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THE QUIREBOYS – Rock And Roll Icons Revel In Amazing Disgrace

On their essential new album, THE QUIREBOYS amazed themselves. “The new music has surpassed all of expectations” admitted long-term guitarist Guy Griffin. “It’s the most diverse album we’ve ever done” added fellow six-stringer Paul Guerin. And for a band celebrating its 35th Anniversary in 2019 that’s saying something. Amazing Disgrace is the sixth Quireboys‘ album in seven years …

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FM : UK co-headlining tour with The Quireboys in April 2019

FM CO-HEADLINING UK TOUR WITH THE QUIREBOYS APRIL 2019   The UK’s finest melodic rock band FM will join forces with hard rock group The Quireboys in early April for seven tour dates that celebrate 35 years since both acts started out. These two venerable institutions will be joined by Bad …

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Bad Touch – Eleven, Stoke-on-Trent – 8th November 2018

Another fantastic night at Eleven in Stoke as Bad Touch played their finest set I’ve seen from them over the last five years, supported by Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics and Daxx & Roxane making it the best gig I’ve attended so far in 2018. Touring on the back …

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Bad Touch – Shake A Leg

Bad Touch leave a great touch on the ears with their latest studio album Shake A Leg released via Marshall Records on October 5th. On seeing the running time at thirteen tracks I was a bit apprehensive about it’s length but could not be more wrong as it captivates from …

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The Kentucky Headhunters – Robin 2, Bilston – 2nd October 2017

With The Kentucky Headhunters’ Richard Young having combatted his fear of flying when he came to see and open for his son’s band Black Stone Cherry in summer 2016; 2017 sees the band return to the UK and being reunited with the same support band, the UK’s Bad Touch, for …

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Bad Touch to support Kentucky Headhunters

Following their recent UK tour supporting King King, and their Planet Rock Roadstars UK tour with Broken Witt Rebels, Bad Touch are pleased to announce they will support the Kentucky Headhunters on their October 2017 On Safari UK Tour. This marks the second time that Bad Touch will tour the …

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Bad Touch recruit 20-year-old guitar virtuoso Harry Slater

Congratulations to Bad Touch who have recruited 20-year-old guitar virtuoso, Harry Slater, as their new lead guitarist. Harry replaces original guitarist, Rob Glendinning, who suggested Slater as his successor. Watch Harry perform ‘Voodoo Chile’ with Bad Touch at The Brickmakers in Norwich in December 2016 – Rock and blues music …

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Broken Witt Rebels & Bad Touch confirm March/April 2017 UK Tour

Birmingham’s award winning 4-piece, Broken Witt Rebels will be touring with Norfolk’s Southern rock band Bad Touch – two of the most exciting new prospects in the UK blues rock music scene embark on a co-headline 13-date UK tour in March and April 2017. Tickets for the tour, priced £14, …

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Bad Touch – Truth Be Told

Norfolk may be that somewhat sleepy county over to the extreme right of the map but there’s nothing sedate about the second album from Bad Touch, Truth Be Told. Stacked with oomph, riddled with self-assurance and oozing vitality, this is an album tailor made for when the good times are flowing. …

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Stevie Westwood of Bad Touch Interview

At one time or another, even the very biggest bands were unknown. The Beatles, for instance, were just another quartet of leather-clad rockers playing in a pokey Liverpool tea bar until Brian Epstein was handed a rough copy of them singing My Bonnie. Bad Touch first came onto my particular musical …

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Rockwich Festival – Lostock Club,Northwich, 28/08/2016

Another year and another fantastic Rockwich Festival. For a measly £15 we got fifteen bands kicking out the jams from midday till midnight. As AC/DC once sang, “Aye aye oh, shake your foundations” which is what opening band Red Spektor certainly did. The Stoke based power trio hit their time …

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Bad Touch interview

Ask someone to think of Norwich and most people will picture canal boat holidays, a distinct lack of hills and football teams in canary yellow shirts. Oh, and mustard. Few though will think exemplary Rock Blues music, despite some pretty notable names hailing from the idyllic county of Norfolk.  Roger …

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Stone Free festival 2016 – Sunday

Today at Stone Free was all about Prog on the IndigO2 and arena stages.  Sadly travel problems meant I arrived late and missed the first bands on the entrance and IndigO2 stages (Broken Witt Rebels and Cats in space), and arrived in time to see Knifeworld who had been recommended …

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NLC “Rockin’ For The Children” Festival – The Maze, Nottingham. Day 1 Sat 30th April 2016

Now into its  fifth year the Noize Level Critical Festival has undergone a change of name to “Rockin For The Children”; this is due to organiser David Tonge (aka Big D from the Noize Level Critical radio show) adding a second very worthy charity to raise awareness and funds for. …

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Redemption Festival 2016

Redemption Festival 2016   Target 86 Management & Promotions proudly presents the 2nd annual Redemption Festival held at Warehouse 23 in Wakefield.  The venue is 1000 capacity, equipped with a 30k sound system, over £40,000 of stage lighting plus excellent facilities for artists and the general public. After the success …

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Wildfire Festival Announce More Bands For 2016

Brace yourselves for another sledgehammer announcement as Wildfire Festival 2016 is pulling out all the stops to bring the cream of rock and metal heritage to Scotland next year. The New Wave Of British Heavy Metal faithful are spoilt with the confirmed addition of the 100mph blitzkrieg that is Vardis. These …

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Winter Rocks Festival 2015

WINTER ROCKS FESTIVAL 2015 Saturday 5th December 2015 – Corporation Sheffield. UK After the huge success of Winter Rocks festival 2014, the rock all day event returns on Saturday the 5th December with an even bigger line up of international and rising artists. Keeping to its Sheffield roots, the event …

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Snakecharmer, O2 ABC2 Glasgow, 3/11/15

Sometimes you go to a gig and everything just comes together and gives you an absolutely brilliant night.  I’ve been critical of the O2 ABC2 in Glasgow before, having been to gigs where the lighting and sound were so bad I wished I hadn’t bothered going.  Last night however I …

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Rockwich festival – Lostock, 30/08/2015

So how is the best way to spend a Bank Holiday Sunday? Watching mindless television or doing D.I.Y around the house? No! Get up early and head off to Rockwich and watch 15 bands play from midday until midnight for a measly £10! Apologies to the bands I missed whilst …

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Wildfire Festival – Wiston Lodge, Wiston, Scotland. Sunday 28/06/2015

As yet another old saying goes, “All good things must come to an end”, so bleary eyed we headed off to the main stage for the final day of Wildfire Festival in more glorious sunshine. Another 11am start and opening band, Sheffield based trio Silverjet faced a packed out tent …

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