Author: Gambo Danjumo

Gary Racan and the studio e band will present “Warriors Rock,” a concert to honor veterans and first responders, at 6 p.m. Sunday in Irwin Park. Incorporated into the concert will be videos of eight area veterans, who will tell their stories and share a song that reminded them of home while they were deployed. The band will perform the special song at the end of each veteran’s video. “It’s very moving,” said Chrys Sebula, a member of the the Irwin Civic Committee, which is sponsoring the concert as part of the borough’s Concerts in the Park series. “We actually…

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Alex Turner has theorised that Arctic Monkeys might have picked a different name if they’d known they would still be “doing this 20 years later”. The Sheffield rock band recently announced that their new album The Car would be released in October featuring 10 new songs. In a recent interview, frontman Turner suggested that the band’s success was not seen as inevitable, as proven by their name. “The name of the band seems to allude to how limited the expectations were,” Turner told The Guardian. “If you realised you were gonna be doing this 20 years later, you might’ve had…

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Full of warm electronic embellishments and a soulful vocal sample, Belters Only’s new single effortlessly blends honey-toned pop melodies with soaring dance beats. Having just sold out their Academy Dublin show on October 30th, Belters Only have finally released their new single ‘Call Me’. The pair, made up of Irish DJ duo Robbie G and Bissett, have been teasing the beat-heavy single since their packed out performance at Electric Picnic. With an undeniably Craig David R&B flair mixed with booming electronics, the hypnotic track is sure to garner yet more millions of streams for the act.

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The new album includes two special tracks, the never-before-released ‘Crest Of A Wave (Alt. Take 2)’, accompanied by an official music video, and ‘Used To Be (50th Anniversary Edition)’. Today sees the release of Rory Gallagher’s “Deuce” 50th Anniversary Edition, a deluxe boxset of the Irish guitar icon’s critically acclaimed 1971 sophomore album. The hit-filled collection features two rare tracks, the never-before-released ‘Crest Of A Wave (Alt. Take 2)’ and ‘Used To Be (50th Anniversary Edition)’. Digging deep into the Rory Gallagher Archives, the extensive celebratory release includes a new mix of the original album, 28 previously unreleased alternate takes,…

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Irish indie darlings, HamsandwicH, release their fourth studio album ‘Magnify’ on 30th September, via their own label Route 109a Recordings. They are renowned for being one of Ireland’s most enthralling live acts, having opened for heavyweight international artists such as Arcade Fire, Pixies, Mumford & Sons and Bon Jovi at Slane Castle. They have sold out Dublin’s Olympia Theatre multiple times and have played on the main stages at the Electric Picnic and Longitude Festivals. Featuring their signature calling card of Niamh Farrell‘s powerful yet warm vocals, Podge McNamee‘s juxtaposing baritone and Brian Darcy’s soaring guitar riffs, if ever there was…

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Get your tickets first through Planet Rock Author: Scott ColothanPublished 25 minutes ago Last updated 25 minutes agoElles Bailey has lined up a 15-date headline UK tour for next spring. The esteemed blues singer opens her trek at The Globe in Cardiff on Friday 3rd March and visits Exeter, Liverpool, Hull, Sunderland, Wolverhampton, York, Edinburgh, Leeds (co-headline with Chantel McGregor), Brighton, Cambridge, Southampton, London and Newbury before concluding at Bristol Trinity Centre on Saturday 15th April. 48-hour pre-sale tickets (including VIP) to all dates except Leeds go on sale from Planet Rock Tickets at 10am on Wednesday 5th October 2022.

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Camila Cabello had an awkward moment while judging on the US version of The Voice, after she thought a contestant was her ex-boyfriend and fellow pop star Shawn Mendes. The two artists began dating in 2019 but announced their split in November 2021 via their respective Instagram pages. “Hey guys we’ve decided to end our romantic relationship, but our love for one another as humans is stronger than ever,” their posts read at the time. But this week, Cabello was a little blindsighted after a contestant sang Mendes’s song “Mercy”. “Is that my — is that Shawn up there?” said…

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Moving, star-studded return from Irish legends It’s rare to see a band so intrinsically interwoven into the fabric of 20th century Irish music turning so effortlessly and openly to the sounds of a new generation. But Scullion have never been ones to settle completely in the safety of nostalgia, as well-earned as it may be. Rather, their sound has continued to expand, courageously and sensitively, with the decades, as Sonny Condell, Philip King and Robbie Overson allow themselves to be humbled by the influence of a whole new set of voices and perspectives.

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Russell Brand claims he’s been “censored” by YouTube for making a “relatively small error” on the platform. After having a video removed from the video streaming service, Brand has now swapped to alternative platform Rumble, which he claims will enable him to talk more “freely”. “We have officially been censored by YouTube,” the 47-year-old claimed in a clip posted this week. “They took down one of our videos for misinformation, but why are big media organisations not censored for misinformation in the same way? Is it because YouTube are part of the mainstream media now?” He said YouTube originally removed…

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American singer-songwriter Tori Kelly has posted her moving rendition of ‘Typa Girl’, a cut from BLACKPINK’s sophomore album ‘Born Pink’. In a TikTok clip posted to her official account earlier this week, the vocalist performed ‘Typa Girl’ with her acoustic guitar playing as accompaniment. “Didn’t know that you were cold ’til you felt my fire / Heaven’s gate just opened up, hearing choirs / If you say something else, you a liar,” Kelly sings in the clip. @torikelly @blackpinkofficial 🖤💗 ♬ Typa Girl – BLACKPINK This isn’t the first time the two artists have shown their appreciation for each other’s…

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