjunction with the announcement of the EP, the band have also unveiled the title track and first single …

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Eight Days release new video

Brit Melodic hardcore outfit Eight Days are set to rise with the launch of their new video single Unclear, which is out now. This stunning cut is taken from the band’s forthcoming new EP More To Life, out Friday 14th October. Taking from a range of areas, from Norma Jean and Black Peaks …

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Reformed British Power Metallers, POWER QUEST, have opened a new online store

Reformed British Power Metallers, POWER QUEST, have opened a new online store It is official that the resurfaced British Power Metal band, POWER QUEST, opened the gates of a new online store. This store consists of the band’s older and latest merchandise. Recently added were new shirts of the new EP …

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Sacred Steel presents “Let There Be Steel” video

About three more weeks and the new, highly anticipated SACRED STEEL album “Heavy Metal Sacrifice” will finally see the light of day! Today, Cruz Del Sur Music and the band present a second track out of it: “Let There Be Steel”, a manifesto of SACRED STEEL’s music and philosophy. The …

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Carcer City announce album release shows

Progressive metalcore band Carcer City have announced two album release shows with huge line-ups this October in Bolton and London. The band’s new album Infinite//Unknown was released via Stay Sick Recordings on 16 September. Shows: INFINITE // UNKNOWN SHOW NORTH: BOLTON – Friday 14 October – The Alma Carcer City Forever Never Empires …

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Dark Tranquillity release ‘The Pitiless’ video

On November 4th, 2016, DARK TRANQUILLITY will release their 11th album ‘Atoma’ worldwide through Century Media Records – the band is proud to present the first single and video for the song ‘The Pitiless’ ahead of the release. The band comments: “Selecting the first single from an album as diverse as Atoma …

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US prog metal A Sense of Gravity announce new LP Atrament; unveil sumptuous new video

US prog metallers A Sense of Gravity are delighted to share the news of their forthcoming LP, Atrament, due for release November 18th. Pre-orders the album here: http://store.asenseofgravity.com/ One of the most talented and hectic records of the year from a band set to be an underground surprise. Seattle metal act …

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Pop Evil – Following Release Of Album “UP” Pop Evil Confirm UK & European Dates In November 2016

“You feel this lot could write radio hits in their sleep, but instead they’ve worked to craft a classy collection whose success is not just inevitable but deserved”– KERRANG MAGAZINE Pop Evil released their heartfelt album UP after a strong run of European festival dates including Download, Rock Am Ring, Pinkpop and Graspop.  The …

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Kate to release the live album “Before the Dawn”

“Before the dawn” was recorded during the incredible run of 22 sold-out shows performed by Kate at London’s Hammersmith Apollo in 2014.  The album will be released on Fish People  and distributed by Rhino  on November 25 2016. In March 2014 Kate Bush announced plans to perform 15 shows in …

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