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  1. They will also no longer support Bombay Bicycle Club in North America

    Ben Gregory of Blaenavon.

    Blaenavon have announced they will no longer perform at Community Festival in London (June 30) and Reading & Leeds (August 23 – 25) due to “ongoing health issues”. They are also pulling out of their support slot on Bombay Bicycle Club’s upcoming North American tour, which runs from late September to early October. Transgressive Management […]

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  2. The Philadelphia band chart a tour of North America, the UK and Europe

    Sheer Mag.

    Sheer Mag have announced their sophomore album, ‘A Distant Call’, with a new single, ‘Blood From a Stone’. Hear it below. On the fist-pumping track, vocalist Christina Halladay sings of poverty and struggle: “It’s hard luck living and I just make do/But if one thing goes the rest follows suit/What do you expect when you’re […]

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  3. The funky summer vibes are strong

    Michael Kiwanuka/ Tom Misch
    Michael Kiwanuka/ Tom Misch

    Michael Kiwanuka and Tom Misch have joined forces on a new track called ‘Money’. Check it out below. The Mercury Prize-nominated singer dabbles with falsetto on the summer-ready single, accompanied by Misch’s signature guitar sound and disco-inspired beat. In terms of its lyrics, Kiwanuka revealed that the song delves into the perils of a cash-hungry world. “The premise of […]

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  4. Is LP 2 just around the corner?

    Stormzy performs live

    Stormzy has revealed that he will release another new single this week. The Grime star, who is set to headline Glastonbury next week, unveiled the first offering from his upcoming second album in April. ‘Vossi Bop’ gave him his first ever UK Number One single, while also clocking up the biggest week of streams ever for a […]

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  5. The former MCR man released an LP with his new project Future Violents last month

    Laura Jane Grace Frank Iero live
    Laura Jane Grace/ Frank Iero perform live

    Frank Iero and the Future Violents are set to head out on a joint UK tour with Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers. See the full schedule below. The former My Chemical Romance guitarist released his latest solo effort, ‘Barriers’, last month. In support of the record, he’ll take to the stage at 2000 Trees […]

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