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Music News: Monday 8th September 2014

Lisa Bentley



Time Off for Gucci Mane

Gucci Mane has had a reduction on his prison sentence. The rapper, who is imprisoned for possession of an illegal fire arm, has had a year shaved off his 3 years and 3 months sentence.

Simone Battle: 1989 – 2014

G.R.L singer, Simone Battle, died on Friday, 5th September. Her death is still being investigated and the cause has yet to be released. Battle was 25 years old.

Foo Fighters Gig News

Foo Fighters have announced details of their first ever crowd source funded concert. The show will take place on September 17th in Virginia.

The band has also made suggestions about like dates in the UK. More details when they become available.

Fall Out Boy or Girl?

It has been revealed that Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy and his wife Elisa Yao are expecting their first child in October. They have yet to reveal the sex of the baby.

Bad Week for Cee Lo Green

It is not every week that you cock up royally but for Cee Lo Green, last week seemed to fall apart. He was dropped from his Navy gig after he made very irresponsible remarks about rape. The Crazy singer tweeted the following comment which resulted in the cancellation of his show.

“People who have really been raped REMEMBER!!! If someone is passed out they’re not even WITH you consciously! So WITH Implied consent.”

Green’s reality TV show The Good Life was also axed this week due to poor ratings.

Live Announcements


Catch Deafkid on tour.

9th October – Sixty Million Postcards, Bournemouth

11th October – The Birdcage, Bristol (Free show)

16th October – The Waiting Room, London (Free show)

19th October – Kraak, Manchester (A Carefully Planned Festival)

Glass Animals

Catch Glass Animals on tour.

10th October – Magnet, Liverpool

11th October – Sound Control, Manchester

13th October – The Haunt, Brighton

14th October – Ocal Space, London (Sold Out)

15th October – Thekla, Bristol

16th October – The Plug, Sheffield

17th October – CCA, Glasgow

18th October – Whelan’s, Dublin

Lily & Madeleine

Lily & Madeleine will be touring in November.

23rd November – Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

24th November – Broadcast, Glasgow

25th November – Brudenell Games Room, Leeds

26th November – Bush Hall, London

28th November – Soup Kitchen, Manchester

29th November – The Folk House, Bristol

1st December – Sugar Club, Dublin

2nd December – McHugh’s, Belfast

Maroon 5

Maroon 5 have announced three dates for 2015.

26th May – The SSE Arena, Wembley, London

31st May – LG Arena, Birmingham

1st June – Manchester Arena, Manchester


Rufus is touring at the end of September.

26th September – King Tuts, Glasgow

27th September – Night & Day, Manchester

30th September – Start the Bus, Bristol

1st October – Scala, London

2nd October – Temple, Birmingham

Tim Wheeler

Catch Tim Wheeler perform a solo tour in November.

4th November – Bush Hall, London

5th November – The Deaf Institute, Manchester

6th November – o2 ABC, Glasgow

7th November – Oh Yeah Centre, Belfast

Ward Thomas/The Shires

Ward Thomas and The Shires are heading out on a co-headlining tour.

4th November – Glee Club, Birmingham

6th November – Academy 2, Liverpool

7th November – Thekla, Bristol

9th November – Academy 2, Oxford

10th November – Bush Hall, London (Ward Thomas to headline)

11th November – Bush Hall, London (The Shires to headline)

13th November – Band on the Wall, Manchester

14th November – The Sage, Gateshead

16th November – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

17th November – Waterfront, Norwich

19th November – Whelans, Dublin

20th November – McHughs, Belfast

22nd November – Pocklington Arts Centre, Yorkshire

23rd November – King Tuts, Glasgow

24th November – The Empire, Middlesbrough

26th November – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

27th November – The Stables, Milton Keynes

Released This Week

Lullaby and…The Ceaseless Roar – Robert Plant

Ryan Adams – Ryan Adams

A New House – Deacon Blue

El Pintor – Interpol

Smokey & Friends – Smokey Robinson

Live at the Rainbow – Queen

Listen – The Kooks

Crush Songs – Karen O