This Week’s Top Tickets: Diana Ross, Paul Weller, Evanescence and Within Temptation, Carlos Santana, Louis Tomlinson, Noel Gallagher and more

Diana Ross

Diana Ross will play UK shows next summer as part of her Top Of The World Tour: A Diamond Diana Music Celebration, performing at arenas in Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham and London, where she’ll play the O2 Arena on July 8.  Tickets are on sale now.

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Paul Weller

The Modfather, who this summer released a new live album and concert film, has lined up shows across the UK during May. Tickets are on sale now.

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Evanescence and Within Temptation

Evanescence and Within Temptation have added arena shows in Glasgow, Leeds and Birmingham to their Worlds Collide Tour. The new shows will follow their previously announced gig at the O2 Arena in London and dates across mainland Europe next spring. Tickets are on sale now.

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Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana has announced March UK and Ireland shows, bringing his Miraculous World Tour to Glasgow’s SSE Hydro, London’s O2 Arena and Dublin’s 3Arena in March 2020, in between dates in Europe. Tickets are on sale now.

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Louis Tomlinson

The former One Direction member will kick off his UK tour at the Roundhouse on March 23, the day prior to his previously announced show at the venue. Following this, he’ll also head to Glasgow, Doncaster and Manchester. Tomlinson is hitting the road in support of his debut solo album, ‘Walls’. Tickets are on sale now.

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Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will play an exclusive outdoor London show at Kenwood House in Hampstead Heath on June 21 as part of the Heritage Live concert series. Tickets are on sale now.

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Also announced this week:

Westlife, La Roux, Jethro Tull, Lennon Stella, Status Quo, A-Ha, Russell Watson, Napalm Death, Mura Masa, the Pigeon Detectives, Social Distortion, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Madness, Sigala, Charlotte, Gentleman’s Dub Club, Terrorvision, Beat Horizon, Torres, Reverend and the Makers, Marika Hackman, Crossfaith, Pinegrove, the Hold Steady and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Cher, We Love The 90’s Christmas Show, John Prine, Paul Weller at Greenwich Music Time

Cher

The superstar will bring her Here We Go Again world tour to London’s O2 Arena, Manchester Arena, Birmingham Arena, the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Leeds’ First Direct Arena and the 3Arena in Dublin between October 20 and November 1, marking her first live dates in over 14 years.

Pre-sale opens at 10am on December 13 prior to general sale at 10am on December 14.

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We Love the 90’s Christmas Show

The We Love The 90’s Christmas show will tour UK arenas in December 2019 featuring performances from Jenny Berggren of Ace Of Base, plus Vengaboys, 2 Unlimited, Snap!, Whigfield, Haddaway, Dr Alban, Culture Beat, C+C, Music Factory, Cappella, Rednex, DJ Sash!, Robin 5, La Bouche, and Alice DJ.

Pre-sale opens at 9am on December 13, ahead of general sale at 9am on December 14.

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John Prine

The folk legend has announced September dates in London, Edinburgh and Manchester supporting his recent LP,  ‘The Tree of Forgiveness’.

Pre-sale tickets are available at 10am on December 13. General sale begins at 10am on December 14.

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Paul Weller at Greenwich Music Time

The Modfather, who this autumn released ‘True Meanings’, will call at the Old Royal Naval College on July 7 as part of Greenwich Music Time.

Pre-sale opens at 9am on Thursday, December 13. General sale begins at 9am on December 14.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Spice Girls, The Chemical Brothers at All Points East, A-Ha, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alice In Chains, David Gray, Paul Weller, Idles, Russell Howard and more

Spice Girls

So, tell me what you want. What you really, really want. Tickets to see the Spice Girls, right? Mel B, Emma Bunton, Geri Horner and Melanie C will reunite and perform at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium, Coventry’s Ricoh Arena, Sunderland’s Stadium of Light, Edinburgh’s BT Murraryfield Stadium, Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium and London’s Wembley Stadium during June. Victoria Beckham won’t be joining them, though, due to her business commitments. Tickets go on sale at 10.30am on Saturday, November 10, while Jess Glynne will support.

