Baddies have split up. The band released two albums in their career; Do The Job in 2009 and Build in 2012. The band released this statement on their Facebook page – “It is with heavy heart and a lump in our collective throat that we announce Baddies are splitting up. We’re all still great friends/family but it has become an ongoing struggle that’s too difficult to continue with. Thankyou and goodnight.”
The original Sugababes line-up has reformed however this time it is under a different moniker. The band is now going under the name of Mutya Keisha Siobhan. The original Sugababes have no legal rights to the original name as it is still being used by the current formation of the band.
June Brown who plays Dot Cotton on the soap opera Eastenders is set to release a single. She is offering the vocals on the single of her godson, Tim Arnold.
Bikini Kill launch their own record label called Bikini Kill Records. The band is also planning to re-release some songs from their back catalogue. The band issued the following statement “As our 25th anniversary approaches, Bikini Kill has decided to start our own record label called Bikini Kill Records. Bikini Kill’s Self-Titled EP will come out in the fall of 2012 to commemorate the 20 year anniversary of its original release. We also plan to re-release our original demo tape, which contains songs that were previously unavailable and/or hard to find on vinyl & CD. We are currently going through our archive, which include photographs, practice tapes, live recordings, unreleased songs, films, video, writing, interviews, zines and flyers that we intend to feature on future releases and document on our website.”
Pete Doherty has been kicked out of the rehab in Thailand that he checked himself into less than three weeks ago for being disruptive towards other patients
Drew McConnell who has been the bassist with Pete Doherty’s band Babyshambles is set to tour with The Vaccines, he will be temporarily filling in for The Vaccines current bassist Arni Hjorvar.
Check out Cass McCombs, playing throughout August.
17th August – Green Man Festival, Wales
18th August – Beacons Festival, North Yorkshire
21st August – Birthdays, London
22nd August – Birthdays, London
23rd August – The Haunt, Brighton
The Coronas will be touring in November.
16th November – Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
17th November – King Tuts, Glasgow
18th November – Electric Circus, Edinburgh
20th November – o2 Academy 2, Newcastle
22nd November – The Garage, London
23rd November – Bodega, Nottingham
24th November – The Joiners, Southampton
26th November – The Other Room, Birmingham
27th November – Komedia, Brighton
28th November – Ruby Lounge, Manchester
Cult of Youth have announced a handful of live UK dates for September.
18th September – The Arts Centre, Colchester
19th September – The Hope, Brighton
20th September – Birthdays, London
22nd September – Captain’s Rest, Glasgow
23rd September – Kraak Gallery, Manchester
25th September – The Croft, Bristol
Evanescence are heading to the UK for a November tour. Tickets are available via www.livenation.co.uk.
5th November – Capital FM Arena, Nottingham
6th November – Manchester Arena, Manchester
8th November – NIA, Birmingham
9th November – Wembley Arena, London
Holy Other will be touring from August until the end of November. Check them out.
23rd August – Stereo, Glasgow
24th August – Menagerie, Belfast
26th August – Bodega, Nottingham
27th August – The Croft, Bristol
28th August – Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
29th August – The Haunt, Brighton
30th August – Village Underground, London
26th October – Mandela Hall, Belfast
27th October – Cork Opera House, Cork
28th October – Vicar Street, Dublin
29th October – Arches, Glasgow
30th October – Stylus, Leeds
31st October – Ritz, Manchester
2nd November – Roundhouse, London
3rd November – Anson Rooms, Bristol
Tickets for Machine Gun Kelly’s tour can be purchased via www.gigsandtours.com.
28th September – HMV Library, Birmingham
29th September – Northumbria Uni – Stage 2
1st October – Club Academy, Manchester
2nd October – CF10, Cardiff
3rd October – Scala, Leeds
4th October – o2 Academy 2, Liverpool
Tickets for Motion City Soundtrack’s September tour can be purchased via www.gigsandtours.com.
15th September – King Tuts, Glasgow
16th September – Waterfront, Norwich
17th September – Heaven, London
18th September – The Haunt, Brighton
20th September – Academy 2, Manchester
22nd September – Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth (10pm curfew)
23rd September – o2 Academy 2, Birmingham
24th September – o2 Academy 2, Oxford
25th September – Cockpit, Leeds
Tickets for Polica’s tour are available via www.gigsandtours.com.
2nd November – SWG3, Glasgow
3rd November – Sound Control, Manchester
4th November – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
5th November – Thekla, Bristol
6th November – The Haunt, Brighton
20th November – Heaven, London
21st March – Shepherds Bush Empire, London
22nd March – HMV Institute, Birmingham
23rd March – Whelans, Dublin
Tickets for Seether’s tour are available via www.livenation.co.uk.
15th November – Electric Ballroom, London
16th November – Academy 2, Manchester
18th November – o2 Academy 2, Birmingham
Shinedown will be playing live this autumn, make sure you get a ticket to see them.
24th October – Guildhall, Southampton
25th October – Great Hall, Exeter
27th October – o2 Brixton Academy, London
28th October – o2 Academy, Birmingham
29th October – o2 Apollo, Manchester
31st October – Picture House, Edinburgh
1st November – o2 Academy, Sheffield
2nd November – University, Cardiff
4th November – UEA, Norwich
Two Gallants are set to tour this autumn.
25th October – Whelan’s, Dublin
27th October – Leaf, Liverpool
28th October – The Cluny, Newcastle
29th October – Cockpit, Leeds
30th October – King Tuts, Glasgow
31st October – Academy 3, Manchester
1st November – Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth
2nd November – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
3rd November – Fleece, Bristol
4th November – Arts Centre, Norwich
5th November – Junction 2, Cambridge
6th November – Electric Ballroom, London
Catch The Wilderness of Manitoba on their current tour.
25th July – Lexington, London
26th July – Arts Centre, Colchester
27th July – WOMAD Festival
28th July – Underground, Cheltenham
29th July – Prince Albert, Brighton
31st July – Windmill, Brixton
1st August – Portland Arms, Cambridge
Channel Orange – Frank Ocean
III Manors – Plan B
Handwritten – The Gaslight Anthem
Soul Sessions 2 – Joss Stone
Gossamer – Passion Pit
Think Bigger – Cosmo Jarvis
Broken Brights – Angus Stone
Family – The Cast Of Cheers
Emilie Autumn – Fight Like A Girl