Forget the impending reunion of the Spice Girls, there’s only one girl band on the lips of music fans in Japan right now. Virtual Currency Girls – or Kasotsuka Shojo, as they are affectionately known in Japanese – are making a splash in the J-pop music scene, capitalising on the explosion of digital currencies in the process.
Universal Records is set to celebrate the 70th Birthday of Rory Gallagher with an extensive vinyl and CD reissue campaign. Available for pre-order, 16th March will see each of the lauded Irish guitar hero's solo albums receive the re-issue treatment.
Released to cinemas on 9th March, 'Walk Like A Panther' is an exciting new British comedy starring BAFTA Award nominee Stephen Graham. Featuring Noel Gallagher, Kasabian, Spandau Ballet and Rick Astley, we've got three copies of the soundtrack to give away.
Bloodstock Open Air has announced the latest additions to its 2018 bill. Joining already announced headliners Gojira, Judas Priest and Nightwish, are Pirate drunkards Alestorm, doom merchants Pallbearer, and a host of others. The U.K's premier all metal fest, Bloodstock 2018 takes place from 9th - 10th August, the event takes place at Catton Park, Derbyshire.
Whatever the King Touched Turned to Gold: Strange Elvis Presley Memorabilia Sold for Even Stranger Prices.
Ever since the word broke on the young, dark, handsome man from Memphis with the deep voice and the provocative dance moves, audiences could not get enough of Elvis Presley. Even nowadays, everyone seems to want a piece of the legendary performer – which is probably why even the weirdest memorabilia from his times as the King of Rock and Roll still fetch incredible prices at auctions all over the world.
Fresh from supporting Steel Panther across the U.K., Wayward Sons, the rising rockers led by former Little Angels man Toby Jepson, have announced a run of headline dates in support of debut release 'Ghosts Of Yet To Come'.
Glenn Hughes is set to delve deep into his past with a series of shows recalling his tenure with rock behemoths Deep Purple. Hughes, who was a member of the classic rock pioneers from 1973 - 1967 will play nine dates across the UK this October, with the show billed as 'Classic Deep Purple Live'.
Sons Of Apollo, the progressive metal outfit featuring the ex-Dream Theater pairing of Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian along with former Guns 'N' Roses guitarist Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal and Billy Sheehan and Jeff Scott Soto, have added a pair of Irish dates to their 2018 European tour.
Indie rock outfit Feeder have recalled the 90s' Belfast brawl that saw the band attacked by some "scary characters" during their first visit to the city. The punch-up happened in the city when the band were opening for West Country rockers Reef.
Ireland's Electric Picnic has announced plans to help finance exhibits in the Trailer Park section of the festival. Electric Picnic is set to provide up to ten grants of between €500 and €3,000 for designing, building and presenting an Art Caravan for the boutique music and arts festival.