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Music News: Monday 18th November 2013

Lisa Bentley



A Charitable Journey

Rock band Journey have donated $350,000 to the Typhoon Relief Fund. Typhoon Haiyan has caused the deaths of more than 3,600 people as well as uncountable devastation in the Philippines.

Hardback for Morrissey

Morrissey’s autobiography is set to be released in hardback. His autobiography was released in September but the new edition promises full colour photographs and will cost £30. It has also been announced that Johnny Marr has intentions of releasing his own biography.

The Virgins Spilt

The Virgins have announced that they have split. David Cumming has released the following statement: “There’s nothing I’d hoped to do with The Virgins that we haven’t done. It’s been an incredible experience and I want to thank everyone who was a part of it, but now it’s time to move on. I’ll see you in my dreams.”

Live Announcements

The Damned

28th November – O2 Academy, Bristol
29th November – Pyramids, Portsmouth
30th November -The Assembly, Lemington Spa
1st December – Tivoli , Buckley
3rd December – O2 Academy, Leicester
4th December – Winding Wheel, Chesterfield
5th December – Corn Exchange, Cambridge
6th December – Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton
7th December – The Picture House, Edinburgh
8th December – O2 Academy, Newcastle
11th December – U.E.A, Norwich
12th December – O2 Academy, Leeds
13th December – The Roundhouse, London
14th December – The Ritz , Manchester
15th December – Roadmender, Northampton

Deaf Havana

25th March – O2 Academy, Dublin
26th March – Mandela Hall, Belfast
1st April – UEA, Norwich
3rd April – O2 Academy, Newcastle
4th April – O2 Academy, Leeds
5th April – Academy, Manchester
7th April – O2 ABC, Glasgow
10th April – Clapham Grand, London
13th April – O2 Academy, Oxford
14th April – Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton
15th April – Great Hall, Cardiff
17th April – Concorde, Brighton

Katy B

25th March – Concorde 2, Brighton
26th March – KOKO, London
27th March – 02 Academy 2, Oxford
28th March – Institute Library, Birmingham
29th March – Academy 2, Manchester

Marika Hackman

10th December – The Hope, Brighton
11th December – Lexington, London
12th December – Portland Arms, Cambridge
13th December – Gullivers, Manchester
14th December – The Birdcage, Bristol

Matt Pryor

14th February – Joiners, Southampton
15th February – Fighting Cocks, Kingston
16th February – Bodega, Nottingham
17th February – Cluny, Newcastle
18th February – Cathouse, Glasgow
20th February – Sound Control, Manchester
21st February – The Exchange, Bristol
22nd February – Borderline, London
23rd February – The Forum, Tunbridge Wells

The Orwells

20th February – Hare and Hounds, Birmingham
21st February – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
22nd February – Broadcast, Glasgow
25th February – The Haunt, Brighton
27th February – Night & Day, Manchester
1st March – Thekla, Bristol

Released This Week

Swing Both Ways – Robbie Williams
Now That’s What I Call Music! 86 – Various Artists
Shangri-La – Jake Bugg
Goodbye – JLS
The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell – Five Finger Death Punch
Clock Work Angels Tour – Rush
Voices – Gareth Malone