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    November 2014

  • 20/11/14 16:15

    Steven Wilson Announces Tour And New Album

    Steven Wilson will tour the UK in March 2015.

    The six-date run will coincide with the release of his fourth solo album ‘Hand. Cannot. Erase.’ which is expected for release in March 2015 on Kscope.

    The tour and album follow the release of Steven's third solo album ‘The Raven That Refused To Sing’ in February 2013 and a run of sold-out shows including London’s Royal Albert Hall. The new tour will kick off on 12 March 2015 at the Cambridge Corn Exchange and will travel the length and breadth of the UK including Cardiff, Manchester, Edinburgh, Wolverhampton, and London’s Troxy.

    Steven Wilson said: “I’m happy to announce the first tour dates to promote my forthcoming album ‘Hand. Cannot. Erase.’, starting in the UK before hitting Europe.  We are currently developing a show that I hope will raise the bar both musically and visually from my previous tours, with a set list based around the new album (of course), as well as casting the net further back into my songwriting past for a few surprises.”

    You can see the full list of tour dates below:

    12/03/2015 Cambridge - Corn Exchange BUY TICKETS - 10am Fri 21st Nov
    13/03/2015 Cardiff - St David's Hall BUY TICKETS - 10am Fri 21st Nov
    14/03/2015 Manchester - Bridgewater Hall BUY TICKETS - 10am Fri 21st Nov
    16/03/2015 Edinburgh - Queens Hall BUY TICKETS - 10am Fri 21st Nov
    17/03/2015 London - Troxy BUY TICKETS - 10am Fri 21st Nov
    18/03/2015 Wolverhampton - Civic Hall BUY TICKETS - 10am Fri 21st Nov

    Further details about the album ‘Hand, Cannot. Erase.’ are expected soon.

    Tickets for the tour go on-sale at 10am this Friday 21 November via planetrock.com/tickets!

  • 20/11/14 10:50

    The Who To Finish Who Hits 50 Tour At Hyde Park

    Tickets for the British Summertime gig are on sale now!

    The Who have been revealed as one of the headline acts for Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2015.
     
    The band will take to the Great Oak Stage in London’s iconic Hyde Park on Friday 26th June with special guests Paul Weller, Kaiser Chiefs and Johnny Marr, plus more to be announced.
     
    Hyde Park will be the final UK show of the ‘Who Hits 50’ tour, which Roger Daltrey has described as “The beginning of the long goodbye."
     
    British Summer Time will see The Who performing at Hyde Park for the fourth and possibly final time (they've previously headlined there three times and played once as part of Live 8).

    Tickets for The Who at Barclaycard presentes British Summer Time Hyde Park 2015 are on-sale now at planetrock.com/tickets! Get yours here.

  • 18/11/14 17:22

    Kiss, Motley Crue & Slash For Sunday at Download

    Kiss have officially been confirmed to be closing Download Festival.

    Joining Friday and Saturday’s headliners Slipknot and Muse, KISS will bring their gloriously OTT live show to the Main Stage on Sunday 14th June 2015.

    The performance will come seven years on from their last triumphant headline slot on the sacrosanct turf of Donington Park.

    Joining them on the Main Stage are the soon-to-be-no-more Mötley Crüe in what will be their final ever UK festival appearance and bona fide rock legend Slash.

    Also confirmed on the Sunday are Enter Shikari who will bring the second stage to a close.

    They all join the previously announced Judas Priest, Five Finger Death Punch, Black Stone Cherry, Faith No More, A Day To Remember and Marilyn Manson.

    The thirteenth Download Festival takes place at Donington Park from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th June 2015.

    Tickets go on sale from planetrock.com/tickets at 9am on Thursday 20th November. Click here to get yours.

    You can see the line-up so far below:

  • 18/11/14 16:48

    Smashing Pumpkins Announce One-off London Gig

    Smashing Pumpkins will play London's KOKO next month.

    In addition to gigs in Berlin, New York and Paris, The Smashing Pumpkins will play the Camden venue on Friday 5th December in support of their new album 'Monuments to an Elegy’, which lands three days later.

    Performing with Billy Corgan and Jeff Schroeder at these unique shows will be Rage Against The Machine’s Brad Wilk on drums and The Killers’ Mark Stroemer on bass.

    Billy and Jeff said: "We're absolutely thrilled and humbled to have Brad and Mark helping us out with these shows,” said Corgan “and if our rehearsals are any indication they should be one-of-a-kind.”

    Tickets to the KOKO show go on sale from 9am on Wednesday 19th November at planetrock.com/tickets!

    The international tour dates are as follows:

    Berlin Kesselhaus – 30th November
    London KOKO – 5th December
    Paris Le Trabendo – 6th December
    New York Webster Hall – 8th December

  • 17/11/14 17:23

    Muse & Faith No More For Saturday At Download!

    Another four bands have been confirmed for Download Festival 2015.

    For the first time ever, Muse have been confirmed for a headline performance at Download Festival.

    The band will bring their enormous stage show to the holy site of Donnington Park to headline the Main Stage on Saturday 13th June 2015.

    Also confirmed to be performing on the Main Stage on the Saturday are the iconic Faith No More, who are set to release their first new album in 18 years in 2015, and Florida's pop-punk/metalcore crossover rockers A Day To Remember.

    Completing the first Saturday announcement is Marilyn Manson, who will mark his fourth Download appearance by headlining the Second Stage.

    They'll join the previously announced Slipknot, Judas Priest, Five Finger Death Punch and Black Stone Cherry, who are all confirmed to appear on the Friday night.

    The thirteenth Download Festival takes place in the hallowed grounds of Donington Park from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th June 2015.

    Stay tuned for more big name artist announcements in the coming days!

    Tickets go on sale from planetrock.com/tickets at 9am on Thursday 20th November. Click here to get yours.

    Line-up so far:

    FRIDAY

    Main Stage:
     
    Slipknot
    Judas Priest
    Five Finger Death Punch
     
    Second Stage:
     
    Black Stone Cherry

    SATURDAY
     
    Main Stage:

    Muse
    Faith No More
    A Day To Remember


    Second Stage:
     
    Marilyn Manson
  • 14/11/14 15:56

    Slipknot, Judas Priest & More For Friday at Download 2015!

    The first four acts for Download Festival 2015 have been announced.

    Masked metal giants Slipknot have been revealed as the Friday night Main Stage headline act.

    The band will follow their Prepare for Hell tour and release of  ‘.5: The Gray Chapter’ by returning to the festival for their fifth appearance (and third headline slot).

    Also confirmed to be treading the hallowed grounds of Donington Park on Friday 12th June are Brummie heavy metal legends Judas Priest, who returned with the UK album chart-bothering ‘Redeemer of Souls’ earlier this year, and Las Vegas bruisers Five Finger Death Punch.

    Rounding off the first announcement are Friday's Second Stage headliners Black Stone Cherry, who have just finished a run of dates unleashing their Kentucky fried riffs on UK arenas.

    The thirteenth Download Festival takes place at Donington Park from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th June 2015.
     
    Stay tuned for more big name artist announcements in the coming days!
     
    Tickets go on sale via planetrock.com/tickets at 9am on Thursday 20th November.

  • 10/11/14 08:45

    New Tour for The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

    New Tour for The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band 

    Hot on the heels of rave reviews from his recent October 2014 UK tour dates, five-time Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum-selling blues/rock guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd returns to the UK for a follow-up tour in April 2015, including a major headline concert at the London Shepherd’s Bush Empire on Wednesday 15th April. 

    SHOWS ARE ONSALE FRIDAY 14TH NOVEMBER

    Salisbury City Hall Friday-10-Apr 

    Holmfirth Picturedrome Saturday-11-Apr 

    Glasgow  ABC Sunday-12-Apr 

    Aberdeen Lemon Tree Monday-13-Apr

    London Shepherds Bush Empire Wednesday-15-Apr