Winter Six: On Tour: Janes Addiction / Jake Bugg / The Neighbourhood / Black Veil Brides / Johnny Marr / Counting Crows
ALTERNATIVE ROCK PIONEERS JANE’S ADDICTION ANNOUNCE THEY WILL PERFORM THEIR GROUNDBREAKING DEBUT ALBUM “NOTHING’S SHOCKING” IN ITS ENTIRETY AT O2 BRIXTON ACADEMY ON 20TH AUGUST AND O2 APOLLO MANCHESTER ON 21ST AUGUST
Jane’s Addiction, widely regarded as one of the most influential acts in alternative rock, will celebrate the final week of the 25th anniversary of the release of their landmark Nothing’s Shocking album with two very special and exclusive UK shows this August in London and Manchester, in which the band will perform the entire track listing of their acclaimed studio debut. Lead singer for Jane’s Addiction Perry Farrell said, “When we started planning to do a few of these events for “Shocking” we really felt that we absolutely had to make London and Manchester part of the celebration.” “The fans there and in the UK played such a strong part in making it special the first time around.”
Originally released in 1988, and including tracks like “Mountain Song”, “Ocean Size” and the Grammy-nominated platinum-selling “Jane Says“, Nothing’s Shocking quickly redefined the alternative music genre and was praised by critics and fans alike.Celebrated for their unique combination of rock, punk and acoustic artistry, Jane’s Addiction has sold over seven million records in the United States. The band is also known for spearheading the movement of modern American festival culture by creating Lollapalooza in 1991.
WEDNESDAY 20 O2 ACADEMY BRIXTON
THURSDAY 21 O2 APOLLO MANCHESTER
This autumn Jake Bugg will be embarking on some of the biggest dates of his career. In the UK he will be performing across the country in some of the biggest and most prestigious venues around, including London’s Alexandra Palace. Jake will also be appearing at Glastonbury and Reading/Leeds Festivals this summer. In the US Jake will be supporting The Black Keys on their arena tour from late October and into November.
One of the most exciting and unique artists to emerge out of the UK in a long time, in under three years Jake Bugg has gone from first on in pubs to selling out the Royal Albert Hall and playing to an astonishing ten thousand people at Nottingham Arena, his hometown. Jake picked up the Best New Act Award at the prestigious Q Awards in 2013, and has been nominated for an array of other awards, including two Brit Awards in consecutive years. His debut album has sold over one million copies worldwide, whilst the follow up “Shangri La” was produced by the legendary Rick Rubin at his studios in Malibu.
Jake Bugg Live: Sun 5th Oct Cardiff Arena / Tue 7th Oct Wolverhampton Civic Hall / Sat 18th Oct Liverpool Echo 2 / Mon 20th Oct Bridlington Spa / Tue 21st Oct London Alexandra Palace / Fri 24th Oct Minneapolis Target Center w/ The Black Keys / Sat 25th Oct Winnipeg MTS Centre w/ The Black Keys / Mon 27th Oct Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome w/ The Black Keys / Tue 28th Oct Edmonton Rexall Place w/ The Black Keys / Thu 30th Oct Vancouver Pacific Coliseum w/ The Black Keys / Fri 31st Oct Portland Moda Center w/ The Black Keys / Sat 1st Nov Seattle Key Arena w/ The Black Keys / Sun 9th Nov San Diego Viejas Arena w/ The Black Keys / Mon 10th Nov Phoenix U.S. Airways Center w/ The Black Keys / Wed 12th Nov Salt Lake City Maverik Center w/ The Black Keys / Thu 15th Nov Houston Toyota Center w The Black Keys / Sun 16th Nov Dallas American Airlines Center w/ The Black Keys
Dark-hearted, descending-chord epics – The Sunday Times
The Neighbourhood have announced details of their debut headline UK tour and confirmed that ‘Afraid’ will be released through Columbia Records as their next single, the video of which directed by ‘Ends’ as with all the bands work can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LILL0AV0938.
The single is taken from their debut album, I Love You, which was released last year. The 12-track album was recorded in their native Los Angeles and produced by Justyn Pilbrow and Emile Haynie (ASAP Rocky, SZA, Lana Del Rey).
The band continue to tease tracks taken from their forthcoming mixtape #000000 & #FFFFFF with Noisey premiering ‘Jealousy’ featuring Casey Veggies & 100’s. You can listen and download all the tracks so far here: http://www.livemixtapes.com/mixtapes/27544/the-nbhd-000000-ffffff.html
Formed by 5 friends in their native L.A. in August 2011, the last year has seen the band make a huge impact. Previous single Sweater Weather has now sold well in excess of 2 million copies, the band have made a succession of high profile TV appearances on Letterman, Conan, Carson Daly and Jimmy Kimmel in the US. Their recent London show was upgraded from Village Underground to the Electric Ballroom after the initial date sold-out. 2013 saw them play sold-out UK shows, including one at London’s Heaven, and tour with Interpol. The full list of shows are:
August 22 – 24th | Reading & Leeds Festival
October 9th | The Cockpit, Leeds / 10th | Club Academy, Manchester / 12th | The Art School, Glasgow / 14th | The Forum, London / 15th | Concorde 2, Brighton / 17th | O2 Academy 2 Birmingham / 18th | The Trinity Centre, Bristol
Tickets on sale are: £14.50 London / £12.50 Regional (subject to per-ticket charge plus order processing fee) available from http://www.livenation.co.uk orwww.ticketmaster.co.uk
The Neighbourhood are: Jessie Rutherford (vocals), Jeremy Freedman (guitar), Zach Abels (guitar), Mikey Margott (bass) & Brandon Fried (drums).
Black Veil Brides, have announced they will release their fourth album (Title TBC) on 27th October 2014 via Lava/Island Records. The band are currently recording the album with legendary producer, Bob Rock (Metallica, Motley Crue, The Cult etc)
Additionally the band have just confirmed they will tour the UK this October. Dates are listed below. Special guests will be announced shortly.
Black Veil Brides UK dates are as follows: Friday 3rd October CARDIFF University / Saturday 4th October LONDON O2 Academy Brixton / Sunday 5th October SOUTHAMPTON O2 Guildhall / Tuesday 7th October BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy / Wednesday 8th October NOTTINGHAM Rock City / Thursday 9th October NORWICH UEA / Saturday 11th October EXETER GT Hall / Sunday 12th October MANCHESTER O2 Apollo / Monday 13th October NEWCASTLE O2 Academy / Wednesday 15th October DUBLIN Olympia / Thursday 16th October GLASGOW Barrowlands / Friday 17th October LEEDS O2 Academy
Black Veil Brides are Andy Biersack (vocals), Jake Pitts & Jinxx (guitar), Ashley Purdy (bass) and Christian “CC” Coma (drums).
“A triumphant appearance… a pitch-perfect set.” – The Independent
“A suitably Godlike performance as the legend cherry-picks songs from his long career.” – NME
“Be it old ditties or future classics, nobody plays guitar like Johnny Marr.” – Mojo
Since the release of ‘The Messenger’, Johnny Marr has toured extensively with highlights including three sold-out shows in Manchester; major London dates at The Roundhouse and the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire; as well as festival appearances including Glastonbury, Reading, Leeds and T in the Park. His highest profile performance of the year to date came when he performed at the New York premiere of The Amazing Spider-Man 2. His contributions to the film’s soundtrack (scored by Hans Zimmer) included ‘Here’, a collaboration with Pharrell Williams, while he also performed the closing credits theme song ‘It’s On Again’ with Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar on Jimmy Fallon.
Johnny Marr’s shows in support of his critically acclaimed Top 10 debut solo album ‘The Messenger’ inspired a rapturous reception – as the review quotes both demonstrate – for his ability to combine the best of his new material with select highlights from The Smiths’ plus others from his extensive back catalogue. With the release of his second solo album coming this autumn, Johnny Marr can now confirm the following UK tour. In addition to his largest London solo show to date at the O2 Brixton Academy, he’ll also play a homecoming show at the O2 Apollo in Manchester:
OCTOBER 13th – Lincoln, The Engine Shed / 14th – Southend, Cliffs Pavilion / 15th – Bexhill, De La Warr / 17th – Wolverhampton, Civic Hall / 18th – Cardiff, Great Hall / 20th – O2 Academy Bournemouth / 21st – Cambridge, Corn Exchange / 23rd – O2 Academy Brixton London / 24th – Bath, Pavilion / 25th – O2 Apollo Manchester / 27th – O2 Academy Glasgow / 28th – O2 Academy Newcastle / 29th – O2 Academy Leeds
Tickets on general sale Priced at £26 for London, £25 for Manchester and £24 for all other dates (subject to per-ticket charge plus order processing fee), they’ll be available from http://www.livenation.co.uk and http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk.
Counting Crows announced today that they will set out on the European leg of their worldwide Somewhere Under Wonderland tour this Autumn. Known as one of the most dynamic live bands performing today, their European tour will begin with a UK run of dates will start in Birmingham on November 1 and travel through seven UK cities, culminating with a show at London’s Roundhouse – full dates listed below. Support on all dates comes from Lucy Rose.
Counting Crows – Adam Duritz (vocals), Jim Bogios (drums), David Bryson (guitar), Charlie Gillingham (keyboards), David Immergluck (guitar), Millard Powers (bass) and Dan Vickrey (guitar) – have sold more than 20 million albums worldwide after exploding onto the music scene with their multiplatinum breakout album August and Everything After in 1993. Known for creating unique and innovative concerts and consistently ranked as one of the top live bands performing today, in addition to their European dates, Counting Crows can be seen this summer on the North American leg of their major worldwide tour. The tour kicks off June 11 in Tampa, FL and will travel through major markets, including their hometown of Berkeley, CA, before concluding in Los Angeles at the historic Greek Theatre on August 17. For more information, visit countingcrows.com. “Probably the coolest thing about a career like ours is the chance to really see the world. I’ll never forget when we landed in London to start our first European tour, or what it was like to go for a walk in the middle of the night after a show and end up at the Eiffel Tower,” said lead vocalist Adam Duritz. “European tours are magic. I cannot wait.” The tour will feature songs from the band’s forthcoming studio album, Somewhere Under Wonderland, their first original material in seven years, along with the band’s extensive catalogue of hit songs. Slated for a September release, Somewhere Under Wonderland is Counting Crow’s seventh studio album, and their first original recording since Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings in 2008.
Tickets on sale priced £40 & £49.50 in London and £34.50 regionally (subject to per-ticket charge plus order processing fee) from http://www.livenation.co.ukand http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk. Counting Crows will also offer a limited number of VIP experiences for each stop along the tour, with packages available to purchase from VIPNation.eu
For more information, visit countingcrows.com. The entire tour will run through 2015, with more dates to be announced soon.
Counting Crows UK Tour Dates With support from Lucy Rose
Date City Venue: Nov 1 Birmingham O2 Academy Birmingham / Nov 2 Glasgow O2 Academy Glasgow / Nov 4 Newcastle O2 Academy Newcastle / Nov 5 Leeds O2 Academy Leeds / Nov 7 Manchester O2 Apollo Manchester / Nov 8 Leicester De Montfort Hall / Nov 10 London Roundhouse