Ash, The Black Crowes and Proud Mary have been announced as some of the support acts for Stereophonics' two 'A Day At The Races' gigs this summer. Stereophonics, whose single 'Mr. Writer' is out this week, also took the opportunity to slag off predictable pop targets Hear'say and saviour of British music Muse, in»
March 19th, 2001
The bass-heavy London trio Monkey Boy will be doing a nationwide Rock Sound sponsored tour this summer to coincide with the release of their debut album Tales of a Travelling Circus. You can catch the stop-start blues / punk / jazz fusion loonies on the following dates:
13 June - Harlow Square
Ginger, ex-Wildhearts leader and creator of such varied projects as Clam Abuse, Super$hit 666 and Silver Ginger 5, has recently announced his intention to become the world's most prolific songwriter by releasing a single a month for a whole year. It is likely that the first single will f»
March 18th, 2001
Icon Media/Coffeecup team have announced they've been choosen to produced SFA's debut DVD album release.
The Icon Media/Coffeecup group recently won out against "some top London design competition" to produce the interface for a Super Furry Animal's DVD album.
According to their website »
March 17th, 2001
The lineup for this years T In The Park fetival, which takes place in Balado, Nr Kinross on the 8 and 9 of July, has been announced. Stereophonics will headline the main stage on 8 July, and Texas will headline on the 9th. Other bands playing the main stage include Placebo, David Gray, Coldplay, Beck and Toploade»
March 16th, 2001
How free is our speech? As reported by Jelly Nuts on InsaneClownPosse.Com earlier this week police burst in and cancelled a recent ICP in the middle or their opening act Mars. It is reported that the police and other authorities had tried everything to stop ICP's show going ahead that night. Luckily they ha»
www.popbitch.com has recently become a victim of it's own success.
The non money making operation Popbitch has become too large to run cheaply, and they want subscribers of the weekly mailout server to donate a one-off donation so they can buy a hire a better internet server.
If you're inte»
March 15th, 2001
Beck is to appear on a tribute album to folk and blues artist Mississippi John Hurt.
Hurt, who passed away in 1966, has often been named as an influence to many modern blues artists and was described as a precursor to the 'softer side of the blues', due to his slow fingerpicking and soft singing style»
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A child who lost the power of speech, suddenly burst into song after listening to Catatonia's 'Mulder and Scully'.
In a mystery worthy of being an X-File, Christopher Howells, of Llanelli, Wales, sang the song word perfect. The two-year-old had only just learned to say 'cat' and 'dog' when he mysterio»
Seattle's Juno have revealed details of the follow up to 1999's 'The Way It Goes And Goes And Goes' album, and have confirmed their UK tour
Juno are set to release their new album, 'A Future Lived in Past Tense', throuhg Desoto Records on the 7th May. The band's three guitarists and one drummer augme»
March 14th, 2001
Seafood play a one-off gig under the guise of Pooteas.
The gig is the second night of the Club Fandango series at The Dublin Castle, Camden. Seafood who have just come back from a month-long stint recording in New York with Eli Janney from Girls Against Boys, will be premiering brand new tracks from t»
Chino Moreno from the Deftones is to submit a vocal contribution to a previously unreleased Mogwai song.
The song, with a working title of 'Cortez' was written last year and was recorded during the sessions for Mogwai's upcoming album 'Rock Action', which due to be released though Mogwai's own label S»
News of the first ever 'Strange Fruit Presents' night and a SF night Downstairs at the Garage
The Strange Fruit collective have announced their first 'Strange Fruit Presents' gig, the night is intended to showcase "the best and most exciting bands" details of the first night are as follows:
After two years, three limited 7"'s, 'antisocial' the album, a xmas single, tours with: Seafood, Wilt and iDLEWiLD; Turn have parted company from Infectious One of Drownedinsounds big tip's for this year are Dublin three-piece Turn. They have recently parted company with their label infectious, afte»
March 13th, 2001
Camden's Barfly Club is opening a second branch in Wales. According to the Barfly, a newly refurbished 200 capacity basement venue has been bought by the club about 100 meters from its future competitor Club Ifor Bach and it should be opening its doors to business on Wednesday 11th April. Initially the venue will be o»
Disfunctional Californians Everclear release the follow up to last year's 'Songs From An American Movie, Vol One: Learning How to Smile' on April 16th. As promised, 'Songs From An American Movie, Vol Two: Good Time For A Bad Attitude' will prove to be quite a contrast to last summer's album, with 'heavy r»
Calexico have been forced to cancel their upcoming shows in Manchester and Nottingham on 9th and 10th April respectively.
However the band will still play at All Tomorrow's Parties on the 7th April, and at London Ocean Rooms on 11th April . Where support comes from Neko Case and Lincoln.
Mell Street have teamed up with the Strange Fruit and Tigermilking to bring you a bigger, better AnTiciPate this year.
The event takes place Upstairs at the Highbury Garage, on the 5th April, with DJ's (including a set from Scotland's Camera Obscura) playing all your favourite music from 8pm to 2am. I»
March 12th, 2001
Lowgold have hit back at January after being accused of stealing one of their guitars.
A spokeperson for the band said: "That's ridiculous, we had one of their guitars for a day. We wouldn't steal from them anyway, they're too poor."
He then added that the band were "miserable fuckers".
Spoon confirm a one-off date in the capital
Texas-based trio Spoon, who recently toured the US with Superchunk, and will back on the road with Guided by Voices in April, have announced they're playing a one-off date with Joel R.L. Phelps at the Borderline, London this month.
March 11th, 2001
Glaswegian Rockers Mogwai have revealed an Irish tour date
Mogwai who recently confirmed gigs at the Rothesay Pavillion on the Isle of Bute (14th April) and at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire (19th April), have announced they're playing in Dublin on the 17th April, in the Guinness Storehouse, tickets »
Those gobby shites from Weymouth, ooops I mean the attitude splattered spunky gobish punk rock band Pusha have confirmed two gigs.
The band who's debut single 'Lowlife', was release on Sean Adam's Soaked Sounds label has announced two warm up dates for their easter tour. Pusha will play: