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The Libertines drummer Gary Powell to tour with The Specials

As we recently reported, The Specials have an extensive UK tour planned for later this year, with 18 dates across October and November. And now they’ve announced that Libertines drummer Gary Powell will replace “Brad” behind the kit. The tour was planned for the reformed ska group before the death of original band member Bradbury back …

Music News March 2, 2016

WOW247’s Best Albums of 2015: 15 – 11

We continue our countdown of the year’s best albums, based on the choices of our team of music writers. So far we covered 25 – 21 and 20 – 16. Now it’s 15 – 11… 15: Sleaford Mods – Key Markets Label: Harbinger Sound Released: July 24, 2015 Sleaford Mods have been like a shot in the arm for …

13 music side projects that are worth your time

This has been a good week for potential new side project material. There have been hints of a long-awaited second album from The Last Shadow Puppets (Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner and Miles Kane), and Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett of the Gorillaz have confirmed that they are in the studio working on the fifth album. All this …

Music Lists Playlists October 14, 2015

The Libertines announce January UK arena shows

The Libertines will be playing a number of arena tour dates at the start of 2016, with shows in Glasgow, Manchester, Cardiff and London. The reunited band have played a number of UK shows and festivals since last year’s reunion, but the gigs scheduled for January and the release of the new album Anthems for Doomed …

Gig Tickets Music News September 18, 2015

The Libertines reassure fans that Pete Doherty is 'OK'

The Libertines pulled out of a gig in London last night after fans were forced to wait for nearly three hours in the Electric Ballroom venue in Camden. Eventually the crowd, who had started to boo and throw cups at the stage, were told that the show was off, due to a “medical situation”. The …

Music News September 11, 2015

The Libertines get to the 'Heart of the Matter'

The Libertines continue to share material from their new album Anthems For Doomed Youth with new track ‘Heart of the Matter’ surfacing. The track was played exclusively on Annie Mac’s Radio 1 show last night and then shared online not long afterwards – joining other songs already released including ‘Glasgow Coma Scale Blues’, ‘Anthem for Doomed Youth’ …

Music News September 8, 2015

25 photos that perfectly capture the Leeds Festival spirit

Still recovering from Leeds Festival? We don’t blame you. The three-day musical monster featured performances from The Libertines, Metallica, Mumford and Sons and much, much more. Our photographer Anthony Longstaff was there, and here we present a selection of his shots from the Bank Holiday weekender. Spot yourself in any? Let us know on Twitter or Facebook. (Read …

Reading and Leeds Sunday review

The second day and night of Reading and Leeds 2015 saw performances from The Libertines, Kendrick Lamar, Royal Blood and Wolf Alice. Alex Nelson in Leeds and Daniel Jeakins in Reading report on the Friday festivities, with photos by Anthony Longstaff at Leeds It’s apparent that Sunday is the token ‘heavy’ day of Leeds festival: Metallica …

Reading and Leeds Sunday review

The second day and night of Reading and Leeds 2015 saw performances from The Libertines, Kendrick Lamar, Royal Blood and Wolf Alice. Alex Nelson in Leeds and Daniel Jeakins in Reading report on the Friday festivities, with photos by Anthony Longstaff at Leeds It’s apparent that Sunday is the token ‘heavy’ day of Leeds festival: Metallica …

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