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The Chemical Brothers at All Points East

No sooner have you removed the mud from your wellies, than 2019’s festival season is starting to heat up. Only a small number of festivals have started showing their hands, with All Points East confirming the Chemical Brothers as their first headliner. The dance legends will take over the event at Victoria Park in London on May 24 with Hot Chip, Primal Scream, Spiritualized, Little Dragon, Danny Brown, Little Simz and Ibibio Sound Machine also on the bill. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 9.

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A-Ha

A-Ha will celebrate ‘Hunting High and Low’ with shows at Dublin’s 3Arena, the SSE Arena Belfast, Glasgow’s SEC Armadillo, Leeds’ First Direct Arena, London’s Royal Albert Hall and Brighton Centre next November. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 9.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd

The legendary southern rock band will return to UK arenas next summer for their Last Of The Street Survivors farewell tour, calling in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London, where they’ll play the SSE Arena Wembley on June 29. At their final UK shows they will be joined by special guests Status Quo. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 9.

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Alice In Chains

The Seattle grunge icons will play Glasgow’s Braehead Arena on May 23, the Arena Birmingham on May 24 and the SSE Arena Wembley in London the following day, joined by special guests Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 9.

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David Gray

The Babylon singer-songwriter will release his first collection of new material in four years, ‘Gold In A Brass Age’, on March 8 through IHT Records/AWAL Recordings, accompanied by an extensive 17-date tour across the UK and Ireland. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on November 9.

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Paul Weller

The legendary singer-songwriter, who recently returned with ‘True Meanings’, is set to call at Westonbirt Arboretum, Bedgebury Pinetum, Thetford Forest, Delamere Forest, Dalby Forest, Sherwood Pines and Cannock Chase throughout June and into July as part of the Forest Live series. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 9.

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Idles

The post-punks, who are on the road supporting ‘Joy As An Act Of Resistance’, have lined up spring shows in Sheffield, Cardiff, Norwich, Brighton, Belfast, Dublin, Manchester and London, where they’ll play two nights at the Electric Ballroom in Camden. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 9.

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Russell Howard

The comedian will return with his biggest globe-spanning Respite tour in 2019, launching at Newcastle Metro Radio Arena before additional arena shows in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Birmingham, Cardiff, Nottingham, Leeds, Sheffield, Bournemouth, Manchester, Liverpool and London, where he’ll take over the SSE Arena Wembley. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 plus fees.

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Also announced this week:

Muse, Rammstein, Elton John, Jingle Bell Ball, 80s Symphonic Live, H E R, Ghetts, Professor Green, The Good The Bad And The Queen, Saint Raymond, The Horrors, Crystal Fighters, Sundara Karma, Cancer Bats, the Snuts, Marvel Universe Live, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, FKJ, Jack and Jack, Kathryn Joseph, The Tiger Lillies, Fatherson, Gentlemans Dub Club, Worriers, Boyz II Men, Mario Rosenstock, The Orielles, Eagle Eye Cherry, Dream State, Ant Middleton and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s New Releases: Aphex Twin, Paul Weller and The Dirty Nil

This week is bonkers. Aphex Twin has returned with the ‘Collapse’ EP, while Paul Weller has followed up 2017’s ‘A Kind Revolution’ and Canadian Rockers the Dirty Nil have put out album #2.

If none of that piques your interest there’s loads more to check out below.

