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Brant Bjork (Kyuss / Fu Manchu) returning for two NZ shows

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Desert rock veteran Brant Bjork, returns to New Zealand with a cast of seminal players for his Low Desert Punks (downunder) Tour.



Rising like a mushroom cloud out of the Palm Desert scene in the early '90s as a member of the seminal stoner rock outfit Kyuss, Brant Bjork went on to distinguish himself as a talented singer and songwriter in his own right, in addition to playing with Orange County ro…

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AC/DC to continue, but Malcolm Young taking a break

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Following days of rumours that AC/DC were set to split, the band announced today that founding member Malcolm Young is to take a break from the band.  

In a statement on their website the band wrote "After forty years of life dedicated to AC/DC, guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to ill health. Malcolm would like to thank the group's diehard legions o…

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Skid Row & Ugly Kid Joe NZ tour starts tomorrow, change of Wellington venue

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Due to production restrictions Skid Row & Ugly Kid Joe are excited to announce their Wellington show scheduled for Monday 21 April will now be relocated from The James Cabaret to Bar Bodega.  

The NZ tour for the two bands kicks off tomorrow night at The Powerstation in Auckland, before heading to Churchills in Christchurch on Saturday April 19th and finishing up in Wellngton on Monday.  

Ugly…

Tagged as : Skid Row | Ugly Kid Joe | The Powerstation | Auckland | Churchills Live | Christchurch | Bar Bodega | Wellington | news |


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Sam Smith releasing debut album 'In The Lonely Hour'

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BRIT and BBC Sound Poll winner Sam Smith announces the release of his debut album In The Lonely Hour on 23rd May through EMI NZ/Universal Music NZ.



The past six months have been a whirlwind for Sam after topping the coveted BBC Sound Poll and winning the BRITs Critics Choice Award. He went on to become the first ever Critics Choice Award winner to score a number one with his first single, the hug…

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Lower announce debut album 'Seek Warmer Climes'

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Copenhagen quartet Lower have announced that they have signed to Matador, and that their eagerly anticipated debut album, Seek Warmer Climes, will see release on June 13th. The record sparkles with the harmonic dissonance and high-strung urgency of their underground rock forebears, but Lower ­- Adrian Toubro (vocals), Simon Formann (guitar), Kristian Emdal (bass) and Anton Rothstein (drums) - a…

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