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Velvet Thunder albums of 2021

As 2021 draws to a close, it has once again been quite a year for music. With 2020 seeing a cataclysmic change in the landscape 'thanks' to a global pandemic; the world became a different place, live music all but disappeared, albums were delayed and bands that lived in different locations could not travel to..

The Flower Kings launch new single “A Million Stars”

The Flower Kings launch new single "A Million Stars" from upcoming album 'By Royal Decree' Prog icons The Flower Kings recently announced the release of their 15th studio album 'By Royal Decree', set for 4th March 2022.   Now, the band are pleased to share the second single from the album "A Million Stars".   Roine comments: "Never to..

Samantha Fish announces rescheduled October 2022 UK Tour and adds three new dates

SAMANTHA FISHRESCHEDULED OCTOBER 2022 UK TOURPLUS NEW DATES IN OXFORD, GLASGOW & SOUTHAMPTON SPECIAL GUEST: WILLE & THE BANDITS (ALL TICKETS REMAIN VALID FOR RESCHEDULED SHOWS) TICKETS:WWW.ALTICKETS.COM WWW.GIGANTIC.COMWWW.TICKETMASTER.CO.UKWWW.TICKETWEB.UKWWW.SAMANTHAFISH.COM/TOUR Samantha in action! "Hello to all my friends over in the UK and Europe. Once again due to the nature of the pandemic and the different restrictions imposed across..

Bay Area Alternative Thrashers MORDRED To Support Death Angel on January 22nd, livestream and in-person tickets for Great American Music Hall performance available

Influential crossover thrash metal act MORDRED will unleash their regained power live with a hometown performance on Friday, January 22nd at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, alongside fellow Bay Area thrashers Death Angel and Molten. The show will be the band's first performance of 2022, and another opportunity to experience songs from MORDRED's..

FULC – Embrace.Destroy (Re-release on Stunted Records)

This album was originally released by melodic heavy rockers FULC in 2005, to a considerable raft of critical acclaim. It's recently been re-released as part of a broader "revisiting exercise" by Stunted Records. Embrace.Destroy was FULC's second album, following hot on the heels of their much lauded debut Biting Insomnia, released in 2003. Sadly, shortly..

STRAWBS – The Broken Hearted Bride (Esoteric / Cherry Red)

Originally released in 2008, The Broken Hearted Bride saw a reunion of the Strawbs line-up which had recorded albums like Hero & Heroine and Ghosts, both of which did well in the US, and reawakened interest in the band. It’s been unavailable in recent years but has now been remastered, reissued and includes previously unreleased..

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