6LACK – ‘East Atlanta Love Letter’ (LVRN/Interscope Records)

Ann Wilson – ‘Immortal’ (BMG)

Aphex Twin – ‘Collapse’ EP (Warp)

Bob Moses – ‘Battle Lines’ (Domino)

Carrie Underwood – ‘Cry Pretty’ (Virgin EMI)

The Chills – ‘Snow Bound’ (Fire Records)

David Guetta – ‘7’ (Parlophone)

Dawn Landes – ‘Meet Me At The River’ (Yep Roc)

Dilly Dally – ‘Heaven’ (Partisan Records)

The Dirty Nil – ‘Master Volume’ (Dine Alone/Caroline)

Dreams – ‘No One Defeats Us’ (Virgin EMI)

Fatherson – ‘Sum Of All Your Parts’ (Easy Life Records)

First Aid Kit – ‘Tender Offerings’ EP (Columbia)

Ghetts – ‘Ghetto Gospel: The New Testament’ (GIIG/Caroline)

Good Charlotte – ‘Generation Rx’ (BMG)

Guerilla Toss – ‘Twisted Crystal’ (Dfa Records/Ada)

Hawkwind – ‘Road To Utopia’ (Cherry Red)

Jean-Michel Jarre – ‘Planet Jarre’ (Sony)

Jungle – ‘For Ever’ (XL Recordings)

Low – ‘Double Negative’ (Sub Pop)

Lyrics Born – ‘Quite A Life’ (Mobile Home Recordings)

Monster Truck – ‘True Rockers’ (Mascot)

Noname – ‘Room 25’ (Noname)

Orbital – ‘Monsters Exist’ (ACP Recordings)

Pale Waves – ‘My Mind Makes Noises’ (Dirty Hit)

Paul Weller – ‘True Meanings’ (Parlophone)

Petrol Girls – ‘The Future Is Dark’ EP (Hassle Records)

Sandro Perri – ‘In Another Life’ (Constellation)

Snakes In Paradise – ‘Step Into The Light’ (Frontiers Records)

Steven Page – ‘Discipline: Heal Thyself, Pt. II’ (Warner Music Canada)

Thrice – ‘Palms’ (Epitaph)

Throbbing Gristle – ‘Journey Through A Body/Mission Of Dead Souls’ (Mute)

Tony Bennett & Diana Krall – ‘Love Is Here To Stay’ (Verve/UMG)

Uriah Heep – ‘Living The Dream’ (Frontiers)

Wale – ‘Free Lunch’ EP (Warner Bros)

We Were Promised Jetpacks – ‘The More I Sleep The Less I Dream’ (Big Scary Monsters)

Willie Nelson – ‘My Way’ (Sony)

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The Pick of Friday’s Tickets: Alt-J, Twenty One Pilots, Chvrches, Paul Weller, James And The Charlatans, Mogwai, Rhod Gilbert and more.

ALT-J

Alt-J will release ‘Reduxer’ on September 28 before hitting the road in October for shows in Dublin, Glasgow, Leeds, Leicester, Gateshead, Manchester and London, where they’ll play the Royal Albert Hall. Tickets are on sale at 9am on July 20.

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TWENTY ONE PILOTS

With their new album, ‘Trench’, out on October 5, Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun will bring their Bandito tour to Birmingham’s Genting Arena on February 27, Dublin’s 3 Arena on March 1, Belfast SSE Arena on March 3, Manchester Arena on March 5, and London’s SSE Arena Wembley for two nights on March 7 and 8. Tickets will go on general sale at 10am on  Friday July 20.

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CHVRCHES

The synth-pop trio will head out in February for shows in London, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle, Belfast and Dublin. Tickets go on sale at 9am on July 20.

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PAUL WELLER

Paul Weller has announced an exclusive pair of orchestral shows at the Royal Festival Hall in the Southbank Centre, London on October 11 and 12. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on July 20.

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JAMES AND THE CHARLATANS

James and the Charlatans will perform at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro, London’s SSE Arena Wembley, Manchester Arena and Leeds’ First Direct Arena in December. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on July 20.

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MOGWAI

The post-rock legends, who released ‘Every Country’s Sun’ last autumn, will be joined by the Twilight Sad for stops in Liverpool, Birmingham, Leeds, Brighton and Cardiff this November. Tickets are on sale at 10am on July 20.

