Rise Against : European Tour Dates 2015

Dates and further information for the 2015 European and Russian tour by Chicago punk band Rise Against.

Sonisphere Confirm No UK Festival in 2015

Sonisphere has today confirmed that the UK festival will not take place in 2015, citing clashes with other rock-based events and a lack of suitable bands.

Feb 13-14 : Sunny Bastards Festival

Feb 13-14: SON OF A BASTARD – THE RIDE 2015 (Sunny Bastards label Festival) : Booze & Glory + Gumbles + The Crack + Die Tornados + Last Rough Cause + more. Oberhausen, Germany.

New Joe Strummer documentary announced

A new documentary about Joe Strummer will be released in April 2015.

I Need A Dodge! Joe Strummer On The Run, focuses on his self-imposed exile in Granada in 1985/6.

Jan 23-24 : Streetpunk Winter Riot

Jan 23-24 – Streetpunk Winter Riot, feat. Lion’s Law, The Filaments, Evil Conduct, FAVL, Secret Army, Ultimo Asalto, The Upset + more, Subclub Bratislava.

Grateful Dead Reunite for Chicago Farewell Concerts

The four surviving and original members of the Grateful Dead have revealed they will reunite to celebrate their 50th anniversary with 3 concerts in Chicago.

Twitch launches music library

Videogame streaming platform Twitch has launched a free-to-use music library, music.twitch.tv, for both live content and associated archived video.

German Recorded Music Industry Overtakes UK

The value of the German recorded music industry was €1.48bn in 2014, up 1.8% on 2013’s total. The UK fell €100m behind its German counterpart.

BRIT Awards 2015 – Nominations Revealed

Nominations for the BRIT Awards 2015 have been revealed with Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and George Ezra all in the mix

GWAR Open GWARBar Restaurant

GWAR have added to their empire, recently launching the GWARbar in Richmond, Va. , which officially opened on New Year’s Eve.

Napalm Death Post New Track From 2015 Album

Ahead of their forthcoming 15th studio album “Apex Predator – Easy Meat”, UK grindcore pioneers Napalm Death have posted the second track to be taken from the album: “How The Years Condemn”.

Enter Shikari stream new album

Enter Shikari have posted their new album, ‘The Mindsweep’, to stream in full + reveal UK tour dates.