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    First Listen: Quor – Human Paradigm

    The three piece wonder of Quor is like sighting a pterodactyl. You are scared and yet drawn to its unusual beauty and the danger of its existence. It breaks rules of physics like a...

    The Test Drive: DISSIDO – Thisorientamento

    Hi, our names are Michelangelo, Valentino and Francesco. But that's not the point either. We really like what we do: music and theatre. Yup, we really like accompanying our live musicals with theatrical performances...

    Hard Rock Announces Lineups For First-Ever Hard Rock Music Festivals

    Hard Rock International will host two major global music festivals in 2015, as part of the company's continued commitment to supporting the music industry in the United States and abroad. The international entertainment brand...

    It Lies Within Announces Headlining Run

    After supporting The Browning (Century Media/Earache Records) in December and headlinging over Conquer Divide (Artery Recordings) in March, It Lies Within have announced their next headlining run will be the I Need Merch Presents:...

    The Test Drive: Hannah In The Wars – Hannah In The Wars

    Songwriter Hannah Curwood originates from the stark, remote region of Central Otago in New Zealand. Now based in London, Hannah in the Wars is a new project, the result of working alongside Roger O'Donnell...

    First Look: Sugarmen – Dirt

    Sugarmen are a powerful combination of infectious melodies and angst delivered with a sonic buzz saw. Already confirmed as support to Sleaford Mods, Paul Weller, Blur and The Who, as well as making their...

    Jammerzine Exclusive: King Dean – The Kings of Elegant Punk

    I learned a new term today. More of a sub-genre, actually. And I feel as King Dean progress on their musical journey that others will be lumped in the sub-genre that King Dean has...

    Modern Family Unit Retake Modern New Wave With ‘mmm Mmm Mm Aah’

    Manchester based duo Gary Hilton and Steve Southern are a songwriting duo who know how to make an impact. Marrying the classic 80s sounds of the New Wave to contemporary production values, their groove...

    Melody Gardot Returns With A Brand New Album, Currency Of Man

    International best-selling singer, songwriter and musician, Melody Gardot, is back with her 4th studio album, Currency of Man. The highly-anticipated Currency of Man is an intensely creative milestone, transcending musical distinctions of jazz, blues and...
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    Liverpool’s 2ube Xtra Festival Featuring Ingrid Frosland

    Ingrid Frosland is an emerging Scandinavian artist with a beautiful voice and a keen ear for melody. Ingrid is another artist confirmed to take part in April's 2ube Xtra Festival, Liverpool's first and only...

    Naylor’s Notes: Hank Barbe

    We all sometimes sit with our minds in outer space, thinking of what could've been.  There is always the "What if."  What if I had kept going?  What would've happened if I didn't quit? What would have...

    First Look: Pikara – This Hollow

    Pikara is the solo project from Sara Johanne who grew up on Rindö, Sweden, an island outside Stockholm where she studied violin at Malungs Folkhogskola. Though Sara Johanne currently resides in the sinuous hills...

    First Look: King Dean – Dance For Me

    Dancer: Andrea Schlatter Directed & Edited by: Norbert Kottmann DOP & VFX: Christoph Lehmann Makeup Artist: Sinem Yavsaner Typography: Esther Jenni Produced by: Kinema © 2015 King Dean & Kinema GMBH LINKS: http://kingdean.ch http://kinema-film.ch King Dean on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-dark-side/id923450492

    New Jersey Hip Hop Lyricist Confronted for Lyric Content

    New Jersey lyricist Bizz "The Prince" who was included in AllHipHop.com's 2014 Top 75 most influential indie artist list, is being accused of "keeping the fire going on social issues including police brutality." The...

    Ben Williams Asks ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ With New Album

    A Manchester based singer-songwriter who molds the classic songwriting sound of Paul Simon with the laid back nature of Jack Johnson, Ben Williams is a difficult artist to pigeonhole and is all the better...

    First Look: Helena Johnson – Take Me Home Tonight

    Soulful and slick, Helena Johnson has created and mastered a unique and powerful sound that's showcased perfectly in her new single 'Take Me Home Tonight' . Originally from North Yorkshire and now based in Liverpool,...

    The Test Drive: WARPED – Intorno A Me

    WARPED is not a common band. They mix in a new way metal with rap and hardcore influences, and create an involving blend that suffocate with love-hate-tragedy sounds. Members have grown up with a...
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    Coming to 2ube Extra: Folk-Punk from Emilio and Modern Jazz from Deliah

    I have the pleasure of introducing you to another couple of artists that you will be able to see playing live at Liverpool's 2ube Xtra Festival. Eight days of live music streamed to wherever...

    Ricky Martin Teams Up With Pitbull

    GRAMMY® Award-winner and music superstar Ricky Martin releases his hot new dance single ‘Mr Put It Down’, featuring Pitbull. The new summer anthem is here and about to explode. In support of the new...

    Darian Reneé to Play South By So What Sunday March 22nd

    Following the success of her dynamic and astonishing sophomore release, entitled The Other Side Of Someday, Pop vocalist Darian Reneé has been announced as one of eight artists to appear on the Hopeless Records...

    Flytrap to Have World Premiere at ECU European Independent Film Festival

    The latest feature film from director/screenwriter Stephen David Brooks http://www.stephendavidbrooks.com will have its World Premiere at ECU The European Independent Film festival in Paris, France http://www.ecufilmfestival.com/en/saturdays-programme-les-7-parnassiens-grande-salle/ on Saturday, April 11 at 15:48. Immediately following...

    1undread Invade Your Ears With New Self-titled “1undread” EP

    Forget drinking tea and dunking biscuits in front of a roasting fire, summer is in sight, grab your best headphones and bump Leeds/Bermuda-based duo 1Undread’s new self-titled EP. 1Undread is Brian and Nic Swan. The...

    The Test Drive: Red Shelter – Nothing More…Nothing Less

    The band is Red Shelter, founded in 2010; the initial dream is common to almost all bands ... to make music together, for the passion and the fun, realised by covering the bands and...

    Tupac Shakur’s ‘Me Against The World’ Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

    "Me Against The World" is considered one of the most influential rap albums of all-time and serves as an artistic milestone in Tupac Shakur's career. It was his most introspective and emotionally deep release...

    Jammerzine Exclusive: Quiet Quiet Band is Not So Quiet…

    Calling a group of musicians Quiet Quiet Band can be a bit misleading. This band is anything but. You might think so at first when someone tells you that they have a bit of...