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5 new British craft breweries you need to check out

If you’ve been living under a rock, or have chosen to completely ignore the rising trend in DIY brewing, don’t worry, it’s not going anywhere. We’ve featured some innovative independent brewers in our regular beer guides, but here Leah Silverlock catches up with five of the best new beer producers in the UK… Runaway Brewery What they say: …

October gig guide: 15 events and tours you need to see

It’s time to wave a teary goodbye to this year’s Summer festivals, and embrace an Autumn full of audio delights. Here is an extensive selection of artists who will be performing across the country in the next month. What are you waiting for? Get out there and see some live music! [Photo: Getty] FKA Twigs …

Gigs September 25, 2014

Frank Turner interview: ‘I don’t try to write songs for arenas’

Despite Frank Turner’s seemingly rapid rise to become one of Britain’s biggest singer-songwriters, it hasn’t all been plain sailing. The folk-punk musician has received death threats over his political views (he’s a “radical libertarian”), but he tells Daniel Jeakins that he’s now focused on “the next big thing” and has an “album’s worth” of new material …

Music Interviews August 6, 2014

5 reasons why Yorkshire is bloody fantastic

It’s Yorkshire Day today if you hadn’t heard – and all across the proud Northern region Tykes are raising a cup of Yorkshire tea to toast their heritage. But if you’re a ‘foreigner’ who’s bemused by this occasion, don’t be baffled. There’s plenty of reasons why Yorkshire is worth celebrating. Things like… The people It seems …

What's On August 1, 2014

Robert Plant announces new album and UK tour

Robert Plant will hit the road again later this year in support of a new album with his band The Sensational Shape Shifters. [Robert Plant will tour the UK and Ireland in November – Getty] The Led Zepellin legend revealed that a new album, titled Lullaby and…The Ceaseless Roar, would be released on September 8. …

Gig Tickets June 24, 2014

Lower Than Atlantis interview: ‘We pretty much called it a day’

After parting ways with their major label, post-hardcore upstarts Lower Than Atlantis considered walking away from music completely. But then they built a studio – and recorded their most ambitious album yet. Ahead of their return, frontman Mike Duce spoke to Mark Butler about proving people wrong, chaotic times on tour, and how their new …

Music Interviews June 12, 2014

Rock of Ages – musical review

Unashamedly cheesy ’80s musical Rock of Ages is on tour across the UK this year. Review by David Stewart If you spent the 1980s spinning Smiths records and wondering why the world just didn’t ‘get’ you then you’d benefit from a shot into the veins from the greatest glam-rock tribute since Spinal Tap. Rock of …

Theatre May 28, 2014

10 of the best gigs and tours this month

This month’s pick of the best live music, gigs and tours across the UK, including Manic Street Preachers, Withered Hand and Manchester Orchestra. Don’t forget it’s Record Store Day on Saturday, April 19. Look out for more on that on the blog. Manic Street Preachers Ahead of the release of their twelfth album Futurology later …

Gigs April 1, 2014

Drenge announce UK and Ireland tour

The hotly tipped rock duo Drenge have announced a short run of tour dates in England and Ireland for June and July. Brothers Rory and Eoin Loveless, who released their self-titled debut album last year, will play seven summer shows – in addition to their festival appearances. The gigs will be in Hull, Oxford, Cardiff, …

Gig Tickets Gigs March 27, 2014
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