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RHOD GILBERT

A total of 52 dates have been confirmed for the Welsh comic’s The Book of John tour, his first stand-up tour in six years, which begins on February 2 at Wrexham’s William Aston Hall and runs through to the end of July. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on July 20. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Also announced this week

Robert Plant, John Carpenter, Anti-Flag, Cancer Bats, DMA’s, Hothouse Flowers, Professor Green, Denzel Curry, Ron Pope, Black Eyed Peas, Davido, Kelly Lee Owens, The Music of Cream, Morcheeba, Nothing But Thieves, Matt Maltese, Jessie J, Wargirl, Uli Jon Roth, Matt Richardson, Ricky Gervais, Metric, The Goon Sax, George FitzGerald, The Chats, Bicep, The Hunna, Sam Evian, Jen Cloher, Cassels, Dylan Carlson and more.

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On This Day In Music: Paul Weller And Lauryn Hill Were Born

On May 25, 1958 mod legend Paul Weller was born. On the same day in 1975 solo artist and Fugees member Lauryn Hill came into the world. Happy birthday both!

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Queen + Adam Lambert Top Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For April

Queen + Adam Lambert have knocked Metallica off the top spot and are now at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart for April. Coming in at #2 is Bruno Mars, who will take his 24K Magic tour to Australia and New Zealand in 2018, while making up the rest of the top 10 are Migos & Lil Yachty, BananaramaWill Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff (Livewire Festival)ParamoreWireless FestivalEd SheeranChris Rea and Paul Weller.

At the bottom of this month’s chart we have Giggs, who last month completed his spring Landlord tour, The Next Step, which will see the live accompaniment to the CBBC TV show take in dates across the UK and Ireland, Bob Dylan, who will tour North America this summer, Steps, who hit the road in November and December for the Party On The Dancefloor arena tour, and Tori Amos, who will return to the UK and Europe this autumn for the Native Invader tour.

Check back in with us next month to see if the below are able to keep hold of their top 40 positions or if we’ll be welcoming some new names to the chart.

1. Queen + Adam Lambert
2. Bruno Mars
3. Migos & Lil Yachty
4. Bananarama
5. Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff (Livewire Festival)
6. Paramore
7. Wireless Festival
8. Ed Sheeran
9. Chris Rea
10. Paul Weller
11. Celine Dion
12. Linkin Park
13. Iron Maiden
14. Stormzy
15. George Ezra
16. Little Mix
17. Micky Flanagan
18. Royal Blood
19. J Hus
20. Depeche Mode
21. Take That
22. James Arthur
23. Guns N’Roses
24. Lovebox
25. The Kooks
26. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
27. Tom Jones
28. U2
29. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
30. Wet Wet Wet
31. Kasabian
32. UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey
33. Coldplay
34. Popcaan
35. Olly Murs
36. Giggs
37. The Next Step
38. Bob Dylan
39. Steps
40. Tori Amos

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 40?

1. Liam Gallagher

2. Enter Shikari

3. Stone Sour

4. Hurts

5. Tigers Jaw

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Paul Weller And Lauryn Hill!

On May 25, 1958 mod legend Paul Weller was born. On the same day in 1975 singer Lauryn Hill came into the world. Happy birthday both!

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This Week’s New Releases: Paramore, Harry Styles And Girlpool

Okay, so things have calmed down a little since last week but there are still some big hitters with records out this week. Paramore have finally put out the follow up to their 2013 self-titled LP, Harry Styles has offered up his debut solo album and Girlpool are releasing their sophomore LP.

Not for you? Not to worry, there’s plenty more to cast your eye over below.

