The first bands for this years' Electric Picnic have been announced, with The Strokes, Florence And The Machine, Hozier, and The 1975 among the star attractions. Taking place at Stradbally, Co. Laois from 30th August - 1st September, Electric Picnic is Ireland's largest music and arts festival.
Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering has confirmed the final line-up for 2019’s festival. Indie legends Suede, Sonic Temple rockers The Cult, and The E-Street Band's Stevie Van Zandt’s Little Steven & The Disciples of Soul head up the bill for the event which takes place between 23rd - 26th May.
Black Star Riders will release their fourth studio album in September 2019. Entitled ‘Another State of Grace’ the album was produced & mixed once again by Jay Ruston. The band will support the record with a full UK and Ireland tour in October 2019 with additional dates in other territories to be announced.
Aussie Pub rockers Airbourne and Outlaw Country star Jesse Dayton have been added to the bill of this years' Ramblin' Man Fair Festival. Taking place at Mote Park, Maidstone from 19th - 21st July 2019, the additions join headliners The Darkness, Black Stone Cherry and Foreigner.
Legendary jazz guitarist George Benson has paid tribute to to Chuck Berry and Fats Domino on new album ‘Walking to New Orleans’. Released on 26th April via Provogue/Mascot Label Group, the set will be followed by a brace of UK dates in July.
Bloodstock has added another seven names to it's 2019 line up. The latest additions join the likes of Anthrax, Queensryche, and headliners The Scorpions, Parkway Drive and Sabaton at the festival which takes place at Catton Park, Derbyshire, from 8th - 11th August, 2019.
Geoff Tate has delved deep into his past, performing a set of early Queensrÿche material during his stop off in Belfast with band Operation: Mindcrime. Taking place at the Empire Music Hall on Wednesday night (20th February 2019), Tate’s show was a treat for long-time fans of the Seattle band.
Download Festival, the champion of rock events, is pleased to welcome WWE NXT UK to the hallowed grounds of Donington Park across 14-16 June 2019, as well as Seventeen further bands including super group Simple Creatures, The Wonder Years, and Dinosaur Pile-up.
Poison’s Rikki Rockett has said he’s “hopeful” that the band will return to Europe, and that they will record new music in 2020. The drummer made the comments while chatting to eonmusic and the Neil Jones Rock Show at Ultimate NAMM night in Anaheim, California, which took place on 26th January 2019.
Ramblin' Man Fair has revealed the acts taking to its 2019 'Rising' stage. Featuring emerging talent, the plethora of new acts join already announced headliners The Darkness, Black Stone Cherry and Foreigner for the festival which takes place at Mote Park, Maidstone from 19th - 21st July, 2019.