B.o.B – ‘Ether’ (No Genre/Empire)

Brutus – ‘Burst’ (Sargent House)

Dreamcar – ‘Dreamcar’ (Columbia)

Girlpool – ‘Powerplant’ (Anti-)

Harry Styles – ‘Harry Styles’ (Columbia)

J Hus – ‘Common Sense’ (Black Butter)

Luke Sital-Singh – ‘Time Is A Riddle’ (Raygun Records/Red Essential)

Machine Gun Kelly – ‘Bloom’ (Polydor)

Olsson – ‘Millions’ (Universal)

Paramore – ‘After Laughter’ (Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic)

Paul Weller – ‘A Kind Revolution’ (Parlophone)

PWR BTTM – ‘Pageant’ (Big Scary Monsters)

Seether – ‘Poison The Parish’ (Spinefarm)

Warrant – ‘Louder Harder Faster’ (Caroline International)

Zac Brown Band – ‘Welcome Home’ (Atlantic)

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Top Tours This Week!!

Linkin Park

Linkin Park will return to the UK this summer for shows at London’s O2 Forum, Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena and Manchester Arena on July 3, 6 and 7 respectively.
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Paul Weller

Paul Weller will support his 13th studio LP, ‘A Kind Revolution’, with an 11-date arena tour, culminating at London’s O2 Arena, in early 2018.
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James Arthur

James Arthur will be joined by Ella Henderson for arena shows in Leeds, Liverpool, Newcastle, Belfast, Dublin, Cardiff, London, Birmingham, Nottingham, Glasgow and Bournemouth between November 16 and 30.
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Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 7, priced between £29.50 and £30.75 plus fees.


The Libertines

The Libertines will be joined by special guests Maxïmo Park and Blackwaters at Newcastle’s Times Square on August 3.
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Tickets on general sale at 10am on April 6, priced £45.00 plus fees.


George Ezra

The singer-songwriter, who put out ‘Wanted on Voyage’ in 2015, will precede a string of summer festival appearances with shows in Belfast, Derry, Dublin, Limerick, Rhyl, Cardiff, Swansea, Barnstaple, Exeter and Bath between May 26 and June 7.
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The Drums

The Drums have announced a short October tour of the UK and Ireland, with stops planned in Bristol, Dublin, Manchester, Glasgow and London, where they’ll play the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire.
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Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 7, priced £16.50/£19.50 plus fees.


Regina Spektor

The Russian-born New York-based singer-songwriter will call in Cambridge, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Dublin, Liverpool and London between July 31 and August 9, following which she will head to Europe.
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 7, priced £27.50/£28.75/£40.00 plus fees.


Everything Everything

The Manchester four-piece will preview music from the forthcoming follow up to 2015’s ‘Get To Heaven’ at Manchester’s Albert Hall on June 20 and London’s Heaven in Charing Cross the following day.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 7, priced £20.00/£22.50 plus fees.


Loyle Carner

Following a run of dates last February, the south London rapper will be joined by Rebel Kleff in Dublin, Glasgow, Liverpool, Leeds, Birmingham, Bristol, London, where they’ll perform at the O2 Academy Brixton, Portsmouth, Norwich, Exeter, Nottingham and Manchester between September 27 and October 12.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on April 7, priced from £17.50/£21.25 plus fees.


Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes

Having only last week closed their spring tour, Carter and band will call in Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Nottingham, Norwich and London, where they’ll play the O2 Academy Brixton, between December 1 and 8.
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A-Ha

A-Ha will play an acoustic show at London’s O2 Arena on Valentine’s Day – February 14.
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Also announced this week, so far

Mary J. Blige, Celine Dion, Kasabian, Michael Bolton, The Waterboys, Margaret Glaspy, Pixx, Forest Swords, Jon Stevens, Sad13, While She Sleeps, Hazel O’Connor, Kele Okereke, Paul Kelly, Milky Chance, The Veils, Ben Ottewell, The Franklys, Fazerdaze, Little Dragon, Embrace, Nas, Tax The Heat, DJ Shadow, Haunt The Woods, Kite Base, From Sorrow To Serenity, Elaine Paige, Chastity Belt, Remembering Fred, James, The Flaming Lips, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Turnover, Citizen, Lemuria, Ulrika Spacek, Show Me The Body, Kamikaze Girls, Nervus and more.

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